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Dennis Palmer, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

Selma The Magazine

Why I Love Selma – Optimistic volunteer

Optimism and excitement about her adopted hometown of Selma flows from Becky Youngblood like the water rolls through Selma and down the Alabama River. While ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:18 pm

Columnists

Long time coming

It’s been a long time coming, Selma. The Saint James Hotel is finally in the hands of someone who has the best chance of making ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Friday, April 5, 2019 6:22 pm

News

Cemetery Race to help law enforcement set for Saturday

With the weather for Saturday’s Cemetery Race shaping up to be ideal, race organizer Rex Jones says the pieces are falling into place for the ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Friday, October 26, 2018 11:38 am

News

Probate judge speaks against tax proposals

As the Selma city council and Mayor Darrio Melton continue to spar over finalizing a budget for next fiscal year, Dallas County Probate Judge Kim ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, August 25, 2018 8:26 pm

Sports

Free makes championship putt thanks to little sister’s advice

Two things to remember when playing tournament golf are to never give up, and always listen to your little sister when it comes to a ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:32 pm

Columnists

Time for a change

An inflection point is defined as a time of significant change in a situation, or a turning point. It remains to be seen whether the ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Sunday, July 29, 2018 12:30 pm

Editorials

Graduates get ready to begin next chapter of life

Like hundreds of other parents throughout Dallas County, this month my family is celebrating the graduation of a child from high school. Our daughter, Maggie, ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:18 pm

News

BCA endorses Prince Chestnut for House 67 seat

ProgressPAC, the political action committee of the Business Council of Alabama, announced it has endorsed Prince Chestnut for state representative of District 67, which covers ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:04 pm

Dennis Palmer

Knight remembered for her giving heart

Kaye Knight was an extraordinary woman who lived her life serving others. Kaye, who I was lucky enough to call my friend, died Monday after ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, May 5, 2018 5:19 pm

Columnists

PALMER: Newsprint supply is tightening, and you are affected

The paper (newsprint) used to print The Selma Times-Journal you hold in your hands cost 10 percent more than it did just a few weeks ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:00 pm

Columnists

Memories of Sept. 11

Today millions of Americans will relate their personal stories to friends and family of where they were when they first heard about the tragedies of ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:38 pm

Morgan Academy

Senators overcome deficit to defeat Tuscaloosa

Coming off a tough loss to Marengo Academy, first year Senators’ head coach Josh Thacker challenged his team before their matchup with the visiting Tuscaloosa ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, September 3, 2016 12:36 am

Columnists

St. James Hotel debacle gets even worse

I was wrong. I admit it. Last week I said the St. James debacle couldn’t get any worse. Well it has, and it looks like ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, August 27, 2016 9:21 pm

Columnists

Bad decisions, excuses take toll on St. James

The St. James Hotel. Once a jewel in the Queen of the Black Belt’s crown has become a symbol of dysfunction and an example of ... Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:50 pm

Morgan Academy

Selma’s Jones Free takes on Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Sometimes the luck of the draw falls in a golfer’s favor, and sometimes it doesn’t. Read more

by Dennis Palmer, Monday, April 4, 2016 11:33 pm

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