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Another theory is that those who are trying to save money may be waiting until the last minute to file and pay those taxes, said Mahlon Pendry, who operates Pendry’s Accounting Service. Pendry has gained three new customers this year in addition to his regular clientele and expects to see more before the season ends, he said. “My customers are coming in pretty regularly,” said Pendry, a retired IRS agent. “Most people are going to owe taxes this year since the withholding rate on their W2 forms went down but tax rates didn’t. It may be that later, when people are ready to pay those funds, that we’ll see more coming in.” Hanson said it was too early in the 2009 tax season to tell if there had been a change in the number of people who use paid tax preparers.

TRINITY – Trinity officials discussed the fate of mobile home parks during its preagenda meeting Tuesday evening. With a public hearing scheduled on proposed text amendments to the city’s mobile parks ordinance for next Tuesday night, City Manager Ann Bailie asked the City Council for direction on what the governing body would like to do with mobile home parks. Councilwoman Karen Bridges said she wanted to have all mobile home parks eventually phased out as they “fall apart,” but noted she didn’t think that option was possible. Bob Wilhoit, the city’s attorney, told the City Council that it could not outlaw mobile parks in the city limits. Trinity officials, however, could designate a place in the city for mobile homes, he said. Councilman Kelly Grooms suggested the city would be taking income from mobile home park owners if it begins to phase out some in the city. He also said the residents in the mobile home parks need a place to live. “Don’t cut these people out,” Grooms said. Currently, the city has interest from residents who want to build a mobile home park and another person who wants to replace a mobile home, Bailie said. The City Council took no action Tuesday evening because the public hearing had already been set. Last month, Adam Stumb, the city’s planning and zoning administrator, said Trinity officials are discussing changes to the ordinance because they “want to improve the image and safety for all existing parks” in the city. Currently, Trinity has

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HIGH POINT – In a time when consumers are cutting back on the amount of goods and services that they pay for, even paid tax preparers may be taking a hit this year. H&R Block reported that the number of returns prepared in retail operations fell 5.6 percent nationally, while the number of total tax returns prepared through Feb. 15 fell 6.3 percent. Some local tax preparers say they’ve seen a similar trend as consumers use other means, such as electronic filing or the Internal Revenue Service’s Free File option, while other paid preparers are waiting for another rush toward the end of the season. Patrick Laughrey, area Jackson Hewitt manager, said Triad offices have seen fewer customers walk through the doors this year.

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Mahlon Pendry, a retired IRS agent, works on his client’s tax return out of his home office. “There haven’t been as many (customers) as last year,” Laughrey said. “There could be a variety of reasons for that. There are some people trying to save money by doing their taxes online. A lot of people probably won’t be filing this year due to economic hardships and unemployment because they didn’t earn enough, so we just might not have as many refunds to issue this year.”

According to the IRS, most people who earn unemployment compensation would probably have to file. The first $2,400 in unemployment compensation is non-taxable. “Unemployment may affect some people this year,” said Mark Hanson, spokesman with the IRS, “But if they’ve earned more than that $2,400, they will probably have to file.”

LEXINGTON – The historic Wil-Cox Bridge will not be demolished as part of the project to replace the Interstate 85 bridge over the Yadkin River. The Davidson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night agreed to take ownership of the Wil-Cox Bridge. Commissioners Larry Potts and Don Truell voted against the request by the N.C. Department of Transportation that Davidson County become the new owner of the bridge. Chairman Max Walser said the offer by the DOT was “simply too much to

pass up” before the board voted to take ownership of the bridge. DOT officials will give Davidson County $2.5 million for preservation of the bridge once the state stops allowing vehicular traffic on the bridge. The Wil-Cox Bridge is adjacent to the I-85 bridge over the Yadkin River and serves as a thoroughfare to the town of Spencer. If commissioners rejected the DOT’s offer to take ownership of the bridge, the structure would have been demolished as part of the I-85 bridge over the Yadkin River project, said Pat Ivey, a DOT division engineer out of Winston-Salem. Looking to make the Wil-

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High Point police are seeking the following wanted persons: • Mark Antonio Dye, black male, 29, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 145 pounds, wanted for assault on a female. *Registered Sex Offender* • Shaquita Michelle Collins, black female, 22, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 100 pounds, wanted for felony breaking and entering. • Larry Donnell Blocker, black male, 51, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, wanted for felony obtaining property by false pretenses. • Barry Lee Michael, black male, 48, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 185 pounds, wanted for felony failure to appear. • Shara Christine Rittermeyer, white female, 37, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 145 pounds, wanted for felony larceny. • Eva Ellis Inlow, white female, 46, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 150 pounds, wanted for felony failure to appear. Anyone with information about the above suspects is asked to call High Point Crimestoppers at 889-4000.

