Downtown Grenada is experiencing a renaissance. The historic Grenada square and surrounding areas were once home to many vacant, abandoned buildings. But after several large investments in the past few years, the area is emerging from despair. With a new aesthetic and energy, downtown Grenada could soon become a tourist destination.
With House Bill 1523 now law in Mississippi, civil rights organizations seek equality for LGBTQ community
On Oct. 10, House Bill 1523, also known as the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, was passed in Mississippi, and some fear it may give businesses and the government freedom to discriminate against the community.
The city of Oxford can be an expensive place to live, yet without many of the people who work here and call it home, the town wouldn’t be the same. Amanda Martin works on campus in the Phi Mu sorority house, and she said Oxford has become increasingly expensive.
In the next few months, the City of Oxford will face a shift in government. An era will end, and a new mayor will lead the town. After a 16 years, Mayor “Pat” Patterson has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2017.
Addis Olive Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Samantha Stearns, 19, a freshman integrated marketing communications major at the University of Mississippi, said she volunteered in high school for Habitat for Humanity and once at […]
During the Fall 2016 semester, Oxford Stories reporters attended an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting, where they learned about affordable housing and cost of living issues that Oxford and Lafayette County residents […]