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Help your area by reporting storm damages

Undoubtedly, many have suffered damages from last week’s severe winter storms. We’ve seen reports of trees on houses, leaks inside of buildings and other damages ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

This week will only be a memory soon

Call it Snowpocalypse, Snowmaggedon or simply the Winter of Our Discontent, the storm that rolled in overnight a week ago today packed a wallop. For ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Not everyone in jail deserves to be there

There is increasing political movement toward introducing less punishment and more rehabilitation into the Mississippi criminal justice system. In Deuteronomy 25:2 God says: “If the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Constitution change could strengthen independents

When former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. was weighing a run for governor in 2019, research was done on whether he could ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Issue closest to lawmakers’ hearts is on its way

A smile can be seen behind Rep. Jim Beckett’s Ole Miss facemask when he is asked if his colleagues are already coming to him to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Group working to control feral cat population

If you have driven around Natchez in the last couple of years, you have probably been struck by the number of feral cat colonies that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vaccination crew caring, competent

To the EDITOR: Adams County received the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine in early January. With age on our side, my husband and I ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration 2021 will not disappoint

I doubt anyone would disagree the past year has been filled with new challenges that have forced us to change many habits and plans. In ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

We can all help prevent crime here

Thanks to the efforts of Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten and his deputies and officers and investigators at the Natchez Police Department, as well as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

From the mayor’s desk: Shift South positives far outweigh negative

We have received national attention for our Shift South Campaign, our $6,000 incentive to draw remote workers to Natchez. It was designed to both lure ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi House scores big reforms

The Mississippi House of Representatives recently passed several reform bills, which will help Mississippians by reducing occupational licensing barriers and expanding access to healthcare. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

GriefShare is here to help

As some of you may remember, I lost my husband to cancer 23 years ago after a three-year battle. I was 43 years old at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Adams County, Natchez have lost a champion in death of Cauthen

Adams County lost an outstanding citizen on Sunday when Sammy Cauthen passed away at age 80. His son, Dusty, posted on social media that his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Some see value in expanding Medicaid for prisoners

The Mississippi Legislature is considering a proposal to expand Medicaid – for incarcerated people. The state’s Republican leadership has long rejected efforts to expand Medicaid, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Time to consolidate city, county services is now

Now is the time for leaders in the city and the county to sit down together and make a plan for consolidating as many shared ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Expanding Medicaid would save lives

It is difficult to understand how anyone who knows the state of health care and the economy in Mississippi could in good conscience continue to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Louisiana Republicans slam Biden on oil actions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Republican congressional delegation wasn’t searching for reasons to support President Joe Biden, but the Democratic leader’s quick actions against ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Funding for state crime lab a disaster

Recently, I paid a visit to the State Crime Lab to expedite cases for Natchez. This was my second visit since last year as a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Black History Month is for all of us

We all have lots to learn and much to celebrate during Black History Month. For instance, did you know: Scientist George Washington Carver, who was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

County pay raises deserved, but only if they fit the budget

Adams County Supervisor Ricky Gray is correct. Adams County employees deserve a pay increase, but such an increase should not happen if the county couldn’t ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

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