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City offices will be closed Monday, April 28, 2014, in observance of Confederate Memorial Day.
The Vicksburg Police Department has announced May 3, 2014, as the test date for the entry level police officer position. There will be an agility test and written exam. Applicants must pass the agility test to qualify to take the written exam. 

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The scholarship competition is open to any high school senior in Mississippi who plans to att end an accredited community college, college or university in Mississippi.

The $2,000 MML General Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company. It is open to children or grandchildren of employees and elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the Mississippi Municipal League and is co-sponsored by Phelps Dunbar.

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Washington DC 2014Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. joined more than 60 other Mississippi River Mayors who have united to form the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, a coalition that represents all 10 states bordering the river. In their policy platform, the mayors outlined the need to address everything from river navigation to environmental issues, the creation of a National Drought Council to funding the existing Pre-Disaster Mitigation program. The group wants federal resources to focus on improving the locks and dams, improving water quality and fighting the aquatic invasive species that threaten the river.

warningThe Vicksburg Water department has announced that they will be closing Cherry Street from South Street to Belmont Street for through traffic on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Because of water line construction, the street will remain closed for most of the day.

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