Sabrina Simms Robertson, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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‘Building the kingdom,’ FBC breaks ground on new student center

NATCHEZ — Heavy rain softened to a light drizzle at the groundbreaking for a new student center at First Baptist Church in Natchez on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, July 3, 2022 9:00 am

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GALLERY: Weather doesn’t dampen Lake St. John Flotilla experience

FERRIDAY — The annual Lake St. John Flotilla tradition continued on Saturday between light drizzles of rain. Decorated boats went out at the scheduled time ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, July 3, 2022 4:00 am

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Library director retires, begins new chapter in life

NATCHEZ — A year after Judge George W. Armstrong Library Director Pamela Plummer planned to retire, she is finally doing it. First a pandemic and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, July 2, 2022 11:00 am

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Sanguinetti ‘excited’ about return to Cathedral School

NATCHEZ — For the first time in over five years, Pat Sanguinetti will walk the halls of the Cathedral School in an administrative position, this ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, July 2, 2022 7:00 am

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Court denies appeal for man on death row convicted of killing two MSU students, one from Natchez

A man on death row convicted of killing two Mississippi State University students, one from Natchez, lost an appeal in the Mississippi Supreme Court. In ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, June 30, 2022 8:04 pm

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Jefferson County jail receives its highest ACA accreditation rating

FAYETTE — Representatives of the American Correctional Association gave rave remarks to officials of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Jefferson-Franklin County Correctional Facility in Fayette ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, June 30, 2022 2:51 pm

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Concordia Parish receives grants for $2 million sewer upgrade

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish sewer system will receive a major facelift thanks to a $1.2 million grant, Concordia Parish Police Jury Secretary and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, June 30, 2022 7:20 am

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Natchez Police Chief attributes department’s success to ‘old school policing’

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez was recognized out of nearly 300 Mississippi municipalities with the Municipal Excellence Award in Public Safety in cities with ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 4:57 pm

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Over 1,000 in Natchez lose power in Wednesday afternoon storm

Amid stormy weather on Wednesday afternoon, more than 1,000 Entergy Mississippi customers lost power in Natchez. Currently, Entergy has outages reported in the neighborhood area ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 2:53 pm

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ELECTION RESULTS: Adams County Republicans favor Flowers in Tuesday’s runoff

NATCHEZ — During Tuesday’s runoff for the Republican party, Adams County voters favored Brian Flowers over Ronald Eller for the Unites States congressional seat currently ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 9:45 pm

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‘It’s a really bad mess;’ Cleanup begins after juvenile vandals strike school

VIDALIA, La. — A trio of juveniles are facing criminal charges for what could be more than $200,000 worth of vandalism at Vidalia Junior High ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 2:26 pm

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GALLERY: Vandals cause heavy damage at Vidalia Junior High School

VIDALIA —  Vidalia Junior High  School received extensive damage over the weekend when three juveniles forcefully entered and vandalized the building, said Vidalia Police Department ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, June 27, 2022 8:32 pm

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IN THEIR HONOR: Two Texas volunteer firefighters, Vidalia natives, remembered

VIDALIA, La. —  On Friday, the lives of two Texas volunteer firefighters — brothers and Vidalia, Louisiana, natives — will be remembered during a graveside ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, June 27, 2022 8:10 pm

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Extensive damage found at Vidalia Junior High School from weekend vandalism

VIDALIA, La. — Computers, projectors, printers, Smart Boards and cameras were damaged as vandals ransacked Vidalia Junior High School over the weekend. Damages are estimated ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, June 27, 2022 4:54 pm

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Natchez family needing prayers, financial support as 3-month-old baby waits for heart transplant

NATCHEZ —Morgan Logan, the 3-month-old daughter of Kenneth Logan Jr. and Jasmine Logan of Natchez, has been in hospitals for a big chunk of her ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, June 27, 2022 4:56 am

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COLD CASE RESOLVED: Two Natchez men to spend life in jail for 2018 double murder

NATCHEZ — Two Natchez men were sentenced Friday to life plus 10 years in prison for the November 2018 murders of 23-year-old Tavonte White and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, June 25, 2022 12:54 pm

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School board accepts $310K bid for security upgrades

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Adams School District will spend $310,000 for new security cameras and equipment at each of its schools. The Avigilon security cameras ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, June 25, 2022 6:54 am

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‘One step closer to closure’ Victimized families talk about daycare child abuse

VIDALIA, La. — Anabelle Wilson said she sat in the gallery of a packed courtroom on Wednesday and watched as the women charged with abusing ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, June 24, 2022 5:54 pm

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MDAH offers to pay up to $50K for master plan for old school building near Jefferson College

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Director Katie Blount approached the Natchez Adams School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday with a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, June 24, 2022 4:54 am

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Former Vidalia daycare workers and owner plea guilty to child cruelty charges

VIDALIA, La. — Former daycare workers in Vidalia, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to child cruelty charges during a pre-trial hearing on Wednesday in Seventh Judicial District ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:56 am

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