The family

Shannon and Douglas Cox welcome Alice Claire Cox to the world at 3:10 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

BOONE — Watauga County Medical Center’s first baby of 2020 was born at 3:10 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2020.

Shannon and Douglas Cox of Wilkes County welcomed their daughter, Alice Claire Cox, into the world on New Year’s Day. Alice weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces at the time of her birth and is 20 inches long.

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