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Posted on: December 27, 2021

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

FIRE DEPARTMENT BEGINS FIRE HYDRANT TESTING AND MAINTENANCE

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Fire department personnel have begun annual fire hydrant testing and maintenance. This process should take a couple of months to complete citywide. We will be flowing hydrants to gather data on water pressure, and to ensure all hydrants are in working ord...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

OPELIKA FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMED NEWEST MEMBER OF THE AL FIRE COLLEGE TEAM OF REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER

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December 2, 2021

The City of Opelika and the Opelika Fire Department along with the Alabama Fire College recently announced that the Opelika Fire Department was named the newest member of the Alabama Fire College’s team of Regional Training Centers (RTC). ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES STEPHEN FIELDS DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

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OCTOBER 15, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika is pleased to announce Stephen Fields has been promoted to Deputy Fire Chief of Opelika Fire Department. The essential function of this position is to assist Chief in overseeing and directing o...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES SHANE BOYD CHIEF OF OPELIKA FIRE DEPARTMENT

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February 23, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika is pleased to announce Shane Boyd as the city’s new Fire Chief, effective April 1, 2021. Boyd is replacing Chief Byron Prather, who retired on January 31, 2021. Boyd comes to Opelika...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES INTERIM FIRE CHIEF EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2021

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January 27, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika names James “Junior” Morgan Interim Fire Chief effective February 1, 2021. Morgan will serve as Interim Chief after Byron Prather’s retirement on January 31, 2021....

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Message from Chief

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On behalf of the members of the Opelika Police Department, I want to welcome you to our new website.

 Our department is committed to community policing and providing the best service to the citizens of Opelika. We are fortunate to have a dedicated...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Community Liaisons

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The primary role of these liaisons is to listen to their community, be the voice of their wards and work closely with the Opelika Police Department and the Ambassadors of Change.

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Project S.A.F.E.R.

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Opelika PD Mobile App

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Together, OPELIKA

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Employee Spotlights for May

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OPS Employee Spotlights for the month of May

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Jessica Samuel Promoted to Manager of Administrative Services at OPS

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The essential functions of the position are to manage all aspects of the organization’s customer service, manage the public communications, and supervise the workflow coordinators. The position is responsible for supervising staff, customer serv...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Stacey Bryson Promoted to Facilities Manager at OPS

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Congratulations to Stacey Bryson on his recent promotion and reclassification to Facilities Manager – Opelika Power Services

This position is responsible for warehousing operations, contractor coordination, fleet management, inventory purchases a...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Happy Earth day from OPS!

Earth Day OPS 2022

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”

—Jane Goodall

#HappyEarthDay2022 #OPS

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Team Purple today here at OPS to support the Month of the Military Child.

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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 Month of the Mi...

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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...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

OPELIKA POWER SERVICES RECOGNIZED AS A RELIABLE PUBLIC POWER PROVIDER AND HONORED WITH NATIONAL AWAR

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March 24, 2021 – Opelika Power Services received recognition and an award from the American Public Power Association (APPA) during their annual Engineering and Operations conference.

Recognition – Opelika Power Services (OPS) has earned...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS KEEP THE LIGHTS ON

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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.

The following investme...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

MANDO AMERICA CORPORATION CONTINUES TO GROW AT NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN OPELIKA, ALABAMA

December 21, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala – At the Opelika City Council meeting, Mayor Gary Fuller announced that Mando America Corporation, whose North American Headquarters is located in Opelika, will be expanding and adding an additional $8.9 million for...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA ANNOUNCES CUMBERLAND PLASTICS SYSTEMS EXPANSION, 25 NEW JOBS

NOVEMBER 16, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that an existing Opelika manufacturing company will be expanding. Cumberland Plastic Systems will be expanding their existing facility and investing more capital to build...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

BONNIE PLANTS CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING IN OPELIKA

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The City of Opelika is honored to be the location for the new Bonnie Plants Headquarters. Mayor Gary Fuller and Governor Kay Ivey were among those to participate in the ceremonial ribbon cutting today in order to welcome the industry leader to the City.

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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: January 21, 2020

OPELIKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES OPELIKA INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PARK

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The City of Opelika, the Opelika Economic Development Department and the Opelika Industrial Development Authority are excited to announce the creation of the Opelika Innovation and Technology Park (OITP). The new park is located in an Opportunity Zone (OZ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Hanwha and West Fraser Announce Expansion in Opelika

Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that two existing Opelika manufacturing companies – West Fraser, Inc. and Hanwha Advanced Materials America– will be expanding.

