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Selma Mayor Perkins: ‘We are out of danger’ after Christmas water leakage state of emergency

They were worried about running out of water on Christmas. Now, Selma is out of danger of that happening, according to Mayor James Perkins, Jr.

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Deep freeze threatens Selma water supply — 'THIS IS AN EMERGENCY! We must stop as many leaks as possible or we will run out of water'

Selma Mayor James Perkins declared a local state of emergency late Sunday, warning of the possibility the city could run out of water.

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Selma leaders, school officials grapple with community issues in wake of apparent high school student fentanyl overdose — 'Our babies are in trouble'

Wednesday evening, local leaders and school officials gathered at Selma High School (SHS) and spoke with parents and others to address community issues after the death of an SHS student.

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Teen dies at Selma High School, others sent to ER

A 16-year-old died Tuesday at Selma High School and others were sent to the hospital.

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City workers in Selma strike for higher pay

As inflation impacts wallets across the nation, city workers in Selma have gone on strike demanding higher pay.

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More than 70 employers to participate in job fair at Wallace State

Sewell will host her 11th Annual Job Fair in her hometown of Selma in the heart of Alabama’s rural Black Belt.

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Authorities arrest Selma murder suspect in Minnesota

A man wanted in a shooting death in Alabama last year has been arrested in Minnesota, police said Wednesday.

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Hank Sanders seeks to return to State Senate

Longtime State Senator Henry “Hank” Sanders (D-Selma) qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party for the State Senate on Tuesday....

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Globe Metallurgical Inc. to re-open silicon plant in Selma next month

By Brandon Moseley Globe Metallurgical Inc. (GMI) announced the re-opening of its silicon plant in Selma, Alabama, in January 2022....