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Faith

Profession of faith: First Presbyterian has 4 confirmands

First Presbyterian Church of Vicksburg celebrated Confirmation Sunday last week, with four confirmands solidifying their commitment to the church. Mary Ruth Montgomery, Lily McClean, Audie ... Read more

by Sally Green, Sunday, April 14, 2024 8:49 am

Lifestyles

Farewell, Chief: Remembering the legacy of Richard Marcus Sr.

Richard Marcus Sr., respected and beloved community member and businessman, passed away March 17 at the age of 95. The grandson of immigrants, Richard took ... Read more

by Sally Green, Saturday, April 13, 2024 8:22 am

MaryKate Cote serves as the music director at Crawford Street United Methodist Church (Sally Green | The Vicksburg Post).

Faith

‘Rock’ing the music: Geologist-turned-music director celebrates one year at CSUMC

Armed with a degree in geology and a minor in anthropology, MaryKate Cote left Louisiana State University prepared for a career in rocks and minerals. ... Read more

by Sally Green, Saturday, April 6, 2024 8:28 pm

Faith

Closer to the cross: St. Al creates prayer labyrinth for Holy Week

The history of the labyrinth dates back nearly 4,000 years. A labyrinth is a type of maze; however, the difference between a labyrinth and a ... Read more

by Sally Green, Friday, March 29, 2024 6:36 pm

Columnists

Trillium time means spring has sprung in Mississippi

When I see trilliums popping up in my wooded backyard, it’s a sure sign that spring has arrived. I wasn’t familiar with the pretty plants ... Read more

by Sally Green, Friday, March 29, 2024 2:34 pm

Local

4 Vicksburg firefighters promoted

Wednesday was a day of celebration for Vicksburg Fire Department as four firefighters were promoted. Family and fellow firefighters were present when Captain Paramedic Bradley ... Read more

by Sally Green, Friday, March 22, 2024 6:22 am

News

Ecumenical Endeavors

Holy week is the sixth week of Lent, or, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter. This year, Holy Week occurs March 24-30. In Christian ... Read more

by Sally Green, Thursday, March 21, 2024 8:03 pm

Opinion

The Longest Line

I seem to have a knack for choosing the slowest lines at any store that has a cashier-operated checkout. What may look like the quickest ... Read more

by Sally Green, Thursday, March 21, 2024 4:09 pm

Faith

Annual Easter Egg Factory hopping at Gibson United Methodist Church

The annual Easter Egg Factory at Gibson United Methodist has been at work crafting chocolate-covered candy eggs since 1981, becoming a generational tradition in many ... Read more

by Sally Green, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 10:45 pm

Business

Ribbon cutting marks chamber entry for The Watermark

With its living atrium providing the unique setting situated behind them, owners Daryl Hollingsworth and manager Amber Morton celebrated a ribbon cutting at The Watermark ... Read more

by Sally Green, Saturday, March 16, 2024 7:39 am

Downtown Vicksburg

Southern spring break: SCHC holds weeklong camp

Spring break at Southern Cultural Heritage Center’s (SCHC) Southern Exposure Camp program is more than just art class, as students are exposed to gardening, history, ... Read more

by Sally Green, Thursday, March 14, 2024 8:44 pm

Local

Building a stronger community: United Way holding diaper drive

Sometimes, having a job just doesn’t quite bring in enough to provide the basics. United Way of West Central Mississippi officials say ALICE, or Asset ... Read more

by Sally Green, Saturday, March 9, 2024 11:33 pm

Business

Oldenburg Family Dentistry celebrates ribbon cutting

The clouds cleared and the sun came out in time to celebrate Oldenburg Family Dentistry with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday at its Wisconsin Avenue ... Read more

by Sally Green, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 9:03 am

Lifestyles

Last chance: Girl Scout cookie sales end Sunday

Only here for a limited time each year, the sale of Girl Scout cookies will be ending soon. The last cookie booths will be held ... Read more

by Sally Green, Friday, March 1, 2024 8:49 pm

Business

Broadway Ventures opens in Vicksburg

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Broadway Ventures was held Tuesday in the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Innovation and Technology (MCITy). Lee ... Read more

by Sally Green, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:39 pm

Education

Bright futures: VWSD program teaches students about careers

Beginning with the smallest scholars in pre-kindergarten and stretching through seventh grade, Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) students are getting a look at different career ... Read more

by Sally Green, Friday, February 23, 2024 2:48 am

News

Best Western joins Chamber of Commerce

Although the Best Western Vicksburg hotel has been in town for 31 years, a ribbon cutting was held Tuesday to celebrate its decision to join ... Read more

by Sally Green, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:09 am

Education

‘Trial and Error’ robotics results in big success

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST, League is an organization created with the goal to inspire young minds in the areas ... Read more

by Sally Green, Saturday, February 17, 2024 9:57 pm

Business

Changing lives: Center for Pregnancy Choices receives $50K from Cadence Bank

The Center for Pregnancy Choices (CPC) received a special Valentine’s gift Wednesday when David Cox, president of the Vicksburg market for Cadence Bank, presented a ... Read more

by Sally Green, Thursday, February 15, 2024 11:42 pm

Lifestyles

A lifetime of love and art: Vicksburg couple celebrates Valentine’s Day recounting marriage vows, shared journey

On the top of a mesa in Abiquiu, New Mexico, the western sunset painted the sky in stunning shades of orange, pink and purple as ... Read more

by Sally Green, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 10:34 pm