Perspectives

It Came from the Archives: The Wiregrass Archives’ Oldest Photos

April 23, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

The Wiregrass Archives didn’t intend to collect large quantities of photographs, but we have accumulated images in many 19th-and-20th-century formats – cased photos, glass-plate negatives, “tintypes,” panoramic prints, cabinet cards, as well as hundreds of paper prints, slides and negatives.

The oldest photographs in the Wiregrass Archives collections are ambrotypes in the Michael Matthews Collection…

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Troy University recognizes crime author Ace Atkins with Hall-Waters Prize

April 23, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Best-selling crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was only two years old when his family moved from Troy, but he still considers the city home.

The son of former TROY football coach the late Billy Atkins came “home” on Friday to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize.

“As a writer, it is always nice to be…

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Registration ongoing for Summer Spotlight 2018

April 20, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is taking registrations for the 10th Summer Spotlight series.

The summer event features camps and intensives aimed at growing and developing participants’ interests and talents in the arts.

Registration closes July 1 for the Spotlight on Dance and Creative Drama Camp, taking place July 9-13 and July 15-20,…

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