It Came from the Archives: Aerial images of Dothan through the years

In this edition of his recurring column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into some of the early aerial photographs of Dothan, Alabama.

In this edition of his recurring column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into some of the early aerial photographs of Dothan, Alabama.

We credit Aesop with the axiom, “familiarity breeds contempt” (meaning apathy).  In our world of airplane travel and cell phones, Google Earth, readily-available satellite views, and ubiquitous drone imagery and film, we are likely to become somewhat inured about aerial photographs.

All these things are contemporary, so an aerial view of a place we know…

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Armed Forces Day shows TROY’s appreciation for military

Hundreds of spectators took rides on a historic UH-H1 Huey, including Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.

Hundreds of spectators took rides on a historic UH-H1 Huey, including Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.

For some, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For others, it was a reminder of a war fought long ago and the memories that came with it.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, was among the hundreds who took a ride in a historic UH-H1 Huey helicopter Saturday during the Friends of Army Aviation’s…

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Schmidt gives TROY graduates message of faith, hope, leadership

Dr. John Schmidt delivered the keynote address at TROY's Dothan Campus Commencement on Sunday.

Dr. John Schmidt delivered the keynote address at TROY's Dothan Campus Commencement on Sunday.

Through adversity, challenges and obstacles, never lose hope and never lose faith.

Troy University graduates received this message Sunday during Dothan Campus commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center, as retired Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration Dr. John Schmidt delivered the keynote address.

Schmidt told students they must maintain their faith through…

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Dothan Campus commencement set for May 16 at Dothan Civic Center

The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Retired Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration Dr. John Schmidt will deliver the keynote address at Troy University’s Dothan Campus spring commencement exercises Sunday, May 16 at 3 p.m. inside the Dothan Civic Center.

About 117 graduates are expected to walk across the stage during the ceremony, at which social distancing will be…

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