Tag Archives: Dothan

It Came from the Archives: Country Life in Photos

June 18, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

Modern hand tools’ handles are made on an industrial scale, often in small factories by machines running for hours at a time. This means they’re relatively inexpensive, readily available and easily replaceable (because the tool-making industry has created size standards).

But not long ago, when farm folks in particular had more time than cash, tool…

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It Came from the Archives: History through faith

May 24, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

Local history is a funny thing. Unlike Great Britain, where local history is the subject of scholastic interest, in the U.S. it’s usually the concern of avocational historians who might not be trained in academic theory but who really know how to do the “spade work” required to dig deeply into the past of a…

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83-year-old Vietnam veteran graduates Sunday in Dothan

May 21, 2018
By Clif Lusk

For one Wiregrass resident, Sunday’s Dothan Campus commencement was the culmination of a lifetime of learning.

Robert McCloud, at 83, received his associate of arts degree.

The Vietnam veteran said the experience was the culmination of an entire career spent in the U.S. Army.

“I dropped out of high school in the 10th grade to take…

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