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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Max Hipp

Kiplinger’s knows what it’s talking about

The August issue of Kiplinger’s magazine features the top 10 smartest places to retire and Oxford tops the list. Editor Don Whitten writes about the selection and how the community has changed over the years to earn such an honor. (June 30, 2014, Page 4)

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)

Max Hipp to retire from chamber, EDF

After 24 years of serving as president and CEO of the Economic Development Foundation and Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, Max Hipp has announced his intent to resign at the end of the year. (October 4, 2013, Page 2A)

Chamber celebrates year of growth

Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce noted growth at this year’s annual banquet at the Oxford Conference Center Thursday. Chamber membership grew by 20 businesses, Chamber website received a large increase in page views, and new head of chamber board of directors Jordan Bankhead started her term. Ole Miss Athletic Director Ross Bjork spoke. (June 7, 2013, Page 1A)

Lafayette fastest growing county in state

Based on recent population trends, Lafayette County is now the fastest growing county in the state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. New numbers also reveal that the city of Oxford has reached a “milestone” in its population. (May 24, 2013, Page 1A)

Tractor dealer to build in Lafayette County

The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved the commercial site plan for Oxford Kubota on Highway 30. (September 25, 2012, Page 3)

More call Oxford home

Two recent reports highlight how attractive the Oxford community is to people and businesses. The U.S. Census Bureau finds that Oxford is one of the fastest growing cities and OPEN Forum names Oxford as one of the top 10 small towns for business. (July 3, 2012, Page 1)

Twister transforms SWM

Fourteen months after a tornado destroyed the SWM plant in the Lafayette County Industrial Park, Blauer Manufacturing Co. invested in rebuilding the facility. A grand opening was held Thursday for the new SWM plant, which is much bigger, employs more people and houses more operations. (June 15, 2012)

VOX PRESS returns to the Powerhouse

OXFORD TOWN – VOX PRESS presents “Noises from the Nerve Center Collective,” an evening of experimental music and literature, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center on University Avenue in Oxford. The event is part of a documetary project and is free and open to the public. Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has more information on VOX PRESS and its upcoming event at the Powerhouse next Tuesday. (November 23, 2011, Page 5)

Keep your hands off my property

Voters will determine Tuesday if the government can take land through the eminent domain process to use for economic development purposes. Read reactions to Initiative 31 that will appear on Tuesday’s election ballot in today’s EAGLE. (November 2, 2011, Page 1)

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