By Morgan Bryce
Tommie Agee, longtime assistant director for the Opelika Parks and Recreation Department, has accepted a similar position in Andalusia.
On June 4, the Andalusia Star News reported that Agee was chosen as the Director of Leisure Services and special assistant to Mayor Earl Johnson.
“We have been looking for a leader in this department, and we hit a grand slam,” Johnson said in a press release about Agee’s hiring.
Johnson added that one of Agee’s primary tasks will be to help formulate plans for an aquatic center for the city.
A former Auburn University running back and winner of two Super Bowls as a member of the Dallas Cowboys, Agee started with the Opelika Parks and Recreation Department in September 1996.
Following his nearly 22-year stint with OPR, Agee’s last event was the 66th annual “Freedom Celebration” held Tuesday night at Opelika High School.
Attempts to contact Agee for this article were unsuccessful.