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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Murder suspect turns himself in; one still at large - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting last week has turned himself in.Eric Bridges, 25, of West Point, turned himself in at the West Point Police Department at approximately 5:20 p.m. Monday afternoon, Captain Fawley said.“He and his family came in,” the captain said. “They wan

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-06-18 23:55:28

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


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.


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.


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


Opelika woman charged with home repair fraud

Amber McCrory, 37, is accused of taking advantage of storm victims after an EF-3 tornado hit the county destroying several homes and businesses.


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.


Police reports from June 14

First-degree theft of property, third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief was reported Thursday at Dollar General, located at the intersection of Highway 80 and Highway 51 in Opelika


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.


Opelika SportsPlex to host Drive-In Movie event

From 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., children ages 5 to 7 will be able to choose a cardboard car of their fancy and add wheels, dashboard items like speedometers and other sticker decorations, according to Mandy Johnson, event coordinator at the SportsPlex.


Death of 3-week-old girl under investigation after child found dead at Chase Homes

benw@ledger-enquirer.comThe death of a 3-week-old girl is under investigation after the child was found unresponsive in a Chase Homes apartment, authorities said Thursday.Janaiah Sakeemah Luke was pronounced dead at 10:28 p.m. by a doctor in the pediatric emergency room at Piedmont Columbus Regional


Valley man discovered shot in West Point - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — A Valley man has been reported dead by West Point Police officers after officers found the man shot Wednesday evening.At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, members of the West Point Police and Fire departments responded to 1013 Dogwood Circle concerning a subject sitting on a porch


Alabama sisters give birth on same day, hours apart, again

There's nothing like sharing life's special moments with the people you love, but a pair of sisters took that to the next level last week when they gavebirthon the same day, just hours apart, for the second time in nine years.Mara Meighan and Jennifer Solis, of Alabama, gave birth at the Piedmont Co