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Posted on: November 30, 2022

A LETTER FROM SANTA TO OPELIKA CITIZENS AND VISITORS

A Letter from Santa to Opelika Citizens and Visitors

Dear Opelika Citizens and Visitors:

HO HO HO from the North Pole! 

I’ve recently been making early rounds to see how much Christmas joy is being spread near and far. As I approached Opelika, I knew it was a special place. The lights and a...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

TRAFFIC NOTICE

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One lane will be closed on Fox Run Pkwy (US 431) starting Tuesday, 11/29 after 8:30 a.m. The location of the lane closure will be between Sanford Ave. and Jeter St. on Fox Run Pkwy (US 431). The lane closures will continue while crews are working on the s...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

MAYOR SUSPENDS RULES AT OPELIKA CEMETERIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Mayor Gary Fuller has conferred with Public Works Director Mike Hilyer and has issued an order to “suspend” the rules at City of Opelika cemeteries starting on December 5, 2022 through January 3, 2023, governing the placement of floral arrangements, wreat...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

MAYOR GARY FULLER EARNS PRESTIGIOUS CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL EMERITUS DESIGNATION

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City of Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller has earned the prestigious professional designation of Certified Municipal Official (CMO) Emeritus, a highly regarded honor awarded to officials who have excelled beyond the requirements of the Basic and Advanced CMO Prog...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

2022 OPELIKA'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

CREEKLINE TRAILS OF OPELIKA AND CITY OF OPELIKA RECEIVE GRANT FROM ADECA

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The Opelika City Council approved a Subaward Agreement with Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) for Pepperell Creekline Trail improvements.

Governor Kay Ivey awarded the city $210,000 to construct a multi-use trail along ...

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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

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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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