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  1. Lee County DA launches campaign to tackle prescription pill abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WTVM

    Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes is partnering with with four locally owned pharmacies in an initiative to address a vital public safety and public health issue. The DA's office is providing partnered pharmacies with a Drug Take-Back kiosk that will allow citizens the ability to safely and securely dispose of potentially dangerous expired and unwanted prescription drugs.

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  2. You Can Make A Difference This Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WTVM

    The Lee County district attorney says his office will be asking for a very lengthy sentence in the cast where two people died following a vehicle crash in Opelika.

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  3. Opelika PD investigating shooting and assault on Cherry Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WTVM

    Three juveniles were sitting in a parked car near the 300 block of Cherry Avenue when shots were fired into the vehicle. There are no suspects at this time.

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  4. Day 2 of Lee County capital murder trial cut short after defense claim regarding evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WTVM

    Four people are charged in this case where Curtis "Bennie" Rudd was shot and killed inside his Lee Road 177 home in Cusseta, Alabama. The trial was cut short because the defense said there is evidence they had not seen until the state presented it today.

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  5. Teen charged after allegedly bringing a pistol to Opelika High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WTVM

    On Tuesday around 1:15 p.m., police received information from Opelika High School officials about a 15-year-old student in possession of a pistol. Today at OHS a student informed Opelika High School administrators and the school resource officer that a student possibly had a firearm on campus.

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  6. New grant funds research to improve water quality in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WTVM

    A partnership between the City of Opelika, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University, and other partners is looking to improve water quality in Opelika. A grant obtained by the Extension System is being used to create the Pepperell Branch Watershed Management Plan which will analyze water quality in the branch from 2010 until now.

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  7. Opelika's OPS One to be sold for $14 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WTVM

    The city of Opelika has entered into an agreement to sell its fiber telecommunication assets and operations, OPS One, to Point Broadband, a West Point, Georgia, company for just over $14 million. "So, they are buying this company and I think they will do great things for it," said Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller.

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  8. Plane carrying passengers crashes near Exit 60 in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | WTVM

    Luckily all on board are alive only one received minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/hFAaZ5znri Authorities say the one passenger was taken to the East Alabama Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries, the other two only sustained scrapes and bumps.

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  9. Top Stories on 9: Week in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | WTVM

    Last week Hurricane Michael hit the states causing damage in many of the areas. The community has been making efforts to help those who have lost power and those who have been displaced because the storm.

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  10. Cotton Warehouse District of Opelika being revitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | WTVM

    A new coffee shop and record store are already open between 8th St. and 7th St. A boutique, speakeasy and brewery/beer garden will fill out the block. "This area was largely industrial and a warehouse space," said Mosley.

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  11. 3 suspects wanted for theft at Hobby Lobby in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WTVM

    The incident happened Sept. 22 at the store located on Enterprise Drive. According to police, three females stole an assortment of furniture and decorations.

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  12. OPD searching for man accused of assault at BBQ restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WTVM

    If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, or any information about the assault, you are asked to call the Opelika Police Department's Detective Division at 334-705-5220.

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  13. Two convicted in 2016 attempted murder of an Opelika manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WTVM

    Mialsdreaco Chambers and James Perry were charged with the shooting and attempted murder of an Opelika man and have now been found guilty by a Lee County jury.

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  14. Attorney seeks bond reduction for Opelika murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | WTVM

    OPELIKA, AL An Opelika murder suspect's attorney is seeking to have his client's bond reduced from $150,000 to $60,000.

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  15. Lee County Sheriff's Office searching for missing, runaway teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WTVM

    Keyonna Laindia Holloway, 17 of Opelika, was last seen Sept. 9. According to the sheriff's office, she was reported as a runaway from her residence in the 100 block of Lee Road 2101.

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  16. Lee County, AL celebrates Community Market's 15th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WTVM

    The market provides food for people in the community who may have suffered a house fire, job loss, or anything that can make a person limited to adequate food. Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller and Auburn Mayor Bill Ham also honored former mayor of Auburn, Jan Dempsey with a proclamation.

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  17. Opelika Power Services sends men to help with relief ahead of FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | WTVM

    OPS Hurricane Florence Restoration Team L-R: Justin Adams - Apprentice Lineman; Taylor Simmons - Journeyman Lineman; Shane Childs - Journeyman Lineman; Zack Hester - Crew Foreman; Kyle Gray - Apprentice Lineman; Nick Price - Journeyman Lineman OPELIKA, AL Opelika Power Services is sending a six-man power restoration team to help cities in North Carolina in the path of Hurricane Florence. "They are going to work long days, says Director Derek Lee.

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  18. 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WTVM

    Today at the National Infantry Museum a ceremony was held for the Rededication of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial. Saturday, Sept.

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  19. Auburn police are investigating an early morning shooting near Toomer's Corner.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WTVM

    The Auburn Police Department confirms one man was shot and killed early Sunday morning along the 200 block of W. Magnolia Avenue. A second victim, a 16-year-old boy from Opelika, was flown to Piedmont Columbus Regional Medical Center to receive treatment for serious injuries.

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  20. The overcast skies match the mood inside Benjamin Russell High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WTVM

    The overcast skies match the mood inside Benjamin Russell High School in Alex City Monday morning. The reason is the school of around 900 students lost a beloved teacher and coach.

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