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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

John Morgan

Conference Center to stay

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved keeping the Oxford Conference Center under city management, buying a new double decker bus and other measures during their regular meeting Tuesday. (May 7, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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)

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)

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