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Inaugural East Alabama Book Festival to be held Oct. 18 in Auburn

The inaugural East Alabama Book Festival is set for Oct. 18 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Town Creek Park in Auburn, where area residents are invited to meet local and regional authors, hear readings and live music and bask in the beauty of Alabama literature.

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Friday 10/09/2015
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Thursday 10/08/2015
Auburn Planning Commission recommends approval for Hyatt House redevelopment

BZA denies parking variance

Free electronics recycling and document shredding in Opelika Saturday

Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, residents of Opelika, Auburn and Lee County are invited to a free electronics recycling and document shredding event at Saugahatchee Square, sponsored by the East Alabama Recycling Partnership.

Auburn doctor charged with fraud summoned to civil court

The health care fraud case against Auburn cardiologist Dr. John Mitchell is moving from criminal to civil court, according to documents filed earlier this week.

Blacksmith expo to be held Saturday at Fort Mitchell

Lifestyles of the 1800s will be on display at the Fort Mitchell 1813 Fort and Museum’s blacksmith expo Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST at the fort on Alabama 165 in Phenix City.

Four Opelika intersections closed through weekend

Four intersections in Opelika will be closed Friday through Sunday as the city's Carver-Jeter improvement plan begins to take shape, the City of Opelika announced.

11th annual ‘Think Pink’ walk for breast cancer awareness Saturday in Opelika

The East Alabama Medical Center Foundation will host the community’s 11th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness walk in downtown Opelika Saturday beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Police Reports for Oct. 8

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Wednesday 10/07/2015
In lieu of wedding gifts, researcher launches lab campaign

When she walked across the stage at Auburn University in the summer of 2011, Dr. Esther Ngumbi’s thoughts were 8,000 miles away in her home community of Mabafweni, Kenya. There’s a saying in Mabafweni: The roots of education are bitter, but the fruits are sweet.

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