Online Edition
Saturday, April 19, 2014

oxford downtown council

Shoppers flock to Square on Black Friday

Santa, horse-drawn carriage and stores were busy Friday during the annual Oxford Downtown Council Holiday Open House where more than 500 children sat with Santa for a photo and 350 people stood in line for more than an hour to ride on Bubba Traylor’s Belgium horse carriage. (December 2, 2013, Page 1A)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Holiday Open House to kick off Christmas season

    The Oxford Downtown Council is inviting everyone to the Square on Friday for a fun day of crafts, carriage rides, pictures with Santa, and of course, some great shopping at local stores. (November 28, 2013, Page 1A)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Ice skating on the Square a big hit

      More than 800 adults and children laced up ice skates Saturday and took to a synthetic ice skating rink that was set up on front of City Hall. (December 17, 2012, Page 1A)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Ice skating coming to the Square

        The Oxford Downtown Council will be hosting a free ice skating event in front of City Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Skate rentals and use of the synthetic ice rink is all free. (December 12, 2012, Page 1A, 3A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          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)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Oxford to mark 175th birthday

            Oxford will be celebrating its 175th birthday starting Saturday during the first Happy Birthday Oxford! Summer Fest sponsored by the Oxford Downtown Council. Along with a sidewalk sale from Square stores, family-orientated events will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Courthouse lawn. (June 27, 2012, Page 1)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Local artists turn old chairs into works of art

              The Best Seat in the House art show and auction features 22 chairs donated to the arts council and refurbished by local artists. The art show will be held on March 5-27 at the Powerhouse. Several of the chairs are located around the Square. Can you find them? (March 2, 2012, Page 1B)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                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)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  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)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Energized Downtown Council assists businesses

                    The Oxford Downtown Council is looking to become more active and has made some first steps to do so by creating a new Facebook page and meeting more regularly. (September 29, 2011, Page 1)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                      The Highlands, A Private Lake Community Oxford University Bank