Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Opelika High Theater Society makes it 2016-17 debut

  by Morgan Bryce The Opelika High Theatre Society will open its 2016-17 season tonight, as they perform an adaptation of Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book...

The revitalization of Davis-Dyar

Photo by Robert Noles By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter For decades, the Davis-Dyar building was a hub of industry and commerce in downtown Opelika. Now, after nearly...

Blues man

    Opelika native launches music career By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Up-and-coming blues-rock artist and Opelika native Trace Pridgen did not choose music; music chose him. At five years...

Restoring Whispering Oaks

Century-old Opelika landmark undergoing renovations By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter The Whispering Oaks house on Geneva Street is getting a face lift. In its history, the house...

Blowout in Bulldog Stadium

Dawgs win season opener against Carver, 34-7 by D. Mark Mitchell Fans who were two minutes late to their seats last Friday night missed Opelika’s first...

Whorton recent Kiwanis speaker

  Photo by Robert Noles By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter District 38 House Representative Isaac Whorton spoke to members of Opelika’s Kiwanis Club at their meeting last Thursday,...

Salem’s story

Photo by Robert Noles Mural tells story of area By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Driving down Highway 280, pine trees dominate the landscape and horizon. Occasionally, a house...

Gary Fuller re-elected to fourth term

Jones maintains Ward 1 seat, runoff between Gibson-Pitts, Marsh/Penn to be held Oct. 4 By Rebekah Martin Associate Editor Gary Fuller was re-elected tonight to his fourth...

Live coverage of Opelika municipal elections

The Opelika Observer will provide live election coverage of the city elections beginning at 6 p.m. We will be live tweeting with the hashtag #voteopelika...

Easton’s angels from Alabama

Opelika man becomes ‘angel’ for Florida boy with Spina Bifida By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter For Easton Griffith, a visit to the beach usually involved scraped arms...