June 24, 2018

Health Dept. investigating outbreak of E. Coli at local restaurant

  The Alexander County Health Department has received numerous reports of illness from patrons who ate at a local restaurant on Wednesday, June 20; therefore, the department is investigating the possibility of an E. coli outbreak.     According to Leeanne Whisnant, ACHD Health Director, one individual has tested positive for E. Coli (EPEC) with…

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McLain turns heads in Class A debut

Hiddenite native goes four for five in first game with Great Lakes By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Josh McLain of Hiddenite started his Class A professional career with a huge bang on Thursday evening, June 21. In his first game with the LA Dodgers’ Class A affiliate, the Great Lakes Loons, McLain went four for five…

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Suspected meth dealer nabbed after accidental 911 call

A local man suspected of selling illicit drugs has been arrested after a person at his home accidentally called 911. On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Taylorsville Police Department, arrested John Paul Hammer, W/M, age 45 of Taylorsville. Hammer was charged with Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Schedule II Controlled…

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Youth Camps continue next week at ACHS

Alexander Central High School will be offering numerous youth sport camps during summer vacation starting in June. LADY COUGAR  SOFTBALL  CAMP The 2018 ACHS Lady Cougar Softball Camp is scheduled for June 25-27 at Central Park in Taylorsville. The camp will run from 9am – 12 noon for campers ages 5-9, and from 1 pm…

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AUTOMOTIVE

************ Hillside Motors, Inc. Easiest Place To Buy A Car With a Down Payment, You’re APPROVED!!     Down Payments starting at just $500. Celebrating Over 30 Years! We are the bank! Over 100 cars and trucks to choose from. Call or visit us online at HillsideMotorsInc.com, or 828-327-3713. Credit issues? Bad Credit – No Credit?…

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FOR RENT

************ 1/2 OFF 1st  MONTH (With Ad)     A-1 Mini Storage, 414 Hwy. 16 North, 4/10 mile from Kentucky Fried Chicken. 5×5 to 10×30 with high security locks. Starting at $25 per month. U-Haul truck rentals available. AD EXPIRES July 31, 2018. Call 635-5555, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ************ STORAGE SPACE     For individual…

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FOR SALE

************     COPY PAPER: Letter, legal, ledger or cut to your specifications. White and color bond paper, index and cover weight, trespass notices, envelopes. The Taylorsville Times. Phone 632-2532. ************     Use DD-33 ® to control fleas & ticks topically on dogs & cats. Rogers Mill (828-632-3052) (www.kennelvax.com)  

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FREE

************     Will haul off items for FREE such as: leftover yard sale items, scrap metal, old lawn equipment, home appliances, junk automobiles. We also clean out items from: attics, outbuildings, garages/carports, basements, barns, estates, foreclosures, mini storage buildings, and anything related to the list. Pickup and clean-outs in Alexander and Iredell counties. Call for…

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GENERAL

************ Sipe Wholesale Co.     New hardware items; also, electrical, plumbing, insulation, plywood, power tools, bath tubs & vinyl floor covering. Moderate Prices. Phone 632-4881. ************ The Taylorsville Times SUBSCRIPTION RATES Print & On-line Editions (Payable in Advance) In Alexander County Six Months ……………   $18.19 One Year………………..  $29.96 24 Months………………  $54.57 Out of County Rates…

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HELP WANTED

************     FULL TIME, must have NCDL, modular home service person wanted; also interior trim out with some sheet rock experience wanted, shingle and vinyl siding installers needed, will train, also openings for weekend workers. Call 828-758-0694 between 10 am and 4 pm. ************     NEED ONE PERSON for help with grading, septic systems, etc.…

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