Natchez leaders head to D.C.

Two Natchez officials will head to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with legislative representatives in hopes of keeping several projects in Natchez at the forefront of the delegation’s minds.

Natchez City Engineer David Gardner and Natchez National Historical Park Superintendent Kathleen Jenkins will meet with Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Roger Wicker and Rep. Gregg Harper this week to update the leaders on the progress of various projects happening in the city.

Gardner said his main objective for the trip is to lobby for funds to complete the four-laning of the portion of U.S. 84 known as the El C

Natchez Democrat