READY. SET. TAP. Draft beer sales start today

READY. SET. TAP.  Draft beer sales start today

Long before the City of Troy passed Tuesday night’s ordinance for draft beer service, Sips on the Square owner Jamie Taylor had his beer order ... Read more

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Jury finds man guilty of sexually abusing 7-year-old

A man was found guilty of sexual abuse in the first degree after subjecting a child to inappropriate contact for two years. Lawrence Lewis, Jr. ... Read more

  1. Smith gives parks, rec update
  2. ‘Midsummer’ returns to Troy stage
  3. TroyFest’s Cook paints ‘from the heart’

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studio 116 hosting World Book Night

Studio 116 in downtown Brundidge has been chosen as a distribution center for World Book Night on Wednesday. World Book Night, a nationwide event, is ... Read more

Jury clears former police officer; verdict called ‘just’

The jury verdict clearing a retired Troy police officer of sexual abuse charges is being hailed as a “just and true verdict.” “Willie Toney was ... Read more

City Council approves draft beer, tables leash law

Troy City Council tabled one ordinance and passed another at Tuesday’s meeting. Starting Thursday, Troy restaurants will be able to offer draft beer service. The ... Read more

Artist expresses faith in license plates

Artist expresses faith in license plates

  Scott McQueen was standing there with tin snips in one hand and an old license plate in the other. Creativity got the best of ... Read more

PLAS names new headmaster

PLAS names new headmaster

The board of directors of Pike Liberal Arts School announced Tuesday that Becky Baggett will be the school’s new headmaster by unanimous approval of the ... Read more

  1. Retired police officer found not guilty
  2. Driver’s license system braces for 4-day shutdown
  3. DART: SAEC made history in rural area
  4. Union Springs theater presents ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’
  5. TAC brings Oprisko back for concert
  6. TroyFest metal jewelers have strong Troy ties
  7. Sample ballots now available  | 1 comment
  8. City of Troy invites public to ‘clean up’
  9. Troy will upgrade water meters
  10. Collegedale sponsors Miles for Missions
  11. Retired teachers earn statewide honors
  12. Mayor signs proclamation for week of the young child
  13. Retired officer’s rape trial comes to an end  | 4 comments
  14. Commissioners tour Rock Building  | 3 comments
  15. Empty Bowls nets $5K for Army
  16. BUMC offers Last Supper dramatization
  17. DHR board member retires after 30 years
  18. Three is enough?: City council considers new ordinance to limit number of dogs in each home  | 9 comments
  19. Former police chief testifies in officer rape case
  20. Goshen council OKs water meter project
  21. World’s Widest Yard Sale comes to Pike County
  22. Burglary suspects arrested  | 1 comment
  23. Brundidge Rotary hosts scholarship applicants
  24. Heavy rains cause sewage backup in Brundidge

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Just a few days before what could possibly be his final baseball game, Pike Liberal Arts head coach Butch Austin wasn’t showing any signs of ... Read more

  1. Pike Liberal Arts gets early view of state tournament field Thursday
  2. McCollough: Auburn’s forgotten miracle
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Former police chief testifies in officer rape case

Prosecutors played more taped interviews in the third day of a former police officer’s trial for raping a child. According to prosecutors, four years after ... Read more


TroyFest metal jewelers have strong Troy ties

TroyFest metal jewelers have strong Troy ties

Dana Lea and Chelsea Lea of Athens, Ga., will be among the featured artists Saturday and Sunday at TroyFest arts and crafts show on the ... Read more


Proposed leash law may meet with resistance

Three’s company, but four’s a crowd? That’s what the Troy City Council seems to be saying as members consider a new ordinance that would restrict ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Speeding locomotives = train wrecks

Earlier this year a Federal Appeals Court upheld the Alabama constitution’s limits on taxation.  The plaintiffs ... Read more


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

Letters to the Editor

Jackson: Loggers, roads remain a concern

In January of 2013 the Pike County Commission determined to forgo a possible logging ordinance, after several meetings at which representatives from the logging industry ... Read more