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SPECIAL INTEREST A membership drive and fish fry will be held 4-7 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 87, 409 W. High St. It is sponsored by Sons of the American Legion. $6 per plate “Herbals and Alternative Medications� is the subject of a program at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Millis Regional Health Education Center, 601 N. Elm St. The program is part of the “Red Hot Mamas� series, and Amy Greeson will be the guest speaker. Common treatments for menopause also will be discussed. Free, registration required by calling 878-6888 Ladies Day 2010 will be celebrated 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Hillside Park Baptist Church, 7593 E. Holly Grove Road, Thomasville. Kay Chandler of Graham will be guest speaker. Cost of $10 includes lunch. Freda Truitt, 476-1875 Northwest Randolph County Arts County holds a membership gala at 7 p.m. Friday at Beck & Call, 304 Trindale Road, Archdale. Free to members, $10 for nonmembers, 802-1957

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RALEIGH – Kathy Taft, the state Board of Education member found badly beaten in a West Raleigh home over the weekend, died shortly after noon Tuesday, police announced. Police had mistakenly announced her death Tuesday morning, then said she remained alive. A police spokesman confirmed her death at about 1 p.m., saying they are treating it as a homicide. Taft, who lives in Greenville, was found injured at the home of tax attorney John Geil at 2710 Cartier Drive just after 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, authorities reported. Police immediately launched a criminal investigation, cordoning off Cartier Street and searching the two-story home for evidence of a criminal assault. Police have not made an arrest in connection with the assault, according to police spokesman Jim Sughrue.

DAVIDSON COUNTY – An overturned tanker truck that spilled several chemicals blocked N.C. 150 in Lexington Tuesday morning. The crash happened just before 8 a.m., near the Captain Steven’s Seafood Restaurant, WXII-12 TV reported. Authorities said a hazardous material team from Greensboro arrived at about 10 a.m. to assist in cleaning up the chemicals that leaked from the truck into a waterway that spills into Reedy Creek. Authorities said one of the chemicals, toluene, was highly flammable. Troopers said the in-

cident happened when the driver of the truck missed his turn on Highway 150 and pulled into a parking lot to turn around. As he made his turn, the back axles of the truck slid into a ditch, causing the trailer to topple over. According to WXII-12 TV, six nearby businesses and 12 homes were evacuated while crews worked to clean up. N.C. 150, which was closed from Rob Shoaf Road to Friendship Church Road. Davidson County authorities expected the road to be closed eight to 12 hours. No injuries were reported.

mation about the robbery suspect. Deputies DAVIDSON COUNTY – A from the sheriff’s office description of the vehi- Breaking and Entering cle involved in a bank Task Force began seekrobbery was credited ing the suspect’s car and with helping Davidson encountered a vehicle County sheriff’s deputies that fit the description apprehend a suspect. near Denton. A be-on-the-lookout Officers stopped Jason notice from the Stanly Michael Hilton, 30, of County Sheriff’s Office Johnson Road, Denton, in regard to an armed as he was returning to robbery at First Bank his home, according to in Richfield on Monday the sheriff’s office. was received by DavidHilton was approached son deputies shortly af- and detained by deputer the incident was re- ties until Stanly County ported. Sheriff’s Office units arA description of the rived to take him into suspect vehicle was custody on armed robgiven, along with infor- bery charges.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY – The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office alleges a Brier Creek Elementary School student hit a teacher twice with a closed fist. According to a sheriff’s office press release, Brier Creek Elementary

Prosecutors say no need to delay trial RALEIGH (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a former aide to ex-North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley should go on trial this spring because Ruffin Poole and his attorney have had enough time and help to prepare. Assistant U.S. Attorneys John Bruce and Dennis Duffy this week filed a response to a request by Poole’s lawyer to delay his corruption trial from April 26 to August. Defense attorney Joe Zeszotarski said he has to go through 36,000 pages of documents and scores of boxes, folders and grand jury transcripts. Judge Terrence Boyle will decide whether to delay the trial.

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Gunshots heard in violence-wracked Nigeria JOS, Nigeria â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Automatic weapons fire punctuated by screams erupted after dark Tuesday in a Nigerian city located near villages where massacres just two days ago left more than 200 people dead. Nerves remained on edge, despite a long-standing dusk-til-dawn curfew in Jos, the capital of Plateau state. When sustained gunfire rang out for about three minutes, apparently from several automatic rifles, people ran screaming through the streets.

