In an effort to keep the city in tip-top shape, Oxford police are cracking down on junk cars.
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.
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While Hoyt Oliver has studied and incorporated tenants from several major religions into his worldview, the Christian Bible has played an outsized role in life changes voluntary and seemingly incidental.
Oxford city officials plan to build a park for young children and parents on a vacant city-owned wooded lot in the Oxford Square neighborhood, though some residents there fear it would be taken over by teenagers if not patrolled well.
Oxford will dedicate an historical plaque marking the site of an all-black three-room school built mostly through private donations that operated in the city for more than 35 years.
A Covington man was arrested last weekend and charged with setting fire to an Oxford woman's house while she was away from home.
Oxford College announced that Kenneth L. Anderson, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of philosophy, has been named dean for academic affairs and chief academic officer, effective May 2012. Anderson will assume the role currently held by Dean Kent Linville, who has announced his retirement at the end of the 2011-12 academic year.
While other Newton cities decided key competitive races, all four of Oxford's candidates won their seats in unopposed races Tuesday.
Finding a tenant for Oxford's community building is a key step toward engendering a downtown district in a city that lacks a commercial or civic center, according to city officials.
Authorities with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are searching for three armed robbers.
The sounds of twang and bluegrass will return to the Old Church in Oxford Saturday during the second annual Harvest Picking celebration. This event, provided by Newton Trails, will feature local musicians and food in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Food will be served at 5 p.m., and the performances will begin at 6 p.m. Musical guests include traveling storyteller and singer-songwriter Andy Offutt Irwin, Dan and Perri Walden performing Appalachian music as The New ...
An unused Oxford city building will be getting a roof repair soon to open the way for leasing the space and turning it into a component of the city's downtown plan.
You've probably heard that when you turn 100, you get a birthday card from the president. Bet you didn't think that was true, did you?
CultureFest, a celebration of the world's diverse cultural expressions, will be presented on the square in Covington on Saturday.
Allen KenKnight has a collection like no other. Ever since his dad took him on his first Disney trip when he was 8-years-old, Allen has been collecting Disney memorabilia by the numbers. He has different rooms in his home decorated top to bottom with all things Disney, along with his mortgage office in Loganville. In his home there is a Winnie the Pooh, "Cars" and a Mickey Mouse room.
The Amitié Club of Oxford was organized in 1951 and is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The charter states, "The object of this organization shall be to strengthen the civic, social, moral and spiritual life of the community, to promote projects and to meet the needs of the community, to unite the citizens of the community in a mutual trust and faith and to keep its members appraised of the day." Meetings are held at members' ...
Don Russell made every piece of wood furniture in his Oxford home, and there's a lot of it. Tables, chairs, chests, cabinets and two tall grandfather clocks.