Natchez, MSArgus Press

Owner seeks to restore Nellie Jackson house

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A sign recently appeared in front of the infamous Nellie Jackson’s house — a former bordello on the corner of N. Rankin and Monroe streets — alluding to its eventual restoration and opening as a tourist attraction. J.T. Robinson, the house owner, said he purchased the...
Natchez, MSNatchez Democrat

Miami native, business owner offers a selection of unique items from home

Sophia Conde, 23, spends a lot of her time these days in her happy place, a loft above the Conde Contemporary art gallery in downtown Natchez. It’s where a collection of feel-good and self-care items are sold. It contains things that Conde missed from her hometown of Miami that she couldn’t find in Natchez, she said.
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Owner seeks to restore Nellie Jackson house

NATCHEZ — A sign recently appeared in front of the infamous Nellie Jackson’s house — a former bordello on the corner of N. Rankin and Monroe streets — alluding to its eventual restoration and opening as a tourist attraction. J.T. Robinson, the house owner, said he purchased the property approximately...
Ferriday, LAhannapub.com

Company vacates Ferriday building

Independence Chosen agreed to turn the former Ferriday Oil and Seed building on Hwy. 15 back over to the Town of Ferriday. The Ferriday Town Council last November had unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding to allow Independence Chosen, Inc., to use the building rent-free for 20 years for work the company was scheduled to perform to improve the way of life in Ferriday.
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Natchez aldermen seek banks to finance park improvements

NATCHEZ, Miss. –The Board of Aldermen on Tuesday reaffirmed its plans to get $2 million for improving Natchez parks and streets by borrowing the money through a bond issue. Aldermen approved the resolution needed to publicly ask banks and investment firms wanting to finance the project to make their bids by July 30. This will ensure the money from the bond issue will be in the city treasury by the middle of August.
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Job Alert: Companies hiring in and around Ferriday

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Ferriday: 1. Travel Nurse - ICU RN - Natchez, MS; 2. Foreman Equipment Operator; 3. Work At Home Account Executive- Customer Retention; 4. Remote Bilingual Customer Service Rep - Spanish/English; 5. School Bus Driver; 6.
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Burning Man CEO visits Natchez during road trip

NATCHEZ — Burning Man CEO Marian Goodell has spent the past 25 years organizing the Burning Man concert in the Black Rock Desert in northwestern Nevada. She said the whole summer is spent getting ready for the event of artistic expression. After COVID canceled Burning Man in 2020 and 2021,...
Clayton, LAhannapub.com

Clayton eyes higher utility rates

Higher utility rates – for both water and sewer -- may be on the horizon for Clayton residents. Aldermen proposed higher rates during its regular meeting Tuesday and scheduled a public hearing and vote on the matter August 3. For residential customers, the proposed rate hike will be $36 for...
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Diesel survey: Updated prices for every Ferriday station

(FERRIDAY, LA) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.05 in the greater Ferriday area, according to a recent price survey. The survey looked at prices across the greater Ferriday area, and found that the cheapest gallon of diesel as of Tuesday was $2.71, at CITGO at 4774 Us-84 W. By comparison, the most expensive was $2.76, listed at CITGO at 4774 Us-84 W.
Natchez, MSNatchez Democrat

Entergy outage has 1,100 customers here without power

NATCHEZ — More than 1,100 Entergy customers are without power on the south side of Natchez from the port and Government Fleet Road to The Hills and The Trees subdivisions to Woodhaven subdivision on U.S. 61, south of Natchez. No Entergy representative returned phone calls seeking information Friday early evening,...
Natchez, MSNatchez Democrat

Velocys signs pact to produce aviation fuel in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Velocys, a technology company that uses wood and forest material to produce sustainable aviation fuel, is well on the way to establishing roots in Natchez. Company officials announced this week that they have signed a framework agreement with Koch Project Solutions to develop their biorefinery project which produces standard aviation fuel, in Natchez.
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Angel Oak Home Loans sets up new branches in Colorado and Mississippi

Angel Oak Home Loans has opened two new branches in Centennial, Colo., and Natchez, Miss. – marking the company’s sixth branch opening in the past month. The Atlanta-based mortgage lender has tapped Michael Chabot, area manager at Angel Oak Home Loans, to lead the Colorado branch and Britni Gwin to oversee the Mississippi office.
Natchez, MSNatchez Democrat

May is new CEO at Merit Health

NATCHEZ — Merit Health Natchez has named Garett May as its new chief executive officer effective Aug. 2. May brings strong leadership, business development and physician recruitment skills to further enhance and grow the hospital, Merit Health officials said. He has worked in executive leadership positions with Merit Health facilities in Mississippi for the past 10 years, most recently serving as the chief operating officer at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood.