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Courtland Wells, Author at The Vicksburg Post

Courtland Wells is a staff photographer at The Vicksburg Post. He is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism. Following graduation, he started at The Vicksburg Post in the fall of 2016. Courtland has won numerous awards through the Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors and the Mississippi Press Association. His work has also been featured in the New York Times and Washington Post as well as other national publications. Courtland is a member of the Vicksburg Young Professionals.

BREAKING NEWS

Video: Vicksburg Fire Department responds to house fire on Sky Farm

Multiple units from the Vicksburg Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to a house fire on Sky Farm Road. No one was home at the time ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:59 am

Local

Photo Gallery: Hattiesburg Black Sox vs Jackson 96ers

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by Courtland Wells, Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:46 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Retrievers put their skills on display during hunt test

The West Mississippi Hunting Retriever Club recently hosted their annual two-day hunt test at Silver Creek Equestrian Center. The test included more than 200 retrievers. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:55 pm

Local

Flag to fly over river bridge in honor of local veteran’s service

The Army-Navy Club of Vicksburg raised a new flag over the Old Hwy. 80 Bridge Tuesday to honor a local veteran and his service to ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: Hattiesburg Black Sox baseball

The Hattiesburg Black Sox, an amateur baseball team based in Central Mississippi, played the U.S. Military Baseball Organization in a three-game series at Sports Force ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:00 am

Local

Photo Gallery: Glenwood Circle Fourth of July Bike Parade

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by Courtland Wells, Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:52 pm

Downtown Vicksburg

Photo Gallery: Fourth of July Fireworks Show

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by Courtland Wells, Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:52 pm

Local

Woman sustains minor injuries after her car leaves road, slides down a hill

A woman was taken to Merit Health River Region with minor injuries after her car left the road on Standard Hill Road and slid down ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:53 pm

Local

Video: Vicksburg Fire Department responds to Warren Street fire

Multiple units with the Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a house fire at 305 Warren St. The initial call came at around 12:15 p.m. Monday. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Monday, June 15, 2020 12:43 pm

Education

PHOTO GALLERY: Congratulations to PCA’s Class of 2020

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s Class of 2020 would not be deferred. After weeks of delays due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, friends and family ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Friday, June 5, 2020 7:50 pm

Local

Vicksburg Fire Department’s Jenkins promoted to lieutenant

Vicksburg Fire Department firefighter/EMT Maurice Jenkins was promoted Wednesday to lieutenant during a ceremony at the department’s Central Fire Station. Jenkins, who had served as ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:26 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Getting back on course at Clear Creek

Clear Creek Golf Course reopened on Monday, following a two-week shutdown to abide by county and state restrictions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Clear Creek is ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Friday, April 24, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: The Final Round

Last week, golfers sneaked in one final round before Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina closed to comply with state and local shelter-in-place orders. The ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Photo Gallery: Tennis in the Park

Nearly three dozen children ages 8-18 participated in the annual Tennis in the Park tennis camp at Halls Ferry Park. The weeklong camp runs each ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:55 am

Local

Photo Gallery: 41st Annual Run Thru History

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by Courtland Wells, Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:23 pm

Education

Video: Dana Road Elementary’s Blues in Schools

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by Courtland Wells, Friday, February 28, 2020 11:13 am

Business

Photo Gallery: Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards and luncheon

The Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce began the celebration of its 125th year Friday with the annual luncheon held at the Vicksburg Convention Center. In ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:48 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Warren Central vs. Northwest Rankin bowling

Warren Central and Northwest Rankin squared off in a high school bowling match Thursday at Fun Lanes in the Vicksburg Mall. Northwest Rankin won both ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Friday, January 17, 2020 8:00 am

Education

Innovation Choir performs during annual winter concert

The Academy of Innovation’s Innovation Choir held its annual winter concert Tuesday at the Church of the Holy Trinity. The choir, which presented a long ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:48 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Ugly Sweater softball game

Baseball and softball players from Warren County’s four high schools teamed up Saturday to participate in co-ed softball games while wearing ugly Christmas sweaters. The ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:37 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Families, friends join officials during swearing-in ceremony

A total of 15 countywide officials took their respective oaths of office Tuesday during a swearing-in ceremony at the Warren County Courthouse. Joined by family, ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:47 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Photo gallery: Hundreds turn out for annual Breakfast with Santa

The Vicksburg Convention Center played host to the 18th annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday. The event drew hundreds looking for a chance to catch a ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Monday, December 16, 2019 7:40 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Photo Gallery: Annual Christmas Parade in downtown Vicksburg

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by Courtland Wells, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:29 am

Local

Team Rubicon arrives to help demolish homes in South Delta

It will be years before areas of the South Delta — such as Eagle Lake — find any sense of normalcy following the devastating, months-long ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:21 pm

Local

Photo Gallery: Veterans Day Events

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by Courtland Wells, Monday, November 11, 2019 7:09 pm

BREAKING NEWS

18-wheeler, car collide in afternoon accident

Emergency officials were dispatched Wednesday afternoon to the scene of a wreck that took place on U.S. 61 North near the intersection with Floweree Road. ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:30 pm

Sports

Photo Gallery: Warren Central Halloween Spooktacular

Members of Warren Central’s baseball and softball teams came together Tuesday at Halls Ferry Park for the Sixth Annual Warren Central Halloween Spooktacular. The co-ed ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:00 am

Sports

PHOTO GALLERY: Little Six championship game

Vicksburg Junior High beat Brandon 28-22 in overtime on Wednesday to win the Little Six Conference football championship. It is Vicksburg’s first Little Six title ... Read more

by Courtland Wells, Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:32 pm

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