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Downtown Vicksburg makes ready for two spring markets

For those who enjoy looking for something hand-crafted and unique, and for those who have something hand-crafted and unique to sell, the Grace Christian Counseling ... Read more

7 hours ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Report: Moody’s Investor Service gives city strong credit rating

The City of Vicksburg has received confirmation of an A2 rating from Moody’s Investor Service for the seventh consecutive year. In Moody’s analysis of the ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Developer eyes two downtown properties for condo development

A Ridgeland company is considering a $10 million to $11 million investment to build condominiums on two pieces of property in Vicksburg’s downtown district. The ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Local restaurants step to feed first responders during severe ice storm

Last week’s brutal ice storm arrived in Vicksburg and Warren County on Sunday, and didn’t let up until the following Saturday. For a week, the ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mississippi Lottery adds $75M to state revenue since July

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi has collected more than $75 million since July 1 from the state lottery. State law specifies that the first $80 million ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

Insurance agent shares advice on handling storm damage

Having an ice-covered tree fall on your home during a winter storm is not something anyone wants to deal with. If it does, however, there ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Essential businesses open to provide crucial medicine and food

Dangerous road conditions remain in Vicksburg and Warren County, but some essential businesses reopened Wednesday. Both Helping Hand Family Pharmacy and Morgan’s Bestway opened their ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Locals, visitors alike seeking refuge at Vicksburg’s hotels

A mix of stranded travelers, utility workers and local residents are filling up Vicksburg’s hotels during the huge winter storm of 2021, but it’s hardly ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Special delivery: Agencies work together to transport healthcare workers, patients

Icy roads are making it impossible for some essential workers to get to — or home from — work. But thanks to many in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Three couples find being stranded at Duff Green not too bad

For the better part of two days, roads in Vicksburg and Warren County have been nearly impassable. Residents have been urged to shelter in place ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Dangerous roads, winter storm forces suspension of mail delivery

The United States Postal Carrier’s creed is “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Grocery stores see increase in customers as winter weather rolls in

The threat of inclement weather always sends a rush of customers to the grocery store. Whether it’s to stock up on items that one would ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Florist and her team navigate their way through Valentine’s weekend

When it comes to saying “I love you,” red roses are still the favorite. Just ask flower shop owner Nancy Gray. “We order anywhere from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy’s Grand Gulf invests in developing first-line leaders

PORT GIBSON – Fifteen Grand Gulf Nuclear Station team members completed the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations First-Line Leadership Essentials Seminar in December. The five-day ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

City’s COVID-19 emergency orders, mask mandate extended to April

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Friday he is extending the city’s COVID-19 emergency order to April 1. Flaggs announced the extension at his third annual ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

January jobs report shows ‘a faltering job market’

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S employers added just 49,000 jobs in January, a sign that the viral pandemic retains a tight grip on the economy nearly ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Chamber opens enrollment for Vicksburg Entrepreneur Bootcamp program

The Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday the opening of enrollment for the Spring 2021 Vicksburg Entrepreneur Bootcamp program. The six-week program is geared ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Lottery reports $1M Powerball ticket purchased in Vicksburg

JACKSON — A Vicksburg player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Mississippi has won $1 million, according to a press release Monday from the Mississippi ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren County Board of Realtors names Top Producers for 2020

The Vicksburg Warren County Board of Realtors recently announced Top Producers for 2020. Top Producer is an award, title, given to those agents within the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Roberts: Making Mississippi a healthier place one meal at a time

Cooking has been a part of Kevin Roberts’ life since he was 5 years old, but until he was 26, the difficulty of constantly being ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Community and business icon, Thomas, remembered by friends, family

Friends and family remember Frances Abraham Thomas as a caring person who stressed hard work and honesty to her children and was always available to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

C Spire investing $1B to expand broadband internet across Mississippi

RIDGELAND (AP) — C Spire is investing $1 billion over the next three years to deploy 5G wireless technology and all-fiber Gigabit broadband internet to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

City seeks Legislature’s approval to give annual supplement to MCITy

If the Legislature gives its approval, the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology will be the beneficiary of an annual $300,000 supplement from ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Mutual Credit Union celebrates 90th anniversary

Mutual Credit Union announced a milestone anniversary in 2021. Established in 1931, 2021 marks 90 years of serving members and communities. Over the last 90 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Kade Oldenburg credits the community for his success in insurance

Kade Oldenburg was born and raised in Vicksburg. He received instant support from his hometown when he returned to work as an Alfa Insurance agent. ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent ... Read more

1 month ago by The Associated Press.

Toney’s reels in a huge catch of Readers’ Choice Awards

Toney’s Grill & Seafood Market owner Charles Toney Jr. is always around to “have his eyes on everything.”  “You know you’re married to a restaurant,” ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Economic leaders announce funding for completing MCITy secured

Developers of the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Information and Technology, also known as MCITy, will be able to complete the project by December 2021 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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