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Advocacy groups say new relief bill ‘falls short’

Following the Monday unveiling of a new COVID-19 relief bill by Republicans in the U.S. Senate, a host of Alabama advocacy groups are criticizing the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:01 pm

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South Carolina artist visits the bridge

First thing Wednesday morning, beneath a dull, gray sky, artist Ernest Lee, beneath a blue canopy, set out a variety of paintings he splattered atop ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:00 pm

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Playing press and paying respect

There are moments in a person’s life which stand out, in radiant technicolor, against the gray and drab backdrop that sets the scene for most ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:58 pm

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Procession carries John Lewis over bridge for final march

John Lewis crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge for the last time. A few short clips from Selma today as Rep. John Lewis crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:57 pm

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Kappas award scholarships to ‘outstanding’ students

The Selma Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi on Tuesday awarded $1,000 Kappa League Guide Right Scholarships to local students Bryant Gordon and Edgerrin Moore ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:13 pm

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Senate approves NDAA with ‘hundreds of millions’ for state

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAAO), which authorizes funding for national defense priorities and this year includes hundreds ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:12 pm

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Randolph eyes another term

Ward 5 Selma City Councilman Sam Randolph, who was first elected in 2000, is setting his sights on another term in office. “I think Selma ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:11 pm

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Lewis to cross Edmund Pettus Bridge, lie in state at Alabama State Capitol

A full six days of ceremonies have been scheduled to honor civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who died last week, including a final ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:10 pm

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11th Circuit Court: State’s voter ID law constitutional

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Wednesday celebrated the recent ruling by the 11th Circuit of Appeals, which ruled that the state’s photo identification ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:11 pm

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50 candidates qualify to run in Selma election

Selma voters will have a large slate of candidates to choose from when they head to the polls in August – at the close of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:10 pm

Editorials

Lawmakers must take action to prevent another round of pandemic fallout

The end of the month is quickly approaching, which means that unemployed folks will soon lose their additional $600-per-week federal unemployment benefit and lose their ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:41 am

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The sounds of silence

Generally, I begin my columns with some snarky or cynical bit of humor, or perhaps a quote from a great writer or noted politician, but ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:40 am

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Weekend funerals halted at all city cemeteries

The City of Selma Cemetery Department has put a halt on all weekend funeral services at city cemeteries, according to a memo distributed to all ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:27 pm

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13.1 percent of Dallas County still unemployed

According to numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Friday, Dallas County’s June unemployment rate was 13.1 percent, a slight decline over May’s ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 17, 2020 4:18 pm

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McPhillips pushes for dismissal

Montgomery attorney Julian McPhillips filed a motion seeking a hearing on his pending motions to dismiss the cases against three Selma Police Department (SPD) officers ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 17, 2020 4:17 pm

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