Mayor Gary Fuller stated, “We are delighted at the commitment West Fraser and Hanwha a...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Shady Park Improvement Project

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The City of Opelika has begun an improvement project at Shady Park. Crews will begin installing an ADA compliant walking path and adding improvements with paved parking. The walking path will be 8 ft. wide, paved, 1/3 of mile long and wrap around the park...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Bama Buzz Features Historic Opelika Spots

"Evolving from a small railroad town in 1854, Opelika has grown into a lively area featuring an energetic community vibe. We’re revealing the most historic spots that help make the city special. Check it out..."

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

City of Opelika to Host Memorial Day Services on May 30 at Courthouse Square

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

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.

The following investme...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

City of Opelika and Opelika Power Services Install Electric Vehicle Chargers in Four Locations

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

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

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 kno...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Opelika Power Services and AMEA Announce 2022 Scholarship Winners

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...

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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. 

The Career...

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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 9, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA PLANNING DEPARTMENT ADDRESSES CONCERNS ABOUT NEW APARTMENTS – THE TAYLOR

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There has been a great deal of discussion floating around on a new apartment project – The Taylor. I wanted to take a moment to share insight into how the city has evaluated this project. In this letter, I will address many of the...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

City of Opelika Financial Health Initiative Still Offering Consultations With The PRF Institute

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 ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Russell Jones receives Certified Municipal Clerk Designation

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). 

The CMC program is de...

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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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Posted on: January 12, 2022

OPELIKA MUNICIPAL COURT REQUESTS INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SICK WITH COVID OR HAVE SYMPTOMS NOT PRESENT TH

City of Opelika Municipal Court Administrator, Denise Rogers, is requesting that individuals who have tested positive for COVID, or those who have symptoms, not present themselves to court. In order to avoid a Failure To Appear warrant, individuals need s...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA ANNOUNCE SPECIAL ELECTION WARD 3 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

The City of Opelika held a Special Election for Ward 3 on January 11, 2022. The following are unofficial elections results:

 

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Hanwha Cimarron Seeking Applicants

Hanwha Cimarron is seeking applicants for pre-employment training for Multiple Positions in Opelika, Al.

MULTIPLE POSITIONS

PAY: $18.00+ PER HOUR

BASED UPON EXPERIENCE

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Garbage & Recycling Schedule - Week of Jan. 17

During the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Opelika Environmental Services will not run routes on Monday. Routes for the remainder of the week will run a day behind the regular schedule. If your trash or recycling is picked up on Monday, please put you...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

CITY OF OPELIKA CELEBRATES 34 YEARS AS A TREE CITY

OPELIKA, Ala. – For the 34th year Opelika has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. 

Opelika achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the programs fou...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Ward 3 Special Election Information

The Municipal Court Building (300 Martin Luther King Drive) will be open at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to receive and read out the official results of the Special Election for the new Ward 3 Council member. This will be open to the public as ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

OPELIKA LIBRARY FRIENDS RECEIVE GRANT FROM GOLDEN STATE FOODS FOUNDATION FOR OUTDOOR MUSICAL GARDEN

L-R: Nathan Murphey, Group Vice President of Operations Golden State Foods; Kathy Schoonover, Accounting Manager GSF and also GSF Foundation Treasurer; Melissa Richardson, Executive Administrative Assistant GSF; Mackenzie Poole, Opelika Library Friends Bo...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA REMINDS PROPERTY OWNERS THAT RENTAL PROPERTY REGISTRATION IS DUE JANUARY 1, 2022

The City of Opelika reminds rental property owners that registration of rental properties is due no later than January 1, 2022.

Property owners can register at the link below. Please mail or bring in form and fee payment to Building Inspections. 

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

North Uniroyal Closed Due to Bridge Replacement

North Uniroyal Road is closed to traffic due to the bridge being replaced. It is expected to take up to six months for this project to be completed. Thank you for your patience as crews work on this much needed improvement.

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

AMEA honors City of Opelika for 40-year partnership

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) honored the City of Opelika for its 40 years of partnership and support during the joint action agency’s awards luncheon, Thursday, Dec. 2.

