Former Vicksburg mayor selling house on Facebook

September 24, 2013 in News, Top Stories

VICKSBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield is selling his home on Facebook.

The Vicksburg Post reports that the ad first Friday afternoon on his Facebook page and was forwarded to people who were on his “friends” list. It remained on his Facebook page Tuesday…

Lawyer wants delay in ex-Vicksburg mayor’s trial

July 30, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A lawyer for former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has asked a federal judge to postpone his trial because negotiations are ongoing with prosecutors to resolve the case.

Winfield is charged in U.S. District Court in Jackson with seeking $10,000 in cash in exchange for a city contract. He has pleaded not guilty.

Attorney Terris Harris mentioned the negotiations in a motion to continue the Aug. 5 trial.