Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 25th meeting day of the regular session: HOUSE -Gave final approval to a bill to complete deregulation of the phone business in Alabama. Goes to governor. -Gave final approval to a bill to require hospitals to report to the state health department when patients acquire infections inside the hospital. Goes to governor. -Approved a bill to permit construction of a building to replace
Montgomery, Alabama – A national book store chain is closing the doors of one of its stores in Montgomery. Barnes and Noble is closing its location at the corner of the Eastern Boulevard and the Troy Highway.
Barnes and Nobles cites the declining number of retail stores in the area as part of its decision to close.
Barnes & Noble says it will close the Montgomery store at the end of June.