Tag Archives: Wiregrass

TROY dedicates portrait to former Rep. Terry Everett

May 13, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University dedicated a portrait Thursday to longtime U.S. Rep. Terry Everett, who represented the Wiregrass for nearly two decades.

The portrait, painted by artist Elana Hagler, will be displayed inside R. Terry Everett Hall at the University’s Dothan Campus, an enduring monument to a man who has left a lasting impression on the region.

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It Came from the Archives: The Life and Times of Dr. Espy

April 30, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

Life in early-twentieth-century rural communities was very different – and far more informally personal – than life today. We can see this when we compare our business activities with those of Dr. Curtis Espy of Midland City, Alabama.

Dr. Espy was a well-known physician and business owner. He was born in Abbeville in 1876, graduated…

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Pied Pipers, TROY dancers perform for nearly 100 preschoolers

April 25, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University students put smiles on the faces of nearly 100 preschoolers Wednesday during a field trip to the Troy Campus.

Children from Mother Goose Child Care Center, Beulah Land Christian Academy and Immanuel Child Development Center in Dothan joined students from Banks Primary School during the event, which was sponsored by a grant from…

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