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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Highway 30

Writer may be honored with highway

Visit Oxford asks for support to rename Highway 30 after William Faulkner. (July 16, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Road projects to bring traffic relief

Several road projects are coming down the pipe for Lafayette County to help ease congestion around Oxford. (January 24, 2014, Page 1A)

Bonds OK’d for new road

The building of a new north-south road in the eastern part of Oxford got the green light from the city on Tuesday. (October 2, 2013, Page 1, 10)

New city road on the move

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several motions Tuesday night that gets the ball rolling for the construction of a frontage road that will connect Sisk Avenue with Highway 30 in preparation for growth in the Oxford Commons planned unit development. (September 18, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Oxford Commons area sees signs of progress

Construction projects around Oxford Commons are picking up steam  -  either just getting started or are almost complete, like the new Malco Family Entertainment Center which is expected to open some of its doors in September. (August 26, 2013, Page 1A)

Project may add 500 homes

A new residential development off Sisk Avenue in the area known as Oxford Commons may add 500-plus homes in Oxford and a new road. (December 4, 2012, Page 1)

Dog’s health issues persist after abuse

Ginger, a 14-month-old Lab found a new lease on life with a family in Vermont after being rescued by an Oxford man in February. However, months of neglect are still taking its toll on the lively pup. (September 4, 2012, Page 10)

Keep your eyes on the road

UM student learns the dangers of distraction. Read about Michelle Davidson’s recent life-altering event when she looked down at her GPS for a brief moment. (May 14, 2012, Page 1A, 10A)

Neighbor enters smoking house to bring woman to safety

Tonia Adams was driving home Wednesday when she saw smoke come out her neighbor’s home on CR 206, off Highway 30. Adams was able to help the woman, 89, safely out of the house that was destroyed by a fire that started on her stove. (January 27, 2012, Page 1A)

Bike lane work to begin this spring

Members of the Oxford Pathways Commission and the city of Oxford Planning Department are making it a priority to announce to residents living along the roads slated to get new bike paths this year when and where the construction will begin in their neighborhood. Construction on the 12 miles of new bike lanes could start in March. (January 24, 2012, Page 1)

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