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Auburn man arrested Thursday for child porn possession

The Auburn Police Division arrested a 22-year-old Auburn man Thursday for possession of child pornography after police found numerous pornographic images of children on his electronic devices.

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Friday 02/12/2016
Police Reports Feb. 12

Chambers County Sheriff’s Office

Thursday 02/11/2016
Senate passes Whatley bill to strengthen penalty for child abuse

Under Ava's Law, child abuse resulting in death can be prosecuted for murder

Auburn Planning Commission votes to recommend creation of new zoning districts

Action could advance Downtown Master Plan

Police Reports Feb. 11

Chamber’s County Sheriff’s Office

Wednesday 02/10/2016
Wsol to speak at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Sculptor Mike Wsol will give a lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University. The gallery and program admission are free.

Miss Alabama Meg McGuffin promotes ‘healthy’ platform at Lee-Scott Academy

From the Miss America stage to Lee-Scott Academy’s Samford Gymnasium, Miss Alabama Meg McGuffin has the skinny on how to live a healthy life.

Auburn Planning Commission to vote on zoning changes to implement Downtown Master Plan

The culmination of a months-long process to determine how to codify Auburn’s Downtown Master Plan will come Thursday, when the Auburn Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on several zoning ordinance changes that will have a direct effect on the way Auburn’s infrastructural future takes shape.

Museum series will feature New Orleans improvising duo

At noon on Thursday, trombonist Jeff Albert and drummer Dave Capello will perform a free concert at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University as a part of the museum’s weekly series, “A Little Lunch Music.” The performance is sponsored by Anonymous Friends of the Series.

Police Reports Feb. 10

Chamber’s County Sheriff’s Office

Arun Gandhi spreads grandfather's message of nonviolence

Nearly 70 years and 8,000 miles from where he learned them, Arun Gandhi passed along his grandfather's lessons of nonviolence to the Auburn Family.

Auburn’s eagles participate in Colorado wind technology research to help prevent bird strikes

The Auburn University eagles, trainers and a veterinarian are in the Colorado Rockies participating in research to help the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory develop a radar system to prevent bird strikes in wind turbines.

Auburn board of education approves modifications to Duck Samford, turf for indoor facility at new high school

City-allocated funds under the umbrella of Auburn City Schools’ $72 million budget for the new high school and facilities improvements will go toward upgrades to Duck Samford Stadium in addition to amenities for the new school itself.

Tuesday 02/09/2016
School board eyes improvements to Duck Samford

Auburn’s Duck Samford Stadium could soon see improvements depending on action by the Auburn board of education Tuesday night.

It'll be a cold one outside today

Lee County possibly could see snow flurries Tuesday afternoon as temperatures stay in the low 40s during the day and upper 20s tonight.

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on home in Auburn

Lee County Habitat for Humanity hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for its second home being built in Auburn this year.

Police Reports Feb. 9

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Monday 02/08/2016
Auburn man attempts escape after arrest for kidnapping, rape

A 23-year-old Auburn man who was arrested Sunday, Feb. 7, on multiple charges including kidnapping and rape attempted to escape through a crawl space in the ceiling of an interview room at the Auburn Police Division following his arrest.

Judge delays prosecutorial misconduct hearing in Hubbard case

Following notice of scheduling conflicts from both the prosecution and defense, an evidentiary hearing in the felony ethics case of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been moved from Wednesday to next week.

Auburn's Sutton wins Lee County Spelling Bee for second consecutive year

The room was silent Friday morning as Smiths Station Junior High School’s Perry Potasi and Auburn Junior High School’s incumbent spelling champion Victor Sutton faced off for first place in the championship round of the Lee County Spelling Bee.

Grammy-award winner and other artists to perform in Opelika

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