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Powell finishes basic training in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Pvt. Ledger Powell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Read more

Mayfield honored as Lawman of Year

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield was recently presented with the regional Lawman of the Year award by the Kiwanis. Read more

Natchez businessman purchases two Georgia newspapers

NATCHEZ — A Natchez businessman recently purchased two Georgia newspapers. Read more

Natchez tricentennial marketing partner hired

NATCHEZ – The Visit Natchez Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) has retained Lou Hammond & Associates (LH&A) to partner in its regional, national and international ... Read more

Burget elected to board of prosecutor’s association

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana District Attorney’s Association announced last week that Seventh Judicial District District Attorney Brad Burget was elected as a ... Read more

Southern Carriage Tours rated ‘excellent’ by website

NATCHEZ — Southern Carriage Tours, a Natchez business that provides horse-drawn carriage rides through Natchez’s historic district, has received a 2015 Certificate of Excellence from ... Read more

ACSO hosts task force from attorney general’s office

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office recently hosted The Mississippi Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force and partner organizations to offer training ... Read more

Tasting the Best expands menu, offering delivery

NATCHEZ — Tasting the Best is launching an expanded menu and will soon start delivery services. Read more

Martin joins Merit Health Natchez as surgeon

NATCHEZ — General Surgeon Christopher Martin has joined the medical staff of Merit Health Natchez. Read more

Collard plans to launch Rice ‘n’ Roux later this year

By HENRY CARPENTER The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — A Natchez pastor is trying his hand at the restaurant business. John Collard, who is pastor at ... Read more

Local Compassus program joins veterans partnership

McCOMB – The Compassus program serving Brookhaven, Columbia, McComb and Natchez has achieved level one partnership with We Honor Veterans, a program of the National ... Read more

Natchez teacher Smith attends MDOT training

PEARL — Natchez Freshman Academy teacher Eddie Smith recently attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds ... Read more

Entergy gives Alcorn State grant for science outreach

LORMAN— Entergy Mississippi has given the Saturday Science Academy (SSA) at Alcorn State University received a $5,000 grant. Read more

Hudson honored for youth court work

JACKSON —Mississippi Jurist in Residence John N. Hudson, of Natchez, was one of the recipients of 2015‚ Chief Justice Award for his work improving the ... Read more

The Castle honored for wine selection

NATCHEZ — The Castle Restaurant and Pub has been given the award of excellence by Wine Spectator magazine for its selection of wines. Read more

McDaniel places in contest with Natchez photographs

NATCHEZ — Natchez photographer Anne McDaniel recently attended the convention of the Professional Photographers of Mississippi and Alabama in Birmingham, Ala. Read more

Pender completes basic training, stationed abroad

VILSECK, GERMANY — Jacob H. Pender graduated basic training from the U.S. Army Alhpa Company 2-58 Infantry Battalin at Fort Benning, Ga., in May. Read more

White graduates basic training in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — Air Force Airman Alexia R. White graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Read more

Dearing announces bid for state senate seat

Bob M. Dearing announces that he has qualified and is seeking election to the Mississippi State Senate, District 37, in the Aug. 4 Primary Election. ... Read more

Etta Batteaste Taplin seeks District 37 Senate seat

Etta Batteaste Taplin has qualified as a candidate to run for the District 37 Senate seat. Read more

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