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A garden and an online journal help Lieb focus and cope

Tina Lieb appeared relaxed, seated in an overstuffed chair against the backdrop of an indoor pool and a ... Read more | Add your comment

Friends, coworkers reflect on Thomas’ impact in City of Brundidge

“The greatness of a man is not how much wealth he acquires but is his integrity and his ... Read more | Add your comment

John Lewis documentary opens nationwide today

“John Lewis: Good Trouble,” a documentary about Lewis, a Pike County native, who was a leader in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Pike County passes 400 cases

Pike County added eight new cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 407 cases with ... Read more | Add your comment

News

TB&T, FNB complete merger

Nearly three years after announcing plans to merge, Troy Bank and Trust Company and First National Bank of Brundidge have officially completed the process. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Dale County man charged with child sex crimes

Attorney General Steve Marshall today announced the indictment of a Dale County man for 60 counts of child sex crimes. Jason Park, 40, of Newton, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Submitted Article.

Pike County High School

Pike County Bulldogs release 2020 football schedule

The Pike County Bulldogs football schedule will feature plenty of new teams as they begin their first season in Class 3A Region 4. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, July 3, 2020 10:48 pm

Pike Liberal Arts School

Patriots continue to put in the work

The Pike Liberal Arts football team is either in the weight room or on the field running on a daily basis. For former strength and ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, July 3, 2020 10:46 pm

News

‘It was humbling to see him living like that’

Even with COVID-19 running rampant in the world and unrest the order of the day, hope springs eternal Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, July 3, 2020 10:42 pm

Sports

Rebels adjust well to new policies, excited for 2020 season

The Zion Chapel Rebels are working out in groups of 12 early this summer in hopes of preparing for the time they can get on ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:22 pm

News

SBI will investigate inmate’s death in county jail

Officials aren’t releasing any details about an inmate who died in the Pike County Jail on Wednesday pending a state investigation. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:32 pm

Coronavirus

Pike County tops 400 cases as U.S. sees record spike

Pike County added eight new cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 407 cases with five confirmed deaths. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:18 am

AP News

U.S. adds 4.8 million jobs in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government reported Thursday. But the ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:40 am

Pike County High School

Pike County teammates heading to Shelton State

After being teammates on the 2020 state championship wining Pike County basketball team, Andres Burney and Jordan Hobdy are both heading to Tuscaloosa to play ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:37 pm

News

Senn to sing at Lynn Ranch

Playing and singing gospel music with her family on Friday and Saturday nights, Linda Senn never dreamed that one day she would be singing gospel ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:34 pm

Brundidge

Tupper Lightfoot Library plans busy July

With the advent of another new month the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge is back open for business with its regular hours, from  9 ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:32 pm

News

Fireworks safety takes new twist with COVID-19

While many folks will watch the City of Troy Fireworks display on the Fourth of July, others may opt for at-home displays and celebrations. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:30 pm

News

FIREWORKS SHOW IS A GO: City continues annual Fourth of July tradition with COVID precautions

This Saturday the City of Troy will put on the annual firework display in celebration of the Fourth of July. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:28 pm

Coronavirus

New dashboard identifies county-level trends

Pike County is considered at “moderate” risk in the Alabama Department of Public Health’s new color-coded COVID-19 guide. Read more

by Submitted Article, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:24 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Smartt was destined to play baseball

From the day he was born and named after the most famous and successful coach in Troy University history, Chase Smartt was destined to be ... Read more

by Dan Smith, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:04 pm

Pike Liberal Arts School

Hixon family synonymous with farming and baseball

When you mention the name Hixon in Troy and Pike County, you immediately think of two things — farming and baseball. Read more

by Dan Smith, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:56 pm

Coronavirus

Governor extends ‘safer-at-home’ order: Local mayors call for personal responsibility

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In the face of climbing virus numbers, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday extended a state health order that limits the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:48 pm

Brundidge

Friends, community mourn Johnston

The death of former Brundidge resident Donald Johnston, Jr. on June 29, 2020, brought great sadness to all who knew him as a boy growing ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:46 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Charles Henderson announces change to 2020 football schedule

Charles Henderson head football coach Brad McCoy announced changes to the upcoming 2020 football schedule on Tuesday morning. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:29 pm

AP News

Governor maintains safer-at-home despite worsening spread

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In the face of climbing virus numbers, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday extended a state health order that limits the ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:53 am

Sports

Post 70 17U wins championship at Wiregrass Cardinals Invitational

The American Legion Post 70 baseball team finished off a championship in the Wiregrass Cardinals Invitational on Sunday when they knocked off the Wiregrass Cardinals ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:28 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Trojans enter week 5 of workouts

The Charles Henderson Trojans are heading into week five of off-season workouts. After the coronavirus shut down all athletics in March, football players returned to ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:26 pm

News

New urgent care offering free COVID testing

Stopwatch Urgent Care officially opened Monday and is offering free COVID-19 testing. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:24 pm

News

More funds for debris cleanup prompt debate

After a discussion that turned from “responsibility to liability,” the Pike County Commission allocated another $150,000 from its rainy day fund for debris cleanup on ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:23 pm

News

TCS BOE to interview superintendent hopefuls

The Troy City Schools Board of Education will interview four candidates for superintendent during a series of public meetings July 6 and 7. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:21 pm

Brundidge

‘Century plant’ blooms in Brundidge yard

Traffic along 6th Avenue in Brundidge is a little heavier these days and also much slower, actually vehicles are creeping along. All eyes are looking ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Monday, June 29, 2020 6:19 pm