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Time to crack down on shootings

Natchez has too many shootings within the city limits, and many of those shootings are concentrated in just a few areas of town. Read more

7 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Tourism uptick a good reflection on community

Tourism is apparently doing well in Natchez, at least based on anecdotal evidence from Pilgrimage officials, hoteliers and merchants. Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

Dunleith on verge of being better than ever

Like with virtually everything else, COVID-19 has thrown a kink in the plans to reopen Dunleith Historic Inn, one of Natchez’s most famous historic houses. Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Things for which to be thankful this fall Friday

We have a number of things for which to be thankful on this fine fall Friday. Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Hurricane Delta was bad; could have been worse

Preliminary reports show that Adams County received more than $125,000 in damages due to Hurricane Delta that move through Southwest Mississippi on Friday and Saturday. Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Natchez Balloon Festival, a welcome respite

While the 35th annual Natchez Balloon Festival is going to be a pared down version of its former self this year, it is drawing excitement ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Fix recreation commission before adding more

Natchez and Adams County have begun discussions of repairing a broken recreation commission. Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Trinity Medical will be welcome addition to area

Years of work are about to pay off for the Concordia Parish community when Riverland Medical Center moves into a new 61,000 square foot medical ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Schools should report COVID-19 cases

The Mississippi State Department Health has done a great job over the past several months in tracking and providing vital data on the state’s COVID-19 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Masks work, mandate or not

The fact that the greatest drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state occurred after Gov. Tate Reeves issued a statewide mask mandate in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Too many alerts? You can opt out

Adams County is sending out more Code Red alert announcements in recent months than the county did in the past. Code Red is an automated ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

We all play role in pilgrimage

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us one thing, it is that nothing should be taken for granted. Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Welcome home, Loss Prevention Services!

Natchez scored a win this week, when Gov. Tate Reeves came to town to announce that Loss Prevention Services is locating its headquarters in downtown ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Tourism making comeback despite COVID-19

Signs of life are emerging in the Miss-Lou despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

School buses put to good use

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated many changes in our communities over the past eight months. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Elected board has flaws too

Adams County residents can learn a lesson from recent events on the Concordia Parish School Board. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Put your best foot forward for tourists

This weekend, Natchez has a chance to put its best foot forward in making strides to bring tourism back to the area after taking a ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Bluff is big enough for all

The bluff is big enough for everyone. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Community effort rescues Turning Angel

The Turning Angel statue in the Natchez City Cemetery is back intact overlooking the graves of five young girls who perished in a 1908 drug ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

Best of luck returning to school in COVID era

Natchez Adams School District begins fall classes today under the unusual circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

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