Saturday, August 19, 2017

Changes coming to Observer management

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor In 2008, a group of Opelika businessmen came together to form a weekly newspaper that would be owned by local people...

Solar eclipse to be visible Aug. 21

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Starting at 12:05 p.m. on Aug. 21, Opelikans will have a chance to witness the ‘Great American Total Solar Eclipse’. Viewable by...

Lee County Literacy Coalition holds Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor The Lee County Literacy Coalition held the 14th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee at the Auburn Alumni Center Aug. 10. Teams of...

Farm-City Committee to sponsor kiwi farm tour Aug. 24

By Fred Woods Opelika Observer The Lee County Farm-City Committee is sponsoring a tour of a large commercial kiwi farm, Southeastern Kiwi Farming Cooperative, near Reeltown...

City to hold yard sale to benefit Lee County United Way

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The City of Opelika Yard Sale will be held Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. - noon at the old fire station,...

Second annual LoveULoveU Day Aug. 19

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The second-annual LoveULoveU Day will be held Aug. 19 from noon – 3 p.m. at Opelika’s Municipal Park. The free event will...

Rusty Prewett expands Allstate agency to Opelika

By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer Rusty Prewett of the Auburn-based Allstate Prewett Insurance Group has expanded his agency to Opelika, opening in a new office in...

Beulah mom makes a splash with viral ‘Back to School’ photo

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Beginning last week, many Facebook and Instagram feeds were flooded with ‘First Day of School’ photos. One Beulah mom is receiving quite...

I Run Opelika Health Expo and 5K run/walk scheduled for Aug. 26

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The first annual I Run Opelika Health Expo and 5K Run/Walk, presented by Laxson Financial Group, LLC and Voya Financial, will...

Sportsplex Kid’s Triathlon photos

Below are pictures from Saturday's Sportsplex Kid's Triathlon. More than 400 children participated, swimming, biking and running for fun and to raise money for...