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Vicksburg Warren School District reports new COVID-19 cases at four schools

The Vicksburg Warren School District Monday reported seven positive COVID-19 cases involving teachers and students for the week ending Oct. 16. Overall, there were two ... Read more

9 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves places additional COVID-19 restrictions on nine counties including Claiborne

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state, including placing more targeted restrictions on nine ... Read more

10 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

City’s mask mandate likely to be extended into December following one-day spike

Where the numbers are coming from is not yet known, but the COVID-19 report Friday by the Mississippi State Department of Health has already had ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

School district announces better week involving COVID-19 cases

On Oct. 5, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced three confirmed COVID-19 cases involving students and staff and more than 50 quarantined due to possible ... Read more

7 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Officials: Mask mandate is effective, likely to be extended in Vicksburg

The COVID-19 pandemic in Mississippi has now surpassed seven months and, in that time, the emotions and response to this ongoing pandemic have run the ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County seeing slight surge in COVID-19 cases

It is often said that numbers do not tell the true story. But when it comes to the months-long COVID-19 pandemic, numbers do not lie. ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County increasing

As Mississippi has seen the daily average of new COVID-19 cases rise, so too has Warren County. Over the past two weeks, Warren County has ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

New COVID-19 cases trending higher in Warren County

While September showed a downward trend in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, October has seen slightly higher numbers thus far. Through ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

District reports more positive COVID-19 cases involving students and personnel

A week after a COVID-19 case involving a student at Vicksburg High School was confirmed and dozens other quarantined, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg overcomes impact from COVID-19 to finish year with balanced budget

The city of Vicksburg will finish the year with a balanced budget and no surplus for fiscal 2020 The Board of Mayor and Aldermen last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

City, county leaders officially extend mask mandate into November

For those living, working or visiting Vicksburg and Warren County for at least the next month, keep those facemasks and other face coverings close by. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs extends emergency declaration, relaxes restrictions on businesses

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Friday he is extending the city’s COVID-19 emergency declaration for another month but loosened restrictions to allow most businesses to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

COVID-19 trends in Warren County remain positive

For the past week, the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Warren County has remained low, averaging just three per day. Thursday, that number ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves eases statewide COVID-19 restrictions, allows state’s mask mandate to expire

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday the easing of many of the pandemic restrictions, including allowing the state’s mask mandate to expire. Even though ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

One-day spike breaks trend of lower COVID-19 numbers in county

There is hope that Thursday’s COVID-19 report by the Mississippi State Department of Health is just an outlier — a blip on the radar screen ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County remain low

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Monday that no new cases of COVID-19 had been reported overnight. The zero cases reported continued the recent ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

School officials urge everyone ‘stay vigilant’ against COVID-19

Progress reports for many of the students in the Vicksburg Warren School District went out last week, but it appears the best passing grade was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Reports offer a reminder that COVID-19 remains deadly

While the recent news involving the number of cases of COVID-19 in Warren County has been good, the reports in recent days have been a ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports another week without a COVID-19 case

For the second consecutive week, the Vicksburg Warren School District has reported no cases of COVID-19 among teachers, staff or students. In its report to ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of estimated active COVID-19 cases in county falls to single digits

For the first time since mid-April, the number of estimated active cases in Warren County is down to single digits. Friday, the Mississippi State Department ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Spread of COVID-19 in Warren County slows, active cases again fall

Just one day shy of the six-month mark of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississippi, Warren County on Thursday reached a level it has not seen ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Estimated active cases in county plummet to late-April levels

Wednesday marked another day of good news involving the spread — or lack thereof — of the COVID-19 virus in Warren County. Not only did ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

City, county extend COVID-19 mask mandates through at least Oct. 5

In meetings across town, the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Warren County Board of Supervisors each voted Tuesday morning to extend their ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Data: COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Warren County

The impact of the Labor Day weekend, a holiday that has concerned state health officials, on efforts to slow the COVID-19 virus will not be ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Edney: ‘We believe the mask mandate turned our numbers around’

For nearly 50 days, mask mandates have been a way of life for residents in Vicksburg and Warren County. The city’s mandate, which ordered residents ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Virus outbreak at Central Hinds leads to postponement of game vs. St. Al

St. Aloysius’ football game against Central Hinds, scheduled for Friday night, has been postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak among Central Hinds’ student body. Central ... Read more

2 months ago by Ernest Bowker.

Positive COVID-19 trends continue for Warren County

Warren County continued to see a positive trend as the Mississippi State Department of Health released its daily update on the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports first positive COVID-19 case involving student

In its reporting to the Mississippi State Department of Health Monday, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced one student tested positive for COVID-19. This marks ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

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