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Thursday, November 27, 2014

E.O. Oliver

Mayor Pat Patterson re-elected

Incumbent Mayor Pat Patterson won Tuesday’s election with 2,122 votes. His opponent Todd Wade took 1,220 votes. In the Ward 1 and 2 races, both incumbents lost their reelection bids. In Ward 1, Jay Hughes won with 485 votes over incumbent Ney William’s 450 votes. In Ward 2, Robyn Tannehill received 664 votes compared to incumbent E.O. Oliver’s 216 votes. (June 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

Voters to elect mayor Tuesday

When running for an office on any level, the end goal of the candidates is to win. Some campaign hard, using all forms of social media and spending high dollars on advertising while others may spend day after day knocking on doors or holding neighborhood meetings. Read about some campaign tacts in the Oxford mayoral race and aldermen’s races and how some candidates have spent their final days before the election. (June 3, 2013, Page 1, 5)

Final days of election

Read profiles for the candidates and general information on Oxford’s upcoming election for mayor and Wards 1 and 2 aldermen. (May 31, 2013, Page 1A, 5A, 8A)

Big money spent in race

Last campaign reports before election were filed Tuesday by mayoral and aldermen candidates. (May 29, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Final three aldermen file for re-election

All seven aldermen and Mayor Pat Patterson have qualified to run in this summer’s election for another four-year term. (January 25, 2013, Page 2A)

Letters to the Editor

Eric and Melanie Dahl write to thank the sponsors, volunteers, participants and others who helped make the recent 2012 Brian Dahl Birthday Ride a great success. (December 12, 2012, Page 4A)

More delays to S. Lamar work

Road crews are scrambling to finish the 11 miles of bike paths before cold weather forces asphalt plants to close. Read about the Pathways Phase 2 bike lane project and it’s progress in today’s EAGLE. (October 4, 2012, Page 1, 5)

No pay increase for Oxford aldermen

Board of Aldermen vote to keep salary at current level for mayor and aldermen. (July 16, 2012, Page 1)

City approves church building demolition

The Oxford Board of Aldermen gave representatives of First Baptist Church permission to tear down a dilapidated home on operty the church purchased in 2010. Their actions overturn an earlier decision by the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission to require the church to preserve the structure. (February 8, 2012, Page 1)

Request for brown bag permit hits snag

A request from the owner of Petra Cafe was tabled for 60 days after the recommendation from the Oxford Police Department to the Oxford Board of Aldermen was to not allow a brown bag permit for the business. (September 7, 2011, Page 2)

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