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Tornado watch area in effecct until 7 p.m. Dec 9, 2023


Alert: Tornado watch in effect in effect until 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for areas that include North Mississippi including Lafayette, Panola, Quitman, ...


Boil water notice lifted

The City of Oxford sent out a statement that the Boil Water alert, issued by the Mississippi State ...


Webb Med celebrates grand opening

The Oxford Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Webb Med Spa to Oxford and the chamber as Dr. ...


Virus season rings in reminder to preserve antibiotics

By Jamie Wagner PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP As the holiday season approaches with its usual festivities, travel and time ...


Jenkins earns state excellence award

Gov. Tate Reeves recently honored Dr. Susan Jenkins of North Mississippi Regional Center and Mayor Dan M. Gibson ...

Mississippi Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death


Mississippi confirms first pediatric flu death

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) recently confirmed the first pediatric influenza death in Mississippi for the ...


Unprecedented UMMC kidney swap offers second chance to two Mississippi patients

By Rachel Vanderford, UMMC Photos by Melanie Thortis/UMMC Photography Jeff Hughes of Hattiesburg and Dakota White of Mize, ...


Pantry ribbon cutting to mark expansion

Directors of The Pantry of Oxford have invited all to join in cutting the ribbon on the Pantry ...


Junior League sponsoring Diaper Bank drive

The Junior League of Oxford (JLO), an international women’s volunteer organization with local roots, is putting the thanks ...


Check your smoke alarm right now

“Falling back to Standard Time early Sunday morning remains a good reminder to check your smoke alarms and ...


Mississippi organ donor lawsuit chilling tale of aggressive harvesting

By Wyatt Emmerich Northside Sun A reader made me aware of a recent lawsuit that should run chills ...


Blood drive Nov. 6 at Baptist NM

Baptist North Mississippi has partnered with Vitalant to host a community blood drive on Monday, Nov. 6, from ...


Planet Fitness opens at new Oxford location

New 18,000-square foot location offering $1 down, $10 per month no-commitment memberships Planet Fitness, one of the largest ...


Uber Health to offer free rides

Mississippi residents living in areas served by Uber are in for a treat starting next month—they can get ...


Dr. Z cuts ribbon


Being a Nerd fan can be costly. Twizzle instead.

Popping some Nerd candy into your mouth while you wait to hand out Halloween candy can turn out ...


OHS honors those fighting breast cancer with awareness walk

Oxford High School hosted its 7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk to honor breast cancer survivors and benefit ...


NW nursing cohort has 100 percent NCLEX passing at Oxford, Senatobia campuses

The Northwest Mississippi Community College School of Health Sciences nursing students had a 100 percent passing on the ...

Healthcare Affordability Concerns grip Mississippians: Survey


Survey: Health care affordability concerns grip Mississippians

A recent survey conducted by Altarum’s Healthcare Value Hub in partnership with the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program and ...


Oxford Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomes Dr. R. Tyler Ellis

Oxford Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomed the arrival of R. Tyler Ellis, M.D., as the newest member of ...


Annual Buddy Walk is Sunday

9th year for popular fundraiser Oxford’s annual Buddy Walk will take place on Oct. 22 at the Old ...


Breast cancer: Solidarity among survivors

Freida Hankins was 73 when she got the news she had breast cancer. It’s now been about six ...

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