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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Uber asks city to cut regs

Representatives from Uber, a technology-based transportation company, spoke before the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday to explain why they believe their drivers should not be considered vehicles for hire.

 (October 8, 2014, Page 1A)

Development laws tightened

The Oxford Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance change that limits the number of bedrooms multi-unit developers can build inside the downtown district. 

 (October 8, 2014, Page 1A)

OFD extends fire prevention week

Fire safety to be discussed with children throughout the month. (October 7, 2014, Page 1)

Man arrested for arson

A Lafayette County man was arrested Friday for allegedly setting fire to his home on east Oxford. (October 7, 2014, Page 3)

Parking meters bring in more than $50k

In its first full month of operation, Oxford’s new paid-parking system netted more than $53,000 in revenue. (October 5, 2014, Page 1A)

Families use outdoor homes to encourage fresh-air play

Local families hope to get their children up and moving by encouraging more outdoor play by building elaborate tree houses. (October 5, 2014, Page 1C, 8C)

Parking meters bring in more than $50K

In its first full month of operation, Oxford’s new paid-parking system netted more than $53,000 in revenue, according to a report shared Friday with the Oxford Downtown Parking Advisory Commission. (October 5, 2014, Page 3A)

Have fun, be safe

Locals, visitors urged to be patient, considerate of others during what could be a record-breaking weekend for visitors in Oxford. (October 3, 2014, Page 1A, 12A)

Preparing for the Tide

With Saturday’s home football game against the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide only a day away, city officials, restaurant owners and just about everyone in Oxford are bracing themselves in expectation of the tidal wave of people expected to slash down into the LOU area, with the effects being felt way beyond its borders.

 (October 3, 2014, Page 1A, 12A)

OPD offers more info about roundabouts

Since the construction of the new Old Taylor Road bridge roundabouts, local law enforcement officers and city officials have fielded phone calls and emails from people who found the new roundabouts difficult and confusing. (October 2, 2014, Page 1A)

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