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Ask me about the Symphony

It’s about tourism and economic development. It’s about investment in Natchez. It’s about JOBS… Something exciting is happening ...

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Mayor takes exception to sheriff’s opinion on E-911

NATCHEZ — During his report at the Tuesday meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, Mayor Dan ...

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Downtown Natchez Alliance president: Group can facilitate productive conversation on public arts program downtown

NATCHEZ — Chesney Doyle, president of the Downtown Natchez Alliance, spoke during the public hearing on proposed mural ...

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A preview on realism: Conde Contemporary hosts new exhibit by international artists

By MAIA BRONFMAN NATCHEZ — Inside a cage, a video of Natchez Historic Foundation curator Nicole Harris moving ...

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Natchez man says he fell victim to moving company scam

NATCHEZ — A Natchez man says he was the victim of a moving company embezzlement scheme that has ...

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Co-Lin celebrates 50 years of serving Natchez area

NATCHEZ — Copiah-Lincoln Community College celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Natchez campus on Friday. ...

Sports

Is it an ivory-billed woodpecker, or wood duck? Videos may help USFWS in extinction investigation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government has been asked to consider at least two videos made in ...

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Natchez woman arrested for fraud; more than $184,000 stolen investigators say

VIDALIA, La. — A Natchez woman is accused of robbing a Concordia Parish business she worked at of ...

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Peré resigns from school board, withdraws from November election

VIDALIA, La. — “Nicky” Peré has resigned from the District 5B seat on the Concordia Parish School Board. ...

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Natchez Adams School District quickly closing enrollment gap

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District’s student enrollment has picked up drastically over the past three weeks since ...

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‘We’re not going to be able to stay in this budget,’ Ferriday budget passes amid concerns over payroll

FERRIDAY, La. — The Ferriday Board of Aldermen unanimously passed an operating budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year ...

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LDWF updates Chronic Wasting Disease control area

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries issued a Declaration of Emergency on August 10, 2022 ...

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MDWFP Commission considers public comments, making changes

JACKSON — Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Commission held its monthly meeting in Jackson Thursday afternoon. ...

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Tourism growth celebrates at event to welcome new riverboat Symphony Wednesday night

By MAIA BRONFMAN The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — When Natchez becomes a host city for American Cruise Lines ...

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Braves finish second in SWAC All-Academic Achievement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alcorn State University finished second in the 2021-22 All-Academic Achievement Award standings, with the distinction announced ...

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Natchez man arrested after video of children engaging in sex acts found on cellphone

A Mississippi man was arrested after data recovered from a cellphone revealed multiple videos of children engaging in ...

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Preservation Commission tables proposed guidelines on murals

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez Preservation Commission tabled action on proposed guidelines for murals in the Natchez ...

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NWS warns of Flash Flooding risk

ACKSON — The National Weather Service Office in Jackson has issued a warning about the risk of Flash ...

Business

State issues medical marijuana dispensary license for Adams County

NATCHEZ — The Highest Care LLC has been granted a license to operate as a dispensary for medical ...

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Veteran quarterback Andy Dalton shines at Saint’s practice

With Jameis Winston sidelined due to a sprained right foot, quarterback Andy Dalton took the starting snaps during training camp Wednesday and ...