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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center

Local Spotlight: Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center

Summer may be over, but you don’t have to leave swimming back in last season. In fact, you can enjoy time in the water—and get a good bit of exercise in—at the Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center! As a popular place for residents all over Lee County, it’s incredibly deserving of our local spotlight. Here’s Read more about Local Spotlight: Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center[…]