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  1. Opelika police searching for credit card, theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... en 35 and 45 years old. If anyone recognizes the suspect or has any information about the case, please contact the Opelika Police Department's Detective Division at 334-705-5220. To report anonymously, call the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665.

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  2. Thompson Tractor Co. opens new location in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to store management, Thompson Tractor will serve the community's needs by providing equipment rentals and other services. Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said this is part of the city's ongoing efforts to grow and ad jobs.

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  3. BJ's Lounge murder suspect makes first court appearance in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An Opelika man accused of shooting and killing a man back in March is making his first appearance in court today. Michael Benford, 27, is the suspect police believe was behind the trigger the night 35-year-old Carnelious Richmond was murdered at BJ's Lounge in Opelika.

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  4. Eagles UDFA Profile: Stephen Roberts is a rangy defenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Bleeding Green Nation

    ... writer James was kind enough to answer my questions. Stephen was a highly regarded cornerback recruit out of nearby Opelika, AL. He flipped his commitment from Alabama to Auburn in 2013 during the week between the "Miracle at Jordan-Hare" win over ...

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  5. Opelika Police Department still searching for First Avenue armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | WTVM

    The suspect ran from the area with personal items from the victim. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6-feet tall and weighing 160 pounds.

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  6. Lee Co. Humane Society takes in more cats following hoarding situation in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | WTVM

    The Lee County Humane Society continues to feel the weight of a hoarding case that brought dozens of cats into the shelter recently. If you'd like to help, you can drop off supplies at the shelter, located on Ware Drive in Auburn.

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  7. Alabama 3rd Congressional District DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Hagan is a native of Opelika, AL. She and won Miss America in 2013 and made her way to the local news.

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  8. Spring Extreme Drags will showcase sporta s diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... the high traction surface, the jet dragsters of Rockingham's Terry Rosburg ("American Thunder") and Joe Zaccaro of Opelika, Ala. ("Southern Lightning") will run side-by-side. They will test not only the track surface but the stability of the tower, ...

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  9. Stepdad finds sex offender with 14-year-old girl a " and tries to fight him, Columbus police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... the girl's pants were slipped down. Checking McCoy's background, investigators discovered he was a sex offender from Opelika, Ala., having just been released from prison Feb. 8. He had served time since 2011 for raping an 11-year-old, Hogan said. ...

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  10. 2 AL teens charged as adults following an armed robbery in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WTVM

    OPELIKA, AL The Opelika Police Department arrested two people following an armed robbery on Wednesday, May 9 around 10 p.m. The incident happened in the 2100 block of Waverly Parkway. Police say the victim reported that he left his car and was approached by two suspects who were armed with firearms.

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  11. Man found guilty of attempting to kill two people in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WTVM

    On Sept. 4, 2015, the Opelika Police Department responded to a call at the Crestview Trailer Park, located on Waverly Parkway, where two people were found with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  12. East AL humane society opens adoptions for nearly 60 hoarded catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Lee County Humane Society is asking the community for help after a large number of cats were "surrendered" to the shelter. LCHS officials say the hoarding was discovered in Opelika Wednesday and involves approximately 55 cats.

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  13. Man suffers serious gunshot wound in Montgomery Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... say there was a report Tuesday of a burglary at the field house at Charles Henderson High School around 6:45 p.m. An Opelika attorney appeared in a Lee County courtroom Wednesday, not to defend a client, but to defend himself against sexual ...

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  14. Lee Co. Humane Society dealing with severe cat hoardingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WTVM

    The Lee County Humane Society has rescued 55 cats from a severe hoarding situation in Opelika and will likely be getting more cats in the near future.

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  15. Two teens are facing felony charges after a robbery in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to Capt. Booby Kilgore with Opelika Police, Dyaus E. N. Harris, 17, and Sean K. Estes, 16, both of Montgomery, are charged with robbery first degree.

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  16. Investigators say Opelika attorney shows pattern of sexual abuse against minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An Opelika attorney appeared in a Lee County courtroom Wednesday, not to defend a client, but to defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations. According to Lee County authorities, 33-year-old Gabriel Smith is accused of an incident happening almost 15 years ago in 2003.

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  17. Versitote Launches Latest Product; the Unala Storage Caddy OrganizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | PR Log

    OPELIKA, Ala. - May 4, 2018 - PRLog -- Alabama USA - Versitote are proud to announce the launch of their product, an amazing tote called the Unala Storage Caddy Organizer .

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  18. Jets Sign Six Undrafted Free AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | New York Jets

    ... in three games as a true freshman in 2014 before playing in all 15 as a sophomore where he also returned kicks. The Opelika, AL native had his most productive year in 2016 as he started in all 12 games for the Gamecocks and earned All-OVC honors. ...

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  19. Doctors puzzled by rare eye cancer cases affecting former Auburn University students, workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... day: 'Of all things, for me to have cancer in my eye, the one thing that I liked about myself?,'" McCrary told the Opelika-Auburn News. "It was very hard." McCrary is one of more than 40 people who either attended or worked at Auburn University and ...

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  20. Doctors puzzled by rare eye cancer cases affecting former Auburn University students, workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... day: 'Of all things, for me to have cancer in my eye, the one thing that I liked about myself?,'" McCrary told the Opelika-Auburn News. "It was very hard." McCrary is one of more than 40 people who either attended or worked at Auburn University and ...

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