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Local woman with rare kidney disease searching for donor

VIDALIA — A Vidalia woman living with a rare kidney disease for more than a year is searching for a donor. Joyce Reid, 64, said ... Read more

23 hours ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Robins Lake Road dam fix hits snag

NATCHEZ — Newly elected officials hit a roadblock when it comes to finding a permanent fix for recurring flooding issues at Robins Lake Road. The ... Read more

23 hours ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Local leaders get top positions in Mississippi Legislature

State legislators representing Adams County were recently selected to chair several committees in the Mississippi House of Representatives and Mississippi State Senate. Read more

23 hours ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Two charged in auto burglaries

NATCHEZ — Natchez police officers said they have arrested two men they believe were involved in approximately 20 auto burglaries that have occurred in the ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Officials debate proposed red flag gun law in Legislature

Two Mississippi Senators recently introduced a so-called red flag bill that, if approved, would create a procedure to allow family members and law enforcement authorities ... Read more

23 hours ago by Scott Hawkins.

Silver Street to close as floodwaters enter roadway

Natchez officials said Silver Street will close to through traffic on Friday morning and convert to two-way traffic as the Mississippi River at Natchez is ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

PGC celebrates 50 years at Longwood

By John Mott Coffey Special to the Democrat NATCHEZ — The Pilgrimage Garden Club is marking an important 50th anniversary this month. It acquired Longwood ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Governor tours troubled state prison at Parchman

Mississippi’s new governor says he and the interim corrections commissioner toured a troubled state prison to see conditions and to try to understand what led ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Faith and Family: Community offers prayers on anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision

On Wednesday, the 47th anniversary of the legalization of abortion in the United States, churches and community members from around the Miss-Lou gathered in the ... Read more

2 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Natchez High School to be closed Friday due to water leak

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School will be closed Friday due to a water leak found Thursday morning near the school gym, school officials said. Read more

2 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Changing hearts: Crowd fills ballroom for Pro-Life prayer vigil

People crowded the ballroom at the Natchez Grand Hotel Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil and memorial services hosted by local churches and members of ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Engineers hired for Robins Lake Road dam

Adams County officials said they are at work finding a long-term solution to the recurring flooding on Robins Lake Road. Read more

3 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Johnson named Democratic leader in Mississippi House

Mississippi District 94 Rep. Robert Johnson, D-Natchez, was recently selected the Mississippi House Democratic leader. Johnson said he appreciates the support of his colleagues in ... Read more

3 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Another inmate dies in Parchman prison

Another Mississippi inmate died in a troubled state prison Wednesday, and state corrections officials said his death appeared to be a suicide by hanging. Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Weekend Ticket: Eleventh Moon Storytelling is Saturday

NATCHEZ — During harsh winters when there was little work to be done, native American tribes would tell stories to pass the time and teach ... Read more

3 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Family members: Deceased inmate from Adams County wrote letter saying he feared for his life

Family members of an Adams County man who was found hanging inside a cell in the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman and pronounced dead Saturday ... Read more

4 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

County discusses providing own fire protection, leaving agreement with city

In three years, an interlocal agreement between Natchez and Adams County to provide fire protection to their residents will be up for renewal. Adams During ... Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Bright Future: ACCS student wins DAR honor

NATCHEZ — An Adams County Christian School fifth-grader won first place in a statewide Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest last week. Near the ... Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Louisiana man arrested after reportedly stealing car in Vidalia with 2-year-old in backseat

A Louisiana man was arrested Monday after he reportedly stole a vehicle from a Vidalia store parking lot with a 2-year-old in the back seat. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Water main breaks on Pearl Street in downtown Natchez

A water main broke under Pearl Street near the Eola Hotel flooding portions of the street and the intersection with Franklin Street in downtown Natchez ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

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