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Readers' Choice Winners


Best People

Accountant - Machen McChesney

Attorney - Huff Smith Law LLC

Boss - Sarah BarnettGill, Mama Mocha’s

Chef - David Bancroft, Acre

Chiropractor - Cornerstone Family Chiropractic

Dentist - Dr. Abigail Northcutt Adams, Auburn Opelika Dental

Dermatologist - Kevin T. Nash MD., PhD., Nash Dermatology

Esthetician - Candace Scroggins, Nash Dermatology

Doctor/Physician - Dr. Scott Greer, Auburn Pediatric & Adult Medicine, LLC

Eye Doctor - Dr. Anthony Spina, OD, FAAO, Premier Eye Associates

Pediatrician - Dr. Scott Greer, Auburn Pediatric & Adult Medicine, LLC

Funeral Director - Frederick-Dean Funeral Home

Insurance Agent - Kathy Powell, State Farm

OB/GYN - Gynecology and Wellness Center, Dr. Lee Sharma

Orthodontist - Sprayberry Orthodontics

Photographer - Birds on a Wire Photography, Crystal Hill

Plastic Surgeon- Dr. Trey Aquadro, East Alabama Plastic Surgery

Accupuncturist - Dr. Kurt Kochek, Auburn Med Spa

Principal - Dr. Mary Anna Martin-Smith, Lee-Scott Academy

Real Estate Agent - Ashley Smith Durham, Prestige Properties

Veterinarian - Dr. Nikki McElroy, Auburn Veterinary Hospital

Auto Salesperson - Tripp Burnett, Opelika Ford

Radio Personality - Brooke Meyers, Kate 99.9, Tiger Communications


Best Entertainment

Radio Station - Mix 96.7, IHeartMedia Inc.

