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Lynn MaGill
· November 5, 2017
This is the only paper we receive. We love the articles and information in it. Thank you.
Luanne Mitchell Helms
· January 18, 2018
Opelika Observer is becoming one of the best hometown newspapers.
Kimberly Thrift Phillips
· January 18, 2018
Opelika my home town. I miss all my family and friends.kimberly thrift Phillips
Ramona Martin
· June 23, 2016
I am so impressed with the lay out of this small home town paper. I would recommend.
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Community‘The Lone Bellow’ to visit Opelika Feb. 17 By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 40 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp The Lone Bellow By Kendyl Hollingsworth For the Opelika Observer Cottonseed Studios will present Americana band The Lone Bellow in an intimate show at the J...
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Happy Valentine's Day - Here is a little gift to you.
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CommunityIt’s finally here. Enjoy our new E-Edition By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 6 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Welcome to our new E-Edition. In the days and weeks to come look for a new section to be added to our website. You will be able to access a full copy of the Ob...
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CommunityOpelika’s Bandy Park to receive major upgrades By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 3 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Special to the Opelika Observer Special to the Opelika Observer A new playing surface has been installed on the basketball courts at Bandy Park, according ...
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Our next giveaway will be a NOAA Weather Radio. We will draw one winner from all entries. In order to win you must 1.) Like our Facebook page, 2.) Share the contest and 3.) Send us your severe weather emergency plan.

It is important to have a family severe weather plan and we want to encourage all our readers and followers to create and practice a plan for their family. Being prepared can save lives.

RULES: Must be over 19 to enter and win. You must either message us via m...essenger or email us to admin@opelikaobserver.com. Your message must contain the basics of your emergency plan (no private or personal information needs to be included). Please do include your contact information such as a phone number/ address/ email. Your contact information will NOT be shared.

Entries MUST be received by midnight, Sunday, February 25, 2018.

**Contestants can only enter and win one contest every 6 months.

***We reserve the right to substitute a different product of similar value if needed.

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CommunityPoliticsGray qualifies to run for Ala. House District 83 By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 34 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Special to the Opelika Observer Opelika native Jeremy Gray, founder of the health/wellness company Elevate Your Grind and Jeter-based community ce...
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CommunityOpelika native to star in HBO movie, ‘Paterno’ By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 3 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Special to the Opelika Observer By Morgan Bryce Associate Editor Opelika native and actor Jock McKissic will star in a new HBO movie, ‘Paterno’, that...
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CommunityPoliticsOpelika voters approve tax renewal for education By opelikaobserver - February 14, 2018 0 15 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp By Shawn Kirkpatrick Opelika Observer Voters in Opelika cast their ballots Tuesday in a special election to renew and continue the annual levy and...
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The Observer has some tickets to this play coming up in Sylacauga.

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CommunityLocal author pens book on finding love God’s way By opelikaobserver - February 6, 2018 0 34 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Morgan Bryce Associate Editor Equipping individuals to find their soulmate is the goal of ‘My Perfect One: How to Find and Marry the Right Person at the Righ...
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The Opelika Sportsplex's 'Young at Heart' dance will be held Feb. 15. Click the link below for more information:

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CommunitySportsFour Opelika football players ink collegiate scholarships Wednesday By opelikaobserver - February 9, 2018 0 3 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Robert Noles/Opelika Observer Opelika senior Jamias Presley signs his scholarship to play with Jacksonville State last Wednesday as Coach Ca...
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CommunityOpelika resident, Auburn University’s Ric Smith reflects on Olympic experiences By opelikaobserver - February 7, 2018 0 121 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Morgan Bryce Associate Editor From 1996-2004, Opelika resident and Auburn University communications instructor/stadium announce...
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CommunityWhat is Valentine’s Day? By opelikaobserver - February 6, 2018 0 86 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kendyl Hollingsworth For the Opelika Observer Valentine’s Day is a well-known and widely celebrated holiday that encourages us to show our appreciation for friends and loved ones, b...
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"In a relationship, I feel like you should build a friendship first. You can't be together if you don't have a friendship."
Click here to read more about our Cutest Couple Contest's runner-ups.

CommunityCommunication, compatibility, compromise By opelikaobserver - February 6, 2018 0 6 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kendyl Hollingsworth For the Opelika Observer Auburn residents Omar Marshall and Brittney Spinks, runners-up in this year’s cutest couple contest, describe themselves a...
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CommunityRare cancer cluster found among some Auburn alumni By opelikaobserver - February 7, 2018 0 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Morgan Bryce Associate Editor Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center are coming to Auburn this week to interview and gath...
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