Retired teachers earn statewide honors

Retired teachers earn statewide honors

The Pike County Education Retirees Association earned two statewide awards at a recent meeting of the Alabama Education Retirees Association. Seven retired Pike County educators ... Read more

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City of Troy invites public to ‘clean up’

The City of Troy started a campaign to spruce things up in the coming weeks. From April 22 (Earth Day) to May 31, the city ... Read more

  1. Troy will upgrade water meters
  2. Collegedale sponsors Miles for Missions
  3. Mayor signs proclamation for week of the young child

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Retired officer’s rape trial comes to an end

Attorneys presented closing arguments Thursday in the trial of a retired police officer accused of raping a child. Willie Toney is charged with one count ... Read more  | 4 comments

Commissioners tour Rock Building

Commissioners tour Rock Building

Following a tour of the Rock Building Thursday afternoon, Pike County Commission Chairman Homer Wright said he could see a light at the end of ... Read more  | 2 comments

Empty Bowls nets $5K for Army

All of the beans have been counted for the 2014 Empty Bowls fundraiser. The Pike County Salvation Army’s 5th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon on April ... Read more

BUMC offers Last Supper dramatization

The Brundidge United Methodist Church will present a dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “The Last Supper” at 7 o’clock tonight in the church sanctuary ... Read more

DHR board member retires after 30 years

After 30 years as a member of the board of directors of the Pike County Department of Human Resources, Mike Thomas is stepping aside. A ... Read more

  1. Three is enough?: City council considers new ordinance to limit number of dogs in each home  | 9 comments
  2. Former police chief testifies in officer rape case
  3. Goshen council OKs water meter project
  4. World’s Widest Yard Sale comes to Pike County
  5. Burglary suspects arrested  | 1 comment
  6. Brundidge Rotary hosts scholarship applicants
  7. Heavy rains cause sewage backup in Brundidge
  8. Rape victim testifies a second day  | 1 comment
  9. Virtual high school gets green light
  10. PHOTO GALLERY: Jazz concert kicks off TroyFest 2014
  11. Easter snap makes believers of all
  12. Gardner wins TroyFest t-shirt design contest
  13. Postal employees ready for last-minute tax filers
  14. Theft foiled by armed resident  | 1 comment
  15. Historic downtown walks continue
  16. Jazz concert Tuesday officially kicks off TroyFest
  17. Concert pays tribute to Rex Locklar
  18. Retired officer’s rape trial begins  | 4 comments
  19. Commissioners close County Road 3319 indefinitely
  20. Sex offender moves too close to day care
  21. Brundidge students learn about community (PHOTO GALLERY)
  22. Cast of folklife play marks end to 25th season in Brundidge
  23. Empty bowls fill Salvation Army coffers
  24. Be aware, be safe in parking lots, police say

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Charles Henderson advances to second round

With a pair of wins on Saturday, Charles Henderson advanced to the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association baseball of playoffs for ... Read more

  1. No fun Friday
  2. Winner, winner
  3. Charles Henderson prepares for first round Trojan War
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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


PHOTO GALLERY: Jazz concert kicks off TroyFest 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Jazz concert kicks off TroyFest 2014

Messenger Photos/Mona Moore TroyFest 2014 officially kicked off with Tuesday’s jazz concert hosted by the City of Troy at The Studio. The concert featured 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