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Foreign visitors inspired by Alabama's civil rights history

They came from Zimbabwe, Croatia, Russia and other countries. Each representative was welcomed with open arms, and brochures if they wanted one.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-08-19 21:28:00

Photos of badly burned, beaten 3-year-old spark outrage; 1 arrested

Photos of the boy's horrific injuries were posted to Facebook, sparking outrage not only among the community, but police officers as well. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier said officers started reaching out to him to make sure an investigation was under way.


RedZone: Linden shuns noise, focuses on task ahead

09-29-17 — Linden, Ala. — Linden’s Timothy Thurman Jr., (24) looks for running room in Friday night’s game against Washington County. (WAW | Stewart Gwin)

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-08-18 10:46:41

RedZone: Defense likely to lead Demopolis early

The last time Demopolis took the field in an official game, the Tigers watched a two-point conversion attempt fall to the grass. If completed, that pass would have placed the Tigers in the Class 5A state championship game against Briarwood Christian. As is, Demopolis has spent the offseason with the

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-08-19 10:27:21

How To Stream MTV VMA 2018 Live Stream Full Red Carpet Show Online

How To Stream MTV VMA 2018 Live Stream Full Red Carpet Show Online.How To Stream MTV VMA 2018 Live Stream Full Red Carpet Show Online.The 2018 “MTV VMAs” will return to NYC and air live on Monday, August 20 and will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.Despite the fact that

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-08-20 00:07:40

Longhorns Fall To Saints In Season Opener

Linden – Aided by two first turnovers, the Patrician Academy Saints jumped out to a 20-point first quarter lead en route to defeating the Marengo Academy Longhorns by a score of 33-6 in the first game of the 2018 football season. Turnovers were an early issue for Marengo, but the Longhorns settled d


Another Voice: Olmsted parks inspired civil rights hero's dream

On March 7, 1965, John Lewis led a civil rights march from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, protesting the lack of voting rights for African-Americans. Alabama state troopers awaited them at the foot of the bridge and ordered them to disperse; instead, they knelt to pray.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-20 01:00:14

Linden to receive repairs at Hwy. 43 railroad crossing - The Demopolis Times

District 4 Councilman Neal Jackson also notified the council of two stop signs that were hit. According to Jackson, the sign at the intersection of Austin Avenue and Mamie Street was damaged, and the sign at the intersection of Austin Avenue and Easley Street was knocked down. The council agreed to


Bid Day Dudes: Greek male counterparts lend support, flowers to sorority pledges at Alabama

The University of Alabama's annual sorority Bid Day is an absolute spectacle that attracts a sea of onlookers, including friends, family and fraternity counterparts lending support and red roses to welcome the new pledges to the Capstone.


Commission loans BWWMH $1 million; Judge Deas addresses major juvenile need

With budget hearings set to begin later this month, the Marengo County Commission heard from several petitioners Tuesday at its meeting, including Circuit Judge Vince Deas.


Law enforcement reports: Aug. 16-17

• Public drunk - John D. Oliver, born in 1978, 3452 Yachtsman Dr. Toomsuba. Oliver is also charged with possession of paraphernalia.


Uncle Sam wants Alabama's tech community

ByErik OlbeterChief Operating Officer of the National Security Technology Accelerator, an Arlington, Va.-based non-profit company.


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,


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.


How an Alabama County Just Opened Its First Integrated School This Week

A public charter school in the rural town of Livingston, Alabama, opened its doors on Monday and made history: It was Sumter County’s first integrated school, reported. How—almost 65 years after theBrown v. BoardSupreme Court case—was that possible?


Man convicted of shooting son over wings while watching game

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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.


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.


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.


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