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Updated: New Hope the Vision Center meets despite governor’s orders

The Rev. Stanley Searcy, pastor of New Hope the Vision Center Missionary Baptist Church in Adams County, held a Palm Sunday worship service despite Gov. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Sunday update: 183 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, eight new deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported another 183 new COVID-19 cases and an additional 8 deaths in the state on Sunday. Mississippi ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Saturday update: Two new COVID-19 cases in Adams County, one in long-term care facility

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported two new COVID-19 cases in Adams County on Saturday morning, including one at a long-term care ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Signs for the times: Area mayors discuss alternative approaches to fighting COVID-19

Asking residents to put up yard signs with a simple message such as, “Stay safe, stay home,” could be one of several ways local mayors ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Sunday Focus: How will CARES Act help local businesses?

By email, by video and by blog posts, Natchez business leaders are reaching out in every conceivable way to inform local business owners and employees ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Stay-home order in effect in Mississippi

A statewide stay-at-home order was taking effect Friday evening in Mississippi to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus as the state’s caseload ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Bonnet Carré Spillway opened; Mississippi official disappointed by decision

The Mississippi River is so high that a spillway west of New Orleans must be opened to safeguard the city’s levees, an Army Corps of ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

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5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy working to replace lines in downtown Natchez after fuse blows Thursday night

Entergy employees were working Friday afternoon to restore power to some 25 customers in downtown Natchez after a fuse blew Thursday night on a three-phase ... Read more

5 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Friday update: Mississippi reports highest jump in COVID-19 cases; Cases keep rising in Wilkinson County

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases since it began reporting. The number of cases rose 181 cases ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Virus also affecting clean up of bridges, roads

The novel coronavirus pandemic may be impacting state road crews’ ability to take care of some minor grass cutting, cleaning and maintenance needs on public ... Read more

6 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Thursday afternoon wreck injures 2

A two-vehicle accident that occurred near the intersection of U.S. 61 North and U.S. 84 just before 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon caused one vehicle to ... Read more

6 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Faith & Family: Churches find streaming services a benefit in COVID-19 pandemic

Melvin White, pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, said his congregation is adjusting to worshiping in the age of the new coronavirus. Read more

6 days ago by Patrick Murphy.

Inmate dies after fight in Woodville prison

A Mississippi inmate has died after a fight with his cellmate in a privately run prison. Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

Thursday update: COVID-19 cases up in Concordia and Catahoula parishes as backlog of tests pour in to state health department

Parish officials reported eight cases of COVID-19 and one virus-related death Thursday. The Concordia Parish Department of Homeland Security reported two new cases of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

ACCS to remain closed remainder of school year

Adams County Christian School officials announced in an email to parents on Thursday that the school would be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 ... Read more

7 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Getting tested: Local resident sends photos from Natchez mobile testing site

A local resident who came to be tested at the one-day mobile testing site shared these photos of the operations at the Adams County safe ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

State reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, more deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported 104 new cases of the COVID-19 virus, resulting in a total of 1,177 confirmed ... Read more

7 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Ready for testing: One-day, drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set up at safe room

The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi State Department of Health will set up a one-day drive-thru testing center for the COVID-19 virus ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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