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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 ...

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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 ...

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Unsung hero worth all the recognition

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

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His music lives on

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

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We should all be concerned

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Preservation Commission is doing its job

We need to cut the city’s Preservation Commission some slack. The Preservation Commission is being criticized for taking ...

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Locating E-911 at police department makes even more sense now

The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen and the Adams County Board of Supervisors met last week to ...

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J.E.T. Natchez – about to land in Natchez

J.E.T. Natchez, our initiative for bringing commercial air service back to our airport, is about to land in ...

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Deserving of praise: New Natchez businesses

It takes a special person to invest in themselves and their families and open a small business. It ...

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Yes, public education could use some improvement

We’ve watched firsthand our public school system, despite facing public scrutiny for it, build a new state-of-the-art high ...

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City’s E-911 proposal makes good sense

For an inexcusable amount of time, our emergency 911 dispatchers have suffered through deplorable working conditions. We have ...

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