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Living Democracy 2019

July 10, 2015
Basketball Camp Focuses on Fun, Faith, Bridging Divides
Basketball Camp Focuses on Fun, Faith, Bridging Divides

All In Sports Outreach Inc. has a mission to bring Selma together through faith, youth, and a little bit of basketball. The Christian group held a three-day basketball camp for Selma’s youth this past week. Over 85 kids showed up to the first day of camp. 

By Illyshia Parker
July 1, 2015
Invest Time in Getting to Know Others
Invest Time in Getting to Know Others

While every one else was sleeping, working or relaxing the day away, I was among those preparing to go to church on a recent Saturday. I was on a mission to learn something new when I visited Temple Gate Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

By Illyshia Parker
June 25, 2015
Edmundite Missions has a Mission to Serve
Edmundite Missions has a Mission to Serve

As of this year, Dallas County has a poverty rate of 31.3 percent, according to Alabama Possible, a non-profit organization that serves as a resource to educate communities and reduce systemic poverty across Alabama. More than 40 percent of families live below the poverty level.

By Illyshia Parker
June 17, 2015
Selma AARP Chapter Hosts Summer Picnic
Selma AARP Chapter Hosts Summer Picnic

For the AARP Chapter of Selma, summer is the perfect time to look forward to the relaxing activities and freedom warmer weather brings. Members of the AARP group also look forward to getting together with one another at their quarterly picnic.

By Illyshia Parker
June 9, 2015
Unity in the Community Brings Out the Best in Selma
Unity in the Community Brings Out the Best in Selma

Across the street from the historic St. James Hotel, Phoenix Park came alive on Saturday, June 6, with bright colored balloons, tents, singing, mouthwatering food, and a plethora of happy people attending the fourth annual Unity in the Community Praise and Worship.

By Illyshia Parker

Last Updated: April 04, 2019