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

Night Blooms opens at ArtsRevive

The ArtsRevive Carneal Building was transported back to 1965 for a Saturday night dramatic reading of Margaret Baldwin’s “Night Blooms.” Read more | comments

  1. Relay banquet to honor cancer survivors  | comments
  2. Rescheduled chili cookoff Thursday  | comments
  3. Time to register for WCCS summer camp  | comments

More News

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

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

Two would-be nightclub robbers arrested, one shot

Two men were arrested Thursday night for attempting to rob a Selma nightclub on Race Street after employees and patrons detained one and the other ... Read more | comments

County receives funds for family drug court

County receives funds for family drug court

Dallas County has been chosen as one of the few sites in the country to receive federal funding for a family drug court. Read more | comments

  1. Stolen car investigation uncovers possible burglaries  | comments
  2. St. Paul’s plans special Palm Sunday  | comments
  3. State districts sent back for court review  | comments
  4. YMCA to help girls go to prom  | comments
  5. Voting rights movement martyrs honored  | comments
  6. Walking tours to highlight Selma’s history  | comments
  7. Mitigation plan to be finalized  | comments
  8. Marchers end journey on Capitol steps  | comments
  9. City council remains split on future of St. James  | comments
  10. Dry Paint sale going on at guild  | comments
  11. Mangum excited for opportunity  | comments
  12. Business idea tank emulates popular show  | comments
  13. Upcoming events to fund community garden  | comments
  14. Mangum accepts job as Selma City Schools superintendent  | comments
  15. Groups unite to clean creek  | comments
  16. Sewell escorts royal couple  | comments

Sports

POY finalists humbled, ready for Thursday’s banquet

POY finalists humbled, ready for Thursday’s banquet

The winners of the boys and girls player of the year awards, as well as Mr. and Miss Basketball, will be announced Thursday at the ... Read more | comments

  1. Attic full of childhood dreams  | comments
  2. Despite little time on course, Swift wins qualifier  | comments
  3. Young humbled by induction into sports HOF  | comments

Editorial

Business Pitch Contest win, win for Selma

The producers and stars of ABC’s “Shark Tank” weren’t in town Friday, but a contest emulating the popular show took place Friday at the St. ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Business Pitch Contest win, win for Selma

The producers and stars of ABC’s “Shark Tank” weren’t in town Friday, but a contest emulating the popular show took place Friday at the St. ... 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