City should follow Strand’s suggestion to sell St. James after it reaches potential

City officials are pushing the St. James Hotel into a new era. The city management era was fortunately brief, but it appears the next phase ... Read more

With tourism being our area’s main industry, hospitality and customer service is crucial

We’re not saying that $66 million is a lot of money, we’re just saying that …. wait … yes, we are saying $66 million is ... Read more

With hundreds of thousands in oil lease funds, wise investments should be made

On April 15, the City of Selma and Dallas County governments are going to get a big paycheck. Every year, both entities get their portion ... Read more

With shelter renovations, volunteers are helping improve adoption rates

Inside of Selma’s city limits are hundreds of stray or abandoned animals. Many of those animals remain on the streets, while others end up in ... Read more

Melton should reverse course and honor Gilmore

Just this week, we wrote how a public hearing was a necessary in the proposed renaming of Lapsley Street and then strongly criticized Mayor George ... Read more