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Posted on: September 22, 2022

ROAD WORK UPDATE: SPORTSPLEX ROUNDABOUT

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ROAD WORK UPDATE: Roundabout traffic pattern at Exit 64 at the Sportsplex and Westpoint Pkwy Intersection has been implemented. The portion of Sportsplex pkwy is now open to traffic. On 9/24, a section of Anderson Rd will be closed while the water line co...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA SUSPENDS ENFORCEMENT OF RENTAL ORDINANCE

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The City of Opelika is aware of and evaluating the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision in a case involving a challenge to a Rental Ordinance enacted by Center Point, Alabama. The City is also presently involved in litigation over its own rental ord...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

OPELIKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WELCOMES GRIFFIN O’CONNOR

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The City of Opelika welcomed Griffin O’Connor to the Opelika Economic Development team on Aug. 1, 2022, to fill the newly created position of Talent Attraction and Retention Coordinator.

“We are thrilled to have Griffin join our Economi...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

OPELIKA POWER SERVICES AND AMEA KICK OFF 2023 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2023? Do you receive your electricity from Opelika Power Services? If your answer to these questions is “yes,” you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from  Opeli...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

SOUTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL RECOGNIZES OPELIKA, ALABAMA

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The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the largest regional economic development association in North America, has recognized Opelika, Alabama, for economic development excellence in the American South. Annually SEDC reviews economic developmen...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

OPELIKA PROBATION NOTICE

OPELIKA PROBATION NOTICE

OPELIKA PROBATION NOTICE: The Opelika Probation Office sent an email and/or text by mistake to everyone in their system. If you received an email or text today (8-9-22) from Opelika Probation, and you are up to date on your payments, please ignore the ema...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

OPELIKA PUBLIC LIBRARY UNVEILS GSF FOUNDATION MUSICAL GARDEN

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OPELIKA, Ala – This past Saturday the Opelika Public Library unveiled the new Golden State Foods Foundation Musical Garden, located along the Storywalk at the Opelika Public Library. The Musical Garden consists of Cherub Bells, Sansa Rimba Mysteria xyloph...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

CAROLINE DEAN WILDFLOWER TRAIL HONORS BILLIE OLIVER WITH PLAQUE UNVEILING

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A plaque honoring Billie Oliver will be unveiled at the Caroline Dean Wildflower Trail on Wednesday, August 3rd at 10 a.m. Oliver, Lee County Master Gardener, is the architect of the Caroline Dean Wildflower Trail at Opelika’s Municipal Park (Pa...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

SPORTSPLEX PARKWAY ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION MOVES ON TO PHASE 3

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Starting tomorrow, July 12, 2022, Robinson Paving will begin phase 3 of construction which will close off access to Sportsplex Pkwy. There will be detour signs to direct traffic around the closure. During this phase of construction, the intersection will ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

2022 ALABAMA SALES TAX HOLIDAY

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Alabama will hold its 17th annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, July 15, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, July 17, 2022, at 12 midnight, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

OPELIKA POWER SERVICES ANNOUNCES LIGHTING UPGRADE FOR COURTHOUSE SQUARE

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On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, Opelika Power Services will begin working to upgrade lighting in Courthouse Square. 

All lighting and underground electrical infrastructure in Courthouse Square will be replaced and upgraded. The project is expected to t...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

OPELIKA POWER SERVICES AND AMEA OFFER SUMMER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS

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Opelika Power Services and the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority are offering summer energy-saving tips to help citizens save a few dollars. While consumers are feeling the crunch of higher gas prices at the pump. electric utilities are also feeling th...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA TO HOST MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES ON MAY 30 AT COURTHOUSE SQUARE

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The City of Opelika will host Memorial Day Services on May 30, 2022. The event will remember our military heroes who fought for the freedom of our country and the families who lost lo...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING ALABAMA TO LAUNCH FIRST U.S. BUILT ELECTRIFIED GENESIS GV70 AND SANTA FE

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The Opelika City Council approved tax abatements and exemptions today for several of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) suppliers at the May 3, 2022, City Council meeting. These include Cumberland Plastics, Daewon and Hanwha.

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA AND OPELIKA POWER SERVICES INSTALL ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS IN FOUR LOCATIONS

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Opelika Power Services is proud to announce the installation of eight Level two electric vehicle (EV) chargers throughout the city.

The chargers are in four different locations through...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

SPORTSPLEX PARKWAY ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN MAY

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The Sportsplex Parkway roundabout construction starts at the beginning of May.

The three phases of construction are as follows:

  • Phase 1: The contractor for the City of Opelika will be placing construction signs and mobilizing to the site over the next few w...
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Posted on: April 15, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA CELEBRATES MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD WITH #PURPLEUP DAY

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OPELIKA, Ala. – On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, the City of Opelika is wearing purple to celebrate the Month of the Military Child (MOMC).

The month of April is set aside to show appreciation for military children in the United States, officially known as the ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

OPELIKA POWER SERVICES AND AMEA ANNOUNCE 2022 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

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OPELIKA, Ala. – Opelika Power Services and the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) are pleased to announce the local winners of the 2022 AMEA Scholarship.

 

Each year, AMEA helps 40 high school seniors across the state who plan to enroll in...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOPS - REDISTRICTING

CITY OF OPELIKA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOPS

REDISTRICTING OF CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Opelika will conduct public w...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

CITY & FORT BENNING’S TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ANNOUNCE FIRST SOLDIER TO NEW CAREER PROGRAM

The City of Opelika and Golden State Foods recognized the first intern, Andrew Vacarro, to a new program called Career Skills Program (CSP) on March 25 at 10 a.m. The event was held at Golden State Foods, 4801 Northpark Drive, Opelika. 

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS TO HOST OPELIKA SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES PRESENTATION MARCH 28

The League of Women Voters will host a meeting at the Opelika Public Library on March 28 at 6:30 p.m.. Planning Director Matt Mosley will cover  Opelika Sustainability Initiatives.  

Opelika’s Sustainability Initiatives are focu...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA FINANCIAL HEALTH INITIATIVE STILL OFFERING CONSULTATIONS WITH THE PRF INSTITUTE

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OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika kicked off its new Opelika Financial Health Initiative (OFHI) in November 2021. The city began a partnership with Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap, Jr. of The PRF Institute to help residents of Opelika develop a healthy fi...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

RUSSELL JONES RECEIVES CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL CLERK DESIGNATION

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OPELIKA, Ala. – City of Opelika announces Russell Jones, City Clerk, recently received his Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation from the International Insititute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC). 

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Posted on: February 27, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN AND EVENT – DON’T BE AN OPE-LOSER

The City of Opelika is bringing back its Don’t Be An Ope-loser! anti-litter campaign and Slam Dunk The Junk event in an effort to educate and encourage visitors and citizens to keep the community clean. There will soon be brightly painted trash cans throu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2022

OPELIKA ROADS CLOSED FOR AUBURN FLYERS CYCLING WEEKEND

Auburn-Opelika, AL – The Auburn University club cycling team, known as the Auburn Flyers, is hosting their annual Auburn Flyers Cycling Weekend on February 26-27. The race will include a road race, time trial, and criterium. The Auburn-Opelika area will b...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

OPELIKA CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD CALLED MEETING ON FEBRUARY 21 AT 12 P.M.

OPELIKA, Ala. – The Opelika City Council is calling a special meeting which will be held on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 12 p.m. in the Courtroom of the Municipal Court Building located at 300 Martin Luther King Blvd. 

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