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.
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.
Auburn residents will have a chance to contribute to an exceptional nonprofit for those in our community with special needs while also enjoying some good tunes and tasty food.
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.
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.
A few slots remain for the Auburn Citizens' Public Safety Academy, a program that not only seeks to build greater involvement between the public and city, but also to inform residents of the scope of the work done by the Public Safety Department.
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.
On Tuesday, the Auburn City Council once again pushed back its consideration of a new performance housing type, Academic Detached Dwelling Units, until its first meeting in April.
After conducting a thorough applicant and interview process, the Auburn City Council appointed local businesswoman Kathy Powell to finish Tracie West's unexpired term on the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday.
A lifelong Auburn resident has recently begun reaching out to community and neighborhood groups while gaining a better understanding of the inner-workings of the city in his role as the public affairs neighborhood specialist.
The Auburn Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the local business community as well as individuals who commit themselves to public service and volunteer work at the 70th Auburn Chamber Annual Meeting.
Auburn residents should expect an authentic Mardi Gras celebration downtown on Saturday as the Mardi Gras parade and Krewe Krawl return for another year.
At its most recent meeting, the Auburn University Board of Trustees gave final approval for projects that would bring an Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex and a Central Dining Facility to the heart of campus.
The Auburn University Board of Trustees gave final approval at its meeting last week to the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, a "truly transformative project" that will be located at the corner of Thach Avenue and South College Street.
Beginning on March 1, the beloved Pevensie children — Peter, Lucy, Susan and Edmund — will travel through a magical wardrobe and into the world of Narnia on the Auburn Area Community Theatre stage.
The city's Student-Housing Task Force recently met to discuss future plans for gathering student input on desired types of housing as well as to better absorb findings of the Danter Study, which analyzes Auburn's multi-family housing market and looks closely at purpose-built student housing.
The creation of a new student housing type, called academic detached dwelling units, was delayed by the Auburn City Council during its meeting this week.
The Auburn City Council approved a grant agreement between Auburn Environmental Services Department (AES) and The Recycling Partnership, a Georgia-based company, at its meeting this week.
The Auburn Police Division, working in conjunction with the Auburn Fire Division, ALEA’s State Bureau of Investigation, State Fire Marshal’s Office, State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Lee County Coroner’s Office, has confirmed the identities of the two suspects recovered from the fire s…
The Auburn Police Division confirms the identity of the officer who was shot and sustained serious injuries during a traffic stop of a robbery suspect in the 1100 block of Opelika Road this past Friday night, Feb. 15. The officer is Justin Sanders, age 30 from Auburn.
The Auburn Diversity Task Force held its first meeting last week against the backdrop of an apparent Auburn High student in blackface posting a selfie on Snapchat, an action that drew widespread condemnation in the community.
Members of the Auburn community recently celebrated Black History Month at a presentation hosted at Boykin Community Center by the Auburn Senior Activity Center.
The Auburn University Board of Trustees will consider final approvals for a number of major capital projects, including the planned Rane Culinary Science Center on the corner of South College Street and Thach Avenue.
When Mark Whitaker participated in a phone call to the parents of Lori Ann Slesinski last year to tell them an arrest was made in their daughter's disappearance, it was the highlight of his career.
Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes announced today that his office has hired an investigator to focus on open, unsolved homicide cases in Lee County.
Empty Bowls — a joint event between the cities of Auburn and Opelika with a goal to fight hunger — will take place in Auburn this year on Feb. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center.
The Student-Housing Task Force held its first meeting this week in an effort to organize and talk about how to move forward.
The fate of a Southern Living hotel on North College Street in downtown Auburn hangs in the balance, as developers attempt to iron out a deal this week while the city of Auburn grows increasingly impatient with delaying the construction of a planned public parking deck any further.
The Auburn City Council Short-Term Rental Task Force held a public-input meeting last week where numerous residents spoke about a draft ordinance that would regulate homes rented through popular services like Airbnb and VRBO.
When Steven Brown began working at Auburn University in the late '90s, after moving from Virginia, he was surprised at the rich history he discovered here, particularly regarding court cases.
The city of Auburn has hired a firm to finish the design work for the first phase of the Saugahatchee Blueway-Greenway project, which has been in motion since 2015.
The new Student-Housing Task Force — one of four task forces created by Mayor Ron Anders after assuming office in November — will begin meeting at the end of this month.
Construction is expected to start soon on streetscape improvements on South College Street between Donahue and Woodfield drives as part of the city and university's effort to create a gateway into the university and downtown.
At its meeting Thursday night, the Auburn Planning Commission unanimously approved a recommendation to the City Council to amend the zoning ordinance to establish standards for a new type of performance residential housing use — academic detached dwelling units.
The Auburn Planning Commission got its first look at the Glenn/Dean Focus Area Study at its work session this week, while also reacquainting itself with the Harper Avenue Focus Area Study, which was put on hold earlier in the fall as the city decided how to deal with what's being called acad…
The Auburn City Council plans to consider suggestions from city staff on ways the city can start to honor Rosa Parks and her role in starting the civil rights movement.
A cottage housing project that was planned for Judd Avenue in northwest Auburn is now considered "dead" after the developer withdrew his conditional-use request from the Jan. 8 Auburn City Council meeting agenda on Tuesday morning.
At its regularly scheduled meeting next Thursday, the Auburn Planning Commission will consider a recommendation to amend the zoning ordinance to establish standards for a relatively new student-housing type — what the city is calling "academic detached dwelling units."
The Auburn Planning Commission will review proposed changes to the zoning ordinance and land-use plan that emerged from two studies focusing on the areas around Harper Avenue and the Glenn-Dean intersection at a work session on Tuesday.
Community members have now begun fundraising, costume planning and mentally preparing for the seventh annual Auburn Polar Plunge, where they will jump into roughly 35-degree water on behalf of the Lee County Special Olympics.