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Remember, Honor, Hope

I was privileged to participate in a local 9/11 memorial service this past weekend. Called “Remember, Honor, Hope,” the event helped each of us properly mark the 10th anniversary of this tragic event in American history. Remember: We remembered those who lost their lives that day—those who perished on the four hijacked planes, those at […]

Auburn Cord Duesenberg

Wheels are in Motion for Museum Benefit Extravaganza

Like many Auburn citizens, I take great pride in our city’s rich automotive history, particularly the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. This automotive factory-turned-museum is a cherished local treasure and a recognized National Historic Landmark. Since its opening in 1974, the museum has contributed to Auburn’s economic growth and prosperity as it has welcomed nearly […]

Back to School in DeKalb

Guest Blogger: Sherry Grate, Ed.D, Superintendent, DeKalb Central Schools There’s always an exciting buzz in the air as DeKalb Central students head back to school. That will certainly be the case tomorrow as 4,000-plus students enter the doors of one of our six schools in the district. And as superintendent, I believe there’s a lot […]

Fire Department Programs

Fire programs set ablaze to educate our community The Auburn Fire Department serves our city beyond the call of duty. Not only do they respond quickly and effectively to fires and other emergencies, they expend a lot of effort in educating the public in fire safety practices. Their programs are not only educational, but entertaining […]

Life Lessons Learned on the Field

Trying your best… Working together as a team … Cheering each other on… Being humble in victory…and gracious in defeat. All of these “life lessons” are ones I learned playing sports as a youth. Sports give children a playing field for developing character—not to mention having fun. That’s why I’m proud that our Parks and […]