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Toomer's Oaks to be removed from Auburn campus

Updated: February 2, 2013, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. -- Officials at Auburn University have announced the iconic oak trees at Toomer's Corner will be removed.

University officials made the announcement Friday and said in a statement that the trees are unlikely to survive despite efforts to save them after they were poisoned with a powerful herbicide.

University officials say a new landscaping plan will be unveiled and the school will host a block party at Toomer's Corner on April 20 to give fans a final opportunity to gather ...

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