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New variant a reminder that coronavirus is here to stay

First there was Delta. Now we have Omicron. A group of World Health Organization leaders announced on Friday ...

Opinion

A Time for Thanksgiving

As we pause from our busy schedules this week to observe another day of National Thanksgiving, it is ...

Opinion

Goals and projects for 2022 on the horizon

It’s hard to believe we are about to enter the last several weeks of 2021! Over the past ...

Editorials

Paper and ink have a price; ideals and freedom are invaluable

Can you put a price on freedom? That’s an interesting question, just barely a week after we honored ...

Business

Why shop locally for the holidays?

As a new resident of Natchez, I am not new to owning and operating a business. I moved ...

Opinion

300 friendly folks…and a few old soreheads

By Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson In my travels, I have read many a welcome sign. The one for ...

Editorials

The Democrat endorses Bailey for tax collector

Tuesday is the November general election. We urge you to take the time to vote. While the ballot ...

Opinion

Working together for workforce development

By Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson Monday, October 25, was a historic day for the City of Natchez and ...

News

What you don’t know can hurt you

Editor’s note: Dr. Kenneth Stubbs, a long-time Natchez physician and internal medicine specialist, has prepared this analysis of ...

Letters to the Editor

Should our local school district be sending checks to Texas?

To the editor: My name is Ray Simpson, I am the sales manager for Rex Sporting Goods (RSG). ...

Editorials

Time for coordinated workforce development is now

Natchez and Adams County are enjoying an uptick in business and enthusiasm right now. One thing that can ...

Opinion

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

Ray Mosby: How many deaths, indeed?

“And he’s oh, so good, And he’s oh, so fine. And he’s oh, so healthy, In his body ...

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Thank you for making us feel a part of Natchez

Dear Natchez, Where do we begin? We arrived in your beautiful town in early July and immediately fell ...

Editorials

State testing reveals COVID’s impact in classroom

In a recent interview, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann talked about the long-term negative effects of COVID on Mississippi ...

Editorials

State testing reveals COVID’s impact in classroom

In a recent interview, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann talked about the long-term negative effects of COVID on Mississippi ...

Opinion

How many deaths, indeed?

“And he’s oh, so good, And he’s oh, so fine. And he’s oh, so healthy, In his body ...

Opinion

Thank you for the warm welcome

Dear Natchez, Where do we begin?  We arrived in your beautiful town in early July and immediately fell ...

Opinion

Goal of presentation is historic truth

By Kathleen Bond Why should we invest our time in learning about the past? Is it to understand ...

Editorials

We support the Natchez entertainment industry

While it’s easy to complain when retailers skip Halloween and Thanksgiving and put out their Christmas decorations too ...

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