Cory Blackmon | Community Writer
“I’ve stayed because this is a very well-managed, well-organized City and it has been joyful to work here,” the new assistant city manager said. “I’ve enjoyed my time here because I’ve been challenged every day, and I’ve learned and grown, and my position has grown with me.”
"In the end, Will Buechner gave more to this community than anyone who sits here today. In that regard he stands above all of us here today, he is the true hero.”
In an attempt to sell and zone about 25 acres of land for development, Sheri Todd and her siblings unknowingly set into motion a chain of events leading to a new city ordinance and months of legal confusion.
The City of Auburn recently entertained the idea of making a city holiday in honor of Rosa Parks before deciding the cost was too high. But how exactly is a holiday created, and why is the cost so high?
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.
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.
Construction of The Standard apartment complex is going smoothly, and is on schedule to house auburn students fall 2019.
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.