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July 2, 2012

Oxford’s birthday festivities will come to a close with a 4th of July grand finale. 

 
Oxford’s birthday festivities will come to a close with a 4th of July grand finale. The planned spectacle will conclude a series of celebrations held in honor of the 175th anniversary of the city’s founding.
The week of celebration concludes a series of ongoing events that kicked off with this year’s annual Double Decker Festival. Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Tourism Director Mary Allyn Roulhac said that this year’s festival drew one of the largest crowds in years. 

October 19, 2011

NewsWatch Reporter Nicholas Will reports on Paula Deen in Oxford at Square books on her book signing tour.

August 29, 2011

The national economy is stagnant, unemployment is high and investor confidence is low. However, the construction and expansion of new and existing businesses make it seem as though Oxford defies national trends.

The national economy is stagnant, unemployment is high and investor confidence is low. However, the construction and expansion of new and existing businesses make it seem as though Oxford defies national trends.
Much of Oxford’s stability can be attributed the University of Mississippi. In 2006, the Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce estimated that the university’s impact on the local economy was more than $733 million.

April 15, 2011

After spending much of his life at Ole Miss, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance David Wells is retiring.

After spending much of his life at Ole Miss, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance David Wells is retiring.

Wells is a graduate of Ole Miss and has been in the administrative office for the past 30 years. He started off as the director of academic support and took his current office when the University opened its compliance office in 1994.

Wells oversees the actions of the compliance office, which makes sure the University is abiding by the rules and regulations of the NCAA and the SEC.

April 12, 2011

Oxford city officials have approved the purchase of a new fire truck for the Oxford Fire Department.

Oxford city officials have approved the purchase of a new fire truck for the Oxford Fire Department.

The $350,000 purchase was made possible by the Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Program.

Mike Hill, Oxford fire chief, said he and his team are thrilled about getting a new fire engine.

“We will be replacing a 25-year-old ladder truck that’s in the end of its service life,” he said.

March 3, 2011

People from all around the world visit Oxford every year for its history, education, shops, and most importantly, food.

People from all around the world visit Oxford every year for its history, education, shops, and most importantly, food.

Home to unique restaurants Ajax, Two Stick, Big Bad Breakfast and many more, Oxford has become a hot-spot for gourmands.

When Liz Barrett, editor-in-chief of PMQ Pizza Magazine, launched a website in November 2009 dedicated to Oxford’s food scene, she said she had no idea of the popularity it would soon attain.