Drive-by shooting sends two to hospital Tuesday

Drive-by shooting sends two to hospital Tuesday

An afternoon drive-by shooting on the 1500 block of Philpot Avenue has sent two Selma teenagers to the hospital. Selma Police responded to a call around ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Partial council reviews city’s audit

The Selma City Council received an “unmodified” report from auditors Tuesday, showing the city “lived within its means” during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, ... Read more | comments

  1. Appeals Court upholds two Dallas County murder convictions  | comments
  2. Library prepares for programs in September  | comments
  3. Minor nominated by board for state honor  | comments

More News

Suspended leaders reach agreement to leave school system

The agreements three Selma City School System leaders reached in early July to retire from the system reveal that all three are still on paid ... Read more | comments

County on the hunt for leaks

  Dallas County is losing money one drip at a time. Well, they’re losing money one drip and one running toilet at a time. The ... Read more | comments

Safety drives discussion at Selmont meeting

Public safety was the topic of conversation during the Selmont Concerned Citizens’ first full meeting Thursday at New Selmont Baptist Church. The meeting, which attracted ... Read more | comments

Fireworks show to help mark Labor Day

Fireworks show to help mark Labor Day

The public is invited to mark the end of Summer and enjoy a Labor Day explosive celebration next Monday. The City of Selma, Dallas County ... Read more | comments

  1. Ceremony held for street renaming  | comments
  2. Final bond project begins  | comments
  3. Officials: watches can keep Selma safe  | comments
  4. Event to feature faith, family, fun  | comments
  5. Juvenile to be tried as an adult  | comments
  6. Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries  | comments
  7. Jones couple faces multiple charges for alleged rape of a minor  | comments
  8. Council discusses taxes, licenses  | comments
  9. Five face forgery charges  | comments
  10. System alters teacher’s suspension to without pay  | comments
  11. City prepares to honor civil rights icon  | comments
  12. Grand jury indicts 15 from raids  | comments
  13. Quilt show coming to Selma in September  | comments
  14. Selma teen confesses to robbery, murder  | comments
  15. Family wants to see video of fatal shot  | comments
  16. Roof work complete on Selma’s Tepper’s building  | comments

Sports

Macon East beats Morgan in three sets

Macon East beats Morgan in three sets

Morgan Academy head volleyball coach Dana Bohannon saw everything she wanted from a team in the Senators’ match Tuesday with Macon East — pinpoint serving, ... Read more | comments

  1. Injuries piling up early for local football teams  | comments
  2. Solomon named a finalist for ASWA player of week  | comments
  3. QB Club opens season with football insiders  | comments

Editorial

Neighborhood watch program can be a vital tool to keep Selma safe

Police have all sorts of techniques and technologies at their disposal in the unending fight against crime — but none are more important or more ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Neighborhood watch program can be a vital tool to keep Selma safe

Police have all sorts of techniques and technologies at their disposal in the unending fight against crime — but none are more important or more ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Reader thanks reporter for business story on Blocton

Dear editor, Thanks to reporter Jay Sowers for the article on Mr. Frank Blocton and his garage. We have used Mr. Blocton for our repairs for ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries

Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries

Those battling through the more than 100-degree temperatures Friday might be relieved to learn the temperatures in the Dallas County area are going to fall ... Read more | comments

Education

Minor nominated by board for state honor

Minor nominated by board for state honor

When Dallas County School Board member William Minor reflects on the time he almost did not run for his current position, the memory makes him ... 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