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Alderwoman contacts state auditor to help Vidalia

A Vidalia alderwoman told the board Tuesday night that she has contacted the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office about helping the town develop best practices. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:08 am

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Local tree native to Far East named Mississippi champion

NATCHEZ — It’s clear the tall coniferous tree on the Blackwood family property in Washington has been there a long time. An attempt to find ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:04 am

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Supervisors tackle Justice Court raise request

The Adams County Board of Supervisors continued its budget planning meetings Tuesday, stopping shy of agreeing to requested raises for Justice Court employees. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:04 am

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Parish police jury looks to save $900K by refinancing bonds

The Concordia Parish Police Jury started Monday a process that could potentially save the parish nearly $1 million. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:47 am

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Log cabin next focus for Fort Rosalie site

Though it was never truly representative of the French structures that once occupied the site, work has begun to stabilize the log cabin at Fort ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:43 am

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The Dart: Father, daughter turn childhood lessons into family business

These days, Alisha Champion is reliving her childhood. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Monday, August 8, 2016 12:00 am

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Sunday Focus: Supervisors moving dollars around to make budget work

When crafting the next fiscal year’s budget, Adams County supervisors are mostly asking, “What do we need?” instead of “What do we want?” Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Sunday, August 7, 2016 12:14 am

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Bid for dirt work at pool site awarded

The Natchez-Adams County Recreation Commission has tentatively awarded a bid for dirt work at the site of the new community pool and multi-purpose fields, the ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Saturday, August 6, 2016 12:08 am

BREAKING NEWS

Ferriday placed under boil water notice

FERRIDAY — Water customers in Ferriday have been issued a boil water notice pending results of testing by the health department declaring the water safe. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Friday, August 5, 2016 12:39 pm

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Judge: Drug court out of money

The Sixth Judicial District’s drug court program is out of money to make payroll for the year, and so county officials are asking other counties ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Friday, August 5, 2016 12:27 am

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Natchez throws itself biggest party in 300 years

Natchez residents have always said the city is a “party town” with a grin and a wink, but when the city celebrated its tricentennial Wednesday, ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Thursday, August 4, 2016 1:28 am

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Area economic development on agenda for local officials today

Adams County’s governments will meet with representatives from Natchez Inc. today to discuss where economic development projects stand. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Monday, August 1, 2016 1:24 am

Business

‘Popsy’ bringing organic frozen treats to bluff, downtown

NATCHEZ — When Zachary Robinson takes a stroll along the Natchez bluff on a sunny afternoon, it isn’t long before people start seeking him out. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:05 am

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Grants could help Adams County Sheriff’s Office hire 4 additional deputies

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will approach the Adams County Board of Supervisors this week to ask for more than $20,000 to increase staffing through ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:02 am

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CPSO: Man allegedly steals deputy vehicle, strikes 2 deputies, steals 2 other cars

NATCHEZ — A man who allegedly struck two Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies with their own vehicle is behind bars after going on the run ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Friday, July 29, 2016 1:59 pm

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Pipeline meeting scheduled

Representatives from the American Midstream gas pipeline will meet in August with Kingston residents facing loss of gas service. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Friday, July 29, 2016 12:46 am

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Riverland Medical Center eyes new location

The Riverland Medical Center board has voted to enter into negotiations with a property owner for the proposed site of a new parish hospital. Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:05 am

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Appeal filed in Natchez Regional lawsuit that was tossed out

The bankruptcy estate of the former Natchez Regional Medical Center has appealed this month a federal judge’s decision to toss out a lawsuit against its ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:04 am

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Armed robbery charges dropped

Charges against a Natchez teen accused of armed robbery were dropped Tuesday after the victims told the court he was not the person who attacked ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:23 am

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Natchez man arrested for choking incident

A Natchez man who spent years in prison for a 2003 shooting, but was released early, was arrested this week on allegations he choked a ... Read more

by Vershal Hogan, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:20 am

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