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Mobile police arrest Thomasville man suspected in restaurant parking lot robbery
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The Mobile Police Department arrested a Thomasville, Ala., man in connection with a robbery in the parking lot of a Mobile restaurant. On Monday, police said they arrested 23-year-old Brandon Henderson on Nov. 29 on a first-degree robbery charge in addition to two outstanding warrants. On...
Housing Authority opens voucher program
The Selma Housing Authority recently announced the opening of applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, previously known as Section 8, in Dallas and Wilcox counties. The application window commenced on Nov. 20 and will extend until Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. Notably, only online applications will be accepted during this period. The Housing Choice […] The post Housing Authority opens voucher program appeared first on The Selma Times‑Journal.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Shootings Shake Selma, Alabama
This week in Selma, Alabama, two tragic incidents occurred. In the first incident, a mother of five children, Jasmine Callens, was shot and killed in front of her children by Tramaine Walter. The second incident involved the shooting death of Jamyron Hope, a Selma police officer and recent graduate of Alabama State University. These incidents have left the community shocked and saddened.
Parade launches Selma holiday season
Selma is gearing up for a festive weekend as the annual Selma Parade kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “A Royal Christmas in the City of Lights”. The parade lineup begins at noon, with the procession entering Chestnut St. and Washington. Danielle Wooten, director of planning and […] The post Parade launches Selma holiday season appeared first on The Selma Times‑Journal.
Annual lunch to honor emergency responders
The West Central Baptist Association is gearing up for its highly anticipated annual Law Enforcement/First Responder Appreciation Day, scheduled for Jan. 26 at Elkdale Baptist Church, located at 2221 Elkdale Street in Selma. The event aims to express gratitude to the dedicated men and women who tirelessly serve the Dallas County area, responding to emergency […] The post Annual lunch to honor emergency responders appeared first on The Selma Times‑Journal.
Camden police searching for men suspected of burglarizing McGraw-Webb Chevrolet
Camden police need your help finding two men suspected of breaking into McGraw-Webb Chevrolet. Police say the men burglarized the well-known longtime car dealership on the Camden Bypass on Thanksgiving Day. They have released photos of the two men, who are wanted on felony third-degree burglary charges. They are accused...
Weekly Safety Report: Violent Attacks Highlight the Importance of Personal Safety in Charles City, Iowa
Two incidents of violent attacks occurred in Charles City, Iowa this week. In the first incident, a man from Selma, Alabama, and a woman from the same location attacked another man during an argument, causing him to be knocked unconscious. In the second incident, a man from Charles City was sentenced for choking a woman and breaking her car window during a fight. These incidents highlight the importance of maintaining personal safety and resolving conflicts peacefully.
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Dallas County Today - December 4
There is high school basketball competition in Dallas County, Alabama today, and information on how to watch these games is available right here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Dallas County, Alabama High School Boys...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.78 and $2.99 in Selma as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
This Alabama City Has the Highest Poverty Rate in the State
Alabama, a state steeped in history and culture, bears a stark contrast within its borders. While cities like Birmingham and Huntsville thrive with economic opportunities, others grapple with the harsh realities of poverty. Selma, a city nestled in the heart of Alabama’s Black Belt, stands as a poignant example of the state’s economic disparities. With a poverty rate hovering around 38%, Selma’s residents face a myriad of challenges, from limited job prospects to inadequate access to essential resources.
Mennonite and Amish Volunteers Aid in Rebuilding Tornado-Damaged Homes in Selma
Discover how Mennonite and Amish volunteers are helping rebuild Selma, Dallas County, after a devastating tornado. Working free of charge, they're constructing homes to the highest quality standards, bringing hope to a community in recovery. Donations from local churches are supporting this inspiring effort.
Woman, 1-year-old child die in Wilcox County crash
WILCOX COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Lower Peach Tree woman and a 1-year-old have died after a single-vehicle crash Sunday, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Investigators say 20-year-old Chakyra Wright and her passenger, a 1-year-old child, were injured when the car Wright was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.
Discovering the Tranquil Beauty of Monroe County Public Lake in Beatrice, Alabama
Tucked away in the charming town of Beatrice, Alabama, the Monroe County Public Lake offers a serene escape into nature's embrace. Spanning 94 acres, this well-maintained lake, managed by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, provides a bounty of outdoor activities. Renowned for its diverse fish population, including largemouth bass, bream, and catfish, the lake is a paradise for anglers seeking both challenge and reward. The ADA-compliant fishing pier and boat ramp cater to all visitors, ensuring everyone can partake in the joy of fishing.
Sparkle & Shine at Candy Land Christmas: Showcasing Selma's Spectacular Talent in a Festive Extravaganza!
Location: Earl Goodwin Center of Wallace Community College Selma on Earl Goodwin Parkway. 📢 Hey there, my fabulous friends! 🎉 I have some exciting news to share with you! 🎊 Get ready to sparkle and shine at the Candy Land Christmas talent show happening on Dec. 3! 🍭🎄
Dallas County teen charged in deadly weekend shooting
DALLAS COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A suspect from the Marion Junction area has been arrested after two people were shot in Dallas County over the weekend, one of whom died. According to court records, the shootings happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The location was not specified. A criminal complaint accuses...
Roland Cooper State Park: A Haven for Nature Enthusiasts and Outdoor Adventures
Roland Cooper State Park, a crown jewel nestled along the Alabama River, offers a sanctuary for those seeking a retreat into nature's embrace. Celebrated for its stunning panoramas and diverse ecosystem, the park is a favored spot on Alabama's Black Belt Birding Trail and promises an immersive outdoor experience for camping, fishing, and stargazing enthusiasts. With a range of accommodations from rustic tent sites to cozy cabins, this Alabama treasure provides a perfect blend of adventure and comfort.
Melodies United: A Captivating Classical Concert with Dr. Eun-Hee Park and Dr. Brittney Patterson
Event Name: Classical Concert at St. Paul’s Church. Hey everyone! I am thrilled to share some exciting news with you all. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Selma will be hosting a classical concert featuring the incredibly talented pianist Dr. Eun-Hee Park and flutist Dr. Brittney Patterson. Trust me, you don't want to miss this!
Selma Housing Authority aims to transform GWC Homes
The Selma Housing Authority announces a federal grant — to create a plan to improve the quality of life of people who live in public housing. For the next two years the Selma Housing Authority — will be working to create — and build support for a plan — to transform George Washington Carver Homes.
Preserving the Rich History of Wilcox County in Alabama's Black Belt
In the verdant swath of Alabama's Black Belt lies Wilcox County, a region steeped in the narratives of the Civil War and the antebellum South. Established in 1819 and flourishing on the back of its cotton economy, the county's rich soil fostered sprawling plantations and a society deeply entwined with the epoch's economic and social fabrics. Its county seat, Camden, emerged as a vital commerce and political center, while the historical community of Annemanie remains a poignant emblem of this affluent past.
This Place in Camden Serves the Finest Cheeseburgers You'll Ever Taste
I went to Larry's Drive-In in Camden and it's a popular local spot for delicious American comfort food. The atmosphere is really friendly too. This restaurant has been serving delicious food to locals and visitors for years. Now, let's explore some of their popular dishes up close.