Thursday, March 4, 2021

Government

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.

Oxford Planning Official Judy Daniel Retires

By Alyssa SchnuggNews editoralyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com For four years, Judy Daniel has helped guide Oxford into the future through her work in the development of the Vision...

Oxford Artist Takes Permit Denial to Federal Court

The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi along with local attorneys recently represented an Oxford filmmaker and artist John Rash in court recently when he was denied a permit by Lafayette County to project art onto the Courthouse.
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