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Friday, August 29, 2014

Carter Myers

AnComm sold to West Coast company

AnComm, an Oxford-based tech company, has been acquired by SchoolMessenger. Local founder Carter Myers will remain in Oxford and serve as vice president of Anonymous Communication Solutions. (January 24, 2012, Page 1)

Leaving the nest

Four young companies hatched out of the business incubator on Wednesday during a graduation ceremony to celebrate the first to move beyond the Oxford Enterprise Center and expanding into their own full fledged locations. (May 12, 2011, Page 1)

CVS Pharmacy gets planning commission nod

The Oxford Planning Commission approved, by a 5-1 vote Thursday, site plans for a new CVS Pharmacy to be built on Jackson Avenue West where Rainbow Cleaners is currently located. (January 14, 2011, Page 1A)

AnComm expands services

The AnComm Talk-About-It program, aweb-and text-based program to allow students to anonymously talk about issues, has continued to grow in popularity among middle and high schools throughout the country. Now, thanks to a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Health, the program is available to anyone in the state, although the hope is that it gives teens an opportunity to reach out to a trained counselor. (May 6, 2010, Page 5)

New animal shelter on the way

The city has approved a design builder, Heritage Development, for the new Oxford Animal Shelter. The preliminary design has been drafted, and final design plans will be created within 30 days. Groundbreaking should occur by May 1. (March 18, 2010, Page 1)

Square too flashy?

The Oxford Planning Commission approved Monday a change in the city’s sign regulations that could soon lead to fewer neon signs and banners on the Square, if the change is approved by the Oxford Board of Aldermen.

 (March 10, 2010, Page 1)

Fundraising push for new animal shelter

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society is $50,000 shy of its total fundraising goal to begin construction on a new animal shelter on McElroy Drive. The city and county have pledged 50 percent of the $600,000 that the building will cost. (January 7, 2010, Page 1)

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