Alabama's first dog passes away

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (EETV)- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's dog Bear died today according to a statement from the governor's office. Officials say that the 14 year old chow mix passed following ongoing health issues. Ivey adopted Bear from a local vet in 2005 after he was hit by a car.


Eye On the Midterms: Meet the candidates

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Voters across the nation will go to the polls Tuesday to decide their representatives going forward.  Eagle Eye TV has made it easy to learn more about local candidates.  Below are links to exclusive interviews conducted with candidates in our area; you can also go to the Election 2018 tab to find more election articles. Alabama Governor Alabama Lt.


Walt Maddox visited Auburn Monday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Democratic nominee for Alabama governor and current Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox made a visit to Auburn University Monday as part of his statewide bus tour. Maddox discussed several points on his platform including expanding the federal Medicaid program, supporting a state lottery and increasing infrastructure spending in the state. The mayor faces current Alabama governor Kay Ivey in the November 6 general election.  According to an analysis by Five Thirty Eight, a national polling organization, Maddox has a less than a two percent chance of defeating Ivey in the general election.


Constitutional amendments on the 2018 Alabama midterm ballot

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- When Alabama voters head to the polls next Tuesday, they will face more than just candidates on this year's ballot. Voters statewide will get to voice their opinions on four potential amendments to the Alabama state constitution. The first amendment on the ballot expresses support for religious liberty and allows for the display of the Ten Commandments on public property as long as it meets constitutional requirements.  The second amendment on the ballot officially launches a state policy of supporting the importance of unborn life and rights of unborn children. The third amendment on the ballot changes some of the aspects of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. The fourth ballot changes some of the policies associated with how vacant legislative seats are filled. In addition to these amendments, several counties have local amendments on the ballot. 


Gov. Kay Ivey holds campaign rally in Auburn Saturday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a campaign rally at the Auburn University ALFA Pavilion Saturday. Ivey discussed her administration's accomplishments including additional funding for pre-k, additional state troopers and new efforts to work with the state legislature. Alabama Congressman Mike Rogers, Lee County Revenue Commissioner Oline Price and Auburn College Republicans President Seth Ingram also spoke at the event. Ivey faces Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox in the general election November 6. 


Mayor-Elect Ron Anders discusses transition

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Mayor-Elect Ron Anders is preparing to take the helm as Auburn's next mayor in November. At an event at Auburn University Saturday, Anders told Eagle Eye TV that he will be participating in an orientation session Monday with new council members to learn more about different city departments. Anders also said that he is working on creating new committees to focus on several key issues.


Ron Anders wins Auburn mayoral election

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn City Councilman Ron Anders has been declared the winner of Auburn's mayoral runoff election. Anders beat community resident David Hill garnering 54.2% of the vote. Prior to his run for mayor, Anders served as the councilman for Ward 2.  Anders currently serves as the Director of Special Projects for the Tailgate Guys company. Anders will succeed outgoing longtime Mayor Bill Ham. 


Auburn voters looking for balance between growth and keeping city safe

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Voters from across the city of Auburn head to the polls Tuesday to vote on who they would like to represent them in the coming years.  At the Dean Road Recreation Center polling location, voters wanted new leaders to focus on accommodating the city's growth while also accounting for longtime citizens.  "How we take care of everyone who is already present here, living here all the time," said resident Teri Gilmore. Some residents also wanted to ensure that city leadership remains stable going forward. "Continued good government," said Howard Ryan.  Polls will be open across the city until 7:00 p.m.