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Monday, November 24, 2014

Highway 7

Road construction continues

Several roads are being constructed, or have plans to be, around Oxford to help ease traffic woes. (August 29, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

New roads — paths to the future

When new roads are usually built, Editor Don Whitten writes, we see little of the work until the project is finished. That’s not the case for a new road that will provide another entrance and exit from the Oxford Commons area. Whitten writes about other road changes locally and how they are all the key to the future. (May 14, 2014, Page 4)

Land rezoning for shopping center

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted for two ordinance changes during its regular meeting Tuesday with one allowing for the rezoning of property off Highway 7 for a new shopping center and the other granting all citizens the right to apply for an appeal of a decision of the city’s historic preservation commissions. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)

Sisk-Hwy. 7 ramps to be made safer

The ramps at on Highway 7 at Sisk Avenue will be reconfigured to make them wider and safer. (March 18, 2014, Page 1)

Highway 7 ramp to be widened

The Highway 7 north ramp coming onto University Avenue will soon be widened to allow cars making a right-hand turn more room to do so. (January 23, 2014, Page 1)

Driver charged in double fatal wreck

The driver of the vehicle that wrecked on Nov. 9 on Highway 7 near University Avenue, killing two University of Mississippi students, has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI. (more…) (January 17, 2014, Page 1)

Traffic plan for new school seems to ease congestion

A new traffic plan for Sisk Avenue near the new high school and Della Davidson Elementary has been given a thumbs-up by city engineers as traffic ran the smoothest this morning than it has since the new school opened two weeks ago. (January 15, 2014, Page 3)

Man counts blessings after wreck

Friends refused to stop searching after Michael “Big Mike” Brown went missing Dec. 9. After spending almost 24 hours in his truck, hurt and cold, Brown is gaining steps in his recovery at The Med. (December 24, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Two UM students killed in wreck

Two University of Mississippi students are recovering after a wreck that claimed the lives of two of their friends and fellow Ole Miss students early Saturday morning. Killed were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, both of Missouri. (November 11, 2013, Page 1A)

New frontage road less intrusive

New design of frontage road off Highway 7 allows Communicare to keep parking lot. (October 9, 2013, Page 1)

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