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Profile 2021: Iconic radio station’s history came to a close in 2020

A chapter in Vicksburg history came to a close once and for all in 2020 when the license for WQBC was surrendered to the Federal ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

The end is in sight for long-delayed Zollingers Hill bridge project

North Ward Alderman Michael Mayfield and District 2 Warren County Supervisor William Banks stood on the approach to the Zollingers Hill bridge and looked across ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Mississippi row crop growers lock in 2021 planting intentions

Mississippi row crop growers are planning to plant more soybeans and corn in 2021 than they did last year but not as much cotton, rice ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

All voters — regardless of affiliation — can take part in Tuesday’s party primary

Registered voters living in the city can vote in Vicksburg’s April 6 Democratic primary for municipal offices regardless of their political affiliation, City Clerk Walter ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Public records: Recent deeds, marriage licenses filed with Warren County

Public records filed at the Warren County Courthouse between March 22 and March 29.   Warranty Deeds • Thomas A. Adcock and Patricia R. Adcock ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Candidate Survey: Candidates share how they will address public safety issues

One of the most important services a municipal government can provide its citizens is public safety, which is provided by two agencies: the police department, ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Legislature allows city to provide crucial funding to MCITy project

The Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology, also known as MCITy, will be the beneficiary of $300,000 a year from the city of ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Pickleball courts,Halls Ferry road extension on schedule

Vicksburg’s pickleball courts at Halls Ferry Park and the construction of a new access road to the park are both on schedule, South Ward Alderman ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Grab a passport and experience Vicksburg all over again

Visiting the many attractions Vicksburg has to offer has never been more fun. The Vicksburg Convention Center and Visitor’s Bureau has launched a unique concept ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Easter Bunny to ride through Vicksburg and Warren County Friday and Saturday

The Easter Bunny, escorted by members of the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg, is riding throughout Vicksburg and Warren County Friday and Saturday helping little girls ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Mayoral candidate Jackson releases campaign finance report

Of the three candidates vying for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the race for Vicksburg mayor, Shawn Jackson — who currently sits on the Warren ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime report: Man arrested for methamphetamine possession

Brian Chocolate, 34, of Vicksburg was arrested Thursday at the Vicksburg Police Department and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Recognized by officers while in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Hopson named to Senate Reapportionment, Redistricting Committee

JACKSON — Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann named 10 members of the Senate to the Standing Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and Standing Joint Congressional Redistricting ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Video: River City students receive early Easter surprise with return of beloved teacher

For more than two months, River City Early College High School teacher Eric Lawson has been away from his students, fighting for his life. Thursday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Former VWSD financial officer cleared of wrongdoing by state auditors

The State Auditor’s office has exonerated a former Vicksburg Warren School District official for allegations tied to a review of the District’s financial operations filed ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Crime reports: Woman found asleep in vehicle and in possession of methamphetamine

A report of a woman passed out in her car near a Vicksburg intersection has led to an arrest and a felony drug charge. Officers, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Video: Herring beats drum to celebrating beating cancer

District 1 Supervisor Ed Herring might not have the rhythm of a professional drummer, but that did not cut into his enthusiasm Wednesday as he ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Democratic mayoral candidates miss financial reporting deadline

Tuesday marked a deadline for seven of the 10 candidates competing in Vicksburg’s upcoming municipal elections — of those, just three met the deadline. Candidates ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg natives among those honored by Phi Theta Kappa at Hinds

RAYMOND — The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hinds Community College held a ceremony on March 26 at the Raymond Campus to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

St. Aloysius postpones luminaries service to April 7

Inclement weather Wednesday forced the senior class at St. Aloysius to move its annual luminaries service to April 7. The event was set for Wednesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

River to crest Wednesday and fall, but remain above flood stage

The Mississippi River is expected to crest at Vicksburg at 45.5 feet on Wednesday and begin a slow fall, but it will remain above flood ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Wrecked vehicle stolen, crushed at recycler

On Monday, officers took a report of a vehicle theft that occurred on U.S. 61 South.  The victim reported her 2008 Nissan Altima had been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg native among those inducted into Hinds’ Phi Theta Kappa

JACKSON – The Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hinds Community College held a drive-through ceremony March 26 at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

City approves levee project to protect waterline, facilitate Vicksburg Forest Products’ expansion

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have accepted the bid of a Yazoo County contractor to extend the Haining Road Levee surrounding Vicksburg Forest Products. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Ceres Boulevard extension project a win-win for county, future industry

Despite delays brought about by rainy weather and a week-long snow and ice event in mid-February, the construction of a new road in Ceres Industrial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Change of heart: Mayoral candidate supports changing Vicksburg’s form of government

If Vicksburg is going to move forward into the future, Willis Thompson said, it is going to have to change its form of government. Speaking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Deadline for absentee voting for city primaries is Saturday

The deadline to cast an absentee ballot in the April 6 Democratic Party primaries is Saturday. Registered voters in the city can cast absentee ballots ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Officials issue new guidance for church services as Holy Week begins

JACKSON — As churches throughout Mississippi prepare to host Holy Week and Easter services this week — events that were canceled in 2020 due to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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