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‘Slave Dwelling Project’ stirs up conversations about history

NATCHEZ  — If you look closely enough at the bricks that make up historic places like Melrose, you ... Read more | Add your comment

Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to rescind the county’s mask mandate but ... Read more | Add your comment

Hank Williams Jr. to play Natchez 4th of July Celebration

NATCHEZ – On Sunday, July 4th, Hank Williams, Jr. will perform at The Natchez Bluff for Natchez 4th ... Read more | Add your comment

Restaurant keeps crawfish, customers coming

Steam rises as Dorothy “D” Jones stirs a boiling pot of crawfish as Zydeco music plays at C&M ... Read more | Add your comment


Law officials arrest 3 in connection with automobile burglaries

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and the Natchez Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division worked together to arrest an individual who investigators believe is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.


Library closes for renovations

NATCHEZ — The George W. Armstrong Library will be closed Tuesday through May 17 for interior renovations, Library Director Pam Plummer said Monday. The project ... Read more | Add your comment

by Sabrina Robertson.

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Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Kirkwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Madalyn Marie Kirkwood to Benjamin Joseph Brakel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brakel ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 19, 2021 4:24 pm


Jon Borum reflects on his time cooking at The Masters

As Hideki Matsuyama celebrates his first Masters win, Pig Out Inn chef Jon Borum reflects on a week of waking up at 3 a.m. to ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:55 am


Spring is busy season for parish crawfish farm

Bo Mahony and Koepp Lanehart circle crawfish ponds to grab crawfish traps and dump their catch into plastic tubs in their boats each day at ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:00 am


LSU reeling from ongoing reviews of sexual misconduct cases

BATON ROUGE (AP) — When LSU’s football team emerges from the north end zone tunnel in 102,000-seat Tiger Stadium for its traditional spring scrimmage on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 6:15 pm


Master Gardners host spring plant sale at Co-Lin

The Adams County Master Gardeners hosted their annual spring plant sale outside of Copiah Lincoln Community College’s greenhouse in Natchez. Participants said people lined up ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:50 am


Security officer enjoys building relationships with students

NATCHEZ — Dietrich Woods steps out of her office and greets each person who drives onto the Natchez High School campus every school day, close ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:00 am


Supreme Court deciding on taking away voter’s right to place issues on ballot … again

A former legislative leader who was not enamored with the state’s initiative process used to call it “government by Barabbas,” referring to the prisoner from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:58 pm


Smoking affects more than your lungs

As you know from the warning labels on cigarette packages, “Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health.” This is a profound understatement. It is ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:57 pm


Healthcare should not be a political debate

It’s astounding Mississippi, which is home to some of the unhealthiest people in the country, has not taken advantage of financial offerings from the federal ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:54 pm


Jobs everywhere but few workers to fill them

NATCHEZ — Business is booming at The Donut  Shop. Owner Jason Tyson said his business doubled, then tripled during the year of COVID. “We would ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:52 pm


Cathedral alumnus finishing up freshman year at Co-Lin

Cathedral Alumnus Ben White is four games away from finishing his freshman year at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. Monday through Saturday, he is on ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:45 pm


Column: Make solutions not boycotts

Mississippi is once again at odds with the NCAA after the passing of SB 2536, known as the Mississippi Fairness Act. The NCAA announced it ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:40 pm


Natchez artist opens mobile-making studio amid pandemic

NATCHEZ — Carolyn Weir has a unique craft that no one else in Natchez has and only a few people in the country have. She ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 2:19 pm

Natchez High sports

LJ Minor gets final at bat in Natchez win

Natchez baseball player LJ Minor said he missed most of his senior season with a torn ACL. He stepped into the batter’s box one final ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:55 pm


Concordia Parish jury finds Clayton man guilty in killing of his wife, 12-year-old boy

VIDALIA — A Concordia Parish jury found Marvin Watson, of Clayton, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder on Thursday for the June 2019, killing ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:24 pm


Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone knew your name?

“You have got to be the goobiest person who has ever lived on earth.” This description of me would be less impactful had it not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:20 pm


Mississippi unlikely to ease its election laws

Mississippi legislators imposed no new limits on the election process during their recently ended session, but this state already had some of the strictest voting ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:18 pm


Business booming in Natchez

Have you ever wondered if the sun shines brighter right after the storm is over? It certainly seems that way in Natchez. If COVID-19 is ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:16 pm


International investors from India visit Natchez on economic development trip

NATCHEZ — A group of international investors from India visited Natchez Thursday to tour the area for a multi-faceted economic development prospect. Specifics on the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:14 pm


Donations of items needed for 3rd Gayrage Sale

NATCHEZ — Y’all Means All is busy putting together items for its third annual Gayrage Sale, and your donations are needed. The Gayrage Sale is ... Read more

by Jan Griffey, Thursday, April 15, 2021 5:59 pm

Natchez High sports

Bulldogs finish district play undefeated

Natchez finished their district season undefeated with a grand finale firework display beating Jim Hill 22-3. Jwun Mackey and Trylon Minor had five RBIs each ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:48 am

ACCS sports

Doubleheader has playoff implications for Cathedral, ACCS

Hollis Lees said last week Cathedral had to beat ACCS by a combined score of eight runs in three games to make the playoffs, but ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:50 am


City approves final lease for historic train depot on Broadway Street

NATCHEZ — On Tuesday, the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted to execute a lease for the historic train depot on Broadway Street to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:10 pm

ACCS sports

ACCS alumnus Jacob McDaniel signs to become a Boll Weevil

Adams County Christian alumnus Jacob McDaniel said he felt a weight lift off of his shoulders when he signed to continue his college baseball career ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:02 pm


Lt. Gov. Hosemann addresses American Rescue funds in Natchez, Adams County

NATCHEZ — Soon, Natchez and Adams County officials’ biggest problem will not be getting funds for various projects, but how to effectively spend the large ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:58 pm