Ashton and Gaynor Hardy of Rayle announce the birth of their son, John Thomas, on Monday, March 5, at University Hospital in Augusta. John Thomas, named for his great-grandfathers, the late John Harold Seymour and the late Thomas Hardy, weighed 9 lbs. 8 ozs. and was 21 inches long. He has a sister, Sarah Quinn, who is two years old. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 2 weeks.