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February 06, 2023

GENERAL

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LEGAL NOTICES

************ CO-EXECUTOR’S NOTICE     Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Ruby Ham Leonard, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 3rd day of May, 2023, or this notice will…

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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. ************     TIMBER WANTED — Now buying timber, large & small tracts, all timber considered, hardwood or pine. Also, will clean land & lots with timber or without. TEAGUE LOGGING…

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Gracie Mae Howell

Gracie Mae Howell, 93, of Taylorsville, entered into her eternal home on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at Frye Regional Medical Center under Hospice care. Gracie was born April 8, 1929, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late William Will Teague and Bessie Poole Teague. She worked in the furniture industry for most of her…

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School employee fired, charged with assault on a child

An Alexander County Schools’ employee has been fired after she was charged with assaulting a student last week. According to a statement released by the school system, the employee is no longer employed with the system and was sent home immediately after the event was reported. The incident happened on Thursday, January 26, but administration…

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Bonnie Lucille Presnell Teague

Bonnie Lucille Presnell Teague, 89, of Taylorsville, passed away on January 30, 2023, at her home. She was born on August 30, 1933, in Alexander County, to the late Manuel Presnell and Sadie Payne Presnell. She worked at various jobs in her life, but one she truly enjoyed was working as a CNA for Hospice…

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Kenneth Clyde Cockrell

Kenneth Clyde Cockrell, 90, passed away Monday, January 30, 2023, in Burke County. He was born on December 21, 1932, in Iredell County, to the late Bruce R. Cockrell and Effie Combs Cockrell. Mr. Cockrell served in the United States Army and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served as Military Police. Kenneth attended CVTI…

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Edwin Rene Garcia Maldonado

Edwin Rene Garcia Maldonado, 52, of Hiddenite, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023, in Statesville. He was born February 10, 1970, in Mazatenango, Suchitepequez, Guatemala, the son of Marta Olga Maldonado and the late Francisco Garcia Mancilla. He was of the Christian faith. Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his wife,…

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Fire claims home in Sugar Loaf

A home in the Sugar Loaf Community burned in a nighttime fire on Tuesday, Jan. 24, displacing two people. According to Alexander County Fire Marshal Mark Earle, the fire was reported at 11:30 p.m. that night. Firefighters who arrived on the scene described heavy fire on the back porch of the doublewide mobile home at…

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Jerry William Blankenship

Jerry William Blankenship, 84, of Taylorsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Jerry was born August 4, 1938, in Alexander County, the son of the late Grover William Blankenship and Helen Marie Smith Ellington. Jerry was a veteran and proudly served his country as a member of the United…

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