Selma resident leads local jail ministry

Selma resident leads local jail ministry

If you told Selma resident Jerria Martin more than five months ago that she would be leading a jail ministry, she wouldn’t be able to ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Little Lamb sale set for fall arrival

The fall Little Lamb Children’s Consignment Sale has moved to a new location. From Sept. 4 to Sept. 6, Little Lamb will host three sales ... Read more | comments

  1. Moore-Stewart building new Honda showroom  | comments
  2. Arrest made after high-speed shootout through Selma  | comments
  3. Locally grown foods fill the menu  | comments

More News

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

As research on concussions continues to expand, so does the protocol needed for an athlete to get back on the field after a head injury. Years ... Read more | comments

Semi accident leaves Selma HS, Payne Elementary without power

Semi accident leaves Selma HS, Payne Elementary without power

A Fed-Ex semi snagged a phone line on above 6th Avenue late Friday morning, cutting power to two local schools. The incident, which cut power to ... Read more | comments

Seven arrested in protest in Montgomery

Police arrested seven people — including the wife of state Sen. Hank Sanders — at the Alabama Capitol after the group refused to leave during ... Read more | comments

Phoenix Park plays host to I Have a Dream Celebration

Phoenix Park plays host to I Have a Dream Celebration

More than 50 years after civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech about equality, people of various races gathered in ... Read more | comments

  1. Central Alabama Fair pageants add new categories  | comments
  2. Meter install moving along  | comments
  3. County school populations falling  | comments
  4. Lauderdale fix to begin after Labor Day  | comments
  5. The Dart: Bailey enjoys adding a splash of color to her neighborhood  | comments
  6. Police continue to look for shooting suspects  | comments
  7. Partial council reviews city’s audit  | comments
  8. Appeals Court upholds two Dallas County murder convictions  | comments
  9. Library prepares for programs in September  | comments
  10. Minor nominated by board for state honor  | comments
  11. Drive-by shooting sends two to hospital Tuesday  | comments
  12. Suspended leaders reach agreement to leave school system  | comments
  13. County on the hunt for leaks  | comments
  14. Safety drives discussion at Selmont meeting  | comments
  15. Fireworks show to help mark Labor Day  | comments
  16. Ceremony held for street renaming  | comments

Sports

Crimson Tide run past West Virginia in opener

Crimson Tide run past West Virginia in opener

ATLANTA — Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for ... Read more | comments

  1. Marshall, Auburn roll by Arkansas in second half  | comments
  2. Trojans double up Evangel in high scoring contest  | comments
  3. Once lights come on, Panthers dominate Bears  | comments

Editorial

Turnout for city audit review was disappointing

Have there been times when we have disagreed with Selma City Councilwoman Bennie Ruth Crenshaw? Yes. Have there been times when we have agreed with Selma ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

When you need God to bless you

I’ve been teaching it in small groups and even shared sermons at church this summer on the subject, “What Kind of Church Does God Bless?” Life ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Reader thanks reporter for business story on Blocton

Dear editor, Thanks to reporter Jay Sowers for the article on Mr. Frank Blocton and his garage. We have used Mr. Blocton for our repairs for ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

Battling head injuries brings valuable lessons

As research on concussions continues to expand, so does the protocol needed for an athlete to get back on the field after a head injury. Years ... Read more | comments

Education

Minor nominated by board for state honor

Minor nominated by board for state honor

When Dallas County School Board member William Minor reflects on the time he almost did not run for his current position, the memory makes him ... 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

Selma resident leads local jail ministry

Selma resident leads local jail ministry

If you told Selma resident Jerria Martin more than five months ago that she would be leading a jail ministry, she wouldn’t be able to ... Read more | comments