Extended enrollment- new start date, October 2nd

Can code communities-Front End Web Development Selma, Al (12-wk course starts Aug. 21st – Nov. 15th, 2023, Mondays & Wednesdays/ 4:45 pm -7:45 pm. Live online virtual classroom/free for all qualified individuals living in Alabama.  Laptop and/or internet access can be provided if needed. Details click link below:

Extension Alabama A&M & Auburn Universities 2023 Dallas County Hay Contest– Entries welcome until September 29th, 2023 @ 4 PM. For contest

details & entry forms, please contact the Dallas County Extension Office at 334-407-3974 or 334-875-3200.

Diabetes Awareness- Presented by Dr. Nicholas Royster UAB Selma Family Medicine at Selma-Dallas County Public Library Vaughan Community Room on September 29th, from 11:30 AM-1 PM.

The Selma “Links”- Annual Walk A Thon on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 from 9 AM- 11 AM at Valley Creek Walking Trail at Bloch Park.

Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation- Join the Peace Walk on Monday, October 2nd ,2023 at 120 S Division St. Walk to show your support for Violence Prevention in Selma, AL. Assemble at: 1 PM

Start time: 1:30 PM For more info call: Perry Blackmon 334-419-5673

Felicia Gill 334-413-6069

Unity in the Community-Free Movie Night on Friday, October 6th, 2023 at Phoenix Park at 7 P.M.

Old Cahawba- Cemetery Walking Tour of Old Cahawba on October 7th, 2023 at 10 AM Price is $8.00 each

S.T.O.M.P. – Selma Citywide Day of Prayer- Theme: Unity In the Community on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at Phoenix Park 1207 Water Avenue Selma, AL 36701 from 10 AM – 2 PM.

10th Annual HealthFest-Street Olympics-MGLC Carnival – Get Fit Selma! Health Education & Vendor Fair seeks local Crafters, Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs to table at the health fair on Saturday, October 7th , between 9 AM and Noon. Bring your wares to sell! GFS! Doesn’t ask for percentage – just a $50 tabling fee. If interested, send a email to Stephanie Dillon Hamm Get Fit Selma! Does not allow businesses to recruit salespeople using a pyramid scheme

City of Valley Grande Fall Festival – Valley Grande Walking Trail, October 7th9am – 1pm

Grant Opportunity -International Paper Riverdale Mill- Accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants for area schools and non-profit organizations. The deadline to complete an online application at is Wednesday, October 11th, 2023 at 5 PM

Agape Community Economic Development, Inc.- Community Health Fair and Giveaways on Saturday, October 14th, 2023 from 10 AM-1 PM at 2306 Highway 80 East for more info call 334-349-1636

7TH Annual Shrimp Boil Boy Scouts- Saturday, October 14th, 2023 from 5 PM- 7 PM at 1122 Water Ave. Selma, AL 36701 Cost: $30 Single or $50 Couple

Music at Kenan’s Mill – Saturday, October 14th from 10AM-2PM. Entry is $5 Kids 12 & under FREE!

Morgan Academy Fall Festival on October 17th from 5-7PM on the football field. Pre-sale armbands now thru September 29th $20 at the gate $25

Dallas County EMA will host a Storm Spotter training class October 18th, 2023 from 5 PM-7 PM at Wallace Community College Selma, Hank Sanders Technology Center, Room 112. This training is open to all first responders as well as the public. To register for the class, contact Dallas County EMA at (334)874-2515. The deadline to register is October 16th, 2023.

Benefit Fund Golf Classic Tournament on Wednesday, October 18th at Valley Grande Golf Course for more info contact: Jeannie Evans (334) 327-0326,

Foot Soldiers Park– Paint Out Festival from 9 AM- 2 PM on October 21st, 2023 at 1705 Selma Avenue Selma, AL 36701

Delta Waterfowl River Bend Chapter Annual Banquet is on November, 10th, 2023 at 6 PM at YNOT Entertainment Center located at 2940 County Road 27 Selma, AL 36701.

