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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

Street names to be changed

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently approved the names for several former county roads that were annexed into the city in 2006. (May 21, 2012, Page 3)

Share the road

As Oxford hangs on to its Biker Friendly Community status for four more years, several riders took part in the Ride of Silence earlier this week to honor fallen cyclists. (May 18, 2012, Page 1B)

Survey finds accessibility issues

The Mayor’s Commission on Disability in Oxford is reviewing a lengthy report that highlights areas where the city fails to meet ADA requirements in city-owned buildings,parks and programs. (May 18, 2012, Page 1A, 5A)

Electric department presents 2013 budget

The Oxford Electric Department presented its Fiscal Year 2013 budget to the Oxford Board of Aldermen Thursday. The board will review the $24 million budget and bring it up for a vote at its next board meeting. (May 18, 2012, Page 3A)

Keep Mississippi Beautiful honors Patterson with award

Keep Mississippi Beautiful has awarded Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson with the Mayor of the Year award for Oxford’s commitment to recycling, sustainable living and improving littering. (May 17, 2012, Page 2A)

Film project’s loss, local projects’ gain

Since filmmakers for the movie, “Admissions,” withdrew their request for a grant from the Oxford Tourism Council last month when they decided not to film in Oxford, $4,800 is now open to local projects or events that encourage tourism. Grant applications are due June 13 and can be downloaded from www.oxfordcvb.com. (May 17, 2012, Page 1A)

Lukewarm reception to paid parking

Comments for and against, and questions about the city’s plan to implement paid parking to help manage parking issues on the Square where heard for about an hour Tuesday night during a public hearing at City Hall. (May 16, 2012, Page 1, 14)

Cycling events honor lost friends, spread awareness

Cyclists will ride in silence for an hour Wednesday in honor of those who have lost their lives while biking along north Mississippi roads.
The Ride of Silence event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lyceum on the University of Mississippi campus. (May 15, 2012, Page 1)

Fake officer behind road killings?

Two recent murders on north Mississippi highways may have been at the hand of someone posing as a police officer, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations. (May 15, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Grove Hill project approved

Construction is set to begin in late June on a new mixed-use development, Grove Hill, that will include 208 units, providing 737 bed spaces on 65 acres located off Molly Barr Road after developers received the nod Monday from the Oxford Planning Commission. (May 15, 2012, Page 1)

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