Mississippi Business Journal
Natchez Trace sees more visitors despite government shutdown
TUPELO - The Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in recreational visits in 2013 despite the government shutdown, the National Park Service reports.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Don't Panic: Set burn at the Stones River Battlefield
This photo was taken by Bryan Barrett at WGNS when a large grass fire took place in November at the Battlefield site on the Thompson Lane side.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
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Harrison County School District officials say 620 students will be heading to class in a brand-new school building in the fall when River Oaks Elementary opens.
Park service report tracks impact of Trace
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported the figures indicate more than 5.6 million visitors used the 444-mile roadway that stretches through 41 communities in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Natchez Trace visitors make big economic impact
Visitors on the Natchez Trace Parkway spent nearly $126 million and help support more than 1,550 jobs, according to a new National Park Service report.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Urban renewal status nears for Madison County's Lost Rabbit
The Town of Lost Rabbit is a step closer to becoming an urban renewal district. Madison County supervisors voted Monday to approve the settlement that would revamp the development's financial particulars and divert more than 17 mills of county revenue from the general fund to it.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Roads remain slick, more county closings
Williamson County and the city of Brentwood announced cancellations for public meetings tonight due to inclement weather.
Drivers warned to watch for ice on Natchez Trace Parkway
Officials of the Natchez Trace Parkway have issued a warning to motorists as ice from a winter storm covers portions of the roadway.
Cancellations, closings in Williamson pile up; power out, river rising
Snow began to fall and stick after 8 a.m. today. Though traffic was light, black ice was present, including on main roads.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Winter weather heading for the area
Freezing temperatures and precipitation will be moving down over Oxford and Tupelo a little after midnight with a 100 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
The Jackson Sun
Winter storm warning now in effect for West Tennessee; ice, sleet, snow accumulations possible
Significant ice and sleet accumulations appear likely over portions of the MidSouth today and tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Brush burning planned along Natchez Trace
Officials say drivers should use caution and watch for park rangers, firefighters and equipment along the roadway and mow line.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Making the Natchez Trace Parkway safe for cyclists
The Natchez Trace Parkway between Nashville, Tennessee, and Tupelo, Mississippi, seems like a natural route for bicyclists traveling between the country music capital and the birthplace of Elvis.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Park Service investigates apparent suicide from Natchez Trace bridge
Natchez Trace Parkway Park Ranger Office officials say they are investigating the apparent suicide of a Hermitage man last weekend at the Natchez Trace bridge in Williamson County.