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Thursday, October 23, 2014

John Bradley

Get a grip on growth

City leaders discuss ways to guide development. (October 10, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Sno Biz to move

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)

Planners deny hospital’s sound plan

The Oxford Planning Commission ruled Monday that a wood fence is not sufficient enough to protect the citizens living in Bickerstaff Condominiums from the noise produced by the construction of the new Baptist hospital and Belk Boulevard extended. (April 15, 2014, Page 1)

Hotel builders get height variance

Developers for Hotel Oxford, which is planned to replace the former Downtown Inn that is currently under demolition, got a 7-foot height variance approved at Monday’s Planning Commission meeting. (December 10, 2013, Page 1)

City to keep close eye on adult biz

Oxford Planning Commission OKs ordinance regulating sexually orientated businesses, including where they can open and restricting alcohol sales.

  (November 15, 2013, Page 1A)

Oxford prepares for the future

Planners discuss commercial, residential and university growth and its effects on Highway 6 and Oxford. (October 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

New hospital moves forward

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi is moving forward with the construction of its new regional $300 million facility and has completed two of five conditions put on its site plan by the Oxford Planning Commission, which included the final design of the connection at Belk Boulevard and Old Taylor Road. (October 15, 2013, Page 1, 2)

City to get 2 bowling alleys

When a fire destroyed Oxford’s only bowling alley in September 2010, the town was left with little options for family entertainment.
However, that’s all about to change with two separate development companies have plans for large family entertainment centers and both include bowling alleys. (September 10, 2013, Page 1)

Links to add more units

The Oxford Planning Commission gave the nod to The Links apartments for its expansion where there will be 198 additional units added to the development. Read about this and other business from the planning commission meeting held Monday at City Hall. (August 14, 2013, Page 2)

Plans looking up for 607 South

Despite passionate pleas from two neighbors, the Oxford Planning Commission gave the nod to a mixed-use project off S. 16th Street that would include business and residential units called 607 South. Read about this and other business from the planning commission in today’s EAGLE. (July 9, 2013, Page 1, 3)

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