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Local businesses partner to get students laptops for virtual learning

To say that COVID-19 has shaken things up for teachers, students and parents in Dallas County this fall would be an understatement. Selma City Schools ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Moore recognized for 28 years with Dallas County Commission

District 2 Dallas County Commissioner Roy Moore was presented with an award from the Association of County Commissioners of Alabama (ACCA) during Monday’s Dallas County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

DCBOE approves budget for new fiscal year

The Dallas County Schools (DCS) Board of Education held its second and final budget hearing for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year last Thursday evening preceding the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Northside Baptist Church, Vasser’s Mini-Mart hold food giveaway

Northside Baptist Church held its third food giveaway on Thursday at Vasser’s Mini-Mart. Free meals were given away to Dallas County residents. They were also ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

House passes two bills aimed at equity in education

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed two bills aimed at ensuring equity in education – the Strength in Diversity Act, approved Tuesday by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Jones responds to watchdog’s tariff recommendations

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued recommendations to the U.S. Department of Commerce on how to improve its tariff exclusion process and the need ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Crews working at ‘warp speed’ as recovery begins

Following a day marked by torrential rain, flooding and widespread devastation, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference to update Alabamians on recovery efforts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys announces ‘Teacher of the Month’ program

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys will have its Teacher of the Month program for the second straight year. In its first year, the ‘Alexander Shunnarah Teacher of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

Jones calls for unity on anniversary of church bombing

On Tuesday, which marked 57 since members of Ku Klux Klan detonated a bomb that killed four young girls at 16th Street Baptist Church in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

College Dems weigh in on local races

The Alabama College Democrats (ACD), the official collegiate arm of the Alabama Democratic Party (ADP), recently issues a slate of endorsements for a number of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Commission approves budget for new fiscal year

The Dallas County Commission unanimously approved the County’s budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which begins October 1 and will end Sept. 30, 2021, at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Selma groups receive grants from DG Literacy Foundation

Schools, libraries and nonprofits across Alabama were awarded $100,000 in literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Monday. Of the 35 entities across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brannon Cahela.

Despite ongoing pandemic, city sees uptick in some tax revenue

According to August financial statements, some tax revenues were on the incline last month, despite the ongoing pandemic that has hit accounts across the state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

State, county prepare for possibly ‘historic’ storm

As Hurricane Sally began approaching the state Tuesday morning, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference alongside Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) Director Brian ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Central AlabamaWorks Partners with Vaughan Regional Medical Center for Virtual Hiring Event

Vaughan Regional Medical Center and Central AlabamaWorks are teaming together to host a Virtual hiring event this week. The event starts Thursday and concludes Sunday. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

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