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Virtual StudyUSA Program Helps Connect Students with Industry Leaders

When Washington, D.C., became a COVID-19 hotspot late this spring, University of Mississippi chemistry professor Randy Wadkins decided to reimagine how he could safely...

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with Ole Miss Retiree Buster Hale

*Editor’s Note: The latest interview in the Ole Miss Retirees features is Buster Hale. The organization’s mission is to enable all of the university’s...

Bring in August With Free, Live Music From Tunes Around Town and the Sunset...

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com This weekend the sounds of live music will be heard both on and off the downtown Square with the first Tunes...

Conservation Officer Saves Life of Attempted Murder Victim 

A Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officer saved the life of a woman found unconscious in her vehicle, the apparent victim of attempted murder. On...

Oxford Veterans Home Fighting COVID-19 Outbreak

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Four veterans have died at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford in the last 10 days due to COVID-19 and...

Event Permits for Lafayette County Now Require 14-Day Notice

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors has updated the county's permit policy for the third time since June due to security...

Third Stronger Together Dialogue Series Focuses on Community Action

The University of Mississippi's Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, along with partner organizations, is hosting the third in its Stronger Together trilogy of...

Weekly Update by MSDH Shows Slight Decrease in Cases from Previous Week

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Fewer cases of COVID-19 in Lafayette County were reported last week by the Mississippi State Department of Health from the previous...

OSD Superintendent Says Oxford Schools Are Ready to Open Safely

Concerns from parents and staff are rising alongside Covid-19 cases across the state, and like all school districts, Oxford is fielding emails and calls...

Social Work Students Engage Communities with Voter Empowerment Project

Nearly a dozen social work students at the University of Mississippi have gotten hands-on experience in their field this year as they applied professional...