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Reeves weighs ‘life or death’ school reopening options

Gov. Tate Reeves, the only official who can issue a statewide mandate that postpones school or forces virtual learning, finds himself in a tough political ... Read more

5 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

New COVID-19 infections reported as hospitalizations in Mississippi reach an all-time high

NATCHEZ — The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is at a record high in the State of Mississippi just as 1,505 new cases were reported by ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Some aldermen challenge appointment of municipal judge pro tem

NATCHEZ — Members of the Natchez Board of Aldermen during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting attempted to overturn the appointment of Nickita Banks as municipal judge ... Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Monterey couple sentenced for operating an illegal hunting guide service

ALEXANDRIA — United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a couple from Monterey was sentenced in federal court in Shreveport on July 23 to three years ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

World War II veteran will celebrate 100th birthday milestone

Three years ago today, a long-time Natchez resident and World War II veteran told The Natchez Democrat he wished to live to see his 100th ... Read more

5 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

COVID-19 Task Force: Hospitals reaching capacity, considering contingency plans

As state and local COVID-19 numbers rise, Mississippi’s healthcare facilities are reaching capacity and local officials are considering contingency plans. Read more

5 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Pets of the Week

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5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Unknown seeds from China end up in Natchez couple’s mailbox

Rebecca and Shot Gwin were immediately suspicious when a small package of unknown seeds were delivered to their Natchez house last month. Read more

5 days ago by Ben Hillyer.

Mississippi mayor released from hospital after ICU care for COVID-19

A Mississippi mayor who was hospitalized earlier this month after becoming very sick with COVID-19 coronavirus is now home recovering, he reported. Brookhaven Mayor Joe ... Read more

6 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

Adams County Sheriff’s Office closed after some staffers, inmates get COVID-19

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is closed to the public for at least the next two weeks after three sheriff’s office staff members and two ... Read more

6 days ago by Scott Hawkins.

Majority of Mississippi educators support delaying school start or virtual learning, new survey shows

As educators and their supporters begin to protest across the state urging for a delayed start to the upcoming school year, a new survey of ... Read more

7 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

The Dart: Two close friends remember good times

Patrick Armsted and Debra Hopkins were reminiscing about the good days in Natchez when The Dart landed Wednesday afternoon on the Natchez Bluff. Read more

1 week ago by Patrick Murphy.

Natchez Police Department uses fabric cover to help with department investigations

Many people who pay attention to crime reports from the City of Natchez Police Department have noticed a peculiar feature in the suspects’ booking headshots ... Read more

1 week ago by Scott Hawkins.

Callaway appointed city attorney for new adminsitration

Natchez Mayor and Board of Alderman held the first meeting of a new administration Friday afternoon at the Natchez Convention Center. Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Vidalia police officer disciplined

A Vidalia Police officer received a three-day suspension and is required to complete a series of training courses after aldermen voted for the measure on ... Read more

1 week ago by Scott Hawkins.

Local woman helps start nonprofit to feed families during pandemic

A high school senior founded a non-profit organization that aims to both feed families displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic and support restaurants in her home ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Vidalia mayor, aldermen sworn into office Friday

Newly elected officials for the Town of Vidalia were sworn into office on Friday at the Vidalia Conference and Convention Center. Read more

1 week ago by Patrick Murphy.

Gov. Reeves adds restrictions as COVID numbers climb

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday reported another large one-day jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases with 1,610 new cases. Also, on ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi health official: Delaying school opening could ‘make some sense’ in COVID-19 crisis

Mississippi’s top health officer said Friday that delaying the opening of state schools could make sense, but only if the state uses the time to ... Read more

1 week ago by Magnolia State Live.

John Lewis to cross Edmund Pettus Bridge once more, this time as a fallen hero

A full six days of ceremonies have been scheduled to honor civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who died last week, including a final ... Read more

1 week ago by Alabama Now.

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