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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 ...

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Fireworks sales booming, despite supply concerns

With Independence Day just around the corner, fireworks sales are booming. Demand for fireworks grew last year despite ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Young professionals group build community, network

By Carrie Stambaugh Katie Cofer was in her early 30s when she relocated to Oxford from Tunica to ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Free coding academy accepting applications

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

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Oxford Newsmedia Office moves to West Oxford Loop

Oxford Newsmedia, LLC has found a new home in the Parkway Center on West Oxford Loop. Previously located ...

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Eggs and Issues 2021: Rep. Brady Williamson defends tourism tax stance

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about topics discussed at the Eggs and ...

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North Mississippi Gains A Factory, 1,200 Jobs

Milwaukee Tool, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools, hand tools, storage and accessories for the professional construction ...

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