Absolutely Alabama: TV crew spends day in town for episode spotlighting Red Bay

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Videographer Mike Tucker, right, records an interview Absolutely Alabama host Fred Hunter, bottom left, has with Bob Tiffin of Tiffin Motorhomes. The crew was in Red Bay filming for an upcoming episode of the program. News photo/Jason Collum

Red Bay will soon have the honor of being featured on Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter on FOX6 WBRC-TV. The weekly show highlights people, places, and things that make the state of Alabama unique and special. 

Escorted by the Mayor David Tiffin, Hunter and videographer Mike Tucker took a tour of the town on Tuesday, June 9th, visiting local attractions and businesses. The episode featuring Red Bay is set to air locally on Channel 48 out of Huntsville, and is scheduled to premier on Friday, Aug. 23 at 10:30 p.m. After that anyone wishing to view the program can watch it anytime by visiting the show’s website, www.absolutelyalabama.com.

The day started by a visit with the mayor. He spoke of how members of the community have worked together to make the city what it is. He also spoke of how several of the city’s industries and businesses started small and have grown to have national and event international acclaim.

Following the interview at City Hall, the Absolutely Alabama team toured Tiffin Motorhomes, visited the Red Bay Museum, and then went out to Cypress Cove Farm to visit with Johnny Mack Morrow and get a feel for what the educational site offers to the community.

The episode will feature stories about people, places, and things from, about, or related to Red Bay that make it such a great place.

Fred Hunter was born in Alabama in the historic town of Ft. Payne. He has lived, attended school, raised his family and worked in the South all his life. 

Watch Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter every Friday night at 10:35 p.m. on FOX6 WBRC-TV.