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Friday, May 29, 2015

Pam Swain

Thanks to all who made Double Decker special

We’ve put another Double Decker Arts Festival in the books, the 20th one, in fact. We pass along thank you’s to all involved with the annual festival from the people at Visit Oxford to the volunteers to the vendor and on to the patrons. We look forward to even bigger and better things in 2016. (April 27, 2015, Page 4)

Double Decker music, art revealed

A press conference was held this morning at The Powerhouse for the annual Double Decker Arts Festival where the music lineup and Double Decker poster, by artist Frank Estrada, were revealed. Trampled by Turtles will be be the headline act on Saturday night during the festival. (February 20, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)

No excuse: Mayor writes letter allowing fans to attend Ole Miss’ opening day

The 2015 Ole Miss baseball season begins Friday at 4 p.m., and the City of Oxford wants fans to have zero excuses to miss opening day.  In conjunction with the Oxford Chamber of Commerce and the Ole Miss athletics marketing department, Mayor Pat Patterson sent out a letter via social media encouraging business owners and their employees to begin their weekend early and to attend the baseball game. (February 11, 2015, Page 1B)

Spend ‘Black Friday’ shopping locally

Tomorrow is Black Friday and many of you may not have decided where and when to start the biggest shopping day of the year. Oxford EAGLE Publisher Tim Phillips suggests you start in the morning, at your leisure, and you spend your day shopping in Oxford. (November 27, 2014, Page 4)

Shop local

A new shopping card will give people a chance to enjoy Oxford retail store and restaurants this holiday season at 15 percent off.

 (November 25, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Leadership Lafayette program good for all involved

It’s time to apply for spots in the 2015 Leadership Lafayette program, and Our View encourages anyone who wants to learn more about the community, make valuable contacts and contribute to the community to give it a shot. (November 10, 2014, Page 4)

How green will we be?

Oxford residents can help decide how their town’s future will be by participating in a Sustainability Design Team Program set for Nov. 1-3. The three-day session will be conducted by the American Institute of Architects Center for Communities by Design and will include a town hall meeting along with several breakout sessions. (October 22, 2010, Page 1)

City looking into future needs

A preliminary visit from the Sustainable Design Assessment Team wrapped up Tuesday as part of a larger study of how to make Oxford a more sustainable community. A team selected by the American Institute of Architects will work with city leaders and a steering committee to identify strategies to control sprawl and encourage compact development. (July 21, 2010, Page 1)

Fourth of July parade, activities fill up long weekend

This year the annual Fourth of July parade was short on funds and participants. Facing money troubles since the University pulled funding had folks like Pam Swain marching along with floats asking bystanders for contributions. (July 5, 2010, Page 1)

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