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Letter asks for resignation of Selma police chief, another shows support

An anonymous letter purported to be from "Officers & Supervisors" with the Selma Police Department is calling for the resignation of Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier, while another anonymous letter, also purported to be from a different group of officers, shows a sign of support for the chief. The

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Prattville men accused in barbershop massacre now face capital murder charges

PRATTVILLE - Two Prattville men have been indicted on capital murder charges in connection with a triple homicide at a city barber shop this past summer. Marty Morgan, 35 and Keon Dashon Cain, 19, each face two counts of capital murder charges for murder in the commission of a robbery and murder res

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-23 13:39:53

DECA wins awards at convention

Demopolis High School's DECA Club represented DHS at the 2018 Alabama DECA State Career Development conference Feb. 21 and 22 in Birmingham, bringing home 21 trophies and several other awards.A total of 27 students attended the conference and competed in entrepreneurship, business administration, ma

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-03-23 17:21:10

Man shot three times at close range taken to hospital

A 40-year-old Orrville man is behind bars after allegedly shooting another man multiple times after an argument over a car Saturday morning. According to Capt. Mike Granthum with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Jimmie Powell has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting 33-ye


Easter Bunny hops into Selma

| The Selma Times-Journal Members of the Alpha 1 Civitan Club hosted their annual outreach event at Burger King Thursday to show their support for the clients and staff of the Cahaba Center for Mental Health. A 20-year event, A1 gets together with Cahaba to provide them meals and hand out Easter ba

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Concordia offers help to displaced students

| The Selma Times-Journal With the imminent closing of Concordia College Alabama due to financial issues, the committed CCA staff wanted to go the extra mile to ensure the peace of mind of their students by working with universities all over the country to set up programs to make the transition pro

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Suspect accused of theft from SouthFresh Feeds

An employee of SouthFresh Feeds is facing theft charges after police say they witnessed him taking bags of feeds after hours. Chester Brown, 47, of Greensboro was arrested March 3 and charged with third degree burglary.Chester Brown According to law enforcement, Brown's arrest came after officers wi


Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with


Suspect charged in Saturday Family Dollar robbery

A Montgomery man has been charged with robbery in connection with a Family Dollar hold-up that netted him $80 in cash. Cederick Charles Hall, 30, was arrested Wednesday. According to court documents, Hall walked into the Norman Bridge Road store around 9 a.m. on Saturday, armed with a handgun, and


Almost time for seventh annual chili cook off

One of Selma's most beloved events, the seventh annual Alabama River Chili Cookoff, is right around the corner. Around 20 teams are slated to compete in the cook off so far, and even more may come to the table before next Thursday. Josh Wilkerson, president of the Blackbelt Benefit Group, said he is

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

Dallas County half-cent sales tax bill loses support

A bill in the Alabama Legislature to replace one half-cent sales tax in Dallas County with another one to benefit the county school system appears to be dead. State Rep. Prince Chestnut has decided not to support the bill after the Selma City School Board passed a resolution earlier this month oppos


New lounge planned on West Magnolia in downtown Auburn

Oak Tree Corner, a new lounge planned to be located on West Magnolia Avenue, is nearing final steps for construction to get started after conditional use was approved Tuesday by the Auburn City Council. The lounge will be constructed in a private downtown Auburn parking lot, planned for 108 W. Magno


24-year-old charged after Montgomery man stabbed to death

A man is facing murder charges after a 41-year-old Montgomery man was stabbed to death. According to Capt. Regina Duckett with Montgomery police, Jermaine Hoston, 24, is charged with murder. Hoston turned himself into police on Tuesday. Duckett says the charges are related to a stabbing which happen


Student struck by vehicle after exiting bus

A Demopolis elementary school student was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon after exiting a school bus on his way home. According to a statement from the Demopolis Police Department, officers responded at 3:19 p.m. to a street within the Demopolis Housing Authority where the 6-year-old child w


Tax identity theft - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Computers and the Internet have become mainstays in virtually every area of American life in the 21st century. There are tremendous benefits and conveniences to this, of course, but there are also some downsides such as the increased risk of identity theft that arises as we share more of our persona