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Jury: Man guilty of aggravated assault in bat incident

A Natchez man was found guilty Nov. 30 of aggravated assault and is set for sentencing Dec. 17, an attorney said. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Monday, December 10, 2018 10:00 pm

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Sheriff: Positive changes happening in county

Many positive changes have occurred in the Adams County Sheriff’s Office in recent years, the sheriff told members of the Natchez-Adams County Economic Development Council ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Monday, December 10, 2018 9:59 pm

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TIme to transfer? Legislature must approve giving visitor center to National Park Service

City leaders have been considering transferring ownership of the Natchez Visitor Reception Center to the National Park Service for approximately a decade. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Sunday, December 9, 2018 12:26 am

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Season of Wishes: Large dogs need loving homes at animal shelter

Big dogs are a big deal this holiday season at the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Sunday, December 9, 2018 12:17 am

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Leaders: Chess could be economy draw, boost area education

Members of the Natchez-Adams County Economic Development Council are looking at bringing chess to the city as an economic draw and a boost for educational ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, December 7, 2018 12:14 am

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Season of Wishes: Pleasant Acre Day School excited about Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Pleasant Acre Day School. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Monday, December 3, 2018 11:26 pm

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Adams County sheriff announces he is running for re-election

Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten announced late Friday his intention to run for re-election in 2019. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Sunday, December 2, 2018 12:10 am

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Downtown merchants: Local is way to go for Christmas

Shopping locally is more than just finding unique items not offered in big box stores. Shopping local also offers a unique, personable experience in an ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Sunday, December 2, 2018 12:08 am

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Weekend filled with Christmas parades

The weekend should raise a lot of Christmas spirit this weekend with parades scheduled Saturday in Natchez and Sunday in Vidalia. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, November 30, 2018 12:32 am

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City leaders looking at buying radios

City leaders were close to moving forward on purchasing radios to help city workers stay online and communicate with others in the state during emergencies, ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, November 30, 2018 12:30 am

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Shots fired reported Wednesday night, no evidence found

Several residents reported hearing gunshots fired in the area of Franklin Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Thursday, November 29, 2018 2:38 pm

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Espy, McCarty prevail among Adams County voters Tuesday

A good turnout of Adams County voters Tuesday showed support for Democrat Mike Espy for the U.S. Senate seat and also for David McCarty in ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:40 am

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No arrests in shooting on MLK Street Monday

Natchez police said they are investigating a Monday night incident in which multiple shots were fired into the parking lot of the Zipy convenience store ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:38 am

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County hopes garbage situation is resolved

Adams County leaders said the county’s new garbage collection service provider would begin collecting garbage today to help alleviate a backlog of garbage that has ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:23 am

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Season of Wishes: Volunteers busy gathering toys for annual Christmas Tree Fund

Volunteer Santas are busy gathering toys for little Natchezians who have registered for the Natchez Children’s Christmas Tree Fund. Read more

by Gene Coleman, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:14 am

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Natchez mentioned on national news program ‘Morning Joe’

A discussion on Small Business Saturday led to a mention of the city of Natchez on Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Read more

by Gene Coleman, Monday, November 26, 2018 11:25 pm

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The Dart: Youth give thanks and look to the future

Three teens were enjoying their time off from school Friday afternoon when The Dart landed on Orleans Avenue and found them making their way to ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Monday, November 26, 2018 12:01 am

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Man shot Thursday night while sitting in his car on Lumber Street in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Natchez police officers said they are investigating a shooting that injured a 21-year-old man at approximately 11 p.m. Thursday. Natchez Police Chief Walter ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, November 23, 2018 1:23 pm

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Volunteers serve up blessings at Stewpot for Thanksgiving

Sweet potato pone casserole and chocolate cake were on the menu at the Natchez Community Stewpot Thursday as nine volunteers prepared hundreds of meals for ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, November 23, 2018 12:04 am

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Juvenile charged in bank break-in

A 15-year-old is charged with burglary and malicious mischief after police said they identified him through security camera footage that captured him throwing a brick ... Read more

by Gene Coleman, Friday, November 23, 2018 12:03 am

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