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Selma teen confesses to burglary, murder

UPDATED: Teacher suspended after lesson on shooting

UPDATED: Teacher suspended after lesson on shooting

A sixth grade Brantley Elementary teacher was put on paid administrative leave Wednesday after a Facebook post revealed the teacher allegedly instructed the students Tuesday ... Read more | comments

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Family wants to see video of fatal shot

The family of a man shot by a Selma Police officer in December is now asking to view the police video of the shooting. Russell Ainsworth, ... Read more | comments

  1. Roof work complete on Selma’s Tepper’s building  | comments
  2. The Dart: Singing is an answer to woman’s prayers  | comments
  3. Liquor license to transfer to new owner  | comments

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Concordia adds new business concentrations

Concordia adds new business concentrations

Concordia College Alabama has added three new business concentrations and an associates degree following approval by the school’s regional accrediting agency. Earlier this ... Read more | comments

Plenty on city’s wish list for 2015

Selma’s 2015 fiscal year could be chock-full of construction. Two of the city’s largest projects — the Riverfront Amphitheater and Water Avenue redevelopment — are ... Read more | comments

City asks public to help find theme for Christmas parade

City asks public to help find theme for Christmas parade

Santa’s annual trip down Broad Street is months away, but organizers of the city’s Christmas parade are already seeking input from the public to make ... Read more | comments

Shooting suspect arrested, charged Tuesday

Retaliation to an alleged domestic violence dispute might have sparked a Monday night Selma shooting. Selma Police reported Tuesday that Michael Blevins, 23, who resides ... Read more | comments

  1. Valley Grande begins search for inspector  | comments
  2. Fiscal year 2015 budget includes pay boosts, new cars for sheriff’s department  | comments
  3. Court mulls ways to save  | comments
  4. Friends, family help celebrate Brown’s 100th birthday  | comments
  5. Working on cars is a lifelong passion  | comments
  6. Founding pastor leaves a legacy  | comments
  7. Barnes wins 2015 Distinguished Young Women competition  | comments
  8. County bus driver suspended  | comments
  9. Cities consider shelter donation  | comments
  10. St. Paul’s welcomes new rector  | comments
  11. Tale Tellin’ Festival announces lineup  | comments
  12. Civil rights icon to celebrate 103rd birthday Monday  | comments
  13. Leaders concerned over Water Avenue project timeline  | comments
  14. Uniontown landfill being investigated by the EPA  | comments
  15. YMCA soccer season just around the corner  | comments
  16. Times-Journal’s Gator Egg found  | comments

Sports

Selma-Southside highlights week one football action

Selma-Southside highlights week one football action

Rivalries don’t get any bigger in Dallas County than Southside versus Selma, who will meet Friday night at Memorial Stadium to kick off their 2014 ... Read more | comments

  1. Southside aims to end long losing streak versus Selma  | comments
  2. Garner adds another championship to his mantle  | comments
  3. Concordia undecided on starting quarterback  | comments

Editorial

Dallas County government an example of responsible budgeting, spending

When Dallas County Probate Judge Kim Ballard announced Monday that all county employees could see a raise, it was hardly surprising. Sure, it hadn’t been ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Selma experiences will always be with me

Selma experiences will always be with me

It was a fairly normal summer day in the south — about 90 degrees and breezy — but there was one significant difference about this ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Former administrator stresses safety

Dear editor, School bus safety is essential. The month of August is quickly approaching. This signals the state school tax holiday, and the beginning of ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

YMCA soccer season just around the corner

YMCA soccer season just around the corner

Soccer season at the Selma-Dallas County YMCA is almost set to begin. Registration for the 2014 season is underway and will run through Aug. 25. The ... Read more | comments

Education

Byrd transition is going smoothly

Byrd transition is going smoothly

Byrd First Class Early Learning Center held its second school day Tuesday, and the transition is going better than planned, acting Selma superintendent of education ... 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

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

Rev. Jack Alvey will return to the church he and his wife met Sunday, but this time it will be to deliver his first sermon ... Read more | comments