Wolfpack, McLain to play at Fenway Park today at 4 pm

Game will be televised on ESPNU By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.           Hiddenite’s Josh McLain and his NC State Wolfpack baseball teammates will face off against Boston College in the Annual ALS Baseball Game on Saturday afternoon, April 22, at 4 pm.           The annual game will be played at Fenway Park in Boston and will…

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Marie Sipe Teague

Marie Sipe Teague, 91, of Herman Road, Taylorsville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Teague was born September 4, 1925, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Lawrence Sipe and Carsie Bowman Sipe. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church. Marie had a passion…

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Abe Russell

Abe Russell, 82, of Taylorsville, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 12, 1934, in Alexander County, son of the late Ralph Clarence and Minnie Maizo Deal Russell. In addition to spending his time with his family, Abe liked to work in his yard in his…

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Dixie Eileen Jurney Lackey

Dixie Eileen Jurney Lackey, 71, of Stony Point, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Gordon Hospice House, in Iredell County. She was born October 8, 1945, in Salem, Virginia, daughter of the late Maurice and Lucille McDaniel Jurney. Dixie was a homemaker and farmer. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Edward Jackson…

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Lottie Addline Wike Bentley

Lottie Addline Wike Bentley, 95, of Taylorsville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 20, 2017. She was born on December 1, 1921, in Alexander County, daughter of Charlie P. Wike and Lois Kerley Wike. She was a faithful member of Mt. Hebron Baptist church and was a honorary W.O.M member. She…

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Larry Martin Brown

Larry Martin Brown, 69, of Hiddenite, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 21, 1947, in Wilkes County, son of the late Monroe and Ada Hart Brown. Larry was a member of Oxford Baptist Church, in Conover, and retired from the furniture industry. He was a United States…

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Danny Jackson Frazier

Danny Jackson Frazier, 64, of Statesville, passed away at Gordon Hospice House on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born September 18, 1952, son of the late David G. Frazier and Peggy Douglas Frazier. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Nick Frazier; a sister, Cindy Frazier Barkley; and a…

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Sugar Loaf Vol. Fire Dept. Truck & Tractor Pull is April 22

The Sugar Loaf Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a Truck & Tractor Pull on Saturday, April 22. Gates will open at 4 p.m. and pulling begins at 6 p.m. The location is at 296 Old Wilkesboro Rd. Ext. in Taylorsville. There will be classes for Super Stock Tractors, Light Pro Stock Tractors, Super Modified 2WD Trucks,…

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Alexander Library celebrating 50 years

  By MICAH HENRY Nearly without interruption, Alexander Countians have enjoyed having a library to go to for nearly fifty years now, but that wasn’t always the case, as a special display at Alexander County Library currently shows. The staff of the facility is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary of operation this week with special activities.…

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