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Teachers, first responders to be eligible for vaccine Monday

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday. Vaccinations in ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi House votes to overhaul several state taxes

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi would phase out its personal income tax over 10 years, cut its grocery tax in half over five years and increase ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Three men arrested in connection with 2018 double homicide

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police Department investigators arrested three men in connection with a 2018 double homicide at the Natchez Stewpot. Jameco Davis, 17, and Kendarrius ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Natchez Water Works lifts boil water advisory

A boil water advisory issued by Natchez Water Works that has lasted nearly a week has been lifted, Superintendent Tony Moon said Tuesday. The advisory ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Ferriday man arrested for alleged assault on power line workers

FERRIDAY — A Ferriday man was arrested by the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Monday for allegedly harassing power line workers with a shotgun near Lake ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Health care workers excited to open Trinity Medical Center

“Excited” was the word most nurses, doctors, housekeepers, and patients used to describe how they felt walking through the glass doors of Trinity Medical Center ... Read more

1 week ago by Hunter Cloud.

Businesses impacted by severe winter weather

Story by Hunter Cloud and Sabrina Robertson The once packed Dianne’s Frame Shop on John R. Junkin Drive stood empty of everything except a few ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Utility companies still working to restore power, water to Miss-Lou residents

One week after a severe winter storm system moved through the Miss-Lou, there is still a little way to go before things seem back to ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Damaged sewage line leaks raw sewage into St. Catherine’s Creek

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued a water contact advisory Monday for St. Catherine’s Creek in Natchez. The advisory, which extends along ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Miss-Lou still assessing damage caused by severe winter storm

Story by Hunter Cloud and Sabrina Robertson   While most of the ice and sleet that covered the ground, rooftops and trees all last week ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Schools reopening after winter storm

Natchez Schools will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 23, with some students reporting to campuses after schools closed last week due to severe winter weather. Concordia Parish ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

St. Mary Basilica damaged in storm, but nothing that cannot be repaired

NATCHEZ — Father Scott Thomas, pastor at St. Mary Basilica, said water damage in the church can be repaired and nothing historic seems to have ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Griffey.

Devin Heath named new Visit Natchez Executive Director

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Convention Promotion Commission has hired Devin Heath as Visit Natchez’s new Executive Director, effective March 1. Heath joins the team with ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

No in-person classes for Natchez or Concordia Parish on Monday; ACCS and Cathedral will hold classes

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District and Concordia Parish Schools will be closed to in-person learning on Monday. Adams County Christian School and Cathedral School ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Griffey.

Mayor: Natchez water situation greatly improved

NATCHEZ — Mayor Dan Gibson said Sunday morning the pressure in the city’s water system in greatly improved. “We appreciate everyone’s help in identifying leaks. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Griffey.

Thousands still without power in Adams County

NATCHEZ — Crews for Entergy and Southwest Mississippi Electric Cooperative are working diligently officials say to restore power to Adams County homes and businesses. Still, ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Griffey.

Natchez Brewing Company gives fresh water to Natchez residents

Natchez Brewing Company’s owner Pat Miller left the warm comfort of his taproom’s pizza oven to put on gloves and fill empty containers with fresh ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

City of Natchez needs help finding leaks during water crisis

NATCHEZ — It is going to take the entire community to locate leaks and get Natchez through a historic water crisis burdening the town, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Photo gallery: Sparkling crepe myrtles add beauty to downtown Natchez scene

The Natchez Democrat photographer Hunter Cloud captured these images of crepe myrtles and other trees coated with ice and sparkling in the sun on Canal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Natchez Brewing Company supplying water Friday during city’s water crises

The Natchez Brewing Company owners Pat and Lisa Miller have stepped up to help the community by providing fresh, potable water during the city’s historical ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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