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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) will close out its 15th season with its 60th show — "Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens," a comedy featuring some returning characters — with performances spread out over the next two weekends.
A special-called meeting of the City Council set for 9 a.m. Thursday will determine the date that Auburn voters will cast a ballot on whether to use the city's 5 Mill Tax Fund to finance two upcoming school facilities projects.
Tonight, the city will kick off its annual Spring Sundown Concert Series at Town Creek Park, and this year, event coordinator Jarrett Jones has planned to make it bigger than ever.
The city of Auburn’s bikeway and greenway initiative, Connect Auburn — designed to increase accessibility and safety for those who walk, run and cycle in Auburn — is progressing since its announcement last fall.
While students in sixth-grade teacher Beverly Helm's Social Studies classes can't get behind the wheel just yet, they've been able to cruise the strip of automotive history as part of the second annual Driving Through the Decades initiative.
The greenspace outside of the Auburn Public Library will get some special attention this summer with the construction of the Auburn Public Library Amphitheater and Outdoor Learning Center, a project that both meets library needs and features green infrastructure elements.
Auburn’s largest free outdoor festival returns for another year as the 19th annual Auburn CityFest is set to take place on Saturday at Kiesel Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Auburn City Schools Superintendent Karen DeLano announced her intention to retire no later than Nov. 1 at last week's Auburn City Schools Board of Education meeting.
Easter egg hunts are a time-honored tradition for those who celebrate the holiday. Here in Auburn, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and Wells Fargo Bank are co-sponsoring the 38th annual Easter Egg Hunt.