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Change on the Way to Selma City Hall

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma voters will be choosing a new mayor in the upcoming municipal elections in August. Mayor Darrio Melton won't be on the ballot -- and there are a dozen…

Twelve People Running to Become Selma's Next Mayor

There are twelve candidates each hoping to become the next mayor of Selma. The city election is August 25. Current Mayor Darrio Melton is not seeking a second term. He made the announcement on Facebook earlier this month. Here are…

Alabama News Network Adds New TV Channel

Alabama News Network is adding a new TV channel to its lineup. The channel is called "getTV." You can see this channel over the air by using an antenna and tuning to 8.7. getTV features many classic TV shows such…

Long-time Ft. Deposit Mayor Set to Pass the Torch

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Longtime Fort Deposit Mayor Fletcher Fountain won't be on the ballot in the upcoming municipal elections in August. After serving five terms in office -- Fountain decided not…

Some in Selma Oppose Renaming Bridge for Rep. John Lewis

Growing calls nationally to honor the memory of Rep. John Lewis by putting his name on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma where he and other voting rights demonstrators were beaten 55 years ago are being met with some resistance…

Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Dallas County Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify a wanted armed robbery suspect. Sheriff Mike Granthum says the Dollar General on Highway 22 in Valley Grande --…

Marion Military Institute Receives Top Honors

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A community college in West Alabama is voted the top community college in the state of Alabama -- and one of the top ten community colleges in the country.…

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