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SPORTS 7/6/17 12:49pm

Tigers traveling to Hoover

Hoover, Ala (EETV)- Auburn has selected their players to represent their team at SEC Media Days. A handful of SEC teams like Kentucky and Arkansas are taking their quarterbacks, but the majority of teams will not, including Auburn. Offensive lineman Braden Smith, kicker Daniel Carlson, defensive back Tray Matthews and Head Coach Gus Malzahn are scheduled to go to Hoover, Alabama to speak to the media.


NEWS 6/27/17 11:32pm

City of Opelika information for the 4th of July

City Hall, Opelika Power Services administrative offices, Public Works Department, Cooper Library, Municipal Court and Municipal Probation offices will be closed next Tuesday, July 4. The Sportsplex will be open from 5 a.m.


NEWS 6/27/17 10:39pm

Auburn among select few to receive a $5 million grant to address Southeast water issues

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) – Auburn is joining three other Southeastern universities in a $5 million research effort to help ensure water for agricultural production while maintaining healthy rivers and springs. The project, funded by a five-year grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, seeks to safeguard the sustainability of agriculture and forestry while protecting water quantity, quality and habitat in the underground Floridan Aquifer and the springs and rivers it feeds. The Floridan Aquifer is among the largest and most productive aquifers in the world and is a vital regional resource shared by Alabama, Georgia and Florida.


NEWS 6/26/17 1:01pm

Nova will not be flying this upcoming football season

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) – Auburn’s beloved icon, Nova, War Eagle VII, will not fly during pre-game events during Auburn’s 2017 football season after Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty diagnosed the 18-year-old golden eagle with cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart.


NEWS 6/26/17 12:57pm

City of Opelika moves council meeting date

THE FIRST CITY OF OPELIKA CITY COUNCIL MEETING IN JULY FALLS ON TUESDAY JULY 4TH. DUE TO THE HOLIDAY, THE COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY MOVED TO WEDNESDAY JULY 5TH. 


NEWS 6/21/17 2:59pm

Auburn man arrested on multiple charges

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Auburn Police Division arrested Damion D. Johnson, age 21 from Auburn on warrants charging him with Theft of Property First Degree (Auto), Criminal Mischief First Degree and Criminal Trespass Second Degree.


NEWS 6/13/17 2:23pm

HealthSouth to partner with Auburn University School of Nursing

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)– HealthSouth Corporation of Birmingham recently invested $325,000 in Auburn University’s School of Nursing, solidifying the partnership between the healthcare provider and the university’s nursing program. HealthSouth’s gift supports the School of Nursing’s effort to raise $5.6 million in private funding to match university funds for Auburn’s first facility specifically built and designed for nursing education.


NEWS 6/9/17 3:26pm

Arrest made in Auburn Home burglary case

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - On June 8, 2017, Auburn Police arrested Elijah Lee, age 19 from Auburn on warrants charging him with Burglary 3rd Degree and Theft of Property 3rd Degree. The arrest stems from an investigation into a report of a burglary that occurred on June 1st at a residence in the 700 block of Meagan Lane.


NEWS 6/8/17 1:31pm

Auburn professors honored with faculty enhancement awards

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) – A pair of researchers from Auburn University—Majid Beidaghi, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and Bridgett King, assistant professor of political science—have been named recipients of the 2017 Ralph E.


NEWS 6/8/17 1:27pm

Fruits and vegetables have healthy impact on Alabama’s economy

AUBURN, Ala. – While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they’re also a major boost for Alabama’s economy, Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found in a recently completed analysis of the industry. “Specialty crops is definitely a potential growth area for Alabama,” said Deacue Fields, chair of the College of Agriculture’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and study leader. “We grow a lot of corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts, but in terms of profitability per acre, specialty crops rank highest,” Fields said. The study was funded by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.