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Rogers, a Republican from Saks, spoke to — and debated — about 50 local residents Thursday in a town hall meeting at Oxford Civic Center. The event was a chance for Rogers to openly engage with critics.
According to John Mulherin, vice president of government relations for Hull Property Group, residents can expect to see construction start sometime in the summer. “We’ve never sold a mall, so we’re not going to buy it and try to flip it,” Mulherin said. “We believe in it.”
UPDATED 7 p.m. -- The tornado warning for Calhoun County has been cancelled, according to the National Weather Service. A watch remains in effect until midnight.
Four managers of Oxford’s Golden Corral had lunch Tuesday at the Longhorn Steakhouse next door, just days after their own restaurant closed without warning.
The event centers around anime, a style of Japanese animation that’s been growing in popularity in the United States since the late 1980s and which often draws on over-the-top plots featuring magic, monsters
Revisiting the issue of Sunday alcohol sales in Oxford may be a surprise to its residents, not least of all Oxford City Council President Chris Spurlin. He said by phone Friday there had been no discussion about alcohol sales before the council’s Tuesday meeting this week.
Representatives of local agencies will gather next week to discuss ways to combat the opioid drug crisis, which has affected Calhoun County and the rest of the nation for decades, organizers of the discussion said.
During its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council voted 3-2 in favor of having Mayor Alton Craft ask local legislators for authorization to hold a citywide referendum on Sunday sales.
A man charged with attempted murder after he allegedly led police on a car chase from Heflin to Oxford while naked and attempted to run over several people waived his preliminary hearing Monday.
The town is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year and in tribute the event’s emcee, Montressor Sudduth, called Hobson City “the sweetest city for a black man to work, play and live.”
Days of rainfall have swollen streams and covered some streets in northeastern Alabama. Some streets and parks were closed on Friday, and first responders helped evacuate some residents of an Oxford neighborhood on Thursday night.
Hobson City’s black history program Saturday will include the usual dose of history, but in what might be regarded as a look to the future, will include a presentation about home ownership, too.
County officials closed a rural road Thursday afternoon because of flooding, after days of rainfall that is forecast to continue through at least Saturday.