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Wiregrass Archives co-sponsoring historian’s Dothan speech

September 19, 2019
By Claudia Harris

Notable African Americans from Alabama will be featured in a speech by prominent Alabama historian Dr. Richard Bailey on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the G.W. Carver Interpretive Museum in Dothan.

Bailey’s program, based on his book titled “They Too Call Alabama Home: African American Profiles, 1800-1999,” is part of the Draughon Seminars in State and…

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Conference focuses attention on suicide prevention in higher education

September 18, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Andrew Onimus was a dean’s list student, a captain of the track team and a defensive back on the football team at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. But, in 2014 during his senior year in college, Onimus was something else as well – suicidal.

Onimus’ struggles began with anxiety, battling panic attacks and depression….

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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 17, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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