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Cedar Oaks help on hold

Oxford is set to make needed repairs to Cedar Oaks, but the historic home is not yet property of the city. The hold up is in obtaining the last seven covenant agreements needed from property owners near the house. Due to the delay, the Board of Aldermen postponed a vote on providing funds to the Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau on Tuesday. (March 18, 2010, Page 1)

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    Going for Google’s goods

    If Google wants to bring the Internet to everyone in a community, the city of Oxford would like to roll out the welcome mat for them. The Oxford Board of Aldermen agreed Tuesday to have Stewart Rutledge lead the community’s effort to convince Google to select Oxford as one of the company’s test sites for a new ultra-high speed broadband network.
    For more information, visit Fiber for Oxford.

     (March 17, 2010, Page 1A)

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      City aims to solve flooding woes

      The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved up to $50,000 to purchase materials to help solve flooding issues on Chandler Avenue after a storm brought two inches of rain to Oxford last Wednesday and caused damage to the area.

       (March 17, 2010, Page 1A)

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        Public’s help wanted to improve Pathways

        Taking advantage of upcoming events, the Oxford Pathways Commission hopes to get feedback from the community about the upcoming phase three of the Pathways project.
        The commission will present the ideas to the community during Green Week on April 20, which is being celebrated as Transportation Day, and on City Day on April 23.
        Then a public hearing will be held to discuss phase three plans on the kickoff of Bike Week on May 17 at 5 p.m. in Oxford City Hall.

         (March 16, 2010, Page 2A)

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          Integration leader dies at 79

          The woman who took the issue of Oxford schools’ integration to federal court died Saturday at her home in Oxford. Called “the Fannie Lou Hamer of Lafayette County,” Mildred Quarles was an outspoken leader during the local struggle for the integration of public schools — brought to a head when she placed her own son’s name on the federal lawsuit filed against Oxford city schools in 1969. (March 16, 2010, Page 2A)

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            Help find a cure for MS

            The Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is set to hold a three-mile walk in Oxford on March 27. For details on the event, see today’s story or visit the community calendar(March 15, 2010, Page 1)

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              Counting heads begins next week

              The U.S. Census Bureau mailed out a heads-up this week informing all households to be prepared to have their heads ready to be counted for the 2010 Census population count. (March 12, 2010, Page 1A)

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                Autry indicted for murder

                The grand jury handed down its February indictments that included Bilethon Autry, who was indicted for murder after allegedly shooting and killing his brother in September during a three-hour stand-off in Grand Oaks with local police. See his and other indictments in today’s EAGLE. (March 12, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  Property owners put up $9K reward

                  The owners of The Gin, that burned down Saturday night, are offering $9,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved with the fire. (March 12, 2010, Page 2A)

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                    Veterans Memorial Park pavilion takes shape

                    Plans to build a Veterans Memorial Park are finally starting to take hold, thanks to the hard work and dedication of local veteran organization members. It’s located on Veteran’s Drive, between South Lamar Boulevard and Highway 7. (March 11, 2010, Page 1A)

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