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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

Obituaries

Timothy James Heard

Timothy James Heard, resident of Memphis, native of Marion, passed May 13, 2021 at  hospital in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Funeral arrangements will be announced later ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, May 14, 2021 3:25 pm

Obituaries

Emma Holmes

Emma Holmes, 89, resident of Selma,  passed away May 12, 2021 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. Service details are incomplete but will be announced at ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, May 14, 2021 3:24 pm

Obituaries

Timothy James Heard

Timothy James Heard, resident of Memphis, native of Marion, passed May 13, 2021 at  hospital in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Funeral arrangements will be announced later ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, May 14, 2021 3:24 pm

News

House clears Chestnut’s judicial pay bill

Alabama Rep. Prince Chestnut, D-Selma, recently saw his judicial compensation bill, HB584 – a partner bill to the one sponsored in the Alabama Senate by ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:15 pm

News

Weekly claims tumble in county

According to the latest numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Thursday, Dallas County saw a significant drop in the number of first-time ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 23, 2021 1:54 pm

News

Missions’ new space blessed

In a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, the Edmundite Missions held a blessing ceremony, led by Father Stephen Hornat, SSE, Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 23, 2021 1:53 pm

News

New oaks planted, growing at Old Live Oak Cemetery

Cemetery Preservation Group (CPG) Director Doug Buster and a group of volunteers, including his son and grandson, recently planted 30 Live Oak trees, each standing ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 23, 2021 1:52 pm

News - Main story

Victims’ families stage demonstration over DA move

Since Monday, protestors have been gathered outside of the Dallas County Courthouse, migrating Thursday to a post at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 16, 2021 11:22 am

News

Vaccine rates on the rise: At least 30 percent vaccinated in 29 counties

According to a Thursday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least 30 percent of residents in 29 counties, including Dallas County ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:52 pm

News

ARCH receives funds for local efforts

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday that more than $22 million had been handed down to organizations across the state to help Alabamians facing homelessness ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

News

Local health professionals join call for Medicaid expansion

Vaughan Regional Medical Center (VRMC) CEO David McCormack and local physician Dr. Lotfi Bashir joined over 300 medical professionals across the state in drafting a ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

News

Perkins calls for new COVID ordinance

During a last-minute press conference at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center Thursday morning, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that, following a meeting with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:18 pm

News

ADPH says at least 1-in-4 vaccinated in 42 counties

According to a Monday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least  25 percent of residents age 16 and older have received ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:28 pm

News

SCS rallies leaders to tackle ‘culture of crime’ in Selma

Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams, alongside Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and a host of other city and county leaders, held a press ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:27 pm

Editorials

Council, mayor must proceed with caution on SPD complaint

The recent letter penned by unnamed officers of the Selma Police Department (SPD), which called into question SPD Chief Kenta Fulford’s capacity to “adequately lead” ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:57 am

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