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Don’t miss chance to celebrate mom

Today we celebrate the person in our lives who is arguably the most important: Our mother. When we are young, she is the center of ... Read more

1 day ago by Editorial Board.

It’s time to get back into workforce

As high school seniors and college seniors graduate this month, now is the time to get out and secure a job while the need for ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Barbershop not finished after cutting 65 years

Running a successful small business is difficult at best. For a business to reach the ripe old age of 65 is a significant accomplishment to ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Every adult responsible for children’s safety

When you were a child, everything that the adults in your life did or said around you tempered who you would become later in life. ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Tomorrow not guaranteed, so make today count

Someone once said, “Live every day like it could be your last.” We spend their whole lives dreaming about tomorrow, working for tomorrow and worrying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Sacrifices made for city’s fire safety

Natchez’s fire safety standards have come a long way in 81 years. Hearing of someone’s death caused by a fire seems like a rare occurrence. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Voters should be able to count on representatives

Mississippians’ best recourse for getting action on an issue when the state’s legislature is uncooperative or uninterested has been through a ballot initiative. Now, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Now, what do you mean by that?

“I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain.” — Lily Tomlin ROLLING FORK — Linguists maintain that the English language ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Area students deserving of praise

A few graduating seniors and their teachers have earned praise in recent weeks for both their athletic and academic achievements. All of our graduates deserve ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

We need to continue to wear our masks

Adams County’s mask wearing ordinance will be lifted effective May 1, just in time for concerts on the Natchez bluff that are sure to attract ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Healthcare should not be a political debate

It’s astounding Mississippi, which is home to some of the unhealthiest people in the country, has not taken advantage of financial offerings from the federal ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Business booming in Natchez

Have you ever wondered if the sun shines brighter right after the storm is over? It certainly seems that way in Natchez. If COVID-19 is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Governor’s secret proclamation brings light to serious issue

This week, the Mississippi Free Press reported Gov. Tate Reeves signed a proclamation last Wednesday declaring April as Confederate Heritage Month. Reeves declared the month ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Embrace our history with new monument

Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson, with the help and encouragement of other community members, has proposed creating a monument to the approximately 3,000 Natchez area Black ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Have you had your shots yet?

Remember back in January when there were thousands of people lining up to get their COVID-19 shots? The demand far outweighed the supply and scheduling ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Enjoy a dash of hope with Easter pudding

My, what a glorious day it is to those of the Christian faith. Today is the day we celebrate the day Jesus Christ was resurrected ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Editorial: Do not kid with matters of heart

Yazoo City native and adopted Natchezian John Taylor’s story about his battle with heart disease should serve as a reminder to all of us that ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Join ‘real talk’ about slave history

Natchezians have the opportunity to be a part of something very important on April 17. Joseph McGill of Charleston, S.C., who is a history consultant ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Many to thank for our survival of COVID-19

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, so the saying goes. Thank goodness for that. This past year has been one that no ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Another one gone from a great generation

When Jonathan Grennell Jr. died Wednesday at age 81, Ward 1 Alderwoman Valencia Hall, who was his neighbor, said, “Another one of the older ones ... Read more

2 months ago by Editorial Board.

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