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City of Auburn, Auburn University considering e-bike investment

Devoted legwork was required to ascend the hill on North Donahue Drive near the Auburn recycling center, but Brandy Ezelle ascended effortlessly thanks to the city of Auburn's electric bicycle, or e-bike. Possessing the features of a standard seven-gear bicycle, the e-bike is equipped with a battery

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-25 10:30:00

Auburn University announces new security measures 1 week after student was reportedly raped on bus

AUBURN, Ala. (WIAT) - Auburn University Friday announced new security measures a week after an 18-year-old female student was reportedly raped while riding the late night bus system, allegedly by a bus worker while the driver of the bus allowed the attack to continue. The bus system is contracted by

WIAT TV - 2017-09-22 23:42:48

Village Friends Village Values help seniors maintain independence

Buy Now Village Friends Village Values is a non-profit organization in the Auburn Opelika area that provides transportation and other services to senior citizens who subscribe with the organization. Pictured is Lisa Abercrombie, Addie Abercrombie, Judy McGaha, president of the organization's board o

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

Spanish Fort, Auburn make big jumps in this week's Power 25 HS football rankings

But we do have some movers. Spanish Fort won its fourth straight game and moved into the poll at No. 16, and Auburn jumped from No. 18 to 10, and Spain Park fell from No. 10 to 25 after a heartbreaking loss to Mountain Brook. Who's ranked where? See this week's rankings:

AL.COM - 2017-09-25 09:27:14

Food trucks to operate in Auburn

There is now a new way for Auburn residents to get their food to-go. Auburn City Council has passed an ordinance to allow food trucks to operate in the city.Previously, there was only an ordinance allowing construction site vendors and ice cream trucks to operate in the area, but after the idea of f

WSFA - 2017-09-24 17:24:30

Wes: Rain chances remain limited for Sunday, highs back in the mid to upper 80s

As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of the suspects named in the case.More >> As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of

WSFA - 2017-09-24 03:15:35

Auburn student's post & seflies with rape suspect go viral

(Source: WSFA 12 News) As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of the suspects named in the case. He'd been their bus driver on multiple occasions. One student discussed her encounters with him in a post that's g

WSFA - 2017-09-22 23:52:27

Auburn community members run to raise money for local middle school

"We are having a 5K run to raise money for book club books for school and for the language arts department. We want to increase the amount of books that we have and the diversity of the selection," said Sarah Armstrong, Drake Middle School principal. A one mile fun run started at 8 a.m. and was foll

WSFA - 2017-09-23 19:29:05

Council weighs extending current budget 60 days

The Selma City Council has discussed extending the current year's budget into the 2018 budget year. The council has yet to vote on a budget, which must be passed by state law when the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1. During Thursday's council work session, council president Corey Bowie recommended ext

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 22:38:36

'Tiger Time' bringing freedom to Auburn High students

Auburn High School officials are giving students 'Tiger Time,' a period of time every day to use as they please. The allotted time is an hour long and officials decided to incorporate 'Tiger Time' after touring other schools across the country while looking for design ideas for their new building. O

WSFA - 2017-09-22 21:50:58

Montgomery Area Food Bank teams up with Walmart to eliminate food waste

The Montgomery Area Food Bank has teamed up with Walmart to eliminate food waste. As Hurricane Irma impacted Florida, Walmart food shipments were forced to divert to distribution centers in Brundidge and Opelika. With the influx of extra food, the distribution centers struggled to decide what to do

WTVM - 2017-09-22 21:07:57

How to Incorporate Learning into Your Child's Daily Routine

(StatePoint) Young children don't need to be in a classroom to learn important skills. And the earlier you get started, the better. Here are some great ways to incorporate fun learning experiences into your child's day. Bath Time Don't miss the opportunity to make bath time a fun and engaging experi

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Steps to Save Energy in Your Home

(StatePoint) Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home's resale value, if you know which steps to take. These simple tips can help. Form Smart Habits Energy smart habits can help

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Are You Carrying the Right Credit Card for Your Financial Goals?

(StatePoint) If you've ever been confused by how to find the right credit card, you're not alone. A recent national survey found that consumers are overwhelmed by the many credit card offers they receive, and find the process of selecting the right card difficult to navigate. The survey, conducted b

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Ready, set, guests: 3 paint projects for fall entertaining

(BPT) - "Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list," explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. "It's perfect because fall is our f

THETUSKEGEENEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:01:01

Obama tried to warn Zuckerberg about Russia spreading fake news on Facebook

Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as "crazy" the idea that fake news on his company's social network played a key role in the U.S. election, President Barack Obama pulled the youthful tech billionaire aside and delivered what he hoped would be a wake-up call. For mon

AL.COM - 2017-09-25 02:18:08

Synovus hosts law enforcement luncheon for 400+ local first responders

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Synovus hosted an outdoor lunch for law enforcement and first responders across the Chattahoochee Valley. The company had an 'Honoring our Heroes' barbecue as a part of Synovus' Here Matters Community Outreach Program. More than 400 firefighters, police officers, and EMTs stopp

WTVM - 2017-09-22 22:18:44

Walmart could one day deliver your groceries even when you're not home

Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you're not home. The world's largest retailer announced Friday that is testing a delivery program in Silicon Valley that would allow customers to use smart-home

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 15:45:49

Charges now capital murder for suspected killer

A Valley man saw charges against him upgraded to capital murder for shooting and killing a man as he drove down Highway 280 Tuesday night and Alexander City Police Chief Jay Turner said there could be additional charges coming in the case. Turner said Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley has now be

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Standing up to ruling: Parents, students recite Lord's Prayer after ban of student-led prayer over stadium loudspeakers

For a few moments before Friday night's football game between Central-Phenix City and Smiths Station, students and parents from both teams stood together. Following the national anthem and a moment of silence before the coin toss, Central fans began reciting the Lord's Prayer. Fans from visiting Smi

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-23 12:00:00