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Suspect identified in fatal Thanksgiving weekend shooting

The Selma Police Department has identified a suspect in a horrific shooting on Black Friday. According to Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford, 28-year-old Roderick Harrison ... Read more

3 days ago by James Jones.

Gospel Tabernacle Church feeds homeless on Thanksgiving Day

Gospel Tabernacle Church in God overcame the break-in its Food Distribution Center to feed the homeless on Thanksgiving Day. Gospel Tabernacle Pastor John E. Grayson, ... Read more

4 days ago by James Jones.

Toure calls for reform; council mulls process

Local attorney and activist Faya Rose Toure appeared before the Selma City Council Tuesday night to call for the establishment of a due process committee, ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

Weekly jobless claims top 100 in county for first time since August

According to numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Wednesday afternoon, more than 100 initial unemployment claims were filed in Dallas County last ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

Selma Police Department investigating theft at Food Bank Distribution Center

The Selma Police Department is investigating a theft that took place on Tuesday evening at the Food Bank Distribution Center. According to Gospel Tabernacle Church ... Read more

4 days ago by James Jones.

Helping Hands aids hurricane cleanup effort in Dallas County

Helping Hands, the disaster recovery ministry of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was in Selma recently helping local residents clear downed trees ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Council gives okay to move ahead with ‘Rebuild’ grant

During its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Selma City Council voted to move ahead with a Rebuild Alabama grant application for “roadway improvement along various ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

LIFT Ministries donate Thanksgiving dinner to Dallas County jail inmates

LIFT Ministries funded Thanksgiving dinner for 140 inmates at the Dallas County Jail on Wednesday. LIFT Ministries Founder/CEO LaTanglia Williams said the organization received donations ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

Ivey announces $19.4M in grants, region to benefit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that more than 60 Alabama cities and counties would be seeing improvements to water and sewer systems, roads and ... Read more

6 days ago by Adam Powell.

Sewell backs bill to bolster on-the-job training

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, voted recently in support of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, which reauthorizes the National Apprenticeship Act for the first ... Read more

6 days ago by Adam Powell.

ADPH offers warnings ahead of Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country and in the state of Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) held a press ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Courthouse Annex to be named for Boynton, Chestnut

On Monday evening, the Dallas County Commission unanimously voted to rename the Dallas County Courthouse Annex after two of Dallas County’s most famed Black attorneys, ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Dallas County Sheriff Office, Northside Baptist Church hold annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Dallas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) held its annual Thanksgiving food drive on Monday. The DCSO teamed up with Northside Baptist Church, Dave’s Market, ESA ... Read more

6 days ago by James Jones.

HomTex to build plant in Selma, create over 300 jobs

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that HomTex, a company founded in 1987 as a contract manufacturer of sheeting, received more than $10.5 million ... Read more

7 days ago by Adam Powell.

Perkins: COVID crowd limits apply to churches

During a midday meeting of the Selma Rotary Club Monday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. discussed his recent proclamation aimed at curbing the spread of ... Read more

7 days ago by Adam Powell.

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