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Hail, possibility of storms threaten Selma, Dallas County

The National Weather Service is monitoring two weather events Sunday and Monday that could bring severe thunderstorms through Selma and Dallas County. The first event is Sunday afternoon and evening from noon until 8 p.m. According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, Dallas Cou

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 20:58:18

Selma Police Department Incident Report for Period Ending March 15:

Unwanted guest reported on the 1000 block of Medical Center Parkway Suspicious person check out reported on Old Orrville Road Assault already occurred reported on the 1600 block of L. L. Anderson Avenue Burglary already occurred reported on the 1500 block of Broad Street Harassment already occurred


Montgomery man stabbed to death Friday morning

Montgomery police are conducting a homicide investigation into the early morning stabbing death of a 41-year-old Montgomery man. Police responded to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight on Friday to find George Tucker suffering from a stab wound. Tucker was taken to Baptist Medi


18-wheeler overturns on I-65/85 interchange ramp

First responders are on the scene of an overturned 18-wheeler at the I-65/85 interchange in Montgomery. Details are limited and it's not clear if there are any injuries. An unidentified fluid can be seen leaking from the vehicle. It's unclear what cargo the tractor-trailer was carrying or if it coul


Montgomery restaurant to open second location in Old Cloverdale

Downtown Montgomery restaurant Sa Za will be opening a second location in the Cloverdale district, an official with the restaurant confirmed. The move will be part of a redevelopment project for storefronts on East Fairview Avenue in the Old Cloverdale area. This project comes after Tomatinos Pizza


4 events to look out for this weekend

This weekend is full of events. 1. River Region Comic Con An event going on from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Crampton Bowl Multiplex. For those that like movies, games, television or just entertainment in general. Actors and special guests from some of your favorite shows will be in attendance. 2.

WSFA - 2018-03-17 03:15:19

Alabama State reaches out to Concordia

| The Selma Times-Journal From top to bottom, staff and faculty from Alabama State University in Montgomery showed up in numbers Thursday to show their love and support to the soon-to-be closed HBCU Concordia College Alabama during their career day. The career day, featuring 43 different schools fr


Alabama Gov. signs first tax break in more than a decade

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law a tax break bill that raises the threshold for claiming state income tax exemption. The act sponsored by state Sen. Del Marsh, a Republican, raises the income threshold from $20,000 to $23,000 for married couples filing jointly, heads of hous

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-17 15:31:56

Potential for damaging winds and large hail storms heading toward Alabama

There is a high chance that Selma and the rest of Central Alabama will be in the path of severe weather storms to start the week. There is a risk of severe storms with damaging winds on Sunday from noon until 8 p.m., and is likely to be just as severe on Monday. The weather service in Birmingham is

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-17 21:19:02

Bird Brain: Poo-poohing the whole thing

Subscribed, but don't have a login? It was the mid-1980s just after deer season and a few weeks before spring turkey season. The guys decided to do a little maintenance on deer stands, clear some shooting lanes and just generally hang out in the woods all Saturday. We decided to gather up early that


Police investigate homicide after Montgomery man stabbed

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a homicide following a fatal stabbing Friday morning. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, officers, and medics were called to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight for a possible stabbing. At the scene, officers found George Tucker,


Enterprise man charged as part of multi-state child sex exploitation sting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVY) - An Enterprise man has been charged with 10 counts of Dissemination of Child Pornography. He was arrested as part of an eight state child sexual exploitation operation called Southern Impact II. Operation Southern Impact II, which focused on individuals who sexually exploit


Jury reaches verdict in Elmore County felony murder trial

After deliberation Thursday afternoon, an Elmore County jury has found 19-year-old LaKeith Smith guilty of felony murder, armed burglary and theft in the first and second degree. During closing arguments, Assistant District Attorney Kristy Peoples told the jury five teens from Montgomery came to Elm


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Jury sees body camera footage in Smith murder trial

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit WETUMPKA-A hushed Elmore County courtroom watched body camera footage Wednesday afternoon of a Millbrook police officer shoo


Former Prattville police officer arrested, charged Thursday

Former Prattville Police Officer Leon "Todd" Townson has been arrested a third time and is in Autauga Metro Jail. Townson is charged with one count of obstructing government operations. There is no word yet on what led to the charge. In 2015, Townson was arrested for alleged involvement in a home b


Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Social Media Threats

Elmore County, Autauga County and Prattville law enforcement and officials say they are taking a stand against social media threats to schools. The stern message comes after days after Prattville Police arrested two 12 -year-olds for separate school threat incidents; one of them threatened to "shoot


Thank you, Selma's not a dump

Dear Editor, I would like to thank you, so very much for having a carrier to make sure we get the Selma Times Journal in our community. We live on Hwy 248 in the rural area, it helps us keep up with what's going on in the community. Thank you. I want the public to know we love our community. It is n


Boutique hotel coming to historic downtown Water Works site

The antebellum Murphy House, the downtown location for the Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board for the past 50 years, will soon become a five-star hotel. The hotel will be a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, the third in the state, and will feature 100 rooms and two bars with one bein


Two Suspects in Selma Shooting That Injured 3-Year-Old Child Turn Themselves In

Two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in Selma that injured a 3-year-old child are in police custody. Police say Kentrevious Washington and Adrian Richardson, Jr. turned themselves in to police. They are accused of shooting at a woman at a Selma apartment. Her 3-year-old child was shot.