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Person killed by train in Auburn, investigation ongoing

AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) – A person who died after being struck by a train in Auburn Sunday night has been identified. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said Auburn Police received a 911 call about 5:47 PM of a person being struck by an eastbound CSX train between Stage Road and North Dean Road. Upon arrival […]
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40-year-old man struck and killed by train in Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - An Auburn man is dead after being struck by a train Sunday evening. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris identified the victim as 40-year-old Justin Jeremy Powell. Harris said Auburn police received a 911 call shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday in regards to a person being struck...
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Pedestrian killed by train in Auburn on Sunday evening

A person is believed to have been killed by a train in Auburn on Sunday evening. An "incident involving a train and pedestrian" occurred in Auburn, according to an email announcement sent out by David Dorton, the City of Auburn's director of public affairs. As a result of the incident,...

Missing 11-year-old girl from Tallassee

TALLASSEE, Ala. (WBRC) - Update: This search has been cancelled. The Tallassee Police Department is asking for assistance in the search for 11-year-old Jaycee Gaines. She was last seen on May 14, around 2:30 p.m. at a McDonalds in Tallassee wearing a gray short sleeve shirt, black leggings and black and white sandals, carrying a pink purse.
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Auburn's series finale against Alabama canceled, ruled no-contest

No. 20 Auburn baseball technically walked away with a sweep against Alabama on Sunday, as the series finale was declared a no-contest by officials after 5¹/³ innings due to continuing issues with inclement weather. According to the SEC rulebook, Sunday games must be re-started by 7 p.m. to...

Opelika City Schools names asst. superintendent of administration

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Opelika City Schools is welcoming back a familiar face to the district. Tiffany Yelder is returning to take on a new position, assistant superintendent of administration. She previously worked for the school system from 2005-2018, serving as teacher, career tech department chair and assistant principal - all at Opelika High School.
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Sunday’s Game 3 between Alabama and No. 20 Auburn declared ‘no contest’ after long weather delay

Game 3 on Sunday at Plainsman Park between the Alabama Crimson Tide (27-24, 10-16) and No. 20 Auburn Tigers (35-16, 15-11) won’t have a winner. The Crimson Tide and Tigers were tied at 1 in the bottom of the fifth inning when the game was delayed due to weather in the area. One hour and 51 minutes later, the game was canceled and declared a no contest.

Auburn AD Allen Greene weighs in on tumultuous offseason for Bryan Harsin

Auburn had a tumultuous offseason, with coach Bryan Harsin’s status in question even though he had just finished his first season. Ultimately, the Tigers decided to stay with their head football coach, and now they’re trying to improve after a disappointing end to the season. On an episode...

Alabama, Auburn clinch berths in NCAA Softball Tournament

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Crimson Tide and the Tigers are back in the NCAA Softball Tournament. The Alabama Crimson Tide were named the sixth seed of the tournament, and will host the Tuscaloosa regional which will also feature Murray State, Chattanooga and Stanford. Auburn will play in the Clemson...

Series finale between No. 20 Auburn and Alabama ruled no-contest

AUBURN, Ala. – The series finale between No. 20 Auburn and Alabama was halted in the bottom of the fifth inning and ultimately ruled a no-contest after a nearly two-hour weather delay. The game entered a delay at 4:32 p.m. with the score tied 1-1 with one out and...

Wild hogs wreaking havoc on Alabama wildlife

Feral swine are a well-known menace to farmers and large landowners, but new research is showing that Alabama’s wild hogs can also take a toll on the state’s wildlife. Researchers at Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System are investigating the impacts these pigs can have on streams and rivers, as well as populations of commercially important animals like white-tail deer and wild turkeys.

Watch Bryan Harsin throw out 1st pitch at Bama vs No. 20 Auburn

Auburn head football coach Bryan Harsin has been a busy man since the Tigers concluded spring practice on April 9th with the A-day game at Jordan-Hare. Harsin has played rounds of golf at Bo Jackson’s golf tournament and on Wednesday Regions Tradition Pro-Am at Hoover’s Greystone Golf and Country Club. He drove the pace car Talladega and visited several alumni events.