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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Jon Maynard

Some chain stores open on Thankgiving

While most chain stores will be open on Thanksgiving, locally owned businesses take the day off.

 (November 26, 2014, Page 1A)

Sunday Focus – Rooms for rent

Hotel developers are betting that Oxford’s ability to attract visitors to the community is only going to grow stronger in the coming years. That helps to explain why hundreds of new hotel rooms will be made available in the next few months. (November 2, 2014, Page 1A)

New hospital important in so many ways

The groundbreaking for the new Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi facility signals the start of one of the large economic developments in the area’s history. Publisher Tim Phillips looks at the cooperative effort of local leaders and Baptist Hospital officials, and all that has accomplished for the area. (November 2, 2014, Page 4A)

Only in Oxford – the University of Mississippi

The EAGLE debuts a new Sunday feature, “Only in Oxford,” as part of the debut of its Sunday edition. This weekly feature will take a look at the people, places and things that can only be found in Oxford. This feature begins with the main entity in Oxford that can be found no where else on Earth — the University of Mississippi. (September 7, 2014, Page 1A)

Sales tax jump by 5.5 percent

Sales tax collection jump by 5.5 percent in Oxford showing strong economic growth for the area in the last 12 months. (August 7, 2014, Page 1)

AdvoCare, chamber offers entrepreneur challenge

Entrepreneurs can submit business proposals and take a chance at winning $10K with the Advocare Entrepreneur Challenge. (July 21, 2014, Page 3)

New retail center set for W. Jackson

Ground has been broken on the old Cannon Motors site on West Jackson Avenue to make way for the new Highland Court retail development that will include the UM Team Store and an Ole Miss satellite ticket office. (July 10, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Conference center gains support

Chamber asks businesses to back effort to keep Oxford Conference Center open. (February 28, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Chamber gets new leader

After 10 months as vice president, Jon Maynar will begin his new job as president and CEO of the Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Foundation on Jan. 1. (October 25, 2013, Page 1A, 8A)

Maynard welcomes as new EDF vp

Jon Maynard has begun recently as the new Economic Development Foundation’s vice president, replacing Christy Knapp who retired recently. (January 14, 2013, Page 5)

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