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Selma native, veteran garners high praise from California congressman

William Walker, a Selma native now living in Oceanside, California, recently garnered high praise from his congressman, U.S. ... Read more | Add your comment

Historic Society recognizes beauty

The Selma-Dallas County Historic Preservation Society (SDCHPS) recently presented its 2020 Beautification Awards to two Queen City properties ... Read more | Add your comment

DCFRC kicks off Christmas tree fundraiser downtown

With a cold wind swirling around them, volunteers with the Dallas County Family Resource Center (DCFRC) were seen ... Read more | Add your comment

Selma AIR, BlackBelt Wellness Center celebrates World AIDS Day

Selma AIR and Blackbelt Wellness Center celebrated World AIDs Day on Tuesday at the Blackbelt Wellness Center. For ... Read more | Add your comment

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Murder suspect turns himself in to Selma Police Department

A capital murder suspect turned himself in to the Selma Police Department Wednesday morning. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson and SPD, Selma ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gospel Tabernacle Church feeds homeless on Thanksgiving Day

Gospel Tabernacle Church in God overcame the break-in its Food Distribution Center to feed the homeless on Thanksgiving Day. Gospel Tabernacle Pastor John E. Grayson, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Energy Institute of Alabama Names Alabama Transportation Institute Executive Director its Senior Policy Advisor 

Alabama Transportation Institute Executive Director Dr. Allen Parrish is the newest Senior Policy Advisor for the Energy Institute of Alabama. Parrish will provide expert guidance ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 8:52 am

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Son of former Lowndes County Sheriff killed in two-vehicle accident

The son of former Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Conecuh County. According to Alabama Law Enforcement ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:05 pm

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Morgan Academy football, cheerleaders to compete in AISA All-Star game

The AISA All-Star football game will be filled with several Morgan Academy football players and cheerleaders. A combined 10 Morgan Academy football players and cheerleaders ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:44 am

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Meadowview Christian, Keith lead All Dallas County honorable mention volleyball picks

Morgan Academy, Meadowview Christian School, Keith, Dallas County and Selma High all had honorable mention picks on The Selma Times-Journal volleyball team. Avery Smith, Jaden ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:37 am

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ArtsRevive, Cougar Oil team up for new mural

ArtsRevive and Cougar Oil are joining forces to brighten up a “high-profile corner” in Selma with a new mural from artist Michael Vaughan Sims, who ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, November 30, 2020 2:17 pm

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Suspect identified in fatal Thanksgiving weekend shooting

The Selma Police Department has identified a suspect in a horrific shooting on Black Friday. According to Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford, 28-year-old Roderick Harrison ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, November 27, 2020 2:23 pm

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Family ties: Burton named Selma Times-Journal volleyball player of year

Volleyball flowed through the veins of Reagan Burton at an early age. Burton’s father, Tim Burton, coached at Meadowview Christian School. Her older sister, Jessica ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:46 am

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Meet The Selma Times-Journal volleyball coach of the year

Bob Taylor wears many hats at Meadowview Christian School. Taylor can add The Selma Times-Journal volleyball coach of the year award to his list of ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:24 am

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Toure calls for reform; council mulls process

Local attorney and activist Faya Rose Toure appeared before the Selma City Council Tuesday night to call for the establishment of a due process committee, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:17 am

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Weekly jobless claims top 100 in county for first time since August

According to numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Wednesday afternoon, more than 100 initial unemployment claims were filed in Dallas County last ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:17 am

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Selma Police Department investigating theft at Food Bank Distribution Center

The Selma Police Department is investigating a theft that took place on Tuesday evening at the Food Bank Distribution Center. According to Gospel Tabernacle Church ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:40 am

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Helping Hands aids hurricane cleanup effort in Dallas County

Helping Hands, the disaster recovery ministry of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was in Selma recently helping local residents clear downed trees ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 3:19 pm

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Meet the Selma Times-Journal All Dallas County volleyball team

Meadowview Christian School produced an historic season in volleyball. Reagan Burton, Grace Redd and Kaylee Chauncey made The Selma Times-Journal All Dallas County volleyball team. ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:29 pm

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Council gives okay to move ahead with ‘Rebuild’ grant

During its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Selma City Council voted to move ahead with a Rebuild Alabama grant application for “roadway improvement along various ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:52 pm

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LIFT Ministries donate Thanksgiving dinner to Dallas County jail inmates

LIFT Ministries funded Thanksgiving dinner for 140 inmates at the Dallas County Jail on Wednesday. LIFT Ministries Founder/CEO LaTanglia Williams said the organization received donations ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:43 pm

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Ivey announces $19.4M in grants, region to benefit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that more than 60 Alabama cities and counties would be seeing improvements to water and sewer systems, roads and ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:23 pm

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Sewell backs bill to bolster on-the-job training

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, voted recently in support of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, which reauthorizes the National Apprenticeship Act for the first ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:23 pm

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ADPH offers warnings ahead of Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country and in the state of Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) held a press ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:34 pm

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Courthouse Annex to be named for Boynton, Chestnut

On Monday evening, the Dallas County Commission unanimously voted to rename the Dallas County Courthouse Annex after two of Dallas County’s most famed Black attorneys, ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:05 pm

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Dallas County Sheriff Office, Northside Baptist Church hold annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Dallas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) held its annual Thanksgiving food drive on Monday. The DCSO teamed up with Northside Baptist Church, Dave’s Market, ESA ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:58 am

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HomTex to build plant in Selma, create over 300 jobs

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that HomTex, a company founded in 1987 as a contract manufacturer of sheeting, received more than $10.5 million ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:39 pm

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Perkins: COVID crowd limits apply to churches

During a midday meeting of the Selma Rotary Club Monday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. discussed his recent proclamation aimed at curbing the spread of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:38 pm

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Keith nips Southside at buzzer to split in basketball

Tommy Tisdale III’s layup at the buzzer leads Keith High to a 59-57 victory over cross county rival Southside High on Friday in Orrville. Southside ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, November 22, 2020 8:50 am

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Selma man sentenced to Federal prison on drug charges

A Selma man was sentenced to nearly years in federal prison for drug charges. Kenyada Dukes was sentenced to 21 months in Federal prison for ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, November 20, 2020 3:39 pm

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DISTURBING TREND: Perkins plans for new pandemic proclamation

During a press conference on the steps of Selma City Hall Friday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that he was preparing an official proclamation, ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, November 20, 2020 2:19 pm