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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 hours 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 days ago by Jake Thompson.

“Greetings from Oxford” mural to be completed this month

Oxford’s second mural will be completed later this month, featuring iconic scenes from Oxford as well as references to cultural and historical imagery. The artwork, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

The Pantry names L.A. Davis 2020 Volunteer of the Year

Last year was a trying time for The Pantry of Oxford and Lafayette County, but L.A. Davis was a constant presence who made sure residents ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

FROM THE KITCHEN TO THE FRONT PORCH: Remembering Angelo Mistilis

Angelo Mistilis would sit on the front porch of his house on North 14th Street and talk to anyone who came by, but now, that ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Best of Oxford 2021 Nominations Now Open

Each year, thousands of votes are cast in the Best of Oxford contest as Oxonians weigh in on their favorite businesses, restaurants, services and places. ... Read more

2 months ago by Rebecca Alexander.

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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2020 Oxford Christmas Parade canceled

The Christmas spirit in Oxford has taken a hit. Oxford’s annual Christmas Parade was canceled on Thursday in a joint announcement by the City of ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Local artist selected for South Lamar roundabout art project

The roundabout at the South Lamar and Belk Boulevard intersection is getting an upgrade. Oxford artist Earl Dismuke’s bid to construct an art installation on the ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

GIVING BACK: Lafayette sixth grader donates soda can tabs to Ronald McDonald House

Lane Theobald has always done things for others, and this holiday season is no different. Theobald, 12, learned about Lily Baker, a first-grader at Lafayette ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Win Tickets to the Lafayette County Rodeo Event – The Egg Bull

Register to win 4 tickets to the Lafayette County Rodeo Event this Friday, Nov. 27 at the Lafayette County Multipurpose Arena. Fun for the whole ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

City of Oxford to turn on Canopy of Lights a week early

The City of Oxford is getting into the holiday spirit a little earlier in 2020. During a video posted on the city’s official Facebook page, ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Kroger celebrates Grand Reopening of Oxford store

The Oxford Kroger is officially reopened. During a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, the grocery store celebrated the completion of its 15-month renovation project that ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

“You Complete Me”  Postcard Project Connects People During Pandemic

By Wayne Andrews | Community Columnist The pandemic has impacted all of our lives in numerous ways.  How we work, how we play, and how ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Theatre Oxford announces October show

Theatre Oxford is getting back onstage next month and earlier this week, announced which show will be performed. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Weekend kicks off “FinsUp Fanfare” at Lafayette County Arena

By Davis Coen Saturday morning begins SEC Football.  We all have missed it, but what goes along with football in the South is tailgating. Arguably ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

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