Tim and Emily Zawatsky of Matthews, N.C., formerly of Parkersburg, announce the birth of their son, Parker Thomas Zawatsky.

He was born at 6:12 a.m., Oct. 5, at Charlotte Medical Center, Charlotte, N.C., weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.

He is the brother of Abbey, age 2.

Grandparents are Tom and Joanne Zawatsky of Parkersburg, George “Chip” Chandler of Parkersburg and Jane Fruit of Charlotte, N.C.