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Rhythm Night Club Museum now open for visits

A modest sign on St. Catherine Street points right to the Rhythm Night Club Museum, which had a soft opening last month. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Monday, September 20, 2010 12:00 am

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Children spend Labor Day on Lake St. John

For five youngsters, Labor Day is all about making a splash. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 12:00 am

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Construction to be complete in 2012

A timetable for the construction of a new intersection at D’Evereux Drive and Seargent S. Prentiss Drive has been finalized, Mississippi Department of Transportation resident ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Monday, September 6, 2010 12:00 am

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Fayette election court contest ends in mistrial

An election court contest between Fayette Mayor Roger King and former opponent Albert Johnson ended in a mistrial Friday. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, September 4, 2010 12:00 am

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Murder suspects arraigned

Three men charged in the 2009 death of Terry Lynn Farmer have been arraigned on charges of murder, attempted rape and arson. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, September 4, 2010 12:00 am

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Robbery suspect arrested

A Natchez teenager was arrested Thursday in connection with two armed robberies last month. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, September 3, 2010 12:00 am

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Former planner found not guilty

Former City Planner John “Rusty” Lewis was found not guilty of simple assault by fear Tuesday in Adams County Justice Court. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 12:00 am

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Recreation director Tedder leaves legacy

Colleagues say Ralph Tedder’s achievements as the city’s recreation director are nothing short of remarkable — and delicious. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 12:00 am

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Three-vehicle accident stalls traffic

Traffic was at a brief standstill after a three-vehicle accident on D’Evereux Drive Friday morning. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, August 28, 2010 12:00 am

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Vandals destroy Duncan Park golf green

Vandals tore through Duncan Park Golf Course Thursday night, destroying the 18th green and disgusting city officials and frequent golfers. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, August 28, 2010 12:00 am

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Aldermen approve transfers

In keeping with their decision to review unscheduled transfers in the city budget, the Natchez Board of Aldermen called a special meeting Thursday to do ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, August 27, 2010 12:00 am

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Ad: City will not raise taxes

City Clerk Donnie Holloway says a tax increase notice published in Wednesday’s edition of The Democrat is not cause for concern. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:00 am

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Natchez police are sworn to protect and serve, but at what cost?

The Natchez Police Department was among the first in the state to ride the technology wave, installing laptop computers in all its patrol cars and ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:00 am

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Arrestee files lawsuit against city

The man apparently at the center of federal indictments against two Natchez police officers has filed a lawsuit against the City of Natchez. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:21 am

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Officers indicted on federal charges

An internal investigation into an incident that led to the Thursday arrest of two Natchez police officers was never completed, Police Chief Mike Mullins said ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:19 am

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Natchez company must pay up

A Jackson social worker has pleaded guilty to exploiting residents at a nursing home owned and operated by a Natchez company. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, August 20, 2010 12:00 am

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Man sought in Natchez armed robbery

Natchez Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect who visited a check-cashing store Wednesday afternoon. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Thursday, August 19, 2010 12:00 am

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Bank robber linked to past heists

Natchez Police investigators have reason to believe the suspect involved in Monday’s Regions Bank robbery could be linked to bank robberies in Louisiana, Arkansas and ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, August 18, 2010 12:00 am

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Car sales rev up city sales tax numbers

Sales tax revenues are up in Natchez for the fifth consecutive month. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, August 18, 2010 12:00 am

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Bank robbery suspect sought

Natchez experienced its second bank robbery in three months time Monday, when a man demanded cash from a teller using the written word. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Tuesday, August 17, 2010 12:00 am

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