While many local businesses were closed or closed early Friday, July 3, some were still open for business downtown on The Square. Read more | Add your comment

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Elm Street Construction progressing

Just shy of a month into the Elm Street Road Project, project engineer Tim Ramsden said construction is progressing nicely. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pike County EMA director attends conference  | Add your comment
  2. Sessions: Court is overreaching  | Add your comment
  3. Dennis Griffith installed as state Exchange Club president  | Add your comment

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Thirty and thriving: Garrett family celebrates 30 years in the grocery business

Thirty and thriving: Garrett family celebrates 30 years in the grocery business

When Johnny Garrett bought the Big Bear grocery store in Brundidge on June 25, 1985, he had no idea that he was establishing a family ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama compensated for 2010 BP oil spill

After five years of strife, Alabama’s litigation against BP resulting from the 2010 oil spill has ended. Read more | Add your comment

Troy BOE hires 10 new employees

The Troy City Schools Board of Education approved 10 new hires on Thursday, leaving fewer than half a dozen positions to be filled in the ... Read more | Add your comment

ASU president guest speaker at Women’s Day

ASU president guest speaker at Women’s Day

Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd, president of Alabama State University in Montgomery, was the guest speaker at the Men and Women’s Day at Greater St. Paul A.M.E. ... Read more | Add your comment

Troy local brings novella to life at debut

Troy local brings novella to life at debut

Lakisha Louissaint has written a novella, the first in a trilogy, speaking to and about those women who are desperately seeking a spouse. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Holley guest at Brundidge Rotary  | Add your comment
  2. Residents remaining: Hillside Mobile Home Park residents remain on premises after deadline  | Add your comment
  3. Meeksville annual parade Saturday  | Add your comment
  4. Museum directors attend conference  | Add your comment
  5. Clio plans quasquicentennial celebration  | Add your comment
  6. WITH A BANG: Annual fireworks program Saturday  | Add your comment
  7. Sessions attends home Q&A  | Add your comment
  8. Banks couple celebrates 68th anniversary  | Add your comment
  9. SkillsUSA competes at national level  | Add your comment
  10. Judge Allen stands by decision  | Add your comment
  11. FREEDOM: Brundidge hosts Independence Day Parade  | Add your comment
  12. Troy student in critical condition after fall  | Add your comment
  13. Art student uses passion to make money  | Add your comment
  14. Johnson Center offers Europe trip to members  | Add your comment
  15. HISTORY MADE: Same-sex couples gain marriage rights nationwide  | Add your comment
  16. HISTORY MADE: Pike County reacts to Supreme Court rulings  | Add your comment
  17. Log Cabin Days continue today  | Add your comment
  18. WWII veteran calls for prayer, unity  | Add your comment
  19. Allen: Decision won’t change my policy  | Add your comment
  20. Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide  | Add your comment
  21. Caraway receives award  | Add your comment
  22. Meet & greet: Brown Bag summer series ends with indoor event  | Add your comment
  23. Conference addresses Charleston tragedy  | Add your comment
  24. Enzor Road residential plans develop  | Add your comment

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HALF AND HALF: Troy Post 70 19U team splits games in second day of American Legion Freedom Classic

HALF AND HALF: Troy Post 70 19U team splits games in second day of American Legion Freedom Classic

Routine plays and fly balls kept the Troy Post 70 19U team and the Jacksonville Post 88 team at stalemate for the majority of three ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 17U Black falls to Tallahassee  | Add your comment
  2. American Legion 19U team takes midwest trip  | Add your comment
  3. split games: The Post 70 American Legion 19U baseball team begins day one of Freedom Classic 1-1  | Add your comment
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Pike County Jail logs for July 3, 2015

Wednesday, July 1 IN Cedric Reese, 43, back for court from Bullock County Department of Corrections, 10:30 a.m. Christopher Barrow, 37, eight counts of identity ... Read more | Add your comment


REMEMBER WHEN: Helion Motes reflects on parents, grandparents teachings

REMEMBER WHEN: Helion Motes reflects on parents, grandparents teachings

As the country celebrates its independence this weekend, many senior Americans will look back and remember a time when it seemed as if there was ... Read more | Add your comment


Slavery remains a current issue, not in the past

Right now an online petition launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center seeks to get Alabama and four other states to drop holidays that honor ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Victoryland decision is justice served

Last week’s verdict that VictoryLand be allowed to reopen is justice served. 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

Probate judge’s actions “an embarrassment”

Your actions - refusing to issue marriage licenses in the wake of the June 26 U. S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage and your ... Read more | Add your comment