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Mayor: It’s important we remember history of Juneteenth celebration

NATCHEZ — The late Rev. Kevin Deason was not the first among groups to help host a Juneteenth ...

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Carter Street broken at Vidalia Walmart entrance

Authorities from the Vidalia Police Department and the Vidalia Fire Department are directing traffic around a patch of ...

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Mississippi author’s novel to be adapted into movie. Filming to start in Natchez in July.

From the Oxford Eagle Oxford author Michael Farris Smith will soon see his fourth novel, “The Fighter,” come ...

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Nugent earns double bachelor’s degrees

JACKSON — Natchez native Rudolph Tison “Rudy” Nugent, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott (Audley Case) Nugent ...

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Dart: Townsend makes business out of custom pools

Anthony Townsend and Henry Smith were cleaning a pool on Thistledown Lane in Natchez, close to where The ...

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Week-long Juneteenth celebration starts Monday

NATCHEZ — In 2018, the late Rev. Kevin Deason of New Direction Outreach Ministries helped organize a multi-day ...

Business

New owners plan to restore Ritz theater on Commerce Street

NATCHEZ — The Historic Natchez Foundation announced this week that the former Ritz Theater on Commerce Street has ...

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Veteran, 84, receives his high school diploma

LORMAN — While many graduates feel as though they’ve waited a long time to finally walk across the ...

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Watson starting as new Superintendent of Concordia Parish Schools

VIDALIA — The Concordia Parish School Board on Thursday approved a new superintendent contract with Toyua Watson, who ...

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: June 10, 2021

Natchez Police Department Arrests — Tuesday Don Ray Barnes, 20, 8 Redd Loop Road No. 28, Natchez, on ...

Business

Southern Designs expansion to bring new businesses to old Kmart property

NATCHEZ — Now that the former Kmart in Natchez on John R. Junkin Drive — which has been ...

BREAKING NEWS

Bear on bluff has been captured

NATCHEZ — The Donut Shop doughnuts proved too much of a temptation. At about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a ...

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Jury finds Washington not guilty in murder case; sheriff reacts to verdict

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten was shocked and discouraged on Wednesday afternoon when a jury found ...

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Sheriff: Stay away from Fort Rosalie area because of bear

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten has asked all residents stay away from the area of Fort ...

Business

VIDEO: Community welcomes Southern Designs expansion in old K-Mart building

Watch video of the announcement for the expansion of Southern Designs and Gifts in the old K-Mart building ...

Business

Developers seek tax incentive to renovate historic Prentiss Club, other Broadway Street properties

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen have been asked to consider supporting a tax incentive ...

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Bears sighted near downtown, officials warn residents to not feed or approach animals

Brazen bears were out in force in Natchez on Wednesday.

Business

Southern Designs expanding to former K-Mart building in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Officials from Southern Designs and Gifts, a home décor manufacturing company in Vidalia, Louisiana, announced Wednesday ...

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Board of Supervisors approve funding for air travel study

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved funding a third of the $12,500 cost ...

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Kidnapping investigation continues

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten confirmed his agency and others in the area are combing through ...

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