Hinds CC, school district partner for better services

Hinds Community College in Vicksburg is growing, and we’re just about ready to greet the new academic year that begins Aug. 15. Let’s begin with the changes that will mean new ways to serve our community’s educational needs. First, Hinds’ Vicksburg-Warren Campus has partnered with Vicksburg Warren School District to establish the River City Early…

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How to Give a Vicksburg Welcome

While visiting with restaurant owner, Sally Bullard of Main Street Market who is also a new Chamber member, I was reminded by Sally of the opportunity to promote her business through the Welcome Vicksburg Baskets that the Chamber members support and that Chamber Ambassadors deliver to people who move to Vicksburg and Warren County.  She…

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ERDC Team Members Support Job Shadowing for VWSD Students

ERDC engineers, scientists and personnel recently served as job-shadowing mentors for 10th and 11th grade female students from the Vicksburg-Warren School District’s Career Technology students interested in engineering and non-technical fields such as welding and machinery. During the event, students were given a brief overview of ERDC as well as introduced to other female mentors…

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Making Vicksburg Footprints

What footprints will you leave in Vicksburg and Warren County? Just recently, as I was looking through old family keepsakes, I came across a special newspaper supplement from the Vicksburg Evening Post dated July 1, 1963.  I saw this ad  for Frank’s Boot Shop stating Phil Gilbert’s Shoe Parlor on Washington Street was the first …

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United Way of West Central Mississippi: All About Community

It’s all about community! The United Way of West Central Mississippi is an effective community organization that brings positive change to our community. We couldn’t advance the common good without community support. This past week we held our ‘Annual Awards Luncheon’, and with over 180 people in attendance we are truly thankful to have a…

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Project-Based Learning Works at Vicksburg Catholic School

St. Al Students Learn to Program and Build Websites with Project-Based and Service Learning The dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world challenges, more recently known as “project-based learning,” is nothing new to Vicksburg Catholic School‘s St. Aloysius High School. For years the school’s service-minded students have gained knowledge and skills through helping…