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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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As St. James nears completion, mayor withholds signature

According to Rhaglan Hospitality CEO Jim Lewis, the St. James Hotel is well on its way to opening its doors to the public. “We will ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 14, 2020 3:34 pm

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Led by Trés Taylor, community begins new mural project downtown

A slight trickle of rain fell from an overcast sky as amateur artists descended on the downtown brick wall which will serve as home of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 14, 2020 3:03 pm

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Jobless numbers continue weekly decline in county

According to numbers released Thursday by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL), 115 initial unemployment claims were filed in Dallas County last week, marking three ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 14, 2020 3:01 pm

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Sewell lauds Biden’s decision to name Harris running mate

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, released a statement praising the decision by former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, currently the Democratic Party’s presumptive ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:45 am

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Council approves new equipment for city landfill

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Selma City Council approved an expenditure of more than $300,000 for equipment to bring the Selma City Landfill up ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:44 am

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Sanders-Fortier to host education town hall online

As children begin returning to classrooms amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Alabama Sen. Malika Sanders-Fortier, D-Selma, is gearing up for a virtual town hall meeting ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:43 am

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City, neighbors mull action to enforce city ordinances

Residents in the area surrounding a more than 100-acre property on Clipper Drive have been sounding the alarm about the owner’s use of the land, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:42 am

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WCCS among recipients of $3.5M in 7th District grants

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, on Friday announced that more than $3.5 million in federal TRIO grant funding, which goes towards programs such as Upward ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, August 10, 2020 2:10 pm

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Jackson issues ‘safe distance’ pledge for campaign

Rev. Wil Jackson, pastor at Summer Grove Baptist Church and currently a candidate for Selma City Council president, issued a “Safe Distance for Selma” pledge ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, August 10, 2020 2:09 pm

Editorials

Defund Congress: Lawmakers might better represent the people if forced to live their struggles

As millions remain unemployed and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and wreak havoc on nearly every sector of American life, from the economy and ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:58 pm

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Renovated Beauty Bar offers ‘place to escape’

Tucked into a small shopping center off Dallas Avenue, The Beauty Bar is a unique business in the Queen City, which offers a variety of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:56 pm

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Missions launches academic center for pandemic learning

The Edmundite Missions opened its new Dr. Michael and Catherine Bullock Community and Recreation Center, a beacon of light and activity that explodes along Broad ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:55 pm

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Jobless claims continue weekly descent in county, state

According to weekly unemployment figures released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL), 132 people filed jobless claims in Dallas County last week, a decrease ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 7, 2020 10:38 am

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Details scarce in Lumpkin ethics case

Orrville Mayor Louvenia Lumpkin was the subject of an Alabama Ethics Commission hearing Wednesday, the result of a complaint filed regarding a home left to ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, August 7, 2020 10:38 am

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Committee mulls landfill solution

The Selma City Council’s Public Works and General Services Committee held a meeting Wednesday to discuss ongoing issues at the Selma City Landfill on Water ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:23 pm

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