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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Alyssa Schnugg

Team hired to plan city’s future

To help assist the city in creating a new comprehensive plan, the Oxford Board of Aldermen have hired a planning company to create the new document that will help guide the city through 2037.

  (January 21, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)

After decades in education, OUS headmaster to retire

Oxford University School Headmaster Tommy Naron recently announced he would be retiring at the end of the school year after four years at OUS.

 (January 20, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Breathe the dream

About 50 people attended the annual candlelight march around the Square on Monday evening before attending a service at the Burns Belfry Museum where Rev. James Hull gave a message encouraging everyone to be a hero.

 (January 20, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Volunteers honored during MLK Day

Four community service-minded people were honored during the MLK Day of Service on Monday at the Oxford Activity Center where service to the community was the focus.

 (January 20, 2015, Page 1)

Hearing set to rezone land

A public hearing will be held Tuesday during the Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting on whether or not the land where Oxford Wheel Estates, a mobile home park, should be rezoned to allow multi-unit apartments and townhouses. (January 19, 2015, Page 1, 3)

Sunday Focus – Legal pot effort sprouts

Supporters of an initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi are gathering signatures here and around the state to put the issue before the voters. (January 18, 2015, Page 1A)

OPC prepares pool for summer

To get the Oxford City Pool ready for swimmers to cool off, the Oxford Park Commission recently approved advertising for contractors to make much-needed repairs and renovations to the city’s quickly aging pool.


 (January 16, 2015, Page 1)

Read and ride

The LOU Reads coalition is seeking to spread the word about the importance of reading through the use of PSAs on local transit buses.

 (January 15, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)

Shaw house work begins

Restorations have begun at the Shaw-Kennedy house and developers received a nob from the historic preservation commission Tuesday to continue working on the historic house. (January 14, 2015, Page 1, 12)

HPC OKs demolition of ‘Heisman House’

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission approved plans to tear down a house on the corner of Price Street and North Lamar, and gave a nod to what developers plan to put in its place.

 (January 14, 2015, Page 1, 12)

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