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Renovated Beauty Bar offers ‘place to escape’

Tucked into a small shopping center off Dallas Avenue, The Beauty Bar is a unique business in the Queen City, which offers a variety of ... Read more

20 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Missions launches academic center for pandemic learning

The Edmundite Missions opened its new Dr. Michael and Catherine Bullock Community and Recreation Center, a beacon of light and activity that explodes along Broad ... Read more

20 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Jobless claims continue weekly descent in county, state

According to weekly unemployment figures released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL), 132 people filed jobless claims in Dallas County last week, a decrease ... Read more

23 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Details scarce in Lumpkin ethics case

Orrville Mayor Louvenia Lumpkin was the subject of an Alabama Ethics Commission hearing Wednesday, the result of a complaint filed regarding a home left to ... Read more

23 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Committee mulls landfill solution

The Selma City Council’s Public Works and General Services Committee held a meeting Wednesday to discuss ongoing issues at the Selma City Landfill on Water ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

State election observers bound for Black Belt

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, who also represents Bibb, Hale, Perry and Wilcox counties, formally requested that the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office monitor ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

Selma Caravan Commemorates Voting Rights Act and Calls for Protections

The Bridge Crossing Jubilee and city of Selma will celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on Thursday. The HONK 4 ... Read more

3 days ago by James Jones.

Lawmakers push for Hwy. 80 to be named for Lewis

Alabama’s U.S. House delegation recently addressed a letter to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey calling on U.S. Hwy. 80, which stretches between Montgomery and Selma and ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

Bowie: Contracts ‘temporary fix’ until budget talks

By virtue of contracts approved by the Selma City Council, the city’s beleaguered Cemetery Department will have help keeping its city properties clean, as well ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

DCBOE pushes back start date, cancels middle school football

The Dallas County Board of Education virtually held a special called meeting Tuesday evening in which they voted to push back the start date for ... Read more

3 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Civil rights groups urge approval of voting bill

Last week, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, alongside more than 150 other civil rights organizations, called on members of Congress to swiftly ... Read more

3 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Strong running for Selma City School Board President

Jeff Strong believes he can improve the Selma City School system. Strong is running for Selma City School Board President.  Johnny Moss III is the ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

Dallas County District Court Judge revokes Selma man’s bond

A Selma man’s bond was revoked Thursday in the Dallas County Courthouse. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Dallas County District Court Judge ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

AG sides with council in tiff over contract ordinance

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office recently handed down its opinion regarding an ordinance passed by the Selma City Council in September 2018, which empowered the ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Groups call for legislator’s resignation, policies to dismantle white supremacy

Three state advocacy groups – Alabama Arise, Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP – released a joint statement Friday calling ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

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