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Mayor Flaggs implements 24-hour curfew



24 hour curfew
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Mayor Flaggs has issued the following statement:

“Effective Monday, Feb. 15, at 12 p.m., I am imposing a 24-hour curfew on the streets of Vicksburg pursuant to my emergency powers under § 33-15-17 of the Mississippi Code. 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.”

City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16, due to severe winter weather conditions. A determination regarding City Hall reopening and employees returning to work on Wednesday will be made on Wednesday at 4 a.m., according to Mayor Flaggs.

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

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