The Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau will soon have a new home and a new name and image. (May 23, 2013, Page 1, 5)
Mayor Pat Patterson has won a spot on the ballot as the Democratic candidate for the general election on June 4 after soundly beating his opponent, Jason Plunk, in the Democratic Primary Election on Tuesday. Patterson won with 1,360 votes to Plunk’s 198 votes. The results include affidavit votes that were counted this morning at City Hall.
Patterson will now face Independent candidate Todd Wade next month.
About 1,656 voted in Tuesday’s primary which is about a 14.8 percent voter turnout. Oxford has 11,176 registered voters. In 2009, about 1,500 voters turned out for the primary election. (May 8, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)
Here’s some highlights from Tuesday’s city election forum hosted by the Oxford EAGLE at the Oxford Conference Center.
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A new historical marker was unveiled Thursday in front of City Hall the briefly hits on some Oxford’s history. (April 26, 2013, Page 1A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a budget amendment for the Oxford Police Department to purchase 16 new body armor vests for its patrol officers. The vests being replaced, which have two to three years left under warranty, will be given to reserve officers. Read about this and other actions by the aldermen during Tuesday night’s meeting in today’s EAGLE. (April 3, 2013, Page 2)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved Tuesday the demolition of a 1890′s home on Madison Avenue and the plans for the home that will take its place. (April 3, 2013, Page 1, 14)
Employees with the city of Oxford will soon be taking part in a new project to help clean up the gateways into Oxford. (February 11, 2013, Page 1)
A project to enhance bicycle and pedestrian safety through the interchanges at Highway 7 and Sisk Avenue has been set in motion by the Oxford Board of Aldermen. (February 8, 2013, Page 2A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen will consider changing the city’s parking ordinances that will remove spaces on Monroe Street and along Jackson Avenue near City Hall from the regulated two-hour parking limit. (February 6, 2013, Page 1, 6)
With Wednesday the first day for folks to qualify for city elections, some aldermen have already made up their mind whether or not to rerun for office. (December 31, 2012, Page 1, 12)