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Opelika, Alabama is located in Lee County. Zip codes in Opelika, AL include 36801, 36803, and 36804. The median home price in Opelika is $150,900. More Opelika information.

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4 hrs ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

Amea and Its Members Kick Off 2015 Scholarship Program

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2015? Do you receive your electricity from a public power utility in Alabama? Then if your answer to these questions is "yes," you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority and its 11 Member cities/utilities. Since 1992, AMEA and its Members have provided scholarships to area high school seniors through the AMEA Scholarship Program.

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11 hrs ago | WBTV

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War. Congress granted an exemption so Army Command Sgt.

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11 hrs ago | Washington Times

'White Water' movie to begin filming Opelika area

Filmmaker Rusty Cundieff says his latest project, "White Water," is scheduled to begin filming Monday in Opelika and the surrounding area. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that the film is based on the book "White Water," written by Eric Stein and Michael Bandy.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

RickeyStokesNews.com

Hit and Run Claimed the Life of a Union Springs Man

OPELIKA POST A crash Wednesday, Sept. 10, claimed the life of a Union Springs man.

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Alabama Live

Lee County judge postpones Rep. Barry Moore's perjury trial to week of Oct. 27

Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III today postponed the perjury trial of state Rep. Barry Moore until the week of Oct. 27, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. Moore, a Republican from Enterprise, is accused of lying to a grand jury investigating possible corruption in the Alabama State House.

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The Trussville Tribune

Cougars hold at No. 2; Huskies, Indians get consideration

Spanish Fort is No. 1, receiving 28 of 30 first-place votes. The Cougars and No.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Tennessee Valley response ready

Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has been chosen to lead an independent review of the "NFL's pursuit and handling of evidence" in the Ray Rice investigation. Opelika police say one subdivision has been hit hard recently by a serial car thief.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Opelika shooting sends one victim to hospital

A criminal case is being built against a South Carolina man who, on Tuesday, led authorities to the rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama where he had dumped the bodies of his five children. A criminal case is being built against a South Carolina man who, on Tuesday, led authorities to the rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama where he had dumped the bodies of his five children.

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Alabama Live

20-year-old shot in leg this afternoon in Opelika

The Opelika Police Department is investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of Cherry Avenue around 2:28 p.m. today. The report says officers found the victim upon arrival with a gunshot wound to his leg.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man hit in leg following Opelika shooting

A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon, according to the Opelika Police Department. The victim was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Fast-food workers call for strike in Opelika

The Alabama Department of Transportation's 7 overhead message boards have been installed and now will feature drive times to help with motorists commutes.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Superintendent Tommy Bice discusses future of public education in Opelika

A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-face with her parents as he receives his sentence for second-degree murder.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Lee Co. Sheriff's Office investigating murder, attempted murder cases

On August 31 at about 11:33 p.m. CST, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls from subjects attending a poker party in reference to a shooting with at least two injured gunshot victims.

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Alabama Live

Speaker Mike Hubbard on fawning liberal media, left-wing posses and President Obama in...

The president exacting political revenge on Alabama in response to a pro-business climate that lures jobs from the northern parts of the country to the south, Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard said.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Shooting at Miles College under investigation

The family of Gil Collar, the University of South Alabama student who was shot and killed on campus in October of 2012, are picking up the pieces after losing their home in a house fire.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Two pedestrians killed in Opelika traffic accident

Two Opelika residents are dead following a Friday night traffic accident involving a vehicle and pedestrians.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Athens Grease Festival, planners honored with downtown preservation awards, along with Birmingham, Florence, Gadsden, Opelika

Shown with Main Street Alabama awards for Athens are, from left, Athens-Limestone Tourism Director Teresa Todd, Athens Rotary President Amy Golden, Spirit of Athens Director Trisha Black, Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful Executive Coordinator Lynne Hart, Athens Grease Festival Chairwoman Betsy Hyman and Athens Grease Festival Promotions Chairwoman ... (more)

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The Trussville Tribune

Inside the Statehouse: James comes from nowhere in 1978 to win governor's race over 3 Bs

The 1978 governor's race between the three heavyweights, former Gov. Albert Brewer, Attorney General Bill Baxley and Lt.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

City leaders react to ranking on "Most dangerous Cities" list

A recent study released by a Florida company, Safe Choice Security, and reported by WKRG in Mobile, ranks two cities in our area in the top 15 most dangerous cities in the state of Alabama.

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Alabama Live

Civil War soldier who died at Gettysburg to receive Medal of Honor at same ceremony honoring Alabama veteran

On Sept. 15, President Barack Obama will honor three men with the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military commendation.

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