Dianne Smith, Author at The Troy Messenger - Page 4 of 11

Dianne Smith

Henderson, Black & Greene Mill Co. founded in 1926

In January 1926, the Henderson, Black & Greene Mill Company was established as the successor of Henderson Mill Company.  When the firm was founded, HB&G ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, October 3, 2023 7:04 pm

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The history of Troy First Methodist Church

Ann Love deeded land to the trustees of the Methodist Church in 1858.  She also gave $350 in cash for the building of the first ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 7:32 pm

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Looking back on when the Royal Theatre open in Troy

In 1911, the New Royal Theatre opened in Troy.  One of the productions was From the Manger to the Cross.  According to the Troy Messenger, ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, September 12, 2023 7:16 pm

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Remember when a paperboy debuted an album

T. Bob Davis, a native of Troy, has been practicing dentistry for 52 years in Dallas, Texas.  He is also well known for his music ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, September 5, 2023 7:31 pm

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Remember when City Drug Store opened in Troy

City Drug Store opens in Parklane Shopping Center this week.  Jacob Doty, store manager, invites everyone to enjoy the convenience and comfort of the newest ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, August 29, 2023 7:17 pm

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Edward Frost Dunbar was an influential citizen

Troy State University will honor one of Troy’s outstanding citizens when it bestows an honorary Doctors degree upon him at graduation ceremonies on June 12,  ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, August 22, 2023 6:59 pm

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The history of the National Guard armory in Brundidge

The local National Guard Armory officially became Fort Wendall K. Taylor and was dedicated in ceremonies Sunday afternoon, May 24.  Chief Warrant Officer Taylor, for ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, August 15, 2023 7:22 pm

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Elizabeth J. Bryan featured in 1889 Messenger

Here is another article from the series, “Some Old People” from the Troy Messenger from 1889-1892. Mrs. Elizabeth J. Bryan, daughter of Samuel Gibson, and ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, August 8, 2023 7:35 pm

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Airport Inn was once the place to be in Troy

In 1971, Keith Roling wrote an article about the Old Airport Inn and how it was “repurposed..” The name Old Airport Inn usually brings back ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, August 1, 2023 7:23 pm

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Dianne Smith looks back at Pike County history

Mable Sanders Amos was the Recording Secretary from 1937 until 1965 for seven governors and also served as Secretary of State for Alabama from 1967 ... Read more

by Dianne Smith, Tuesday, July 25, 2023 4:02 pm

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