Monday, October 23, 2017

O Grows to host inaugural fall festival, chili cook-off Oct. 28

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelikans are invited for a day of fall fun and good eats at O Grows’s inaugural Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off...

County Commission Hears Status Report of County ATRIP Projects

By Fred Woods Opelika Observer Lee County received nearly $20 million of funding for resurfacing 42 miles of road and replacing 15 bridges under the three...

Fall Festival to be held at Sportsplex Oct. 24

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Opelika Sportsplex’s annual fall festival will be Oct. 24 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. A free, open-to-the-public event, Sportsplex event coordinator...

Food review: Wilton’s Catering

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Nothing got me more excited and ready for Auburn’s match-up against LSU last weekend than the delicious Cajun cuisine I sampled...

Beef Month: Alabama beef cattle facts

By Jim Collins For the Observer Beef cattle production ranks second behind broilers in cash receipts among Alabama farm commodities. Alabama cattle producers sold $558.4 million...

Opelika Sportsplex to host annual health fair Oct. 30

The sixth-annual Senior Resource and Health fair will be held Oct. 30 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center. Sponsored by the Lee-Russell Council of...

Loachapoka’s Pioneer Park to hold Archaeology Road Show Saturday

Special to the Opelika Observer On the Second Saturday in October, the Lee County Historical Society and Pioneer Park in Loachapoka will host its first...

‘Compassion Experience’ to visit Opelika Oct. 18-22

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor First Baptist Church of Opelika is giving people the chance to experience a third-world country without ever leaving home. FBO will...

Jean Dean RIF’s Run to Read slated for Oct. 21

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The East Alabama Medical Center and Jean Dean RIF are partnering for the 10th annual Run to Read event, scheduled for...

Council says ‘no’ to Sutton Way sewer project

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Members of the Opelika City Council unanimously voted to repeal an ordinance at last week’s regular meeting that would have allowed...