Brent Maze, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal


Treasure hunting: U.S. 80 yard sale set for this weekend

If you’re looking for unusual and unique treasures, you might just find that this weekend along U.S. 80 as the annual Historic U.S. 80 Yard ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Thursday, April 18, 2024 5:32 pm


Leon Hatcher

April 6, 2024 Mr. Leon Hatcher, 64, of Lake City, Florida, formerly of Selma, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024. A memorial service has ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 5:21 pm

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Brent Maze: Looking back at the Jubilee

Monday marked my one-month anniversary with being publisher of The Selma Times-Journal. That’s right, my first day was on the Ides of March. My one-month ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 10:23 am


Old Cahawba to appear on Discovery show

Old Cahawba is being featured on the Discovery Channel show, focusing about abandoned sites in America this weekend. The show “Mysteries of the Abandoned: Hidden ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:06 am


Morgan girls win another AISA title in tennis, boys finish as runner-up

Baxter Stinson thought he might give John T. Morgan Academy golf team a break after the girls’ team won a state championship and the boys ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Thursday, April 11, 2024 7:11 pm


Community Calendar for April 10, 2024

This week • The Selma Charity League – Brunch, Bloom, & Bogeys is slated for Saturday, April 13 from 1-3:30 p.m. at Tin Cup in ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Thursday, April 11, 2024 2:28 pm

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Enhanced risk of severe weather possible Wednesday

Tornadoes, strong winds and hail are possible for Dallas County residents after the Storm Prediction Center has placed the area in an enhanced risk of ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 10:50 am

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Brent Maze: ‘Twas glorious, I do declare

I sent several of my close friends Monday the following text to get their reaction: “I am boarding a plane at the height of the ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 10:24 am


Our opinion: Selma got lucky

On Monday night, a Selma man was very fortunate after his vehicle that was attempting to cross the railroad tracks on Union Street was struck ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Sunday, April 7, 2024 7:11 pm

This tree was snapped, and others were uprooted during an apparent tornado Tuesday night. This is located off County Road 16 across Mulberry Creek. | Courtesy of Ashey Moyes

Breaking News

EF-1 tornado touches down in northern Dallas County

By Brent Maze and James Jones The National Weather Service has reported that an EF-1 tornado struck along the Dallas-Chilton county line late Tuesday night ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 12:47 pm

Breaking News

Dallas County under tornado watch

The National Weather Service has placed Dallas County under a tornado watch until 2 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The watch area extends across all ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 7:21 pm

Selma firefighters inspect the crash scene after a vehicle was struck by a train at the Union Street crossing between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Monday.

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Train hits car at Union Street crossing

A man was injured in a collision involving a white passenger car and a Norfolk-Southern train at the Union Street crossing Monday night. Selma Police ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Monday, April 1, 2024 9:48 pm

KEITH: The Dallas County Board of Education has approved a $29,885 contract with Information Transport Solutions to redo the internet infrastructure at Keith Middle/High School. | Brent Maze, The Selma Times-Journal


Keith Middle/High School to get internet infrastructure upgrade

Dallas County School Superintendent Anthony Sampson might not have to answer questions about the quality of internet connectivity at Keith Middle/High School much longer. The ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Thursday, March 28, 2024 9:50 am

First responders care for two pedestrians who were hit by a pickup truck crossing Broad Street at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge Tuesday morning.

Breaking News

Pedestrians struck by truck at foot of Edmund Pettus Bridge

Two pedestrians were injured when they were struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Broad Street and Water Avenue Tuesday morning. According to ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 11:40 am

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has placed portions of Dallas County in a slight risk of severe weather tomorrow morning with the storms likely arriving between 2 and 6 a.m.

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Early morning storms to delay school Tuesday

Two school systems have decided to delay the start of school Tuesday morning due to the threat of severe weather. Selma City Schools and the ... Read more

by Brent Maze, Monday, March 25, 2024 5:58 pm

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