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Pike County drops to moderate risk

Pike County’s risk levels dropped to moderate on Friday, as the Alabama Department of Public Health released updated ... Read more | Add your comment

Empty Bowls event raises funds to feed hungry in county

For the 11th year, the Pike County Salvation Army Empty Bowls 2020 Luncheon on Friday was a great ... Read more | Add your comment

Child endangerment arrest speaks to larger issue of meth exposure and kids

“Sad but pumped.” That may seem an odd reaction, but those mixed emotions best described Patty Faircloth’s reaction to ... Read more | Add your comment

County lifts travel advisory; nearly 20 roads still closed

The Pike County Road Department has lifted the travel advisory for county roads, but several remain closed due ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Second arrest made for child endangerment

A second person was arrested this week for exposing children to chemical narcotics. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

County: 82 roads closed due to damage

As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the assessment of the road damage by the Pike County Road Department was that 82 county roads were closed due ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jaine Treadwell.

Recreation Sports

TPRD moving forward with youth sport seasons

Troy Parks and Recreation is planning to move ahead with their soccer and flag football youth sport seasons amid Covid-19 concerns. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51 pm

Ariton

Purple Cats, Bulldogs fall on the road in region play

The Ariton Purple Cats dropped their second consecutive game on Friday night when they fell to G.W. Long 52-6 in Skipperville. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:49 pm

Goshen High School

Eagles fall to Reeltown on senior night

The Goshen Eagles kicked off their home schedule against Reeltown on Friday night. The Eagles surrendered 27 first half points and fell to the Rebels ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:48 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Trojans still searching for first win after falling to Andalusia

The Andalusia Bulldogs scored early and often to take a 45-12 win over Charles Henderson High Friday night in Troy’s Veterans Memorial Stadium. Read more

by Dan Smith, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:46 pm

News

TAC cancels rest of season

At its September meeting, the Troy Arts Council Board of Directors met and made the decision to cancel or reschedule the remainder of its schedule ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:00 pm

News

At-home firearms sales business nixed by BOA

A proposal to operate a home-based online firearms brokerage was denied this week by the Troy Board of Adjustments. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Friday, September 18, 2020 4:38 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Troy at Middle Tennessee Moved to 2:30 p.m. Kick on ESPN

Troy's football season opener at Middle Tennessee tomorrow has been moved to a 2:30 p.m. kick and the game will now be televised on ESPN. Read more

by Submitted Article, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:23 pm

AP News

US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security, privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TickTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Friday, September 18, 2020 8:24 am

News

Planning board OKs phase III of The Summit

The third phase of development at Oak Park and subdivision of a commercial property in downtown Troy are among the projects approved Thursday by the ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:20 pm

Coronavirus

State increases presumed recoveries

More than 61,000 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Alabama, according to the latest data from the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:18 pm

News

Storm washes out roads, overflows dams and drains a lake

While the roads flooded, the lakes and ponds drained, all thanks to a storm named Sally. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:14 pm

Sports

Zion Chapel’s game moved to Saturday

Friday’s scheduled game between Houston County and Zion Chapel in Enterprise has been postponed until Saturday afternoon. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:50 pm

Goshen High School

Eagles welcome Reeltown for 2020 home opener

The Goshen Eagles hope to get in the win column Friday night when they take on Reeltown in their 2020 home opener at Eagles Stadium. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:47 pm

Pike County High School

Bulldogs travel to play Trinity

The Pike County Bulldogs waited longer than anyone locally to get their 2020 season started. It was worth the wait as the Bulldogs knocked off ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:45 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Trojans took to bounce back after rough start

The Charles Henderson Trojans have started the 2020 season 0-2, but head coach Brad McCoy and the Trojans are hopeful things will turn in a ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:44 pm

News

Pike County advances in Census Bowl

Pike County has advanced to the Elite 8 in the statewide 2020 Census Bowl and is now guaranteed $20,000 for the public schools in Pike ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:43 pm

Brundidge

Absentee voting underway in Brundidge runoff

With the Brundidge Municipal Election Runoff just three weeks away, on Tuesday,October 6, the candidates for the mayor’s office and the two open council seats ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

Ariton

Ariton looks to get back on track Friday night

The Ariton Purple Cats football team, (2-2) - (1-1), will play their second-straight road game and look to win their second region game against the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:27 pm

Sports

Trojans open season against MTSU

At long last the Troy Trojan football team will kick off their season on Saturday afternoon. The Trojans will rekindle and old rivalry when they ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:22 pm

Brundidge

Brundidge council extends budget process

The Brundidge City Council met Tuesday night to take care of several budget-related items including a FY2020 Budget Amendment and the continuance of the FY2020 ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:16 pm

News

Local artists share talents for ‘Bowls’ event

About eleven years ago, clay artists,  Larry Percy and Marion Parker, and Kim May, director of the Pike County Salvation Army, put their heads together ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:14 pm

Coronavirus

Spread slows in county, university

Less than 7.9 percent of the COVID-19 tests administered in Pike County over the last 14 days have been positive. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:46 pm

Brundidge

Updated 9/17: Status of Pike County Roads

Here's an updated list of road closings in Pike County, as of 7 p.m. Wednesday: Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:06 pm

News

Sally soaks the county

At closing time Wednesday, the City of Brundidge had weathered rain-soppin’ Sally without any major problems. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:25 pm

Pike Liberal Arts School

Stallworth commits to play baseball Southern Union

Pike Patriot Walker Stallworth has committed to play baseball at Southern Union. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:19 pm