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Selma High Principal, Athletic Director tops changes at Selma City Schools

Selma City Schools announced its educational lineup with seven changes for the 2024-25 school year at various schools. Dr. Kesia Smith is the new Principal ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:05 am

Breaking News

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office investigating Orrville murder

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder that occurred Sunday morning in Orrville. According to Dallas County Chief Deputy John Hatfield, the fatal ... Read more

by James Jones, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 9:03 am

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Cole appointed as Interim Assistant Police Chief

Selma Mayor James Perkins, Jr. appointed Johnathan T. (J.T.) Cole to Interim Assistant Chief for the Selma Police Department on July 3. Cole served as ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 8, 2024 6:51 pm

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Man shot Monday morning at Walmart

An African-American man was injured during a shooting at Wal-Mart on Monday morning.  According to Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 8, 2024 12:35 pm

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Fashion on the River held 10th annual show

Fashion on the River celebrated its 10th anniversary with a strong show and two scholarship giveaways last weekend at Finesse Kouture. Models and designers who ... Read more

by James Jones, Monday, July 8, 2024 10:05 am

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City of Selma seeks to sell Dallas Academy building

The City of Selma is seeking proposals for the sale and redevelopment of Dallas Academy.  The City owns the vacant building that was damaged by ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, July 7, 2024 10:05 am

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Gunnar Henderson selected as starter for MLB All-Star Game

The City of Selma will have its first-ever starter in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 16. Baltimore Orioles shortstop Gunnar Henderson was ... Read more

by James Jones, Sunday, July 7, 2024 10:05 am

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James Jones: 2 sports legends I once covered facing adversity

Everybody in Dallas County knows I worked 26 years on the Mississippi Guf Coast before coming to town. Every now and then, I share memories ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, July 5, 2024 10:10 am

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Watters family make Orrville Fireworks show fun

The City of Orrville’s Fourth of July fireworks show is an annual family tradition for the Watters Family at the Orrville Community Center.  Orrville City ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, July 5, 2024 10:05 am

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Will Ingram credit Morgan Academy for college education

Morgan Academy helped Will Ingram make the jump from high school to college. Four years after graduating from Morgan Academy, Ingram earned a B.S. degree ... Read more

by James Jones, Friday, July 5, 2024 10:05 am

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City of Selma, ALDOT work on Riverfront project

The City of Selma’s Office of Planning and Development is working with the Alabama Department of Transportation to start Phase One of the Riverfront Boardwalk ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, July 4, 2024 10:10 am

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Residents love Valley Grande’s fireworks show

The City of Valley Grande overcame an accident near the intersection of Highway 22 and County Road 16 to produce a stellar fireworks show on ... Read more

by James Jones, Thursday, July 4, 2024 10:05 am

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Former Selma Police officer promoted as ALEA Captain

Donald R. Shepard Jr. worked his way toward a law enforcement career. Shepard was recently promoted to captain in the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s  Department ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 1:56 pm

Dallas County

Brooks named Times-Journal coach of year

In 14 years, Ralph Brooks Jr. went from Dallas County High School assistant softball coach to head coach. This season, Brooks was named The Selma ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 10:05 am

Sports

Moore named Times-Journal softball player of year

Jakayla Moore closed the door on a historic junior year at Keith High School.  Moore is named The Selma Times-Journal softball player of the year. ... Read more

by James Jones, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 10:03 am

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