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Troy remembers a ‘giant’ of the Trojan Nation

December 6, 2019

Funeral services for Dr. Fred Davis are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. A private graveside will follow.

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Rosa Parks Day activities commemorate Civil Rights icon

December 4, 2019
By Andy Ellis

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a Montgomery city bus outside the department store where she worked as a seamstress.

A few blocks later, in front of what was then the Empire Theater, Mrs. Parks would be arrested for failing to relinquish her seat to a white male passenger in a…

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TROY professor helps discover new species causing black gill in Georgia shrimp

December 4, 2019
By Matt Clower

A Troy University biologist recently identified the microscopic parasite behind a mysterious ailment ravaging the shrimp population off the coast of Georgia.

For years, Georgia’s shrimpers have watched in dismay as the shrimp population off the Atlantic coast has dwindled. As the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported, shrimpers there blamed “black gill,” an affliction that darkens…

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