By Robert Noles

On Sept. 11, the Lee County Farm City Tour committee honored first responders at the Opelika Fire Department with the laying of a wreath at that location.
“We are very grateful and thankful for you all to recognize us today in laying of the wreath,” said OFD Fire Chief Byron Prather.
Bob Harris, Committee Chairman of the Lee County Farm City Tour Committee, said “the people here are from the Lee County Farm City Committee and we wanted to honor you for this day.”
Harris requested a moment of silence for the thousands of people and their families that were affected by the events of Sept. 11.
After the presentation, the committee toured the New Opelika Fire Station.
The Lee County, Alabama Farm City Committee promotes a strong relationship between farm families and urban residents by providing programs and information to promote the appreciation of the agricultural Community. For more information, visit or call 334-749-3353.