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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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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[…]

Opelika Ranks 5th in the U.S. for Economic Growth Potential

Report: Opelika Ranks 5th in the U.S. for Economic Growth Potential

Opelika, Alabama’s year-round climate pleasant, but that’s not all. The city’s economic climate shows promise, enough to match the sunny conditions the area is known for. According to a new report by Business Facilities Magazine, Opelika ranks 5th in the U.S. for economic growth potential. The Report Opelika secured its ranking in Business Facilities’ 2019 Read more about Report: Opelika Ranks 5th in the U.S. for Economic Growth Potential[…]