Area Breaking News

Times’ Father of the Year Essay Contest is underway

Entries for the 2017 Taylorsville Times’ Father of the Year Contest are being accepted until Thursday, June 8, at 5 p.m. To enter The Times’ 28th Annual Father of the Year Essay Contest, simply write an essay on why your nominee should be Father of the Year. The winner will receive a $50 food gift…

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Family Care Center Athletic Screenings set for May 30

Iredell Family Care Center in Taylorsville is offering discounted Athletic Screenings for Alexander County athletes on Tuesday, May 30, from 5-7 pm in the Alexander Central High School varsity gym. The screenings will cover student athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. The cost of the discounted screening is $20. Checks should be made payable to…

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ACHS Summer Athletic Camps Start in June

 Alexander Central High School will be offering numerous youth sport camps during the upcoming summer vacation starting in June. COUGAR SOCCER CAMP The 2017 Alexander Central Youth Soccer Camp is scheduled for June 14-16 from 9-11:30 am each day.  The cost of the camp is $40 each and it is open for ages 5 through…

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Thomas E . Bebber, Sr., Law Enforcement Center Dedication Ceremony set June 2

A Dedication Ceremony naming the Thomas E . Bebber, Sr., Alexander County Law Enforcement Center is planned on Friday, June 2, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the center, located at 91 Commercial Park Avenue in Taylorsville (near CVCC-Alexander, across from Walmart). Those attending may park at CVCC-Alexander Center or in downtown Taylorsville (shuttle will be provided). Attendees…

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16/90 T’ville Scoops Ice Cream Shop Has Ribbon Cutting

Alexander EDC event held May 21, 2017 A good crowd attended the Alexander County Economic Development Corporation’s ribbon cutting on Sunday, May 21, 2017, to celebrate the grand opening of 16/90 T’ville Scoops​. Owners Barry and Lisa McDonald opened the popular ice cream shop back in April, but just recently expanded their hours to Tuesday…

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Stony Point VFD’s Annual Cruise-In Is May 20

Fire Dept. holds 11th Annual car gathering Stony Point Volunteer Fire Department held their Eleventh Annual Cruise-In on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Station 1, located at 501 Ruritan Park Road off of Taylorsville Highway (Hwy. 90) in Stony Point. There were BBQ Sandwiches and Hot Dogs; Bake Sale; Cake…

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Relay for Life held Friday, May 19

Event marks second year in downtown area To fight an estimated 1,688,780 new U.S. cancer diagnoses this year, the Alexander County Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society event, was held Friday, May 19, in Taylorsville along Main Avenue Drive. This year’s theme was “Saving Lives One Cure At A Time.” Organizers asked participants to wear super…

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Cougar Club plans Annual Golf Tourney Sat., June 10 at BMGC

Players will have a chance to win 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle The Alexander Central Cougar Club will host its Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 10, at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Taylorsville.  The tournament is the major spring fundraiser for the club which  is designed to enhance ALL athletic programs at Alexander Central High…

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“Stop Hunger” Concert May 26 at Brushy Mtn. Golf Club

Brushy Mountain Golf Club will sponsor a “Stop Hunger in Alexander” concert featuring the Band of Oz, on Friday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m., at the golf course. All proceeds from the event will go to help Hiddenite Helpers, 957 Mobile Cafe, and Stony Point Food Pantry in fighting hunger.  Advance tickets can be purchased…

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