Around the nation Friday night, the number of other one-time college quarterbacks turned country music stars performing to raise money for their old athletic programs was probably zero. But at Jacksonville State University, fans enjoyed that privilege, in the person of Riley Green.

Tuesday morning, 3,700 households still lacked electricity in Calhoun County, officials said, but repair work was progressing. “It’s been dark and cold. We are thankful to still have a roof over our head, but we are tired," said one resident.

According to Birmingham television meteorologist James Spann — whose Twitter fans report virtually every odd thing they see in the heavens — people across Alabama saw a bright flash against the sky around 6 p.m. Sunday.

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