Good Day Alabama for October 12, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for October 12, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 12, 2012:

JEFFERSON COUNTY'S NEW SUPERINTENDENT - School board members in Jefferson County have named their new superintendent who will be replacing the retiring Dr. Phil Hammonds.Dr, Stephen Nowlin of Lee County schools tells Sarah Verser he can't wait to move to Jeffco and start work in January.

. - One of Nascar's most popular drivers is out of the points race... Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won't drive in the next two races because of a concussion he got before racing at Talladega Superspeedway. Former Nascar crew chief and current Nascar on Fox analyst, Larry McReynolds told Janice and Mike it's a good precaution for Junior to miss the races to make sure everything is o.k.

JEH JEH LIVE - It's Football Friday and that means High School Football teams across the state go head to head on the field tonight! Catch all the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline! Jeh Jeh got ready at a pep rally this morning at Fairfield High School. Catch all the games tonight on the FOX6 Sideline Report at 10:08.

CLARE AT BARBER - Clare Huddleston previewed the 8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival presented by Triumph Dealers of North America.  The nation's fastest growing celebration of vintage bikes will offer on- and off-track racing this weekend, as well as many other activities dedicated to the history and preservation of motorcycles. The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) will be competing throughout the weekend, including Road Racing, Trials, Cross-Country and Motocross.

- Ernie Hudson from "ghostbusters" stopped by the studio to talk about his weekend appearance at Atrox Factory in Leeds. Atrox is closed on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays until the week of Halloween. Most nights the Factory Tour is $18 and on weekends when special guests are on hand there is also a $5 fee at the gate. Atrox does not charge for parking. They except cash only. It runs from 6:30-10:30pm on Thursday and Sunday nights and 6:30pm-midnight on Friday and Saturday.

BARGAIN MOM - Bargain Mom readers have 2 coupons to use at area pumpkin patches and corn mazes:
Faye Whittemore's Pumpkin Patch in Jasper is offering a free hot dog and drink to Bargain Mom viewers with paid admission Saturday & Sundays in October.  You'll need the coupon which is the printed blog post featured in the Fox 6 round-up on right now. There's a 4D Farm in Cullman featuring a Dukes of Hazzard design. They are open to the public on Fridays from 2pm-6pm and on Saturdays from 10am-10pm. They also have a pumpkin patch and sent a $1 off coupon good on any size pumpkin. Tennessee Aquarium has a discount for the kids. Save $5 on child admission throughout October when you mention "Fall Break" at the Tennessee Aquarium ticketing center.
Text Deal of the day.
Text BARGAIN to _20566__ and I'll send you a list of my 2012 Fall Festival Round-up.

ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joins from the Birmingham Zoo brought in the skunk, but this little guy didn't smell up the place. The zoo is getting ready for Boo at the Zoo.

FRIDAY COMEDY BREAK - Back by popular demand. "The Rajun Cajun" returns. He's done almost everything from Showtime comedy appearances to MTV's Spring Break. Now see this outrageous wild and hilarious comedian serve up a delicious platter of humor and great gumbo! You'll have to take a breath from laughing with this one. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit

COOKING - Chris Zapalowski with Homewood Gourmet showed off a delicious fall dish. It was a white bean, chicken stock and collard green soup.

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