Oxford Tourism Council to get community and university event planners at same table for better coordination of events.
Jon Maynard has begun recently as the new Economic Development Foundation’s vice president, replacing Christy Knapp who retired recently. (January 14, 2013, Page 5)
Christy Knapp with the Economic Development Council is set to retire at the end of the year after developing a retiree program for Oxford and much more. (December 10, 2012, Page 1A, 7A)
The Oxford Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation helps bring jobs to the area by marketing Oxford to big businesses and industries as well as support and help existing businesses stay successful. (October 3, 2011, Page 1A)
As part of the Vision 2020 series, The EAGLE looks at the economic impact and civic enrichment committees recommendations and which have come to fruition and which are still in the process of being developed. (December 20, 2010, Page 1)
A lot of work was done behind the scenes over the last few months on “Project Duke,” which helped bring Olin Corp.’s Winchester Centerfire Operations and 1,000 jobs to Oxford and Lafayette County. Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at some of the players in the relocation and expansion project who helped make it happen. (November 10, 2010, Page 4)
After a two-year delay caused by the international economic slowdown, Toyota Motor Corp. announced today it’s now planning to open its $1.3 billion Blue Springs assembly plant in the fall of 2011. (June 17, 2010, Page 1)