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TROY senior explains fears, solutions amidst coronavirus pandemic

Troy University senior Victoria Cirilli candidly discusses her thoughts, fears and small joys during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Troy University senior Victoria Cirilli candidly discusses her thoughts, fears and small joys during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A global pandemic is not an ideal ending to what is considered the most exciting four years of your life. College students across the country have now been transitioned to online learning for the rest of the spring semester in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, those seniors who have loved TROY like…

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A TROY student’s perspective on COVID-19

TROY student Claudia Harris discusses the thoughts, fears and hopes running through her and other students' minds during this pandemic.

TROY student Claudia Harris discusses the thoughts, fears and hopes running through her and other students' minds during this pandemic.

While growing up watching movies like “Outbreak” and “Pandemic,” never once did I think that this would become a reality in my lifetime. The COVID-19 coronavirus has taken the world by storm. Sadly, getting things back to normal may be farther away than we think.

My mother is a kindergarten teacher, so I have…

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It Came from the Archives: The tale of World War 2 newspaper ‘The Dixie’

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly column examines a World War 2-era military newspaper that can be found in the Wiregrass Archives at TROY's Dothan Campus.

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly column examines a World War 2-era military newspaper that can be found in the Wiregrass Archives at TROY's Dothan Campus.

In 2015, the Wiregrass Archives received a collection of newspapers published by the 31st “Dixie” Infantry Division beginning with issue 1, dated Jan. 10, 1941, and ending with issue 46, dated Nov. 24, 1941.  Only issue 35 is missing.

A search of library and archival catalogs reveals no other holding of this camp newspaper.

The…

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It Came from the Archives: Henry County’s ‘unusually complete’ history

Dr. Marty Olliff looks at the extensive documents in the Henry County Records at the Wiregrass Archives, located at TROY's Dothan Campus.

Dr. Marty Olliff looks at the extensive documents in the Henry County Records at the Wiregrass Archives, located at TROY's Dothan Campus.

Every genealogist, and everyone who has ever talked with a genealogist, knows the importance of probate records to family history work.  In 19th century Alabama, the probate judge was the most powerful official in the lives of common citizens, and county probate offices hold an array of important records that tell us about our ancestors…

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