While no vote was taken, it was obvious the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission was not in favor of demolition an 1890s home on South Lamar during their meeting Tuesday. (March 11, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Yet another developer seeking to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from County Estates to Multi-Family residential was denied Monday by the Oxford Planning Commission.
Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson, supported by the Board of Aldermen, accepted a national challenge to take significant action to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians of all ages and abilities over the next year.
For the second time on two consecutive Thursday mornings, Lafayette County residents awoke to a winter wonderland. However, the white stuff on the ground this morning wasn’t snow, it was a lot of ice and sleet, with a little snow sprinkled in for good measure. (more…) (March 5, 2015, Page 1A, 10A)
The Oxford Parking Commission approved moving forward with a new phone application to pay for parking at the city’s parking meters that won’t cost the city anything. (March 3, 2015, Page 1)
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for north Mississippi from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday
The 12th annual Oxford Film Festival had visits from actors James Franco and Tim Blake Nelson, large crowds and bittersweet good byes. (March 2, 2015, Page 1)