Parade of lights: Annual Christmas parades kickoff Dec. 1

Parade of lights: Annual Christmas parades kickoff Dec. 1

Kickoffs for the Christmas season will be festive with the Christmas parades across Pike County in Troy, Brundidge and Goshen. Read more | Add your comment

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Southside Baptist requesting volunteers for hunt

The Southside Baptist Church Brotherhood will host Outdoors with Friends, a hunting event for the disabled and disadvantaged Dec. 12-13. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Welding class to sell yard ornaments  | Add your comment
  2. CHHS theater receives art council donation  | Add your comment
  3. Firefighters spend hoiday together  | Add your comment

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Annual Christmas tree sale starts today for Starling family

For many people in Troy, the Starling Christmas Tree Sale on Thanksgiving Day has become a tradition. Read more | Add your comment

Black Friday deals featured across county

Black Friday deals featured across county

By Ngoc Vo With various Black Friday sales and specials, local businesses try to encourage community members to shop locally, boosting the area’s economy. First ... Read more | Add your comment

Red Kettle Campaign kicks off

For the 124th year, the sound of ringing bells will echo from convenience store fronts across the nation, and in Pike County. Read more | Add your comment

Old Country Church singing continues on despite poor weather Sunday

The storm clouds and heavy rains didn’t stop the singing at the Old Country Church Sunday afternoon. They didn’t even put a damper on it. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Adams Glass readies for open house event  | Add your comment
  2. Giving Joy: Griffin continues annual tradition of giving Thanksgiving meals to Brundidge community members  | Add your comment
  3. Report tallies storm impact on county  | Add your comment
  4. Off-premises beer license granted  | Add your comment
  5. Williams will not seek recount in District 89  | Add your comment
  6. Local officers offer holiday travel tips  | Add your comment
  7. The cost of a Thanksgiving meal increases for second year in a row  | Add your comment
  8. Tuesday last day shoebox donations will be taken  | Add your comment
  9. Last Stand: Blakeney goes through his final “Trojan Talk” Monday  | Add your comment
  10. Department to buy new equipment  | Add your comment
  11. Final tally of votes declared Boothe winner  | Add your comment
  12. Severe weather could be coming Sunday  | Add your comment
  13. Mills family: Still looking for answers  | Add your comment
  14. Car wrecked into house early Friday evening  | Add your comment
  15. Troy PD, DEA bust two for Meth  | Add your comment
  16. Banks students learn to ‘Live in the Outdoors’  | Add your comment
  17. Pete and Jenny receive official 2015 Pet Photo Contest calendar after winning first place for photo entry  | Add your comment
  18. Police: No danger at school, hospital  | Add your comment
  19. All charges dropped for Ellis  | Add your comment
  20. LITTLE INDIANS (Photo Gallery)  | Add your comment
  21. Banks Primary School’s third graders receives dictionaries  | Add your comment
  22. Brundidge hosts Downtown Christmas Open House (GALLERY)  | Add your comment
  23. Pioneer Museum to host ‘Hearthside Meals’ Saturday, Dec. 6  | Add your comment
  24. Probate’s Office will use new software at first of year  | Add your comment

Calendar of events


Troy University announces All-Blakeney team

Take one quick look at teams’ rosters around the NFL and a common theme will start to appear. Read more | Add your comment

  1. CHMS downs Barbour County  | Add your comment
  2. Stiff test looms for Trojans  | Add your comment
  3. Tyler Parker will play in his final game Saturday after an unusual journey lead him to the field  | Add your comment
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Fire call for Nov. 25, 2014

Tuesday, Nov. 25 Three medical calls Responded to a wreck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 231 and George Wallace Drive at 7:22 a.m. Responded ... Read more | Add your comment


Local officers offer holiday travel tips

With the holiday season coming to Pike County, travel safety should one of the many concerns as citizens prepare for upcoming family gatherings. Read more | Add your comment


Stand up, speak out for domestic violence victims

Ray Rice’s infamous elevator knockout punch brought national attention to the issue of domestic violence, and reminds us once again that this epidemic is one ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

On economics and charity

The Johnson Center hosts a conference this week on “Philanthropy and the Economic Way of Thinking.” ... Read more | Add your comment


Now is the time to help those who’ve lost so much

My husband and I were returning from a trip to visit his family in Montgomery on Christmas night and passed by Brantley Mobile Home Park ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Garbage collection service expected

This letter is in response to the article on Tuesday, July 8 about the solid waste collection system being “broken”. Since the trash pick-up became ... Read more | Add your comment