Jannie Thomas

Jannie Thomas. 

Selma City Councilwoman Jannie Thomas is on a mission to get a playground installed in her neighborhood in Ward 7.

Her Ward has never had a playground that she can remember in her 60-plus years there. She raised her grown daughter there with no playground and sees today’s children sitting on curbs with nothing to do but watch criminal activities of adults around them, she said at a recent Rotary Club of Selma meeting.

Thomas wants a playground that can let kids be kids and give families a wholesome place to congregate and build community.

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