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Brannon Cahela, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News

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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Art Guild gearing up for Holly Jolly Market this weekend

This Sunday, The Selma Art Guild (SAG) will host its first ever “Holly Jolly Market” from noon – 4 p.m. at the Selma Art Guild ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:55 am

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‘The gift of sound’

The Miracle-Ear Foundation set up at Brown Chapel AME Church to provide “The Gift of Sound” to the hearing impaired of Selma earlier this week ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52 am

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A $4M investment in local care

Vaughan Regional Medical Center (VRMC) welcomed two new health care centers to Medical Center Parkway on Friday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony: Cancer Care ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:09 am

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‘Welcome back’: Tally Ho reopens with improvements after pandemic induced hiatus

Outside of the fast food fried chicken and hamburger joints that line Highland Avenue, Selma’s restaurant scene is made up of only a few treasured ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:06 am

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Local Moms start a fundraiser to help Leika’s playground renovation

During October, Emily Adkins and Glennis Porter put their heads together to come up with  a season fundraiser to raise money for their children’s preschool ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:37 am

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Nelson seeks partners for ‘Christmas Toy Drive’

Though Thanksgiving has not yet come and gone, On the Go Painting’s Courtney Nelson is asking the community to think about Selma’s children as the ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:36 am

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New batch of commissioners officially sworn into office

A mostly new group of Dallas County Commissioners were sworn into office Wednesday morning at the Dallas County Courthouse. Connell Towns returns to the Commission ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:34 am

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Second annual ‘Selma Blues’ event set for Thursday night

After the success of last year’s “Snapshots, Stitches and Selma Blues”, ArtsRevive will once again host the celebration of visual art, blues, jazz and soul ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:29 pm

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Volunteers unite to build bikes for Selma first graders

Over the weekend, Blackbelt Benefit Group (BBG)partnered with national non-profit Can’d Aid and enlisted 26 community volunteers to put together 60 bicycles for Selma City ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:26 pm

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Williams named Superintendent of the year by AL-ABSE

Earlier this week, Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams was awarded the Ulysses Byas Superintendent of the Year Award by The Alabama Alliance of ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:37 am

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Big day for Dallas County: Chamber hosts three ribbon cuttings Friday

Friday was a “big day for Dallas County” said Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sheryl Smedley. The Chamber hosted three ribbon cuttings across ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:34 am

Sports

Selma overpowers Carroll

Selma High defeated Carroll 22-6 in its Class 5A first-round playoff game on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The Saints (7-3) advanced to the second ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Friday, November 6, 2020 10:13 pm

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Ivey extends mask order, lifts occupancy limits on shops, restaurants

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey extended the state-wide mask order until Friday, Dec. 11 but has lifted restrictions on occupancy limits for the state’s restaurants, shops ... Read more

by Brannon Cahela, Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:05 pm

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