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Business

Registers ring up Black Friday sales

Big box stores like Walmart and Belk weren’t the only ones crowded for Black Friday. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

Shoppers get last-minute items for Thanksgiving meals

While some folks were already busy cooking and getting their Thanksgiving dinners ready, others were making last-minute trips to the grocery store Wednesday. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

New owners cut ribbon on Park Place

Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc. celebrated its acquisition of Park Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with a grand opening and ribbon cutting Tuesday morning. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

SPD uses mobile command center, drones in shopping security

While holiday shoppers are out and about buying Christmas gifts and food to cook for Thanksgiving dinner, the Selma Police Department is keeping a close ... Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

Annual car dealership fundraiser benefits United Way

The United Way of Selma and Dallas County has started its annual Deal Days fundraiser to raise money for its agency partner the YMCA of ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

Bojangles opens Friday to lines of waiting customers

Customers stood outside and waited in the drive-thru line for more than 30 minutes in anticipation for the grand opening of the new Bojangles’ Famous ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

City, EDA announce contract with consulting firm

Selma will be working with a Birmingham consulting group to go after retail development. Read more

3 years ago by Justin Averette.

Dave’s Market honored by Alabama Retailers Association

David Oliver and Dave’s Market won the 2017 Bronze Retailer of the Year Award for annual sales between $5 million and $20 million from the ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

EDA donates $4,000 for workforce development

The Selma and Dallas County Economic Development Authority recently presented a check in the amount of $4,000 to Wallace Community College Selma to help spark ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Selma native starts bottled water company

When Malcom Crittenden was a student at Selma High School, his teachers told him that they had a feeling he was going to do something ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

HOMETOWN BUSINESS: Grandson keeps Holbrook family business going

In 1987, Claude Holbrook and his son Kay Holbrook sat outside their home off of County Road 77 in Selma and took orders for concrete while ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

HOMETOWN BUSINESS: Henry Brick Company opens Big River Car Wash

The Henry Brick Company, a family-owned brick production company that was founded in 1945 by J.D. Henry, took a step out of their comfort zone ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

HOMETOWN BUSINESS: Meadows Tire Company keeps drivers on road 75 years

In the midst of World War II in 1942, a Selma businessman was opening his own tire recapping shop — Meadows Tire Company. The business ... Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

HOMETOWN BUSINESS: First Cahawba Bank celebrates 10 year anniversary

Ten years ago, a group of bankers from Selma got together and decided they would open up their own bank — a hometown bank where ... Read more

3 years ago by Alaina Denean Deshazo.

WHAT HAPPENED? 20 years after $6 million renovation with grand gala St. James Hotel boarded up

Many Selmians are left wondering what happened to the "crown jewel of Water Avenue.” Read more

3 years ago by Justin Averette.

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