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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tim Akers

Buses carry more each month

OUT officials reported record ridership in September and reminds riders large coolers and tents are not allowed on buses. (October 9, 2014, Page 1)

City planner recognized at retirement party

City Planner Tim Akers was honored for his hard word, dedication and passion for Oxford during his retirement party Wednesday at City Hall. (April 17, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Meter bids stalled

The Oxford Downtown Parking Commission tabled a recommendation to accept the low bid for marking meters until they have more information. However, the bid goes before the aldermen during their meeting at 5 p.m. this evening. (March 18, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Oxford hires new city planner

The Oxford Board of Aldermen hired a North Carolina planner to head up the city’s planning department. Andrea Correll will start her new job on April 1. (March 12, 2014, Page 2)

Rezoning request denied for student project

Aldermen uphold planning commission’s denial of student duplex developement; send new shopping center plans back to planning commission. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City aims to protect large trees

If passed by the Oxford Board of Aldermen, changes to the city’s tree ordinance will soon include incentives for builders to retain as many large, older trees on the property. (February 26, 2014, Page 1, 2)

OUT board OKs $2.5 million budget

The Oxford Transit Commission voted to recommend that Board of Aldermen approve the 2014-15 $2.5 million budget. OUT has to approve its budget early in the calendar year so it can be put into a grant application package for federal grants that pay 80 percent of the budget. (February 13, 2014, Page 1, 14)

No x-rated biz here

Neighbors object to adult business district near homes at Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. (December 18, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Transit system’s new home opens

The Oxford University Transit system celebrated the opening of its new bus facility, the Richard C. Howorth Oxford University Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility on McElroy Drive Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new shop. (December 6, 2013, Page 1A)

OUT sets new ridership record

The Oxford University Transit system had another record breaking month in ridership during October. To help meet growing demands, OUT is hoping to purchase six new buses. (November 14, 2013, Page 1)

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