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  • Residents approve safety sales tax by narrow margin

    Norman voters approved the permanent Public Safety Sales Tax proposition by a narrow margin Tuesday. The tax passed 3,798 to 3,660, according to unofficial results. “We really appreciate the support of the voters. They have supported what ...

    April 2, 2014

  • City briefs

    Bridge closed overnight Beginning today, the Main Street bridge over Interstate 35 will closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. to allow installation of the large support structure in the middle of the bridge. When complete, there will be ...

    April 2, 2014

  • City studies storm water fee options

    The Norman City Council discussed the possibility of a future storm water utility fee at Tuesday’s council study session. The Storm Water Master Plan completed in 2009 recommended a fee to fund the expenses associated with storm water ...

    April 2, 2014

  • Polls open at 7 a.m. today in city elections

    Polls open at 7 this morning and will run until 7 tonight for the city election, which includes city council candidates from wards 2, 4 and 6 as well as a ballot proposition on renewing the Public Safety Sales Tax....

    April 1, 2014

  • Tuesday’s vote could cement Public Safety Sales Tax

    Norman voters will have the opportunity to make the Public Safety Sales tax permanent on Tuesday. The tax is not new. If approved, it will continue at the same one-half percent and it will continue to be designated for public safety use. ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Ward 2 candidates speak out on the issues

    The Transcript emailed four questions to Norman City Council candidates and asked for answers regarding some of the most pressing issues facing city leadership today. Candidate responses will be published in a series of three days grouped ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Ward 2 candidate voting records

    Voting records were obtained from the Cleveland County Election Board with a public records request by the Transcript. These voting records may not be inclusive of a candidate’s full voting history and do not include voting information ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Public meetings

    May 30-April 5 · Cleveland County Commissioners 1 p.m. Monday Room 200, County Office Building 201 S. Jones Ave., Norman · Norman Election Commission 3 p.m. Monday Council Study Chambers 201 ...

    March 30, 2014

  • City votes on Public Safety Sales Tax

    Early voting concluded with 135 voters Friday and 86 on Thursday, according to election board officials. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday for the Norman Municipal Election, which includes a proposition to renew the ...

    March 29, 2014

  • Victim identified in homicide

    Norman Police have identified the victim in the overnight homicide of 24-year-old Justin Barnard of Norman. Police have arrested four subjects on murder complaints. The subjects, identified as Jason Harris, Rusty Wooten, Isaiah Walker and ...

    March 29, 2014