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Brannon Cahela, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News

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 would be an understatement. Selma City Schools ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:55 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

Education

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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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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BBG awarded grant from Council on the Arts

The Alabama State Council on the Arts awarded 137 grants totaling over $2 million to 113 grantees across the state, among them Selma’s own Black ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:56 am

Education

A school-by-school breakdown of SCS’s FY 2020-2021 budget

The Selma City Schools (SCS) Board of Education approved its annual budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1 and continues through Sept. ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:55 am

Education

SCS School Board finish hearings, approve budget for FY 2020-2021

Selma City Schools (SCS) held its second and final budget hearing for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Tuesday evening preceding the district’s September Board Meeting, during ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:34 am

News

SPD swears in four new officers to protect and serve

The Selma Police Department (SPD) swore in four new officers to protect and serve the Queen City on Friday afternoon. Louis Adkins, III, Javonte Benjamin, ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:19 am

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Specialized wound care clinic opens at VRMC

Vaughan Regional Medical Center (VRMC) announced further expansion of local care access on Monday through the opening of its new wound care clinic. Vaughan Would ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:01 pm

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Selma City Council meets to canvass, certify election

The Selma City Council met Tuesday at noon to canvass an confirm Selma’s Municipal Election, held Tuesday Aug. 25. However, Tuesday’s meeting immediately failed to ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:55 pm

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Incumbents win the day in school board races

The results of Tuesday’s municipal election determined that the Selma City School Board will remain the same for another term. Current Selma City School Board ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:23 pm

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Election Day tomorrow

After months of virtual campaigning and candidate forums, the City of Selma’s municipal election will finally be held tomorrow, Aug 25. On Tuesday’s ballot, 12 ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Monday, August 24, 2020 11:59 am

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Art Guild to host annual juried show Sunday

After an initial postponement in light of COVID-19, The Selma Art Guild’s Annual Juried Show will take place this Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Monday, August 24, 2020 11:51 am

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AmeriCorps team help Edmundites carry out mission to serve Selma

The Edmundite Missions received a helping hand in the form of a team of AmeriCorps NCCC volunteers earlier this week to serve and prepare meals ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, August 21, 2020 10:07 am

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