Education Articles

Mother of 5 earns Auburn business degree amid coronavirus quarantine

Photo submitted to the Opelika Observer Special to theOpelika Observer Heather Floyd was helping her two oldest children with homework last spring when her daughter, Haylee, blurted … “Mom, I want to be a veterinarian.” Fully understanding the academic rigor involved,...

Opelika High School to hold graduation ceremony on May 22

Special to the Opelika observer Opelika High School is pleased to announce that a graduation ceremony for the OHS Class of 2020 will be held in multiple sessions on May 22 in Bulldog Stadium. “We have worked hard to develop a graduation plan that will celebrate our...

Spring has sprung at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center

Special to theOpelika Observer Spring has brought many flowers into bloom at Auburn’s Kreher Preserve and Nature Center Butterfly Garden and the butterflies have noticed! Monarchs, tiger swallowtails, spicebush swallowtails, and many other butterflies are active right...

The AU Family responds to need for face masks; seeking volunteers

Special to theOpelika Observer The Auburn University Family has responded in a strong way in producing face masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but more help is needed.Through a coalition of university units and faculty led by Auburn University Outreach’s Osher Lifelong...