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Valley Grande Council approves three items at council meeting

The Valley Grande City Council passed three new items at its council meeting on Monday night. The entire ... Read more | Add your comment

City of Valley Grande holds Easter Egg Hunt

The City of Valley Grande held its Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Valley Grande Ball Park. Several ... Read more | Add your comment

City of Selma recognizes Organ Tissue Donation Awareness Month

The City of Selma made a proclamation honoring Dr. Patricia Robinson for Organ Tissue Donation Awareness Month on ... Read more | Add your comment

Victims’ families stage demonstration over DA move

Since Monday, protestors have been gathered outside of the Dallas County Courthouse, migrating Thursday to a post at ... Read more | Add your comment

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Shelby County Church sponsors food giveaway at Gospel Tabernacle Church

A Shelby County Church helped Gospel Tabernacle Church and Son Light Center with a Food Giveaway on Saturday. First Baptist Church of Pelham helped give ... Read more | Add your comment

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2 Dallas County female suspects turn themselves into DCSO

Two Dallas County females wanted for attempted murder turned themselves into the Dallas County Sheriff Office on Monday. JohnDakita Hall and Jameria Jones are charged ... Read more | Add your comment

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Selma resident dies in house fire

A Selma resident died in a house fire over the weekend. According to Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford and Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:39 am

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Wallace Community College Selma on the verge of greatness?

Wallace Community College-Selma (WCCS) is coming off its best basketball season in 20 years. The Patriots won the Southern Conference and South Division titles and ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:44 am

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Morgan Academy cracks Top 10 baseball rankings

Morgan Academy made its debut in the Alabama Sportswriters Association (ASWA) Top 10 baseball poll. The Senators are ranked ninth among AISA teams, owning a ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:11 am

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Morgan Academy girls win AISA state tennis title; boys finish 2nd

The Morgan Academy girls tennis team won its fourth straight AISA State Championship on Tuesday at Lagoon Park in Montgomery. The Senators’ boys’ tennis team ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:00 am

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Black Belt Adventures expands Advisory Council

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association named seven members to the organization’s Advisory Council. The Council consists of young professionals who support the Black Belt region’s natural resources, ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:07 am

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Teenage victim identified in fatal shooting

The Selma Police Department and Dallas County District Attorney Office have identified the teenage victim in a fatal shooting. Amari Bonner, 17, was shot in ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 8:38 am

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TNA Heat girls basketball team finish 2nd

The TNA Heat Girls High school basketball team finished second in a tournament at the Magnolia state. The TNA girls were runner-ups at the GTA ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:33 pm

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Selma native makes MACCC All-State second team

Guard Rodericka Parker has successfully made the transition from Selma High School to junior college. Parker was named to the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, April 11, 2021 9:47 am

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Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles deny Selma man parole

A Selma man was denied parole by The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles last week. Bruce Dewayne Browder was denied parole for a capital murder ... Read more

by James Jones, Saturday, April 10, 2021 7:07 am

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Selma man charged with felony murder

A Selma man is charged with felony murder from a death that happened in October. Mardreikus Miles, 23, has been charged with felony murder and ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, April 9, 2021 3:20 pm

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Vaccine rates on the rise: At least 30 percent vaccinated in 29 counties

According to a Thursday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least 30 percent of residents in 29 counties, including Dallas County ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:52 pm

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ARCH receives funds for local efforts

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday that more than $22 million had been handed down to organizations across the state to help Alabamians facing homelessness ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

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Local health professionals join call for Medicaid expansion

Vaughan Regional Medical Center (VRMC) CEO David McCormack and local physician Dr. Lotfi Bashir joined over 300 medical professionals across the state in drafting a ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:51 pm

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Perkins calls for new COVID ordinance

During a last-minute press conference at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center Thursday morning, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that, following a meeting with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:18 pm

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Morgan Academy retires Kendall Veach’s softball jersey

Softball legend Kendall Veach received her greatest honor at Morgan Academy. Morgan Academy retired Veach’s jersey at a ceremony at the school on Tuesday night. ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:45 am

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Dallas County Sheriff Office investigate embezzlement at Meadowview Christian School

The Dallas County Sheriff Office is investigating an embezzlement that occurred at Meadowview Christian School. Jennifer Robinson, 43, was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:38 am

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ADPH says at least 1-in-4 vaccinated in 42 counties

According to a Monday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), at least  25 percent of residents age 16 and older have received ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:28 pm

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SCS rallies leaders to tackle ‘culture of crime’ in Selma

Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams, alongside Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and a host of other city and county leaders, held a press ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:27 pm

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Will Barrett speaks at Valley Grande City Council meeting

Will Barrett of Civil Southeast spoke at the Valley Grande City Council meeting on Monday night. Barrett addressed the council about applying for the TAP ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:10 am

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Dallas County High defensive back to play college football

A Dallas County High school football player will have an opportunity to play college football. Dallas County High School defensive back Michael Muse has signed ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, April 5, 2021 9:15 am

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Wetumpka teenager killed in Lowndes County accident

A Selma woman was involved in a two-vehicle crash that killed a Wetumpka teenager in Lowndes County on Easter weekend. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:40 am

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Dallas County organizations getting ready for World Health Day

Several Dallas County organizations will celebrate World Health Day next week. Women Mission Union will be teaming with members of Northside Baptist Church, the ladies ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:29 am

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Weekly claims spike in county

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) release weekly unemployment figures showing that 182 first-jobless claims were filed in Dallas County last week, a significant increase ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:55 am

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Unnamed SPD officers call for chief’s removal in letter

In a letter addressed to Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and the Selma City Council, officers with the Selma Police Department (SPD) took issue with ... Read more

by Adam Powell, Friday, April 2, 2021 11:55 am

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Unemployed, concerned over Transportation, Losing Government Benefits 

An AlabamaWorks survey says Transportation, childcare and concerns over losing government benefits are among the main barriers facing unemployed and underemployed Alabama residents. The survey, ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:52 am