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Time to get to work for the people of Natchez

This week our city held municipal elections which, despite a final election still to take place in June, ...

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Vote Tuesday — and vote for the Natchez Renewal

Tuesday, April 9, is an important day for Natchez – it is the day that we go to ...

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Kindness starts with you: Pass it on

Years ago, when I was very involved in music ministry, including outreach programs, prison ministry, and weekend retreats such ...

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Natchez Historical Society: Meeting topic Natchez Diplomacy 1540-1730

It’s a natural tendency for us to think of our own times and the times proximately preceding them ...

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It’s Spring – and time to play ball

A dear friend of mine, Downtown Karla Brown, has a saying “Nothing Matches Natchez.” This time of year, ...

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Destination downtown: Traffic flow, why one-way or the other when you can have both?

When it comes to traffic flow in Downtown Natchez, why have it one-way or the other when you ...

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On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is Irish

Have you ever wanted to be “Irish” for a day, or are you just looking for a way ...

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Spring Pilgrimage is blooming!

Spring is in the air – and with it anticipation! We are only one week from the opening ...

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Natchez Festival of Music offering music, humor and fun

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” So says Victor Borge, one of my favorites among pianists ...

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Thank you for four more years!

t was just after 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, and I was enjoying a normal Friday afternoon ...

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Congressman Bennie Thompson is complicit

Long before Congressman Bennie Thompson became a US Congressman, he was a human rights activist and a member ...

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2024 state legislative session under way

2024 is off to a great start! It is encouraging to now see so many successes, including projects ...

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Long time coming and one more step

Next Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. At two that afternoon in the Zion Chapel A.M.E. ...

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‘Catching the rabbit:’ U.S. Grant and the Vicksburg campaign

With Gettysburg and Antietam, U.S. Grant’s Vicksburg campaign of 1863 is considered by historians as one of the ...

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Celebrating Dr. King’s birthday: A time to “Lift Every Voice”

We are so blessed to live in this time, where divisions of the past are being overcome and ...

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A great year behind us, an even greater year ahead

We are coming to the end of 2023, and what a year it has been! This is the ...

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The Golden Rule – Time for a return to 11 simple words

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” These 11 words of Jesus are words ...

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Truth Lounge owners and city want safe streets, business

I am writing this Top of the Morning to elaborate more on the decision to pull deputies from ...

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Solving the mysteries of John James Audubon’s Landscape Painting of Natchez

The most famous artist to work in Natchez was naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851), who first appeared in ...

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One Natchez: My motto going forward

“The bitterness and hate created by the late civil strife has, in my opinion, been obliterated in this ...

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