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This week we're paying a visit to our old Florence friend,George Jones and we found him in George's Broom Closet. We'll stop in for a bite and introduce you to noodles so good they don't need dressing. We'll herd up a few bison at Boundary Line Bison and swing open... Continue reading
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This week we're taking you to a spot in our state where something is always growing, including the stately Azaleas in the Azalea City of Mobile. Speaking of Evergreen, we'll take you there, too and talk turkey with Eddie Salter, The Turkey Man. And when it comes to stately, there's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We do a lot of traveling but sometimes when we stop someone bakes a cake to help commemorate our visit. Nothing goes with cake like a great cup of coffee and we'll show you where we found some fresh and hot. Inside The Vault the story of a City Girl... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're re-visiting one of those places you've passed plenty of times but once you stop and taste the bar-b-q here you'll never pass up a chance to stop again. Also it's a St. Clair county tradition kept alive with an annual gathering for food and fun and you're... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're TURNING...some new ground in Houston county as we take a ride with the Maddox Family; then... We're TURNING over a new leaf and there are plenty of those here in Talladega county as you'll see when we visit Hunter's Tree Farm. Inside The Vault we'll take a... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're down in The Wire Grass for a visit with another Alabama Maker as he shows us one of The Lost Arts. Also, a story that will strike your fancy. In fact, it just might bowl you over. We'll get to that fore long. Then, we go a... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week you'll fall for our stories especially when you see the scenic water falls of North Alabama. We'll light your fire when we visit the men and women keeping our native forest habitats alive and well. Inside The Vault, you'll meet those dedicated lifeguards who help keep our beaches... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we've got a Jewel Of A Story to tell you about an unmatched family tradition. Then a Horse Shoeing is a Time Honored Tradition but you're going to meet the only Singing Farrier we know. We swing open The Vault and listen in on a man who's keeping... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're working our way across the state so we'll need some food for the journey from one of Bama's Best Bar-B-Q Men. Then we're working our way up the ladder of success to find out where firefighters learn to fight fires and save lives. We swing open The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week...The story of a Music Legend before he became one as we learn how a boy named Hiram became a man named Hank. Then, we roll out a legendary biscuit recipe and you'll learn about a lady named Granny Hester who started it all. Inside The Vault we'll saddle... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're visiting and sampling some Real Southern Classics so naturally we start with grits mixed in with some good old Alabama Gulf Coast Shrimp. Then, a Classic Southern Collection of True American Art that stretches from The Wire Grass to West Alabama. Inside The Vault, we look at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week you could say our stories are a meat and three. We start out with the story of Paul's Mountain Meats and then we've got three more stories. Since music helps you enjoy your meals more, we take you to Tangled Strings and Learn The Luthier's Secrets at his... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're taking aim on another round of stories including a visit with The Calera Rifleman. Then, When the smoke clears we'd like to string you along with a story of a champion fisherman who's still in his teens. Inside The Vault you'll meet a Marine, his wife and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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There's something a little magical about turning gourds into works of art. We'll show you how that turns out when we visit Missy Miles and Turnin' Vernon. Professional wrestling is as popular as ever but somebody's got to turn out the belts. You'll be surprised where they all come from.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We're raising cane... And pecans... And making the Grill of Your Dreams on this week's Absolutely Alabama. So, join us! Friday night right after WBRC FOX6 News at 10, Saturday morning at 5:30 on WSFA in Montgomery, Sunday night down in The Wiregrass on WDFX, FOX34 and in The Tennessee... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We're hard at work this week and so are the cows at Working Cows Dairy. We look back at the hard work that went into the building of a huge dam which produced electricity and recreation for a large part of Central Alabama. You'll wonder at all the work that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're hot footing it all over the state so we'll need some cool socks for the journey so we'll take you to Ft. Payne, a town once known as The Sock Capital Of The World. We'll need some new shoes for our travels so why not pick a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we take you back to the darkest days of World War II and mighty ships which helped win a great victory. Then...remembering Good Times and Brighter Days. Come to Mobile where the Carnival Season never ends at the Carnival Museum. We swing open The Vault and talk about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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In the dead of winter it's time to stop and smell...the roses and the azaleas where there's something always in bloom at Bellingrath Gardens. Or you could just make a stop and take time to smell the leather when you pick out your new purse from Biscuit Leather. We swing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're talking truth, honor and service as we meet the young men and women at Marion Military Institute. Then natural herbs and old time service in Tuscumbia at Coldwater Seed and Supply. If you're planning a Spring Garden, this is the place. Or you may be looking forward... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We've sure got some Sweet Stories coming your way this week including a pony named Sugar Man. Then there's a Sweet Story fresh from the oven and we'll show you Mama's Secrets when we roll into Opelika. Inside the Vault we'll draw on one of our past visits with a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we take you to Murder Point and discover a spot where you're sure to find some killer oysters from Murder Point Oysters. Our state's latest contribution to the Music World is knocking 'em dead from Coast To Coast. We'll have Browan Lollar from St. Paul and the Broken... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week our stories are a lot like making gumbo, a little of this and a little of that Put them all together and you've got the Forrest Gumbo Festival in Fairhope. After our race is run in Baldwin county it's only fitting we get refitted with some new shoes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Everybody makes New Year's Resolutions so this week we're all about Second Chances so we'll take you to Calhoun county to show you an old fort brought back to life. Then, a trip to Tigers For Tomorrow and a second visit with some furry friends given a new home. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we begin with a question. Is it furniture or is it art? Decide for yourself when we take you to Florence and show you Robin's Wood. Then a Montgomery DOG like you've never seen. This DOG is actually a Dutch Oven Gathering. It's a Big Gathering of The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter