20 hrs ago
Analysis: Allain was undaunted by power and money
Allain died Dec. 2 at age 85. Even as he reached the height of state politics in the 1980s, friends and associates say the Democrat never got caught up in any pretentious trappings of office.
22 hrs ago
Smiley: Dangerous gifts
With the approach of Christmas, I was thinking of a couple of gifts I got when I was 6 or 7 and we lived in Natchez, Miss.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Meet the Browns: Natchez twins land role in 'Get On Up'
Dec. 07--NATCHEZ -- Jamarion and Jordan Scott had no idea who "The Godfather of Soul" was a couple of months ago, but soon the whole world will know the Natchez twins as young James Brown.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Former Gov. Bill Allain remembered at Mississippi Capitol service
Friends and political allies on Friday remembered former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain as an intelligent man who challenged the power structure and fought for everyday working people who couldn't afford lobbyists.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Allain to be buried in Mississippi-made mausoleum
Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain will be buried in Natchez City Cemetery in a one-person mausoleum.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Allain's term as governor rose above a very nasty campaign
The announcement of former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain's death this week at the age of 85 brought back memories of the time 30 years ago when Mississippi and the rest of the nation waded through one of the more bizarre chapters in the state's political history and perhaps the dirtiest campaign seen in this state before or since.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
EDITORIAL: Forming film commission focuses effort
Dec. 03--Perhaps the sight of Mick Jagger walking Main Street created the head-slapping moment Natchez Mayor Butch Brown just had.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Little known history of the Natchez Indians
Most North Americans will recognize the word, "Natchez." They will probably associate it with antebellum plantations, the Mississippi River and maybe even a Native American tribe.
Mayor seeks to create local film commission in Natchez
Dec. 02--NATCHEZ -- Mayor Butch Brown says he is in the process of establishing a local film commission to recruit filmmakers to the area.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
GOP Thanks Rosa Parks For 'Ending Racism,' Black Twitter Responds
Fifty-eight years ago today, Rosa Parks, then 43-years-old, became a lightening rod for the Civil Rights Movement when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Preserving oral histories of WWII vets
Time to hear the stories of the men and women who served the country during World War II is running out, and a local man is working to ensure those stories are preserved.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Best bets for boomers: 'A Christmas Carol' and Natchez Christmas Cabaret
Dec. 3 God bless us, everyone -- New Stage Theatre has a musical version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" set for the spotlight starting Tuesday and continuing through Dec. 20. If you need a dose of Christmas joy to chase the "bah, humbugs" away, here you go.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
On this day: November 29
Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.
Miss. bridge work to cut barge hits, ease strain
The first $9.8 million project will install underwater radar on the Vicksburg bridge and Mississippi's three other highway bridges across the Mississippi.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
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City looking for new accountants [The Natchez Democrat, Miss.]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 27--NATCHEZ -- The City of Natchez is again searching for accounting staff just more than a year after hiring two accountants to get the city's books back in order.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The National Weather Service says up to 5 inches of rain are possible in central Mississippi late Monday and Tuesday, combined with very cold temperatures.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Mick Jagger set to become a great grandfather
According to an article posted Nov. 24 at TheGuardian.com , the iconic Rolling Stones frontman's grand-daughter Assisi is having a baby, which will make the veteran rocker a first-time great-grandfather.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
'Get On Up' is getting around town
Nov. 23--NATCHEZ -- Filming for the James Brown biopic, "Get On Up," in downtown Natchez that was postponed earlier this week is slated for Monday throughout the day.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi Film Office celebrates milestone of 40 years in business
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Mississippi Film Office, created by Gov. Bill Waller in 1973 to promote the industry in the state.