Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Three weeks into spring, its feeling a lot like winter. National Weather Service meteorologists have posted freeze watches and warnings through early Tuesday) morning for dozens of counties statewide. Some areas could see readings plummet into the upper 20s to lower 30s. So, you will definitely need those coats and scarves. Subfreezing temps also mean farmers and gardeners should protect crops and flowers already showing off spring blooms.
Natchez, Mississippi – (AP) - A movie about Bonnie and Clyde, the 1930s outlaw couple notorious for their bank robberies and violent crimes, is slated for filming in Natchez in late May. Hilary Duff, best known for starring in the Disney Channel show "Lizzie McGuire" and the movie "Cheaper By the Dozen," has been cast as Bonnie Parker and Kevin Zegers, known for his role in Oscar-nominated "Transamerica," has been cast as Clyde Barrow. Cypress Moon Productions, of Sheffield, Alabama, is producing
Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 17th meeting day of the regular session: HOUSE -Vote failed to bring up for debate a bill to remove the state 4 percent sales tax from food purchases. -Members of Black Caucus used stalling tactics to prevent action on other bills to protest failure to bring up bill to remove the state sales tax from groceries. -Held a ceremony honoring members of the Butler High School in
Montgomery, Alabama – National Weather Service Forecaster says several counties are on the watch for some difficult weather today including Montgomery, Macon,Wilcox, Barbour,Bullock, Butler,Crenshaw,Lowndes, Lee,and Pike Counties.
A tornado watch is in effect for those areas until 2:00 p.m. today. All of the counties included in the watch are:
Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment to expand, tax and regulate electronic gambling across Alabama has won approval from a state Senate committee. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee voted 4-1 Wednesday for the "Sweet Home Alabama" legislation sponsored by Democratic Sen. Quinton Ross of Montgomery. Committee Chairman Bobby Singleton says he expects the Senate to take up the bill in a week or two. The bill originally provided for electronic gambling in nine