Auburn University will pay Steven Leath a separation payment of $4.5 million dollars in three equal installments of $1.5 million annually through 2021.
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.”
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.
The Auburn Planning Commission will take up the issue of academic detached dwelling units once again when it considers an amendment to the zoning ordinance at its meeting tonight.
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.
On July 19, community members can enjoy the vibrancy of downtown Auburn through Cheers on the Corner, an annual event that showcases local chefs and downtown merchants.
Locals can learn more about Auburn’s community theater and how to get involved in the upcoming performance season on July 25, when the Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) hosts its season kick-off party.
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.
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.
In its fourth meeting since being established, the city of Auburn's Diversity and Inclusion Task Force took a step forward when it revealed its mission statement last week.
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.
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.
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.
A large mixed-use development to be located at 320 Magnolia Ave. moved forward this week as the Auburn City Council approved the project's only conditional use — a drive-thru for Chick-fil-A.
The 2019 Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is set for July 19-21, allowing shoppers the chance to purchase certain items free of state and local sales tax.
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.
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…
The Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved the low bid of $19.8 million from Freeman & Associates Inc. for renovations to Drake Middle School at its meeting this week.
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.
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.
The city of Auburn’s comprehensive citywide traffic study, which consultants began working on in 2017, recommends 65 improvement projects for the next decade.
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.
In a special-called meeting Wednesday morning, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved Cristen Herring to be the next superintendent.
A new partnership between Auburn University and Southern Union State Community College provides an alternative path for first-time college students looking to transfer to Auburn.
In a special-called meeting this week, the Auburn City Schools Board of Education approved the low bid of $14.5 million for new classroom construction at Cary Woods Elementary School.
The Auburn Public Library's summer reading program kicks off this week and challenges children, teens and adults to read 20 hours during the summer months.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The city of Auburn announced this week that Megan Crouch will shift positions and take over as the next assistant city manager and chief operating officer.
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…
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.
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…