City hopes for good turnout Saturday

City hopes for good turnout Saturday

The city of Selma shut down part of Water Avenue Friday night for an evening of fun and music. But there was one thing missing ... Read more | comments

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Winn-Dixie’S Fourth of July profits help wounded veterans

Winn Dixie and the rest of Southeastern Grocers’ associates will donate all of its stores’ profits to benefit Wounded Warrior Project’s Independence Program on the ... Read more | comments

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Rally planned in Uniontown over environmental issues

Black Belt Citizens Fighting for Health and Justice will lead an unpermitted march Friday to speak out against alleged environmental injustices taking place in Uniontown. ... Read more | comments

Police chief offers tips for safe holiday weekend

For many, the Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the birth of American independence with family, fun and fireworks. Read more | comments

Center field wall returning to Bloch Park

Center field wall returning to Bloch Park

Selma’s Bloch Park once had its own version of the Green Monster, a giant green wall at Fenway Park in Boston, but it was blown ... Read more | comments

After wait, welcome center to open again

The Selma Welcome Center has been closed for more than half a year, but that is expected to change within a few week’s time, according ... Read more | comments

  1. New faces will greet students this fall  | comments
  2. Second ceramic art camp starts July 6  | comments
  3. Group plans Voting Rights Act celebration  | comments
  4. Dream becoming reality at community garden  | comments
  5. Garbage, water bills can’t be tied together  | comments
  6. Orrville ready for big Fourth of July  | comments
  7. Times-Journal ranked among state’s best newspapers  | comments
  8. Police: Man plots to kill church bishop, others  | comments
  9. Stokes’ world-record alligator on display at co-op  | comments
  10. City will run St. James another 90 days  | comments
  11. Funding cuts still possible at Old Cahawba  | comments
  12. Selma man arrested after high-speed chase, alleged kidnapping  | comments
  13. Advanced Disposal opts to not renew contract for garbage collection  | comments
  14. Soul Food Sunday will help support historic St. James  | comments
  15. Orrville Farmers Market now open  | comments
  16. Selma shuts out Cottondale to open 13-14 tournament  | comments


Faith, basketball focus of youth camp

Faith, basketball focus of youth camp

A Christian organization is using basketball as a way to reach out to area youth about the Bible. Read more | comments

  1. Eaton looks at starting women’s flag football  | comments
  2. Selma survives strange finish to win district  | comments
  3. Selma-Keith playdate battle provides peek to fall  | comments


Thankful for life, liberty and pursuit of happiness

Excerpts from country’s founding document, The Declaration of Independence  When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Set jaw for victory, it’s the American way

Two hundred thirty nine years ago on July 4, 1776, our forefathers set a course of independence for the 13 American colonies. It was a ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter says best is yet to come in Selma

I love this city. Homegrown in a city that is known worldwide. The greatest gift we could ever offer to the world is simply love. 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


Band preps for jazz concert

Band preps for jazz concert

The Selma High School Jazz Band has been practicing since early March for a concert they will present in July. Read more | comments


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