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Singer Usher visits Selma to mark MLK Day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A famous singer/songwriter made a stop in Alabama Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King Day. Usher Raymond IV, better known simply as Usher, stopped in Selma to walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. “I decided to celebrate this day by visiting this historical site, where brave...
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Lawmaker planning bill to let Selma residents rename Edmund Pettus Bridge

SELMA, Ala. (WSFA) - A Selma lawmaker plans to sponsor legislation to give the local delegation the authority to consider if the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge should be renamed. State Sen. Malika Sanders-Fortier says the bill would create a process to allow Selma residents to determine if there will be...
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Selam Times-Journal

Grammy winning artist visits Selma on MLK Holiday

One of the world’s greatest entertainers visited Selma on Monday for Martin Luther King holiday. Usher Raymond IV, known to his fans worldwide as Usher, took a picture at the front of the Edmund Pettus Bridge shortly after noon Monday. “I decided to celebrate this day by visiting this historical...
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Hit-and-run crash caught on camera in Selma neighborhood

SELMA, Calif. (FOX26) - A hit-and-run crash in a neighborhood in Selma was caught on camera on Monday. A security camera at a home near Van Horn and Nebraska captured a red sedan slowly pulling out of an alleyway. Footage then shows the car quickly speeding up, before crashing right...
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Usher visits Selma to commemorate MLK Day

Singer/songwriter Usher made a special visit to Alabama today to mark the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. The entertainer, Usher Raymond IV, tweeted out a photo of himself at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. “I decided to celebrate this day by visiting this historical site, where brave men...
SELMA, AL
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Selma senator: Let locals decide on Edmund Pettus Bridge renaming

The Democratic state senator representing Selma has announced she will sponsor a bill that would give the area’s local legislative delegation the authority to consider whether to rename the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in the upcoming session. Alabama State Sen. Malika Sanders-Fortier announced the move today. Last year, the drive...
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State Sen. Sanders-Fortier to introduce bill that would allow Selma residents to decide on renaming Edmund Pettus Bridge

The ongoing discussion over whether to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma experienced a new development Monday. State Senator Malika Sanders-Fortier (D-Selma) announced her intention to sponsor a bill that would give legislators from Dallas County the ability to rename the Edmund Pettus bridge — a decision Sanders-Fortier wants to then leave up to the people of Selma.
SELMA, AL

Couple kicks in door to Selma home, sneaks off before they're caught

SELMA, Calif. (FOX26) - The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says it's on the lookout for a couple who broke into someone's home in Selma on January 4th. Sheriff Deputies say the owner of the house on East Floral and De Wolf Avenue in Selma didn't notice the break-in until a week later, when they went to inspect the property.
SELMA, CA
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Selma Ahmed: Much like her own name, root of MLK's message means peace

Although my name is derived from the Arabic word “selam,” meaning peace, I am proud. to be named after an American city that has great meaning in the English language too— the only difference is, the memorable events that took place in Selma, Alabama, in 1965 were anything but peaceful.
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Selma police looking for answers in 2 missing person cases

SELMA, Ala. (WSFA) - Selma police investigators face an unusual situation; two cases involving missing people. One has since been found deceased while the other is still missing. The cases are unrelated. We begin with the story of Betty Jo Mitchell, 64, who was reported missing by her husband on...
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Undercover Operation Leads to Drug Raid & Arrest in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– — Another suspected drug dealer is behind bars in Dallas County — following an early morning drug raid in Selma. Thirty-eight year old Cederick Irby of Selma was arrested on multiple drug charges — including drug trafficking. Irby was arrested following an early morning drug...
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Selam Times-Journal

Southside girls upsets No. 5 Selma to salvage split in rivalry

The Southside High girls made a strong case to get ranked in the Alabama Sportswriters Association basketball poll next week. Jakeria Robinson scored 21 points as the Lady Panthers prevailed 49-41 on Friday night at Southside Gymnasium. Selma beat Southside 60-53 in the boys game to salvage a split in...
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What to Stream This MLK Day Weekend: 'Selma,' '13th,' 'American Son,' and More

Friday, January 15, 2021, marks what would have been the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of America's most esteemed and visible activists in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Dr. King was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968, when...
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Selma man missing since Christmas has been found

SELMA, Ala. (WSFA) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has canceled its missing person alert out of Dallas County. The alert went out earlier this week after authorities said a man went missing in Selma and hadn’t been seen since Christmas. On Friday, ALEA said the man was found.
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