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Mayor Flaggs, Takes "Ice Bucket" Challenge PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 August 2014 08:17
Ice Bucket ChallengeDressed in his business attire, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs took the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 21, 2014. Just before being soaked with ice water the Mayor challenged local elected officials, schools officials and State officials including Governor Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood to take part in the challenge in support of Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:21
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2014 Red Carpet Bowl Classic PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 August 2014 06:30
Red Carpet BowlCelebrating the 52nd Edition of the Red Carpet Bowl Classic. Friday August 22, 2014, at Vicksburg High School Memorial Stadium.

Game 1: Porters Chapel Eagles -vs- Union Christian at 3:30 p.m.
Game 2: Warren Central Vikings -vs- Terry at 6:30 p.m.
Game 3: Vicksburg Gators -vs- McComb at 8:00 p.m.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:10
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August 8th Board Meeting Rescheduled PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 06:18
The Board meeting scheduled for Friday, August 8 has been rescheduled to Thursday August 7 at 9:00 a.m.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 15:02
 
2014 Fall Baseball Registration PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:43
baseballFall baseball registration will run from August 11, 2014, through September 12, 2014. The fee for Fall baseball is $25.00 per participant. Registration forms can be picked up at Just Duet Sports, Hobies and the Parks and Recreation Offices on Army-Navy Drive starting on August 11, 2014.

Age division are 5 - 6 , 7 - 8 , 9 - 10, 11 - 12 and 13-15 years old. The season will begin on September 27, 2014, and run through October 27, 2014. Teams will play a double header on each Saturday until the end of the season.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:58
 
Road Closure - Washington Street - July 30-31 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 28 July 2014 07:02
alertStarting Wednesday, July 30, Washington Street will be closed from Johnson Street to Lee Street for road repair. There will be detours set up to re-route the traffic down Lee St and Johnson Street.
Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 10:00
 
TV23 Expanded to UVerse Subscribers PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:23
NewTV23logoSmallThe City of Vicksburg is excited to announce that TV23 is now available to all AT&T U-Verse subscribers. The TV23 broadcast is currently available to Vicksburg Video customers and is streamed live at www.vicksburg.org.

To access TV23 on U-Verse, turn to channel 99 on your U-Verse receiver, click OK to start the government access app and then select Vicksburg from the list of available government channels.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:37
 
Road Closure - Warrenton Road - July 21-28 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 July 2014 07:02
alertWarrenton Road will be closed to thru traffic for roadwork beginning Monday, July 21, 2014, through Monday, July 28, 2014. The schedule may be altered some depending on the weather.
Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 07:15
 
New Texting Service Announced PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:12
textingThe City of Vicksburg has recently implemented a new texting service. This service allows City leaders to communicate faster and more effectively with their constituents. The texting service will also be used to send out notices of events, alerts, boil water notices and general information pertaining to City government and Vicksburg. Citizens can opt-in by texting keywords to the new service at 95577. 

Signing up is easy. To opt-in, you simply text one or more of the following keywords to 95577

vicksburg
northward
southward
recreation
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:32
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Boil Water Notice - Hwy 61 Grange Hall Area - LIFTED PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 July 2014 12:47
alertDue to a broken water main in your area, water customers are asked to boil their water until further notice: on the east side of HWY 61 South - from 4326 Hwy 61 South to Grange Hall Road. *** LIFTED ***
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:36
 
2014 Independence Day Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:14
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The City of Vicksburg presents a "Fireworks Extravaganza" featuring Dialogue. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a welcome by Mayor George Flaggs.  The band will begin at 7:15 p.m. and perform until around 9:15 p.m.  The fireworks display will begin at 9:15 p.m. 
Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:44
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Sno-Biz has come to City Pool! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 06:31
Sno-Biz the popular shaved ice confection has opened a stand just outside the east gate at the swimming pool located on the corner of Lee Street and Army Navy Drive. The one-size cups are $1.50 and with over 25 flavors, including several sugar-free varieties, there is sure to be a Sno-Biz for every taste. Add yummy cream for just 25 cents more.

The stand will be open daily from 1 - 7 p.m. including July 4th.
 
City Offices Closed July 4, 2014 for Independence Day PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 June 2014 15:26
City offices will be closed July 4, 2014, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. 
 
