(WAFF) - The Alabama legislative session is officially over but don't be surprised if lawmakers return to Montgomery for a special session. Hello everyone! Trent Butler here. I'm sure you are excited for the weekend. This morning, Governor Bentley is talking about some unfinished business with his plan to build new, bigger prisons and finding more funding for Medicaid.
The weekend calendar is jammed with plenty of events, including a cool car show in Athens and the Strawberry Festival in Lawrence County. We'll run down some other fun, family friendly ideas.
Margo, Stephanie and Kaitlin are so excited about Saturday's Kentucky Derby they're showing off their Derby Hats!
Since Mother's Day is now just two days away, we're honoring the beautiful ladies who've made such positive differences in our lives. We're showing you pictures of us with our moms! Plus, we'll help you treat her to a special Mother's Day meal by showing you the results of a new survey. It reveals what she really wants to eat on her big day!
We hope you can join us as we celebrate the start of the weekend on WAFF 48 News Today!