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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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Auburn High got another unexpected bye last week as Riverdale from Georgia forfeited the game, improving the Tigers’ record to 8-0 without having to step foot on the field. 

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The Lee-Scott Academy Warriors fell in a tough one last Friday 43-6 as they were not able to stop Bessemer Academy. 

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The Lee-Scott Academy Warriors fell to Pike Liberal Arts last Friday 56-0 in a tough game all around. The Warriors were not able to stop the offensive juggernaut Pike Liberal Arts brought to the game and all offensive attempts were stymied.    

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Auburn High kept its undefeated hopes alive last Friday, rolling past Prattville in a shutout, 22-0, win over the Lions. The win extended Auburn’s series win streak to seven, with the Lions not having beaten Auburn since 2009. 

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With the prospect of high school football returning looking like a reality, at least for the near future, there is a lot of excitement over the return of the South’s beloved sport, and with that equally shared wariness over the safety and uncertainty that lies ahead. 

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 This past week saw the high school football landscape take one step forward toward what is certain to be a season like no other. 

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In early May, Lee-Scott Academy announced that it had found its new head football coach in Buster Daniel. Daniel will be taking the reins after former head coach Robert Johnson left for the same position at his alma mater, Montgomery Academy. 

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When Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey first announced the Stay at Home health order in April, she told reporters, “If you’re eager for a fall football season coming up, what we’re doing today gives us a better chance of being able to do that.” 

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Behind a strong running attack, the Lee-Scott Academy football team has turned its fortunes around this season after going winless in 2018. 

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After long-time head coach Robert Maddox retired last November after 13 years at the helm, the Lee-Scott Academy football program searched for a replacement. The Warriors went 0-11 in their 2018 campaign and were in desperate need of a fresh start. Maddox’s successor came from a familiar fac…

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Chambers Academy throttled the Lee-Scott football team 41-0 in the season-opener, but that wasn't totally unexpected with a veteran Rebels team going up against an unexperienced Warriors squad.

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This week's Athlete of the Week is Lee-Scott senior Grant Hilyer, who plays on the offensive and defensive lines for the Warriors' football team.