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Opinion

Cheers to the Chamber for 113 years of success

Just the other night, the Natchez Adams Chamber of Commerce held its “UnMasquerade 2021 Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony”. It was a fantastic event! After ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:43 pm

Opinion

Your support is needed for NACHS expansion

By Mary Ellen Eldridge The Natchez-Adams County Humane Society has an exciting announcement to make! We are expanding our facility to include an outdoor, open-air ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:35 pm

Opinion

Festival of Music: 30 years is reason to celebrate

Many years ago, after attending the Santa Fe Opera Festival in 1990, former Natchez resident Lani Riches asked her husband Ron over dinner at Momouth ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, June 18, 2021 5:47 pm

Opinion

June 20 day of celebration at Trinity Church

Sunday, June 20, is a day of celebration at Trinity Episcopal Church! This day begins the celebration of the bicentennial year of Trinity Episcopal Church. ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:08 pm

Opinion

Juneteenth – A celebration for all of us

I will never forget the first time I heard about Juneteenth. My friend and pastor, the late Bishop Dr. Kevin Deason, was inviting our church, ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:15 pm

Opinion

Embracing technology for a new future for state

Growing up in rural Calhoun County, I learned many things. I learned how to work with my hands, catch a fish, ride around the town ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:12 pm

Opinion

Can state make a hard turn toward growth, prosperity?

Mississippians, especially young college-educated Mississippians, have been voting with their feet against our state’s status quo. The Magnolia State was one of only three in ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:29 pm

Opinion

Much progress has been made for a safe city

A year ago, during the campaign for Mayor, we talked about building a smart, safe city. Natchez is too wonderful a community to allow crime ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:27 pm

Opinion

The time to quit smoking is now

By the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition Historically, cigar smoking in the United States has been a behavior of older men. But the industry’s increased marketing has ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Monday, May 31, 2021 3:13 pm

Opinion

Unity is the key to progress in Natchez

What a great meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen we had this week! Unanimously, a bold step was made toward funding a major ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:28 pm

Opinion

You are invited to participate in procession

By Darrell S. White The history of the City of Natchez is not unlike an onion with its multiple layers. The taste of that onion ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:38 pm

Opinion

Unique opportunity at School of Folk Arts

By Paul D. Sullivan Did you know that indigo was grown in Natchez as a cash crop a hundred years before cotton became king? Natchez ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:35 pm

Opinion

Natchez Festival of Music kicks off Sunday

About six years ago, I suggested to my husband Alan that we should buy a second home for hurricane evacuation purposes within a drivable distance ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, May 21, 2021 6:18 pm

Opinion

Recreation renewal: Time to play ball

In previous articles, I have written about the Natchez Renewal and the re-opening of our economy after a challenging year. Truly we have come through ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:20 pm

Opinion

Let’s not rush just to get the situation wrong

By Joyce Arceneaux-Mathis The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded on the beliefs embodied in the Constitution of the United States ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:11 pm

Opinion

It has been a great year for Mississippi DHS

By Bob Anderson Over the past year, the Mississippi Department of Human Services has made concrete, positive changes in both our organization and in the ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:03 pm

Opinion

What’s next for Natchez tourism?

First, I would like to say thank you to everyone who has welcomed me into our community. I am honored and blessed to be part ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:28 pm

Opinion

Cathedral’s Crawfish Countdown is back — bigger, better

This Friday evening Cathedral school will host the 37th Annual Crawfish Countdown. We were not able to celebrate the 36th year due to the pandemic ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:12 pm

Opinion

Watchdog report bleak on Mississippi prisons

JACKSON (AP) — Bloody clashes that brought Mississippi’s prison system under federal scrutiny last year were part of a dramatic increase in reported cases of ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, April 30, 2021 7:05 pm

Letters to the Editor

Property tax abatements an incentive for growth

History is happening in our city. A local realtor reported to me this week that we have only 75 active real estate listings in the ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:45 pm

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