Rising Star: Jonathan Baker

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Jonathan Baker!

  The recipe to success is in the art for a Birmingham baker

KW’s Pints For Pups at Area 41 Pizza Co. raises money for Shelby Humane Society

  Bradley Gilbert “Doing Good” at Homewood Flowers

  Tuscaloosa girl is using her voice to change the world

  Rising Star: Danielle McDonald

  Tuscaloosa kids use their imagination to create during spring break at Lego Engineering Camp

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  Absolutely Alabama: Diamonds, horseshoes, and stained glass

Help Clanton police K-9 Max get new protection gear!

Amazon is hiring in Alabama

  Jimmie Hale Mission celebrates 75 years, thanks to Ms. Jessie

  How you can help family of first responders who lost everything in Collinsville house fire

Absolutely Alabama: Celebrating AL art and artists

  Rising Star: Aidan Conway

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Aidan Conway!

  Tracie Mark Smith “Doing Good” with Grace Klein Community

Tracie is the team coordinator for the non-profit ministry which distributes more than 300 food boxes once a month to more than a thousand families in the Birmingham area.

WBRC FOX6 News to host ‘Together for Alabama’ Tornado Relief Telethon

WBRC FOX6 News has teamed up with the Birmingham Salvation Army and the American Red Cross to host the ‘Together for Alabama’ tornado relief telethon on Wed. March 6.

Absolutely Alabama: Celebrating Cannons, Coffee, Brand New Days, and Sword Swallowers?

We have a lot to celebrate this week on Absolutely Alabama!

  Ruth Davis “Doing Good” for Lucky Dogs

  Building Homes for Heroes: Fultondale army veteran gets new home

  A Leeds artist sees the world through the camera lens

  Beth Holloway & Jaycee Dugard speaking at fundraiser for The Red Barn

  Rising Star: Maria Maldonado

  Vestavia Hills High School Just Singin’ group choir is making history

  Birmingham organization helps pets and their veteran owners on World Spay Day

The Animal League of Birmingham marked World Spay Day on Tuesday by helping dozens of veterans and active military personnel.

  Alabaster women is the ‘I do’ in the wedding Industry

Alabaster's Heather Benge is an up and coming name in the wedding industry.

  Educating parents about e-cigarettes

Teenagers using e-cigarettes is a big problem in Alabama.

  Vestavia Hills High School Show Choir goes undefeated

The Show Choir at Vestavia Hills High School is racking up the trophies.

  Teaching is like home for one Wylam K-8 teacher

Spotlighting a teacher at Wylam K-8 School. His name is Dale Simmons, a history teacher, in his 11th year of teaching. He has a style that gives his students creative thinking. Mr. Simmons allows students to write in washable ink on the desk tops and his ceiling tiles are decorated as well.

  Clanton woman celebrates turning 103

A Chilton County woman celebrated a birthday on Thursday that few of us will ever see.

  Absolutely Alabama: Sweet Walks, Sweet Memories, and Sweet Potato Pie

This week we take a sweet walk down memory lane and it's Absolutely Alabama.

  Stepping with Kappa Alpha Psi

The Alabaster-Pelham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is holding its annual Step Show at Parker High School Saturday, Feb. 23.

Anderson family selected as 2019 ambassador family for March of Dimes

Everything changed for the Anderson family on July 24, 2016, the day their twins, Charlie and Sophia, were born. Unfortunately, this was not the happy, exciting day they had anticipated when the Andersons found out they were pregnant with twins.

  Rising Star: Tyetus Smith-Lindsey

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Tyetus Smith-Lindsey!

  Birmingham man holds world record in table tennis

Homer Brown is in the Guinness Book of world records for the most consecutive played U.S. Open appearances in table tennis. His number is currently 50 in a row after competing recently in the annual event in Orlando.

  Pell City Line Dancers raising money for sheriff’s office

The Pell City Line Dancers will show off their best moves for “Dancing with our Stars,” a dancing competition that raises money for local organizations.

