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Monday, December 22, 2014

Hollis Green

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)

City takes steps to reduce deer

More homeowners are needed to join harvesting effort to help reduce the over-population of deer inside the city limits. (October 23, 2012, Page 1,2)

Tourism, Conference Center separate budgets

In an attempt to further separate from each other, Oxford’s tourism office and the convention center have tweaked their budgets to show more detail in individual spending. (July 24, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Squirrels have expensive tastes

The first estimate on repairs of the damage caused by squirrels at the LQC Lamar Home Museum is close to $10K. (July 23, 2012, Page 1)

Tourism funds continue to climb

Oxford tourism-related taxes continue to reach record levels with April’s hotel and food and beverage tax hitting another all-time high, according to figures presented at Wednesday’s Oxford Tourism Council meeting. (July 19, 2012, Page 1)

Lamar House receives unwanted visitors

Squirrels have apparently been snacking on the wood that frames the L.Q.C. Lamar House Museum. Officials are looking at ways to control the furry creatures and protect the historic home. (June 22, 2012, Page 1A, 3A)

Conference Center wants facelift

An interior designer recommended $400K worth of changes and upgrades for the Oxford Conference Center Thursday to the Oxford Tourism Council. Designer Courtney Jones said the changes do not have to be made all at once and the first change she recommended is getting new chairs for the center. (March 23, 2012, Page 1A)

OCVB incomes increase

After struggling financially for the past couple of years, the Oxford Conference Center is ending 2011 with a 32 percent increase in revenue, according to director Hollis Green. (December 7, 2011, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

Jim McCauley, chairman of the Oxford Tourism Council, writes to thank all of those involved with the planning and preparation that helped make the 2011 Double Decker Arts Festival a huge success. (May 4, 2011, Page 4)

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