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Friday, October 31, 2014

Watt Bishop

Get a grip on growth

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

Guiding Growth

As boom times  for development in Oxford return, city leaders are adopting and proposing several new regulations aimed at ensuring that this new building doesn’t diminish the quality of life residents now enjoy. (September 7, 2014, Page 1A)

Getting control of downtown growth

To help keep downtown Oxford from suffering too badly from growing pains, the Oxford Planning Commission threw its support behind several proposed amendment changes Monday. (August 12, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Sno Biz to move

The popular ice cream treat stand will be moving to a new home on North Lamar Boulevard after the Oxford Planning Commission approved amending the legal description of North Lamar Plaza. Read about this and other decisions by the planning commission in today’s EAGLE. (June 10, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Oxford prepares for the future

Planners discuss commercial, residential and university growth and its effects on Highway 6 and Oxford. (October 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

City to get 2 bowling alleys

When a fire destroyed Oxford’s only bowling alley in September 2010, the town was left with little options for family entertainment.
However, that’s all about to change with two separate development companies have plans for large family entertainment centers and both include bowling alleys. (September 10, 2013, Page 1)

Links to add more units

The Oxford Planning Commission gave the nod to The Links apartments for its expansion where there will be 198 additional units added to the development. Read about this and other business from the planning commission meeting held Monday at City Hall. (August 14, 2013, Page 2)

Grove Hill project approved

Construction is set to begin in late June on a new mixed-use development, Grove Hill, that will include 208 units, providing 737 bed spaces on 65 acres located off Molly Barr Road after developers received the nod Monday from the Oxford Planning Commission. (May 15, 2012, Page 1)

City to see surge in new complexes

Three more apartment complexes for students, over 170 new units, are planned for Oxford after obtaining site plan approval from the Oxford Planning Commission on Monday. (September 13, 2011, Page 1)

Father, son team up to create environmentally friendly house

Watt Bishop and his son Beau Gibb show off Bishop’s “green” home on 14th Street. From the front porch made from recycled plastic bags to the bamboo floors, the house was built to be comfortable and environmentally friendly. See today’s Oxford Living for a look inside the home. (April 22, 2011, Page 1B)

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