Opelika Obituaries

Opelika Obituaries

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  • Friday Jun 26 | via Alabama Live 

    Author Nancy Owen Nelson finds comfort in researchin...

    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.

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  • Sunday Jun 14 | via Washington Times 

    Cherokee County's Fagan wins top ASWA writing award

    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.

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