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Messenger article in 1914 looks back at historic relics

The Battle of Peachtree Creek, near Atlanta, was the first in a series of bloody battles for Atlanta ...

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COLUMN: Never Fear to Make Mistakes

By Allen Mendenhall Allen Mendenhall is Associate Dean and Grady Rosier Professor in the Sorrell College of Business ...

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Looking back at business at Byrd’s Drugs

In 1981 The Troy Messenger published “business at Byrd Drugs” which gave some history of the oldest drug ...

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1919 article asks, ‘How long have you been married?’

In 1919, the Troy Messenger asked it’s readers, “what Pike couple has been married the longest?”  They wanted ...

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Troy Maid Bakery was popular in 1960s

In 1962, the Messenger featured many of the businesses in Pike County.  The Troy Maid Bakery owned by ...

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Spivey family specialized in art of making syrup

Making syrup is truly an art, although it is becoming a lost art.  This article was in the ...

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Highlights for TRMC in 2022

About this time in 2019, the Troy Hospital Health Care Authority Board had just named me CEO for ...

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CHHS state-title bid brings back memories of Trojans’ 1980 state-title team 

By BILL RICE, JR. Charles Henderson’s unexpected run towards a possible state title has brought more attention to ...

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COLUMN: 50th Anniversary of Wallace Assassination attempt offers opportunity for reflection

By George Wallace Jr. Fifty years ago, on May 15, 1972, I was a student at the University ...

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Gov. John Patterson’s first lesson about government

Governor John Patterson, who passed away earlier this year at 99, shared a funny story that occurred during ...

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