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JaTarvious Whitlow breaks out, gets hurt in Auburn's win at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. - Maybe the hopes of Auburn making it 10 straight seasons with a 1,000-yard rusher aren't dead after all. They certainly looked to be entering Saturday's game at Ole Miss, as the team's leading rusher, redshirt freshman JaTarvious Whitlow, had just 456 yards on 81 carries - less than h

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-10-20 19:24:05

Opelika's OPS One to be sold for $14 million

OPELIKA, AL (WSFA) - The city of Opelika has entered into an agreement to sell its fiber telecommunication assets and operations, OPS One, to Point Broadband, a West Point, Georgia, company for just over $14 million. "So, they are buying this company and I think they will do great things for it," sa

WSFA - 2018-10-20 19:05:08

Everything Gus Malzahn said after Auburn beat Ole Miss

"Okay. Very good win for our program. I'd like to start out by just thanking the Auburn fans that traveled here. They were a big factor today. Really appreciate them being here, and it meant a lot to our team and to our players. Offensively, what really stood out to me is we were able to run the foo

247SPORTS - 2018-10-21 01:50:13

Opelika woman charged as fourth suspect in 2016 murder of 85-year-old

Shakeela Chantell Dailey, 25, of Opelika.Photo submitted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-10-19 15:31:00

Truck fire delays traffic on I-85 near Auburn

The driver, whose name was not given, was treated on the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation before being released.


Auburn players see new, 'incredible' side of Gus Malzahn after unsportsmanlike conduct outburst

"Well, I'm gonna fight for our players, that's what happened," Malzahn said when asked about the penalty.

AL.COM - 2018-10-20 17:30:00

LIVE: Auburn-Ole Miss live reports, injury updates, stats and more

Follow the game here for behind-the-scenes observations, notes, stats and insight, as the Opelika-Auburn News via and AUNow provides complete coverage from the field, press box and post-game interviews.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-10-20 15:30:00

BREAKING: Small plane crashes off I-85 in Opelika near Exit 60

There were three occupants, including the pilot. No serious injuries occurred, according to Opelika Fire Chief Byron Prather. However, one occupant was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for minor injuries.


Tuskegee Syphilis Study's Black 'Guinea Pigs'

Exactly 86 years ago in mid-October 1932, the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male” was implemented by the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.This inhuman study, which was designed to last for six months, initially included 600 Black men in rural Mac

PHILLYTRIB.COM - 2018-10-20 02:08:00

On the Tracks gives a taste of downtown Opelika

The biannual event, hosted by Opelika Main Street, allowed ticket holders to sample various wines and cheeses along a “trail” featuring local merchants. It featured 21 stops and a wine list curated by International Wines and Nelson Marsh, owner of Ampersand Wine Bar.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-10-20 11:30:00

Brantan Barnett runs wild as Opelika topples Stanhope Elmore

Buy NowOpelika's Brantan Barnett (29) runs the ball in the first half. Opelika Bulldogs vs. Stanhope Elmore Mustangs on Friday, Oct. 19, at Opelika.Emily Enfinger/eenfinger@oanow.com

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:01:00

Opelika closes region play with important matchup versus Stanhope Elmore

Buy NowOpelika's O'Marion Holloway (10) runs after a catch in the first half. Opelika vs Selma on Friday, Sept. 7 in Opelika, Ala.Adam Sparks | for the O-A News


Capital murder case to go to trial this month

The intruders immediately fired multiple shots at them, but Rudd managed to return fire before the suspects fled the scene, the wife told police.


Officials identify woman's body found at Lake Lanier

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Hall County authorities have confirmed to CBS46 that a body found at Lake Lanier on October 12, 2018 is Madeline Sinagra. The body of Sinagra was found in an area of lake near Vans Tavern Park in Forsyth County near Vans Tavern Road. Hall County authorities began their in

CBS 46 - 2018-10-19 19:02:00

Three people survive late night plane crash in Opelika

OPELIKA, Ala- (WRBL) - Just before 10 o’clock Tuesday night, a small single engine plane crashed on the side of Interstate 85 in Opelika. It happened near the northbound Hurtsboro exit.


Two Dadeville men arrested on drug charges - The Alexander City Outlook

Two Dadeville men were arrested on drug-related charges Friday in two separate incidents, one stemming from a traffic stop and another from a tip leading officers to an individual selling drugs out of a Dadeville motel.Officers with the Camp Hill Police Department stopped a vehicle for speeding on H

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-10-19 23:38:13

Beat writer Q&A: Breaking down Ole Miss-Auburn

In advance of Auburn's matchup with Ole Miss on Saturday, we talked to Parrish Alford of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal to break down the Rebels. Here's what he said about Ole Miss and the game: 1) What is the impact on the offense now that DK Metcalf is out for the season? You don't take

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 15:36:57

Suspect killed after firing gun while handcuffed during traffic stop on I-75

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State Patrol said a man is dead after he managed to fire a weapon hidden in his waistband while handcuffed during a traffic stop on I-75. The bullet hit a trooper in the stomach but his bulletproof vest saved his life, police said. The shooting happened Thursday at


Police reports from Oct. 19

Buy NowLee County Sheriff’s Office>First-degree theft of property of a motor vehicle was reported Thursday at Rockin Robin’s Bar & Grill, located at 2102 Alabama Highway 169 in Opelika.Lanett Police Department>First-degree criminal mischief was reported in the 3500 block of 43rdStreet SW.**Reports w

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-10-19 13:32:00

Section of I-85 northbound in Auburn closed following vehicle accident

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A section of Interstate 85 in Auburn in closed following a vehicle accident Thursday evening.The accident happened northbound between exit 51 and exit 57.Officials say trailer caught fire following the accident.Injuries have not been confirmed.Stay with News Leader 9 for updates.