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Baptist hospital implements new residency program

Oxford’s first medical residency program began this month with 12 doctors. Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi introduced the new three-year internal medicine residency program ... Read more

22 hours ago by Maya Martin.

Barragan bringing “joy” to Oxford with latest business venture

Joysticks Restaurant Arcade ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday signified the official opening of Antonio “Tony” Barragan’s latest venture. Born and raised in Chicago, Barragan came to ... Read more

4 days ago by Maya Martin.

El Charro returns to Oxford in style

More than 25 years after first opening in Oxford, the popular El Charro restaurant has returned with a new generation in charge. “Twenty six years ... Read more

1 week ago by Maya Martin.

Checkers officially returns to Oxford

The drive-in fast food restaurant reopened on Monday at the former Abner’s location on West Jackson Avenue. Checkers first opened its doors in 2011 under ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Fireworks sales booming, despite supply concerns

With Independence Day just around the corner, fireworks sales are booming. Demand for fireworks grew last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing from $1 billion ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Maya Martin.

Oxford liquor stores can apply for delivery permits starting July 1

Oxford and Lafayette County residents will soon have the option to purchase alcohol without leaving their home. Mississippi’s House Bill (HB) 1135, which legalizes alcohol ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford collects over $1 million in sales tax revenue

The City of Oxford received more evidence earlier this month that things are returning to pre-pandemic levels, economically speaking.  April’s sales tax collection numbers reported ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Rockhouse Live coming to Oxford Square

Oxford’s Downtown Square is getting another restaurant and live music venue. RockHouse Live will soon be occupying the former Soulshine Pizza location at 308 South ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Planning Commission approves Waffle House site plan

One of the final hurdles to Oxford getting its first Waffle House was cleared on Monday. The Oxford Planning commission approved the site plan for ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Swartzfager named CEO of Right Track group

Trace Swartzfager has been named CEO of Right Track Medical Group, a provider of outpatient mental healthcare services in Oxford and throughout Mississippi Swartzfager brings ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Young professionals group build community, network

By Carrie Stambaugh Katie Cofer was in her early 30s when she relocated to Oxford from Tunica to be closer to her then boyfriend. She ... Read more

2 months ago by Stacy Graning.

City considering designated taxi, ride-share areas on Downtown Square

Catching a ride-share in Oxford’s Downtown Square could get easier thanks to a new ordinance being considered by the Board of Aldermen. The Oxford Board ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Malco’s Oxford Studio Cinema location to reopen this week

Later this week, both of Oxford’s Malco Theatre locations will be open for the first time in 14 months. The regional movie theatre chain announced ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford sales tax revenues see big jump

The City of Oxford is slowly returning to pre-pandemic times as events begin to return, drawing more people and the latest sales tax report reflects ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Free coding academy accepting applications

Individuals interested in learning how to code can apply for a free training program. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Mississippi Speaker Philip Gunn comes to Oxford to discuss removal of state income tax

Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn is touring the state this summer to, as he put it, “convert” people towards his bill proposal to ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

CDC Says No More Masks for the Fully-Vaxxed; LOU Leaders Cautiously Optimistic About Return to Business as Usual

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement on Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans can take off their masks inside and no longer must socially ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Portion of East Jackson Avenue to close for three months as Streetscape project begins

A portion of East Jackson Avenue will close for three months as the City of Oxford begins work on the East Jackson Streetscape project. Starting ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

New bed and breakfast coming to Oxford

Oxford is adding a new hotel, but this one will be located in the historic South Lamar neighborhood. During Monday’s meeting, the Oxford Planning Commission ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Picnic at the Pavilion Celebrates LOU Reopening

To celebrate the reopening of the LOU community, the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Picnic on the Pavilion this Thursday from 5 ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Labor Shortage Prompts Job Fair at OHS

The labor shortage affecting businesses around the country has not spared the LOU community, as officials report a visible labor shortage in a range of ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Heartland Forward grant program opens to local residents

Oxford and Lafayette County residents have the opportunity to help their community thrive with a grant to test out their idea to solve a local problem.   ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

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