6 hrs ago
Expert looks at potential growth in area of planned interchange
A verdict was reached Wednesday in the trial of an Opelika man accused of sexually abusing the child of a former friend he would baby sit.It did not take the jury very long to decide that 63-year old George A verdict was reached Wednesday in the trial of an Opelika man accused of sexually abusing the child of a former friend he would baby sit.It ... (more)
14 hrs ago
Gander Mountain buys land for new Alabama location
The outdoor sports retailer, which also has stores in Dothan, Florence, Huntsville, Opelika and Tuscaloosa, will open the 52,000-square-foot store next spring in Gadsden's new River Trace Shopping Center.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Vehicle shot at while exiting I-85 in Opelika; victim grazed by bullet
Opelika police are investigating after a motorist reported his vehicle was shot as he was exiting Interstate 85 at Marvyn Parkway early this morning.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Trial to begin after shooting at community college
As jurors were set to consider the case of a 2011 shooting that left one dead and others injured on the Opelika campus of Southern Union Community College, a judge agreed to delay the trial until sometime next year.
Trial Set in Multi-State Dog-Fighting Ring
The defendants from Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas had originally been scheduled for trial in February, but U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins delayed it to the trial term beginning May 8 in Montgomery.
Opelika woman reports being hit, nearly sexually assaulted in her home
An Opelika woman reported she was pushed, hit and nearly sexually assaulted by a man she let into her home Friday night.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
SEC Saturday: Live blog with SEC writer Gary Laney
Joanie Graham, right, an Auburn fan, and her husband Allen Graham, an Alabama fan, both put down their own doormats in front of their RV at the tailgate Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the Auburn University's hayfields in Auburn, Ala.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
2013 VW Super Beetle
I had a taste of what it was like on the drive up to the Streets of Willow circuit that morning.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Valley Rescue Mission shares holiday meal
ROBIN TRIMARCHIfirstname.lastname@example.orgZeta Reid, 5, decorates tables with Meagan Ward, 17, before Thanksgiving dinner is served at Valley Rescue Mission Thursday.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lee County inmate who escaped on Monday now back in police custody
A Lee County inmate who escaped on Monday while on work detail at the Opelika Police Department is once again in police custody.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Auburn football: Four-star cornerback prospect Stephen Roberts flips...
With the Iron Bowl still more than a week away, the consensus four-star cornerback in the Class of 2014 fired the first of what will salvos prior to kickoff.
'Rammer Jammer' and 'Bodda Getta': Origins of the beloved-but-odd cheers at Alabama and Auburn
T he most popular cheers at the state's rival universities - "Rammer Jammer" at Alabama and "Bodda Getta" at Auburn - have stirred controversy over the years and largely remain a mystery to opponents.
Opelika police need your help identifying debit card theft suspect
The Opelika Police Department needs your help identifying and finding a woman believed to have taken and attempted to make purchases on a lost debit card.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Auburn student government association tackles hate speech after anti-Semitic incident at...
Auburn University's student government association has approved a pared-down version of a resolution seeking to thwart hate speech on campus, according to the Opelika-Auburn News .
Lee County authorities searching for inmate who escaped from work detail
Lee County authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped while on work detail at the Opelika Police Department Monday morning.
Former Tuberville partner sentenced to prison
A former business associate of football coach Tommy Tuberville is headed to prison for defrauding investors of millions of dollars in a fraud scheme.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Special Report: License to Drive
Most of us get in our vehicle every day to drive to work, school or errands, but when you get behind the wheel do you know who you are driving next to? One wrong move by them and you could find yourself in trouble.
Bentley Says Japan Trip Strengthened Relationships
Bentley told reporters Monday that his five-day trip focused mostly on relationship building, but also included some economic development and recruitment opportunities.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Demopolis woman killed in two-vehicle crash near Opelika on Sunday
A Demopolis woman was killed in a two-car accident around 1:15 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Lee Road 262 and Highway 29 North near Opelika, according to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris.