In the News: Twice Baked in Downtown Opelika

In the News: Twice Baked in Downtown Opelika

Local businesses fuel our local economy. When you purchase a meal, an outfit, or a book from a small shop or restaurant, you’re directly investing in our town—and the people who live here. So, if your stomach starts to rumble, you have a delicious decision ahead of you: picking out what kind of food you’ll Read more about In the News: Twice Baked in Downtown Opelika[…]

Coming Up: Virtual Sportsplex Tri for Kids

Coming Up: Virtual Sportsplex Tri for Kids

We’ve all been keeping our children safe at home for the past few months, so that we can protect them and flatten the curve. Of course, kids can get a bit restless—but there’s still some fun to be had this summer. If your little athlete loves to compete—or simply just likes to have a good Read more about Coming Up: Virtual Sportsplex Tri for Kids[…]

Local Spotlight: Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

Local Spotlight: Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

A staple of Lee County, Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge has weathered more than a century of traffic. The now Opelika-based bridge has gone through reconstruction and renovation, but its impact on the local community has continued to last through the decades. The Bridge’s Beginnings Erected in 1900, the Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge spans a dozen decades. The Read more about Local Spotlight: Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge[…]

6 Reasons to Love Living in Opelika

6 Reasons to Love Living in Opelika

When we think of where we want to live, we look at the area, weigh our options, and see if we actually see ourselves living there. Thankfully, Opelika checks off reason after reason of why we should plant roots here. Part of a growing community. Still rooted in Southern tradition. Dining and recreation options in Read more about 6 Reasons to Love Living in Opelika[…]

In the News: New Technology Park in Opelika

In the News: New Technology Park in Opelika

Opelika has made headlines once again, this time for a potential business boon. Our city welcomes an addition aimed at attracting businesses: a new technology park in Opelika. City leaders hope this new hub hooks investors to the area. The space now eagerly awaits new occupants. What does this park mean for Opelika? Officially named Read more about In the News: New Technology Park in Opelika[…]

In the News: Southern Living Says Opelika Is Among the Best Small Southern Towns

In the News: Southern Living Says Opelika Is Among the Best Small Southern Towns

When you think of small towns, you may conjure up images of Mayberry, Sheriff Andy and his lovable deputy Barney Fife, and a sleepy, yet serene, downtown. Mayberry may be fictional, but the township comradery it favors is not. And Opelika is among the best small southern towns, according to popular lifestyle magazine Southern Living. Read more about In the News: Southern Living Says Opelika Is Among the Best Small Southern Towns[…]

Local Spotlight: Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park

Local Spotlight: Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park

The Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park in Opelika is for the birds. Literally! Part of the larger Piedmont Plateau network of preserves, the preserve and park stretches over 73 acres and plays host to birds and birders, alike. About the Preserve and Park Wood ducks and other waterfowl call the Wood Duck Read more about Local Spotlight: Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park[…]

Coming Up: Eighth Annual Auburn Polar Plunge

Coming Up: Eighth Annual Auburn Polar Plunge

It’s January, and it sure feels like days spent at the pool are long behind us. Well, that’s not quite true! The Eighth Annual Auburn Polar Plunge is on its way this weekend. Hoping to make this fundraiser a swimming success? Here’s all you need to know about this amazing charitable event. What is the Read more about Coming Up: Eighth Annual Auburn Polar Plunge[…]

In the News: Opelika’s Creekline Trails Project

In the News: Opelika’s Creekline Trails Project

When you explore Opelika, it’s easy to find one hidden treasure after another. Delicious dining spots, exciting entertainment venues, and soon, nice natural trails—our town has it all. You’ll gain a new appreciation for our city thanks to Opelika’s Creekline Trails Project. Here’s what it will bring to lucky locals and out-of-town visitors alike. What Read more about In the News: Opelika’s Creekline Trails Project[…]

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