Online Edition
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Ready for a tax hike

The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering a 1.5 millage tax hike to help pay for roads and infrastructure as Oxford continues to grow. A 1.5 mill raise would mean $30 a year on a $200,000 home. (July 15, 2014, Page 1, 3)

First year a success at Enrichment Camp

Old Abbeville School serves children again after almost 50 years of remaining empty. (July 14, 2014, Page 1)

Tre Amici looks up to expand

Italian eatery on Square wants to add al fresco option on rooftop but may have to battle a few city ordinances to do so. (July 11, 2014, Page 1)

City unhappy with tree trimming

MDOT plans to replant some trees after having to remove hundreds during the construction of the Old Taylor roundabouts and the upcoming West Jackson/Highway 6 intersection. (July 11, 2014, Page 1)

New retail center set for W. Jackson

Ground has been broken on the old Cannon Motors site on West Jackson Avenue to make way for the new Highland Court retail development that will include the UM Team Store and an Ole Miss satellite ticket office. (July 10, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Walking trail a step closer

OPC accepted a bid from Bennett Construction Wednesday to start construction of a half-mile walking trail in Garden Terrace. (July 10, 2014, Page 1)

Summer can bring alarm sales scams

As temperatures get warmer, door-to-door salespeople start popping up in Lafayette County neighborhoods. While many are just college students earning a few extra bucks during the summer, some are hard-core scammers. (July 10, 2014, Page 2)

Board OKs removal of Shaw units

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission approved, again, the demolition of four outstructures on the Shaw house property to make way for future development. (July 9, 2014, Page 1)

OPD asks for 4 more officers

The Oxford Police Department is hoping to gain four new police officers in 2015 if the Oxford Board of Aldermen approves the department’s $5M budget. (July 9, 2014, Page 1)

Budget review process begins

The Oxford Board of Aldermen began the budget review process Monday meeting with several department heads to go over their proposed budgets, including the Oxford Conference Center which reported such a large increase in revenue it needs less city funds this year to cover its expenses. (July 8, 2014, Page 1)

 Page 6 of 215  « First  ... « 4  5  6  7  8 » ...  Last » 
Chandler Nissan REMAX Legacy Realty