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Friday, December 19, 2014

Amanda Hyneman

Need for parking garage questioned

Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson suggested Friday that the city needs to “slow things down” on its effort to construct a parking garage downtown. (December 7, 2014, Page 1A)

Some chain stores open on Thankgiving

While most chain stores will be open on Thanksgiving, locally owned businesses take the day off.

 (November 26, 2014, Page 1A)

Fest heats up sales

The Oxford Downtown Council invites everyone to its annual Summer Fest on the Square which will feature sidewalk sales from participating merchants, face painting, balloon art and free snacks. (August 8, 2014, Page 1A)

City looks again at parking woes

The Downtown Parking Advisory Commission spent time Wednesday going over ideas and options on how to manage downtown parking without costing the city almost a quarter million dollars. (June 27, 2013, Page 1)

Bus parking near Square studied

Downtown Parking Commission members met Friday and toured streets around the Square with city officials to examine where the best place to park band tour buses would be. (January 21, 2013, Page 1)

Parking commission approves changes

During its regular meeting Friday, the commission agreed on ordinance changes to the current laws that increase the two-hour parking restrictions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The new ordinance also changes the fine structure for violating the two-hour parking restriction. (August 13, 2012, Page 1)

Tax-free weekend underway

Parents and college students shopping for back-to-school clothing will get a small break today and Saturday during Mississippi’s tax-free holiday which began at midnight  and ends Saturday night. (July 30, 2010, Page 1A)

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