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NEWS 4/18/17 1:22pm

Atlanta Antifa: "We will be gathering at Auburn University"

In a post on the website "It's going down" the group Atlanta Antifascists has pledged to be in Auburn Tuesday night at 6:00. The group said, "We must show up ready for conflict in the numbers necessary to thwart their attempts at silencing us.


NEWS 4/18/17 12:43pm

AU updates campus community regarding Richard Spencer

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University has issued the following statement to the campus community ahead of Richard Spencer's anticipated visit to campus this afternoon "In an effort to update the campus community regarding the recent cancellation of the Richard Spencer event, it is the university’s understanding that—despite our requests for him not to attend—Spencer may still appear on Auburn’s campus at some point today. While the university does not know the specifics of if and when this event might unfold, the safety and security of the campus remains our highest priority. Students, faculty, and staff should remain aware of their surroundings and report any unusual or threatening activity to the Auburn Police Division (334-501-3100). The university is working closely with law enforcement to monitor the situation and any new developments." **This situation is developing.


NEWS 4/18/17 10:23am

White Student Union warning of ANTIFA group on campus

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Flyers are circulating on campus "Warning students that Atlanta Antifa is coming to Auburn on Tuesday April 18th.  The flyers, circulated by the White student union who recently had their own conflict with the university, warns that the ANTIFA group is a violent and aggressive organization. ANTIFA which stands for Anti-Facist is a group that " oppose white supremacist and fascist organizing in our region through education, confrontation, and building a grassroots culture of resistance." according to the Atlanta ANTIFA Facebook page. The group has decided that they will be in Auburn on Tuesday to counter the Richard Spencer event.


NEWS 4/18/17 10:08am

Student reaction to planned Richard Spencer event

AUBURN, ALA. (EETV) - Auburn students decorated the Haley Concourse with chalk messages of peace and love last night ahead of today's planned Richard Spencer speech.  There are several counter-events planned for this evening, including an "Auburn Unites" concert on the Student Center green space. 


NEWS 4/14/17 1:27pm

Auburn cancels Richard Spencer event over security concerns

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University officials have announced that the event featuring Richard Spencer has been canceled. The university said in a statement, "In consultation with law enforcement, Auburn canceled the Richard Spencer event scheduled for Tuesday evening based on legitimate concerns and credible evidence that it will jeopardize the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors." Spencer is known for being punched at an anti-Trump event and encouraging the "hail Hitler" salute at gatherings for the National Policy Institute.


NEWS 4/12/17 2:35pm

OPD searching for fraud suspect

OPELIKA, AL (EETV) - On 02/10/2017 the pictured suspect entered Ashley Furniture Home Store (2401 Interstate Drive) and created a fraudulent account using someone else’s identity.


NEWS 4/10/17 8:12pm

VIDEO: Bentley resigns; Ivey sworn in

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is expected to resign this afternoon following allegations of ethics violations involving his romantic relationship with top aide Rebekah Mason. It is believed that Kay Ivey will be sworn in as Alabama's next governor as early as this evening.  


NEWS 4/10/17 6:06pm

Kay Ivey sworn in as Alabama Governor

MONTGOMERY, AL (EETV) - With the resignation of now former Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey will now fill the role of acting Governor.  Ivey has had her fair share of historic political moments, this one is no different.


NEWS 4/10/17 5:03pm

Kay Ivey to be sworn in

Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey is set to be sworn in as the 54th Governor tonight, following Governor Bentley's resignation.  Her swearing-in comes after years of scandal surrounding Governor Bentley.  Ivey will be only the second female governor in Alabama history.


NEWS 4/10/17 4:57pm

BREAKING: Governor Bentley Resigns

AUBURN, ALA. (EETV) - Governor Robert Bentley resigned Monday afternoon.  The resignation comes after years of scandal involving an inappropriate romantic relationship with his former top aide, Rebekah Mason.


NEWS 4/10/17 11:12am

BREAKING: Fire outside Jordan-Hare Stadium

AUBURN, ALA (EETV)- Auburn University experienced a fire around the time of 10:45 outside of Jordan Hare stadium today .  It is confirmed by Battalion Chief Spor, Auburn Fire Department, that a construction crew was welding, and due to the wind, grass and degree caught fire.  Auburn Fire Department was on the scene within the minute.  No damage is reported to the stadium.