NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – On Monday, June 6, Natchez Leaders awarded a $515,000 bid to Great Southern Recreation. The Natchez Democrat reported the bid is for new playground equipment at six city parks.

The parks involved in the upgrades include:

  • The children’s playground neighborhood park at the corner of Wall and Madison streets
  • Concord Avenue park
  • Duncan Park playground
  • Jack Waite Neighborhood Park
  • North Natchez Park
  • Osceola Neighborhood Park

Natchez Parks and Recreations Director Sonora Cole said the new equipment comes with a lifetime warranty that would replace broken parts for free. The parts for equipment is expected to arrive within 10 weeks.

The funds for the new equipment is financed through a $2 million bond.