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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Pat Patterson

Hotel developer makes proposal for conference center

The owner of several area hotels has presented Oxford officials with preliminary proposals to take over operations of the Oxford Conference Center. (December 19, 2013, Page 6A)

Residents support Conference Center

Dozens of people showed up at a public hearing Tuesday at City Hall to voice their support in keeping the Oxford Conference Center open. City officials, concerned with the revenue loss, have recently discussed options in regards to the center, including having a private company take over operations.

  (December 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

Conference Center’s future unclear

A public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the City Hall to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. Read about the center in today’s EAGLE.

  (December 16, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Mayor submits plan for paid parking

Mayor Pat Patterson asked the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission to look over his proposal for paid parking in the about 300 premium spaces around the Square where the city of Oxford would take over management of downtown parking.

  (December 9, 2013, Page 1A)

OCC’s future debated

The Oxford Board of Aldermen have set a public hearing for 3 p.m. Dec. 17 to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. (December 6, 2013, Page 1A)

Heavy traffic expected

As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

C Spire case ends abruptly

At a court hearing Wednesday afternoon, C Spire withdrew its petition for a protection order it filed Tuesday afternoon at the Lafayette County Chancery Court in an attempt to keep the city of Oxford from making a proposed franchise agreement available to the public and local media. (November 13, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Community celebrates Veterans Day

Maj. Harvey Rice, retired U.S. Air Force and currently the senior aerospace science instructor at Lafayette High School, was the guest speaker at Monday’s community Veterans Day celebration held at the National Guard Armory. (November 12, 2013, Page 1, 14)

Pedicabs may soon be seen in city

The Oxford Board of Aldermen heard the first reading of an ordinance change that would allow pedicabs to operate in Oxford during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)

Aldermen to lead Conference Center

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to take back control of the Oxford Conference Center which has previously been under the umbrella of the Oxford Tourism Council. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)

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