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Monday, December 22, 2014

Bart Robinson

Road projects to bring traffic relief

Several road projects are coming down the pipe for Lafayette County to help ease congestion around Oxford. (January 24, 2014, Page 1A)

Highway 7 ramp to be widened

The Highway 7 north ramp coming onto University Avenue will soon be widened to allow cars making a right-hand turn more room to do so. (January 23, 2014, Page 1)

Traffic plan for new school seems to ease congestion

A new traffic plan for Sisk Avenue near the new high school and Della Davidson Elementary has been given a thumbs-up by city engineers as traffic ran the smoothest this morning than it has since the new school opened two weeks ago. (January 15, 2014, Page 3)

PSC to hear cases Tuesday in Oxford

The Public Service Commission will hear four cases involving water and sewer services at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lafayette County Chancery Building involving a request to leave Delta Rain water and be serviced by Oxford for a developers in Wellsgate and two cases for Lakes of Oxford utility to operate a sewage disposal system. (December 16, 2013, Page 5)

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)

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