Pike County

54-Year-Old Man Was Killed in ATV Accident Saturday Afternoon

A Banks man is dead after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash at 4:33 p.m. Saturday, July 4. According to Senior Trooper Michael Carswell, Moses Lee, 54, was killed when the Polaris Sportsman ATV he was driving struck another Polaris ATV then hit a tree. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 239 near…

Non-Healing Wound Care Facility Opens in Troy

Patients with non-healing wounds have a new place to get treatment in Pike County. The Troy Regional Medical Center has opened its Wound Care and Hyberbaric Medicine Center. It’s an outpatient facility designed to find the reason why a patient’s wounds are not healing properly. “What we’ll do is we would set up an evaluation and from there we want…

Pike County Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years for 2018 Bullock County Shooting

On Friday, May 8, Calvin Lee Morris, 34, of Banks, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Following his prison sentence, Morris will be on supervised release for three years. There is no parole in the federal system. According to court records, on…

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…

Local Advocacy Center Raises Awareness for Child Abuse, Neglect

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Every ten seconds, a child abuse report is made to a local agency. Those reports result in millions of child abuse cases each year. The Pike Regional Advocacy Center in Troy is just one many state-wide services that offer support to child abuse victims. “We interview victims who have been sexually abused, as well…

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…