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Whobilation Celebration

Join Downtown Oxford for a ‘Whobilation Celebration’ Weekend

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-Information courtesy Oxford NC, Historic Downtown

Come enjoy a ‘Whobilation Celebration’ weekend in Downtown Oxford, NC November 5-7, 2020.

Activities for Thursday, November 5:

Ladies Night Out ~ 5 – 7 p.m. 
5 p.m. – Kickoff at The Orpheum with Champagne Toast

Stops Include:
* This n’ That – Bow Tying Demo
* Granville Health Systems – Selfie Station
* Painted Ox – Make a Card Station
* Shear Desire – Hair Services (Day of)
* Bliss – Samples of Shales/Tea
* LeVon Nails – Hand Massages
* Nan’s – Whoville Feast Treats & Grinch Juice
* C2’d – Shop, Sip & Sample
* Portraits by Crystal – Ladies Group Photo

End the night at The Hub On Main with a little wine & draw for the “Pamper Me Basket”

Activities for Friday, November 6:

5 – 5:30 p.m. – Cookies with the Grinch at Granville Museum
5:30 – 6 p.m. – Ugly Sweater Contest (Register at City Tent)
5 – 6:30 p.m. – Santa Letter Writing Station (City Tent)
6:30 p.m. – How The Grinch Stole Christmas movie (2000 – Rated PG)
5 – 7 p.m. – Hayrides around town, music by local Busker’s, food trucks (Baton Rouge, Jayboy’s Food Truck, Oxford Lion’s Club, Popcorn and Chewy Delicious)

Activities for Saturday, November 7:

11 a.m. – Register for Mr. & Miss Cheermeister
12 p.m. – Mr. & Miss Cheermeister crowned (food drive donations will go to the Boys & Girls Club)
12 p.m. – Art with the Granville Museum
1 p.m. – Costume Pet Parade in Currin Park
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Food Trucks (Baton Rouge, Jayboy’s Food Truck, Chewy Delicious), Hay Rides, Busker’s playing music around town, games for kids and a Classic Car Show.

For more information or updates on this event, please visit the Oxford NC, Historic Downtown Facebook page (click here).

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Pictures Wanted for Oxford’s Annual Greeting Card

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The City of Oxford would like to feature local scenes on the front of its annual greeting card. Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels are invited to enter their best photos for a chance to be featured on the front of the City of Oxford’s 2020 greeting card with authorship specified on the back of the card.

To be eligible, the photo must be taken within Oxford’s city limits and must be scenes that are appropriate for the winter or the Holiday Season from Thanksgiving through New Year’s.

It is recommended that photos be submitted by the first week of December.

Entries may be submitted in person to the City Clerk’s office at City Hall (300 Williamsboro Street), or by emailing the picture and a brief description of the picture alyssa.blair@oxfordnc.org.

For more information, please contact Oxford City Hall at (919) 603-1100.

2019 Greeting Card Cover taken by Joan Roberson. (Photo courtesy City of Oxford)

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Oxford Board of Commissioners to Hold Regular Monthly Meeting Oct. 13

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-Information courtesy City of Oxford

The Oxford Board of Commissioners will hold a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 7 p.m. online via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 829 5370 1747
Passcode: 924872

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Please click here for meeting agendas and minutes.

Halloween House Decoration Contest

City of Oxford’s Halloween House Decoration Contest Begins Oct. 1

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The City of Oxford will accept nominations for its Halloween House Decoration Contest October 1-27, 2020. Get together with the family, brainstorm ideas and start decorating!

The winner of the contest will receive a Halloween-themed “candy bucket” filled with goodies.

Questions and nominations can be made through the City of Oxford’s Facebook page, by emailing socialmedia@oxfordnc.org or by calling (919) 603-1102.

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Public Safety Committee to Discuss Community Relations, Policing This Evening

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The Public Safety Committee for the Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet today, September 29, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held online via Zoom.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss community relations and policing by the Oxford Police Department.

All those interested are invited to attend.

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Meeting ID: 833 5825 1666
Passcode: 892587

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Oxford Board of Commissioners, Property & Public Safety Committees to Meet

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom.

The purpose of the meeting is to potentially adopt the KLRWS Funding Request Resolution and the amended City of Oxford Capital Improvement Plan. All those interested are invited to attend.

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The Property Committee for the Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, September 23, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss City-Related Property Matters. All those interested are invited to attend.

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The Public Safety Committee for the Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss community relations & policing by the Oxford Police Department. All those interested are invited to attend.

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 833 5825 1666

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Oxford Thanksgiving Food Drive

City of Oxford to Hold 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The City of Oxford’s 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will run from October 1 to November 20, 2020.

Please bring in non-perishable food items for local families in need. Drop off boxes will be located in City of Oxford departments.

With any questions, please call (919) 603-1102 or email alyssa.blair@oxfordnc.org.

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Oxford Public Works Committee to Discuss KLRWS Project, Resurfacing Initiative

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

The Public Works Committee for the Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in the First Floor Training Room, City Hall, 300 Williamsboro Street in Oxford.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Discussion of the status of the KLRWS Water Treatment Plant Renovation and Expansion Project.
  • Update on the status of the City’s Upcoming Resurfacing Initiative.

The City will adhere to strict COVID-19 requirements of checking attendee’s temperature at the door of City Hall, limiting the number of attendees, requiring appropriate social distancing spacing and requiring all in attendance to wear a mask.

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Oxford City Council to Hold Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

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-Information courtesy the City of Oxford

Public Hearing Notice: Community Development Block Grant

The City of Oxford City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 8:45 a.m. via Zoom.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive citizen comments about possible Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications that may be submitted by the City to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) – Division of Water Infrastructure (DWI) and/or the North Carolina Department of Commerce – Rural Development Division (RDD).

All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing. Persons with disabilities, non-English speaking persons or those needing special assistance should contact City Hall at (919) 603-1100 at least 48 hours prior to the hearing, or the North Carolina Relay Number for the Deaf (1-800-735-2962) or Relay NC-711.

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Oxford Board of Commissioners to Hold Regular Monthly Meeting This Evening

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-Information courtesy City of Oxford

The Oxford Board of Commissioners will hold a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 7 p.m. online via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 846 8661 9805

Passcode: 981612

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Please click here for meeting agendas and minutes.