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Jury recommends death for serial killer SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A California jury on Tuesday recommended a death sentence for convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala, only hours after the 66-year-old pleaded for his life to be spared. Alcala was convicted last month of murdering 12-year-old Robin Samsoe and four Los Angeles County women in the late 1970s. It was the third time he was sentenced to death in the Samsoe case. The previous sentences were overturned.

Relatives broke out in applause in the courtroom and Samsoeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s brother shouted out, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yes!â&#x20AC;? when the juryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recommendation was read. Alcala gave his own closing arguments earlier Tuesday afternoon, telling jurors that if they recommend death instead of life in prison without parole, his case would be on appeal for another 15 to 20 years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But if you choose life in prison you will end the matter now,â&#x20AC;? he told the Orange County jury.

to hear experts insist that electronic flaws could not cause cars to speed out of control under real driving conditions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent two investigators to examine the car, a government spokeswoman said. Toyota Motor Corp. spokesman Brian Lyons said the automaker is sending three of its own technicians to investigate. Another Toyota spokesman, John Hanson, said the company wanted to talk to the driver, James Sikes.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; An Ohio State University janitor who was about to lose his job walked into a maintenance building for his early morning shift Tuesday and shot two supervisors, killing one of them and fatally shooting himself. No students were hurt. Nathaniel Brown, 51, arrived for work at the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest university dressed in dark clothing, a hooded sweat shirt and a backpack. He then opened fire in an office suite using two handguns, campus Police Chief Paul Denton said.

Brown spent five years in prison in the 1970s and â&#x20AC;&#x2122;80s for receiving stolen property but lied about it on his job application, records show. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t immediately clear whether Ohio State had done the required background check on him. Ohio State released documents from Brownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s personnel file showing that supervisors complained he was tardy, slept on the job and had problems following instructions. The university sent him a letter March 2 informing him that his employment was to end Saturday.

Massa denies he sexually groped male staffer WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Former Rep. Eric Massa, who resigned from Congress amid sexual harassment allegations, acknowledged Tuesday groping a staffer but denied it was sexual. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make any difference what my intentions were, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s how itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s perceived by the in-

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Vehicles with inspection woes might get wavier My daughter’s check engine light came on in December and her car registration (and inspection) was due in January. I had always been told that a car could not get inspected if the check engine light was on, so I took her 2000 Explorer to my trustworthy mechanic. My mechanic doesn’t do inspections but has the equipment to “read” the car’s computer and determine what needs to be fixed. He replaced the least expensive part listed as possible failures. Unfortunately, the light came back on before we could get it inspected, so I told the guys at another place to just fix it and inspect it. The repairs cost nearly $1,000 and we had to drive it 50 miles to clear the computer then bring it back for inspection. Less than 20 miles later, the check engine light came back on, this time a completely different code. Totally frustrated, I asked my mechanic what he would do, and he mentioned a waiver. I had never heard of a waiver, so I went to the Web site for N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles and learned that if you spend at least $200 trying to repair your vehicle to pass inspection and it still won’t pass, you may qualify for a waiver so that you can get your registration renewed. Here’s what you have to do: (1) Have the car inspected and fail; (2) spend at least $200 to repair; (3) have it reinspected and fail; (4) take both inspections and receipts to the License and Theft Bureau; (5) if you get your waiver, take it to get inspected again and they have a waiver code to input that is sent to DMV; (6) get your registration! I learned a lot from all of this and wanted to pass the informa-

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tion along to others that may be in the same boat. I thought the state DMV didn’t care about how hard we try to comply with their rules and regulations, but they really do and have some safety nets in place to help us. DEBY SIMMERSON High Point EDITOR’S NOTE: DMV officials contacted by the Enterprise stress that full documentation of the individual’s situation must be presented when seeking the wavier. They also said that waivers are not automatically granted, there is a review and determination process for wavier requests. The Enterprise suspended the 300-word limit for this letter.

Now, they want us to train their workers in Vietnam Are your readers among the hundreds or thousands of unemployed furniture workers searching the classified section for jobs? Well, they can look no further. In Thursday’s papers, there were two ads for furniture managers

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A grateful mother says thank you to hero, others It is not every day that someone saves your life. I would like to thank Michael Harper for saving my life and the life of my two daughters on Feb. 17. If Harper hadn’t awakened us, we would

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What do you think of President Obama’s new proposals for health care reform? Will they pass muster in Congress? In 30 words or less (no name, address required), e-mail us your thoughts to letterbox@hpe. com. Here are two responses: • We think the same of government takeover of health care as we do the voters that put Obama in – these voters should get on their knees and pray for forgiveness. • Obama’s new proposal is arrogant government control at its worst. Mindless Congress will probably follow orders like lemmings to the sea.

