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Chicken company plans $20M in upgrades to Vicksburg plant
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A chicken company plans $20 million in upgrades to a central Mississippi plant.The Vicksburg Post reports that Tyson Foods discussed its plans for its Bovina plant recently with Warren County supervisors.The county is considering tax abatements worth $2.2 million for work alr
Chief Moore addresses citizens - The Vicksburg Post
To the citizens of this community, I am Chief Milton Moore. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Vicksburg.At times, the daily responsibilities and encumbrances can be quite challenging. In the beginning, I was very hesitant because I knew the u
Four arrested for burglaries of guns from cars
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WC's Thompson leaped over the competition - The Vicksburg Post
Raven Thompson had the best girls’ high jump mark in the Mississippi High School Activities Association this season. She has the gold medal recognizing her as the Class 6A champion, and a scholarship from Mississippi State that shows her future potential.What she doesn’t have, at least in her own mi
Suspects in Hazlehurst nightclub shooting surrender to police
Johnathan Miller, 26, was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound around 3:25 a.m. Sunday, according to Copiah County Deputy Coroner Rick Akin.
WCHS graduates 289 students - The Vicksburg Post
This week’s inclement weather may have caused some difficulties in the graduation ceremonies at Warren Central and Vicksburg, with graduation being split into two ceremonies for both schools, but when the Viking seniors got to walk across the stage at the Vicksburg Convention Center to collect their
Seniors at Two Vicksburg High Schools Upset About Graduation Split
JACKSON MS WJTV - Graduation was suppose to be a time of happiness. But students at Vicksburg High and Warren Central High said they were saddened by new measures taken by the Vicksburg Superintendent.Rogers Wesley a senior at Warren Central High said "They have it split up. I grew up with my class.
Plenty of summer camps available for the kids - The Vicksburg Post
With school out for summer, parents may be wondering what to do with their kids and kids may be wondering what there is to do.Have no fear, summer camps are here.
Dollar General store cigarette bandit
JACKSON, Miss. —The Jackson Police Department is investigating a Dollar General store break-in.It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday at the store located on Fortification Street.AdvertisementAccording to police, two people pulled back the metal gate and broke the front glass door.Officers said they got
Margaritaville hosting job fair in Vicksburg
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - Know how to fix a margarita? Then Margaritaville in Vicksburg's got a job for you.
Family and friends remember victim killed in Hazlehurst mass shooting
HAZLEHURST, Miss. (WJTV) - While Hazlehurst Police and the US Marshall's Office continue to search for two suspects in a fatal mass shooting, the family of victim, Jonathon Miller is remembering him.
Margaritaville looking to fill one hundred seventy jobs
Taylor Stork- Margaritaville Vicksburg Hote, said, "Its was kind of over our expectations. We filled up that room within probably 10 minutes and there was a little over 400 seats in there."
Unveiling of strategic plan set for June 4 - The Vicksburg Post
Months of hard work will come to a culmination June 4 when the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce presents its strategic plan for economic development in Warren County.The plan is the result of a study performed by Vision First Advisors at the request of the chamber, city of Vicksburg, the
Levi Wyatt ready to take command under center for Vicksburg
PELAHATCHIE — For most of the past decade, Vicksburg High has had a veteran starter at quarterback. Three of the last four players to lead the team in passing were three-year starters when their high school careers were finished.It’s a trend Levi Wyatt seems ready to continue.The sophomore-to-be com
Vicksburg’s beautiful azaleas on display - The Vicksburg Post
According to local master gardener Miriam Jabour, there are 15 species of azaleas native to the southeastern United States. They are relatively easy to grow if given the right conditions, come in a wide range of colors and require very little maintenance when planted correctly.
Family of inmate: 'He got arrested and died. It's been 2 weeks and that's all we know.'
"It's because of my brother that I love the dogs — Conflict, Oreo and Ears," she said, listing their names, and adding later that sadly, Ears had died. "Those were his babies, basically. He loved his dogs."
Byram man pleads guilty to murder, awaits sentencing
JACKSON, Miss. —A Byram man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to a murder charge.Deion Hicks, 23, will be sentenced June 26. He pleaded guilty last week to second-degree murder in the 2015 shooting death of Christopher Silas, 18, authorities said.Advertisement
Vicksburg man shot in chest
VICKSBURG, Miss. —The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 53-year-old man.The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Bowmar Avenue. Police said that's where they found Steven Dale Lahatte lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.Adverti
Man shoots at car at Clay Street restaurant
Vicksburg man has been charged with discharging a firearm inside the city limits after he shot at a car as it drove off from the Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2915 Clay St., Monday.Police arrested William Delane Walker, 25, 3419 Second St. shortly after the incident, which occurred about 10:26 a.m. Monday
Jackson woman sentenced in murder-for-hire scheme
U.S. Attorney Michael Hurst said White was to be the sole beneficiary of her half-brother's $50,000 policy. Hurst said she offered $10,000 to a supposed hit man who was an undercover agent.