Fireworks light up the Alabama River on Labor Day

Fireworks light up the Alabama River on Labor Day

The fireworks that lit up the Selma sky Monday night faded from view with a bang, leaving the sky dark and those watching in awe. Then, ... Read more | comments

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Four charged in connection with Labor Day shooting

Four people have been arrested and charged for their involvement in a dangerous shooting incident in downtown Selma early Monday morning. Selma Police are continuing to ... Read more | comments

  1. District scouting out new scouts  | comments
  2. Selma resident leads local jail ministry  | comments
  3. Little Lamb sale set for fall arrival  | comments

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Moore-Stewart building new Honda showroom

Moore-Stewart building new Honda showroom

A local auto dealer is packing up the car and moving their showroom across the street. Work began this week to clear ground at the corner ... Read more | comments

Arrest made after high-speed shootout through Selma

A Tuesday afternoon drive-by shooting on Philpot Avenue that injured two people might have been the spark for a high-speed shooting early Saturday morning. And, ... Read more | comments

Locally grown foods fill the menu

Locally grown foods fill the menu

Two days of events aimed at educating the public about locally grown food, while raising money for a community garden are ready to kickoff Sunday. “It’s ... Read more | comments

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

As research on concussions continues to expand, so does the protocol needed for an athlete to get back on the field after a head injury. Years ... Read more | comments

  1. Semi accident leaves Selma HS, Payne Elementary without power  | comments
  2. Seven arrested in protest in Montgomery  | comments
  3. Phoenix Park plays host to I Have a Dream Celebration  | comments
  4. Central Alabama Fair pageants add new categories  | comments
  5. Meter install moving along  | comments
  6. County school populations falling  | comments
  7. Lauderdale fix to begin after Labor Day  | comments
  8. The Dart: Bailey enjoys adding a splash of color to her neighborhood  | comments
  9. Police continue to look for shooting suspects  | comments
  10. Partial council reviews city’s audit  | comments
  11. Appeals Court upholds two Dallas County murder convictions  | comments
  12. Library prepares for programs in September  | comments
  13. Minor nominated by board for state honor  | comments
  14. Drive-by shooting sends two to hospital Tuesday  | comments
  15. Suspended leaders reach agreement to leave school system  | comments
  16. County on the hunt for leaks  | comments

Sports

Hard work, creativity key to making cheer signs

Hard work, creativity key to making cheer signs

Look around any football game or high school gym, and you’re more than likely to see a few well-made spirit signs urging the home team ... Read more | comments

  1. Crimson Tide run past West Virginia in opener  | comments
  2. Marshall, Auburn roll by Arkansas in second half  | comments
  3. Trojans double up Evangel in high scoring contest  | comments

Editorial

Martin is one person that is making a difference

Jerria Martin knows she was called to be a part of something bigger. Over recent months, Martin has spent a dozen Sundays leading a Circle of ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Martin is one person that is making a difference

Jerria Martin knows she was called to be a part of something bigger. Over recent months, Martin has spent a dozen Sundays leading a Circle of ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Open houses, PTOs are valuable

Dear editor: The 2014-2015 school year has begun. Many schools will host an open house or back-to-school night. An open house is an event held ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

As research on concussions continues to expand, so does the protocol needed for an athlete to get back on the field after a head injury. Years ... Read more | comments

Education

Minor nominated by board for state honor

Minor nominated by board for state honor

When Dallas County School Board member William Minor reflects on the time he almost did not run for his current position, the memory makes him ... Read more | comments

Business

Working on cars is a lifelong passion

Working on cars is a lifelong passion

  If you are looking for Frank Blocton, odds are he’s under the hood. When he was only 13-years-old, Blocton admits now, he would pester ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Selma resident leads local jail ministry

Selma resident leads local jail ministry

If you told Selma resident Jerria Martin more than five months ago that she would be leading a jail ministry, she wouldn’t be able to ... Read more | comments