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Focus turns to home furnishings W his winter’s colder than normal temperatures appear to be letting up as March rolls in, so now attention begins turning to High Point’s spring home furnishings events. And there has been good news on that front during the last few days. The High Point Market Authority announced late last week that pre-registration is up for next week’s Premarket event. Authority officials said pre-registrations for Premarket include 161 buyers representing 70 home furnishings companies. Then this week, we learn that 42 showrooms already have announced that they will be open for business during next week’s event. Slowly but surely, the Authority is rebuilding Premarket and its importance to the industry toward the level of involvement it commanded a decade or two ago. We doubt we’ll see Premarket numbers of 5,000 or more as back then, but an attendance of several hundred and growing is much preferable to stopping Premarket events, as was considered just a few years ago. And certainly, it was great news from the Authority that for this spring’s market (April 17-22), attendees will pay hotel rates averaging just $134 a night compared to $175 last year. That is an indication to us that hotel operators around the city finally are realizing the long-term value of reasonable market rates and the long-term harm of unreasonably inflated market rates. And it’s a realization vitally important to the High Point Market’s future.

to go to Vietnam to train “their” workers to make “our” furniture! What a slap in the face to all the generations of hardworking former furniture employees from this area. It’s not enough that we lost American lives and wasted millions of dollars fighting for Vietnam against the Viet Cong. But hey, give them all our jobs. They already have our textile manufacturing. We’ll just keep the empty plants and ghost towns. What’s next? Our recipe for barbecue! All I can say is that the greed of these companies is sickening. JOAN WHITE Thomasville

have died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide vapors were actually coming from the heat vents into every room. And the carbon monoxide alarm was beeping incessantly, but we didn’t hear it. Unknowingly, we had been in a “dead” sleep for hours and too sleepy to hear the alarm. Once we were awakened, Harper advised us to immediately get out of the house and to call the High Point Fire Department, EMTs and Piedmont Natural Gas Company, whom I would also like to thank for their efficiency and patience in answering all of my questions and for monitoring my children through this ordeal. Consequently, I was still without heat, but Harper brought a kerosene heater (and the kerosene to put in it) for us to use: What a hero! PARCEASTA HENRY High Point

ith all the controversies, charges, counter-charges and buzzwords swirling around the issue of medical care in the United States, there is a lot to be said for going back to square one and asking just what is the fundamental problem. The quality of the medical care itself is not the problem. Few – if any – countries can match American medical training, medical technology or the development of life-saving pharmaceutical drugs in the United States. Most countries with government-controlled medical care cannot come close to matching how fast an American can get medical treatment, particularly from specialists. Political hype is no reason to throw all that away. In fact, policies based on political hype over the years are what have gotten us into what is most wrong with medical care today – namely, the way it is paid for. Insurance companies or the government pay directly for most of the costs of most medical treatment in the United States. That is virtually a guarantee that more people will demand more medical treatment than they would if they were paying directly out of their own pockets, instead of paying indirectly in premiums and taxes. Since people who staff either insurance company bureaucracies or government bureaucracies have to be paid, this is not bringing down the cost of medical care, but adding to it. What also adds to the costs are politicians at both state and federal levels who mandate additional benefits to be paid for by insurance companies, thereby driving up the cost of insurance. If medical insurance simply covered risks – which is what insurance is all about – that would be far less expensive than covering completely predictable things like annual checkups. Far more people could afford medical insurance, thereby reducing the ranks of the uninsured. But all the political incentives are for politicians to create mandates forcing insurance companies to cover an ever increasing range of treatments, and thereby forcing those who buy insurance to pay ever higher premiums to cover the costs of these mandates. That way, politicians can play Santa Claus and make insurance companies play Scrooge. It is great political theater. Politicians who are pushing for a government-controlled medical

care system say that it will “keep insurance companies honest.” The very idea of politicians keeping other people honest ought to tell us what a farce this is. But if we keep buying it, they will keep selling it. One of the ways of reducing the OPINION costs of medical insurance would be to pass federal legislation putThomas ting an end to state regulation of Sowell insurance companies. That would ■■■ instantly eliminate thousands of state mandates, which force insurance to cover everything from wigs to marriage counseling, depending on which special interests are influential in which states. It would also promote nationwide competition among insurance companies – and competition keeps prices down better than politicians will. Moreover, competition can bring down the costs behind the prices, in part by forcing less efficient insurance companies out of business. Another very real and very big cost behind the high prices for medical treatment are the many forms of expensive “defensive medicine” that doctors and hospitals have to practice, in order to avoid being sued by unscrupulous lawyers. Expensive and unnecessary tests and treatments cost even more than the multimillion dollar awards that clever lawyers can get from gullible juries. Tightening up the laws, so that junk science does not prevail in courts, would create some real savings in medical costs. But, since plaintiff’s lawyers are big financial contributors to the Democratic Party, that is unlikely to happen during this administration. Finally, there are costs that are high because people want medical care in more comfortable surroundings – a private room rather than a bed in a ward, for example – and are willing to pay for it. This is more common among Americans. There is no reason for others to interfere with that, just because of a mindless mantra of “bringing down the cost of medical care” or class warfare rhetoric about “Cadillac health plans.” THOMAS SOWELL, a native of North Carolina, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His Web site is www.tsowell.com.

