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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

3 days 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

1 week ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Oxford Film Festival announces leadership for 2022

The Oxford Film Festival has found its leader for 2022. Last week, festival organizers announced Jim Brunzell III as the interim Executive Director for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Need-To-Know: Ole Miss Commencement 2021 

The University of Mississippi’s 168th Commencement exercises are scheduled this weekend, when more than 5,000 prospective graduates and their friends and family will gather in Oxford to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Eggs and Issues Breakfast and Legislative Update happening Friday

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast is scheduled for later this week with the six Mississippi legislators who represent ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

President Barack Obama Virtually Visits Square Books for Independent Bookstore Day

A former President of the United States visited Square Books – virtually – this week.  Independent Bookstore Day, celebrated on April 24 this year, is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Pop Up Oxford Spring Edition begins this week

With sporting events filling up the calendar and the absence of the Double Decker Arts Festival for a second straight spring, Visit Oxford decided to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford to participate in Building Safety Month

Next month the City of Oxford will participate in the 41st annual Building Safety Month by offering different activities for residents to participate in. This ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves Isom Place to become event venue

Isom Place, one of Oxford’s oldest homes, will soon be able to host weddings and other events. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission approved ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

St. John’s Drawdown returns to benefit Lena Wiley

For many years, members of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church have sponsored a Drawdown, a festive evening of eating, dancing, socializing and a chance ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Oxford advances to Strongest Town finals

​Oxford has advanced to the championship round in the competition to be named America’s Strongest Town. The city easily picked off Bentonville, Ark. in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Addington announces departure from Oxford Film Festival

On the first day of the virtual presentation of the Oxford Film Festival (April 1-30), OxFilm has announced that this year’s edition of the Oxford Film Festival ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Oxford Film Festival names 2021 winners

The Oxford Film Festival concluded its first in-person event in two years on Sunday with their traditional awards ceremony. Unlike the previous 17 years, where ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

League of Women Voters hosting Candidate Forums 

The League of Women Voters Oxford/North Mississippi is proud to continue its sponsorship of candidate forums for local elections.   There are three Oxford Wards that ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Oxford Film Festival set for in-person return this week

For the first time in two years, the Oxford Film Festival will be screening movies for live audience.  Next week, OFF returns with an in-person ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Red and Blue Run will replace Double Decker Run for 2021

In-person events will return in 2021 to Oxford, although they may operate a little differently. While the beloved Double Decker Festival and its related Double ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Double Decker Arts Festival canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19

For a second straight year, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place. The decision was announced by Visit Oxford on Tuesday, following the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Supermarket Sweep: Regents School of Oxford holds fundraiser to benefit Interfaith Compassion Ministries

Trey Tatum scouted Larson’s CashSaver on Friday, but when running around the grocery store on Saturday, he still felt a little bit of panic. For ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Community Market asks City for help in increased rent

The organizers of Oxford Community Market are getting help from the City of Oxford to help with financial relief due to an increase in rent ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for 2021

Coming off a year where the Oxford Film Festival pivoted to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are planning to offer a ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 Double Decker Arts Festival status in limbo

The Double Decker Arts Festival did not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the status for the 2021 event is currently unknown. ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations go socially distant in 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will look different than in years past, but the LOU Community is still finding ways to honor the memory of ... Read more

4 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

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