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Natchez is smartly reopened for business

Natchez is back in business and that business is looking pretty good, according to some Miss-Lou hoteliers and casino operators. Read more

8 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Gibson gets our pick in difficult decision

The good news for voters in the City of Natchez is the two candidates for mayor in the Democratic primary Tuesday each would serve the ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Our choices for Natchez aldermen

Natchez voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose aldermen for city wards 1, 4 and 6. Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Important tradition survives COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives in the past few months. Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Be ready to vote under COVID-19 guidelines

Ready or not municipal primary elections are a little more than a week away. Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Safety in numbers possible with guidelines

On Saturday, a group of residents demonstrated that it is possible to be in the presence of a large group of people and observe the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Consider voting absentee in municipal election

With the disruption of COVID-19, it has been easy to overlook some of the other news items taking place. Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

We appreciate medical workers’ efforts

As much of the community remained sheltered in safety during this pandemic, one group of men and women left their homes to face a relatively ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Let’s honor peacemakers every day

In 1962, our nation dedicated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week on which it falls as National Police Week. Every year ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

We need your help on questions for candidate

We need your help to help shape the next four years of Natchez and the surrounding area. Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Proceed with caution as business reopens

The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen did the right thing Tuesday when they agreed to adopt Gov. Tate Reeves’ most recent executive order and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Use down time to plan for future and preserve past

In Natchez, the pursuit of progress and the preservation of the past are often caught in a game of tug of war. Where one group ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Natchez is staying the course for now

Much of the state and nation are loosening restrictions on many non-essential businesses. Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Acts of kindness show character of community

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic we never cease to be amazed by the acts of kindness people exhibit. Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Businesses would be smart to join initiative

Even though the City of Natchez has issued a “Back to Business” order, it is important to remember that we are not out of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Congratulations, Natchez Early College!

The teachers, parents, administrators and students at the Natchez Early College Academy deserve a hearty round of applause. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

‘Safer at Home’ order means what it says

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Mississippi and Adams County but we are now living under more lenient statewide orders. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Martin was a true hero of pandemic

The recent death of Southwest Mississippi paramedic David Martin is a reminder that the heroes in the face of COVID-19 extends past the emergency room ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

It’s not too soon to plan for future reopening

The Miss-Lou’s COVID-19 numbers as of Thursday are at a peak with 101 cases in Adams County and 88 cases in Concordia Parish with a ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Better late than never on new guidelines

Natchez COVID-19 Task Force members released some additional guidelines for essential businesses on Monday night. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

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