Tuesday May 14
Valley woman, 91, sexually assaulted in her home
Valley police are seeking help from the public as they investigate the sexual assault of a 91-year-old woman in her home.
Mon May 13, 2013
Auburn to phase out flight degree program
That means that students who hoped to become pilots with degrees from Auburn University will now have to earn their professional flight degrees through another flight school.
Fri May 10, 2013
Aliant Bank reports increase in 1Q deposits
The bank, a division of Clearwater, Fla.-based USAmeriBancorp - which just announced its most recent earnings , grew its deposits in Alabama to $870 million for the three months ended March 31, from $769 million the previous year.
Thu May 09, 2013
Cherokee County Herald
Governor honors service members and their spouses proclamation
HONORING OUR ARMED FORCES:To honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their spouses, Gov.
Tue May 07, 2013
3 Missing Women Found in Ohio, Update on Child Death in Opelika, New Charges in Sexual Abuse Case
We're following an unbelievable story out of Ohio. Three young women who'd been missing for a decade were all found safe at a home in Ohio after one of the women escaped and called 911.
Mon May 06, 2013
Area Food Banks Receive Peanut Butter Donation
Representatives from food banks across Alabama visited Montgomery May 6 to receive the peanut butter donation.
Coroner: nothing abnormal found in preliminary postmortem exam of 7 year old Opelika girl
Opelika authorities received a 911 call about 10:24 a.m. Friday morning to an unresponsive 7-year-old girl at Jeter Primary School in Opelika.
Sun May 05, 2013
Miss America returning to hometown of Opelika
Opelika officials say activities will include a luncheon, a meet & greet event, and an evening reception.
Fri May 03, 2013
City accepts firefighter grant
The City Council unanimously approved a Department of Homeland Security grant of up to $173,240 for firefighter equipment at its meeting Wednesday morning.
Opelika first-grader dies after becoming unresponsive at school Friday morning
The Lee County coroner released this afternoon that the child, whose name isn't being released, went into cardiac arrest after being rushed to the emergency room.
Thu May 02, 2013
Trial in death of Anniston officer moved to Lee Co
The Anniston Star reports that the trial for 25-year-old Joshua Eugene Russell will be held in Opelika in September.
Wed May 01, 2013
New managing editor named at Opelika-Auburn news
Johnston previously worked as managing editor of the Eufaula Tribune and began in his new role this week.
Hot Blast: Mike Rogers pours cold water on notion of Obama impeachment
During a meeting with constituents in Auburn this week U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Saks, was asked about the prospects of impeaching President Barack Obama, according to reports in the Huffington Post and the Opelika-Auburn News .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Cherokee County Herald
Rogers meets with veterans in Opelika
OPELIKA, AL) - Congressman Mike Rogers met today with his Third District Veterans Advisory Committee in Opelika, a volunteer panel of Veterans across the Third District which advises Rogers on issues important to Veterans and their families.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
General Electric manufacturing plant opens in Ala.
Gov. Robert Bentley and other state and local officials were on hand Monday to celebrate the facility's grant opening.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Air Show Returns to Eastern Alabama
The Auburn University Regional Airport is bringing the first true air show to eastern Alabama since 1984 when the Auburn-Opelika Airshow kicks off on May 11.
Do you recognize this vehicle? Opelika Police believe it belongs to a theft suspect
According to police, a 10-foot by 18-foot trailer with a bright green IHI Model 28J Mini Excavator loaded on it was taken from the business at 2105 Airport Road at approximately 12:40 a.m. The excavator was stamped with the initials RSC on the The suspects in the theft were believed to be driving a silver Ford Expedition.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
AK-47, 18 bags of drugs found at East Alabama high school
An East Alabama high school was place on lockdown Thursday as law enforcement officers of the Chambers County Sheriff's Department, Lanett Police Department, Opelika Police Department and Auburn Police Department, as well as Officers of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, conducted a joint K-9 Search for illegal drugs.
Mac McCoy taking job with AL school system
The Commerce School System will lose its superintendent on June 30 as James E. "Mac" McCoy is taking a job as superintendent of the Lee County, AL, school system.