Forrest bust back at Old Live Oak

Forrest bust back at Old Live Oak

Three years after it disappeared, Nathan Bedford Forrest’s bust is back atop a monument erected in his honor at Old Live Oak Cemetery. Read more | comments

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One injured in drive-by shooting

Selma police officers responded Thursday to a drive-by shooting in the 1500 block of Lauderdale Street. Read more | comments

  1. VFW puts flags on Pineview headstones  | comments
  2. Couple heads to Kenya on mission trip  | comments
  3. Edmundite Missions plans festival  | comments

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20-year-old shot at high school graduation party Thursday

A high school graduation party in east Selma went awry Thursday night after a 20-year-old Selma man was shot. According to Sgt. Evelyn Ghant with the ... Read more | comments

Ellwood’s Williams plans to be pediatrician

Ellwood’s Williams plans to be pediatrician

Shekinah Williams comes from a military family and has lived across the United States while growing up, and despite changing schools, has always strived to ... Read more | comments

Fuller honored at graduation

Fuller honored at graduation

Director Gina Fuller was honored after Rachel Colley’s 4-year-old class graduated from preschool at St. Paul’s Little Friends School Thursday. Read more | comments

Closings, hours for holiday weekend

In order to honor those who served the United States in the country’s armed forces, many Selma businesses will be closed Monday. Read more | comments

  1. Tragedy turns into motivation for Keith valedictorian  | comments
  2. City has better idea about sinkhole’s cause  | comments
  3. VFW to sponsor Memorial Day program Monday  | comments
  4. Carter retires after 43 years as educator  | comments
  5. Cleveland top in class second time  | comments
  6. Butler-Truax spot wins state award  | comments
  7. Teenager accidently shoots himself in foot  | comments
  8. International food festival, concert planned for June  | comments
  9. Thompson joins STJ staff for summer  | comments
  10. Selma-Dallas County Leadership Class XXI holds graduation  | comments
  11. Second sinkhole forms on Water Ave.  | comments
  12. DC school board hires new lawyer  | comments
  13. Garden helps Ellwood in effort go green  | comments
  14. Gaming guru Ennis named valedictorian  | comments
  15. Tuesday morning home invasion ends with one dead  | comments
  16. Scholarships awarded at Bama Club  | comments

Sports

Having one hand hasn’t slowed Norfleet Jr.

Having one hand hasn’t slowed Norfleet Jr.

Sherman Norfleet Jr. loves football and basketball and from time to time he even plays a little golf. However, there’s nothing the 11-year-old enjoys more ... Read more | comments

  1. Selma playdate will feature 7A champs, nine playoff teams  | comments
  2. Ellwood, Keith football schedules change due to closures  | comments
  3. Stokes’ world record alligator unveiled in Montgomery  | comments

Editorial

Remember reason for the holiday

Monday’s holiday is a rare day off work for most of us. It’s a chance to fire up the grill, put your feet up and ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Remember reason for the holiday

Monday’s holiday is a rare day off work for most of us. It’s a chance to fire up the grill, put your feet up and ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Memorial Day to honor those who sacrificed

On the last Monday in May, which will be May 25 this year, Memorial Day will be observed throughout the United States. Originally called Decoration ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

YMCA helps people keep New Year resolutions

With the New Year comes new resolutions, and many people promise this is the year they will lose weight and live healthier. Read more | comments

Education

Tragedy turns into motivation for Keith valedictorian

Tragedy turns into motivation for Keith valedictorian

In August 2009, when Deanthony Griffin was only 11 years old, his father Eugene Griffin passed away. Griffin said it was then that he decided ... Read more | comments

Business

Butler-Truax spot wins state award

Butler-Truax spot wins state award

Rupert and Darla, also known as Todd Prater and Doris Butler-Truax, won the Judges Award of Merit for small market commercials from the Alabama Broadcasters ... Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Couple heads to Kenya on mission trip

Couple heads to Kenya on mission trip

Clint and Ellen Mitchell were dating for only a few weeks before they got engaged at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro last summer on a ... Read more | comments