Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 1, 2009

Henry Fesperman
A son, Henry Nicholas, was born to Nicholas Adam and Christina Overton Fesperman of Concord on Dec. 5, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. He has a sister, Emmaleigh Pearl, 2. Grandparents are Rick and Amy Fesperman of Salisbury, Jay and Lynda Rutkowski of Martinsburg, W. Va., and Jim and Cathy Overton of Stuart, Fla. Great-grandparents are Wilbert and Lucille Deal of Faith and Calvin Stewart of Stuart, Fla.
Anderson Shue
A son, Anderson Truman, was born to Tony and Alicia Rainey Shue of Salisbury on Nov. 30, 2008, at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast. He weighed 7 pounds, 4.5 ounces. He has a sister, Emma Pate Shue, 5. Grandparents are Terry and Debbie Rainey and Richard and Nancy Shue of Salisbury. Great-grandparents are Joretta Mary Rainey of Salisbury and Chester Hughes of Cottondale, Ala.Blakely Powers
A son, Blakely Yates, was born to Michelle Kimball Powers and James Grady Powers Jr. of Lexington on Dec. 14, 2008, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. He has a sister, Avery Elizabeth, 7. Grandparents are Tommy and Carlene Kimball of Salisbury and James and Kaye Powers of Lexington. Great-grandparents are John and Catherine Kimball of Salisbury.
Jackson LawsA son, Jackson Garrett, was born to Dr. Cathy Laws and Keith Garrett Laws of Landstuhl, Germany, on Dec. 25, 2008, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. He has a brother, Scott Sastoque, 10, and a sister, Jessi Laws, 17 months. Grandparents are Ron and Cindy Benson of Davidson, and Jesse and Janis Laws of Kannapolis. Great-grandparents are Elaine Schmidt of Denver, Roy and Kathy Benson of Winston-Salem, Bob and Teddi Schmidt of Pleasant Hill, Mo., and W.D. Sherrill of Kannapolis.