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

Latest news

Dallas County preparing to add options for 911 services

By Scottie Brown  The Selma Times-Journal   Before the end of the year, people needing assistance from 911 will be able to send a text ... Read more | comments

  1. Tobacco tax revenue on the rise  | comments
  2. Morgan’s search continues  | comments
  3. The Dart: Selma’s ‘Tree of Life’ shades a new generation  | comments

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Car strikes man on Dallas Avenue

Car strikes man on Dallas Avenue

A man was hit by a car Wednesday night on Dallas Avenue, but was responsive and transported to Vaughan Regional Medical Center. The incident occurred ... Read more | comments

Shooting suspect’s mother charged

A Selma woman is behind bars on several charges after allegedly threatening the victim of a 2013 shooting that her son was reportedly involved in. Read more | comments

Street naming, arts district move forward

The Selma City Council moved forward with two measures Tuesday that would create new names for portions of Selma.  The first measure officially approved the ... Read more | comments

Morgan Academy earns President’s Award

Morgan Academy earns President’s Award

  John T. Morgan Academy’s many accomplishments over the 2013-2014 school year has not gone unnoticed. The school has been named the Alabama Independent School ... Read more | comments

  1. Sprinklers cover entirety of city park  | comments
  2. Scores attend school supplies giveaway  | comments
  3. Tabernacle Baptist Church to host Training Adolescent Behavior event  | comments
  4. Bentley asks two ASU trustees to resign  | comments
  5. Dallas County man shot and killed by older brother Monday  | comments
  6. Wet conditions likely to blame for worker’s slip  | comments
  7. City officials expect Amphitheater to be finished before Jubilee  | comments
  8. Accelerator’s business picking up  | comments
  9. Selma woman killed in accident  | comments
  10. One Black Belt county still waiting for jobless figures to improve  | comments
  11. Selma Police expect to receive 2015 model cars at low price  | comments
  12. Sessions fighting for catfish screening  | comments
  13. Edmundite to offer ‘Slice of Hope’ Tuesday  | comments
  14. New station puts faith in new programming  | comments
  15. Historic Trail part of booming National Park Service sites  | comments
  16. Selma Police get ready to hand out school supplies  | comments

Sports

Numbers say Morgan faces toughest schedule; Selma easiest

Numbers say Morgan faces toughest schedule; Selma easiest

If Morgan Academy hopes to get back to the football playoffs this year, the Senators will have to overcome an extremely challenging schedule. Read more | comments

  1. All-star teams fall in state tournaments, but the future of baseball looks bright in Selma  | comments
  2. Alabama referee Conyers to speak at Bama Club  | comments
  3. Alabama basketball players lead free Sarrell camp  | comments

Editorial

There’s work to be done

It has gotten to the point where we need to begin paying attention to our area’s unemployment figures or ignore them all together. Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

There’s work to be done

It has gotten to the point where we need to begin paying attention to our area’s unemployment figures or ignore them all together. 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

County schools’ wireless project is completed

County schools’ wireless project is completed

By Scottie Brown The Selma Times-Journal Dallas County School System’s two-year journey to bring wireless Internet access to all of its occupied buildings has finally ... Read more | comments

Business

Family comes first for Selma businessman

Family comes first for Selma businessman

Running a successful clothing store is a family affair for Zuheir Dabit, owner of On Time Fashions in downtown Selma. The store’s Alabama Avenue location is ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

New station puts faith in new programming

New station puts faith in new programming

Selma resident Dan Presley‘s 1991 experience on a Christian radio station led to a vision to build his own station. In less than a year, ... Read more | comments