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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.

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.

East Avenue to be closed to through traffic beginning Monday

A main cut-through for those looking to get from Mission 66 to Cherry Street will be blocked beginning Monday. The city of Vicksburg announced Sunday ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Archery course is right on target for city’s youth

Hitting the bullseye takes practice. It also takes disciple to learn how to shoot with a bow and arrow. But while there are skills to ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Dog attack in downtown Vicksburg raises concerns

In early July, an unleashed pit bull attacked a Chihuahua at the corner of China and Washington streets. According to Vicksburg Police Department reports, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Producers for documentary about race in America to hear stories in Vicksburg

Editor’s note: Due to rain, the conversation will be filmed at Vicksburg City Park and Pavilion, 100 Army Navy Dr. The story has been updated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Looking back: The story behind Dr. Harper and the house he built

The house, once owned by Dr. T.J. Harper, was built in 1866 by Dr. Thomas J. Harper and his second wife, Elizabeth Ann Harper, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mutual Credit Union’s annual Shred Day scheduled for Wednesday

Identity theft is devastating. Not only can it be financially harmful, but it is also a hassle to close and reopen accounts in which thieves ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

The Chopping Block brings ax throwing to downtown Vicksburg

As of Saturday, there is a new game in town — ax throwing. The Chopping Block, located at 1504 Washington Street, has officially opened its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg officer, concerned citizens team up to save a woman’s life Friday

The actions of a Vicksburg police officer, along with the help of concerned citizens, Friday afternoon helped save a woman’s life and avoid a serious ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Jackson Street Community Center to be named in honor of former alderwoman

The Jackson Street Community Center, which has served the youth of Vicksburg for 18 years, is getting a new name honoring the alderwoman whose efforts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

McRaven named ‘Creepiest Place in Mississippi’ by The Travel Channel

The Travel Channel has just confirmed what Vicksburg has known for generations; McRaven is creepy and now comes with the honor of being known as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Monsours set to bid farewell to Vicksburg, downtown store to close

The Southern Cottage/Green Door Market on Washington Street has been an asset to downtown Vicksburg. With its country store feel, it has offered locals, as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 relief money supports grant awarded to Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation has received some much-needed help. It has been awarded a $4,800 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

‘Gold in the Hills’ will continue its historic streak

The Guinness Book of World Records’ longest-running show is not letting the COVID-19 pandemic interfere with its historic run. “Gold in the Hills” will be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Flaggs creates special task force to address recent spike in crime

In a move to address a spike in crime over the weekend, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced the creation of a special law enforcement task ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Analysis: Port growth could create hundreds of jobs, attract millions in investment

The expansion of port services in Vicksburg — whether through expansion at the current port or a new port working in combination with existing facilities ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg man reported missing Sunday found safe

A Silver Alert issued Sunday afternoon by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations for an elderly Vicksburg man has been canceled. The agency sent out a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Watch: Fight breaks out at LD’s, city set to issue COVID-19 citation

A fight that broke out at LD’s Restaurant, 1111 Mulberry St., Sunday is going to prove costly for the restaurant’s owner. Officers with the Vicksburg ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Construction crew punctures gas line

A construction crew laying fiber optic cable along Cherry Street on Thursday afternoon punctured a 4-inch gas line near Shannon Street. The gas came out ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Owner of historic home sends out plea for missing, iconic and custom tiles

Cindy Thrana, who owns the historic Old Feld Home on Cherry Street and who is working to restore the iconic home to its prior glory, ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Looking back: Phelan’s Carriage and Wagon Factory

In 1888, Daniel Phelan built this “corrugated iron” building on the east side of Washington Street in the 1700 block to house Phelan’s Carriage and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Photo Gallery: Fourth of July Fireworks Show

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1 month ago by Courtland Wells.

One killed in wreck on Washington Street

First responders are on the scene of an accident at the intersection of Washington Street and Grove Street. A vehicle crashed near the building where ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Downtown Vicksburg’s Old Depot Museum reopens

Vicksburg’s tourism industry got a boost Wednesday with the reopening of the popular Old Depot Museum on Levee Street. The museum announced it will be ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Looking Back: The history of the ‘elegant’ C.O. Willis home

C.O. Willis Home: This elaborate home was designed by William Stanton for Mary Ellen and Charles Willis and their five children and was built at ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Structural assessments on the city’s downtown parking garages expected soon

Specialists for Stantec are in the process of preparing reports on the condition of Vicksburg’s two parking garages on Mulberry Street, said Brian Robbins with ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Hyer looks ahead to a second year as Miss Mississippi

This past Saturday, Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer should have handed over her title to the winner of the 2020 Miss Mississippi Competition. She should ... Read more

1 month ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

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