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Fitts to be inducted into Black Belt HOF

Fitts to be inducted into Black Belt HOF

Selma’s “unofficial historian” Dr. Alston Fitts III will be inducted Friday into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. Read more | comments

Latest news

County earns safety award

Dallas County is one of 44 other counties that recently received an award from the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for participating in a ... Read more | comments

  1. Federal judge stays same-sex marriages  | comments
  2. New Orleans principal brings students to her hometown  | comments
  3. Details finalized for Mardi Gras parade  | comments

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Fires gut two Selma homes, damages third

It was a busy weekend for the Selma Fire Department, as three house fires displaced families and caused major damage to multiple homes. Read more | comments

Gatlin Brothers headline benefit concert

Steve and Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers will be performing in Selma Friday as the headliners for a benefit concert. Read more | comments

Found remains may be those of missing elderly woman

The remains of an 89-year-old Orrville woman who was reported missing in 2012 may have been found Saturday evening, according to authorities. Read more | comments

Selma churches come together for Unity Walk

Selma churches come together for Unity Walk

Some leaders of the local faith community are working to bring the city of Selma together with a unity walk in March. Read more | comments

  1. Jones named partner in law firm  | comments
  2. Some leaders want Obama to visit on Sunday  | comments
  3. Selma woman grazed in apartment shootings  | comments
  4. Bill would honor Foot Soldiers with Congressional Gold Medal  | comments
  5. State jobless rate continues to fall  | comments
  6. Workshop helps students prepare for college  | comments
  7. As safety precaution, Selma versus Southside basketball game postponed  | comments
  8. Attempted murder suspect gunned down  | comments
  9. Three schools on lockdown as precautionary measure  | comments
  10. Participants in ‘forgotten’ teachers’ march recreate history  | comments
  11. Chamber hands out awards at annual meeting  | comments
  12. Moore-Stewart Ford back as chili cookoff sponsor  | comments
  13. Links, Inc. awards scholarships  | comments
  14. Student art wanted for T-shirt design  | comments
  15. City plans first Mardi Gras parade  | comments
  16. Wallace students to help with tax prep  | comments

Sports

Bears prepare for postseason, beat Choctaws

Bears prepare for postseason, beat Choctaws

With the playoffs on the horizon, Keith head coach Tommy Tisdale wanted to see if his team could follow a game plan from start to ... Read more | comments

  1. Lady Bears hold off Choctaws  | comments
  2. Roundup: Meadowview sweeps Cahawba Christian  | comments
  3. Ross makes free throw, Hornets edge Saints by one  | comments

Editorial

Unity Walk set for March

There’s a historic walk talking place in Selma in March, but it may not be the one you’re thinking of. Most of the world knows ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Preparation for life after high school critical

High school seniors, the big day is drawing closer. Soon you’ll be walking across the stage to grab your diploma, shake the hands of the ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter asks Selma to come together to work on problems

As a junior at Alabama A&M University, I have become familiar with the “college struggle” and value any time I spend at home. 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

New Orleans principal brings students to her hometown

New Orleans principal brings students to her hometown

Selma has been in the spotlight lately, and with the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery March getting closer, the city ... Read more | comments

Business

Jones named partner in law firm

Jones named partner in law firm

The oldest law firm in Selma and one of the oldest in Alabama has seen changes since its formation in 1891, the year Philip Henry ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Knights of Columbus donate wheelchairs

Knights of Columbus donate wheelchairs

A Catholic men’s fraternal society spent Thursday making a difference for those who have limited mobility in Dallas County. Read more | comments