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 Tom and Melissa Larsen of Purlear. Great-grandparents are Barrie Miller of Wilkesboro and James and Cathie Szwankoski of Grantsboro.