Natchez Democrat Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Governor says company’s groundbreaking for new 20,000 square-foot headquarters ‘is what Mississippi is all about’

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves didn’t waste words explaining the impact of one company’s continued growth and job creation in the state. “It’s huge,” Reeves said ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 2:08 pm

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Police: ‘God gave strength’ to 66-year-old Mississippi woman in wrestle with daughter’s boyfriend who threatened family with shotgun

A 66-year-old woman reportedly wrestled with and restrained her daughter’s boyfriend until police arrived after he had been pointing a shotgun at the family on ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, October 1, 2022 3:21 pm

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Sleek new Viking Cruises touring boat makes its debut on Mississippi River

City of Natchez officials, community and business leaders gathered at 8 a.m. Thursday morning to welcome for the first time Viking Mississippi to Natchez. Because ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, September 30, 2022 6:09 am

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Barge at Mississippi River port catches fire. Firefighters work to control blaze.

Black smoke could be seen for miles along a stretch of the Mississippi River as firefighters worked to put out a fire in a barge ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:00 pm

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Owner of house where infamous Mississippi brothel operated said ‘Old South still lives in Natchez.’ Wants no part of system that wants to punish him over property condition.

The owner of a once infamous Mississippi brothel made it known to the Natchez Preservation Commission that he will not be a part of the ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 5:45 am

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Owner of building that was infamous Mississippi brothel blindsided by city’s move to fine him for inaction on project

The owner of a house that once belonged to a famous Natchez madam says he was blindsided at a city preservation commission meeting when members ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Sunday, September 25, 2022 6:28 am

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Man gets 20 years in prison for deadly crash while fleeing from cops drunk

A Mississippi man who was convicted of leading police on a high-speed chase resulting in a head-on collision that killed a Starkville man has been ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Friday, September 16, 2022 9:51 pm

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Passions raised when Mississippi mayor expresses frustration over paying for animal shelter that has declined animal control officer for last 3 months

Reaction on social media was swift and passionate to a story in The Natchez Democrat, which reported Natchez Mayor’s Dan Gibson’s comments about an issue ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Thursday, September 15, 2022 1:19 pm

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Jury finds Mississippi man guilty of child homicide in death of 4-year-old, guilty of felony child abuse of 3-year-old

An Adams County jury found James Christopher Anderson, 27, guilty of child homicide and felony child abuse, returning a verdict just before 7 p.m. Friday. ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, September 10, 2022 5:32 am

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‘This could have been any of us’: Natchez women ‘finish Liza’s run’ in tribute to murdered Memphis runner

More than a dozen runners took Natchez streets at 4:20 a.m. Friday to “finish Liza’s run.” The memorial run came a week after the abduction and ... Read more

by Natchez Democrat Staff, Saturday, September 10, 2022 5:00 am

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