Sunday, May 19, 2013
West Alabama Newsroom
StreetFest in Selma Celebrates Art, Music and Food in Alabama
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The city of Selma hosts the 3rd Annual ArtsRevive StreetFest this Saturday.
Authorities in Dallas Co. Use Video Technology to Fight Crime
Authorities in Dallas County say video technology, and video sharing websites like YouTube, are changing the way police investigate some crimes.
Street Improvement Projects Could Mean a Frustrating Summer in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Four road improvement projects set to get underway in Selma this summer could make for a frustrating summer for some motorists -- and businesses in the city.
Selma Teacher Sex Charge Case Moves Forward
From the West Alabama Newsroom -- New developments in the case of a Selma High School teacher arrested and charged with having inappropriate relationships with students.
Selma Man Gets Thirty Year Sentence for 2011 Murder
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma man set to go trial for murder -- pleads guilty to the crime just before his trial is set to get started.
Tax Increase Proposed on Liquor Sales in Dallas Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The cost of hard liquor could be going up in Dallas County if a bill in the legislature becomes law.
The House by the Side of the Road
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Voting Rights Movement in Selma helped secure the right to vote for every American citizen, regardless of race, creed or color.
DOC Graduates Seventy New Corrections Officers in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Alabama Department of Corrections continues to add new officers to the state prison system.
Alabama Prisons Still Understaffed Despite New Workers
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's prison system is getting dozens of new officers, but officials say it's still badly understaffed.
Selma Police and U.S. Marshals Team Up for Drug Bust in Selma
Two Selma men are facing attempted murder and multiple drug charges after two week investigation ends with a major drug bust by Selma Police and U. S. Marshals.