Selma

Selma festival lives to tell another tale

The annual “Tale Telling Festival” was created 40 years ago as a way to honor an American institution dating back to colonial days when families...

Local organizations team up to fund sack lunches to kids

With school being out, two organizations have teamed up to fund lunches for kids in the Dothan community. Bright Key and the Wiregrass Foundation...

Don’t let a small group of naysayers kill the Obama Presidential Center

People visit Selma, Alabama to walk the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Or they head to Montgomery to see the bus in which Rosa Parks sat. Or maybe they take a...

Run for Kenya a gift from heaven, and Selma, to Meto

Saturday morning was the latest version of “Run For Kenya” and the turnout once again was a splendid reflection of genuine love between two far apart...

Selma Civil War sites and Pettus bridge nominated for National Historic Register

Portions of the downtown area and the Edmund Pettus Bridge were previously listed with the National Register, which documents the most important...

Williams: Racial disparities in school discipline

President Barack Obama’s first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge...

Second man arrested in wounding of Selma police officer

Selma Police Officer Micah Hale was shot and wounded Sept. 23 in what authorities describe as an ambush.         

2nd suspect charged in ambush-shooting of Selma officer; held on $5 million bond

Octavius Brown, 31, was taken into custody Friday and appeared in court Monday, where Dallas County District Judge Bob Armstrong set his bond at $5...

Brothers in broadcasting: Reynolds & Henry built friendship on radio waves

Broadcasting and country music have helped two Selma men forge a friendship that grows stronger with each passing year.         

raceAhead: Pull Up A Chair For Others

Years ago, I interviewed a woman named Joanne Bland, then the founder of a small voting rights museum in Selma, Alabama. She was eleven years old...

11 Selma men plead guilty to federal firearm offenses in unrelated cases

Federal authorities charged eleven Selma men with federal firearm charges after they were previously convicted of felonies in state courts.         

Suspect in ambush-shooting of Selma officer held on $5 million bond

Kevin Devonta Johnson Jr. was arrested Wednesday, according to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson. He is charged with attempted murder,...

Selma police investigating Sunday-night homicide; 2nd deadly shooting of the day in the city

Selma police responded about 10:20 p.m. to a small, private alley behind Knox Elementary School off Mabry Street, said Chief Spencer Collier. The...

Selma officer shot twice in chest during ambush on downtown street

"He received multiple gunshots from multiple-caliber weapons'' said Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier. A veteran Selma police officer...

Selma police officer in stable condition after ‘ambush’ while on duty

A Selma Police Department officer is in stable condition according to WIAT. According to the report, the department Cheif Spencer Collier said the...