Evan Mealins | Managing Editor


AHS girls overcome odds for cross country state championship

The Auburn High School girls cross country team won its fourth straight state championship Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Jesse Owens Memorial Park in Oakville, Alabama. They were led in part by Nist, a senior at Auburn High and four-year veteran of the program.

Aniah Blanchard's family and friends look to effect positive change

Aniah Blanchard’s murder and kidnapping have prompted her family and friends to look to make changes. That includes promoting Aniah’s Law, which would restrict pretrial release on bail for an extended number of violent offenses, and starting the nonprofit organization Aniah’s Heart.

Remembering Aniah

A little over a year after Aniah Blanchard's kidnapping and murder, her friends and loved ones are in the throes of the loss of a daughter, sister, friend and "the light in everybody's life."