Friday, November 24, 2017

Lee County law enforcement agencies receive opioid overdose antidote kits

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor In a joint press conference last week, law enforcement agencies in Lee County and the Alabama District Attorneys Office announced the...

Giving thanks, feeding the hungry

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor ‘Feed the hungry’ is a biblical commandment members of the Tenth Street church of Christ take very seriously. The congregation works...

County Commission Approves ‘No Through Truck’ Restrictions

By Fred Woods Opelika Observer At last week’s regular meeting Lee County Commissioners, in anticipation of Alabama Power’s construction of a new power substation just inside...

New Birth Ministries points people to Christ

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Since 2002, Valley’s New Birth Outreach Ministries has been striving to meet the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of individuals in...

Harvest Evangelism to feed thousands

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Harvest Evangelism is seeking to provide more than 2,000 area residents with a hot meal this Thursday through its annual Community...

MaFia’s Rick Yockachonis serves up Italian authenticity

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter For MaFia’s Ristorante owner and executive chef Rick Yockachonis, each plate of food he prepares is an opportunity to showcase his...

Council calls special election Feb. 13

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor The Opelika City Council suspended the rules at last Tuesday’s regular meeting to pass an ordinance calling a special election Feb....

Habitat for Humanity house on Auburn Street to soon be completed

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Tonisha Carr and her three children will soon have an affordable and safe home on Auburn Street thanks to Auburn-Opelika Habitat...

City honors veterans at annual service

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Fighting for freedom is not only tasked to America’s soldiers, but her citizens too, according to Opelika native and U.S. Vietnam...

Power of the Purse event to be held Nov. 18

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Power of the Purse is a collaborative effort with two goals: raise money for an Opelika-based community outreach program called ACTS...