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Noncommercial messages still OK in city

The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed an amendment to the city’s sign ordinance Tuesday that returns a clause that allows businesses to put noncommercial messages on their signs. The clause was in the code up until 2004 when it was inadvertently left out when the sign ordinance was revamped. (February 20, 2013, Page 1)

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    Billboards to remain in Oxford for now

    The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a directive resolution during executive session Tuesday to leave the 18 billboards owned by Lamar OCI South Corp, in place pending the outcome of a lawsuit. Read about this and other business from Tuesday’s aldermen meeting in today’s EAGLE. (December 6, 2012, Page 2)

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      Billboard company sues city

      Lamar OCI South Corp., which owns 18 billboards inside the city limits, is suing the city in the U.S. District Federal Court and in the Third Circuit Court, in an attempt to fight the city from forcing the company to remove the billboards and place them in industrial-zoned areas only. (May 22, 2012, Page 1)

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