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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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New integrated marketing head hopes to help students realize possibilities of field

OXFORD — As new director of the integrated marketing communications program at the University of Mississippi’s journalism school, Scott Fiene hopes to help students get passionate about the field and learn to use all the discipline’s tools. With more than two decades of corporate public relations and marketing communications experience, Fiene has plenty of knowledge to offer students in the ...

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Remembering the fun and antics of coming of age in 1950s Oxford

If you don’t smile at the title of this book, you haven’t been in Mississippi long or you have absolutely no interest in speech patterns. I can just imagine some good ole boy looking at these two girls, who look exactly alike and are dressed exactly alike, taking a second look and asking (rhetorically), “Y’all twins?” They are, and they’ve ...

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City-run farmers' market on hold in Oxford

OXFORD — Oxford officials say they don’t know if they’ll be able to create a city-run farmers’ market anytime soon. The Oxford Park Commission received a $56,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but the city needs the state Legislature’s permission to create the market. Lawmakers routinely approve dozens of local-and-private bills each session to let city and county ...

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Site announced for new Oxford hospital

OXFORD — Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation will build its new $250 million Oxford hospital on a 160-acre tract just west of the existing hospital. Memphis-based Baptist Memorial announced its plans Tuesday in a meeting with officials from Oxford and Lafayette County. Baptist spokesman Dick Cowart says 15 sites were considered. Cowart says the new location selected preserves the south ...

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