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Legislation would allow city to create vacant building guidelines in Vicksburg

If you own a vacant commercial building in the city of Vicksburg, city officials are wanting more information from you. The Board of Mayor and ... Read more

21 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Space is limited for the upcoming River Kids Free After-School Art Program

For more than 25 years, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation has offered art programming for children. From drawing and painting to sculpting clay, young artists ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mardi Gras parade, annual gumbo cookoff canceled due to COVID concerns

Mardi Gras events in downtown Vicksburg have become a tradition, but they will not be held in 2021. Downtown Vicksburg, which organizes the annual downtown ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy: Save money, stay comfy with simple energy-saving tips

We may be entering the coldest part of winter, but you and your energy bill don’t have to suffer. Instead of cranking up the thermostat ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Photo gallery: Residents get out and enjoy snow’s rare visit

These photos were shared with The Vicksburg Post from readers who got out and about to enjoy a rare snowstorm. Schools in Warren County were ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Economic leaders announce funding for completing MCITy secured

Developers of the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Information and Technology, also known as MCITy, will be able to complete the project by December 2021 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Executive Director: Miss Mississippi events moving forward

In 2020, the Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant and the Miss Mississippi Competition were canceled because of worries about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Contestants vying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City accepts property for another downtown dog park

Dog owners living in the downtown area now have a special place to take their animals for exercise. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Current bar and restaurant restrictions will remain in place for New Year’s Eve

With the surge in COVID-19 cases brought about by the holidays, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he has no plans to change the city’s civil ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City hires new engineers for Haining Road levee project

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have hired a new company to complete the engineering and design to extend the Haining Road levee surrounding Vicksburg ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Businesswomen built the foundation for a vibrant downtown Vicksburg

History seems to be at the center of most things in Vicksburg — retail shops in downtown included. Today, among the dynamic eateries and loft ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Koestler’s Bakery at Christmas is a beloved memory for many

The following story appeared in the November/December edition of Vicksburg Living. For more information on Vicksburg Living or to subscribe to Vicksburg’s premier lifestyle magazine, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Fire Department adding a boat to its arsenal

The Vicksburg Fire Department is getting a pontoon boat from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen accepted the donation ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Agreement with railroad opens way for waterfront improvements

Action Wednesday by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen clears the way for two river cruise lines to begin improving the Vicksburg waterfront. The board ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Sorry to report, but Warren County has no chance of a white Christmas

Warren County may not experience snow on Christmas this year, but there is something about a Mississippi Christmas that a white Christmas cannot replace. According ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Clinton company is lone bidder for MCITy work

A Clinton contractor was the lone bidder for Phase 3 of the Thad Cochran Mississippi Center for Information and Technology project, also known as MCITy. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Reindeer Run rakes in the money for Paws Rescue

All the work that went into planning the second annual Reindeer Run 5K held Dec. 5 in downtown Vicksburg paid off big for Paws Rescue. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Emfinger named director of Vicksburg Catholic School’s Early Learning Center

For more than 20 years, the Vicksburg Catholic School has hoped to one day open an early learning center. In the spring of 2017, progress ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Damaged sewer line may prove to be a costly problem for water line project

A broken sewer line may change the cost of positioning the city’s auxiliary waterline to connect with the existing main line. Lining a 24-inch sewer ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Diamond ring has been quite the attraction for downtown jeweler

“Forgot to mention one little thing, a ring and I don’t mean on the phone.” For those who are familiar with the iconic song, “Santa ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Annual Breakfast with Santa draws hundreds to Vicksburg Convention Center

It might not have been the size crowd that normally flocks to see Santa Claus each year, but the annual Breakfast with Santa event at ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Scouts create, display thousands of luminaries around Glenwood Circle

What has long been a tradition for one neighborhood, has, over the years, grown into a tradition many throughout Vicksburg look forward to. Saturday, members ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Readers select Bohemia Cafe & Bakery as Vicksburg’s best breakfast spot

Every day, the lights at the Bohemia Cafe and Bakery turn on around 4 a.m. as Nadia Miller arrives to begin baking. Nadia and her husband ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Doctor regarding COVID-19: Mid-January is going to be a disaster

In the nearly nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vicksburg and Warren County have already experienced one wave of the virus and is in the ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Cook nears the end of his mile-a-day quest

Late last year, Adam Cook was in a bit of an athletic rut. He’s done Ironman triathlons and marathons but didn’t do much of anything ... Read more

1 month ago by Ernest Bowker.

City Board approves agreement with state for proposed vaccine sites

The Vicksburg Auditorium and the Vicksburg Convention Center could be used as community COVID-19 vaccination sites under an agreement between the city and the Mississippi ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

In spite of COVID-19, city sales tax collections nearly meet budget

Despite restrictions enacted because of the COVID-19 virus, the city of Vicksburg came close to meeting sales tax revenue projections for 2020. According to information ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Cherry Street once featured a row of bungalows

The five bungalow residences that once lined 1112 to 1120 Cherry Street were built between 1923 and 1929 on the west side of Cherry Street, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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