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Central Alabama Fair pageants add new categories

Central Alabama Fair pageants add new categories

The sixth annual Central Alabama Fair pageants are just around the corner, and the addition of additional pageant categories means more girls can participate. This year, ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Seven arrested in protest in Montgomery

Police arrested seven people — including the wife of state Sen. Hank Sanders — at the Alabama Capitol after the group refused to leave during ... Read more | comments

  1. Phoenix Park plays host to I Have a Dream Celebration  | comments
  2. Meter install moving along  | comments
  3. County school populations falling  | comments

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Lauderdale fix to begin after Labor Day

Lauderdale fix to begin after Labor Day

For those who have the downtown portion of Lauderdale Street in their daily drive, navigating traffic cones and caution signs has almost become a way ... Read more | comments

The Dart: Bailey enjoys adding a splash of color to her neighborhood

The Dart: Bailey enjoys adding a splash of color to her neighborhood

When Annie Bailey moved into her Pecan Drive home last May, she decided to spruce up the front yard and add a splash of color ... Read more | comments

Police continue to look for shooting suspects

Police continue to look for shooting suspects

Selma Police have gathered additional information in regards to the Tuesday afternoon drive-by shooting that hospitalized two teens. Selma Police have learned that an ongoing conflict ... Read more | comments

Partial council reviews city’s audit

Partial council reviews city’s audit

The Selma City Council received an “unmodified” report from auditors Tuesday, showing the city “lived within its means” during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, ... Read more | comments

  1. Appeals Court upholds two Dallas County murder convictions  | comments
  2. Library prepares for programs in September  | comments
  3. Minor nominated by board for state honor  | comments
  4. Drive-by shooting sends two to hospital Tuesday  | comments
  5. Suspended leaders reach agreement to leave school system  | comments
  6. County on the hunt for leaks  | comments
  7. Safety drives discussion at Selmont meeting  | comments
  8. Fireworks show to help mark Labor Day  | comments
  9. Ceremony held for street renaming  | comments
  10. Final bond project begins  | comments
  11. Officials: watches can keep Selma safe  | comments
  12. Event to feature faith, family, fun  | comments
  13. Juvenile to be tried as an adult  | comments
  14. Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries  | comments
  15. Jones couple faces multiple charges for alleged rape of a minor  | comments
  16. Council discusses taxes, licenses  | comments

Sports

Hornets defeat Eagles in season opener

Hornets defeat Eagles in season opener

PLANTERSVILLE — After the departure of six seniors, the Dallas County volleyball team welcomed a lot of new faces onto the court Friday as the ... Read more | comments

  1. Dixie Flips compete in first meet of the season  | comments
  2. Southside-Keith seems to always come down to the wire  | comments
  3. Macon East beats Morgan in three sets  | comments

Editorial

Neighborhood watch program can be a vital tool to keep Selma safe

Police have all sorts of techniques and technologies at their disposal in the unending fight against crime — but none are more important or more ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Boynton’s deserve latest honor

Sam and Amelia Boynton not only got a street renamed in their honor Saturday, they also got the attention they deserved. More than 100 members of ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Reader thanks reporter for business story on Blocton

Dear editor, Thanks to reporter Jay Sowers for the article on Mr. Frank Blocton and his garage. We have used Mr. Blocton for our repairs for ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries

Hot weather brings increased threat of heat-related injuries

Those battling through the more than 100-degree temperatures Friday might be relieved to learn the temperatures in the Dallas County area are going to fall ... Read more | comments

Education

Minor nominated by board for state honor

Minor nominated by board for state honor

When Dallas County School Board member William Minor reflects on the time he almost did not run for his current position, the memory makes him ... Read more | comments

Business

Working on cars is a lifelong passion

Working on cars is a lifelong passion

  If you are looking for Frank Blocton, odds are he’s under the hood. When he was only 13-years-old, Blocton admits now, he would pester ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

St. Paul’s welcomes new rector

Rev. Jack Alvey will return to the church he and his wife met Sunday, but this time it will be to deliver his first sermon ... Read more | comments