The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission turned down plans for a new home to replace a dilapidated house on Madison Avenue after most on the board felt the house was too big. (March 13, 2013, Page 1, 14)
A judge has approved an annexation request by Oxford to expand its city limits to include the land on which the future Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi’s $300 million regional facility will be built. (March 12, 2013, Page 1,2)
The deadline to qualify for the June city election was at 5 p.m. Friday. The primary will be on May 7 with a runoff on May 21 if needed. The general election will be June 4.
The following people qualified to run for mayor:
George G. “Pat” Patterson, (i), Democrat
Jason T. Plunk, Democrat
Todd Wade, Independent
(more…) (March 8, 2013)
Tate Moore’s use of security cameras and social media at his business, Square Pizza, has helped solve crimes and increase business. (March 8, 2013, Page 1A)
Former NFL offensive tackle Todd Wade qualified Thursday to run for mayor of Oxford in the June municipal election against Mayor Pat Patterson.
Also on Thursday, former Tourism Council and Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce president Robyn Tannehill qualified to run for aldermen in Ward 2. (March 8, 2013, Page 2A)
Officials from the city of Oxford, Tree Board and Baptist Memorial Hospital met Wednesday to discuss the amount of trees being removed off the site of the future regional hospital. (March 7, 2013, Page 1, 10)
The Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance Tuesday to allow band buses to park on 10th Street between 3 p.m. and 8 a.m. with a permit. (March 6, 2013, Page 1, 10)
A storm water drainage structure will be installed at Avent Park to help alleviate flooding and runoff once the weather improves, according to city officials. (March 5, 2013, Page 1, 2)
Business owners on the west side of the Square want more unrestricted parking spaces for their customers. (March 4, 2013, Page 1A, 5A)