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Lives we have lost: Larry Woods loved helping people

NATCHEZ — Larry Woods, who died Jan. 4 in the ICU at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson of complications brought on by ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, January 8, 2021 11:54 pm

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Merit Health Natchez meeting needs in COVID-19 pandemic

NATCHEZ — As COVID-19 infection and death rates reach record proportions nationally and locally, hospitals are facing unprecedented caseloads. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:46 pm

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Adams County hires national engineering firm

NATCHEZ — Adams County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to appoint George Ford of IMS Engineers, Planners and Project Managers’ Jackson office as ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:20 pm

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Natchez police questioning man in armed robbery at Little Caesars

NATCHEZ — Natchez police have a man in custody after an attempted armed robbery Monday night at the Little Caesars Pizza at 425 U.S. 61 ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, January 4, 2021 9:54 pm

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Body of man found outside house on Saturday sent for autopsy

NATCHEZ — The body of a Natchez man that was discovered outside a residence at No. 6 Harry King Circle on Saturday morning has been ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, January 4, 2021 12:46 pm

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Body of tugboat worker sent for autopsy

NATCHEZ — The body of a crew member who died aboard a tugboat on the Mississippi River south of Natchez on Saturday has been sent ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, January 4, 2021 12:37 pm

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Man faces charges in alleged assault on Natchez city official

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man faces a charge of retaliation against a public servant on top of a simple assault charge filed against him in ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, January 4, 2021 12:19 pm

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3 awarded Eagle Scout badges in Sunday ceremony on Natchez bluff

NATCHEZ — Three members of Boy Scout Troop 157 of First Presbyterian Church Natchez received their Eagle Scout badges during a ceremony held Sunday afternoon ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Sunday, December 20, 2020 3:37 pm

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Hundreds in Natchez benefit from Toys for Tots program

NATCHEZ — Volunteers worked Saturday at Greater Faith Tabernacle Church on Oak Street to distribute toys to some 900 children in need as part of ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:50 pm

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2 Adams County public defenders seek raises, back pay

NATCHEZ — Two Adams County court-appointed attorneys have notified county officials that they are seeking $9,600 each in back pay they say the county owes ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, December 18, 2020 5:21 pm

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Armstrong reflects on tenure as chief

NATCHEZ — When Walter Armstrong leaves his office at the Natchez Police Department Friday afternoon he will close the door on his term as Natchez ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, December 17, 2020 10:14 pm

Opinion

Share stories of Lives We Have Lost to COVID-19

It appears the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is close at hand as vaccines have been approved and are making their way into communities as ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:18 pm

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Concordia Parish Schools break early for Christmas due to COVID-19 numbers

VIDALIA — After looking at COVID-19 numbers in the Concordia Parish School District on Tuesday morning, a school official said the district decided to make Tuesday ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:08 pm

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US allows nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine in bid to end pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. gave the final go-ahead Friday to the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine, marking what could be the beginning of the end ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, December 11, 2020 9:35 pm

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Season of Wishes: Angel Tree helps children, seniors

NATCHEZ — COVID-19 has necessitated a few changes for the Junior Auxiliary of Natchez’s Angel Tree program this year, an organizer said. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:59 pm

Opinion

Be a good neighbor, wear a mask and distance

COVID-19 is growing at unprecedented rates after Thanksgiving. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:32 pm

News

Music on the Bluff to present 8 bands Friday and Saturday

NATCHEZ — A Music on the Bluff event scheduled this weekend is undergoing some last-minute changes due to anticipated weather issues and to allow for ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:42 pm

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Rodney Presbyterian Church undergoing repairs

RODNEY — One of the highlights of visiting the Mississippi River ghost town of Rodney, located between Natchez and Lorman, is seeing the Rodney Presbyterian ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, December 4, 2020 9:36 pm

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Adams County Tax Collector, Tax Assessor offices close due to COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Both the Adams County Tax Collector and the Adams County Tax Assessors’ offices have been closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure, an Adams ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:45 pm

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Season of Wishes: Seeds of Change has a mission to help people

NATCHEZ — Seeds of Change, a non-profit charitable organization has the broad mission to help people. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:45 am

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