February 22, 2020

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3 Billion penalty

Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiary, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., have agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve their potential criminal and civil liability stemming from a practice between 2002 and 2016 of pressuring employees to meet unrealistic sales goals that led thousands of employees to provide millions of accounts or products to customers…

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Evans Drug closes, license surrendered

By MICAH HENRY A local pharmacy has closed its doors this week, according to state and local officials. Evans Drug, located at 10187 NC Hwy. 127, Hickory (Bethlehem Community in Alexander County), is closed. Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman confirmed the pharmacy had closed Tuesday, February 18, but said his department was not aware of…

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Snow falling in Taylorsville

Conditions have combined to produce a thickly falling snow as of mid-afternoon on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Taylorsville and the vicinity. Alexander County Schools dismissed at 12 noon on Thursday, ahead of the snow. Due to the inclement weather, all three early voting sites in Alexander County will be closing today (2/20/2020) at 5:00pm. Also,…

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Hiddenite Junior Beta kicks off first year, qualifies for Nationals

In Fall 2019, seventeen students at Hiddenite Elementary School were inducted into the first Junior Beta Club chapter in Alexander County Schools, stated Charles Draper, Principal at Hiddenite Elementary. These students reflect the pillars of the Beta Club in their pursuit of academic excellence, service, and leadership. Meeting every Wednesday without fail, students quickly identified…

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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 February 29, 2020. 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 Seal N Heal® to seal wounds on dogs & cats with a bitter taste to prevent gnawing, allow healing. Rogers Mill 828-632-3052. (www.kennelvax.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. ************     TAKING APPLICATIONS for a lead teacher at Millersville Child Development Center. Please call 828-635-0530. ************     FARM ASSISTANT NEEDED – Some heavy lifting. Text 828-640-3545. ************     FREIGHTMASTER,…

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WANTED

************     TIMBER WANTED – Pine or hardwood, 10 acres or more. Select or clear cut. Shaver Wood Products, Inc. Call 704-278-9291 or email: swpjimbo@bellsouth.net. ************ WE BUY ANTIQUES     Clean out attics, garages, basements, barns & estates. Buying junk cars, trucks, vans, hauling off scrap metal, appliances, mowers. Buying advertising clocks, thermometers, signs, lineberry…

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