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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bobby Jones

Letters to the Editor

David Smith writes to discuss the local litter problem, noting that citizens must change their attitude about litter and cleaning it up in order to properly deal with the issue. (August 6, 2014, Page 4)

County looks for illegal dumpers

The Board of Supervisors tabled a request Monday to allow county employees to clean up an illegal time, granting more time to find those responsible. (November 19, 2013, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

Oxford Chief of Police Joey East writes to thank all of the sponsors who helped the OPD put on its open house  earlier this month as well as the members of the community who turned out for the event. (October 25, 2013, Page 4A)

Trash battle never ends

County constantly picking up litter along roads. (September 26, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Hazardous waste collection successful

About 595 cars dropped off hazardous chemicals, tired and other debris that can’t just be tossed away with household trash Saturday at the Oxford Conference Center during the annual Household Hazardous Waster Collection Day. (April 23, 2012, Page 1A)

Signs pose problem for county

Stolen and vandalized signs can be an expensive and dangerous problem, according to Lafayette County officials. (October 26, 2011, Page 1A)

Storm debris mulch ready for use

Tons of mulch made from the downed trees and brush from the storms that wreaked havoc in Lafayette County on April 27 are ready for the public to come and take as much as they’d like for free at the Lafayette County Industrial Park. (August 23, 2011, Page 1)

Debris cleared yet?

Lafayette County residents who still have storm debris around their property have about two weeks to get it picked up and hauled away. (July 7, 2011, Page 1)

Community begins to rebuild

The storms on April 27 — one month ago today — destroyed 18 homes and damaged hundreds of other homes and businesses around the county. The neighborhoods of Pine Flat, Yocona and north Oxford are rebuilding as the community joins together to help form a new long-term recovery group. (May 27, 2011, Page 1A, 8A)

County to turn debris into mulch

Lafayette County has brought in two large grinders to help turn the tons of fallen trees, limbs and brush into tons of mulch. Homeowners can leave the debris at the curb in the storm-riddled areas and crews will pick it up and bring it to the Lafayette County Industrial Park where the grinders are located. (May 10, 2011, Page 1)

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