Battle of Selma comes to head Sunday afternoon

Battle of Selma comes to head Sunday afternoon

Sunday is the grand finale for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Selma. Read more | comments

Latest news

Smokers win second time

The sweet, succulent smell of barbecue filled the air Saturday at Lions Club Fair Park for the third annual Rock n’ Ribs Benefit Read more | comments

  1. U.S. flags properly retired  | comments
  2. Easter Seals plans Fun Walk  | comments
  3. Sight Savers sponsors Perry County eye bank  | comments

More News

Unemployment rate continues to improve

The state of Alabama continues to see a positive trend in its unemployment numbers with March’s rate of 5.7 percent. Read more | comments

Habitat plans fundraising auction

Selma Habitat for Humanity will hold its 12th annual auction Tuesday night at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center, where people will get a taste ... Read more | comments

Couple charged with receiving stolen items

A Selma couple was arrested Thursday for receiving stolen property from a local building supply company. Read more | comments

Legion schedules flag retirement

Selma American Legion Post 20 will conduct a ceremony today to retire torn or tattered American flags. Read more | comments

  1. Ceremony pays tribute to Union soldiers, POWs  | comments
  2. Scout completes outdoor classroom  | comments
  3. More rain, severe weather possible  | comments
  4. Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could be cut  | comments
  5. Selma murder suspect arrested in Birmingham  | comments
  6. Getting ready for battle  | comments
  7. PD: Couple steals $4,000 from elderly woman  | comments
  8. Bentley issues order delaying park closings  | comments
  9. Railroad redone at Highway 80 intersection  | comments
  10. Jewelry sale will benefit Vaughan hospital auxiliary  | comments
  11. Shred-it Day helps spring cleaning  | comments
  12. No easy solution as legislators work to balance budget  | comments
  13. Popular Rock ‘N’ Ribs back  | comments
  14. VFW chapter hands out awards  | comments
  15. Speakers ready to lend their expertise  | comments
  16. Art Guild plans workshop with abstract painter  | comments

Sports

Whitt, program providing positive influence for youth

Whitt, program providing positive influence for youth

It was getting late Wednesday and the players in Jeremiah Whitt’s Disciples of Game basketball program were ready to go home, but they had to ... Read more | comments

  1. AHSAA state track and field: Who qualified?  | comments
  2. Former Selma High star to play overseas  | comments
  3. Two Bears highlight North-South basketball game rosters  | comments

Editorial

Plan needed for roads

Selma is an old city with aging infrastructure. Like with anything, as things age they break down and need maintenance and a little extra care. Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Plan needed for roads

Selma is an old city with aging infrastructure. Like with anything, as things age they break down and need maintenance and a little extra care. Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter thanks those who helped after crash

On April 8 my wife Cathy Sanders and I, Jerry Sanders, had a motorcycle accident on Citizens Parkway near Sears at about 10:30 a.m. By ... 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

Scout completes outdoor classroom

Scout completes outdoor classroom

Morgan Academy has a new place to teach students, thanks to one of their own. Read more | comments

Business

Coworkers win local business pitch contest

Coworkers win local business pitch contest

Gunning for cash prizes to help with their ideas, twelve entrepreneurs took part in the Business Pitch Contest Friday at the St. James Hotel. Read more | comments

Faith & Family

St. Paul’s marks 50 years since integration

St. Paul’s marks 50 years since integration

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and St. Mark’s Birmingham held a service of reconciliation on Palm Sunday to mark 50 years since the Selma church’s integration. ... Read more | comments