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City’s hopes dimmed for Rosalie work due to federal shutdown

October 16, 2013

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The city of Natchez was hoping renovations to historic Fort Rosalie might be completed before its tricentennial celebration. But the federal shutdown might put an end to that plan. The National Park Service has stopped work at Fort Rosalie. The work was scheduled to be finished by mid-December; however, the shutdown might force the completion […]

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The business license cop is on patrol

October 7, 2013

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If you’re a business owner in the city of Natchez, watch out. The business license cop is on his way. The city has entered into a contract with retired law enforcement officer George Rutherford, who has been charged with checking every business in Natchez to make sure they have a valid license. The Natchez Democrat […]

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The Help’s Tate Taylor involved in movie about James Brown’s life, set for Natchez

August 23, 2013

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Jackson native Tate Taylor, who made the movie The Help, is ready to make another movie in Mississippi, and it will be made in Natchez. In a Huffington Post story, it was reported that Taylor is set to begin work on a movie about James Brown’s life… Last October producer Brian Grazer enlisted “The Help” director, […]

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Natchez could be site for ‘major movie announcement’

August 23, 2013

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In a press release today, the Mississippi Development Authority says Gov. Phil Bryant and movie director  Tate Taylor will announce Monday that there will be “major film project” worked on in Mississippi. The event will be held at 10 Monday morning at the Mississippi Coliseum. The Natchez Democrat wrote Tuesday that Mayor Butch Brown believes […]

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