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Scott Hawkins, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

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Taking his turn: Natchez teen learns craft of turning bowls

Joseph Simmons, 14, was visiting his friend Burnley Cook in Natchez last year when he said he saw a lathe in Cook’s workshop. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

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New projects ongoing amid pandemic

NATCHEZ — The proprietors who have a contract to open a new restaurant named Church Hill Variety in the old train depot on the Natchez ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 18, 2020 11:54 pm

News

Governor to unveil ‘Project Silver’ Monday

“Project Silver” may be the “worst-kept secret” in Natchez, according to local economic development officials. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 18, 2020 8:25 pm

News

Week 6 scores: Live high school football scores

Week 6 scores: Vicksburg 32, Natchez High 34, final Brookhaven Academy 17, Cathedral 27, final Copiah Academy 27, ACCS 43, final Amite County 22, Franklin ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:49 pm

News

Producers hope movie filmed in Natchez will be released soon

NATCHEZ — Producers of the movie “Breaking News in Yuba County” that filmed in Natchez last year said they recently sold the film to MGM ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:33 pm

News

Wednesday accident claims one life

Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a traffic accident that killed one person Wednesday afternoon on Government Fleet Road, officials said. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:04 pm

COVID-19

Miss-Lou COVID-19 cases rise in Wednesday report

NATCHEZ — Adams County’s confirmed COVID-19 cases rose by four and the county’s death toll rose by one in Wednesday’s statewide Mississippi State Department of ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:05 pm

Opinion

Keep your guard up as COVID numbers fall

Mississippi’s COVID-19 numbers seem to be flattening or at least not climbing at as quick a daily pace as they had been in recent weeks ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:31 pm

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Adams County adopts 2021 FY budget with 2.03 mil tax increase for schools

NATCHEZ —Adams County residents will be paying a 2.03 mil increase in taxes to fund the Adams County School District’s budget that includes building a ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:26 pm

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School district bus contract still under negotiation, Superintendent to meet with drivers

The Natchez-Adams School District continues to operate under a verbal agreement with Durham School Services, which is the bus contractor for the NASD, as the ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:38 pm

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Natchez-Adams School District scales back school day schedule

NATCHEZ — After some 80% of Natchez Adams School District students opted to attend online only classes this fall, school officials said they scaled back ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:35 pm

News

Friday Night Football Scoreboard: Week 5

Week 5 scores: Jackson Prep 42, ACCS 8, final Glenbrook 37, Cathedral 62, final Wesson 47, Franklin County 0, final Jefferson County 20, Crystal Springs ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:53 pm

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Potential jurors to report to Natchez Convention Center on Wednesday, not City Auditorium

NATCHEZ — Adams County Circuit Court has a full docket set for the remainder of September and will be selecting potential jurors on Wednesday, court ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 11, 2020 2:19 pm

COVID-19

Officials concerned about COVID-19 caseload as school begins

NATCHEZ — Area community and medical leaders said they are concerned about the next three months and the potential for COVID-19 cases to spike in ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:55 pm

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Natchez police investigating Wednesday night shooting downtown

NATCHEZ — Natchez police are searching for a suspect in a Wednesday night shooting at North Rankin and Monroe streets that injured a man. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40 pm

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Natchez Adams schools have first-day hiccups for virtual learning

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District students returned to school for the fall Wednesday morning, and the first day did not go off without a ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:44 pm

Opinion

Students getting an education in virtual learning

Classes begin for Natchez Adams School District students today and it will be a year like no other. Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:05 pm

News

City of Natchez distributes free masks to residents

NATCHEZ — Natchez city officials and volunteers distributed approximately 1,800 free face masks to residents in a drive thru event Saturday at First Baptist Church ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:58 am

News

Friday Night Football Scoreboard: Week 4

Week 4 scores: Wesson 34, Natchez High 20, final (game called due to lightning) North Pike 63, Franklin County 13, final Humphreys County 20, Jefferson ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49 pm

COVID-19

Officials urge distancing, mask wearing over holiday weekend

NATCHEZ — Adams County’s COVID-19 caseload appears to be on the decline, but now is not the time for people to let their guards down, ... Read more

by Scott Hawkins, Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:50 pm

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