WJTV’s ‘Your Hometown’ in Vicksburg, residents asked to go downtown

Published 4:45 pm Friday, June 2, 2023

WJTV’s “Your Hometown” feature is in Vicksburg today to highlight the city for the rest of the state and city officials are asking residents to come downtown and show their support for the city.

WJTV’s Walt Grayson and Ken South began broadcasting at 4 p.m. with interviews at Washington and China streets and at 10 South and The Chopping Block. More broadcasts will air at 5 and 6 p.m. from the 900 and 1300 blocks of Washington Street, which are closed until 6:30 p.m. to accommodate visitors to the area.

The broadcasters will be at the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum at 5 p.m. and are expected to stay in that area for the rest of the evening.

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About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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