While no vote was taken, it was obvious the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission was not in favor of demolition an 1890s home on South Lamar during their meeting Tuesday. (March 11, 2015, Page 1, 12)
Yet another developer seeking to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from County Estates to Multi-Family residential was denied Monday by the Oxford Planning Commission.
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind the community there is still reward money available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for three Lafayette County murders. (March 10, 2015, Page 3)
Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson, supported by the Board of Aldermen, accepted a national challenge to take significant action to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians of all ages and abilities over the next year.
Local law enforcement officers are taking steps to reduce language barriers when it comes to providing their services to the rapidly expanding Hispanic population. (March 8, 2015, Page 1A)
When spring break arrives, thousands of students and many residents leave town. However, criminals often hang around to break in to vacant homes and apartments. (March 8, 2015, Page 1A)
More parking meters are being added on campus to bring the total number of meters to 72. (March 6, 2015, Page 1)
For the second time on two consecutive Thursday mornings, Lafayette County residents awoke to a winter wonderland. However, the white stuff on the ground this morning wasn’t snow, it was a lot of ice and sleet, with a little snow sprinkled in for good measure. (more…) (March 5, 2015, Page 1A, 10A)