The Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau is focusing on some big changes to modernize marketing strategies for 2011 including upgrading their six-year-old website. (November 24, 2010, Page 1A)
State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney and local Oxford Fire Department public educator William May dish out some helpful advice on how to stay safe during the holidays. (November 24, 2010, Page 1A)
Finding the perfect gift for someone you don’t know all that well can sometimes be a challenge, but working with local stores can help to find a suitable item that could make anyone happy. (November 24, 2010, Page 4B)
Buying presents for your loved ones during the holidays doesn’t mean you have max out credit cards or spend the rent money.
Thoughtful and creative and gifts can be found in Oxford’s second-hand thrift stores. (November 24, 2010, Page 10B)
Does your guest room need a reservation book? Are you asked for restaurant recommendations more often than you actually eat out?
You know why: Your friends and family love this charming small town and everything about it. Why not make them merry this holiday season with a gift that could only come from Oxford? (November 24, 2010, Page 2B)
Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for Oxford EAGLE employees because they get off Thursday afternoon and all day Friday after satisfying both readers and advertisers with a special Thanksgiving Day edition. Editor Don Whitten takes time to thanks those who help with the paper and to remind everyone to be thankful at this time of the year. (November 24, 2010, Page 4A)
Margaret Chesnut writes to urge residents to consider absentee voting as a solution to lines on election day, while Desmond Kincaid would like to see more information on a plan to turn a short stretch of one-way traffic on Jackson Avenue to two-way traffic.
More than 1,800 street lights in the City of Oxford are gradually being replaced with more energy efficient bulbs due to the upcoming Jan. 1 deadline when mercury vapor bulbs will no longer be available. (November 23, 2010, Page 1)
An ad valorem tax exemption for the Downtown Historic District was approved recently by the Oxford Board of Aldermen along with approval of its first abatement for the Thompson House. (November 23, 2010, Page 1)
Some teachers go into the workforce before entering the classroom and their experiences can help bring real world knowledge to the educational experience. (November 23, 2010, Page 6)