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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Alyssa Schnugg

Salary survey shows city on par

Oxford employees pay is comparable to other cities, according to a recent survey. (July 3, 2014, Page 1)

After 20 years, work begins

Work on the continuous flow intersection at Highway 6 and West Jackson Avenue has begun, although it is in the very early stages of construction. Nighttime and Sunday working hours will be necessary for the contractor to complete the job by the expected August 2015 date. (July 3, 2014, Page 1)

City OKs texting, driving policy

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to change the Employee Handbook to state that if an employee driving a city vehicle is involved in a wreck while he or she texting, the employee will be sanctioned with a Class 3 offense. (July 2, 2014, Page 1)

McDaniel supporter says cost to view rolls unfair

The Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office issued a press release Monday addressing recent questions, blogs and social media posts accusing several Mississippi counties, including Lafayette County, of denying supporters of Sen. Chris McDaniel access to voter rolls from last week’s Republican runoff. (July 1, 2014, Page 3)

Parking group OKs meter agreement

The Oxford Downtown Parking Advisory Commission voted to recommend approval of a contract with IPS Group to maintain parking meters in the downtown area and a flat 25 cent charge for credit/debit card users. (July 1, 2014, Page 1)

July 4th to end with a bang

A variety of events are planned for the holiday weekend including Leap Frog’s Firecracker Bash, a 5K run, the children’s parade and of course, fireworks. For a complete listing of activities, see today’s EAGLE. (July 1, 2014, Page 1, 11)

Oxford: The smart choice

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine recently named Oxford as the top Smart Place to Retire. (June 30, 2014, Page 1)

Class to help people face giants

A new program being offered at Oxford Nazarene Church aims to help people face the giants in their lives and learn how knock them down like David did to Goliath. (June 27, 2014, Page 5B)

Using local ingredients to make cold creations

Young visitors at the Oxford City Market this week got a lesson in making homemade, hand-churned ice cream as part of the market’s ongoing children’s activities each week. (June 27, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)

Builder: Jackson Row back on track

Construction is expected to begin back up in August on Jackson Row, on East Jackson Avenue across from James Food Center, after the site has sat dormant for a better part of a year. (June 27, 2014, Page 1A)

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