Each year they're splashed all over the front pages of newspapers and are often the lead story on many broadcast news shows. The cuties are the first babies born in the new year.
This year, Towanda Betts and Sean Burnett made history, too. They are first couple in Gadsden County to tie the knot in 2009. It wasn't originally planned that way, but according to the couple's friend, Pam Harrison-Tribue, things just worked out that led to a New Year’s wedding.