Editorials

Flood risk study ongoing, will be boon for city

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is conducting an ongoing Flood Risk Management Study in Selma, which ...

Adam Powell

Our digital dialogues are demeaning decency

The wind, kicking up bits of polluted sand and various chunks of refuse and litter, was harsh against ...

Editorials

A Tragic Milestone: Murders in Selma have now topped last year’s numbers – something’s gotta give

Two Black bodies were found shot to death on Ceola L. Miller Avenue over the weekend, pushing the ...

Adam Powell

The grand birth of Ain’tsgiving

The mechanics of genetics, mysterious in method, saw fit to distill the sarcasm and cynicism that bubbles over ...

Editorials

HOLD TIGHT: Council must not repeal rule requiring approval of certain purchases

The new Selma City Council, as well as Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr., are obviously working diligently to ...

Adam Powell

Unity cannot exist where justice is absent

“Well…this is going to be difficult. That sold-out knucklehead refugee from a 1969 ‘Mister Clean’ TV commercial has ...

Adam Powell

A breath of fresh air

Blanketed in sunshine, a crisp breeze nipping at the back of my neck and ears and a wide ...

Adam Powell

Bearing witness and baring the wounds

Covering elections over my nearly two decades in journalism has become a practice in cool – being an ...

Adam Powell

To live and die as a small town, Alabama newsman

Art Parker – Managing Editor of The Montgomery Independent and former Editor of the now-defunct Millbrook Independent, where ...

Adam Powell

Selma voted for experience in mayoral contest – let’s hope it does the same in Senate race

While a lot of attention is being paid to this year’s presidential contest, which has shaped up to ...

Adam Powell

When it’s all said and done

Tuesday’s runoff election feels like the culmination of a years-long campaign, the period at the end of a ...

Columnists

We need to expand healthcare to rural Alabamians and new technology shows the way

If there is one single concern unifying Americans, it’s our health. This is especially true during a pandemic, ...

James Jones

Former Alabama QBs hold different positions with NFL teams

For the first time in 35 years, the University of Alabama has three quarterbacks on NFL rosters at ...

Adam Powell

The endorsement I never intended to make

For some reason, my integrity as a journalist has been called into question lately – not by name ...

James Jones

SEC Football opens under COVID-19 cloud

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) football season gets underway today for only a 10-game league schedule. Second-ranked Alabama travels ...

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