Evan Mealins | Assistant Community Editor
The Auburn City Council has called a special meeting to be held Thursday, March 26 at 2 p.m., the City announced Wednesday. The Council will discuss commercial loan assistance for local businesses struggling amid the current state of closures and restricted operations due to the coronavirus.
For 10-year-old Jacob Shin, this has been an opportunity to spread hope through his music.
Auburn City Schools will be extending its spring break until March 23, following concerns over the spread of COVID-19, ACS officials announced on Friday, March 13.
The public hearing scheduled for March 31 regarding the construction of a proposed quarry in Opelika has been postponed, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced Tuesday. ADEM said that Creekwood Resources, the company that plans to open the quarry, requested the postponement.
Beauregard residents are struggling and grieving a year after deadly tornadoes ripped through their homes, killing 23 of their neighbors and loved ones. “I knew it was going to be difficult," said William Baugh. "I just didn’t expect it to be this bad."
The polls opened at 7 a.m. and continued running until 7 p.m. The Clarion Inn, one of five polling locations in Auburn, was filled with voters at 6 p.m. Many voters said the polls were still running smoothly and quickly.
Auburn University announced that there is a gas leak at the intersection of South College Street and East Thach Avenue near the University Chapel.
No one should die because they can’t pay. No one should avoid the doctor because they’re afraid they’ll be head-high in debt.
The Council directed the City's Planning Department to research and review student housing in Auburn to determine what further action, if any, needs to be taken to ensure there is not an overabundance of student housing in Auburn.
The Auburn City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting the City of Opelika’s opposition to the quarry at their meeting Tuesday night.