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McKinley Addison Silver

Lance and Kayla Silver announce the birth of their daughter, McKinley Addison SilverRead more...

Byrd named to Dean’s List

Danielle Byrd, freshman at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., achieved Dean’s List with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall semester 2012. Byrd is the daughter of Tony and Selina Byrd.Read more...

Jordan Isaiah Greene

James and Kristy Greene of Spruce Pine announce the birth of their son, Jordan Isaiah Greene, who was born at 9:30 a.m.Read more...

Sydnee Rayne Oaks

Kelsee Boyd and Dillon Oaks announce the birth of their daughter, Sydnee Rayne Oaks, who was born at 4:56 p.m. on Jan. 23, 2013, at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.Read more...

Hamilton Columbus Cole

Kingston and Grayson Cole would like to announce the birth of their baby brother, Hamilton Columbus Cole.Read more...

Taylor Joe turns 2

Taylor Joe Nichols turned 2 years old on Nov. 11, 2012, celebrating with a John Deere tractor party. Read more...

Eight-pointers all around for Ward family

Father and son, Brent and Tyler Ward, 9, killed these two eight-pointers, and mother and daughter, Lisa and Emma Ward, 12, killed two eight-pointers as well. Read more...

Kendall Jo Vance

Kendall Jo Vance was born on Sept. 11, 2012, at Cannon Memorial Hospital’s New Life Center. She is the daughter of Kristopher and Roseanna Jane Vance of Lick Log.Read more...

Weston turns 3

Weston Beers turned 3 years old on Nov. 12, 2012.Read more...

Price and Sheppard to wed

Dan Price and Jennifer Sheppard announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Dan is the son of Ken and Becky Price of Pineola.Read more...

Ogle bags eight-point deer

Michael Ogle of Wake County, who is the grandson of Bob and Lucille Morris of Newland, shot this eight-point deer on Nov. 8, 2012. Read more...

Tessa Elizabeth Ingram

Our pride and joy, Tessa Elizabeth Ingram, was born at 12:04 a.m. Oct. 8, 2012. She weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19.5-inches long. Read more...

Ramsey and Wellnitz wed

Karla Marie Ramsey of Banner Elk and Joshua Damian Wellnitz of Augusta, Ga., were married in an outdoor ceremony at the Art Cellar in Banner Elk at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2012.Read more...

Luke James Johnson

Kenny and Tammy Johnson announce the birth of their son, Luke James JohnsonRead more...

Honor Matoka Maya

Mark Robert Maya and Kathryn Trivett Maya of Fleetwood announce the birth of their daughter, Honor Matoka Maya.Read more...

Smith and Wilma Storey celebrate 60 years of marriage

Smith G. Storey and the former Wilma L. Trivette were married Nov. 27, 1952, at Beech Valley Baptist Church by the late Rev. Dayton Jones.Read more...

Charli Faye Schwebke

Chase Schwebke announces the birth of his little sister, Charli Faye Schwebke.Read more...

Aurora Elizabeth Allen

Evan and Lindsey Allen of Banner Elk announce the birth of their daughter, Aurora Elizabeth Allen, who was born on Oct. 2, 2012, at Cannon Memorial Hospital. Read more...

Happy birthday

Happy birthday, Paw; we love you!Read more...

Myrtle Clark turns 90

Myrtle Clark of Jonas Ridge will celebrate her 90th birthday at Long Ridge Baptist Church fellowship hall at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30.Read more...