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Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirms murder case of Selma man

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the case of a Selma man sentenced to life in prison for capital murder. Dallas County District Attorney ... Read more

13 hours ago by James Jones.

New book inspired by Selma visit

Connor Towne O’Neill, a producer for National Public Radio (NPR) that recently worked on the “White Lies” podcast about the murder of Unitarian Rev. James ... Read more

2 days ago by Adam Powell.

Owens taking gospel to the streets of America’s cities

William Owens, a poet and author who last visited the Queen City in January during his march from Montgomery to Selma praying for the nation, ... Read more

2 days ago by Adam Powell.

Sewell’s use of campaign funds for club dues legal

CQ Roll Call, a Washington-based news organization covering Capitol Hill, released an article Wednesday detailing the use of campaign funds by members of Congress for ... Read more

2 days ago by Adam Powell.

Local jobless claims continue weekly descent

The Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) on Thursday released weekly unemployment figures that showed more than 19,000 unemployment claims were filed last week, an increase ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

TKO hands out supplies to those in need

People stood sweating in a long line stretching from a nondescript store front on Broad Street to the parking spaces nearby Thursday as volunteers with ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

Miller Lumber cited following death or worker

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Thursday that Selma manufacturer Miller Lumber Company had been cited for “failing to ... Read more

3 days ago by Adam Powell.

Young launches bid for council president seat

Attorney Warren “Billy” Young – Chairman of the Deacon Board at Historic First Baptist Church, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha (APA) Southern Region ... Read more

4 days ago by Adam Powell.

Strong announces Ward 3 bid for Selma City Council

Brown Chapel AME Pastor Leodis Strong has once again thrown his name in the race to take the Ward 3 Seat on the Selma City ... Read more

4 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Jones: State ‘still in very dangerous territory’

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, on Tuesday hosted a virtual press conference alongside National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Candidates descend on reopened city hall for qualifying

The doors to Selma City Hall were flung open Tuesday morning, following a months-long closure due to the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic, and candidates for a ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

BBCF go virtual for 2020 Black Belt Arts Symposium

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) will conduct their annual arts symposium virtually this year. The theme for the ... Read more

5 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Teenager charged with murder in Wilcox County

A Wilcox County man died from gunshot wounds in a Selma Hospital over the Fourth of July weekend. Markeesa Pettway was pronounced dead at Vaughan ... Read more

6 days ago by James Jones.

SCS to address parent reopening questions via virtual meeting Thursday

After schools across Alabama were closed halfway through the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents, teachers, administrators and students began to wonder when ... Read more

6 days ago by Brannon Cahela.

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee names new Principal Coordinator

A California native is the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee’s new Principal Coordinator. Drew Glover replaces Faya Rose Toure, who co-founded the Jubilee with her husband ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

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