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New Johnson Center exhibit showcases artists’ careers in glass, ceramics

The Johnson Center for the Arts proudly presents through October 3 TroyFest Best of Show 2019 Award Winner ... Read more | Add your comment

Pike nears 700 total cases

Pike County dropped to a moderate risk category on Friday, indicating a decline in the rate of new ... Read more | Add your comment

State, county see spike in cases

Pike County added 15 new cases of COVID-19 overnight Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 687 cases since ... Read more | Add your comment

Covenant students return to classrooms

The school bell rang at Covenant Christian School in Troy early Thursday morning. Only a few hours into ... Read more | Add your comment

Coronavirus

Nearly 20 percent of county cases added in past two weeks

Don’t be complacent. That’s the message Troy Mayor Jason Reeves reiterated during Tuesday’s City Council meeting as he talked about COVID-19 and its impact in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Pike County

Pike County schools make personnel changes

The Pike County Board of Education approved several personnel actions at its Monday board meeting. Read more | Add your comment

by Jaine Treadwell.

Coronavirus

Pike County tops 700 cases

Pike County surged past 700 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Saturday, August 8, 2020 9:11 pm

Ariton

Fans allowed at AHSAA events

The Alabama Department of Public Health notes that a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Friday, August 7, 2020 4:47 pm

Sports

Troy gets back to work as fall camp opens

Football is back on the campus of Troy University. With students set to arrive on campus this weekend, the Troy Trojan football team will be ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:42 pm

News

Hurricane Alpha? Forecasters warn of busy season

Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:38 pm

Coronavirus

New cases spike in county, state

Pike County added 15 new cases of COVID-19 overnight Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 687 cases since tracking began. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:28 am

Charles Henderson High School

Lady Trojans receive state championship rings

The Charles Henderson Lady Trojans celebrated last season’s state championship one final time on Wednesday morning when they held a ring ceremony inside the school ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:36 pm

Coronavirus

Virus testing drops despite rising cases

Pike County added 12 new cases of COVID-19 overnight Tuesday. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:29 pm

News

Extension Bureau offers assistance with Census forms

The United States Census Bureau administers the Census every 10 years. However, one of the biggest challenges of the Census is making sure that all ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:25 pm

News

Cutoff comes month sooner than planned

The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 Census on September 30, which is a month sooner than previously announced. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:23 pm

Coronavirus

Pike County tops 670 cases

Pike County added 12 new cases of COVID-19 overnight Tuesday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:29 am

Coronavirus

Troy City Schools delays start of classes

The school board voted Wednesday to push back the start of classes for Troy City Schools students from Aug. 20 to Aug. 24. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:36 am

Coronavirus

Pike County holds steady as state cases increase slows

Troy City Schools officials are considering a later start to classes in a response to the spread of coronavirus. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:22 pm

News

School supply giveaway is Saturday

Saving Our Youth Organization is on the move in 2020 despite the Covid-19 Pandemic. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:35 pm

News

Unsolicited seeds ID’d; caution urged

Last week, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) received hundreds of reports from citizens who received packages of seeds from China they did ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:33 pm

Coronavirus

‘Because their safety is what is most important’

For the residents of Noble Manor, it’s life as usual in these unusual times. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:28 pm

News

Loosened absentee ballot process could lead to potential abuse of the system

Secretary of State John Merrill has extended the opportunity for any qualified voter who is concerned about contracting or spreading the coronavirus to cast an ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:25 pm

Sports

Sun Belt Conference announces plan for football season

The Sun Belt Conference announced the upcoming football season will start over Labor Day weekend. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:15 am

Charles Henderson High School

Lady Trojans volleyball team gearing up for 2020 season

The Charles Henderson High School volleyball team is gearing up for what they hope is a successful season in 2020. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:34 pm

News

College students can get tested for free at Troy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — More than a dozen sites are opening across Alabama to test about 200,000 students before they head to college and university ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:29 pm

Coronavirus

Alabama nears 90,000 confirmed cases

Pike County’s risk shifted back to the high category in the latest assessment by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 9:26 pm

Pike Liberal Arts School

Patriots wrap up summer practice, excited for the fall

The Pike Liberal Arts Patriots wrapped up their final day of summer practice this week and now look forward to starting fall practice on Monday. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:38 pm

News

Troy University site to offer free testing to college students

A testing center will open Tuesday on the Troy University campus to assist with COVID-19 screening for college students. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:22 pm

News

Retiring economic development leader honored for long-term impact

On Friday afternoon, July 31, 2020 after 18 years, Marsha Gaylard stepped down as president of the Pike County Economic Development Corporation. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:19 pm

Coronavirus

Could we have a vaccine by 2021?: State adds 1,783 cases as Fauci testifies about vaccine

Pike County added another nine cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 640 since tracking began. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:16 pm

Sports

Rebels hope to build off last season’s success

The Zion Chapel Rebels finished the 2019 season in the postseason and on Monday they began preparations for what they hope is a return to ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:52 pm