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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Awards
Distinguished Service Award
Russellville-Rex Mayfield
Phil Campbell-Barbara King
Red Bay-David Tiffin
County At Large-Shannon Oliver
Beautification Award
Russellville-Southern Homes
Phil Campbell-Phil Campbell High School
Red Bay-Weatherford Park
County At Large-Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park
Business of the Year-Backwoods Grill & Fish Camp
Roger Bedford Unsung Hero-Jackie Ergle
Volunteer of the Year-the late Brian Heath Glover
Hall of Fame Award-Roger Bedford
Franklin County’s Best Kept Secret Award-Red Bay Museum

Franklin County Development Authority Awards
Excellence in Industrial Growth Award-Innovative Hearth Products
Industrial Support Award-NWSCC-Career Tech Department
Industry of the Year-Sunshine Mills
Educator of the Year
Russellville City-Lori Alford
Franklin County-Derek Ergle
Robert I. Rogers Award-Mike Madden

Franklin County Declared the Watermelon Capital of Alabama

Senator Roger Bedford and Rep. Johnny Mac Morrow was successful in passing a resolution in the Alabama Legislature declaring Franklin County “Watermelon Capital of Alabama”

WF Capital

From Left to Right: Representative Johnny Mack Morrow, Senator Roger Bedford, Bobby Bolton originator of the annual Watermelon Festival, Cassie Medley, Franklin County Executive Director, Russellville Mayor David Grissom, Kreg Kennedy, District Field Representative for U. S. Senator Robert Aderholt, Franklin County Probate Judge Barry Moore, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Shewbart.

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