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Eclipse 101: Practice safe viewing on Monday

It’s humbling to realize our small place in the cosmos. Next week, there will be for many a ...

Opinion

Springing forward is simply insanity

Warning: Unpopular opinion ahead. This weekend, as we do every second weekend in March, we’ll be “springing forward” ...

Opinion

We hope the IHL listened to the Alcorn State University stakeholders

The future of Alcorn State University hinges on several factors, not the least will be the next president ...

News

How many books did you read in 2023?

A couple of years ago, a co-worker asked if I had any books I wanted to discard. It ...

News

Initial signs of changes in court, DA’s office encouraging

The Natchez community was gripped in fear in January while three teenage inmates from a Hinds County juvenile ...

Opinion

Mississippians deserve more than ‘talk’ about health care

It’s a new year; a new Legislature; and the same old problems facing Mississippi’s underinsured and uninsured. But ...

Opinion

From the mayor’s desk: Honoring the Historic Natchez Foundation

Thursday evening, at the annual meeting of the Historic Natchez Foundation, it was my honor to present The ...

Business

More of us staying put these days

I’ve always up for good origin story. This time of year, the holiday season, there’s a lot of ...

Opinion

Renovating the golf clubhouse: We need YOU!

Since we began the Natchez Renewal together almost four years ago, one of our main priorities has been ...

News

The Democrat endorses Patten, Cotton, Givens

Adams Countians are fortunate. When voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, they have good people ...

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 ...

Business

Your parking does some talking

When I started writing this column at the beginning of this year, one of the first suggestions for ...

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

A time to celebrate: Thursday, Aug. 31

As your mayor, it is hard to believe that we are now one month into this last year ...

Opinion

Where everyone knows your name

Last Saturday night, I was at Andrew’s Tavern in the 300 block of Main Street. It was a ...

Opinion

People of Adams County lost election

The residents of Adams County lost an election. You lost out on having someone in office that looks ...

Opinion

Restoring Hope, indeed

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

Business

Mickey Howley’s Street Talk: Build smarter not farther

As of this writing, the forecast for the next week has high temps all over 100 degrees and ...

Opinion

Our candidate endorsements

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

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