On 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
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.
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.
The 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.
The 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.
Halloween 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.
The 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
Monday, 06 October 2014 06:24
Local 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.
Accident Damages Traffic Lights at Pemberton and Hwy 61
Thursday, 04 September 2014 15:14
An 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
Friday, 29 August 2014 14:20
Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 14:22
Warrenton Road Work Scheduled
Friday, 29 August 2014 10:20
Road 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
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
Thursday, 21 August 2014 08:17
Dressed 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.
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
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:43
Fall 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
Monday, 28 July 2014 07:02
Starting 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
Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:23
The 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
Monday, 14 July 2014 07:02
Warrenton 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
Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:12
The 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.
Boil Water Notice - Hwy 61 Grange Hall Area - LIFTED
Monday, 07 July 2014 12:47
Due 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
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:14
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.
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
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
Monday, 30 June 2014 13:44
In 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.