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1 year after #metoo, founder says movement, born in Selma, isn’t about punishing ‘powerful men’
Relax, fellas. Especially you privileged ones—you among the male elite still quaking even asBrett Kavanaugh, one of your own, settles into his new, lifetime gig on the U.S. Supreme Court after being called to account for actions he was alleged to have committed as a sloppy, beer-drinkin’, self-entit
2nd person dies from injuries in Alabama wreck
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Montgomery police ID teen killed in fatal weekend shooting
Montgomery police are investigating the city's 30th homicide after a 17-year-old was shot to death on South Holt Street, according to officials.Montgomery police and fire medics responded to the 800 block of South Holt Street about 9:30 p.m. Saturday after a report of gunfire was made to police, Mon
Homicide Investigation Launched for Teen Killed in South Holt Street Shooting - Alabama News
The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation into the Saturday night shooting death of Ja’Devian De’Sean Smith, 17, of Montgomery.
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.
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
Super 16 Poll has a new look after wild Week 7 as everyone is chasing Alabama
Just like theAP Top 25and theAmway Coaches Pollthis week, the Super 16 Poll from the Football Writers Association and National Football Foundation had some cleaning up to do after a messy Week 7. Of course, when the dust all settled, Alabama remained the runaway team sitting atop the Super 16 Poll,
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
Keith eliminated from playoffs on senior night, lose 42-14 - The Selma Times‑Journal
Once Keith focused on Holy Spirit’s high-octane passing attack, the Saints (6-2) turned to running back Anthony Lee, who ran for 117 yards and a touchdown on just 9 carries.
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
Alabama commit Tanner Bowles wants to go against the best
His team may not win a state championship and he may not win Mr. Football, Gatorade Player of the Year or the Hornung Award given to the state’s top player. However, don’t doubt that Glasgow lineman Tanner Bowles is a special player.
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
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
Saints lose early lead in 31-20 homecoming loss - The Selma Times‑Journal
“Stanhope is a good team and we are trying to get to where everybody needs to be in this region. You can’t make the mistakes we made and doing the little undisciplined things we do,” said Selma head coach Christopher Raymond. “You see some improvement at times and then we go backwards at times. To b
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)
Vaughan Regional Medical Center holds open house for updated Pediatric Unit - The Selma Times‑Journal
Dr. Gillis Payne of Selma Pediatrics, who works at VRMC part-time, said residents should be grateful for the quality of service provided at the hospital.
Benjamin to host Stop the Gun Violence in Ward 4 - The Selma Times‑Journal
Selma City Councilwoman Angela Benjamin will be hosting a Stop the Gun Violence Community gathering Saturday afternoon on the corner of First Avenue and Green Street.The event will start at noon with the community door knocking in that area, which is part of Benjamin’s Ward 4 District.The rally will
Senators win sets up region championship - The Selma Times‑Journal
No. 7 Bessemer Academy defeated Lee-Scott Academy 28-0 on Friday night, so there is a three-way tie at 3-1 in the region between Morgan, Bessemer and Tuscaloosa Academy.
AARP chapter in Selma seeks new members - The Selma Times‑Journal
The AARP Chapter in Selma is having their membership drive on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library.The event, which will take placed in the Vaughan Community room, is from 1-3 p.m. Food and games will be provided.The organization, formerly known as the American Association of
Greg Calhoun Dead: Alabama Businessman Dies at 66
Greg Calhoun, the Alabama business magnate, passed away on October 11 at the age of 66. Calhoun’s death was announced in a Facebookpostthat was written by his daughter, ShaKenya Calhoun Two. ShaKenya wrote that Calhoun died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at 5:55 a.m. surrounded by his family.