Saturday, May 25, 2013
CBS 8 Troy Newsroom
Troy Gearing Up for Memorial Day Traffic
Businesses along Highway 231 in Troy are getting ready for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. But they aren't the only ones. Police are stepping up their patrols, too.
Brundidge in Court Over Landfill Suit Against Coffee Co.
Attorneys for the City of Brundidge and the Coffee County Commission met before a Pike County judge Thursday. It's the first step in a long process for the court to rule whether the landfill purchase is legal
City of Troy Launches Spring Cleanup Campaign
The City of Troy is getting ready for some serious Spring cleaning. City Council members say they're taking extra steps this month to encourage the community to clean up.
Pike Co. Trash Pickup Could Be Cut for People Behind on Bills
County officials say more than 800 people are behind on their garbage disposal fees. Now Advanced Disposal, the company that provides the service, is going to stop picking up trash for people who owe them money.
Bullock Co. Deputies Say 2-Year-Old Dies After Accidentally Hit By Car
Bullock County Deputies say a man hit a two-year-old child with a car. That child later died at a Birmingham hospital.
Special Olympics Athletes Compete at Troy University
More than eleven hundred Special Olympics athletes competed in the state games this weekend at Troy University.
Troy Welcomes a Thousand Athletes to Participate in State Special Olympics Games
More than 11,000 Special Olympics athletes compete in the state games this weekend at Troy University.
Judge Overturns Convictions for Man Accused of Raping Two Women at Troy Mobile Home Park
A man convicted of raping two women in Troy last March will be getting a new trial.
Bullock Co. School Superintendent: Vandalism at High School Part of Senior Prank
School officials say students are behind Wednesday's vandalism spree that caused hundreds of dollars in damages at Bullock County High School.
Bullock Co. High School Closes After Vandals Toss Eggs, Leave Live Chickens in School
Bullock County High School students were sent home right after the bell rang this morning, after police say vandals broke in overnight.