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Taking his turn: Natchez teen learns craft of turning bowls

Joseph Simmons, 14, was visiting his friend Burnley Cook in Natchez last year when he said he saw a lathe in Cook’s workshop. Read more

15 hours ago by Scott Hawkins.

Truck of missing man located in Adams County; human remains nearby

NATCHEZ — An abandoned truck and human remains were found in the woods near 400 Tate Road late Friday and early Saturday, officials said. Read more

1 day ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Hundreds of cyclists fill streets of Natchez Saturday

More than 200 bicyclists filled the streets of Natchez Saturday as part of the Natchez Bicycle Classic. Here are photos from Saturday’s morning events. Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Census event Sept. 19

NATCHEZ — Natchez and Adams County residents who have not completed the 2020 Census will have an opportunity to do so Saturday, Sept. 19. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

New projects ongoing amid pandemic

NATCHEZ — The proprietors who have a contract to open a new restaurant named Church Hill Variety in the old train depot on the Natchez ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Nationally renowned conservationist to conduct free workshop at cemetery Tuesday

The man who helped restore the oldest gravestone in America will offer a free class on headstone preservation and repair at the Natchez City Cemetery ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Virtual Book Club to discuss ‘Deepest South of All,’ include discussion of book with author

“The Deepest South of All” — arguably the most talked-about book in Natchez about Natchez — will be the topic of discussion for an upcoming ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Governor to unveil ‘Project Silver’ Monday

“Project Silver” may be the “worst-kept secret” in Natchez, according to local economic development officials. Read more

2 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Week 6 scores: Live high school football scores

Week 6 scores: Vicksburg 32, Natchez High 34, final Brookhaven Academy 17, Cathedral 27, final Copiah Academy 27, ACCS 43, final Amite County 22, Franklin ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Natchez jury acquits man on murder charges

NATCHEZ — A jury finds the defendant in a murder trial not guilty on Friday in Sixth District Circuit Court. Read more

2 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Local art gallery is back with new look

ArtsNatchez, an artist cooperative, reopened its gallery on Main Street this week after a full renovation during the coronavirus shutdown. More than 30 local artists ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Producers hope movie filmed in Natchez will be released soon

NATCHEZ — Producers of the movie “Breaking News in Yuba County” that filmed in Natchez last year said they recently sold the film to MGM ... Read more

3 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Self defense claimed in murder trial

A man charged with a 2018 murder said he feared for his life. Read more

3 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

First Presbyterian to hold porch service

NATCHEZ — First Presbyterian Church, 117 South Pearl Street, Natchez, will move the 10:30 a.m. service from the sanctuary to the front porch of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Tornado sirens tested Thursday after computer module fails at emergency management office

Adams County Emergency Management officials operated the county’s tornado sirens Thursday to test the system after a computer module went down. EMA Director Robert Bradford ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Governor to announce ‘major economic development’ project Monday

Gov. Tate Reeves will be in Natchez Monday morning to announce a ‘major economic development’ project for the area. Reeves is expected to introduce a ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Your Take: A big snake is caught

Your Take: Earl Norris submitted this picture of Dale Knight holding a rattlesnake they killed in Delhi, Louisiana, while working for a lumber company. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Wednesday accident claims one life

Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a traffic accident that killed one person Wednesday afternoon on Government Fleet Road, officials said. Read more

4 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Funds available for Louisiana business owners

VIDALIA — Louisiana business owners could receive up to $15,000 in state funds to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

NASD board extends Fred Butcher’s $125K superintendent contract

By SABRINA ROBERTSON The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Fred Butcher will serve at least another two years as the Superintendent of the Natchez Adams School District at ... Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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