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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

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City to borrow money to fix damage from 2020 rains

City officials anticipate getting a short-term loan of up to $4 million to cover the cost of repairing erosion damage to city streets and Riverfront ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Warren Central cast prepares for ‘Descendants’

They say the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree when it comes to children following in their parents’ footsteps.   But what if ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

USACE Vicksburg District announces new strategic planner

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected a new strategic planner to direct and manage long-term project milestones across a variety of ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

5 days 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

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Vicksburg man charged with aggravated assault domestic violence

Dywane Parson, 47, of Vicksburg appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Wednesday on one count of aggravated assault domestic violence.    Parson was arrested Wednesday at ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Return to normal: District adopts calendar for 2021-2022 school year

There’s just something nice, normal and comforting about a calendar. Calendars provide direction, an opportunity to plan and confidence in knowing most things have a ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Dog rescued from severe winter storm, finds a loving home

Word was spreading on Facebook about a dog seen roaming around during last week’s ice storm. At first, it was assumed she belonged to someone. ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Boil water notice in Vicksburg has been lifted

City officials announced just after 12:30 p.m. Thursday that the boil water notice within Vicksburg has been lifted. The boil water notice had been in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Massive investment: Condominium projects may locate downtown

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the transfer of two pieces of city property for the possible construction of condominiums in the downtown ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg man the victim of a homicide in Texas

LAREDO, Texas — A Vicksburg man was reportedly killed in Laredo, Texas Tuesday, but there are very few details surrounding his death. This marks Laredo’s ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Tallulah officials: City facing complete water outage

TALLULAH, La. – City officials in Tallulah — a city that has long dealt with municipal water service problems — announced the city is experiencing ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The Lucky Seven: City, Police Department honor trailblazing officers

They were seven African American men who paved the way for others to follow.   Known as the “Lucky Seven,” Roosevelt Bunch, James “Boo” Chiplin, ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Warren County man shot during domestic dispute

A Warren County man is recovering at a Jackson hospital after being shot in the leg early Wednesday during a domestic dispute. Warren County Sheriff ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Parman, Nasif named Chamber’s top educators of the year

During a virtual announcement Wednesday, the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of its 32nd Annual Educators of the Year Awards. The winners ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Man wounded in morning shooting incident

A Warren County man has been transported to Merit Health River Region with a gunshot wound to the leg. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Recent firefighter graduation included an extra proposal

Vicksburg native Terrence DeFrance had quite the graduation ceremony Monday at the Mississippi State Fire Academy. Not only did the Vicksburg native graduate from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Accident late Tuesday on U.S. 61 leaves one person dead

SHARKEY COUNTY — Authorities are continuing to investigate an accident that claimed the life of the driver late Tuesday. Around 9:07 p.m., the Mississippi Highway ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Mayor: City’s current water plant is obsolete

Vicksburg’s 53-year-old water plant is obsolete and unable to meet the city’s needs, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said, adding it’s time to seriously consider building ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Public library announces return to appointments

Effective Monday, the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library will return to browsing and computer use by appointment. Appointments are available in 30-minute time slots on the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Local leaders approve emergency resolutions for storm damage

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen at separate, special-called meetings Monday passed two emergency resolutions involving potential damage from last week’s severe winter weather clearing ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Multiple vehicles reported stolen Monday

The Vicksburg Police Department responded to multiple calls Monday from victims reporting stolen vehicles. The first reported theft came early Monday when officers were dispatched ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Foster works to create opportunities for her students to succeed

For more than a decade, Kimberlin Foster has brought the world of science to middle school students, and through her instruction, it has been her ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Burden lifted: Supervisor surprises charity with significant donation

It is not very often an experienced law enforcement veteran such as Vicksburg Deputy Police Chief Penny Jones is left speechless and brought to tears. ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County woman slips on ice, dies from hypothermia

A Warren County woman died Sunday following prolonged exposure and the effects of hypothermia after slipping and falling early Sunday morning outside her Lowery Road ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Mayor forms panel to evaluate water system’s capacity

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Monday he wants to upgrade the city’s water system to avoid future crises like the one that occurred during the ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Traffic stop leads to arrest for marijuana possession

A traffic stop early Monday has led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man, who now faces a charge of marijuana possession. Dejuan Henderson, 33, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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