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New Student Enrollment Continues to Grow at Troy University

Class is back in session for Troy University and just like recent years university officials see a boost of enrollment. This year, the university could exceed 2,500 new students. "That's made up of our domestic students and our students that come…

Teachers Educating Students on Eclipse

For many kids, this will be their first time seeing a solar eclipse. That's why teachers are explaining to students what to expect on the rare occasion. Their first lesson-safety while viewing.…

Doug Jones Wins Democratic Nomination for U.S. Senate

Doug Jones, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney under the Clinton administration, has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. He easily beat the other candidates in the race and will go on to face the Republican nominee in the…

U.S. Senate Special Election - Live Results

Polls have closed across Alabama in the special election for U.S. Senate. Click here for live election results from the Associated Press. The special election is to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, who resigned earlier this year…

Missing Woman, Lisa Theris Found

Bullock County Sheriff Raymond Rodgers confirms 25-year-old Lisa Theris has been found. Theris was found Saturday, on Highway 82 East in Bullock County near Midway, Alabama. Authorities say a driver, noticed Theris in bushes near the highway. Theris is currently…

Heavy Rain Brings Reports of Flash Flooding

Alabama News Network is getting reports of flash flooding in several locations in our area tonight. Heavy rain and thunderstorms in Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery and Pike counties brought several inches of rain in just a few hours. Autauga Co:…

Troy Man Leads Police on Chase Spanning Three Counties

The Troy Police Department has arrested Randall Wade Oswald, 36, of Troy, on two warrants issued by the circuit clerk of Bullock County. The Bullock County Warrants were for Burglary 3rd degree and Theft of Property 1st degree. Officers attempted…

Back to School! Here Are Start Dates for Area School Systems

Students in our area start returning to class on Monday, Aug. 7. Here are the start dates for school systems in the Alabama News Network viewing area: MONDAY, AUG. 7: Alexander City Andalusia Bullock County Crenshaw County Dallas County Lowndes…

New Emergency Systems Launch for Pike County

Everyday dispatchers are on the other side of emergency phone calls.  Now, before first responders get to you they'll know how to better respond to your emergency with the county's new Smart 911 service…

Troy Woman Charged with Montgomery Bank Robbery

MPD charged Trasite Jackson, 41, of Troy, with first-degree robbery in reference to a robbery of a bank that occurred today at about 9:15 a.m. in the 2800 block of Eastern Blvd. Jackson was taken into custody on the scene by MPD…

Troy Police Search for Missing Woman

Lisa Joy Theris was reported missing to the Troy Police Department on July 23 by her father and two of her friends.  According to her father, his last contact with Lisa was by phone on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Theris is…

Vigil Set for Missing Pike County Woman

The family of Lelia Faulkner, say a year ago, the unthinkable happened. 29-year-old Faulkner disappeared leaving behind everything including an 8-year-old daughter. Signs for Lelia Faulkner are placed throughout Pike County.  It's one way, her family is spreading the word…

More Arrests Made in Massive Theft Case in Pike County

Two more people are arrested in what officials believe to be the biggest theft case in Pike County. David and Michael Beasley, have now been charged in the case. Both are the sons of Marjorie Beasley, who was arrested with…

Update: Three People Killed in Pike County Wreck

Alabama state troopers have confirmed that a third person has died in a wreck on U.S. Highway 231 in southern Pike County. The wreck happened this afternoon near the Coffee County line and involved an 18-wheeler and two cars. The…

Hundreds of New Parking Spaces to Come to Troy University

Troy University's growing population has been a positive for the university. But for years, campus parking has been a concern among students due to that growth. Nearly 600 new parking spaces on Troy University's campus. It's something university officials and students…

Alabama Works Expands to Pike County

Working in 7 regions throughout Alabama, The aim of Alabama works is to communicate more effectively with businesses locally versus on a state level. "We meet with them to find out…

160 Helicopter Factory Workers Being Laid Off in Troy

Alabama News Network has learned that 160 workers at the Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin plant in Troy have been told they will lose their jobs at the end of August. In a statement provided to Alabama News Network, company spokesman Paul Jackson…

Court Costs Increase for Pike County Jail

Beginning in August, court costs will will rise the Pike County Courthouse. The county is in critical need of a new jail and the $35 increase will help in the effort.…

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