Josh and Jessica McCoy of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a son, Grayson Levi McCoy, born Sept. 13 at Forsyth Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth. Grayson Levi has a sister, Brylee McCoy, age 2. Grandparents are Randy and Jamie McCoy and Benny and Tonya Roland, all…

Jon and Jennifer Schwartz of Hampstead announce the birth of a son, Levi William Schwartz, born Feb. 5, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Jim and Brenda Sebastian of Roaring River and Gary and Sharon Schwar…

Brent and Shannon Blankenship Carlton of Millers Creek announce the birth of a daughter, Shaquani Bre Carlton, born Jan. 26 at Wake Forest Baptist Wilkes Medical Center.  She weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces at birth. Siblings are Shaniya Walker, age 11, and Silas Carlton, age 6. Grandparents are …

Joseph and Mengshan Joines of Durham announce the birth of a son, George Wesley Joines, born Nov. 7 at Duke University Hospital, Durham.

Brooke and Kevin Phillips of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Taylor Brooke Phillips, born Nov. 15 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces at birth. Taylor has an older brother, Kevin, age 2.

Katie Harrold Shepherd and Barry Shepherd Jr.  of Millers Creek announce the birth of their son,  Xavier James Shepherd, born Nov. 8, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.  He weighed 8 lbs. 10 ozs. at birth. Grandparents are Lonnie and Bobbie Harrold and  Barry and Lisa Shepherd, all of Miller…

Tiffani and Chris Hudson of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Nevaeh Brianna Hudson, born Sept. 21, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 oz. at birth. Grandparents are Calvin and Angela Brown of McGrady and Carolyn Ezell of North Wilkesboro. Great-g…

Lindsey Belote Shore and Justin Shore of Wilkesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Aubree Marie Shore, born May 21, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Robbie and Beth Belote of North Wilkesboro and Larry and…

Andrew Roten and Katelin Ryan of Millers Creek announce the birth of a son, Kaceton Reece Roten, born April 7, 2018, in Winston-Salem. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Neal and Stephanie Gragg of Millers Creek and Robert and Cathy Woodie of Wilkesboro. Kaceton Reece h…

Drew and Amanda Pilley Holbrook of Rincon, Ga., announce the birth of Marlowe Elizabeth Holbrook on March 11 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Her siblings are Sebastian, 9, Leighlah, 8, Oscar, 6, Carleigh, 4, and Roman, 2. Maternal grandparents are Beth H…

Rosanna Orozco and Jeremy Wood announce the birth of a son, Greyson Dean Wood, born Dec. 27, 2017 at Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces at birth. Greyson has a sibling, Caelee Wood, age 5.

Kristina and Kareem Newkirk of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of their twin sons, Kyrie Marquis Newkirk and Kenan Christopher Newkirk, on Dec. 4. Kyrie was born at 3:07 p.m. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces and was 14 inches long. Kenan was born at 3:08 p.m. He weighed 1 pound, 12 ounces a…

Joseph and Mengshan Joines of Durham announce the birth of their son, William Thomas Joines, on Sept. 27. He weighed 9 pounds and 12 ounces. William is the grandson of Bill Joines of Moravian Falls and of Dr. Betty Vance of Pineola. He is the great-grandson of George and Allie Joines of Mora…

Josh and Jessica McCoy of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Brylee Grace McCoy, born Oct. 18, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Benny and Tonya Roland and Randy and Jamie McCoy, all of North Wilkesboro. Great-grandpare…

Matthew and Lauren Nixon Larsen of Wilkesboro announce the birth of a son, George Matthew Larsen, born Jan. 23, 2017, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Nancy Nixon of Wilkesboro.  Paternal grandparents are …

Shane and Dana Shumate Felts of Moravian Falls announce the birth of their son, Gabriel Leon Felts, born Aug. 16, 2016 at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. He weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Donnie and Darlene Shumate of North Wilkesboro and Leon and Darlene Felts of McGrady. Grea…

Ethan and Shanna Eller Matherly of Lenoir announce the birth of a son, Tucker Clayton Matherly, born Aug. 2, 1016, in Forsyth County. He weighed 3 pounds, 2 ounces and was 14.7 inches long at birth. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Stephanie Matherly of Ferguson. Maternal grandparents are…

Miranda Roten and Kyle Reece announce the birth of a daughter, Emery Skylyn Reece, born May 16, 2016, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Maternal grandparents are Gina and Steve Roten. Paternal grandparents are Joy and Scott Sim…

Mark and Rebecca Billings announce the birth of a daughter, Adalyn Faith Billings, born March 1, 2016, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Carol Greer of Lansing. Paternal grandparents are An…

Ryan and Michelle Nichols of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Braelyn Makenna Nichols, born Feb. 20, 2016, in Forsyth County. She weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth. Braelyn Makenna has three siblings, Aubrianna, Chase and Sadie Nichols. Grandparent…

Amanda Harrold and Robert Sloan of Traphill announce the birth of a daughter, Sydney Claire Sloan, born Feb. 23, 2016, at Hugh Chatham Hospital, Elkin. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Maternal grandparents are Tammy and Jeffrey Harrold of Traphill. Paternal g…

Jordan and Sarah Myers Bell of Wallace Shepherd Road, Roaring River, announce the birth of their daughter, Mallory Bell, born Nov. 24, 2015, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Elkin. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Jesse and Sylvia Myers of Roaring River and Terrie …

Brian and Misty Warren Byrd of Yadkinville announce the birth of a son, Keegan Allen Byrd, born Oct. 2, 2015, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Rodney and Bonnie Byrd of Roaring River, Betty Warren of Wilkes…

Drew and Amanda Holbrook of Guyton, Ga. recently announced the birth of their son, Roman Sinclair Holbrook, born April 12, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long at birth. Roman’s older siblings are Sebastian, Leighlah, Oscar and Carleigh. Maternal grandparents are Bet…

Amanda Boone and Todd Myers of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Nicole Myers, born May 13, 2015, at Hugh Chatham Memorial  Hospital, Elkin. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces at birth. Amelia Nicole has an older sister, Caitlin Brown, 13 years old. Grandparents are Caro…

Curtis and Morgan Foster Smithey of Wilkesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Finley Caroline Smithey, born Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Finley weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Finley’s siblings are Bryce Smithey, Camdyn McClary, Foster …

Justin Crane and Kendall Byers of Purlear announce the birth of a daughter, Aliannah Lovelle Crane, born Dec. 14, 2014, at Watauga Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18-3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Randy Byers of Millers Creek, Katherine Griffin of Wilkesboro and…

Barbara and Nathan West of Greensboro announce the birth of a son, Kenneth Paul, at 2:38 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 at the Woman’s Hospital in Greensboro. Kenneth weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long. The Wests also have a 2 ½ year old daughter, Aubrey. He is the grandson of Judy…

Nathan and Traci Bare of Wilkesboro announce the birth of a son, Reece Eli Bare, born Sept. 25, 2014, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 22-1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Lonnie and Joan Huffman of North Wilkesboro and Gary and Regina Roten o…