Cory Blackmon | Community Reporter


Council grants tax abatements to manufacturers

In a bid to encourage further investment by companies in Auburn, the Auburn City Council approved tax abatements for GE Aviation, an aerospace manufacturing company, and additional abatements for Briggs & Straton, an engine manufacturer.  

Honored Anew

The Bennie G. Adkins Meeting Center, named after local Medal of Honor recipient Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, is awaiting some high-tech renovations — all with the help of Auburn interior design students. 

Rogers talks environment, health at town hall

Following the deadly tornadoes that ripped through Lee County just over two weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers held a town hall meeting in Opelika Tuesday night where environmental concerns were top priority among residents.