Opelika road closed; animal group hosts cookie sale
Saugahatchee Lake Road bridge closed to traffic
The city of Opelika has permanently closed the bridge on Saugahatchee Lake Road, near Veterans Parkway, to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian and bicycle traffic will still be permitted on the bridge.
Motorists can take either Water Street, the new road built by the Opelika Utilities board, or Gabby Drive, another new street located between the City Lake Road and Water Street, to access their homes.
Additionally, Saugahatchee Lake will be closed from Thursday through Aug. 30 due to ongoing construction by Opelika Utilities.
Lee County Humane Society hosting cookie sale
The Lee County Humane Society will be partnering with Great American Cookies to host “Share the Slice Night” today from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Great American Cookies store located inside Colonial University Village Mall in Auburn. Cookies will be on sale with a portion of the proceeds going toward the humane society. Volunteers from LCHS will be available to answer any questions regarding the organization. For more information, call Stacee Peer, director of public relations, at 334-821-3222.