Selma prepares to welcome world

Selma prepares to welcome world

Tens of thousands of people are expected in Selma between now and Sunday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches. Read more | comments

Latest news

Search for Selma superintendent down to five finalists

Five candidates have been selected for interviews in the ongoing search for the Selma City School System’s next superintendent. Read more | comments

  1. Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage  | comments
  2. Edmundite Missions honored for role in movement  | comments
  3. How to see Obama’s speech from Edmund Pettus Bridge  | comments

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Thousands ‘come home’ Sunday during Unity Walk

Thousands ‘come home’ Sunday during Unity Walk

They may have been singing old hymns, but the 2,000 people who marched Sunday across the Edmund Pettus Bridge definitely had a new song. Read more | comments

Goody’s will close by end of month

Goody’s is set to become the second major retailer to close within the Selma Mall in the last calendar year. Read more | comments

Gold Medal bill now headed to Obama’s desk

Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to those who participated in the historic Selma civil rights protest ... Read more | comments

GWC to be recognized for history

The George Washington Carver Homes hold a special place in the hearts and minds of many. Read more | comments

  1. Prisons, charter schools on Legislature’s agenda  | comments
  2. Another chance of winter weather this week  | comments
  3. Groups pick up litter ahead of historic week  | comments
  4. Council cancels St. James contract  | comments
  5. Old Cahawba offers wagon tour  | comments
  6. Program will help farmers grow their business  | comments
  7. Emails: House Speaker had financial troubles  | comments
  8. Bentley seeks $541 million in taxes for general fund  | comments
  9. Concordia’s Civil Rights symposium offers full week  | comments
  10. SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy  | comments
  11. Murder charges in death of woman found on side of road  | comments
  12. Obama family, George W. and Laura Bush expected  | comments
  13. 50th anniversary schedule almost finalized  | comments
  14. Library classes will help simply home life  | comments
  15. Former postmaster honored by church  | comments
  16. Fourth Civil War marker goes up  | comments

Sports

Opening day prep ongoing for city league

Opening day prep ongoing for city league

Baseball and softball opening day is still over a month away for the Selma Recreation Department, but there’s plenty to be done. Lebo Jones, who oversees ... Read more | comments

  1. CCA women move foward to USCAA semifinals  | comments
  2. Selma opens season with losses to Hillcrest  | comments
  3. DCHS grad Jones named SSAC pitcher of the week  | comments

Editorial

Jubilee schedule is packed with activities all weekend long

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting on — the start of the annual bridge crossing jubilee ceremonies. We’d like to be the first ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Jubilee schedule is packed with activities all weekend long

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting on — the start of the annual bridge crossing jubilee ceremonies. We’d like to be the first ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Article misses main story of “Selma” film

Dear editor, I have read Cecil Williamson’s opinion piece about the movie “Selma.” This letter responds to his observations about the movie. William’s article focuses ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

With the New Year comes new resolutions, and many people promise this is the year they will lose weight and live healthier. Read more | comments

Education

SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy

SOLE SHINE: Student collects shoes for needy

Sophie Talton, a junior at Morgan Academy, has a collection of shoes like no other. But it isn’t because she has an obsession with shoes. ... Read more | comments

Business

Chamber honors mail carrier as rising star

Chamber honors mail carrier as rising star

As Charles Roscoe Jr., a letter carrier for the United States Post Office in Selma, prepared for his daily route Wednesday, he was surprised with ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Final plans underway for Sunday’s Unity Walk

Final plans underway for Sunday’s Unity Walk

Final plans are being made for Sunday’s Unity Walk. Read more | comments