Saturday, February 28, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

Selma Murder Suspect Gets Million Dollar Bond
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma Police make an arrest in the city's latest murder.

City of Selma Gets Ready to Showcase its Rich History
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The city of Selma is getting ready to showcase its rich history to the world by commemorating two different events that happened a 100 years apart.

Finalists Named in Selma Superintendent Search
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Five finalists have been named in the search for the next superintendent of Selma City Schools.

Selma Police Prepare for Big Crowds and Security Concerns at 50th
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- In less than two weeks tens of thousands of people are expected to start arriving in Selma to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Movement -- but is the city ready to handle the crowd?

Death Investigation Underway in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A death investigation is underway in Selma.

Montgomery Students Get Lessons in Black History
Students are getting lessons during Black History Month thanks to an educational tour right in the heart of where the Voting Rights movement began, Selma.

Lowndes Co. Interpretive Center Hosts Voter Registration Month Kick Off
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Elected officials in communities along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail kick off Voter Registration Month in Lowndes County.

The Cost of Doing Business in Marion May Be on the Rise
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The cost of doing business in the city of Marion has gone up -- and some business owners there are not very happy about it.

Selma: Facing The Future
A little later this year the city of Selma will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Movement and then the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Selma.

Selma: Facing the Future
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- With so much attention focused on its past -- what does the future hold for the historic city of Selma?