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Craig Field Airport receives $335,580 grant for infrastructure improvement

16 airports throughout Alabama received a total of $10,750,845 from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements to infrastructure, according to an announcement from U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL). Selma's Craig Field Airport was among those to receive a grant, which amounted to $335,580 to rehabilitate a taxilane on its premises. In nearby Marengo County, Demopolis Regional Airport received $166,666 to...

Column: Unprecedented Alabama Republican Party Senate primary runoff set July 14

BY PAUL DEMARCO  The unprecedented Republican Party Senate Primary Runoff Election to select a challenger to Democrat Sen. Doug Jones is almost upon us. The race was rocking along though the primary that narrowed the candidates to former Sen. Jeff Sessions and former Auburn Football Coach Tommy Tuberville when the coronavirus hit the state this spring and disrupted the candidates efforts to capture...

Dallas County initial unemployment claims exceed 6,200 since March

By Fred Guarino The Selma Sun The Alabama Department of Labor recently released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of June 28 - July 4, including 19,058 statewide and 249 in Dallas County. According to the Alabama Department of Labor for the week, 19,058 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone and 11,375 of those claims were COVID-19 related. Since...

Thursday COVID count: Dallas County cases jump by 45 in one day to 963

Dallas County reported 963 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of late Thursday night, a jump of 45 cases from Wednesday. Cases have risen 235 in the last 14 days, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division. The death rate remains at nine. Dallas County remains in the state's second most severe level on the COVID-19 risk status indicator by...

Miller & Co. faces $218K in penalties for fatal accident of employee in January

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Miller & Co. Inc. for failing to protect employees from struck-by hazards after a worker was fatally injured at the company’s Selma facility in January. The lumber and flooring manufacturer at 500 Hooper Dr. faces $218,192 in penalties. The employee was fatally struck by a piece of wood...

COVID loosens its grip on Dallas County, but county still ranks second in state for growth of cases

BY BRAD FISHER | Selma Sun Staff  COVID-19 has slightly loosened its grip on Dallas County, according to the Alabama Department of Health’s online dashboard.  Dallas County is now listed as a High Risk county, the second highest category, which is an improvement from last week’s Very High Risk rating.   Dallas County also dropped from the top county in the state for number of cases per 100,000 to the...

The Anchor to host ‘Monthly Briefings’ about benefits for veterans

Starting on August 1, the Anchor on Franklin St. in Selma will hold "Monthly Briefings" for veterans on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. "Monthly Briefings" will be hosted by veterans for other veterans who have questions about benefits. The Anchor is a newly established venue that serves as an event center and is...

Wednesday COVID count: Dallas County reports 918 cases

Dallas County reported 918 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Thursday morning. Cases have risen 206 in the last 14 days, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division. The death rate remains at nine. Dallas County remains in the state's category "high risk" - the second most severe level – on the COVID-19 risk status indicator by the Alabama...

Legal Notices, July 9, 2020

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS   CITY OF SELMA P.O. BOX 450 SELMA, ALABAMA 36702-0450 Separate sealed BIDS will be received for the STORM DRAINAGE CAVE-IN AT RIVERFRONT PARK project by the CITY OF SELMA in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE SELMA CITY HALL AT 222 NORTH BROAD STREET, SELMA, AL 36701 until 10:00 A.M., C.S.T, Friday, July 10, 2020, and then at said office publicly...

‘Seafood Saturday’ fundraiser supports Selma High School athletics this Saturday

A seafood boil fundraiser titled "Seafood Saturday" will be held at Selma High School on Saturday, July 11 to support the athletics department. Several meals are available for purchase including the crab boil for $35 that comes with snow crab. The shrimp boil is $30 and comes with tender shrimp. The crawfish boil option is $20 and comes with spicy...
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Craig Field Airport receives $335,580 grant for infrastructure improvement

16 airports throughout Alabama received a total of $10,750,845 from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements to infrastructure, according to an announcement from U.S....

Column: Unprecedented Alabama Republican Party Senate primary runoff set July 14

BY PAUL DEMARCO  The unprecedented Republican Party Senate Primary Runoff Election to select a challenger to Democrat Sen. Doug Jones is almost upon us. The race was...

Dallas County initial unemployment claims exceed 6,200 since March

By Fred Guarino The Selma Sun The Alabama Department of Labor recently released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of June 28...
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