AMEA recognized its 11 Members, including the City of Opelika, durin...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

OPELIKA FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMED NEWEST MEMBER OF THE ALABAMA FIRE COLLEGE TEAM OF REGIONAL TRAINING CE

The City of Opelika and the Opelika Fire Department along with the Alabama Fire College recently announced that the Opelika Fire Department was named the newest member of the Alabama Fire College’s team of Regional Training Centers (RTC). Opelika is the 2...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

North Uniroyal Bridge Replacement - Road Closures/Detours Expected

In preparation for the bridge replacement on North Uniroyal, Southeast Gas will have crews onsite working to relocate a section of gas line that is in conflict with the new bridge. They will have lane closures starting on Tuesday 11/30 and will need two w...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Mayor Fuller Proclaims November 27, 2021 Small Business Saturday

Mayor Fuller Proclaimed November 27, 2021 Small Business Saturday. 

L-R: Ken Ward, Director of Opelika Main Street; Taylor Sumrall of Taylor Made Design; Mayor Gary Fuller; Ali Rauch, President of the Opelika Chamber of Commerce

PROCLAMATION

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Opelika City Council Changes Regular Meeting Time Beginning in June

City Council Time Change

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, the Opelika City Council voted to amend all regular city council meetings to convene at 6:00 p.m. starting in June. 

Regular meetings of the city council will continue to be held on the first and third Tuesday of ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

ConnectOpelika – A Text & Web Chat Platform

ConnectOpelika

The City of Opelika introduced ConnectOpelika, a text and web chat platform on September 28, 2021. ConnectOpelika is powered by Citibot, the leading provider of interactive chat solutions for local government. This new tool puts city information directly ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2022

We Need Your Help - 2040 Comprehensive Plan

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Learn more about the 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted on: January 8, 2022

Court Forgiveness Program

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The City of Opelika is offering its first ever Court Forgiveness Program.

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Business Directory

Open in Opelika

In an effort to help citizens know which businesses and healthcare providers are open, we now have available a directory and a GIS mapping feature that shows all locations.

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

OPELIKA ROTARY DONATES $6,010.80 IN SUPPORT OF LITERACY AT OPELIKA PUBLIC LIBRARY

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The Opelika Rotary Club donated $6,010.80 to the Opelika Library Friends for the purchase of a Barking Dog StoryWalk Solution for the walking trail in the green space at the new Opelika Public Library. The StoryWalk will feature 20 mounted panels along th...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

OPL ANNOUNCES 2022 READING CHALLENGE

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Looking for some reading inspiration?! Participate in our 2022 Reading Challenge! Here's what you do: 

1. Read a book that matches the monthly theme. 

2. Take a picture of the book and post it to your Facebook or Instagram page with a one ...
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Posted on: March 1, 2018

History of the Rocky Brook Rocket

Mayor Gary Fuller as the conductor of the Rocky Brook Rocket

September 20, 1951, the Opelika Board of Parks and Recreation hired the first full time Director.Thirty one year old W.J. (Bill) Calhoun from Nashville, Tennessee was hired and an office at city hall was made available. The park board had functioned since...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

2022 Rocky Brook Rocket Train Schedule + Policy Changes

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2022 Train Schedule

Public Rides

May-October1st & 3rd Saturday of each month10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.$1 per person

Summer Swing Rides

Each Tuesday May 10-August 26:00-7:00 p.m.Free and open to the public.

Reservation Policy Changes

  • Train Reservations will now co...
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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Summer Pool + Splash Park Membership

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The Opelika SportsPlex is now offering a summer pool and splash park membership.

Cost

The Summer Pool/Splash Park membership is $40 per person. 

Dates

The membership spans from June 1-July 31, 2022 (during scheduled operational hours).

How to sign-up

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Opelika Parks and Rec is now offering online registration

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Opelika Parks and Recreation is now offering online registration for most activities, programs, leagues and camps.

To see what we currently have available please visit our Online Registration Portal 

Having trouble? Please visit our Online Registra...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Summer Pool + Splash Park hours

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Summer Season

The Splash Park is scheduled to run May-September. Scheduled swim meets and other parks and recreation events take precedent and may result in closings.

