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March 01, 2024

Primer for 2024 Primary Election

Alexander County Board of Elections issues primer for 2024 Primary Election The 2024 statewide primary election is Tuesday, March 5, and the Alexander County Board of Elections wants to be sure that media representatives, candidates, and voters have answers about election day and post-election processes. Election Day voting Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to…

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Young Taylorsville driver dies in Caldwell crash

A teenage driver from Alexander County died this week as a result of a three car accident in a neighboring county. According to Master Trooper Christopher M. Casey of the N.C. State Highway Patrol, on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision…

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Board of Education begins superintendent search

By ANGELA FARR KING In the last monthly Alexander County Board of Education meeting, the board voted to employ the Masonboro Group as a firm to assist in the search for a new Superintendent of Schools, following Dr. Jennifer Hefner’s announcement that she will be retiring effective July 1. The Masonboro Group estimated the costs…

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Spring Wildfire season begins, two grass fires extinguished

March will officially cue the start of spring wildfire season in North Carolina, and the N.C. Forest Service is urging residents to use caution with all outdoor fires, especially yard debris burns. Grass fires burned 2/10 acre in two different location this week, according to Alexander County Forest Ranger David Huffman. A grass fire on…

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Black History Celebration speaker urges education, community input

By MICAH HENRY The NAACP and Hiddenite Arts and Heritage Center hosted a Black History Celebration and Banquet on Saturday, February 24, at the Center. Mrs. Donna Latham, Center Director, served as mistress of ceremonies and Rev. Sterling Howard, President of the Alexander County Chapter of NAACP, served as master of ceremonies. Guest speaker, Mr.…

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Justin Nicholas Ray

Justin Nicholas Ray, 17, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, in Caldwell County. He was born to Nicole Renee Simpson on Saturday, July 15, 2006, in Chatham County, Georgia. Justin was of the Christian faith. He attended Alexander Central High School and was in his third year of masonry. Those left to cherish…

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AUTOMOTIVE

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FOR RENT

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GENERAL

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