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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News - Main story

Victims’ families stage demonstration over DA move

Since Monday, protestors have been gathered outside of the Dallas County Courthouse, migrating Thursday to a post at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 16, 2021 11:22 am

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Vaccine rates on the rise: At least 30 percent vaccinated in 29 counties

According to a Thursday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least 30 percent of residents in 29 counties, including Dallas County ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:52 pm

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ARCH receives funds for local efforts

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday that more than $22 million had been handed down to organizations across the state to help Alabamians facing homelessness ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

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Local health professionals join call for Medicaid expansion

Vaughan Regional Medical Center (VRMC) CEO David McCormack and local physician Dr. Lotfi Bashir joined over 300 medical professionals across the state in drafting a ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

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Perkins calls for new COVID ordinance

During a last-minute press conference at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center Thursday morning, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that, following a meeting with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:18 pm

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ADPH says at least 1-in-4 vaccinated in 42 counties

According to a Monday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least  25 percent of residents age 16 and older have received ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:28 pm

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SCS rallies leaders to tackle ‘culture of crime’ in Selma

Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams, alongside Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and a host of other city and county leaders, held a press ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:27 pm

Editorials

Council, mayor must proceed with caution on SPD complaint

The recent letter penned by unnamed officers of the Selma Police Department (SPD), which called into question SPD Chief Kenta Fulford’s capacity to “adequately lead” ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:57 am

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Weekly claims spike in county

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) release weekly unemployment figures showing that 182 first-jobless claims were filed in Dallas County last week, a significant increase ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:55 am

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Unnamed SPD officers call for chief’s removal in letter

In a letter addressed to Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and the Selma City Council, officers with the Selma Police Department (SPD) took issue with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:55 am

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Selma Winn-Dixie to offer COVID-19 vaccine

Winn-Dixie on Dallas Avenue in Selma will begin offering Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to eligible recipients beginning today. The Selma location is one ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:56 pm

News - Main story

Insurance Service Office gives Craig Volunteer Fire Department successful audit

Craig Volunteer Fire Department had a successful audit by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) several weeks ago. The Public Protection Classification (PPC) assigned by ISO ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:44 am

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ADPH poll finds vaccine hesitancy ‘among all groups’

A poll conducted by the Bruno Event Team on behalf of the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) to examine and better understand reluctance among ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, March 29, 2021 12:33 pm

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Red Cross continues tornado recovery effort across state

The American Red Cross, which has had disaster responders on the ground in Alabama since a rash of severe weather caused widespread devastation on Wednesday, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, March 29, 2021 12:32 pm

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Jobless rate tops 10% in Selma, 8% in county

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) recently released February unemployment figures showing Selma with an unemployment rate of 10.3 percent and Dallas County with an ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, March 29, 2021 12:32 pm

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