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Profile 2021: Preserving and protecting our cherished history

The Old Court House Museum is full of thousands of artifacts found from Vicksburg’s past. These items are the eyes through which historians see and ... Read more

7 hours ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Photo gallery: Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition returns

The Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Competition is set for April 24 and 25 at the Vicksburg City Auditorium, with 30 candidates will be vying for ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Chili Feast raises thousands in scholarship funds

The Vicksburg Kiwanis Club raised thousands of dollars that will soon find their way into the hands of local students heading to college. During the ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Nearly a quarter of Warren County residents now fully vaccinated

As COVID-19 cases in Warren County and the state experience a slight surge, the number of residents receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 cases in Warren County see slight surge

The past seven days have seen an uptick in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, but the level of cases remains well ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

State Health Officer: No link between politics, vaccine hesitancy

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi’s top health official said he does not think political party affiliation has an impact on people’s willingness to get the COVID-19 ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Profile 2021: A glimpse of the ‘grande’ Hotel Vicksburg

She was the “grande dame” of the city. Standing taller than any other building between Memphis and New Orleans, at 11 stories and 149 feet, ... Read more

1 day ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Cause of Friday’s Grammar Street house fire remains undetermined

The cause of a Friday afternoon fire that heavily damaged a home at 1215 Grammar St. remains undetermined, Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said Saturday. “The ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Volunteers clean, preserve battlefield markers at Vicksburg National Military Park

Joshua Sharp and his wife Madison hovered over a blue metal marker along the south loop of the Vicksburg National Military Park, scrubbing it with ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Gates at Steele Bayou Control Structure opened

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District opened the gates of the Steele Bayou Control Structure Friday. The Steele Bayou Control Structure, which was ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Volunteers needed: Citywide cleanup scheduled for Earth Day

Vicksburg residents will be taking to the streets April 22 to clean up the city. The city of Vicksburg, Downtown Vicksburg, Visit Vicksburg and the ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Moving ahead: Work under way on completing backwater pumps project

Engineering and other activity involving the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project is getting under way, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District Commander Col. Robert Hilliard ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Grammar Street home engulfed in blaze

Multiple units with the Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a fully-involved house fire Friday afternoon on Grammar Street. The home, located on the narrow, dead-end ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Tuition to go up at most Mississippi public universities

JACKSON (AP) — Tuition is increasing at most of Mississippi’s public universities next year. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Officials: Knocked over candle ignites morning apartment fire

A lit candle knocked over in a bedroom was the cause of an early Thursday morning fire that destroyed two apartments at the Azalea Trace ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Argument between two men on Washington Street leads to shooting

The Vicksburg Police Department and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to a reported shooting in the 3100 block of  Washington Street Thursday afternoon. Just after ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg’s Brown reappointed to Mississippi State Personnel Board

JACKSON — The Senate has confirmed Gov. Tate Reeves’s reappointment of Donald Brown of Vicksburg to the Mississippi State Personnel Board to serve as an ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg firefighters graduate Mississippi State Fire Academy

Firefighters Charlie C. Hill and John Wright of the Vicksburg Fire Department graduated Thursday from the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter I-II course held ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Westside Theatre Foundation, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation partner to highlight Hollywood’s best

For the past few years, Oscar-nominated short films have been screened at the Strand Theatre. This year the tradition will continue but at a different ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Levee Board: Lawsuit filed against Corps of Engineers is ‘disingenuous and dangerous’

GREENVILLE — The Mississippi Levee Board released a statement late Wednesday in response to the lawsuit — Am. Rivers v. Army Corps of Engineers, D.D.C., ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Grand Gulf VP: ‘There’s a lot of pride in what we’re doing’

PORT GIBSON — Bob Franssen, site vice president at Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant, can pinpoint the exact moment he learned the most powerful lesson ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fire destroys apartments at Azalea Trace complex

An early morning fire Thursday destroyed two apartments at the Azalea Trace Apartments, 320 Fisher Ferry Road. The cause of the fire was undetermined at ... Read more

3 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg District presents district colors for the first time

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District unveiled its inaugural, district flag on March 29 during the annual Women’s History Month program and town ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Conservation groups sue U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over backwater pumps

JACKSON (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a massive flood-control project in the south Mississippi ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Carrier problems affecting fuel supplies at Circle K stores

Problems involving carriers that deliver fuel to Vicksburg’s Circle K stores are the cause of fuel shortages at the company’s stores, a company official said. ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg native selected as Who’s Who at Ole Miss

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi selected 200 students to be honored among the 2020-21 class of Who’s Who at the University of Mississippi. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

City’s animal shelter closes temporarily for ‘parvo quarantine’

The City of Vicksburg’s animal shelter will not accept any animals nor allow any adoptions due to a need to quarantine the animals. Shelter personnel ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Traffic alert: Car has reportedly flipped several times on I-20

Emergency units have been dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 20 westbound just past the weigh station. According to emergency traffic, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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