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Oxford’s Walmart undergoes big changes

Where’s the beef?
And for that matter, where’s the peanut butter, the coffee, the gravy and the entire diaper section?
Shoppers at the Oxford Walmart have been finding themselves asking those questions over the past few weeks and it’s probably the only thing they’ve been finding while the store undergoes a major renovation. (March 29, 2010, Page 6A)

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    Rate hike on horizon

    Flipping on your lights will cost you a few more cents next month.

    Electric bills are set to rise in April by about $3.80 a month for typical residential customers now that the Tennessee Valley Authority has approved a fuel-cost adjustment to cover fluctuating fuel and purchased-power costs.

    Despite the rise, customers will still pay less this April compared to April 2009, thanks to a continuous credit that’s been in place since October. (March 25, 2010, Page 1)

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      Pet stores coming to Oxford

      Two new pet stores are coming to Oxford this year. The first opening at the end of April focuses on healthy eating for your pets. The Memphis-based company, Hollywood Feed, has been around for over 50 years and is now beginning to branch out into new markets. The second is national chain PetSmart set to open at the end of the year. (March 22, 2010, Page 6)

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        Firearms dealer opens in Oxford

        Attorney Nathan Yow has recently opened Mississippi Auto Arms in the High Cotton building just off the Square. He’s specializing in tactical accessories, magazines, semi-automatic pistols, rifles, shotguns, suppressers and National Firearms Act items. (March 15, 2010, Page 6)

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          New deli offers taste of New York

          A little slice of New York just arrived to the Oxford Square thanks to David and Misti Skutnik. Fotino’s Deli, now located on South Lamar, is quickly becoming a popular lunch stop since it opened on February 15. (March 8, 2010, Page 5a)

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            Job training helps young adults

            The Arbor Education and Training Youth Services program helps 17- to 21-year-olds by providing a two-week intensive training for job search skills and academic remediation. When the training ends, the youth is placed in a 90-hour internship, paid through the program. A new group will begin on Wednesday in Water Valley at the Lawrence Turner Community Center.
            For more information, contact Cotton at 234-3231 or by e-mail at noriecotton@arboret.com. More information on the program is also available at www.arboret.com.

             (March 5, 2010, Page 2A)

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              Checkers restaurant may come soon to Oxford

              The empty gas station at the corner of South Lamar Boulevard and University Avenue is set to be demolished after remaining empty for a couple of years. In its place will be a Checkers fast-food restaurant. The demolition request and site plan were approved by the Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission on Wednesday. (March 4, 2010, Page 2)

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                An Abbeville revival

                A new city hall and several new businesses are bringing a mini-boom to downtown Abbeville. Yocona in Exile and Abbeville Grill are giving the 450 citizens of the town north of Oxford a place to gather and eat. A $100,000 grant is allowing for a new city hall to be built by May, and in the meantime, city leaders want to continue enticing development. (March 1, 2010, Page 1)

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                  This week in Business

                  BRIEFS — Benjamin West joins the Oxford law firm Holcomb Dunbar as an associate attorney; A ribbon cutting was held Thursday at Mississippi Auto Arms Inc.; Viking Range Corp. is laying off 20 more people in Greenwood. (February 22, 2010, Page 6)

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                    Chow Time Grill opens in Oxford

                    The new buffet restaurant replaces International Buffet, which was open only a few months in the West Jackson Avenue shopping center which also houses Johnson’s Furniture. The new restaurant features 200 items including both Chinese and American fare. (February 22, 2010, Page 6)

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