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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Robyn Tannehill

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)

Meet the newest school board member

After reviewing resumes and interviewing multiple candidates, the Oxford Board of Aldermen selected Gray Edmondson to serve as a member of the Oxford School Board starting this month. (March 2, 2015, Page 1)

City approves zoning requests

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)

Letters to the Editor

Bill Lawhead writes to say that traffic concerns are just one issue that will have to be dealt with if an area the Oxford School District is looking to have rezoned and sold is used for an apartment complex, while Mary Allyn Hedges writes to thank those whose local support has helped the annual Double Decker Arts Festival grow steadily during its two decades of existence. (November 24, 2014, Page 4)

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)

Get a grip on growth

City leaders discuss ways to guide development. (October 10, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Uber asks city to cut regs

Representatives from Uber, a technology-based transportation company, spoke before the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday to explain why they believe their drivers should not be considered vehicles for hire.

 (October 8, 2014, Page 1A)

Tax hike talks continue

The Oxford Board of Aldermen continue to discuss ways to raise money to meet Oxford’s infrastructure needs and the future of the Oxford City Market. (July 17, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Ready for a tax hike

The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering a 1.5 millage tax hike to help pay for roads and infrastructure as Oxford continues to grow. A 1.5 mill raise would mean $30 a year on a $200,000 home. (July 15, 2014, Page 1, 3)

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