Elizabeth Hurley | Community Editor


Proposed cell tower dies on the table at City Council

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.

HS football playoffs contract renewed

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. 

Former Auburn High School AD Chuck Furlow passes away

 "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."