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It never ceases to amaze us at just how quickly people can take their surroundings for granted. Once the weekend comes around you probably find yourself moaning that there’s nothing to do in Opelika. Well, we’d like to challenge that notion, because we know we can help you see Opelika through fresh eyes – the […]

The countdown clock is slowly ticking away to the big game of the season: Auburn vs. Clemson on September 3rd, 2016. We know you’re all super-excited about the game, and you’re probably already planning your tailgating activities for the day itself. There are some important rules to remember though for attending this and every other […]

There are lots of things which can make you feel like summer is truly here, but we feel that a visit to a farmer’s market is one of the best of those. Taking a few hours out of your day to take in all the sights and smells on display at a local market is […]

Auburn University has been selected to host the 2018 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, a conference that academics from Auburn University have been attending since 2008. The International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference is now celebrating its 23rd year, with the first ever conference taking place in 1993. Thanks to some creative input from […]

You might not think there’s an energy crisis looming on the horizon, but experts are quietly predicting that energy costs could quite easily double over the next decade. This is down to the fact that the population of our planet keeps growing, almost doubling from 3.7 billion people in 1970 to 7.4 billion people in […]

They say that time travel is theoretically impossible, but we’re pretty sure once you’ve finished planning and setting up your very own “Lemon-Aid” stand  you’ll be whisked back to your childhood years. Running your own lemonade stand when you were a kid was lots of fun, but taking part in the “Lemon-Aid For A Cause” […]

Developers broke ground May 17 on the exciting new The Springs of Mill Lakes project just outside Opelika off the Birmingham Highway. This is a custom-designed neighborhood for seniors who are looking forward to an early retirement. This 133-home development is perfect for people who still want to enjoy an active lifestyle without retiring to […]

Graduating from college is an exciting stage of life, and we know that the whole world now seems to be your oyster. You’re probably chomping at the bit to leave quaint Auburn behind, while you plan your move to another city. Only experience can teach you that all that glitters aren’t gold, so we thought […]

You’re getting ready to start college. The next big adventure in life, and you’re one of many student movers arriving in Auburn for the first term. But, have you prepared yourself for the move? Do you have everything you need for your dorm room, or are you just having a full-blown anxiety attack at the […]

Alabama’s population statistics for 2015 were recently released, and they show huge growth for the Auburn-Opelika metro area. Lee County, home to both Auburn and Opelika, was one of the fastest growing counties in the entire state. The county continued to add thousands of residents this year and, according to the reports, shows “no signs […]