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How many books did you read in 2023?

A couple of years ago, a co-worker asked if I had any books I wanted to discard. It ...

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Initial signs of changes in court, DA’s office encouraging

The Natchez community was gripped in fear in January while three teenage inmates from a Hinds County juvenile ...

Opinion

Natchez roots nurture celebrated artist’s gift

“Heather Christian is redefining the musical.” The headline popped up as I was working through dozens of emails, ...

Opinion

Mississippians deserve more than ‘talk’ about health care

It’s a new year; a new Legislature; and the same old problems facing Mississippi’s underinsured and uninsured. But ...

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‘Between God and my husband, they kept us upright’: Natchez couple’s 18-wheeler one of three in fatal Iowa collision

STORM LAKE, Iowa – Angela Bruce Patterson was a self-described “nervous wreck” on Thursday, less than 48 hours ...

Editorials

School district grade is responsibility of all of us

We’ve seen some significant progress in the Natchez-Adams School District over the last five years. New facilities – including ...

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Visit Natchez impresses at 2023 Tourism Summit

Thursday, it was my pleasure to attend the 2023 Visit Natchez Annual Tourism Summit. Visit Natchez, under the ...

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UPDATE: ‘All clear’ issued after Natchez elementary school bomb threat

After more than two hours of searching, officials have issued an “all clear” at McLaurin School. Police received ...

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Celebrating achievements and looking ahead to growth

Words cannot express my gratitude for the overwhelming show of support as I announced my candidacy for reelection ...

Opinion

It’s Labor Day: What does that mean for today’s workers?

As we sit on the cusp of the Labor Day holiday this year, most people’s thoughts will likely ...

Business

A NEW MARKET: Natchez partners opening new market on Canal Street

Jim Anderson’s enthusiasm is contagious. Talking about the new Canal Street Market he is opening with partners Craig ...

Opinion

Hope for Tomorrow: This should go viral

Over the past few weeks, I have enjoyed some great moments with our graduating seniors in Natchez: participating ...

Opinion

A new book brings a lesson on six degrees of separation

We have a running joke in our family that we like to call “six degrees of Natchez.” It ...

Opinion

Get to know the ‘why’ behind our first responders

Being a first responder is often a thankless job. Sure, we intrinsically understand the importance of firefighters and ...

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Natchez sisters compete in Miss Mississippi USA: How did they fare?

Natchez sisters Maggie and Claire Ulmer competed in two divisions of the Miss Mississippi USA pageant this weekend, ...

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The Democrat got it wrong: Auditor audits, cannot prosecute

Recently The Natchez Democrat ran an editorial and made an important factual mistake, so I need to correct ...

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Learn more about older church building in Natchez on Oct. 10

Exactly 200 years ago this year, several men were having dinner in the Natchez home of Stephen Duncan. ...

Opinion

Time to consolidate city, county services is now

Now is the time for leaders in the city and the county to sit down together and make ...

Opinion

Black History Month is for all of us

We all have lots to learn and much to celebrate during Black History Month. For instance, did you ...

Opinion

County pay raises deserved, but only if they fit the budget

Adams County Supervisor Ricky Gray is correct. Adams County employees deserve a pay increase, but such an increase ...

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