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This week we've got stories to get your wheels turning or let you take the time to just sit a spell at the Old Yellow Leaf Creek Grist Mill in Chilton county. Then...as we celebrate Independence...it's not fireworks but...fire water they're celebrating down in Opelika and these guys are real... Continue reading
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Be on the lookout for an Absolutely Alabama visit to Rock Bridge Canyon at a special time tonight just before soccer at 6 on FOX6 News. For more stories join us right after FOX6 News at 10 and Sunday night at 11:05 after Law Call. For you early risers catch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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...Cause we've got another round of stories coming your way this week. You'll be in for a Real Surprise with the crew of The Reel Surprise in Orange Beach as we show you the ones that didn't get away. Then...Think service is out of style? Not in Cullman and we'll... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're looking back on a man who spent a sports lifetime pounding out stories from Tuscaloosa to Talladega to Auburn with very little concession to The Modern Age. Also, a look back at a long ago battle and a famous Naval Command which may have never been given.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're really going to get growing with a new way to grow things...not ON a Flat Rock but at Flat Rock. Then the story of an artist whose work is only now being appreciated by art lovers around the world. And when it comes to Creek Keepers, there's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The greatest thing about traveling our state is you never know who you're going to meet. Sometimes we have to do some hard riding just to get around to everyone and lots of people we meet are honoring their heroes, their past and their own legacy. So sit down for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're making something new out of something old and making a little music as well. Then we're heading south and watch an expert help us round up another story. We'll swing open the Vault and show you the Lilies Of The Cahaba and you're in for a rocking... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Spend part of your Memorial Day with Billy Mack; Marine-Artist-American and Absolutely Alabama. Come on in for a sit down. Friday night right after FOX6 News at 10 and Sunday night at 11:05 after Law Call. For you early risers catch up with us Saturday morning at 5:30 on WSFA,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we hear the retelling of Ancient Traditions by a man who let's his brush do the talking. Also, a visit to a store whose stories aren't quite so ancient but it does have tales to tell. Then we swing open the vault and shove off for a working... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we've got some Sweet Stories to tell you and for one of those take a taste of a treat three generations in the making. Also, a tradition being kept alive by a man who describes himself one way: A Coal Miner's Son. And a tradition passed from Father-In-law... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're speaking with a Southern Accent and for that we take you to a place called Southern Accents. Then...The Year of Alabama Bar-B-Q is a big deal but there are still a few places doing bar-b-q the old time, small time way. And...we swing open the Vault and... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week is all about art and artists including a man whose music is keeping the art of The Big Band sound alive and well. Then, a canvas of a different sort and a man who wears his state on his sleeve or for a sleeve. Also, we swing open... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we look back at our state's oldest family owned newspaper. From Ozark we're off and winging with a dedicated group keeping alive a tradition which dates back thousands of years. We swing open The Vault to peer through the Looking Glass in a magical place called Orbix. And... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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​ This week we look in on some youngsters learning how to build a better world for the future by following one man's dream. Then we're headed for Silverhill to look in on Peco Forsman who's creating buildings from the past. We swing open The Vault for a listen to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're heading home, home on the range to an unexpected spot where the buffalo still roam. Also, the story of a woman who went from dealing with dough financially speaking to dealing with dough literally speaking. Then we swing open the vault, take a walk and find the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We're not just playing around when we invite you in this week although you'll meet some truly talented folks who are. We'll catch them in the act when we introduce the Depot Players in Wetumpka. Then we'll paddle a little farther upstream and get in with a group of paddlers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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It's time to hit the road again for another shot at stories which are Absolutely Alabama! From cannons that really fire to art that's really functional.. The creator even calls it Functional Art. Overall folks are finding functions for lots of things and that includes an old Opelika warehouse. We'll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week you'll wonder why you've never visited some wonderful places like Alice's Wonderland, filled with a lifetime of dolls and memories. A lifetime of collecting is what you'll see when we take you to the Berman Museum Of World History. Then treasures of a different sort await when you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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​ This week we take to the streets. Don't have a bike? That's OK! We know a man who'll put you on wheels. Then we shine a light on a new products which really isn't. The only difference is the Revenuers know all about it and come visit the stills... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we've got lots to talk about! Down in Conecuh County we're Talking Turkey with Eddie Salter. Then from Evergreen we're on to a Fair City called Fairhope and a modern day castle which brings us back to another time. And from Fairhope to Fayette they're still pouring it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We sometimes get questions like: Don't you guys ever stop traveling? Sometimes we stop to eat cake. Of course, nothing goes with a fresh piece of cake like a good cup of coffee. While we enjoy our cake and coffee we'll swing open The Vault and tell you a story... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week, in The Year Of Alabama Bar-B-Q there's a spot which didn't start out as a Bar-B-Que place...at all... but that hasn't stopped them from generations of serving some of Bama's Best... Then it's on to Ashville and a world of family, flips and flying squirrels. We swing open... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're taking a shot at a story about a young man who found his life's work while serving his country. After we scope out that story we're out on the water with a young man who's already a Champion, and he's just getting started. We swing open the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're going organic which means you're guaranteed a Gourd Day. We'll get that story spinning and if that story doesn't grab you there's one that will give you a real belt! We swing open The Vault and paddle down a lazy river for a float down the Tallapoosa,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're shaking things up with a visit to Summerdale for some fresh Southern Pecans. With so many pecans a few of them are bound to wind up in a pie, so you'll need some fresh cane syrup for your baking! We'll head to Headland for some of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter