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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. ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

Editorials

We must do better for our society

“Our moral compass is no longer pointing true.” That’s what Paul Leake said earlier this week when talking ...

Opinion

Remembering friends at the Mississippi Book Festival

Last week’s Mississippi Book Festival provided an opportunity to reconnect with old and dear friends in celebrating extraordinary ...

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State Treasurer: The national debt is a growing threat

In a previous column, I outlined the process by which we might amend the U.S. Constitution with a ...

Editorials

No one does fall like Natchez

Football, food, music and more await in the coming months and we can’t wait. After Hallmark Christmas movies ...

Opinion

State may not need all those cellphones

A billion here, a billion there; pretty soon you’re talking about real money. That oft-quoted phrase about government ...

Opinion

Promoting Natchez’s rich cultural heritage

A local man asked me about Visit Natchez and my work as the cultural heritage tourism manager. Specifically, ...

Editorials

Our community has flourished in part because of Co-Lin Natchez

Many of us Co-Lin at the old school building off U.S. 84, where Bob Dearing taught history. Oh, ...

Opinion

Natchez tax abatements – a valuable incentive

A little over a year ago, the City of Natchez broadened an important incentive for growth – our ...

Letters to the Editor

Will Southern Airways make a difference here?

To the editor: Reading in The Democrat the exuberant news that Natchez will get a scheduled airline, Southern ...

Letters to the Editor

City aldermen story criticized

To the editor: With regards to your article of the North Natchez Youth Center, it’s funny you didn’t ...

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Visit Your Community College on August 24

On Aug. 24, 1972, college students climbed into their Volkswagen Beetles, Pontiacs, Datsuns or if they were cool, ...

Looking Back photos

Looking back

William E. “Bill” Stewart snapped this photograph in the 1960s as he stood on Main St. and looked ...

Editorials

GUEST EDITORIAL: Parole board makes job harder

On a less positive note about Mississippi’s prison trends comes this finding by the Mississippi Center for Investigative ...

Opinion

Ham and eggs? Massachusetts, California engage in self-imposed food price inflation

By SID SALTER/Syndicated columnist The next time you travel to Boston, it might be wise on several fronts ...

Editorials

Rosco on the Radio: ‘The Miss-Lou region lost a giant’

Adams County Board of Supervisors President Wes Middleton opened the group’s meeting Monday morning with a moment of ...

Opinion

Ask me about the Symphony

It’s about tourism and economic development. It’s about investment in Natchez. It’s about JOBS… Something exciting is happening ...

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