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County approves easement lease allowing fiber optic conduit along bridge

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a lease agreement with Zayo Group that will generate nearly $50,000 annually for the Vicksburg Bridge ... Read more

14 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Election officials urge safety, patience as general election nears

With election day just over two weeks away, local election officials are reminding area voters of some of the safety measures in place for this ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Reports.

MHP Trooper injured in one-car crash on U.S. 61 South

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a one-car wreck Saturday morning on U.S. 61 South near Yokena in which an MHP trooper was injured. The ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg eatery helping doctoral student with her bears research

Everybody knows bears like honey, but it seems they like donuts, too. Several weeks ago, Mississippi State University doctoral student Lacy Dolan made a stop ... Read more

3 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Holland’s appointment to Mississippi River Commission makes history

President Donald J. Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Diana M. Holland as a member and as the 41st President of the Mississippi River Commission. Holland ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Positive report: Corps’ study says backwater pumps project should move ahead

After months of study and feedback, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report Friday that lays out recommendations for completion of the Yazoo ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

City’s mask mandate likely to be extended into December following one-day spike

Where the numbers are coming from is not yet known, but the COVID-19 report Friday by the Mississippi State Department of Health has already had ... Read more

4 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Man wounded in early morning shooting Thursday

A Warren County man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Halls Ferry Road. Warren ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Photo Gallery: Redwood holds parade to encourage classmate in battle with cancer

Recently, students at Redwood Elementary stepped out of their classrooms to show support for one of their own. The school recently organized a drive-by parade ... Read more

5 days ago by Courtland Wells.

Port Commission accepts $256,500 grant from Delta Regional Authority

The Warren County Port Commission recently accepted a $256,500 Delta Regional Authority grant to help cover the extension of Ceres Boulevard in the Ceres Industrial ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

St. Alban’s offering services to help those grieving over loss

For many, the seasonal transition from fall to winter is a time of celebration and joy as families and friends gather to enjoy the holidays ... Read more

5 days ago by John Surratt.

Report: New data gives grim picture of youth obesity in Mississippi

PRINCETON, N.J. — In Mississippi, nearly one in four young people — age 10 to 17 — are not considered obese. In a report released ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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.

Be a part of Vicksburg Living’s upcoming holiday issue

From the very beginning, Vicksburg Living’s readers have been key to the magazine’s continued success, no more so than the past two editions, where items ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Family honors Foam Packaging co-founder’s 90th birthday and notable creation

Jesse Davenport turned 90 on Oct. 5, and to help celebrate his birthday his family threw him a party that included a cake made to ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Facebook page seeks to reunite lost pets with their families

Lost or homeless animals need a way to find their way back home. And, even though animals themselves might not be able to browse Facebook, ... Read more

6 days ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

ERDC to induct two into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

The U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center will induct two former employees to the Waterways Experiment Station Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees Thursday. Dr. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Five PAs talk about their careers and their paths to the medical field

Each October, a week is set aside to recognize the contribution and work of physicians assistants in today’s medical community. According to the American Association ... Read more

1 week ago by Courtland Wells.

Warren County avoids heavy damage as Delta moves on

Warren County managed to avoid a major disaster as Hurricane Delta passed. John Moore, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Jackson, said ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg National Military Park to close ahead of Delta

Officials at the Vicksburg National Military Park announced Friday that the park will be closed Saturday due to the arrival of Hurricane Delta. The park, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Hurricane Delta’s forecast pushes residents to stock up and prepare

It’s the not knowing, sometimes, that helps us get prepared and that is just what locals have been doing in anticipation of Hurricane Delta. As ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Claiborne and Warren counties stand ready for Delta’s arrival

Area emergency management officials are continuing their preparations in advance of Hurricane Delta’s arrival on the Louisiana Gulf coast Friday. Delta is expected to make ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Hundreds of county residents affected by car tag glitch

It’s amazing the difference a decimal point can make. For as many as 1,500 residents of Warren County, that decimal point is creating havoc when ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

New COVID-19 cases trending higher in Warren County

While September showed a downward trend in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County, October has seen slightly higher numbers thus far. Through ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Grandmother shot by her grandson in late September dies from her injuries

A Warren County woman reportedly shot in the abdomen by her grandson on Sept. 25 has died. Officials confirmed that Evelyn Davenport died as a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City, county officials on Delta: ‘We’re waiting for it’

Hurricane Delta is still in the Gulf of Mexico, but city and county officials are preparing for a major assault from the storm over the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

St. Aloysius to crown Homecoming Queen Thursday

St. Aloysius will learn who the 2020 Homecoming Queen will be a night earlier than originally planned after the school’s homecoming football game was moved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Courtland Wells.

Supervisors extend COVID-19 restrictions through Nov. 2

Warren County supervisors Monday extended the county’s COVID-29 emergency order through Nov. 2. “This is basically in response to the governor’s executive order,” said Board ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

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