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Emotional video featuring local goes viral
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MEMPHIS — A trip to the gas station doesn't usually garner more than 2 million views but it did when a father surprised his son to make up for missing his birthday. Theo Sewell Jr.'s father, Theo Sewell Sr., had had to miss his son's 13th birthday …

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Guard remembered as dedicated to career, family, community
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Going in to work on his day off in the midst of a dangerous situation was just another brick in the path to his dream job. “He wanted to be warden of a prison someday,” his mother Brenda said Monday from her Jefferson County home. “He loved his job …

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Brown retakes City Hall with landslide win
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Twelve years after two-term Natchez Mayor Larry L. “Butch” Brown was defeated in a bid for re-election, he's headed back to the mayor's office as the city's overwhelming choice. Brown won 73.26 percent of the vote in Tuesday's general election …

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Aging population, physicians retiring lead to doctor shortages
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Smith is one of the few medical school graduates who resisted the temptation of practicing specialized medicine at a big city to become a small-town doctor. Unfortunately, fewer graduates are receiving a prescription to practice general medicine in …

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ACSO officer resigns after arrest
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Adams County Sheriff's Office detention officer Brandon Lee Gardner, 31, 115 S. Commerce St., was arrested by Vidalia Police early Wednesday morning on charges of DWI — first offense, reckless operation, expired tag, criminal damage to property, …

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School superintendent: District cannot continue to deplete 16th section funding
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Among the New Year's resolutions for the Natchez-Adams School District: Right a budget gone wrong. The district's top leaders and the school board will begin work toward that goal in earnest next month. It's a process that will likely take the next six …

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FBI report: Prison riot was gang-driven
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NATCHEZ — Two different narratives about the Adams County Correctional Center prison riot in late May — that it was gang violence and that it was planned by disgruntled inmates — merged together as new details about the disturbance were revealed in …

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Locals march on Memorial Day to remember veterans
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NATCHEZ — The freedom to live life has its cost, military veteran Marlon Richardson said as he looked out on the Natchez National Cemetery Monday. “War knows no holidays,” Richardson said. “This is our way of saying thank you.” Richardson retired as a …

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Honoring an extraordinary Natchezian
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Please join me Friday morning as we gather at the Natchez Convention Center for the opening of the 2015 Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration, “Bigger Than Life: Extraordinary Mississippians.” At 10 a.m., as part of this momentous occasion, the Thad …

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Vidalia plans 'village center' for property once partly owned by mayor
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VIDALIA — The City of Vidalia is considering a plan to borrow $7 million to finance and construct a new “village center” near the new municipal complex on U.S. 84 West. The plans have not been officially announced, though city officials have approved …

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Captain Rodgers: Lady Vikings senior finishes varsity career on high note
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VIDALIA — Vidalia High School's Taylor Rodgers had nothing to hang her head about when she walked off a softball field for the last time in her high school career. Although the Lady Vikings suffered a loss at the hands of No. 1 John Curtis in the …

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