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Demopolis City Schools Adds High Tech STEAM Lab

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Demopolis City Schools opens a new lab to provide students with more access to some of the latest technology. The district has transformed an old shop class at Demopolis Middle School into a new STEAM…

Road Mapping Project Underway in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Dallas County 911 is trying to help first responder save time and save lives -- by mapping all the roads in the county. Georgia-based, CGI Systems…

Law Enforcement Teams Sweep Selma Housing Project

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Law enforcement swept through a Selma housing project in a show of force Thursday night -- in response to a recent attack on police officers. Police Chief Spencer Collier says about forty state and federal…

Selma Residents React to Ambush of Police

An ambush on 2 Selma Police officers has residents and Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier outraged. Collier says around eight shots were fired at those officers at George Washington Carver Homes. People…

Selma Police Officers Ambushed

An Alabama police chief says two of his officers were lured and ambushed by "cowards," and that it's not the first time it's happened. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier tells AL.com that up to eight shots were fired at two…

Security Improvements Increase School Safety in Linden

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Linden City School officials are working to improve security and increase student safety around the district. Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman says Linden Elementary now has a secured…

Seniors in Selma Benefit from SilverSneakers Program

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A program at the Selma-Dallas County YMCA is helping to improve the quality of life for area seniors. SilverSneakers is a free fitness program that provides unlimited access to everything at the Y. The program…

Selma Man Charged with Abusing Three Year Old

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma man is facing ten to life -- after being charged with abusing his girlfriend's three year old child. Selma Police say Rakeem Harris is charged with…

Selma Museums Benefit from Montgomery Memorial

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Museums in Montgomery aren't the only ones getting a bump in tourism from the new Lynching Memorial. Some museums in Selma are also seeing an up-tick in tourism traffic. The Ancient Africa, Enslavement & Civil…

Head Start expanding in Alabama's Black Belt

Funding from the black Belt Community Foundation has allowed the Head Start/Early Head Start program in Linden to open in a new location.     The  13,350 square foot building includes four Early Head Start and three Head Start classrooms.…

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