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May 16, 2022

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. ************      LOOKING FOR loving In-Home Aides/CNA’s for Home Health clients, Taylorsville and surrounding areas. Part-time/full-time. 40+ hours/wk. Contact Personal Touch Care Team at 704-876-4277 for more information.  

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LEGAL NOTICES

************ NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The public shall hereby take notice that on, Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 at 6:00pm, the Alexander County and Town of Taylorsville Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Alexander County Services Center – 151 W Main Ave, Taylorsville, NC 28681. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a…

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YARD SALE

************      GARAGE SALE FOR MEN – 561 County Home Road, Fridays only, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Two gently used mobility scooters and a manual operation hospital bed with new mattress. Gallon jugs of weed killer 1/2 price. 20 ton, 2 inch, ratchet straps. Scaffolding for rent. No clothing.  

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Benny Mack Kerley

Benny Mack Kerley, 85, of Hiddenite, passed away May 10, 2022, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. Benny was born March 24, 1937, in Alexander County, to the late Mack Little Kerley and Myra Benfield Kerley. Benny was in the US Army and worked for the Dept. of Transportation. Benny loved racing. He was a…

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Wilson named new Head Football Coach at West Iredell High School

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. After serving as an assistant coach at Alexander Central for the past 10 seasons, Matt Wilson has been named the new Head Football Coach at West Iredell High School in Statesville. The Newton-Conover and ASU grad was officially tapped as the Warriors’ new coach on Monday. Wilson, who came to ACHS…

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Alexander County Schools to release at 2 p.m.

Alexander County Schools has made the following announcement for students and parents: “Due to the potential of strong storms this afternoon, including possible tornadoes, Alexander County Schools will dismiss at 2 PM. The early dismissal should allow our buses and young drivers to be safe at home and off the roads. All after-school care programs…

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Andrew James Palmer

Andrew James Palmer, 72, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022, at his home. Andrew was born December 3, 1949, in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, the son of the late Robert Palmer and Elsie Jean Back Palmer. He graduated from Lake Erie College in Ohio with two bachelor degrees in History and Business. He…

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Keys to the County presented

  Two long-time employees of Alexander County Government were presented Keys to the County at the May 2, 2022, meeting of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners, according to a county news release. Leeanne Whisnant, former Consolidated Human Services Director, and Greg Cronk, former Information Technology Director, were recognized for their dedicated service to the…

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Town Council airs proposed budget for review

By ANGELA FARR KING The Taylorsville Town Council met at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, for their regular meeting. The meeting was called to order by Mayor George Holleman, who opened with a reading from the book of Psalms. As the fiscal year 2021-22 is coming to a close, the Town Council was presented…

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Frye named 2022 Mother of Year

By MICAH HENRY Although every mother whose child wrote an essay about her in The Times’ 33rd Annual Mother of the Year Contest is deserving of the award, only one winner could be chosen. This year, our staff selected the winner as Kaye Frye, whose daughter Dr. Jennifer Hefner, Alexander County Schools Superintendent, wrote the…

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