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Jefferson County landfill to reopen on Thursday

NATCHEZ — Riverbend Environmental — which is the landfill utilized by waste disposal companies for the City of Natchez, Adams County and Vidalia — will ... Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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

4 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Corps unit in area working to control the river

Each August, an army of men and women, well over 300, begin four months on the Mississippi River in an annual effort to maintain the ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

To the rescue: Community members collect food, water for hurricane victims

A group of community members organized a water and food drive to help Hurricane Laura victims in south Louisiana. Non-perishable food and bottled water were ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

55-year-old nursing home employee succumbs to COVID-19

NATCHEZ — An employee of Adams County Nursing Home has died with COVID-19. Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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

5 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Shirley will depart as Concordia schools superintendent Dec. 31

Concordia Parish School District Superintendent Whest Shirley will not be returning as superintendent after Dec. 31, after the school board did not renew his contract ... Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Concordia Parish students can return to in-person classes starting Monday

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish students who were scheduled for hybrid classes will be returning to in-person classes four days a week starting Monday, school officials ... Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Trump approves pre-disaster declarations for Mississippi, Louisiana

PEARL (MEMA) — Adams County is included in President Donald J. Trump's approval of Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves’ request for a federal emergency declaration in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College named a ‘2020 Great College to Work For’

WESSON — Copiah-Lincoln Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

NASD school buses will be used to deliver meals to students

NATCHEZ — Beginning this week, yellow buses designed to transport students to and from schools will act as food trucks for the majority of Natchez ... Read more

6 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Gulf coast braces for possible hurricane as Sally advances

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Storm-weary Gulf Coast residents prepared for a new weather onslaught Monday as Tropical Storm Sally churned northward. Jeffrey Gagnard of Chalmette, ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

The Dart: Man prefers life on river in Natchez over New Orleans

NATCHEZ — Donald Tyler, 68, spent his share of time living in New Orleans but prefers to watch the Mississippi River from the towering bluffs ... Read more

7 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Hurricane warnings issued for New Orleans, Mississippi Gulf Coast

A hurricane warning for Sally was issued Sunday morning from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and included metropolitan New Orleans. A storm surge ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Hillyer.

Natchez man finds hope after tragedy in newborn son

A work-related accident on Aug. 6 caused a Natchez man to lose eight fingers and miss the birth of his second son during a month-long hospital ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Cadets take combat water survival test at Natchez Aquatics Center

Alcorn State University ROTC cadets spent Friday morning getting their feet wet when they took the combat water survival test at the Natchez Aquatic Center. Read more

1 week ago by Ben Hillyer.

New Orleans, Mississippi Gulf Coast under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally

Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane season as it enters the Gulf ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Dead body pulled from river north of Natchez may be Vicksburg bridge jumper

A body was recovered Saturday morning from the Mississippi River approximately 10 miles north of Natchez, an official said. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Taxpayers continue to pay more for trash disposal as landfill’s future remains up in air

The City of Natchez, Adams County and the Town of Vidalia each have waste disposal contracts with a Jefferson County landfill company that has since ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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

1 week ago by Scott Hawkins.

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