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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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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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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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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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The Auburn Student Housing Task Force will hold another meeting next month to hear a report on the thoughts of those affected most by the topic — students. 

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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.

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Flower enthusiasts are in for a good time on Saturday as the Donald E. Davis Arboretum will host the third annual Auburn Azalea Festival. 

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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.