covid

Health Officials Say Omicron Variant Could be More Infectious than Delta

Dr. Scott Harris says he agrees with President Biden and is urging Alabamians to get vaccinated this holiday season as a new COVID-19 variant is spreading. The Omicron variant has now been detected in every continent, but has not had a case reported in the U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday, he won’t be seeking any severe business or…

Annual Golf Classic Benefits Special Needs Children in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dozens of golfers hit the links Wednesday at the Valley Grande Golf Course — to help children in the community with special needs. The 11th annual Evans Special Benefit Fund Golf Classic — raises money and awareness for agencies that serve special needs children. Cahaba Mental Health — Easter Seals — Selma City Schools —…

School Systems Around Nation Suffer from Food Shortage

Many school systems local and around the nation have been facing a food shortage, lately. The shortage has been mainly due to the food vendors not being able to deliver food items to these schools. In the past week, Elmore Co. officials said 12 of their regular food vendors did not deliver products. “This morning we actually had to go…

President Biden Suggests Companies Require Employees To Be Vaccinated

As the FDA gave the Pfizer vaccine it’s full and final approval, President Biden called on many who’ve waited to go get vaccinated. “The moment you’ve been waiting for is here, and it’s time for you to go get your vaccination and get it today,” said Biden in his speech on Monday. The President is not only encouraging all Americans…

Selma Charity Continues Effort to Feed Families During Pandemic

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The COVID recovery effort continues to move forward across the state — but many people in Selma and Dallas County still need help feeding their families. Vaccination clinics have taken the spotlight away from food giveaways at this stage of the recovery effort — but that doesn’t mean food giveaways aren’t still happening — or…