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Former Alabama Speaker of the House, Mike Hubbard was convicted of 12 felony ethics counts in 2016. He has yet to see a day in jail--our top story for 2018. Read our top ten.

Top Ten Stories for 2018
  1. Mike Hubbard At Large
  2. Growing Concerns
  3. Sky-High Parking
  4. Hoop Dreams
  5. Aubie Turns 40
  6. Election Day
  7. Mystery Solved?
  8. Dee Ford! (No, Not Him)
  9. Top of The Class
10. Snow Day!

  1. Convicted felon Mike Hubbard remained free on bond pending his appeal of a four-year sentence in 2016 for ethics violations.

  2. Auburn reported the second fastest population growth in the state and downtown construction continued unabated in 2018.

  3. The price of parking in downtown Auburn quadrupled as the city extended enforcement hours.

  4. Bruce Pearl's Auburn basketball exceed all expectations in 2018 with an SEC regular season crown.

  5. Aubie opening empty giftbox Auburn's favorite tiger, nine-time mascot of the year, mascot hall of famer, Aubie turned 40 in 2018.

  6. In August, Auburn held city elections and began the Mayor Ron Anders era with six first-time city council members.

  7. With an arrest made in connection with the 2006 disappearance of Lori Slesinski, we may soon learn of her fate.

  8. A "boring surveyor from Kent," Dee Ford found out what it means to be a member of the Auburn Family during a November visit to the Plains.

  9. Auburn University reached the pinnacle of educational excellence with the awarding of the prestigious Carnegie Institute designation as a top-tier research university.

  10. Auburn students enjoyed a rare snow day last January as the state experienced a major snowfall, closing schools and businesses. Snowfall in Auburn January 17, 2018