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Oxford celebrates 4th, 175th

An Independence Day full of activity in Newton County began with Oxford's annual Fourth of July Parade Friday.

July 04, 2014 | Staff Report | Oxford


Oxford author brings history to life

Vivian Harris has been waiting to tell the story of the African Americans of Oxford for some time. And now is her time.

June 21, 2014 | Kayla Robins | Oxford


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Phantom Folklore: Orna Villa

The oldest home in Oxford is currently for sale. It's Orna Villa, and it stands a bit off the main road through the small town. A peek inside the windows of the Greek Revival mansion show peeling wallpaper and a home in need of a loving family to bring it back to life. But although the home is devoid of furniture, if the rumors are true, it does come with its own ghosts.

October 24, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Coming soon to Oxford College

Oxford College sponsors several free or low-priced events throughout the year. Here is a schedule of cultural events for fall. Call Cathy Wooten at (770) 784-8331 for more information.

October 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Oxford


Performing Arts Center offers show for children

You can enjoy a picnic and a child-friendly play today and Saturday at the Tarbutton Performing Arts Center in Oxford.

The Learning Center is sponsoring the event, which includes stagings of a one-act comedy, "Happily Never After." The plays begin at 6:30 p.m. and picnicking begins at 5 p.m.

October 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Oxford


Into the fields

It's easy to lose yourself on 2-1/2 miles of paths in a seven-acre maze, but that's part of the fun at the Colonel Cob's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Oxford.

September 15, 2010 | Tharon Giddens | Oxford


Open for business

The new Oxford City Hall officially opened its doors at 3 p.m. today.

August 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Oxford


Oxford City Hall almost open for business

Less than a year after starting construction, an open house will be held at the new Oxford City Hall on Aug. 26.

August 18, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Auditors: Oxford in good financial standing

The city of Oxford is in good financial standing according to a report released by Treadwell, Tamplin & Co. at Monday night's work session.

August 18, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Oxford trail extended by 1,100 feet

The Oxford community continues to pursue its goal of creating an extensive multi-use trail system and recently added another 1,100 feet of paved path, or two-tenths of a mile.

As in previous years, the additional section was a joint effort between the City of Oxford and non-profit Newton County Trails-Path Foundation; the two groups evenly split the $40,000 cost. Oxford business Designed Installations by Jim Williams did the work.

August 01, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Oxford


Oxford adopts rollback rate

The Oxford City Council has decided they will not raise taxes and has elected to go with a rollback rate, which has increased the millage rate, but will ultimately cost homeowners less money due to a decrease in property values.

June 30, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Oxford votes to replace master water meter on Cook Road

The Oxford city council voted five to one with council member Jim Windham opposed, to replace the master water meter on Cook Road at a called meeting Monday night.

June 23, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Sour grapes influences furniture selection for new Oxford City Hall

Unofficial minutes from a called meeting of the Oxford city council show that a grudge against former Covington Mayor Sam Ramsey's desire to expand the Covington Municipal Airport influenced at least one vote for selecting an out of town vendor for the new city hall's furnishings.

June 04, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Oxford selects furniture provider

Oxford city council voted five to one to award a bid to provide office furniture for the new city hall building to Office Creations out of Suwannee for $41,361.29.

May 27, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Council briefs: City of Oxford signs resolution

Members of the Oxford city council passed a resolution Monday night in support of purchasing the railroad corridor from Norfolk-Southern.

Erick Oliver spoke on behalf of Newton Trails and read a petition that requested the Newton County Board of Commissioners and the city of Covington send a letter of interest to Norfolk-Southern to get the answer to several questions posed by concerned citizens in a recent meeting.

May 07, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Oxford


Oxford council kicks off new year on Jan. 6

The Oxford City Council held its first meeting of the New Year on Jan. 4 with a new member. Sue Dale, employed by Oxford College as its Human Resources Manager was elected last November to a four-year term, replacing the retiring Emma Lou Patterson. Dale was joined by newly re-elected members Jim Windham and Terry Smith. The terms of the remaining council members George Holt, Hoyt Oliver and Frank Davis will expire in 2012.

January 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Oxford


City Hall on the move

Due to the construction of the new Oxford Community Center and City Hall, the City of Oxford is moving operations to the building currently used as a Community Center and Police Department at Emory and Whatcoat Streets. Oxford Mayor Jerry Roseberry said the City had originally planned to continue to operate from its current city hall building but construction requirements for the new building have made the change in plans necessary. Beginning Monday, Dec. 7, all city business will be conducted from the new location. Business hours will remain 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All ...

December 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Oxford


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