Miss America 2013

The Associated Press

Miss America is paying a visit to her hometown in east Alabama.

   Mallory Hagan will tour Opelika on Thursday. Her stop includes a sold-out luncheon and an evening reception.

   The Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/13yTRNp ) reports Hagan met with local leaders include school board members on Wednesday.

   Hagan says it's wonderful to be part of a community where everyone is on her side.