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Bryson brings home the cheese!

Local culinary prodigy wins MasterChef Jr. season nine BY ANITA STIEFELANITAS@OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM OPELIKA — The Cheese Curd did it!Lee County’s own Bryson “Cheese Curd” McGlynn is America’s MasterChef Junior, a title he earned by competing on and ultimately winning...

O’Grows summer market is in full-swing

BY KADIE VICKFOR THE OBSERVER OPELIKA — O’Grows summer market started Tuesday, May 21, and will continue every Tuesday from 3 to 6 pm at Courthouse Square in downtown Opelika. Summer Market Manager, Garrett Martinez, believes moving the market to a more visible...

Illustrator James Dean brings ‘Pete the Cat’ to Opelika

James Dean, creator and illustrator of the beloved children’s book character, Pete the Cat, visited Opelika recently. Dean spoke and signed books at the Opelika Public Library on May 14, and on May 15 he was a special guest speaker at Carver Primary School. He...

Music will fill the air in Opelika this weekend

CONTRIBUTED TO THE OBSERVER OPELIKA — The Opelika Songwriters Festival kicks off this Friday evening, offering a weekend full of music and fun. The annual event attracts die-hard music lovers from around the Southeast, who come to see more than 30 singer-songwriters...
Local family wins game show

Local family wins game show

BY ANITA STIEFELANITAS@OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM OPELIKA — Opelika’s Harvis family were grand prize winners on the television game show Family Feud,...

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A storybook ending for Glenwood

A storybook ending for Glenwood

BY NOAH GRIFFITHFOR THE OBSERVER SMITHS STATION — It played out like a storybook tale for Glenwood’s baseball team.In both schools’ last season in...

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They’re Back!

They’re Back!

Local farmer's markets announce plans for summer Auburn's City Market open starting May 18 CONTRIBUTED TO THE OBSERVER AUBURN — City Market, Auburn...

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