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Community Portrait: For 25 years, she’s topped off your coffee with a smile

“I never thought that I would be waiting tables for 25 years,” said Beverly Samp before her shift began recently. The 54-year-old Samp is a waitress at Auburn’s Sizzler Rest ...

Our View: Quartz Ridge apartment project doesn’t pencil out

Sometimes, using simple math can be misleading. Sometimes, it can be enlightening, even provocative. In the case of the proposed Quartz Ridge Family Apartments — known formerly ...

Our View: Auburn needs monopine

Auburn is evolving and its technology should, too. A 78-foot cell phone tower somewhat disguised as a pine tree is a small price to pay to bring the city up to speed with the Int ...

AT&T speaks out about potential monopine

An AT&T representative says a potential 78-foot Borland Avenue monopine cell phone tower would not only improve reception, but also bring a stronger wireless infrastructure to the ...

Neighbors rise against possible cell phone tower

Several neighbors on Borland Avenue are mobilizing to fight a potential 78-foot monopine cell phone tower that could be erected in the neighborhood. Danusia Szumowski, O.C. Taylor ...

Chamber welcomes new president at annual dinner

The first address by the new president of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce was met with mixed emotions. Holding up signs saying both “It’s torture” and “We believe,” abou ...