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Hearing on city’s redistricting plan draws little public comment

NATCHEZ — Tommie Cardin, an attorney with Butler Snow and a member of its regulatory and government group, walked those at Tuesday’s meeting of the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 3:01 pm

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Aldermen to interview four interim police chief candidates at special meeting on Tuesday

NATCHEZ — After going into an executive session to discuss personnel matters Tuesday night, the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen accepted the resignation of ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:34 am

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Supervisors unveil three proposals for redistricting; vote expected on Dec. 5

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors this morning held a public hearing to gather input from constituents on the proposed redrawing of district ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, November 21, 2022 9:10 pm

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Planning commission nixes school board sponsored sign; three members said they don’t like ‘advertising’

NATCHEZ — The city’s planning commission on Thursday night sent the school district back to the drawing board. The Natchez Adams School District presented information ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, November 21, 2022 2:46 pm

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Dispensary owner questions planning commission about delaying approval though she was first to apply

NATCHEZ — The owner of Toke and Tell medical marijuana dispensary and her attorney queried members of the planning commission this week about why her ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, November 21, 2022 1:57 pm

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Sentencings in federal court mostly put to bed local drug case that ultimately broke up interstate drug trafficking ring

NATCHEZ — Judge David C. Bramlette III of the U.S. Southern District Court on Wednesday sentenced a slew of individuals involved in a drug trafficking ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, November 17, 2022 3:47 pm

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Truck overturns as vehicles collide at MLK and George West intersection

NATCHEZ — First responders are working a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. and George F. West. The crash ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, November 17, 2022 2:07 pm

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City releases list of streets that may be resurfaced in historic road project

NATCHEZ — The city’s public works director, Justin Dollar, recently presented a list of 75 streets to the mayor and board of aldermen that are ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 4:45 pm

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Neighbors question back-door Toke and Tell medical marijuana dispensary

NATCHEZ — Liz Hicks Blaney, who manages 55 Seargent Prentiss Drive Suite 104 in the Trace Town Shopping Center in which her late father’s medical ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 4:39 pm

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Get ready for Holiday Host and Toast Sunday in downtown Natchez; more than 120 merchants, restaurants and vendors to participate

NATCHEZ — More than 120 downtown shops, restaurants and vendors will be open and ready to serve up holiday treats and special sales at the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, November 11, 2022 1:35 pm

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Toke and Tell dispensary gets state, city approval

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health has approved its second dispensary for Adams County. Tina Bruce, a licensed counselor who owns Bruce Professional ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:59 pm

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It’s only a drill! Emergency Management, ACSO and other agencies conducting active shooter training in Natchez this morning

NATCHEZ — Adams County Emergency Management and multiple agencies here will participate in active shooter training this morning in Natchez. Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 8:10 am

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Bond, Graning take top honors as Natchez Woman and Man of the Year. Businesses honored at annual Chamber Gala.

NATCHEZ — The Miss-Lou business community came together at the Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday evening and named a new man and woman of ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 10:25 pm

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Supervisors say for community’s sake, city’s radio traffic should be available to sheriff’s deputies

NATCHEZ — Discussion about crime in the community at the Adams County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday morning led a renewed plea for the Natchez ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, November 7, 2022 4:45 pm

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Candidates for Sixth District Circuit Court Judge answer questions about their backgrounds, qualifications, what sets them apart

NATCHEZ — Adams County voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to choose candidates seeking office in the General Election. Arguably the most ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, November 6, 2022 10:44 pm

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Windfall: City, county get $1.9 million in grants to allow for completion of Silver Street and Morgantown Road projects

NATCHEZ — In one fell swoop, Natchez and Adams County earned $1.9 million in grant funding Friday, which will completely fund the city’s Silver Street ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, November 6, 2022 1:28 pm

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One-vehicle crash on Kingston Road claims life of Natchez man

NATCHEZ — A one-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Natchez man Saturday night. Matthew Marks, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene of the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Sunday, November 6, 2022 1:18 pm

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Family, friends, fans flock to Ferriday for final goodbye to Jerry Lee Lewis

FERRIDAY, La. — When your competition was Jerry Lee Lewis, you knew you were competing for second place. That’s what Clyde Ray Webber learned the ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, November 5, 2022 2:35 pm

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Givens’ Circuit Clerk’s office open Saturday for casting absentee ballots

NATCHEZ — Adams County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday in the general election to choose a U.S. Congressman, a court of appeals ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 12:21 pm

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Swaggart to officiate Jerry Lee Lewis’s funeral in Ferriday on Saturday

NATCHEZ — Services for Jerry Lee Lewis will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hernando Funeral Home in Hernando and on ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Monday, October 31, 2022 3:28 pm

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