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Coffee Shoppe takes top honors as Gold Alabama Retailer

Selma’s The Coffee Shoppe took home top honors Tuesday in the state as the Gold Alabama Retailer of the Year in the Annual Sales Less ... Read more

11 months ago by Will Whaley.

Alabama RC&D grants $78,000 for project assistance

On Thursday, the Alabama Association of Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D)’s Ala-Tom Council presented a total of $78,000 in grant money for projects to be ... Read more

12 months ago by Will Whaley.

Chamber holds Lunch and Learn session, teaches business basics

On Tuesday, the Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Lunch and Learn to teach potential business owners the basics of turning to entrepreneurship. Richard ... Read more

1 year ago by Will Whaley.

Dallas County unemployment increases to 6.6 percent in December 2018

December 2018 unemployment numbers show unemployment at 963 (6.6 percent) for Dallas County, according to the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL). This number in December ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Sears in Selma not part of Monday bankruptcy filing

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday that the corporation that includes a Selma location is not part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Zilkha Biomass completes $59.8 million refinancing of local mill

Zilkha Biomass Fuels I LLC announced on Friday, Oct. 5 the completion of a $59.8 million refinancing of the Zilkha Biomass Selma, LLC pellet mill ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Rayco Industrial, Inc. celebrates 20 years of operation

On Friday, Rayco Industrial, Inc. celebrated 20 years of service. Rayco Industrial, Inc. is a general contractor focused on industrial construction in Selma and the ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Unemployment rises in county, city in latest ADOL statistics

  Unemployment slightly rose in Selma and Dallas County between June and July according to the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) numbers released on Aug. ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Dental office unveils new office look with ribbon cutting

Dr. Julie R. Sams was met with hugs, smiles and congratulatory words Thursday evening as she unveiled the newly renovated Julie R. Sams Family Dentistry. ... Read more

2 years ago by Oniska Blevins.

SHA names new Executive Director

The Selma Housing Authority (SHA) named Kennard Randolph its Executive Director on Friday. Before arriving at SHA, Randolph was the Congressional Blackbelt Outreach Manager for ... Read more

2 years ago by James Jones.

Fulford creates pop-up shop for local businesses

Dr. Portia Fulford believes in supporting local businesses. A business owner herself of the organic and locally grown restaurant, Organpi Farms, she understands first-hand what ... Read more

2 years ago by Oniska Blevins.

Selma Bojangles’ shuts down

Selma's Bojangles' Chicken and Biscuits, which opened Nov. 3, is shutting down along with three other restaurants in Montgomery. Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Phat Phillies mixes Philadelphia-style foods with Southern favs

Local Philly-Steak restaurant, Phat Phillies & Fries, is now open for all customers in Selma. Located at 1205 Alabama Ave., Phat Phillies attempts to bring ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

First Cahawba expands on Citizens Pkwy

First Cahawba Bank is expanding its operations in Selma with the addition of a new 2,500-square-foot building. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

Two local businesses honored by state business council

The Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama and the Business Council of Alabama recently announced the three “Alabama Small Business of the Year” and “Emerging ... Read more

3 years ago by Justin Averette.

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