Opelika SportsPlex Pool Hours

  • Monday-FridayMember Lap Swim only from 5 a.m.-8 a.m.Open Swim...
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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Attempt to Identify Credit Card Theft Suspect

5.20 Can you identify-Credit Card

On 04/08/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a report of a Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. At approximately 5:35 p.m. on 04/08/2022, the suspect entered Hobby Lobby, located at 2570 Enterprise Drive, and proceeded to steal a wallet ou...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Attempt to Identify Dicks Theft Suspect

5.12 Can you identify-Dicks

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Dick’s Sporting Goods, located at 2718 Enterprise Drive. Security camera video shows four suspects, three black females, and a black male, enter ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

5.12 Can you identify-Best Buy

On 05/10/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Surveillance video shows two suspects, both black females, enter the store at approximately...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Catalytic Converter Theft

5.11 Arrest

On 05/10/2022 around 12:25 AM, Opelika Police Officers responded to an alarm call at Gateway Tire and Auto, located at 2023 Pepperell Parkway. Upon arrival, officers contacted 34-year-old Jeffrey Sullivan from Tallassee, AL, trying to leave the business. ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Identified: Walmart Theft Suspect

5.10 Can you identify

UPDATE: Thanks to several tips, the suspect has been identified and charges are pending. 
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On 04/22/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Pa...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Drug Seizure

5.6 Arrest

On 05/03/2022, the Opelika Police Detective Division conducted a search warrant in the 1400 Block of Crawford Road. During the search, officers recovered a large amount of narcotics and stolen firearms. 30-year-old Kentavious Heard and 28-year-old Jaylon ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Caleb Fuller Arrest

4.28 Arrest

On 04/28/2022, Opelika Police Detectives arrested 36-year-old Caleb Daniel Fuller of Auburn, AL. Fuller, who is a teacher at Opelika Middle School, is charged with Electronic Solicitation of a Child, Sexual Contact with a Student, and Luring a Child Somep...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

LOCATED: Linda Scherbert

LINDA LOCATED

On 04/27/2022, Linda Scherbert was located and is safe.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 50-year-old Linda Scherbert. Scherbert was last seen in the area of Wild Wing Café, located at 3...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

4.26 Can you identify

On 04/06/2022, The Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree which occurred at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows two suspects, both black males, concealing several items in the...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

LOCATED: Leroy Marcus

MARCUS BOLO

UPDATE: Mr. Marcus has been located safe and is with family. Thank you to everyone for sharing.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old Leroy Marcus. Marcus was last seen in the 1400...

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Police
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Wittel Ave Incident Update

4.12 Update

Opelika Police Detectives have determined that the incident involving a 13-year-old who died from a gunshot wound yesterday, was an unfortunate accident. The incident occurred in the 300 Block of Wittel Avenue on 04/11/2022 shortly after 4:00 p.m. After a...

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Police
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Wittel Ave Gunshot Victim

gunshot victim

On 04/11/2022 at 4:14 p.m., the Opelika Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim in the 300 Block of Wittel Avenue. First responders arrived on scene and located a 13-year-old victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Paramedics began lif...

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Police
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Juvenile Arrest

OHS ARREST

Opelika Police Detectives have arrested a 15-year-old juvenile for a Terrorist Threat that was made at Opelika High School earlier today. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center where they remain in j...

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Police
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Opelika High School Lockdown

OHS Update

At approximately 8:00 AM on 04/07/2022, Opelika High School was placed on lockdown after receiving a threatening phone call from an unknown individual. All students and staff followed lockdown procedures while officers secured the building. After...

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Police
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Naroctic & Gambling Seizure

4.4 Arrest 1

On 04/02/2022, the Opelika Police Department, along with the Lee County SWAT Team, executed a search warrant on a residence on Morgan Avenue, off of South Long Street. During the search, officers recovered a large amount of narcotics, firearms, and gambli...

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Police
Posted on: April 2, 2022

Police Activity on Morgan Ave

Police Activity

On 04/02/2022 at approximately 12:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department, along with the Auburn Police Department, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Lee County SWAT Team, the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, and the Aviation Uni...

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Police
Posted on: March 31, 2022

WANTED: Micah Williams

Micah Williams

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 43-year-old Micah Joshua Williams from Tuskegee, AL. Williams was identified as the suspect in the theft of a green 2018 Ford F-150 XLT from Fairway Auto Br...

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Police
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Attempt to Identify Vehicle Theft Suspect

3.23 ID 1

3/31/22 UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Micah Joshua Williams from Tuskegee, AL. He is wanted for Burglary, Third Degree, and Theft of Property, First Degree, related to that incident. If you have any information concerning the wher...

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Police
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Attempt to Identify Theft & Forgery Suspects

3.18 Attempt to ID 1

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, and Possession of a Forged Instrument, Third Degree, which occurred at the Opelika Market located at 1708 Airport Road on 01/29/2022. Security camera video shows four Hispan...

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Police
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspects

3.11 Can you identify

On 02/25/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Angel’s Antiques located at 900 Columbus Parkway. Security camera video shows three suspects, possibly Middle Eastern or Hispan...

