Good Day Atlanta viewer information June 29, 2016

Casting Call:  Find out how you can be an "extra" in a movie or tv show filming in Atlanta.   Local actor and radio personality Greg Clarkson joins Buck Lanford with the latest "extras" job listings.  For more information click here

"Dish Nation" :  Host of "Dish Nation" and local reality star Porsha Williams stops by to "dish" on the latest celebrity news. For more information on "Dish Nation," click here. 

Jackson BBQ Restaurant Remains "Fresh" for 87 Years:  The year 1929 will be forever remembered as the year of Black Tuesday, when the stock market crashed and triggered the Great Depression.  But that was also the year a little establishment began serving barbecue in Jackson, Georgia -- and amazingly, after all these years, Fresh Air Barbecue is still doing the same thing.

Fresh Air Barbecue was created in 1929 by Dr. Joel Watkins, as a small roadside establishment where customers ordered at the window and ate outside.  Butts County's George W. "Toots" Caston bought the restaurant in the mid-1940s and expanded the business, adding his father's Brunswick Stew to the menu and perfecting the famous Fresh Air Barbecue sauce.  Today, Fresh Air Barbecue remains a family business, and Caston's descendants still serve up the barbecue and Brunswick Stew that have made the restaurant and local favorite for eight decades -- and along with the original Jackson location, a second restaurant is now operated in Macon.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning in Jackson, learning a little more about why Fresh Air Barbecue tops many lists of best BBQ in Georgia. 


Pet of the day from the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.  For more information click here.