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Troy Fire Dept. Battling Structure Fire

1/242D69D87-7BE7-489C-9C1A-F787A4EFB94B Show Caption Hide Caption 2/271C0D6B2-4A08-4C50-9DC2-649F0B22C620 Show Caption Hide Caption Troy Fire Department is battling a structure fire in the 600 block of N. Three Notch St. There are no reported injuries, Fire Chief Michael Stephens said, and the fire is now under control as crews are working to put out “hot spots”. An overhead view of the structure fire-area,…

Troy Man Arrested on Drug Charges Receives Bond Over $1 Million

On December 5, Troy police  arrested Brandon Kyle Johnson, 34 of Troy. Johnson was observed by an officer driving a silver Ford Focus on Franklin Drive, near U.S. 231. The officer was able to confirm that Johnson had an active warrant with the Troy Police Department for attempting to elude police. The officer then attempted to make a traffic stop,…

Former Troy Head Football Coach Larry Blakeney Named 2019 Camellia Bowl Legend

Former Troy University head football coach and Auburn University assistant coach, Larry Blakeney has been selected as the 2019 Camellia Bowl Alabama Football Legend Award, presented by Regions Bank. Blakeney, who retired as Troy’s head coach following the 2014 season, led Troy to 178 wins over his 24 years as head coach and guided the Trojans from NCAA Division II status…

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. A statement from the school says the money will pay for scientists and students to work on the project, plus…

UPDATE: Person of Interest is now a Suspect Troy Man’s Death

Update: Friday 7:51 pm The Troy Police Department has identified the person of interest in the death of Willie Charles Scott, 58, of Troy. Shane Shemar Dunlap,24, also known as Shane Smith, is now a suspect in Scott’s death. A warrant has been obtained for Capital Murder in this case. Shortly after noon Thursday, officers from the Troy Police Department…

Impacts of Social Media on Missing Persons Cases

Misery and mystery can linger in missing person cases. To many, it may seem like there’s been a rise in missing person cases, and some even say you can thank social media for that. Reporter Mandy McQueen sat down with Crimestoppers to see if the numbers are, in fact, higher and what role social media plays. “Missing person cases have…