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A Brief Cool Down; Warming Up for the Weekend

Partly cloudy skies today with highs in the mid to upper 70s and some low 80s. Variable cloudiness tonight with isolated showers possible and overnight lows in the low to mid 50s. Much cooler…

Midweek Weather Forecast

Mostly clear skies and mild conditions are in store tonight, with lows a couple of degrees either side of the 60 degree mark. We will have one more day in the lower 80s tomorrow with a…

East Alabama Doctor adds Robot to Staff

    The East Alabama Endocrinology unveiled "ISLET'' the SANBOT , March 20, 2017. ISLET is one of the first mass produced robots . An international team of SANBOT came to the Howard Johnson of Columbus, Georgia for the unveiling.…

March 20 In Weather History - 1875

Many "old-timers" around both Columbus and Auburn would cite the tornado of April 18, 1953 as the strongest one to affect the local area. And while it is the strongest tornado to affect the city of…

Monday Night Weather Forecast

A mild night is in store for the area tonight with lows in the middle to upper 50s. The warmest day so far this year is on tap for your Tuesday, with highs soaring into the middle 80s for most…

City of Eufaula Tightens Leash Law

Eufaula City Council, in a 4-0 vote, passed a new ordinance  that would enact a tether or pulley restraint system for small animals and dogs, instead of chaining them to a single fixed point. Folks in…

Opelika Police Department's Weekend Activity Reports

Here’s the Opelika Police Department’s Activity Reports from over the weekend 03/17-03/19: A Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card occurred between 02/15/2017 and 02/20/2017 in the 2600 block of Enterprise Drive. A Theft of Property 1st Degree occurred between 03/17/2017…

USA MEN AND WOMEN'S HANDBALL PROGRAMS a SUCCESS at AUBURN

  Men and women from around the country are making Auburn, Alabama their home to join the USA Men and Women's National Handball Teams. They live or go to school at Auburn University to stay in top shape and practice…

Tennessee Teacher Allegedly Kidnapped Student

A Tennessee teacher has allegedly kidnapped a 15 year old girl. Officials report that they were last spotted in Decatur, Alabama. The 15 year old, high school freshman, Elizabeth Thomas went missing about a week ago.…

Spring Break Week Ahead Weather Forecast

A pleasant Sunday night and Monday morning is in store with lows in the lower 40s for most areas. Temperatures will warm up quickly for your Monday with highs in the middle to upper 70s. Temperatures will top the 80…

Spring Break Tips

Spring break can be a very fun time for your kids and your family. But, if you are taking a long car or plane ride with your kids, we have some tips to keep them occupied. On the flip side,…

Who Will Be Auburn University's New President?

Six months after Auburn University President Jay Gouge announced his plan to retire, university trustees are poised to announce who will succeed him. Board members are scheduled to convene a special called meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017 where trustees will vote…

Goodbye Winter

It's the last weekend of winter, but spring isn't waiting! A cold front will pass through the area later today giving us a slight chance for showers and maybe a rumble of thunder or two. Outside of that, the weekend…

Pot Cookies yield Felony Charges

Undercover agents conducting surveillance at the Green Leaf apartments in Phenix City discovered the pot cookies. Deputies arrested three teens for possession and 21 year old Adam Hall the alleged master chef. "In the…

Alabama House Passes Bill To Protect Religious Adoption Agencies

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawmakers have voted to add Alabama to the list of states that protect faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or in certain other households. The House of Representatives passed the bill…

Opelika Bicycle Advisory Committee Discusses Upcoming Events

Residents are striving to make Opelika more bike friendly. The Opelika Bicycle Advisory Committee had a meeting Thursday night. They discussed NFL Player Corey Grant's project to help 5th graders at Morris Avenue Intermediate with their “bikeology curriculum.” Also, they…

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