Back door gambling bills bad for Alabama

It was all coming to a head. I knew I would have to play a role. I did not expect to play the central role. ... Read more

Republicans are blind to problems facing state

Each year when the Legislature starts discussing the budget, the first items on the chopping block are always social services for our neediest neighbors. While ... Read more

Medicaid remains 800 lb. gorilla in room

BY STEVE FLOWERS | Political Columnist Some of you may have seen and remember the movie, Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray. In the comedy, Murray ... Read more

Power outage tips

On Saturday morning, an unexpected power outage impacted the Selma area and left an estimated 1,100 people without electricity, according to Alabama Power. Read more

A chance to set the record straight

In 2016, State Troopers have investigated 8,947 traffic crashes with 3,742 injuries. One hundred fifty-nine people have lost their lives in Trooper-investigated traffic crashes this ... Read more

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  2. We must work to get equal pay for women
  3. Teen Challenge didn’t win on the scoreboard, but received support, donations from game
  4. Discipleship night to take place on April 17
  5. Alabama is dealing with an image problem
  6. Annual AISA state meet brings in hundreds of students, fans to our city
  7. Sand Bar restaurant needs to be re-opened
  8. Amendment brings issue of right and wrong
  9. Policies, guidelines for our election coverage
  10. Don’t overlook run-off election
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Top of the Morning

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

Letter says Evans is best candidate for mayor

In recent times, I have spoken with so many Selmians who are disgusted with the “political games” being played in Selma. Read more