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Many websites are updating their privacy policies, leaving some with questions about what that means for the information they provide when they surf the internet. The European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25. The GDPR refers to the ability of individuals to assert ownership of their own

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

Many websites are updating their privacy policies, leaving some with questions about what that means for the information they provide when they surf the internet. The European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25. The GDPR refers to the ability of individuals to assert ownership of their own

Inn at Ole Miss seeking Resort StatusThe Inn at Ole Miss brought its case for qualified resort status before the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors on Monday morning. Attorney Winston Collier spoke on behalf of the Inn and the Ole Miss Alumni Association, who oversees operations of the hotel. The main

The Lafayette County School District has taken new steps towards providing an inclusive environment for all its students, beginning with playtime. Lafayette Elementary and Upper Elementary Schools will officially dedicate a new playground, which features modified equipment for students with special needs, on May 22. Whitney Drewrey, special education teacher at

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved allowing some employees with an enhanced concealed carry permit to have their gun on them during work hours. Last month, the Mississippi Attorney General's Office, at the request of Oxford city attorneys, issued an opinion that said cities could "prohibit the carrying of firearms, concealed

The National Transportation Safety Board has released the probable cause of a plane crash that claimed the lives of six Oxford residents in August 2016. According to the report issued by the NTSB on Thursday, pilot error and a lack of training in emergency procedures with the airplane involved in the accident

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and High Point Coffee were able to resolve an issue that had been brewing in recent weeks during last night’s meeting.  A few months ago, High Point Coffee on the Square changed its name to Uptown Coffee. However, the High Point coffee bean roasting facility,

Jay Hughes, former alderman for the city of Oxford and current member of the state House of Representatives, announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor this morning in Jackson. Hughes, a practicing attorney in Oxford and a veteran of the U.S. Army, said his campaign will hinge on a few key factors:

Oxford High School student Anna Claire Franklin was recently named Mississippi’s state champion in the Poetry Out Loud spoken word contest. Poetry Out Loud was created 13 years ago by the Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Franklin, who recently returned from her trip to the national contest

With the building that Leap Frog currently uses on the Oxford Intermediate School campus set for demolition in January, the after-school program has a found a new home in the old Baptist hospital location that was purchased last year by the University of Mississippi. The building that currently houses Leap Frog will

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