The popular ice cream treat stand will be moving to a new home on North Lamar Boulevard after the Oxford Planning Commission approved amending the legal description of North Lamar Plaza. Read about this and other decisions by the planning commission in today’s EAGLE. (June 10, 2014, Page 1, 12)
The site plan for the Chancellor’s House hotel on the corner of South Lamar and University Avenue was approved by the Oxford Planning Commission Monday. Also approved was the site plan for The Blake, a new assisted living facility proposed for Oxford Commons development.
Over some chicken salad, pimento cheese sandwiches and homemade soup made by Mayor Pat Patterson himself, the mayor and Ward 1 Alderman Ney Williams sat and broke bread with a handful of Williams’ constituents Thursday while they talked about issues facing Oxford and their neighborhood. (January 6, 2012, Page 1A)
Six months after severe thunderstorms that produced a tornado and damaging straight-line winds wreaked havoc on Lafayette County, some families are still rebuilding. According to FEMA, more than $171,000 was given to local individuals through grants and low-income loans. The storms cost Lafayette County $1.4 million, according to officials. (October 31, 2011, Page 1A)
LOCAL NEWS — Oxford officials approved a special exception to Sunday sales for Valentine’s Day this year after a request from local restaurant owner John Currence. The exception must now be approved by the Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control at the state Tax Commission. (January 6, 2010, Page 1)