Pike County

ASWA High School Football Rankings: Week Five

CLASS 7A Team (first-place); W-L; Pts 1. Thompson (21); 4-0; 269 2. Hewitt-Trussville (2); 4-0; 211 3. Hoover; 4-0; 184 4. Auburn; 4-0; 161 5. Austin; 4-0; 140 6. Central-Phenix City; 2-2; 103 7. Prattville; 3-1; 65 8. Fairhope; 3-1; 43 9. Oak Mountain; 4-0; 41 10. Daphne; 3-1; 25 Others receiving votes: Theodore (3-1) 22, Enterprise (3-0) 21, James Clemens…

Troy University to Rename Bibb Graves Hall After Late Rep. John Lewis

Bibb Graves Hall to be renamed John Robert Lewis Hall/Source: Alabama News Network The Troy University Board of Trustees announced Wednesday morning that it will rename one of its main buildings on campus. The board voted unanimously to rename Bibb Graves Hall after civil rights icon and late U.S. Representative John Lewis. The building will now be called John Robert…

Two Killed in Mass Shooting in Troy Identified

On Saturday, August 15, five people were shot at Pike County Cattleman’s Complex. Police say the shooting happened around 2 A.M. Two of the five victims died from the shooting. Devonta Givens, 25, of Troy and Jhakyndall Johnson, 25, of Troy both died as result of injuries from the shooting. Johnson was transferred by ambulance to Dothan Hospital where he…

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…