Natchez (Mississippi, United States)

Type: City
Name: Natchez (Mississippi, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 31.549999
Longitude: -91.389999
population: 17,118
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 2 reports

Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud

NATCHEZ, Miss. - A 46-year-old Natchez man has pleaded guilty to swindling several buyers out of money for headstones.Mississippi Attorney General spokeswoman Jan Schaefer tells The Natchez Democrat ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Corps disagrees with mayor on riverfront project

NATCHEZ, Miss. — A riverfront project for which the City of Natchez is hoping to enlist help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to "complete" was finished nearly 20 years ago, a Corps spokesman said.Mayor Butch Brown asked the Corps last week for help ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

OUR OPINION: Regional transit talks might provide direction

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has planned a “regional dialogue” at The Link Centre in Tupelo on April 22 to discuss “mobility” issues – more precisely defined as various kinds of bus service that might be needed in the area.The event at ... [Published NEMS 360 - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 14, 2014)

“Garbage is starting to help pave our roads and support our buildings. A cement company based in Deerfield Beach, Titan America, has begun turning selected waste, such as car bumpers and scrap cardboard, into construction material. The refuse replaces ... [Published Waste360 - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

WVU professor wins fellowships to research 19th century court cases

A West Virginia University professor researching and writing about 19th century court cases involving African American litigants is receiving national support.WVU Department of History assistant professor Kimberly Welch has won a $150,000 National Science ... [Published State Journal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Natchez receives funds for depot renovation

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez has received nearly $250,000 to help fund the renovation of the historic railroad depot on Broadway Street.Mayor Butch Brown told The Natchez Democrat the city received the funding last week.The Mississippi Department of ... [Published Hattiesburg American - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Small businesses growing at Alcorn State technology incubator [The Natchez Democrat, Miss. :: ]

April 13--When Lauren Jones's business lost its logical home, she was ready for a helping hand.Jones Website Services -- a company started by her father Sam Jones -- had previously been operated out of her parent's house for five years.But when Sam Jones ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Making A Difference: Key Club International

NATCHEZ, MS (Mississippi News Now) -Last week the high school Key Clubs from Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee got together in Natchez and, since they are a service organization, did a service project that will make a lot of difference for a bunch ... [Published WLBT - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Natchez, Mississippi Considers Convention Center Expansion Plans

April 09--NATCHEZ -- The City of Natchez is considering a proposal to fund a multi-million dollar expansion to the Natchez Convention Center by raising tourism taxes.Natchez Convention Center Director Walter Tipton and New Orleans Hotel Consultants President ... [Published Hotel Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

WISE, Lesby Mitchell

Lesby Mitchell Wise, age 89, of Columbus, MS, formerly of Meadville, MS, passed away April 7, 2014, at New Horizon Living Facilities of Columbus. Funeral services will be Friday, April 11, 2014, at 2:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Rev. Melvin Mordecai ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT: A baffling display of ignorance over texting and driving

Mississippi lawmakers gave the green light Wednesday night for thousands of state drivers to pay no attention to the road for at least another year.That's right; lawmakers put their own wild imaginations and urgent need for instant communication ahead ... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Traffic rerouted after landslide in Wilkinson Co.

_ WOODVILLE, MISS. — A landslide in northern Wilkinson County has closed a mile of the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 indefinitely.The Mississippi Department of Transportation is rerouting northbound traffic Tuesday onto the southbound lane in a head-to-head ... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Apr 09 2014]

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...Instead of feeling like this was something totally unfamiliar, he says, "I felt like I already knew it…as if it had always existed."
"It's not in my eyes, or in the city's eyes," he said. "It was authorized to go from point A to point B, and it was stopped short of point B "
"Our historical records show a rapid deterioration of the riverbank and adjacent land, including Water Street, after the 1933 Giles cut" Gardner said
"These are people who are not supposed to be in the legal record at all, namely because they lack the legal standing to sue in court," Welch said. "What is more, this is a place where slavery was deeply entrenched and violently defended, and we don't expect them to be able do this."

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Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud [Published Big News Network - 23 mins ago]
How Filmmaker Erik Parker Is Reigniting Nas's I... [Published Fast Company - 6 hours ago]
Corps disagrees with mayor on riverfront project [Published Merced Sun-Star - 7 hours ago]
OUR OPINION: Regional transit talks might provi... [Published NEMS 360 - 7 hours ago]
Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 10 hours ago]
Mayor seeks project at Natchez riverfront [Published Sun Herald - 12 hours ago]
WVU professor wins fellowships to research 19th... [Published State Journal - Apr 15 2014]
New Highway 6 slated for mid-June opening [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 15 2014]
10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recy... [Published Waste360 - Apr 14 2014]
Natchez receives funds for depot renovation [Published Hattiesburg American - Apr 14 2014]
$250K helps Natchez renovate old depot [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Several agencies receive $317K in recycling funds [Published Sun Herald - Apr 14 2014]
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Small businesses growing at Alcorn State techno... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 13 2014]
Girl Scouts to host fourth annual North Mississ... [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 11 2014]
Making A Difference: Key Club International [Published WLBT - Apr 11 2014]
Natchez, Mississippi Considers Convention Cente... [Published Hotel Online - Apr 10 2014]
WISE, Lesby Mitchell [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Apr 10 2014]
THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT: A baffling display of ign... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 10 2014]
NSMC receives high rating by state auditor [Published Bolivar Commercial - Apr 10 2014]
Mississipi Praline Macaroons [Published The Advocate - Apr 09 2014]
Traffic rerouted after landslide in Wilkinson Co. [Published Clarion-Ledger - Apr 09 2014]
MDOT rerouting traffic around landslide [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Isle of Capri Casinos Has Returned 6.9% Since S... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Apr 09 2014]
Natchez awaits depot funding [Published Sun Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Natchez awaits depot funding [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 08 2014]
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