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good argument can be made either way as to whether the White House â&#x20AC;&#x201C; specifically, the presidentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wife â&#x20AC;&#x201C; should be so focused on childhood obesity, but the very fact that it has risen to the top, so to speak, as an issue of national importance should alarm us. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a problem. A society comprised mostly of people too lazy to take care of themselves just a few minutes a day with good exercise and healthy eating habits have more problems than might meet the eye. Physical and mental health â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and by the latter I mean not simply being free of mental disease or neuroses, but the peace of mind, spiritual strength and clarity of focus that result from physical well-being â&#x20AC;&#x201C; cannot be overlooked as key virtues.

If only as a practical matter of cost and efficiency, physical and mental health of individuals deserve our utmost focus, because how much OPINION less would health care cost individuArmstrong als, and therefore Williams society, if most of us were committed to our own physical health? And how much more disciplined, mentally clear, and happy would we be if we werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t â&#x20AC;&#x201C; let me put this bluntly â&#x20AC;&#x201C; fat and out of shape, and getting worse every generation? Obviously, happiness and mental acuity arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t purely functions of oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s waist size and mile-run time. But can anyone credibly argue that a man who is already

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generally happy and successful wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be much happier and perhaps a bit more successful as a result, if his senses were clear, his arteries flowing optimally with nutrient-rich blood â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and his waistline rivaling that of his own high school days? Studies have confirmed common sense in this regard time and time again: the obese suffer from a general malaise, a lack of selfesteem, and even depression at far greater rates and to much more extreme depths (all else being equal) than do those who are trimmer and spend more time on their own physical well-being. ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS, a former High Point resident, is a Washington-based political commentator. His Web site is www. armstrongwilliams.com. Williams can be heard nightly on Sirius/XM Power 169 9-10 p.m. EST.

people. s Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m writing this And column, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sitting thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in the cafeteria a practiof East Davidson High cal aspect School on a Saturday. involved as Around me are dozens well: Music of students with black students, instrument cases, and especially out in the halls and in the TEEN VIEW those heavgym are hundreds more. Julie ily involved We are all here to comor wishing pete for a spot in the high Fox â&#x2013; â&#x2013; â&#x2013;  to study school All-State clinic, music in two groups composed of college, the top student musicians must learn discipline and across the state. Being how to set goals, both of here, surrounded by felwhich further achievelow musicians, and with a column to write, has led ment in school. Lessons, band and orchestra me to reflect on what an influence music can be in practices, competitions and auditions all require a personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life. the student to work a I love music. I take lessignificant amount in sons on the horn and piprivate, in addition to ano, play trumpet in jazz actual rehearsal time. Deband, and hope to pick up the flute this summer. layed gratification must be learned; no one is I have been a member of perfect, or even tolerable, the Greensboro Symphowhen they first pick up ny Youth Orchestra for an instrument. In fact, I several years and have participated in countless have compared my early french horn sounds to the music activities. I love seagull from â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Little it because music is the Mermaid.â&#x20AC;? Not pretty. place where I can relax Also, look at all the and be myself, and pour friendships you make! out my emotions when Sitting together in Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m troubled or happy. rehearsal for hours or Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the art form where waiting together before I can close my eyes and an audition has a strong still paint beautiful porbonding power. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve often traits. heard that the music Aside from that, music world is a small world. is a great connector. It That seems to be true links people who have today. I have seen several spent hundreds or thoupeople with whom Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve sands of hours secluded played before. in their own little boxes, I also made some great playing minor scales and friends at the Carolina diminished arpeggios, Band Festival the other with others who have weekend. And of course, done the same thing; band and chorus at the funny thing is, these school have let me get to people actually like it. And more than the enjoy- know quite a few others ment of practicing (about who are music-minded like myself. Music gives which many people tend to have mixed emotions), people something in common, and this common the real reward comes bond can last a lifetime. when musicians can So best of luck to my come together and make beautiful, unified sounds. fellow musicians, and I hope to see you at AllNothing beats the rush State! after weaving together a duet between two instruTeen View columnist JULIE ments, except perhaps FOX is a senior at High Point the excitement of doing Christian Academy. it with a hundred other

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Man gets life term in cyanide death CLEVELAND â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Relatives of the victim sobbed and held each other as a judge handed down a life prison term Tuesday for a doctor convicted of killing his wife by lacing her calcium supplement with cyanide so he could be with his mistress. Yazeed Essa, 41, wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be eligible for parole for at least 20 years.

