UPDATE: Flaggs wins Democratic primary for mayor
Published 7:47 pm Tuesday, May 2, 2017
With each of the 11 precincts reporting, incumbent Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. has claimed the Democratic nomination for mayor. Flaggs now advances to the June 6 general election.
Flaggs claimed nearly 70 percent of the vote to knock off primary challengers Charles Selmon and Mitchell Dent.
Check back later for full coverage of the primary, including interviews with the candidates.