A son, Dean Austin, was born to Gretchen and Lewis Mowery of Salisbury on Feb. 24, 2011, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. He has three brothers, Ross, 10; Mark, 8; Trevor, 2; and two sisters, Ashley, 16; Emily, 14. Grandparents are Harold and Anne Crouch of Cartersville, Ga., Fred Mowery Jr. and Karen Smith of Salisbury and Nancy Shetley of Ormond Beach, Fla. Great-grandparents are Robert E. and Mattie Lee Sloop of China Grove.
A son, Madden Ellis, was born to Nicholas and Brynn Coates of Linwood on March 3, 2011, at Carolinas Medical Center NorthEast. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. He has two brothers, Brandon Bennett, 12, and Chester Coates, 2, and a sister, Mycaela Bennett, 10. Grandparents are Tim and Donna Howard and Barry Coates, all of Linwood, Lana Rattz of Salisbury and the late Dana Burchette Griffith. Great-grandparents are Doris Howard of Linwood, Beatrice Troutman and Fred Sr. and Martha Burchette, all of Salisbury.