Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Alabama Office Supply celebrates 70 years

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter On Oct. 10, 1946, Mr. and Mrs. Judson Salter, Cecil Stowe and Jim Thigpen came together to found the Alabama Office...

Ben Hand selected as one of Alabama’s 10 ‘Best Criminal Lawyers For Client Satisfaction’

Special to the Opelika Observer The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of local attorney Ben C. Hand as one of...

Former Observer columnist honored as outstanding journalist

Special to the Opelika Observer Gillis Morgan, former Opelika Observer columnist and retired journalist, was recently presented the Distinguished Alabama Community Journalist Award by the Auburn...

Fire alert issued for Lee and surrounding counties

Special to the Opelika Observer The Alabama Forestry Commission has issued a fire alert for 46 Alabama counties, including Lee and surrounding counties, effective immediately. While...

Mayor, city council celebrate Character Day in Opelika

By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Mayor Gary Fuller named Sept. 22  “Character Day” in Opelika at last week’s city council meeting. Opelika has been a city...

Miles Thomas inducted into Alabama Pharmacy Hall of Fame

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Miles Thomas, the founder and former owner of Opelika’s well-known Thomas Pharmacy, is now a member of the Alabama Pharmacy Hall...

22nd biannual ‘Wine on the Tracks’ slated for Oct. 7

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The 22nd biannual Wine on the Tracks event, presented by Opelika Main Street, will be held on Oct. 7. Pam Powers-Smith, OMS...

Restoring Ross

Local teen Kyle Graddy leads cemetery cleanup efforts By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika’s Kyle Graddy, a Lee-Scott Academy student and Boy Scout, began cleanup work last...

Welcome to the new Opelika Observer website

The new Opelika Observer site launched Sept. 23, with a bold new user experience and additional content. The Observer's new site includes many new features...