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Vicksburg man arrested for loading pistol at Boston Logan Airport

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A Vicksburg man is facing several charges after loading ammunition in his gun while curbside at an airport in Boston, Massachusetts. According to Massachusetts State Police Lieutenant Paul Sullivan, 22-year-old Zachary Carden was arrested on Thursday, June 30 for taking his pistol out of a previously checked luggage bag and loading […]
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Two-vehicle crash on Halls Ferry near I-20

Two vehicles crashed on Halls Ferry Road near its intersection with North Frontage Road Friday evening. At around 9 p.m., two vehicles traveling northbound on Halls Ferry Road made contact when a dark-colored Mustang reportedly merged into the right lane without enough room. The Mustang came to a stop in the grass in front of the Burger King and a white Chevy sedan spun out and hit a city pole.
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Nailor honored as state’s AD of the Year

Preston Nailor’s name went on the plaque. The honor, he insists, belongs to everyone else. Nailor, the Vicksburg Warren School District athletics director, was honored earlier this year as the 2021 Class 4A/5A/6A Mississippi Athletic Administrators Athletic Director of the Year. The award honors an athletic administrator across a...
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Two Vicksburg residents given bond during initial court appearance

Two Vicksburg residents appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Thursday and were given bond. At 4:12 p.m. on Tuesday, Vicksburg resident Carl Williams, 68, was stopped on Mission 66 near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Williams was found in possession of .56 grams of cocaine. Vicksburg...
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July 4, 1864: Black and white Vicksburg took holiday to Davis Bend

The Fourth of July celebration of 1864 at Davis Bend, located in Warren County roughly 20 miles southwest of Vicksburg, was the first Independence Day celebration that the Black soldiers and the newly liberated Freedmen in that area had ever experienced as free men and women. Vicksburg – the prized...
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Friends of VNMP dedicating Lamar McMillin Civil War Library July 7

About three weeks after it was delayed due to illness, the Friends of Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign will dedicate the Lamar McMillin Civil War Library on Thursday, July 7, at a 5 p.m. ceremony at the Friends office, 2414 Grove St., formerly the Anshe Chesed Temple. A longtime...
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The Fight to Save Margaret’s Grocery

For years, a colorful pink and yellow art installation in front of a home served as a popular roadside attraction on “Blues Highway” 61 outside of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The brightly painted former grocery store beckoned travelers from all over the globe who were captivated by the famed double-headed eagle and chimney-like stacks atop the structure. But over the past decade, the site has fallen into disrepair, and now a major restoration project is underway to save it.
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Man injured after shot fired into Vicksburg home

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – Vicksburg police are investigating after a man was injured when shots were fired into a home. The incident happened early Wednesday morning at a home in the 100 block of Meadowbrook Drive. Officers said someone fired one shot into the home, striking the victim in his right leg. The victim was […]
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Edward Jones announces addition of Paige Pratt as financial advisor

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Wayne Pratt announced that a second financial advisor, Paige Pratt, has joined his office in Vicksburg. “Edward Jones prides itself on providing the best services possible to those investors who choose to do business with us,” Wayne said. “Paige will help provide the high level of service investors in Vicksburg have come to expect from us as well as extend our services to new investors.”
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