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Emergency officials warn Adams County currently in Tropical Storm Nicholas’ path

NATCHEZ — Rainfall and possible flooding in low lying areas could occur in Adams County Tuesday and Wednesday from Tropical Storm Nicholas, according to the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, September 13, 2021 4:23 pm

News

Together Again: Pilgrimage Garden Club resumes monthly luncheons, programs post-COVID

Old friends were reunited among some new faces in the Pilgrimage Garden Club on Friday during the first of what will soon become monthly luncheons ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, September 12, 2021 8:00 am

COVID-19

Concordia Parish School Board adopts new COVID-19 policy for employees

VIDALIA — A policy adopted Thursday by the Concordia Parish School Board allows teachers to receive up to 10 days paid leave for COVID-19, however, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 2:36 pm

News

UPDATE: Horse dies days after Adams County man arrested on animal cruelty charge

NATCHEZ — A horse that Adams County Sheriff’s Office detectives found lying in a ditch on Lee Road in Natchez Wednesday died on Saturday evening ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 2:11 pm

News

Never Forget: Journalists share their recollection of Sept. 11, 2001

NATCHEZ — Ben Hillyer said on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, it had been a year since he started working at The Natchez Democrat ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 6:00 am

News

Adams County man charged with felony animal abuse for beating horse

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a felony animal abuse charge for allegedly beating a horse with a knotted rope and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:30 pm

News

‘We had children trying to play with guns,’ police chief says: 3 juveniles, young adult arrested in shooting incident

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department has arrested two teens and a young adult man and has issued a warrant for a teen who was ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, September 10, 2021 10:21 am

Business

Natchez getting back to work: Job fair hosts more than 45 employers

NATCHEZ — More than 45 employers from the Miss-Lou region were at the Natchez Convention Center Thursday morning for residents browsing the job market. The ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 9:39 pm

News

Natchez-Adams School District named 2021 Best Community for Music Education

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Adams School District has been named a 2021 Best Community for Music Education in the United States by the National Association ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 9:27 pm

News

Workers prepare set for Natchez Christmas film

NATCHEZ — On Thursday, a comfortable 80-degree September morning in Downtown Natchez, workers from Natchez Public Works and the Christmas Depot Inc., based in Hammond, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 9:15 pm

News

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting Wednesday in Ferriday

FERRIDAY, La. — Ferriday police have arrested a teen who allegedly shot and killed a man Wednesday afternoon in Ferriday. Denzel Washington, age 19, of ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:24 pm

News

Law enforcement officers investigating Wednesday afternoon death in Ferriday

Law enforcement officers are investigating a death at the corner of Georgia Avenue and S. 3rd Street in Ferriday. Ferriday Police and Fire departments and ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 6:38 pm

Business

Fuel refinery project to break ground in 2023, looks to invest $1.5 billion in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Velocys could break ground on a $1.5 billion bio-refinery plant at the Belwood Industrial Park as early as 2023, officials have said. The ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 8:54 pm

News

Police investigating Labor Day homicide in Ferriday

FERRIDAY — The Ferriday Police Department is investigating a Labor Day homicide. Ferriday Police Chief Bo Stevens said the husband of the victim, Richard Martin, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, September 6, 2021 9:05 pm

Style feature

Artist says 2020 Natchez Balloon Festival inspired winning poster, T-shirt design

NATCHEZ — The winner of the artwork contest for the 2021 Natchez Balloon Festival poster and T-shirt, Debora Novarini, said her first opportunity to attend ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Sunday, September 5, 2021 8:00 am

News

Former Natchez resident recovering from double lung transplant

NATCHEZ — Natchez native Barry Huff, who has just undergone a double lung transplant in an Alabama hospital, is in need of community support. Roy ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:00 am

COVID-19

School district adopts incentive for employees to be vaccinated, requires all who are unvaccinated to be tested twice weekly

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Adams School District Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a plan to progress the vaccination of employees last week, which includes incentives ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 2:49 pm

News

Ferriday native injured, two friends killed in boating accident in south Louisiana

DELACROIX, La. — A Ferriday native was badly injured and two of his friends killed in a boating accident in lower St. Bernard Parish last ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 2:18 pm

COVID-19

Two classes at McLaurin Elementary participating in distance learning because of COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Two classes at McLaurin Elementary School are participating in distance-learning after students and staff there tested positive for COVID-19, a news release from ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 1:09 pm

News

Car catches fire at Seargent Prentiss, Camellia Drive

NATCHEZ — A car caught fire at Camellia and Seargent Prentiss Drive near an automobile dealership, sending billows of black smoke into the air just ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:11 pm

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