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ACCESS program meets needs of students

  ACCESS took center stage on Thursday as university, state and local educators gathered in Troy to learn more about the successful virtual high school ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Community Center opens food pantry  | Add your comment
  2. Local cast in ‘Broken Skull’  | Add your comment
  3. Plots to be combined in Forest Circle  | Add your comment

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Longtime jailer retires

Longtime jailer retires

For 27 years, Olivia Pearson, Pike County Jail administrator, has been greeting people in and around the Pike County Courthouse with, “Let this be a ... Read more | Add your comment

Troy Police bids farewell to one of their own

Troy Police bids farewell to one of their own

Although Edward Jay Walton didn’t want anything big for his retirement, scores of friends and co-workers gathered together in the Troy Police Department’s conference room ... Read more | Add your comment

Keeping History: Charles Henderson High hosts alumna speaker

Keeping History: Charles Henderson High hosts alumna speaker

Wednesday was a homecoming of sorts for Tonya Terry. She was back at her alma mater, Charles Henderson High School, as the featured speaker at ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff deputy outlines day-to-day activities

Sheriff deputy outlines day-to-day activities

Captain Dennis Riley of the Pike County Sheriff’s Department enlightened and entertained the Brundidge Rotary Club members on Wednesday. Riley used his wit to bring ... Read more | Add your comment

Pageant Beauties (photos)

The Little Miss and Miss Troy pageants were held on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 2 and 6 p.m. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Commissioners hoping to see resolution pass  | Add your comment
  2. Transitional period for education  | Add your comment
  3. Cowboy idol kicked up dust in Brundidge  | Add your comment
  4. University to receive city help  | Add your comment
  5. Winter weather state of emergency  | Add your comment
  6. MAKING MAYORS: Students see government from the inside  | Add your comment
  7. Student helps others succeed  | Add your comment
  8. Troy University: An All-Steinway School  | Add your comment
  9. Little Miss and Miss Troy Pageant gallery  | Add your comment
  10. The Dart: Local woman preserves history through antique shop  | Add your comment
  11. Ivey speaker at Business and Finance Academy  | Add your comment
  12. Officers, first responders begin training  | Add your comment
  13. Lodging Tax to rise if Local Act is passed  | Add your comment
  14. Vocal Harps: Singers joined together for the annual Sacred Harp Sing at The Pioneer Museum of Alabama  | Add your comment
  15. Little Miss and Miss Troy Pageants held tonight  | Add your comment
  16. Former resident returning for workshop  | Add your comment
  17. Construction Zone: Area around downtown standpipe to be repaved  | Add your comment
  18. Sav-A-Life hosting low country boil, silent auction to raise funds  | Add your comment
  19. Bundy receives more charges  | Add your comment
  20. JOBS FOR THE FUTURE: Lockheed Martin brings more employment  | Add your comment
  21. Tickets on sale now for Black History Banquet  | Add your comment
  22. Location approved for facility  | Add your comment
  23. PLAS pinches pennies for fund raising event  | Add your comment
  24. Troy native says teaching is more stressful than being in the Navy  | Add your comment

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Troy women defeat Texas State, orchestrate second six-game winning streak

For the second time this season, the Troy women’s basketball team has won six-straight games. Read more | Add your comment

  1. CHHS tops Stanhope Elmore  | Add your comment
  2. Troy football releases complete 2015 schedule  | Add your comment
  3. Troy hosts Southern Miss  | Add your comment
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Pike County Jail logs for Feb. 27, 2015

Wednesday, Feb. 25 IN Timothy Davis, 34, domestic violence first degree, 4:50 p.m. Tenikia Foster, 35, assault third degree/criminal mischief second degree, 5:30 p.m. Abriel ... Read more | Add your comment


QUILTY LIFESTYLE: Anniversary quilt holds warmth and memories

QUILTY LIFESTYLE: Anniversary quilt holds warmth and memories

Not many couples spend the night of their 50th wedding anniversary wrapped in the warmth and love of their family and friends. Lewie and Inez ... Read more | Add your comment


It’s time to pay the piper

Any good housewife knows you can only stretch a dollar so far. And you can only live beyond your means for so long before the ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Lawmakers will face fiscal woes

The first legislative session of the quadrennium convenes next week. It is no secret that the ... 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