It Came from the Archives: ‘The biggest parade ever staged in Dothan’

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly dig through the Wiregrass Archives focuses on a major parade held in Dothan during the Great Depression.

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly dig through the Wiregrass Archives focuses on a major parade held in Dothan during the Great Depression.

The Great Depression had ravaged the United States for years when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated president on March 4, 1933. His New Deal resulted in passage of 16 landmark bills in the first ever “Hundred Days” that ended on June 16.

On that 100th day, Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act, one…

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Alumnus Jeff Coleman to speak at TROY Dothan commencement

Jeff Coleman will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center on Dec. 15.

Jeff Coleman will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center on Dec. 15.

Jeff Coleman, a Troy University alumnus and local business leader, will deliver the keynote address at fall commencement exercises Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Dothan Civic Center.

About 150 students will receive their degrees during the fall commencement, which begins at 3 p.m.

Coleman, who received an MBA from TROY’s Dothan Campus, is chairman of…

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Student Support Services Montgomery coordinator, author tells story of perseverance

Deetra Benn, a former Student Support Services student and current program coordinator, spoke to Dothan students last Friday.

Deetra Benn, a former Student Support Services student and current program coordinator, spoke to Dothan students last Friday.

Deetra Benn didn’t have encouragement, financial resources or a support system in her life when she started her college journey.

At Troy University, however, she found those things through Student Support Services, and the experience made such an impact on her life that, today, she is a two-time TROY graduate and current coordinator of Student…

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State Lawmakers, Pre-K Advocates tour Coleman Center

Dr. Cynthia Hicks, Associate Professor in the College of Education, talks with state officials during a tour of the Coleman Center.

Dr. Cynthia Hicks, Associate Professor in the College of Education, talks with state officials during a tour of the Coleman Center.

State lawmakers from throughout the Wiregrass toured the Coleman Center for Early Learning and Family Enrichment Tuesday to learn how Troy University’s new early learning lab school can inform efforts to improve the quality of early childhood education programs across the state.

The Coleman Center provides high-quality early learning and care for children in the…

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