August 04, 2020

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  1. Judy Seymore on October 12, 2016 at 7:13 am

    Love your new format on the website. I was born in Taylorsville 70 years ago and am the family historian. I read your paper every week for the obituaries so I can keep that history up to date. I find the information so helpful.

    Thank you so much!

  2. Jennifer Sigmon on June 25, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    Our county has meals for children 18 and under free in Alexander County. They say it is a Federal rule that they have to eat the entire meal there on site. If the child goes in and gets the meal what are they going to do with it?? If Alexander County’s Health and Nutrition is so worried about providing meals for children why should it matter if they need to take the food with them? I think the rules need to be changed, Do you care enough to have compassion on children? That is what is wrong with this world no one has empathy anymore. Schools send food home in backpacks with some children what is the difference. Please call if you agree with this 1-866-632-9992 or 828-632-7001

  3. Meredith Sharpe on January 11, 2019 at 5:04 am

    While I make my home in Huntington Beach,CA, Taylorsville occupies considerable real estate in my heart. Through the miracle of marriage 44 years ago to Dan Sharpe, I found myself welcomed and loved, wholly and unconditionally, by my new relatives! It was a wonderous time for me, a known, yet still appreciated, fact for Dan and siblings Terry, David, and Richard. These new relatives of mine, most of them born and raised in or around Taylorsville, offered every hospitality. Whether we lived in Chicago, Utah, or California, we came to Taylorsville as often as we could. We brought our son to Taylorsville when he was 2 months old. He’s now 38. Same with his brother. As often as possible. So many loving arms belonging to names like: Sharpe, Shook, Lackey, Gant, Cothern, Herman, Burgess, and more. My once “new” relatives became treasured and loved friends. Of course, over a span of 44 years, dear ones were born, and loved ones were buried. In August, the darling daughter of Dan’s cousin passed away. If you knew her, than I believe you’ve experienced a glimpse of Heaven. She glowed, inside and out. She was the best of her dad and mom, and please believe me, that is really something. She was like an essence you wish could be bottled. Her family, her husband, they have suffered the cruelest loss. No words exist to express our sympathy, or their pain. She is in Heaven, of that I am sure. I’m also sure that the people that make Taylorsville special will continue to go alongside her loved ones, as this family did for me so long ago.
    Meredith Sharpe

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