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.
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.
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.
Oxford Councilman Frank Davis, a longtime city resident and active volunteer, passed away Sunday
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Due to the construction of the new Oxford Community Center and City Hall, the City of Oxford is moving operations to the building currently used as a Community Center and Police Department at Emory and Whatcoat Streets. Oxford Mayor Jerry Roseberry said the City had originally planned to continue to operate from its current city hall building but construction requirements for the new building have made the change in plans necessary. Beginning ...
The City of Oxford is preparing to start construction on its new two-story city hall, and as a result four oak trees were cut down Wednesday to clear the lot. Oxford Resident Claude Sitton lamented that the trees were cut down and asked why the Oxford Tree Board did not protest the event.
Sue Dale 1. When and why did you move to Newton County? We moved to Oxford in June 2006 when my husband became pastor of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. 2. Please list the names of your spouse and children. I am married to Brian Dale, pastor of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, and have two children, Michael and David. Michael is an Oxford College graduate and currently attends Emory ...
The old wish, "If these walls could only talk," has come almost literally true for Oxford College and Emory University. Oxford announced today that it has published "Cornerstone and Grove," a history of the campus where Emory University, established in 1836, began. Subtitled "A Portrait in Architecture and Landscape of Emory's Birthplace in Oxford, Georgia," the book was written by Erik Oliver, who is a native and current resident of the city of Oxford. "There ...
The office of Gov. Sonny Perdue is awarding 23 Georgia communities a total of $10.3 million in stimulus funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the State Community Development Block Grant Recovery Act program. The city of Oxford is a beneficiary of some of that money and will receive $500,000 for water improvements in the city. "That'll be a good shot in the arm for the community with that money ...
Oxford resident Sue Dale has announced her plans to run for a seat on the city council in the upcoming November election.
After disbanding its volunteer fire department in December, the City of Oxford is in the process of reaching a permanent 50-year agreement to pay Newton County to handle Oxford's fires.
Locally grown: Local produce, such as the strawberries on the Mitcham farm in Oxford, are coming into season and will be sold at the Oxford Farmer's Market, which starts today and will be held on the green space near the post office. To apply to participate in the market, or for more information, contact City Hall located at 110 W. Clark Street, at (770) 786-7004.
The entire community was invited to attend Oxford College's annual Earth Day celebration Saturday afternoon. Held on the lawn of the Tarbutton Performing Arts Center, the day featured a variety of activities, including a band and snacks, demonstrations on environmentally-focused topics presented by organic chemistry students such as how to make Silly Putty were available and children were invited to decorate cookies and tote bags and plant seeds to take home, among ...
An Oxford dog made a great showing on the national stage at this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, winning the prize of "Best in Breed."
At the January city council work session, Oxford residents took a second look at plans for a new two-story city hall building and safety complex that would serve as a cornerstone for a potential town-center area.
The Oxford City Council has appointed Patsy Burke to replace Forrest McCanless on the municipality's planning commission.
Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office arrested a Conyers man Dec. 6 and charged him with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamines.
Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are investigating an attempted armed robbery Dec. 11 at a home on Oxford Way in Oxford. According to the incident report, the victim was at home when he heard a noise at the back door. When he went outside to investigate, he heard a gun cock and a man with a blue bandana covering his face emerged from the bushes with a shotgun. He said the man put the weapon in his face, after which the victim lay on the ground.