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Business

Oxford featured in “Small Town Christmas” episode airing Dec. 16

Oxford is set to shine on national TV in the “Small Town Christmas” show on Fox Business Network. The episode, airing at 1 p.m. CST ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Monday, December 11, 2023 1:30 pm

New Chick-fil-A Site Plan Under Review by Oxford Planning Commission

Business

UPDATED: New Chick-fil-A site plan under review by Oxford Planning Commission

Note: Due to a scheduling conflict, the Oxford Planning Commission meeting will be held at the Oxford Conference Center at 5 p.m. rather than City ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Monday, December 11, 2023 11:34 am

Severe Thunderstorm Activity Continues in North MS

DEVELOPING NEWS

UPDATED: Severe Thunderstorm Activity Continues in North MS

UPDATED: The National Weather Service has identified a severe thunderstorm at 5:10 p.m. CST near Velma, about 10 miles south of Water Valley, moving eastward ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Saturday, December 9, 2023 5:13 pm

Severe thunderstorm warning Oxford and Lafayette County Mississippi

Lafayette County

UPDATED: NWS Issues Severe Storm Warning for Lafayette County

UPDATE:  According to The National Weather Service, the Severe Thunderstorm Storm that resulted in the original Severe Thunder Storm Warning has moved from the area ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Saturday, December 9, 2023 3:34 pm

Oxford Utilities GM Cites Human Error in E. Coli Detection, Affecting Local Commerce

Business

Updated results expected Saturday after E. coli found in Oxford water samples

Boil water advisory still in effect Rob Neely, general manager of Oxford Utilities, has released a statement regarding the boil-water advisory affecting Oxford’s citizens and ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Friday, December 8, 2023 4:12 pm

Oxford Water Advisory Hits Local Businesses, Kroger Halts Fresh Produce Sales

Business

Here’s what you need to know so far about businesses affected by the Oxford water advisory

The boil-water alert in Oxford is having far-reaching effects beyond the tap, severely impacting local businesses and services. With approximately 14,650 customers in Lafayette County ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Friday, December 8, 2023 10:53 am

Oxford boil water notice

BREAKING NEWS

Oxford under boil-water alert; 14,650 customers affected

The city of Oxford is currently under a boil-water advisory following the detection of contamination in the municipal water supply. The Mississippi State Department of ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, December 7, 2023 5:28 pm

Oxford’s Weekend Weather Whiplash: Warmth, Severe Storms, and Cold Snap

Lafayette County

Oxford’s weekend weather whiplash

Warmth, severe storms and cold snap this weekend A significant weather shift awaits Oxford residents this weekend as forecasts suggest a transition from unusual warmth ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, December 7, 2023 5:00 pm

Ole Miss Pre Dental Society Adopt a Street in Oxford, MS map

News

Ole Miss Pre-Dental Society joins Oxford’s Adopt-a-Street program

The University of Mississippi’s Pre-Dental Society has officially partnered with the city of Oxford in the Adopt-a-Street program, taking on the upkeep of Madison Avenue ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, December 7, 2023 3:35 pm

Oxford High School Marks Pearl Harbor Anniversary with Stirring Tribute

Education

Oxford High School marks Pearl Harbor anniversary with stirring tribute

Oxford High School is marking the Pearl Harbor attack anniversary with a unique and poignant tribute. On school grounds, 3,500 flags are arranged to form ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, December 7, 2023 10:26 am

Business

Oxford Commons PUD modifications pass

On Nov. 21, the Oxford Board of Aldermen approved significant modifications to the Oxford Commons Planned Unit Development (PUD) amid varied community reactions and concerns ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, December 6, 2023 7:38 am

Business

Infrastructure projects get boost with bonds

$14M authorized for upgrades to municipal facilities, systems In a recent decision, the city of Oxford has authorized up to $14 million in general obligation ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, December 6, 2023 7:30 am

News

Oxford Aldermen Unanimously Pass $9M Bond for Police Department, Pool Improvements

In a unanimous decision, the Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a resolution at their Dec. 5 meeting to secure a $9 million bond for the ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:45 pm

A well-lit Waffle House restaurant at night, featuring a glowing yellow sign above, Christmas decorations visible through the window, and a clear view of the interior from the outside.

Business

Waffle House brawl clip stirs social media

The Waffle House in Oxford was the scene of an early Sunday morning melee, drawing significant attention on social media. A video capturing the incident, ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Monday, December 4, 2023 12:52 pm

Dense Fog Advisory Impacts Visibility in Lafayette County

DEVELOPING NEWS

Dense fog advisory impacts visibility in Lafayette County

Lafayette County is under a Dense Fog Advisory, significantly reducing visibility to 2 1/2 miles due to misty conditions. The National Weather Service has issued ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Friday, December 1, 2023 10:18 pm

Oxford Weekend Weather Forecast

Garden/Outdoors

Rain and Shine: Oxford’s weekend of showers clears for sunny Monday

This weekend in Oxford, residents and visitors can expect a mix of weather conditions, starting with showers on Saturday and gradually clearing up by Monday. ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Friday, December 1, 2023 1:43 pm

Abner’s Original Four Corners Location Closes After 30 Years

Business

Abner’s Original Four Corners location closes after 30 years

The iconic Four Corners location of Abner’s Famous Chicken, a staple in Oxford’s culinary landscape since 1993, has closed its doors. The restaurant’s last day ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 1:39 pm

Oxford Mayor Tannehill highlights US-China delegation visit

Business

Oxford Mayor Tannehill highlights US-China delegation visit

On Oct. 27, Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill participated in a delegation to China as part of the US-Heartland China Association’s Mayors Delegation, focusing on fostering ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:45 pm

9 Lives Cat Rescue Hosts 'Save me a Plate' Foster Event for Thanksgiving

Events

9 Lives Cat Rescue hosts ‘Save me a Plate’ foster event for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, 9 Lives Cat Rescue is offering a unique opportunity for animal lovers to foster homeless cats during its “Save me a Plate” event, ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, November 16, 2023 1:07 pm

Mississippi Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death

Health

Mississippi confirms first pediatric flu death

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) recently confirmed the first pediatric influenza death in Mississippi for the 2023-2024 flu season, highlighting a significant health ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:24 am

Accidents

City approves emergency purchases for OPD vehicles

The Oxford Board of Aldermen, in a unanimous decision on Nov. 7, approved the Oxford Police Department’s (OPD) emergency purchase request for four vehicles.  This ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, November 15, 2023 7:10 am

Oxford Commons Residents Debate PUD Changes Amidst Traffic and Safety Concerns at Board of Aldermen Nov. 7 Meeting

Business

Oxford Commons debate highlights safety concerns

Future of Lakewood Hills Drive in the balance; vote expected at Nov. 21 meeting Oxford’s Board of Aldermen convened Nov. 7 to a packed room ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, November 15, 2023 6:55 am

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