Tag Archives: Wiregrass

TROY donates hundreds of books to Dothan school

April 8, 2019

Troy University’s College of Education donated about 200 books Friday to Kelly Springs Elementary School in Dothan, enough for each of the school’s kindergartners, first graders and second graders.

Faculty, staff and students at the Dothan Campus recently collected books and money as part of Warriors for Reading, an initiative aimed at bringing reading opportunities…

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Annual Dothan Campus Health and Wellness Fair open to public April 9

March 29, 2019

Troy University invites the public to the annual TROY Health and Wellness Fair, which takes place Tuesday, April 9 at the University’s Dothan Campus.

The fair begins at 9 a.m. and ends at noon in Malone Hall.

More than 20 vendors from the medical community will attend the fair to answer questions, give advice and…

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It Came from the Archives: Recollections of a Wiregrass nursing student

March 28, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

Hospitals in Wiregrass towns were privately owned and operated until well after World War 2. At one time Dothan had four private hospitals. Two of these – Frasier-Ellis Hospital on South St. Andrews Street and Moody Hospital on North Alice Street – trained nurses to be certified by the State of Alabama and who worked…

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