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Meadows Tire ushers in new ownership

After serving the Selma community for 78 years, Meadows Tire Company will undergo a change in ownership for ... Read more | Add your comment

Ward 2 candidate Nichols unveils 25-point plan

Just ahead of the Oct. 6 runoff, Ward 2 Selma City Council candidate Landon Nichols released a “comprehensive” ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama River hasn’t gotten dredged since 2010

The Alabama River flows some 318 miles through the richest agricultural and timber districts in the state, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Local businesses partner to get students laptops for virtual learning

To say that COVID-19 has shaken things up for teachers, students and parents in Dallas County this fall ... Read more | Add your comment

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Former Selma High School graduate opens law firm

Kameisha Logan always envisioned opening a law firm in her hometown. Logan’s dream became a reality Saturday when she held a ribbon cutting ceremony at ... Read more | Add your comment

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Northside Baptist Church, Vasser’s Mini-Mart hold food giveaway

Northside Baptist Church held its third food giveaway on Thursday at Vasser’s Mini-Mart. Free meals were given away to Dallas County residents. They were also ... Read more | Add your comment

by James Jones.

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Dallas County District Attorney, Selma attorney feud over AD dispute

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson is in a public feud with Selma attorney Faya Rose Toure and her husband, former Alabama Sen. Hank Sanders, ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:16 pm

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Morgan Academy ranked in ASWA Top 10 poll

Morgan Academy puts its unbeaten record and Top 10 ranking on the line Friday night. The 10th ranked Senators (4-0, 2-0) travel to Patrician Academy ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:35 am

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EIA Member Companies on Frontline of Hurricane Relief Efforts in Alabama

The Energy Institute of Alabama has played a big role in the Hurricane Sally clean-up efforts on the Gulf Coast. “These utility companies, and the ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:03 am

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Keith High hosts Southside in Dallas County rivalry contest

Southside faces its second-biggest rival on the road Friday night. Keith High hosts the Panthers in a matchup of Dallas County rivals at J.V. Caldwell ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:49 am

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Unemployment down in city, county

Fewer people are out of work in Selma and Dallas County, according to the most recent monthly figures distributed by the Alabama Department of Labor ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, September 21, 2020 3:33 pm

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Southside High, Keith High fall on the road

Southside’s losing streak continued Saturday night. Hale County scored 27 straight points en-route to a 27-16 victory over the Panthers at Howell Field in Moundville. ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:45 am

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Selma High, Meadowview Christian each fall

Selma High and Meadowview Christian School each lost on Friday night. The Saints lost to Jackson 28-14. Javonte Stubbs and Dion Nelson each scored for ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:17 am

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Morgan Academy takes care of business on homecoming

Morgan Academy rode the running of Holt Utsey and the passing of Andrew Thomas to knock off Southern Academy. Utsey ran for 280 yards, scored ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, September 18, 2020 11:12 pm

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Dallas County drops overtime heartbreaker

Dallas County was in position to capture one of the school’s biggest victories in years. The Hornets dropped a 24-18 heartbreaking overtime loss to West ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:48 pm

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Full Moon BBQ launches statewide giveback program

One of Alabama’s most popular barbecue restaurants is a launching a statewide giveback program for children. Full Moon Bar-B-Que launched “Backpack Blessings” Tuesday and ends ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:41 pm

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Moore recognized for 28 years with Dallas County Commission

District 2 Dallas County Commissioner Roy Moore was presented with an award from the Association of County Commissioners of Alabama (ACCA) during Monday’s Dallas County ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:52 pm

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DCBOE approves budget for new fiscal year

The Dallas County Schools (DCS) Board of Education held its second and final budget hearing for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year last Thursday evening preceding the ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:49 pm

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House passes two bills aimed at equity in education

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed two bills aimed at ensuring equity in education – the Strength in Diversity Act, approved Tuesday by ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:28 am

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Jones responds to watchdog’s tariff recommendations

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued recommendations to the U.S. Department of Commerce on how to improve its tariff exclusion process and the need ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:27 am

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Crews working at ‘warp speed’ as recovery begins

Following a day marked by torrential rain, flooding and widespread devastation, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference to update Alabamians on recovery efforts ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:25 am

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Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys announces ‘Teacher of the Month’ program

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys will have its Teacher of the Month program for the second straight year. In its first year, the ‘Alexander Shunnarah Teacher of ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:17 am

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Jones calls for unity on anniversary of church bombing

On Tuesday, which marked 57 since members of Ku Klux Klan detonated a bomb that killed four young girls at 16th Street Baptist Church in ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:49 pm

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College Dems weigh in on local races

The Alabama College Democrats (ACD), the official collegiate arm of the Alabama Democratic Party (ADP), recently issues a slate of endorsements for a number of ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:47 pm

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Selma High stays on the road Friday night

Selma High School will remain on the road. The Saints (2-1, 2-0) travel to Jackson on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. It will be the ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:44 pm

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Commission approves budget for new fiscal year

The Dallas County Commission unanimously approved the County’s budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which begins October 1 and will end Sept. 30, 2021, at ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:47 am

Education

Selma groups receive grants from DG Literacy Foundation

Schools, libraries and nonprofits across Alabama were awarded $100,000 in literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Monday. Of the 35 entities across ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:43 am

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Despite ongoing pandemic, city sees uptick in some tax revenue

According to August financial statements, some tax revenues were on the incline last month, despite the ongoing pandemic that has hit accounts across the state ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:19 pm

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State, county prepare for possibly ‘historic’ storm

As Hurricane Sally began approaching the state Tuesday morning, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference alongside Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) Director Brian ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:42 pm

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Unbeaten Morgan Academy prepares for homecoming contest

Morgan Academy risks its unbeaten record against Southern Academy on Homecoming Friday night. The Senators (3-0, 2-0) are off to their best start in years. ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:34 am

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Central AlabamaWorks Partners with Vaughan Regional Medical Center for Virtual Hiring Event

Vaughan Regional Medical Center and Central AlabamaWorks are teaming together to host a Virtual hiring event this week. The event starts Thursday and concludes Sunday. ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:17 am