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Police
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Attempt to Identify Burglary Suspects

3.10 ID 1

On 02/24/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Burglary, Third Degree and a Theft of Property, First Degree, which occurred at a residence in the 3300 Block of Stoney Brook Lane on 02/23/2022. Surveillance video shows three suspects we...

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Police
Posted on: March 7, 2022

RISE Agency Nomination

VOTE 1

The Opelika Police Department has been nominated for the 2022 RISE Agency Award which honors a public safety agency that has made strides to build up its community. The nomination highlights Together Opelika, the police department’s campaign foc...

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Police
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Opelika Police Department Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Citizens Police Academy

CPA

Opelika’s Citizens Police Academy is now accepting applications for the spring 2022 class. The 8-week class is organized by the Opelika Police Department and begins Thursday, March 31, 2022. Each week citizens will learn about various aspects of...

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Police
Posted on: February 21, 2022

An Open Letter to the Community

letter

February 18th, 2022

 

Dear Citizens of Opelika, 

                As I sit in my office and look out over the city, I can’t help but feel a sense of pride in t...

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Police
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Spence Murder Arrest

2.15 Arrest

On 02/04/2022 at approximately 9:37 PM, Opelika Police Officers responded to a rescue call in the 200 Block of Vero Court, where they located a 56-year-old male who appeared to have been assaulted. Upon investigation, officers discovered that the assault ...

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Police
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Jarren Allen Arrest

ARREST

On 02/13/2022, Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jarren McKay Allen in LaGrange, GA. Allen is wanted by the Opelika Police Department for an assault on an Officer, which occurred on 02/02/2022. He is currently being held a...

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Police
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bank Robbery

Robbery

On 02/28/2022, the Opelika Police Department arrested 57-year-old John Lee Hodges from Columbus, GA, for Robbery, First Degree. Hodges was identified as the suspect in the robbery that occurred at Truist Bank on 02/11/2022.

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On 02/11/2022 at approximatel...

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Police
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Murder Arrest: Gregory Miles

2.9 Arrest

On 02/09/2022, the Opelika Police Department arrested 32-year-old Gregory Geraldo Miles for Murder. The charge stems from the shooting death of 37-year-old Jela Marshall, which occurred on the evening of 02/08/2022 in the 900 Block of Morgan Avenue. Miles...

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Police
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Murder Investigation

Murder

UPDATE 02/09/2022: the Opelika Police Department arrested 32-year-old Gregory Geraldo Miles for Murder. 

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On 02/08/2022 at approximately 6:42 PM, the Opelika Police Officers responded to the 900 Block of Morgan Ave...

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Police
Posted on: February 2, 2022

BOLO for Jarren Allen

Bolo

The Opelika Police Department is attempting to locate 33-year-old Jarren McKay Allen from Smiths Station, AL. Allen is wanted for charges of Assault, First Degree, Failure to Render Aid, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Allen was last seen in the...

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Police
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Incident involving OPD Officer

INJURY

On 02/02/2022 around 1:00 PM, an Opelika Police Officer responded to the parking lot of Kroger, located at 2460 Enterprise Drive, regarding a driver striking a cart return. Upon arrival, the suspect attempted to flee the scene and struck the officer with ...

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Police
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Narcotic Seizure

01.25.22 Narcotics Seizure

On 01/25/2022, the Opelika Police Narcotics Division conducted two separate search warrants at two local convenience stores. The first search warrant was conducted at 3700 Pepperell Parkway, AM PM Food Mart (Big Cat). During the search, Detectives recover...

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Police
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Douglas Spraggins Arrest

1.12 Arrest

On 01/11/2022 at approximately 4:00 PM, officers with the Opelika Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chrysler Town & Country van on Crawford Road. The driver fled in the vehicle, away from officers, at a high rate of speed. Off...

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Police
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Attempt to Identify Vehicle Break-In Suspects

1.11 Attempt to ID 1

The Opelika Police Department is investigating multiple vehicle break-ins at businesses around Columbus Parkway which occurred between 11/28/2021 and 12/04/2021. Surveillance video shows multiple suspects in a white 2018-2022 Chevrolet Traverse. ...

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Police
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Opelika High School Incident

On 01/10/2022 during a class change at Opelika High School, there was an altercation between two students. After an investigation by OHS Administrators and OPD School Resource Officers, a handgun was found in one of the student’s backpacks. The ...

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Police
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Edmon Ave Shooting

On 01/01/2022 at approximately 1:13 PM Opelika dispatch received a call regarding a shooting in the 600 Block of Edmon Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located  a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, a 25-year-old male, was pronounced ...