  Absolutely Alabama: Mobile, Mountains, Music and Monks

This week’s show is like visiting your favorite meat-and-three cafe, a tradition that is Absolutely Alabama!

  Lindy Cleveland “Doing Good” at Unless U

"Unless U" is the brainchild of Lindy Cleveland. It's a school offering continuing education to adults with special needs who have aged out of special ed courses in high school.

  Couple talks about having gastric bypass just days apart

A local couple is sharing their story of going through gastric bypass surgery together. Cheryl and Dwight Smith have been married for 28 years.

  Rising Star: Ashley Hollingsworth

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Ashley Hollingsworth!

  Birmingham community to gather for March for Babies kickoff in support of March of Dimes

Birmingham residents, local business leaders, and other interested members of the community are invited to attend the March for Babies Greater Birmingham Kickoff event to help support the health of moms and give every baby the best possible start in life.

  Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue raising money for new house

The cat rescue group Kitty Kat Haven is looking to buy a bigger house in Hoover, and they need your help.Since the organization was founded in Oct. 2016, more than 1,200 cats have been placed in forever homes.

  Birmingham chocolate shop ready for Valentine’s Day

You only have to travel to downtown Birmingham to get chocolate from around the world this Valentine’s Day. Honeycreeper Chocolate is a shop on Morris Avenue specializing in craft chocolate.

  Heat up your Valentine’s Day with a welding class

If you want to make sure sparks fly this Valentine’s Day, we’ve found the perfect gift. How about surprising that special person in your life with a gift certificate to a welding class?

  WATCH: K-5 students finish Kids Mercedes-Benz Marathon

Adults weren’t the only ones enjoying the action outside Regions Field on Saturday.

Absolutely Alabama: Talking Turkey, Trees, Sweet Castles, and Sweeter Biscuits

We hope you’ll spend part of your weekend with us for trails and tales which are Absolutely Alabama.

  Rising Star: Cody Nix

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Cody Nix!

  Heat heals, pushes Vestavia Hills woman to open HOTWORX

Leigh Ann Allen suffered a near-tragic accident four years ago. Her life appeared to be headed toward a future of facing physical adversity, until she got advice from her doctor.

Absolutely Alabama: Handcrafted Art & Handmade Memories

As we travel around our state, some of the finest folks we meet are the ones who make things which will last.

  Dave & Buster’s in Hoover ready for Super Bowl Sunday

Dave & Buster’s at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover is expecting a big crowd on Sunday for Super Bowl LIII.

  Bluff Park Ice Cream Shoppe opening Saturday for breakfast

Ice cream for breakfast! How amazing is that?If you scream for ice cream, Saturday is your chance to make the sweet treat your first meal of the day without having to make excuses.

  Love of coffee leads to successful business in St. Clair Co.

A father and daughter’s love for coffee has developed into a successful family business in St. Clair County.Mike Bailey, his wife Alison, and their five adopted children own and operate Canoe Creek Coffee in Ashville.

  Cameras in Brookwood Medical Center’s NICU give parents peace of mind

Any parent can imagine how difficult it would be if you were separated from your newborn. Cameras in the NICU at Brookwood Medical Center in Homewood give parents peace of mind.

  Rising Star: Mariah Wilson

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Mariah Wilson!

  Absolutely Alabama: Dancing, Dairy, and the Crappie Capital of The World

Swing your way into another set of stories that are Absolutely Alabama.

  Rising Star: Devin Davis

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Devin Davis!

WBRC’s Good Day Alabama Extra added to station’s on-air schedule

Good Day Alabama Extra, which launched exclusively on streaming services earlier this month, is now being added to the WBRC’s programming lineup starting Monday, Jan. 28. Good Day Alabama Extra is an additional hour-long newscast of your favorite morning team. Now, from 4 until 10 a.m. Mike Dubberly

  Brock’s Gap Intermediate School offering help to furloughed families

Brock’s Gap Intermediate School now offering backpack snack program to families impacted by government shutdown

  Jackson-Olin High School becomes football recruiting hotbed

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney visited Jackson-Olin High School on the recruiting trail.

