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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Old Sardis Road

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)

Golf carts belong on the golf course

Editor Don Whitten takes a look into legal and illegal use of golf carts as modes of transportation in light of Wednesday’s tragic accident involving one in Wellsgate. (May 3, 2013, Page 4A)

Mayor blasts bike lane project

Mayor Pat Patterson took the opportunity during the mayor’s report section of Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting to express his disappointment with the bike lane construction going on around Oxford. (December 5, 2012, Page 1)

Old Sardis Road to be renamed for fallen cyclist

A ceremony to re-name Old Sardis Road the Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. (October 16, 2012, Page 3)

Is S. Lamar bike lane project almost complete?

Officials with D. Carroll Construction said Monday the bike lanes on South Lamar Boulevard could be complete in two weeks if weather permits. (September 18, 2012, Page 1)

Cyclist hopes conviction teaches valuable lesson

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to simple assault for harassing cyclists on Old Sardis Road in April. (August 16, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

College Hill reopening hits snag

Centerpoint workers are at College Hill Road this afternoon completing repairs on a broken gas line that stalled the reopening of the road Friday. (July 31, 2012, Page 1)

Cyclist Death still affects many

Six months after Kevser Ermin’s tragic death, many are still struggling with unanswered questions while her family tries to celebrate her life. (April 20, 2012, Page 1A)

Bicyclists, motorists must learn to share the road

Several months after new laws were passed to promote cyclist safety, some bikers still do not feel safe on many of the area’s roadways. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

Highway name change would honor fallen biker

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and local House Rep. Tommy Reynolds are asking the State Legislature to allow a 4.5 mile portion of Old Sardis Road to be renamed the Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway, named after Ermin who was killed last month while riding her bike along that road. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)

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