Night Spot - Eighth & Rail

Place to take a date - Zazu Gastro Pub

Health & Fitness Club - Opelika Sportsplex

Dance Studio - Variations Dance Studio

Gymnastics School - Opelika Trampoline & Tumbling

Martial Arts Studio - Auburn Academy of Martial Arts

Golf Course - RTJ Golf Trail at Grand National

Bowling Alley - Good Times Bowling

Family Fun Center - CyberZone

Live Music Venue - Eighth & Rail

Wedding Venue - Auburn Oaks Farm

Casino - Wind Creek Casino

Local Festival/Event - Oktoberfest


Best Services

Hotel - Auburn University Hotel & Dixon Conference Center

Carpet Cleaning - Peaches’n Clean

Apartment/Community - Copper beech Townhomes

Real Estate Co. - Prestige Properties

Assisted Living Community - Morningside of Auburn,

Arbor Springs Health & Rehab

Retirement Community - Monarch Estates

Home Health Care  - Prime Home Health

Hospice Care - Compasses Auburn - Bethany House

Hospital - East Alabama Medical Center

Urgent Care - Stopwatch Urgent Care

Orthopedic Clinic - The Orthopedic Clinic

Vision Center - Basden Eye Care

Hearing Center - Hearing Professionals of Alabama

Weight Loss Center - Medi-Weightloss

Hair Salon - Envy Salon

Nail Salon - Envy Nail Spa

Spa - One Eighty Wellness Spa

Tattoo Shop - Against All Odds

Child Care Center - Growing Room

Private School - Lee-Scott Academy

Self-Storage - Sun Self Storage

Home Builder - Michael Allen Homes

Heating & Air - Dixie Electric Plumbing & Air

Plumbing - Dixie Electric Plumbing & Air

Electrical - Dixie Electric Plumbing & Air

Landscape/Lawn Service - Cutting Edge Lawn Service, LLC

Nursery/Garden Center - The Potting Shed

Pool Service - The Backyard Experience

Animal Clinic/Hospital - Auburn University vet Clinic

Pet Groomer - Zoom To Groom

Pet Boarding - Grove Bark Inn

Pest Control - S&S Termite & Pest Control

Employment Agency - A-1 Employment

Bank - Auburn Bank

Mortgage Lender - Auburn Bank

TV/Internet Service - Charter Spectrum


Best Shopping

Antique Store - Angel’s Antiques

Sporting Goods Store - Reynolds Outdoors

Gun/Ammo Store - Reynolds Outdoors

Carpet & Flooring Store - Cannon Carpet One

Jewelry Store - Jewelry by Design

Mattress Store - Wholesale Mattress

Thrift/Consignment Store - Fringe

Gift Shop - Southern Crossing

Specialty Store - All Aboard at Southern Crossing

CBD Store - Da Gallery

Vape Shop - Da Gallery

Locally-Owned Drug Store - Bubba’s Medicine Shop

Furniture Store - Ashley Furniture

Home Décor - Hobby Lobby

Pawn Shop - Auburn Pawn

Grocery Store - Publix

Meat Counter - Wright’s Markets

Men's Clothing - The Locker Room

Women's Boutique - The Mint Julep Boutique

Children's Clothing - Fun & Fancy

Team Spirit Store - J&M Bookstore


Best Automotive

Auto Dealer - Lynch Auto Group

New Auto Dealer - Kia of Auburn

Pre-Owned Auto Dealer - Airport Motors

New Truck Dealer - Glynn Smith Chevrolet Buick GMC

Pre-Owned Truck Dealer - Airport Motors

Motorcycle Dealer - Big Swamp Harley-Davidson

ATV Dealer - East Alabama Power Sports

Boat Dealer - Ashley Boat and RV,

H & W Marine Sales & Services

Tire Center - Franklin Tire & Auto

Oil Change - Express Oil Change

Body Shop - Ray’s Collision

Auto Service Center - A&W Auto Service Center

Car Stereo Shop - Jimmy’s Car Stereo

Dealership Service Dept. - Lynch Toyota

Car Wash/Detailing - GooGoo Car Wash


Best Eating & Drinking

Breakfast - Another Broken Egg Cafe

Brunch - La Cantina

Coffee House - Mama Mocha’s

Biscuits - Byron's Smokehouse

Donuts - Krispy Kreme

Locally-Owned Bakery - Cakeitecture Bakery

Smoothie - Smoothie King

Milkshake - Mrs. Story’s Dairy Bar

Ice Cream - O-Town Ice Cream

Frozen Yogurt - TCBY

Dessert - Zazu Gastro Pub

Caterer - Wilton’s Catering

Cheese-steak - Philly Connection

Hot Dog - Mrs. Story’s Dairy Bar

Burgers - Sheila C’s Burger Barn

French Fries - Zazu Gastro Pub

Chicken Place - The Breezeway

Chicken Wings - Jefferson’s

Catfish - Ole Times Country Buffet

Deli/Sub Sandwich - Subway

 Southern Style Food - Ole Times Country Buffet

Family Restaurant - La Cantina

Upscale Restaurant - Acre

Healthy Menu - Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe

Vegetarian Selection - Veggies to Go

Asian - MK’s Asian Kitchen

Sushi - Sushi Bistro

Mexican - Laredo Mexican Grill

Tacos - La Cantina

Italian - Ma Fia’s

Pizza - Marco’s Pizza

Seafood - The Depot

Steak - Zazu Gastro Pub

Ribs - Butcher Paper BBQ

BBQ - Butcher Paper BBQ

Food Truck - Dumps Like A Truck

Lunch - The Breezeway

Buffet - Ole Times Country Buffet

Take-out - Guthrie’s

Nightly Special - Niffer’s Place

Beer Selection - Resting Pulse Brewing

Wine Selection - Margarita

Laredo Mexican Grill - Local Brewery/Distillery,

Red Clay Brewing

Happy Hour - Sonic Drive-In

New Restaurant - Bow & Arrow

Service - Chick-fil-A

Overall Restaurant - La Cantina

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