Saturday, December 16, 2017

downtown Vicksburg was named #1 in the top 10 main streets of Mississippi in the "2016 Great American Main Street Awards".

Quoted from onlyinyourstate.com:

"Last year, the city of Vicksburg entered the “2016 Great American Main Street Awards” contest and placed in the top 10 – a huge honor, especially since most first time entrants do not place at all.

Billy Gordon RetirementAfter 32 years of selfless, dedicated service to the City of Vicksburg, Information Technology Director Billy Gordon retired on January 29, 2016.

In a surprise ceremony held in the City of Vicksburg Board Room, Billy was honored for his decades –long tenure with the town’s local government. Hearty laughs were shared and tears flowed freely as many in the packed to capacity Board Room paid tribute to their longtime co-worker, mentor, and friend on his last official day of work.

mayor with flag 125x143Vicksburg, MS - City of Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. will hold an open microphone question and answer session on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 5:30pm in the City Hall Annex Board Room. The event is open to the public, and citizens are invited to come out, ask questions, and express any concerns they may have regarding the City of Vicksburg.

mardigrasDowntown Vicksburg's 15th Annual Mardi Gras Parade will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Vicksburg. Come join in the celebration as area clubs, churches, organizations, schools, and businesses take part in this community parade.

MSWIN LOGOThe City of Vicksburg and Warren County have signed agreements to join the Mississippi Wireless Information Network or MSWIN. MSWIN is a statewide radio system for First Responders and other government operations.

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