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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Downtown Oxford

Thank those who pick up after us

We thank those hard-working men who spend the wee hours of Sunday morning transforming our downtown area from a messy Saturday night into a peaceful and clean Sunday morning, and we urge everyone to do their part to help out. (December 2, 2014, Page 4)

Parking meters: Good deeds or good luck?

Good Samaritan or city revenue producer. Editor Don Whitten is trying to decide if he should continue to help out downtown parkers whose meters are about to expire or just let them alone and boost the city coffers from the tickets and fines that would follow. (October 29, 2014, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

John Juergens writes about the local parking situation, particularly the inconsistency in writing tickets for parking on yellow curbs, and urges for officials to decide what laws to enforce and then enforce them after informing the public of their intentions. (September 17, 2014, Page 4)

Gameday parking could get to be a mess

Parking passes for Ole Miss home football games will likely be as coveted as tickets and motel rooms with the change in parking policy. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the possibilities, including how the spillover will affect Oxford. (June 12, 2013, Page 4A)

Three-hour parking now in effect

Shoppers will now have an extra hour to park in premium parking spots around the Square as the city’s new three-hour parking limit went into effect Monday. (June 4, 2013, Page 1)

Double Decker gets ‘chamber’ weekend

The threat of bad weather was present throughout the weekend, but never had any negative effects on the 18th annual Double Decker Arts Festival in Oxford. Editor Don Whitten passes on some of the feedback he’s heard about the popular event. (April 29, 2013, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Anne Steel writes to give an update on an earlier informal study of the number of discarded cans and bottles she picked up near the Square – and things are any better, while Ken McGraw writes to tout Travis Childers as the choice for those who want an “independent” candidate. (October 15, 2010, Page 4A)

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