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Southside spoils Ellwood Christian Academy’s season opener

Southside overcame a four-run deficit to spoil Ellwood Christian Academy’s season opener on Friday. Donald Richardson scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the sixth inning as the Panthers prevailed 9-8 at Bloch Park.

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AFROPUNK INTERVIEW: KEVIN BEASLEY

A cotton gin motor acquired from a farmer in Maplesville, Alabama is the central object of sound artist and sculptor Kevin Beasley’s A View of a Landscape, an exhibition currently at the Whitney Museum in New York. In a historical, speculative sense, motors imply a quickening of production pace and

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Dallas County Sheriff’s Office announces K-9 unit

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office introduced its new K-9 unit on Thursday. Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum announced that the K-9 unit will be operated by Dillon Kincaid and Barry Hood. Each will have a $5,000 drug dog, which was purchased by Valley Grande City Council and Dallas County residen

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Weekend Read: Why is racism still America’s biggest problem?

It rained on marchers from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965, and it rained on them again last weekend as they commemorated the day when police beat civil rights marchers so badly that the date became known the nation over as Bloody Sunday. — Fifty-four years have passed since that historic marc

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Student ‘remorseful’ after suspension

On the corner of Broad Street and Water Avenue, at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Southside High School freshman David Hall stood with a sign strapped over his shoulders Thursday morning encouraging passersby to avoid drugs.

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Clinton Scrutinized Over Claim That Voters Were Turned Away Due to Color of Their Skin in Wisconsin

On Sunday, March 3rd in Selma, Alabama Hillary Clinton spoke at the annual “Bloody Sunday” commemorative service at the Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she addressed her concerns over the judicial changes to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Sen. Doug Jones Tours Tornado Damage, Thanks President Trump

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Alabama) took time this morning to see first-hand the damage from Sunday’s tornado that hit the Beauregard community in Lee County. He also took time to thank President Trump for his efforts to help in the recovery.

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Committee discusses officers in some Selma City schools

The Public Safety Committee met Thursday night to discuss a variety of issues, including the possibility of stationing at five Selma Police Department (SPD) officers in some Selma City schools.

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Hale Co. residents concerned after road washes out again from flooding

HALE COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The Riverview Beach neighborhood in Hale County has flooded twice in less than three months. People say the flood waters of the past week and a half were not as high as earlier this year. But it had a more devastating impact on the roadway getting into the subdivision.

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DCSO obtains new law enforcement unit

On Thursday, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office announced the installment of a new K-9 unit. Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum said the two K-9 units will have a $5,000 drug dog, which was purchased between Valley Grande City Council and a Dallas County resident.

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UA students elect new SGA president

University of Alabama students elected a junior from Selma as the new Student Government Association president on Tuesday. Harrison Adams, who is studying economics and finance, defeated Marquis Hollingsworth, a junior from Homewood studying general business, in the SGA presidential race.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS

Selma: The Shining Moment In The Conscience Of Man

On March 7, 1965, civil rights activists were attacked by Alabama police fought near a bridge in Selma, Alabama, in a moment that shocked a nation and helped lead to the Voting Rights Act. Today, the images are still shocking and the debate over voting rights remains unsettled.

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Jones urges ECA to ‘forego’ collection of debt payments from university students

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, sent a letter to the Education Corporation of America (ECA), a Birmingham-based for-profit education company that closed abruptly in December of 2018, and urged its attorney not to pursue debt payments from students formerly enrolled in any of the colleges t

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Stallings named ADETF Agent of the Year

Selma Task Force Officer Eric Stallings has been recognized as the first Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force (ADETF) Agent of the Year. Stallings was unanimously selected from the 80 officers and agents throughout the state of Alabama that make up the ADETF. He is the first recipient of the Agent of

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Pilgrimage weekend – Selma, Dallas County a tourist destination for upcoming event

Fresh off the end of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee, tourists will come right back to participate in the annual Pilgrimage that explores the history of Selma in the form of antebellum housing and other attractions in the city and county.

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