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After Cyber Monday, don’t forget Giving Tuesday

Most of us have heard and participated in Cyber Monday. It’s a day when Thanksgiving is over and ...

Editorials

Now is time to consider consolidating law enforcement

Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry will shortly become Columbus’s next chief of police. We wish him well and ...

Letters to the Editor

Where was the concern over Nellie’s before it was sold?

To the editor: This is my last response to The Natchez Democrat about the Sept. 14 preservation meeting. ...

Opinion

Thank a Veteran

My dad, a young man called into service during WWII, taught me that freedom is not free. It ...

Opinion

LET’S GET COOKIN’: Rotary Chili Cook-off is Saturday at Natchez Bluff

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Nov. 12! Broadway Street, along the Natchez Bluff, will fill up with competing ...

Editorials

Unsung hero worth all the recognition

Last week, the Rotary Club of Natchez surprised one of its members into tears. Andrew Calvit has been ...

Editorials

His music lives on

What it must have been like to hear the gospel and rock phenomenon known as “The Killer” play ...

Editorials

We should all be concerned

What is concerning is that we’re not more concerned about the sad state of the Adams County Jail. ...

Opinion

SHALOM Y’ALL: Historical Society Meeting Oct. 25

The South has had a significant Jewish population beginning in its early days of settlement and this is ...

Opinion

Weekend music brings to mind other Natchez music lovers

Natchez folks know that this past weekend was another great music festival on the Bluff. For me, the weekend ...

Editorials

Spread the word on available funding for home repairs for those in need

If you know someone living in poverty in Natchez who needs repairs to their home, please let them ...

Opinion

The magical Natchez vibe

Last weekend was a magical weekend for Natchez – and I actually am taking that description from the ...

Editorials

We’re still grateful to Tate Taylor, John Norris

Despite plans for a restaurant inside the Broadway Street train depot falling through, Tate Taylor and John Norris ...

Opinion

So many blessings for Natchez

Thursday morning, as a beautiful fall day dawned and an excited group of Natchezians greeted the beautiful new ...

Opinion

This B is worth bragging about

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Department of Education released new accountability ratings to school districts and individual schools for ...

Editorials

Mississippians should insist Favre face justice

Nothing hurts worse than finding out someone we look up to isn’t the person we thought they were. ...

Opinion

Jenkins’ focus good fit for promoting Chamber, Natchez

Lyn Fortenberry Jenkins may not consider herself a morning person, but she’s doing her best to fake it. ...

Opinion

Ron Miller – A Visionary Who Saved Natchez

I will never forget Friday, November 27, 2015. Thanksgiving had just concluded, and I was feeling homesick for ...

Editorials

Message still true: We will unite in wake of tragedy

Editor’s note: this is a reprint of the original editorial published Sept. 12, 2001, in The Democrat. Shock. ...

Opinion

For Liberty and the salute of labor

On Sept. 7, 1942, nearly 20,000 shipyard workers and guests gathered at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore, Maryland. They ...

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