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

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First day back to school goes smoothly, safely at NASD

NATCHEZ — More than 1,800 students, all donning masks returned to classrooms in Natchez Adams School District schools on Monday. NASD Public Relations Director Tony ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:11 pm

COVID-19

Nursing homes, long-term care facilities respond to delta variant spread

NATCHEZ — Miss-Lou area nursing homes are taking precautions in light of the COVID-19 delta variant spreading throughout the area. Jeff Phillips, administrator at the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 2:51 pm

COVID-19

Adams County officials said they won’t mandate mask-wearing amid delta variant spread

NATCHEZ — Some Adams County officials said they will not make mask-wearing mandatory at county facilities although guidance from the state health department and Centers ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, August 2, 2021 5:56 pm

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Two vehicle accident on corner of Homochitto Street, John R. Junkin Drive ends in DUI arrest

A two vehicle accident which occurred just before midnight Saturday at the corner of Homochitto Street and John R. Junkin Drive ended in a DUI ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, August 1, 2021 10:49 am

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Neighbors, officials gather to celebrate 31st annual Minorville Jubilee

The Minorville Jubilee on Saturday afforded the Minor Street neighborhood and surrounding community an opportunity to meet their elected officials and receive free school supplies, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, July 31, 2021 2:10 pm

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Response to community school supply giveaway indicator of need here, sheriff says

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff’s Office and community volunteers hosted a back-to-school supply giveaway on Friday morning at the Adams County Safe Room. A line ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, July 31, 2021 10:43 am

News

Natchez Aldermen approve hiring recreation director, recreation bond financing

NATCHEZ — City of Natchez officials voted to hire a Claiborne County woman to be the new director of Parks and Recreation on Friday in ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 30, 2021 11:15 pm

News

UPDATE: Missing Person Alert issued for Natchez teen, last seen July 21

NATCHEZ — Law enforcement and the friends and family of a missing 19-year-old are asking for help from their community to find him. The Natchez ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:24 pm

COVID-19

Natchez Adams School District board member proposes mandatory vaccination of district employees

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District board member Phillip West said he proposed making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all school district employees during a board ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:12 pm

COVID-19

COVID Task Force puts heads together to combat falsehoods about vaccination

NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams County COVID-19 Task Force met Thursday for the first time since May to discuss ways to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:03 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Health department recommends both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals wear masks in public indoor settings amid Delta spread

The Mississippi State Department of Health issued new guidelines about mask-wearing during a Wednesday press conference. State epidemiologist Paul Byers said MSDH is now recommending, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:32 pm

News

Mississippi SHINE Project distributes water, masks, hand sanitizer

NATCHEZ — Before 9 a.m. on Friday, cars started to line up outside of the Adams County Safe Room as word of a free water, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:34 pm

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Suspect in 2019 kidnapping, sexual assault in Natchez arrested

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct information about where the assault took place. NATCHEZ — A man wanted for an alleged kidnapping ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:43 am

News

Natchez graduates looking forward to college, careers after getting head start on higher education

NATCHEZ — As schools prepare to start a new school year in the weeks ahead, more than 150 graduates of Natchez High School and 40 ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:42 pm

News

Beloved long-time Chancery Clerk, attorney in Adams County dies at 81

NATCHEZ — Thomas J. O’Beirne, a long-time Chancery Clerk of Adams County, died Sunday at age 81. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:08 pm

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Hallmark Channel Christmas movie filming in Natchez in August

NATCHEZ — A Hallmark Channel Christmas movie will be filming here in Natchez next month. Daniel Lewis of Evergreen Film Productions said the film stars ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:10 pm

Business

Mayor makes Eola announcement during State of City address

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson’s first State of the City Address on Friday was not just about celebrating the developments that have happened in ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:06 pm

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Carnival in Natchez next month to be movie set for upcoming film

NATCHEZ — The Crooked Letter Picture Company Carnival next month will afford attendees an opportunity to walk on a movie set before the cameras start ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:24 pm

Business

Magnolia Bluff’s requiring masks or face coverings for customers, employees

NATCHEZ — Magnolia Bluff’s Casino & Hotel will once again be requiring all patrons and employees to wear masks or face coverings, effective Sunday, July ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:03 pm

COVID-19

Physician Kenneth Stubbs urges vaccination

NATCHEZ — The rise in COVID-19 cases with the onslaught of the Delta variant is being felt locally, said Natchez physician Dr. Kenneth Stubbs. Stubbs ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, July 22, 2021 5:46 pm

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