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Friday, May 29, 2015

Thacker Mountain Trails

Aldermen nix Old Taylor rezoning request

The Oxford Board of Aldermen denied a request to rezone 30 acres for a student housing development by failing to make a motion to approve it.

 (March 18, 2015, Page 1, 3)

City planners nix Old Taylor Road rezoning

Yet another developer seeking to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from County Estates to Multi-Family residential was denied Monday by the Oxford Planning Commission.

 (March 10, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Community comes together to renew nature

A group of concerned citizens has paired with the developers of the Faulkner Flats project and Strawberry Plains Audubon Center to restore the natural habitat on a section of Whirlpool trails that had been damaged by the development on Old Taylor Road. (October 19, 2014, Page 1A)

Thacker Mountain Trail System offers unique outdoor experience

OXFORD TOWN – Fall is a great time to get outdoors, and this week’s daycation recommendation is the Thacker Mountain Trail system. This gem offers mountain bicyclists, hikers and cross country runners a beautiful trail that is conveniently located. Page 11 has Michelle McAnally’s breakdown of this awesome trail system that screams for locals to “Get Outdoors Oxford.” (November 11, 2010, Page 11)

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