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Man charged with social media threats alleges family member was bullied, threatened  WSFA

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A man accused of making a terroristic threat towards Selma High School has been identified by the Selma Police Department.



Former Selma High assistant football coach dies - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

A former Selma High school football player and assistant coach died Thursday. Francis McDaniel, a former offensive lineman at Selma in the mid-2000's and ...



Pritchett returns home to lead Selma High School - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

After spending time in Sumter County, Stoney Pritchett is returning home to be the principal at Selma High School. “I want to give back to the community ...



Man convicted of felony murder of Selma High School student  WSFA

DALLAS COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A man has been convicted in the shooting death of a teenage girl at Selma High School in 2013, according to Dallas County ...



Selma City Schools recognize 'Teachers of the Year' - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

“We are excited to recognize academic excellence amongst our teachers,” said Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams. “These teachers were ...



Selma officer returns to work 5 months after he was shot in chest during ambush  AL.com

A Selma officer who was shot twice in an ambush on police five months ago returned to work this week.Officer Micah Hale spent his first day back at work joining ...



'An Evening with the Cats' comes to Selma - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Selma-area music fans should have a big date circled on their calendars. On Saturday, June 8, Alvin Garrett, Logan the Entertainer and American Idol season 2 ...



76 Alabama schools on ‘failing’ list  AL.com

The list of schools deemed "failing" based on spring 2018 test scores was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education website Jan. 18.



Alvin Garrett and Ruben Studdard to bring ‘Just a Few Cats’ to Selma for music benefit  AL.com

On June 8, Ruben Studdard, Alvin Garrett, and Logan The Entertainer will being their trio "Just a Few Cats" to Selma for an evening of soul benefiting Selma ...



Summer Slam tips Friday - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. School only let out a few days ago, but high school basketball teams are already trying to get a head start on ...



Three Dallas Co., two Selma schools make failing list - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Adam Dodson | The Selma Times-Journal. The Alabama State Department of Education released its list of ...



Solving Cold Cases: Dallas County has 28 unsolved murders - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

According to the Dallas County District Attorney Office, Dallas County has had 130 homicides since 2009, but for the families of 28 of those victims, there remains ...



Selma High School Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday  TIME

A struggle remains at the school that was at the heart of the Civil Rights movement.



Selma Schools approve start of year personnel - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

At Edgewood Elementary School, Dianne Hagstrom was approved as a first-grade teacher and Dr. Margaret Jones was approved as the new principal. At Selma ...



Ruling lessens former teacher's sentence - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Former Selma High School teacher Charlaina Lee Wilson pled guilty to second-degree rape and distributing ...



Alpha Kappa Alpha awards scholarship money at 2019 Cotillion - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

The Zeta Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. held its Cotillion on April 6 at the Selma High School Auditorium. Three debutantes from ...



Finalists announced for Alabama 2019-20 Teacher of the Year  WBRC

The Alabama Department of Education released a list of 16 teachers Monday that are in the running to be the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year.



16 finalists announced for Alabama Teacher of the Year  WSFA

The State of Alabama Department of Education announced Monday 16 finalists for Teacher of the Year.



Selma High graduate hopes to lead school's boys basketball team back to its glory days - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. When Selma High School takes the court for its first home basketball game of the year, Ronald Lane expects ...



Selma City School Board approves personnel actions - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

The Selma City School system now has a new Director of Operations in Edgewood Elementary Principal Joe Peterson Jr. Peterson was one of many new ...



Hundreds of high school students experience college life at UAB  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The University of Alabama at Birmingham welcomed more than 300 students to participate in Gaining Early Awareness and ...



Selma man gets decades in prison for teen girl’s murder  WLBT

DALLAS COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Three decades in prison. That's the punishment handed down Monday morning to 27-year old Larry Hunter in a Dallas County ...



Selma teacher arrested, accused of having sex with student on school grounds  AL.com

A Selma High School teacher is accused of having sex with a student after an obscene video began circulating among students, police said.



40 years later: 1977 Selma team looks back on championship - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. It's late January and Randolph Robinson doesn't like what he's seeing from his team. Robinson, the B-team ...



Selma JROTC cadets attend summer camps - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

By MAYA SALONE | The Selma Times-Journal. Selma High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets had the opportunity to participate in two camps this summer.



