James Jones, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

Opinion

Our opinion: All-star basketball players set strong examples

In the 2024 season, Dallas County enjoyed one of its best high school basketball seasons in years. We are not talking about winning state championships, ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, February 24, 2024 5:26 am

Sports

Danny Raines resigns as Morgan Academy football coach

Morgan Academy head football coach Danny Raines has resigned to take a similar position at Berry High School. Raines spent four years as the Senators’ ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, February 24, 2024 4:13 am

News - Main story

Pettway cousins discussed quilts at ‘Lunch at the Library’

Gee’s Bend Quilters Stella Mae Pettway and Emma Mooney Pettway were guest speakers Thursday at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library. The two Pettway cousins spoke ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, February 24, 2024 4:11 am

News

Councilman arrested for domestic violence

Selma City Councilman Sam Randolph was arrested Wednesday night on multiple charges of domestic violence. According to the Selma Police Department (SPD), Randolph is charged ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, February 23, 2024 11:47 am

News

Selma, Dallas County participate in SHORT the Squirrel program

SHORT the Squirrel celebrated its fourth birthday on Feb. 22 with a reading program across the state. SHORT the Squirrel is an “Official Mascot for ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, February 23, 2024 11:15 am

News - Main story

Leika’s School remains open in Selma

Despite rumors floating around Selma, Leika’s School will not be closing.  Leika’s and Church Street United Methodist Church officials released a joint statement recently dispelling ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, February 23, 2024 10:58 am

News

Dallas County man arrested on multiple charges

A Dallas County man is being charged with a burglary and attempted rape which occurred on Feb. 19 in Beloit. According to the Dallas County ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, February 23, 2024 8:53 am

Sports

Hand competes in AISA all-star game

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by James Jones, Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:09 am

News - Main story

Meadowview Elementary sixth-grader named student of the month

Meadowview Elementary School sixth-grader Kaitlyn Johnson is the City of Selma student of the month for February. Johnson received a certificate by City Council President ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, February 22, 2024 5:04 am

News - Main story

Sanders announced events for Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee

On Tuesday, former State Senator Hank Sanders officially announced plans for the 59th annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee schedule.  Sanders, who co-founded the Jubilee with his ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:09 am

News

UAB EPIPHANY to host health fair in Selma

By Jalyn Zinn UAB EPIPHANY and Tabernacle of Praise Church in Selma are hosting a Community Health & Family Fun Day on Health Fair on ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:27 am

Sports

Tisdale selected for all-star basketball game

Keith High School guard Trey Tisdale was chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball game. The 12-person roster for both boys and girls teams ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:25 am

News - Main story

Gee’s Bend Quilters to speak at Library

By Becky Nichols Special to the Selma Times-Journal Plan to join the Selma-Dallas County Public Library on Feb. 22 at noon as we celebrate our ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:24 am

News

Several arrested during high school brawl in Dallas County

A Selma woman and seven juveniles were arrested during a brawl at Southside High School on Feb. 13.  According to Dallas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:06 am

Sports

Keith High girls punch ticket to Class 1A State Basketball tournament

The Keith High girls basketball team clinched a berth in the Class 1A State Tournament with a 51-28 victory over Calhoun in the Central Regional ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 1:47 pm

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