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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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Bowie reminisces on 12 years on city council

With the swearing in of Selma’s newest slate of local leaders Monday, Selma City Council President Corey Bowie caps off 12 years as a member ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 30, 2020 4:11 pm

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EPC’s Black Belt series shows a region struggling to survive

Over the last several weeks, the University of Alabama’s (UA) Education Policy Center (EPC) has rolled out a series of policy briefs examining the various ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 30, 2020 4:10 pm

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Zeta leaves downed trees, widespread power outages across region

People across Alabama are waking up to dark homes and debris-littered streets Thursday following Hurricane Zeta’s attack on the state Wednesday night. In Selma, residents ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:51 am

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Report: Black Belt lags in business, GDP growth and personal income

The University of Alabama’s Education Policy Center (EPC) wrapped up its weeks-long series of briefs examining challenges to the Black Belt Monday by looking into ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:39 pm

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Sewell introduces bill to bolster telehealth services

Before many people had made it to work Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, was at work in Washington, introducing a bill alongside a ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37 pm

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State politicos speak out on Barrett’s confirmation

The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday night by a 52-48 margin largely along ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:36 pm

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LSA recognizes Alabama Law Foundation president

Legal Services Alabama (LSA), which operates eight offices across the state, including one in Selma, recently honored Alabama Law Foundation President Mary Margaret Bailey with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:36 pm

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Craig grant would turn ‘brown fields into green fields’

Craig Field Airport and Industrial Authority (CFAIA) Executive Director Jim Corrigan is setting his sights on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields grant, which he ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:34 pm

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Ballot to feature 6 state amendments, 1 local

The November election, which will have voters across the nation weighing in on a presidential contest and various national, state and local seats, is right ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:47 pm

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Selma voted for experience in mayoral contest – let’s hope it does the same in Senate race

While a lot of attention is being paid to this year’s presidential contest, which has shaped up to be one of the most contentious in ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:47 pm

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Weekly claims inch up in Dallas County

The most recent numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) show a slight uptick in weekly claims in Dallas County, which saw 80 ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:46 pm

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In 5-3 decision, Supreme Court sides with state

In a 5-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday night sided with Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill in banning curbside voting in the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:45 pm

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COA looks for support in coming food, fund drive

The Christian Outreach Alliance (COA) Food Pantry will host its annual “Stock the Shelves” Food and Fund Drive Friday, Oct. 30, from 7 a.m. until ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:11 pm

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State NAACP to honor Lewis with weekend caravan

The Alabama NAACP, in partnership with the Economic National Underprivileged Foundation (ENUF) will commemorate “the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Lewis” with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:10 pm

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All county judges pulled from officers’ case

Montgomery attorney Julian McPhillips is facing yet another setback in his effort to exonerate the twice-indicted Selma Police Department (SPD) officers – Dallas County Circuit ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:31 pm

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