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City of Selma delivers more than 65 layoff notices - The Selma Times‑Journal
By: Thomas Scott and James JonesMore than 65 City of Selma employees left work on Monday afternoon having received an official layoff notice from the city’s human resources department.“Due to lack of funds, it will be necessary for the City of Selma to reduce the number of its employees,” the notice
Despite lack of developments, Selma officer ambush case not cold
SELMA, AL (WSFA) - It’s been three weeks since Selma police officer Micah Hale found himself ambushed at an intersection near downtown Selma. Since that time, two suspects have been arrested but nothing more has been released.“He didn’t realize that was happening until the rounds were zooming by,” s
Nearly 70 Selma to be Laid Off Due to Lack of Money - Alabama News
Reportedly, Mayor Darrio Melton met with employees Monday to notify them of layoffs, which will take effect on Nov. 5.
Night Club Security Guard Injured in Shootout in Selma - Alabama News
“The sound echoed inside the club so loud, it turned the crowd inside the club into a panic. And it turned to chaos. People started running out of control,” he said.
Selma set to layoff dozens of city employees
The Selma City Council passed a budget in September that did not account for an outstanding debt the city has. Now, instead of a balanced budget, massive layoffs are in the works. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Theft suspects sought in multiple AL cities
The crimes have targeted stores from Montgomery, Wetumpka, Millbrook and Clanton and were committed during September and October.
Selma security guard shot over weekend released from hospital
SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A security guard who was shot multiple times outside a Selma nightclub over the weekend has been released from a Mobile hospital, but his shooter remains at large.
Layoffs Looming for City Workers in Selma - Alabama News
“If you look, the mayor had a 22 million dollar budget that he tried to get the council to pass. We did not pass that. Now, we pass a 17 million dollar budget and he saying we don’t have any money.”
2 teens arrested for downtown Tuscaloosa robbery
Lt. Teena Richardson says Anthony Stewart and Thaddeus Aaron, both 18 years old, were arrested and charged for second-degree robbery. They are being held at Tuscaloosa County Jail.
Alabama city hands out layoff notices to 68 employees
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - A central Alabama city says it will lay off 68 employees because it lacks money.Local news outlets report Mayor Darrio Melton met with employees Monday to notify them of layoffs, which take effect Nov. 5.
Man in critical condition after being shot three times in his car in Birmingham
The incident occurred around 4:50 p.m. and responders recovered weapons at the scene, the Birmingham Police Department reports. However, no suspect is in custody at this time.
2nd person dies from injuries in Alabama wreck
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Man shot, killed Saturday night
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was shot and killed near South Hull Street at West Jeff Davis on Saturday night, Montgomery Police said.Police responded at about 10 p.m. to a report of shots fired, and when they arrived they found a man who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.He was pronounced dead at
Anti-gun violence community gathering reveals impact on families - The Selma Times‑Journal
Members of the community in Selma’s Ward 4 gathered together at the Ka-boom playground on First Avenue and Green Street Saturday afternoon for the “Stop The Violence” community gathering.Concerned citizens met and fellowshipped with one another at the park before the program began. Kids played on th
Prattville Shooting - Alabama News
Authorities are searching for a shooting suspect this afternoon.It occurred on north Northington Avenue near Bent Tree Drive.Police Chief mark Thompson says one man was transported to Baptist South Medical Center with injuries described as life-threatening.No names released, but the chief says the s
Alabama Fans Are Freaking Out About What Jalen Hurts Did Tonight
TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls out to pass against the Mercer Bears at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
We're here to worship, but I'll fight you if you sit in my seat
My wife joined us as we occupied four seats. At the time, the buffer was acceptable. As people arrived, a large family I hadn't seen before in church occupied the rest the remaining row. The buffer disappeared.
Hurricane Michael surviror from Prattville recalls devastation
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Last week, thousands of evacuees fled to Alabama ahead of Hurricane Michael; however, there were many residents along the Gulf Coast who decided to ride out the storm.Panama City resident Mike Cox waited too long to evacuate. Cox is originally from Prattville, but moved to Pa
Selma woman charged in husband’s shooting death cleared by grand jury
A Dallas County grand jury on Thursday heard testimony from 38-year-old Jacqueline Dixon and, when it was over, declined to issue an indictment against, said District Attorney Michael Jackson.
Selma Mayor Files Lawsuit Against Selma City Council - Alabama News
From the West Alabama Newsroom–Selma Mayor Darrio Melton has filed a lawsuit against the Selma City Council.The lawsuit comes after the city council voted to override Melton’s vetoes of two ordinances recently passed by the council.Over the past few months, Melton and the council have also fought ov