Author Archives: Chaning Green

About Chaning Green

A native of south Mississippi, Chaning Green has been a part of the Oxford-Lafayette community since August of 2013. Covering everything from education to arts and culture and anything else going on in town that you want to know about.

Hotel Hop: Visit Oxford organizes unique tour of local lodgings

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By Chaning Green News Writer Visit Oxford is coordinating with different hotels in town to get ready for their first ever Hotel Hop as a part of their inaugural weeklong event, Pop Up Oxford. Pop Up Oxford will last from Sunday, Jan. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 28, and feature events and programs celebrating the culture […]

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Volunteer Oxford Organizes MLK Day of Service

By Chaning Green News Writer Volunteer Oxford is partnering up with several LOU community organizations next week to mark the MLK Day of Service. Volunteer Oxford has been honoring the civil rights movement leader’s birthday every year since 2011 by organizing different opportunities to give back while educating and empowering the community through the teachings […]

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Lydia Peelle coming to Square Book to promote debut novel

By Chaning Green News Writer Author Lydia Peelle will be coming to Off Square Books on January 19 for a special event to promote her debut novel “The Midnight Cool.” Beginning in 1916, the book’s story follows traveling horse traders, Billy Monday and Charles McLaughlin, as they land in the fictional Tennessee town of Richfield. […]

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Brummett named director of local United Way

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By Chaning Green News Writer Kurt Brummett has been named the newest executive director of the United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County. A native of Tremont, Illinois, Brummett came to Oxford in 1996 to pursue a degree from the University of Mississippi and has remained as a member of the community ever since. He is married […]

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Lafayette County School Board swears in East, Larson

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By Chaning Green News Writer The Lafayette County School Board hosted its first meeting of the new year Monday evening in the Lafayette County School District Central Office. Before the meeting could begin, the two newest board members, elected in November’s election, had to be sworn into office. Lafayette County Justice Court Judge Johnny Wayne McLarty […]

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