A public hearing will be held Tuesday during the Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting on whether or not the land where Oxford Wheel Estates, a mobile home park, should be rezoned to allow multi-unit apartments and townhouses. (January 19, 2015, Page 1, 3)
Supporters of an initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi are gathering signatures here and around the state to put the issue before the voters. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)
Oxford High School students and members of Theatre Oxford performed during this weekend’s Mississippi Theatre Association festival that was held in Oxford this year. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)
If you love to eat and also enjoy helping the community, Oxford Restaurant Week may be the event for you. Set for Jan. 25-31, Oxford Restaurant Week is a weeklong celebration of local food and charities. Every time you dine at a participating restaurant that week, you’ll have the opportunity to vote for one of Oxford Restaurant Week’s local charities. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)
To get the Oxford City Pool ready for swimmers to cool off, the Oxford Park Commission recently approved advertising for contractors to make much-needed repairs and renovations to the city’s quickly aging pool.
When Tamara Hillmer left Oxford Elementary School in 2008 after working there as the school’s first reading interventionist, she told the staff she’d be back. (January 14, 2015)
Developers of what would eventually become Oxford Commons got their initial rezoning request approved by the Oxford Planning Commission this week back in 2002. And 66 years ago, Oxford was buzzing with the news that a film crew from Hollywood might be coming to town to film some scenes for a movie version of William Faulkner’s latest novel, “Intruder in the Dust.” (January 14, 2015, Page 1)
Restorations have begun at the Shaw-Kennedy house and developers received a nob from the historic preservation commission Tuesday to continue working on the historic house. (January 14, 2015, Page 1, 12)