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Selma man killed in ATV wreck Sunday

A man from Selma is dead after a single-vehicle crash involving an all-terrain vehicle on Sunday. Antonio Martin, 33, was fatally injured when the ATV he was operating left the road, struck a fence and overturned. Martin, who was not…

In Selma, foot soldier's kin boosts youth voting rights role

By AARON MORRISON Associated Press During a commemoration of the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery Elliott Smith's great-aunt pushed him across the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge in a stroller. Decades later, just before her passing, Smith switched…

Kamala Harris to mark 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Alabama this weekend to commemorate a key moment of the civil rights movement. Harris will speak in Selma at an event marking the 57th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." That…

Hank Sanders running again for longtime Senate seat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former state legislator Hank Sanders of Selma is once again running for the Alabama Senate seat he held for nearly 40 years. Sanders made the announcement Tuesday. The Senate seat is currently held by Sanders' daughter,…