Sabrina Simms Robertson, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

News

New mental health crisis center celebrates opening

NATCHEZ — “We have longed for this day for a long time and we’re very appreciative that it has finally come,” said Sixth District Circuit ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 16, 2021 2:16 pm

News

‘A part of life here’ Steckler Award highlights first day of annual festival

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Balloon Festival is like a walk down memory lane for Ron and Mimi Miller, who were both recipients of the “Spirit ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 16, 2021 2:08 pm

News

Concordia schools ease quarantine rules

VIDALIA — The Concordia Parish School Board on Thursday voted unanimously to lessen the total amount of time unvaccinated students must quarantine after COVID-19 exposure ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:24 pm

News

‘A little bit of it all’: After 40 years with district, Bostic resigning from school board

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish School Board member John Bostic has announced he will be stepping down as a board member effective Nov. 1. Bostic said ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:08 pm

News

UPDATE: CPSO deputy petitioned for protection from wife before arrested on domestic violence charges

NATCHEZ — Vidalia Police arrested Concordia Parish Sheriff’s deputy Walter Mackel on domestic violence charges Tuesday after he petitioned a court for a restraining order ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:26 pm

News

School officials respond to complaints over purchasing contract

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District Officials responded to a Letter to the Editor published in The Democrat last week by saying they continue to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, October 8, 2021 9:00 am

News

Photo Gallery: Natchez police, surrounding law enforcement agencies celebrate Nional Night Out

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department and Surrounding agencies celebrated National Night Out Tuesday night on the Natchez bluff. The nationally recognized holiday serves as ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:34 am

News

New owner of WMIS, WTYJ ‘excited’ for future of Natchez radio stations

NATCHEZ — Last week, Natchez welcomed a new owner of the WMIS 97.7 “The Beat” and WTYJ 1240 “The Buzz” radio stations, Malcolm Inniss. Inniss ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:05 am

News

READY FOR TAKEOFF: Natchez Balloon Festival is next weekend

NATCHEZ — Natchez is now one weekend away from the Natchez Balloon Festival, scheduled to take place Friday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 17. Merchandise, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 3:20 pm

News

‘We’re just going to have a good time,’ Natchez police celebrating National Night Out Tuesday

NATCHEZ — National Night Out with area law enforcement will be celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 5, on the Natchez bluff. National Night Out is a community ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, October 4, 2021 3:31 pm

News

Photo Gallery: ‘Biker’s Weekend on the Bluff’ supports helping homeless

NATCHEZ — The annual Biker’s Weekend on the Bluff helped raise funds for feeding and helping the homeless people of Natchez. Many community members walked ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, October 3, 2021 11:20 am

News

Photo Gallery: Community walks for breast cancer awareness, raises funds for cancer patients

NATCHEZ — Despite having to be moved from the Natchez bluff because of rainy weather Saturday morning, the Monica’s Hope Cancer Awareness Walk was well-attended ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, October 3, 2021 11:00 am

News

A BOND LIKE NO OTHER: Son to donate kidney to save father’s life

Vidalia resident Todd Welch has Stage 5 kidney failure and only has one kidney. His first kidney was removed when he was younger due to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:00 am

News

‘I just wanted to help people in need,’ Volunteer firefighter retires after 28 years

FERRIDAY — Robert A. Neal, who turned 84 years old on Wednesday, hung up his gear from volunteer firefighting in Concordia Parish only two weeks ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:00 am

News

Monica’s Hope cancer awareness walk moved to Natchez High School gym

Due to weather conditions, the Monica’s Hope cancer awareness walk that was scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. today on the Natchez bluff has been ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:43 am

News

Boxley receives ‘Underground Railroad’ award

NATCHEZ — Natchez native Ser Seshs Ab Heter-CM Boxley sat in the conference room of the Natchez National Historical Park Wednesday evening with a smile ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:00 am

News

HOW IS IT SPENT: Miss-Lou schools allocate millions from CARES Act on academic, safety needs

NATCHEZ — In March 2020, Congress passed the $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, October 2, 2021 6:00 am

News

Miss-Lou schools showing team spirit for homecoming week

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story omitted the name of one of the senior homecoming maids for Adams County Christian School. The story ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:22 pm

News

Supreme Court upholds sentence in dogfighting case

NATCHEZ — On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Mississippi affirmed a 9-year sentence for an Adams County man who was convicted of three felonious counts ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:55 pm

News

Monica’s Hope 7th annual cancer awareness walk is Saturday

NATCHEZ — The seventh annual Monica’s Hope Cancer Awareness Walk is Saturday, Oct. 2, on the Natchez bluff, which is a fundraiser to support those ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 8:40 pm

< Older