Thursday, October 1, 2020

Business

WOWE Market to Showcase Oxford’s Black Businesses, Owners

The WOWE Fall Showcase Market will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Old Armory Pavilion.

Water Valley Welcomes Hendricks Venue and Steakhouse

Just 25 minutes South from The Square, the Hendricks Venue and Steakhouse, located on Main Street in Water Valley, is set to open in late September. The performance and event venue is already open for bookings of weddings, formal events, birthday celebrations and more.

Cannon Motors Hosts Annual Canine Competition

For the third year, Cannon Motors is hosting its Cannon Canine Competition; however, this year the requirements have changed.

Development Continues in Oxford’s Planned Neighborhoods

The Oxford Planning Commission approved the site plans for several on-going developments Monday, including a new commercial building in Oxford Commons.

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.

Oxford Bicycle Company Shifting Gears Amid Global Bike Shortage

Oxford Bicycle Company has been in business since 1990, but Smith says he has never been as busy as when the bicycle boom started several months ago.

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.

NEMEPA Connects 400 Homes to New Internet Service

About 400 Lafayette County homes now have access to high-speed internet in the areas Lafayette Springs, Sisk Avenue in Oxford Commons and the Brittany Woods, The Highlands, Tuscan Hills and The Lakes subdivisions.

Malco Oxford Commons Theater to Open Sept. 3

Movies will once again be shown on the silver screen in Oxford with the reopening of Oxford Commons Cinema Grill in two weeks.

UMMC, Oxford’s Baptist Memorial Gain $1M for Rural Health

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Friday that Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will receive just over $1 million for rural health care projects.

Tourism Taxes Down in June Compared to Last Year’s Numbers

While Oxford’s tax numbers dropped in June this year compared to June 2019, the decrease wasn't quite as bad as many expected.

New Origin Bank to be Built on University Avenue

The Oxford Planning Commission approved the site plan for a new Origin Bank to be built off University Avenue as part of the University Shopping Center.

Cannon Re-Elected to Serve as Mississippi National Auto Dealer’s Association Director

Oxford automobile dealer Michael Joe Cannon has been re-elected to serve another three-year term as the Mississippi National Auto Dealer's Association Director.

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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.
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The Luv Shak: A Hidden Gem of Oxford

IMC student Abbey Bowen gives us all the details on one of Oxford's hidden gems, The Luv Shack.

Development Continues in Oxford’s Planned Neighborhoods

The Oxford Planning Commission approved the site plans for several on-going developments Monday, including a new commercial building in Oxford Commons.