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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Highway 7

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)

Ramps at Sisk Avenue to get revamped

A project to enhance bicycle and pedestrian safety through the interchanges at Highway 7 and Sisk Avenue has been set in motion by the Oxford Board of Aldermen. (February 8, 2013, Page 2A)

MDOT moves forward with highway projects

MDOT has hired Neel-Schaffer Engineering firm to design the Old Taylor Road roundabouts and is almost complete with its paving and striping project on Highway 7 North. (December 20, 2012, Page 2)

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