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Cougar Oil lends a hand to United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

Cougar Oil’s Rex Jones announced Wednesday that the United Way of Selma & Dallas County is the latest beneficiary of the company’s “Cents for Selma” ... Read more

3 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

RHMP to receive over $62K to aid in regional efforts to fight virus

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, announced that more than $350,000 in coronavirus supplemental funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Alabama’s 7th Congressional ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

ADEM: No need to worry, state water systems ‘safe’

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) issued a press release Tuesday assuring Alabamians that, despite the ongoing pandemic, drinking water in the state is ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

Coalition meets to discuss local virus response

On Tuesday, the Selma-Dallas County Coronavirus Community Coalition held its first COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall meeting over the phone – the meetings are slated to ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

Selma Police Department prepared for city’s quarantine curfew

The Selma Police Department is prepared to enforce the city’s quarantine curfew and restrictions on gatherings over 10 people. Last weekend, Selma Mayor Darrio Melton ... Read more

4 days ago by James Jones.

Local restaurants receive support from regulars amid outbreak

On March 19, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide ordinance prohibiting on-site consumption of food and drinks at all “restaurants, bars, breweries and other similar ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Selma Police Department searching for missing Dallas County man

The Selma Police Department, Uniontown Police Department and Hale County Sheriff’s office are searching for a missing man. A vehicle with Dallas County license plate ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

Pre-virus numbers show record-low unemployment

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) on Friday released unemployment numbers for February, which show the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate unchanged from January at 2.7 ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Modern health crisis like 1918 Spanish flu outbreak

The modern coronavirus has knocked large swaths of society back on its heels and reeling, wondering how indeed the very fabric of society won’t be ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Mayor orders quarantine, curfew in Selma

On Saturday afternoon, Selma Mayor Darrio Melton signed a proclamation instituting a quarantine curfew on Selma residents between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily due ... Read more

6 days ago by Adam Powell.

Courthouse to close doors to public amid health crisis

Dallas County Probate Judge and Commission Chairman Jimmy Nunn announced Friday that, in light of the COVID-19 emergency, The Dallas County Courthouse will close its ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Gov. declares schools closed for the remainder of year

labama Gov. Kay Ivey, joined by Alabama State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey and Alabama State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, declared schools throughout the state ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

VIP seeks assistance to establish transportation service for the visually impaired

Visually Impaired People, Inc. (VIP) is seeking assistance to establish a transportation service for Dallas County’s visually impaired residents. While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic certainly ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Jones votes to pass strengthened Senate’s third COVID-19 relief package

On Wednesday night, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, voted to pass the Senate’s third major COVID-19 economic relief package. The bill failed to earn enough ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Municipal court left more than $500K on the table in unpaid fees and fines

Editor’s Note: Over the past several days, The Selma Times-Journal has published a series of articles reviewing the report handed down to the city by ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

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