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Sabrina Simms Robertson, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

DEVELOPING NEWS

Suspect in high-speed vehicle chase arrested in Natchez

NATCHEZ — A man driving a government vehicle was arrested Saturday after a high-speed chase northbound on U.S. 61. Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong said ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:47 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Natchez Police investigating Saturday shooting that injured two people

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department is investigating a Saturday shooting that injured two people. The shooting occurred at approximately 11 p.m. Saturday at Marathon ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:21 pm

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Adams County coroner loses 25-year-old granddaughter to COVID-19, urges compliance with health guidelines

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee said “COVID-19 has taken on a new meaning” when he lost his 25-year-old --granddaughter to the disease Thursday ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:00 pm

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‘American Pickers’ star Mike Wolfe picks Natchez

NATCHEZ — Last week, “American Pickers” star Mike Wolfe said he drove to Natchez in his 1950 Chevy Impala, riding along the Natchez Trace for ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:05 pm

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COVID-19 numbers spike locally just before holidays

NATCHEZ — Health leaders throughout the nation are asking people to change up their traditional Thanksgiving celebrations to lessen the chance of spreading COVID-19 and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:02 pm

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Second suspect arrested in Tuesday armed robbery

NATCHEZ — A second suspect in a Tuesday armed robbery was arrested Thursday afternoon, law officials said. Cameron Beverly, 20, was arrested on Cedar Lane ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:56 pm

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Longtime Natchez police officer Otis Mazique dies at 68

NATCHEZ — Otis Mazique, longtime Natchez police officer and “real-life cowboy” was a friend to many in law enforcement and in the community he served, according ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:40 pm

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Man robbed at gunpoint in yard, takes gun from suspect

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man who was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday evening managed to commandeer the weapon away from the robber before the robber fled ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:55 pm

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Bid opening for new Natchez High School postponed

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District officials postponed opening bids for the construction of the New High School until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, at ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:24 pm

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Supervisors complain about trash blowing out of trucks

NATCHEZ — Adams County Supervisors complained of trash littered along U.S. 61 South in Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:27 pm

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Adams County Sheriff’s Office adds another K-9

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office recently added a new K9 to its ranks. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:34 pm

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Forks of Road on funding list

NATCHEZ — The U.S. Department of Interior included $400,000 for Forks of the Road in a priority list of recommended fiscal year 2021 allocations from ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:00 am

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Natchez bringing in inmate help for storm clean up

NATCHEZ — Natchez Public Works and inmate laborers will help haul off Hurricane Delta debris for city residents beginning as early as Monday next week, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 13, 2020 12:59 pm

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Adams County Sheriff’s office investigating deputy-involved shooting

The Adams County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting Friday morning. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:05 am

Business

The Depot restaurant proprietors hope to be open by summer

NATCHEZ — Local film producers’ plans to renovate the former Cock of the Walk restaurant and historic Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Depot on Broadway Street ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:49 am

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City withdraws offer to give old General Hospital to foundation

NATCHEZ — Plans to renovate the former General Hospital at 601 W. Oak St. into an assisted living facility were reversed in Tuesday’s meeting of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:24 pm

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Natchez Inc. and city library ask Natchez to make up $47K in budget shortfalls

NATCHEZ — Natchez Inc. and the George W. Armstrong Library board are asking the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen to pay nearly $50,000 from ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:20 am

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Co-Lin Natchez to suspend culinary program in fall 2021

NATCHEZ — The Copiah-Lincoln Board of Trustees voted to suspend the Culinary Arts Technology Program on the Natchez campus beginning fall 2021, school officials said. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:59 pm

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Natchez, Adams County celebrate Veterans Day

NATCHEZ — Wednesday, Nov. 11, is a day that many will show appreciation to all veterans — servicemen and women from every branch of the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:34 pm

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Adams County Election Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Adams County Election Commissioner Larry Gardner and his wife tested positive for COVID-19, Gardner said Monday. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, November 9, 2020 3:37 pm

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