Update:Hostess Bakery outlet stores sale will start Monday, not today

Apparently the great Twinkie sale will now begin Monday morning.

People hoping to purchase treats at the Hostess Brand Outlet store at 1969 Victory Drive were met with a closed gate and a security guard telling them the sale would begin Monday morning at 9 a.m. No reason was given. A knock on the door of the outlet store was not answered.

An earlier press released stated the sale would begin today and feature fresh, single-serve packs of snack cakes, including Twinkies and CupCakes as well as some Dolly Madison treats.

Each will be sold for 50 cents while supplies last.

Outlets open at 9 a.m. and close at its normal time.Sales will be at 1969 Victory Drive location, 706-257-1981; the other outlet is 1930 Crawford Road, 334-298-4172.