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Viking Mississippi to arrive in Natchez Sunday morning

NATCHEZ — Viking Mississippi, the newest vessel by Viking River Cruises, is due to arrive in Natchez on ...

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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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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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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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New office for Miss-Lou Eyecare, Milliken Family Dentistry slated to open in Vidalia this fall

VIDALIA, La. — Miss-Lou Eye Care and Milliken Family Dentistry will soon move their practices from Natchez and ...

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Preservation Commission holding public hearing on proposed mural guidelines Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez Preservation Commission plans a public hearing on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. to ...

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WORKERS ON STRIKE: Employees at a Natchez frozen food factory protest unfair wages, workplace discrimination

NATCHEZ — Six assembly line workers at Dutch Ann Foods Inc., a small frozen food factory located at ...

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Saratoga Gaming hopes to close on Magnolia Bluffs Casino purchase in last quarter of this year, official tells Rotarians

NATCHEZ — Skip Carlson, vice president of external affairs at Saratoga Gaming, introduced himself and his company to ...

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Natchez-Adams County Airport secures coveted federal grant to help bring commercial air service here

NATCHEZ — A huge piece of the puzzle needed to secure a commercial air service for Natchez fell ...

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Syrah gets $102.1 million loan from Department of Energy to help expand its Vidalia operation

NATCHEZ — The U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office announced Wednesday it closed a $102.1 million loan ...

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New Downtown Natchez Alliance director explains role in revitalization efforts

NATCHEZ — The keynote speaker of Wednesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Natchez was Diane DuPont, director ...

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Southern Airways executive tells city and county officials he thinks Natchez is a good fit for airline

NATCHEZ — Southern Airways Chief Commercial Officer Mark Cestari was scheduled to be in Natchez today to tour ...

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GALLERY: Jordan Carriers Celebrating 30 years

A Natchez-based flatbed trucking operation opened for business in 1992. Thirty years and 700 18-wheelers later, the industry ...

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Community Cruising: Downtown Natchez bicycling goes from solo to social

NATCHEZ — A new business has turned bicycling in Downtown Natchez into a social affair with a unique ...

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MOBILE DELIGHTS: ‘Sparkle Bar’ on wheels treats guests like royalty

By MAIA BRONFMAN NATCHEZ — The Sugar and Spice Sparkle Bar on Wheels is meant to delight little ...

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City planner: Guidelines for murals being readied, but process will take time

NATCHEZ — Downtown mural guidelines put together by the city’s planning department are almost ready to go to ...

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VIDEO: Former Natchez General Hospital being demolished

NATCHEZ — Workers and trucks are currently outside the old Natchez General Hospital at 601 W. Oak Street, ...

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Natchez housing market still thriving, realtors say

NATCHEZ — Natchez Realtor Janice Easom said last year about did her in. “I sold 134 houses last ...

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County officials explore cannabis dispensary zoning

NATCHEZ — Some Adams County supervisors say they don’t want cannabis dispensaries located “just anywhere” in the county, ...

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Concordia Parish receives grants for $2 million sewer upgrade

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish sewer system will receive a major facelift thanks to a $1.2 million ...

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