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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

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 01:23:39

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

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 03:47:28

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.

AL.COM - 2018-08-14 17:23:00

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

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 23:55:09

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

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 01:53:11

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

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 01:26:06

Another year of talent - DYW contestants represent best of the future - The Selma Times‑Journal

Formed in 1958, DYW has impacted the lives of more than 765,000 young women. Their mission is to empower high school young women by providing scholarship opportunities, developing self-confidence and teaching life skills needed for success in college.

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 01:31:32

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

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-15 12:35:48

Ex-Alabama police officer gets 10 years for fraud, theft

The former U.S. Marine is one of two former Prattville Police Department lieutenants charged with breaking into a home in 2015. The other lieutenant, John Wayne McDaniel, 48, is set to be sentenced Friday.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-14 13:15:00

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.


New experiences build character - The Selma Times‑Journal

City councils, crime, politics, business and industry, lifestyle features about cakes (they let us take home the cake as well) and much more, but one thing I have little experience in is sports writing.

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 23:37:44

Body found inside Shelby County home, investigation underway

Around 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a home in the 4000 block of Shelby County Highway 10 to investigate a death. Upon arrival, deputies located the deceased and notified responders at the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-14 21:39:44

Sturdivant shares the positives of law career - The Selma Times‑Journal

Before his career in law enforcement began, he served nine years in the Army. However, after a conversation with a mentor, he looked into becoming a police officer.


Police searching for missing Prattville woman

Fannie Mae RobinsonAnna Beahm | abeahm@al.comPrattville police are searching for a woman who has not been seen since she left her home in Prattville Sunday afternoon.Fannie Mae Robinson left her home at 4 p.m. Sunday and has not returned. Officials said someone was able to reach her by phone at 9 a.

AL.COM - 2018-08-13 21:58:00

Local, state and Federal Agencies work together to guns off the streets in Dallas County area - The Selma Times‑Journal

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) formed a successful partnership with the Selma Police Department and the Gulf Coast Region to reduce gun violence.


Two charged in Wednesday night robbery case - The Selma Times‑Journal

Jared Edwards, 16 and Tyre Webster, 18, were both charged with first-degree robbery. They were each placed in jail on a $60,000 bond.


Body Found on South Hull Street Now Being Investigated as Homicide - Alabama News

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating the Friday morning shooting death of Samuel James, 29, of Montgomery as a homicide.


Ex-Prattville cop gets 10 years for theft, fraud

Leon Todd Townson, 51, of Prattville, entered guilty pleas to insurance fraud in one case and conspiracy to commit burglary and burglary in another case, court records show. Circuit Judge Ben Fuller sentenced Townson to 10 years each on the conspiracy and insurance fraud charges and three years on t


Woman killed in Saturday night wreck on Eastern Boulevard

At the scene, police found Tiffany Little, 28, with life-threatening injuries, Williams reported. Little was taken to a hospital by ambulance and later died as a result of her injuries.


Suspicious package prompts evacuation of Autauga DHR building

Calls came in about 10 a.m. of a suspicious package in the building, said Police Chief Mark Thompson. The Alabama Law enforcement Agency's bomb squad cleared the building, he said.