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Kansas City Holiday ExpressThe Kansas City Holiday Express Train will be in Downtown Vicksburg on Friday, December 5, 2014, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The train will be open for tours and visits with Santa. This event is free and open to the public.

KCS' Holiday Express is a six-car train that brings Santa Claus and his elves to communities throughout the U.S. network at scheduled stops. These events are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

alertCity offices will be closed Thursday, November, 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Flaggs Gets Visit from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch

In an effort to improve the State's financial literacy, Mississippi State Treasurer Flynn Fitch, visited Vicksburg and Mayor George Flaggs this week to promote her new program. 

According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Mississippi is the least financially capable state in the country. Since taking office in 2012, improving Mississippi's financial literacy has been one of Treasurer Fitch's highest priorities. She is building a TEAM of partners who agree that financial literacy is vital for our workforce and our consumers with a vision of providing financial literacy education statewide.

City offices will be closed Tuesday, November 11, 2014, for Veterans Day.
ChristmasParade2The Vicksburg Main Street Program has announced its 2014 Downtown Vicksburg Christmas Parade of Lights. The parade will take place on Saturday, December 6, 2014, beginning at 5:00 p.m. This year's parade theme is "Christmas on the River". All area Clubs, Churches, Organizations, Schools, Dance/Drill Teams, and Businesses are encouraged to take place in this community parade.

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