Category Archives: State/U.S. Government

UM lowers state flag

University administrators heed campus-wide call to remove banner University of Mississippi Police Department officers lowered and furled the state flag in a Lyceum Circle ceremony as the campus opened Monday morning. The flag will be preserved in the University Archives along with resolutions from students, faculty and staff calling for its removal. The university’s removal […]

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Oxford will remove state flag

The Oxford Board of Alderman voted Tuesday to remove the Mississippi flag from display on city property. The current state flag is controversial because its canton is the Confederate battle flag. Board Attorney Pope Mallette said while Mississippi school districts are obliged by law to fly the state flag, no such law is imposed on […]

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Voters head to polls for special election

Oxford Citizen Reports Who will fill the 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for the late Congressman Alan Nunnelee could be decided in a non-partisan special election on Tuesday.

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National Healthcare Decision Day set for Thursday

It’s not the easiest of plans to make, but certainly one with great importance.

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IHL board to meet today

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) has announced it will hold a special emergency called meeting today 2 p.m. to discuss “a University of Mississippi personnel matter.” The meeting follows days of controversy over the IHL board’s decision not to renew Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones’ contract, with the board […]

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