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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.

Woman reportedly assaulted by ex-boyfriend who is wanted by police

A Vicksburg woman was reportedly the victim of a violent breaking and entering at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. According to a release from the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Dog found dead inside floating wire cage

The body of a dog found floating inside a wire cage has led to the opening of an investigation by the Vicksburg Police Department. Monday ... 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.

One-third of Warren County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Warren County reached a milestone Tuesday as the state reported one-third of the county’s residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warrant offers insight into Vicksburg man’s death in Texas

Just hours before he was found dead at the end of a street in Laredo, Texas, Vicksburg resident Justin Heath Allen shared with a witness ... Read more

5 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Force multiplier: ERDC commissions semi-autonomous research vessel

Making its way through the murky waters and swift current of the Mississippi River at the Vicksburg riverfront, the Research Vessel Martin looks like any ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

BancorpSouth, Texas bank merge

Officials with Tupelo-based BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorp in Houston, Texas, have issued a joint announcement that the companies are merging under an agreement involving ... Read more

6 days ago by John Surratt.

Crime reports: Woman charged with shooting into another vehicle Sunday

A Vicksburg woman has been arrested and charged with shooting in an occupied vehicle Sunday. On Sunday, at 2:57 p.m., officers responded to an address ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

City, county support four-lane expansion along Hwy. 27, U.S. 61 North

Transportation Commissioner for the Central District Willie Simmons has asked city and county governments in the western portions of the state, particularly those in the ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Fatal hit-and-run suspect charged, bond set at $150K

The man charged with killing a Florence woman as she walked along U.S. 61 South early Friday in a fatal hit-and-run near the Vicksburg Municipal ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fire department responds to vehicle fire at McDonald’s

Operations at the McDonald’s location on Clay Street were briefly suspended Monday as emergency units responded to a vehicle fire in the restaurant’s parking lot. ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Mississippi River Commission to visit Vicksburg on annual high-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will hold a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Vicksburg’s riverfront. As part ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Fatal hit-and-run suspect appears in Vicksburg Municipal Court

The man charged with killing a Florence woman as she walked along U.S. 61 South early Friday in a fatal hit-and-run near the Vicksburg Municipal ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

District announces additional graduation changes, graduates allowed more tickets

In March, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced plans to host in-person graduation ceremonies, honoring the graduation classes from Vicksburg, Warren Central and River City ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Profile 2021: A deserving award for those who preserve our history

For those associated with the Vicksburg National Military Park — those with the National Park Service, and those with the Friends of the Vicksburg National ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Profile 2021: Mixing the new with the old and very old

There’s a tunnel that runs under Vicksburg to the Mississippi River.    No one knows exactly when it was built, but the best estimates put ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Profile 2021: The tomato sandwich is a Vicksburg classic

From Christmas parties to baby showers to weddings — well really, at just about any type of social gathering — Vicksburg Tomato Sandwiches are served. ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Vicksburg, Warren County COVID-19 numbers fall to levels not seen since May

Not since May has Warren County seen such low numbers of COVID-19 cases. With the report of no new cases Saturday, Warren County has seen ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Authorities identify victim in Friday’s fatal hit-and-run

The Vicksburg Police Department has identified the pedestrian killed Friday in a fatal hit-and-run on U.S. 61 South Friday morning. The victim, Tanya Hackler, 45, ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

City to add new pumpers to its fire truck fleet

Vicksburg is getting two new fire trucks following action by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Friday. The board approved the purchase of two pumpers ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Looking back: Fire led to the addition of home’s accent feature

Hollow block construction became so popular that they were added to existing buildings, either as accents during a renovation or as a veneer to frame ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

In custody: Suspect connected to Friday’s fatal hit-and-run captured

A man wanted in connection to a fatal hit-and-run Friday on U.S. 61 South near the Vicksburg Municipal Airport has been arrested. The Vicksburg Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

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