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Teen sought in shooting incident

Vicksburg police are looking for a teenager wanted in connection with a Thursday incident in which shots were fired at a car in the 2100 ... Read more

14 hours ago by John Surratt.

Plans for sales tax referendum put on hold

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. is withdrawing his plans to seek a local and private, or special bill, calling for a public referendum to levy a ... Read more

16 hours ago by Ernest Bowker.

Legislation would allow city to create vacant building guidelines in Vicksburg

If you own a vacant commercial building in the city of Vicksburg, city officials are wanting more information from you. The Board of Mayor and ... Read more

21 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

City to extend mask mandate, COVID-19 orders

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said early Friday that the city’s existing COVID-19 civil emergency plans would be extended at least through Feb. 16. The city’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

RCEC’s Lawson: I love seeing and being the change our youth need

Every person has a story. Eric Lawson encourages his students to share and understand theirs to help them grow as people and as scholars. “I am ... Read more

1 day ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

Suspect robs Vicksburg convenience store at gunpoint

The Vicksburg Police Department is continuing to investigate an armed robbery that took place Thursday on Clay Street. At 6:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to ... Read more

1 day ago by Tim Reeves.

Space is limited for the upcoming River Kids Free After-School Art Program

For more than 25 years, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation has offered art programming for children. From drawing and painting to sculpting clay, young artists ... Read more

2 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mayfield and Monsour qualify for re-election; Mayfield’s son to challenge Monsour

Vicksburg’s two incumbent aldermen qualified Thursday for re-election to their seats on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. North Ward Alderman Michael Mayfield is seeking ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Sheriff recommends new county jail be a one-story facility

When they get ready to design a new county jail, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace is asking supervisors to avoid building a multi-story facility. “Any ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Churches preparing to address Ash Wednesday service during pandemic

Concerns over COVID-19 are causing some local pastors to consider how to safely continue their church’s Ash Wednesday traditions. Ash Wednesday, which is Feb. 17, ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Organizers change annual MLK scholarship breakfast to a virtual event

Alpha Phi Alpha’s 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Breakfast will be a virtual event Monday out of concern over COVID-19. The breakfast, sponsored ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

COVID-19 vaccine shortage derails plans to establish distribution site in county

Wednesday afternoon, local officials announced that a COVID-19 vaccine site could be opened in Warren County as soon as next week. An hour later, state ... Read more

2 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi’s most wanted: Multiple suspects in custody after list goes public

JACKSON — Multiple suspects — including a Vicksburg man — are in custody after the Mississippi Department of Public Safety and the Mississippi Bureau of ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

AOI’s Adcock brings a bit of levity to her English lessons

For Christina Adcock, teaching English to 8th-grade students at the Academy of Innovation must be an extremely different task than teaching English to those in ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County EMA: Efforts underway to set up COVID-19 vaccine site

Warren County Emergency Management Agency Director John Elfer released a letter Wednesday announcing efforts to establish a COVID-19 vaccination distribution site in Warren County as ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Former grocery just one part of Zollinger’s family history in Vicksburg

This impressive two-story building at 1317 on the northwest side of Openwood Street between First East and First North streets housed Zollinger’s Grocery on the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Students raise new state flag in front of their school for the first time

Students at Vicksburg Intermediate School made history Wednesday, as they became the first to raise Mississippi’s new state flag in front of one of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution increases, Warren County sits, waiting

Earlier this week, state government and health officials lamented the speed at which COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to health officials, first responders, nursing home ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Mardi Gras parade, annual gumbo cookoff canceled due to COVID concerns

Mardi Gras events in downtown Vicksburg have become a tradition, but they will not be held in 2021. Downtown Vicksburg, which organizes the annual downtown ... Read more

4 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Entergy: Save money, stay comfy with simple energy-saving tips

We may be entering the coldest part of winter, but you and your energy bill don’t have to suffer. Instead of cranking up the thermostat ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Snow comes, leaves without causing major problems

Despite receiving more than three inches of snow and two nights of well-below freezing temperatures, city and county officials reported few problems. Only a handful ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

It’s official: Reeves signs law authorizing Mississippi’s new state flag

JACKSON (AP) — Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Monday that gives the state a new flag that no longer carries the Confederate battle emblem. ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Photo gallery: Residents get out and enjoy snow’s rare visit

These photos were shared with The Vicksburg Post from readers who got out and about to enjoy a rare snowstorm. Schools in Warren County were ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County schools announce plans ahead of winter storm

Most of Warren County’s students are getting a snow day. The Vicksburg Warren School District and Porter’s Chapel Academy both announced they will close their ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

No school Monday for VWSD, Porter’s Chapel Academy

Students in Warren County are getting a snow day. The Vicksburg Warren School District announced that all of its schools and offices will be closed ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warren County placed under winter storm warning ahead of expected snow

The National Weather Service Office in Jackson has issued a winter weather warning with the possibility of snow and some sleet for Warren County and ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Easterling named to AMA task force on medicinal marijuana

Vicksburg family practitioner Dr. Randy Easterling has been appointed by the American Medical Association to serve on a task force to study the efficacy, if ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Toney’s reels in a huge catch of Readers’ Choice Awards

Toney’s Grill & Seafood Market owner Charles Toney Jr. is always around to “have his eyes on everything.”  “You know you’re married to a restaurant,” ... Read more

7 days ago by Anna Kate Doiron.

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