Union wins battle — again

Union wins battle — again

With guns blazing and canons blasting, the North and South were at it again Sunday for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Selma. Read more | comments

Latest news

Dallas County BETA members make nationals

Four members of the Dallas County High School Beta Club earned a ticket to a national competition in Nashville, Tenn. Read more | comments

  1. Black Civil War soldiers remembered during program  | comments
  2. Residents bring highway concerns back to commission  | comments
  3. Battle of Selma comes to head Sunday afternoon  | comments

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Smokers win second time

Smokers win second time

The sweet, succulent smell of barbecue filled the air Saturday at Lions Club Fair Park for the third annual Rock n’ Ribs Benefit Read more | comments

U.S. flags properly retired

U.S. flags properly retired

More than 25 flags were honorably discharged from service Saturday at Selma American Legion Post 20 during a short ceremony. Read more | comments

Easter Seals plans Fun Walk

Easter Seals West Central Alabama will continue to support local education through a family-friendly event Thursday. Read more | comments

Sight Savers sponsors Perry County eye bank

A nonprofit organization is providing children in rural areas a brighter and clearer future. Read more | comments

  1. Unemployment rate continues to improve  | comments
  2. Habitat plans fundraising auction  | comments
  3. Couple charged with receiving stolen items  | comments
  4. Legion schedules flag retirement  | comments
  5. Ceremony pays tribute to Union soldiers, POWs  | comments
  6. Scout completes outdoor classroom  | comments
  7. More rain, severe weather possible  | comments
  8. Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could be cut  | comments
  9. Selma murder suspect arrested in Birmingham  | comments
  10. Getting ready for battle  | comments
  11. PD: Couple steals $4,000 from elderly woman  | comments
  12. Bentley issues order delaying park closings  | comments
  13. Railroad redone at Highway 80 intersection  | comments
  14. Jewelry sale will benefit Vaughan hospital auxiliary  | comments
  15. Shred-it Day helps spring cleaning  | comments
  16. No easy solution as legislators work to balance budget  | comments

Sports

Whitt, program providing positive influence for youth

Whitt, program providing positive influence for youth

It was getting late Wednesday and the players in Jeremiah Whitt’s Disciples of Game basketball program were ready to go home, but they had to ... Read more | comments

  1. AHSAA state track and field: Who qualified?  | comments
  2. Former Selma High star to play overseas  | comments
  3. Two Bears highlight North-South basketball game rosters  | comments

Editorial

Habitat for Humanity needs help to build homes

Everyone deserves to have somewhere to call home, and Selma Habitat for Humanity does that every year by helping one family build a house. Since ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Habitat for Humanity needs help to build homes

Everyone deserves to have somewhere to call home, and Selma Habitat for Humanity does that every year by helping one family build a house. Since ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter thanks those who helped after crash

On April 8 my wife Cathy Sanders and I, Jerry Sanders, had a motorcycle accident on Citizens Parkway near Sears at about 10:30 a.m. By ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

With the New Year comes new resolutions, and many people promise this is the year they will lose weight and live healthier. Read more | comments

Education

Dallas County BETA members make nationals

Dallas County BETA members make nationals

Four members of the Dallas County High School Beta Club earned a ticket to a national competition in Nashville, Tenn. Read more | comments

Business

Coworkers win local business pitch contest

Coworkers win local business pitch contest

Gunning for cash prizes to help with their ideas, twelve entrepreneurs took part in the Business Pitch Contest Friday at the St. James Hotel. Read more | comments

Faith & Family

St. Paul’s marks 50 years since integration

St. Paul’s marks 50 years since integration

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and St. Mark’s Birmingham held a service of reconciliation on Palm Sunday to mark 50 years since the Selma church’s integration. ... Read more | comments