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Children better off getting vaccine than COVID-19

If you think we are done with COVID-19, you’re dead wrong. The more we ignore the statistics and loosen up on precautions without a sufficient ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

People created shortage of gas, not pipeline

Social media’s panic-causing capabilities were on full display this week as people made a run on gas across the country, state and county. Commissioner Andy ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Airport deserving of money, attention

Natchez has four major gateways: the highway, the railway, the river and the airport. Much attention has been paid to the highways, thanks to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Don’t miss chance to celebrate mom

Today we celebrate the person in our lives who is arguably the most important: Our mother. When we are young, she is the center of ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

It’s time to get back into workforce

As high school seniors and college seniors graduate this month, now is the time to get out and secure a job while the need for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Barbershop not finished after cutting 65 years

Running a successful small business is difficult at best. For a business to reach the ripe old age of 65 is a significant accomplishment to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Every adult responsible for children’s safety

When you were a child, everything that the adults in your life did or said around you tempered who you would become later in life. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Tomorrow not guaranteed, so make today count

Someone once said, “Live every day like it could be your last.” We spend their whole lives dreaming about tomorrow, working for tomorrow and worrying ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Sacrifices made for city’s fire safety

Natchez’s fire safety standards have come a long way in 81 years. Hearing of someone’s death caused by a fire seems like a rare occurrence. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Voters should be able to count on representatives

Mississippians’ best recourse for getting action on an issue when the state’s legislature is uncooperative or uninterested has been through a ballot initiative. Now, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Now, what do you mean by that?

“I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain.” — Lily Tomlin ROLLING FORK — Linguists maintain that the English language ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Area students deserving of praise

A few graduating seniors and their teachers have earned praise in recent weeks for both their athletic and academic achievements. All of our graduates deserve ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

We need to continue to wear our masks

Adams County’s mask wearing ordinance will be lifted effective May 1, just in time for concerts on the Natchez bluff that are sure to attract ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Healthcare should not be a political debate

It’s astounding Mississippi, which is home to some of the unhealthiest people in the country, has not taken advantage of financial offerings from the federal ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Business booming in Natchez

Have you ever wondered if the sun shines brighter right after the storm is over? It certainly seems that way in Natchez. If COVID-19 is ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Governor’s secret proclamation brings light to serious issue

This week, the Mississippi Free Press reported Gov. Tate Reeves signed a proclamation last Wednesday declaring April as Confederate Heritage Month. Reeves declared the month ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Embrace our history with new monument

Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson, with the help and encouragement of other community members, has proposed creating a monument to the approximately 3,000 Natchez area Black ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Have you had your shots yet?

Remember back in January when there were thousands of people lining up to get their COVID-19 shots? The demand far outweighed the supply and scheduling ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Enjoy a dash of hope with Easter pudding

My, what a glorious day it is to those of the Christian faith. Today is the day we celebrate the day Jesus Christ was resurrected ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Editorial: Do not kid with matters of heart

Yazoo City native and adopted Natchezian John Taylor’s story about his battle with heart disease should serve as a reminder to all of us that ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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