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Here to Help: Concierge Services in Oxford

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It’s sort of laughable to me that Oxford now has a plethora of “concierge services” but who am I lying to? I use them!

With a bustling population of nearly 50,000 in our county, it’s truly about time. I guess with the invention of the handheld computer, I mean cell phone, it’s made it much more about convenience, than need, right?

But truth is, there is a need. Maybe for the busy mom, maybe for the student without a car,

maybe for a sweet parent wanting to help from afar. When my older sister came to Ole Miss, she went two years without a car. WHAT? By the time I arrived, we shared a car her senior (and my freshman year). And we made it work! But I do admire how she was able to con a friend into driving to the Memphis airport, drive her to McAlister’s, Coop deVille or Forrester’s in town.

But that was 20+ years ago and she nor I had a cell phone when we came to college.

Today, Oxford has joined the ranks of modern conveniences, that this “iGen” generation has grown accustomed to. So, what do you need to know as a parent of an Ole Miss Student? Read on.

First, a comprehensive service offered here in Oxford is “