Elizabeth Hurley | Community Editor
In a rare occurrence Tuesday night, the City Council did not take a vote on a proposed cell tower. Since no action was taken, the issue died on the table and was effectively denied, said Assistant City Manager Megan Crouch.
Drag shows in the Auburn-Opelika area only began about a decade ago at the Balcony Bar in Auburn on Sunday evenings after performing for several years in Columbus.
Commission members decided to not include zones that are predominantly single-family homes. City staff is working to rewrite the ordinance as so not to include those zones at all in the ordinance.
Male human remains were found in a well at a Lee County residence Sunday night while Lee County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant, according to a release from Lee County Coroner Bill Harris.
Monday afternoon the police department received a complaint from a parent of a student at the school.
U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville took to Facebook Monday morning to denounce local LGBTQ organization Pride on The Plains' participation in Saturday’s Christmas Parade in Opelika.
After an hour and a half of discussion among City staff and commission members, the group concluded they needed more time to discuss short-term rentals.
At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council approved a contract with the AHSAA, the Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau and the City of Opelika to help host this event. The City of Auburn will put $75,000 toward funding for this event each year it is held in Auburn, according to documents in the Council’s e-packet.
"He is sincerely one of the best people I've ever known in my life," said Mayor Ron Anders, student-athlete coached by Furlow. "He's a great coach, but he's an even better guy. He was always genuinely interested in me, my family, my kids. He'll be missed in our community."
“To me, Veterans Day is a recognition of the service of all of those who served both in combat and otherwise,” Griswold said. “It takes a complete team to get the tip of the spear where it needs to be.”