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Crime Reports

Crime reports: Thursday, June 28

Natchez Police Department Arrests  — Tuesday Vanessa Lorraine Turner, 47, no address listed, on warrants for failure to appear and fugitive from justice. No bond ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:01 am

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Local, state, federal authorities team up to make multiple arrests in Natchez-Adams County

Local, state and federal law enforcement officers executed a large-scale operation Wednesday morning Adams County that led to multiple arrests, including one for an armed ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:01 am

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Arrest made in Saturday shooting at Community Center

  NATCHEZ — A Natchez man faces aggravated assault charges for allegedly shooting a relative with a shotgun Saturday night during a wedding reception at ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Monday, June 25, 2018 12:02 am

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Executive sessions now more private in city council chambers

Natchez recently made changes to its council chambers building in an effort to soundproof the room where officials hold private meetings, including executive sessions. Read more

by David Hamilton, Monday, June 25, 2018 12:01 am

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Four arrested in drug bust

A narcotics bust at Days Inn landed four people in jail, including two who face separate charges for meth and prescription pills. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, June 24, 2018 12:49 am

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City pays $85,000 a year for Titan Tire security

Natchez currently pays approximately $85,000 a year to secure its building formerly operating as Titan Tire. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, June 24, 2018 12:45 am

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Grievance filed in airport director’s firing

NATCHEZ — A grievance filed Thursday against the Adams County Airport Commission alleges that commissioners illegally terminated Director of Aviation Ron Hall and calls for ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Saturday, June 23, 2018 12:01 am

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Natchez man sentenced to federal prison to face grand jury indictment for May 2017 murder

A Natchez man sentenced last week to federal prison was returned Wednesday to Adams County, facing a grand jury indictment for a May 2017 murder. Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:45 pm

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Trump reforms could help downtown Natchez

With efforts to revitalize downtown Natchez in full effect, leaders have their eyes set on new opportunities to attract investors to the city’s center. Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:43 pm

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Newly proposed I-14 bill includes Mississippi, Louisiana

Congress recently introduced proposed legislation that would bring an interstate highway through Natchez and Vidalia. Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:01 am

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$183k in railroad work approved through federal grant

More than $180,000 in improvements to part of Natchez’s lone railway received approval Wednesday. Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:01 am

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County to cover $50k in pool costs from 2016 per agreement with city

City and county officials resolved questions over payments for Natchez’s new community pool after the county agreed to cover $50,000 of costs in question. Read more

by David Hamilton, Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:01 am

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Community hears stories from opioid crisis at town hall meeting

With Mississippi and the entire nation facing a plague in the form of opioids and other addictive drugs, a town hall meeting in Natchez had ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:48 pm

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Airport director terminated, commissioner resigns

The Adams County airport’s director has been fired and one airport commissioner resigned following concerns over conflicts of interests with certain commissioners. Read more

by David Hamilton, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:46 pm

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Single dad did it alone; This Father’s Day he is recovering

Even with his recent cardiovascular troubles, 70-year-old Charles McCranie’s heart beats just as strongly for his family as it always has. Read more

by David Hamilton, Sunday, June 17, 2018 12:01 am

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3 indicted in dog fighting incident

NATCHEZ — Three Natchez people face grand jury indictments for dog fighting in connection to an incident last year. Read more

by David Hamilton, Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:01 am

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Absentee balloting underway

NATCHEZ — Absentee voting for party primary runoffs in races for U.S. House of Representatives 3rd Congressional District and U.S. Senate will be open at ... Read more

by David Hamilton, Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:01 am

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City dedicating time capsule to be opened in nearly 100 years

This Monday, citizens will have the chance to witness something that no one else will for nearly a century. Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 15, 2018 12:01 am

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City hires firm to appraise bluff property

Natchez has hired a firm to appraise a sought-after piece of bluff property the city aims to purchase, if the price is right. Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 15, 2018 12:01 am

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Natchez drafting new food truck ordinance

A new food truck ordinance is in the works in light of increased interest from transient vendors in the City of Natchez. Read more

by David Hamilton, Friday, June 15, 2018 12:01 am

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