With football back in full swing, concussions, more specifically Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), is always a topic of discussion around this time of year. While the debate continues regarding how safe, or unsafe, the game of football is; the discussion has focused primarily around the National Football League (NFL) and college

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a request for proposal for a new organization to assume operations of the animal shelter building during a special meeting Tuesday afternoon. Prior to discussion of the RFP, Mayor Robyn Tannehill took a moment to address misconceptions and rumors she’d heard regarding the issue since

Your taxes are going to increase over the next few years, was the message Warren County Board of Supervisors President Richard George delivered to those gathered Wednesday for the monthly Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Vicksburg Convention Center. The county supervisors have been in the midst for the

A Jackson man accused of robbing an 82-year-old woman at gunpoint in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday was jailed after he tried to hit a police of cer with his car and rammed a patrol truck. Jimmy Burks, 26, was charged with armed robbery, felony fleeing and two counts of assault

VIDALIA — More than 300 people turned out Tuesday to the Vidalia Conference & Convention Center to welcome Vidalia Denim Mills. Mayors and aldermen of Natchez and Vidalia, economic development officials, community business representatives and residents looking for work were all a part of the crowd gathered to welcome the newest

Enough already. The last couple of years have been an unending barrage against the freedom of the press and the practitioners of this noble trade. From being called “liars,” “fake,” and “sick” by irate politicians to enduring capricious and punitive tariffs that are an existential threat to newspapers, the landscape for journalists today may be

Over $80,000 in cash and drugs were seized last week in a joint operation between the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit and the United States Postal Inspection Service. According to a news release from LCMNU, Brandon Lawrence and Adrianna Amos were arrested in Oxford on Aug. 9 and charged with controlled

OXFORD, Miss. – The Inn at Ole Miss has been approved for qualified resort status by the Mississippi Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control. The state granted resort status July 25 to the hotel and conference center on the University of Mississippi's Oxford campus. The shift in status was essential, given demand

Ole Miss mascots have been providing drama, water cooler conversation and news stories for 15 years now. You would be hard pressed to find an Ole Miss fan who doesn’t have an opinion on what the University should and shouldn’t do regarding the figurehead for Ole Miss Athletics. We admit that we’ve

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society will soon cease to exist in its current form, according to a letter sent to the Oxford Board of Aldermen following its Aug. 7 meeting. In the letter, the OLHS board of directors stated they decided not to renew their management agreement with the City of Oxford,

The University of Mississippi’s Center for Archaeological Research announced plans last week to use remote sensing technology to uncover possible graves of Union soldiers in Columbus, Miss. The cemetery in question, Friendship Cemetery, is the final resting place of more than 2,100 Confederate soldiers, but researchers have reason to believe it’s


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