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COVID-19

3 Adams County women died with COVID-19 infection Thursday, coroner says

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee said three Adams County women died with COVID-19 infection on Thursday. An 83-year-old woman died Thursday evening before ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, January 21, 2022 9:13 am

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Man found dead in parked car under a blanket on Old Washington Road

NATCHEZ — A 66-year-old man was found dead sitting behind the driver’s seat of his parked car on Old Washington Road on Thursday night. Adams ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, January 21, 2022 7:20 am

COVID-19

Coroner says more are dying with COVID in Adams County as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

NATCHEZ — The number of COVID-19 contributed hospitalizations appears to be rising in the Miss-Lou community with the rest of the region as two more ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:15 pm

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Trinity Medical to distribute COVID-19 home test kits Monday

FERRIDAY — Trinity Medical will be handing out COVID-19 home test kits to the community at locations in Vidalia and Ferriday on Monday. The distribution ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:11 pm

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Crime cameras have helped capture suspect in recent shooting, chief says

NATCHEZ — Natchez has experienced at least three different shooting incidents in the past week, one of them fatal, to which officials said they are ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:21 am

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Community asked to ‘speak up, speak out’ after Wilkinson County woman was killed at home

WOODVILLE — Officials have called on the public to voice their concerns about violence in the Woodville community after a woman was killed in her ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:06 pm

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Woman killed by gunfire at her Woodville home ‘should anger everyone in our community,’ mayor says

WOODVILLE — A woman was killed in what appears to be a drive by Monday night in Woodville. Mayor Drew Pierson issued a statement about ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:42 am

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Authorities call on professional tree service help to move body after accidental death

NATCHEZ — Local authorities called for the help of a tree service to help them remove a man’s body from a tree on Carthage Point ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 4:31 pm

COVID-19

Two more die with COVID-19 in Adams County

NATCHEZ — Two more people in Adams County died with COVID-19 infection in the last week. Coroner James Lee said a man who died Monday ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 2:12 pm

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UPDATE: Man charged with misdemeanor for allegedly firing gun on Canal Street

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police arrested 31-year-old Tremaine Mitchell for allegedly shooting a gun on Canal Street near Fat Mama’s on Saturday night. Law officials said ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 12:31 pm

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Vidalia OMV office reopens today after temporary closure

VIDALIA—The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles announced its Vidalia and Pineville offices will reopen today. Both offices had been closed temporarily “due to precautions related ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 7:26 am

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PHOTO GALLERY: NAACP hosts annual Martin Luther King Day parade

The Natchez Branch of the NAACP hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade beginning at 3 p.m. today. Hundreds of people lined up ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, January 17, 2022 5:50 pm

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Natchez man back in jail on drug charges after jury finds him ‘not guilty’ of murder

NATCHEZ — A man recently acquitted of a murder charge was arrested early Monday morning for possession of Schedule III and IV drugs. Natchez Police ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, January 17, 2022 2:27 pm

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Mayor sits out MLK Day festivities waiting on COVID-19 test results

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson announced Monday morning that he would have to miss out on events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, January 17, 2022 9:53 am

BREAKING NEWS

Police respond to second Natchez shooting in 2 nights, suspect in custody

NATCHEZ — A person has been shot at Martin Luther King and Madison Streets. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry said a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, January 14, 2022 10:56 pm

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Concordia schools reinstate mask mandate as students return after MLK day

VIDALIA — Concordia Parish Students will be required to wear masks as they return to school on Tuesday after the Martin Luther King Jr. day ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, January 14, 2022 2:54 pm

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‘It’s been a long night’ police chief says, fatal shooting investigation continues

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry said his officers are tired but still investigating a Thursday night shooting, which has left one dead and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, January 14, 2022 1:22 pm

COVID-19

STATE OF THE HOSPITAL: Merit Health hospital facing staff shortages like others across state, country

NATCHEZ — The omicron surge along with staffing shortages has put many of Mississippi’s hospitals in a strain. WAPT News reported the University of Mississippi ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:57 pm

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Natchez Police Chief on shootings; ‘It angers me’

NATCHEZ — Natchez officials plan to address the problem of people shooting guns in city limits during a special-called meeting of the Natchez Mayor and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 13, 2022 1:14 pm

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Natchez 13-year-old girl charged with stabbing 17-year-old

NATCHEZ — Police arrested a 13-year-old girl for stabbing a 17-year-old in Natchez. The names of the victim and 13-year-old were not released because they ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, January 13, 2022 11:47 am

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