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United Way reaches goal

Despite a down-turn in the economy, the United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County met and exceeded its $425,000 goal for its 2009 campaign, raising a total of $425,732 to be distributed to 16 of its partner agencies. (April 29, 2010, Page 1)

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    Sales tax collections continue to climb

    The city sales tax collections continue their positive growth which means Oxford could find itself on solid financial ground for the first time since the economic slowdown began in 2008.

    For the third month in a row, sales tax collections in Oxford climbed. This month’s report saw a big increase. (April 29, 2010, Page 3)

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      Rain won’t delay Relay

      The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. Friday with a dinner honoring cancer survivors in the Oxford High School cafeteria. Original plans are to then move the Relay events to the OHS football field. However, a 70-percent chance of rain Friday night could force organizers to move the event to the Oxford-University United Methodist Church. (April 28, 2010, Page 1)

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        Bus service announces summer schedule

        Beginning May 10, the Oxford University Transit public bus service will change several routes to accomodate what operators expect will be fewer riders this summer. The new routes will be in place until Aug. 7. For more information, visit www.oxfordms.net/out/schedule.htm (April 28, 2010, Page 12)

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          Alley effort underway

          Alleys behind restaurants on the Square could soon be a bit tidier now that Oxford officials approved a new contract to cut down on grease bins. The board approved a contract with Hide and Tallow Co. of Birmingham, Ala., to supply grease bins for the city. (April 27, 2010, Page 3)

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            City gets $500K windfall

            State officials presented Oxford leaders with an unexpected gift of more than half a million dollars in road funds. But the windfall comes with a catch: the city must find a way to spend the dollars by May 28. The Oxford Board of Aldermen met Monday to approve using the funds to add sidewalks on Sisk Avenue and improve sewer issues on Park Drive. (April 27, 2010, Page 1-2)

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              Wreck claims life

              Scott Franklin, 35, was killed Monday night when he lost control of his pickup while traveling on County Road 143 off Old Sardis Road, according to Lafayette County Sheriff’s Investigator Scott Mills. Friends will remember his smile, good sense of humor and big heart. (April 27, 2010, Page 1)

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                Building blocks to green lifestyle

                Sustainable design encompasses a variety of green and social philosophies to create a community open to everyone with as little a carbon footprint as possible. The Oxford EAGLE concludes its five-part series on sustainability with today’s report on local builders who are making the green-construction theory an affordable reality.

                 (April 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  Storms could produce hail, tornadoes

                  An unstable air mass overtaking the Mid-South this afternoon is expected to produce severe thundershowers that could include large hail, high winds and tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service. The storm system has already produced tornadoes in Texas and along the Florida panhandle. (April 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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                    Local jobless rate keeps dropping

                    After Lafayette County’s unemployment rate topped out at 10.3 percent in January, the community’s jobless numbers have steadily declined. The community’s unemployment rate dipped to 6.6 percent in March, according to the latest report by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. (April 23, 2010, Page 5A)

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