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Miss-Lou still assessing damage caused by severe winter storm

Story by Hunter Cloud and Sabrina Robertson   While most of the ice and sleet that covered the ground, rooftops and trees all last week ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Schools reopening after winter storm

Natchez Schools will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 23, with some students reporting to campuses after schools closed last week due to severe winter weather. Concordia Parish ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

St. Mary Basilica damaged in storm, but nothing that cannot be repaired

NATCHEZ — Father Scott Thomas, pastor at St. Mary Basilica, said water damage in the church can be repaired and nothing historic seems to have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Devin Heath named new Visit Natchez Executive Director

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Convention Promotion Commission has hired Devin Heath as Visit Natchez’s new Executive Director, effective March 1. Heath joins the team with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

No in-person classes for Natchez or Concordia Parish on Monday; ACCS and Cathedral will hold classes

NATCHEZ — Natchez Adams School District and Concordia Parish Schools will be closed to in-person learning on Monday. Adams County Christian School and Cathedral School ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Mayor: Natchez water situation greatly improved

NATCHEZ — Mayor Dan Gibson said Sunday morning the pressure in the city’s water system in greatly improved. “We appreciate everyone’s help in identifying leaks. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Thousands still without power in Adams County

NATCHEZ — Crews for Entergy and Southwest Mississippi Electric Cooperative are working diligently officials say to restore power to Adams County homes and businesses. Still, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Natchez Brewing Company gives fresh water to Natchez residents

Natchez Brewing Company’s owner Pat Miller left the warm comfort of his taproom’s pizza oven to put on gloves and fill empty containers with fresh ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

City of Natchez needs help finding leaks during water crisis

NATCHEZ — It is going to take the entire community to locate leaks and get Natchez through a historic water crisis burdening the town, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Photo gallery: Sparkling crepe myrtles add beauty to downtown Natchez scene

The Natchez Democrat photographer Hunter Cloud captured these images of crepe myrtles and other trees coated with ice and sparkling in the sun on Canal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Natchez Brewing Company supplying water Friday during city’s water crises

The Natchez Brewing Company owners Pat and Lisa Miller have stepped up to help the community by providing fresh, potable water during the city’s historical ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Friday update: Linemen still working to restore power to thousands

NATCHEZ — Thousands of people in Adams County lost power during and after a Wednesday night winter storm. During a winter storm Wednesday afternoon, ice ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

State of Emergency declared for Natchez

Dear Friends, The last several days, and especially the last 48 hours, have been extremely challenging for Natchez. At the present time, we are experiencing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hotels full amid winter storm that has left many without power and water

Hotels in Natchez and Vidalia, Louisiana — those that still have power — are doing brisk business amid the ongoing winter weather event. More than ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Gas in high demand as residents fuel cars, generators

Wheels spun on ice as vehicles shifted around in a chaotic game of musical cars. Residents lined up at area gas stations — those that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

A message from Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson

WINTER STORM UPDATE It’s been a challenging night to say the least. Unfortunately our city’s water system has suffered an unprecedented loss of pressure due ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Tree damages house on Auburn Avenue

NATCHEZ — A tree went through one house in the 100 Block of Auburn Avenue during freezing rain Wednesday afternoon. Homeowner Hunter Wynn said he ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Thousands lose power during storm; boil water notice issued

NATCHEZ — More than 6,000 Adams County residents lost power during a Wednesday night storm. At noon Thursday, just under 5,000 Entergy customers in Adams ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Roofs leaking all over town under stress of snow, ice, rain

NATCHEZ — Alfa Insurance Agency Owner John L. Sullivan was driving back from a client’s home after helping with his client’s roof leak on Wednesday ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

City, county issue 24-hour curfew; flash flood warning issued

The City of Natchez and Adams County officials have imposed a citywide 24-hour curfew effective immediately and lasting until 10 a.m. Friday. Adams County will ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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