National Football Signing Day: Wednesday morning FOX 5 Sports kicks off the ninth consecutive year of live coverage surrounding National Football Signing Day with a 7-hour webcast live from the College Football Hall of Fame. Buck Lanford has a live signing during Good Day Atlanta. For more information click here.
First Home School Punter From Georgia goes to West Point: It's a long way from Loganville, GA to West Point, NY, especially is you make that journey via Milledgeville, GA. After a season at Georgia Military College, punter John David Mote is now headed to the United States Military Academy.After playing his high school football for the Georgia Force, a home school team, he becomes only the 5th home school player ever to play football for Army, and the very first from the state of Georgia. He is also the first Georgia Military College player to go to West Point. Not bad for a kid that didn't start punting until after his 10th grade season.
EMPIRE Lee Daniels: Academy Award- nominated filmmaker and one of the masterminds behind the new FOX hit show EMPIRE Lee Daniels talks to Good Day Atlanta's Karen Graham about his sweet success. For more information on EMPIRE click here. To watch today's interview click here.
Komen Atlanta Hosts 20s-Themed "Bubbles & Bling." : Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is the local resource for breast cancer screening and support. And to raise more money for the women and men it serves, the organization is traveling back in time to the roaring 20s!
Bubbles & Bling is a cocktail party being held this Friday, February 6th, at The Foundry at Puritan Mill in Atlanta. The event will host nearly 400 guests and will feature music, dancing, and some 20s-inspired cocktails. Organizers hope to raise $175,000, to help Metro Atlanta women and men detect and survive breast cancer. And get this -- Atlanta choreographer Bubba Carr (dancer and choreographer for Cher!) has arranged for a flash mob dance to happen at Bubbles & Bling. So, you know who wanted to take part, right? Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken heard "flash mob" and immediately made a date to learn some steps with Mr. Carr and Komen Atlanta executive director Cati Diamond Stone! For more information click here.
Pet of The Day: Good Day Atlanta pet of the day is from the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia. For more information click here.