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Police
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Accidental Discharge of a Firearm

On 12/20/2021 at approximately 2:07 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to call of an accidental discharge of a firearm at T.J. Maxx located at 2185 Tiger Town Parkway. Upon arrival, first responders located a 55-year-old woman suffering from a gu...

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Police
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

12.15 Can you identify

On 12/13/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspects, a black male and a black female, enter the store at...

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Police
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Traffic Fatality 12.07.21

TRAFFIC FATALITY

On 12/07/2021 at approximately 1:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Pepperell Parkway near Lowndes Street. Upon arrival, first responders located a 20-year-old black female who had been struc...

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Police
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Patrick Wayne Torbert Arrest

Patrick Wayne Torbert

On 12/01/2021 at approximately 1:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a Criminal Trespass Complaint in the 500 Block of Lori Lane. Officers located an individual matching the description walking on Gateway Drive near Gwynne’s Way. T...

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Police
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Hickory Haven Suspects

Attempt to ID Graphic

On 11/12/2021 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a call of gunshots at Hickory Haven Trailer Park located at 815 Crawford Road. Upon investigation, a trailer was discovered to have been struck multiple times with gunfire....

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Chasity Baker and Jamario Mitchell Arrested

11.15 Arrests

On 11/12/2021 Opelika Police Detectives and the Lee County Coroner’s Office began an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old female. The child’s body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy. The investigation lead to th...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2021

LOCATED: Tanihja Harris

Harris-LOCATED

11/15/21 UPDATE: Tanihja Harris has been safely located. 

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika woman, 18-year-old Tanihja Harris. Harris  was last seen on 11/12/202...

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Police
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Death Investigation 11.12.21

Death investigation

On 11/12/2021 at approximately 7:10 AM, Opelika dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive child in the 1700 Block of Cherry Circle. Upon arrival, first responders located a two-year-old female with no signs of life. Opelika Police Detectives and ...

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Police
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Opelika Police and Fire Launch Project S.A.F.E.R for Special Needs Community

Police and Fire SNR

The Opelika Police and Fire Departments are excited to launch Project S.A.F.E.R, a voluntary program available to all citizens who live, work, and attend school in Opelika, AL. The acronym S.A.F.E.R stands for Special Assistance For Emergency Response. Th...

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Police
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Additional Update Regarding the Shooting of a Lee County Deputy

10.26 SQUIRREL Arrest

On the afternoon of 10/25/2021, John Cross, aka Squirrel, was released from the hospital in Columbus, GA. Upon his release, he was transported to the Lee County Jail for processing and then taken to the Russell County Jail where he remains in custody. Cro...

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Police
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Update Regarding the Shooting of a Lee County Deputy

John Cross

Shortly after 8:40 AM on 10/20/2021, 42-year-old John Cross, aka Squirrel, from Lee County, AL was taken into custody following the shooting of a Lee County Deputy. Cross was transported to a hospital in Georgia for treatment where he remains under guard ...

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Police
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspect

10.19 Attempt to ID Suspect

On 10/15/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a white female with blonde hair, conceal a Lenovo laptop and Ring d...

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Police
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Attempt Identify Walmart Theft Suspect

10.18 Can you identify

On 10/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a white male wearing a green shirt, blue jeans, and a gray baseball c...

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Police
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

10.15 Can you identify

On 10/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspects, both black males, enter the store at approximately 11:48 AM. The f...

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Police
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Attempt to Identify Walmart Theft Suspect

10.5 Can you identify

On 09/25/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a Hispanic male with a mustache, approach the Customer Service counte...

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Police
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspect

10.1 Can you identify

On 09/29/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, at CT Collision located at 3300 Pepperell Parkway. Upon investigation, a suspect is seen on camera stealing radiators and scrap metal from the impound lot. ...

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Police
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Traffic Crash Investigation

crash investigation

On 09/28/2021 at approximately 8:11 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a multiple vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Gateway Drive near Interstate Drive and the Interstate 85 overpass. Upon arrival, officers located the ...

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Police
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Opelika Police Host Illegal Narcotic Identification Class for Community

Narcotics Class 10.14.21

The Opelika Police Department is hosting an Illegal Narcotic Identification Class on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The class is for Opelika parents, educators and youth leaders who wish to gain additional knowledge and understanding of illegal narcotics and...

