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Indictment: Man shot, stole car from sister’s boyfriend

  NATCHEZ — An Adams County man was indicted this week after allegedly shooting at his sister’s boyfriend and stealing the man’s car in late ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Thursday, June 14, 2018 1:01 am

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Project Blue almost ready to begin?

  VIDALIA — After more than a year of negotiations, the economic development initiative Project Blue could be cleared to start work in Vidalia by ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Thursday, June 14, 2018 1:01 am

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Woman robbed in driveway

FERRIDAY — The gun was pointed at Helen Brown’s face. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:01 am

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Ferriday man dies in vehicle

FERRIDAY — A Ferriday man died Monday evening of a suspected heart attack while driving on U.S. 84. Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy David ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10:12 am

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County to award new waste contract

NATCHEZ — A week ahead of opening bids for a new county trash collection contract, potential waste haulers asked supervisors Monday about their goals for ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 12:20 am

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New businesses to follow Syrah?

NATCHEZ — The opening of a new industrial facility in Vidalia could draw other businesses to the region, company officials said Monday. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 12:19 am

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Casino’s civil lawsuit against Natchez seeks to keep city from releasing revenue information

NATCHEZ — Magnolia Bluffs Casino last week filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Natchez. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 12:17 am

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The Dart: Dog provides lifetime of friendship to family

Ishmoo had just gotten her first haircut of the summer when The Dart landed on Concordia Avenue in Vidalia. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Monday, June 11, 2018 12:34 am

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Sunday focus: Law enforcement discusses community violence, murder rate

At 2018’s halfway mark, the number of homicides in the city and county has almost reached year-end totals from previous years. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Saturday, June 9, 2018 11:07 pm

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Tax sale looms: Still time to pay up before Aug. 29

NATCHEZ — The deadline to pay delinquent property taxes is coming up fast, and residents could risk losing their property if they miss it. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Saturday, June 9, 2018 12:01 am

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Court officials weigh gun ruling

NATCHEZ — Little will change in Adams County, officials say, after the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday that people with enhanced concealed-carry licenses are allowed ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Saturday, June 9, 2018 12:01 am

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Local lawyers offer services for free at legal clinic

After her daughter died, Margaret Matthews was concerned about one thing: her two granddaughters. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Friday, June 8, 2018 12:01 am

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Glimmer of hope: Bridge lights could return in future

Lights could return to the Mississippi River Bridge, officials say, but no time soon. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Friday, June 8, 2018 12:01 am

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Deputies: Woman threatened officers with samurai sword

VIDALIA — Deputies responding to a reported stabbing Sunday met an agitated Jonesville woman brandishing a samurai sword in her front yard. Concordia Parish Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:01 am

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Poppy Project seeks funding

NATCHEZ — After seven years of making Natchez a little more beautiful, Greg Brooking said he wants to expand his poppy garden even more.  Read more

by Clara Turnage, Monday, June 4, 2018 12:01 am

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Leaders in dark about loss of lights

NATCHEZ — No authorities on either side of the Mississippi River Bridge were told that the $3 million lighting system would not be replaced until ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:01 am

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Adams County Sheriff’s Office offers summer camp

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will host a summer camp for youth in the Miss-Lou this month and in July. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:01 am

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Eight-minute power outage across Vidalia

VIDALIA — Vidalia power shut off townwide for approximately eight minutes Saturday afternoon. Vidalia Electric Department water plant operator Johnnie Minor said Entergy was working ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Saturday, June 2, 2018 3:07 pm

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Parish corrections officer arrested on sexual misconduct, malfeasance charges

Deputies arrested a correctional officer and former assistant Vidalia police chief Thursday on charges of sexual misconduct and malfeasance in office for alleged improper sexual ... Read more

by Clara Turnage, Friday, June 1, 2018 11:23 pm

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Washington Heights gets more than $400,000 for sewage system repair

After more than three years of fighting for funding, residents of the Washington Heights subdivision may soon see improvement in their failing septic system. Read more

by Clara Turnage, Friday, June 1, 2018 12:01 am

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