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Mayor's Blog

Mayor's Blog is the home for all city council remarks, recognitions, proclamations and special announcements made by City of Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller.

Feb 17

February 17, 2021 City Council Meeting

Posted on February 17, 2021 at 4:25 PM by Taylor McAllister

Last night at the city council meeting, I recognized our amazing Parks and Recreation crew for the award they received from The Alabama Recreation at their annual state conference awards ceremony last month. Patrice Lipscomb, Sam Bailey, Mayor Fuller, Mandy Johnson and 2020 Facility of the Year Award Photo of the SportsPlex Pickleball Courts The new Opelika Pickleball Facility, located at the Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center, was recognized as the “2020 Facility of the Year” for populations 15,000 and above.  I also had the honor of recognizing the Opelika City Schools 2021 teachers of the year.
Jeter Primary School
- Mary Torrance Jeter Primary School - Mary Torrance
Opelika Middle School
- Amanda Massey Opelika Middle School - Amanda Massey
Morris Avenue Intermediate
- Breeana Boyd, Elementary Teach of the Year Morris Avenue Intermediate - Breeana Boyd, Elementary Teach of the Year
Opelika High School
- Hannah Holladay, Secondary Teacher of the Year Opelika High School - Hannah Holladay, Secondary Teacher of the Year
Feb 04

February 2, 2021 City Council Meeting

Posted on February 4, 2021 at 4:13 PM by Taylor McAllister

This past city council meeting I had the privilege of recognizing recently retired Opelika Fire Department Chief Prather for his many years of dedication and service to the Opelika community. He will be missed but we wish him the best of luck in his next chapter of life! 

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Jan 28

January 19, 2021 City Council Meeting

Posted on January 28, 2021 at 10:34 AM by Taylor McAllister

We had a short city council meeting tonight but I got to recognize a passionate OCS teacher and her students for getting an out-of-this-world opportunity! 

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