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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.

Apr 12

April 6, 2021 City Council Meeting

Posted on April 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM by Taylor McAllister

During Mayor's Remarks in this week's city council, I was excited to recognize several of our high school students, one of our best Opelika police officers, and present a proclamation making April Sexual Harassment Month. 

OPS/AMEA Scholarships

I had the privilege of recognizing some of our Opelika High School students who received the OPS/AMEA Scholarships: Laura Daffin, Nicholas Fitzwater, Braxton Harris and Leighanna Howell. We wish these seniors luck on their future endeavors.

AMEA Scholarship Winners 2021

All-State Band and District IV Honor Band Members

It is always exciting to see our young citizens' dedication to their talents pay off. Candace Davis, Anita Duncan, Kylan Fanning, Za'Meria Butler have been granted the opportunity to be members of the All-State Band and District IV Honor Band.

All State Band Members 2021

Officer Hunter Awarded Officer of the Year by Central Alabama CrimeStoppers

OPD Officer Montrez Hunter was recognized as the 2020 Officer of the Year by Central Alabama Crimestoppers. I am so proud of Officer Hunter and his hard work and dedication to serving our community.

Trez Hunter Presented Officer of the Year

Proclamation for Sexual Harassment Awareness Month
Proclamation for Sexual Harrasment Month
Apr 12

March 2, 2021 City Council Meeting

Posted on April 12, 2021 at 9:08 AM by Taylor McAllister

During Mayor’s Remarks, I had the privilege of recognizing Brandon Taylor for his bravery and heroic actions during the Pinehurst Apartment fire several weeks ago. I also recognized the Opelika High School Indoor Track Team for winning the State Championship for a third year in a row. 

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Apr 05

2021 Mayoral Address

Posted on April 5, 2021 at 4:34 PM by Leigh Krehling

It was an honor to share my thoughts on our amazing city at the recent Mayoral Address.

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