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With insurance rating at risk, Natchez seeks loan to buy fire truck

NATCHEZ — Natchez is officially trying to obtain a loan to purchase a new ladder fire truck to replace its old, noncompliant mode Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, July 13, 2018 12:01 am

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City to meet about future purchase of new fire truck

City leaders are expected to meet this morning to formally commit to purchasing a new fire truck so the city’s fire ratings will not fall, ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:01 am

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Trinity property rezoned to B-2 general business district

The former Trinity Episcopal Day School property is officially open for business, though one nearby resident voiced some opposition Tuesday. Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 11:09 pm

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City considers ways to find funds to replace fire truck

City leaders are considering two programs to purchase a new fire truck to replace a 26-year-old model. Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 11:07 pm

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Man killed in early morning shooting in Natchez

NATCHEZ — An 18-year-old man was shot to death early Sunday morning in Natchez, officials say. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 8, 2018 10:23 am

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Episcopal rezoning hearing is Tuesday

NATCHEZ — The former Trinity Episcopal Day School property could officially become rezoned as a business district at Tuesday’s Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 8, 2018 12:01 am

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Residents battered in home invasion

VIDALIA — Vidalia police are investigating a July 4 home invasion in which they say the invader violently battered the residents. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 8, 2018 12:01 am

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26th annual Flotilla in Ferriday was fun for all

FERRIDAY — The calm, serene waters of Lake St. John offered a clear contrast to the animated, fun-loving boaters of the 26th-annual Flotilla. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 8, 2018 12:01 am

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Margaret Martin Property sees water line work

The Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center on Homochitto Street received a new water line Thursday in what could set the stage for additional repairs in ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, July 6, 2018 12:01 am

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Celebrating freedom: Fourth of July filled with music, food, fireworks

Four heart attacks would not keep Kenneth McGee from enjoying his Fourth of July on the Vidalia Riverfront. Read more

by David Hamilton, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 11:20 pm

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Armstrong named president of state police chiefs association

Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong last week became President of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police for the 2018-2019 term. Read more

by David Hamilton, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 11:13 pm

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Man arrested on drug charges

A Jonesville man was arrested Tuesday after he was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine, prescription drugs and a set of brass knuckles, deputies said. Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:36 pm

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Man arrested after stolen weapons found

A Natchez man faces two stolen weapons charges after deputies said they found him in possession of a stolen Glock pistol and 20 grams of ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:34 pm

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Officials say fireworks legal in city, but still dangerous

A longstanding belief that setting off fireworks in Natchez is illegal has now come into question, though authorities still strongly urge residents to avoid the ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:33 pm

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Officials: Have fun, be safe during holiday

During this Fourth of July holiday, public safety officials’ message to citizens is to have fun, but remember to put safety first. Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:27 pm

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Railway work should be completed in a year

NATCHEZ — A multi-million-dollar project to revamp Natchez’s lone railway should be completed approximately this time next year, the project’s manager said. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:01 am

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Byrne’s lasting legacy: Ex-mayor bridged racial divide

NATCHEZ —Half a century ago, a Natchez icon prepared to make his indelible mark on this city. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:01 am

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Trinity property awaits rezoning approval

NATCHEZ — The potential rezoning of the former Trinity Episcopal Day School property will go before Natchez leaders for final approval in less than two ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 29, 2018 12:01 am

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2 face armed robbery charges

FERRIDAY — Two juveniles have been arrested and charged with robbing an elderly, retired schoolteacher at gunpoint in Ferriday earlier this month, while three others ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 29, 2018 12:01 am

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Man charged as accomplice to murder

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man wanted for accessory to murder in connection to a March shooting in a gas station parking lot was arrested Thursday ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 29, 2018 12:01 am

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