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Police
Posted on: September 24, 2021

LOCATED: Abdul Rasheed

9.24 Located

LOCATED: Mr. Rasheed was located safe in Macon County on 09/24/21.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Georgia man. Abdul Hakeem Rasheed, 21 yoa from McDonough, GA was last seen leaving the...

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Police
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Attempt to Identify Huntsville Theft Suspect

9.23 Can you identify

The Opelika Police Department needs the public’s assistance in identifying a Huntsville, AL theft suspect. On 09/09/2021 at approximately 6:30 PM the suspect, a light-skinned female, entered Verizon Wireless located at 2762 Carl T. Jones Drive S...

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Police
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Attempt to Identify Hit & Run Suspect

9.20 Can you identify-2

On 09/18/2021 at approximately 3:50 PM Officers with the Opelika Police Department responded to a Leaving the Scene of an Accident Complaint at Target, located at 2640 Enterprise Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a mother with her child who had receiv...

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Police
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Demarcus Smith Arrest

Demarcus_Treias_Smith

On 09/14/2021 at approximately 11:40 AM, Opelika Police Officers responded to the East Alabama Medical Center in reference to a deceased child. Officers learned that an unresponsive 2-month-old black female was brought to the emergency room by her father ...

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Police
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Attempt Identify Motorcycle Theft Suspect

9.17 Can you identify

UPDATED 09/17/21- New photos have been shared of the suspect. 

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On 09/08/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, in the 1000 Block of North Uniroyal Road. Security camera video shows the suspect...

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Police
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Bomb Threat Update

On 09/08/2021 Opelika Police Department Detectives began investigating a bomb threat that was called into Opelika High School at 11:45 AM that day. Detectives have determined that the call was made by a 13-year-old juvenile from Florida. They have conclud...

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Police
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Opelika High School Bomb Threat

The Opelika Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Opelika High School at approximately 11:45 AM on 09/08/2021. Officers and OHS safely evacuated the students and staff to Southern Union State Community College. Auburn Police Department and the L...

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Police
Posted on: September 2, 2021

WANTED: Henry Greer

Henry Greer

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Henry Curtis Greer, age 39.  Greer was identified as the suspect in numerous business burglaries and thefts that occurred on August 27, 2021 and September 1...

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Police
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Star Street Shooting

8.24 Arrest

On 08/24/2021 at approximately 1:36 AM the Opelika Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 2200 Block of Star Street. Upon arrival, officers located a suspect barricaded in a shed located on the property. 

During this time, officers...

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Police
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspects

Attempt to ID Graphic

On 08/16/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a report of multiple thefts at CT Collision, located at 3300 Pepperell Parkway. Employees reported that approximately 20 catalytic converters and other miscellaneous items had been stolen off...

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Police
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Attempt to Identify Burglary Suspects

8.20 Can you identify

On 08/17/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating two burglaries which occurred at Sunco Service Station, located at 300 Columbus Parkway, and Marathon Gas Station, located at 1001 Columbus Parkway. Upon investigation, three suspects are see...

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Police
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Robbery Suspect

8.19 Can you identify

On 08/16/2021 at approximately 9:00 PM the Opelika Police Department responded to a Robbery in the 1600 Block of S. Fox Run Parkway. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who stated that he was taking trash to the dumpster when he was approa...

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Police
Posted on: August 18, 2021

WANTED: Deandrian Martin

Deandrian Marquel Martin

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Deandrian Marquel Martin. Martin was identified as the suspect in numerous vehicle break-ins that occurred over the summer in residential areas of Opelika. The Opeli...

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Police
Posted on: August 10, 2021

LOCATED: OPD Requesting the Public's Help in Locating Missing Opelika Woman

8.10 Missing Person

Update: 4:00 PM
MISSING PERSON LOCATED
Kimberly Welch has been located. 
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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika woman. Kimberly Ann Trivoli Welch, 27 yoa from Opelika, AL, was l...

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Police
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Traffic Fatality 08.09.21

On 08/09/2021 at approximately 4:54 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 3000 Block of Lafayette Parkway. Upon arrival, officers located a single vehicle that had struck a building. The driver, a 73-year-old male, was pron...

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Police
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Attempt to Identity B&E Suspect

8.9 Can you identify

On 08/06/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating multiple vehicle break-ins that occurred at Laquinta Inn, located at 3151 Capps Way and Holiday Inn Express, located at 1801 Capps Landing. The suspect, a black male with facial hair, is seen...

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Police
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Traffic Fatality

On 08/04/2021 at approximately 4:45 AM, the Opelika Police Department began receiving calls regarding an individual in the roadway on Interstate 85 northbound, south of exit 62. Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male who had been struck by a ve...

