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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Oxford Square

Going, going, gone

Local columnist T.J. Ray compares today’s LOU community to one he wrote about six years ago, noting that many of the changes are probably not quite what most people expected in the name of progress and suggesting that you might want to snap a few pictures of your favorite Oxford scenes before they’re gone. (April 4, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Christmas on the Square – bygone days

    Historian Jack Mayfield takes us back to the good ‘ol days of Christmastime on the Square. (December 6, 2013, Page 2B)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Mary Sue Tettleton writes to urge people to take notice of the beauty of the Oxford Square and to thank Billy Lamb and his city building and grounds crew for making it possible. (April 15, 2013, Page 4)

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        My parking option; now how about yours

        Staff writer Alyssa Schnugg admits she’s gotten a parking ticket or two in downtown Oxford. She also offers a possible solution to some of the parking questions and wonders what kinds of ideas others might offer to help with the issue. (July 26, 2012, Page 4)

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          Parking issue not one that’s going away

          Parking has long been a concern in any downtown area, but particularly of late in downtown Oxford around the historic Square. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at parking in the past and options that are being discussed for the future. (July 18, 2012, Page 4)

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            Progress can mean stops, starts and detours

            Three of the most disturbing words folks are seeing around Oxford these days are “Road Construction Ahead.” Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the progress being made on various projects around town and their effect on those trying to go near the Square or across town. (June 20, 2012, Page 4)

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              Put the breaks on paid parking

              EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a closer look at the possibility of paid parking on the Oxford Square, and encourages city leaders to consider the town’s beauty and the economic impact parking meters and paid parking will have on the community. (June 4, 2012, Page 4)

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                Open Letter to Board of Aldermen

                Amanda Lewis Hyneman, a member of the Downtown Parking Advisory Committee, sends an open letter to the Oxford Board of Alderman giving them her take on the parking situation downtown and around the Square and options to consider. (May 29, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Timothy R. Wallace writes to encourage the city not to implement paid parking in the downtown area, saying that not having paid marking is one of the things that makes the Square so special. (May 17, 2012, Page 4A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Bettye Morrow Butler writes to talk about a special Christmas Eve walk around the historic Oxford Square. (December 29, 2011, Page 4)

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