Siblings added to Whidby family in largest adoption in county history


Angela and Steve Whidby adopted six siblings last week in the largest adoption in Franklin County history.

Steve and Angela Whidby completed the adoption Thursday of six siblings who had been in foster care with the family since 2017. Pictured in the courtroom at the Franklin County Courthouse are (front) Angel (holding sign) Felipe, (back) Case Manager Stephanie Tate, Steve Whidby, Edwin, Jennifer, Jose, Emmanuel and Angela Whidby. It was the largest single adoption in county history. (Photo by Scoggins)
CARNESVILLE – Sometime on Christmas Day, the Whidby family may just decide to pile into the family vehicle and head off on a trip to find some snow. The family will have to pack into a 15-passenger…

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