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Opinion

City found workable Christmas parade solution

Saturday night’s Christmas tree lighting in downtown Natchez was a great example the most wonderful time of the year. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:40 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

Natchez mayor announces change in Christmas parade plans after COVID-19 numbers spike

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson took to Facebook live Sunday afternoon to announce changes to the Natchez Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 5. (See ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:34 pm

News

Hundreds turnout for Natchez Christmas tree lighting Saturday night

NATCHEZ — Hundreds of people turned out in downtown Natchez Saturday night to take part in the annual lighting of the Natchez Christmas tree. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:47 pm

News

E-911: Seconds can seem like minutes in emergencies (with audio)

NATCHEZ — Benny Jack Campbell waited on the line two minutes with the Adams County E911 dispatch to be transferred to an ambulance service. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, November 27, 2020 8:44 pm

News

Stewpot serves 300 Thanksgiving meals thanks to generous donations

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Stewpot served up some 300 Thanksgiving meals to people in need on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, thanks to the generosity of community ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:24 pm

News

Stewpot ready to serve needy on Thanksgiving

NATCHEZ — Thanksgiving is Thursday and just about everyone has plan to celebrate the occasion in someway with a special meal. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:09 pm

News

5 Miss-Lou residents die of COVID-19 over weekend

NATCHEZ — Five Miss-Lou residents died of COVID-19 over the past weekend, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:20 pm

News

Norm Yvon resigns as lead administrator of Cathedral School

Cathedral School Lead Administrator Norm Yvon sent an email to school parents on Friday afternoon announcing his resignation. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:06 pm

News

Adams County Sheriff’s Office gets armored truck

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Special Operations Team will soon have an armored truck to transport them to high-risk calls. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:11 pm

Opinion

Make wise choices in holidays amid pandemic

The year 2020 has brought with it many challenges, not the least of which have been brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic that began in ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:28 pm

News

‘American Pickers’ filming segments in Natchez this week

NATCHEZ — “American Pickers” star Mike Wolfe is in Natchez this week filming segments of the antique collector series featured on History Channel and produced ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:47 pm

News

Sixth District Attorney’s office closed for 2 weeks after positive COVID-19 case

The Sixth District Attorney's office in Natchez closed for two weeks on Monday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, said District Attorney Shameca Collins. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:24 pm

News

Adams County extends mask mandate to Jan. 31 as COVID-19 numbers rise

Adams County residents are now under a mask mandate through Jan. 31 after the Adams County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in Monday’s regularly scheduled ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:08 pm

News

Adams County reports 200 new COVID-19 cases in 28 days

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,272 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 17 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday as COVID-19 numbers rise throughout ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18 pm

News

Holiday rings: City crews put up tree, Christmas decorations

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez Christmas tree is going up at Main and Commerce streets, a sure sign that Thanksgiving and Christmas are just ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:10 pm

Opinion

Police, dispatch must do better communicating

As has been reported by this newspaper, Natchez has too many shots fired incidents inside the city limits. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:48 pm

News

COVID-19 affects charitable veterans group

NATCHEZ — The COVID-19 pandemic has hit virtually every business and charity and that includes charitable organizations that benefit veterans. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:44 pm

News

Adams County COVID-19 deaths, cases rise as holidays loom

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee reported the COVID-19 death of an 85-year-old Adams County resident and the COVID-19 death of an 87-year-old Monterey, ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:39 am

News

Week 13: Live high school football scores

Week 13 scores: Mangham 42, Ferriday 36, final Cedar Creek 50, Sicily Island 0, final Natchez High 30, South Jones 31, final Vidalia 24, Madison ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, November 6, 2020 6:28 pm

Business

Natchez Mayor: Project would construct three docks and prevent flooding Under the Hill

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez is in the early planning stages of a project to construct three docks Under the Hill and to make ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, November 6, 2020 12:09 pm

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