July 28, 2021

Helen P. Absher

Helen P. Absher, age 87, of Piney Creek and Taylorsville, NC, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Hospice of the Piedmont, High Point, NC. Helen was born February 19, 1934, in Ashe County, NC, to the late Arthur Lee and Nona Howell Powers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by…

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United Way initiative to help small businesses

United Way of Alexander County Launches “365 Drive” to Help Local Small Businesses Dianne Little, United Way of Alexander County President, has announced a new program designed to give local small businesses more exposure. The “365 Drive” is open to businesses of fewer than 25 employees in exchange for a yearly contribution of $365 (one…

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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 or 828-275-5091. ************     NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS to rent 2 bedroom mobile…

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HELP WANTED

************ NELSON’S BODY SHOP needs full-time frame machine operator. Must be drug tested and willing to work five days a week. Call 632-5722. ************     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. ************      SET-UP & PAVING CREWS – Looking…

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LEGAL NOTICES

************ ADMINISTRATRIX’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Jamie Todd Stine, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 7th day of October, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar…

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Edward O. Worley

Edward O. Worley, age 80, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center. Ed was born December 26, 1940, in Catawba County, the son of the late Claude Worley and Mable Price Worley. He had retired from the furniture industry and was of the Baptist faith. He loved to…

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Maria Del Carmen Gomez

Maria Del Carmen Gomez, age 67, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1954, in San Miguel, El Salvador, the daughter of the late Francisco Antonio Benavides and Maria Isabel Gomez. Maria was of the Catholic faith. Maria was the rock of the family. She…

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Crash claims life of County Commissioner

Dr. Jeffrey Peal, who was a current member of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners, has succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile collision on Monday, July 19, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m. while traveling in Ohio, according to a county news release. He was 57 years old. “We are truly saddened and devastated to…

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Junior Cleve Campbell

Junior Cleve Campbell, age 80, of Hiddenite, passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, at his residence. He was born July 12, 1941, in Iredell County, the son of the late Lex Campbell and Zelma Coffey Campbell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: sisters, Betty Moore, Margaret Anderson, Nellie Anderson and…

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Dr. Jeffrey Peal

Dr. Jeffrey Peal, 57, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly in Ohio on Monday, July 19, 2021, due to an automobile accident. He was born June 12, 1964, in Bellaire, Ohio, the son of the late Charles Peal and Muriel Peal Coleman and step-father, Richard Coleman. He graduated from River Local High School, West Liberty State…

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