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AuburnBank announced today that it plans to redevelop its downtown headquarters on the corner of East Magnolia Avenue and Gay Street, and that it has reached a preliminary agreement to sell some of its property to a developer that plans to build a “full-service boutique lifestyle hotel.”

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The Auburn University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint former president Jay Gogue as interim president during a special-called telephone conference call on Monday. 

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Researchers are currently recruiting people to participate in a new study being conducted by Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy, which will test the effects of extra-virgin olive oil in fighting cognitive impairments like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. 

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On Monday, July 1, 2019, Auburn Police arrested Johnston Edward Taylor, age 16, from Auburn, on warrants charging him with two counts of manslaughter.

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The Auburn Knights Alumni Association (AKAA) will be hosting its 89th annual reunion on July 12 and 13 to celebrate the music and legacy of the Auburn Knights Orchestra — America’s oldest, continually operating jazz big band.

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The vision laid out in the city of Auburn's Renew Opelika Road Plan, adopted in 2013, continues to come to fruition as infrastructure work continues and new mixed-use developments come on line. 

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On the afternoon of July 4, locals will once more head toward Duck Samford Park, where — whether they sit in a truck bed in a nearby parking lot or on a blanket at the park — they will watch a fireworks show celebrating the national holiday.

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The process of building a new municipal parking deck on Wright Street is in a holding pattern as the city of Auburn waits to hear back on a needed easement before finalizing design plans.

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The city of Auburn is currently in negotiations to acquire property for a new fire station in north Auburn, the fastest growing sector of the city both now and in future projections. 

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About 10 minutes from downtown Auburn lies one of the area’s hottest summer attractions — Chewacla State Park, where people can go to enjoy the outdoors and all that nature has to offer, whether it be in the water, along the trails, or on its miles of bike paths. 

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Less than three months since approving academic detached dwelling units as a new performance housing use in the city's zoning ordinance, the Auburn City Council is poised to amend its work after requesting that the Planning Commission review a draft amendment that would prohibit ADDUs in any…

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The construction of Midtown, the large mixed-use project along Opelika Road, has spurred the city of Auburn to shift forward to Phase 4 of its Renew Opelika Road Plan and bring improvements to the road and streetscape between Gentry Drive and Saugahatchee Road.

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Another Broken Egg, a breakfast and lunch restaurant, will open this month in Auburn at a storefront off Bent Creek Road.

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A vision for a new bar by Toomer's Corner that began way back in the fall of 2016 is about to become a reality as the construction of Southeastern nears completion.

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A strategic-planning process will begin in June to determine how the Auburn Public Library can meet the needs of a rapidly growing community in coming years. 

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In a special-called meeting Wednesday morning, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved Cristen Herring to be the next superintendent.

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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.