Mayor Flaggs on Bond Rating Reinstatement PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 June 2014 13:44
Mayor George FlaggsIn February 2012, Vicksburg's credit rating was withdrawn by Moody's Investors Service due to the city's inability to produce annual financial audits in a timely manner. The city had fallen behind almost three (3) years in annual financial audits. The city now has rectified the problem, and has hired a Certified Public Accountant on staff to ensure that annual audits are completed in a timely manner.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 06:09
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June 25th Board Meeting Date Changed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:09
The board meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2014, has be changed to Friday, June 20, 2014, at 10:00 am.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:00
 
Municipal Court Resumes Regular Schedule PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 12:56
AlertBeginning Monday, June 16, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., Municipal  Court will resume its regular schedule in the Courtroom at the police department.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 12:59
 
Alderman Thompson Presented with Service Award PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 June 2014 06:49
Alderman Willis Thompson receives Service AwardOn Saturday, May 31, 2104, Alderman Willis Thompson received the government and politics award for outstanding community service at the Annual Service Luncheon, sponsored by the Mu Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The members of the local chapter publicly recognized Aldermen Thompson for his consistent and dedicated service to the City of Vicksburg and his constituents of the South Ward. Aldermen Thompson was acknowledge for giving his time, talents, and resources to others.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:58
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Municipal Court For the Week of June 9-13 relocated PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 May 2014 14:28
alertAll Municipal Court cases scheduled for the week of June 9-13, 2014, will be heard in the County Courtroom on the 2nd floor of the Warren County Courthouse at 9:00 a.m. The Warren County Courthouse is located at 1009 Cherry Street.

For any additional information, contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.
Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014 11:07
 
City Government More Transparent With New Legislative Management Tools PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 May 2014 11:38
Granicus TrainingThe City of Vicksburg has partnered with Granicus, Inc., the industry-leading government transparency solutions provider, to make their legislative management process more efficient, transparent, and cost effective. This project is a significant step in the City's budget reduction and open government initiatives.

Vicksburg's new solution will reduce the amount of staff time needed to introduce, manage, and track legislation through the legislative process. Now, tasks such as creating meeting agendas, routing approvals, and generating minute records will require less redundancy, paper, and printing costs.
Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 04:18
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City Court Moved Due to Fire at the Police Department PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 May 2014 06:18
alertDue to fire and smoke damage sustained as a result of a vehicle crash at the Police Department, City Court will be moved to the Warren County Circuit courtroom located in the Warren County Courthouse at 1009 Cherry Street. Court should start at 9:00 a.m. as scheduled.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014 06:55
 
Pool Schedule Update PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 06:01
The Vicksburg City Pool will be closed for "recreation swim" Friday, May 30, 2014 though Sunday, June 1, 2014, for the Vicksburg Swim Association's Stamm Invitational Swim Meet. The pool will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, June 2, 2014.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 06:34
 
MDOT Partners with City of Vicksburg for Urban Youth Corps Program PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 12:15
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Vicksburg recently announced that Vicksburg will provide job opportunities in transportation-related settings to individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 as part of the 2014 Urban Youth Corps Program.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 May 2014 12:16
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Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 May 2014 06:58
MISSISSIPPI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA POPS CONCERT MEMORIAL DAY Friends of Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign is partnering with Four Seasons of the Arts, Vicksburg National Military Park and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra to provide a Pops Concert at no charge on the hallowed grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park to commemorate Memorial Day Weekend.The concert will be Saturday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the park in front of the VNMP Visitor Center. Handicapped parking is available in the VNMP Visitor Center parking lot.
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:18
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Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Weather in Mississippi PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 May 2014 06:44
The Internal Revenue Service announced that the affected victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and floods on April 28, 2014 may qualify for tax relief.
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 06:52
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ISA Tan Tec Announces Plans for First U.S. Tannery in Vicksburg PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 07:12
ISA Tan Tec Press COnferenceGovernor Phil Bryant, local leaders and officials from ISA TanTec announced that the company is locating its first U.S. tannery operations in Vicksburg, Miss. The project, which will be known as Mississippi TanTec Leather, Inc., represents a $10.1 million corporate investment and will create 366 new jobs. 

The company will locate in the former CalsonicKansei factory in the Ceres Research & Industrial Interplex in eastern Warren County.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 09:48
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Boil Water Notice, Berryman Rd Area - Lifted PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 07 May 2014 13:00
warningDue to a water main break, the Vicksburg water department has issued a boil water alert for water customers in the following areas: from Berryman Rd, east on Clay St to Hwy 80 city limits sign and all of Berryman Rd to the City Limits signs including Maxwell Dr. and YMCA Place. Customers are asked to boil their water until further notice. * * * LIFTED * * * 
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 14:22
 
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