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Jan Griffey, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Sunday Focus: Medical marijuana measures on ballots confusing

NATCHEZ — On Nov. 3, Mississippi voters will be asked whether they want to legalize the use of medical marijuana in the state. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, October 23, 2020 7:15 pm

Business

Worley, former Dunleith owner, gets 144 months in federal prison

Michael Allen Worley, 60, who owned and operated the historic house Dunleith, The Castle restaurant and Bowie’s restaurant in Natchez for a number of years, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:13 pm

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City will not mandate Halloween rules

The decision as to whether to participate in Halloween in this frightening year of COVID-19 will be left up to individuals, families and businesses, said ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:44 pm

News

Gibson: We are drawing the line on crime

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson plans further discussion and action concerning two dangerous areas on Martin Luther King Jr. Street near Cathedral School at ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:12 pm

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Slowly but surely positive change happening here

Creating positive change in a community does not happen overnight. Rather, creating change is like turning a barge in the river — slow and steady. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:46 am

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Patten, Blaney need to find common ground

The big news this week out of the Adams County Board of Supervisors’ meeting was that a Natchez man seeks to form a “minuteman” group ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:49 pm

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Saturdays are not same without football

Let’s talk some football. My fall Saturday routine is in shambles. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, September 4, 2020 9:26 pm

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Why can’t we get an elected school board?

Natchez and Adams County need, deserve and want an elected school board. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:10 am

News

Natchez contractor remembered by friends, colleagues for unique style

Natchez lost “one of a kind” with the recent death of Thomas Daniel “Danny” Smith. Smith, 69, died Aug. 13 and was buried Aug. 15 ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:59 pm

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Former Monmouth owners ‘heartbroken’ by news of Smith’s death

Lani and Ron Riches were in their 30s in 1978 when they moved to Natchez and took on the task of restoring Monmouth. Monmouth, the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:51 pm

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Tourism is making a comeback in Natchez

While driving to work one morning this week, I spied something elusive, something we’ve been sorely missing here, something very valuable. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, August 14, 2020 7:08 pm

Business

New food service venture takes off for Natchez cooks

Twenty-nine minutes. That’s how long it took for new Natchez phenom, Sissy and The Continental Cook, to sell out of its weekly offerings on Friday ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:24 pm

News

Locals recall Charles Evers as civil rights icon

Tony Byrne said Charles Evers never got the credit he deserved. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:29 pm

News

Natchez civil rights activists foiled a plot to kill John Lewis in 1960s

A Natchez civil rights activist played an important role in helping the late John Lewis to survive a plot to take his life. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:41 pm

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Natchez has a good vibe going after election

It seems the mood is a little brighter in Natchez today, the future more hopeful. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, July 17, 2020 7:46 pm

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Remember to Shop Smart as businesses reopen

It was good to have lunch as a dine-in customer Friday at Natchez Coffee Co. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, May 15, 2020 7:24 pm

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Shop Smart is responsible way to reopen

Oh, I am so sick of this virus! Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, May 1, 2020 8:13 pm

COVID-19

Doctor: Local COVID-19 curve appears to be flattening

Natchez was expected to hit a peak with the number of cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus on about April 24. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, May 1, 2020 7:46 pm

COVID-19

Elective procedures resume at Merit Health Natchez

Elective procedures, such as colonoscopies and mammograms, are the lifeblood economically for many hospitals. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:43 pm

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Spend your stimulus money at local businesses

Never before has it been more important for those of us who live in and love the Miss-Lou to spend our money with small businesses ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, April 24, 2020 8:18 pm

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