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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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Weekly claims tumble in county after hitting five-month high

Numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Thursday showed a sharp drop in first-time jobless claims in Dallas County last week after numbers ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:24 pm

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Ivey extends state mask order, urges patience

During a press conference Thursday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced an extension of the state’s “Safer at Home” order, including a mandate that citizens wear ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:16 pm

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Perkins: ‘I feel good about where we are right now’

Tumult and chaos defined 2020, a year in which the world struggled to combat a global health crisis and the nation saw widespread protests and ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:50 pm

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Vaughan begins second round of vaccinations

Following announcements last week from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) that COVID-19 vaccines would be administered to first responders and seniors 75 or ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, January 11, 2021 12:13 pm

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This is the cost

It’s difficult to know where to begin in assessing the unconscionable unrest that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, during which thousands of extremists ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, January 11, 2021 10:16 am

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Weekly claims spike in county

Weekly unemployment numbers shot up by more than 100 between the final report of 2020 and the first of 2021, according to numbers released by ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, January 8, 2021 3:38 pm

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Sewell joins calls for Trump to be removed

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, who was on hand for the chaotic scene that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, is joining growing calls for ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, January 8, 2021 3:37 pm

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A truly ominous sight

I come to you now for the third time in what has unexpectedly turned out to be one of the most historic weeks in my ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:47 pm

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House delegation speaks out on Wednesday unrest

Wednesday marked a landmark day in the history of the nation, as a U.S. Senate runoff in Georgia resulted in two incumbent Republicans being ousted ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:00 pm

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Chestnut gives team memorable tour

Ahead of their 17-10 Christmas Day victory over Marshall in the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, the players of the University of Buffalo football team stopped ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:22 pm

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IP Foundation awards nearly $90K to area schools, nonprofit agencies

The International Paper (IP) Foundation recently announced nearly $90,000 in grant awards handed out to 23 area schools and nonprofit organizations as part of its ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:30 pm

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Doing my part when my time comes

In April 1985, at just over two years old, doctors opened my stomach, removed my polluted and defective liver and replaced it, making me one ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:42 am

Obituaries

Robert Edwin “Bobby” Woodruff obituary

Robert Edwin (Bobby) Woodruff, 71, passed away Tuesday December 22. 2020. Graveside services will be held Sunday December 27 at3:00 PM at Oakview Cemetery in ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, December 24, 2020 11:51 am

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City to begin ‘aggressively enforcing’ mask order

Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. was joined by state and local officials Thursday for a press conference on the steps of city hall to announce ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, December 17, 2020 1:32 pm

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Wade, McPhillips prep for suit against Perkins, city

Only days after the Selma City Council voted to approve a recommendation from Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. that Selma City Treasurer Ronita Wade not ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, December 17, 2020 1:10 pm

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