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Photo gallery: Natchez Mayor signs lease for historic train depot

On Wednesday, Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson and local filmmakers Tate Taylor and John Norris did a public signing of a lease agreement for the historic ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:06 pm

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Damaged utility pole causes 200 customers to lose power

A damaged utility pole around the intersection of Seargent Prentiss Drive and Jefferson Davis Boulevard has caused more than 200 Entergy customers in the area ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:31 pm

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Judge denies second request to revoke murder suspect’s house arrest order

NATCHEZ — Judge Lillie Sanders this morning denied a second request by the Sixth District Attorney’s office to revoke the bond of Jessica Aldridge. Aldridge, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:24 pm

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Natchez Early College Academy names STAR Student, STAR Teacher

NATCHEZ — Natchez Early College Academy senior Quadrick Bradford has been named NECA’s STAR Student for the 2020-2021 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 6:37 pm

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Teen arrested in ongoing investigation of double homicide

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff’s Office has apprehended a teen who investigators believe is linked to the May 1, 2020, shooting and killing of 16-year-old ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:04 pm

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Revamped Crime Stoppers program helps area law enforcement solve crime

NATCHEZ — Law enforcement officers in Adams, Claiborne, Jefferson and Wilkinson counties appeared outside of Natchez City Hall for Wednesday press conference about the Southwest ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:39 pm

Business

Natchez officials host closed meeting concerning potential land donation to the city

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen hosted a special called meeting Monday to discuss a potential property donation in an undisclosed location ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:21 am

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‘Slave Dwelling Project’ stirs up conversations about history

NATCHEZ  — If you look closely enough at the bricks that make up historic places like Melrose, you can sometimes find fingerprints from the people ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 19, 2021 2:44 pm

COVID-19

Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to rescind the county’s mask mandate but continue holding gathering restrictions at county owned ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:35 pm

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Master Gardners host spring plant sale at Co-Lin

The Adams County Master Gardeners hosted their annual spring plant sale outside of Copiah Lincoln Community College’s greenhouse in Natchez. Participants said people lined up ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:50 am

Business

Natchez artist opens mobile-making studio amid pandemic

NATCHEZ — Carolyn Weir has a unique craft that no one else in Natchez has and only a few people in the country have. She ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 2:19 pm

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Concordia Parish jury finds Clayton man guilty in killing of his wife, 12-year-old boy

VIDALIA — A Concordia Parish jury found Marvin Watson, of Clayton, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder on Thursday for the June 2019, killing ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:24 pm

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International investors from India visit Natchez on economic development trip

NATCHEZ — A group of international investors from India visited Natchez Thursday to tour the area for a multi-faceted economic development prospect. Specifics on the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:14 pm

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City approves final lease for historic train depot on Broadway Street

NATCHEZ — On Tuesday, the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted to execute a lease for the historic train depot on Broadway Street to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:10 pm

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Lt. Gov. Hosemann addresses American Rescue funds in Natchez, Adams County

NATCHEZ — Soon, Natchez and Adams County officials’ biggest problem will not be getting funds for various projects, but how to effectively spend the large ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:58 pm

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ACCS Drama Club to perform Aladdin Saturday

NATCHEZ — This weekend, Adams County Christian School Drama Club students will finally draw back the curtains for “Aladdin,” a play that has been in ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:41 pm

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CPSB names candidates for Superintendent of parish schools

NATCHEZ — The Concordia Parish School Board President Fred Butcher released the names of eight applicants for the superintendent of school’s position on Tuesday. Butcher ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:36 pm

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Thomas named STAR Student at NHS, chooses Coach Haywood as STAR Teacher

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School senior Dionté Thomas said his primary goal in life is to be successful at anything he does. From an academic ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:13 pm

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Library closes for renovations

NATCHEZ — The George W. Armstrong Library will be closed Tuesday through May 17 for interior renovations, Library Director Pam Plummer said Monday. The project ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:57 pm

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Adams County man arrested for alleged sex crime with juvenile

NATCHEZ — On Friday Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Adams County man for sexual battery of a juvenile. Greg Franklin Simmons, 41, was arrested ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:40 pm

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