Woman who recruited jihadists online charged PHILADELPHIA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A suburban Philadelphia woman â&#x20AC;&#x153;desperate to do somethingâ&#x20AC;? to help suffering Muslims has been charged with using the Internet to recruit jihadist fighters and help terrorists overseas, even agreeing to move to Europe to try to kill someone, prosecutors said Tuesday. Authorities said the case shows how terror groups are looking to recruit Americans to carry out their goals.

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After slow start, tornado season under way OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Forecasters say a wetterthan-usual winter and a jet stream ripping over the part of the country known as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tornado Alleyâ&#x20AC;? could lead to an active spring â&#x20AC;&#x201C; perhaps starting with the strong twister that nicked a small western Oklaho-

ma town Monday night. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to get ready,â&#x20AC;? Michelann Ooten of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management said Tuesday as she surveyed damage from a storm that destroyed five homes and tore the roofs off several others in Ham-

mon. The nation typically will see 70-100 tornadoes by early March, but only 42 had been reported until Monday nightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oklahoma tornado. There was only one tornado nationwide during February. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No one would argue

that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to see a pretty good increase in the number of severe storms,â&#x20AC;? said Greg Carbin, the warning coordination meteorologist with the national Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But each yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a little different. The num-

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Teachers want more time to improve school BY DAVID NIVENS ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

GUILFORD COUNTY – Several Oak Hill Elementary teachers urged district leaders Tuesday to give them more time to improve student performance at the lowperforming school. While Principal Sara Roberts and Regional Superintendent Angelo Kidd met with parents at the High Point school, the teachers called on the Board of Education to let their programs work. Located in a decaying factory district, Oak Hill has challenges. Sixty percent of K-2 students speak English as a second language and 99 percent of students receive free meals. “We do serve the homeless and the poor,” said teacher Monica Smith. “We have taught students to read. If that is not growth, I do not know what is. Don’t give up on us. We have not given up on them.” Only about 24 percent of students scored proficient in reading on state exams last year, and 39 percent were proficient in math. Several teachers said it could take several more years before students show improvement in all grades. “The performance of our third-graders has improved,” said first-grade teacher Jennifer McClinton. “In two years, all students would have the same preparation. We need time.” School district leaders have not decided if they will change the school reform plan that includes tutoring and mentoring by high school students and individual student performance plans. “Each student is part of the family,” said Angela Jackson. “We help parents find jobs and the students get clothes. We look at the whole child at Oak Hill.” If they want to use a federal grant from the No Child Left Behind program or others to reform the school, district officials may have to replace the principal and half of the teachers. “Teachers are involved there and making progress,” said Tijuana Hayes, president of the Guilford County Association of Educators. “Students are more than a test score.” To receive the federal grant, school districts must agree to either closing the school, turning the school over to a charter school organization or reforming the school by replacing the principal and half the teachers. School board member Garth Hebert of High Point, who supports strict reforms, said harsh reform measures may not work at Oak Hill. “We have seen the best of humanity at that school helping these children,” Hebert said. “You have to stand up for what is right. This school does not fit the round hole. I thank these teachers for feeding the poor and helping the fatherless.” dnivens@hpe.com | 888-3626

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Buyer beware Post office launches consumer awareness campaign BY PAT KIMBROUGH ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT – With consumer complaints about scams and fraud on the rise, one government enterprise is spearheading an education campaign aimed at helping people protect themselves. National Consumer Protection Week, which runs through Saturday, will include an information session by the U.S. Postal Service at the main High Point post office on Thursday. Postal service officials will join with consumer protection organizations at the post office to offer information on how people can protect their privacy and avoid

identity theft and scams. “Most of the stuff that we will have information on are things that are related to the mail service and how people use it to commit fraud and that type of thing,” said Carl Walton, USPS spokesperson for the Greensboro district. The investigative arm of the USPS, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the Better Business Bureau are among the agencies involved. Much of the education campaign centers on common-sense tips, such as awareness of the fact that banks never e-mail or call for account numbers. Consumers also are advised to watch for warning signs, such as of-

