Fourth of July Events in Oxford Canceled Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The annual Fourth of July events in Oxford have been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill announced the cancellation...

Bus Shelter Near Parking Garage Gets Nod from Historic Preservation Commission

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Those who ride the bus to the Square will soon be shielded from the weather and oncoming traffic after a new...

Plans Approved for Park on old Weems School Property

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com Plans have been approved for a new park and playground in Taylor on the grounds of the former Weems Elementary School...

State Health Officials Say ‘Some, Not All’ Positive Antibody Tests Included in Daily COVID...

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The Mississippi Department of Health recently confirmed that daily updates on the number of positive COVID-19 cases can include positive antibody...

Man Charged With Confederate Monument Vandalism Given $5K Bond

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The man charged with vandalizing the Confederate soldier statue on the University of Mississippi campus was given a $5,000 bond by...

UM Chancellor: ‘Hate, prejudice and racism do not have a place on our campus...

The University of Mississippi's Chancellor Glenn Boyce issued a statement Sunday in regard to racism and change at the university, which includes moving the...

Man Charged With Felony for Vandalizing Confederate Statue

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com University of Mississippi graduate Zachary Borenstein has been arrested and charged with vandalizing the Confederate statue located in front of the...

Ole Miss Confederate Statue Vandalized Saturday Evening

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com While hundreds of people stood together on the Square calling for solidarity, peace and an end to racism Saturday evening, the...

Demonstrators Gather on the Square in Protest of George Floyd’s Death

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com More than 400 protestors gathered this afternoon in front of City Hall in downtown Oxford to protest the death of Minneapolis...

Many UM Graduate Programs Waive Admission Test Requirements

Anyone mulling over applying to graduate school at the University of Mississippi may have a simpler application process this summer, now that many of...

Finance, Marketing Professors Share Business School Teaching Honor

A longtime marketing professor and a junior faculty member in finance have been named winners of the University of Mississippi School of Business Administration's...

Report from Economic Renewal Institute Hails Oxford-UM Relationship

A new report from an economic renewal institute praises the partnership of the University of Mississippi and the city of Oxford for building an entrepreneurial ecosystem...

Walmart Foundation Funding Fuels New Food Prescription Program

Three University of Mississippi professors are recipients of a nearly half-million-dollar grant from the Walmart Foundation that will create a food prescription program to improve...

Lafayette County Circuit Court Judge Gregory to Retire June 30

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com A second Lafayette County Circuit Court judge will be stepping down from the bench next month. Judge John Gregory informed the Circuit...

LOU Barksdale Boys & Girls Club to Open June 8

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi plans to reopen four of its clubs, including the LOU Barksdale Club in Oxford, on June 8. When...