Pike County

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…

City of Troy Employee Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

A City of Troy Employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the second confirmed case in Pike County. City of Troy Jason Mayor Reeves released the following statement: We have had our second confirmed case in Pike County. This individual is an employee of the City of Troy who has very limited contact with the public. They have been…

Pike County Wins First State Championship with 21 and 24 from Andres Burney

  BIRMINGHAM – Pike County 6-foot-8 senior center Andres Burney scored 21 points and cleared 24 rebounds Friday to lead the Bulldogs to a 59-45 victory over Lauderdale County in the Class 3A boys’ finals at the BJCC Legacy Center as the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships. Burney also blocked eight shots, altered a number of other shots and handed our…

Pike County advances to State Championship, Pike Road falls in Semifinals

Pike County senior Andres Burney picked up to quick fouls in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class 3A boys’ semifinal battle with Hanceville at the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships moved into its second day at the BJCC Legacy Arena. He spent the rest of the first half on the bench. The 6-foot-8 forward sparked the Bulldogs, down by six at…

Turkeys From Heaven Deliver 600 Meals to Needy Families

  Pike County families in need will be receiving a home-cooked meal this Christmas, all thanks to a nonprofit called “Turkeys From Heaven.” “There’s tons of needs, physical needs, spiritual needs, emotional needs. So, we try to meet the those here at the week of Christmas because its just so important,” Pike County Turkeys From Heaven founder Kelly Sanders said….

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…

Brundidge Woman Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash in Pike County

 A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Brundidge woman. According to ALEA Sgt. Michael Simmons, Contina Latollicer Baker, 43, was killed when her 2002 Nissan Xterra left the roadway and overturned. The crash happened at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Baker was not using a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Speed is believed to be a…

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 refuge in if a hurricane hits. About 100 people can fit inside the Meeksville storm shelter, which is located beside the local volunteer fire department. It will open…