Friday, May 26, 2017

Opelika Chiefs dominate 44-0

By Fred Woods Editor Well, the Opelika Chiefs kept on rolling last Saturday night, chalking up a 44-0 win over the East Lake War Eagles from...

Bottling Plant Event Center unveils new pavilion

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Bottling Plant Event Center in downtown Opelika unveiled its latest addition last week, a new 8,400-square-foot. pavilion, an addition that...

Courthouse annex bid awarded

By Fred Woods Editor The Lee County Commission voted to begin construction of an addition to the historic Lee County Courthouse by accepting the low bid...

Annual ‘State of the Schools’ held Friday

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor OCS superintendent Dr. Mark Neighbors updated the public on the latest happenings of Opelika City Schools last week at the State...

Planning commission approves new townhouse development

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

Former Miss America Mallory Hagan to co-anchor WLTZ First News Evening newscasts

Special to the Opelika Observer Opelika native and Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan has been  promoted to WLTZ First News Evening Co-Anchor. WLTZ is the Columbus...

Bo Bikes Bama makes stop in Opelika

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Former Auburn University football star and Heisman winner Bo Jackson made a pit stop at James Bros. Bikes in downtown Opelika...

OHS sophomore wins annual YEA

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter After bursting onto the national scene two years ago with a first-aid vending machine business called Rec-Med First-Aid Kits, Opelika’s Taylor...

National Day of Prayer Event to be held May 4

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika and Lee County residents are invited to gather at the Courthouse Square at noon on May 4 for the 66th...

City council approves project agreement, tax abatement for Hanwha

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Hanwha Advanced Materials America, LLC recently announced a $20 million expansion project that will add 100 new jobs over three years....