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Cornertstone to host drive-thru food drive Thursday afternoon

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church will host a “Drive Through Food Drive” on Thursday from noon until 5 p.m. to assist those affected by COVID-19. The church ... Read more

16 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

United Way contributes to feeding the region

United Way of Selma-Dallas County Executive Director Jeff Cothran announced that the organization’s board of directors have allocated another $5,000 for the Selma Area Food ... Read more

16 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

Pitts leaves behind legal legacy

Last Wednesday, Selma’s own Henry Pitts passed away after a lifetime as one of Alabama’s most prominent and storied attorneys. During his 50 years practicing ... Read more

16 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

Vanessa D. Vaughn

Vanessa D. Vaughn, 48, resident of Selma, passed away May 26, 2020 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. Service details are incomplete but will be announced ... Read more

19 hours ago by James Jones.

Selma High employee announces bid to run for City Council

A Selma High School employee has entered the Selma City Council race. Lesia James announced her candidacy over the Memorial Day weekend in bid for ... Read more

3 days ago by James Jones.

Local jobless rate tops 20 percent

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) released weekly unemployment figures Thursday, just as it has since the COVID-19 pandemic ramped up in the state in ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Morgan Academy bids farewell to Class of 2020

The clouds lifted and the rain ceased Thursday evening just in time for the Morgan Academy class of 2020 to participate in an outdoor graduation ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

First fellows celebrated

The Edmundite Missions are celebrating the first two graduates of their Forward with the Missions Fellowship Program this week. The fellowship program was developed to ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Meals for heroes: First Baptist Church feeds those on the front lines

Members of Martin Luther King, Jr. Street First Baptist Church stopped by Selma Health and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday afternoon to present the facilities employees ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

BBCF’s counterbalance to COVID-19

Through support from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and a national donor, the Black Belt Community Foundation ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Forward with the Missions

The Edmundite Missions are celebrating the first two graduates of their Forward with the Missions Fellowship Program this week. “The Forward with the Missions Fellowship ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Coalition: ‘Very positive’ signs at hospital

For the last several weeks, as the coronavirus pandemic grew across the state and region, the Selma-Dallas County Coronavirus Community Coalition has held a weekly ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Ivey signs state budgets after tiff with legislature over funding

After a week marred by contention between Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Republican leaders in the Alabama Legislature over plans to spend the nearly $2 ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Determination, work ethic powers Meadowview Christian School Valedictorian

Erin McIntyre has added another Valedictorian honor to her trophy case. McIntyre is the Valedictorian in Meadowview Christian School’s graduating class of 2020.  MCS will ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

Library reopens with precautions

The Selma-Dallas County Public Library opened its doors to the public after eight weeks serving its patrons behind closed doors via online, telephone and curbside ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

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