Scott Berson | Assistant Community Editor
Lawmakers have not raised the tax since 1992, when it was raised by five cents. Since then, bills to raise the rate have tanked on the floor each time they were proposed. That's unlikely to happen this time.
A group of adventurers are planning a new system of trails for thrill-seekers and nature lovers alike just a short drive from Auburn.
Out of all 14 schools in the SEC, Auburn came in as the eighth most expensive place to find student housing.
Auburn's Medicinal Plant Garden was an oasis of herbs, flowers and shrubs. Now it's a parking lot. But there are plans to rebuild it bigger and better than ever.
The project, a partnership between the city and Auburn's Risk Management & Safety Department, happens at least twice a year as a way to keep the on-campus stream as healthy as possible.
Among the projects are a new central dining facility, a large classroom and laboratory complex, a new culinary science center and a structural testing lab.
The total estimated cost of the approved projects is roughly $232 million.
Amendment Two, which will now create instant-runoff or ranked-choice elections through ranked-choice voting, passed with 71 percent of the vote.
The Auburn Police Department said Fredricus Rydell Johnson was taken into custody during a search of a home at 1100 block of Northwood Drive in Auburn, where he was later charged with aggravated child abuse, a felony carrying a possible life sentence.
The only part of the state that was not reporting widespread illness was Mobile County.