2 Selma High School students charged with robbing classmate at gunpoint  al.com

Edward Marshall and Kahmaul Jones, both 17, are charged with first-degree robbery, Selma police released. They are being held on $60000 bond.



Coach of the Year: Harris continued run of success at Selma High - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. For over a decade, Selma High School girls' basketball coach Anthony Harris has been known as one of the ...



City of Selma will make payroll - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The City of Selma found a way to make payroll for its employees this week. At a special called meeting on ...



More than 300 Black Belt high school students “GEAR UP” for UAB learning experience  UAB News

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will welcome more than 300 high school students from the Black Belt region of Alabama from May 13-16 to participate ...



Local legend Doc Robinson leads local kids through skills clinic - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Selma High School basketball legend Julius “Doc” Robinson was back at his old stomping grounds Saturday to lead aspiring basketball players through his ...



Vigil to honor student killed four years ago, suspects still await trial - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Next week will mark four years since the murder of Alexis Hunter, an 18-year-old senior at Selma High School. Each year since Hunter's death, her mother, ...



Dallas County High School hires new head coaches - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

This past Monday, Dallas County High school hired Clifford Matthews, Eddie Jackson and Cliff Nix as their new head coaches for football, girls basketball and ...



AKA's present scholarships - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA), Zeta Eta Omega Chapter were delighted to honor the graduating seniors of the Culturama Club with a ...



Raymond to lead Selma Saints football team this fall - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Justin Smith | The Selma Times-Journal. Christopher Raymond is bringing over 15 years of football ...



Winn-Dixie Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Selma Store  Alabama News Network

There's a new grocery shopping experience available for people in Selma. The Selma Winn-Dixie has been redesigned by the company to fit the needs of the ...



Cedar Park Elementary may be closed next fall - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The Selma City School Board is discussing closing Cedar Park Elementary School next school year.



Selma's new athletic director has worked up through system - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. When it comes to athletics, Melissa White has done a little bit of everything at Selma High School.



19-year-old shot and killed Friday morning - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A Dallas County 19-year-old was allegedly accidentally shot and killed by another 19-year-old Friday morning ...



Goodwin's dedication impacts community - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Oniska Blevins | The Selma Times-Journal. Working with and mentoring the youth is near to Ashlyn ...



20 Alabama schools with the lowest average ACT scores  AL.com

A list of average ACT scores from the 2015-2016 school year has been released, ranking all Alabama schools with their average ACT score. Check out the ...



Rainey uses past struggles to help students - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Michael Rainey, a native of Selma, grew up in a household with more than 15 people, and was raised by his grandparents, Ainnie and the late Lee Curtis ...



Four elementary schools to see new leadership when school begins - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Students heading off to school this fall might very well see a change in the principal they see welcoming them ...



Jones introduces legislation aimed at pilot shortage - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, partnered with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-AR, to introduce legislation ...



Former Selma teacher reports to jail  WSFA

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Former Selma High School teacher LaTangela Williams reported to the Dallas County Jail around 7:30 Friday night to begin serving her ...



A front row seat to civil unrest in Selma  Montgomery Advertiser

SELMA –Prince Chestnut was 15 and enjoying his high school years when he got an unexpected civics lesson in public discontent.



Black History Month: Henry Allen, Selma's first African-American fire chief  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When Selma, Alabama, comes to mind, one of the first images that comes up is Bloody Sunday: peaceful protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery, ...



Beyond "Bloody Sunday": To preserve Selma, invest in the city's youth  AL.com

What happens to the youth in Selma, the young people who don't hop back into cars and buses and leave the city once the annual "Bloody Sunday" ...



Coach Andrew A. Sewell, father of U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, dies at 82  Birmingham Times

Times staff report. Andrew A. Sewell with daughter, U.S. Congresswoman Terri Sewell (left) and wife Andrew A. Sewell with daughter, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell ...



Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday in Selma, Everything and Nothing Has Changed  The Nation.

Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.



UAB's Paulette Patterson Dilworth: helping students pursue hopes and dream  Birmingham Times

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times. Dr. Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, discusses the functions of her office in ...



Terri Sewell's father, a well-known coach, mourned  Montgomery Advertiser

SELMA – His name was Andrew Anthony Sewell but he was known to his athletes as “Coach” during a legendary basketball career that spanned more than ...



