Alexander County Newswire

Alexander County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alexander County, NC.

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  1. Sheriff warns of a oePublishers Clearing Housea phony check scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Taylorsville Times

    Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman has informed The Times that a Taylorsville resident has received a check and letter in the mail, which has been determined to be a scam.

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  2. Proposed County Budget aired May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Taylorsville Times

    The proposed General Fund budget for Alexander County for fiscal year 2017-2018 totals $38,900,000 with no proposed tax increase and no change in fees.

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  3. Governor Cooper Announces Borealis Compounds Will Operate New Plant in Alexander CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | PressReleasePoint

    Borealis Compounds, Inc., a supplier of plastic materials to the automotive industry, will locate a new production facility in Alexander County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to initially invest $15 million in the new plant and create 37 jobs in Taylorsville.

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  4. Times' Father of the Year Essay Contest is underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... and author, a story about the essay process, and the actual essay. Fathers must be current residents of Alexander County; however, essay authors are not required to live in the county, but must be available for an interview prior to the June 14 ...

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  5. Family Care Center Athletic Screenings set for May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Taylorsville Times

    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.

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  6. Elisha Bebber 04Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Taylorsville Times

    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 .

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  7. 8th Annual Bethlehem Day set Sept. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... to be held on September 16, 2017, at the crossroads of Shiloh Church Road and Rink Dam Road in Bethlehem (Alexander County). Applications fees are $30 for craft and information vendors and $45 for food vendors and MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED by September ...

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  8. Relay for Life is Friday, May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Taylorsville Times

    To fight an estimated 1,688,780 new U.S. cancer diagnoses this year, the Alexander County Relay for Life American Cancer Society event will be this Friday, May 19, in Taylorsville along Main Avenue Drive.

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  9. Alexander County pastor critically injured in hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | WBTV

    ... Wednesday morning. "I was in shock," Gwaltney said. Both men are board members at the CrossPoint Church in Alexander County and said they are very concerned about Church Pastor Chris Meade. Meade was hit by an SUV in Winston-Salem Tuesday evening in ...

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  10. Teen suffers bullet wound in Ellendale: six arrested in caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | The Taylorsville Times

    On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at approximately 4:14 AM, Alexander County 911 received a call in reference to a shooting on Zeb Watts Road in the Ellendale Community, according to Sheriff Chris Bowman.

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  11. Break-in suspects caught; one after short chase, second after day-long manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... Rocky Springs Community this week. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at approximately 10:41 a.m., a call came into Alexander County Sheriff's Office Communications in reference to a breaking and entering in progress located on Rocky Springs Road, according ...

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  12. Two Taylorsville men charged with meth distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... informant - who has proven to be true and reliable - that Defendant Mundy was preparing to travel from Alexander County, NC, to Charlotte to meet his source of supply for methamphetamine to purchase an amount to be distributed in Alexander County. ...

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  13. Grandparents, four others facing charges related to accidental shooting of Alexander Co teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | WBTV

    Six people have been arrested and charged in connection to the Wednesday morning accidental shooting of a 15-year-old from Alexander County near Taylorsville. The grandparents of the teen were arrested Thursday and charged each with one count of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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  14. Grandparents, four others charged in accidental shooting of Alexander Co teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | WBTV

    Six people have been arrested and charged in connection to the Wednesday morning accidental shooting of a 15-year-old from Alexander County near Taylorsville. The grandparents of the teen were arrested Thursday and charged each with one count of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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  15. Alexander County teen accidentally shoots self behind grandmother's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | WSOCTV

    ... they have a TV and video games, and they listen to music and that kind of stuff," Bob Benfield, with the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, said. "It seems like in our society, guns are viewed as playthings, play toys with all the videos that are ...

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  16. Teen suffers bullet wound in EllendaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | The Taylorsville Times

    On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at approximately 4:14 AM, Alexander County 911 received a call in reference to a shooting on Zeb Watts Road in the Ellendale Community.

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  17. Alexander County teen shot at early morning gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | WBTV

    A 15-year-old boy is recovering after suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen early Wednesday morning near Taylorsville. Sheriff Chris Bowman says the teen, along with at least four other teens, were in a shed around 4 a.m. behind a home on Zeb Watts Road.

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  18. New store, Pleasantries, opens on E. Main Ave. in TaylorsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... (co-owner), Jennifer Martin (co-owner), Wendy Bumgarner (manager), Stephanie Holland, and Gabe Garnto. (Alexander County EDC photo.) The grand opening for the new Pleasantries store was held on Friday, May 5 at 10:45 a.m. The shop, located at 80 ...

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  19. Break-in suspects caught; one after short chase, second after day-long manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... Rocky Springs Community this week. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at approximately 10:41 a.m., a call came into Alexander County Sheriff's Office Communications in reference to a breaking and entering in progress located on Rocky Springs Road, according ...

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  20. Deputies: Officer injured when arresting break-in suspect in Alexander CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | WBTV

    A Taylorsville man was arrested for allegedly breaking into two homes on Rocky Springs Road Tuesday morning, according to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said that 41-year-old David Joseph Byrd was later found by deputies around 7 p.m. on Sulphur Springs Road Tuesday evening.

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