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Staff Reports, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News

STJ earns more than 20 awards in annual APA contest

The Alabama Press Association (APA) announced the winners of its 2020 Media Awards Friday via email, having canceled the regularly-scheduled conference due to the ongoing ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:09 am

Obituaries

Christie King

Ms. Christie A. King, 22, of Valley Grande, AL passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2019.  Funeral arrangements have been planned for 11 a.m. on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 25, 2019 10:48 am

Health

Massive Yellow Jacket nests appearing

Imagine a colony of yellow jackets the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, filled with 15,000 of the stinging insects. Now, imagine more than 90 of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:12 pm

Education

Selma native graduates from pharmacy school

Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy held its Spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 6 at Auburn Arena. The class of 2019 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:10 pm

Letters to the Editor

Night of Hope

Dear Editor, Reading the column by my brother in the Lord, Mr. Hank Sanders, in Friday’s paper was an inspiration.  Yes, Selma has given so ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 18, 2019 1:36 pm

Letters to the Editor

First book published

Dear Editor, To help celebrate Black History Month this year, I would like to make you aware of the accomplishments of one of our own ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 9:29 pm

News

Alabama editor draws criticism over racist editorial

An editorial published in the Democrat-Reporter, a newspaper based in Linden, calling for the “Ku Klux Klan to ride again” has made state and national ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:03 pm

Letters to the Editor

Demise of our community

Dear Editor, We are the demise of our community in Selma and all other black neighborhoods. All the killing and unsolved murders here in this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:16 pm

Terri Sewell

Our Federal Workers are not political pawns, Mr. President.

Americans deserve a well-functioning Congress that works on their behalf. I know my constituents in Alabama’s 7th District did not send me to Washington to be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 21, 2019 8:31 pm

News

Manley remembered as advocate for community

By Robert Blankenship Demopolis Times The Demopolis and West Alabama area lost a longtime advocate and community leader with the passing of Richard “Rick” Manley ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:01 pm

Obituaries

Marcus Mason Harris

Marcus Mason Harris passed away at home, surrounded by his family Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the age of 75. Mason was a member of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 6:18 pm

Letters to the Editor

Selma needs a city manager

Dear Editor, The mayor-council form of city government has proven to be ineffective for Selma.  Selma has the strong-mayor plan of city government.  Under this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, December 17, 2018 5:53 pm

Opinion

A citizen’s letter to Mayor Melton

Dear Mayor Melton: As a citizen of the beloved Selma, I am writing you not to demand anything. I don’t feel that you are a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 5:45 pm

News

Summit to celebrate youth workforce

Apprenticeship Alabama is recognizing National Apprenticeship Week from Nov. 12 – Nov. 18. National Apprenticeship Week celebrates how work-based learning opportunities are providing career pathways ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 12, 2018 8:01 pm

Letters to the Editor

Voting in Dallas County

Dear Editor:   Most life-long voters in Dallas County have voted in the same precinct for most of their lives.         They come ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 7:44 pm

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