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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Services set for brothers killed in Port Gibson wreck

Funeral services are Sunday at the Vicksburg Auditorium for two bothers who died in a two-car wreck in Port Gibson on July 28. Tonny Le ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Police holding two in attempted carjacking

Vicksburg Police have two people in custody after an attempted armed carjacking at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Fleur De Lis Drive. According to ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit begins revetment season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District held a “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony July 21 to commemorate the Mat Sinking Unit’s deployment and ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Police ask for help in locating missing mother, daughter

The Vicksburg Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a mother and daughter last seen Saturday night. According to the Vicksburg Police ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Video: Vicksburg Fire Department responds to house fire on Sky Farm

Multiple units from the Vicksburg Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to a house fire on Sky Farm Road. No one was home at the time ... Read more

6 days ago by Courtland Wells.

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

7 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

City board approves emergency for Halls Ferry waterline repairs

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved an emergency declaration to pay Florence-based Hemphill Construction for repairs to a damaged waterline and road ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Local manufacturers exempted from city emergency declaration

The city’s COVID-19 emergency declaration has been amended to exempt manufacturing businesses from requiring employees to wear masks on the job. The Board of Mayor ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

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