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Monday, September 22, 2014

Bart Robinson

Aldermen review Adult Business Ordinance

While reviewing the proposed Adult Entertainment Ordinance during the first reading at Tuesday’s Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting, some aldermen questioned if one of the chosen districts is far enough away from Lamar Park to be a viable option. (December 4, 2013, Page 1, 14)

City eyes waste-to-energy offer

The city is considering working with an Oregon-based company to allow 1 million gallons of waste a day to be turned into clean water and energy. (November 21, 2013, Page 1)

Water rates may rise in city

The Board of Aldermen heard the first reading Tuesday of an ordinance change that will raise water and sewer rates by about $4 a month for average customers. (November 20, 2013, Page 1, 14)

Sewer project won’t hurt Whirlpool Trail

The installation of a 6-inch sewer pipe line along the Thacker Mountain Trail won’t affect the path and tree canopy of the trail, according to the University of Mississippi. (October 24, 2013, Page 1, 5)

New city road on the move

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several motions Tuesday night that gets the ball rolling for the construction of a frontage road that will connect Sisk Avenue with Highway 30 in preparation for growth in the Oxford Commons planned unit development. (September 18, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Oxford Commons area sees signs of progress

Construction projects around Oxford Commons are picking up steam  -  either just getting started or are almost complete, like the new Malco Family Entertainment Center which is expected to open some of its doors in September. (August 26, 2013, Page 1A)

City may hike water, sewer rates

Oxford’s Public Works Department will be seeking approval for a 5-percent raise on water and sewer service to help off-set costs for several upcoming large projects to improve and expand service. (August 2, 2013, Page 1A)

City moves forward with tennis court expansion

Aldermen approved the bid to begin construction on 12 new tennis courts at the city-owned tennis complex. (July 3, 2013, Page 1)

Youth Corps program in second year

The city of Oxford has hired nine youths as part of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Urban Youth Corps program. They will spend eight weeks working in various city departments while learning valuable work and life skills. (June 25, 2013, Page 1)

New parking lot takes shape

Construction continues on 100 new long-term parking spaces in Oxford’s car park behind Oxford-University Club. (June 24, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

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