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Sewell backs bill to bolster on-the-job training

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, voted recently in support of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, which reauthorizes the National Apprenticeship Act for the first ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

ADPH offers warnings ahead of Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country and in the state of Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) held a press ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Courthouse Annex to be named for Boynton, Chestnut

On Monday evening, the Dallas County Commission unanimously voted to rename the Dallas County Courthouse Annex after two of Dallas County’s most famed Black attorneys, ... Read more

1 week ago by Brannon Cahela.

Dallas County Sheriff Office, Northside Baptist Church hold annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Dallas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) held its annual Thanksgiving food drive on Monday. The DCSO teamed up with Northside Baptist Church, Dave’s Market, ESA ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

HomTex to build plant in Selma, create over 300 jobs

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that HomTex, a company founded in 1987 as a contract manufacturer of sheeting, received more than $10.5 million ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Perkins: COVID crowd limits apply to churches

During a midday meeting of the Selma Rotary Club Monday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. discussed his recent proclamation aimed at curbing the spread of ... Read more

1 week ago by Adam Powell.

Selma man sentenced to Federal prison on drug charges

A Selma man was sentenced to nearly years in federal prison for drug charges. Kenyada Dukes was sentenced to 21 months in Federal prison for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

DISTURBING TREND: Perkins plans for new pandemic proclamation

During a press conference on the steps of Selma City Hall Friday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that he was preparing an official proclamation, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Rural health providers need support amid crisis

National Rural Health Day was celebrated Thursday as a way of recognizing the work of rural health providers, who serve more than 60 million people ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Unemployment tops 12% in city, 10% in county for October

Selma and Dallas County were once again listed among the major counties and cities in Alabama suffering some of the state’s highest unemployment rates – ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Council’s oversight rules called into question by mayor

During its work session Thursday night, the Selma City Council got an earful from Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr., who took exception with the council’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Parole denied for Dallas County man

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for a Dallas County man on Nov. 18 Collins Barley Jr. was denied parole for the 1998 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

BIPARTISAN TRADITION: Sewell again appointed to NDAA Conference

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, announced Wednesday that U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, would serve on the conference committee tasked with sussing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

County claims down despite surging virus

Weekly unemployment claims are down in Dallas County, dropping from 93 during the week of Nov. 7 to 83 last week, according to a report ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Art Guild gearing up for Holly Jolly Market this weekend

This Sunday, The Selma Art Guild (SAG) will host its first ever “Holly Jolly Market” from noon – 4 p.m. at the Selma Art Guild ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

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