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Monday, July 28, 2014

Larry Sparks

Ole Miss sets enrollment record

Enrollment is up across the state at four-year institutions but mostly because of Ole Miss. (September 18, 2012, Page 1)

State colleges get mixed grades on report card

Mississippi’s public institutions received mixed grades on their report card from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week. (July 10, 2012, Page 1)

Square moves closer to paid parking

The Downtown Parking Commission is moving forward with implementing paid parking around the Square that’s proposed to cost $1 each hour. (April 25, 2012, Page 1)

Bike paths good for economy

Since creating 7 miles of bike and walking paths around Oxford, local real estate developers have responded to investments in transportation alternatives by locating new housing developments along the existing paths. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

Ole Miss buys Whirlpool

The University of Mississippi obtained approval from the state college board to purchase the Whirlpool property for $3.4 million and to move forward with a new housing hall and welcome center. (November 19, 2010, Page 1A)

UM to buy Campus Walk

Campus Walk apartments may become student housing this fall for the University of Mississippi campus, as a two-stage purchase proposal is pending before the College Board. The state College Board is expected to approve the deal at its meeting this week in Jackson. The University of Mississippi Foundation will buy and lease the property to UM until March 2012. (January 20, 2010, Page 1)

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