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Gus Malzahn: Auburn's offense, fortunes to rise as he takes playcall duties
AUBURN, Ala. -- Gus Malzahn is returning to his playcalling roots -- and to Auburn for another season. The coach addressed talk about his job security after the team's first bowl practice Thursday. He also expressed enthusiasm about reclaiming the role as offensive playcaller that propelled him to t
PHOTOS: The holiday season in Lee County through the years
Annual holiday event lights up downtown Opelika 2008. Tour shares holiday spirit, appreciation of history 2008. Sales strong for area retailers ahead of Christmas 2009. Opelika, Auburn get white Christmas after all 2010.
Lee County Commission holds final meeting of year
Tara Barr, the Lee County Extension Coordinator introduced the new Veterans Agent Assistant, Jamie Popwell, was introduced to the Lee County Commissioners during the regularly scheduled meeting Monday night.
Woman charged in Opelika daycare assault case
A woman was charged Wednesday in connection to the misdemeanor assault of a 3-year-old girl at a daycare. Gladys Moore was arrested Wednesday by Opelika Police Department on a warrant charging her with third-degree assault, according to the Lee County Jail. She was booked at the Lee County Jail and
2nd charged in September shooting near Auburn University
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A 22-year-old man has been charged in a September shooting which left one person dead and four others injured outside an Auburn McDonald’s. According to Auburn police, Michael Terrell Long is charged with discharging a firearm within the city limits of Auburn, reckless endangerme
Wagging & Bragging: Zoom to Groom to expand beyond eastern Lee County
Zoom to Groom, where the “tails are wagging & pets are bragging,” is extending its mobile pet-grooming service to the Smiths Station-Phenix City-Columbus area. Based in Auburn and founded by Steve and April Harper, the pet-grooming business already expanded once this year when Bruce and Brandy Pearl
Alabama, Nick Saban sending wrong message by bringing in D.J. Durkin as 'consultant'
If any program in the country doesn’t need former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin’s help to win a national championship, it’s Alabama. And yet, if any program in the country would leap at the opportunity to bring in a coach who disgraced the profession and whose so-called culture might have contributed t
Another wet weekend expected for Lee County
Area residents will want to make sure they have a rain jacket and umbrella ready for this weekend. Lee County and the surrounding areas are expected to receive a large amount of rainfall throughout the weekend, according to Jason Holmes, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Birmingham.
Opelika mom asks News 3 to help deliver a message to Opelika's Secret Santa
OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - An Opelika mother is reaching out to News 3 to send a special message to Santa. This week News 3 confirmed a Secret Santa visited the Opelika Walmart and paid off more than $20,000 in layaways focusing on accounts with Christmas toys for children.
Alabama gets federal assistance to help take drug dealers, drugs off the streets
In the state’s ongoing fight against the drug epidemic, Gov. Kay Ivey has put federal funds in the hands of law enforcement in hopes of reducing illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs.
Auburn police confirm student arrested after incident at Auburn High School
AUBURN, Ala (WRBL) - Auburn police confirm a 17-year-old Auburn High School student was arrested for allegedly being disorderly after a Friday morning incident at the high school.
Alabama attorney general taking over case of black man killed by police officer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The investigation of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer inside Alabama's largest shopping mall is now in the hands of the state attorney general, he announced Thursday.
Black D.A. Kicked Off Alabama Mall Shooting Investigation Because of Old Facebook Photo
As protests cripple the affluent Alabama town where a police officer shot and killed a black man on Thanksgiving night, the state’s attorney general has taken over the investigation, removing the first black man to serve as district attorney in the state’s largest county.
Auburn woman charged with theft of more than $50,000
An Auburn woman, who was a former human resource manager at an automotive supplier in the area, was charged in connection to the felony theft of more than $50,000 from the business.
Opelika daycare worker wanted on assault charge involving of 3-year-old girl
An Opelika daycare worker is wanted on an active arrest warrant for misdemeanor third-degree assault involving a child at a local daycare facility, according to the Opelika Police Department.
Student housing causing concerns in Auburn
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - Student housing creeping into residential areas is causing concern for some Auburn residents. “It’s removing the old and bringing in the new. The people’s concern is that it’s also forcing people out of the Auburn district,” says ward 1 Councilwoman Connie Fitch Taylor.
Lee Co. deputies searching for murder suspect
OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - Lee Co. Sheriff's investigators are searching for an Opelika woman who they plan to charge with murder in connection with the shooting of her live-in boyfriend.
Valley teen dies from multiple injuries in November accident
A 19-year-old Valley man has died from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Nov. 26, Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said in a press release Wednesday afternoon.
Troy man shot dead during altercation
COFFEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A Troy man is dead after an altercation Tuesday night in Coffee County, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. Authorities say the incident happened in the Lee Community at the home of Joe Glen Lee and involved another man, Dwayne Milton Golden, of Troy.
19-year-old Valley man dies due to injuries sustained in Lee Road 270 crash
LEE COUNTY, Ala (WRBL) A young Valley man involved in a single-vehicle crash on November 26th has died due to his injuries. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris confirms 19-year-old Case Robert Hoiness of Valley passed away Wednesday morning, December 12th at an Atlanta hospital.