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Opelika, Alabama is located in Lee County. Zip codes in Opelika, AL include 36801, 36803, and 36804. The median home price in Opelika is $155,900. More Opelika information.

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23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

89-year-old retired nurse Edna Farrell of Opelika wins 2014 Ms....

HOOVER, Alabama - As a retired nurse, Edna Farrell sometimes gets into trouble as a resident of her nursing home in Opelika, but that didn't stop her from being named the 2014 Ms.

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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Auburn man charged with shooting, wounding family member during party

Alexander L. Whitaker was arrested July 25 and charged with second-degree domestic violence, Auburn police stated in a release.

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Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

'No broken bones': Smiths Station science teacher in fair condition after train collision

Smiths Station High School officials confirmed Monday afternoon that a teacher was involved in a train collision Monday near the County Road 430 school.

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Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Smiths Station High teacher hit by a train near the school

Smiths Station High School officials confirmed Monday afternoon that a teacher was involved in a train collision Monday near the County Road 430 school.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Opelika hosts 11th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

The Saugahatchee Country club in Opelika hosted the 11th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, an event benefiting the Lee County Literacy Coalition, tonight, July 24. In addition to the spelling bee, those who attended also enjoyed cocktails, heavy Hors d'oeuvres and a raffle.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Rep. Barry Moore's lawyers ask court to say recorded phone call inadmissible

Republican state Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise, surrounded by the media, walks to his car outside the Lee County Justice Center Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Opelika, Ala., after a hearing requesting that the charges against him of perjury and making false statements to a grand jury be dismissed.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Auburn's Summer Block Party to feature live music, free outdoor screening of 'The...

Auburn Parks and Recreation will host the 5th Annual Farewell Summer Block Party on Aug. 1 at Town Creek Park.

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Alabama Live

Opelika man accused of breaking into ex-girlfriend's house, attacking her new boyfriend

Larry Leon Burton, 56, is charged with first-degree burglary, domestic violence third-degree harassment, domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree assault, Opelika Police Capt.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Opelika High senior charged with murdering teenager

OPELIKA, Ala. — An Opelika, Ala., teenager was fatally shot Monday on the 500 block of Edmon Avenue and another teenager has been charged with murder, according to an Opelika Police Department news release.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Jury selected in trial of first suspect in 2012 Ensley quintuple homicide

Are you ready for some high school football? This is the place to find it!Starting with the 2014 season, Raycom and the Alabama High School Athletics Association are teaming up to bring you all the action Are you ready for some high school football? This is the place to find it!Starting with the 2014 season, Raycom and the Alabama High School ... (more)

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Alabama Live

Man steals $86.50 in ribeye steaks from grocery, threatens store employee, Opelika police say

A man accused of stealing seven packages of ribeye steaks from an Opelika grocery store Sunday afternoon is charged with robbery after threatening a store employee, police say.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Opelika man arrested, accused of sexually abusing 2 children 14 years ago

John Sluder, 63, of Opelika was arrested May 8 and charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, the sheriff's office stated in a release today.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Study claims an Alabama metro is the best in the nation for manufacturing jobs

Newgeography.com has released its rankings for the top U.S. metros for manufacturing jobs and an Alabama metro topped the list.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

Well-rounded Biloxi native making his mark in the U.S. Navy

U.S. NAVY Biloxi native Lt. Richard Fail is the national trainer for the U.S. Navy's medical recruiting programs.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Indian Wars in the Colonial Southeast

Largely due to Hollywood films, when Americans think of "Indian wars", they think of what we now call the West, particularly the Great Plains, or the "new" Southwest.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Outdoor specialty store Gander Mountain to open Montgomery location in the fall

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Gander Mountain , an outdoor specialty store, will open a new location in the Promenade Montgomery North shopping center.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WKRN

Opelika man appeals conviction in college shooting

A man convicted of killing his mother-in-law and wounding his estranged wife at a community college in Opelika is appealing his case.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Southern Union shooter files appeal on sentence

A man convicted of murdering his mother-in-law and injuring other members of his family is appealing his sentence as he sits behind bars at the Lee County Justice Center.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Votelaw

'Auburn resident uses math to lead political campaigns'

The Opelika-Auburn News reports: It is not uncommon for John Pudner to work 18 hours during an average day--mostly from his home in Auburn--writing up political campaign plans for politicians and analyzing data.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala. man convicted in campus shooting to appeal

An Alabama man sentenced to life in prison without parole for shooting his mother-in-law to death on a community college campus is planning an appeal.

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