Wednesday, November 22, 2017

NERDtorch Cafe opens on South Eighth Street

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika videogame and anime-comic enthusiasts now have a new place to share their passions with others. NERDtorch Café, located at 225 S....

Virtual reality shooting range opens at USA Town Center

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Learning proper gun safety and handling through training simulations is the purpose of a new, virtual-reality shooting range which opened recently...

Gabrielle’s Bridal and Formal expands

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Gabrielle’s Bridal and Formal in USA Town Center recently expanded its business. The mother/daughter operation, owned by Cheryl Trainham and Gabrielle...

School Board approves purchase of additional Google Expedition Kits

By Donna Williamson Opelika Observer The Opelika City Schools’ Board of Education accepted a bid of $9,499.99 from Best Buy in Richfield, MN for eight additional Google...

Wild Wing Cafe opens in Tiger Town

By Wendy Hodge Opelika Observer Wild Wing Cafe in Tiger Town held its grand opening event Oct. 6. The crowd at the event was diverse. Groups of...

Opelika-based murder mystery to be released on Amazon tomorrow

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Downtown Opelika is the setting for a new murder mystery/novel set for release on Amazon tomorrow. Written by West Point, Ga. resident...

Vienna Boys Choir charms Opelika

  By Michelle Key Editor The Vienna Boys Choir sang their way into the hearts of the audience at the Opelika Center for the Performing Arts Thursday night. The...

City of Opelika announces intersection change.

Special to the Opelika Observer Effective today, the traffic light at the intersection of 9th Street and Avenue B will become a four-way stop. Because of...

Auburn Fencing Club opens on South Eighth Street

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The sport of fencing has arrived in the Opelika/Auburn area. Auburn Fencing, owned by Rylan Delap and his wife Tatiana, is a...

Papa Joe’s BBQ permanently closed, to be demolished

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Papa Joe’s Bar-B-Que will not return, according to former store owner Vickie Anderson. Following a massive blaze that engulfed the building’s roof...