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 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
Mother of Mississippi teen who survived shaken baby syndrome hopes to flood him with cards on his 16th birthday
Logan Core, a teenager from Water Valley, has one wish – to receive birthday cards for his sixteenth birthday.
Jesse J. Holland, author of "Who is the Black Panther" returned to his alma mater Tuesday.