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In a special-called meeting held via video conference last week, the Auburn City Council unanimously approved a resolution that will allow the city to absorb the interest costs for capital loans given by local banks to small businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Once it became apparent in mid-March that the Covid-19 pandemic would have a significant impact on the Auburn community, the Lee County Humane Society sprang into action, adjusting how it handles intakes and adoptions and also pushing to get as many animals at the shelter as possible into fo…

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The health and safety of Alabamians is our top priority. To that end, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and Alabama Medicaid Agency are joining together to help sto…

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The Covid-19 outbreak in the Auburn area turned deadly over the past week, with seven deaths confirmed in EAMC's service area since last Friday between Lee County (2) and Chambers County (4). 

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On Monday, Auburn Mayor Ron Anders and City Manager Jim Buston extended the city's state of local emergency through April 30 in response to the continued spread of the Covid-19 virus in the Auburn community. 

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On Thursday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that she had directed school districts to develop a plan to finish the 2019-20 remotely, effectively closing Alabama public schools for the rest of the school year. 

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With the statewide prohibition of on-premise dining and restrictions on the size of gatherings, restaurants and retail stores in the Auburn area have been hit hard and responded by shifting their operations online, focusing on to-go orders, curb-side pickup and delivery.

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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, continue to rise in Lee County as EAMC seeks more personal protective equipment for health care workers bracing for a continued surge of the pandemic in the Auburn area. 

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With the statewide prohibition of on-premise dining and restrictions on the size of gatherings, many restaurants in the Auburn area have shifted their operations online, focusing on to-go orders, curb-side pickup, delivery and online shopping.

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The Auburn Villager has closed its physical office in response to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus statewide and in the Auburn community, but print and online coverage will continue as usual. 

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East Alabama Medical Clinic has announced that it will enact a '"no visitor" policy with few exceptions starting Thursday morning after an eighth patient tested positive for COVID-19 in Lee County. 

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Lee County has joined the list of counties reporting a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as national experts are recommending more restrictive guidelines to slow the spread of the virus and prevent hospitals from becoming overrun with patients.

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In professionally cleaned and defogged chambers, the Auburn City Council unanimously approved a resolution declaring a state of local emergency in response to the Covid-19 outbreak in Auburn and across the state at its regular meeting Tuesday night. 

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Lee County has joined the list of counties reporting a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as national experts are recommending more restrictive guidelines to slow the spread of the virus and prevent hospitals from becoming overrun with patients.

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As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread throughout the U.S. and has caused the cancellation of many regional and national events, East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) is taking unprecedented steps to protect its patients and residents, as well as its staff, volunteers and physicians. 

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Editor's note: Bark in the Park has been canceled due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the United States. 

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Between today and March 20, Auburn residents will receive invitations in the mail to take part in the 2020 Census, an effort that takes place every 10 years to count every individual living in the United States.

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The Gogue Performing Arts Center has unveiled its 2020-21 season lineup, which is packed with offerings, from musicians like Boz Scaggs and Branford Marsalis to award-winning musicals like "Fiddler on the Roof" and "OKLAHOMA!"

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On Monday, the city of Auburn officially launched the Auburn 2040 initiative to bring together residents to help shape what the future of the community will look like. 

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The Auburn Public Library Board is looking forward, launching their new strategic plan for the 2021-2024 fiscal years at its regular meeting on Feb. 18. According to Chris Warren,  director of the Auburn Public Library, the new plan, which details recommendations for collections, programs, s…

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Former Vice President Joe Biden resoundingly won the Alabama presidential Democratic primary, State Amendment One went down in defeat and the Republican primary for U.S. Senate is headed to a runoff later this month after Alabama citizens hit the polls for Super Tuesday. 

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The Auburn Downtown Design Review Committee took its first crack at reviewing plans for the redevelopment of the AuburnBank property on the corner of North Gay Street and Magnolia Avenue. at its meeting Tuesday. 

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"What's past is prologue" would be an apt quotation to describe what ran through the mind of Cedric Anderson after he found out that he would become the next police chief of the Auburn Police Division.

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The election season kicks into high gear on Tuesday when polls open for the Democratic and Republican Primary in Alabama, one of 14 states that will be holding primaries on Super Tuesday. 

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At its meeting Tuesday, the Auburn City Council voted unanimously to approve an amended resolution that throws the city's support behind Opelika and confirms Auburn's own opposition to a proposed granite quarry near Opelika's city limits.

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When Bailey Murphy, a senior at Auburn University in the BFA Theatre Program, was handed down the director position for the Spring 2020 play at Auburn Area Community Theatre, she went through 25 play scripts to find her show.

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Auburn residents will get a chance to ask questions about the city's planned construction project that will add a water transmission main and increase the capacity of the city's water supply by millions of gallons a day. 

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Auburn City Council members voted unanimously to have city staff draft a resolution showing support for Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller and the city of Opelika’s potential legal fight regarding a proposed granite quarry outside its city limit.

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Cedric Anderson will become the next Auburn Police chief effective on March 1. Anderson will take Chief Paul Register’s place as Register moves into his new role as public safety director.

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"No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama, the First 150 Years" is more than just the title of the book Delos Hughes, Ralph B. Draughon Jr., Emily Amason Sparrow and Ann Pearson co-authored together — Auburn was literally home. 

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During its Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council discussed and requested that the city draft an ordinance that would increase the  pay for both the mayor and city council members. 

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The city of Auburn appears set not to pursue a short-term lease of the heated pool at HealthPlus after it closed shop this month in preparation for reopening in a smaller footprint at the Auburn Mall.

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AuburnBank plans to redevelop its current downtown location in the near future, transforming its large tract of property on the corner of Gay Street and Magnolia Avenue for future generations.

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With spring on the horizon, many Auburn residents may be looking for a way to declutter and reduce their stockpiles of stuff while others may be in the market for a few new pieces to bring home. 

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Facing a shortage of skilled construction workers throughout the United States, Rabren General Contractors is taking a somewhat novel approach to finding and molding the next generation of workers — initiating a careers program that will give people ages 18 to 30 the opportunity to get hands…

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At a special-called meeting on Friday morning, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education gave its approval for ACS Superintendent Cristen Herring to enter into a real estate sales contract with MD Real Estate Holdings for the purchase of property for an elementary school identified as Yarbr…