James Jones, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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Freeze: Wright, offensive line ‘should be good’

By James Jones and Brent Maze Auburn offensive guard and Selma native Jeremiah Wright was mentioned at the SEC Football Media Days in Dallas on ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 10:07 am

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HaVon returns to Selma on August 9

When singer Asher HaVon performed at the Selma Amphitheatre on June 22, he vowed to quickly return.  The winner of The Voice Season 25 will ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, July 24, 2024 10:04 am

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Hampton named Board of Trustees chair at Stillman College

Joe Hampton is the new chair of the board of trustees at Stillman College.  Hampton, president of Spire Energy for Alabama and Mississippi, graduated from ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, July 23, 2024 11:03 am

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Local Alpha Phi Alpha chapter donates to March of Dimes

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by James Jones, Tuesday, July 23, 2024 10:57 am

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James Jones: Turning down drugs was great move

A few months away from entering high school 40 years ago, I was presented with an opportunity to do drugs.  I was playing summer baseball ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 22, 2024 10:05 am

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Valley Grande moves closer to filling vacant council seat

Two former Valley Grande City Council members are under consideration to fill a vacant council seat that was occupied by Bruce Hughes, who died June ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 22, 2024 10:05 am

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Gospel Tabernacle completes summer camp program

One hundred twenty-five students completed the summer camp program at Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on Thursday. Gospel Tabernacle COGIC partnered with the ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 22, 2024 10:03 am

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Sewell, Dallas County Democrat Chairman react to President Biden’s withdrawal from election

U.S. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, D-Selma and Dallas County Democratic Chairman Collins Pettaway III react to President Joe Biden withdrawing from the U.S. Presidential race ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, July 21, 2024 3:40 pm

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Ex-Selma resident named vice president at Marion Community Bank

A former Selma resident was named vice president and community banker at Marion Community Bank.  Steve Frazer, formerly of the Frazer Group and the brother ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, July 21, 2024 10:05 am

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Tinker opens non-emergency transport service

Longtime Nurse assistant Roosevelt Tinker saw an opportunity to help disabled and elderly residents in Dallas County.  Hours after Tinker opened Preferred NEMT LLC on ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, July 21, 2024 3:16 am

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Dallas County teenager charged with murder

A Selma teenager was charged with capital murder of another teenager on July 18. Mikell Craig, 18, was arrested in the fatal shooting of Josh ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, July 20, 2024 3:49 pm

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Two Dallas County residents graduate from Mississippi State

Two former Morgan Academy graduates earned degrees from Mississippi State University. Emily Strickland and Sawyer Hopkins were among 3,500 graduates on MSU’s spring graduation list.  ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, July 20, 2024 10:05 am

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Selma City School official lands huge award

Selma City Schools community engagement/family engagement specialist Cynthia Milledge was named one of the recipients of the National School Public Relations Association’s Golden Achievement Award ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, July 20, 2024 4:05 am

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Edmund Pettus Bridge nominated for World Heritage list

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has recommended the National Park Service to add the Edmund Pettus Bridge to the United Nations Educational, Scientific ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, July 19, 2024 10:05 am

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Dallas County represents, but North sweeps All-Star games

The North swept the South in Tuesday’s AHSAA All-Star basketball games at the Multiplex In Montgomery. The North won the boys’ game 97-85 and took ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, July 19, 2024 10:05 am

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