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Bumbrey shares surviving breast cancer

Frances Williams Bumbrey never thought that a breast cancer diagnosis would happen to her. However, in 2012, her life changed when she was diagnosed in ... Read more

8 months ago by Will Whaley.

Massive Yellow Jacket nests appearing

Imagine a colony of yellow jackets the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, filled with 15,000 of the stinging insects. Now, imagine more than 90 of ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Reports.

Cold and flu season is here

Cold and flu season is upon us and people across the state are already feeling the effects. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, ... Read more

2 years ago by Adam Powell.

GirlTrek marches into Selma, issues challenge

GirlTrek, the largest health movement for black women in America, has started local treks around Selma. Co-founded by college friends, the organization’s mission is to ... Read more

2 years ago by Oniska Blevins.

Get Fit Selma to hold rally on Aug. 20

Get Fit Selma will have an update and promotions rally on Aug. 20 at The Coffee Shoppe on 308 Broad St. from 5:30 – 7 ... Read more

2 years ago by Will Whaley.

Fitness business to celebrate 3 years of operation this weekend

For 10 years, Jarrin Lewis has been dedicated to his fitness journey. After moving back to Selma, he decided to start his own business encouraging ... Read more

2 years ago by Oniska Blevins.

Health Department: Beware of Vibrio in Alabama waters

Flesh eating bacteria are occasionally found in Alabama waters. Alabama’s Department of Health recently sent out a warning after several cases of people contracted Vibrio. ... Read more

2 years ago by James Jones.

OB/GYN Doctor Shawnequa Brown joins staff at Vaughan Regional Medical Center

Vaughan Regional Medical Center introduced OB/GYN physician Shawnequa Brown to its staff on Friday. The Orange Beach, South Carolina native will be on the staff ... Read more

2 years ago by James Jones.

How to keep your New Years resolutions

With New Year’s Day and the start of 2018 right around the corner, people will begin making their resolutions for self-improvement. Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Rural Health Medical Program celebrates 40th anniversary

The Rural Health Medical Program celebrated 40 years of service to the Black Belt region earlier this month. Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Vaughan Community Health Services offer check ups on the go

Vaughan Community Health Services hosted a free pop up health screening on Tuesday morning in front of Selma City Hall. Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Links host annual walk-a-thon at Memorial Stadium

The Selma chapter of The Links, Inc. got a crowd of about 200 people out to their 22nd annual walk-a-thon on Saturday morning at Memorial ... Read more

3 years ago by Thomas Scott.

Links, Inc. want to get people moving

The Selma chapter of The Links, Inc. hopes to get Selma moving this Saturday. Read more

3 years ago by Justin Averette.

Vaughan Medical Center sponsors Children’s Health Fair

Booth by booth, children and their parents spent the afternoon learning how to stay healthy at Vaughan Regional Medical Center’s Children’s Health Fair. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

Hospital auxiliary awards college scholarships

The Vaughan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is helping eight medical students continue their education. Read more

3 years ago by Blake Deshazo.

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