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City discusses possible outdoor dining spaces around Square

For the next few months, the Oxford Square may offer outdoor dining. During their meeting on Tuesday, the Board of Aldermen voted to look into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County reports new record high in COVID-19 cases

Mississippi may be seeing a slow decline in positive COVID-19 cases, but Lafayette County continues to report record numbers on a near-daily basis. On Thursday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Flag Commission chooses a design for Mississippi state flag

The Mississippi State Flag Commission have made a decision on their choice for a new state flag. On Wednesday, the flag commission voted 8-1 in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

City of Oxford votes in vicious dog ordinance

Owners of dogs deemed vicious by a municipal court judge will now have to follow certain requirements if they wish to keep them moving forward. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Dr. Preston Lee named Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top Entrepreneurs 2020”

Dr. Preston Hugh Lee III, DDS, of Lee Family Dentistry has been named one of Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top Entrepreneurs 2020.” Lee is one of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Coroner says body storage not a crisis in Lafayette County

Many morgues in the state of Mississippi are experiencing a storage crisis due to COVID-19 related deaths. However, Lafayette County is currently not. According to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Non-profits see a decline in giving amid COVID-19 pandemic

Charities have experienced a decline in giving due to COVID-19 and the impact it has had on the economy. Local organizations such as United Way ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

City of Oxford and local artists present Shelter Show 2020

Local artists and the City of Oxford are coming together to bring some brightness to Oxford University Transit bus shelters throughout the city. On Tuesday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Man arrested by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for the burglary of a vehicle

Terrell Clayton, 36-years-old, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 31 by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators arrested Clayton for the commercial burglary after it was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford-Lafayette County has seen growth in economy

Oxford-Lafayette County can credit its growth to the work put in by the Economic Development Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce. The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Chancellor Glenn Boyce provides COVID-19 update

The University of Mississippi is a week and a half into its fall semester and on Tuesday, Chancellor Glenn Boyce provided an update on the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

The unlikely father/son relationship of Tim Turner and Cordarius Anthony

Family is not always made up of what one was born into but rather the people who one chooses to have in their lives. At ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts provide COVID-19 update

Both the Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in their first weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Oxford ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Gourmet and Gifts stays open throughout COVID-19

Local business, Oxford Gourmet and Gifts, has managed to stay in business despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Oxford Gourmet and Gifts is located on the Square ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

COVID-19 raises concerns for physical and mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about new health concerns and new ways of approaching everyday activity including how we look at physical and mental health. When ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

Trump Headquarters to open in New Albany

The Republican party will be opening a Trump Headquarters for North Mississippi in New Albany, Mississippi. Trump Headquarters will be opening in New Albany on ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

County Board of Supervisors have yet to respond to the City Alderman’s request to clarify ownership of Confederate statue

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met on Thursday to discuss whether or not to meet with Oxford’s Board of Aldermen to discuss ownership of ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Fest receives grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

The Oxford Film Festival recently wrapped up their 2020 event, which pivoted to the virtual world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but are already making ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

UM Internship Experience Program teaches students how to work remotely

The University of Mississippi Internship Experience Program is offering an eight-week course for the fall semester. The course is for students of any major who ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

Mississippi holds Second Amendment tax holiday this weekend

The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday in Mississippi is this weekend, Aug. 28-30. During this time, sales tax is not collected on the sale of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Christ Presbyterian opens new location

Christ Presbyterian Church, otherwise known as the secret church, has opened their new location on Sisk Avenue. They had their first service there at the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

The Pinnacle offers assisted living and memory care for residents

Hermitage Gardens of Oxford changed ownership and will now be known as The Pinnacle of Oxford. “We were with Five Star Quality Care and then ... Read more

1 month ago by Ana Martinez.

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