James Jones, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News

Select Auburn students leave the Plains to help Selma City Council on MLK Day

Auburn University assisted members of the Selma City Council in cleaning up the city during the MLK Holiday. Almost 100 Auburn students volunteered their services ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, January 22, 2022 1:25 pm

Obituaries

Margaret Shelton Appel

Margaret Shelton Appel age 96 of Selma, passed away on January 20, 2022 at her home. She was born on August 3, 1925 in Salt ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, January 21, 2022 3:16 pm

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Elise Faircloth Blackwell

Elise Faircloth Blackwell died peacefully on January 15, 2022, at her home in Birmingham.  She was born November 13, 1936, in Clinton, NC, to James ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, January 21, 2022 10:51 am

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Teenager arrested in Selma murder

A teenager was arrested in Selma’s first murder of the year. According to Dallas Country District Attorney Michael Jackson, a 14-year-old juvenile has been charged ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, January 21, 2022 10:36 am

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LIFT Ministries, Snow’s cleaning service donate to Dallas County jail inmates

LIFT Ministries, and Snow’s Cleaning Service teamed up in donating gifts to inmates at the Dallas County Jail. Books, hygiene, toiletry items and undergarments were ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, January 21, 2022 10:15 am

Sports

Morgan Academy softball star signs scholarship

Morgan Academy infielder Leanna Johnson always knew where she wanted to play college softball. Johnson signed with Columbia State (Tennessee) University on Thursday morning at ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, January 21, 2022 7:26 am

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Selma City Council holds first council meeting of New Year

The Selma City Council held its first council meeting of 2022 last week. The entire city council was present at the January 5 meeting:  Council ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:06 pm

Obituaries

Clifton Allen “Cliff” Bennett

Clifton Allen “Cliff” Bennett. March 20, 1954 -January 15, 2022. Cliff Bennett, age 67, of Jackson, Mississippi and formerly of Selma, Alabama, went home to ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:40 am

Obituaries

Beatrice “Laura” Moore

Beatrice “Laura” Moore, beloved mother and retired Federal Express Manager has passed, March 15th, 2020  Laura was a God-fearing firecracker and joy, breaking barriers and accomplishing goals, ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:38 am

News - Main story

Longtime Selma Farmer defined by faith, family and friendship

Five words best describe Brandon McHugh: family, faith, friendship, farming and fishing. McHugh passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:25 am

Sports

Three Dallas County schools ranked in ASWA Basketball poll

Three Dallas County schools remained ranked in the ASWA Basketball poll this week. Southside boys (13-7) remained ranked ninth in Class 3A, despite a 64-58 ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:18 am

News

Two suspects arrested in stolen horse incident

A juvenile and adult were arrested in connection to a horse thief last week in Dallas County. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 10:28 am

News - Main story

Black Belt Alphas hosted, sponsored MLK Holiday Parade

The Delta Pi Lamda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,Inc. hosted and sponsored a MLK City Parade last Saturday. The parade began at School of ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:09 am

Obituaries

David Caldwell Russell

A service to celebrate the life of David Caldwell Russell will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 20, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:07 am

Obituaries

Albert Eugene Wilson

Albert Eugene Wilson, age 89 of Selma, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at his home. He was born September 14, 1932 in Sylacauga, ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 7:05 am

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