Reece, director of recreation department, passes away

Reece, director of recreation department, passes away

Elton Reece, who served as director of Selma’s city parks and recreation department, passed away Monday morning. Reece suffered a stroke Sunday evening and was rushed ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Churches celebrate Holy Week

Easter is quickly approaching, and to celebrate Holy Week, local churches are teaming up and holding lunch services throughout the week. On Monday, lunch was served ... Read more | comments

  1. Program will observe battle anniversary  | comments
  2. Relay salutes cancer survivors  | comments
  3. Night Blooms opens at ArtsRevive  | comments

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Relay banquet to honor cancer survivors

Local cancer survivors and patients will feel like Hollywood stars Monday night when they walk down the purple carpet at the Sherri S. James Annual ... Read more | comments

Rescheduled chili cookoff Thursday

This month’s rainy weather hasn’t put a damper on Thursday’s rescheduled Alabama River Chili Cookoff. Read more | comments

Time to register for WCCS summer camp

A camp at Wallace Community College Selma is giving youth a fun way to spend part of their summer. Read more | comments

Several arrested in sweep for outstanding warrants

Several arrested in sweep for outstanding warrants

Multiple law enforcement agencies joined in the effort to rid Selma and Dallas County of crime and violence Friday. Read more | comments

  1. Coworkers win local business pitch contest  | comments
  2. Two would-be nightclub robbers arrested, one shot  | comments
  3. County receives funds for family drug court  | comments
  4. Stolen car investigation uncovers possible burglaries  | comments
  5. St. Paul’s plans special Palm Sunday  | comments
  6. State districts sent back for court review  | comments
  7. YMCA to help girls go to prom  | comments
  8. Voting rights movement martyrs honored  | comments
  9. Walking tours to highlight Selma’s history  | comments
  10. Mitigation plan to be finalized  | comments
  11. Marchers end journey on Capitol steps  | comments
  12. City council remains split on future of St. James  | comments
  13. Dry Paint sale going on at guild  | comments
  14. Mangum excited for opportunity  | comments
  15. Business idea tank emulates popular show  | comments
  16. Upcoming events to fund community garden  | comments

Sports

Annual football, cheer camp to take place in mid April

Annual football, cheer camp to take place in mid April

Dallas County High School alumnus and NFL star Michael Johnson is returning to Selma for his youth football and cheerleading camp, and he may be ... Read more | comments

  1. POY finalists humbled, ready for Thursday’s banquet  | comments
  2. Attic full of childhood dreams  | comments
  3. Despite little time on course, Swift wins qualifier  | comments

Editorial

Reece will be greatly missed

Selma collectively grieved Monday at news of the passing of Elton Reece, who made it his life’s mission to be a good friend, a coach ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Reece will be greatly missed

Selma collectively grieved Monday at news of the passing of Elton Reece, who made it his life’s mission to be a good friend, a coach ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter looks back to Selma in 1990

Earlier this month, the nation and the world stopped to remember the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march and the Voting Rights Act ... 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

Young marchers retrace past steps

Young marchers retrace past steps

The first steps of the National Park Service’s Walking Classroom were officially taken Saturday as more than 200 people marched from Brown Chapel AME Church, ... 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

Tabernacle program honors martyrs

Tabernacle program honors martyrs

More than 50 years after Tabernacle Baptist Church played host to the first mass meeting on equal voting rights in Selma, it helped get the ... Read more | comments