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NEWS 5/17/17 2:48pm

Auburn University officials aid domestic and global food security plans

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University administrators recently joined a group of prominent university, government, non-governmental organizations and business leaders to examine global food security challenges and develop strategies for public research universities to address. June Henton, dean of the College of Human Sciences at Auburn, as well as Auburn’s incoming president Dr. Steven Leath, participated in the Challenge of Change Commission, which was convened by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities with support from the W.K.


NEWS 5/14/17 8:40am

Mother's Day 2017

AUBURN, ALA (EETV)- Sunday, May 14, Mother's Day, is the time set aside nationally to honor each mom and the role they play.


NEWS 5/10/17 3:59pm

Mayor Fuller suspends rules at City of Opelika cemeteries for Mother's Day weekend

Mayor Gary Fuller and Public Works Director Mike Hilyer have issued an order to “suspend” the rules at City of Opelika cemeteries starting on Friday, May 12, 2017, through Sunday, May 21, 2017, governing the placement of floral arrangements, wreaths, and trinkets on graves, allowing loved ones to place extra wreaths, flower arrangements (in a separate container), and trinkets on the graves.


NEWS 5/8/17 1:59pm

Auburn Research Fellow inducted into the Alabama Foresters' Hall of Fame

AUBURN, Ala. – School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Research Fellow John Kush was named the 2017 inductee to the Alabama Foresters’ Hall of Fame at the Southeastern Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held in Miramar Beach, Florida. As an Alabama resident and Auburn forestry graduate, Kush was considered for the Hall of Fame due to his outstanding contributions to forestry in Alabama over the course of his 40-year career.


NEWS 5/4/17 9:57am

APD investigating menacing case

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - The Auburn Police Division is investigating an incident that occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m.


NEWS 5/3/17 3:46pm

Opelika working to unify city brand with new hashtags

In an effort to unify a clear message throughout Opelika, the City of Opelika, the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, Opelika Main Street, Keep Opelika Beautiful, the Opelika City Schools, the Opelika Parks & Recreation Department, the Lewis Cooper Jr.


NEWS 5/2/17 12:08pm

Loachapoka man charged with second degree rape

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017 the Auburn Police Division arrested Wilmer Adailt Lemus Villafuerte, age 19 from Loachapoka on a warrant charging him with Rape 2nd Degree. At about 10:00 p.m.


NEWS 5/2/17 11:27am

Two crimes committed at an Opelika Walmart

On 03/21/2017, the Opelika Police Department received a complaint of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and a Theft of Property Third Degree that occurred at Wal-Mart, 2900 Pepperell Parkway.


NEWS 5/2/17 9:35am

SGA unveils new student ticket policy

AUBURN, ALA (EETV)- Auburn University SGA President Jacqueline Keck and SGA Athletic's announce their new ticketing policy through a letter written to all students.


NEWS 4/29/17 11:00am

​Trump’s First 100 Days

WASHINGTON, D.C. (EETV) - President Donald Trump took office January 20, 100 days ago today. The hundred-day mark is typically used to measure a president’s return on his campaign promises. Accomplishments Failures Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice Approval rate is hovering around 40 percent-lowest for any first-term president at this point Repealed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Did not repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Administration introduced tax reform with deep tax cuts Conceded funding until September 2017 for the US—Mexico border wall Signed over 30 executive orders (most of any president since WWII) Introduced travel ban directed at seven Muslim-majority countries with serious backlash Talked with Canadian and Mexican leaders about renegotiating North American Free Trade Agreement National Security Adviser Mike Flynn forced to resign 24 days after appointment when it was revealed he misled the VP about Russian meetings Withdrew from Trans-Pacific Partnership Executive branch job vacancies Calling his first 100 days one of the “most successful in our country’s history” during his weekly address Friday, Trump is determined to move forward with the same force and speed as he promised on the campaign trail.