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Weekend Guide to Natchez

For a taste of the Old South, look no further than Natchez, Mississippi, a town that dates back over 300 years. Its location on the Mississippi River and near the Natchez Trace Parkway makes it steeped in Native American history. African, French, Spanish and British settlers also left their mark on the land. The area […]

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Driving the Natchez Trace Parkway

The national parkway known as the Natchez Trace follow the routes of the Old Natchez Trace routes originally used by Native American tribes. The two-lane parkway runs over 400 miles between Nashville, Tennessee, and Natchez, Mississippi. The current incarnation was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and it has become a popular […]

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Film Friday: Get On Up

The film Get On Up chronicles the early life of poverty to the rise to fame of soul singer James Brown, played by Chadwick Boseman. Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer also star in the film. Mississippi stands in for areas like Augusta, Georgia and New York. The Elite Restaurant and Brent’s Drugs in Jackson were […]

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