Thursday, July 2, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

US Corps of Engineers Offer Boating & Water Safety Tips
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A lot of people will be celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday on the water this weekend. And that's why the US Army Corps of Engineers is offering a few safety tips to try and keep people safe.

Youth Leadership Kicks Off at Camp Tukabatchee
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma Police and the Boy Scouts of America are using the great outdoors to shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Little League Phenom Mo'ne Davis Visits Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Anderson Monarchs Little League Baseball team and their star pitcher Mo'ne Davis were in Selma Friday taking in some of the city's rich civil rights history.

Electronic Bingo is Back in Business in Lowndes Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Electronic bingo facilities in Lowndes County have been quietly open and operating now for weeks.

Cookies from Selma Company Sold in Stores Nationwide
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Watch out Chips Ahoy and move over Famous Amos. A Selma businessman is on a mission to make a difference in the cookie business.

Heatwave Starting to Affect Farmers in Dallas Co. and their Crops
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The extended period of extreme heat is starting to affect farmers and their crops.

Heatwave Has Some Businesses Booming in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Summertime is peak season for some businesses. And believe it or not -- scorching temperatures and intense heat -- only make it better.

Selma Police: Burglar Broke In, Did Laundry
Selma Police have arrested on man on burglary charges.

New Historic Selma Audio Tour Designed to Enhance Tourism
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A new audio-tour is up and running in Selma that tourism officials say its sure to enhance the site-seeing experience of people who visit the historic city.

Lowndes Co. Job Fair Draws Hundreds of Job Seekers
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The opportunity to find work draws hundreds of job-seekers to a job fair in Lowndes County.