Tag Archives: Wiregrass

It Came from the Archives: Tom Solomon’s Railroad Romance

October 31, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

A resident of Headland, Alabama, from his birth in 1915 until his death in 1988, Thomas W. (Tom) Solomon had a love affair with railroads. He worked as a draftsman for the Atlantic Coast Line then with the Florida East Coast Railroad, but his real passion was photographing and painting railroad machinery and other scenes…

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Dothan Campus to host Spanish Film Festival

October 15, 2018

The public is invited to participate in a Spanish Film Festival at Troy University’s Dothan Campus, which kicks off Thursday, Oct. 18.

Created in conjunction with the newly formed Spanish Club, the festival is sponsored by Library Services and the Sorrell College of Business on the Dothan Campus, and it’s coordinated through the campus’ Community…

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Historian Flynt discusses Alabama’s strengths, failings

September 28, 2018
By Greg Phillips

According to a renowned Alabama historian, the state should be proud of its literature, its art and its football, but should be ashamed of its politics.

Renowned historian Dr. Wayne Flynt outlined those points while discussing the state’s cultural heritage, both good and bad, during a two-hour presentation Thursday evening at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

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