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The Dart: Woman enjoys making, selling holiday baskets

One Natchez woman enjoys making Valentine’s Day — and many other holidays — special by selling baskets filled ... Read more | Add your comment

Feral felines flood downtown during annual mystic krewe Mardi Gras parade

A group of wild cats paraded down Washington Street Saturday evening as part of the annual Mystic Krewe ... Read more | Add your comment

Bring on the Beads: Vidalia celebrates Mardi Gras with parade Saturday

Photos from Saturday afternoon's Vidalia Mardi Gras parade.  Read more | Add your comment

Vidalia Denim begins producing denim, hiring workers

Last week marked an important milestone for a new denim manufacturer in Vidalia called Vidalia Mills. Read more | Add your comment

News

Concordia Parish School Board votes to increase its pay

Concordia Parish School Board members voted to increase their pay by $150 per month during their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

by Sabrina Robertson.

News

Adams County Sheriff’s Office will be offering self-defense classes

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good women, and men, who want to participate in a free 10-week self-defense, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Scott Hawkins.

News

Concordia Parish school gyms to get improvements

VIDALIA — Gym improvements for Concordia Parish schools could soon be underway. The Concordia Parish School Board had previously allocated funds for air conditioning units ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:10 am

ACCS sports

Prep Basketball Roundup: Jefferson County Lady Tigers earn upset win

FAYETTE — The Jefferson County High School Lady Tigers and the Franklin County High School Bulldogs each had stunning upset wins last Thursday night in ... Read more

by Patrick Jones, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

Sports

Three Vidalia High football players sign to play in college

VIDALIA —With family, friends and teammates surrounding them, three Vidalia High football players gathered Friday afternoon in the Vidalia High School library and signed letters ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

ACCS sports

Adams County Christian School boys soccer shuts out Cathedral, wins district

NATCHEZ — Cathedral’s grass soccer field was slick and muddy on a cold Thursday night, but nothing deterred Adams County Christian Academy Rebels from shutting ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

Jan Griffey

Girl Scouts makes leaders out of young girls

Cynthia Dollar was my Brownie leader when I was growing up in Natchez. We met in the basement of what was St. Mary Cathedral. Read more

by Jan Griffey, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

Opinion

Join us Feb. 22 to honor Christ Church’s founders

On my way home, as I round the bend of Mississippi Highway 553 at the intersection of Church Hill Road, I always look up at ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

Editorials

Blue skies arrive at Vidalia Denim

At long last, what was once known as “Project Blue” in its infancy, is finally coming to fruition. Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:01 am

Style feature

Upcoming gala features Broadway cast singing selections from “Hamilton”

Why spend an evening on Broadway or an afternoon in one of New York City’s premium museums, when some of the biggest names in musical ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, February 14, 2020 9:01 pm

Style feature

Upcoming literary conference filled with visits, vittles, vines

Celebrate the best in Southern hospitality at this year’s Natchez Literary and Cinema and Celebration. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 14, 2020 8:53 pm

News

Chefs do a lot of cooking outside the box

Those who attended the ”More Than S’Mores” fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi were treated to a variety of creative desserts made using ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:35 am

News

City gets $150K camera grant

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Department of Justice to purchase and install crime cameras throughout the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:19 am

News

Natchez Inc. review presented

NATCHEZ — Natchez and Vidalia both have strengths that could further economic development in the region, one of them being a unique creative economy with ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:14 am

News

Owner of emaciated dog charged

The owner of an emaciated dog that was seized and taken to the Natchezdams County Humane Society in early January was arrested and charged Wednesday ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:11 am

News

Faith and Family: First Baptist Natchez hosting second ‘Unity in Community’ event

First Baptist Church of Natchez is inviting the community to a combined Unity in Community service at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church located at ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:10 am

Editorials

Private property camera fees not unreasonable

The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen are working to put more crime cameras throughout the city. Read more

by Editorial Board, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:01 am

Sports

Wilkinson County Christian Academy advance to semifinals

WOODVILLE — In front of their home fans, the No. 1 seed Wilkinson County Christian Academy Lady Rams pulled off a 49-30 victory over the ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Friday, February 14, 2020 12:01 am

News

City gets $73K for infrastructure

The City of Natchez officials said they received the first check from what they are calling “Amazon money,” a percentage of dollars the Mississippi Legislature ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:15 am

News

Girl Scout cookie fundraiser tonight

For those who love to sink their teeth into a delicious Girl Scout cookie, local chefs have invented new ways to taste those sweet treats ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:14 am

News

Bishop Gunn Crawfish Boil music lineup unveiled for May two-day festival

Organizers of the annual Bishop Gunn Crawfish Boil released the music line up for this year’s two-day festival, which takes place May 8 and 9 ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:13 am

News

Vidalia Mardi Gras parade Saturday

Love, beads and candy will all be up in the air this Valentine’s Day weekend as Vidalia celebrates Mardi Gras in the annual Krewe of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:11 am

Editorials

Partnership between Ford, schools is great

The future of education in the Miss-Lou got a tune-up Tuesday afternoon in the form of a unique public-private partnership. Read more

by Editorial Board, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:01 am

ACCS sports

ACCS soccer needs to defeat Cathedral High

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School Rebels boys soccer will try and win their last match of the season today against Cathedral Green Wave with ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:01 am

Ferriday High sports

Prep LHSAA Basketball Roundup: Monterey High Wolves keep winning

MONTEREY — The Monterey High Wolves pulled off another win over a LHSAA Class B-District 6 opponent with a 47-41 victory over the Grace Christian ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:01 am

ACCS sports

Prep Basketball Roundup: Natchez High close to comeback victory

JACKSON — Damarion Arrington was almost unstoppable in the post and Kentavian Hogan put on a show from long distance as the Wingfield High School ... Read more

by Patrick Jones, Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:01 am

Delta Charter sports

Monterey High Lady Wolves, Ferriday High Lady Trojans ranked high

MONTEREY — Monterey High Lady Wolves, Ferriday High Lady Trojans and Vidalia Lady Vikings end their regular basketball seasons on Friday. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:57 pm