Events of local interest from 75 and 25 years ago.
National retailer JC Penney announced on Friday plans to shutter around 140 stores this year, but whether that includes Quintard Mall’s store is still unknown.
Family Christian Stores announced from its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday that it will close the doors on all 240 of its stores, including one at the Quintard Mall in Oxford, after 85 years in business.
A hearing for an Oxford teen charged in a 2015 Jacksonville shooting ended without a ruling from the judge and a shoving match in a courthouse lobby between supporters of the defendant and a victim.
The city’s Board of Education on Tuesday declared a state of emergency at Oxford Elementary School, allowing the system to skirt state bid law to repair a leaky part of the school’s roof.
Since more warmth and sunshine are in the forecast — temps in the 70s all week with showers expected only Tuesday; a little cooler but sunny all weekend — here are some suggestions for how to spend that time outside.
The ordinance sets guidelines for developers and contractors to mitigate stormwater runoff on their properties after their projects are built. The ordinance also allows the city to inspect properties to ensure stormwater guidelines are followed and to levy fines or imprisonment against violators.
The president of the company that last year won a $300,000 contract to move utilities in downtown Oxford — the first step in a multi-million dollar streetscape project — says that work is nearly done.
A Georgia man and former president of the Oxford chapter of a telecommunications labor union pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court on charges of embezzlement and bank fraud, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama.
Oxford’s Choccolocco Park remains open to both cyclists and pedestrians, the city’s parks director said Monday, but more rules regulating use of the park’s track are likely coming.
A Tennessee man shot and killed by Oxford police Wednesday had been charged with nine different crimes during a similar incident in Knoxville last year and was out on a $11,500 bond, officials said.