Selmian the first U.S. naval casualty of World War I

Selmian the first U.S. naval casualty of World War I

Selma’s history is full of famous names known the world over. And while there are many local heroes who will be forever remembered, there is ... Read more | comments

Latest news

S.S. Selma missed World War I, but has a storied history

A little piece of Selma and World War I history sits just on the coast of Galveston, Texas. Though it now sits motionless in Galveston ... Read more | comments

  1. Selma’s payday loan moratorium set to expire  | comments
  2. Three charged after using stolen credit card  | comments
  3. Tax free holiday set for annual return next weekend  | comments

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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

Mixon receives $150,000 bond Friday

The bond for a Dallas County man accused of his brother’s Monday murder was set at $150,000 Friday by Dallas County District Judge Bob Armstrong. ... Read more | comments

Kids Count study shows increase in diplomas

High school diplomas are becoming more common across Alabama, according to a national study released this week. The 2014 Kids Count Data Book found that ... Read more | comments

Uniontown city council to consider wastewater solutions

Uniontown city council to consider wastewater solutions

The Uniontown city council will have plenty to consider during their next meeting on Monday, Aug. 4. Mayor Jamaal Hunter said officials from Sentell Engineering and ... Read more | comments

  1. App aims to keep Alabamians safe  | comments
  2. Health insurance to be topic of luncheon  | comments
  3. Hooper Drive closed Tuesday for tree-cutting  | comments
  4. Higher bond wanted in shooting  | comments
  5. Selmont pushes for citizens council  | comments
  6. Realtor finds relaxation in arrangements  | comments
  7. Dallas County preparing to add options for 911 services  | comments
  8. Tobacco tax revenue on the rise  | comments
  9. Study shows increases in reading, math proficiency  | comments
  10. Morgan’s search continues  | comments
  11. The Dart: Selma’s ‘Tree of Life’ shades a new generation  | comments
  12. Car strikes man on Dallas Avenue  | comments
  13. Shooting suspect’s mother charged  | comments
  14. Street naming, arts district move forward  | comments
  15. Morgan Academy earns President’s Award  | comments
  16. Sprinklers cover entirety of city park  | comments

Sports

Youth football registration off to fast start

Youth football registration off to fast start

Youth football registration started last week and is already off to a fast-paced start. Read more | comments

  1. Area resident Peavy traded to San Francisco Giants  | comments
  2. Furlow has offers from Southern Miss, Mississippi St.  | comments
  3. Southside’s Gibbs, Keith’s Hall win Gridiron vote  | comments

Editorial

It’s time for Uniontown to do the right thing

On Monday, Aug. 4, the Uniontown city council will hear formal presentations from two engineering firms regarding how the city can finally fix the wastewater ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Don’t allow mistakes to ruin your life

If you had it your way, would you ever change? The older we get, the more we like things to stay the same. We get into ... 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

Accelerator’s business picking up

Accelerator’s business picking up

Business is good at the Arsenal Place Accelerator.  The business accelerator opened five months ago with a roster of one — Selma Good owner Robert ... 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