Dec. 23 Births
A daughter, Grace Patterson, was born to Malcolm Blankenship III and Staci Nakaji Blankenship of Salisbury on November 27, 2012, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. She has a brother, Malcolm IV, 4, and a sister, Elle, 2. Grandparents are Ann H. and Malcolm Brittain Blankenship Jr. of Woodleaf, Norman Nakaji of Cornelius and Jeanette Nakaji of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
A daughter, Riley Meredith, was born to Michael and Summer Ketchie Surratt of Albemarle on November 27, 2012, at Wake Forest Baptist Health Lexington Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Ketchie of Salisbury, Robyn Ketchie of Rockwell and Patricia Polk of Norwood. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fortner of Salisbury.