Wednesday May 15
Oxford City Council: Survey to be done of possible site for new Bynum fire station
Oxford took another step Tuesday toward construction of a new fire station in Bynum, to be located at the intersection of U.S. 78 and Bynum Cutoff Road.
Sun May 12, 2013
Andrews recently named director of golf operations
Oxford native Tyler Andrews discovered something about himself after he grew up - he was good at golf.
Sat May 11, 2013
Annual post office food drive helps thousands in Calhoun County
Thousands of cans of food were quickly unloaded from mail trucks at the Anniston Post Office on Quintard Avenue Saturday afternoon and whisked away by organizations to feed those in need in Calhoun County.
Traffic accident closes a lane at Leon Smith Parkway and Friendship Road
Oxford police responded to a three-vehicle crash around 12:35 p.m. at the intersection of Leon Smith Parkway and Friendship Road.
Fri May 10, 2013
Oxford Farmers market
Join us for the kick-off of Oxford's first ever Farmer's Market hosted by The Quintard Mall in the Jc Penny's parking lot.
Butts charged with capital murder in death of 2-year-old
An Oxford man has been charged with capital murder in Talladega County Circuit Court after allegedly causing the death of a 2-year-old boy.
East Alabama disappearances remain unsolved, some for decades
With the recent rescue in Cleveland of three women held captive for a decade after being reported missing, local disappearances may get additional attention.
Hot Blast: The coolest thing ever on the Internet?
I'm not sure if I'd label this the "coolest thing ever" on the Internet, but it's close.
Thu May 09, 2013
Oxford police arrest man in murder of two-year-old boy
Bryan Butts, 24, of Oxford, has been charged with capital murder in the death of Cody Allen Rollins, a toddler found unresponsive last Friday morning at a home on Pecanwood Drive.
Wed May 08, 2013
Gregory J. Kernion: The Star's incomplete presentation of facts
In the Feb. 28, 2013, editorial, "Let light shine at RMC," the editorial board of The Anniston Star wrote, "Committing journalism is not a crime, nor should it be subject to a civil lawsuit," referring to a declaratory-judgment action filed by Regional Medical Center seeking a court ruling on whether RMC was required to provide The Star a copy of ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
Artists in Action: Alabama Symphony Orchestra to play Oxford
It will be a time to celebrate both the long-established and the new. The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will play in a newly built theater May 17 when the orchestra, featuring multi-instrumentalist Bobby Horton, performs in the new Oxford Performing Arts Center.
Now you know: May 5, 2013
May 5 a Chris and Heather Dempsey of Jacksonville invite you to their home, Fiddler's Green, for the annual "Skirmish at Fiddler's Green." Civil War-era activities will take place throughout the day, with a tour of the home at noon and battle reenactment at 2 p.m. Camps and sutler shops will be open to browse and Un-Reconstructed, a six-piece ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
The Miami Herald
MIA gets black Lab Retrievers to help screen passengers
They screen passengers on the pre-check line for explosives, and alert TSA agents subtly as soon they detect something suspicious.
Two-year-old child's death under investigation
A 2-year-old boy's death is under investigation after an emergency call to an Oxford home today.
Wed May 01, 2013
'Fourth Alabama' holds ceremony to officially end mission in Afghanistan as nearly 600 soldiers prepare to return home
The soldiers in the 1st of the 167th Infantry Battalion, also known as the "Fourth Alabama" and Task Force Centurion Prime , today held a ceremony signifying the official end of their mission in Afghanistan, part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Wood fuels car, education - and expectations
With Christian Blakeney at the wheel, fellow Oxford High student Mo Haque checks the engine of a wood-burning 1954 Plymouth Savoy at the Ayers Campus of Gadsden State Community College Tuesday.
Shelter volunteer explores dog-park possibility for Oxford
Teresa Russell plays ball with her black Lab, Max at her farm in Eastaboga. A special park where dogs would sniff and romp might be in Oxford's future if Teresa Russell's idea comes to fruition - as inspired by her 8-month-old Labrador named Max.
Hubbard wins trail advocacy award
Danny Hubbard of the Cheaha Trail Riders has received the 2013 National Trails Advocacy Award for the state of Alabama, according to a press release issued by CTR.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Hundreds attend first Whirlwind of Color 5K in Jacksonville
A Whirlwind of Color 5K Saturday morning in Jacksonville. The event was a paint filled celebration of community recovery from the April 27, 2011 tornadoes.