January 22, 2018

Closings and delays announced for Jan. 19

School closed Jan. 19, Optional Teacher Workday The Alexander County Schools’ weather team traveled the roads this afternoon (Jan. 18), noting a substantial amount of ice in shaded areas of the secondary roads throughout the county.  With sub-freezing temperatures expected again tonight, areas will refreeze and cause hazardous conditions for morning travel throughout the county. …

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Hexie Kilby Minton

Hexie Kilby Minton, 91, of Moravian Falls, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Valley Nursing in Taylorsville. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Moravian Falls, with Rev. Tim Henderson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends…

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School closed Jan. 18 for students; county offices to open at 12 noon

School announcement Alexander County Schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, for students, with an optional teacher workday from 12 noon to 5 p.m., due to the road conditions, said Dr. Bill Griffin, Executive Director of Auxiliary Services for the school system. County offices to open on delayed schedule Jan. 18 Rick French,…

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Peoples Drug owner plans car giveaway, more for centennial

Business is turning 100, fundraiser will give back to Town Turning 100 is a momentous occasion, and the owners and staff of Peoples Drug in Taylorsville have laid out plans for a year-long celebration of the local landmark store. Phil Icard, owner, noted that the store was founded in late 1918 by pharmacist Rowe B.…

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ACHS grapplers slam Spartans, 58-18

     The Alexander Central Wrestling Team ran its Northwestern 3A/4A Conference mark to 4-1 with a 58-18 victory over the South Caldwell Spartans on Tuesday evening, January 16, in Taylorsville.           On the night, ACHS wrestlers claimed 10 total wins as the Cougars improved to 15-8 on the season. Chase Treadway (120), Dylan Williams (126), Chase Warren…

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Cougars claim three of four hoops contests in Sawmills

ACHS sweep JV games, split varsity pair vs. South Caldwell By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.        The Alexander Central JV and Varsity Basketball squads traveled to Sawmills to face the South Caldwell Spartans in NW 3A/4A hard-court action on Tuesday evening, January 16.        On the day, ACHS finished 3-1. The Cougars swept a pair of…

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LEGAL NOTICES

************ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA ALEXANDER COUNTY Special Proceedings No. 17 SP 44 Substitute Trustee: Philip A. Glass Date of Sale: January 30, 2018 Time of Sale: 11:30 a.m. Place of Sale: Alexander County Courthouse Description of Property: A certain tract or parcel of land containing 0.71 acres, lying and being in Taylorsville…

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ALEX. SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR JANUARY 17

‪Alexander County Schools will be closed for students on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, with an optional teacher workday, due to expected snow and hazardous road conditions, according to Dr. Bill Griffin, Director of Auxiliary Services for the school system.

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County offices to operate on 2-hour delay Wed., Jan. 17

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the Alexander County Government offices will open on a 2-hour delay, due to forecasted road hazards due to winter weather, according to Russell Greene, Alexander County Emergency Services Director. Rocky Face Park will remain closed for the day. Note: this is not a school system announcement.

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CBCC: blood need is critical, two drives set in Alexander

Community Blood Centers of the Carolinas (CBCC) is asking residents to roll up their sleeves and help replenish blood supplies for local hospitals. Donor turnout was already low as the Carolinas came out of the busy holiday season, and this has been compounded by the extreme cold the area has experienced over the past few…

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