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COVID-19 situation creates new challenges for suppliers, stores

Two weeks ago, Steve Garrett’s Coca-Cola distributer offered more than 600 varieties of products in various sizes and ... Read more | Add your comment

Law enforcement addresses ‘stay at home’

Understanding just what enforcement of the “stay-at-home” order means has many residents in Pike County and throughout the ... Read more | Add your comment

Minton opens ‘Mommy’s School of Quarantine Academy’

Pike County High School science teacher Heather Powell Minton has unofficially opened Mommy’s School of Quarantine Academy, student ... Read more | Add your comment

Local teams adjusting to no spring practice

Charles Henderson head football coach Brad McCoy spent part of last Thursday cutting the grass of the Trojan ... Read more | Add your comment

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‘Porch Portraits’ preserve memories

Bess Dunn has found a way to fill her free time and capture Easter 2020 moments for families in Troy with StayHome Easter Porch Portraits ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jaine Treadwell.

Coronavirus

Local nursing home resident tests positive for COVID-19

A resident at a Troy nursing home facility has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Brundidge hires Wright as assistant city manager

The Brundidge City Council hired Pike County High School Principal Willie Wright as assistant city manager at its Tuesday meeting. The is a new position ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:11 pm

Charles Henderson High School

Gandy eager for a chance to get on the field

Former Charles Henderson Trojan Bryson Gandy was in the final days of spring training with the Minnesota Twins organization before the COVID-19 coronavirus brought the ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:02 pm

AP News

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:39 am

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FUMC offers drive-in service

First United Methodist Church in Troy will have a drive-in Easter Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. in the green field at the corner of Oak ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:00 am

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Lowery’s folk art bricks pay tribute to middle school teachers

The world abounds with stories. “Just tell the stories.” Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:00 am

Brundidge

Statewide cases top 2,000: Nursing home reports first case

A resident at a Troy nursing home facility has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 6, 2020 9:27 pm

Coronavirus

Sewing club donates masks to CAC staff, volunteers

When Millet Dunkin was asked by the staff of  the Pike Regional Child Advocacy Center if she and her sewing club at First Baptist Church ... Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Monday, April 6, 2020 9:24 pm

Goshen High School

McFarland heading to Montgomery for All-Star Classic

Goshen senior Dustin McFarland is heading to Montgomery’s Crampton Bowl to take part in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 61st All-Star Classic in July. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Monday, April 6, 2020 9:18 pm

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TCS parents can pick up packets today

Parents in Troy City Schools can begin picking up at-home learning packets for students on Monday. Both Troy Elementary School and Charles Henderson Middle School ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Monday, April 6, 2020 8:52 am

Coronavirus

Changes made for pistol permits, car tag payments

Online pistol permit renewals and waived late fees for car tags are two accommodations available to Pike County residents now. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Monday, April 6, 2020 8:51 am

AP News

After virus, how will Americans’ view of the world change?

As the coronavirus spread across the world and began its reach into the United States, an assortment of Americans from the president on down summoned ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Monday, April 6, 2020 8:31 am

Coronavirus

US, UK brace for soaring death tolls

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. and Britain braced for what could be one of their bleakest weeks in memory Monday as the human and financial ... Read more

by Submitted Article, Monday, April 6, 2020 8:29 am

AP News

‘Our Pearl Harbor moment’

The United States is bracing for a painful week, with a wave of coronavirus deaths expected across the nation. Read more

by Submitted Article, Monday, April 6, 2020 8:26 am

Coronavirus

14 confirmed cases in Pike County

The Alabama Department of Public Health reports 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pike County as of 8 a.m. Monday. Read more

by Submitted Article, Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:21 pm

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How can you keep family safe?

With the stay-at-home order taking effect Saturday in Pike County, individuals and families throughout the county are concerned about to best protect themselves from the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:25 pm

Coronavirus

Ten cases confirmed in Pike County

Ten cases of COVID-19 hade been confirmed in Pike County, as of 6 p.m. Friday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:22 pm

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Troy Housing Authority institutes curfew for residents

Residents in nearly 350 apartments managed by the Troy Housing Authority are under a strict curfew resulting from failure to practice social distancing guidelines. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:16 pm

Goshen High School

Galloway finishes career at Goshen with an invite to the All-Star Classic

Goshen senior quarterback Bryan Galloway made his first start with Eagles as a ninth grader, now following his senior season, he will represent his school ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:12 pm

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Brundidge moving ahead during difficult days

Somewhere amid the downtown Brundidge Main Street traffic and the changing of gears on the big-rigs, there is the distant sound of iron striking iron. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:08 pm

Brundidge

It’s official: Stay-at-home order issued for state

Alabama officials ordered residents to stay home except for essential trips, work and a few other things starting Saturday, with Gov. Kay Ivey saying Friday ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:35 pm

Coronavirus

Pike County COVID-19 total increases

An eighth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Pike County, as of 11:30 a.m. Friday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39 pm

News

It’s not the wedding they had planned

Every little girl dreams of a storybook wedding. Read more

by Jaine Treadwell, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:45 pm

Brundidge

Officals repeat call for distancing

With seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pike County, many residents are asking about the context of those cases: are they travel-related? Are the individuals ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:42 pm

Brundidge

Banks awaiting guidance on how to rollout $349B small business loan package

A federal program to award $349 billion in forgivable small business loans takes effect today, and local bankers are trying to work out the specifics ... Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:40 pm

Pike Liberal Arts School

‘Grind hasn’t stopped’: Nelson focused on reaching his goals

Drew Nelson’s place on the Rawlings, Perfect Game All-American Team is a small consolation to prize to what has been a shortened sophomore season. Read more

by Mike Hensley, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:26 pm