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Opinion

Valentine’s Day should become a national holiday

Valentine’s Day usually falls under my radar. For some, February 14th is one of the most special days of the year, especially on the romantic ... Read more

5 months ago by James Jones.

Kobe Bryant should be remembered for basketball, not off the court

I didn’t plan on writing another column about the death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. I thought my editorial honored Bryant and paid tribute ... Read more

5 months ago by James Jones.

Intelligence, integrity, intensity made Bryant a legend

The NBA lost one of its greatest basketball players Sunday. Guard Kobe Bryant, who spent his entire 20 year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, ... Read more

6 months ago by James Jones.

The reporter, the columnist and the man

I pulled up to the radio station on Lauderdale, WHBB 1490 AM, around 8:30 a.m. Friday morning and found my way inside, coffee close at ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

To properly honor King, we must recall his radical views

In the decades following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, great pains have been taken to adapt ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

Bowline’s plan to overhaul city information request form good for citizens, city

Over the past several months, perhaps longer than that, this newspaper has both railed against the city’s public information request form and called for a ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

Dispatch from a ‘bum reporter’

During my time as a journalist, I’ve been called many things, most of which are unfit for publication, weathered countless assaults on my credibility and ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

Makers, lend me your ears

With Feb. 18, I’ll have been at The Selma Times-Journal for one year. Sometimes, when I try to reflect on all the stories I’ve written ... Read more

6 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

Mayor’s shutdown of council office an assault of citizens, democracy

Reports that Selma Mayor Darrio Melton has systematically rendered the Selma City Council office in city hall inoperable by shutting off access to the internet ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

Ode to Rufus, the newsroom marmot

Since wandering into Selma more than a year ago, I’ve found a thousand different things to fall in love with – the way the river ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

College Football is overloaded with 2 many Bowl games

College Football is getting overloaded with Bowl games. The NCAA has a whopping 40 bowl games, ranging from the Celebration Bowl to the Sugar Bowl ... Read more

6 months ago by James Jones.

Hark, the holidays have ended

The barrage of holiday festivities at the end of each year is generally a welcomed respite among the working folks – a little time off ... Read more

6 months ago by Adam Powell.

Bowl committee gives shaft to Alabama, Auburn

The College Bowl committee didn’t do any favors for Alabama and Auburn in the postseason. I thought it was unfair to broadcast Alabama and Auburn ... Read more

6 months ago by James Jones.

National Signing Day needs to stay exclusively in February

Wednesday marks the opening day of National Signing Day for high school football players. Selma High offensive tackle Jeremiah Wright is expected to sign with ... Read more

7 months ago by James Jones.

In the wise words of the little ones

Christmas seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind for obvious reasons – the annual spending spree that accompanies the season simultaneously inspires excitement ... Read more

7 months ago by Adam Powell.

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