Carson Dean Townsend, son of Tesha and Brian Townsend of Anderson, celebrated his fifth birthday March 8, with a SpongeBob party with his family. His birthday is March 12. He is the grandson of Sheree Cates of Anderson, Shirley and Don Pickett of Minor Hill, Tenn., and the late Wendell Montgomery and Larry Townsend. His great-grandparents are Robbie and William Wise of Lester and the late Jeanette Long, Arnold Long, and Jean Townsend. Carson has one sister, Cheyenne, 10.