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Selma Hosts Annual Alabama Welcome Center Retreat

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Tourism professionals from around the state are in Selma this week for the annual Alabama Welcome Center Retreat. Tourism is a billion dollar industry in the state of Alabama. Patti Culp is with the Alabama Travel Council. She says the retreat provides first-hand knowledge of the places — tourists may be interested in — when…

UPDATE: New City-Wide Mask Mandate Implemented in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Selma has implemented a new city-wide mask mandate — in an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. Mayor James Perkins, Jr. proposed the mask mandate at the city council meeting Tuesday evening — and the council passed the ordinance unanimously. The ordinance requires people in Selma — to wear a mask…

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…

Six People Shot in Dallas Co. Over Fourth of July Holiday

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Six people were shot in the Selma-Dallas County area — over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Selma Police say 42 year old Thaddeus Leshore of Orrville is charged with murder in the shooting death of year old Isah Simmons, Jr. “Officers arrived on the scene — made contact with a black male who had…

Selma Police Search for Missing 13 Year Old Female

Selma Police are looking for 13-year-old Kamirah Coleman who was last seen at the Dollar General in White Hall, Al on May 8th at 9:30 pm. Coleman left her home in Selma the previous night. She was last seen wearing a purple dress, black shirt, and dark color shoes. Officers believe Coleman is trying to get to the Montgomery area….

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…