West Alabama Newsroom

Annual Battle of Selma Continues in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The annual Battle of Selma Civil War Re-enactment continues in Selma. The four-day event shifted into high gear today, kicking off a full weekend of events and activities. Reenactors brought the 1860s to life for… continue reading ›

Selma Salvation Army to Operate as Service Center

After years of struggling to effectively provide services with fewer financial resources available, The Salvation Army of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi has decided to resize its operations in Selma/Dallas County. The Salvation Army will “right-size” its operations to that of… continue reading ›

Selma Remembers Murder Awareness Day

April 4th is National Murder Awareness Day, and members of the Citizens Against Violence (CAV) and the Selma Coalition Offering Peaceful Experiences (SCOPE) organizations arranged for a memorial service for families of victims. They groups teamed up with local law enforcement… continue reading ›

Selma Man Charged with Reckless Murder

Around 8:30 Wednesday night on Interstate 65 in Greenville, a man was hit and killed by a vehicle. Troopers say 27-year old Gene Schofield died when a vehicle hit him while on the shoulder. Schofield, a tow truck operator, was assisting… continue reading ›

Dozens of Apartment Complexes Fined

A federal judge has approved a 350-thousand dollar settlement over housing discrimination claims at eight river region apartment complexes and dozens more in Alabama and other states. The apartment complex managers agreed to retrofit apartment complexes to make them more… continue reading ›