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Burns-Belfry project in Oxford nears completion

Next month, the Burns-Belfry in Oxford, which has roots that go all the way back to the 19th century, will again be filled with the sound of joy when it is dedicated as a new museum and gathering place. For generations, the African American community came together at Burns-Belfry to worship. On Sept. 21, it will officially begin its new ...

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Movie written/directed by Mississippian to premiere

MADISON — Dog Canyon Films, LLC, is preparing for the premiere of HEADRUSH, written and directed by Johnson Thomasson, a Starkville native and graduate of Mississippi State University. Cast and crew members from across the state as well as friends and family of the production team,will gather for this red-carpet event Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Malco Grandview ...

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Teach for America names Deborah Elmore Vice president of teacher leadership development

OXFORD, Mississippi — Teach For America today announced the appointment of Deborah Elmore as the vice president of teacher leadership development in the Mississippi region. Elmore has 36 years of experience teaching and leading schools and school improvement in Mississippi and Florida. In her new role, Elmore will support Teach For America staff and 375 teachers currently reaching nearly 32,000 ...

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Oxford tackles city's white tail deer population

The City of Oxford’s white tail deer management plan, which allows bow hunting within the city limits, is just completing its third year, and while the program is still battling some growing pains, the city’s “deer guy” says the program appears to be showing some returns. “We’re still waiting on hard numbers from this year’s season, but we’re getting reports ...

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Read January 4 issue of MBJ

>> HOSPITALITY New hotel to replace Oxford’s Downtown Inn— by Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> HEALTHCARE NMMC implants first absorbing heart sent >> OUR VIEW Tight budget covers possible government oversight cuts >> EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK Viking sale leaves Greenwood hanging >> PHIL HARDWICK Exploring disconnects between economic and community developers >> NANCY ANDERSON Lt. Gov. Reeves living ...

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FNC: Home prices flat in Sept., but up 1.8 percent in third quarter

OXFORD – FNC’s latest Residential Price Index™ (RPI) indicates that U.S. property values remain relatively unchanged in September after enjoying six months of modest growth. Despite recent encouraging developments, such as a modest outlook for the overall economic recovery and unemployment, the pace of the housing recovery is likely to be constrained during the housing low season (fall and winter). Regionally, ...

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FNC to add 100 jobs in Oxford

by Dennis Seid/NEMS Daily Journal   OXFORD – Expanding internationally for the first time, mortgage technology company FNC is partnering with a Brazilian firm. The move, announced Tuesday, will add 100 jobs in the next 12 to 18 months to FNC’s headquarters in Oxford. FNC, whose software is used by seven of the top 10 largest U.S. banks to evaluate ...

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Ole Miss eyes development of old Whirlpool plant

Among the list of projects the University of Mississippi recently submitted to the College Board was the redevelopment of the old Whirlpool plant into a recreational facility and a hub to help ease traffic and parking woes. Schools annually submit their Facilities Needs Requests, which give the College Board an idea of each school’s funding needs moving forward, said Institutes ...

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