A public hearing will be held Tuesday on a new ordinance that would require developers to meet with local law enforcement and public works officials to map out their traffic control plan during construction projects. (May 19, 2014, Page 1, 7)
The Oxford Park Commission decided Wednesday it was better to wait until they had enough money to built a walking trail and park near the Woodlawn subdivision rather than rush it and do it in piecemeal and leaving phases incomplete. With just $120,000 to work with for Phase 1, most commissioners felt it was just too early to consider the project. (May 16, 2014, Page 3A)
The Oxford Park Commission is gearing up for summertime and starting its many summer-fun programing including the opening of the city pool and its ever-popular summer camp. (May 16, 2014, Page 1A)
With May being National Bike Month, local cyclists have put together some events Friday to help promote cycling around Oxford, including Bike to Work Day. (May 15, 2014, Page 1)
The University of Mississippi is continuing to tweak its park-and-ride bus routes to accommodate its growing population. (May 15, 2014, Page 2)
The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission granted a Certificate of Appropriateness to the city of Oxford to build a new columbarium in the oxford Memorial Cemetery.
The Board of Trustees of the Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund announced Tuesday the market value of the fund was $33,342,676, which represents a net increase over $4.1 million since inception. (May 14, 2014, Page 2)
The site plan for the Chancellor’s House hotel on the corner of South Lamar and University Avenue was approved by the Oxford Planning Commission Monday. Also approved was the site plan for The Blake, a new assisted living facility proposed for Oxford Commons development.
The city of Oxford and MDOT will team up this summer to help employee 10 area youths who will work for 20 hours a week earning $9 an hour, while learning valuable life and employment skills. (May 13, 2014, Page 2)
On June 3, the MS Supreme Court will hear an annexation case involving the property where the new Baptist Memorial Hospital is being built. (May 12, 2014, Page 1)