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Selma Businesses Gear Up for Bridge Crossing Jubilee

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma is set to kick off in a couple of days. The four-day event usually provides a huge economic boost for the city. Businesses are anticipating one of the biggest crowds in the last couple of years — due to improving COVID numbers. Selma businesses are gearing up to…

Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee A Week Away

From the West Alabama newsroom– The annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee is set to kick off in a week — and organizers are working to put the finishing touches — on the biggest annual civil rights event in the country. The Sunday line-up of events — are the highlight of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Organizers say the annual Martin and Coretta…

Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma Turns 30

From the West Alabama Newsroom– It’s about two weeks before the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee kicks off in Selma. And organizers say the event has changed over the last few years — and not just because COVID-19. Organizers say the Jubilee is no longer just about commemorating the past. They say now — it’s also a call to action. They…

Valentine’s Day Sales Expected to Rise This Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Valentine’s Day sales appear to be rebounding in Selma — after a couple of down years — due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Valentine’s Day is typically the biggest day of the year at Albritton’s Flowers in Selma. “It’s been really busy much better than the last two years,” said owner Bill Albritton. Roses have long…