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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

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

Bentley has forgotten his oath

We’ve all heard the stories of Dr. Kevorkian — also known as “Dr. Death,” who assisted more than 130 patients in committing suicide. Dr. Kevorkian ... Read more

Celebrate compromise whenever it happens

It all comes down to compromise; something we rarely have the opportunity for when it comes to stories involving groups of government officials. Read more

Six ways to avoid being miserable

I’m amazed at the number of people who are miserable these days. There is little laughter and much less happiness than there used to be. It’s ... Read more

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  1. Indictments and high bonds show law enforcement officials take drugs seriously
  2. Bice’s meeting in Selma too vital to miss
  3. It’s never too early to take proper planning measures for Christmas parade
  4. Reader thanks reporter for business story on Blocton
  5. Reader remembers, honors the life of Kenneth Scott
  6. It’s time to celebrate the new football season
  7. Selma should strive to include as many capital projects as possible in 2015 budget
  8. Selma experiences will always be with me
  9. Schools have same moral problems
  10. Capitol to be site of next march on Jericho
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Free smartphones — sorta

The New York Times reports American Eagle Outfitters is offering free smart phones to anyone who tries on a pair of jeans between July 21 ... Read more

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