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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.

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Recently, I was watching TV and came across a fascinating program (at least it was to me) featuring people who choose —for whatever reason — to live off the grid in frozen Alaska.

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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…

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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…

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As I was preparing this week's conversation, I found out how treatment of some of the most dreadful diseases known to man are literally going to the dogs. 

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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?

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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 …

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e careful where you step. There are lots of rabbit holes out there, and they are not easy to spot. 

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You might say we're living by the numbers. Here's more on what I'm talking about.

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Fans, coaches and players alike expected to see Tank Bigsby lead the running back room of the Auburn Tigers in 2021, but through two games Jarquez Hunter has shown that he deserves his name out there, too.

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Auburn’s first-year head coach Bryan Harsin and his players couldn’t ask for a much better opportunity to prove they are a team to be reckoned with this year when they take center stage with a prime-time, Saturday night SEC vs. Big Ten football showdown at Penn State.

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When No. 22 Auburn travels to Happy Valley to take on No. 10 Penn State on Saturday, there is one important factor that Bryan Harsin’s team will have to deal with for the first time this season: crowd noise. 

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Well, it wasn’t a very pretty start for Auburn on Saturday, but head coach Bryan Harsin found a way to lock things down and get his team straightened out. After a first half riddled with penalties, dropped passes and a stagnant offensive movement the Tigers exploded in the second half where …

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Even taking into consideration that Auburn’s opening day opponent is likely to finish the season as one of the weaker FBS teams in the country, there was plenty to like in the season opener. First and foremost during Bryan Harsin’s debut as head coach of the Tigers, the home team kept mistak…

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A major theme for the Auburn Tigers this offseason was change, with significant changes being seen throughout the team, notably at the wide receiver position.

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Quarterback Bo Nix and the Auburn offense looked nearly unstoppable in the first half as the Tigers easily overpowered Akron on Saturday night, notching a 60-10 win to kick off the Bryan Harsin era on the Plains.

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There will be a lot of firsts this Saturday when the Auburn Tigers take the field to face off against the Akron Zips. It will be the first time Auburn plays under head coach Bryan Harsin, the first time the Tigers take on Akron this century, and the first time Jordan-Hare Stadium will be ope…

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Although Auburn football fans probably won’t be able to get a real good read on their team’s strengths and weaknesses on Saturday night considering the competition is a long way from SEC quality, it will be interesting to see how smoothly the Tigers function in game one of the Bryan Harsin Era.

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Two Auburn linebackers will be heading to midfield before kickoff this season after being picked by their fellow teammates as captains for the 2021 season, a rarity for a teams’ captains to play on the same side of the ball.

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After the Tigers face off South Carolina, they will return home for to close the regular season against hated rival Alabama. The Tigers are seeking revenge for last year’s loss against the eventual national champions. 

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The most expensive project in Auburn athletics history is still scheduled to be completed in 2022, but hope that the Tigers can move into their state-of-the-art football complex well before the opening game of that year might prove to be a bit too ambitious. Most likely the project will be d…

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When Auburn takes the field on Sept. 4, it will do so with a new offensive style. Head coach Bryan Harsin has brought in a new offensive coordinator in Mike Bobo, the former South Carolina coach who has had one big emphasis since implementing his new offense: dominate in the run game.

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A week before facing archrival Alabama, the Tigers will travel 319 miles northeast to Williams-Brice Stadium to face a South Carolina team rebuilding under first-year head coach Shane Beamer. The Tigers will be looking for revenge after suffering their first road loss to South Carolina last …

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With new NCAA rules limiting college football teams to just nine days of practice in full pads prior to the opening game, Coach Bryan Harsin says he doesn’t see that as an issue for his first Auburn team.

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Jordan-Hare Stadium was filled with chants of “USA, USA” on Sunday during freshman convocation as gold medalist Suni Lee arrived to begin her first year as an Auburn Tiger. 

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After Auburn travels to the hostile environment of College Station to open the November slate of games, the Tigers will return to the safe confines of Jordan-Hare to face SEC West division foe Mississippi State. 

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Heading into the 2021 Southeastern Conference football season there is no question that the league has the potential to again feature a lot of good teams, but how strong the league as a whole will be is a question. Each of the 14 programs will go into its opener with concerns about some aspe…

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With just over three weeks until the season-opener against Akron, the Auburn football team is working hard to forge an identity and knock off the offseason rust in the first fall camp under head coach Bryan Harsin.

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With preseason football practice starting this week, Coach Bryan Harsin’s first Auburn team will be looking to blend in nine transfers to bolster the offense and defense. As is the case with numerous teams around the country, the Tigers have taken advantage of a new rule for 2021 that allows…

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After the Tigers play Ole Miss, they will hit the road to open their November slate of games against Texas A&M, a team that has its eyes set on making it to the school's first SEC Championship Game. 

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With the eyes of the world trained on her, incoming Auburn freshman Sunisa Lee rose to the occasion and delivered in spectacular fashion, taking home a gold medal in the women's individual all-around competition last week to extend the U.S. run of golds into the event to five. 

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SEC Football Media Days attendees who voted for the Tigers to finish fifth in the West this year probably did a favor for Bryan Harsin and the rest of the new Auburn coaching staff. 

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New Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin made his debut at SEC Media Days last week, taking to the podium on the final day and emphasizing the importance of establishing a new mentality in the Tigers. 

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The Southeastern Conference is expected to make a move as soon as this week that will drastically alter the landscape of college football — adding two of the premier sports brands in the country to what is already the NCAA's strongest athletic conference. 

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With Auburn in the final group of teams wrapping up this week’s Southeastern Conference Football Media Days, that is a sure sign the college season is just around the corner. The Tigers will be starting full squad practices the first week in August and begin playing games about a month later.

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In a little over a month, the Auburn Tigers will run through the tunnel at Jordan-Hare Stadium in front of a full-capacity crowd for the first time in over a year. 

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The Auburn gymnastics team will be represented in this year’s Olympics in Tokyo as incoming freshman Suni Lee makes her rounds for Team USA. 

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On a rainy Monday morning, three eagles — Spirit, Independence and Aurea — stretched their wings and took flight inside Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium.

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If Auburn’s new football coaching staff was hoping for a positive recruiting bump this summer regarding potential excitement with a new head coach leading the program, it hasn’t happened. Bryan Harsin’s staff began this week with the lowest ranked 2022 class of any of the 14 Southeastern Con…

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Former Auburn shortstop Ryan Bliss was the first Auburn player to be selected in the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft. 

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After Auburn returns home from their first road game against LSU in week five, the Tigers will host Georgia in a tough rivalry matchup to kick off their SEC home slate. 

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Two weeks from today the Auburn Tigers, Arkansas Razorbacks and Missouri Tigers will take the stage to wrap up day four, the final session of the 2021 Southeastern Conference Football Media Days at Hoover. None of those three teams is expected to be one of the favorites to win their division…