Friday, November 27, 2020

Government

Campus Groups Work to Encourage Voter Registration Ahead of Oct. 5 Deadline

By Ian JeansonneHottyToddy Internhottytoddynews@gmail.com A local organization at the University of Mississippi is educating students about voter registration ahead...

Photo Gallery: City Honors Former Mayor George “Patt” Patterson With Portrait

On Friday morning, folks gathered around the steps of City Hall to witness the unveiling of the new portrait of former Oxford mayor George “Patt” Patterson.

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.

Ford Center Hosts Public Hearing On Medical Marijuana Initiatives

By Dayna DrakeHottyToddy internhottytoddynews@gmail.com Voting is on the horizon and not just for who...

University/Hwy 7 Intersection Awarded $4M for Upgrades

The busy intersection of Highway 7 and University Avenue may soon be made safer thanks to the work of local and state officials pushing for the much-needed funding.

Absentee Voting Began Monday in Mississippi; Learn if You Qualify

Monday was the first day for absentee voting in person in Mississippi.

Halloween A Go; Aldermen Relax Some COVID-19 Restrictions

On Tuesday, the Oxford Board of Aldermen recommended safety guidelines for people hanging out candy and for the little ones on the receiving end of the sweet treats.

Lafayette County Approves Budget With No Raise in Taxes

Lafayette County residents will not see a rise in their property taxes next year.

Oxford Budget Expenses for FY 2021 Down 2 Percent

Despite a rocky year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oxford department heads buckled down and reduced their budgets allowing for a 2 percent decrease in the city's overall expenses for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Reeves Issues Limits on College Stadiums, Game Day Events

Governor Tate Reeves issued social distancing measures for college outdoor stadiums and game day events that will limit bowl seating to no more than 25% of seating capacity while maintaining six feet distance between households, with limits on club areas and suites as well.

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Election 2020: Lafayette County Voting Results Update

The Lafayette County election update

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.

Two Lafayette Supervisors Switch to Republican Party

Two Lafayette County Supervisors announced Wednesday that they were switching to the Republican Party.

Supervisors Tell Property Owners on CR 5057 to Clean Up or Pay

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors is giving two landowners 30 days to clean...