Flaggs says he has received notification of upcoming Ameristar cuts
The city of Vicksburg announced Monday morning that it received $10.42 in gaming taxes for the month of April.
The Mississippi Gaming Commission shut down all of the state’s casinos — including the four in Vicksburg — beginning March 16. They were allowed to reopen May 21.
Also Monday, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he had received a certified letter from Ameristar Casio saying it planned to lay off 150 employees in August.
On Monday, Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore was notified that an officer in the patrol division has tested positive for... read more