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Home Bank makes additions to leadership

LAFAYETTE — Home Bank announced last week the addition of three new members of its leadership team. Read more

Oxford HealthCare gives back to community

NATCHEZ — Members of Oxford HealthCare recently took colorful hampers filled with household necessities to deserving members of the local community. Read more

Carpenter Newsmedia purchases four Ky. newspapers

NATCHEZ — Bluegrass Newsmedia, LLC, a new Kentucky entity owned by Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC, (CNL) of Natchez, has completed its purchase of The Advocate-Messenger in ... Read more

New wedding boutique emphasizes experience, attention to bride

NATCHEZ — At Magnolia Mariée, it’s not about the dress. Well, it is about the dress, but it’s just as much about the experience of finding ... Read more

Baker, Search and Rescue receive Sheriff’s Star Award

NATCHEZ — Sheriff Chuck Mayfield presented Everard Baker and the Adams County Search and Rescue with a Sheriff’s Star Award Dec. 30. Read more

Mayfield promotes deputy Conn to rank of sergeant

NATCHEZ — Sheriff Chuck Mayfield promoted court security officer, Gary Conn to the rank of sergeant Dec. 30. Read more

Industrial recruiters discuss hopes for coming year

NATCHEZ — When tanking oil prices slumped below $40 a barrel during the summer of 2015, economic development recruiting became a whole lot harder. “The middle ... Read more

See the possibilities: Tour aims to spark downtown imagination

NATCHEZ — Don’t close your eyes to use your imagination. Open them wide and look around, imagining what can be in the streets right in ... Read more

Benchmark publication recognizes Cupples as ‘star’

JACKSON —Natchez native Margaret Oertling Cupples was recently recognized as a star litigator in the 2016 edition of “Benchmark Litigation.” Read more

McDonald acquires full ownership of Double Play

VIDALIA — Double Play Academy owner Shaun McDonald has recently purchased full ownership of the Vidalia-based sports instruction business. Read more

Simple foods: Store offers Natchez a taste of Amish life

NATCHEZ — Food today isn’t what it used to be. Sometimes it’s a lot more, and not necessarily in a good way — extra sugars, hydrogenated ... Read more

Lewis earns Six Sigma Black Belt certification

VICKSBURG — Management analyst Terri Lewis of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg has received notification that she has become ... Read more

Alcorn department receives initial 7-year accreditation

LORMAN — Alcorn State University’s School of Education and Psychology has received initial accreditation for seven years from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator ... Read more

Locals in energy industry reeling from low oil prices

NATCHEZ — Being able to fill up the gas tank for $30 may feel pretty good at the pump, but for many in the Miss-Lou, ... Read more

Under not over: Businesses say Under-the-Hill still thriving

NATCHEZ — Post-casino, life at Natchez Under-the-Hill goes on. Read more

Veterans honored with two programs at prison

WOODVILLE – Wilkinson County Correctional Facility (WCCF) recently had two Veterans Day programs to honor its staff and offenders who served in the military. The ... Read more

Brooks-Ware receives mental health practitioner certification

NATCHEZ — Ursula S. Brooks-Ware has successfully passed a national certification exam from American Nurses Credentialing Center for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Read more

Fink joins The Natchez Democrat as reporter

NATCHEZ — Megan Ashley Fink has joined the The Natchez Democrat as a reporter. Her primary responsibilities include reporting about Natchez city government. Read more

Shop home for the holidays: Retailers say shopping local keeps community vibrant

NATCHEZ — Local businesses say looking out of town — or online — during the holiday shopping season doesn’t make sense if shoppers want to ... Read more

Merit Health Natchez gets three-year CARF accreditation

NATCHEZ — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International recently announced Merit Health Natchez has been accredited for a period of three ... Read more

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