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Porter’s Chapel Academy reports first day of school went to plan

With nearly 200 students arriving at school Monday morning, Porter’s Chapel Academy became the first school in Warren County to begin its 2020-21 school year ... Read more

3 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Gatherings at parking garages and parking lots draw scrutiny from city officials

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. is considering an ordinance prohibiting groups from congregating on the city’s public parking gar and other parking lots in the city ... Read more

4 hours ago by John Surratt.

Flag commission trims new state flag designs down to 147

The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag considered the nearly 3,000 flag submissions and narrowed their choices to 147. View their choices here: https://picti.net/X7UB8. Commission ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Living wants to feature your family’s pets in upcoming edition

They say dogs are a man’s best friend. This may be true, but pets — beloved members of the family — come in all types, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Police looking for individual involved in Saturday shooting

Vicksburg police are looking for an individual in connection with the Saturday shooting of a man at the Cypress Hill Apartments, 402 Locust St. The ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

After spike, four new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County and one death

After setting a record for new COVID-19 cases Saturday with 56, four new cases were reported for Warren County Sunday with one new death according ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Legislature returns to Jackson Monday

The Mississippi Legislature goes back in session in Jackson at 1 p.m. Monday. A notice of the call was published Saturday by Lt. Gov. Delbert ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Three face murder charges in trooper’s death

Three people face murder charges in the shooting death of off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol Lt. Troy Morris, according to information from the Mississippi Department of ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

One of two Jefferson Davis County escapees caught

Agents with the U.S. Marshal’s Service have captured one of two men who escaped from the Jefferson Davis County Jail on July 23. Prentiss Mayor ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Photo Gallery: Malcom Butler School Supply Giveaway

Vicksburg native and Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler is still finding ways of giving back to the community while away. With the school year starting ... Read more

2 days ago by Courtland Wells.

Warren County sets one-day record with 56 COVID-19 cases

Warren County has set a one-day record for the number of new COVID-19 cases with 56, according to reports Saturday from the Mississippi State Department ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Traffic stop results in arrest on firearms charge

A traffic stop early Friday for no car tag resulted in the arrest of a Vicksburg man on a charge of possession of a stolen ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

For Sally Green, art was obviously in her blood

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced much of the country to pause and shelter-in-place, most people worried about how to fill their time away from work, ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Obedience course helps turn rowdy pups into very good boys and girls

Sarah, Henry, Coco, Chloe and a few of their new friends greeted each other in the parking lot while waiting for class to begin. They ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Flaggs seeks to keep city’s upcoming budget close to $30 million

Division heads presented their wish lists Thursday as the Board of Mayor and Aldermen held the first of two budget meetings in advance of preparing ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Missing Vicksburg mother and daughter are safe

The Vicksburg Police Department confirmed Friday afternoon that a mother and daughter reported missing have been located and are safe. The department announced Erica Adams, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Mayor closes pavilion in Marcus Bottom for COVID-19 violations

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. has closed the pavilion in the Douglas Park area of Marcus Bottom out of concern for potential infection from COVID-19. Flaggs ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Deadline approaching for paying back property taxes

Warren County property owners who owe back property taxes have less than three weeks to pay them or risk having their property sold at the ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Kolb was truly a great ambassador for the city of Vicksburg

Bertha R. Kolb was a woman who loved life, traveling, soaking up the scenery and trying new things. “My grandmother was also so gracious with ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Supervisors delay tax break decision for Cooper Lighting after learning of job cuts

As many as 300 jobs will be phased out at Cooper Lighting over the coming months. News of the job cuts came out during Monday’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Saying goodbye to St. Francis was something Nosser never thought she would do

By Anna Kate Doiron | The Vicksburg Post   “I couldn’t wait to tell people I worked at St. Francis. I don’t think I’ll ever ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Video: Fire from burning pallets spreads, damages historic bridge

The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a fire on Fairground Street around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The fire was on the historic Fairground Street Bridge, located ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Fire burns wooden bridge on Fairground Street

The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a fire on Fairground Street around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The fire was on a historic city-owned bridge, located next ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Emergency units respond to early morning accident on Grange Hall Road

Emergency officials responded early Thursday to an accident on Grange Hall Road that resulted in serious injures. At around 1 a.m., 911 received a call ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Lack of PPE forces VWSD Trustees to delay school reopening

Difficulty getting personal protective equipment for students and staff and the inability of the school district’s custodial contractor to get fully staffed has forced the ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Walmart, Salvation Army team up for ‘Stuff the Bus’

Walmart and the Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Teenager arrested, charged in connection to attempted carjacking

A Vicksburg teenager has been arrested and charged in the attempted armed carjacking Wednesday morning on Wisconsin Avenue. At 10:24 a.m., officers were dispatched to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

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