Former state comptroller dies

On Thursday of last week Alabama’s state comptroller, Thomas L. White, Jr., died from an unspecified illness. Gov. Robert Bentley offered his condolences to White’s family and lauded his time as a public servant 
for the state.

Severe weather possible this weekend

Students received an email on Friday warning them of the potential for severe weather over the weekend. “The greatest potential for severe storms is between 3 a.m. and noonSaturday,” the email said. “A second round of storms is anticipated between midnight Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.”