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Tell your story: TRMC video project honors cancer survivors

Troy Regional Medical Center is providing an opportunity to recognize loved ones who are cancer survivors on Sunday, ... Read more | Add your comment

Driver arrested after series of hit-and-run incidents

A string of hit and cut incidents began at the Corner Store on the corner of U.S. Highway ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama tops 18,000 cases

Alabama has topped 18,000 cases of coronavirus with nearly a third of the cases being added in the ... Read more | Add your comment

‘One of the finest men I have ever known’

On the eighth day, God looked down on His planned paradise and said, “I need a caretaker so ... Read more | Add your comment


Chamber invites community to add to IMPACT bags

Troy University IMPACT New Student Orientation is an opportunity for Pike County Chamber of Commerce members to put their promotional materials in the hands of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jaine Treadwell.

Charles Henderson High School

Telling Griff’s story

When the McCrary family allowed Troy native Bill Rice to write a story on their son Griff McCrary, the hope was to bring awareness to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Hensley.


Law: ‘We’re probably in for a hard time’

“Going in the wrong direction.” That is how Dr. Eric Law described the metrics used to determine the impact of COVID-19 in Pike County and in ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:57 am


‘Using our voices’: Protesters line Troy Square

On Thursday, Timothy Lolley stood alone on the streets in downtown Troy in protest of the death of a black man in Minneapolis who cried ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:56 am

Jaine Treadwell

Just how much is $1 trillion?

Many years ago, the City of Troy installed a new water tank that contained an almost unbelievable number of gallons of drinking water. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:52 am


Hubbard’s conviction finally upheld

Over the past four years during my travels and speaking events over the state, the most asked question posed to me has been, “Why in ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:51 am

Pike Liberal Arts School

Ponder tapped to lead Pike Road program

Allen Ponder, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots to two state baseball championships, is the new head baseball coach ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:43 am


County on pace to double cases in 14 days

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are on track to double every 14 days in Pike County, according to data analysis. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:29 am


Saying thanks to first responders

A freshly cooked barbecue lunch was on tap for first responders at the City of Troy on Thursday Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:28 am


Johnson Center reopens to the public

The doors of the Johnson Center for the Arts on East Walnut Street in downtown are now open once again. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:25 am


Pike County kids score high in steer, heifer show

The Pike County Cattlemen’s Memorial Day Blowout Steer and Heifer Show at Cattlemen Park Saturday was exactly as billed with 99 youths from four states ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:21 am


Corbitt eager to begin work at PCHS

Dr. Charles Corbitt, Jr. will join the leadership team of the Pike County School System on June 1 as principal of Pike County High School. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:20 am


Commission confirms 2 COVID-19 cases

Two employees of the Pike County Commission have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:17 am


‘The one we can always count on’

The show committee of the Pike County Memorial Day Blowout took time out from the steer and heifer show on Saturday to recognize and honor ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:14 am


CLEANUP WOES: Commission allocates more funds for debris removal

“We made a promise to the residents of Pike County … and now we’ve got to pick it up.” That’s how Pike County Commissioner Russell Johnson ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:12 am


Troy man charged with rape

A Troy businessman has been charged with rape and sexual assault in Coffee County. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:20 am

Pike Liberal Arts School

Renfroe commits to Troy University

Pike Liberal Arts rising senior Scott Taylor Renfroe always dreamed of playing for his hometown Trojans. On Sunday, he moved one step closer to his ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:35 pm


County sees over 20 new cases

From nursing homes to the health department, government offices to schools, COVID-19 cases continue to spread in Pike County. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:33 pm


Jerry Beckett retiring after 50 years

State Farm Insurance will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2022. Jerry Beckett, State Farm Agent in Troy, has been with the insurance company for 50 ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:37 pm


Local facility sees increase as nation struggles to contain nursing home outbreaks

Nearly two weeks after the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus, a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:00 pm

Daniel Sutter

Did the lockdown save lives?

In March, states undertook dramatic and unprecedented measures to stem the spread of the SARS2-COV virus.  And yet COVID-19 has claimed 100,000 lives in the ... Read more

by Dan Sutter, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:34 pm

Guest Columnists

Pandemic highlights what we take for granted

What The Bogota Post got right about America before COVID-19 rings just as true during the pandemic – maybe even more true. Read more

by Submitted Article, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:33 pm


Phillips releases second book on careers

Award-winning author and former Trojan Chellie Phillips has announced the release of her second book, “Get Notice, Get Hired.” Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Monday, May 25, 2020 6:14 pm


Nearly 100 youth participate in steer show

The Pike County Memorial Day  Blowout Steer and Heifer Show at Cattlemen Park Saturday was an event that might not have been. But, the Pike ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Monday, May 25, 2020 6:11 pm


Despite lack of ceremonies, Memorial Day reflections continue

All was rather quiet on the home front on Memorial Day. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Monday, May 25, 2020 6:08 pm


State death toll rises

Although Memorial Day celebrations were cancelled or toned down in Pike County and statewide, the lifting of restrictions drew thousands of revelers to lakes, beaches ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05 pm


Seeking balance between economy and health

Pike County recorded more than 20 new cases of COVID-19 this week, including both a resident and an employee at a local nursing home. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 22, 2020 7:28 pm