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Tic Tac Dough: Fayette man claims lottery game’s top prize

A Fayette man is the first to claim the top prize in the Tic Tac Bonus game offered ...

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Bridge collapses during demolition

What was once Adams County’s lowest rated bridge did Wednesday what engineers feared it would — it failed.

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Shining the light: Locals remember horrors of the Parchman roundup 50 years later

During the Civil Rights Movement 50 years ago, Ronald Coleman was a 17-year-old senior at Sadie V. Thompson ...

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Historic Natchez train at auction

More than 175 years after oxen pulled the locomotive named the “Mississippi” to the top of the Natchez ...

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High water marks: Natchez Water Works operator honored

When most folks get up in the morning, they might walk into the bathroom, turn on the tap ...

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NLCC to be ‘bigger than life’

By Sarah Cook/The Natchez Democrat From literary legends William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams to blues musicians Robert Johnson ...

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Delta Energy launches 91-job plant in Natchez

NATCHEZ — A company that renders shredded rubber for carbon solids and hydrocarbon liquids for use in rubber ...

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Educators hope Common Core stays in play amid state debate

NATCHEZ — Local educators and supporters of Common Core say any state decision to waver from the rigorous ...

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Education, roads, Medicaid expansion discussed at forum

NATCHEZ — From Common Core standards in the classroom to rural roadway repairs and Medicaid expansion, area legislators ...

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NHS students hear from community on youth violence

NATCHEZ — With the recent fatal shooting of 16-year-old Jessie Taylor Jr., local leaders and public officials hosted ...

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Concordians honored at annual chamber dinner

NATCHEZ — Guy Murray, Judith Bingham and Lynette Tanner were honored Thursday in front of the Concordia ...

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Von Drehle breaks ground on facility; Expansion to support additional jobs

NATCHEZ — Company officials with von Drehle officially broke ground on an expansion to the company’s Majorca Road ...

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Construction crews begin work to restore colonnades

By the end of summer, the historic Natchez colonnades should once again be ready to assume the role ...

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Tomorrow’s Stars: Clark, Terrell making impact on court at young age

Kirdis Clark and Tydarrius Terrell are just sophomores at Natchez High, but the two are already making strides ...

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Election season could have some businesses seeing dollar signs

NATCHEZ — Election season has kicked off, and in addition to the dozens of candidates entering local and ...

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Sheriff deputies arm themselves with blankets

Sometimes a warm blanket can make a big difference when you’ve had a difficult night — or maybe ...

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Holy Family Catholic Church celebrates rededication

Miss-Lou residents celebrated Sunday the rededication of Holy Family Catholic Church.

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Teens earn cash, learn lessons on job

By Olivia McClure/The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — On a drizzly gray day, 5-year-old Colton and 7-year-old Reagan Rabb ...

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Sunday Focus: Statistics show increase of shoplifting reports

NATCHEZ — Reported instances of shoplifting in Natchez stores nearly doubled from 2012 to 2014, but law enforcement ...

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Estes family learning how to recover from near drowning

NATCHEZ — Dr. Kim Estes was working in the clinic downhill from the emergency room at Franklin County ...

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