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Selma City Schools announces Teacher of the Year candidates

Selma City Schools announced their 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year candidates on Tuesday. The winner for secondary and primary Teacher of the Year will be announced this month. See a video of the candidates here. They are: Shana Tyson- Sophia P. Kingston Elementary Vanessa Woodfin Brown- Knox Elementary Monica Russell- School of Discovery Kendrick Office- R.B. Hudson STEAM Academy Tamecia McCullam Smith- Edgewood Elementary Rita Tarver- Meadowview Elementary Jennifer...

Alabama 4-H Foundation taking applications for $35,000 scholarships to graduating seniors

Applications are being accepted by Alabama 4-H Foundation at Auburn University to provide a $1,000 scholarship award to 35 seniors in the 2020 graduating class. The award will go to post-secondary education, according to a press release by the foundation. "The scholarships can be used for post-secondary education, whether that is attending community college trade school, trade schools or a university,"...

December First Saturday Selma coming up this weekend

The next First Saturday Selma event is coming up on Dec. 7, starting at 10 a.m. with artists and venues taking part. Artists Sarah Wilbourne Wagoner, Susan Hunter, Porter Rivers will be featured, as well as food from Tally Ho Street Kitchen and local music. This event will also have the Christmas Tree River Walk and the Selma Christmas parade...

Selma Area Food Bank raising funds through 1st annual Brunswick stew sale

Selma Area Food Bank is holding its first annual Brunswick stew sale to raise money for its efforts to provide food for those in poverty. Orders are $9 for a quart and $25 for three quarts and can be picked up on Dec. 12. The food bank will deliver orders within the city limits for those who order 10 or...

Legal Notices, November 28, 2019

SECTION 00020 INVITATION FOR BIDS The Selma Housing Authority, Alabama will receive bids for the Modernization of Public Housing Sites AL8-7, VII; AL8-8, V; AL8-9, IV and Central PHA Office, HUD Modernization Number AL09-P008-501-18, until 2:00 p.m., (Central Time) on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the central office of the Authority, 444 Washington Street, Selma, Alabama 36703 at which time and...

Sen. Jones leads forum on accessing Land and Water Conservation funds

By Fred Guarino The Selma Sun U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) led a Community Development and Environmental Protection Forum on Monday, Nov. 25 at Wallace Community College Selma in the Hank Sanders Technology Building. The forum discussion focused on how environmental issues have negatively impacted the health and quality of life of many individuals living in the Black Belt, which Jones noted...

$50,000 grant awarded to preserve civil rights history from Tuskegee University

A $50,000 African American Civil Rights grant was awarded by the National Park Service to the TISEP/TICEP Coordinating Committee in partnership with Tuskegee University in September in which funds are being used to preserve accounts of the civil rights era. TISEP/TICEP was a program developed by Dr. P.B. Phillips at Tuskegee Institute during the 1960's to help the black community...

Do you need a ride to school?

By Avis Williams | Selma City Schools Superintendent  For the last year or so, Team Selma has been discussing what it would look like to transport our scholars to and from school. Currently we transport over 100 scholars daily due to special needs or hardships and run about 10 different district routes. Now, we are wondering how many more of...

Ward 8 ‘So Very Thankful Dinner’ is this Thursday

For those looking to have a Thanksgiving dinner in the community, "So Very Thankful Dinner" will be held at Selma Avenue Sports Bar this Thursday. Delivery is available for those who can't attend the event and can be arranged by calling 334-412-8110. Selma Avenue Sports Bar is located at 1809 Selma Avenue. Ward 8 is represented by Selma Councilman Michael Johnson.

Opinion: They Do Anything for Clout

By Prince Chestnut  We live in a media-driven world. Not a day goes by that millions of people do not use some form of social media to kick-start a conversation and rile up emotions. Some people who do this actually do have good intentions and simply want to address some social issue they feel is harming our nation. Meanwhile, there...
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