Opelika is getting recognized nationally for its southern charm, deep industrial roots and its recent innovation. In Southern Living’s article of the "South’s Best Small Town 2020," Opelika ranked 16 of 20. Check out the article below!
"Next-door neighbor to the Auburn Tigers, historic Opelika is a spirited Southern town—literally—with John Emerald Distilling Company making the first legal Alabama whiskey since Prohibition. There are two craft breweries here, Red Clay Brewing Co. and Resting Pulse Brewing Co., as well as sophisticated Ampersand Wine Bar and popular music venue Eighth & Rail, all clustered along the entertainment district around Railroad Avenue" says, Southern Living Magazine.