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08/16/18 Police Reports - The Selma Times‑Journal

Whaquille Square, 24 of 67 Jesse Anderson Road, Arlington, was charged with two counts of worthless checks, $1,000 total bond, made bond.


Coffee Shoppe to feature local author during its First Friday series - The Selma Times‑Journal

On Sept. 7, the Coffee Shoppe will be welcoming author Nameicia Craig to its First Friday series.Craig is a motivational speaker and author of “Girl Affirm Yourself.” Coffee Shoppe owner Jackie Smith said she is happy to feature a local author for the series.“This First Friday is going to feature a

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 18:25:36

Rivers lands second straight Bible Bowl title - The Selma Times‑Journal

Rivers, 17, runs track at Selma High. Rivers believes winning a second straight trophy gives him momentum heading into his final year of high school.


Help the animals - The Selma Times‑Journal

The Selma Animal Shelter, Sky Hill Animal Society, Selma’s Purrrfect Pals and Wannabe Rescued all have one goal in mind, to find loving homes for Selma’s homeless cats and dogs. They each work tirelessly with the animals to ensure they have everything they need before adopting them out to their fore

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 03:45:43

Deadline looms to enter Valley Grande Rib Cookoff - The Selma Times‑Journal

The deadline to register for the Valley Grande Volunteer Fire Department’s first Rib Cookoff fundraiser is quickly approaching. Slots for the competition are still open as the fire fighters plan to host the event at the Valley Grande City Park on Sep. 8 at 10 a.m.The deadline for teams to register i

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 02:48:04

Selma Museums Benefit from Montgomery Memorial - Alabama News

“Interest is coming from the Legacy Museum you know, we also of course advertise on the internet so people find us on the internet so we’re getting a response from both the internet and people that are coming through Montgomery and seeing the Legacy Museum and then wants to know more about history h

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-08-18 00:12:22

The Bloom House to hold anniversary open house - The Selma Times‑Journal

The Bloom House will open its doors to visitors Tuesday, Aug. 21 as the organization celebrates its anniversary. Kristen Jones, founder of Bloom House, said the open house is an opportunity for people to learn more about the organization while showcasing its new location.“We have been serving childr

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 17:29:45

Giles serves community as volunteer fire fighter - The Selma Times‑Journal

After 32 years with Bush Hog, Matthew Giles never thought he would one day become a volunteer fire fighter. However, for the past year and a half he has been suiting up and fighting fires with the Potter’s Station Volunteer Fire Department.“Ten years ago I would have never thought I’d be doing this,

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 16:59:48

Long-time nurse retires - The Selma Times‑Journal

“I managed the outpatient clinic,” said Higginbotham. “Patients that kidneys don’t work anymore we did their Dialysis three days a week. We had to manage their care under the management of the medical director. We made sure they got their treatment every other day, and worked with the company and th


77-year-old father guilty of shooting son over wings while watching Sunday football

During Tuesday's trial, according to court records, Caver began cursing during his testimony and was found in contempt of court. Circuit Judge Collins Pettaway Jr. sentenced him to 24 hours in the county jail for contempt but suspended that sentence provided he continues to behave well.


Man convicted of shooting son over wings during NFL game

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor says an Alabama man had shot and wounded his adult son during an argument over chicken wings while they were watching football.District Attorney Michael Jackson tells AL.com that 77-year-old John Louis Caver was convicted by a Dallas County jury of first-degree domest


DCNR director warns of chronic wasting disease - The Selma Times‑Journal

Chuck Sykes, the Director of the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), spoke to the Selma Rotary Club about the possible threat of chronic wasting disease (CWD) that could impact the deer population in Alabama.“It is someth


Animal friendly wagon tour at Old Cahawba set for Sept. 1 - The Selma Times‑Journal

Canines, Camels, Cats and Critters Wagon Tour will be Saturday, Sept. 1 beginning at 10 a.m. at old Cahawba at 9518 Cahaba Road in Orrville.

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 03:59:59

Lights headline Selma City Council meeting - The Selma Times‑Journal

Installation of new lights in the eight different Wards led the Selma City Council meeting on Tuesday at City Hall.Councilwoman Angela Benjamin presided over the meeting in place of Council President Corey Bowie.The other Council members present were Councilmen Sam Randolph, John Leashore, Michael J


Police reports for August 13

Duty upon striking fixtures upon a highway, fleeing/attempting to elude officer, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a pistol by a drunk/addict were reported in Auburn on Aug. 10.


McHugh sisters love finding dogs homes - The Selma Times‑Journal

Every Tuesday, sisters Ellis Anne McHugh, Keenan Lee McHugh and Delaney McHugh visit the Sky Hill Animal Society to love on the dogs. The property is an oasis where dogs are trained and socialized to get them ready for adoption. The organization works in conjunction with the Selma Animal Shelter to

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 02:45:36

Dentist’s office to hold ribbon cutting for renovations to office - The Selma Times‑Journal

For more than a decade, Julie R. Sams Family Dentistry has been servicing the Selma and Dallas County community. Housed in a historical building on Alabama Avenue, Dr. Julie Sams, owner of the dental office, said it was time for a few changes.“We’ve been in this building for 13 years,” she said. “At


Alabama Retail Association choses its finalists - The Selma Times‑Journal

The Alabama Retail Association has chosen its finalists for the 2018 Alabama Retailer of the Year awards. Stores throughout Alabama were nominated for the title. Each store then had to complete an application to be reviewed by judges. Three locally owned stores were nominated for the honor. Even th


Iron Fittness celebrates third year - The Selma Times‑Journal

Thirty people attended the two-hour event that started at 6:30 a.m. It featured Zumba, pound fitness, kickboxing, boot camp and CrossFit style workouts, as well as promoting a healthier lifestyle.


Protective measures should be taken after West Nile, Zika virus reported - The Selma Times‑Journal

This statement is alarming, but it is better to be informed of the situation instead of burying your head in the sand, and not accepting it.