• 81°

Top Stories

Dallas County District Attorney, Sheriff honored by WCCS Talent Search

Two of the top officials in Dallas County were honored by the Educational Talent Search at Wallace Community ... Read more | Add your comment

Former Selma city councilwoman, educator Nancy Sewell passes away

The city of Selma lost one of its beloved icons on Thursday. Nancy Sewell, the mother of U.S. ... Read more | Add your comment

Historic R.B. Hudson Class award scholarships to 3 Selma High graduates

Three Selma High School graduates received scholarship from the Historic 1965 class of R. B. Hudson High School. ... Read more | Add your comment

S.A.F.E. Task Force arrest suspect on multiple drug charges

The S.A.F.E. Task Force arrested a man for multiple drug charges last weekend. Undray Dorsett Allen, 42, was ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Selma suspect sentenced for multiple murder charges

A Selma man was sentenced to 25 years each on a pair of murder charges on Monday in the Dallas County Courthouse. According to Dallas ... Read more | Add your comment

by James Jones.

News

Dallas County suspect turns himself into Dallas County Sheriff Office

A Dallas County fugitive turned himself into the Dallas County Sheriff Office on Monday. Jamal Malik Molette, 21, turned himself into the DCSO. Molette discussed ... Read more | Add your comment

by James Jones.

News

Selma Police Department identify woman’s body at Bradley Homes

The Selma Police Department have identified the body of an elderly woman at Bradley Homes for the Elderly on Sunday. Estella Smith was killed after ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:17 am

News

Current, former city, council officials attend Dallas County Commission meeting

Current and former city and county officials attended a packed Dallas County Commission meeting on Monday at the Dallas County Courthouse. The entire Commission was ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:06 am

News

Robotic Companion Pets Available to Adults Living with Dementia

Dementia Friendly Alabama and Alabama Department of Senior Services recently provided Alabama’s Area Agencies on Aging 20 companion pets for seniors with dementia in their ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, June 11, 2021 1:57 pm

Sports

Meet The Selma Times-Journal softball player of year

Grace Redd put the finishing touches on a stellar athletic career at Meadowview Christian School last month. Redd,  The Selma Times-Journal softball player of the ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, June 11, 2021 8:10 am

News

Selma Police investigating 10th murder of 2021

The Selma Police Department is investigating the city’s 10th murder of the year. Taquon Darrell Fikes, 26, was killed Wednesday night on Philpot Avenue, according ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 6:33 pm

News

Dallas County suspect wanted by Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, DCSO

The Dallas County Sheriff Office and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers are searching for a Dallas County fugitive. Jamal Malik Molette, 21, is wanted for two counts ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:39 pm

Sports

Collegiate Baseball names Jeremy Lee freshman All-American

Former Morgan Academy pitcher Jeremy Lee was named Freshman All-America by Collegiate Baseball. Lee, who plays at South Alabama, appeared in 11 games with nine ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:34 am

Sports

Meet The Selma Times-Journal All Dallas County softball team

The Selma Times-Journal All Dallas County softball team is filled with experience, speed and power. Meadowview Christian School and Keith High, the only teams to ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:13 am

News

Selma resident wins Veterans of Foreign Wars competition

A Selma resident won an essay competition presented by the Post 5104 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Marion. Messia E. Ellis of ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:08 am

News

Dallas County Career and Technical Education Center earns national recognition

The Dallas County Career and Technical Education Center received national recognition last month. The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), Career and Technical Education Section ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:06 am

News

Dallas County man arraigned on murder charge

A Dallas County man was arraigned Wednesday in the Dallas County Courthouse for capital murder charges. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Demetrius ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:04 am

News

Times-Journal offers its buildings for sale

The Selma Times-Journal is putting its Water Avenue buildings at 1014, 1016 and 1018 for sale. It has contracted with BellCornerstone, a nationwide commercial real ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:21 am

Sports

Flennory named Selma Times-Journal softball coach of year

The Keith High softball team overcame the COVID-19 pandemic  to reach unchartered waters. Lady Bears coach Towanna Flennory is The Selma Times-Journal softball coach of ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:49 am

News

Valley Grande City Council to buy new walking trail benches

The Valley Grande City Council approved to purchase new walking trail benches at its Council meeting on Monday night. The entire council was present: Mayor ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:31 am

News

ClearWater Awards Scholarship to Selma High graduate

A Selma High School graduate earned a scholarship from ClearWater Solutions. Taylor White of Selma High landed a $1,000 schloarship by ClearWater Solutions. White, the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Monday, June 7, 2021 2:22 pm

News

Lineman Appreciation Day Honors Alabama’s Selfless Utility Workers

The Energy Institute of Alabama celebrated Alabama Lineman Appreciation Day on Monday. The first Monday in June is a day to worship the state’s utility workers, ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, June 7, 2021 11:29 am

Sports

University of Montevallo bass fishing team wins national title

The University of Montevallo bass fishing team won a national championship. UM earned the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia. ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, June 7, 2021 11:16 am

News

Private effort launched to repair neglected marina

As people gathered across the country to celebrate Memorial Day, local river enthusiast Jerry Hatfield read a social media post from a friend bemoaning the ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:02 pm

News

Hasten Bridges built a foundation for learning early

For Hasten Bridges, who was recently named a National Merit Scholarship winner, his thirst for learning began at an early age where he questioned how ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:00 pm

Sports

Meadowview Christian duo selected for AISA All-Star softball games

Two Meadowview Christian School softball players are selected to compete in the AISA All-Star Softball games next week. Shortstop Grace Redd and pitcher-outfielder Avery Smith ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13 pm

News

Selma native to speak at Tipton-Durant Middle School graduation

A Selma native and Florida judge will be the guest speaker at Tipton-Durant Middle School’s graduation ceremony on Friday. Duval County Judge Rhonda Peoples-Waters, the ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:50 pm

News

Selma native earns Doctor of Pharmacy degree

A former Selma High School Salutatorian earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree last month at Union University. Martina Goings received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:04 am

News

City of Selma Landfill Director passes away

The City of Selma mourns the loss of its Landfill Director, Mosezel Williams. He passed away this week. Williams worked nearly 12 years of dedicated ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, May 28, 2021 2:07 pm

News

Selma man sentenced for multiple crimes

A Selma man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for multiple charges this week. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Ricky Suttles ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, May 28, 2021 12:48 pm

News

Alabama Board of Pardons deny Dallas County man parole

A Dallas County man was denied parole by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles this week. Rayford Phillips was denied parole for multiple third-degree ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, May 28, 2021 8:28 am