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Back in The Olden Times before CDs and Down Loads we listened to music on something call a Long Playing Album (LPs we called them...for you youngsters out there). This week' Absolutely Alabama is filled with LPs! There's Landmark Park, our state's Official Agriculture Museum in Dothan... For a Taste... Continue reading
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This week we begin with a bang at the Chuck Wagon Races at the Rattlesnake Saloon outside Tuscumbia and you'll want to hang on to your hat...or your rooster...cause this ride may be a little bumpy. We'll get a little innovative when we stop in at the Innovation Depot in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we meet a man who has something to say and he can do it without ever saying...or whispering...a word. Also we visit with Peanutt and Charlene Montgomery because when it comes to one of the Monumental Figures in the history of Country Music nobody tells the story of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week there is no doubt we're Smokin'! Up on the Boulevard in Florence where this year they lay claim to Bama's Best Bar-B-Que. From a Taste Of The Tender Offerings of The Tennessee Valley to the Sunny Sand Beaches of The Gulf. It's Time To Toss The Mullets in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We're not fiddling around when we tell you we've got some stories that'll set your toes to tapping this week. Travel down to Mobile and we'll look in on Eldon Bryson... And from Fiddle Man to a Saddle Horn, we'll ease on down The Trails at Tannehill and show you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We've got some sweet stories to share this week and tht includes a man who makes a million an hour...Cookies that is! You might want to pack a few and find some comfortable shoes when we take you for a walk over the river and through the woods for one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we take you to a town on the move! From the empty streets of past disasters to the bustling business of a New Look Downtown. It's not empty streets but empty bowls which draw residents of this South Alabama community to give pottery making a whirl and everybody... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We promise you won't be "bored" this week because you'll meet a young man taking something nobody wants and turning into a point of state-wide pride. You'll meet a family where everyone's involved in the family business and that business is picking up all the time! And how you gonna... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Be sure and join us...'cause we're really Pouring It On! This week we're all about guys who make things, from making our food taste tastier to making whatever you like because someone else is bound to like it, too. For a couple of special groups of guys it's all about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Well you know how it goes. Anyway, nothing will stop us from "delivering" another round of stories this week. We'll Shine a Light on Earth Star Glass in Huntsville and visit the Scarecrows of Opp. Tune in to our travels Friday night right after FOX6 News at 10. You can... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Couldn't help thinking about my favorite Weather Movie, The Wizard of Oz, when I saw one of our T-Shirts on My New Favorite Scarecrow, Miss Abby Sue Lute-Lee down in The City of Opportunity. In fact, this week we're spanning the state and the seasons as we take our travels... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we bring you the story of one of the most famous names ever to come from our state and the Olympic Legend he created in 1936. Then...from those famous Games to a lesser known story of a long ago battle and a man working to preserve a page... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we take you Up, Up and Away in our beautiful balloon... And we look in on a man who may still be a few months from his annual flight across the skies, but he's still lending a hand to some Americans right here on the ground. If those... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Of course, the hydrangeas don't seem to mind...they're blooming everywhere especially over at Aldridge Gardens. Eddie gave us a tour and showed his some of his prize babies. The down side for us humans is the humidity and with the afternoon heating those pesky thunderstorms. Those will be even more... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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This week there's quite an arc to our stories including a visit to The Ark. Then there's a stop to check up on a different kind of "arc" as we look in on The Amazin' Blaze. Take a walk through a garden which will make you think you're in another... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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'Cause we've got a Real Surprise on board the Reel Surprise in Orange Beach. We'll show you The Ones That Didn't Get Away! Then, think service has gone out of style? Not in Cullman and we'll show you where to go to get it! Plus, don't forget our trip to... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're looking in on a man who spent a Sportswriting 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 never have been given.... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we'll "Get Growing" with a whole new batch of stories. Join us as we look back an an artist too long unknown who continues to inspire artists of today. Also a visit with a man whose dedication to a small creek is paying big dividends for his friends... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 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 whether you're just... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 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 will meet some truly talented folks who are. You'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 another group of... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 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 which really fire ... to art that's really functional. So much so the creator calls it Functional Art. Overall folks are finding functions for lots of things and that includes an old... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week you'll wonder why you've never visited some of the wonderful places we'll show you...like Alice's Wonderland, filled with a lifetime of dolls and memories. A life time of collecting is on display at The Berman Museum of World History. Then treasures of a different sort await when you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we take to the streets! Don't have a bike to ride along? That's OK. We know a man who'll put you on wheels. Then we "Shine" the light on a new product which really isn't. The only difference is The Revenuers know all about it. And...yow do you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're considering things which really matter...like making your yard a work of art or supporting your favorite team with a new T-Skirt or When It Don't Matter ...we've got a place for that as well! Yard Art to T-Skirts to A Family Sit Down. They're all Absolutely Alabama.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Just for the folks in North Alabama who saw our Vault Visit with Miss Martha Meadows down South of Slocomb in a Special Prime Time Absolutely Alabama on WAFF this week here's her chocolate cake icing recipe you've been wanting. Everyone else is welcome to share as well. If you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter