April 23, 2018
By Andy Ellis
Kirk Curnutt, honoree Ace Atkins, Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr., Gregg Swem and Walter Givhan are shown following Hall-Waters Prize ceremony.
Best-selling crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was only two years old when his family moved from Troy, but he still considers the city home.
The son of former TROY football coach the late Billy Atkins came “home” on Friday to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize.
“As a writer, it is always nice to be…