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Concordia adds new business concentrations

Concordia adds new business concentrations

Concordia College Alabama has added three new business concentrations and an associates degree following approval by the school’s regional accrediting agency. Earlier this ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Plenty on city’s wish list for 2015

Selma’s 2015 fiscal year could be chock-full of construction. Two of the city’s largest projects — the Riverfront Amphitheater and Water Avenue redevelopment — are ... Read more | comments

  1. City asks public to help find theme for Christmas parade  | comments
  2. Shooting suspect arrested, charged Tuesday  | comments
  3. Valley Grande begins search for inspector  | comments

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Fiscal year 2015 budget includes pay boosts, new cars for sheriff’s department

Employee raises, retiree bonuses and new sheriff’s department vehicles are all on tap for Dallas County’s 2015 fiscal year.  As the county prepares to sign ... Read more | comments

Court mulls ways to save

With cities and counties in the midst of budgeting, Selma’s Municipal Court is considering two different measures that could cut costs and bring the city’s ... Read more | comments

Friends, family help celebrate Brown’s 100th birthday

Friends, family help celebrate Brown’s 100th birthday

Selma resident Elizabeth Brown smiled as she listened to loved ones sing happy birthday to her for the 100th time. Brown celebrated her 100th birthday ... Read more | comments

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

  1. Founding pastor leaves a legacy  | comments
  2. Barnes wins 2015 Distinguished Young Women competition  | comments
  3. County bus driver suspended  | comments
  4. Cities consider shelter donation  | comments
  5. St. Paul’s welcomes new rector  | comments
  6. Tale Tellin’ Festival announces lineup  | comments
  7. Civil rights icon to celebrate 103rd birthday Monday  | comments
  8. Leaders concerned over Water Avenue project timeline  | comments
  9. Uniontown landfill being investigated by the EPA  | comments
  10. YMCA soccer season just around the corner  | comments
  11. Times-Journal’s Gator Egg found  | comments
  12. The Arts: Ziccardi shares her love of music  | comments
  13. State announces fraud convictions  | comments
  14. County leaders head to the coast  | comments
  15. Leadership kicks off next youth class  | comments
  16. IP Foundation opens up for applications  | comments

Sports

Southside aims to end long losing streak versus Selma

Southside aims to end long losing streak versus Selma

Southside players and coaches believe this is the year when the Panthers can finally break the school’s nine-year losing streak against Selma. Read more | comments

  1. Garner adds another championship to his mantle  | comments
  2. Concordia undecided on starting quarterback  | comments
  3. It’s time for some fun SEC football predictions  | comments

Editorial

Dallas County government an example of responsible budgeting, spending

When Dallas County Probate Judge Kim Ballard announced Monday that all county employees could see a raise, it was hardly surprising. Sure, it hadn’t been ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Schools have same moral problems

I was a graduate teaching assistant at Auburn many moons ago. In addition to working on my master’s degree in communication, I taught two undergraduate sections ... 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

YMCA soccer season just around the corner

YMCA soccer season just around the corner

Soccer season at the Selma-Dallas County YMCA is almost set to begin. Registration for the 2014 season is underway and will run through Aug. 25. The ... Read more | comments

Education

Byrd transition is going smoothly

Byrd transition is going smoothly

Byrd First Class Early Learning Center held its second school day Tuesday, and the transition is going better than planned, acting Selma superintendent of education ... 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

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

Rev. Jack Alvey will return to the church he and his wife met Sunday, but this time it will be to deliver his first sermon ... Read more | comments