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  1. 4th suspect charged in 2016 killing of 85-year-old man during home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Alabama Live

    Shakeela Chantell Dailey is the fourth suspect charged with capital murder in the 2016 shooting death of an 85-year-old Lee County man. ( A fourth person has been charged with capital murder in the 2016 shooting death of an 85-year-old man during a home invasion.


  2. Baldwin County turns toward planning amid heated development disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Alabama Live

    Residents have posted signs in Olde Town Daphne in recent weeks to show unity as they went before the Daphne City Council vocalizing opposition toward a rezoning plan for a residential project they feared infringed upon their well-established neighborhood. Now, a planning exercise is set later this month that could help provide city officials with concepts for what should be planned for this area of the city.


  3. 1 injured in single-engine plane crash in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Alabama Live

    One person was injured when a single-engine plane crashed into the edge of the woods near Interstate 85 in Opelika Tuesday night, Opelika police said. Around 10:10 p.m., Opelika police responded to a report of a plane crash near the Marvyn Parkway entrance ramp to I-85.


  4. Report: Auburn, Opelika turn away Chinese softball team coached by Clint Myers, sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Alabama Live

    Former Auburn softball coach Clint Myers and his son Corey Myers have reportedly tried to reserve local softball facilities in Auburn and Opelika for the Chinese national softball team. The cities of Auburn and Opelika have reportedly turned away former Auburn softball coach Clint Myers, who -- along with his sons Corey and Casey -- has tried to reserve city softball facilities for use with the Chinese national softball team.


  5. What happened to the GOP's handshake with Alabama?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Mike Hubbard during his corruption trial. He was found guilty and sentenced to four years in prison, though he remains out on appeal.


  6. Teen arrested on murder charge in Auburn shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Alabama Live

    An Opelika teen was arrested Sunday on murder charges in the death of a 20-year-old Tuskegee man stemming from a shooting near Toomer's Corner earlier in the day , Auburn police said. The teen, a 17-year-old whose name was not released, was apprehended by Auburn police and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force from an Auburn home.


  7. Shooting leaves one dead, 4 wounded in AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Auburn police officers responded to a call at 2:24 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired in the 200 block of West Magnolia Avenue, according to an Auburn Police statement. According to the Opelika-Auburn News police had cordoned off an area in front of the McDonald's restaurant, which is just down the block from Toomer's Corner.


  8. Auburn Gameday: Complete fan guide for Auburn's home opener against Alabama StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Auburn fans are chomping at the bit to hail their Husky-conquering heroes Saturday at the Tigers' 2018 home opener. And the Loveliest Village seems more than ready to oblige.


  9. Teen in Alabama foster care decries lack of right to attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Alabama Live

    According to an affidavit, she clashed with her parents, who locked her out of the house. For three days, Standifer slept in a gazebo outside an apartment complex, ducking inside a friend's home during the day to shower and eat.


  10. Alabama church raises money to buy motorbikes for Kenyan pastorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Opelika pastor Hamlet Barnes Jr. thought he had entered a time capsule, one that carried him as far back as the 1950s, the moment he set foot in Bungoma, Kenya. Taking in the sights of green farmlands worked by villagers living in small homes sealed with mud, Barnes also watched as animals roamed freely, including some chickens who entered kitchens of houses lacking screen doors.


  11. Auburn 22, Opelika 15: Jay Walker's last-second score rallies Tigers over BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Jay Walker scored from 3 yards out with three seconds remaining, lifting Auburn to a 22-15 come from behind win over rival Opelika . Tied at 15-15 with 2:17 to play, the Class 7A No.


  12. Brothers charged in shooting death in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Police have been investigating the shooting death of Antonio Drisker that occurred July 26 in a mobile home park in Opelika.


  13. Suspect arrested in killing at Opelika mobile home parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A suspect is in custody in connection with the July shooting death of a man at a mobile home park in Opelika. Opelika police Capt.


  14. Georgia man charged in Opelika homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A man from Georgia was charged with murder Friday in last month's shooting death of 28-year-old Brucetravious Frazier, Opelika police said. The suspect, 18-year-old Gregory Jacquan Todd, was charged with the shooting death of Frazier, who died on July 25 after he was shot two days earlier, police said.


  15. Lobbyist listed as owner, editor of Yellowhammer blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Political consultant Tim Howe shown testifying during the first day of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's trial on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Opelika, Ala. Howe was recently listed as the owner and editor of conservative political blog Yellowhammer.


  16. 40 acres and a feud: an Alabama family's 15-year fight over a sharecropper ancestor's landRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Alabama Live

    This year's 26th reunion of the descendants of the Alabama sharecropper and his wife, Alice, didn't quite attract the turnout of previous family gatherings in the Auburn-Opelika area. Ben Woodson, 80, a grandson of the patriarch who now lives in Southaven, Mississippi, attended the reunion on the last weekend in July.


  17. Body of missing Auburn man found in Opelika pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The body of a missing man was found floating in the mill post on First Avenue near Piggly Wiggly in Opelika Thursday morning, according to the Lee County Coroner's Office. Opelika authorities responded to the mill pond near the Piggly Wiggly on First Avenue in reference to a body floating in the pond Thursday morning.


  18. Why isn't Cook Out in Birmingham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Alabama Live

    With Montgomery, the fast food franchise will have seven locations in Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Jacksonville, Auburn, Opelika, Huntsville and Troy already have locations.


  19. 21-year-old shot to death at Opelika mobile home parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Opelika police were dispatched at 11:43 p.m. to Hickory Haven Mobile Home Park on Crawford Road, said Lee County Coroner Bill Harris. Once officers were on the scene, they found Octavious Bennett unresponsive.


  20. Motorcycle crash kills 38-year-old in AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A 38-year-old man died after he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a utility pole in Auburn Tuesday morning, Auburn police said. David Avery Smotherman was driving a 2004 Honda CB600 motorcycle when he lost control of the motorcycle, crossed into the opposite lane, left the roadway and struck a utility pole, police said.


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