Franklin County Brochure

Chamber Brochure

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Awards

Distinguished Service Award
Phil Campbell-
Red Bay-
County At Large-
Beautification Award
Phil Campbell-
Red Bay-
County At Large-

Business of the Year-
Roger Bedford Unsung Hero-
Volunteer of the Year-
Hall of Fame Award-
Franklin County’s Best Kept Secret Award-

Franklin County Development Authority Awards

Excellence in Industrial Growth Award-
Industrial Support Award-
Industry of the Year-
Educator of the Year
Russellville City-
Franklin County-
Robert I. Rogers Award-

Franklin County Declared the
Watermelon Capital of Alabama

In 2013, Senator Roger Bedford and Representative Johnny Mack 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 (2013) Mike Shewbart.

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