Aaron Scott Ward and Rachel N. Swain Ward Sunset Beach are the parents of a son, Evan Josiah Ward, born at 11:33 a.m. July 13 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He joins a brother, Joseph Liam, 2.
Maternal grandparents are Ennis and Marilyn Swain of Varnamtown.
Paternal grandparents are Dewey and Rhonda Ward of Whiteville.
Great-grandparents are George and Lola DeVault Swain and Joe and Zettie Galloway Singletary, all of Varnamtown; and Daniel and Mattie Ward and Herbert and Mary Ward, all of Whiteville.