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Nina and Pinta replicas docked in Demopolis
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (WTOK) -In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In 2018, replicas of two of his ships, the Nina and Pinta sailed up the Tombigbee Waterway and docked in Demopolis.“They’re extremely accurate replicas of Portuguese caravels, typical ships that were used during the 15th ce
Schedule set for annual Freedom on the River - The Demopolis Times
The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the schedule of events for its upcoming Freedom on the River Celebration. The events will take place on Wednesday, July 4, at the Demopolis City Landing.
Washington Street Supermarket employee under assault lawsuit - The Selma Times‑Journal
Washington Street Supermarket employee David Ammons is facing an assault lawsuit that was filed on June 7.According to the lawsuit, plaintiff Annette Mims, is filing a claim of assault saying that Ammos is the owner of Washington Street Supermarket, and allegedly followed her out of the store on May
Food Truck Saturdays set to begin Aug. 4 - The Selma Times‑Journal
On Saturday, Aug. 4, from noon to 3 p.m., Food Truck Saturday will be held downtown at 1122 Water Avenue. This event is an addition to the event known as the First Morning Art Walk.
Selma Police Investigates Bank Burglary & Shootings - Alabama News
“We responded to an alarm, found a point of entry, we utilized our canines, sent our canines into the bank,” said Chief Spencer Collier.
Selma library unveils magic - The Selma Times‑Journal
As Sensation Summer at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library continues strong, on Thursday, June 21, the library hosted a ‘Super Magic Show.’Russell Davis, a professional magician, appeared amongst the children and parents who attended the ‘Super Magic Show.Davis displayed a variety of magic tricks
Southside High School equipment stolen - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Southside High School alternate gymnasium was broken into and approximately $1,700 in metal weights were stolen from the school’s weight room.“We were shocked because we were going to come in here to lift, and we didn’t have any weight to lift,” Southside’s quarterback and 2017Times-JournalPlaye
Organpi Farm changes hours, ready for business - The Selma Times‑Journal
Organpi Farms, located on Water Avenue., has changed its hours and is ready for business. The farm to table restaurant has reopened its doors after months of being closed and owner and farmer, Dr. Portia Fulford could not be happier. Not only is she happy, but so are local customers. After being clo
Orrville working to stand out - The Selma Times‑Journal
“The program is what the Farmer’s Market is all about,” McKinney said. “When you’re talking about healthy eating, it starts here.”
Car crashes into Northern Heights Presbyterian Church - The Selma Times‑Journal
The two witnesses, who didn’t identify themselves, said a vehicle ran her off the road, who’s here is the corner of St. Ann Blvd and Pholpot Avenue. They didn’t see the make of the car that hit the Accord because it was too fast.
Overcoming the obstacles - The Selma Times‑Journal
Some person, or group of people, decided it was worth their time and effort to break into a local public school and steal its equipment.
Richard Valeriani, NBC newsman who took pride in being on Nixon’s enemies list, dies at 85
Richard Valeriani, a correspondent for NBC, sits up in his hospital bed in Marion, Ala., Feb. 19, 1965, to prepare his newscast. Valeriani was injured the night before during a protest he was covering.
Elderly man attacked in Hale County by a suspect using a machete
"I am upset and at the same time it confuses me because if your helping someone out, why would they want to harm you. His own family wouldn't even take him in, my dad gave him a chance and my dad has a good heart".
Juneteenth Program Celebrates Freedom in Selma - Alabama News
“At first, I just thought Juneteenth was in June, June the 10th,” said Fortier.
First day of summer: staying safe in the heat - The Selma Times‑Journal
Today marks the official beginning of summer, and while the temperatures have already begun to climb, medical experts in Selma are still reiterating the importance of staying safe in the heat.
Selma 15U finishes 2-1 in state tournament - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Selma 15U all-stars went 2-1 this past weekend at the state tournament in Eufala.The team played three games in pool play last Thursday and Friday, but were unable to make it to the championship game.“The boys played really well,” Selma 15U head coach Darren McGilberry said. “I thought everyone
From Woodley Park to L.A., R&B duo Watch the Duck keeps on swimming
The pair signed with Pharrell Williams’ I am OTHER label via Interscope Records last year, their latest album "Delayed Adulthood" dropped in April, and the album’s single “There you Are” has been streamed almost 2 million times on Spotify.
Turner Chevrolet to hold customer appreciation day - The Selma Times‑Journal
On Saturday, June 23, at 9 a.m.-noon, car lovers can rejoice as Turner Chevrolet of Selma hosts its 3rd annual Customer Appreciation Day at 1800 Highway 14 East.
Campbell basketball camp returning to Livingston next week
Former University of Alabama basketball player Marcus Campbell backpedals while coaching at his annual summer basketball camp last June at Sumter Central High School. Campbell’s camp returns to Livingston, Alabama, next week.File Photo
Bicentennial workshop to be held on June 25 - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Alabama Bicentennial Commission will host its 2018 Bicentennial Summer Institutes June 11 until July 19 throughout different cities in the state. This is the second year of the workshop, and it has already reached its goal with 360 people registered. Selma will host the workshop June 25-28 at th