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Police
Posted on: July 30, 2021

ARRESTED: Attempt to Identify Winn Dixie Suspect

7.30 Can you identify-2

UPDATE:

Zenetta Bandy Smith, 50 you from Opelika, AL, was arrested on a warrant for Theft of Property, Third Degree on 08/05/2021. 

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On 07/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating an Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurre...

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Police
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Attempt to Identify Attempted Burglary Suspects

7.30 Can you identify

On 07/12/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating an Attempted Burglary which occurred in the 1600 Block of 3rd Avenue. Three suspects, all black males, are seen on camera attempting to kick in the door of the residence before fleeing. Two s...

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Police
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Attempt to Identify Murf Mart Suspect

7.29 Can you identify

On 07/07/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation an Attempted Robbery which occurred at Murf Mart, located at 1001 Frederick Road. The suspect, a black male or female, is seen on camera wearing a black hoodie, jeans, black shoes and holding...

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Police
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspect in Vehicle Break Ins

7.14 Can you identify

 The Opelika Police Department has been investigating several Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle complaints around the historic district of Opelika over the past few weeks. Home security videos show the suspect, a black male, attempt ...

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Police
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspects in Fraud Case

6.28 Can you identify

On 06/23/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card, which occurred at Mapco, located at 2385 Moores Mill Road, Auburn, AL. The suspects, both black males, are seen on camera entering the business at app...

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Police
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Attempt to Identify Walmart Suspect

6.25 Can you identify

On 06/17/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation a Fradulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card which occurred at Wal-Mart, located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. The suspect, a black male, is seen on camera wearing a New York baseball cap, face mask, ...

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Police
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Attempt to Identify Kroger Theft Suspect

6.24 Can you identify

On 06/20/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Kroger, located at 2460 Enterprise Drive. The suspect, a black female, is seen on camera wearing a white face mask, a white t-shirt and bl...

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Police
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Assault Suspect Arrested

PRESS RELEASE

In the early hours of 06/24/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to 2000 Pepperell Parkway, East Alabama Medical Center, in regards to an assault. Officers located the suspect, Steve John Collins, 54 yoa from Opelika, AL, nearby. Collins was arres...

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Police
Posted on: June 23, 2021

ARRESTED- Attempt to Identify Suspect in Burglary

6.23 Can you identify

Arrested 07/21/2021

Kentavious Jamal Miles, 27 yoa from Valley, AL, was arrested on outstanding warrants for two counts of Burglary, Third Degree and Theft of Property, Third Degree. 

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On 06/22/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to an...

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Police
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Attempt to Identify Robbery Suspect

6.21 Can you identify

On 06/20/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to a Robbery which occurred at Best Western, located at 205 North 21st Street. The suspect, a black male, can be seen on camera wearing all white clothing, white shoes and a face mask. The victim state...

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Police
Posted on: June 15, 2021

LOCATED: Missing Opelika Man Shawn Montgomery

6.15 Missing Person

06/15/21 5:00 PM Update

Mr. Montgomery has been located

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika man. Shawn Cornell Montgomery, 48 yoa from Opelika, AL, was last seen leaving his residen...

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Police
Posted on: June 15, 2021

ARRESTED- Attempt to Identify Suspect in Sun Self Storage Theft

6.15 Can you identify

Arrested 6/21/21

William Blake Norton, 33 yoa from Opelika, AL, was arrested on a warrant for Theft of Property, Third Degree. 

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On 05/19/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at...

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Police
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Narcotics Arrests

Arrests 6.10

On 06/10/2021 the Opelika Police Narcotics Division, along with the Lee County SWAT Team, conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 2400 Block of Airport Road. During the search, Detectives recovered a large quantity of narcotics believed to be met...

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Police
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspect who used a Stolen Debit Card at Lowes

6.2 Can you identify

On 05/26/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, and a Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card which occurred at Lowes, located at 1701 Frederick Road. The suspect, a white male, can be seen on camera wearing a blu...

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Police
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspects in Burglary & Theft

5.27 Can you identify

On 05/06/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Burglary, Third Degree, and a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Susie K’s, located at 1801 2nd Avenue. The suspects, all black males, stole $100.00 in cash, a cas...

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Police
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspect in Integrity Auto Theft

5.20 Can you identify

On 05/14/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree, which occurred at Integrity Auto Service, located at 1007 Geneva Street. The suspects stole catalytic converters off three vehicles between 1:30 AM and 2:3...

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