Battle of Selma begins with annual School Days

Battle of Selma begins with annual School Days

Dozens of students from around Alabama came to Selma Thursday to travel back to the 19th century. The 149th anniversary of the Battle of Selma ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Report again lists Selma last among business-friendly cities

For the second-straight year, a Birmingham-based think tank ranked Selma dead last in its list of business-friendly cities. The Alabama Policy Institute’s study uses economic ... Read more | comments

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  3. Technology part of Low Vision Day  | comments

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Get set for a colorful experience at Morgan

The grounds of John Tyler Morgan Academy will be ablaze in hues of orange, red, purple and blue as the school hosts its first Color ... Read more | comments

Bridge project on pace to be ready next week

Bridge project on pace to be ready next week

With a week left before the original May 1 deadline for work to be completed on the bridge over Valley Creek on Dallas Avenue, ALDOT ... Read more | comments

Everything in place as Battle of Selma begins

Everything in place as Battle of Selma begins

Dozens of people converged on Riverside Park Wednesday to prepare for one of Selma’s largest outdoor productions. Merchants, event organizers and reenactors began setting up tents ... Read more | comments

The Dart: Firefighters train for when the call comes

The Dart: Firefighters train for when the call comes

The Selma Fire Department spent their Wednesday morning preparing for an emergency. The department conducted a regular hose test Wednesday at Bloch Park to make sure ... Read more | comments

  1. Valley Grande cancels Founders Day  | comments
  2. Chamber golf tournament draws large crowd  | comments
  3. Sewage project planned, waiting on loan  | comments
  4. Concordia team takes quiz quest out west  | comments
  5. Selma man shot, killed in early morning robbery  | comments
  6. Bienville Park construction project approved  | comments
  7. Valley Grande wants to use oil money to pay off debt  | comments
  8. Safe drug disposal offered  | comments
  9. Woman charged with laundry list of crimes  | comments
  10. Rotary Club selects Moore for scholarship  | comments
  11. Dozens of guns ‘bought’ in buyback  | comments
  12. Council sets public hearing for Lapsley Street  | comments
  13. It’s all about the pickle pop  | comments
  14. State to make decision on school employees’ future  | comments
  15. Dallas County legislators receive automatic pay raise  | comments
  16. Less than 100 ink contracts for water service  | comments

Sports

Two Selma seniors sign to play football at Reedley College

Two Selma seniors sign to play football at Reedley College

Selma High School seniors Adam Bruno and Kendell Smith are going to play college football a long way from home next season. Bruno and Smith signed ... Read more | comments

  1. Selma great Robinson inducted into Tiger Trail  | comments
  2. Trojans hoping experience will come in handy in tournament  | comments
  3. Senators’ hope to continue hot streak as postseason starts  | comments

Editorial

American Legion to host Saturday ceremony to retire unfit American flags

American Legion to host Saturday ceremony to retire unfit American flags

The American Flag bears the colors we salute before the start of a school day or the first pitch of a baseball game. The flag bears ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Lost loved ones inspire us to be the best we can

The loss of a loved one — whether expected or sudden — is among the most difficult experiences every human must endure. Those who know me ... 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

Bush Hog going pink to beat cancer

Bush Hog going pink to beat cancer

A Selma business that provides agricultural equipment is supporting the fight against breast cancer by giving away a mower that is of high quality, great ... 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

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