Good Day Alabama for October 25, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for October 25, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 25, 2013:

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!! Jeh Jeh geared up for it with a pep rally this morning at Fayetteville High School where the school got fired up about tonight's game against St. Jude High School. Catch all the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline. You can catch other games on tonight's FOX6 Sideline Report or the Sideline App for your smart phone.

ATROX- Halloween is next week! Are you ready for a scare? Atrox Factory brought us William Forsythe. He started with some of Hollywood's biggest and some of Hollywood's scariest starts. Atrox Factory is up and running on weekends now and later in October it will be open daily through November 2nd. 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. It accepts cash only. Arrive early and expect long lines - especially on the weekends. The special guest this weekend is William Forsyth from "Halloween" & "The Devil's Rejects". For complete details, visit Atrox Factory is the largest indoor haunted attraction in the Southeast! 40,000 square feet of mindblowing terror one quarter mile of twisted hallways and shocking surprises! Atrox is also the only haunted attraction in the Southeast that donates all proceed to charities in Alabama. Some of this years charity recipients are Shelby County Special Olympics, Ashville Softball Boosters, St. Clair County Animal Shelter, Greater Birmingham Humane Society, Shepards Mission and St. Clair Baseball Boosters.

 SHEREA LIVE- It's the Classic weekend! FOX6 news reporter Sherea Harris joined us live this morning from the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame where the Ricky Smiley show was broadcasting live. The State Farm Magic City Classic is tomorrow at 2:30pm at Legion Field. Be part of the world record setting "wobble" on the field at 2pm! Tickets are $20 for general admission and $25 for reserved seats. For tickets and complete information, visit

ZOO CREW- Kelly Wall joined us this morning from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a skunk. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to

BBJ - Mike talked with Brent Godwin from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed Regions Financial Corporation's third quarter profit earnings, the restaurants that planned to move into the 29 Seven development in Lakeview and what plans are in place now, and Alabama Launchpad's third round which is open for registration until December 1st. For more on these and other business stories, visit

 CHEFS AND SURGEONS- Have you carved your pumpkin yet? Did you do it with the expertise of a chef or a surgeon? Chef Franklin Biggs and Dr. Gretchen Zsebik joined us this morning with details on the third annual chefs versus surgeons pumpkin carving contest. It is tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at Pepper Place. The 3rd Annual Chefs vs. Surgeons Pumpkin Carving Contest features three surgeons from St. Vincent's Health System competing against three local chefs for the title of the most creative carved pumpkin! Watch as the teams go at it with scalpels, picks and knives! It's a fun, family-friendly event just in time for Halloween. Shop for locally grown pumpkins while you're there and pick up locally grown fall vegetables and fruit. Enjoy hot coffee and hot chocolate and pick up local breads, cheeses and meats.

TRAVEL LADY- People want to know as we approach the holidays, where they can take the family to see holiday lights? Travel Lady, Becky joined us this morning with some recommendatons. You can find all of this information including where to book reservations, dates and other important info on my web site or my Facebook page

Next week on Good Day Alabama, the annual Moss Rock Festival returns and we check out all the art and fun you can find there! Next week marks the 20th anniversary of the "Teddy Bear Ride" for Children's Hospital and we catch up with the riders and their bears to find out how you can help! UAB celebrates Homecoming Week and we bring you all the festivities! Need some help getting some good sleep? We turn to the nutritionist for advice on some foods to help you! Comedian James Gregory returns to Birmingham and he joins us in the studio with a few laughs! The experts join us to take your questions about your garden and fishing! And ladies, we all love our jeans but don't feel like you have to fit in the same trends that your daughter wears! We check out some great options for all ages and styles! And how much do you know about the Seven Wonders of the World? We talk with the author of the hit tween series - Seven Wonders: Lost in Babylon! Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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