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Douglas Hicks named dean of Oxford College of Emory University

Douglas Hicks will take over as dean of Oxford College of Emory University July 15.

March 29, 2016 | Bryan Fazio | Oxford


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Author to discuss 1925 Sandersville murder

A 1968 graduate of Oxford College will return to the school to discuss his latest book about the 1925 Sandersville murder.

January 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Oxford

Oxford cracking down on junk vehicles

In an effort to keep the city in tip-top shape, Oxford police are cracking down on junk cars.

December 14, 2013 | Amber Pittman | Oxford

Oxford planning year-long birthday bash

The City of Oxford has begun work on plans for one of its biggest projects ever, the 175th birthday celebration for the historic city in 2014.

November 16, 2013 | Amber Pittman | Oxford

Piano concert planned

Oxford College will play host to a concert featuring pianist Teresa Walters at 3 p.m. Nov. 3 in the college's Williams Hall. Admission to the performance, sponsored by Ramsey's Furniture, CRI CPAs and Advisors, and the Arts Association of Newton County, will be free.

October 24, 2013 | Staff Report | Oxford

Oxford man remains missing

The Newton County Sheriff's Office continues to seek information on the whereabouts of Robert "Bobby" Weaver III, an Oxford man who's been missing since Sept. 6.

October 15, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Oxford

Oxford Councilman Davis dies

Oxford Councilman Frank Davis, a longtime city resident and active volunteer, passed away Sunday

October 07, 2013 | Staff Report | Oxford

Oxford puts focus on safety

Working for a city has its dangers.

October 05, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Oxford

Oxford dogs need to be on leashes

Given their inability to read the city code, some dogs in Oxford have been causing consternation by wandering off into the property of other residents.

October 03, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Oxford

Oxford College to celebrate new library

Oxford College will hold an open house for its new library and academic commons next Saturday, Aug. 24, at 3:30 p.m. to formally celebrate the end of a year-long construction project.

August 17, 2013 | Staff Report | Oxford

Oxford raises millage rate

The Oxford City Council officially approved raising its millage rate Monday to 7.85 to offset declining property values.

July 25, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Oxford

Oxford cancels July 4th parade

Update, 12:58 p.m. - Oxford is canceling its Fourth of July parade this year because of weather concerns for the entire week.

July 02, 2013 | Staff Report | Oxford

Oxford College donates furniture to nonprofits

Oxford College did some very late spring cleaning this week to prepare for its new residence hall and helped out some local nonprofits in the process.

June 20, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Oxford

Oxford negotiating with Verizon

Cellphone reception for Verizon customers in Oxford and the surrounding communities may get a little better, as the city and company are in negotiations about adding an antenna to the city's water tower, which may boost Verizon cellphone signals in the area.

June 18, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Oxford

Muslim student hopes to dispel stereotypes

College is a time of transition, a time for students to begin to figure out who they are and what their place is in the world. But as impactful as higher education is, it is not the only thing that can make such a difference in students' lives. For Oxford College sophomore Hana Ahmed, there was another significant journey recently: her pilgrimage to Mecca, an important religious journey for Muslims.

April 23, 2013 | Nicole Goetz | Oxford

Passionate on giving back to Nigeria

In recent times, supplying aid to Africa has been a special interest of American citizens. Everyday, we watch TV segments or hear the stories of the starving children who cannot attend school and immediately want to help. In many cases, we give money, but what we do not see is where that aid and money go. Oxford College sophomore Arome Obende understands that there is a lot more that needs to be done for Africa than just donating money.

April 16, 2013 | Nicole Goetz | Oxford

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