Vicksburg mayor extends curfew due to winter weather

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – On Tuesday, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced he extended the city’s current curfew to Wednesday, February 17, at 12:00 p.m. The mayor initially issued the curfew on Monday due to the severe winter weather.

“Exceptions to this curfew include all emergency vehicles, persons traveling to or from work, or persons seeking emergency medical attention. The safety of our citizens remains my top priority throughout this severe winter weather event. Our first responders must be able to travel our streets as needed — implementing this curfew will assist in their efforts. Please stay home and stay safe,” said Flaggs.

Vicksburg City Hall will remain closed through Wednesday, Feb. 17, due to severe winter weather conditions. A determination regarding City Hall reopening and employees returning to work on Thursday will be made on Thursday at 4 a.m.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting tentatively scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. is now tentatively scheduled for Friday at 12 p.m.

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