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Bridgewater-Irving gets our pick for Ward 4 alderman

Being an effective alderwoman requires meeting, connecting, communicating and working with residents to do the public’s business. Read more

7 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Choices abound for Natchez general election

Natchez voters will go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the Natchez municipal general election to decide who will serve the next four ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Hall is our pick for Ward 1 Natchez alderman

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Natchez municipal general election to decide who will serve the next four years in ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

Stimulus could help tourism

If open for business signs are displayed in local shop windows and there are no tourists to see them are the shops really open? Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

On Independence Day recall founders’ views of free press

America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment ... Read more

1 week ago by Top of the morning.

Join us Saturday for Lake St. John Flotilla

The 28th Annual Lake St. John Flotilla and Blessing of the Boats sets sail on Saturday, July 4. Read more

1 week ago by Top of the morning.

Celebrate our freedoms safely this weekend

On Saturday, we celebrate our nation’s independence from Great Britain with the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Great work, NPD, in solving case of Turning Angel

People throughout the Miss-Lou, state and nation were appalled last week when the Turning Angel statue was damaged after it was toppled from its pedestal. Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

With freedom comes great responsibility

On Saturday we will celebrate our nation’s independence. Read more

1 week ago by Scott Hawkins.

Natchez Bicycle Classic will be Ride not Race

It’s a Ride not a Race! The Natchez-Adams Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals and Leadership Natchez are delighted to announce the rebirth of the Natchez ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Keeping COVID in check is now up to each of us

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, people took the disease and it’s potential to spread seriously. Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Natchez right to delay spending on pool upgrade

The Natchez Board of Aldermen made the right decision Tuesday night when they voted to delay proceeding with improvements to the community swimming pool until ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

City must keep eye on budget’s bottom line

No doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a blow to the City of Natchez’s coffers. Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Treat others as you would like to be treated

Race, police brutality, coronavirus, underlying health issues, and yes black-on-black senseless killings encompass blacks. Read more

2 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Reality eventually wins out despite our desires

A few weeks ago when President Donald Trump announced he would hold a June rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, many people expressed concerns about the potential ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Hawkins.

Hope Natchez can maintain racial harmony

The past weeks of protest and riots have really messed with my mind. Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Sign of more to come in COVID-19?

Those who believe the COVID-19 crisis is declining or believe the pandemic is overblown need to peek inside what is happening at the Vidalia Mills ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Join us for Unity March on bluff Saturday

In celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, we ask that the Natchez community and surrounding cities ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Plan for NASD fall reopening good for COVID era

Natchez Adams School District officials have announced a plan to reopen schools on Aug. 10. Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Consider historic lessons held at Longwood

At this time there have been renewed calls for the destruction of monuments and other memorials to the Confederacy. Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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