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Convention Center announces Breakfast with Santa is happening

In a year where so many events have been postponed or canceled, the Vicksburg Convention Center announced that one holiday season mainstay will go on ... Read more

17 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Salvation Army’s annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon postponed

This year would have marked the 41st annual Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, but due to COVID-19, the annual event has been ... Read more

5 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

SCHF schedules Kids in the Kitchen Halloween

It’s time once again for your little ghosts and goblins to learn a few kitchen tricks to cook up some Halloween treats. The Southern Cultural ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Victim shot twice Tuesday at LD’s dies from his injuries

The late Tuesday night shooting that led to the temporary closure of a downtown Vicksburg bar, has now turned fatal. Wade Carter, 31, of Vicksburg, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs on LD’s: I plan to address it once and for all

The man wanted in connection to a Tuesday night shooting at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg, and the bar itself, have a lot ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Police identify suspect connected to shooting at LD’s

A 29-year-old Vicksburg man is wanted in connection to a late Tuesday night shooting at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg that left three ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City shuts down LD’s following Tuesday night shooting

An altercation late Tuesday night at LD’s Bar and Lounge in downtown Vicksburg left three individuals with gunshot wounds, with one in critical condition. According ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Strand Theatre, Martin’s At Midtown, to host film festival

The Strand Theatre will once again play host to the Manhattan Short Film Festival. The screening of the 23rd annual event begins Saturday at 7 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Shoppers pack downtown Vicksburg for Old Court House Museum Flea Market

For 10-year-old Bella McGahey, tending a booth at The Old Court House Museum Flea Market is a family tradition. Saturday, McGahey, the youngest vendor at ... 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.

Vicksburg Main Street ‘reverses’ course with annual Christmas parade

It had been a sleepless night for Vicksburg Main Street Program Executive Director Kim Hopkins, but while in her wakeful state, she came up with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Crews complete installation of large valve in water line project

Water service along portions of North Washington Street was interrupted late Wednesday into Thursday as crews worked on the next phase of the 529 Waterline ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Crawford Street UMC decides to cancel annual turkey dinner

Crawford Street United Methodist Church’s annual turkey dinner, a long standing tradition in Vicksburg, has become yet another casualty of COVID-19. Crawford Street pastor Rev. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Board approves plan to make section of Washington Street one-way in October

Washington Street will be one-way on Friday and Saturday nights beginning this weekend. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Wednesday approved a resolution transforming Washington ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Scheduled maintenance work to cut off water for parts of Vicksburg late Wednesday

Scheduled maintenance work along water lines along North Washington Street will cut off water to residents and businesses in parts of Vicksburg for an estimated ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Historic Cedar Grove Inn sold, employees laid off and events canceled

“It was perfect. Everything was set. We had all of the rooms booked,” Hannah Holliman said. “I didn’t think we would ever have to start ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Blue Duck ‘impressed’ with scooter service after first week in Vicksburg

With the exception of some inclement weather last week, the first week of operation for Blue Duck scooters in Vicksburg went tremendously well, company officials ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Watch: Cruise lines continue development even during COVID-19 shutdown

Even though the Mississippi River cruise industry has been shuttered since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that does not mean the industry has stopped ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Millions in federal funds announced for repairs at Vicksburg National Military Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Thursday the awarding of more than $22.7 million in emergency relief funding for repairs and reconstruction of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

‘Mayor of Washington Street’: Community mourns the loss of Park Rogers

Park Rogers didn’t meet a stranger. His mother, Dell, said when he moved into the Shady Lawn nursing home, he got to know almost everyone ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Bradford named branch manager of Mutual Credit’s Cherry Street location

Mutual Credit Union has announced the selection of Roderick Bradford as branch manager of its Cherry Street location located in Vicksburg effective Aug. 31. Roderick ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Flaggs reconsidering plan to expand pedestrian access on Washington Street

About two weeks after scrapping a plan to improve weekend pedestrian traffic on Washington Street between Clay and South streets, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Travelers sit and wait as MDOT completes repairs on I-20 bridge

The Interstate 20 bridge that spans the Mississippi River sees tens of thousands of travelers cross over it each day. And, since 4 p.m., those ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Jackson Street Community Center named for Gertrude Young at ceremony

Gertrude Young stood in the small patio at the entrance to the Jackson Street Community Center talking to well-wishers coming for a ceremony naming the ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Ritz on the River gives Vicksburg a reason to party and smile

There was nothing normal about the big hairdos, platform shoes and polyester suits that were seen Thursday at the Vicksburg Convention Center. But then again, ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg welcomes the start of Blue Duck ‘season’

A flock of ducks took over a section of Washington Street Thursday. San Antonio-based Blue Duck Express, which rents electric scooters as alternative transportation in ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Riverfront redevelopment moves forward as board signs agreement with railroad

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took a step closer toward improving the city’s waterfront Wednesday, authorizing Mayor George Flaggs Jr. at a special called ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Watch: Video captures multiple gunshots during Washington Street incident

The investigation into a Friday shooting incident on Washington Street continues.  Shortly after 1 a.m. Friday, reports indicated two vehicles were traveling south on Washington ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

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