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Women’s blouses that are featured on 29: Eleven, Heather Ladner’s online store, hang on a rack in her home in Natchez. (Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

You’ve got sales: Local entrepreneurs find business success online

Starting a business is not easy. Read more

Great River Industries builds largest gas storage tanks of their kind

NATCHEZ — Great River Industries builds big things. But the Natchez-based tank and bulkhead manufacturing facility — which specializes in fabricated steel plate products, including storage ... Read more

Water Works renews its enHance membership

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Thursday accepted three new members and eight renewal memberships into its enHance program for the 2016 ... Read more

Miss-Lou Tours, operated by Jim Bob Allgood, is one of several local businesses that are focusing on expanding the Miss-Lou tourism market. Miss-Lou Tours offers a look at the area’s outdoor and natural resources while allowing visitors to participate in the traditional Natchez tourism market. (Vershal Hogan/The Natchez Democrat)

More than houses: Businesses expanding tours beyond area’s traditional offerings

NATCHEZ — The sound of tourism in Natchez isn’t just the clop of horses hooves, and the sights aren’t just houses anymore. Now, they include the ... Read more

International society honors Natchez’s Smith

NATCHEZ — Sandra Shaw Smith of Natchez, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Stewart Realty, has been honored as a member of the company’s International ... Read more

McGraw hosts hair, fashion expo

NATCHEZ — Salon owner and stylist Stacey McGraw of Design 2000 by Stacey, located in Vidalia, recently hosted the second annual D2K Hair & Fashion ... Read more

Callon Petroleum has its borrowing base reaffirmed

NATCHEZ — Callon Petroleum Company announced Monday that its lending group unanimously approved the reaffirmation of the company’s existing $300 million borrowing base under its ... Read more

Ferriday native begins his service with FEMA Corps

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Reginald McCray of Ferriday recently began an 11-month term of national service in FEMA Corps, an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) ... Read more

Businesses respond to new law: ‘We’re selling’

NATCHEZ — At a time when some nationally are calling for boycotts of Mississippi for the passage of a controversial law that would allow business ... Read more

Dr. Tracey Breithaupt Peltier operates Southern Mobile Animal Care, which — rather than being located in a traditional brick and mortar clinic — is in a large bus with surgical, x-ray and laboratory capabilities, which allows her to go to clients instead of them coming to her. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

This vet rolls over: Peltier brings mobile clinic to the Miss-Lou

NATCHEZ — The dog may always seem to know when he’s headed to the veterinarian’s office, but will he know if the veterinarian is headed ... Read more

Moore approved for for professorship at UMMC

JACKSON — Dr. LaToya R. Moore’s recommendation for promotion to professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) was recently approved by the University ... Read more

Hunt stationed in Ky. as chaplain’s assistant

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Spc. Keldric Hunt has been stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky., where he is on active duty in the U.S. Army as ... Read more

A nurturing touch: Burns brings love of live plants, nature to downtown

NATCHEZ — Everything began with a nun’s plant. John Grady Burns was an elementary student at Cathedral School, and one of the nuns who taught ... Read more

Shop selling handmade candles, scented items opens

.NATCHEZ — Whenever Lou Laird bends over a bubbling pot in her workspace on North Pearl Street, she’s boiling up something black and wicked. But ... Read more

‘Working for the customers’ goal of new pharmacy

VIDALIA — George Book wants your pharmacy experience to feel like home. Book — a Monterey native who has practiced as a pharmacist since 1994 — ... Read more

Delta Bank announces employee promotions

FERRIDAY — R. Edwin Haworth, president and chief executive officer of Delta Bank, recently announced the promotions of several Delta Bank employees. Read more

Whitfield appreciates legislators

WHITFIELD– Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in ... Read more

Smith starts primary care practice at Merit Health Natchez

NATCHEZ — Primary care physician Barbara E. Smith has joined the medical staff of Merit Health Natchez. Read more

The Mill opens with aim of giving men clothing choices

NATCHEZ — Being able to buy a shirt isn’t enough. Buying a shirt you want is part of the experience. Read more

Rogers named director of sales at Hotel Vue

NATCHEZ — Sarah Lindsey Rogers was recently named director of sales for Hotel Vue in Natchez. Read more

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