Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Independent pharmacies backbone of community wellness

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika’s four independent pharmacies: Adams, Bubba’s, Medical Arts and Thomas, all have a common goal; providing quality, affordable health care to...

OHTS to take on Bye Bye Birdie

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Opelika High School Theatre Society will take its audiences back to a simpler time with their adaptation of the classic...

Abandoned Opelika: Special Photo Series

Urban exploration of abandoned properties has become a tourist opportunity for cities like Detroit. Photographers have found great interest in visual exploration of forgotten...

City of Opelika wins urban planning award

Special to the Opelika Observer The city of Opelika was recognized March 31 at the Savannah State University Urban Planning Conference for winning the 2017 Urban...

Four Corners Ministries to open shop on Eighth Street

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Opelika-based Four Corners Ministries will be opening a shop downtown April 21, offering handmade necklaces, bracelets and other wares through...

Smokey Spears a leader in education for Lee County youth

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter For nearly 40 years, Lee County Extension Agent Bobby “Smokey” Spears has worked as an educator in the fields of livestock...

Mayor, council recognize city employees

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor The Opelika City Council and Mayor Gary Fuller recognized a number of city employees at its regular meeting last Tuesday. The following...

Next generation indoor shooting range, training, retail facility to open in Opelika

Special to the Opelika Observer Construction is set to begin this summer on a new premier indoor shooting range at the 2400 block of First Avenue....

Bargain Hunt to open at Saugahatchee Square

Special to the Opelika Observer Discount retail chain, Bargain Hunt, is opening a new store in Opelika at Saugahatchee Square (the old Midway Plaza) Friday. The...

Opelika Chiefs win 20-18

By Fred Woods Editor The Opelika Chiefs returned to the win column last Saturday night with a 20-18 triumph over the #1 ranked Metro Atlanta Horsemen...