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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Sisk Avenue

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set next week

The Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority, along with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the city of Oxford, will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 in the parking lot of the National Guard Armory, next to the Oxford Conference Center off Sisk Avenue.
The collection day is a time when everyone can safely dispose of items like pain, motor oil, batteries, old computers, household and lawn chemicals and their containers, tires, florescent bulbs, and pesticides. (April 13, 2012, Page 3A)

Bike lanes, sidewalk work begins Monday

Construction is set to begin Monday on bike paths and sidewalks on Sisk Avenue and South Lamar Boulevard. (March 9, 2012, Page 1A)

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