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Events

LOU’s bright, young professionals honored and awarded at reception

Twenty young professionals were honored for their achievements in the LOU community. Sponsored by Oxford Magazine, the Oxford-Lafayette ...

Education

Board: Public universities cannot require COVID-19 vaccine

The board that governs Mississippi’s public universities has voted to prohibit schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccines for students ...

Events

CASA Encore supports local advocacy program

As the second week begins for the 2nd Annual CASA Encore event, participating sororities at the University of ...

Education

Martindale, Cole Celebrate Renaming of UM Student Services Center

A wave of applause and celebration washed over a crowd of hundreds Friday (Sept. 10) morning as Don ...

News

George Strickler, attorney who fought for civil rights dies

A Vidalia native and civil rights attorney who fought to desegregate Southern schools in the 1960s and was ...

Lafayette County

State sees a decline in the average of COVID cases, hospitalizations

The Mississippi State Department of Health released data showing the state’s 7-day average of new COVID cases and ...

News

Ole Miss Schedules Vaccine Clinics throughout Semester

The University of Mississippi has scheduled Pfizer vaccination clinics for the remainder of the fall 2021 semester. All ...

Events

Dolly Parton to accept Legacy Award in the spring

Renowned performer and philanthropist Dolly Parton is scheduled to visit the University of Mississippi and Oxford to accept ...

News

Ole Miss Pharmacy Graduate Students Win AAPS Student Chapter Award

The University of Mississippi chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Student ...

News

[Update] Fire doused at the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

The west side of the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium caught fire inside Gate 32 at the University of Mississippi in ...

News

2 + 2 Scholarship Golf Tourney set for Sept. 16

Spots are filling up quickly for the 15th Annual BancorpSouth and NorthCentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf ...

Crime

Former Ole Miss student to plead guilty to First Degree Murder in homicide of Ally Kostial

A former Ole Miss student who is facing a capital murder charge for allegedly killing classmate Alexandria “Ally” ...

Business

Looking for a roommate or a place to rent? Ole Miss grad has a solution

Many college students have struggled with finding a place to live that won’t break the bank while also ...

Events

ESPN names Oxford as nation’s top college town

Though it should come as no surprise to the tens of thousands of University of Mississippi fans who ...

Education

University of Mississippi to temporarily require masks in indoor spaces

Students, faculty and staff are now required to wear masks indoors while on the University of Mississippi campus, ...

Education

University of Mississippi reaches settlement agreement with former history professor

A former history professor at the University of Mississippi has reached a settlement agreement with the school in ...

Lafayette County

PWA replacing meters, exploring options for water service

Board members of the Punkin Water Association are examining faulty meters, mapping pipes and exploring options for purchasing ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

[UPDATE] Alderman Hyneman will meet with Taylor Bend residents tonight

Oxford’s Alderman Brian Hyneman of Ward III will meet with Taylor Bend apartment residents tonight, July 28 at ...

Lafayette County

LCFD chief: More staff needed to serve county

Editor’s note: This was updated with corrected information regarding the total budget and employee status. Lafayette County Fire ...

Business

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 ...

Lafayette County

Labor shortage strings up catfish supplies

The South’s Best Catfish Joint is feeling the pinch of limited catfish supplies and rising prices, driven primarily ...

Lafayette County

We’re seeking the LOU’s top 20 Under 40

Oxford Magazine and The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce are partnering to recognize exceptional young leaders in the ...

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