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  • Norman, Moore sales tax revenues continue upward trend at fiscal-year end

    While Norman and Moore sales tax receipts are up again this month, Purcell is lagging, a likely link to the bridge closure. Fiscal Year 2014 ends June 30; this is the final sales tax receipts for the fiscal year....

    June 12, 2014

  • Norman City Council rejects budget cuts

    Norman City Council member Robert Castleberry voted against the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, calling it a “breach of fiduciary obligation” because, once again, budgeted expenses exceed anticipated revenue. The budget passed with a 5-2 vote. ...

    June 11, 2014

  • Partnership expands affordable housing

    Norman is partnering with a local homeless agency to increase affordable housing in Norman. This project involves a three-way agreement between the city of Norman, Norman Affordable Housing Corporation Inc. and Food and Shelter....

    June 11, 2014

  • Residents’ concerns about HUD-financed Windsor complex persist

    Apartments under construction on 36th Avenue Northwest and Tecumseh Road are not low-income housing. On the contrary, the apartments are market value aimed at young professionals....

    June 5, 2014

  • 4 candidates respond to public questions

    Republican candidates for District 3 Cleveland County commissioner met Tuesday afternoon with members of the Cleveland County GOP Luncheon Club to discuss upcoming primary elections. With just three weeks until primary elections June 24, ...

    June 4, 2014

  • Norman to choose future water direction

    Water is an abundant, renewable resource — unless you use it more quickly than nature can replenish the supply. Oklahoma has committed to “Water for 2060 ... a goal of consuming no more fresh water in 2060 than is consumed statewide in ...

    June 4, 2014

  • City briefs

    Pavement replacement Today, A-Tech Paving, working under contract with the city, will replace the concrete pavement and curb/gutter in the northbound lanes of 36th Avenue Southwest from Willowbend Road to south of Main Street as part of ...

    June 4, 2014

  • Fairgrounds: Koranda quits, citing ‘immense political pressure’; Jenkins named interim manager

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds Executive Director Stephen Koranda has resigned his position and an interim manager has been named, county officials confirmed Monday....

    June 3, 2014

  • Moore awards $19 million bid for Central Park

    The Moore City Council awarded a $19 million bid for the proposed Moore Central Park, Recreation Center and Aquatic Park Monday. In November 2012, Moore voters approved  $25.1 million in general obligation bonds to fund a major destination ...

    June 3, 2014

  • Mashburn Presser Lobbyist facing drug charges associated with Greg Mashburn campaign, office

    District Attorney Greg Mashburn issued a release Friday in response to inquiries regarding a former employee who reportedly told police he was an assistant district attorney, then produced a badge to prove it....

    May 31, 2014 1 Photo