Sydney Sims | Community Writer


Boards allow residents to voice opinions

Many residents are involved in Auburn’s local government, but their names don’t appear on the local election ballot every four years. These residents are appointed to serve on one of Auburn’s 22 boards and commissions.  

Business park to bring companies to Opelika

A new business park is coming to Opelika in a qualified opportunity zone. The Hi Pack Business Park, which will feature 10 buildings varying from 7,000 to 45,000-square feet in size, offers potential tax advantages and savings to companies locating to the park. 

Updyke a no show in court

Harvey Updyke failed to appear before the Lee County Court on Wednesday afternoon. Pending a 30-day advisement period, Judge Jacob Walker will consider issuing a writ of arrest.