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  • Black History Month Bucket List

    The history of our area is steeped in rich African American heritage. So many of our esteemed leaders have left an indelible impact not only on our city, county, and region, but across the globe. From the stinging yoke of slavery to the liberation and empowerment of the Reconstruction Era; from decades of disenfranchisement to the passage of the Voting Rights Act; from oppressive Jim Crowe laws to a proliferation of African American elected officials; our history is black history. We invite you to explore a small slice of Selma and Dallas County’s African American Heritage by visiting these 10 sites:

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  • Area Boasts Three Finalists for Statewide Business Awards

    BIRMINGHAM – The Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information Executive Director, Sheryl Smedley, spent a portion of Friday attending The Partnership’s Annual Meeting in support of three local finalists for statewide business awards. The Partnership, a collaboration between the Business Council of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, presents awards each year for “Alabama Small Business of the Year” and “Emerging Small Business of the Year.”

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  • Hunting {Really} Works for Alabama

    Hunting works for AL Blog HeaderHunting is a time-honored tradition in Selma and Dallas County. In restaurants and barber shops, on church pews and street corners, you can hear the buzz when seasons near. Big stories and tragic tales of the hunt have long been a staple of the rural conversation, but one aspect we often fail to discuss is the tremendous economic impact of the hunting and shooting industries.  

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  • Holiday Happenings

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    Check out some of these fun Holiday Happenings in and around Selma and Dallas County!

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  • 6 Reasons to #ShopSmall this Saturday

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    Shopping local matters. Read on to see just how much! 

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Month Flat Week Day

Litter Free in Ward 3

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 9:00 am

Hosted by Councilwoman Miah Jackson

Annual Conference: Reconstruction to Jim Crow in the Black Belt

All day

The 11th Annual Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society Conference will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library from 9 am to 5 pm. This year's theme is "Reconstruction to Jim Crow in the Black Belt." Keynote Speaker: Linda Kenney Miller, author of "Beacon on the Hill," the story of pioneering Tuskegee physician John A. Kenney. Registration: Friday, February 17, 3 to 5 pm and Saturday, February 18, 8 to 8:45 am. Information:www.bbaaghs.org and Debra Love, 205-540-2806 or B.J. Smothers, 404-273-6965. Box lunch served. This event is FREE and open to the public. All are welcome.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1255432167883193/