Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has scheduled an open forum public hearing to discuss proposed improvements to Interstate 20 between the Louisiana State Line and the US Highway 61 North/State Route 27 Interchange in Warren County.

godirectThe Treasury Department is phasing out paper check payments and requiring federal benefit recipients to get their money electronically. You can choose to get your payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express Debit MasterCard card account. The deadline for signing up is March 1, 2013. Don't delay sign up today.
recycle logoThe City of Vicksburg has expanded the the pilot curbside recycling program test area. The original area included residents living between Cherry Street, Eisenhower Drive, East Avenue and Chambers Street. The new area has been expanded to include Drummond Street beginning with the 2200 block going south and the south end of Cherry Street to Finney Street. The project includes the recycling of paper and plastic. There is no charge to residents participating in the program. Residents in the pilot area are asked to call 601-801-5377 for more information.
Hundreds of citizens and officials gathered at the Vicksburg Waterfront  for the Floodwall Marking Ceremony. The City of Vicksburg, in conjunction with the US Army Corps of Engineers – Vicksburg District, hosted a commemoration ceremony for the 2011 historic Mississippi River flood. The Mississippi River crested in Vicksburg on May 19, 2011, setting a record at 57.1 feet. The official high water mark for the record setting flood of 2011 was displayed. Remarks were given by local, state and federal officials. Mayor Winfield concluded the ceremony with by reading a resolution issued by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

The presentations below were presented by Mayor Winfield at the "2012 State of the City" address at the City Auditorium January 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The documents are in PDF format. The presentation is approximately 1.6mb in size so please be patient while downloading.

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