News Line for Oxford

Completing the puzzle
Erik Blackburn Oliver, Oxford artist, historian and author, saw a void in his town’s history. Oxford, on the eve of its 175th birthday, had no documentation of its past 100 years.
Source: Covington News

Oxford to celebrate 175 years
In honor of its 175th anniversary, the city of Oxford plans to host a variety of events in addition to the annual July 4th celebration.
Source: Newton Citizen

Oxford, Porterdale and the GMA
The City of Oxford will be represented at a new Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Advisory Council, which will help prioritize recommendations made to the GMA and to provide ongoing feedback to the staff on services needed to help cities operate more effectively and efficiently, according to a letter from the GMA to Bob Schwartz, Oxford city manager.
Source: Covington News

Oxford adopts 2015 budget
The Oxford City Council approved its FY2015 budget, making no changes to the draft proposed at the May public hearing by passing a $4.1 million combined budget.
Source: Covington News

Former Oxford police chief to be honored
The only Oxford police officer to be killed in the line of duty will be honored for his service on Monday.
Source: Covington News

Former Dean Murdy leaves handprint at Oxford
A man who left a memorable stamp as the dean of Oxford College died March 19 after battling Alzheimer’s disease. Once he retired from the educational realm, he took a seat on the Oxford City Council and served two years as mayor.
Source: Newton Citizen