Tuesday, April 25, 2017

OMS students recognized as Duke TIP Scholars

Special to the Opelika Observer Forty-five seventh-grade students at Opelika Middle School were recently recognized as Duke Tip Scholars.  According to the 7th Grade Duke...

Camping out on Harding Creek

When I was a youngster, my father was district manager for an insurance company, which involved a good bit of travel. Before he was...

Biannual ‘On the Tracks’ slated for April 21

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The 23rd biannual On the Tracks event will be held in downtown Opelika April 21. This spring’s edition of the event will...

Opelika native and stand-up comic returns to host free show Friday night

Opelika native and Nashville-based stand-up comedian Dusty Slay is coming home April 7 for a free show at O Town Ice Cream to promote...

Annual Taste of the Town event scheduled for April 25

By Ann Cipperly Opelika Observer With 16 of the area’s best restaurants and two wineries, the fifth annual Taste of the Town will provide an exciting...

Bridging the gap

OPD holds Citizen's Police Academy By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Twenty-five concerned citizens who want to learn more about the Opelika Police Department began this year’s Citizen’s...

County Commission hears from church members about construction plan approval

By Fred Woods Editor Pastor Doug Click of Opelika Church of God and 35-40 of his parishioners came before the Lee County Commissioners last week to...

April is “Food for Fines” month at Lewis Cooper, Jr. Library

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter During the month of April, Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library patrons with overdue books or DVDs can pay their late fees...

Freita Fuller: Opelika’s Only Miss Alabama

By Ann Cipperly Opelika Observer Although Freita Fuller-Keluche moved from Opelika 35 years ago, she said still thinks of Opelika as home, and returns often to...

Planning Commission approves new Waffle House for Second Ave.

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Opelika Planning Commission granted a conditional use request during its meeting last Tuesday for the construction of a new Waffle...