The following local births took place recently at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville:

• Jared K. Gess and Tori S. Taylor, Loudon, a boy, Kalvin Reese Taylor.

• Chandler F. and Madeline K. Orr, Lenoir City, a boy, Harrison Paul Matthias Orr.

• Courtney and Timothy Guider II, Lenoir City, a boy, Reece Wilson Guider.