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‘An exciting corner’: Look on Lauderdale part of street’s growing business district

Ann Murray first opened Look at 118 Lauderdale St. in May of 2018. There, she has been finding, restoring and reselling furniture and other décor ... Read more

5 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

A city of art: Selma murals bring city’s story to life

Over the past few years, the streets of Selma have become much more colorful as local non-profit groups and artists have come together to put ... Read more

5 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

‘I absolutely love big, beautiful Selma’

Matthew Rhaheem Smith III – familiar to most through his social media moniker of “Rhaheem ‘LivingTheLife’ Smith, under which he runs the Facebook page “Selma’s ... Read more

5 months ago by Adam Powell.

The Lady from Dallas: Hattie Hooker Wilkins a forgotten champion of voting rights in Selma

The story of Selma and Dallas County’s role in American democracy is well-known – local activists, students and religious leaders began pushing for voting rights ... Read more

5 months ago by Adam Powell.

Family opens video game arcade in Selma Mall

The Towns’ family love for Selma runs deep. Lyvonia Rivers-Towns and her husband, Roosevelt Towns Jr., officially opened LevelUp Gaming Arcade on Feb. 16 in ... Read more

5 months ago by James Jones.

“Why I Love Selma” – Carl Bowline

For Carl Bowline, Selma was always home – his grandparents lived in Selma throughout his life and raised his father, uncles and aunts within its ... Read more

6 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

Brick by brick: Henry Brick building on 75-year legacy

Winding one’s way through the labyrinth of industrial machinery that covers nearly every inch of the plants behind Henry Brick Co. on Water Avenue is ... Read more

6 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

Comradery amongst artists, Selma Art Guild inspires one another while promoting the arts

The Selma Art Guild has been a part of the Queen City’s art scene for 50 years. Cam Guarino, who’s been with the Guild since ... Read more

6 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

Made with Love: Peggy Williamson sells her signature cookies to Selma

Peggy Williamson has operated her consignment store, The Clothes Line, since 1982. Williamson has been selling clothes to women and children out of her store ... Read more

6 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

Engineering a Family legacy: Meredith Hogg-Stone continues family tradition

The expectations of continuing a family business can be a huge burden for some. Meredith Hogg-Stone embraced her family’s impressive legacy of being a professional ... Read more

6 months ago by James Jones.

Why I Love Selma – Optimistic volunteer

Optimism and excitement about her adopted hometown of Selma flows from Becky Youngblood like the water rolls through Selma and down the Alabama River. While ... Read more

1 year ago by Dennis Palmer.

Valley Grande resident creates custom dog houses

By day, Bill Blackmon performs industrial maintenance at Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems in Selma. But the minute Blackmon returns to his home in Valley Grande ... Read more

1 year ago by Brannon Cahela.

Dobbs shares efforts, mission at non-profit

Each morning, before the doors open at Safe Harbor Women’s Medical Center, Executive Director Jennifer Dobbs gathers in a back room with her staff and ... Read more

1 year ago by Adam Powell.

Katasha Turner is a rare female Athletic Director in Alabama

Katasha Turner continues a unique tradition at Selma High School. Turner is a first-year Athletic Director at Selma High School, a high-profile position not usually ... Read more

1 year ago by James Jones.

Gindlesberger opens woodworking business

Sam Gindlesberger is making his mark in the Queen City with his woodworking business Live Oaks Woodworking. His wife, Taylor, a Chilton County native met ... Read more

1 year ago by Will Whaley.

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