Dallas County

Selma-Dallas Co. Officials Tackle Long-Time Tax Problem

From the West Alabama newsroom– Paying property taxes is about to get a whole lot easier and convenient for Selma property owners. Selma property owners have had to go to Selma City Hall to pay their property taxes. Then turn around — and go to the county courthouse — to pay county property taxes. But that’s all about to come…

One Dead, One Hurt in Sunday Shooting in Orrville

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Dallas County man is behind bars after a shooting in Orrville early Sunday morning — leaves one man dead — and another man hurt. Sheriff Mike Granthum say 57 year old Jerry Rayford was shot and killed at his home at around 1:30 Sunday morning. Granthum says Rayford was having a party — when…

Preliminary Hearing Set for Man Accused of Killing Selma Police Officer

Javonte Stubbs/Source: Chilton County Jail The man accused of killing a Selma police officer and injuring a woman had his first appearance in court. 18-year-old Javonte Stubbs appeared before Judge Collins Pettaway, Jr. for his arraignment in a Dallas County courtroom Friday. Stubbs is charged in the shooting death of Selma police officer Marquis Moorer and the attempted murder of…

Selma Teenager Shot and Killed in Apparent Shootout

A Selma teenager was killed in an apparent shootout over the weekend. Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford said a 17-year-old was shot and killed in the 800 block of First Avenue Saturday afternoon. The victim has been identified as Amari Bonner. Police have charged 16-year-old David Cole with capital murder and a 15-year-old with felony murder. Cole is expected to…

Two Juveniles Arrested After Gun Is Fired Inside Selma High School

Two juveniles have been arrested and facing multiple charges after a gun went off Thursday inside a West Alabama high school. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson it happened around 1:00PM at Selma High School. The incident stemmed from a fight inside where two students jumped another. During the incident, a student pulled out a gun firing one shot. Jackson…

WATCH: Possible Funnel Cloud Caught on Camera Near Selma

Alabama News Network was on the air live when we caught what looked like a funnel cloud on our Alfa Insurance Camera Network in Selma. Dallas County was under a tornado warning at the time and we were tracking the storm on radar at around 12:30 p.m. Meteorologist Ryan Stinnett and Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler tracked the storm as it…