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Looking back as Newspaper Week ends

As National Newspaper Week comes to a close, I reflected on how my journalism career began. I remember ...

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Efforts in the county

On Thursday, I sat at the Central Alabama Farmer’s Co-op for the Alabama Association of Resource Conservation and ...

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The importance of Pre-K: Don’t let it fadeout

Coming from a family who have been educators for many years and being an education reporter, it is ...

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One year later

This week marks one year that I have lived in Selma. It seems like just yesterday I was ...

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The drive to succeed

As I sat there listening to these Youth Leadership Selma-Dallas County graduates talk about the community projects they ...

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Stay united, Selma

I’ve been here for enough time now that some annual events that we write about are starting to ...

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Coming to an end

Next month, the Selma-Dallas County Leadership Class will come together one last time for a time to remember ...

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The power of a good story

It was my grandmother who once told me that I was never alone as long as I had ...

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Bringing us all together

Since time began, I would argue the one thing that brings us all together is a nice meal. ...

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International Women’s Day 2019 celebrated

“I matter. I matter equally. Not ‘If Only’, not ‘as long as’. I matter. Full stop.” – Chimamanda ...

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A crash course is social services in Dallas County

Another month is ending, which means another meeting of the Leadership Dallas County has passed. This month was ...

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What do you want for your community?

“The search for better ways to make necessary changes is often prompted by disappointments that result from conventional ...

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The challenges of change

Last week, I introduced the book that Leadership Dallas County read for our group reading. David Mathews’ book ...

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For communities to work

I love books. Whether I am listening on Audible, reading on my iPad or reading a good, old-fashioned ...

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The weight of debt

One of the hardest things I ever accomplished was paying off student loans. I admit I was fortunate ...

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