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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pat Patterson

Quicker use of boots sounds good

Our view is that Mayor Pat Patterson is on target with a request to decrease the number of unpaid tickets a vehicle must receive before it’s booted in an attempt to collect parking fines. (December 10, 2014, Page 4A)

Need for parking garage questioned

Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson suggested Friday that the city needs to “slow things down” on its effort to construct a parking garage downtown. (December 7, 2014, Page 1A)

Sister cities

City leaders were recently pushed by a concerned citizen to revitalize Oxford’s relationship with its twin city, Aubigny-sur-Nére, France. 

 (December 1, 2014, Page 1)

City saves some cash

Careful planning has helped the city keep on top of its finances and save taxpayers money. (November 14, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

OCC earns more than $1M

Less than a year after the Oxford Board of Aldermen were considering closing or repurposing the Oxford Conference Center, director Hollis Green reported the center ended fiscal year 2014 with more than $1 million in revenue. (November 5, 2014, Page 1)

OSD, city leaders discuss land sale

Members of the Oxford School Board and Board of Aldermen met Monday to begin what is expected to be a long process of the school district’s attempt to rezone property they are wanting to sell to help fund capital projects. (November 4, 2014, Page 1, 12)

New hospital important in so many ways

The groundbreaking for the new Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi facility signals the start of one of the large economic developments in the area’s history. Publisher Tim Phillips looks at the cooperative effort of local leaders and Baptist Hospital officials, and all that has accomplished for the area. (November 2, 2014, Page 4A)

Ground broken for $300M hospital

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi broke ground on its new $300 million regional facility during an official ground-breaking ceremony held at the future site of the hospital Wednesday. (October 30, 2014, Page 1A, 10A)

Oxford plans for future needs

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently met to discuss possible capital projects including a new activity center, to gauge the city’s top priority as it plans for the future. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

Uber drivers under arrest?

City tells high-tech transit firm, Uber,  to get legal or get arrested. (October 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

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