Editorials

Biden policy on American oil production makes no sense

It seems ironic that the Biden Administration is begging foreign governments to produce more oil for our country, ...

Top of the Morning

‘A Gala under the Oaks’ celebrates the Natchez City Cemetery’s 200th anniversary

A 200th Anniversary calls for superlatives! And superlatives absolutely are what those attending the Natchez City Cemetery’s 200th ...

Opinion

Historic preservation is vital to Natchez

What would Natchez be without our historic district? It is truly what sets our city apart. Enjoyed by ...

News

Black History Month: A time of reflection

Fifty-five years ago today — at 8 p.m. on Feb. 27, 1967 — an explosion rocked Natchez. For many ...

Editorials

Airport project perched for takeoff

A recent air study shows more than 800 people a week are buying airline tickets and flying out ...

Opinion

J.E.T. NATCHEZ: Time for Our airport to soar again!

Jobs. Education. Tourism. Put them together and you have J.E.T. Natchez, our initiative for bringing commercial air service ...

Opinion

Black history is Natchez history

By JOSEPH A.C. SMITH For the past several years, I’ve dived into the history of black people here ...

Opinion

A little help from our friends

I have said often that our city, county, and school board are working together like never before.  It ...

Letters to the Editor

Shedding light on crime issue important for community

Dear Editor, I am writing to compliment The Democrat for elevating concern over crime in Natchez. If it ...

Editorials

How do we move forward as a community?

Last week Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson claimed The Democrat’s coverage of crime in our city and those residents ...

Opinion

Just the facts ma’am, just the facts

I may be dating myself with this one, but one of my favorite cops growing up was Sgt. ...

Letters to the Editor

An open letter to Mayor Gibson

Mr. Mayor: You were enraged those businesses were calling you asking, “Why is the police chief asking me for money??” ...

Opinion

Will the state be able to pass a marijuana bill?

By GEOFF PENDER/Mississippi Today For some time after the Supreme Court shot down a vote of the people ...

Top of the Morning

Education spending proposal leaves out important items

A few days ago, the Mississippi Association of Educators issued a statement regarding the state Department of Education’s ...

Editorials

Take time now to prepare for emergencies

Our seasons in Mississippi have been unusual to say the least for several years. They seem to have ...

Letters to the Editor

Republicans should be ashamed

To the editor: Every single Republican in this country should be horrified and ashamed at what happened on ...

Letters to the Editor

Surely Alderman Frazier did not make racist comment

To the editor: I am now a resident in Concordia Parish and continue to work in Natchez where I ...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you to those who are keeping healthcare moving forward

To the editor: As another year comes to an end, I am saying thank you to the people ...

Editorials

MAYOR: 2022 has great things in store for Natchez

As the son and grandson of a long-line of farmers from rural Hinds and Copiah Counties, I have ...

Editorials

It may not be just a head cold

People everywhere are testing positive with COVID-19 with varying degrees of sickness. Some cases could easily pass for ...

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