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Adam Powell, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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Ivey issues statewide mask mandate

During a press conference Wednesday alongside Alabama State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced a statewide order requiring the wearing of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:35 am

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Jemison mounts bid for Ward 6 council seat

As voter across Dallas County were wandering into voting precincts Tuesday morning, Atkin Jemison was plotting his run for the Ward 6 seat on the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:12 pm

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DALLAS COUNTY PRIMARY RUNOFF 2020

Polls are open in Dallas County from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for the county’s Primary Runoff Election Tuesday, July 14. The Selma Times-Journal will be ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:57 am

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City, SRA collaborate for cleanup effort

Beneath an oppressive sun Saturday morning, members of the Selma City Council, representatives from the Selma Redevelopment Authority (SRA) and scores of citizens descended on ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:22 am

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New book inspired by Selma visit

Connor Towne O’Neill, a producer for National Public Radio (NPR) that recently worked on the “White Lies” podcast about the murder of Unitarian Rev. James ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 10, 2020 4:01 pm

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Owens taking gospel to the streets of America’s cities

William Owens, a poet and author who last visited the Queen City in January during his march from Montgomery to Selma praying for the nation, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:59 pm

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Sewell’s use of campaign funds for club dues legal

CQ Roll Call, a Washington-based news organization covering Capitol Hill, released an article Wednesday detailing the use of campaign funds by members of Congress for ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:57 pm

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Local jobless claims continue weekly descent

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) on Thursday released weekly unemployment figures that showed more than 19,000 unemployment claims were filed last week, an increase ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:41 pm

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TKO hands out supplies to those in need

People stood sweating in a long line stretching from a nondescript store front on Broad Street to the parking spaces nearby Thursday as volunteers with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:40 pm

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Miller Lumber cited following death or worker

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Thursday that Selma manufacturer Miller Lumber Company had been cited for “failing to ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:40 pm

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Young launches bid for council president seat

Attorney Warren “Billy” Young – Chairman of the Deacon Board at Historic First Baptist Church, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha (APA) Southern Region ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:21 am

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Jones: State ‘still in very dangerous territory’

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, on Tuesday hosted a virtual press conference alongside National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:24 pm

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Candidates descend on reopened city hall for qualifying

The doors to Selma City Hall were flung open Tuesday morning, following a months-long closure due to the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic, and candidates for a ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:14 pm

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Ivey extends current health order to end of July

In a scene that has played out multiple times over the past several months as the state has moved from one response to another amid ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:08 am

Selma The Magazine

‘I absolutely love big, beautiful Selma’

Matthew Rhaheem Smith III – familiar to most through his social media moniker of “Rhaheem ‘LivingTheLife’ Smith, under which he runs the Facebook page “Selma’s ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:07 am

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