Registration is open for the ninth annual Job Fair hosted by Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-7) to be held online due to restrictions caused by COVID-19.
Ok. I’m beginning to sound like a broken record, even to myself. Here it is the latter part of October and I, like leaders throughout the nation (and world for that matter) am still grappling with decisions made and those that need to be made. Admittedly, I am tired.
Pine Belt Telephone company has received a grant of $13 million from the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Utility Service to build a fiber to the premises network in North and Central Marengo County, as well as a portion of Hale and Perry.
Selma’s new Mayor and City Council will be sworn into office during a ceremony at noon Monday at Selma High School.
The Selma Redevelopment Authority (SRA) Board of Directors said good-bye to Board Member Warren “Billy” Young and welcomed new Community Advocate Susan Youngblood.
Rural Health Medical Program, Inc. (RHMPI) is partnering with Selma High School to offer tests for COVID-19 today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today.
Almost 100 Selma residents stopped by Southland Studios in downtown Selma last week to get their portrait taken by a French photographer in town for a photo exhibit this weekend.
Bush Hog on Thursday awarded a $10,000 check to the Joy to Life nonprofit that raises money for breast cancer screenings throughout Alabama. Bush Hog President Jerry Worthington said this is the sixth year the company has been able to give $10,000 to the nonprofit during Breast Cancer Awaren…
James Steele, general manager of Selma's Domino's, was featured this week as a "Real American Hero" by thefederalist.com for his rise from being a seventh grade drop out to businessman and president of Selma's Rotary Club.
An announcement has been made by the Trump administration that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted $37 million to several companies in Alabama to provide broadband for underserved or unserved areas.
Although no one went to the YMCA during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Selma Dallas County YMCA was busy helping with community events and fixing up the facility, according to Community Outreach Liaison Austin Williams.
Dallas County's "Hope Dealers" were highlighted Thursday by First Lady Melania Trump in a Tweet that has 12,400 likes so far.
Bush Hog on Thursday awarded a $10,000 check to the Joy to Life nonprofit that raises money for breast cancer screenings throughout Alabama.
Black Belt Community Foundation has shared an announcement from Verdant Fund that funds will be distributed to visual artists who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
St. James Hotel’s $5 million renovation is still “slugging along” toward completion, with its opening still planned for the end of 2020, said owner Jim Lewis.
Seven women were honored in the annual Women Shaping Our Community event held online due to the COVID-19 situation on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Buddy Watch Walk will take place tomorrow on Oct. 21 at 8 a.m. starting at the west side of Edmund Pettus Bridge to Montgomery. Veterans are invited to take part in this walk.
Experts disagree about what counties are in Alabama’s Black Belt, and Gov. Kay Ivey should get the question settled, according to a paper from the University of Alabama’s Education Policy Center.
Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-7) is taking applications to nominate a limited number of people from the seventh district to be entered into four of five military service academies.
When Alabama became a state in 1819, the town of Cahawba was being carved out of the wilderness to be the first capital. Naturally Gov. William Wyatt Bibb needed a State House in which the business of the state could be carried out.
With the deadline for the 2020 U.S. census passed on Oct. 15, the results say that 99.9% of households responded, with 54.5% self responding in Dallas County, a map on alabama2020census.com shows.
Miracle-Ear Foundation will donate free hearing aids to 150 eligible people in the Tuskegee and Selma areas by Oct. 23 as part of its inaugural Miracle Mission.
James Perkins Jr. may not officially take over as mayor of Selma until Nov. 2, but he started the day after winning the Oct. 6 runoff putting plans in place to prepare to take office.
Selma will be one of the stops for Black Voters Matter Funds' (BVMF) bus to encourage Black voters as part of its "WE GOT THE POWER" campaign.
October is a historically busy month for Team Selma. The highlights include Bullying Prevention Month and National Principals Month. Each of these lend themselves to a continued focus on self-care and wellness through enhancing supportive relationships and celebrating excellence.
Truth Racial Healing and Transformation Selma will hold "Party to the Polls" with its place partner, Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation, to encourage people to register to vote in the upcoming general election.
Dallas County reports 1,837 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning, an increase of one case from Monday. The death toll remains at 26.
The Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Selma initiative, the Separation Design Team (SDT) has partnered with Sophia P. Kingston Elementary School to start a Reading Mentorship Project.
Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys are taking nominations for two to three K-12 educators for their 2020-2021 "Teacher of the Month" initiative.
The Grundy County Illinois Coroner’s Office last week remembered the 44th death anniversary of the county’s only unidentified cold case, Jane Seneca Doe, who is thought to be from Selma.
Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee organizers announced this weekend that the huge annual event usually spread across Selma will be held virtually March 4-7, 2021, instead due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Organizers say the online event with the theme “Beyond the Bridge: People Power, Political Power…