Friday, May 26, 2017

Local teen collecting shoes for upcoming Costa Rica mission trip

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter First Baptist Opelika’s Marshall Meyers is leading collection efforts of used soccer cleats to help his church reach children’s souls for...

Golden Glove

KageFit boxer makes it to national competition By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter T.J. Lawson, a boxer who trains at Opelika fitness facility KageFit, has burst onto the...

Grill masters to battle for ‘Burger Wars’ title June 3

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Professional chefs and amateur tailgaters will put their grilling talents to the test for the third-annual Burger Wars June 3 in...

Predators shut out by division rival Crush

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The East Alabama Predators failed to find the end zone for a second-straight week, losing 20-0 to the Georgia Crush. The defense...

OMS’s York named Principal of the Year

Special to the Opelika Observer Opelika Middle School’s Principal Keith York has been recognized as the 2017-18 Alabama Middle School Principal of the Year by the...

Chiefs defeat third-ranked Jaguars 36-6

By Fred Woods Editor The second-ranked Opelika Chiefs defeated the third-ranked Greater New Orleans Jaguars 36 - 6 last Saturday night in a lightening-shortened game. The...

Local businesses host National Poppy Day May 26

By Rachel King Opelika Observer To some, a poppy is just a small red flower, but to those like Judy Daughtry, who comes from a long...

Opelika’s Buster Daniel to be next head coach at Valley High School

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter A unanimous decision by the Chambers County Board of Education Wednesday cleared the way for Opelika’s Buster Daniel to come home...

“A Night in O Town with Sean of the South” to be held June...

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Along with the Heritage House, O Town Ice Cream will be hosting beloved columnist, blogger and novelist Sean Dietrich, also known...

Archangel Systems launches into new season of success

By Hannah Lupas For the Observer The nation’s leader in progressing aerospace technology is located in Lee County. Opelika residents Drs. Michael and Katherine Greene are the...