The Dart: Sherrer shares her love of the game

The Dart: Sherrer shares her love of the game

Emily Sherrer is just trying to share her love for tennis with those around her. Every Wednesday at four o’clock, Sherrer teaches tennis to six and ... Read more | comments

Latest news

City looks to hire treasurer before 2015 fiscal year

For a brief period in August, the city of Selma could have two treasurers — one preparing for retirement and the other receiving on-the-job training. Read more | comments

  1. Minor finding shown in audit  | comments
  2. Back to school vaccines offered  | comments
  3. Walking tour takes visitors back in time  | comments

More News

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

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

Work remains for Dinkins Pool

Work remains for Dinkins Pool

  The City of Selma’s Dinkins Pool may not be open before local schools resume classes, but Ward 8 councilman Michael Johnson hasn’t given up ... Read more | comments

Dellwood sewer work can’t begin yet

Sewer lines in Dallas County’s rural Dellwood community can’t be unclogged just yet. Though the Dallas County commission approved a $300,000 sewer project for the ... Read more | comments

  1. Selma’s moratorium on payday loan businesses set to expire  | comments
  2. Commission approves road paving  | comments
  3. VIP group works to empower  | comments
  4. Relationship results in two charges  | comments
  5. Event educates about pit bulls  | comments
  6. Selmian the first U.S. naval casualty of World War I  | comments
  7. S.S. Selma missed World War I, but has a storied history  | comments
  8. Three charged after using stolen credit card  | comments
  9. Tax free holiday set for annual return next weekend  | comments
  10. Selma church to host yard sale  | comments
  11. Mixon receives $150,000 bond Friday  | comments
  12. Kids Count study shows increase in diplomas  | comments
  13. Uniontown city council to consider wastewater solutions  | comments
  14. App aims to keep Alabamians safe  | comments
  15. Health insurance to be topic of luncheon  | comments
  16. Hooper Drive closed Tuesday for tree-cutting  | comments

Sports

Williams stars in Junior Nationals competition

Williams stars in Junior Nationals competition

Selma High School basketball player Areyana Williams is taking every opportunity she can to try to get better. Read more | comments

  1. Southside awarded $2,500 Lemark grant  | comments
  2. Pearl headlines strong quarterback club lineup  | comments
  3. Meeting prepares hunters for alligator season  | comments

Editorial

Participating in athletics is good for our youth

Participating in athletics is good for our youth

It’s that time of year again, when we all catch football fever. Living in the south, most of us can’t help but be excited when ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Towns sets good example in Selmont

With every purchase in Dallas County, shoppers are supporting local government through established taxes. In most cases, elected officials seem to be good stewards of ... 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