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Asteroid named after Auburn University professor

An Auburn University professor now has an asteroid named after him. Masatoshi Hirabayashi, an Aerospace Engineering professor, was honored with the asteroid naming at a conference in Uruguay earlier this year. The assistant professor's asteroid was discovered at an observatory in Australia back in 1

WSFA - 2017-11-17 12:19:36

Heacox: Gogue Center will have estimated $6M impact first year

When the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center opens in August 2019, it will provide a space for touring Broadway productions to make a stop on campus, as well as for musicians, comedians and dance companies. "This isn't just a concert hall. This isn't just a theater," said Chris Heacox, inaug

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

Auburn United Methodist Church brightens the holidays for hundreds of Lee County residents

AUBURN, Ala.- When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family gathered around the table passing around the turkey and cranberry sauce. For some, the closest they get to a Thanksgiving meal is dreaming about it or hearing others talk about it. The Auburn United Methodist Church made sure that those

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-18 05:25:18

Some Alabama pastors stand behind Roy Moore, cite "war on men"

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore, many pastors in Alabama and other states in the Southeast are sticking by the twice-removed Chief Justice. "This attack on Judge Moore is an attempt by the Democrats to sway voters in Alabama," said Pastor David Floyd of M

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 13:06:24

Saturday marks last day for Opelika's Christmas Village Market

Today is the last day for the Christmas Village Market, which is collecting donations for a local charity. A $3 entry fee collected at the door will go toward BigHouse Foundation, a non-profit organization located in Opelika. The market, located inside the Village Event Center in Opelika, will be op

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-18 12:50:00

Alabama fan arrested for allegedly shooting Auburn fan during heated argument in Mobile

A University of Alabama fan was arrested for shooting an Auburn University fan during a heated argument over the football rivalry on Thursday. Mobile police charged Rodney Alexander, 28, with second-degree assault. Police responded to a call Monday about a person shot at a hotel at 33 East I-65 Serv


Ice skating rink coming to Auburn for limited time

The city of Auburn will transform a piece of downtown into a winter wonderland experience for two weeks in December. At noon on Dec. 15, the Gay Street parking lot will be temporarily closed for the installation of a 1,200-1,800 square foot ice rink but will be reopened around 6 p.m. that night for

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-17 12:50:00

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> First-degree robbery was reported Thursday on the 300 block of E Magnolia Ave. > Aggravated assault, menacing-knife, was reported Thursday on the 200 block of West Magnolia Ave. > Second-degree criminal mischief was reported Thursday on the 2000 block of Highway 14 > Driving under the influence of

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:45:00

Governor announces $5,000 reward in murder case of Indian Trail's Sim Flowe

N.C. Governor Roy Cooper announced on Thursday that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Sim Augusta Flowe, 87, of Indian Trail on Sept. 6. The Stallings Police Department responded to 3108 Gribble

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 20:58:00

Indian Trail Town Council gives itself a raise

The Indian Trail Town Council approved in a 3-1 vote on Tuesday (Nov. 14) to approve a raise for elected officials beginning when new council members are sworn in on Dec. 12. The Council approved a $50 per week raise. Mayor Michael Alvarez will now earn $12,695.84 per year' Mayor Pro Tem David Cohn

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 20:33:00

Man, woman killed in Union Co rollover wreck ID'd

Two out of the three people who were killed when the vehicle they were in overturned in Union County Thursday night have been identified. The deadly crash happened at the intersection of US-601 and Sikes Mill Road. The driver, identified as 24-year-old Gabriel Martinez Castro, was driving south on

WBTV - 2017-11-17 03:20:20

Busy Union County highway closed for hours after 3 killed in crash

UNION COUNTY, N.C. - A major highway in Union County was closed for hours after three people were killed in a crash late Thursday night. Deputies and state troopers said the crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Highway 601 at Sikes Mill Road, just north of Monroe. Authorities have not said how m

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-17 11:42:15

Carlton Tyson receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Carlton Tyson, owner of Tyson Group Companies, received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union County Chamber of Commerce this week. The award will be presented to him at the Chamber's Annual Gala on Dec. 7 at the Union County Agricultural Center in Monroe. The Lifetime Achievement Award


Detectives Make 6 Trafficking Arrests, Along With Seizure Of Drugs, Weapons, & Money In Union County

UNION COUNTY, NC - A week of drug busts has led to the arrest of six suspects and the confiscation of trafficking levels of heroin and methamphetamines. Deputies say five suspects were arrested as part of three interdiction operations that took place this week. A sixth suspect was also arrested, acc


Black Friday Shopping Hours And Locations

Black Friday Shopping is almost here. Take a look at this list of locations and store hours for businesses participating during the holiday shopping season (Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24). Malls: Carolina Place: 6 p.m. Thursday to midnight; open Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Charlotte P


Marshville's Randy Travis performing Nov. 18 for first time since 2013 stroke

Grammy-winning artist Randy Travis of Marshville nearly died from a stroke in 2013. He will give his first performance since then on Saturday (Nov. 17) in Gainesville, Fla. Marshville native and legendary country musician Randy Travis will be performing this Saturday in Gainesville, Fla., for the fi


Memphis woman found guilty after man and pregnant girlfriend shot and killed

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Shelby Issac was found guilty on two counts of second degree murder after being accused of shooting and killing a Memphis man and his pregnant girlfriend. E.J. Tate and his pregnant girlfriend, Edwina Thomas, were killed last January. MPD said they were sitting in their car when a w

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-18 02:18:56

One man shot and killed in Castalia Heights

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis police say one man has been shot and killed in a shooting in Castalia Heights. Officers are on the scene in the 2100 block of East Person Avenue. One man was shot and has been pronounced dead on the scene. Police say that the suspect was possibly driving a blue Chevrolet Imp

WREG - 2017-11-18 19:36:19

Man killed in Jackson Ave. shooting

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 4000 block of Jackson Avenue. Officials say a man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. Police do not have any information about a suspect at this time. We have a crew on the scene working to confirm more information.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-18 22:36:56

One man shot and killed at a Raleigh apartment complex

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Memphis Police say a man was shot and killed at a Raleigh apartment complex. Police responded to a shooting call at the 2800 block of Stone way Lane. According to family members at the scene, the victim was in his early 20s. No other suspect information is available at this time.

WREG - 2017-11-18 03:25:26