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Best Business: Baptist Hospital

Best Business: Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi BMH-NM, one of Lafayette County’s largest employers, will move into a new, state-of-the-art facility later this year, signaling a long-term commitment to excellent healthcare for Oxford and its surrounding...
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Best Oxonian to Follow on Social Media: Oxford Police Department

Best Oxonian to Follow on Social Media: Oxford Police Department If you’ve been on Twitter for longer than 5 minutes, chances are you’ve seen a sample of why the Oxford Police Department ranks as the...
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Best K-12 Teacher: Kathy Beasley

Best K-12 Teacher: Kathy Beasley (Oxford University School) Bio from OUSchool.org:Kathy Beasley has one daughter, Alyssa Beasley. He grew up in Calhoun County, but now calls Taylor home. Her high school years were spent in Vardaman, MS. She...
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Best Local Musician/Band: And the Echo

Best Local Musician or Band: And the Echo T he synth-pop band And The Echo don’t sound like any other group in Oxford. And the duo, composed of Winn McElroy and singer Morgan Pennington, are well...
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Best Local Artist: Bradley Gordon

Best Local Artist: Bradley Gordon Bio: Born in Clarksdale, MS Bradley Gordon studied at The University of Mississippi (BFA, Art Education, 2001) and was a resident artist at Scall Art Studios in Taichung City, Taiwan...
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Best Pediatrician: David Dennis

Best Pediatrician: David Dennis OXFORD PEDIATRIC GROUP101 Farm View Drive Oxford, MS 38655(662) 513-4399 phone(662) 513-4330 fax
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Best Local Writer: Ace Atkins

Best Local Writer: Ace Atkins Writers might be a dime a dozen in this town, but we’ve got a few who’ve written their way to national acclaim while choosing to call Oxford home. Ace Atkins...
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Best Local Event: Double Decker Arts Festival

Best Local Event: Double Decker Arts Festival After more than two decades, Double Decker has become one of the go-to festivals in the region. Drawing crowds of more than 60,000 every year, the good food,...
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Best Music Venue: The Lyric

Best Music Venue: The Lyric Our small town attracts big names in all genres of entertainment thanks to The Lyric Oxford. From Dwight Yoakam, Eric Church and Old Crow Medicine Show to comedy shows and...
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Best Museum or Gallery: University of Mississippi Museum

Best Museum/Gallery: University of Mississippi Museum A hidden gem just on the edge of the Ole Miss campus, the University of Mississippi Museum is home to some very impressive exhibits. Currently, it houses one of...
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Best Golf Course: The Ole Miss Golf Course

Best Golf Course: The Ole Miss Golf Course Just a few miles from the Ole Miss campus is an 18-hole golf course that serves as the official playing field of the Ole Miss men’s and...
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Best Hotel: The Graduate Oxford

Best Hotel: The Graduate Oxford It’s all about the details at The Graduate Hotel. When you check-in, your room key might end up being Archie or Olivia Manning’s college ID. After finishing a meal, you’re...
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Best Kept Secret: Secret Grilled Cheese

Best-Kept Secret: Secret Grilled Cheese Have you ever wanted mozzarella sticks, but covered in cheese, bacon and ranch on a sandwich? You’re in luck. Through a door down Faulkner’s Alley, beside Old Venice Pizza, is...
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Best Place to Watch the Game: The Library Sports Bar

Best Place to Watch the Game: The Library When you can’t be at the game, at least watch it in the best possible atmosphere. That’s what the Library Sports Bar offers. Multiple televisions surround the...
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Best Place to Take the Family: Oxford Commons

Best Place to Take the Family: Oxford Commons In a town where many activities are focused on the college life, Oxford Commons has become a haven for family fun. With a movie theater, premiere bowling...
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Best Rooftop: The Coop at the Graduate Oxford

Best Rooftop: The Coop at the Graduate Oxford Atop the fourth floor of The Graduate Hotel, The Coop offers an amazing view of Oxford. The vintage space, which is both elegant and a modern day...
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Best Park: Lamar Park

Best Park: Lamar Park For a peaceful place to relax, head to Lamar Park. Designed as an outdoor arboretum, the park features walking trails, gardens, and a quiet lake. It’s a beautiful oasis in an...
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Best Walking Trail: Whirlpool Trails

Best Walking Trail: Whirlpool Trails With native plants, chirping birds, and beautiful trees lining every inch of these beautiful trails, it’s no wonder they’re so popular. The best part is, these trails have so many...