Billingsley, AL

Selma Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

The defendant in a Selma murder trial — pleads guilty to manslaughter. Fifty-four year old Sandy Rhodes of Selma was on trial for murder — accused of killing his brother in-law. Rhodes plead guilty to the amended charge of manslaughter Monday — in the middle of his murder...
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Clanton to apply for bridge grant

The city of Clanton is moving forward with an application for a Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside program grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation. Clanton City Council members unanimously voted to apply for the grant during the June 27 meeting. The grant would be for a bridge across a creek at...
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International Paper featured in "How America Works"

International Paper Co. was featured in an episode of Mike Rowe's "How America Works" a show about various industries throughout the country. The latest episode explored the industry that produces paper and pulp, which is used in baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinence and other products. International Paper maintains a...

Selma police, Zeta Phi Beta sorority give out bikes

Members of Zeta Phi Beta sorority donated bikes to the Selma Police Department to be given to needy residents. Selma Park and Recreation Director Denisha Hendricks is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Inc. She said the sorority is excited about the opportunity to give the bikes to people who need them. “We are so happy to support this effort, anything to help the children of our community.”

Stewart discusses Democratic nomination for state Senate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - For the first time in four decades, a member of Selma’s Sanders family will not be serving in the Alabama Legislature. Political newcomer Robert Stewart won the Democratic nomination for District 23 in last Tuesday’s primary runoff election. “We made history first time running...

TNA Heat hosts 9th Annual Selma Invitational

The TNA Heat Basketball Club hosted their 9th Annual Selma Invitational this weekend in Selma, Alabama. Over 15 teams overall signed up to compete for first place in the elementary, middle, and high school division. Randy Fincher, the director of the TNA Heat Basketball Club, stated that this was a...

'It's a blessing': New $419,000 senior center in Autaugaville breaks ground

AUTAUGAVILLE — Thelma Palmer can't wait to walk into the new senior center in Autaugaville in a few months. "It's a blessing, I hope I live to see it," the spry 79-year-old said with a laugh. "I'm knocking 80 in the head. It will mean a lot to have the new building. This one needs so much work done on it. It would probably be easier and cheaper to build the new one than repair this one."
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Lions Club announces Peach Community Service awards

The Clanton Lions Club honored a few community leaders last week with its Peach Community Service awards. This year’s awards were presented to Al Headley and the Glasscocks. The award came as a surprise to Al Headley, who has been the voice of the Peach Pageant for 46 years.

Local Actor Alicia Chestnut hosts Evening with the Stars

Stars fell on Selma Sunday as cast members from “Castle Falls” attended the Selma Premier of the film (an action packed thriller, filmed in Birmingham AL and directed by Dolph Lundgren, star of "Rocky,” "Universal Soldier,” etc.). Five of the Alabama actors fellowshipped with movie goers...

Stars & Stripes Fourth of July Celebration starts this Thursday

5 p.m. - Opening of vendors and activities. 6 p.m. - Red, White and Boom concert and Karaoke Explosion (Register here). Performances by Wilks & Wade and Clinton Barbers. 5 p.m. - Opening of food trucks, activities and vendors. 6 p.m. - The Big Boom Concert with performances by Jeremy...
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Local resident offering roadside assistance

Breaking down on the side of the road can be a stressful, traumatic experience. When a car stalls in the middle of the road or leaves a driver miles from a gas station, panic and a feeling of powerlessness sets in, especially in 100 degree heat. Lifelong Clanton resident Brandon Underwood is hoping to relieve that fear and anxiety with the help of his business, B’s All Around Roadside Services, LLC.

Camden artist wins Best of Show in Selma Art Guild’s Juried Summer Exhibition

“I paint for the love of painting and hope that what I create brings joy to those who view my work,” said Marilyn Ammons of Camden who took Best of Show honors and a $500 cash prize for her Dry art piece “Evening on the Alabama” in the Selma Art Guild’s (SAG) Juried Summer Exhibition held Sunday, June 26.

Former Friday Night Fever star to host football camp

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Former Edgewood Academy football star and Auburn offensive lineman Prince Tega Wanogho Jr. is hosting his first football camp next month, and it will be at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl. The one-day camp will be on July 14 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., with registration starting at...

False Information circulating on Social Media Concerning our Area

There are several posts being made recently which contain false information regarding unknown subjects being sought for various violent acts (such as robbery, assault, etc.) in Pratttville, Millbrook, Wetumpka, etc. These posts are also being sent to groups in other areas of the state (probably nationwide), with the original posters’ accounts listing them as living overseas.