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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Jonathan Mattox

Demo request denied — again

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission denied, for the second time, a request from a landowner to demolish a noncontributing home in the historic preservation district on S. 16th Street. (February 13, 2013, Page 2)

Preservation board denies home demolition

The Oxford Historic Preservation Board denied a request 5 to 3 to demolish a 1940s home on S. 16th Street to allow for better access to the two acres located behind the home. (January 9, 2013, Page 1)

Volunteers spend a Saturday sorting, bagging toys

Volunteers from all over the community joined the Oxford-Ole Miss Rotary Club Saturday to help sort and bag 1,600 toys for children as part of its annual Christmas Store project. (December 14, 2012, Page 1B,3B)

Historic Preservation Commission approves demolition of home

In a 4-2 vote, the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission approved the demolition of a home owned by Murray Avent on North 14th Street. The commission also approved the plans for the new home that will be built in its place. (July 11, 2012, Page 2)

Christmas Store asks for community’s help

Organizers of this year’s Christmas Store, the nonprofit operation that gives toys to children from low-income homes, are asking for the community’s support, both finanicaly and through volunteerism. (November 7, 2011, Page 3A)

Christmas Store ensures Santa pays a visit

Around 537 children will have a nice surprise from Santa this year after the ICM and Rotary Club of Oxford-Ole Miss will team up for the annual Christmas Store on Dec. 11 to allow families in need to receive gifts and books for their children. (December 3, 2010, Page 12a)

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