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Wade files new court motion

The years-long battle that has unfolded between Selma Mayor Darrio Melton and Selma City Treasurer Ronita Wade entered ... Read more | Add your comment

Cougar Oil lends a hand to United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

Cougar Oil’s Rex Jones announced Wednesday that the United Way of Selma & Dallas County is the latest ... Read more | Add your comment

RHMP to receive over $62K to aid in regional efforts to fight virus

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, announced that more than $350,000 in coronavirus supplemental funding for Community ... Read more | Add your comment

Local restaurants receive support from regulars amid outbreak

On March 19, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide ordinance prohibiting on-site consumption of food and drinks at ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gov. declares schools closed for the remainder of year

labama Gov. Kay Ivey, joined by Alabama State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey and Alabama State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, declared schools throughout the state ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon Cahela.

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MainStreet Family Care announces COVID-19 testing

MainStreet Family Care announced all 16 of its clinics across the state will now offer COVID-19 testing on Friday morning, including the Selma clinic located ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ivey: Census is ‘roadmap to our future’

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued a statement stressing the importance of the 2020 U.S. Census, which is currently underway and available to be ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:34 pm

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WCCS extends online instruction, postpones graduation

Following a directive issued last Friday by the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), Wallace Community College – Selma (WCCS), which had previously announced that it ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:32 pm

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Tuscaloosa resident ready to conquer boxing world

Charles Harris is ready to make a name for himself in professional boxing. Harris is the IBF International welterweight  champion. Harris fought on the undercard ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:38 am

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ADOL urges workers to apply for benefits under CARES Act

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shuttered businesses and left workers without paychecks all across the nation, has many in the U.S. ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:28 am

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Bill launches loans to keep workers employed

The Families First Coronavirus Response, one of three relief packages signed into law in response to the mounting coronavirus pandemic, allocated #350 billion to help ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:26 am

Sports

AISA extends spring sports suspension until April 17

The AISA has decided to extend its suspension of spring sports for the next three weeks. AISA Executive Director Michael McClendon said the suspension of ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 8:33 am

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ADEM: No need to worry, state water systems ‘safe’

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) issued a press release Tuesday assuring Alabamians that, despite the ongoing pandemic, drinking water in the state is ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:30 pm

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Coalition meets to discuss local virus response

On Tuesday, the Selma-Dallas County Coronavirus Community Coalition held its first COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall meeting over the phone – the meetings are slated to ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:29 pm

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Selma Police Department prepared for city’s quarantine curfew

The Selma Police Department is prepared to enforce the city’s quarantine curfew and restrictions on gatherings over 10 people. Last weekend, Selma Mayor Darrio Melton ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:23 pm

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Morgan Academy golfer signs with Snead State Community College

Thomas Morris recently landed a golf scholarship at Snead State Community College. At SSCC, Morris will be reunited with former Senator golfer David Cothran, a ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:04 am

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Selma Police Department searching for missing Dallas County man

The Selma Police Department, Uniontown Police Department and Hale County Sheriff’s office are searching for a missing man. A vehicle with Dallas County license plate ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, March 30, 2020 2:04 pm

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Pre-virus numbers show record-low unemployment

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) on Friday released unemployment numbers for February, which show the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate unchanged from January at 2.7 ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, March 30, 2020 9:44 am

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Modern health crisis like 1918 Spanish flu outbreak

The modern coronavirus has knocked large swaths of society back on its heels and reeling, wondering how indeed the very fabric of society won’t be ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, March 30, 2020 9:43 am

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Mayor orders quarantine, curfew in Selma

On Saturday afternoon, Selma Mayor Darrio Melton signed a proclamation instituting a quarantine curfew on Selma residents between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily due ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:21 am

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Courthouse to close doors to public amid health crisis

Dallas County Probate Judge and Commission Chairman Jimmy Nunn announced Friday that, in light of the COVID-19 emergency, The Dallas County Courthouse will close its ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, March 27, 2020 3:44 pm

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Dallas County Athletic Directors react to spring sports ‘ cancellation

Morgan Academy may not get a chance to defend its AISA state golf and tennis championships this year. When Gov. Kay Ivey announced the closing ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, March 27, 2020 12:40 pm

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Former Dallas County High School star a finalist for AISA basketball POY

Autauga Academy forward Octavious Palmer is a finalist for the AISA basketball player of the year. The former Dallas County High School multi-sport star is ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, March 27, 2020 10:36 am

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VIP seeks assistance to establish transportation service for the visually impaired

Visually Impaired People, Inc. (VIP) is seeking assistance to establish a transportation service for Dallas County’s visually impaired residents. While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic certainly ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:00 pm

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Jones votes to pass strengthened Senate’s third COVID-19 relief package

On Wednesday night, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, voted to pass the Senate’s third major COVID-19 economic relief package. The bill failed to earn enough ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:59 pm

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Spring sports season ends statewide

The spring season for high school sports is over. Gov. Kay Ivey’s announcement of schools staying closed Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic eliminated the ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:12 pm

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Municipal court left more than $500K on the table in unpaid fees and fines

Editor’s Note: Over the past several days, The Selma Times-Journal has published a series of articles reviewing the report handed down to the city by ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:35 pm

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Virus: As state confirms first death, county sees first cases

The first case of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus strain that has impacted communities across the globe over the past several weeks, was confirmed in Alabama ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:34 pm

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Michael Johnson Youth Football Camp postponed

The Michael Johnson Youth Football Camp is postponed until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic. The MJ 93-90 camp was originally scheduled for April ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:13 pm

Lifestyles

Selma native returning soon to give back to community

A Selma native plans on giving back to her hometown later this summer. Tamira Williams of Untamed Talenz LLC has scheduled a Majorette Mini Camp ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:03 am

Lifestyles

Rapper’s Delight: Selma native prepares for rap debut

A Selma native has visions of conquering the world of hip hop someday. Rapper T. Smith will release his debut CD, entitled “To Whom It ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:47 pm