Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for February 19, 2014:
SEN. SESSIONS - Janice talked with Senator Jeff Sessions about hot topics on Capitol Hill. They discussed the new Remington plant Huntsville, healthcare, military pensions, immigration, the debt limit, and the trust factor with Congress.
JEH JEH LIVE - February is Black History Month. In celebration, Jeh Jeh catches up with some choirs this month for special music. Today he joined us from Jacksonville State University with the Gospel Choir.
ZOO CREW - Mickey visits with Lindsey Shafer from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the bobcat and the spring camps. For more information, visit birminghamzoo.com.
MARTHA WHITE CORNBREAD COOK-OFF - The Martha White Cornbread Cook-Off is open for entries. The grand prize is $5,000 plus a new gas range! It's time once again to up the ante on your creative cooking skills in the kitchen. Martha White® and Lodge® Cast Iron are searching the nation for the best original main dish cornbread recipes in the 18th Annual National Cornbread Cook-Off. Now through February 28, 2014, consumers can submit an original main dish recipe prepared with at least one package of Martha White Cornbread Mix and cooked in Lodge® Cast Iron cookware. Ten finalists will be selected to compete during the National Cornbread Festival® on April 26, 2014 in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. Along with the coveted cast iron skillet crown, the Cook-Off champion will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a 30-inch stainless steel gas range (a $3,250 value) from FiveStar® Professional Cooking Equipment, a division of Brown Stove Works, Inc., and special gifts from Martha White and Lodge® Cast Iron. The second prize winner will receive $1,500 and the third prize winner will receive $1,000. The remaining seven finalists will walk away with $150 and all finalists will receive a $500 travel reimbursement and a gift basket courtesy of Martha White and Lodge® Cast Iron. For complete details, Official Rules and to complete the entry form for the contest, visit MarthaWhite.com. The National Cornbread Cook-Off is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 18 years or older. Void where prohibited. Check out these past winning National Cornbread Cook-off recipes and more at www.MarthaWhite.com/recipes
ASK THE DOCTOR - Dr. Bill Hardwick with Vestavia Pediatrics and Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital takes viewer questions about childrens' health issues. For more information, visit www.ChildrensAL.org.
GARDENING - Fred Spicer, Executive Director of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, joins us to discuss what all is going on at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens this month. For more information, call (205) 414-3950 or visit bbgardens.org.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, we talk with celebrity trainer Dolvett Quince about his new book "The 3-2-1 Diet: Eat & Cheat Your Way to Weight Loss-Up to 10 Pounds in 20 Days." He says his secret to losing weight will help you keep it off, once and for all! Nascar prepares to kick-off a new season with the big race in Daytona this week - we bring you the latest! A former basketball star reaches out to help at-risk kids and he joins us to explain how! And we introduce you to our Pet of the Week and check out how our Alabama guys do on American Idol tonight! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.