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BBG gearing up for 2020 Art Jam

Blackbelt Benefit Group (BBG) is once again gearing up for Art Jam, BBG’s annual celebration of live music, art and food. Art Jam 2020, scheduled ... Read more

2 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

Fond farewell: Commission bids adieu to outgoing members

Monday evening’s Dallas County Commission meeting was filled with farewells as the three outgoing commissioners were recognized for their service to Dallas County and the ... Read more

2 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

Pine Belt Telephone Company investing $13 million to Build Fiber Optic Network in Marengo County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utility Service awarded Pine Belt Telephone Company of Arlington a $13 million 50/50 loan/grant. The funds will be used ... Read more

4 hours ago by James Jones.

Report: Black Belt lags in business, GDP growth and personal income

The University of Alabama’s Education Policy Center (EPC) wrapped up its weeks-long series of briefs examining challenges to the Black Belt Monday by looking into ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Sewell introduces bill to bolster telehealth services

Before many people had made it to work Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, was at work in Washington, introducing a bill alongside a ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

State politicos speak out on Barrett’s confirmation

The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday night by a 52-48 margin largely along ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

LSA recognizes Alabama Law Foundation president

Legal Services Alabama (LSA), which operates eight offices across the state, including one in Selma, recently honored Alabama Law Foundation President Mary Margaret Bailey with ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Craig grant would turn ‘brown fields into green fields’

Craig Field Airport and Industrial Authority (CFAIA) Executive Director Jim Corrigan is setting his sights on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields grant, which he ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Selma businessman shot Sunday night

A Selma businessman was shot in a drive-by shooting Sunday night. Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford said Selma Police Department officers responded to the Emergency ... Read more

2 days ago by James Jones.

Selma man convicted in armed bank robbery trial

A Selma resident was convicted for armed robbery over the weekend. United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced Friday ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

Selma man killed in single vehicle crash

A Selma man was killed in a single vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, J C Tolver, 77, was ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

Ballot to feature 6 state amendments, 1 local

The November election, which will have voters across the nation weighing in on a presidential contest and various national, state and local seats, is right ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Weekly claims inch up in Dallas County

The most recent numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) show a slight uptick in weekly claims in Dallas County, which saw 80 ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

In 5-3 decision, Supreme Court sides with state

In a 5-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday night sided with Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill in banning curbside voting in the ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Bush Hog raises $10K for breast cancer awareness by raffling pink lawnmower

Bush Hog announced the winner of its annual Mow Down Cancer fundraiser drawing on Thursday morning at the company’s Selma headquarters. According to Bush Hog ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

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