The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to move a head with a new 800 niche columbarium for the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. (April 10, 2014, Page 1A)
Local contractor, M&N Excavating was awarded the $1.6 million contract to build the new Oxford Commons Frontage Road that will connect Sisk Avenue to Highway 30. (April 2, 2014, Page 1, 2)
In the wake of the recent defiling of the James Meredith statue at the University of Mississippi, news editor Jonathan Scott writes a column that praises the Oxford Board of Aldermen for adopting a Diversity Resolution and suggests several steps state leaders need to make to improve Mississippi’s image as a place that is more open to diversity. (March 14, 2014, Page 4A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen hired a North Carolina planner to head up the city’s planning department. Andrea Correll will start her new job on April 1. (March 12, 2014, Page 2)
The city of Oxford adopted a resolution Tuesday, pledging to reject discrimination of any kind. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)
The public hearing for Sunday alcohol sales at local restaurant and bars went on with no one from the public offering comments, for or against the ordinance change. The final vote will be Feb. 18. (February 5, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Paid parking is on Tuesday night’s agenda for the Oxford Board of Aldermen where a public hearing will be held prior to the aldermen’s discussion and vote on hiring a parking director and getting bids for equipment.
Neighbors object to adult business district near homes at Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. (December 18, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)
A public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the City Hall to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. Read about the center in today’s EAGLE.
The Oxford Board of Aldermen have set a public hearing for 3 p.m. Dec. 17 to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. (December 6, 2013, Page 1A)