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A free information session as part of National Consumer Protection Week is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Main Post Office in High Point, 315 E. Green Drive. Consumers also can visit www.deliveringtrust. com for free fraud education and prevention videos. Viewers can follow the Chief Postal Inspector and Postal Service Consumer Advocate as they walk through the top 10 scams to watch for and tips on recognizing and reporting scams. fers that apply pressure to act “right away.” The North Carolina Attorney General’s Office received 22,665 consumer complaints in 2009, an increase of nearly 19 percent over the previous year. Complaints about health care, lending and telemarketing fraud topped the list, followed by Do Not Call violators, collections and credit companies, health clubs, motor ve-

hicles, home furnishings, telecommunications and home repair. “Hard times can be boom times for scammers, especially those promising help with debts, loan modifications and lower credit card rates. We’re cracking down on these scams, but consumers have got to keep up their guard,” said Attorney General Roy Cooper.

Conchita Ndege, professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University, will be a guest curator of the gallery, “The African Marketplace: Selections from the Collection of Bobbie Person and Adam Wolkon.” The gallery will run from March 22- May 2 in the Guilford College Art Gallery in Hege Library.

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Lori Ann Harrison works on computerized seating chart, part of the new online system Mama Mia’s is using to generate more customers. The system allows costumers to order meals and make reservations online.

Local eatery goes high-tech to compete with larger chains BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT – Mark Basile, director of operations at Mamma Mia’s Italian Restaurant, had a crazy idea once. For several years, he wanted to implement an advance ordering service that would allow busy, on-the-go customers who wanted to have a sit-down meal at the restaurant to place their orders in advance so meals could be ready when they arrived. After some technological advances drove down the cost of such a system, Basile and Sal Looz, owner of the restaurant, implemented an advance online ordering system last week that allows customers to do just that. “I’ve been wanting to try this for a couple of years, but the technology wasn’t where it needed to be,” said Basile, a restaurant industry veteran who joined Mamma Mia’s last year. “Now the process is simple and the cost is affordable.” By visiting www.mammamiasonline.net, which is formatted for Apple’s iPhone and other smartphones and mobile devices, cus-

tomers can reserve a table and place their full orders online as well as placing to-go orders. Once a reservation or an order is placed, the restaurant’s computer system

‘I called my 80-yearold grandmother and had her test out the system. If she can use it, anyone can use it.’ Mark Basile Owner, Mama Mia’s Italian Restaurant is notified, and Basile receives a notification on his mobile phone. Looz admittedly says business at his restaurant has suffered in an economic recession. The investment in the system, however, allows Mamma Mia’s to compete with larger, chain restaurants that offer similar services. In fact, it may be the only independent restaurant in the area that has an advance ordering system, Basile said.

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“I’ve spoken to a lot of restaurants in the area, and I haven’t seen anything like this there,” he said. “Some pizza places let you order online, but even bigger restaurants like Olive Garden won’t let you order in advance. This cuts out that whole middle process of placing your order when you arrive and waiting for the cooks to prepare it.” The system also could draw more workers who have limited lunch breaks, Looz said. “This should be good for our customers in the medical profession coming in at lunch or dinner,” he said. “It’s good for when you are on the go or having a lunch meeting.” The restaurant is now receiving several orders online each day, and Basile believes the process will be used more once customers become familiar with it. “I think once people get the hang of it, this is going to be very popular in the future,” he said. “I called my 80-year-old grandmother and had her test out the system. If she can use it, anyone can use it.” phaynes@hpe.com | 888-3617

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Brenda K. Latta THOMASVILLE – Mrs. Brenda Kimball Latta, 60, of Thomasville, died peacefully on Monday, March 08, 2010, at her residence. Born October 22, 1949, in Guilford County, she was the daughter of the late John Whitson Kimball, II and Grace Beatrice Eller Kimball. She was a member of Rankin Memorial United Methodist Church and had worked as a claims analyst for Prudential Insurance. She loved traveling, especially to the beach, and enjoyed working in her garden. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Arnold Rollins in 1981. Survivors include two children, Wendy Rollins, of Thomasville, and Christopher James Rollins, of Thomasville; two brothers, Johnny Kimball and wife, Janet, of High Point, and Arnold Kimball and wife, Zella, of Archdale; three sisters-in-law, Vicky Rollins Moon and husband, Frank, Renee Rollins, and Angela Rollins Neal and husband, David; a brother-in-law, Barry Rollins and wife, Mable; and her beloved dog, Spike. She is also survived by Laura Monroe, whom she loved like a daughter. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at Rankin Memorial United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Boyd Holliday and Rev. Randy Quate. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday night from 6 until 8 at the funeral home. The family would like to thank all of the wonderful and caring doctors, nurses and cna’s at the Cancer Center for the superb care and affection they provided for Brenda over the last four years. It was truly a blessing. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407. Online condolences can be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

