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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Herron Rowland

Smith made key contributions off the court

Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at the life of legendary North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith and points out that some of his best work was actually done off the court as he worked with his players and community to deal with ending segregation. (February 15, 2015, Page 4A)

Tree compromise OK’d for parking lot

The Oxford Planning Commission reconsidered and approved a variance Monday to the owners of Oxford East Shopping Center that will allow them to plant fewer trees in the parking lot than required in the city’s landscaping ordinance and granted a parking lot variance  to Rainbow Cleaners, allowing them to have fewer parking spaces at its new spot than required in the city ordinance since most of the traffic is short term and the drive-through window reduces the need for parking. (December 14, 2010, Page 1)

Crisp collars, pressed seams – and memories laundered to last

Leon Tatum looks back on years and years of pressing clothes for local residents, University faculty and staff and thousands and thousands of students in this week’s A Conversation With.” Tatum and family members started Rainbow Cleaners downtown and eventually moved it to its current location on West Jackson, (September 16, 2010, Page 4)

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