The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to accept proposals from management companies to take over operations of the Oxford Conference Center, however no decision on the center’s future has been decided. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the board voted to approve an Adult Entertainment Overlay District, restricting such businesses to two areas inside the city limits, prohibiting alcohol sales and other restrictions. (January 8, 2014, Page 1, 12)
A rash of murders took place in the fourth quarter of this year accompanied by four other murders earlier in the year. Other highlights from this quarter include: new hotel plans, C Spire competitions and much more. (December 31, 2013, Page 1)
EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott gives his take on the recent discussion of closing down or re-purposing the Oxford Conference Center. (December 19, 2013, Page 4A)
The owner of several area hotels has presented Oxford officials with preliminary proposals to take over operations of the Oxford Conference Center. (December 19, 2013, Page 6A)
Dozens of people showed up at a public hearing Tuesday at City Hall to voice their support in keeping the Oxford Conference Center open. City officials, concerned with the revenue loss, have recently discussed options in regards to the center, including having a private company take over operations.
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)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to take back control of the Oxford Conference Center which has previously been under the umbrella of the Oxford Tourism Council. (November 6, 2013, Page 1)
As parents and students came from all over to visit the University of Mississippi during orientation this year, they stayed in hotels and dined in Oxford’s restaurants, making the 2 percent tourism tax totals climb during the month of June. Tourism Manager Mary Allyn Hedges presented the figures for the hotel/motel tax and 2 percent food and beverage tax for the month of June during Wednesday’s Oxford Tourism Council meeting. (August 22, 2013, Page 1,2)
One of the goals for the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for 2013 will be to marker Oxford tourism independently from the Oxford Conference Center under the brand, “Visit Oxford.” (October 22, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)