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3 Natchez men arrested in weekend shooting

Three Natchez men were arrested Saturday for a drive-by shooting in Ferriday. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:37 pm

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City mask mandate expires; area still under state mandate

Officials let city orders requiring facial coverings in public expire on Tuesday, opting instead to operate under the guidelines from Adams County and Gov. Tate ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:33 pm

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Plans in works to bring lights back to bridges between Natchez and Vidalia

A plan is underway to relight the bridges joining Natchez and Vidalia. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:58 pm

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Trooper slaying suspect’s mother: ‘If he did it, he needs to be in jail’

NATCHEZ — One of the men charged with murder in the Friday killing of a Mississippi state trooper was convicted for grand larceny in Adams ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 10, 2020 4:20 pm

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Jury trials to return to area, will be conducted at Natchez City Auditorium

Adams County Circuit Court jury trials will soon be back in session for the first time since March. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:44 pm

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Diversity in tourism discussed by local stakeholders

On Wednesday, a group of stakeholders in Natchez tourism gathered at the Natchez Convention Center to discuss ways to diversify the city’s appeal to tourists. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:42 pm

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Local doctors discuss use of hydroxychloroquine, other therapies for COVID-19

Americans who frequent social media or who watch pundit news shows have no doubt heard the battle over the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:47 pm

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New York forces local student to spend 14 days in quarantine with mom before entering college

NATCHEZ — In any other year, Alex Dale would have been exploring his new-found freedom on an unfamiliar college campus with a new set of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:36 pm

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Officials: Local hospital workers faced most challenging week

Last week has been the most challenging yet since the COVID-19 outbreak began in February for healthcare workers at Merit Health Natchez Hospital, said CEO ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:44 pm

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Supervisors hire new County Administrator

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors didn’t have to go far to hire a new County Administrator on Monday to fill the position ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 3, 2020 6:23 pm

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Adams County extends mask mandate through September

NATCHEZ — During a special-called board meeting Friday, the Adams County Board of Supervisors extended a board order making facial coverings mandatory until the next ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 3, 2020 5:57 pm

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The Dart: Local shut-ins are nothing but fun

NATCHEZ — There is never a dull moment while Natasha Posey, a home health nurse, is caring for her patients Doris and John Kerwin, Posey ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

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Photo gallery: Natchez alderman hosts drive-thru barbeque

NATCHEZ — Billie Joe Frazier hosted a free for all drive-thru barbeque lunch at his home on Saturday to thank his constituents for another four ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:00 pm

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Sunday Focus: Local doctors debunk myths about COVID-19

With so much conflicting information floating around about the novel coronavirus, it can be difficult to discern what is truth and what isn’t. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:48 pm

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Home Ministry: Catholic youth spend summer helping community

Approximately 45 members of the St. Mary Basilica Catholic Youth Organization have given nearly two weeks of their summer vacation to help people in their ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:46 pm

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Alderman to offer free drive-thru barbecue Saturday

NATCHEZ — Alderman Billie Joe Frazier is hosting a free drive-thru barbecue this weekend at his home on South Bluebird Drive to show appreciation for ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 31, 2020 9:21 am

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City mask mandate extended

The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen extended the city’s mask mandate until Aug. 11 during their Tuesday meeting. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:56 pm

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Natchez adopts ‘City Seal Unity Flag’ as a second flag

NATCHEZ — Officials formally adopted a second flag to represent the City of Natchez seal while keeping the original Natchez flag during a Tuesday meeting. Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:35 pm

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Some aldermen challenge appointment of municipal judge pro tem

NATCHEZ — Members of the Natchez Board of Aldermen during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting attempted to overturn the appointment of Nickita Banks as municipal judge ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:57 am

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World War II veteran will celebrate 100th birthday milestone

Three years ago today, a long-time Natchez resident and World War II veteran told The Natchez Democrat he wished to live to see his 100th ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:20 pm

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