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Friday, November 28, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Letters to the Editor

Terry League writes about the historic Cedar Oaks home and the L.Q.C. Lamar House, suggesting that voters be polled to determine who should pay for the upkeep and operating expenses. (June 3, 2013, Page 4)

Getting caught, called out on social media

A recent story was about a local pizzeria using Facebook to shame customers who’d taken or damaged something, while an Associated Press report told how a Los Angeles restaurant owner tweeted out information about people who’d made reservations and then were no-shows. Editor Don Whitten wonders if social media is headed in yet another direction with it being used to shame or embarrass people into doing the right thing. (April 8, 2013, Page 4)

Major changes set for Old Taylor Road

Board of Aldermen approved a site plan amendment for Falkner Flats, a 618-bed development off Old Taylor Road, although two aldermen voted against it due to increased traffic and construction projects planned for the road by MDOT and Baptist Memorial Hospital. (March 20, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Stores want more parking near Square

Business owners on the west side of the Square want more unrestricted parking spaces for their customers. (March 4, 2013, Page 1A, 5A)

S. Oxford zoning change denied

The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request Monday by a local landowner to re-zone 64 acres between South Lamar Boulevard and Highway 7 South so he could sell the land to developers looking to build apartments. (September 11, 2012, Page 1, 2)

‘Very superstitious, writing’s on the wall’

Are you a superstitious person? Avoid black cats, ladders and mirrors? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a closer look at some of his unusual practices that most would consider superstitious. (August 9, 2012, Page 4A)

FYI, it’s time for FYI

Looking for contact information for a local government official? How about Rowan Oak’s hours? Maybe where you go to get electricity and water services started? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks knows very well where the answers are – in today’s FYI publication. (June 29, 2012, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Bill Morton writes to commend the local school district and local businesses for their involvement in a program to help students have a better chance at a productive life. (June 27, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Murray Avent writes to clarify his conversation with Baptist Hospital officials and to give his stance on the selection of the site for the new hospital. (April 20, 2012, Page 4A)

Van Buren to be closed for 3 months

The city plans to shut down Van Buren Avenue in sections during the summer months to lay down new sewer pipes, fix some water lines and place electrical lines under ground along 11th Street. Business owners are concerned. (February 28, 2012, Page 1)

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