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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

2 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

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg Warren School District moves school start date to Aug. 17

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s Board of Trustees, during an emergency meeting Wednesday, voted to delay the start of school, moving the start date for ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Reeves issues facemask mandate for adults, students

Gov. Tate Reeves Tuesday issued statewide orders requiring people to wear facemasks in public and adults and students to wear masks in the schools unless ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Rosa A. Temple improvements expected to be complete by Friday

Improvements to Rosa A. Temple Drive by the Vicksburg Junior High School, Warren Central Junior High School and the new Academy of Innovation currently under ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Jackson has concerns as schools are set to reopen Friday

Comprised of four questions, Warren County District 3 Supervisor Shawn Jackson has posted a survey on her Facebook page in an effort to assess the ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

First day of school: Prepare children for new rules at school

Parents can help children understand how to stay healthy at school amid the COVID-19 pandemic as they prepare for the start of the academic year. ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

School Board president takes exception with mayor’s letter

Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees President Jim Stirgus Jr. on Thursday took issue with Mayor George Flaggs Jr.’s comments in a July 29 ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

School district continues with plans to restart schools Aug. 7

Vicksburg Warren School District trustees reinforced their decision to reopen schools Aug. 7, defeating a proposal by Trustee Alonzo Stevens to have all students use ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs asks VWSD Board of Trustees to delay the start of schools

Even though Mayor George Flaggs Jr. does not have any authority or involvement in the Vicksburg Warren School District, that doesn’t mean he does not ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

VWSD discusses reopening plans during special-called meeting

When school resumes in the Vicksburg Warren School District Aug.7, many of its students could be learning from home, according to a school district survey ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs wants compliance officer to make sure COVID-19 guidelines are followed

During a recent press conference, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he was concerned about the rising number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County. He ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Local leaders look at next steps in removing state flags from buildings

Over the weekend, the Mississippi Legislature voted overwhelmingly to change the state’s flag. On Saturday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced he intended to sign that legislation, ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Options for parents: First details of school district’s reopening plan unveiled

Parents in Warren County whose children attend schools within the Vicksburg Warren School District will have two choices very soon. The first option is to ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Club awards nine scholarships to local graduates

The Vicksburg Kiwanis Club recently awarded $8,000 in scholarships to nine seniors, who were members of the three Key Clubs sponsored by the club.  Because ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Schools within the Vicksburg Warren School District are set to reopen on schedule

As of right now, the Vicksburg Warren School District will be opening its doors to students on Aug. 7. But, Superintendent Chad Shealy told members ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Gaines shocked, thrilled at being named Vicksburg’s valedictorian

Khya Gaines had always been a good student but had no idea she would receive the top spot in her graduating class. When she found ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Warren Central Intermediate’s Price named state’s most inspiring teacher

Warren Central Intermediate’s Woodrow Price was named Thursday as the recipient of the National University System—Sanford Teacher Award. According to a release from the National ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi teacher pay raise plan dies amid budget concerns

JACKSON (AP) — A proposed teacher pay raise has died at the Mississippi Capitol because of budget concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. The state Senate ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Mosley named Warren Central’s Class of 2020 valedictorian

Warren Central High School senior Nathan Mosley had a plan. His plan was to graduate top in his class, and with hard work and dedication, ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Silver lining: Some school construction projects get ahead with students away

When Vicksburg Warren School District officials closed the schools in mid-March out of concern for the COVID-19 virus, the contractors working on the district’s $131.5 ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Fire Department bids farewell to Carter

On May 29, 1991, Donald Carter joined the Vicksburg Fire Department as a firefighter. “I got out of the military and was looking for a ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

District announces changes to ongoing meals program

The well-orchestrated meals program the Vicksburg Warren School District has conducted since schools were shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic will continue ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Patel named River City Early College’s first valedictorian

Four years ago, the Vicksburg Warren School District implemented River City Early College High School, an academic program where students could earn their high school ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Video: The Vicksburg Post announces the 2020 All-County Softball Team

The Vicksburg Post announced Saturday the 18 members of the 2020 All-County Softball Team. The team is made up of players representing Porters Chapel Academy, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

School District’s free meal program extended through mid-July

The Vicksburg Warren School District’s Child Nutrition Office announced Friday it will extend the current free meal service to children in Warren County through mid-July. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

One new COVID-19 case, no new deaths reported in Warren County

Warren County’s COVID-19 case count continued to slow on Thursday, even as the state of Mississippi had another deadly day in the ongoing pandemic. Sixteen ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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