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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Larry Britt

County moves forward with new roads

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved hiring an appraiser for the Sisk Avenue and West Oxford Loop extension Monday night and voted to abandon a previously private road they accepted for maintenance a few years ago and turn it back over to the landowners. (March 17, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Planners discuss possible regulations

The Lafayette County Planning Commission spent its Monday meeting discussing possible new changes to the county’s subdivision regulations, which includes some restrictions for future mobile home parks. (January 27, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Road work begins on CR 406

Work started Monday on the new CountyRoad 406 that will help control school traffic in Lafayette County.​

 (December 16, 2014, Page 1)

Sunday Focus – County adopts building codes

Last week, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved implementing an amended version of the 2012 International Building Code, similar to what the city of Oxford approved earlier this year. The new regulations are expected to ensure quality construction and improve property values. (December 7, 2014, Page 1A)

Supervisors hash out building codes

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday about the future use of building codes in the county.

 (November 18, 2014, Page 1)

City attempts to fix Grand Oaks zoning error

The city is trying to correct its mistake for leaving a large part of Grand Oaks unzoned; however, arguments between the developer and some neighbors are delaying the process. (November 12, 2014, Page 1)

Oxford Commons’ road needs traffic light

A recent traffic study showed a signal will be needed where a new road connecting Sisk Avenue to Highway 30 will eventually be built, near Oxford Commons. (December 3, 2013, Page 1)

County redistricting postponed until 2012

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the two new redistricting plans and voted to postpone a decision until the new board takes office in January 2012. (September 16, 2011, Page 1A)

No planning review for churches?

The building of new churches and renovations to existing churches in the county will not be reviewed by the Lafayette County Planning Commission, according to proposed changes to the county’s subdivision regulations. (September 8, 2011, Page 1)

Baptist buyout nears completion

The sale of the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississppi’s current location back to Baptist is progressing along, according to County Attorney David O’Donnell, who provided and update to the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors Tuesday during a meeting. (July 13, 2011, Page 2)

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