Every summer my parents had a beautiful garden in the backyard. Some years it was a large one with okra, corn, beans, squash and cucumbers; I even remember growing carrots one year. Other years it was a smaller patch, but it almost always had tomatoes. Tomatoes are pretty easy to grow down h…

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. - With their vivacious blooms and array of colors, herbaceous perennials are a garden favorite and a common sight in Alabama. With the proper care, perennials are long-lasting, fairly low-maintenance flowers.

The Selma High School Saints rolled into Jackson on Friday night for a showdown with the Class 4-A Aggies looking for their third straight road win. 


The Selma Sun has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the Facebook Journalism Project’s COVID-19 US Local News Relief Grant Program. The relief fund grant program supports local news agencies as they respond to immediate community needs and helps them maintain long-term sustainability during the coronavirus crisis. The Selma Sun was among 144 newsrooms across […]

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