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

Latest news

Heavy rain affects county road conditions

April showers are causing road problems across Dallas County and an increase in expenses for local government. Selma’s rainfall totals since April 1 are almost ... Read more | comments

  1. Green, Huffman running for sheriff’s position  | comments
  2. Selma Farmers Market to return in early June  | comments
  3. Easter egg hunts abound for Saturday  | comments

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Interpretive Center exhibits ready for public

Interpretive Center exhibits ready for public

Three years after the National Park Service’s Selma Interpretive Center opened its doors to the public, National Park Service ranger Theresa Hall finally has the ... Read more | comments

City gets oil lease funds

During Thursday’s city council work session, the council members got their first look at the city’s cut of oil lease funds. Read more | comments

Windham’s iconic work set for summer re-release

Windham’s iconic work set for summer re-release

The spooky stories in Kathryn Tucker Windham’s “13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey” are set to haunt bookshelves across the state once again as a commemorative ... Read more | comments

Forecast causes Relay change

The chance of rain won’t force organizers to cancel or delay Friday’s Dallas County Relay for Life, but it has forced them to change the ... Read more | comments

  1. Butterflies and Bridges Run set for Saturday  | comments
  2. Young dog bite victim recovering at home  | comments
  3. Election year had negative effect on legislature  | comments
  4. The Dart: Home is where the handiwork is  | comments
  5. Tice rejoins STJ’s staff  | comments
  6. Banquet kicks off Relay for Life  | comments
  7. Cahaba Center officials in ‘shock’  | comments
  8. Police hope to curb expected increase in crime activity  | comments
  9. Bridge construction forces church to redirect procession  | comments
  10. County unveils unpaid tax lists  | comments
  11. New club seeks to mentor boys  | comments
  12. Candidate forum set for Thursday  | comments
  13. Cancer walk planned for Orrville  | comments
  14. Despite saving efforts, JC Penney still on schedule to close May 3  | comments
  15. Survivors invited to celebrate life  | comments
  16. Morgan team chasing a national title  | comments

Sports

Weather postpones youth, high school games

Weather postpones youth, high school games

Alabama’s wild weather continues to play havoc on the Selma Recreation Department’s baseball and softball schedules. Friday’s games were cancelled — the third day this ... Read more | comments

  1. Lee-Scott dominates AISA state track meet  | comments
  2. DCHS’ Moorer selected to North-South game  | comments
  3. Senators’ tennis teams still chasing AISA title  | comments

Editorial

Oil lease funding should stay in one, lump sum

The Selma City Council should take a page out of the Dallas County Commission’s book and be smart with its oil lease funding. The city received ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Survivor’s banquet truly inspired me

This week’s Sherri S. James Annual Survivor’s Banquet showed me the amazing strength of Dallas County ‘s cancer survivors. When I was assigned to cover ... 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

YMCA of Selma-Dallas Co. helps everyone in to the pool

YMCA of Selma-Dallas Co. helps everyone in to the pool

With temperatures on the rise and summer on its way, swim classes at the YMCA of Selma-Dallas County are getting swimmers prepared to hit the ... 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

Craig Field’s Selma Air Center increases fuel sales

Craig Field’s Selma Air Center increases fuel sales

During its Air Force days, Craig Field buzzed with activity. Airplanes took off and landed frequently as Craig served as a training center for young ... 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