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Council gives okay to move ahead with ‘Rebuild’ grant

During its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Selma City Council voted to move ahead with a Rebuild Alabama grant application for “roadway improvement along various ... Read more

4 mins ago by Adam Powell.

LIFT Ministries donate Thanksgiving dinner to Dallas County jail inmates

LIFT Ministries funded Thanksgiving dinner for 140 inmates at the Dallas County Jail on Wednesday. LIFT Ministries Founder/CEO LaTanglia Williams said the organization received donations ... Read more

13 mins ago by James Jones.

Ivey announces $19.4M in grants, region to benefit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that more than 60 Alabama cities and counties would be seeing improvements to water and sewer systems, roads and ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

Sewell backs bill to bolster on-the-job training

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, voted recently in support of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, which reauthorizes the National Apprenticeship Act for the first ... Read more

22 hours ago by Adam Powell.

ADPH offers warnings ahead of Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country and in the state of Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) held a press ... Read more

23 hours ago by Brannon Cahela.

Courthouse Annex to be named for Boynton, Chestnut

On Monday evening, the Dallas County Commission unanimously voted to rename the Dallas County Courthouse Annex after two of Dallas County’s most famed Black attorneys, ... Read more

1 day ago by Brannon Cahela.

Dallas County Sheriff Office, Northside Baptist Church hold annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Dallas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) held its annual Thanksgiving food drive on Monday. The DCSO teamed up with Northside Baptist Church, Dave’s Market, ESA ... Read more

1 day ago by James Jones.

HomTex to build plant in Selma, create over 300 jobs

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that HomTex, a company founded in 1987 as a contract manufacturer of sheeting, received more than $10.5 million ... Read more

2 days ago by Adam Powell.

Perkins: COVID crowd limits apply to churches

During a midday meeting of the Selma Rotary Club Monday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. discussed his recent proclamation aimed at curbing the spread of ... Read more

2 days ago by Adam Powell.

Selma man sentenced to Federal prison on drug charges

A Selma man was sentenced to nearly years in federal prison for drug charges. Kenyada Dukes was sentenced to 21 months in Federal prison for ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

DISTURBING TREND: Perkins plans for new pandemic proclamation

During a press conference on the steps of Selma City Hall Friday, Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. announced that he was preparing an official proclamation, ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Rural health providers need support amid crisis

National Rural Health Day was celebrated Thursday as a way of recognizing the work of rural health providers, who serve more than 60 million people ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Unemployment tops 12% in city, 10% in county for October

Selma and Dallas County were once again listed among the major counties and cities in Alabama suffering some of the state’s highest unemployment rates – ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Council’s oversight rules called into question by mayor

During its work session Thursday night, the Selma City Council got an earful from Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr., who took exception with the council’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Adam Powell.

Parole denied for Dallas County man

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for a Dallas County man on Nov. 18 Collins Barley Jr. was denied parole for the 1998 ... Read more

5 days ago by James Jones.

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