July 15, 2020

Thomas Nolan

  Thomas Nolan, age 68, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. Thomas was born December 26, 1951, in Miami, Florida, the son of the late Chastian Nolan and Beatrice O’Conner. He was a US Marine veteran who served in Vietnam and was of the…

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Tony Leonard Wellman

Tony Leonard Wellman, age 74, of Hiddenite, left this world for his heavenly home on Friday, July 10, 2020, at his residence. Born on January 30, 1946, in Iredell County, the son of the late Murray McKinsey and Blonette Wellman. He was a professional truck driver and enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing, watching the Cowboys play…

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Capt. Chad Pennell retires from Sheriff’s Office

A ranking career lawman has retired from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office. A retirement reception was held on Thursday, July 9, 2020, for Captain Chad Pennell, age 49, who has worked for the Sheriff’s Office since 1993. Pennell, the son of Dale and Dolly Pennell, is a resident of the Ellendale Community. In 1989, after…

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COVID-19 update for July 9

As of 11:00 a.m. on July 9, the Alexander County Health Department reported that 51 people are in quarantine for COVID-19, with three people in the hospital and one death. Of the cumulative total of 146 confirmed cases, 91 people have fully recovered.

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David Vance Gower

David Vance Gower, 57, of Hickory, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. He was born June 23, 1963, in Catawba County, to the late Alvin Wade Gower and Violet Covil Gower. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Stephanie Gower. David was employed as a Master Technician…

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Suspects held at gunpoint by resident until lawmen arrive

On the afternoon of Sunday, July 5, 2020, Alexander County 911 received a call from a man who was holding two individuals at gunpoint at his residence, Sheriff Chris Bowman said in a news release. Officers responded to the residence, located on Highway 127 in the Ellendale Community of Alexander County. After arriving on scene,…

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Christmas in July sale set at Habitat for Humanity

The Alexander County Habitat for Humanity is holding a big Christmas in July sale at the former Habitat ReStore location, 294 East Main Avenue, Taylorsville, next week. A Preview Night will be held Thursday, July 16, 6-8 p.m., for an admission fee of $2 ($1 to Habitat and $1 to ACHS Food Pantry). Normal sale…

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AUTOMOTIVE

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FOR RENT

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FOR SALE

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