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December 01, 2022

Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 3

The 75th Annual Alexander County Christmas Parade steps off on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. The 2022 Parade is sponsored by the Alexander County Government. Some 237 units are enrolled to participate. The Alexander County Christmas Parade Committee is pleased to announce that Walter “Lee” Sharpe has been named the Grand Marshal of…

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Retiring Sheriff presented Key to the County

    A retirement ceremony and reception was held for Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at East Taylorsville Baptist Church. Sheriff Bowman began his 43 year law enforcement career in Alexander County as a part-time patrol deputy in 1979, and advanced through the ranks of sergeant, detective, chief detective, and…

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Prison outreach New Hope Initiative asks public for assistance

Plans for New Hope Initiative (NHI), a locally-based Christian prison outreach organization, have been delayed by unexpected personnel issues and a lack of funding, said founder and president Chris Johnson, an inmate at Alexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville. Johnson is still hoping to improve the lives of convicted felons, reduce recidivism (the likelihood they will…

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Lail in Top 5 for national “Fab Over 40” recognition

Alexander Central High School alumna Laura Lail is a quarterfinalist in the Fab Over 40 Contest to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Ms. Lail currently resides in Charlotte, working as a mortgage manager, and is a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College, said her mother, Marenda Boyce. As of Tuesday, Nov. 29, Lail was ranked…

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Kathleen Burke Klausmeier

Kathleen Burke Klausmeier, 91, of Denver, passed away on November 30, 2022. She was born on April 22, 1931, to the late Michael John Burke and Mary O’Conner Burke. Services are incomplete at this time. Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family of Kathleen Klausmeier.

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AUTOMOTIVE

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FOR RENT

************ STORAGE SPACE     For individual and commercial use as available. Choose your own size. (5’ x 10’), (10’ x 10’), (10’ x 15’), (10’ x 20’). ALL UNITS HAVE INTERIOR LIGHTS. TAYLORSVILLE MINI STORAGE across from Alexander Central High School. Call 632-6145. ************      1, 2, & 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS for rent – Contact Us…

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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 Happy Jack® Mitex® to treat ear canal yeast infections on dogs & cats. Rogers Mill 828- 632- 3052 (www.fleabeacon.com)  

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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 ……………   $21.40 One Year………………..  $34.24 24 Months………………  $63.13 Out of County Rates…

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HELP WANTED

************     NEED ONE PERSON for help with grading, septic systems, etc. Need 4 people to help set modulars & DW’s. JW CONSTRUCTION. Call 828-632-8420.  

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