Freedom fun: Meeksville hosted annual Fourth of July parade

Freedom fun: Meeksville hosted annual Fourth of July parade

Despite a brief rain shower on Saturday, the Meeksville Volunteer Fire Department’s fourth annual Fourth of July Parade honoring veterans past and present was an ... Read more | Add your comment

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Month-long investigation closed Friday

A month-long investigation led to the arrest of two Pike County residents on charges of distributing methamphetamine. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Johnson Center receives $50,000 grant  | Add your comment
  2. HB&G cited for 15 safety violations  | Add your comment
  3. Fireworks show success even after rain delay  | Add your comment

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Two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 231 (photo)

Two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 231 (photo)

A two-vehicle accident occurred between a Nissan Altima and a Ford SUV on U.S. Highway 231 in front of Troy Nissan Monday at approximately 4:42 ... Read more | Add your comment

Troy home catches fire (photo)

Troy home catches fire (photo)

A house fire in the 100 block of East Hodges Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. Sunday left no one injured but did cause minor damage ... Read more | Add your comment

Animal causes vehicle crash in Brundidge (photo)

Animal causes vehicle crash in Brundidge (photo)

A one-vehicle crash left one man injured after his vehicle left the roadway on Alabama Highway 125 in Brundidge on Saturday Read more | Add your comment

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

Pike County EMA director attends conference

A month into hurricane season, Pike County Emergency Management Director Jeanna Barnes recently participated in the governor’s preparedness workshop for EMA directors and first responders. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sessions: Court is overreaching  | Add your comment
  2. Dennis Griffith installed as state Exchange Club president  | Add your comment
  3. HOLIDAY SHOPPING (PHOTOS)  | Add your comment
  4. Thirty and thriving: Garrett family celebrates 30 years in the grocery business  | Add your comment
  5. Alabama compensated for 2010 BP oil spill  | Add your comment
  6. Troy BOE hires 10 new employees  | Add your comment
  7. ASU president guest speaker at Women’s Day  | Add your comment
  8. Troy local brings novella to life at debut  | Add your comment
  9. Holley guest at Brundidge Rotary  | Add your comment
  10. Residents remaining: Hillside Mobile Home Park residents remain on premises after deadline  | Add your comment
  11. Meeksville annual parade Saturday  | Add your comment
  12. Museum directors attend conference  | Add your comment
  13. Clio plans quasquicentennial celebration  | Add your comment
  14. WITH A BANG: Annual fireworks program Saturday  | Add your comment
  15. Sessions attends home Q&A  | Add your comment
  16. Banks couple celebrates 68th anniversary  | Add your comment
  17. SkillsUSA competes at national level  | Add your comment
  18. Judge Allen stands by decision  | Add your comment
  19. FREEDOM: Brundidge hosts Independence Day Parade  | Add your comment
  20. Troy student in critical condition after fall  | Add your comment
  21. Art student uses passion to make money  | Add your comment
  22. Johnson Center offers Europe trip to members  | Add your comment
  23. HISTORY MADE: Same-sex couples gain marriage rights nationwide  | Add your comment
  24. HISTORY MADE: Pike County reacts to Supreme Court rulings  | Add your comment

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OUT OF REACH: After extra innings, the Troy Post 70 19U team fall short to Ozark Majors in championship

OUT OF REACH: After extra innings, the Troy Post 70 19U team fall short to Ozark Majors in championship

In routine with the weekend, the Troy Post 70 19U team fell short in the championship round of the American Legion Freedom Classic after once ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. PLAS football prepares for upcoming fall season  | Add your comment
  2. HALF AND HALF: Troy Post 70 19U team splits games in second day of American Legion Freedom Classic  | Add your comment
  3. 17U Black falls to Tallahassee  | Add your comment
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Police reports for July 7, 2015

Arrest Reports: Thursday, July 2 Burton, Anitra Marsha, Age 24, Northridge Lane, Theft of Property Third Degree Wilkins, Douglas Shelton, Age 40, Oak Grove Road, ... 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


Patriotism is important to our country

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

This Fourth of July is different

Last month, Americans of every race, religion and region gained a better understanding of the historic ... 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