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Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Budget review process begins

The Oxford Board of Aldermen began the budget review process Monday meeting with several department heads to go over their proposed budgets, including the Oxford Conference Center which reported such a large increase in revenue it needs less city funds this year to cover its expenses. (July 8, 2014, Page 1)

Conference Center to continue

A committee formed to review the financial feasibility of the Oxford Conference Center determined the facility was a valuable asset to the community and should remain under city management. (April 29, 2014, Page 1, 8)

S.C. firm has interest in OCC

A South Carolina company has expressed interest in taking over operations of the Oxford Conference Center. (April 4, 2014, Page 1A, 8A)

OCC future still unclear

The Board of Aldermen is expected to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center, again, during their Feb. 4th meeting. (January 23, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City eyes new OCC head

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to accept proposals from management companies to take over operations of the Oxford Conference Center, however no decision on the center’s future has been decided. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the board voted to approve an Adult Entertainment Overlay District, restricting such businesses to two areas inside the city limits, prohibiting alcohol sales and other restrictions. (January 8, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Conference Center’s future unclear

A public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the City Hall to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. Read about the center in today’s EAGLE.

  (December 16, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Aldermen to lead Conference Center

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to take back control of the Oxford Conference Center which has previously been under the umbrella of the Oxford Tourism Council. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)

New group to direct historic homes

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved forming the new Historic Properties Commission — a seven-member board that will oversee the L.Q.C. Lamar House Museum and Cedar Oaks Mansion, during last night’s regular board meeting. Read about it and other business at the Board of Aldermen meeting. (August 7, 2013, Page 1)

Future of two historic houses unclear

Oxford’s two historical homes, the L.Q.C. Lamar House and the Cedar Oaks mansion are under the umbrella of the Oxford Convention & Visitors Bureau, however a recent tourism survey suggests that may not be the best place for them. (May 20, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)

Letters to the Editor

Matt Moore writes to recognize the students and teachers in the Oxford School District who fared well at the recent Future Scientist Program, while Lynn Potts writes to say what a blessing the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic is to local residents. (May 1, 2013, Page 4)

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