Sheldon Haygood began his career as a Sports Reporter at WBRC FOX6 back in 1994. Since then, Sheldon has developed into one of the city's favorite weekend sports anchors. During the week, he is busy covering sports events in the Birmingham area and the Southeast.
Sheldon grew up in the great state of Texas - San Antonio to be exact. His desire to make sports reporting a career grew out of his love of sports in general. During his high school years, Sheldon was involved in team sports. But once out, he tried his hand at radio, working as a disc jockey. He received his degree in Journalism from Southwest Texas State.
His first stint in television landed him a job in Midland, Texas at KMID-TV. There, he worked as a reporter and weekend anchor. From there, Sheldon moved to Lubbock as Sports Director. Then an offer from WHOA-TV (now WNCF-TV) in Montgomery, Alabama took him from his home state. WBRC came knocking in 1994, and Sheldon has been here ever since. Sheldon is married and the father of four beautiful children.
Valentino is a goat at Serenity Animal Farm in Clanton, AL. Recently he suffered a broken leg and his vet attempted to save the leg, but it got infected and was amputated. The decision was made to get him a prosthesis. Its being made at Next Step Prosthetics & Orthotics in Alabaster, AL.
When Lindsey Wood was 10 years old she started Bows that Bless to raise awareness and money toward purchasing items for children in the Forster Care Program. Seven years later she continues to sew bows for a great cause.
Peyton Blaylock is a recent graduate at UAB and in doing so she is the first in school history to receive an undergraduate degree in the school's Immunology Program, which started up in 2017. there are just a handful of programs such as this in the nation. Peyton talks about her journey.
There's a lot of speculation surrounding college football playing a season in 2020 while the country and the world is dealing with COVID-19. We talked with Troy University head football coach Chip Lindsey about expectations for action on the gridiron in the midst of a pandemic.
One man knows better than most what we all are enduring through COVID-19, Timothy Alexander was self quarantined for two years after a car accident that left him paralyzed in a wheelchair. 14 years later, Alexander speaks around the country to groups about remaining positive in times of adversity.
As the state of Alabama mandates an order to "Stay at Home," and to remember social distancing, Gardendale Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church gets creative during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Members created flat families and set the art work in chairs for its Palm Sunday Service.
When Yvonne Mitchell started Prayer Pillow Ministry in her kitchen, she would not know how needed it is. Today in our battle with COVID-19, people are needing hope and that's what this ministry offers in part because of a needle, thread, and God.
Brothers and Sisters in Christ is a choir in Birmingham, AL made up from members from different churches and denominations. Its goal is to glorify God, but also bridge the gap between neighborhoods and communities. Oh and the sound is strong!
Chip Hudson is a self-taught artist from Birmingham, AL. He has done plenty of local shows, but the first weekend in February of 2020 his work will be on display a the Chicago Morpho Gallery as part of the Emerging Artist of America Exhibit. Hudson gives us some insight into his inspiration.
Since 1988, Hal Tillman and his family sat in the same seats at Bryant-Denny Stadium. With renovations, those seats no longer exist, however they now belong to the family because of an incredible adventure and gift from the family.