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Letters to the Editor

Where was the concern over Nellie’s before it was sold?

To the editor: This is my last response to The Natchez Democrat about the Sept. 14 preservation meeting. Nobody never asked why was I there. ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, November 14, 2022 2:35 pm

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Will Southern Airways make a difference here?

To the editor: Reading in The Democrat the exuberant news that Natchez will get a scheduled airline, Southern Airways Express, is exciting. Also reading that ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, August 20, 2022 12:50 pm

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City aldermen story criticized

To the editor: With regards to your article of the North Natchez Youth Center, it’s funny you didn’t mention the discussion of the construction of ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, August 20, 2022 12:48 pm

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Judicial system unfair to victims and their families

To the editor: I, as a parent, taxpayer, voter and a citizen of Natchez, have never in my life seen such a tremendous bond reduction ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 2:13 pm

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Why is the life of a fetus worth more than the lives of those already born?

To the editor: How appalling and hypocritical for a group to pretend to care about the life of the unborn fetus while caring more about ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, July 15, 2022 3:32 pm

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Is mayor violating city code with his businesses?

An open letter to the Natchez Board of Aldermen: Did you know our mayor is running three bed and breakfasts, which include 10 suites altogether ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, May 13, 2022 1:52 pm

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Rhythm Night Club fire commemoration is Saturday

The Rhythm Night Club Memorial Museum will commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the Rhythm Night Club Fire of April 23, 1940, on Saturday, April 23, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, April 19, 2022 1:57 pm

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Shedding light on crime issue important for community

Dear Editor, I am writing to compliment The Democrat for elevating concern over crime in Natchez. If it were not for Michael Boykin’s willingness to ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, February 2, 2022 7:10 am

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An open letter to Mayor Gibson

Mr. Mayor: You were enraged those businesses were calling you asking, “Why is the police chief asking me for money??” Mr. Mayor, that is a legitimate question. You ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, January 29, 2022 2:03 pm

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Should our local school district be sending checks to Texas?

To the editor: My name is Ray Simpson, I am the sales manager for Rex Sporting Goods (RSG). We are the largest Independent Team Sporting ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:11 am

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Reader first-person remembrances of Sept. 11, 2001

By Mr. Benny “Jacky” Campbell, resident of Natchez Thanks for printing comments about this event in our country’s history. Back then, I drove for Durham ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 am

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Meeting on redistricting Co-Lin a disappointment

To the Editor: I was disappointed that The Democrat did not cover the Monday, Aug. 16, regional meeting of the MS Legislature’s Standing Committee on ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 7:40 pm

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Benefit saved thanks to generosity of others

To the Editor: Each year in March, the University of Louisiana Lafayette (my alma mater) Alumni Association has a Gala and Auction as their largest ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 7:39 pm

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Support fund for Barry Huff lung transplant

By Roy F. King III Barry Huff was my next-door neighbor when I was a pre-teen, teen, and young adult. We lived in the Roselawn ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, August 21, 2021 4:30 pm

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It takes a thief!

To the editor: I’m Pastor James E. Lee, Adams County coroner. As I write this article, I’m very saddened and appalled for what has recently ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:39 pm

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The history of Juneteenth in Natchez

To the editor: Rumors are claiming that a certain person is saying something about being the one person who brought Juneteenth to Natchez. This person ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:36 pm

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Promote unity, not separatism

To the editor: I applaud Mr. Lee Ford and the Natchez Branch of the NAACP for taking a stand for the removal of statue in ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:26 pm

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Help available for incarcerated and their families

To the editor: Paul and Silas Freedom Project is a nonprofit organization located in Adams County. We serve residents of Adams, Jefferson, Claiborne, Franklin, Amite ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:24 pm

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Natchez Bicycle Classic this weekend

To the editor: We do not know about y’all, but the Young Professionals with the Natchez-Adams Chamber of Commerce are “geared” up for the upcoming ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:14 pm

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Celebrate local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30

To the editor: Delivering medical care during a global pandemic has required teamwork at the highest level, and doctors are fundamental to this effort. As ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:25 pm

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