‘Tis the season!

‘Tis the season!

After enjoying the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Oxford, Hunter Chamberlain, 1, of South Carolina, got to give a reindeer a little kiss on the nose in Centennial Park. Holding him is his mother, Ashley (Seeling) Chamberlain, a 2006 graduate of Oxford High School. The deer is from Rooftop Landing Reindeer […]

Christmas comes to Lakeville

Lakeville Elementary got a big dose of the Christmas spirit Saturday morning as kids got the chance to visit with Santa Claus, do some holiday shopping and even play a few “reindeer games.”  

Village finally hires new manager

After months of sifting through resumes and interviewing candidates, the search is over. It’s official – Joseph Madore is the new Oxford Village manager. “I’m very excited,” he told council at last week’s meeting. “Hearing some of the issues you guys grapple with, I’m ready to help you with those.” Council voted 4-0 to approve […]

Bowling event raises autism awareness, $3,200 for special ed. classes

A longtime friendship forged in elementary school was the inspiration for a project designed to raise awareness about autism and generate money to support Oxford students with cognitive impairments. About 100 folks attended a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon at Collier Lanes that yielded approximately $3,200 to benefit OHS special education classrooms. “I couldn’t have expected a […]

Council to receive regular report concerning officials’ debt status

Everybody has to pay their bills, even government officials. To make sure none of Oxford Village’s officials are indebted to the government they serve and in violation of the charter, council last week directed Interim Manager Evan Teich to have it presented with a bimonthly report showing who is not in compliance. The first report […]

Public hearing set for old Burger King site

Why did the dealership cross the road? To sell more cars, of course. A public hearing concerning a special land use (SLU) request that would allow Clean Cars, a used vehicle dealership, to move from the west side of M-24 to the east side is scheduled for the 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 meeting of […]

Soup & Sweet success!

The Christmas season kicked off in downtown Oxford Friday night with the annual Soup & Sweet Stroll. A little more than 900 tickets were sold for the event, according to DDA Director Glenn Pape. Folks gathered in Centennial Park to listen to holiday songs performed by Oxford choir students and watch the lighting of the […]

Christmas comes to Oxford

Organized by the Oxford Chamber of Commerce, the annual Christmas parade rolled through the downtown area Saturday afternoon. For more photos from the parade, pick up a copy of The Oxford Leader.  

Lions sell Leaders to help less fortunate

Lions sell Leaders to help less fortunate

  Members of the Oxford Lions Club will be out and about selling newspapers to raise money to help local families and senior citizens have a merry Christmas this year. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. Folks who purchase this newspaper from a member of the Oxford Lions Club between Thursday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 2 […]

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