• Fresh produce boxes available

    Fresh produce boxes available

    The season for fresh, colorful produce is here, and it’s never been a better time to make new recipes at home. With that in mind, Nellie’s Fried Pies in Phenix City is offering fresh produce boxes for $21.  Angela Vollmer, owner of Nellie’s Fried Pies, began working with Quality Produce in Opelika a few weeks

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  • Love’s Travel Stop opening Thursday

    Love’s Travel Stop opening Thursday

    More than two years after procuring the land, Love’s Travel Stop in Smiths Station opens today.  “I’m very excited about this. It’s a boost to the local economy and will help with future infrastructure,” Smiths Station Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland said. “This is one of the largest national brands we have coming to Smiths Station.

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  • Local schools plan how to honor graduates

    Local schools plan how to honor graduates

    Seniors have missed out on a lot this semester from athletics, performances, and prom. Now graduation is approaching and Gov. Kay Ivey still has orders for businesses to limit patrons and gatherings in public.  Some guidelines were issued last week that offer hope for seniors.  “Presumably, very small graduation ceremonies or even ‘drive-in’ ceremonies could

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  • Council approves Carfax subscription

    Council approves Carfax subscription

    The Phenix City Council held its work session on Monday at 3 p.m. and regular session on Tuesday at 9 a.m. via the online meeting platform Zoom.  Under administration, a resolution for application to the Bureau of Justice Assistance for a Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program for the fiscal year 2020 was approved. This is

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  • Wifi buses connect students

    Wifi buses connect students

    Seven school buses equipped with WiFi are being stationed in spots across Phenix City this week in an effort to address Internet needs of students. Locations include MLK Parkway behind Rainbow Foods at the north and south entrances, LP Staugh Apartments at 1st Place South, Riverview Apartments behind Chuck Roberts and at Whitewater Village, Fred

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  • Domestic crime down, maybe

    Domestic crime down, maybe

    Crime is down. While there has been concern across the nation about a possible increase in domestic violence, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said that the increase of calls has not been significant in his county. In fact, he has a positive report on one crime statistic.  “What has been noticeable is a decrease in

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