Editorials

The birth of Jesus is reason to celebrate

Amid the pageantries and the buying of gifts during Christmas, it is sometimes easy to forget that the ...

Editorials

Do what you love, you’ll never work a day

Nothing says “I love working here” like spending over 50 years in one place. For David Webb, it ...

COVID-19

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Editorials

Hyrdro plant’s role, future critical for Vidalia

When Sidney Murray had a vision for a hydroelectric plant in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, nearly 40 years ago, ...

Editorials

Americans will unite in wake of this tragedy

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

Editorials

Plenty of ways to help with relief efforts

Miss-Lou residents who want to help provide relief for Hurricane Ida victims in south Louisiana have several options. ...

Editorials

Get ready to work Natchez

How wonderful it is to see a new business locating here — any new business. But a new ...

Editorials

Much to look forward to this fall in Natchez

Spring is the best time of year — until fall, that is. Nothing quite beats the rush you ...

Editorials

We want you to share your memory of 9/11

It is hard to believe one of the darkest days in American history unfolded on television screens across ...

Editorials

Good to see Mississippi in a position to help

Luke 12:48 says, “To him much is given, much will be required.” The meaning of this scripture was ...

Editorials

Take time right now to get ready for Ida

We hope you are taking time today to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Ida. All indications are ...

Editorials

The mark you leave while here, the mark you leave behind

Natchez musician Stan Smith died this week. He left behind three sons Josh Smith, Ross Smith and Brandon ...

Editorials

Vaccine could save your life

It’s almost every day now that someone in the Miss-Lou dies with COVID-19. What is worse, more and ...

Editorials

Nothing excites like high school football season

High school football got under way in earnest Friday night, heralding a season of exhilaration and joy for ...

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