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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

2 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

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: January-March 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the first 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.

Checkers Drive-In returning to Oxford early 2021

After closing its doors in 2012, Checkers Drive-In is making a return to Oxford. Nine years later, the fast food chain is opening a new ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford sees 42 percent drop in October sales tax

The City of Oxford continues to see the effects of a quieter Fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as October’s sales tax numbers dropped sharply. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Buy gas for 76 cents at 76 stations on Friday

Oxford drivers will get two opportunities to get gas for less than a dollar a gallon on Friday. The fuel company 76 is holding grand ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Arrest made in connection with infant death at Mother Goose of Oxford

A Grenada woman was arrested in connection with the death of an eight-week-old infant at Mother Goose of Oxford last month. Amy Rogers, 23, was ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Garden of Memories begins construction of mausoleum

Earlier this year, Garden of Memories announced the construction of a mausoleum, and this month that project officially began. The above-ground entombment structure at the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Board of Aldermen discuss year-round outdoor dining

There is another month of outdoor dining available around the Downtown Square, but Oxford residents could have the option of eating outside year round. During ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Gifting the Community: Shop Local Oxford

Shopping local for holiday gifts is even more critical this year as small businesses suffer in the wake of the COVID-19. Officials say a strong ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Oxford’s tourism tax numbers down 44 percent in September

The City of Oxford is beginning to see the effects of a football season altered by COVID-19. The city’s tourism and stadium tax numbers for ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County convenience stores cited for selling e-cigarettes, alcohol to minors

More than a dozen convenience stores in Lafayette County were selling beer, vape pens and e-cigarettes to minors, according to the Mississippi Attorney General’s office. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Supervisors approve new Dollar General in Denmark community

Lafayette County is getting yet another Dollar General. During their regular meeting on Monday, the Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use permit as well ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Gordon Outfitting Women for Business Success

Anne–Marie Gordon, who owns Cicada, a boutique women’s clothing store on The Square in Oxford, had a brain drain problem.   Despite being in business for more than two ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Kroger celebrates Grand Reopening of Oxford store

The Oxford Kroger is officially reopened. During a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, the grocery store celebrated the completion of its 15-month renovation project that ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Supervisors vote to assess more than $115K in fines to J&J Wholesalers’ owner

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to assess the owner of J&J Wholesalers over $115,000 in fines for violating of Lafayette County building codes ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Discount Tool Retailer Harbor Freight Coming to Oxford

Discount tool and equipment retailer Harbor Freight will open its first retail location in Oxford in 2021.   The well-known national chain will hire approximately 30 local individuals to staff the store ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Aldermen reinstate outdoor dining licenses for Rafter’s, The Annex

Oxford’s Board of Aldermen reinstated outdoor dining licenses for Rafter’s and The Annex two weeks after revoking them due to multiple violations of COVID-19 regulations. ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber Celebrates 80 Years

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 80 years of serving the business community and improving the quality of life for citizens of the city ... Read more

3 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

City revokes two outdoor dining licenses due to multiple ordinance violations

After warning restaurants and bars they could lose their outdoor dining licenses if they continued to receive citations for violating the Governor’s executive orders and ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford sees sales tax revenue increase 19 percent in August

With businesses opening back up and students returning for the fall semester, the City of Oxford saw an increase in sales tax collection for the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Checkers Drive-In opening Oxford location

Checkers Drive-In is coming to Oxford once again, opening a location in the former home of Abner’s on West Jackson Avenue. The fast-food chain is ... Read more

3 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

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