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UM Panhellenic Council’s 2020 recruitment to be held virtually for first three days.

The University of Mississippi’s College Panhellenic has released its revised plan for the 2020 recruitment schedule. Four of the five rounds will be held virtually, ... Read more

3 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Magnolia Montessori School adding a new classroom for upcoming school year

Magnolia Montessori School is reopening for the school year with new vacancies and new policies. Magnolia Montessori School has vacancies for children ages 18 months ... Read more

4 days ago by Ana Martinez.

Back to School savings this coming weekend – MS Sales Tax Holiday

Back to School Sales savings this coming weekend – Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday Mississippians have some sales tax relief this coming weekend, as the state ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Harvey: “We are prepared” for return to school amid pandemic

Oxford School District is confident in their plan to safely return in August and are moving forward with that plan, despite other school districts across ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi preparing for budget cuts due to the impact of COVID-19

The University of Mississippi is preparing for potentially large budget cuts due to the financial effects of COVID-19. On Thursday, Chancellor Glenn Boyce provided an ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Chancellor Boyce gives update on Ole Miss statue relocation; headstones removed from plan

On Tuesday, the Confederate statue that sat at the entrance of the Lyceum Circle on the University of Mississippi campus was removed from its longtime ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District has two finalists for Mississippi Teacher, Administrator of the Year awards

The Mississippi Department of Education announced this week that the annual Mississippi Teacher and Administrator of the Year awards were going virtual, and Oxford School ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County School District approves return to school plan

The Lafayette County School District officially has a plan for students returning to classrooms next month. During their July meeting on Monday, the Lafayette County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi unveils “Campus Ready” Plan for fall semester

Plans are in place for the University of Mississippi to welcome students back to campus in August for the start of the 2020-21 school year. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District adopts its return policy for 2020-21

While some area school districts are still discussing how they will handle returning to school this fall, the Oxford School District has a plan in ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi to end fall semester before Thanksgiving

The University of Mississippi is modifying its calendar for the fall semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes will begin as scheduled on Aug. 24, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

IHL Board approves University of Mississippi’s Confederate statue relocation plan

The Confederate statue that stood in the shadow of the University of Mississippi Lyceum for the past 114 years will soon be moved. The Mississippi ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

MSDH investigating reported spike in COVID-19 cases in UM students

The Mississippi State Department of Health is looking into a possible spike in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County. This comes after Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford and Lafayette County schools begin process of returning to class

No matter how the rest of the summer goes, school is going to look different in August. That is the consensus among both superintendents of ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

UM Dean of Students Emeritus pens letter urging change of state flag

University of Mississippi Dean of Students Emeritus Sparky Reardon is urging alumni to continue the push to change the Mississippi state flag. Reardon, along with ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Local Dentist named this year’s Oxford School District Citizen of the Year

At the Oxford School District Board of Trustees meeting in May, Dr. Harry Rayburn was named this year’s Oxford School District Citizen of the Year.  ... Read more

2 months ago by Ana Martinez.

University of Mississippi responds to “offensive and disturbing” social media posts

The University of Mississippi sent out a letter in response to racially and politically charged social media posts made by incoming freshmen in recent weeks. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Learning Center moving back to campuses in August

Beginning in August, the Oxford Learning Center will have a new home. Oxford School District’s alternative education program will be moving from its current building ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi employee and student test positive for COVID-19

A University of Mississippi employee and student have tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced on Wednesday. In a UM Today memo sent out to ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Rep. Trent Kelly announces Service Academy appointments of local seniors

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly announced the appointment of eight North Mississippi seniors to national service academies, including three from Lafayette and Oxford High School. Mason ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Historian

Water Valley High School announced the valedictorian, salutatorian and historian for the 2019-2020 graduating class this week. Coulter Clement was named the school’s valedictorian, Blayne ... Read more

2 months ago by Ana Martinez.

University of Mississippi announces Future Planning Task Force

The University of Mississippi took another step on Tuesday toward making its goal of resuming in-person classes by the fall semester a reality. Chancellor Glenn ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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