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The Troy Messenger
918 S. Brundidge St.
P.O. Box 727
Troy, Alabama 36081
(334) 566-4270

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Market
Troy is located approximately 40 miles South of Montgomery, on U.S. 231, and is two hours from the Florida beaches; three hours from Atlanta; and three hours from Mobile

Population
Pike County: 29,605
Troy: 13, 935

Climate
Troy residents experience typical Southern seasons with long, hot summers and mild winters.

Major employers
Troy State University, HB&G (column and architectural detailing manufacturer); K&W Plastics; K&W Recycling, Sanders Lead and Wiley Sanders Truckiing; Lockheed Martin Pike County Operations; Sikorsky Support Services.

Economy
Manufacturing, trucking and farmer, along with education: Troy State University

Education
Troy City Schools, Pike County Schools; Pike Liberal Arts Academy; New Covenant Christian Academy.

Troy State University, a vast educational complex enriching the lives of more than 16,000 students worldwide.Troy campus enrollment is approximately 5,000 students, and TSU a Division 1A school, with year-round sports activities.

Culture
Jean Lake Arts Festival, Peanut Butter Festival (Brundidge); Troy Arts Council, active in bringing cultural events from concerts to plays to art shows; Nall is artist-in-residence at Troy State University; Pike County Fair, Farm City Week/Banquet.

Recreation
Troy Parks and Recreation provides year-round activities, from karate to softball and baseball to basketball. A state-of-the-art sportsplex is home to youth ball fields and the city plans expansion of its recretational facilities. Hunting, outdoors activities. Rodeo. Pike County Lake (45 acres of lake, 410 acres of woodland).

Area information
www.troyalabama.com
www.brundidge.org
www.troy.edu

 

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