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Paid parking hours to increase on Oxford square

People wanting to park in premium metered parking spots around the Oxford downtown square will soon have to pay for parking until midnight. The Oxford Eagle reports that last week, the Oxford Board of Alderman approved increasing the times for paid parking from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday to 10 a.m. to midnight. The change goes into ...

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Neilson’s ready to kick off next era as it marks 175 years

By JACK WEATHERLY  Neilson’s Department Store in Oxford was founded nine years before Ole Miss and 30 years before collegiate football – and, the retailer claims, before any other department store in the South. It has been in operation since 1839, save for a few years during the Civil War after U.S. Grant burned it and the rest of the ...

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