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Garden clubs announce 2016 pilgrimage queens, kings

Special to The Democrat NATCHEZ — The Natchez and Pilgrimage garden clubs recently announced their royalty for the Spring Pilgrimage 2016 season. Each pair will ... Read more

Natchez walks inspire book about spiritual mindfulness

What started for one man as a daily effort to get in a little cardio exercise on the streets of Natchez ended in spiritual revelation. Read more

In the principal’s office: Sanguinetti takes role of Santa

Pat Sanguinetti wears many hats. Most of the time, that hat is chief administrator of Cathedral School. But on Christmas Eve, Sanguinetti will be donning ... Read more

Williams and Acker reign over upcoming festivities

Nubian Social Aid & Pleasure Club will celebrate the Mardi Gras Season with its fifth annual Tableau Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, Jan. 2 at the ... Read more

Natchez painter records Elms Court experience

Natchez painter Sharon Richardson never tires of exploring the light and landscape of Elms Court. Since 2011, Richardson has walked the ever-changing splendor of the ... Read more

Choctaw hosts Humane Society Christmas party

Maybe it’s for love of animals, and maybe it’s just a desire to take a peek inside a historic home that is open to the ... Read more

Local houses spread Christmas cheer for library fundraiser

Many consider the Armstrong Library a staple in the community, and every year during the holidays, a handful of local homeowners open their doors to ... Read more

Holiday events to meet everyone’s tastes fill the Miss-Lou calendar

Christmas might not be for another month, but the sound of sleigh bells can already be heard in Natchez. Here’s a look at some of ... Read more

Mardi Gras krewe announces 2016 royalty

NATCHEZ — The Krewe of Phoenix recently announced its royalty for the 2016 Mardi Gras season. The krewe will celebrate with its invitation-only king and ... Read more

Holy Family celebrates 125 years of history and heritage

By Megan Fink/The Natchez Democrat For 125 years Holy Family Catholic Church has been a beacon in the black community, and as parishioners gather Sunday ... Read more

Local discovers place where time doesn’t change for residents

Editor’s note: Tim Givens, a graphic designer and photographer for The Natchez Democrat and 2004 Trinity Episcopal Day School graduate, visited Cuba in July 2015. ... Read more

Natchez Ballet Academy to present holiday production

When Hannah Broom steps on stage to preside over the Kingdom of Sweets, she’ll be fulfilling a dance dream. Broom, 16, is the Sugar Plum ... Read more

Granddaughter of nightclub owner tells story of tragedy in dance, music

By Megan Fink/The Natchez Democrat Everyone has roots. Everyone has a place that feels like home, a place filled with personal history and the history ... Read more

Couple still counts blessings one year after fire

Some black soot still stains the hardwood floors on the third story of Darby’s on Main Street. It was only a year ago Saturday that ... Read more

Ballet Magnificat! presents performance for Guardian Shelter

Sometimes a leap of faith can turn into a pirouette of success. Such was the case when Ballet Magnificat! — America’s premier Christian Ballet Company ... Read more

Spice up Halloween with chili cook-off

Candy isn’t the only treat for food-lovers this Halloween, as Saturday marks the Annual Natchez Rotary Chili Cook-Off. Read more

Annual Antiques Forum to feature behind-the-scenes tour of craftsmen

Hidden throughout Natchez are clues that point to the city’s past. These clues take the form of a meticulous carving engraved in an antique armchair ... Read more

Civil War, Civil Rights: Black and Blue to pay tribute

The first great struggle for black Americans was to see the end of slavery. The second great struggle was to regain in the 1960s and ... Read more

Adult coloring books offer therapy for locals

Callie Godfrey doesn’t have to think outside the lines to de-stress. In fact, she prefers to stay inside the lines. Godfrey is an advocate of ... Read more

Are unexplained events signs of murdered woman’s presence?

Room No. 1 in the Mark Twain Guest House at Natchez-Under-the-Hill is a pretty room, with large windows and a four-poster bed. It is also, ... Read more

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