Bice impressed by pace of Selma intervention

Bice impressed by pace of Selma intervention

For the Alabama superintendent of education, the intervention into a local area school is going as planned.  State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tommy Bice shared ... Read more | comments

Latest news

BATES program finishes strong

For the last 15 years, Carolyn Bates has worked with different children of Selma, watching them grow and develop into the students and people she ... Read more | comments

  1. Work remains for Dinkins Pool  | comments
  2. Dellwood sewer work can’t begin yet  | comments
  3. Selma’s moratorium on payday loan businesses set to expire  | comments

More News

Commission approves road paving

Driving in Dallas County could be a little smoother by the time temperatures drop below zero. The Dallas County Commission approved seven, in-house paving and ... Read more | comments

VIP group works to empower

Disabled people who shy away from their privileges in fear of inconveniencing others may be free of that problem after attending an upcoming Tuesday event. ... Read more | comments

Relationship results in two charges

By Scottie Brown  The Selma Times-Journal   A Selma man was arrested Friday after the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department received a standard report from Alabama ... Read more | comments

Event educates about pit bulls

Event educates about pit bulls

Local dogs had their day Saturday during the first Dallas County Bully Bar B Que at Bloch Park. The event was organized by Selma Fire ... Read more | comments

  1. Selmian the first U.S. naval casualty of World War I  | comments
  2. S.S. Selma missed World War I, but has a storied history  | comments
  3. Three charged after using stolen credit card  | comments
  4. Tax free holiday set for annual return next weekend  | comments
  5. Selma church to host yard sale  | comments
  6. Mixon receives $150,000 bond Friday  | comments
  7. Kids Count study shows increase in diplomas  | comments
  8. Uniontown city council to consider wastewater solutions  | comments
  9. App aims to keep Alabamians safe  | comments
  10. Health insurance to be topic of luncheon  | comments
  11. Hooper Drive closed Tuesday for tree-cutting  | comments
  12. Higher bond wanted in shooting  | comments
  13. Selmont pushes for citizens council  | comments
  14. Realtor finds relaxation in arrangements  | comments
  15. Dallas County preparing to add options for 911 services  | comments
  16. Tobacco tax revenue on the rise  | comments

Sports

Pearl headlines strong quarterback club lineup

Pearl headlines strong quarterback club lineup

The Selma Quarterback club is all about football, but its headline speaker this year is one of the nation’s most charismatic basketball coaches. Read more | comments

  1. Meeting prepares hunters for alligator season  | comments
  2. Youth football registration off to fast start  | comments
  3. Area resident Peavy traded to San Francisco Giants  | comments

Editorial

City council shouldn’t approve moratorium without clear plan of action

The Selma City Council is faced with a big decision in the coming weeks. The council can either extend a payday loan store moratorium or ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Avoiding drama is not always easy

“Don’t stir in mess,” my mother said on many occasions. “It makes worse the sight and smell.” She did not mean just physical ... 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

Experts urge residents to become more active

Experts urge residents to become more active

Getting in shape sounds difficult, but local experts say getting started is really the hard part. Kevin Freels, with UAB Selma Family Medicine, said he tells ... Read more | comments

Education

Study shows increases in reading, math proficiency

Study shows increases in reading, math proficiency

It seems more elementary and middle school students across Alabama are becoming proficient in reading and math, according to a national study released this week. ... Read more | comments

Business

Selma’s moratorium on payday loan businesses set to expire

Selma’s moratorium on payday loan businesses set to expire

Payday and title loan stores may have to continue waiting to open up shop in Selma. The city of Selma’s payday loan six-month moratorium, approved ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Selma church to host yard sale

Selma church to host yard sale

A Selma church group geared toward helping others is giving the public a chance to benefit from great deals while helping a church improve one ... Read more | comments