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Historical marker unveiled at birthplace of John Lewis

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The birthplace of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis now bears a historic marker, recognizing the significance that this tract of land off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy had on the Civil Rights icon’s life and legacy.

Unveiled during a special ceremony on Saturday, the marker was a project of The John R….

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TROY Trustees honor outgoing State Sen. Jimmy Holley for ‘service and loyalty’ during a political career spanning more than four decades

Troy University Board of Trustees honored outgoing State Sen. Jimmy Holley for his service and leadership in the Legislature.

Troy University Board of Trustees honored outgoing State Sen. Jimmy Holley for his service and leadership in the Legislature.

Troy University’s Board of Trustees has honored a pillar and dedicated advocate of the Wiregrass region, State Sen. Jimmy Holley (R-Elba).

State Sen. Jimmy Holley (R-Elba) is retiring from the Legislature after 44 years of service. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

Holley, who retires from the Alabama Senate in November with nearly a half-century of service in…

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TROY, American Village agreement seeks to bolster knowledge of U.S. history, government

Troy University and American Village officials sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday to increase civics, government and history knowledge.

Troy University and American Village officials sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday to increase civics, government and history knowledge.

Troy University and the American Village Citizenship Trust are teaming up to help Alabama youth increase their knowledge and understanding of U.S. history, the function of government and the role of the citizen in the governmental process.

A memorandum of understanding was signed by the two institutions in Montgomery on Thursday, creating a Young Leaders…

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Alumnus, Trustee Gibson Vance Installed as 147th President of the Alabama State Bar

Gibson Vance shakes hands with Chief Justice Tom Parker as he is installed as 147th President of the Alabama State Bar.

Gibson Vance shakes hands with Chief Justice Tom Parker as he is installed as 147th President of the Alabama State Bar.

Troy University alumnus Gibson Vance, President pro tempore of the TROY Board of Trustees, has begun his term as President of the Alabama State Bar.

Vance, a principal at the Beasley Allen Law Firm, was installed at the Bar’s Annual Meeting on June 25. During his first speech as president, Vance explained his passion for…

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