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U.S. agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. President Donald Trump, ... Read more

7 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Vicksburg woman faces felony charges after driving over girlfriend

A Vicksburg woman is in a Jackson hospital after being run over by a car driven by her girlfriend Sunday night. According to the Vicksburg ... Read more

7 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Volunteers rally to help Good Shepherd ready Thanksgiving boxes

The meal is at the center of Thanksgiving Day. Turkey and dressing, a variety of side dishes and desserts galore are at the center of ... Read more

8 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Annual Christmas Ball canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Concerns over COVID-19 have forced the cancellation of a Christmas season tradition in Vicksburg. “The Christmas ball will not be held this year,” said Jordan ... Read more

8 hours ago by John Surratt.

Weekly COVID-19 reporting among local schools shows active situation

Public and private schools have adjourned for the Thanksgiving holiday, but COVID-19 case reports from the schools Monday show a very active situation within Warren ... Read more

10 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Ceres Boulevard expansion ‘going well and on schedule’

A road expansion that has been in discussion for quite some time is becoming a reality, as construction crews have begun cutting a path that ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg woman takes to social media in hopes of finding ‘my pink pig’

Louisa Whitehead was mad — “mad as a hornet” — she said, when she woke up and saw an empty space in her front yard. ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

Analysis: Politics infuse Reeves’ budget plan

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is using his state budget proposal to appeal to a conservative voting base. He’s proposing a new $3 million “Patriotic Education ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Debra Franco Preparatory School of Dance prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

Madelyn and Farrah McNeal are excited about being gold angels this year in the Debra Franco Preparatory School of Dance’s upcoming production of “The Nutcracker.” ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Extension: Christmas tree demand is pandemic-proof

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted countless traditions in 2020, but it will not keep living rooms across Mississippi from featuring Christmas decor, nor will it ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Additional restrictions being considered as COVID-19 cases increase

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Sunday he is not sure the increase in COVID-19 numbers in Vicksburg and Warren County is a spike, but regardless ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Fraternity donates funds to help family’s medical needs

The Kappa Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Vicksburg recently presented a check to Patricia Miller for her son, Phillip Wheeler, who ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vandals damage green, fairway at Clear Creek Golf Course

The damage caused by vandals on the Clear Creek Golf Course late Monday will be visible for at least five to six months Clear Creek ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Local COVID-19 numbers appear to be surging

Warren County has now seen its worst week of the COVID-19 pandemic since late August. Over the past seven days, the county has reported 8.3 ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Tully Toys have continued to be a cherished treasure for many children

This feature on Tully Hall and Tully Toys is included in the November/December edition of Vicksburg Living. For information on how to subscribe to Vicksburg ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

City seeks to use lease purchase to pay off fire trucks

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen are considering paying off two fire trucks through lease purchasing. The board authorized City Clerk Walter Osborne to advertise ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Grand jury indicts teen connected to carjacking attempt

A Vicksburg teen has been indicted on charges of armed carjacking and possession of a stolen firearm. The indictment handed down during the October session ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Vicksburg man charged with embezzlement

A Vicksburg man is charged with stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from TJ Maxx. The Vicksburg Police Department Friday that Rogers Zakolby Wesley, 20, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Gamble uses old-school methods to train students for brave new world  

Karen Gamble hasn’t lost sight of what has produced results for her students and for the workforce for generations. “I teach communication classes — public speaking, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Convention Center announces a Christmas ‘Miracle’

The Vicksburg Convention Center and VenuWorks announced Friday an event aimed at supporting local non-profit organizations. Proceeds from “Miracle on Swing Street, A Holiday Soiree,” ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Shutdown of municipal court to continue until at least Monday

Hearings at Vicksburg Municipal Court remain suspended until Monday out of an abundance of caution after more Vicksburg police investigators tested positive for COVID-19. Three ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs to resurrect U.S. 61 North, South bypass projects

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. wants to resurrect projects to build bypass roads on U.S. 61 North and U.S. 61 South and extend Levee Street south ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Butler provides local food pantries with gift cards to help families in need

Former Vicksburg Gator and current Tennessee Titan Malcolm Butler is giving back to his hometown this holiday season by providing grocery store gift cards to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hudson named Jackson State’s president

JACKSON (AP) — The attorney who was interim president of Jackson State University the past nine months has been hired for the permanent job. The ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Space in hospital ICUs — locally and statewide — is growing more scarce

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi, like states across the country, is facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, forcing state leaders to take additional steps and causing ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Bishop Kopacz celebrates Thanksgiving Mass with St. Francis students

Focusing on what is good is always the better alternative than dwelling on the negatives. That was the message Bishop Joseph Kopacz shared with students ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Shape Up Mississippi receives International Paper Foundation grant

Shape Up Mississippi has been awarded a $5,000 grant from International Paper’s Vicksburg Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Jami Cameron, communications coordinator for International ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Concern growing over upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and impact on pandemic

Local health officials are growing more concerned about the rise in COVID-19 cases in the state and the impact the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday will have ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

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