Charlie Ramo | Community Reporter


Council takes precautions against COVID-19

In Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council demonstrated social distancing by setting up additional tables for Council members to spread out throughout the chamber.

Twenty-seven-year journey to chief

Anderson began working as a University police officer in 1988, later taking advantage of openings in the Auburn Police Division in January 1992. 

EAMC prepares cities for potential coronavirus spread

Officials from East Alabama Medical Center hosted a press conference Thursday morning to discuss how they're working with the cities of Auburn and Opelika and with Auburn University to prepare for a potential spread of the cornonavirus.

City cancels school board interviews

During the Committee of the Whole before Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Ward 3 Council Member Beth Witten proposed that the Council suspend its rules for appointing someone to the Auburn City Schools Board of Education.

Opelika calls on recycling superhero

Opelika’s primary goal with their recycling campaign is to educate the public on how to properly recycle, McAllister said. When in doubt, throw it out. Plastic bags and Styrofoam cannot go through a single-stream recycling system, though they can be recycled in the recycling centers.