babyCharlee Ruth Lawless, the first baby born in Rockingham County in 2017, arrived at Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center at 8:01 p.m. on Jan. 2.

Weighing 8 pounds, 13 ounces, she is the daughter of Amber and Bradley Lawless. That makes daughter number four for the Patrick Springs, Va. couple. Charlee was delivered by Dr. Dionne Galloway of Women’s Health Centre in Eden.

The Lawless family received a gift basket from the Morehead Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.