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As a part of April's celebration of Public Health Month, Dr. San Ho Choi (center) was honored by Macon County Public Health with the 2011 Public Health Hero award. Dr. Choi was recognized for his personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle, his work at free skin cancer screening clinics conducted at the Public Health Center, and his support of the "Girls on the Run" program.

Dr. Choi was recognized at Tuesday evening's meeting of the Macon County Board of Health where he received a commemorative award and certificate of appreciation.


Fire Truck Pull set for Saturday, April 30

Caterpillar Precision Seals is planning its annual “Pulling For A Cure” Fire Truck Pull on Saturday, April 30, starting at 10 a.m. in the Franklin Plaza parking lot.

The goal is to pull a 32,000-pound fire truck 20 feet in the least amount of time. The mission is to raise money for Relay For Life to help find a cure for cancer.


Maurice and Kim Crawford of Otto, announce the engagment and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Anna Crawford to Seth Daniel Barnes, son of Glenda Blair and Melvin Barnes of Whittier.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ray and Mildred Peak of Otto and Bruce and Pauline Crawford of Franklin.

The groom-elect is currently attending Southwestern Community college majoring in culinary arts and is employed at Hooper’s Restaurant.

The bride-elect is also attending Southwestern Community College.

A wedding is planned for June 25, at Rockdale Baptist Church. Invitations have been sent.

Thomas and Genia Edmonds announce the marriage of their daughter, Hannah Katharine, to Benjamin James Fox, son of Stephen and Susan Fox Saturday, April 30, in the Oakland, California Temple.

A reception will be held in their honor Saturday, May 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 33 Pine Ridge Road on Hwy. 28, next to Shulers Country Store.

Friends are invited to attend and requested to RSVP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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