Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Lee-Russell Council of Governments awarded grant for ‘dementia-friendly’ communities

By Rachel King Opelika Observer Opelika has taken the first step in becoming a dementia-friendly community through the Lee Russel Council of Governments (LRCOG). Earlier this month,...

Opelika City Council approves energy-saving resolution

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor The Opelika City Council met last Tuesday for a short meeting during which council members approved usual agenda items. Included in the...

Taking his shot: SUSCC alum Desmond Nunn joins national tour of Hamilton

By Katie Jackson Early in the first act of Hamilton, after Alexander Hamilton has made his way to New York City to pursue his dreams,...

Let Freedom Ring!

65th annual Freedom Celebration set for July 3 By Rachel King Opelika Observer The Opelika Parks & Recreation Department will host the annual Freedom Celebration July 3...

Opelika Chamber names award recipients at annual meeting

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor The Opelika Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting last Thursday at the Bottling Plant Event Center in downtown Opelika. Sponsored...

Lee County Farm-City tour slated for July 18

By Fred Woods Editor The Lee County Farm-City Committee is sponsoring a farm tour the morning of July 18, from 8:15 a.m. until approximately noon. The...

Chiefs lose in APDFL championship game

By Fred Woods Editor The Opelika Chiefs were soundly beaten by the Mississippi Dynasty, 40 - 20, in the APDFL National President’s Cup Championship game Saturday...

Ampersand opens inside Factory South

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter As soft jazz music plays in the background, Opelika native Nelson Marsh smiles as he describes the atmosphere of his new...

Freedom Day Pig Pickin’ to be held July 1 downtown

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Celebrate America’s birthday with barbecue, drinks, and music at the Freedom Day Pig Pickin’ July 1, in the lot behind John...

Board of Registrars’ office relocated during courthouse expansion

Special to the Opelika Observer Beginning June 15, the office of the Lee County Board of Registrars will be in the Lee County Meeting Center, located...