Saturday, July 4, 2015

CBS 8 Troy Newsroom

Troy University Offers 2-Week Chinese Course
Troy University is offering a crash course in learning Chinese.

Troy to See Added Safety Features at Three Railroad Crossings
New drop down barricades will be added to three separate railroad intersections in Troy.

Pike Co. Probate Judge: "Not Getting Back into Marriage Business"
Pike County Probate Judge Wes Allen has released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage nationwide.

Alabama AME Church Leaders Discuss Charleston, Moving Forward
Hundreds of members from the nearly 300 African Methodist Episcopal churches in Alabama are wrapping up their week long education conference in Troy.

Troy Receives 2 Recycling Grants
The city of Troy is receiving close to $200,000 in grant money centered around recycling.

Pike Co. Sees Unusually High Number of Vehicle Thefts
Pike County authorities are investigating an unusually high number of vehicle thefts.

Alabama Flaggers Hold Memorial in Union Springs Confederate Cemetery
It's a story we've been covering for weeks, confederate flags in a Union Springs cemetery have waved in the middle of a heated debate, sparked when a local attorney removed them from a city cemetery.

US Hwy 231 Southbound Lanes Closed After 3 Car Crash, 1 Fatality
Alabama troopers are investigating a three-vehicle crash with one confirmed fatality on U.S. 231 at the 87 mile marker in Pike County.

Man Found Dead Inside Troy Apartment Complex
Authorities in the Troy are trying to determine what caused a young man's death.

Troy Animal Rescue Project One Step Closer To New Home
It's been over a year since the city of Troy announced they'd be working with two local animal groups to finally build an animal shelter in the city.