Moss, new Selma BOE sworn in - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

By Blake Deshazo | The Selma Times-Journal. The Selma City School Board welcomed new faces Thursday night, as four newly elected members and one ...



WHAT HAPPENED? 20 years after $6 million renovation with grand gala St. James Hotel boarded up - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Christmas 1997 in Selma was extra jolly. One of the city's landmarks, the St. James Hotel had just finished a ...



Chesterfield Club celebrates 90th anniversary - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

The Chesterfield Club, a civic and social organization in Selma, will celebrate its 90th anniversary on Dec. 28. The club began Nov. 9, 1926, with a purpose of ...



Man on trial for murder in 2013 - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Five years after 18-year-old Alexis Hunter was shot to death a few days before Christmas, one of the accused ...



Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools  AL.com

The newest list of Alabama's 75 "failing" public schools was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education's web site today. As in 2017, most on ...



Selma native aims high as officer in U.S. Air Force  Montgomery Advertiser

Otis Jones was a star on Selma High's and the U.S. Air Force Academy's basketball team.



Selma PD evidence tech fired, arrested over stolen guns and jewelry  WSFA

Selma police officers took one of their coworkers into custody Tuesday as officials revealed that several items had been taken from the department's evidence ...



Assignment America: Selma  New York Times

Fifty years after the police viciously attacked hundreds of marchers in a pivotal moment of the civil rights movement, Selma, Ala., defies neat story lines.



County opens storm shelters, Selma High will open at midnight - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Dallas County has opened its storm shelters ahead of Hurricane Nate, which will bring high winds, rain and ...



As clinic opens in south Montgomery, questions raised about doctor employed at Selma location  Montgomery Advertiser

Dr. Bruce Taylor wants to talk about the primary care clinic he just opened in an underserved part of Montgomery and all the ways he hopes to help the ...



More arrests, 200 guns found in Selma PD evidence room scandal  WSFA

The case against a former evidence technician at the Selma Police Department is expanding after officials say they've learned that she stole hundreds more ...



Youth leadership program kicks off with weekend retreat - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Selma and Dallas County Youth Leadership class XXI got to know each other over the weekend with their ...



Third suspect in fatal drive-by shooting in custody - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

A third suspect in a fatal drive-by shooting earlier this month is in custody. According to Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier, 18-year-old Ceddarious Williams ...



Coach Sewell remembered by players - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Andrew A. Sewell was known by many as “Coach Sewell” on the sidelines or “Bo Diddley” on the court, but he was more than just a great coach or a star athlete.



Selma native starts bottled water company - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. When Malcom Crittenden was a student at Selma High School, his teachers told him that they had a feeling he ...



Bringing change to Selma  Al Jazeera America

When Jerria Martin returned to Selma in 2013 after graduating from Princeton University with a master's in divinity, it took her more than six months to find a job ...



Two new SPD officers graduate from police academy - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Two Selma Police officers are ready to hit the streets after graduating from the Alabama Police Academy at Wallace Community College Selma Thursday.



Chestnut announces candidacy - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Prince Chestnut announces his candidacy for Alabama State House of Representatives to represent the people of District 67, which includes Dallas County and ...



Summer Activities Available for Selma Area Youth  Alabama News Network

Kids in Selma are out of school and the entire community is pitching in to make sure there's plenty for them to do this summer. The city of Selma has more than a ...



DA miffed: Ex-Selma teacher accused in student sex case leaves jail for family event  al.com

LaTangela Williams was released from jail to attend her father, Curtis Williams' 35th anniversary *service* as pastor at a church in Orrville.



Building a better future for Selma  Montgomery Advertiser

Despite poverty, joblessness, residents say 'We love our city'



‘Selma, let’s change the world again,’ says new mayor Melton  Montgomery Advertiser

SELMA — Darrio Melton became Selma's new mayor Sunday and pledged to work toward improving the economy and, most of all, attacking a growing crime ...



Hillcrest basketball going for third state title in 11 years  Tuscaloosa News

The Hillcrest High School boys basketball team will attempt to keep their quest alive for a third AHSAA 6A State Championship in 11 years Wednesday at the ...



Homicides spike in 2016, majority remain unsolved - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Selma and Dallas County started off 2016 on a good note with no murders in January or February, but that all ...



Selma Athletic Hall of Fame: Selma High 1964 undefeated football team  Hanford Sentinel

It was week five of the 1964 season, and the Selma High School football players were preparing for their soon-to-start game when the unusual happened.



