winter storm

Millions endure record cold without power; at least 20 dead

 (AP Photo/Eric Gay) OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) – A winter storm that left millions without power in record-breaking cold weather has claimed more lives. They include three people found dead after a tornado hit a seaside town in North Carolina and four family members who perished in a Houston-area house fire while using a fireplace to stay warm. The…

Students Across Montgomery Prepare to Head Back to Class after Winter Storm

Students across River Region were treated to a rare five-day weekend thanks to old man winter

IMG_0324 As last week’s wintry mix gripped the Capital City, students across Montgomery were treated to a rare five-day weekend thanks to old man winter. “I went outside and played in the snow and stayed in the house and watched TV,” said student Lamarriah Austin of Montgomery. School buses may have been brought to a halt, but students say they…

Dallas Co. Community Thaws After Deep Freeze

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Selma and Dallas County area is starting to thaw out from the two-day deep freeze, but authorities say some roads remain in hazardous condition. Temperatures rose above freezing Thursday for the first time since the winter storm hit. And the Selma area is slowly starting to try and get back to normal. More people…