Ms. Joy Dawn Cottle and Mr. Gary Michael Bulloch of Florence announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Cottle Bulloch to David Cody Freeman, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Geddings Freeman of Florence. Lauren is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor of science in nursing and is currently a registered nurse at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. Cody is a graduate of The Byrnes Schools of Florence and attended Francis Marion University. He is a timber buyer for Palmetto Pulpwood & Timber of Florence. The wedding will be Sept. 21 in Florence at The Claussen House.