Dog Days: Heat advisory raises hydration concerns

Dog Days: Heat advisory raises hydration concerns

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a heat advisory regarding an expected period of increased temperatures from 11 a.m. Friday to 9 p.m. ... Read more

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Troy Police investigating ‘purge’ posts on social media

Troy Police say they are investigating local messages sent on social media referencing the movie “The Purge,” but they caution residents from overreacting to what ... Read more

  1. Western Festival now offering free admission for children
  2. Plans for vacation rental home in the works
  3. TRMC joins trauma system

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James Mullis to play studio 116

James Mullis to play studio 116

James Mullis, folk and blues artist, will be the featured performer at studio 116 in downtown Brundidge Saturday night. Read more

Powell follows Pike County football for 30 years

Pike County Bulldog fan Eddie Powell has put many a mile on his truck over the last 30 years. Read more

Listen up Duck Dynasty fans: soon you can deck out your vehicle Duck Commander style, thanks to a local tire manufacturer. Read more

Virtual classes offer real rewards for local students

Fall semester begins for Pike County schools with students not only going to classes but also logging onto online courses. Read more

Troy man arrested for child porn

After receiving information from the FBI Monday, Aug. 18, the Troy Police Department arrested Douglas Edward Hale, 37, US Highway 231 North, Troy, for one ... Read more

  1. Troy to host State Council on the Arts meeting
  2. City seeing benefits from litter ordinance
  3. Pike Co. Cattleman’s rodeo dates back quite a few years
  4. Troy Bank & Trust put twist on Ice Bucket Challenge
  5. Drenched: sisters and friends accept ice bucket challenge
  6. TPD makes arrest in Orange St. shooting
  7. Roby visits business owners
  8. Brundidge applies for waste plant grant
  9. Power lines being updated
  10. Goshen teacher becomes agriscience ambassador
  11. Cattlemen’s rodeo set for weekend
  12. Tuesday shooting sends one to hospital
  13. Banks Buy-Rite: Rotton calls it second home
  14. Troy City Schools finalizes uniform policy
  15. Candidates see large amount of donations
  16. ALS challenge reaches Pike County
  17. Coy Danner honored by Brundidge VFW Post 7055
  18. Bunn takes bucket challenge
  19. ON CAMPUS: Students return to Troy, construction continues (PHOTOS)
  20. Ramage takes on ice challenge
  21. Second hayfield fire in a week at property
  22. Downtown tailgate planned to kick off season
  23. Correction: Troy resident receives dental honor
  24. Back to Class: New middle school facility greets Troy City students on first day of school year

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Trojans, Bulldogs will write another chapter of storied rivalry tonight in Brundidge

It’s just nine miles of four-lane highway. That stretch of blacktop, a couple of hay fields and Whitewater Creek are all that physically separates Brundidge ... Read more

  1. Goshen falls to McKenzie in preseason scrimmage, 21-14
  2. Pike Liberal opens 2014 season against Macon-East
  3. No Tank, no problem
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Pike County Jail logs for Aug. 22, 2014

Aug. 20 IN Castillio Suddith, 28, failure to appear (BPD), 11:10 a.m. James Stantley, 42, leaving the scene of an accident, 11:23 p.m.   OUT ... Read more


Paper painting: Seniors at Colley Complex “paint” with paper

Paper painting: Seniors at Colley Complex “paint” with paper

Elvis Presley sang a song about looking out the window and seeing a bird way up in a tree. Although that imagery is bright and cheerful, ... Read more


EWTN case is a fight for religious liberty

A modern-day fight for religious liberty is taking place right here in Alabama, and the outcome will shape the course of our nation for years ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

P.G. or not to be?

The image of the stork winging its way to our house with my baby brother cradled ... 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

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