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Stacy Graning, Author at The Troy Messenger

Obituaries

Jane Hamrick

Jane Smith Hamrick, age 92, a longtime resident of Troy, Alabama, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, following a brief illness. A private family graveside ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:48 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

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

Community mourns passing of ‘true Trojan’

“She was a gatherer.” That’s how friend Edith Synco described Dr. Jean Laliberte, the retired vice chancellor for development at Troy University who died early ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:47 pm

News

City seeks Academy input

The City of Troy continues to seek public input on the proposed renovation of the Academy Street High School. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:04 pm

Coronavirus

Pike County records fourth death

Pike County has recorded its fourth confirmed death related to COVID-19, and local officials say those numbers are likely to continue to climb. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:02 pm

News

County still waiting on FEMA

Two months after devastating storms blew through Pike County, officials are still working to clean up debris and awaiting federal disaster assistance. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Monday, June 22, 2020 10:50 pm

Charles Henderson High School

A TRIBUTE TO SAM: New athletic award honors Sam Jones’ spirit of sportsmanship

A friend to everyone. A quiet leader. An exceptional athlete. A steadfast teammate. All those phrases and more have been used to describe Sam Jones, a ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Friday, June 19, 2020 6:45 pm

Coronavirus

Pike County Schools explore three models for delivering education in the fall

What will “school” look like for students in Pike County this fall? That’s a question with no easy answer, as school officials work to juggle health ... Read more

by Stacy Graning, Friday, June 19, 2020 6:34 pm

News

Troy City Schools approves hires, transfers at meeting

The Troy City Schools Board of Education approved several personnel items during its Monday meeting. Read more

by Stacy Graning, Monday, June 15, 2020 10:40 pm

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