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Surveillance camera program launched by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Lafayette County businesses and residences with outdoor surveillance cameras can now partner with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department in a new program. The Security Registration ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi has “no additional vaccines” for COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Mississippi is struggling with supply and demand. Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Wednesday the distribution plan that was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Aldermen approve COVID-19 vaccine policy for city employees

Employees of the City of Oxford will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Board of Aldermen. During a special meeting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves site plan for Oxford School District’s new CTE building

Oxford School District’s project to build its own career and technical education building received the go-ahead this week. The Oxford Planning Commission approved the school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 vaccinations administered at Oxford Conference Center

Lafayette County is now home to a COVID-19 vaccination site five days a week. The Oxford Conference Center and National Guard Armory, at 100 Ed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Delayed Start for Lafayette County Schools on Tuesday

Students and teachers in the Lafayette County School District will be able to report to class a little later than normal on Tuesday. The school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

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