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SNOW DAY 2021: Oxford, Ole Miss turn into winter wonderland

The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi became a winter wonderland on Monday. Weather reports indicated the heavier snowfall would hit central portions ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

OXFORD FIRST: 18-year-old entering Oxford Mayoral race

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will not run unopposed in 2021 as she did four years ago. The incumbent’s bid for re-election will be challenged by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

McAlister’s Deli opening new Oxford location on Monday

McAlister’s Deli is changing locations in Oxford and set to open its doors next week.  The fast casual food chain is moving across town to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Property Transfers Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021

Property transfers between December 28 – January 1, 2021 recorded with Chancery Court for zip code 38655 – Oxford, MS 1157 E Wellsgate Dr: Mortgage ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Domestic violence up in 2020, says Oxford Police Department’s annual report

Crime was down in the City of Oxford during 2020 in some categories, while other crimes saw an increase due to the strains of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Local, State officials respond to siege of US Capitol building

What started out as a day where the U.S. Senate was set to certify the results of the 2020 Presidential election ended with the U.S. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Coding error by Mississippi Department of Revenue alters Oxford’s October sales tax

The City of Oxford saw a massive drop in sales tax collection from September to October, and on Tuesday the City learned why. The Mississippi ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi forms COVID-19 vaccine task force

With COVID-19 vaccinations becoming available throughout Mississippi this month, the University of Mississippi is making plans for on-campus distribution. The school recently announced the Vaccine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Board of Supervisors approve ordinance banning Kratom, synthetic opioids in Lafayette County

After the City of Oxford banned the sale of Kratom and other synthetic opioids 16 months ago, those products are also banned in Lafayette County. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Gov. Reeves: COVID-19 Vaccine available to Mississippians 75 and older next week

The coronavirus vaccine will be available to Mississippians age 75 and older beginning next week, Gov. Tate Reeves announced in a press conference on Jan. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

“We still have a lot of work to do:” Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill announces re-election bid

Mayor Robyn Tannehill is still in her first four-year term, but said she feels Oxford has more to accomplish under her administration. Monday, Tannehill made ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: October – December 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss professor sues Mississippi state auditor in ongoing “Scholar Strike” issue

A University of Mississippi professor responded to Shad White’s “demand” to repay money by filing a lawsuit against the Mississippi state auditor on Wednesday. Ole ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford restaurateur John Currence acquires Goose Creek Club

The “Big Bad Chef” is expanding his portfolio. John Currence is the new owner of Oxford’s Goose Creek Club. The Oxford chef, along with his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County couple arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, domestic violence

A domestic dispute in Lafayette County led to the arrest of two individuals and the confiscation of several ounces of methamphetamine. On Dec. 26, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

YEAR IN REVIEW: July-September 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Nolan Mettetal, former Mississippi Legislator, dies of COVID-19

Retired Mississippi legislator Nolan Mettetal died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at the age of 75. Condolences and tributes circulated throughout Lafayette County, and further, when ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford bars, restaurants not allowed to stay open past 11 p.m. for New Year’s Eve

Oxford bars and restaurants will not be allowed to stay open to say goodbye to 2020. The City of Oxford announced on Monday that local ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford approves inter-local agreement with Metro Narcotics

The City of Oxford will continue to do its part in the fight against controlled substances. During their Dec. 15 meeting, the Oxford Board of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Aldermen approve renaming of annexed roads

Lafayette County roads that now reside inside the city limits of Oxford will be renamed in 2021. The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently approved a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: April-June 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: January-March 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

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