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Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Square

Preparing for the Tide

With Saturday’s home football game against the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide only a day away, city officials, restaurant owners and just about everyone in Oxford are bracing themselves in expectation of the tidal wave of people expected to slash down into the LOU area, with the effects being felt way beyond its borders.

 (October 3, 2014, Page 1A, 12A)

Mayor: Time to overhaul city hall

Renovations to Oxford City Hall is one of three major projects the Board of Aldermen will soon have to consider. A historic architect has submitted a propsal to do an inspection of the building that was built in 1885. (October 26, 2012, Page 1A, 8A)

New parking rules outlined for business owners

Members of the Downtown Oxford Council met Wednesday with officials from Standard Parking, the company hired this summer by the city to manage the parking around the Square to discuss the upcoming stricter parking enforcement set to begin in November. (October 19, 2012, Page 2A)

Van Buren work begins Wednesday

Van Buren and South 11th Street will be closed to traffic for most of the summer as the city updates the sewer, water and electrical systems on that side of the Square. Updates will be available at the city’s web site, www.oxfordms.net or on the city of Oxford’s Facebook page. The EAGLE will also run updates periodically. A meeting was held Thursday with several business owners on Van Buren to update them on the construction project that will begin Wednesday and be completed in August. (May 11, 2012, Page 1A, 14A)

Shoppers buy local on Black Friday

This year’s Holiday Open House, sponsored by the Oxford Downtown Council, offered shoppers loads of discounts at Square businesses as well as holiday events like visiting with Santa, making Christmas tree decorations or watching Oxford’s first official Christmas tree light up as carolers sang in the background. (November 28, 2011, Page 1A)

Square turns festive Friday

The Oxford Downtown Council is hoping to kick off Christmas with some old and new traditions this year, including Oxford’s first official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday. (November 24, 2011, Page 1A)

Plates painted with compassion

Ceramic plates painted by local government leaders, University of Mississippi officials, business owners and local artists will be auctioned off Thursday during the first Plates to End Poverty event, sponsored by the UM Homeless Outreach. (November 16, 2011, Page 1)

Warehouse 605 finds home just off Square

Home furnishing store Warehouse 605 has found a new home on The Square. (October 3, 2011, Page 9A)

OUT board considers moving transfer site

Oxford-University Transit officials are looking at moving the bus transfer site from the Square to the old National Guard Armory on University, where the transit system currently operates. (June 9, 2011, Page 1)

OFD raises money for tornado victims

The Oxford Fire Department raised $6,700 Thursday night at a benefit street dance and concert held in front of City Hall. The proceeds are going to purchase supplies needed by last week’s storm victims in Lafayette County. (May 6, 2011, Page 1A)

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