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Young launches bid for council president seat

Attorney Warren “Billy” Young – Chairman of the Deacon Board at Historic First Baptist Church, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha (APA) Southern Region ... Read more

6 days ago by Adam Powell.

Strong announces Ward 3 bid for Selma City Council

Brown Chapel AME Pastor Leodis Strong has once again thrown his name in the race to take the Ward 3 Seat on the Selma City ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Jones: State ‘still in very dangerous territory’

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, on Tuesday hosted a virtual press conference alongside National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Candidates descend on reopened city hall for qualifying

The doors to Selma City Hall were flung open Tuesday morning, following a months-long closure due to the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic, and candidates for a ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

BBCF go virtual for 2020 Black Belt Arts Symposium

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) will conduct their annual arts symposium virtually this year. The theme for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Teenager charged with murder in Wilcox County

A Wilcox County man died from gunshot wounds in a Selma Hospital over the Fourth of July weekend. Markeesa Pettway was pronounced dead at Vaughan ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

SCS to address parent reopening questions via virtual meeting Thursday

After schools across Alabama were closed halfway through the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents, teachers, administrators and students began to wonder when ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee names new Principal Coordinator

A California native is the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee’s new Principal Coordinator. Drew Glover replaces Faya Rose Toure, who co-founded the Jubilee with her husband ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

Longtime prosecutor honored by Dallas County District Attorney’s office

The Dallas County District Attorney honored long-time prosecutor Edgar W. Greene Jr. on the Fourth of July holiday. Greene was presented a plaque by Dallas ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

City of Orrville to host fifth annual Fireworks show Saturday

The City of Orrville will have its fifth annual Fourth of July Fireworks celebration on Saturday night. The event will start at 7 p.m. at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

Selma’s newest mural located at Pocket Park

ArtsRevive’s Pocket Park has recently been enhanced by a new Mural from artist Michael Vaughan Sims. The brightly colored mural, an homage to Selma’s status ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Shelton reacts to state superintendent’s reopening plan

Alabama State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said on Friday, June 26 that all Alabama schools will reopen for traditional classes this fall after being ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Dr. Williams responds to state superintendent’s reopening plan

Alabama State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said Friday, June 26 that all Alabama schools will reopen for traditional classes for the fall semester, after ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Pastor and community leader running for Selma City Council President

The pastor at Summer Grove Missionary Baptist Church is running for Selma City Council President. Wil Jackson announced his candidacy for Selma City Council President, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

Selma businesswoman running for Selma City Council President

Lydia Chatmon is running for Selma City Council President. Chatmon announced this week her plans to run for the top position in Selma City Council. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

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