Local obituary notices in Opelika, AL
Friday Jun 26 | via Alabama Live
Author Nancy Owen Nelson's Alabama book signings are a homecoming. Although she now resides in Michigan, Nelson is a former Auburn University professor and the granddaughter of former Hartselle mayor Stephen Mae Nelson. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via Washington Times
The Herby Kirby Award is given in memory of longtime Birmingham Post-Herald sports writer Herby Kirby, who died in the press box after covering Notre Dame's 24-23 national football championship win over Alabama in the 1973 Sugar Bowl. Three journalists won two awards apiece, including Tom Green of the Opelika-Auburn News and Tommy Deas and Cecil Hurt, both of The Tuscaloosa News. Comment?
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