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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

John Morgan

City ponders old armory’s future

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are asking local architects to come up with designs as to what may go where the old National Guard Armory currently sits on the corner of Bramlett Boulevard and University Avenue. The city is waiting for environmental tests to come back before taking bids to demolish the old armory. (April 9, 2014, Page 1A)

Major road projects move forward

City, county agree to work together for connector streets. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

Sunday alcohol sales pass

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted 6-1 to approve Sunday alcohol sales at its regular meeting Tuesday. The ordinance change will go into effect in 30 days and alcohol will be able to be sold in bars and restaurants from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (February 18, 2014, Page 1, 10)

More Sunday alcohol sales ahead?

A public hearing on whether or not to allow Sunday alcohol sales will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. (February 3, 2014, Page 1, 5)

Residents support Conference Center

Dozens of people showed up at a public hearing Tuesday at City Hall to voice their support in keeping the Oxford Conference Center open. City officials, concerned with the revenue loss, have recently discussed options in regards to the center, including having a private company take over operations.

  (December 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

OCC’s future debated

The Oxford Board of Aldermen have set a public hearing for 3 p.m. Dec. 17 to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. (December 6, 2013, Page 1A)

Pedicabs may soon be seen in Oxford

Pedicabs can begin operating in Oxford on Dec. 9 after the Oxford Board of Aldermen fast-tracked their approval of change to the city’s taxicab ordinance allowing pedicabs in the city. (November 20, 2013, Page 1)

City looks again at parking woes

The Downtown Parking Advisory Commission spent time Wednesday going over ideas and options on how to manage downtown parking without costing the city almost a quarter million dollars. (June 27, 2013, Page 1)

Square parking policy gets costly

Less money than expected has been collected for overtime parking on the Square, causing the city of Oxford to have to amend its revenue budget by $245,000. (June 19, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Traffic calming policy OK’d; put in place

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a new city Traffic Calming Policy that will allow neighborhoods to request traffic calming measures on their roads and overturned a decision by the Oxford Planning Commission and approved the site plan for The Domain, to be built on County Road 300, off Old Taylor Road. (April 17, 2013, Page 6)

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