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Rockhouse Live coming to Oxford Square

Oxford’s Downtown Square is getting another restaurant and live music venue. RockHouse Live will soon be occupying the former Soulshine Pizza location at 308 South ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves Waffle House site plan

One of the final hurdles to Oxford getting its first Waffle House was cleared on Monday. The Oxford Planning commission approved the site plan for ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Swartzfager named CEO of Right Track group

Trace Swartzfager has been named CEO of Right Track Medical Group, a provider of outpatient mental healthcare services in Oxford and throughout Mississippi Swartzfager brings ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Young professionals group build community, network

By Carrie Stambaugh Katie Cofer was in her early 30s when she relocated to Oxford from Tunica to be closer to her then boyfriend. She ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stacy Graning.

City considering designated taxi, ride-share areas on Downtown Square

Catching a ride-share in Oxford’s Downtown Square could get easier thanks to a new ordinance being considered by the Board of Aldermen. The Oxford Board ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Malco’s Oxford Studio Cinema location to reopen this week

Later this week, both of Oxford’s Malco Theatre locations will be open for the first time in 14 months. The regional movie theatre chain announced ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford sales tax revenues see big jump

The City of Oxford is slowly returning to pre-pandemic times as events begin to return, drawing more people and the latest sales tax report reflects ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Free coding academy accepting applications

Individuals interested in learning how to code can apply for a free training program. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Mississippi Speaker Philip Gunn comes to Oxford to discuss removal of state income tax

Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn is touring the state this summer to, as he put it, “convert” people towards his bill proposal to ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

CDC Says No More Masks for the Fully-Vaxxed; LOU Leaders Cautiously Optimistic About Return to Business as Usual

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement on Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans can take off their masks inside and no longer must socially ... Read more

1 month ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Portion of East Jackson Avenue to close for three months as Streetscape project begins

A portion of East Jackson Avenue will close for three months as the City of Oxford begins work on the East Jackson Streetscape project. Starting ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

New bed and breakfast coming to Oxford

Oxford is adding a new hotel, but this one will be located in the historic South Lamar neighborhood. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Picnic at the Pavilion Celebrates LOU Reopening

To celebrate the reopening of the LOU community, the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Picnic on the Pavilion this Thursday from 5 ... Read more

1 month ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Labor Shortage Prompts Job Fair at OHS

The labor shortage affecting businesses around the country has not spared the LOU community, as officials report a visible labor shortage in a range of ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Heartland Forward grant program opens to local residents

Oxford and Lafayette County residents have the opportunity to help their community thrive with a grant to test out their idea to solve a local problem.   ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Oxford Newsmedia Office moves to West Oxford Loop

Oxford Newsmedia, LLC has found a new home in the Parkway Center on West Oxford Loop. Previously located on Skyline Drive off of Highway 30, ... Read more

2 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Eggs and Issues 2021: Rep. Brady Williamson defends tourism tax stance

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about topics discussed at the Eggs and Issues event, including tourism, infrastructure and economic ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

North Mississippi Gains A Factory, 1,200 Jobs

Milwaukee Tool, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools, hand tools, storage and accessories for the professional construction trades worldwide, announced plans to expand its ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Oxford Aldermen uphold Waffle House location decision by Planning Commission

The Oxford Board of Aldermen upheld the approvals made by the Oxford Planning Commission regarding a new location for the upcoming Waffle House, but said ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Best of Oxford 2021 Voting now open

It is time to cast your vote for your favorite businesses and services in the Best of Oxford 2021 contest.    The nomination phase took place ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Miller named Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development

This week, the State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) Executive Committee is announcing the selection of Ryan Miller as Mississippi’s first Executive Director of the Office ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

COVID Caused Dip in State Tax Revenue, Rebound Beginning

As the world marks one year since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, local Oxford and Lafayette County officials are already seeing promising signs of ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

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