Governor Ivey Names Kelly Butler Interim Director of Finance

MONTGOMERY, Ala (EETV)- Governor Kay Ivey announced Kelly Butler as Acting Director of the Alabama Department of Finance. Butler has a career that spans more than 30 years beginning with the Alabama Department of Revenue and later with the Department of Finance as an Assistant State Budget Officer. “Kelly Butler has more than two decades of experience working with the state’s budgets and more than three decades experience as a fiscal analyst.

Sample ballot for Auburn municipal election

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn's municipal election is just around the corner, with multiple candidates vying for several city government positions. The City of Auburn has released a sample ballot for the election, which can be found here.  Eagle Eye TV also sat down with four of the mayoral candidates including Ron Anders, Brittany Cannon Dement, Jordan Langdon and David Hill.  The election will be held August 28 with polls open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Man charged with multiple counts of capital murder in 2006 missing person case

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police announced that on Monday Derrill Richard “Rick” Ennis was arrested in Pilot, Montgomery County, Virginia, by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, Virginia State SWAT and Montgomery County Virginia SWAT teams on outstanding grand jury indictments for Capital Murder (Burglary) and Capital Murder (Kidnapping). The indictments stem from an ongoing investigation by Auburn Police and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Cold Case Unit into the disappearance of Lori Ann Slesinski in June 2006. Slesinski was first reported missing in June of 2006 after she hadn’t been heard from in several days, couldn’t be reached by family members and had not reported to work.

Meet the Candidates: Jordan Langdon

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- An Auburn University student has thrown their hat into the Auburn mayoral election, joining three other candidates. Auburn sophomore Jordan Langdon officially qualified to run for Auburn's highest office Wednesday according to Auburn city officials. “I’ve always had an interest in government from a young age," stated Langdon in a press release sent out by his campaign "I have had a desire to serve the community that I love so dearly, but I never knew exactly how.

Auburn Police investigating early morning traffic fatality

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police are investigating an early morning traffic accident.  Police and Fire personnel responded Tuesday around 7:00 am to a single vehicle accident involving a 2004 Honda CB600 motorcycle in the 300 block of West Veterans Boulevard. A preliminary investigation indicates that the driver, David Avery Smotherman, from Opelika, lost control of the motorcycle, crossed into the opposing lane, left the roadway and struck a utility pole.  Officials say that Smotherman was pronounced dead on the scene by Lee County Chief Deputy Coroner Gene Manning.  The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division.

One killed in Opelika shooting

OPELIKA, Ala. (EETV)- An Opelika man was pronounced dead following a shooting Thursday night. The victim, Antonio Drisker, was reportedly shot in the 200 block of Veterans Parkway in Opelika.

Opelika Police looking for suspects in Hibbett Sports theft

OPELIKA, Ala (EETV)- Opelika Police are looking for three suspects wanted in connection to a June 22 theft at Hibbett Sports. According to police, three suspects entered the store and grabbed several merchandise items.  All three suspects then ran from the store without paying for any of the merchandise. The suspects allegedly fled the scene in a pewter in color Mercury Grand Marquis. Police describe the first suspect as a black female approximately 5’06” tall and weighing about 120 pounds with black and blond hair who was last seen wearing a black shirt and pink leggings; the second suspect as a black female about 5’08” tall and weighing about 220 pounds with black hair and who was last seen wearing a black shower cap, white tank top and blue jeans; and the third suspect as a black female about 5’03” tall and weighing about 110 pounds last seen wearing a black shower cap, purple shirt and black leggings. Police encourage anyone who can recognize the suspects or who might have information on this case to contact their detective division at (334) 705-5220.

Ainsworth, Pate and Marshall declare victory in runoff election

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Party nominees were finally decided upon following Alabama's primary runoff election Tuesday night. Will Ainsworth, Steve Marshall and Rick Pate won highly contested primaries in the race to become the GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, attorney general and agriculture and industries commissioner.  Ainsworth declared his victory by writing, "This is your victory as much as ours!


​Snow in Auburn, January 16-17, 2018.
Student Center Renovation
4-5-17 Severe Weather pictures.​