Business

Hiring lobbyists has paid off many times over

One of the best moves City of Natchez and Adams County elected officials have made in recent memory ...

Business

Natchez Inc. and Natchez Now should be thanked for economic development successes

Last week, leaders in the business community in Natchez enjoyed a bus tour and visit to some of ...

Editorials

School district grade is responsibility of all of us

We’ve seen some significant progress in the Natchez-Adams School District over the last five years. New facilities – including ...

Opinion

Deserving of praise

In case you missed it, the Natchez Historical Society was recently awarded a $2,400 grant to help with ...

Opinion

It’s Labor Day: What does that mean for today’s workers?

As we sit on the cusp of the Labor Day holiday this year, most people’s thoughts will likely ...

Opinion

Our opinion: It’s one thing to develop workforce, but another to keep workers in Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves delivered quite the speech at the Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce luncheon recently. As with ...

Opinion

Restoring Hope, indeed

Hats off to Laine and Kevin Berry and all involved in this weekend’s Restoring Hope event in Natchez. ...

Opinion

Our candidate endorsements

The editorial board of The Natchez Democrat met with each candidate in contested races in the Aug. 8 ...

Opinion

Anonymous reporting app a positive step

While we’re often raising concerns about the dangers teens face with unlimited access to technology and social media, ...

Opinion

Juneteenth: Hope for a more unified future

Natchez took its celebration of Juneteenth to new heights this year with the addition of the Legends Celebration, ...

Opinion

Don’t wait until it’s too late for hurricane preparation

Hurricane season is upon us, and it’s never too early to prepare for a storm. While Vicksburg has ...

Opinion

Fred Butcher earned his retirement

One of the most admirable careers a person can have is an educator. The same is true of ...

Opinion

Our Opinion: Savor every moment

Soon, the tune of Pomp and Circumstance will be ringing in our ears. For some, it already has. ...

Opinion

Get to know the ‘why’ behind our first responders

Being a first responder is often a thankless job. Sure, we intrinsically understand the importance of firefighters and ...

Opinion

April: The month of pinwheels and protection

By now you’ve seen the blue pinwheels gently spinning across our community. They are a familiar site, appearing ...

Opinion

Loss felt in the Natchez community

Natchez is still in shock from the unexpected loss felt in recent days, starting with the burning of ...

Opinion

Lawmakers won’t cede power with ballot initiative

“Out of step … with each other and with the vast majority of Mississippians.” That’s how state Rep. ...

Opinion

Post-partum Medicaid expansion the right thing to do

Mississippi took a critical and much-needed step forward in providing healthcare on Thursday as Gov. Tate Reeves signed ...

Opinion

Town Hall employees sent home with pay for tardiness? Doesn’t make sense

Just when we thought we’ve seen it all in Ferriday, Louisiana, the next thing happens. The little town ...

Opinion

Now is the time to plan for storms

In the South, we know spring weather can be volatile. March ushers in azaleas and tourists in Natchez. ...

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