The Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved a real estate sales contract with McLaughlin Investment Company Ltd. for two parcels of land off Richland Road to be used for future campuses and recreational projects.
Why do some birds have red feathers? Geoffrey Hill, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University, finally found an answer to this deceptively challenging question.
Of the 10 largest cities in Alabama, including Huntsville, Birmingham and Montgomery, one town is growing faster than the rest.
During the summer months, while school is out and playtime is abundant, the Auburn Public Library gives students incentive to practice their literacy skills through the Summer Reading Program.
An assisted-living facility will be built on 28.7 acres of land on Wire Road after action by the Auburn City Council this week.
Another iconic Auburn landmark will soon close its doors when Price's Barbecue House turns off its 'open sign' on June 3.
Both Auburn High School and Lee-Scott Academy are finishing the year off strong, with each school's graduating class breaking records for highest number of scholarship monies offered.
Site work will begin on the 75-foot tall student-housing project 191 College in the summer of 2017. The development will be located on the corner of North College Street and Glenn Avenue, replacing the Chevron station.
Auburn University will receive $5 million from the state’s 2017 fiscal year budget for the construction of a new Aviation Education Facility, following Gov. Robert Bentley’s recent signing of the bill.
High-energy New Orleans brass band Bonerama will be the headline act at Music on the Hill, a new local music festival to benefit the Auburn Arts Association.
The long wait is over for those who pine year-round for a fresh, locally-grown tomato, goat cheese or honey, as local growers flock to farmers markets opening for the season this week.
The Lee County Commission heard a presentation from the Foresite Group this week, outlining the county parks and recreation master plan the company was hired to complete last summer.
Auburn City Schools Board of Education President Matt Clegg attended his last board meeting this week as a member, passing the gavel to current Vice President Tracie West.
The Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau (AOTB) is showing 2015 to be a record year for tourism, with visitors spending $391 million in the area last year.
A smile breaks out on Don Roberts' face as he walks closer to Lee-Scott Academy's new track and sees the school's student body cheering for him, waving red and blue pom-poms in the air.
Preliminary work continues on Moores Mill Road and East University Drive in preparation for the Moores Mill Bridge replacement project.
At noon on Saturday, Auburn graduate Keyal Loveland will open the gates for the first time to her new event venue, The Hoot Yard, which is located in Opelika about a half mile off Interstate 85, exit 66.
The Auburn Area Community Theatre plans for its 2015-16 season to end with a bang, or at least, in a family feud bake-off.
For four Auburn University students, the old house located at 150 Ross, neighboring the 160 Ross apartment complex, is home.
Construction is set to begin in the next few weeks on an expansion of the assisted-living facility Camellia Place on Gatewood Drive in Auburn.
Krispy Kreme will open its doors and flip on the long-awaited "Hot Now" sign on May 10 at 6 a.m. The opening date was announced at this week's City Council meeting.
The City Council approved architect Seay, Seay & Litchfield to assess options for expanding the Public Safety Department's facilities at its meeting this week.
The annual Citizens' Survey results found that Auburn's residents continue to rate the city's services and quality of life high, showing major concerns only for the city's traffic flow and congestion.
Construction crews are preparing the Moores Mill Bridge area for the upcoming bridge replacement project. Traffic control signs for the project have been installed on Moores Mill Road, East University Drive and other affected streets. Moores Mill Park has been closed to the public until the construction project has been completed.
Auburn University and the Alabama Community College System are joining forces on their aviation programs to enhance aviation training and economic development opportunities around the state.
This week, Keshawna Jackson became the first graduate of the Auburn Housing Authority's Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program, which helps HUD-assisted families increase their earned income and reduce their dependency on subsidies.
A rally planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sam Harris Park in Auburn will put a spotlight on violence and breaking cycles that contribute to violent situations, such as drug use.
The city's Planning Department is seeking more flexibility when it comes to building material requirements in the Urban Core, as concerns arise that some of the larger student-housing developments might look too industrial if made up almost entirely of brick.
Dr. Stan Cox, assistant superintendent with Lee County Schools, will take over as Lee-Scott Academy's headmaster on July 1, once Headmaster Don Roberts retires after this school year.
This year's Auburn CityFest — the city's largest outdoor arts and crafts festival — will be bigger than ever with the addition of new activities in the Children's Imagination Station as well as multiple performances by the global sensation Zuzu African Acrobats.
A German-based manufacturer, The Berghoff Group, announced Wednesday it has selected Auburn for the location of its first U.S. facility.
The Alabama Tourism Department recently published its annual Economic Impact Report for 2015, providing statistical evidence that the travel & tourism industry continues to be one of the most viable segments of the Auburn-Opelika economy.
Each April, BigHouse Foundation's Swimsuit and Towel Drive kicks into high gear.
Alvin Willis has worked to keep the downtown area spotless seven days a week for 20 years
The Auburn Bike Committee's 17th annual Bike Bash will celebrate cycling, promote bike safety and show local cyclists how to navigate through trails in a section of the city.
Every five years, the city intends to update its CompPlan 2030 — a comprehensive plan guiding future community improvements and decision-making for the city of Auburn.
Former Auburn City Schools Superintendent Terry Jenkins was appointed by the City Council this week to serve on the Board of Education for a five-year term beginning June 1 and ending May 31, 2021.
The start of the 191 College student-housing project could be delayed a year — not starting until next summer — as development agreement negotiations are ongoing between the City Council and the developer, ACC OP LLC.
The Genealogical Society of East Alabama will have its April quarterly meeting Saturday at 11 a.m., at the Museum of East Alabama, which is located on 121 S. 9th St., Opelika.
This week, world-renowned composer Kirby Shaw will be the Auburn Junior High School choral program's first-ever guest conductor.
On Friday, local law enforcement will show support for the Lee County Special Olympics at the annual Cops on Top event.
The Auburn University student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently partnered with the city of Auburn to create an educational wetlands area.
Four items related to a proposed assisted-living facility located on Wire Road, just before the Auburn Soccer Complex, will be on the agenda of the Planning Commission at its meeting Thursday.
Synthetic turf will be installed at Duck Samford Stadium before the new school year starts in August.
The show choir students who competed in the Show Choir Nationals last week in Nashville came home with an extra spring in their dance steps.
Before the players strap on their helmets and cleats cut on a tuft of grass at Auburn's annual A-Day game on Saturday, fans can soak in the game-day experience at a number of events on campus and in the community.
At its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education could vote on whether synthetic turf will be laid in Duck Samford Stadium.
The annual Alpha Psi Rodeo isn't all calf roping, concerts and "yee-haws."