Opinion

Opinion: There’s more good happening in Selma than meets the eye

An Editorial Opinion of The Selma Times-Journal When most folks think about Selma, you might not think about ...

James Jones

James Jones: Father’s Day not important for some dads

Every Father’s Day, I’m always reminded of one story that has stuck with me since 1976. I never ...

Columnists

Brent Maze: Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there

Sunday is tfathe day where we take time to honor the dads in our community as we celebrate ...

James Jones

James Jones: Fantasizing about a Southside-Holt basketball game in 1980s

Southside High School and Holt High School enjoyed their greatest runs in basketball nearly 40 years ago.  The ...

James Jones

James Jones: Hands Free Law now underway in Alabama

The new Hands-free law in Alabama doesn’t affect my driving style. Formerly known as Senate Bill 301, the ...

Opinion

Opinion: Rib-Off is another huge success for charity

Last weekend, the Blackbelt Benefit Group held its annual  Rockin’ Rib-Off and Rick Carter Songwriter Festival in downtown ...

Faith

On Messing Up

 By Michael J. Brooks “What’s the most embarrassing thing you’ve said from the pulpit?” he asked. It was ...

James Jones

James Jones: Summer of 1984 turned my life around

My life was at a crossroads 40 years ago until a Tuscaloosa realtor named Michael Jacobson changed things. ...

James Jones

James Jones: Cutting back on football is enjoyable

Guess you can say I’m no longer a football junkie. Over the last several months, several football-related events ...

Opinion

Opinion: Time needed to develop long-term plans for softball fields

Recently, the Dallas County Board of Education has discussed building two new softball fields at Keith and Southside ...

James Jones

James Jones: NCAA finally wakes up to athlete compensation

The NCAA and the Power Five conferences quietly agreed to pay college athletes. NCAA president Charlie Baker, commissioners ...

Opinion

Opinion: Food pantry, shelter should not be targets of crime

A Selma Times-Journal Editorial Two horrific crimes occurred during Memorial Day weekend in Selma with the break-ins of ...

Opinion

Opinion: Asher, you have made us proud here in Dallas County

An Editorial of the Selma Times-Journal Asher HaVon did something that had never been done in the history ...

Z - Newsletter News

James Jones: Happy Anniversary to me

Memorial Day is a holiday that will always mean something. Six years ago, I officially became News Editor ...

James Jones

James Jones: weathering a storm in my life

The unpredictable weather pattern continues to affect my life in different aspects since 2024 began. A few days ...

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