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Gibson, Hall apparent winners in Natchez Democratic Party primary

NATCHEZ — Dan Gibson is the apparent winner of the Natchez Democratic Party Mayoral primary election after some ... Read more | Add your comment

Here is a map and plan for for Friday’s events and processional for Floyd

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Darryl Grennell has proclaimed Friday, June 5, as a Day of Mourning for George ... Read more | Add your comment

Local leaders, clergy offer prayers, declare Friday a day of mourning

NATCHEZ — Approximately 80 people gathered at the steps of the Adams County Courthouse facing Wall Street at ... Read more | Add your comment

Images from Wednesday morning’s protest on Martin Luther King Jr. Street

Images from Wednesday morning's peaceful protest on Martin Luther King Jr. Street Wednesday morning.  Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS

Hall apparent winner of Democratic Party primary for Ward 1 alderman

Valencia Hall is the apparent winner of the hotly contested primary race between her and incumbent Joyce Areceneaux-Mathis for the Ward 1 Alderman position. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

BREAKING NEWS

Ward 4 candidates Irving, Calcote headed to June 23 runoff

The race for the Democratic Party nomination for Natchez Ward 4 Alderman is headed to a June 23 runoff. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

COVID-19

Mississippi on Thursday reports more COVID-19 cases, deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported 238 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new COVID-19 deaths. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:11 pm

News

Vote count delayed as election workers have to order new vote scanner

NATCHEZ — Adams County Election Commission members have ordered a new scanner machine after a machine malfunctioned late Wednesday afternoon as commission members were scanning ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:51 am

Sports

AP source: MLB rejects 114-game plan, tells union no counter

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball rejected the players' offer for a 114-game regular season in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:30 pm

Sports

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:00 pm

News

Your Take: Patriot pup

Your Take: Deanne Tanksley submitted this photo of her dog staring at the American flag. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:00 pm

Sports

Virus-proofing sports facilities presents a big challenge

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The jersey-wearing camaraderie. The scent of sizzling sausages. The buzz before a big game. The distinctive atmosphere of live sports, that feeling in ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:00 pm

COVID-19

Mississippi on Wednesday reports more COVID-19 cases, deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 302 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new COVID-19 deaths. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:40 pm

News

Absentee ballots being counted; results not likely until Thursday

NATCHEZ — Members of the Natchez Municipal Election Commission were at work opening each of 700 absentee ballots and affidavits on Wednesday that would determine ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:01 pm

News

City, county, clergy to hold 3 p.m. press conference today on Floyd death

NATCHEZ — City and County elected officials and ministers will hold a joint press conference on the Wall Street side of the Adams County Courthouse ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:38 pm

News

Video: Local officials talk to protesters at end of march

Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong, Natchez Fire Chief Ventris Green and Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten talk to protesters on Martin Luther King Jr. Street ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:31 pm

News

Gibson holds slim lead in mayor’s race

NATCHEZ — Natchez residents went to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the Democratic Party primary race for municipal offices. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:40 pm

News

Nonprofit closing, giving money to county

NATCHEZ — A Mississippi nonprofit is liquidating some of its assets to assist community charities, including some in Adams County. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:40 pm

News

City under governor’s orders

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez is currently operating under Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves’ latest COVID-19 executive order 1492 that went into effect Monday. Read more

by Multiple Authors, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:38 pm

News

Race unclear in Ward 4

NATCHEZ — In the race for the Ward 4 Natchez Alderman seat, incumbent Democrat Felecia Bridgewater-Irving held a 45-vote lead over challenger Michael Calcote at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:37 pm

News

Hall leads incumbent in Ward 1

NATCHEZ — The contested Natchez Ward 1 Alderman race between incumbent Democrat Joyce Arceneaux-Mathis and Democratic Challenger Valencia Hall was too close to call after ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:35 pm

News

Dillard wins re-election in Ward 6

NATCHEZ — Incumbent Ward 6 Natchez Alderman Dan Dillard is the apparent winner in Tuesday’s primary election with 69.1% of the vote. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:33 pm

Editorials

Natchez is smartly reopened for business

Natchez is back in business and that business is looking pretty good, according to some Miss-Lou hoteliers and casino operators. Read more

by Editorial Board, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:19 pm

Opinion

Weak attempt at last-minute surprise fails

“October surprise,” “election surprise,” “11th-hour surprise,” call it what you will, but the last-minute surprise occurs in virtually every election. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:17 pm

Sports

LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State, LSU athletic director Scott ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:45 pm

Sports

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:45 pm

Sports

Sheriff rodeo renamed after late Adams County chief deputy

NATCHEZ — The sounds of the Adams County Sheriff Rodeo that had been scheduled for the weekend of May 15 and 16 were not heard ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:30 pm

News

Decision 2020: Live election results after polls close at 7 p.m.

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by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:44 pm

News

Your Take: A clear night for balloons

Your Take: Katie Smith submitted this photo from the 2019 Natchez Balloon Festival. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:00 pm

News

Election update: Sunny weather, absentee ballots could push voter turnout past 2016 numbers

Local election officials say they expect this year’s voter turnout to meet or exceed the turnout from four years ago when more than 50 percent ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:39 pm

News

Decision 2020: Voters go to polls in Democratic Primary of city elections

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by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:53 pm