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Troy Police Make Capital Murder Arrest

Troy police say they've arrested a suspect in the death of Willie Charles Scott. Police say 24-year-old Shane Shemar Dunlap of Jasper has been charged with capital murder. Police say he was taken into custody in Jasper by the U.S.…

Troy University to Study Plastic Recycling

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama researchers are studying new ways to recycle plastics. Troy University says its recently established Center for Material and Manufacturing Sciences has received a $2.7 million grant to look at new methods of recycling plastic waste.…

Pike Liberal Arts Gymnasium Getting Upgrades

One Pike County high school gymnasium is getting some much needed improvements. From having to cancel games to playing on wet floors, that will soon change for Pike Liberal Arts students.…

Body of Kelsey Starling Recovered at Smith Lake

The body of Kelsey Starling has been recovered from Smith Lake following a boating accident on July 4. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Saturday evening that the 26-year-old was found by…

Arrest Made in Pike County Drug Operation

Pike County deputies say a years-long drug investigation has now been solved. Pike County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man late Tuesday night. 48-year-old Michael Sanford of Brundidge was taken…

Goshen VFD To Receive Funds for New Fire Truck

A federal grant is giving the Goshen Volunteer Fire Department a chance to improve its service to residents. The department received word this week that it is receiving a $285,000 FEMA grant…

Meeksville Storm Shelter Nears Completion

Hurricane season is in full throttle, but thankfully, Alabama hasn't seen much impact since the season began. However, one Pike County community is preparing for the worst with a storm shelter to take…

Troy Man Arrested on Multiple Felony Charges

A Troy man is behind bars on multiple felony charges after assaulting his girlfriend, stealing her car and crashing into other vehicles. According to the Troy Police Department, Torieno Tremayne Guice, 46, met his girlfriend in a parking lot around…

DISTRACTED- Program Teaches Students Driving Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association estimates that there are 1.6 million crashes each year from cell phone use. That's why some Bullock County officials are teaching students some valuable lessons about…

Pike County Farmers Prepare for Harvest Season

Drought conditions continue to affect parts of the state -especially in Pike County, where farmers are getting ready to pick their crops. “You have your scattered rain and this is just one of…

Troy University Suspends Fraternity Accused of Hazing

Troy University's chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity has been placed on suspension effective Monday, Sept. 9. The suspension comes following reports of alleged hazing, according to a statement from University Relations Coordinator Clif Lusk. The Dean of Student Services and…

Inaugural Troy For Troops 9/11 Ceremony Held

Troy University students— many who were too young to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks — came together to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Troy for Troops, a university military organization, held…

Troy University Chancellor Hawkins Celebrates 30 Years

A major milestone for Troy University-- the school is celebrating its Chancellor’s 30th anniversary. Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr, is one of the longest serving heads of any public university in the country. Hawkins joined the Trojans family when he was 44 years…

Troy Begins Lindsey Era with 43-14 Win Over Campbell

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Senior quarterback Kaleb Barker threw two touchdown passes and DK Billingsley ran for two scores in coach Chip Lindsey's debut and Troy beat Campbell 43-14 in Saturday's season opener for both teams. Barker, who missed the…

Pike County Roads Could Be Fixed in 2020

Pike County Commission members are working to make your ride on the road a little smoother. Nearly 60 miles of 21 different Pike County Roads will be resurfaced or fixed as part of a…

15-Year-Old Killed in Pike County Crash

A two-vehicle crash has the claimed the life of a 15-year-old teen from Clio. According to ALEA Sgt. Michael Simmons, the teen was killed when the 2003 Dodge Neon that he was operating collided with a 2013 Nissan Altima. The…

Troy Animal Center Rescues Abandoned Puppies

The Troy Animal Rescue Project in Troy is working to rescue a litter of puppies that were dumped off on a busy highway in Pike County. Founder Tiffany Howington tells Alabama News Network…

Troy University Students Head Back to Classes

Troy University classes kicked off the fall semester Wednesday. Starting college can no doubt be an overwhelming time for students. "I'm a little bit anxious," student Jermaine Van Buren…

Union Springs Getting New Street Lighting

From the Troy Newsroom- The Union Springs City Council approved a measure in hopes to help boost safety. New lights are being installed throughout the city. Mayor Saint T. Thomas  says all 450 street…

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