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Tru Cabinetry to hire laid-off MasterBrand employees

ASHLAND, Ala. -Tru Cabinetry has joined Wellborn Cabinet - announcing it will hire many of the laid-off MasterBrand Cabinetry workers afterMasterBrand shuttered its plant in Auburn, Alabama last Tuesday. Nearly 450 employees were left jobless.

WOODWORKINGNETWORK.COM - 2018-06-18 18:03:00

Mississippi defensive end prospect Jaren Handy commits to Auburn

Jaren Handy, a 4-star defensive end prospect from Hattiesburg, Miss., announced his commitment to the Tigers on his Twitter account. On Saturday, another Mississippi defensive lineman, Jamond Gordon, committed to Auburn. They are the first Mississippi prep commits for Auburn since Deon Mix in the Cl

SECCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-06-18 17:48:53

Second murder suspect arrested in West Point shooting on Dogwood Cir.

Octavious Bridges, another suspect in the case, was arrested for Pearson’s murder on June 15. Police are still searching for the third suspect Trent Murphy.

WTVM - 2018-06-18 17:20:00

Tru Cabinetry holds job fair for former MasterBrand workers

Butch Reimer, president of the Ashland-based semi-custom cabinet manufacturer, said his growing company is looking forward to welcoming former MasterBrand workers to the Tru Cabinetry family.

OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM - 2018-06-18 11:51:07

BREAKING: Auburn lands first Mississippi commitment of 2019 class

Meridian (Miss.) defensive end Jamond Gordon committed to Auburn on Saturday. Gordon de-committed from Ole Miss on May 22, and Auburn immediately became the top contender. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound defensive end visited Auburn for Big Cat Weekend and returned this weekend to meet with coaches.


Summer construction heating up at Auburn University

Many of the students who normally occupy the Auburn University campus may be away for the summer, but the sounds of construction are echoing across campus. The university’s Facilities Management released its latest construction update this month, informing the community of the growth and changes cur

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-18 12:30:00

Creating a colorful arts community in LaGrange, West Point - LaGrange Daily News

Thea McElvy has carved out a niche for herself in the community with artwork as colorful as the subjects portrayed, but as the president of the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange, she is working to bring color to far more than just her own canvases.VAAL has existed in LaGrange for 11 years, and in

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-19 01:22:21

Resurfacing, widening project begins on Society Hill Road

East Alabama Paving, an Opelika-based contractor, is resurfacing the road, also known as Lee Road 054, said Patrick Harvill, assistant engineer with the Lee County Highway Department. The project begins at the intersection of Moores Mill Road, Lee Road 146, and ends at the intersection of Gateway Dr

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-18 19:21:00

The city of Auburn hold job fair after major factory closes

AUBURN, AL - The city of Auburn will hold a job fair where local businesses will headline.The fair will be on Tuesday from 3-8 p.m.The fair comes on the heels of those that were recently displaced from their jobs at Masterbrand Cabinets.It will be held in the Auburn Junior High school gym.If you pla


Auburn, Opelika join forces to plan new skate park

Buy NowJosh Loveland, Pop Love-it Skate Shop owner, stands at the front counter of his business for a photo on Thursday in Auburn. (Emily Enfinger/eenfinger@oanow.com)Emily Enfinger/eenfinger@oanow.com


'Once a dawg, always a dawg': D.Mark Mitchell established a legacy in 37 years broadcasting Opelika athletics

No reason publicly was shared for the change, and Mitchell is not dwelling on his departure from the booth for Opelika schools. Through the course of the week following the announcement, he has been flooded with the well-wishes of countless friends, supporters and coaches that he describes as his ex

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-17 15:54:00

800 packs of cigarettes stolen from Dollar General stores

The second incident was reported at 4:51 a.m. at the store located on Lee Road 240 in Phenix City, but the offense is believed to have occurred earlier in the morning, Jackson said.


Auburn: Hundreds of workers have been laid off as Masterbrand Cabinets permanently closes

AUBURN, Ala (WRBL) -- The City of Auburn was informed Tuesday Masterbrand Cabinets will permanently close its operations in the Auburn Industrial Park, effective Tuesday afternoon.


Handing out awards for Auburn’s 2017-18 athletic campaign

It started in some turmoil. Softball coach Clint Myers announced his abrupt retirement on Aug. 23. Three days later, reports of a Title IX complaint alleging abusive treatment, sexual harassment and attempts of a cover up filed against the program surfaced.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-17 13:55:00

Police reports from June 15

First-degree theft of property, third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal mischief was reported on Thursday at 15447 AL Highway 51 in Opelika


Police arrest murder suspect; 2 still on the run near Troup County

West Point police have arrested one of three men wanted on murder charges Friday morning.Octavious Bridges, 24, was arrested in Fairburn for his alleged connection with a homicide of Reggie Pearson, 50, of Valley, Ala. on Wednesday, West Point police said in a news release.


Auburn's Casey Mize Named First Team Baseball All-American And District Player of Year

Casey Mize's ability to strike out batters helped him earn the top pick in the 2018 June Major League Baseball Draft.(Photo: Wade Rackley, Scout.com)Auburn, Ala.---Auburn pitcher Casey Mize has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) District 3 Player of the Year and


Younger Brother Of Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa Interested In Rival Program

AUBURN, AL - NOVEMBER 25: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Alabama sisters give birth on same day, around same time, for second time in 9 years

Two sisters from Phenix City, Ala.,gave birth on the same day, at the same hospital, around the same time last week for the second time in nearly a decade.


One of three West Point homicide suspects arrested - LaGrange Daily News

By Steven ThomasThe Valley Times-NewsWEST POINT — One of the three West Point men wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting Wednesday evening has been captured.Octavious Bridges, 24, was arrested Friday morning at 11 a.m. at his sister’s home in Fairburn, Ga., according to West Point Police C