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Budweiser Clydesdales to visit Chattahoochee Valley next month

The World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be making a public appearance next month in Phenix City. The horses used by the St. Louis-based brewery in its marketing efforts will be at the U.S. 280 Piggly Wiggly on Oct. 7. They are scheduled to be at the store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., JTM executive Ke

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-20 23:56:00

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

Kia's auto plant in Georgia donates $100,000 to hurricane relief

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, the automotive assembly plant located in West Point, Ga., north of Columbus, said Thursday it has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief in Georgia. The South Korean automaker said the donation, presented to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, is on t

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-22 18:45:00

Community members plan to engage in public prayer in response to ban

Local students, youth leaders and pastors plan to engage in public prayers before footballs are kicked off in response to the recent ban on student-led prayer over public address systems for Lee County Schools. Beulah community members plan to recite the Lord's Prayer before the national anthem is p

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

United Way of Lee County reaches 31 percent of goal

The United Way of Lee County reached a little over a quarter of the way to its $925,000 goal, campaign officials learned Thursday during a turn-in breakfast at the United Way office in Opelika. Lindsay Hinds, who works with the organization, said the new pledge amounts from the meeting brought the c

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:50:00

Cunningham Drive Bridge closed until further notice

The Cunningham Drive Bridge has been closed to through traffic until further notice by the City of Opelika. The city released a detailed map showing detour routes, directing traffic from the Frederick Road side of the bridge to Gateway Drive to Thomason to 1st and around. There are plenty of signs

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:57:00

Traffic signal at ML King Boulevard and Hurst Street in Opelika to undergo changes starting Monday

A contractor for the city of Opelika will close the signalized intersection of Auburn Street, Martin Luther King Boulevard and Hurst Street to through traffic starting Monday. Crews will remove the traffic signal and convert the intersection to a modern roundabout. During the construction process, r

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:35:00

Opelika closes Cunningham Drive Bridge; deemed unsafe after inspection

The city of Opelika closed a bridge after it was deemed unsafe by inspectors. The Cunningham Drive Bridge will be closed to cars and pedestrians until further notice. An inspection of the bridge showed it was no longer safe for traffic to travel across it. Frederick Road can be used as a detour arou

WTVM - 2017-09-22 09:49:11

Capital murder arrest made in Alex City shooting death

The Alexander City Police Department confirms it has arrested and charged a man in a homicide investigation it opened Tuesday night. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley, is charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Denzel Pope, a Sylacauga resident. Pope's body was found inside a v

WSFA - 2017-09-20 03:43:09

Warm weather continues for the start of Autumn

With the arrival of Autumn on Friday, it sure won't feel like it. The continued hot weather still be persistent thanks to a huge ridge of high pressure over the eastern portion of the county. Afternoon highs will be roughly five degrees above average and only slightly cooler over the weekend but onl

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-21 13:20:50

Trump names Alabama banker to TVA board of directors

The White House says President Donald Trump is nominating people from four states to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors. Trump will name Kenneth E. Allen of Kentucky and James R. Thompson III of Alabama for terms that expire in 2021. Allen is retired from the Armstrong Energy

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 19:10:40

LaGrange extends helping hands to hurricane-ravaged Key West

LAGRANGE, Ga. - Four City of LaGrange employees are in Key West this week helping in the Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. The City of LaGrange is a part of the Electric Cities of Georgia, or ECG. FEMA requested help from the ECG to assist in the recovery effort following Hurricane Irma. Five workers

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-20 17:00:06

Millennial entrepreneurs hope to inspire fellow youth

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Matthew Drummonds and Zabdiel Abbo are the owners of a new consignment store in Columbus called Culture. These men are hoping to inspire other millennials to find their true passions in life, while also motivating them to stay out of trouble. This new business symbolizes hope to mill

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-20 11:16:38

LaGrange workers helping with Hurricane Irma cleanup in Key West

Four men who work for the city of LaGrange, Ga., are in Key West, Fla., helping with the Hurricane Irma cleanup. According to a report from the City of LaGrange, the four are Josh Bryant, Alan Potter, Tommy Powell and James Hembree. A fifth, C.J. Moore, has also been working in Florida since last we

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-20 02:44:00

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

Property line inspections scheduled along West Point Lake

Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be performing routine property line inspections in the West Point Lake area within in the next two weeks. Crews will work along the river throughout the cities of West Point, Lanett, and Valley. Adjacent property owners man encounter contractors as th

WTVM - 2017-09-21 13:09:06

City approves food truck ordinance

New dining options may be coming to a neighborhood near you, as an ordinance approved by the Auburn City Council will allow food trucks to operate throughout the city. The council at its regular meeting Tuesday unanimously approved the ordinance, which went into effect immediately. Food trucks are a

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

18-wheeler catches fire on US 280; westbound lanes blocked

OPELIKA, Ala. - First responders confirm an 18 wheeler caught fire on 280 westbound, a few miles east of Interstate 85. Opelika fire reports the driver is going to be okay. Westbound lanes are both blocked, police are directing traffic around the accident in the turning lane. Avoid the area and take

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-20 22:30:02

Threats of lawsuit leads to Lee County Schools banning pre-game prayer tradition

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Parents and students at Lee County Schools say they are upset over prayer no longer being allowed over the loudspeaker at the football stadium. Lee County School Superintendent Mac McCoy says he received a letter from the freedom from Religion Foundation on Aug. 31 saying," A

WSFA - 2017-09-20 20:33:11

Auburn-Opelika Women's Expo to be held tonight

Women can come and spend an evening with friends at the Auburn-Opelika Women's Expo tonight from 5 until 8 p.m. at The Bottling Plant Event Center on Railroad Avenue in downtown Opelika. The event, which is in its fourth year, is presented by the Opelika-Auburn News. Premier sponsors are Dixie Elect

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 11:45:00