EP City Council

The Eagle Point City Council heard from several different parties at their May 8 meeting. The first being Ron Fox with SOREDI who was speaking about Enterprise Zones. Fox reported that Jackson County is looking for new areas to include in these zones. When an area is included a business that qualifies can then apply…

EP city recorder honored by council

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SC honors two as Volunteers of Year

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  The Feb. 2 Shady Cove City Council meetings exemplified beyond doubt that the city’s citizens are very active and involved. The afternoon session began with three folks stepping up to help the city by applying for positions on the budget committee. Applicants Lena Richardson and Tom Anderson applied to continue their committee duties while…

Remodeled White City Dairy Queen looks brand new

{gallery}11_15_11/DQ{/gallery}Clark Bonner purchased the White City Dairy Queen from Bob Bray in 2008. Since that time he has been getting to know the area, especially the White City-Eagle Point population as well as the District 9 students. Though a young man, Bonner is not new to the business world.  Dairy Queen is the third business…

EP Council awards bid to improve Fargo St.

Fargo Street residents, stand by, help is on the way. The Eagle Point City Council has awarded a contract to HGC in the amount of $253,583.50. It was the lowest of the six bids submitted and only about $3,700 over the engineer’s estimate. If the weather permits, work except for paving, should be completed about…

Arbor Day in EP

Eagle Point will officially celebrate Arbor Day  on Thursday, April 7 at Centennial Plaza. It will be the 19th year the city has been recognized for its tree program. Events will  begin at 10 a.m. with the introduction of elected officials, city staff and special guests by City Administrator Dave Hussell. Mayor Bob Russell will…

Me and my shadow

My table at Eagle Point City Council meetings has been set for two for the last month. The second chair has been occupied by “my shadow”, Victoria Miller. She is a senior at Eagle Point High School interested in journalism. And, as anyone with an upper classman at EPHS knows, seniors are required to do…

Chief Meeker retires after 30 years in a police uniform

{gallery}/11_16_10/john{/gallery} Eagle Point formally said farewell to Police Chief John Meeker at last week’s city council meeting. The staff acknowledged his years of service nearly a month ago at a potluck luncheon. At that time fellow officers presented Meeker with a watch and a “card” which is actually a framed glass enclosed wall hanging with…

SC Neighborhood Watch Meeting

The Shady Cove Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in the city council chamber.  This a great place to voice your concerns and find out what is going on in your neighborhood.  The Sheriff CSO will be attending to offer advice and answer any questions.  New members are always welcome. …

Donald E. Bowles

Donald E. Bowles, 75, of Eagle Point, died July 3, 2010. Mr. Bowles was born in Titusville, Pa., on December 31, 1934. After graduating from high school, he joined the Navy and traveled the world. He ended up in So. California where he met and married his wife of 52 yrs, Catherine Shuette. In 1983,…

Eagle Point Economic & Parks joint meeting

There will be a joint meeting of the Eagle Point Economics Commission and the Parks and Recreation Committee on May 10th at 5pm in the city council chambers. Public is welcome.