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Easter egg hunts pop up all over area

Easter egg hunts pop up all over area

The Dallas County community celebrated Easter with multiple Easter Egg Hunts Saturday. The City of Selma, Orrville and Yeargan Farms all saw children seek out ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Less than 100 ink contracts for water service

Months after West Dallas County residents asked the commission for help in switching from water wells to a county system, Commissioner Larry Nickels hasn’t reached ... Read more | comments

  1. Relay comes up just short  | comments
  2. Community service sets the state for Easter celebration  | comments
  3. Heavy rain affects county road conditions  | comments

More News

Marina restaurant reopens after flood waters recede

Marina restaurant reopens after flood waters recede

The owners of The Sand Bar restaurant were forced to close their business earlier this month because of the rising waters of the Alabama River, ... Read more | comments

Green, Huffman running for sheriff’s position

With the June 3 election primary approaching, two democrats are vying to be the Dallas County Sheriff.  Sardis resident Lee Green, who works for the ... Read more | comments

Selma Farmers Market to return in early June

Selma Farmers Market to return in early June

In just a few weeks, squash, collard greens, okra and baskets of other fresh produce will line the tables at the first Selma Farmers Market ... Read more | comments

Easter egg hunts abound for Saturday

Dallas County residents looking to join an Easter egg hunt will have plenty of opportunities to do so this weekend.  The City of Selma, Orrville ... Read more | comments

  1. Interpretive Center exhibits ready for public  | comments
  2. City gets oil lease funds  | comments
  3. Windham’s iconic work set for summer re-release  | comments
  4. Forecast causes Relay change  | comments
  5. Butterflies and Bridges Run set for Saturday  | comments
  6. Young dog bite victim recovering at home  | comments
  7. Election year had negative effect on legislature  | comments
  8. The Dart: Home is where the handiwork is  | comments
  9. Tice rejoins STJ’s staff  | comments
  10. Banquet kicks off Relay for Life  | comments
  11. Cahaba Center officials in ‘shock’  | comments
  12. Police hope to curb expected increase in crime activity  | comments
  13. Bridge construction forces church to redirect procession  | comments
  14. County unveils unpaid tax lists  | comments
  15. New club seeks to mentor boys  | comments
  16. Candidate forum set for Thursday  | comments

Sports

Meadowview to play eight-man football

Meadowview to play eight-man football

Meadowview Christian will move to the Alabama Christian Education Association’s eight-man football league for the 2014-2015 school year. The Trojans’ football team will officially play under ... Read more | comments

  1. Butterflies and Bridges run benefits athletics programs  | comments
  2. Weather postpones youth, high school games  | comments
  3. Lee-Scott dominates AISA state track meet  | comments

Editorial

Youth baseball and softball leagues are giving area children opportunities for life lessons

Admit it, we all people watch. For those of us in the media, we actually make a career out of people watching and eavesdropping. But, ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Construction makes for a dusty week

Over my albeit brief career in journalism, I’ve been able to make photos and write stories from some pretty unique locations. I’ve made photos from ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Spring is a busy time for Selma, Dallas County

Spring has finally arrived. As the weather warms and the days grow longer our community is blooming with all kinds of wonderful things. Whether it’s ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Selma Farmers Market to return in early June

Selma Farmers Market to return in early June

In just a few weeks, squash, collard greens, okra and baskets of other fresh produce will line the tables at the first Selma Farmers Market ... Read more | comments

Education

New club seeks to mentor boys

New club seeks to mentor boys

A local Selma City school is working to help its students with a new mentoring club.  Members of Cedar Park Elementary School’s latest organization, the ... Read more | comments

Business

Marina restaurant reopens after flood waters recede

Marina restaurant reopens after flood waters recede

The owners of The Sand Bar restaurant were forced to close their business earlier this month because of the rising waters of the Alabama River, ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Bridge construction forces church to redirect procession

Bridge construction forces church to redirect procession

For more than two decades, a service depicting the crucifixion of Christ followed the same route. Thanks to an ongoing bridge replacement project on Dallas ... Read more | comments