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Since January, when Councilman Tommy Dawson suggested the city find a way to pay tribute to Rosa Parks' role in starting the civil rights movement, city staff has been working on plans to do just that, and more.

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The Auburn Student-Housing Task Force met last week to hear a presentation from Auburn University representatives on the takeaways from four focus group sessions with students.

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Auburn’s Short-Term Rental Task Force met this week in a work session to review a revised draft of an ordinance that would regulate short-term rentals, such as those managed through companies like Airbnb and VRBO, in the city.

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A project along South Gay Street appears to be in the works after a development group scooped up three properties over the past two months to the tune of more than $10 million.

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On Friday, May 10, 2019, the Auburn Police Division was contacted by investigators with the Blacksburg, Virginia Police Department in reference to William Matthew Carter, age 52, from Auburn being arrested for possession of Child Pornography within their jurisdiction.    

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After a contentious discussion, the Auburn City Council approved an ordinance on Thursday in a special-called meeting to set a date of July 23 for a special municipal bond election where voters will decide whether to allow the city to issue $46 million in bonds for school projects to be repa…

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The Auburn City Schools Board of Education has released the names of the finalists for the superintendent position and will conduct interviews next Wednesday through Friday.

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As the temperature outside in Auburn climbs toward sweltering, the organization Smile-A-Mile, which provides relief and hope for children and their families going through the cancer journey, is trying to get the Auburn-Opelika community involved with Lemonade For S.A.M., a weekend-long event…

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The Auburn City Council will meet soon for a work session to hear a presentation from consultants who conducted a wide-ranging traffic study for the city. 

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The Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) will close out its 15th season with its 60th show — "Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens," a comedy featuring some returning characters — with performances spread out over the next two weekends.

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The city of Auburn’s bikeway and greenway initiative, Connect Auburn — designed to increase accessibility and safety for those who walk, run and cycle in Auburn — is progressing since its announcement last fall.

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While students in sixth-grade teacher Beverly Helm's Social Studies classes can't get behind the wheel just yet, they've been able to cruise the strip of automotive history as part of the second annual Driving Through the Decades initiative. 

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The greenspace outside of the Auburn Public Library will get some special attention this summer with the construction of the Auburn Public Library Amphitheater and Outdoor Learning Center, a project that both meets library needs and features green infrastructure elements. 

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The Auburn Student Housing Task Force will hold another meeting next month to hear a report on the thoughts of those affected most by the topic — students. 

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Auburn’s largest free outdoor festival returns for another year as the 19th annual Auburn CityFest is set to take place on Saturday at Kiesel Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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With the surge of illegal immigrants from Central America seeking entrance at the southwestern border of the United States, many questions are raised. For the husband of an Auburn alum, at least some of the answers seem obvious.

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Flower enthusiasts are in for a good time on Saturday as the Donald E. Davis Arboretum will host the third annual Auburn Azalea Festival. 

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Easter egg hunts are a time-honored tradition for those who celebrate the holiday. Here in Auburn, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and Wells Fargo Bank are co-sponsoring the 38th annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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At its meeting this week, the Auburn City Council discussed possible dates for a special referendum on allocating money from the city's 5-Mill Tax Fund to pay for Auburn City Schools projects.

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Over the past several years, the Christian-based nonprofit Esperanza House has played an essential role by serving the Hispanic community and helping meet their needs in the Auburn area, 

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In addition to getting a close look at the Tigers' stable of quarterbacks vying for the starting job, Auburn fans will be able to enjoy a number of fun activities during A-Day weekend. 

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Auburn and Opelika residents will get the chance to throw on their dancing shoes April 26 at the 14th Annual Mayors Ball, which benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lee County. 

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On Friday, the Auburn Downtown Merchants Association is hosting Come Home to the Corner for Lee County, an entertainment district event that will help give back to those impacted by the tornadoes on March 3.

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After nearly two hours of public hearing and deliberation, the Auburn City Council approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance that creates a new performance housing use called academic detached dwelling units. 

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Randy Price says he is enjoying his first session as a member of the Alabama State Senate, although he was exposed to some controversial issues in his first few weeks in the Legislature.

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At its meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council will once again consider the creation of a new performing housing type, academic detached dwelling units (ADDU), after tabling the zoning ordinance amendment at its first meeting in March. 

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It’s not every day you get to see hundreds of dogs together in one place. The eighth annual Bark in the Park offers that and much more. 

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Auburn will continue its efforts to offer more residents the opportunity to participate in the city's single-stream recycling program after the City Council approved contracts to purchase additional roll-out carts at its meeting on Tuesday. 

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The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center recently announced an inaugural season schedule that includes a wide array of series covering everything from Americana Roots music and Broadway musicals to Jazz and Dance. 

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The Auburn Diversity Task Force held its second meeting last week, with members tossing around ideas for actions the city could take as well as stressing the need to start the drafting process for a mission statement. 

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The Auburn City Council plans to discuss Gov. Kay Ivey’s dime a gallon gasoline tax increase and what it would mean to the city at its packet meeting on Friday, according to Mayor Ron Anders.