April 23, 2019

Brown among three Hawkeyes to earn All-American honors

Iowa freshman places seventh in parallel bars at NCAA finals Taylorsville native Stewart Brown earned All-American honors at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships held April 20. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three University of Iowa men’s gymnasts earned All-America honors at the NCAA championships at the State Farm Center on Saturday night. Senior Jake Brodarzon and freshman Stewart…

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Susie L. Fox

Susie L. Fox, 74, of Taylorsville, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at Valley Nursing Center. Susie was born October 23, 1944, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Mabel Lowman. She had worked in the furniture industry for Lewittes Furniture and, later in life, at KFC in Taylorsville. She was a member at…

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James Harold Pennell

James Harold Pennell, 90, died at Abernathy Laurels of Newton on April 18, 2019 after several years of declining health. Harold was born on March 5, 1929, the oldest child of the late James Perry Pennell and Tressie Vee Brown Pennell of Taylorsville. Harold married Helen Martha Wilson in 1950, and they resided in Lenoir…

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Michael David Prevette

Michael David Prevette, 47, of Statesville, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home. Mr. Prevette was the son of Bryce and Kathleen Prevette. His family, wife, Nancy Bustle Prevette; children, Luke Prevette, Adam Prevette, Sally Prevette, Wesley Bordeaux, and Crystal Bordeaux; and brother, Jeff Pierce (Tonya) will hold Funeral Services on Saturday, April…

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Counterfeit cash reported nearby

Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman is asking business owners and residents to watch out for counterfeit cash. “Please be on the look out for counterfeit money or the suspect description (below) from Troutman Police Department. Often times, if bills are being passed in neighboring counties, they show up with people attempting to pass them in…

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Hammer tosses no-hitter in regular season finale

Cougar southpaw strikes out 11 in win over Indians By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. ACHS junior left-hander Bryson Hammer hurled a no-hitter and faced one batter over the minimum in the Cougars’ 11-0 road win over the St. Stephens Indians on Wednesday evening, April 17, in Hickory. Hammer improved to 5-2 on the season with the…

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Family Dollar plans Grand Re-Opening

Family Dollar Stores, Inc., has announced plans for a renovated store’s grand re-opening in Taylorsville. “Family Dollar is proud to be a part of the Taylorsville community and we’re excited to welcome existing and new customers to our newly renovated store,” said Jim Van Slyke, Family Dollar spokesperson.  “In addition to providing everyday low prices…

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Morene Hollar Travis

Morene Hollar Travis, 87, of Claremont, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at her residence. Born to Clarence C. and Winnie Raby Hollar, she was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and had been an employee of Lexington Furniture as a supervisor. Morene enjoyed working in her flower beds, going to flea markets,…

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