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Vidalia fifth-grader sees need at school; takes action

Joelee Bonnette rarely plays wall ball, but that didn’t stop the Vidalia Upper Elementary fifth-grade student from putting a smile on the face of her ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:00 am

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CPSB powerless to staff changes

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish board members have no power to change personnel decisions made by Superintendent Paul Nelson, despite the recent uproar over such changes, ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 15, 2015 12:04 am

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NASD teachers training for the fall

NATCHEZ — For students, summer is a time for relaxation. But for Natchez-Adams School District teachers and administrators, it’s a time for professional development. Several ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 15, 2015 12:02 am

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Locals build home for family

NATCHEZ — Most say hard work and sweat are what it takes to create a home. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:02 am

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Concordia Parish School Board schedules special meeting

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish School Board members voted to host a special meeting next week to hear the concerns of two community groups, which were ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Friday, June 12, 2015 12:04 am

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Vidalia Market to host benefit for cancer patient

VIDALIA — It didn’t take long for Vidalia resident Jolene McNemar to receive a wave of support following her diagnosis of breast cancer in January. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Friday, June 12, 2015 12:03 am

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Art auction, Habitat workday among things to do

NATCHEZ — Miss-Lou residents will have the opportunity to get their hands dirty for a good cause, celebrate African culture and shop until they drop ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:07 am

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Efforts to land on school board agenda thwarted

VIDALIA — Efforts by a local group to be placed on the Concordia Parish School Board’s meeting agenda has been halted because of failure to ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:03 am

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Hedrick to defend sheriff title

VIDALIA — At least two men, including the incumbent sheriff, plan to seek Concordia Parish’s highest law enforcement office. As fall election day approaches, Concordia ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 8, 2015 12:05 am

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Tales of Natchez Indians and Catawba Indians to be told Thursday

NATCHEZ — The tale of Natchez Indians and the Catawba Indians stretches back as far as the 1730s. This tale will be explored Thursday as ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 8, 2015 12:02 am

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Pleasant Acre Day School named finalist

NATCHEZ — Pleasant Acre Day School’s name has been thrown in the hat for a chance to win a healthy amount of volunteer hours and ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 8, 2015 12:01 am

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Church uses jungle theme for vacation bible school

NATCHEZ — The youth of Parkway Baptist Church will embark on a journey into uncharted territory to learn a prominent truth. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:02 am

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Sexual assault under investigation

NATCHEZ — A sexual assault reported on Cemetery Road Saturday is currently under investigation by the Adams County Sheriff Office. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:01 am

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Job fair set for Monday

NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams School District will host a job fair Monday to fill available positions for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:03 am

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Group seeks to build charter school near Co-Lin

NATCHEZ — A Natchez group hoping to open a charter school here has moved a step forward in the application process. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Friday, June 5, 2015 12:02 am

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Arrests made in murder case

MONTEREY — Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested two Natchez men Wednesday in connection with the death of a Monterey man last year. George E. ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:13 am

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Gardening, music festival headline weekend

NATCHEZ — Learn fascinating gardening tips and get your feet moving to the sound of music this weekend in the Miss-Lou. Sunny and pleasant skies ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:10 am

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Suspects arrested in 2014 Monterey murder

MONTEREY — The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two Natchez men today in connection with the death of a Monterey man last year. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:24 pm

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ACCS student raises money for St. Jude Math-A-Thon

When Amber Scroggins gives from her heart, she wants nothing in return. Read more

by Devonte Demby, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:02 am

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Surge of support arises for Brown

VIDALIA — A surge of support has gained traction, particularly in popular social media, for Vidalia High School Principal Rick Brown. Brown, who has been ... Read more

by Devonte Demby, Monday, June 1, 2015 12:13 am

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