Jessica C. Ratliff and Gregory A. Kirk announce the birth of a son, Ryland Wesley Ratliff “Kirk”. He was born Jan. 28, 2012, in Stanley County. Ryland weighed in at 7 lbs. and 8 oz. at 20 inches long. He is the grandson of Charles and Angie Ratliff of Polkton, David Kirk of Peachland and Jennifer Kirk of Charlotte.
Nicole Jones Wilkes and Joe B. Wilkes III of Rockingham announce the birth of a son, Patrick Noah Wilkes. He was born Feb. 21, 2012 at Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg. Patrick is the grandson of Joe and Sandy Wilkes of Bennettsville, S.C., and Steve and Kathy Richardson of Rockingham. He is the great grandson of Watson and Edith Jones of Hamlet and Margaret Taylor of Bennettsville.