Natchez considers closing time for bars

Published 1:53 pm Thursday, October 16, 2008

Officials in this historic city on the Mississippi River are considering a mandatory closing time for bars.

Mayor Jake Middleton is working a solution for litter and noise complaints.

At the beginning of August, Middleton was considering mandating a 2 a.m. closing time for all bars within city limits.

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Now he’s working with bar owners to see what would work for them while at the same time finding a way to help with the issues of noise and litter.