Fourth of July

Noon Hour Update: Fourth of July happenings; Auburn Wildcats far from home; teaching in the UK and Cold War supplies

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday and onl ...

Another View: Time to review ‘slush funds’ and supervisor pay

The issue of the legality and appropriateness of the use of taxpayer funds to support community non-profit events by local public officials has been an ongoing discussion for the p ...

Grateful for July Fourth events

It saddened me to read Kristine Coman Nelson’s letter, “Fairground’s fireworks disappoint,” (Reader Input, July 7). My family and I enjoyed the fireworks display and sever ...

Complaints about show trivial, callous

I was shocked by the callous, thoughtless letter sent to the Auburn Journal by Kristine Coman Nelson regarding her “disappointment” with this year’s Fourth of July events in ...

Locals’ generosity made it happen

This is in response to Kristine Coman Nelson’s letter in Thursday’s paper. Dear Ms. Coman Nelson: I just read your scathing letter and am disappointed that you are not more app ...

God shed his grace on us

We went to a patriotic concert held at the library. It was held on the weekend before the Fourth of July, and it was a treat to hear the many songs that truly made us proud to be A ...

Shall we stand united or at odds?

I want to first state that I am not a member of any political party, a member of any organized religion, but a member of “We the People.” I am an American first and foremost. ...

Officials encourage safe driving, following fireworks rules on holiday

With Fourth of July nearly upon us, local officials are reminding residents to be careful on the roads and know that even safe and sane fireworks are not allowed everywhere. Chief ...

Soldier home for holiday

An Auburn soldier made it home just in time for his wedding and the Fourth of July. Specialist Jeff Baldwin, 21, has lived in Auburn since he was 7 years old and said his family i ...