Cory Blackmon | Community Writer


City manager contract renewal causes tension

Mayor Ron Anders extended City Manager Jim Buston’s contract for an additional year without official approval from the City Council, creating tension between councilmembers during the Council’s meeting Feb. 5.

Council meetings: now live streamed

Jim Buston, the Auburn city manager, said that while the Council had previously agreed to live stream the meetings, Tuesday night’s meeting was the first time they were able to do so. 

Opelika celebrates Armistice Day

After a special breakfast held at Niffers at the Tracks in Opelika, veterans and their families moved to Courthouse Square to commemorate the centennial of the Armistice, a ceasefire that signaled the end of WWI, Saturday morning.