Daniel and Aimee Simon of Aiken announce the birth of their son, Daniel Jeremiah Simon Jr., born Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Grandparents are Willie and Sue Simon of Aiken and Ken and Karen Shealy of Ridge Spring, and Todd Scott of Aiken.

Daniel is the couple’s first child. He weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and measured 21˝ inches.