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Hospitalizations of Covid-19 patients at East Alabama Medical Center dropped sharply the past few days, even as some experts voiced concern over a new coronavirus variant that is estimated to infect up to 50 percent more people and could become the dominant variant in the United States by Ma…

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The Auburn Planning Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Monday in the next step toward pushing through long-overdue short-term rental regulations in the city. 

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The overhaul of the Champion House, a 1922 one-story Craftsman bungalow, was recently completed in the North College Historic District after a 15-month renovation that drew criticism from neighbors at the onset of the project because of the removal of the siding.

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Lee County District Attorney Pro Tem Jessica Ventiere is looking to "right the ship" and restore confidence in the Lee County District Attorney's Office after being named to the position by area judges in November. 

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In remembrance of Martin Luther King Day, Auburn University’s Office of Inclusion and Diversity is hosting a series of events for the Auburn community beginning January 12. 

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Long before the Rev. Chris Rothbauer became the lead minister at Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in August of 2019, the call to ministry spoke to the reverend. 

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Auburn’s Parks and Recreation Department is already looking toward the spring with a list of programs for the Auburn community to enjoy during the ever-looming Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Hospitalizations at East Alabama Medical Center climbed dramatically this week, setting a new pandemic peak as Covid-19 continues to sweep across the nation, state of Alabama and Lee County, putting health care systems and hospitals under tremendous pressure.  

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, Auburn Mayor Ron Anders and other civic leaders took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to mark the expansion of SiO2 Materials Science's effort to produce vials that will be used to distribute Covid-19 vaccines around the world. 

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The following are the top stories that have appeared in the Villager in a year marked, largely, by uncertainty and painful loss, but also heroic sacrifice and a glimmer of hope. 

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In December 2012, Ryan Molt had just closed on a major life milestone — a new home right here in Auburn. Working at Parks and Recreations for the city, a conversation with a colleague about a new fundraiser led to an event that the community has grown to love for the last nine years.

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Hospitalizations of patients with Covid-19 at East Alabama Medical Center reached a new pandemic peak this week as the novel coronavirus continues to surge across the county, state and nation. 

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Perhaps the greatest gift during the holidays for a nation weary and tired of living nine months under the burden of the pandemic came last week, as scores of front-line health-care workers across the country began receiving the first round of their vaccinations against the deadly coronavirus. 

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At its virtual meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council approved amendments to the city's 2019 Community Development Block Grant action plan to account for the distribution of coronavirus relief funds received from the federal government. 

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The search for the next head coach of Auburn continues after the Tigers parted ways with Gus Malzahn on Sunday, a move that surprised many and drew criticism for the enormous buyout paid during a pandemic that has hit the pocketbooks of athletic departments, including the Tigers', across the…

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While many students returned home for the Christmas and New Year's holiday break, Auburn is continuing its efforts to fight the spread of Covid-19 by working closely with the Alabama Department of Public Health. 

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Vaccinations of frontline health care workers began at East Alabama Medical Center this week as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the Lee County community and EAMC matches its pandemic peak in hospitalizations. 

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The number of patients  hospitalized with Covid-19 at East Alabama Medical Center topped 50 for the first time since July this week as hospital officials warn that the Auburn area is facing its third peak since the pandemic began in mid-March. 

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At a special-called meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council unanimously approved the contract for incoming City Manager Megan McGowen Crouch, who will step into the role at the beginning of February. 

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Looking for exotic, one-of-a-kind or just plain fabulous gifts for your loved ones? Or perhaps you need to treat yourself? A unique shopping experience awaits you.

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The 2020 Holiday season is upon us and Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) has two December events for you to enjoy — “A Christmas Carol,” an on-stage live radio play, and the “Holiday Walk in the Woods” at the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center.

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At its meeting Tuesday night, the Auburn City Council honored the Auburn High girls cross-country team, passing a resolution recognizing the team's 2020 Class 7A state championship. The Tigers won the championship by 56 points, the largest point differential  between first and second place i…

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The novel coronavirus has reared its ugly head once again, as cases of Covid-19 and hospitalizations skyrocket across the nation and state of Alabama, with local hospital officials expressing worry about the weeks ahead and asking the Auburn community to once again help "flatten the curve" t…

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At a naming ceremony last Friday, Auburn University took a step forward in its efforts to promote inclusion and diversity by honoring Harold D. Melton, the school's first black SGA president and current chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, by naming the Student Center after him. 

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At the State of the City Address last week, Auburn Mayor Ron Anders recognized six community members with the second-annual Mayor's Lamplighter Awards, which honor those who make a large impact in the community. 

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The world received some welcome news this week as Moderna announced promising results of a preliminary analysis of its candidate vaccine for Covid-19. 

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AuburnBank celebrated the beginning of its third chapter in its namesake city on Tuesday afternoon, hosting a ground-breaking ceremony for a new building downtown that will fold its retail banking and operations under one roof. 

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Each year, the rivalry between Auburn and Alabama continues. Homes stand divided while fans from both sides anticipate the annual Iron Bowl to kickoff every Saturday after Thanksgiving.

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Auburn Mayor Ron Anders gave his second-annual State of the City Address on Monday at the Gogue Performing Arts Center, highlighting the hard work and efforts of the city and community while it goes through a year marred by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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The Auburn Planning Commission got its first look at proposed revisions to the city's Urban Core Development & Design Standards at a joint work session with the Downtown Design Review Committee on Tuesday. 

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While Hunter Freeman’s call to service was homegrown, courtesy of his father who served in the Army National Guard for 35 years, it was a fun-filled day spent with friends that first grabbed his attention on what exactly a Marine was.

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After postponing consideration of the item at its last meeting, the Auburn City Council approved a zoning ordinance amendment Tuesday that will lower the allowable bed density in Urban Neighborhood-West.

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While the nation anxiously awaits the results of the presidential election, which could stretch on for days or longer as mail-in votes are tallied and court challenges weighed and decided, there were no surprises in Lee County on Tuesday, as residents flocked to the polls and Republican cand…