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National News
January 31st
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning.
January 31st
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee.
January 30th
BAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's ideas.
National Entertainment News
January 31st
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN's lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX.
January 31st
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl — he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.
January 30th
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.
National Sports News
January 31st
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title and continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals by extending her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova.
January 30th
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he wa…
January 30th
PHOENIX (AP) — A rookie who probably won't play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Patriots win it.
Local News
January 29th
The annual Capital City Classic Show Choir Festival and Competition will be held at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center (MPAC) Jan. 30 and 31. The event is hosted by Tallassee High School and features some of the best and brightest show choirs from the …
January 28th
Beginning this summer, Neptune employees will not have to travel far to seek medical treatment following a Monday announcement at the Tallassee facility. Neptune Technology Group announced its partnership with CareHere! To provide “efficient, on-sit…
January 28th
In an age when many businesses have opted for “themes” in marketing—restaurants such as the Hard Rock and Planet Hollywood being exemplary—Tallassee’s newest barber shop has a “sports vibe” that is evident in its …

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Troy University Football News
January 29th
Troy University student-athletes turned in a record-breaking semester in the classroom as 41 Trojans posted a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while 222 student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or higher in the fall semester. Troy honored its 3.0 and 3.5 Club me…

January 21st
Signing Day Party | Purchase Season TicketsTroy football head coach Neal Brown finalized his on-field coaching staff over the weekend and announced the position assignments for his staff on Wednesday.