Friday, January 30, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

Controversy Continues Over Obama Visit and 50th Celebration Events
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Controversy continues to swirl around President Obama's visit to Selma -- and some of the events planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Movement.

Controversy Is Brewing Over Obama's Visit to Selma
Controversy is brewing over President Obama's visit to Selma -- and some of the events planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Movement.

Selma Riverfront Amphitheater Nearing Completion
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Construction of the riverfront amphitheater in Selma is taking shape.

Family Seeks Closure After Remains Found in Wooded Area in Dallas Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Two and a half years of unanswered questions may be answered for one Dallas County family. They are hoping to finally get some closure regarding the disappearance of a loved one.

Bones May be Missing West Alabama Woman
Delegation Honors Selma Voting Rights Martyr Rev. James Reeb
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A delegation from St. Olaf College in Minnesota were in Selma to honor one of their own.

Rep. Terri Sewell Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Hayneville
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Congresswoman Terri Sewell hosts town hall meetings in Lowndes and Montgomery counties.

Politicians Pleading to Obama to Move Selma Visit to Bloody Sunday
A group of black politicians is pleading with the president to move his Selma visit to Bloody Sunday.

Teachers March of 1965 Reenacted in Selma
From West Alabama Newsroom-- Some people in Selma took to the street Thursday afternoon -- to commemorate the role teachers played in the Selma Voting Rights Movement.

People in Selma Excited About Presidential Visit
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The 50th anniversary celebration of the Selma Voting Rights Movement promises to be the biggest ever -- especially now that President Barack Obama has announced plans to attend.