Editorials

Public should know more about hotel partner

The city of Selma failed when it chose Gourmet Services to run the historic St. James Hotel. The shape the hotel was left in, the ... Read more

Selma residents should take advantage of opportunity to see history

Slightly more than 49 years ago, James ‘Spider’ Martin, stood at the base of the Edumund Pettus Bridge and waited for a crowd of peaceful ... Read more

More schools should make efforts to expand  learning into real world environments

More schools should make efforts to expand learning into real world environments

Let’s be honest, most students don’t wake up everyday, thinking about how excited they are to drive or take the bus to school. At many ... Read more

City council should gauge opinion of residents before renaming Lapsley

The Boynton family is undoubtedly one of the most important in Selma’s civil rights history. Mother, father and son all fought to ensure African American’s ... Read more

Is drug court the best way to lower crime?

There’s no easily solution. In many cases crime is a spontaneous act, a result of the senseless behavior, an argument, or inebriation. Rather than throwing ... Read more