Revenues from parking meters in December remained consistant despite several holidays and students from Ole Miss leaving for winter break. (January 12, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a new law Tuesday that allows older homes to rebuild after a natural disaster, even if the house doesn’t meet current setback codes and other newer ordinances.
The trial date for one of three former Ole Miss students charged with killing their friend and neighbor, Zacharias Herculese McClendon, last year was continued until the April court term. It’s expected the other two cases will be continued as well.
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)
New Year’s Eve was an overall quiet night for local law enforcement officers with no serious wreck reported and five alcohol-related arrests made on Wednesday and Thursday. (January 2, 2015, Page 1)
Second Baptist Church helps those in the community get insurance coverage by offering free help and guidance during the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace. (January 2, 2015, Page 1)
DUI arrests over the New Year’s Eve weekend have dropped over the past several years in the LOU community and local law enforcement are hoping the trend continues and to help, local agencies plan on being out in force this holiday weekend. (December 30, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Electric Department has received board approval to enter into contract with Landis and Gyr to provide a RF Automated Metering Infrastructure Network for its electric meters, which immediately offer many advantages to the utility and our customers. (December 26, 2014, Page 1)