  Coach Steve Sills “Doing Good” at Homewood Middle School

Coach Steve Sills is helping a generation of students at Homewood Middle School learn lessons that go beyond the classroom.

Junior League of Birmingham offers help to furloughed parents

The Junior League of Birmingham is stepping up to help furloughed government workers, who have young families, by offering diapers for free through their diaper bank.

  Support for unpaid federal workers at Birmingham airport

Another week without pay for federal employees at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. TSA officers and traffic controllers with the FAA are required to still show up for work even though they are not getting paid.

  UAB cancer center receives $1 million donation to fight breast cancer

The fight against breast cancer got a big boost on Friday. During a celebration at The Club in Birmingham, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama presented UAB’s O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center with a check for $1 million.

  Shelby County mother’s warning after car break-in at daycare

A mother is sharing her story and warning you about not making the same mistake she did after her car was broken into at her children’s daycare in Calera

  Better Business Bureau warn of Fortnite hacking

If your child or someone else in your family plays Fortnite, check your bank and credit card statements. That’s the advice on Thursday from the Better Business Bureau of Central Alabama after new information has come out about security flaw.

  Rising Star: Keyanna Stokes

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Keyanna Stokes!

  Kids Create at Homewood Public Library makes learning fun

Learning while having fun. That’s what happens every Wednesday afternoon at the Homewood Public Library.

  Joy Craddock “Doing Good” on MLK Day

On MLK Day, many people will be doing volunteer work as a way of honoring civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Joy Craddock will be leading the way for one community, as part of HandsOn Birmingham.

  Pepper Place named new entertainment district by B’ham city council

The Birmingham City Council voted on Tuesday to make Pepper Place an entertainment district.

  Game on! New flying experience at Southern Museum of Flight

A new gaming experience is taking off this week at The Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham.On Friday night, the museum is teaming up with GameStop for Flight Night at the Museum.

  Children’s Corner inside JSU library offers family fun for the community

The Houston Cole Library has put together a unique children's corner that is open to the public.

  New entertainment destination in St. Clair County

We are getting our first look inside a new entertainment spot that opens this week in Pell City. remiere Cinertaiment features a movie theater, bowling ally, pizza pub, arcade, and a ropes course that includes a zip line.

  Running for the Children: Bell Runners raise money and awareness for the Bell Center

Mom of a child who graduated from the Bell Center is running in her honor, saying the Bell Center changed their lives.

  Rising Star: Darrien McFarland

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Darrien McFarland!

  Sharea Dugger “Doing Good” as a dog groomer

Dog groomer, Sharea Dugger, has been a blessing to Tallulah, the goldendoodle WBRC is volunteering to train through Service Dogs of Alabama. Sharea is providing free grooming to keep Lula looking her best.

  Ashley Taylor “Doing Good” with Service Dogs of Alabama

Ashley Taylor is the head trainer at Service Dogs of Alabama; a non-profit that has helped hundreds of people receive the service dogs they desperately need.

  Austin Perine on “Most Influential” list

Birmingham's own little super hero is getting national attention again.

  A Christmas surprise for a Calera family

It was a special Christmas surprise for family in Calera.

JLB Second Servings program turns leftovers into meals for those in need

So much food is wasted during the holidays but now the Junior League of Birmingham is picking up leftover catered food (from homes, from businesses and from venues) and delivering it to local nonprofits.

  Rising Star: Lauren Choi

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Lauren Choi!

  Christmas shoebox recipient surprises AL family who sent her ‘life-changing’ gift

“Little things mean so much in life.” Woman who received charity gift in 1999 in Kosovo finds Birmingham family that sent it to thank them.

Absolutely Alabama: YOLO, Yoga, and Cookies

Whether it's on the water or dunking your cookie into a tall glass of milk, this week’s stories will make quite a splash. It's absolutely fun and Absolutely Alabama.