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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Bart Robinson

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)

Old Taylor Road project moves forward

The construction of roundabouts on Old Taylor Road took a step in a forward direction Tuesday night when the Board of Aldermen approved allowing the Mississippi Department of Transportation to “borrow” some of the city’s land.

Highway 6 / Old Taylor Road Roundabout Simulation (June 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

Three-hour parking now in effect

Shoppers will now have an extra hour to park in premium parking spots around the Square as the city’s new three-hour parking limit went into effect Monday. (June 4, 2013, Page 1)

Avent Park project nears completion

Water drainage project at Avent Park is almost complete. (May 17, 2013, Page 3A)

New marker unveiled at City Hall

A new historical marker was unveiled Thursday in front of City Hall the briefly hits on some Oxford’s history. (April 26, 2013, Page 1A)

Weather stalls Avent park drainage project

A storm water drainage structure will be installed at Avent Park to help alleviate flooding and runoff once the weather improves, according to city officials. (March 5, 2013, Page 1, 2)

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