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Oxford Police prepare for homecoming

In anticipation of homecoming events on Friday night, Oxford Police Department reserve officers and security personnel will be patrolling the Square starting Friday morning.

At 8 a.m. Friday, the North section of the East side parking lot, closest to City Hall, will close. All cars left in the parking lot will be towed at noon. At 5 p.m., the South side of that parking lot, closest to Neilson’s will be closed off. The homecoming parade will leave campus at 5:30 p.m., and will come up University Avenue, approaching the Square through South Lamar and leaving on North Lamar.