Auburn Univesrity Toomer's Corner http://apr.org en Attorney for Harvey Updyke Says Client is Indigent http://apr.org/post/attorney-harvey-updyke-says-client-indigent <p>Auburn University officials have testified about the hundreds of thousands of dollars they say the school has spent because of the poisoning of the oak trees at Toomer's Corner.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The testimony came during a hearing Wednesday before Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker to determine how much restitution Harvey Updyke should pay for poisoning the famous oak trees.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Walker did not rule and gave attorneys 30 days to submit briefs.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Updyke's attorney, Andrew Stanley, said his client is indigent and only has $630 to his name.<br> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:22:40 +0000 The Associated Press 38180 at http://apr.org Attorney for Harvey Updyke Says Client is Indigent Auburn Council Sets Date for Toomer's Oaks Removal http://apr.org/post/auburn-council-sets-date-toomers-oaks-removal <P>The Auburn City Council has set April 23 as the date when the iconic Toomer's Oaks at Auburn University will be removed.</P> <P>The Opelika-Auburn News reports removal of the trees will require closing city streets in the area.</P> <P>City Manager Charlie Duggan said the removal has tentatively been set for 7 a.m. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:40:10 +0000 The Associated Press 27104 at http://apr.org Auburn Council Sets Date for Toomer's Oaks Removal Auburn Says Fire Damage Weakening Toomer's Oaks http://apr.org/post/auburn-says-fire-damage-weakening-toomers-oaks <P>A new report from Auburn University says the fire that damaged the oak trees at Toomer's Corner will make the trees even weaker than they were beforehand.</P> <P>A study released on Monday says the trees already were in what it calls a "severe state of decline" from being poisoned.</P> <DIV> <P>The report says flames that severely damaged the trees on Nov. 18 will only worsen their condition.</P> <P>It says damage will likely leave the trees without foliage all winter, reducing photosynthesis to even lower levels. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:35:29 +0000 The Associated Press 21226 at http://apr.org Auburn Says Fire Damage Weakening Toomer's Oaks