Tuesday, October 6, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

Perry Co. Hit Extra Hard by State Cutbacks and Closures
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- State budget cuts have many state facilities shutting down across the state -- and Perry County is being hit especially hard.

Residents React to State Park Closings in Dallas Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Four of the five state parks being shut down later this month are located in west Alabama -- and residents aren't very happy about it.

Selma Man Accused of Raping Teenage Girl
A Selma man has been arrested on charges of raping a teenage girl.

Selma Cookie Company Competes to Win Super Bowl Commercial
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A small cookie company in Selma is looking to make big noise during Super Bowl 50 -- but needs your help to do it.

Selma City School District Kicks Off Super Citizen Program
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A new civics-based education program in Selma City Schools -- is teaching -- inspiring -- and empowering the Next Great American Generation.

New Selma Police & Fire Chiefs Hit the Ground Running
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The police and fire departments in the city of Selma -- are both under new leadership. Each department is headed up by a first-time chief -- who brings a wealth of experience to the job.

Perry Co. Restrooms Finalist in Cintas' America's Best Restroom Contest
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A public restroom in Perry County is a finalist in a national contest to find the best public restroom in America.

Law Enforcement Officers Get Domestic Violence Training in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Law enforcement officers get domestic violence training in Selma. The training comes in the wake of a recent church shooting in the city -- where a man shot his ex-girlfriend -- their infant child -- and a minister.

School Custodian in Dallas Co. Jailed on Sex Charges Involving a Student
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Southside High School custodian is behind bars -- after being arrested on sex charges involving a student.

Multi-million Dollar Bond Set for Suspect in Selma Church Shooting
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The man accused in a triple shooting at a Selma church makes a first appearance in court.