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Turnout, absentee ballots up in Tuesday runoff

More than 100 additional voters cast ballots in one of Selma’s 15 precincts during Tuesday’s municipal runoff election, which decided the city’s next mayor, council ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:38 pm

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Perkins topples Jackson, Young bests Chatmon in runoff

Selma voters went to the polls in the city’s runoff election Tuesday and widely elected James Perkins Jr., who served as the city’s mayor for ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:56 pm

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Black Belt Law secures $1.95M for woman struck by log truck

The Bessemer-based Black Belt Law Group (BBLG) announced Monday that a civil jury in Green County had awarded $1.95 million to a Boligee woman injured ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:32 pm

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Census deadline extended to end of October

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), in conjunction with Alabama Counts, announced Monday that the deadline to respond to the 2020 U.S. ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:04 pm

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When it’s all said and done

Tuesday’s runoff election feels like the culmination of a years-long campaign, the period at the end of a long and rambling sentence that, in the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:09 pm

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Selma Runoff Election Results

Selma voters will cast ballots Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the city’s runoff election, which will finally decide who will serve as the city’s mayor and ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:29 am

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Chestnut named state NAACP’s 2020 Legislator of the Year

During its virtual convention over the weekend, the Alabama NAACP announced Alabama Rep. Prince Chestnut, D-Selma, as its 2020 Legislator of the Year. “I’m just ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, October 5, 2020 12:52 pm

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SNAP-Ed program good for low-income residents in Southeast

A new study conducted by the Public Health Institute’s (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) found that low-income residents in eight Southern states, where ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:38 pm

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Census Bureau extends deadline to Monday

According to a press release from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts sent late Tuesday afternoon, just ahead of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:35 pm

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Senators team up with BBCF to battle COVID-19

The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) recently joined forces with Alabama Senators Malika Sanders-Fortier, D-Selma, and Bobby Singleton, D-Montgomery, to establish the Black Belt COVID ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:31 am

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State politicos speak out on Trump’s pick for SCOTUS

Elected leaders from Alabama began speaking out over the weekend following the announcement of Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, September 28, 2020 3:04 pm

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United Way gives to Missions’ ongoing feeding program

On Monday, United Way of Selma and Dallas County Director Jeff Cothran presented a $5,000 check to Edmundite Missions CEO and President Chad McEachern, which ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, September 28, 2020 3:03 pm

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The endorsement I never intended to make

For some reason, my integrity as a journalist has been called into question lately – not by name most often, but in comments which allege ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:48 am

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USACE flood risk study ‘ongoing’ in Selma

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District is currently conducting a Flood Risk Management (FRM) Feasibility Study in Selma, which is expected to ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:44 am

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Unemployment down in city, county

Fewer people are out of work in Selma and Dallas County, according to the most recent monthly figures distributed by the Alabama Department of Labor ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, September 21, 2020 3:33 pm

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