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Gus Malzahn fights for players as Auburn overcomes ‘storm’ of negativity to win at Ole Miss
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn yells on the sideline at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss., on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Auburn defeated Ole Miss 31-16.(Photo: Jake Crandall)
APD on scene of deadly car fire on Moores Mill Road
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that left two people dead. Around 3 a.m. on Monday Auburn units responded to an accident in the 3300 block of Moores Mill Road. When officers arrived, they discovered a vehicle off the roadway that had struck a tree and
Police reports from Oct. 22
Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), second-degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence was reported Friday in the 100 block of Lee Road 223 in Smiths Station.
Prepare your taste buds for a new southern restaurant opening in Columbus
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - If you are looking for a new savory place to eat in Columbus, then here is an exciting announcement you don't want to miss. Minnie's Uptown Restaurant will be opening soon on the north end of Columbus, GA near Fazzoli's and Dairy Queen. Minnie's will be a place for you to enj
Two killed in single-vehicle crash Monday in Auburn
Photo by the Auburn Police Division.Two people were killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Auburn, according to the Auburn Police Division.The crash occurred around 3 a.m. in the 3300 block of Moores Mill Road.“Officers arrived to discover a vehicle off the roadway that had struck a tree
BREAKING: 1 suspect in custody in officer's shooting death
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning that one suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer Saturday. Another suspect is still on the run. Isaiah Pretlow is in custody.Tafahree Maynard, who they believe shot and killed office
GEORGE FORD: Opelika gets a day of reckoning with OPS ONE deal
It’s a day of reckoning as sure as a sunrise. This week, the city of Opelika sold its city-owned broadband system for pennies on the dollar (or, to be fair, nearly a quarter on the dollar).
Tuskegee picks up convincing win on homecoming
TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) - It was a homecoming to remember for the crowd inside Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium. The Tuskegee Golden Tigers (5-3, 3-1) shut out the Kentucky State Thoroughbreds (0-8, 0-4) 37-0.It was the 94th edition of Tuskegee’s homecoming and Willie Slater’s team was off and running in
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
Police charge 5 men for seeking sex from undercover police woman on Macon Road
Working a section of Macon Road at Interstate 185, an undercover police woman turned the tables on illegal prostitution by arresting five men accused of offering up to $80 for sex Friday night, Columbus police said.
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
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
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.
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
Auburn players see 'incredible' side of Gus Malzahn after unsportsmanlike conduct outburst
Gus Malzahn doesn't often lose his cool on the sideline. He'll show signs of frustration when things go sideways, and he has been known to let out some emphatic booms when things are going well. Early in the fourth quarter against Ole Miss on Saturday afternoon, that changed. Malzahn went off on an
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.
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
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.
Dadeville men face drug charges
Police arrested Devante Goodman, 21, after Camp Hill Police Department officers stopped a vehicle for speeding and smelled high-grade marijuana, known as “loud,” inside the vehicle.
Two juveniles charged with attempted murder after allegedly stealing a car and firing shots
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Two juveniles were arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly stealing a car in Columbus near a head start or daycare facility. According to police, the owner of the car used a tracking device to trace his vehicle which led to Stadium Drive in Phenix City. The owner then went to