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Saturday Jul 19 | Vicksburg Post

Fleeing suspect caught, deputy hurt

A Warren County teen accused of intentionally ramming his vehicle into a Warren County patrol car and injuring a deputy was held without bail Saturday.

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Saturday Jul 19 | Vicksburg Post

Scant growth keeps school tax hike likely

The math on another property tax increase was in plain sight of Warren County supervisors ever since public school officials signed off in June on a 4 percent hike in their millage rate.

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Related Topix: Culkin, MS, Vicksburg, MS

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Escapee caught in county

An inmate who escaped from a work detail earlier this week in Lamar County was captured Friday afternoon following a two-hour standoff with Warren County deputies.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg Post

Recreation talk hot topic at Q & A with mayor and aldermen

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. called for more transparency with city finances and criticized the Warren County Board of Supervisors for its failure to cooperate with the city on recreation in a discussion about city government Thursday afternoon at the Vicksburg Senior Center.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg Post

Vega retrial set for March

A Warren County teen accused of murder in the shooting death of her stepmother will go back to trial in March.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Body identified in Sunday night fatal fire

The body of a man found in a burned home on Old Mount Alban Road has been positively identified as a Warren County car dealer.

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Related Topix: Fire, Auto Dealers, Mississippi State, MS, Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg Post

Subcontractor law a little-known coup for state, Hopson says

A new law on the books in Mississippi that protects subcontractors outshined higher-profile issues like education and health care in terms of importance to the state's economy, state Sen. Briggs Hopson III said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Old Post Files for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Mrs. Earl Jaquith and children return to Natchez after visiting here. a Mr. and Mrs. William Shields announce the birth of a son, William, on June 28. Vicksburg's Melody Reed is a swimsuit winner in the Miss Mississippi Pageant.

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Related Topix: Natchez, MS, Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg Post

Tour home group heads for tax fight with county

Vicksburg tour home operators geared up Tuesday for what might become a heated battle over property taxes with Vicksburg and Warren County.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Louisville, MS, Brandon, MS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Fire ruled an accident; no ID on body

A body discovered in a burned out home Sunday night has not been identified, though the blaze appears to be accidental.

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Related Topix: Fire, Vicksburg, MS, Claiborne County, MS

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Body found inside burned out home

A fire destroyed a home in Warren County Sunday night and a body was recovered from the wreckage.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Culkin, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Body found in burning house east of Vicksburg

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said deputies were on patrol Sunday night when they noticed thick smoke several miles away.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Fire

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Week in Vicksburg

Warm temperatures remained in the upper 80s and low to mid-90s over the area. Rains Wednesday and Thursday briefly cooled the daytime temps before they warmed up again by Friday.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Natural Disasters, Flood

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Tallulah doctor seeks to delay prescription fraud trial

A Tallulah physician whose home in Vicksburg was raided by narcotics agents in 2011 will attempt Monday to have his trial delayed after retaining a new defense attorney.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Drugs

Vicksburg Post

Concealed carry classes growing in county

Warren County's latest enhanced concealed carry handgun class if filling up quickly, and demand for firearms classes is so high that the county has more than half a dozen certified instructors.

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Related Topix: Guns, Vicksburg, MS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Nearly $10,000 owed to crime victims, DA's report says

Victims of crime are feeling the sting of an otherwise trouble-free transition in the Warren County Circuit Clerk's Office, according to a recent update on fines paid in circuit court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Vicksburg Post

County: No action on leather tannery before deal closes

Warren County supervisors still expect to shepherd a lease-purchase agreement this month on the former Calsonic building to keep ISA TanTec Inc. on schedule to open a plant here in January, but have vowed to keep all other requests related to the industry at bay until a purchase price on the building is clearer.

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Related Topix: January, Lauderdale, MS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Flat rates to be set for Cedars Estates

The City of Vicksburg will bill the Vicksburg Housing Authority for sewer and garbage collection at its Cedars Estates property under an agreement between VHA and the city.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Change in law could send more inmates out of county

A change in state law that went into effect Tuesday could cause local inmates convicted of theft to be shipped out of county to serve misdemeanor sentences.

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Related Topix: Prison, Vicksburg, MS

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Felon with firearm held

Christopher Halford, 31, 2236 Mount Alban Road, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday after a traffic stop by patrolman Benjamin Patrick at Wisconsin Avenue and Enchanted Hills, Vicksburg police Capt.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

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