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Concordia Parish Council on Aging seeks new home at old courthouse

VIDALIA, La. — As the Town of Vidalia works to rehabilitate the historic building that houses the Concordia Parish Council on Aging, the group is ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 4:00 pm

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‘Adored by many’: Owner of J.M. Jones Lumber dies

NATCHEZ — Lee Jones, a beloved member of First Presbyterian Church and a lumber mill owner, died Tuesday morning. His family owns and operates J.M. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 5:27 pm

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Non-profits look to turn old Frazier school into enrichment center: ‘We need community buy-in’

NATCHEZ — Two non-profit entities leasing the former Frazier Elementary School are seeking collaboration with other community organizations and donations to fulfill their vision of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:41 am

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GALLERY: Cathedral High School graduates 36 students

NATCHEZ — Students in green graduation gowns waved goodbye to Cathedral High School on Friday night and now seek new horizons as high school graduates. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, May 27, 2024 6:30 am

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NASD interim superintendent Green tapped for Superintendent role

NATCHEZ — Following a public search for Natchez Adams School District’s new school superintendent, former Interim Superintendent Zandra McDonald-Green will transition into the role as ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, May 27, 2024 6:20 am

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CHANGING LIVES: Project Search interns at Merit Health celebrate graduation milestone

NATCHEZ — Donta Turnbull used to never smile and refused to be in any pictures. On Tuesday, he sat at a table inside Merit Health ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, May 24, 2024 12:11 pm

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Natchez-Adams school board looks at revising discipline policy after fights increase at high school

NATCHEZ — After more than 150 disciplinary referrals at the Natchez High School last month and an increase in student fights, the Natchez Adams School ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 8:05 pm

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North Natchez Rams back again for second bi-annual reunion

NATCHEZ — In 2022, the first-ever multi-class Ram Reunion brought nearly 450 people back home to relive and reminisce the glory days of being a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 12:55 pm

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‘GIFT OF GRACE’: City Cemetery hosts open house celebration for new maintenance barn

NATCHEZ — The Natchez City Cemetery Association and partners on Sunday hosted an open house celebration of the new “big green barn,” the first maintenance ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, May 19, 2024 3:35 pm

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Random drug testing policy to be reinforced for student-athletes

NATCHEZ — The Concordia Parish  School Board on Thursday agreed to contract with Workforce Consultants to randomly drug test student-athletes in accordance with LHSAA policy. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, May 18, 2024 12:29 pm

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District moving ahead with four-day school weeks

VIDALIA, La. — A four-day school week previously approved by the Concordia Parish School Board is expected to be in full swing next academic year ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, May 18, 2024 12:27 pm

Business

‘More than just a business’: TMR auto shop brings workforce development opportunity to Natchez youths

NATCHEZ — “That’s My Ride Auto,” which celebrated a grand opening last week at 275 John R. Junkin Drive, is the Rev. Bishop Stanley Searcy’s ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, May 18, 2024 12:19 pm

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Nearly 30 Delta Charter graduates ready to take on world by storm

VIDALIA, La. — Nearly 30 students graduated on Friday evening from Delta Charter School. Ironically, storms this week made the Storms’ football field too wet ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, May 17, 2024 10:25 pm

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School board approves reorganizing to grade-level based elementary schools

NATCHEZ — During a special call board meeting today, the Natchez-Adams School Board approved the reorganization of kindergarten through eighth-grade schools for the 2024-2025 school ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, May 17, 2024 9:02 pm

Business

Auditor: Vidalia employees deserve ‘pat on the back’ for clean audit

VIDALIA, La. — The Town of Vidalia’s independent auditor from Silas Simmons LLP gave a shining report of the town’s financials and bookkeeping on Tuesday ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, May 16, 2024 1:07 pm

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Shooting in Ferriday injures at least 4 people; One victim shows up at hospital days later

FERRIDAY, La. — Ferriday Police responded to a shooting on Thursday, May 9, where at least four people were injured. One of those injured turned ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 5:22 pm

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Police Jury supports region-wide bike trail, safety study

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish Police Jury passed resolutions in support of grant opportunities for a region-wide bicycle trail and street safety study benefiting ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 3:40 pm

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Judges seek support for local drug treatment office

VIDALIA, La. — Both judges serving Louisiana Seventh Judicial District are gathering support for a program that would help local addicts, mental health patients and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 2:27 pm

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A Memorable Birthday: Josie Craig celebrates 105

NATCHEZ — Katie’s Ladies’ eldest fashion model turned 105 years old last week. Josie “Dolly” Craig celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday like she does ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, May 13, 2024 11:36 am

BREAKING NEWS

Storms cause thousands to lose power; flooded roads

NATCHEZ — Adams County and City of Natchez offices have a delayed opening Monday, May 13, due to overnight storms causing power loss, water and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, May 13, 2024 7:40 am

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