Friday, November 27, 2020


New Dollar General Store Opening Near Denmark Area

Plans are in the works for a new Dollar General off Highway 6 East near the Denmark area.

Virtual Workshop to Highlight Resources for Small Businesses

The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation will host the workshop, “Resources for Small Business Success,” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

J&J Wholesalers Owner Faces $115K in Fines

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to assess a local business owner more than $115K in fines for failing to meet county building regulations for more than four years.

Boutique Eye Clinic Opens in Taylor

A new eye clinic offering thoughtful care and elevated style has officially opened its doors in Taylor.

Oxford Sees More Sales Taxes Collected in August than in August 2019

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions, Oxford restaurants and retail stores actually brought in more sale taxes this August than in August 2019.

Checkers Drive-In Will Return to Oxford

Checker's will be relocating to the old Abner's building on West Jackson Avenue, according to the Oxford Planning Department.

Outdoor Entertainment Part of Phase 1 of The Commons

The ground will be broke next month on a new mix-use retail and entertainment area in Oxford Commons that will feature an outdoor entertainment venue, shops and restaurants, as well as residential options.

Restaurants in Oxford Try to Make the Best of Outdoor Seating Check out the video above to see how businesses in Oxford are benefiting from outdoor seating....

EDF Launches New Remote Work Initiative Pilot Program

A new remote work initiative program will provide new job opportunities for people who need it most in Oxford and Lafayette County.

Owners of Sweet T’s Compete on Food Network’s Halloween Wars

By Lydia Smith IMC While winning Food Network’s Cake Wars twice was exciting, Jeff and Kathleen Taylor decided...

Famed Mississippi Author to Deliver Talk on Black Wall Street

Mississippi author and business consultant Clifton Taulbert will discuss the history of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in a virtual lecture...

Buff City Soap to Open Oxford Location

A new store offering handcrafted, plant-based soaps and skincare products will soon be opening in Oxford.

The Summit Prepares for Alabama Game Weekend HottyToddy contributor Jimmy Marshall, Jacie Unland, Lauren Hoselton and Triston Campbell sat down with Cody Sims a...

Must Read

New Restaurant La Cosinita Sabor Latino Brings Honduran Food to Oxford

The menu consists of food the sisters grew up making in Honduras. There are staple dishes that are served every day along with rotating platters that vary. One of the most popular things on the menu is the Honduran soup that is served every weekend.

Recycle Mississippi Offers Curbside Recycling in City and County

When COVID-19 hit and forced the city of Oxford to discontinue their curbside recycling services, the three owners of Recycle Mississippi sprang into action and offered to bring their service to Oxford residents.

Future of Former Smitty’s Building Still Uncertain

Two weeks before Oxford's restaurants and retails shops began shutting their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents watched as the building that housed several popular eateries was demolished due to structural damage.

Mask Mandate Is Extended for Oxford; Capacity Is Raised for Businesses

The Board of Aldermen voted in a special meeting Thursday afternoon to keep masks mandatory in all indoor spaces such as restaurants, banks, bars and stores in the city of Oxford.