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COVID-19 case total surpasses 800 in Lafayette County with 169 active

The month of July has seen a major surge in COVID-19 cases throughout Mississippi, including Lafayette County. On Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces lineup for final two weeks of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s transition to a virtual event in 2020 is quickly coming to a close next month. Organizers announced lineups for the final ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Magnolia Montessori School adding a new classroom for upcoming school year

Magnolia Montessori School is reopening for the school year with new vacancies and new policies. Magnolia Montessori School has vacancies for children ages 18 months ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Student Housing plans for Move-In day

The months leading up to the school year are normally very busy this time of year, but this year will prove to be even busier ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi receives award from American Heart Association

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi received the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold plus Quality Achievement Award. The award was granted to Baptist North Mississippi by the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi’s COVID-19 ‘test positivity rate’ highest in nation

On multiple occasions, this month, state and national leadership have either downplayed or neglected the positivity rate of COVID-19 testing. Yet in Mississippi, that rate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt

The state of Mississippi has the most sustainable credit card debt with a median credit card balance of $2,287.  WalletHub looked at data from TransUnion, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Common Ground Coffee bridges gaps and breaks down barriers

A new coffee bar was added to Oxford’s constantly evolving list of new places to visit. Common Ground Coffee Bar, which opened on Saturday, July ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Reeves weighs ‘life or death’ school reopening options

Gov. Tate Reeves, the only official who can issue a statewide mandate that postpones school or forces virtual learning, finds himself in a tough political ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford reports COVID-19 outbreak

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford is currently working to contain a recent COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Mississippi Veterans Affairs office. The Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

OPD respond to sexual assault on Old Taylor Road

Oxford Police Department responded to a sexual assault report at the 2100 block of Old Taylor Road on Saturday, July 25. Investigators were called to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Back to School savings this coming weekend – MS Sales Tax Holiday

Back to School Sales savings this coming weekend – Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday Mississippians have some sales tax relief this coming weekend, as the state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Harvey: “We are prepared” for return to school amid pandemic

Oxford School District is confident in their plan to safely return in August and are moving forward with that plan, despite other school districts across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Boys and Girls Club’s “Dance Like the Stars” event to be held virtually

The Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi’s signature event is another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s “Dance Like the Stars” event will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Dairy Queen to open next week

Residents of Oxford will soon be able to enjoy frozen treats from Dairy Queen starting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 3. The new Dairy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Majority of Mississippi educators support delaying school start or virtual learning, new survey shows

As educators and their supporters begin to protest across the state urging for a delayed start to the upcoming school year, a new survey of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Water Valley man succumbs to injuries from one-vehicle accident on CR 376

Deputies of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were called out to County Road 376 for a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, July 25 at 3:58 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Reeves reveals appointments for state flag commission

All nine members of the Mississippi State Flag Commission have been revealed following Governor Tate Reeves’ announcement on Friday. The governor revealed the three members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for hybrid event in 2021

The Oxford Film Festival learned to adapt this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is planning to keep some of those changes for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Local author Ellen Meacham talks about her book “Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi” and similarities today

University of Mississippi professor Ellen Meacham spoke at the Mississippi Library Commission Lunch Lecture series about her book Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi health official: Delaying school opening could ‘make some sense’ in COVID-19 crisis

Mississippi’s top health officer said Friday that delaying the opening of state schools could make sense, but only if the state uses the time to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Magnolia State Live.

Ajax reopens for carry out, online ordering

Oxford staple Ajax Diner reopened for carry out. “We hope to be open for delivery and dine-in in the next few weeks,” owner Randy Yates ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

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