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Road Closure - Warrenton Road PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 October 2014 10:59
alertOn Monday, October 27, 2014, Warrenton Rd. just south of Kemp Bottom Rd will be closed from 6:00 am until 4:00 pm for construction work.
Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 11:01
 
Treasurer Fitch visits Mayor to Promote New Program PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 October 2014 10:40

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. 

Flaggs Gets Visit from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch 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.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 11:10
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Christmas Parade of Lights PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 October 2014 14:25
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.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 14:57
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Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Classes Offered PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 October 2014 13:18
Red-Cross-CPR-CertificationThe Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department is now offering American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification and recertification classes to Vicksburg, Warren County, and the surrounding communities. All American Red Cross Health and Safety certifications are valid for two years.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 13:24
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2014 Dates of Halloween Observance Set PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 06:13
pumpkin1Halloween in Vicksburg/Warren County will be observed Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Trick-or-Treating should be one of the great adventures of Halloween for kids! It should be a fun time, without trouble and pain, so following some easy tips can keep your child safe every Halloween.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 06:14
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Board Meeting Date Change PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 14:32
alertThe board meeting scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2014, has been rescheduled to Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 14:42
 
National Night Out Locations PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 06 October 2014 06:24
National Night OutLocal National Night Out locations have beeen set. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, town watch, neighborhood watch, and other anti-crime efforts.

Local Vicksburg Locations:
Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 06:32
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Accident Damages Traffic Lights at Pemberton and Hwy 61 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 September 2014 15:14
alertAn accident at Pemberton Blvd and Hwy 61 South has damaged traffic signals. Traffic will be at a near standstill most of the evening. Please use an alternate route if possible.
Last Updated on Thursday, 04 September 2014 15:17
 
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 14:20
Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 14:22
 
Warrenton Road Work Scheduled PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 10:20
alertRoad construction on Warrenton Road scheduled for 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, from the second entrance of Lady Luck Casino to Kemp Bottom Rd may cause traffic delays.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 10:26
 
City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 06:23
City Offices will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 06:25
 
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
 
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