Natchez literary conference enters new era

Natchez literary conference enters new era

NATCHEZ — Supporters of the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration said the event’s incoming chairman has some pretty big shoes to fill. Read more | Add your comment

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Natchez sees spike in property development interest

NATCHEZ — More housing developers are investing in property in and around Natchez, City Building Inspector Jody Rutter said Friday. Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Native son honored with Wright award  | Add your comment
  2. Healthy lifestyles learned at church retreat program  | Add your comment
  3. Twins look to raise funds for transplant  | Add your comment

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Aldermen reject bids for downtown depot renovations

NATCHEZ — Plans for the renovation of the downtown railroad depot are at a standstill. Read more | Add your comment

Moroney, Dearing run for Senate seat

NATCHEZ — The race for Mississippi Senate District 37 will see a rematch of the 2011 race that unseated a long-time legislator, but will also ... Read more | Add your comment

Carter re-elected without opposition

NATCHEZ — Despite a flurry of last-minute qualifications for some races, six Adams County officials enjoyed a quiet re-election by default with the close of ... Read more | Add your comment

City revenue projections questioned

NATCHEZ — ‘Shoot for the stars’ might not be the best mantra for the Natchez Board of Aldermen. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Amendment for school funding discussed at forum  | Add your comment
  2. Jonesville Pentecostals honor pastor  | Add your comment
  3. Police arrest man for copper theft  | Add your comment
  4. Man awakes to find burglar in his bedroom, grabs a gun and calls police  | Add your comment
  5. Ferriday projects in works including multi-million dollar municipal building  | Add your comment
  6. Teenager charged with attempted sex crime  | Add your comment
  7. Everyday Hero: Area couple shares baking love with community  | Add your comment
  8. Photo feature: Fun with science  | Add your comment
  9. Gospel singer shares message with New Hope attendees  | Add your comment
  10. Riverboat traffic increasing, new boats slated will make stops in Miss-Lou  | Add your comment
  11. Mother seeking justice for dog biting incident  | Add your comment
  12. Photo Feature: Trinity students prepare for cheerleader tryouts  | Add your comment
  13. Photo Feature: Rain, rain going away  | Add your comment
  14. MDOT planning millions in projects  | Add your comment
  15. Weekend Ticket: NLCC, other events headline weekend plans  | Add your comment
  16. Freezing rain possible in area this morning  | Add your comment

AP Headlines

Natchez woman, group organizing event

NATCHEZ — A Natchez woman is asking Miss-Lou residents to help her and others recognize members of the community on Valentine’s Day who have lost ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Madison mayor qualifies to run for State Auditor  | Add your comment
  2. Natchez RadioShack facing possible closure  | Add your comment
  3. Man loses appeal of bank robbery conviction  | Add your comment
  4. Butler running for Pike chancery clerk  | Add your comment

Sports

Trinity falls in doubleheader action, loses 22-2 in opener

Trinity falls in doubleheader action, loses 22-2 in opener

NATCHEZ — A near hour-long 10-run inning for Amite School Center highlighted a 22-2 win against Trinity Episcopal Day School in the Saints’ season opener ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Slow start dooms NHS on road; Cathedral falls to Salem  | Add your comment
  2. Prep Roundup: Lady Vikings pickup win; NHS produces offensively  | Add your comment
  3. Watkins not to blame for FHS upset loss  | Add your comment
  4. Ferriday Trojans upset by Northeast, 61-57 in first round  | Add your comment
  5. Lady Bulldogs fight off Wayne County to advance  | Add your comment
  6. Jefferson County girls advance to ‘Big House’  | Add your comment

Style

Azalea blooms transform local landscape each year

Azalea blooms transform local landscape each year

Like the Southerners who grow them, azaleas are strong, warm-weather tolerant and full of character. Read more | Add your comment

Business

New owners take charge at Natchez Sears

New owners take charge at Natchez Sears

NATCHEZ — Randy Dauzat’s work experience these days is definitely at a different speed than it has been. “I’ve gone from dog handling, narcotics and explosives ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Metcalfe’s recognition is well deserved

Today, The Natchez Democrat named life-long resident Albert Metcalfe as the newspaper’s 2015 Citizen of the Year. Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Depot plans need ‘Spock’ sensibilities

Natchez could use a good Vulcan about now, since all of the humans continue to mess ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Blues origin lost in Tableaux revision

This is in response to an article written about revision of The Historic Natchez Tableaux. I have trouble objectifying the mention of the Europeans getting ... Read more | Add your comment

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Garden club is springing into history

Hopefully, everyone is starting to thaw out a little bit and is looking forward to a fun-filled Spring in Natchez. As always, the members of ... Read more | Add your comment