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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.



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 ...



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.



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 High School Marching Saints to host Battle of the Bands - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Selma High School Marching Saints will host their annual Central Alabama Battle of the Bands on Saturday ...



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

You have read 1 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gear Up aiding Selma students - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Giving Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (Gear Up Alabama) is an initiative of the University of Alabama at Birmingham that serves ...



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 High will host I am Every Woman Conference - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The I am Every Woman Blue Jeans & Bling conference returns for the third year on Saturday. The event ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



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

You have read 0 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Former Selma High School teacher Charlaina Lee Wilson pled guilty to second-degree rape and distributing ...



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 ...



Failing Alabama schools list for 2019 released  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Education has released its latest list of failing public schools, as required by the Alabama ...



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 ...



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

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Adam Dodson | The Selma Times-Journal. The Alabama State Department of Education released its list of ...



Counting down state of Alabama's top recruits since 2000  AL.com

Who are the highest rated in-state prospects this century?



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.



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

You have read 1 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 ...



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

You have read 1 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 ...



Several schools across central Alabama address threat concerns  WSFA

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Several schools around our area were on alert Thursday as separate, but similar threats were made against three schools in central ...



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

When Selma High School takes the court for its first home basketball game of the year, Ronald Lane expects the memories to start flooding back. Lane, the ...



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 ...



Paramount donates $75000 to Selma High School - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay presented Selma High School principal Aubrey Larkin a check for $75,000 to be used for anything the school might need.



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" ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The Selma City School Board is discussing closing Cedar Park Elementary School next school year.



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

A Dallas County 19-year-old was allegedly accidentally shot and killed by another 19-year-old Friday morning in the same vehicle. Rufus Williams Jr. was ...



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

SELMA, Alabama -- Two Selma High School students are accused of holding another student at gunpoint and attempting to rob him. Edward Marshall and ...



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

Selma and Dallas County Youth Leadership class XXI got to know each other over the weekend with their retreat to the Alabama 4H Development Youth Center.



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 ...



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 ...



Selma High has new principal - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Selma High School will soon be under new leadership, as the school board voted Tuesday night to hire a new principal. Emma Theresa Alexander, who has ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



Building a better future for Selma  Montgomery Advertiser

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



Dallas County teen shot to death with malfunctioning gun on day of prom  WSFA

Instead of going to his senior prom, a Selma teenager found himself behind bars, charged with the murder of his friend.



Selma sailor enjoys life in US Navy - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Elbony Harris plans to retire from the Naval Academy. The 2002 graduate of Keith High School in Orrville was ...



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

When it comes to athletics, Melissa White has done a little bit of everything at Selma High School. She's coached basketball, track and volleyball and worked ...



Selma teacher charged with sex with 15-year-old student after video surfaces  WSFA

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A Selma High School teacher has resigned and faces multiple charges after police say obscene footage she sent to a student she's been ...



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 ...



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

Christmas 1997 in Selma was extra jolly. One of the city's landmarks, the St. James Hotel had just finished a $6 million renovation. Newspaper accounts ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bail reduced for Selma teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old student, making explicit video  AL.com

A Selma High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student remained behind bars on Wednesday morning despite having ...



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 ...



Lily Grace Charles  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 ...



Bridge Crossing Jubilee events continue Saturday with Jubilee parade  WSFA

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Folks flocked to Selma on Saturday for the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee Parade that is a part of Selma's 53rd annual Bridge Crossing ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

You have read 1 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



200 official Alabama Bicentennial Schools named  WSFA

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



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

When Malcom Crittenden was a student at Selma High School, his teachers told him that they had a feeling he was going to do something in business one day.



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

The International Paper Foundation and Riverdale Mill awarded more than $70,000 in grants Thursday to schools and nonprofit agencies at the Carl C. Morgan ...



Six girls win $500 scholarships at award banquet - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

The Delta Kappa Gamma Academic Award Program presented six young ladies in the community with a $500 scholarship each to help them further their ...



Selma basketball coach Jackson resigns - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Woodie Jackson, one of the winningest high school basketball coaches in state history, has resigned from his position at Selma High School. Selma City ...



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.



Legendary Selma HS coach, father of Rep. Terri Sewell dies  WSFA

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, D-Selma, is mourning the loss of her father. She released a statement Tuesday confirming his passing on Saturday.



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 ...



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

You have read 1 of 4 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A third suspect in a fatal drive-by shooting earlier this month is in custody. According to Selma Police Chief ...



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 ...



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

Wallace Community College Selma has hired Duane Evans to be the school's new men's basketball coach, according to Patriots' athletic director Marcus ...



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 ...



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 ...



With a scarcity of jobs, decrepit houses and resegregation of city's only high school, Selma, Alabama, is once  New York Daily News

SELMA, Ala. — Fifty years later, this historic Southern city is once again in need of saving.



‘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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Funeral Arrangements Announced for Rev. Dr. FD Reese  Alabama News Network

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Rev. Dr. Fredrick Douglas Reese, a civil rights leader who was well known in Selma and elsewhere across the ...



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

You have read 0 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.



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.



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

An arrest has been made in a Wednesday night murder less than 24 hours after the shooting. Carloyd De'Edward Moss, 21, a Selma resident, was arrested ...



Food program prepares daily meals - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

By Alison McFerrin. The Selma Times-Journal. They say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but the 2011 Summer Food *Service* Program is promising just that.



Catholic welcomes Michael Curry as boys basketball coach  Montgomery Advertiser

Former Alabama State assistant Michael Curry was announced as Catholic's boys basketball coach on Tuesday.



Two teens charged with murder in weekend shooting - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

Two Selma teens were in court Monday after being charged with capital murder in the Saturday slaying of an 18-year-old Selma High School junior. John Jones ...



Oprah, 'Selma' Stars Celebrate MLK in Alabama  ABC News

Oprah Winfrey and other members of the "Selma" cast are marching in Selma, Alabama, today to commemorate when Martin Luther King Jr. led thousands of ...



Alabama releases new list of failing schools  AL.com

Alabama education officials today released a list of 75 "failing" public schools, a list suddenly heavy on high schools. The labels, which allow students to request ...



Former police officer Harris pleads to sexual abuse - The Selma Times‑Journal  Selma Times-Journal

A former Selma police officer will soon begin serving jail time after pleading guilty to first-degree sexual abuse, stemming from a 2007 incident. Christopher ...



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 ...



State Board votes to consider intervention of Selma City Schools  WSFA

The Alabama State Board of Education voted Friday to consider intervention in the management of the Selma City Schools system. The vote requires a response ...



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 ...



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 ...



Film Shows a Selma Some Would Rather Not Revisit  New York Times

SELMA, Ala. — Like many residents here this summer, Josh Wilkerson eagerly signed up to be an extra in the film “Selma.” But when he was asked to play a ...



11 inducted into 28th Annual Alabama Sports Hall of Fame  WSFA

On Monday evening at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery, 11 men and women were inducted into the 28th annual Alabama High School Sports Hall of ...



America's Newest Muslim Martyr is a Child Rapist and Killer  FrontPage Magazine

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.



Terri Sewell ready for 'Selma' film to put the national spotlight on her hometown again  AL.com

Sewell says critics are being "way too harsh" on the film's portrayal of the LBJ/MLK dynamic, creating a controversy out of thin air.



Rep. Terri Sewell knew the former President and First Lady before they knew each other  Birmingham Times

By Barnett Wright. The Birmingham Times. Rep. Terri Sewell has known former first lady Michelle Obama and former president Barack Obama since before they ...



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