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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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After soundly defeating South Carolina on Tuesday, the No. 9 Auburn men's basketball team has begun SEC play with back-to-back 15-point victories.

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With the Auburn football team in transition heading into Coach Bryan Harsin’s second season in charge of the program, the Tigers have received much-needed good news on the personnel front.

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With the new year just around the corner, it’s probably safe to say that Auburn University athletes, coaches and administrators as well as fans are hoping that 2022 is not a repeat of 2021 when it comes to the performance of Tiger teams in almost every sport. It was definitely not a banner y…

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After a week of rumors that Auburn had found its guy to replace former coordinator Mike Bobo, head coach Bryan Harsin made it official over the weekend, tapping Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Austin Davis as the Tigers' offensive coordinator.

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A couple of months ago the Auburn football recruiting effort was not going well. The Tigers were ranked at the bottom of the SEC (yes, even behind Vandy) and behind about 60 other teams around the country. However, that changed in a major way very late in the process with eight more prospect…

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Even in this current era of college sports where transfers in and out of football programs are common, the announcement by Bo Nix that he is leaving Auburn was big, big news in this part of the country.

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For the first time since 2018, Auburn will feature a new starting quarterback when the season begins next year.

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Last week, the NCAA Committee on Infractions made its long-awaited official ruling on the Auburn case, which stemmed from an FBI investigation into college basketball as a whole that saw Chuck Person arrested for bribery and wire fraud, among other charges.

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It was announced on Sunday that Auburn received a bid to play in the Birmingham Bowl, which will be played on Tuesday, December 28.

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The Southeastern Conference, in conjunction with bowl game match-maker ESPN, did not do Auburn a favor when it comes to the Tigers’ postseason opponent, the Houston Cougars. The team the Tigers will face in the Birmingham Bowl won its final 10 regular season games before losing to Cincinnati…

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Picture this — it’s Halloween weekend. In his first year coaching on the Plains, Auburn’s Bryan Harsin had just pulled off an upset win over a top-10 team in Ole Miss. The Tigers post a 6-2 record, and are in control of their own destiny in the SEC West.

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Going into the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl had one goal in mind: either win the whole thing, or win two games.

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The football Tigers will find out Sunday where they are heading for their postseason trip and who the opponent will be, but even by the time they take the field for that game, whenever and wherever it is, the bowl that Auburn fans will still be focused on is the 2021 Iron Bowl that took plac…

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Back on the Plains after a week in the Bahamas, Auburn’s Jabari Smith picked up right where he left off: showing why he’s going to be making a lot of money in a few months.

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Week 12 of the NFL season saw several former Tigers put up valiant performances, including kicker Daniel Carlson, who nailed a game-winning field goal to push the Raiders over the Cowboys in overtime. 

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After a double overtime loss to Uconn on Wednesday, Auburn used an all-around team effort to pull off a 62-53 win over Loyola Chicago. Ten players saw eight or more minutes of game time, all of which scored at least once.

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Heading into November with the Tigers knocking on the door of college football’s Top 10 following back-to-back wins over ranked opponents, it sure looked like Auburn would have a chance to make it three straight wins in Iron Bowl games played at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

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As the Tigers are coming off of a three-game skid, they face a daunting match-up with the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide coming into town for the 86th Iron Bowl.

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The last time a quarterback not named Bo Nix started a football game for Auburn was on Dec. 28, 2018 in Nashville when the Tigers demolished Purdue 63-14  with Jarrett Stidham playing the position in the Music City Bowl. That seems like a long time ago and with all of the transition in colle…

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With starting quarterback Bo Nix suffering an ankle injury in Saturday’s loss to Mississippi State, the Auburn offense will prepare to move on in its remaining three games of the season.

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It was an all-out rushing performance on Friday night for Auburn High, finishing with over 250 yards and five touchdowns on the ground in its 56-21 win over Enterprise in the quarterfinals.

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Auburn’s Smoke Monday is known for his lights out play on the field, but he’s now using his platform to give back to the community off the field. 

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Under the guise of another meaning of attending, Greg Williams’ wife, Sandi, brought the Auburn equestrian founder and coach to the 2021 State of the City Address at the Gogue Performing Arts Center.