A third roundabout will be added to the Ole Miss campus at the intersection of Coliseum Drive, Hill Drive and Hathorn Road. The University of Mississippi Department of Facilities Planning has made plans to implement a roundabout in an effort to increase time and gasoline efficiency. The new roundabout will be built at the intersection of Coliseum Drive, Hill Drive and...

A bill was recently passed in the Mississippi state legislature that will prevent local governments from putting limits on the portions of food available for sale. Gov. Phil Bryant recently signed Bill 2687, dubbed the Anti-Bloomberg Bill, which will prevent local governments from enacting rules that limit portion sizes. The bill was drafted as a response to New York City...

Bridge project may take three years to complete connecting Oxford and Taylor.     ...

Building permit reports published by the city of Oxford point to a recovering economy, as the number of building permits more than tripled and commercial permits doubled from 2011 to 2012. Year-end reports published by the city of Oxford indicate that the city issued 224 building permits for the construction of single-family homes in 2012, which is more than three times...

The City of Oxford recently adopted a Complete Streets policy to create a safer city for pedestrians and has broken ground on a number of construction projects. Reanna Mayoral, assistant city engineer, said the policy’s guiding principle is to design, operate and maintain safe and convenient access and travel for all. “Basically, the city wants to provide a transportation...

On Tuesday morning, industry leaders from Carter Realty, Campus Advantage and local community planners officially broke ground on Highland Square student housing just on Molly Barr Road.   The project, which began construction last month, is expected to add over 600 bed spaces, in addition to the 155 students already living in the area. When all the construction is...