Auburn residents will have the chance to get their hands dirty and create their own work of art on Saturday when the Dean Road Ceramics Studio hosts Day in Clay, an open house that will feature demonstrations and offer workshops for both beginners and the experienced.
At this time a year ago, our feeling of normalcy tilted firmly toward trepidation of an unknown killer hitchhiking its way into our community — the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, Covid-19, were arriving in the Loveliest Village.
Alabama’s leading health organizations are joining together to strongly recommend Alabamians get the Covid-19 vaccine. Getting the vaccine can help stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus that has affected the lives of almost every Alabamian.
A lot of people have fretted over Auburn’s proposed short-term rental (the “STR”) ordinance. Thus far, many people, particularly the majority of Auburn’s elected officials, have viewed the proposed ordinance as simply a means for bringing a noncompliant use into compliance, as a supplemental…
A renter’s perspective: When our daughter was an infant, my wife and I were invited to a friend’s wedding in Knoxville. We wanted to stay somewhere that had multiple rooms because our daughter was a light sleeper. We also needed to be close to downtown since that is where the wedding party a…
The failure of the electrical power system in Texas, which left millions without heat and other necessities during very cold weather, is beyond awful. Why did this happen?
To this observer of the hours-long Feb. 16 Auburn City Council meeting, one Councilperson’s multi-part amendment (which was adopted) to the “Short-term Rental/Homestay Ordinance” looks like an eleventh-hour strategy to undermine the years of work done by the Planning Commission and the Task …
At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Auburn City Council opted to pick up the full tab for the planned roundabout at the intersection of Cox and Wire roads, awarding a bid for the project instead of waiting on the approval of a grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation.
Auburn University marked the opening of its $22 million Advanced Structural Engineering Laboratory (ASEL) — a state of the art facility referred to as an “engineer’s dream” — with a grand opening and dedication ceremony last Friday.
Each year, nationwide, thousands of school-age children die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Only five to 10 percent survive without immediate treatment.
For more than 365 days (and counting), Kelli Thompson and others yearning for civil discourse, racial justice and reconciliation have gathered at Toomer’s Corner in downtown Auburn.
East Alabama Medical Center and Auburn University officials, along with Auburn Mayor Ron Anders, marked the completion of the Auburn Medical Pavilion in the Auburn Research Park off of Shug Jordan Parkway at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday.
After a year off due to the pandemic, PrideFest, a family-friendly event that celebrates the local LGBTQ+ community, will return to Kiesel Park on Saturday and feature a number of artists and performers.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council approved a resolution that will bring a turn lane to Cox Road instead of two bike lanes, which were on the verge of being striped as part of the Cox Road Widening project.
East Alabama Medical Center has started an Internal Medicine Residency Program in hopes of attracting more physicians to the Auburn-Opelika community.
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate all those involved in helping children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council approved text amendments to the city’s zoning ordinance for Downtown Development and Design Standards.
Aubrey Morrison believes anyone can be a leader — the adjective isn’t tied to a position or job title. True leadership is helping people you know, whether that be personally or through work, become successful.
A crowd of onlookers holding champagne flutes toasted, and the final beam was hoisted to top off the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center in a ceremony last Friday, a milestone in the construction of a center that is expected to make a large impact on Auburn University, the Auburn com…
Smiles filled the dais at Tuesday’s regular meeting, as the City Council approved a development agreement that will bring a Buc-ee’s to Auburn and spark development of Exit 50 off of Interstate 85.
It’s a frequent sight downtown to see Auburn University students close to graduation donning their caps and gowns for a photo shoot in front of the War Eagle mural on South College Street across from Samford Park. It’s even become something of a tradition.
Unlike last year when Derrick Brown and Noah Igbinoghene were first-round selections, it took a while before the first Auburn football player was selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. That was expected, but it was also a reminder that the Tigers need to do a better job of finding, signing and deve…
After not having as productive a season as hoped for in 2020, the Auburn defensive line is still one of the big question marks for the Tigers as they enter summer workouts. It will be the job of new defensive line coach Nick Eason to put together the puzzle before the fall.
With spring in full swing, many residents are busy tending their yards and gardens to enhance their outdoor experience over the coming months. They will be able to pick up some expert tips next weekend when Lee County Master Gardeners of Alabama (LCMGA) hosts its “Spring Stroll” 2021 Garden …
An Auburn University student organization dedicated to the advancement of minorities in aviation and aerospace careers is showing the community that aviation students aren’t just good at flying planes. They’re also good people.
The City Council, Planning Commission and Downtown Design Review Committee held a joint work session on Monday to review proposed revisions to the city’s Downtown Development and Design Standards.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Auburn City Council approved an amendment to the city’s business license ordinance to include short-term rentals, a move that will begin the process of bringing those businesses operating under the STR regulations adopted by the Council into compliance.
Auburn neighborhoods were well-represented at a recent virtual meet-and-greet with the city's neighborhood specialist and an officer from the Auburn Police Division.