Friday, March 5, 2021

Government

Mississippi House Moving to End State Income Tax, Raise Sales Tax

Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender/Mississippi Today The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday passed a bill that would eliminate Mississippi’s personal income tax within a decade...

Third Oxford Alderman Candidate Withdraws Due to AG Opinion

A recent opinion by Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch has prompted a third candidate to drop from the Oxford Board of Alderman election.

AG’s Opinion Prompt Second Candidate to Drop From Alderman Race

A recent opinion by Attorney General Lynn Fitch has prompted a second candidate to drop from the Oxford Board of Alderman race.

Three Toss Hats Into Mayoral Race; Qualification Period Ends

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill will face two other opponents vying for the office of mayor in June.

Oxford Leaders Considering Updated Sound Ordinance

Currently, the city's ordinance says no amplified sound is allowed outdoors, which the Board and Mayor Robyn Tannehill admitted is not enforced and that the Board has approved several requests from event organizers in the past asking for amplified sound at their events

Masks Mandatory Again When Waiting in Line at Oxford Restaurants

Customers having to wait outside in a line to get a table inside a restaurant in Oxford will once again have to don a mask after the Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Monday to put the mandate back on the books.

Oxford Leaders Change Mask-Less Walking Time at Activity Center to One Hour

The Board unanimously voted to change their previous vote, and allow people to walk without a mask from 1 to 2 p.m. only.

With Two Weeks Left to Qualify, the Oxford Mayor and Three Aldermen Have No Opposition

Three Oxford aldermen are still running unopposed in the June municipal election.

Activity Center Walkers Can Go Mask-less From 2-4 p.m.

Walkers using the inside walking track at the Ulysses “Coach” Howell Activity Center can now choose to go mask-less.

Dogs Must Now Be Leashed on County Property Inside City Limits

Dog owners who bring their fur babies to county property located inside the city limits of Oxford must now have their pet on a leash.
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