Selma (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Selma (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 32.419998
Longitude: -87.029999
population: 18,980
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

58th Annual Central Alabama Fair Kicks Off in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom--  The 58th annual Central Alabama Fair kicks off in Selma and people in west Alabama are gearing up for a fun-filled week of thrills and chills.Crews have been hard at work all day getting everything ready for opening day ... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Selma mayor promotes voting rights march in DC

“I tell people we’re cleaning up our neighborhoods because company is coming,” said Selma Mayor George Evans.“I tell people we’re cleaning up our neighborhoods because company is coming,” said Selma Mayor George Evans. lessWASHINGTON – Selma Mayor George ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Selma City Leaders Borrow Four Million Dollars for Infrastructure Upgrade

From the West Alabama Newsroom--  The city of Selma is taking out a four million dollar loan to pay for some infrastructure upgrades in one of the oldest city's in the state.The project will replace old clay piping with new P-V-C piping in several areas ... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Selma's St. James Hotel looks to change its fortunes

Darryl Carter is the latest manager of the St. James Hotel in Selma. (Photo: Alvin Benn/Special to the Advertiser)SELMA – Just when it seemed the St. James Hotel couldn't sink any lower, along comes a new manager with a pledge to turn things around.His ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

City event will be qualifier for Boston Marathon

Buy PhotoMontgomery Mayor Todd Strange held his weekly media briefing Thursday at Old Alabama Town's Lucas Tavern, where he announced details about the city's full marathon. (Photo: Scott Johnson/Advertiser) Buy PhotoRunners in Montgomery's full marathon ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Selma temple full of memories

Ronnie Leet has been leading efforts to help preserve Selma’s Temple Mishkan Israel — a synagogue attended by only a handful of members. Alvin Benn/Special to the Advertiser. (Photo: Alvin Benn/Special to the Advertiser)SELMA – The years are dwindling ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Woman killed, baby injured in Dallas County crash

ORRVILLE, Alabama – A 19-year-old woman died and an 11-month-old child was injured in a Friday evening crash in Dallas County, Alabama State Troopers said.Jamira Barley was driving a 2003 Toyota Corolla on County Road 29 about 5 miles north of Orrville. ... [Published al.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jameis Winston now out for entire Clemson game

Jameis Winston now out for entire Clemson gameUpdated: Friday, September 19 2014 11:46 PM EDT 2014-09-20 03:46:40 GMTTop-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston - for the entire game and not just the first half.Top-ranked Florida ... [Published Alabamas13 - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Selma Leaders Plan and Prepare for 50th Anniversary of Historic March

From the West Alabama Newsroom--  Preparation for the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March next year has been going on for months. Now some of the plans to commemorate the event are beginning to come into focus.Selma city officials and community ... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Selma man accused of having sexual contact with 2 teenage girls

| SELMA, Alabama -- A Selma man is charged with having sexual contact with two 13-year-old girls.Christopher Wilson, 39, was arrested Sept. 16 and charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy, first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse, according ... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Selma PD looking for man who fired shots at unoccupied building

SELMA, AL (WSFA) -The Selma Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man who is wanted for discharging a firearm into an unoccupied building.Police say that on Sept. 14 at 2 a.m., a shooting occurred in the 1100 block of Alabama ... [Published WSFA - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Plantersville woman killed, 2 others seriously injured in Wednesday evening crash near Selma

| SELMA, Alabama -- A Plantersville woman was killed in a Wednesday evening crash near Selma.Verloish Woods, 50, was killed when the 2004 Kia she was driving ran off Dallas County 39 at around 6:15 p.m. and overturned, according to Alabama State Troo ... [Published al.com - Sep 11 2014]

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"It shouldn't have happened," she said. "People came here to have a good time, have fun and instead, it ends in violence."
"We're going to have the armbands tonight, 15 dollars and you can ride all night long and just come on out with all these rides, all the concession stands. You can have good food, good rides and I hope good weather" said Haskell
"I tell people we're cleaning up our neighborhoods because company is coming" Evans said. "We want the numbers, and we want the business."
"They should have done it long before now," said Varner. "I been out here 30 years and the sewage been bad ever since I been out here."

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58th Annual Central Alabama Fair Kicks Off in S... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 30 2014]
Selma mayor promotes voting rights march in DC [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
Selma City Leaders Borrow Four Million Dollars ... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 27 2014]
Thank lucky stars and the Blounts for ASF [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 26 2014]
Selma's St. James Hotel looks to change its for... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 26 2014]
City event will be qualifier for Boston Marathon [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 25 2014]
A Lesson About Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights [Published Edutopia - Sep 25 2014]
9/24/2014 - McCrummen, Purcell Inducted into Al... [Published Samford University Belltower - Sep 25 2014]
Ohio Voter Bill of Rights gearing up for confer... [Published CallandPost.com - Sep 24 2014]
Selma temple full of memories [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 24 2014]
Alabama Men's Hall of Fame adds McCrummen, Purcell [Published al.com - Sep 23 2014]
PHOTOS: Alabama beats Florida [Published Alabamas13 - Sep 21 2014]
State Superintendent Tommy Bice will visit Tusc... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Sep 21 2014]
Alabama Crash Kills Woman, Injures Baby [Published WTOK-TV - Sep 20 2014]
Woman killed, baby injured in Dallas County crash [Published al.com - Sep 20 2014]
Single-vehicle crash in Dallas Co. claims life ... [Published WSFA - Sep 20 2014]
Jameis Winston now out for entire Clemson game [Published Alabamas13 - Sep 20 2014]
35 trips. $65,000. Records detail Birmingham Ma... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
Talladega alum Baynes enjoyed grandson's specia... [Published The Daily Home - Sep 19 2014]
Selma Leaders Plan and Prepare for 50th Anniver... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 19 2014]
The Film Strip: Riveting ‘Beyond the Lights’ Op... [Published EURweb - Sep 18 2014]
John Lewis’ long civil rights march [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Sep 17 2014]
Martin: AEA's financial woes critcized [Published Randolph Leader - Sep 17 2014]
Selma man accused of having sexual contact with... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
A sense of direction [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Alternative Breaks provide new experiences [Published Crimson White Online - Sep 17 2014]
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A sense of direction [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Community, safety, and passion were at the top of the agenda for President Drew Faust on Tuesday at Sanders Theatre as she discussed challenges facing Harvard at the start of a new academic year. In response to questions from Harvard Overseer and ...
Teacher makes sixth-graders re-enact the death ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
In response to Student Suspended For Saying 'Bless You' After Classmate Sneezed : An excellent return across the school-lunacy net!  I'll drop back and use a backhand swing to send the ball back your way, with an assist from the Selma, Alabama Times-Journal ...
Al Sharpton Led His First Anti-Semitic Race-Rio... [Published YID With LID - Aug 19 2014]
Al Sharpton wasn't always an unrepentant MSNBC star, adviser to president Obama, and first-in-line to agitate a racial situation anywhere in the country. Twenty-three years ago a tragic car accident in Crown Heights Brooklyn escalated into a pogrom against ...
This week in the war on voting: 97-year-old den... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 16 2014]
Women's Suffrage League, West Virginia University, 1920. This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades Democrats are irked over Cantor's failure to deliver on Voting Rights Act revision: There seemed to be ...
#HAPPY103AMELIA! [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 15 2014]
TUSKEGEE, Ala., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amelia Boynton ­Robinson, the oldest of the surviving veterans of the 1965 Selma, Alabama Civil Rights Movement, will cele brate her 103 birthday this coming August 18. Still completely mentally ...
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