Reece, director of recreation department, passes away - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. During his lifetime of coaching and directing Selma's parks and recreation department, Elton Reece touched ...



Rape, incest exceptions added to Alabama abortion bill  AL.com

A Republican-backed bill would make it a felony to perform an abortion in Alabama, a move intended to trigger a challenge to Roe v. Wade.



Teacher who faked cancer pleads guilty to insurance fraud  WSFA

The teacher taught at Kingston Elementary School, but for the last two years she took a huge amount of sick leave after telling everyone she had cancer.



Christmas Green sworn in as Dallas County circuit clerk - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Adam Dodson | The Selma Times-Journal. In front of an over-capacity crowd of around 100 people, Selma ...



GEAR UP Alabama harnesses the power of collaboration to serve students in Alabama's Black Belt  UAB News

In its fourth year, a seven-year initiative to increase college and career readiness for 10,808 high school students in Alabama's Black Belt is providing ...



Links chapter holds annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Adam Dodson | The Selma Times-Journal. The Selma Chapter of the Links, Incorporated hosted its annual ...



Arrest made in Wednesday night murder - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. An arrest has been made in a Wednesday night murder less than 24 hours after the shooting. Carloyd ...



International Paper Foundation awards $70000 in grants - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 4 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The International Paper Foundation and Riverdale Mill awarded more than $70,000 in grants Thursday to ...



Fraternity gives back to community - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. There wasn't an empty stomach or a face without a smile Saturday at the Edmundite Missions Bosco Nutrition ...



Political summer: Auburn student helped Selma get new mayor  Montgomery Advertiser

SELMA – Some of Jane Anne Stewart's friends spent the summer sleeping late, going to the beach or reading popular books as they got ready to head back to ...



Police searching for murder suspect from Sunday shooting - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A 23-year-old Selma man is wanted in connection to a shooting that left one dead Sunday afternoon.



From Selma to Ferguson and back: Has anything changed?  CNN

Some say city that changed the nation is long forgotten but can benefit from Ferguson, Missouri. Others honor history but caution against dwelling on past.



200 official Alabama Bicentennial Schools named  WSFA

Two-hundred Alabama schools have been selected as official Alabama Bicentennial Schools, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday.



Alabama teacher avoids jail on conviction for raping teen boy at school  Raw Story

An Alabama teacher won't spend any time in jail despite admitting to raping a teenage boy at school. Charlaina Wilson pleaded guilty May 3 to a felony charge ...



Alabama releases new list of failing schools  AL.com

The Alabama Department of Education today released a new list of 75 public schools labeled as failing.



Lily Grace Charles | Obituaries | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

Lily Grace Charles. May 23, 2000-December 14, 2018. Lily was born May 23, 2000, she left us on December 14, 2018. The 18 years she gave us were nothing ...



Gang expert creates stronger awareness, shares solutions for Selma  WSFA

An expert who has helped take down members of the nation's most violent street gangs has once again set his sights on the historic city of Selma, focusing on its ...



Maj. Gen. Sheryl Gordon is a 2019 Yellowhammer Woman of Impact  Yellowhammer News

Major General Sheryl Gordon's motto perfectly encapsulates this trailblazing Alabamian: “Have a mentor and be a mentor.” Gordon, the first female to ever ...



WCCS hires Evans as basketball coach - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 2 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Wallace Community College Selma has hired Duane Evans to be the school's new men's basketball coach, ...



List of failing schools in Alabama for 2017  WVTM13

The Alabama State Department of Education on Thursday released the list of failing schools for 2017. [CLICK HERE FOR 2018 FAILING SCHOOLS LIST].



William Allan Hoke Sr.  Gulf Coast News Today

William Allan Hoke Sr., 63, of Pensacola, went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2017 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Allan was born in Selma, Alabama ...



Smith takes over as Rural's CEO - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Selma native Keshee D. Smith has spent her entire college and professional career developing skills to give back to the community she loves. Now as the new ...



25 Alabama high schools with lowest ACT scores  AL.com

These are the Alabama schools in 2017 with the lowest average score on the ACT.



From Selma: The people's voice  CNN

Selma, Alabama (CNN) The 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. As many as 70,000 people in attendance. Civil rights foot soldiers and a new generation of ...



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