Tag Archives: Dothan

Longtime TROY administrator to speak to graduates in Dothan

December 12, 2018
By Greg Phillips

About 130 Troy University students will walk across the stage Sunday at the Dothan Civic Center to receive their degrees during fall commencement exercises.

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Earl Ingram will deliver the keynote address to students during the ceremony, which begins at 3 p.m.

Ingram served on active duty with the…

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Revolutionary 100-year-old Alabama native to speak at TROY Dothan

December 4, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Dothan Campus will host a screening of the documentary “First Lady of the Revolution,” about Henrietta Boggs, who served a key role in the Costa Rican Civil War, on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Sony Hall.

Boggs, 100, is an Alabama native and will attend the screening, which will be followed…

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It Came from the Archives: The National Peanut Festival

November 30, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff

The National Peanut Festival has been celebrated in Dothan since 1938 (except for the World War II years). This first Peanut Festival came from the long tradition of harvest celebrations and the Wiregrass’ successful 20-year experiment with planting peanuts to avoid the economic calamity of the cotton boll weevil.

The NPF has changed over the…

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