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Interim police chief interviews are today; rescheduled due to weather

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen scheduled to interview four candidates for the interim police chief’s position today. A special called meeting ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:00 am

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Police Jury considers inmate labor to clean up litter

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish Police Jury discussed hiring inmates to alleviate litter problems in the parish during its Monday meeting. This will make ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 9:20 am

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Carmen Brooks Drake wins runoff for Sixth District Circuit Judge

NATCHEZ—Attorney Carmen Brooks Drake won the Sixth District Circuit Judge race in Tuesday’s runoff election, according to preliminary results. Drake garnered 54 percent of votes ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 9:00 pm

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Drake wins Adams County in Circuit Judge Election, waiting on Wilkinson and Amite results

NATCHEZ—Attorney Carmen Brooks Drake won the Sixth District Circuit Judge race in Adams County, while we’re still awaiting Amite and Wilkinson counties results to affirm ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 8:07 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Adams County, Concordia Parish remain under tornado watch through 2 a.m.

Adams County, Concordia Parish and surrounding areas remain under a tornado watch through 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Central Amite County, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 7:21 pm

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Polling places remain open until 7 p.m. today for runoff election despite weather

NATCHEZ — Some schools and other public buildings are closing early today due to severe weather threats. However, polling places remain open until 7 p.m., ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 2:28 pm

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Man shot in what police say was a father-son struggle

NATCHEZ — Gunfire Monday night injured one man in what police said was a father-son struggle. Michael Wiley and his son Keshawn Wiley were apparently ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:29 pm

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WEATHER UPDATE: City of Natchez postpones special called meeting due to weather threat

NATCHEZ — Due to potential inclement weather, this afternoon’s special called meeting of the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen to discuss matters dealing with ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 11:12 am

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UPDATE: Schools dismissing early due to weather risk

The following public and private schools have an early dismissal today due to the risk of severe weather this afternoon. Copiah Lincoln Community College’s Natchez ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 9:07 am

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Many voters return to polls Tuesday for Drake, Blackmon runoff election

NATCHEZ — Voters of Adams, Amite and Wilkinson counties head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 29, to vote in a runoff election for the Sixth ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, November 28, 2022 3:07 pm

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VIDEO: Holiday season kicks-off in Downtown Natchez with glowing inflatables, games and more

NATCHEZ — The Christmas inflatables are back at the Martin Luther King Jr. Street triangle area, which hosted games, music and fun activities for all ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, November 27, 2022 3:03 pm

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UPDATE: Natchez woman reportedly shot by daughter dies in Jackson hospital

NATCHEZ — A Natchez woman who was reportedly shot early Friday morning has died in a Jackson hospital. Sarah Thomas, 53, was pronounced just before ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, November 27, 2022 10:20 am

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Woman wanted in Texas for murder arrested after shooting mother in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police arrested a Natchez woman when she reportedly shot her mother in the head early Friday morning. They also discovered the daughter, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 25, 2022 12:25 pm

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Christmas Tree Lighting postponed to Sunday due to rainy day

NATCHEZ — The Christmas Tree Lighting in Natchez is still on for this weekend, just one day later than planned. Due to the inclement weather ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 25, 2022 11:09 am

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Natchez police investigating an early morning shooting, one in critical condition

NATCHEZ — Natchez police are investigating an early Friday morning shooting in Natchez that has left one woman in critical condition. Natchez Police Chief Joseph ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 25, 2022 10:29 am

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Five arrested in Vidalia Port vandalism case, one more sought

VIDALIA, La. — Five people who are suspected of stealing copper wiring from the Vidalia Port facility back in September have been arrested and one ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 25, 2022 9:57 am

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COMMUNITY BLESSING COMMUNITY: Thanksgiving activities feed hundreds in Natchez

NATCHEZ — There was no reason for anyone in Natchez to go hungry or lonely on Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of many who sacrificed ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 25, 2022 1:02 am

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Catahoula firefighters continue fighting Jonesville grain elevator fire over Thanksgiving holiday after six days of burning

JONESVILLE, La. — Over Thanksgiving, Catahoula Parish firefighters continued working to put out a grain elevator fire in Jonesville that has been burning for nearly ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, November 24, 2022 3:21 pm

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Unidentified inmate sets fire inside Adams County Jail, forcing emergency evacuation

NATCHEZ — Firefighters, police and sheriff’s deputies filled the street outside of the Adams County Jail on Thanksgiving eve to respond to a fire inside ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:01 pm

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Vidalia utility customers getting an early Christmas present: Rebate checks

VIDALIA, La. — It’s almost hard to see Vidalia Mayor Buz Craft behind the giant pile of checks he is signing just before Thanksgiving. His ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:00 am

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