Times’ Father of the Year Essay Contest is underway

Entries for the 2017 Taylorsville Times’ Father of the Year Contest are being accepted until Thursday, June 8, at 5 p.m. To enter The Times’ 28th Annual Father of the Year Essay Contest, simply write an essay on why your nominee should be Father of the Year. The winner will receive a $50 food gift…

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Family Care Center Athletic Screenings set for May 30

Iredell Family Care Center in Taylorsville is offering discounted Athletic Screenings for Alexander County athletes on Tuesday, May 30, from 5-7 pm in the Alexander Central High School varsity gym. The screenings will cover student athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. The cost of the discounted screening is $20. Checks should be made payable to…

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ACHS Summer Athletic Camps Start in June

 Alexander Central High School will be offering numerous youth sport camps during the upcoming summer vacation starting in June. COUGAR SOCCER CAMP The 2017 Alexander Central Youth Soccer Camp is scheduled for June 14-16 from 9-11:30 am each day.  The cost of the camp is $40 each and it is open for ages 5 through…

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Thomas E . Bebber, Sr., Law Enforcement Center Dedication Ceremony set June 2

A Dedication Ceremony naming the Thomas E . Bebber, Sr., Alexander County Law Enforcement Center is planned on Friday, June 2, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the center, located at 91 Commercial Park Avenue in Taylorsville (near CVCC-Alexander, across from Walmart). Those attending may park at CVCC-Alexander Center or in downtown Taylorsville (shuttle will be provided). Attendees…

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16/90 T’ville Scoops Ice Cream Shop Has Ribbon Cutting

Alexander EDC event held May 21, 2017 A good crowd attended the Alexander County Economic Development Corporation’s ribbon cutting on Sunday, May 21, 2017, to celebrate the grand opening of 16/90 T’ville Scoops​. Owners Barry and Lisa McDonald opened the popular ice cream shop back in April, but just recently expanded their hours to Tuesday…

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8th Annual Bethlehem Day set Sept. 16

Festival organizers seeking food, arts, and crafts vendors The Bethlehem Community Development Association is now accepting applications for the 8th Annual Bethlehem Day Festival to be held on September 16, 2017, at the crossroads of Shiloh Church Road and Rink Dam Road in Bethlehem (Alexander County). Applications fees are $30 for craft and information vendors and…

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Veronica Leigh McKinney Kern

Veronica Leigh McKinney Kern, 58, of Taylorsville, passed away at home on Saturday, May 20, 2017 surrounded by family. She was born to the late Ed Lewis and Norma Spear Byrd McKinney. She was employed by Components Manufacturing Systems, in medical supplies. In addition to being a member of Oxford Memorial Baptist Church, Veronica enjoyed…

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Michael George Rhyne

Michael George Rhyne, 74, of Taylorsville, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born January 7, 1943, in Canton, son of the late Charles Rhyne and Ruth Scroggs Rhyne. He made his career in the furniture industry as a Quality Control Manager at Mitchell-Gold Furniture. He was a member of Calvary…

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Stony Point VFD’s Annual Cruise-In Is May 20

Fire Dept. holds 11th Annual car gathering Stony Point Volunteer Fire Department held their Eleventh Annual Cruise-In on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Station 1, located at 501 Ruritan Park Road off of Taylorsville Highway (Hwy. 90) in Stony Point. There were BBQ Sandwiches and Hot Dogs; Bake Sale; Cake…

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