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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Mary-Kathryn Herrington

Double Decker budget OK’d

The Oxford Tourim Council recently approved the $215K budget for the upcoming 2014 Double Decker Arts Festival. (November 25, 2013, Page 1A)

Visit Oxford plans for future

With a new name, a new visitor’s center and a new website, Oxford tourism leaders with Visit Oxford have devised new goals for the upcoming fiscal year that focus on marketing Oxford on off-peak weekends. (September 20, 2013, Page 1A, 8A)

New visitor center to open in June

The Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau will soon have a new home and a new name and image. (May 23, 2013, Page 1, 5)

Double Decker fest sales up

Despite nasty weather predictions and controversy, food and art sales at this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival showed an increase. (May 16, 2013, Page 1)

Festival marks another successful year

Mother Nature spared the Double Decker Arts Festival from the predicted storms that threatened to put a screeching halt to the popular event this year. Crowds enjoyed art, music and local food under mostly sunny skies Saturday. (April 29, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)

New group aims to improve tourism

A new alliance has been formed between local business owners and city, tourism and University of Mississippi officials with hopes to promote longer and more visits to Oxford and increasing tourism. (March 14, 2013, Page 1, 10)

Double Decker lineup announced

The Friday night music show will be free this year with no ticketed event planned. It will be swan-song performance for Blue Mountain who recently announced they would be splitting up. Saturday will be headlined by southern rock band, Drive-By Truckers. All music will be on one stage this year on North Lamar Boulevard. (more…) (February 27, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Penciling in the Double Decker lineup

Lineups, lineups, lineups – they are all around at this time of the year. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at one more lineup that’s to be announced soon – the musical lineup for this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival. (February 22, 2013, Page 4A)

Changes made to Double Decker

This year’s Double Decker Arts Festival will have some new events, lots of old favorites and a few changes, including new art programs and no paid music concert on Friday, however plans are to still have a two-day event. (January 17, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Tourism shares goals for 2013

One of the goals for the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for 2013 will be to marker Oxford tourism independently from the Oxford Conference Center under the brand, “Visit Oxford.” (October 22, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

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