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Natchez Bicycle Classic pedals on May 22

Time to dust off those bikes and get road ready because the Natchez Young Professionals are preparing for the second annual Natchez Bicycle Classic on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi Capitol actions have real-life impact

If spring pollen keeps you congested, if you’re a 16-year-old enjoying freedom as a new driver or if you’re hosting a party and running short ... Read more

2 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Top of the Morning: Reject toxic attitude about race problems

This letter is in response to the opinion piece dated March 26 of this year entitled, “America’s Hate Problem Not a Coincidence,” submitted by Ray ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Sen. Barnett was victim, works to expand early release in Mississippi prisons

His father was murdered. Now he’s in the Senate working to expand early release in Mississippi prisons. Don’t call state Sen. Juan Barnett “a bleeding ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Evidence of God is all around us this Easter

The Covid vaccine came just in time for Thanksgiving. Now the end of Covid is coming just in time for Easter. Hallelujah! As I have ... Read more

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Why cruise boats are so important to Natchez

It’s about tourism and economic development. It’s about investment in Natchez. It’s about JOBS… This past week, I have had the pleasure of participating in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

America’s hate problem not a coincidence

Contrary to what you might hear on the national news or read in the big time papers, this country does not have a violence against ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Merit Health steadfast in service to Miss-Lou

I write today with hope for the future and gratitude for the resilience of our provider team at Merit Health Natchez. The pandemic has demonstrated ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Celebrate local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30

To the editor: Delivering medical care during a global pandemic has required teamwork at the highest level, and doctors are fundamental to this effort. As ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Woman ‘backs the blue, as we all should’ after recent rescue by Natchez Police

To the editor: Kudos, great appreciation and always my support to our Natchez City Police Department. I had a dilemma while shopping recently. I was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Add private conservation back to HB 1231

House Bill 1231 creates the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund. It passed the Mississippi House of Representatives 117-2, which is overwhelming. I have spent most ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

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

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Future looks ‘green’ for Mississippi

It’s been a long time coming, but Mississippi is about to join the green energy parade. It’s not going to be wind energy like Texas, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Don’t miss ‘Of Mice and Men’ at Natchez Little Theatre

This Spring Pilgrimage, Natchez Little Theatre will present John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Performance dates are March 26, 27, 28, April 2, 3, 8, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Donate to help citizens in need find new home

Last week, a tragic house fire consumed the home and possessions of two disabled Natchezians. Fortunately, neither of the Cherry Street home’s occupants were injured ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Letter to the Editor: We would be wise to invest in public health

To the editor: This is in response to the “Our Opinion” editorial in the March 17 edition of the The Natchez Democrat: “Mississippi Takes Important ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Top of the Morning: State has option to be innovative with funds

Gov. Tate Reeves and other Republicans have argued that states do not need the $195 billion in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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