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New city building inspector brings construction experience

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind for Fred Galler. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Monday, August 16, 2010 12:00 am

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City receives $60K traffic grant

Most Natchez drivers probably don’t consider the cost of a functioning traffic light during their daily commutes, but Rick Freeman thinks about it often. Read more

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

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Natchez adopts fake pot ban

If you want to get a fake high from fake pot in Natchez, time’s running out. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 12:00 am

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Natchez Transit System to be featured on PBS

The Natchez Transit System and its future regional intermodal transit facility is now the focus of a PBS production. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:00 am

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Job turns to hobby for Carson

When Alcorn State University hired Rickey Carson as its first ever golf coach, there was one teeny-weeny problem. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Monday, August 9, 2010 12:31 am

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Fundraising goal met for Jackson memorial

The family of civil rights hero Wharlest Jackson Sr. has met its fundraising goal for a commemorative marker. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Sunday, August 8, 2010 12:00 am

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Police arrest alleged burglars

Two men face burglary charges after allegedly breaking in to several vehicles this week. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, August 7, 2010 12:00 am

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Jackson family seeks marker

Denise Ford and Wharlest Jackson Jr. say they will never forget their father’s ultimate sacrifice, and the Miss-Lou community shouldn’t either. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, August 6, 2010 12:00 am

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Triple digit temperatures gone for now

National Weather Service Meteorologist Jim Fairly expects the stifling heat and humidity blanketing Natchez and surrounding areas to let up a little after today. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 12:00 am

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ASCO visits county neighborhoods for National Night Out

Eating seven suppers in one day might seem gluttonous to some, but Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield did what he had to for the neighbors ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 12:00 am

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Third time’s a charm for couple

Bob and Angie Williamson insist they are boring, but the story of their courtship is anything but. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Monday, July 26, 2010 12:18 am

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Former Natchez mayor Larry “Butch” Brown arrested

Mississippi Department of Transportation Executive Director Larry L. “Butch” Brown was arrested early Friday morning at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi on charges of ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:00 am

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City loses National Main Street Community accreditation

For the second consecutive year, the City of Natchez is not accredited as a National Main Street Community. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:00 am

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North Natchez drainage project under way

For approximately nine months, people who live and work on the north side of town will live and work in a construction zone. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, July 23, 2010 12:00 am

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Overlay work under way on Union Street

Milling machines outnumbered cars on North Union Street Thursday as construction crews began work on the city’s $602,000 overlay project. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, July 23, 2010 12:00 am

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Construction begins on Natchez Trails Project

Construction on the Natchez Trails Project has begun. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Friday, July 23, 2010 12:00 am

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Alleged vandals arrested

Natchez Police have arrested three minors and one adult in connection with vandalism at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:00 am

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Man arrested for kidnapping, forging checks

A Natchez man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of kidnapping another man and forcing him to cash counterfeit checks. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:00 am

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Visitor center restroom damaged by vandals

The ladies restroom at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center has been vandalized for the second time in eight months, and officials seek the public’s help ... Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 12:06 am

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Armed robbery suspects arrested

Two 18-year-olds have been charged in connection with an armed robbery outside Zippy’s on Martin Luther King Jr. Street. Read more

by Cassandra Mickens, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 12:03 am

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