Students will be on TODAY show

Students will be on TODAY show

Members of the Youth Leadership Selma-Dallas County were interviewed by TV anchor Sheinelle Jones and will be featured on NBC’s Today Show Saturday morning. Read more | comments

Latest news

Bridge Crossing: What to do on Thursday

Following are Bridge Crossing Jubilee and city of Selma events planned for Thursday, March 5. •Mayor George P. Evans and Selma City Council Welcome Reception. ... Read more | comments

  1. Evans: We only have one chance to do this right  | comments
  2. Who’s performing in Selma this weekend?  | comments
  3. Defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriage  | comments

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Selma woman hits century mark

Selma woman hits century mark

People gathered Saturday to celebrate the life of a Selma native and former teacher, as she turned 100-years-old. Read more | comments

Selma prepares to welcome world

Selma prepares to welcome world

Tens of thousands of people are expected in Selma between now and Sunday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches. Read more | comments

Search for Selma superintendent down to five finalists

Five candidates have been selected for interviews in the ongoing search for the Selma City School System’s next superintendent. Read more | comments

Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state’s probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. Read more | comments

  1. Edmundite Missions honored for role in movement  | comments
  2. How to see Obama’s speech from Edmund Pettus Bridge  | comments
  3. Thousands ‘come home’ Sunday during Unity Walk  | comments
  4. Goody’s will close by end of month  | comments
  5. Gold Medal bill now headed to Obama’s desk  | comments
  6. GWC to be recognized for history  | comments
  7. Prisons, charter schools on Legislature’s agenda  | comments
  8. Another chance of winter weather this week  | comments
  9. Groups pick up litter ahead of historic week  | comments
  10. Council cancels St. James contract  | comments
  11. Old Cahawba offers wagon tour  | comments
  12. Program will help farmers grow their business  | comments
  13. Emails: House Speaker had financial troubles  | comments
  14. Bentley seeks $541 million in taxes for general fund  | comments
  15. Concordia’s Civil Rights symposium offers full week  | comments
  16. SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy  | comments

Sports

Opening day prep ongoing for city league

Opening day prep ongoing for city league

Baseball and softball opening day is still over a month away for the Selma Recreation Department, but there’s plenty to be done. Lebo Jones, who oversees ... Read more | comments

  1. CCA women move foward to USCAA semifinals  | comments
  2. Selma opens season with losses to Hillcrest  | comments
  3. DCHS grad Jones named SSAC pitcher of the week  | comments

Editorial

Jubilee schedule is packed with activities all weekend long

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting on — the start of the annual bridge crossing jubilee ceremonies. We’d like to be the first ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Jubilee schedule is packed with activities all weekend long

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting on — the start of the annual bridge crossing jubilee ceremonies. We’d like to be the first ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Article misses main story of “Selma” film

Dear editor, I have read Cecil Williamson’s opinion piece about the movie “Selma.” This letter responds to his observations about the movie. William’s article focuses ... 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

SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy

SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy

Sophie Talton, a junior at Morgan Academy, has a collection of shoes like no other. But it isn’t because she has an obsession with shoes. ... Read more | comments

Business

Chamber honors mail carrier as rising star

Chamber honors mail carrier as rising star

As Charles Roscoe Jr., a letter carrier for the United States Post Office in Selma, prepared for his daily route Wednesday, he was surprised with ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Final plans underway for Sunday’s Unity Walk

Final plans underway for Sunday’s Unity Walk

Final plans are being made for Sunday’s Unity Walk. Read more | comments