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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Clyde May’s Distillery in Troy

A familiar business is making it’s way to the City of Troy. After 4 years in the making, the groundbreaking for Clyde May’s distillery took place in Troy Monday morning. Timing and the global pandemic delayed the unveiling of the distillery for the last few years. With the support of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, Clyde May’s family members and the…

Local Caterer Adapts Services To Keep Business Afloat

You can often find Connie Floyd and her staff in the kitchen, whipping up a delicious meal or birthday cake. Floyd is the owner of Olde Enzor Lane, a catering company in the Troy. “Before the pandemic hit, we did private parties, baby showers, bridal showers, birthday parties,” Floyd said. But Floyd’s services took a hit when the coronavirus pandemic…

Troy Business Owner Helps Give to Needy Families During Coronavirus Pandemic

Giving to those in need: A Pike County business owner partnered with the Montgomery Rescue Mission Wednesday morning to help feed people struggling from the coronavirus pandemic. One by one, dozens of cars lined up Highway 231 in Troy, waiting to get into Paradise Home Sales. “It means a whole lots to us in the time that we are going…

Red Cross Partners with Troy University for Two-Day Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is working to address a nation-wide shortage of blood donations. The organization is teaming with Troy University for a two-day blood drive. Blood drive organizers say COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of hundreds of blood drives across the country “We have lost a total of over 3000 units in our area,” American Red Cross Team Supervisor…

Officials Break Ground on New Pike County Shopping Center

Pike County leaders and Hutton partners broke ground Wednesday morning on a new retail mall, which means more options will soon be available for shoppers. “It’ll be a very large development,” Troy Mayor Jason Reeves said. “We believe it will put us more in line to be even more of a regional shopping destination.” The Hutton Trojan Marketplace is a…

Troy Community Preparing For Football Season

College football stadiums across the state will be filled with fans this Saturday. In Pike County, the home of the Troy Trojans, that means more revenue and excitement for the community. Preparations are underway as Troy University’s football season is just days away. Crews have been putting the finishing touches on and off the field. “I think that since the…

TroyFest Brings Artists from Around the Country to Downtown Troy

Preparations are underway for the annual Troyfest Arts Festival in downtown Troy. The event begins this weekend. “TroyFest is the premier fine art and craft festival held in the central Alabama region,” TroyFest co-chair Morgan Drinkard says. The festival will feature more than 100 artists from around the country. Drinkard says there will be something for everyone. “From functional art,…

Cleanup Underway After Possible Tornado Hits Troy

2019 has been a rough year for Alabama’s weather. The latest storms occurred Sunday after a possible tornado hit Troy in the early morning hours while residents slept in their beds. Resident James Thamas left his home to seek shelter. He didn’t make it far before having to pull into a near gas station to lay down in his truck….