Matthew and Kasey Abbott of Shallotte are the parents of a son, Garrison Matthew Abbott, born at 4:19 a.m., Jan. 17, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.
He joins a brother, Gabriel, 3 1/2, and a sister Olivia, 19 months.
Maternal grandparents are Kay Hewett of Bolivia and Junior Hewett of Supply.
Paternal grandparents are Ann Abbott of Ocean Isle Beach and the late Reg Abbott.