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  1. Reaction mixed to Gulfport development plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Some say they'll believe the plans - which include building a new casino resort and renovating a historic hotel building - when they see it. Others are more optimistic.

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  2. Natchez house on most endangered historic places listRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Natchez Democrat reports Melmont, a two-story Greek revival house has been named this week to the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi list by the Mississippi Heritage Trust - a nonprofit organization that supports historic preservation efforts throughout the state.

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  3. Isle of Capri Casino closing Sunday in NatchezRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After more than two decades of gambling in Natchez, the Isle of Capri Casino is closing its doors at noon Sunday. Isle of Capri, one of the oldest gambling houses in Mississippi, first announced the closure and sale of its hotel in August.

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  4. Fisherman drowns at wildlife refuge near NatchezRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Authorities say the body of an 86-year-old man has been recovered from Gilliard Lake on the St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge in south Adams County.

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  5. Westbound span of Mississippi River Bridge to open MondayRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After about 2A1 2 months of closure, the westbound span of the U.S. 84 bridge over the Mississippi River is slated to reopen Monday. The Natchez Democrat reports the westbound bridge was closed in late July for what the Mississippi Department of Transportation characterized as "rare, but critical" pin and link replacement work.

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  6. Locomotive named Mississippi auctioned for $220,000Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The locomotive, named the "Mississippi," was auctioned for $220,000 Monday in Philadelphia. Although the identification of the winning bidder had not been revealed, one thing is certain - the State of Mississippi did not place a bid for the train that got its start in Natchez.

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  7. Group shows interest in Natchez depotRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Natchez aldermen have signed a letter of intent that could put the renovation of the Broadway Street depot on a faster track. The Natchez Democrat reports the letter, presented by New Orleans Hotel Consultants President Warren Reuther, details interest in fully renovating the inside of the depot and later leasing the depot from the city after exterior renovations are performed.

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  8. Adams Co. Board of Supervisors discuss recyclingRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Natchez Democrat reports Concordia Metal Recycling Coordinator Jim Smith told the Adams County Board of Supervisors Tuesday the recycling program would ultimately need to make some changes to be sustainable. Though 25 percent of households that the recycling program serves - all of the city of Natchez and select neighborhoods in Adams County - routinely recycles, Smith says Concordia Metal still loses approximately $2,000 a month on the recycling initiative.

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  9. Natchez police employee arrested, charged with fraudRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Natchez Democrat reports Angela Minor was booked into the Adams County jail Wednesday on a warrant for obtaining a prescription by fraud.

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  10. North Mississippi superintendents selected to attend academyRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Several Northeast Mississippi superintendents have been chosen to be part of the state department of education's second-annual Superintendents' Academy. Nettleton Schools superintendent Michael Cates, Houston Schools superintendent Tony Cook, West Point superintendent Burnell McDonald and Monroe County superintendent Scott Cantrell will join colleagues from 17 other districts across the state Thursday in Natchez for a three-day event welcoming them to the academy.

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  11. Couple, 67 and 63, plead to VA benefits theft, conspiracyRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said Tuesday that 67-year-old Alfred Lewis Jr. of Ferriday, Louisiana, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of stealing government money: $197,780 in veterans' benefits received over 10 years. She says 63-year-old Rose Lewis of Natchez, Mississippi, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to steal the money. 1 comment

  12. Natchez school district's improper firing lawsuit delayedRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The federal civil trial against the Natchez-Adams County School District by a former administrator alleging improper firing has been moved to mid-September. The Natchez Democrat reports Cindy Idom's case against the district - which was originally set for trial Aug. 10 - was initially bumped to Aug. 24 to allow the school district to take further depositions after a last-minute disclosure of additional information by the plaintiff.

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  13. Mississippi casino revenues slowly increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi makes billions each year from casino dollars. But the totals are on a sliding slope down.

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  14. Boone Newspapers affiliates acquire 2 Georgia newspapersRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The statement says the Americus Times-Recorder and the Cordele Dispatch were bought by new Georgia entities wholly owned by Carpenter Newsmedia LLC, a Boone affiliate operated by Boone CEO Todd Carpenter. Boone Newspapers has offices in Natchez, Mississippi; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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  15. More Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Park superintendent Kathleen Bond tells The Natchez Democrat that a series of panels at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center will depict the development. The first phase is to be completed by Aug. 3, 2016 - the city's 300th birthday.

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  16. MDOT make repairs to river bridge in NatchezRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Crews have put the last of the concrete barriers in place in preparation for converting the south Mississippi River bridge to two-way traffic. Michael Flood, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Transportation, tells The Natchez Democrat that crews are replacing said the pins and links on the westbound bridge, which was completed in 1940.

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  17. Suspect in fatal shooting back in NatchezRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Natchez police say a suspect in a June 19 fatal shooting has been returned to local custody after being arrested in Houston, Texas. Detective Jerry Ford tells The Natchez Democrat that 18-year-old Lee R. Smith Jr. of Natchez was extradited to Mississippi on Tuesday.

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  18. Ex-coach booked with sexual battery in VidaliaRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The former teacher charged with sexual battery in connection with an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student has been arrested by another jurisdiction in the same matter. The Natchez Democrat reports 28-year-old Brett A. Hinson was booked on a charge of molestation of a juvenile after he voluntarily turned himself in to Vidalia police Tuesday. 3 comments

  19. Lane closures Monday on bridge linking Vidalia, NatchezRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Starting Monday, lane closures will be in place on the eastbound side of the Mississippi River Bridge in Natchez, Mississippi and Vidalia, Louisiana for the placement of concrete barriers. A week later, the westbound side of the US 84 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed for approximately seven weeks.

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  20. Walt's Look Around: Ms. Audrey's Country KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Audrey Duncan is no happier than she is when she is in the kitchen of Ms. Audrey's Country Kitchen in Gulfport.

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