Grant Opportunity – Opportunity Alabama (OPAL)  The Selma & Marion Historic Revitalization Grant Program will support qualifying properties in Selma’s Water Avenue Historic District, Selma’s Old Town Historic District, and Marion Courthouse Square Historic District.  Letters of Interest (LOI) are due November 15th, 5pm Central time. For more information click on link:

Save the Date –

Tale Tellin – Annual Event, Arts Revive, 3 Church Street, 5:30pm- Tickets Eventbrite – 334-878-1905 – October 12th – 

Wild Game Cookoff – Annual Event, October 19th, 2023 at 6 PM for more information (334) 285 4550 – Water Avenue 

Sturdivant Hall Museum – Annual Event, BBQ on the Green, October 26th  – for tickets and more information call (334) 872 5626

Big Ten Athletic Conference- Fall Youth Tennis Clinic on Saturday, 28th,2023. The clinic will be held at the Tennis Courts next to Memorial Stadium. Registration Required, Space is Limited, Stay tuned for more info.

Airing of the Quilts Festival Gee’s Bend – Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at 12021 Co Rd 29 Boykin, AL 36723.

Gallery 905 – Oktoberfest Celebration on October 7th, 2023 for 10 AM – 2 PM at 905 Water Avenue Selma, AL 36701

AUM Foundation- Bollywood Night presented by Bank of America Saturday, October 14th , 2023 at The Von Braun Center N Hall. Sponsorships are Available and Tickets are $150 (Only 100 Available)

Alabama River Chili Cookoff- Annual Event, November 9th, 2023 at 5 PM- water Avenue

Vaughan Regional Medical Center – Trunk or Treat on October 26th, 2023 from 5-7 PM. Across from the Vaughan Surgery Center.

Central Alabama Fair – October 30 – November 4 Lions Fair Park

Elkdale Baptist Church- Trunk or Treat on October 31st, 2023 from 5-7PM

Monster March- October 31st, 2023 at 4 PM starting location Selma-Dallas County Public Library. Costume contest registration begins at 3 PM.

Wallace Community College Foundation- Hosting Wine & Cheese Social at Craig Field Airport on November 2nd , 2023. $55 Donation per ticket, visit the business office for tickets.

Employment Opportunities: 

The Selma Times Journal is currently seeking candidates for a full-time staff reporter position.  The right candidate will have strong writing skills, a                                                                                                                                                                                                                  while covering the news important to our communities.  We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.  Please email resumes and writing samples to Regional Editor Lanell                                                                                                                                                                    

The Dallas County Commission is currently hiring multiple positions including LPN, Medical Assistant, Maintenance Assistant, and more.  We offer competitive pay rates and an excellent benefits package.  Please visit for a complete listing of our job opportunities.  Applications can be found on our website or in the Human Resources Office located at 102 Church St., Selma, AL.  

Orrville Farmer’s Market is currently hiring a Breakfast Cook. Contact Judy McKinney-(334) 996 8301

McRae Learning Center is hiring Childcare Aides/Assistants and Early Learning Teacher Aides. Contact: Phone Director, Mrs. Sadie M. Moss at 334-872-7109 or 334-872-8078

The City of Selma is hiring multiple positions For more information contact Personnel Department 222 Broad Street, (334) 874 5328.  

Park Place-A Diversicare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center- Hiring RN, LPN CMT, and CNA. $5,000 Sign on bonus for RN and LPN. For more information call 205-338-3329 

Rural Health Medical Program is hiring. For more information, contact Rural Health Medical Program at 334-874-7428 or Visit for a complete listing of available positions.  

State Farm Insurance Agent, Stephanie Tarver is hiring. Read more about the job description and apply at: 

Job Openings at the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation.  Click the link to view the opportunities: Current employment opportunities at the SCNTR ( 

Bush Hog is hiring. Manufacturer of Agriculture Implements.

Go to:, select about us, select careers.

Cahaba Center for Mental Health is hiring.  Visit their website for more information.

