Ezra Young makes his debut

A son, Ezra Rhodes Young, was born to Clifton and Alisha Young on Oct. 13, 2015. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Ezra is also welcomed by his brother, Logan Douglas, and sisters Kaitlyn Douglas, Leah Douglas, and Kyleigha Branton.

Alisha (Riley) grew up in Black Mountain, is a 1996 graduate of Asheville Christian Academy and graduate of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. She attended Lee University and now lives with her husband and children in Weaverville. Clifton is a 1997 graduate of Carolina Day School and graduate of the University of Phoenix.

Grandparents are Mark and Sharon Riley of Black Mountain and George and Shirley Young of Asheville. Maternal great-grandparents are Harold and Sylvia Aday, former residents of Black Mountain now living in Cleveland, Tennessee. Paternal great-grandmother is Iona Rhodes of Asheville.