After months of negotiations, Mayor Leon Smith signed a memorandum of agreement with the Muscogee Creek Nation in Oklahoma as well as the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the Alabama Historic Preservation Office, giving the city permission to restart its sports complex project–possibly as early as next week.
Oxford city project manager Fred Denney said there is a chance the hill could be developed into commercial property, but it would be up to the mayor and the Oxford City Council to make that decision.
Why not just throw the stones away and drop a random pile of stones elsewhere? Because that's what this "solution" sounds like.
For more on the subject, see Preserving the Oxford Mound and Oxford Mound Is Gone?
Below: Finally, we have a clear picture of what this story is about. There appears to be a couple of piles of stones on top of the hill. Calling either the piles or the hill a "mound" is confusing since "mound" could refer to either one.
"The stone mound sits atop a hill behind the Oxford Exchange." (Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)