Jan Griffey, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Mayor, aldermen meet today at 6 p.m.

NATCHEZ — As agendas for the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen meetings go, Tuesday’s agenda seems light. But don’t let that fool you. Reports ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:01 am

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Meet the dispatchers who keep Natchez and Adams County safe

By ANNETTE FELLS, Adams County E-911 Director Special to The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — As part of National Telecommunicators Week, which ends April 21, Adams County ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, April 22, 2024 3:51 pm

Business

Blooming by the River: Flowers take center stage this weekend

NATCHEZ — The beauty of flowers takes center stage in Natchez this weekend when two of the city’s most respected community groups plan flower shows ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 18, 2024 2:26 pm

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Another from ACSO Most Wanted List captured by Wilkinson County Sheriff’s Office

NATCHEZ — Thanks to the good work of Wilkinson County Sheriff Reginald Jackson’s Office, one of Adams County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted suspects is behind ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:55 pm

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ACSO captures man wanted for kidnapping, murder in Copiah County

NATCHEZ — Members of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group have captured a man wanted in Copiah County for alleged kidnapping, murder, and ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 7:37 pm

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Former sheriff’s deputy arrested, charged with lustful touching of child

NATCHEZ — A former Adams County Sheriff’s deputy, who served under former sheriffs the late Tommy Ferrell and the late Ronny Brown, has been arrested ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:10 pm

Business

City residents get garbage fee increase, added services

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Board of Aldermen gave the City Clerk approval to finalize contract details with Arrow Disposal Service Inc. for the city’s garbage ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, April 15, 2024 5:35 pm

Business

Natchez-Adams County Airport earns $800,000 grant for new hangar construction

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi Transportation Commission, through the Mississippi Department of Transportation, approved the awarding of $30 million in grants to regional and municipal airports, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, April 15, 2024 4:07 pm

Business

E-911 director salutes dispatch staff during National Telecommunicators Week

NATCHEZ — April 15 through 21 is National Telecommunicators Week. Annette Fells, director of E-911 dispatchers in Adams County is celebrating E-911 dispatchers and asks ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, April 15, 2024 3:22 pm

Business

Third time a charm? Part of Morgantown Road project goes out for bids on April 26

NATCHEZ — Another round of bidding for work on Phase 2 of the long-awaited Morgantown Road improvement project is set to be advertised on Friday, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, April 15, 2024 3:00 pm

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Natchez man charged with aggravated domestic violence after stabbing

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man was arrested this morning by Adams County Sheriff’s Deputies and charged with aggravated domestic violence after allegedly stabbing his partner ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, April 14, 2024 3:07 pm

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Man found dead in Natchez motel room

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man was found dead in a room at the Terrace Motel at about noon on Saturday, April 6. However, Natchez Police ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, April 13, 2024 4:42 pm

Business

Mushrooming construction costs delay Eola project

NATCHEZ—Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson said that while he still thinks a renovated Eola Hotel will reopen in Natchez, he shares the community’s frustration that the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, April 13, 2024 4:26 pm

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Mosquito spraying in Natchez begins Monday

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez will begin its annual mosquito control program on Monday. The program aims to eradicate bothersome and disease-carrying mosquitos, said ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, April 13, 2024 4:10 pm

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Two of Adams County’s ‘Most Wanted’ suspects captured

NATCHEZ — Two suspects on the Adams County Sheriff’s Office’s Most Wanted List have been captured. Chastity Renee Irving, 29, was captured in Abilene, Texas, ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 11, 2024 3:51 pm

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Balloon Festival artwork competition under way

NATCHEZ — One of the most coveted art competitions in the Miss-Lou area is under way now. Local artists have an opportunity to enter the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 11, 2024 11:49 am

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Next Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is Monday

NATCHEZ — The next meeting of the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen is Monday at 11 a.m. in the Council Chambers, 115 S. Pearl ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 11, 2024 9:42 am

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Natchez driver crashes into gully, lands in jail

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man drove his truck approximately 400 feet off the road Wednesday night and then dropped 150 feet down a gully in ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 11, 2024 8:41 am

Business

Natchez artist celebrating milestone with Saturday ArtsNatchez exhibit

NATCHEZ — New Orleans native and part-time Natchez resident Jax Frey will celebrate the creation of her 30,000 miniature paintings with a Little Views Mini ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 3:03 pm

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White concedes Ward 5 race; urges all to get behind elected aldermen and mayor ‘to move Natchez forward’

NATCHEZ — Alderman candidate Jamar White, who challenged incumbent Ben Davis for the Ward 5 alderman position in Tuesday’s municipal primary election, has conceded the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:18 pm

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