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Hard work, dedication lifts Southside High Valedictorian

Jameriel Sturdivant figured the odds were stacked in her bid to become Valedictorian at Southside High School. By the time the school year ended, Sturdivant ... Read more

3 days ago by James Jones.

Selma High Valedictorian powered by faith, determination

One of ReNari Wells’ ambitions was to become Class Valedictorian at Selma High School. Wells finished as the top senior in Selma High’s Class of ... Read more

1 week ago by James Jones.

Reading is Fundamental Program alters summer program

The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority altered its annual Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) program because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program put three books in each gift ... Read more

2 weeks ago by James Jones.

Valedictorian honor stuns Dallas County High senior

Alyssa Frederick received a surprise from Dallas County High School a few weeks ago. Frederick was named valedictorian at Dallas County High, an honor that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by James Jones.

Keith High Valedictorian gets storybook ending

Kaliyah Williams found a perfect ending to her days at Keith High School. Keith High named Williams the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020. Keith ... Read more

4 weeks ago by James Jones.

Ellwood Christian Academy Valedictorian on the fast track to success

Malachi Walker is best known in Dallas County for his numerous individual track championships. Walker added another title to his resume last week: Valedictorian at ... Read more

1 month ago by James Jones.

Determination, work ethic powers Meadowview Christian School Valedictorian

Erin McIntyre has added another Valedictorian honor to her trophy case. McIntyre is the Valedictorian in Meadowview Christian School’s graduating class of 2020.  MCS will ... Read more

2 months ago by James Jones.

Commitment to Excellence drives Morgan Academy Valedictorian

Being named Class Valedictorian was the perfect way for Judy Assaad to finish at Morgan Academy. Assaad will graduate as the top senior in Morgan ... Read more

2 months ago by James Jones.

Former Historic Brown Chapel AME Church Pastor now preaches in Dothan

A former Historic Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Pastor now leads a congregation in Houston County. Reverend Joseph Rembert Sr. was recently named the ... Read more

2 months ago by James Jones.

Selma native returning soon to give back to community

A Selma native plans on giving back to her hometown later this summer. Tamira Williams of Untamed Talenz LLC has scheduled a Majorette Mini Camp ... Read more

3 months ago by James Jones.

Rapper’s Delight: Selma native prepares for rap debut

A Selma native has visions of conquering the world of hip hop someday. Rapper T. Smith will release his debut CD, entitled “To Whom It ... Read more

3 months ago by James Jones.

Selma native shares experiences in Civil Rights Era

Hattie Chambers-Givan did not get an opportunity to participate in the historic Selma to Montgomery March 55 years ago. Chambers-Givan was one of the storytellers ... Read more

4 months ago by James Jones.

Meet the 2020 Miss Selma Jubilee

Kervin and Michelle Babineaux have two Miss Selma Jubilee Pageant winners in their Lafayette, Louisiana home. Kamryn Jade Babineaux was crowned 2020 Miss Selma Jubilee ... Read more

4 months ago by James Jones.

Gullah Geechee Mende Film Festival stops in Selma

The Gullah Geechee Mende Film Festival made its first-ever stop in Selma during the Bridge Crossing Jubilee last week. Mende Film Festival Co-Producer Sherry A. ... Read more

4 months ago by James Jones.

‘The Chocolate Bunny’ reflects on an adventurous life in new memoir

“Playboy Bunny, model, Hollywood actress, mafia moll, lover to some of the screen’s most glamorous leading men, Francesca Emerson has done it all,” reads the ... Read more

4 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

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