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Congresswoman Hosts Town Hall in Perry Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Congresswoman Terri Sewell hosted town hall meeting in Marengo and Perry counties. Dozens of Perry County residents turned out for the town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon at…

Demopolis Fire Department Urges Space Heater Safety

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- During this time of year when the temperature starts dropping fire officials in Demopolis say the number of house fires tends to rise. Fire officials say having a working smoke detector in your home can…

Fourth Annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive Is Underway

Alabama News Network has launched its fourth annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive to benefit The Salvation Army in Montgomery. From now through Dec. 15, you can help us make a child's Christmas brighter here in our area. Last year's event…

Boy Scouts Host First Annual Shrimp Boil in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Shrinking revenue has Boy Scouts in Selma and Dallas County working to raise money to make sure the scouting program continues in the area. The first annual Boy Scouts Shrimp Boil is Saturday at Charlie's…

Perry Co. Capital Murder Suspects Go to Court

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Two capital murder suspects were in court Thursday morning in Perry County for a bond hearing. District Attorney Michael Jackson says James and Terrence Shaw have been…

Scouts for Food Drive in Selma Benefits Salvation Army

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Boy Scouts of America and the Salvation Army are teaming up to help needy families during the holidays, but they need help from the community to do it. Area boy scouts are working to…

Selma Police Investigate Rash of Armed Robberies

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma police are investigating a rash of armed robberies in downtown Selma that have some residents concerned about their safety. Police say there have been about six armed robberies downtown over a two week period.…

Shaw Found Guilty of Murder and Assault in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma man is facing 20 years to life in prison after he's convicted of murder and assault by a Dallas County jury. District Attorney Michael Jackson says the jury deliberated for about an hour…

Bojangles to Open Location in Selma

The company whose slogan is “It’s Bo Time!” Plans to open a Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits on (1479 Highway 14) Highway 14 in Selma, AL at 4:00 p.m. for dinner on Thursday, November 2. The official grand opening will…

Edmundite Missions Celebrates 80th Anniversary

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma organization with a long history of helping people in the community is celebrating a major milestone this year. Edmundite Missions has been hard at work in the…

Annual Tale Tellin' Festival Preps Underway

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Folks in Selma are gearing up for the 39th Annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Alabama Tale Tellin' Festival coming up this weekend. Organizers are getting everything ready to host the two-day event Friday and Saturday. They…

Selma Police Asks Public for Help in Latest Murder Case

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier is reaching out to the community for information to help take a murderer off the street. Twenty year old Shykereya Leggett of Selma died after being shot at Prime Ultra…

Selma Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma Police are investigating a weekend shooting that leaves one person dead and another person hurt. Lt. Tory Neely says a 20 year old woman was killed after…

Selma Police Department Gets New Uniforms

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Big changes are underway at the Selma Police Department. Chief Spencer Collier says the police department is changing uniforms. He says the department is doing away with the dark…

Charity Golf Classic Benefits Special Needs Children

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Dozens of golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the links in Dallas County and it was all for a good cause. The 9th Annual GPE Mayor's Charity Golf Classic raises money for special needs children…

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