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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.

Weak attempt at last-minute surprise fails

“October surprise,” “election surprise,” “11th-hour surprise,” call it what you will, but the last-minute surprise occurs in virtually every election. Read more

8 hours ago by Scott Hawkins.

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.

Feast of Pentecost calls us to accept God’s spirit

The celebration of Pentecost is certainly one of the great feasts in the liturgical or church year, along with celebrations of the resurrection and the ... Read more

4 days ago by Top of the morning.

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

5 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 prepared to vote in Natchez elections Tuesday

Natchez residents will go to the polls next Tuesday to select Democratic Party nominees for mayor and alderman positions in wards 1, 4 and 6. Read more

1 week ago by Scott Hawkins.

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.

Now is time to stay course through May 31

Dear Citizens, As the 2019-2020 academic year draws to an end, many of us are already wondering what will happen with our children in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Consider adopting puppies and kittens this spring

As everybody is aware, The United States has been in a regressive shutdown due to the coronavirus. Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Remember to Shop Smart as businesses reopen

It was good to have lunch as a dine-in customer Friday at Natchez Coffee Co. Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

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.

Now is good time to recreate ourselves as town

As we all collectively watch the immeasurable and nearly incomprehensible impacts of the novel coronavirus on the globe, my thoughts return to the drum that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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.

Merit health celebrates National Hospital Week

National Hospital Week has deeper meaning this year as the Merit Health Natchez team celebrates our work to provide safe, high-quality care for patients. Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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.

Merit health celebrates National Hospital Week

National Hospital Week has deeper meaning this year as the Merit Health Natchez team celebrates our work to provide safe, high-quality care for patients. Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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