Feb 10, 2012
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Reece, director of recreation department, passes away
Mar 30, 2015 • Selma Times-JournalAfter graduating, he received a call from the principal of Selma High School, who offered him the school's head baseball and basketball coaching jobs. Reece said he was offered the job without ever actually applying. Knowing how quickly things change ... More
Doug Hoagland: Selma's first family connects with constituents
Apr 10, 2015 • Fresno BeeToday, Scott and Rose are married; he is the mayor of Selma and their dedication to that community includes helping buy a new scoreboard for Selma High School, providing college scholarships and picking up dog poop. Yes, dog poop. The Robertsons are ... More
Events benefiting non-profits all over Selma
Apr 11, 2015 • Selma Times-JournalThe spring giving season started last week with the fourth annual Alabama River Chili Cookoff, which is proof that people can help out non-profit organizations in need and have a good time. The money raised from the cookoff ... This week will provide ... More
Letter looks back to Selma in 1990
Mar 24, 2015 • Selma Times-JournalWhen Westside and Selma High School reopened a week later, they did so under the protection of hundreds of armed Alabama state troopers and National Guardsmen. For the few white students who dared show back up for school that next week (I was one ... More
Butterflies and bridges race date nears
Apr 3, 2015 • Selma Times-JournalRegistration begins at 6:30 a.m. in the Selma High School Gymnasium and continues until 7:30 a.m.. Same-day registration is $20 for those age 14 and older and $10 for anyone younger. Preregistration is $15 for anyone 14 and up and $7 for anyone younger ... More
Joseph Rembert, Jr.
Apr 6, 2015 • Troy MessengerIn his career life, he worked mainly in the auto parts industry, and upon graduation from Selma High School, in Selma, Alabama, he became a certified welder. Joseph was preceded in death by his two grandfathers, his maternal grandmother, and his ... More
Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday in Selma, Everything and Nothing Has Changed
Feb 26, 2015 • The Nation.In 1972, he became one of five black members elected to the City Council—Selma's first black elected officials since Reconstruction. He was principal of Selma High School and superintendent of the city schools, and has pastored the Ebenezer Missionary ... More
With a scarcity of jobs, decrepit houses and resegregation of city's only high ...
Mar 8, 2015 • New York Daily News“It was a devastating event when it closed down,” said Dennis Palmer, publisher of the Selma Times-Journal. “It took a lot of money out of the community.” The integration of the Selma schools had gone relatively smoothly. The Selma High School that Rep. More
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