Selma Housing Authority is hiring.  Apply online:

Extend knowledge, Improve Lives! Join the ACES team. SNAP-ED Regional Extension Agent, The Alabama cooperative extension system at Auburn University is seeking candidates for the SNAP-ED regional extension agent position to serve Dallas & Perry Counties with the office in Selma, AL. For more information go to  


 Edmundite Missions– Bible Study every Monday from 10 AM-11 AM located in the classroom of the Bullock Community and Recreation Center, 1428 Broad St. Selma, AL 36701. For more info: Please call 334-553-2736

FREE Zumba & Meditation Class- Register Now!Zumba is twice a week on Mondays & Thursdays and Meditation is twice a week on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the Bullock Center 1428 Broad St. at 5:30 PM. 

USDA Rural Development Housing Repair Program- Dallas County Office of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) will be offering aid to Dallas County citizens completing applications for USDA Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Repair Program. Dallas County citizens who would like assistance should call the Extension Office at 334-875-3200 to schedule an appointment or find out more details on what information is needed.

Book Bunch every Thursday from 10:00 am-11:00 am at the Selma and Dallas County Public Library in the Kathryn Windham Conference Room. All are welcome. 

Aum Foundation USA, Inc.-Aum Foundation is looking for professional women in Selma to serve as mentors for the 2023-2024 school year.  Mentors should be able to commit at least an hour a week for a year to their student and will complete an application and training process with Aum Foundation.  Interested volunteers are encouraged to attend an information session by calling (334) 413 5179 to register.

The American Red Cross is Looking for Volunteers – Critical Needs Currently: Disaster Action Team Volunteers and Blood DriveVolunteers. There are over 100 volunteer needs including Disaster Action Team Member, Shelter Worker, Health Services Volunteer, Disaster Action Team Auxiliary Member, Fleet and Facilities Operation positions, and Blood Donor Ambassador. Go to   and choose the VOLUNTEER tab to apply. For more information contact: Sandy Zuiderhoek at or call/text 334-201-1620  

Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program- Selma Monthly Civil Legal Advice Clinic- Local lawyers will provide FREE legal advice to those who cannot afford legal assistance. The First Wednesdays of the Month from 1:00-3:00 pm at Dr. Michael and Catherine Bullock Community and Recreational Center, 1428 Broad Street, Selma, AL- Divorce, visitation, Debts, Tenant Issues, Probate Matters, Bankruptcy. For more information, please visit  

Attention Out of School Youth: 17 – 24 years old! Alabama Career Center in Selma is offering Work-Based Learning and Internships with Public (not-for-profit) or Private (for-profit) Employers- Gain valuable work experience, learn workplace protocol, acquire professional employment references, and earn $7.25- $19.66 per hour for a maximum of 390. For more information contact Selma Career Center at at 334-872-0471 

Technical School Placement through Individual Referral- Financial assistance to qualified participants to attend Wallace Community College Selma, Technical Division. Computer Information Systems, Truck Driving, Welding, Electrical Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Registered Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing, Health Aide/Patient Care Technician. Call the Selma Career Center at 334-872-0471 or visit them at 1112 Water Avenue, Selma, AL Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm 

SKA-Selma Karate Academy- Sponsored by Edmundite Missions. Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 pm at the Queen of Peace Complex, located at 2511 Summerfield Road. For more information call 334-455-0929 

Alabama needs Foster Parents- If you are willing to open your heart and your home please call 334-875-0608 or email or contact Doni Baskin at 

Recruitment Announcement for ages 16-24, unemployed and not enrolled in high school or college or age 24 and older, unemployed, and looking for employment. The Dallas County Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act at Arsenal Place is offering Free Services.  

For more information contact Donna Allen, Director at 334-526-4567 


Get Outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Gardening Webinar Series:  Get Outside with Alabama Smart Yards (ASY) is an online series scheduled for each Wednesday at 1:00 pm.  We generally meet for 30 to 45 minutes.   You can register at  We also have an ACES Home Grounds Facebook page: Alabama Smart Yards – Alabama Extension | Facebook.   

Rural Health Medical Program invites you, your family, and friends to join our New and Free ,10-week Diabetes Self-Management Support Program.  In-person classes with Gail Blake from 5:30-6:30 PM at 101 Park Place, Selma, Al 36701 (334) 877 1490.

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