Larry Johnson JAMESTOWN – Mr. George Larry Johnson, 68 of Jamestown died Monday at the Hospice Home at High Point. Born October 20, 1941, in High Point, Mr. Johnson is a son of the late J.C. Johnson and Madge Kersey Johnson. He worked with his father for many years in the house moving business. After his father’s death Mr. Johnson became a grading and backhoe contractor. He was an avid motorcyclist and a member of the GWRR, Chapter R in Thomasville where he served as the treasurer. He enjoyed restoring trucks and tractors. In addition to his parents, Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Johnson and Tommy Johnson. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife Jenny N. Johnson of the home, one sister Phyllis Oldaugh and husband Ron of Statesville. He is also survived by two nieces, Christy Renn and husband Kevin of Archdale, Lisa Cheatham and husband Danny of Troupe, TX and two nephews Sam Nunn and wife Lana and their son Adam of High Point, Lee Forst and wife Debbie and children, Kyle Forst and Allison Forst of Troupe, TX. Graveside services for Mr. Johnson will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Guilford Memorial Park. The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service. The family requests that memorials be given to Hickory Chapel Wesleyan Church, 301 Hickory Chapel Road, High Point, NC 27260 or The Praise and Worship Center, Old National Highway, Thomasville, NC 27360 or the Hospice Home at High Point, NC, 1803 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangement by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

Franklin “Frank” Thomas HIGH POINT – Franklin D. “Frank” Thomas, passed away Thursday at High Point Regional Hospital. Surviving is his loving and devoted wife, Mrs. Patricia Thomas of the home; a sister, Mrs. Alyce B. Quaintance of High Point; one daughter, Denise Thomas of Thomasville; one son, Tony Thomas of Thomasville, grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Private funeral services were held on Tuesday at Davis Funerals and Cremations Chapel. Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society.

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Evelyn Mock Stokes HIGH POINT – Evelyn Mock Stokes, 94, of High Point, went to be with the Lord at 3:50 a.m. on Tues, March 9, 2010, at Hospice Home in High Point, NC. She had been in declining health for 13 months and critically ill for five weeks. Mrs. Stokes was born on October 3, 1915, in Davie County to Bertha Elizabeth Williams Mock and Thaddeus Simeon Mock. She spent most of her early childhood years in Davie County before the family moved to High Point where she lived until she married Earnest Christopher Stokes on March 7, 1948. Mr. Stokes preceded her passing in 1982. Mrs. Stokes lived in High Point until 1957 and moved to Hollywood, Fla. The family moved back to High Point in 1967. She worked prior to moving to Florida at Adams Millis Hosiery Mill and after she returned to High Point worked at Burlington Industries in Kernersville. Mrs. Stokes was a member of Springfield Baptist Church on Baker Road. Surviving are her two daughters Marie Hester and Trudy Brown and her husband Wilson Brown, five grandchildren, Richard Hester, Sarah Hester, Valerie Messenheimer, Chris Brown, Michael Brown and five greatgrandchildren. She was also survived by one sister Helen Tucker of Brevard, NC. She is also survived by nieces and nephews who loved and appreciated her. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed cooking for them and fellowshipping with them. She will be greatly missed. Funeral will be held at Springfield Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Loving at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 11, followed by burial at Floral Garden Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Drive in High Point, Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials can be sent to Hospice Home at High Point, 1803 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262 Online condolences may be made at www. cumbyfuneral.com Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

Linda Floyd LEXINGTON – Linda Faye Gallimore Floyd, 69, died March 8, 2010, at her residence. Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Faith Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 tonight at Briggs Funeral Home, Denton.

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SOPHIA – Mr. Benjamin B. Brown, III, 53, 4570 Nelson Park Rd., Sophia, NC, died on Saturday March 6, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital in High Point, NC. Funeral Services will be held on Friday March 12, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at C.C. Hodges Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jeffery K. Looney and Mary Moore, officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Rd. Baptist Chruch Cemetery in Randleman, N.C. He was a native of Covington, VA. He was a unique person with a personality that could make anyone smile. He was a dedicated father and grandfather, a person with integrity. He lived life to the fullest, and enjoyed all that it had to offer. He devoted much of his time to helping others with what means he had available. Known as Ben to those that loved him, his individuality, perseverance, honesty, and kindness will forever be remembered. He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Bunyan Brown II. He is survived by Wife, Debra Hodges Brown of Sophia; daughters, Kimberly Brown Babula of Asheboro: Brandi Brown of Winston-Salem; Miranda Brown of Guam: Mother, Betty Brown Adkins of Asheboro; grandchildren, Maxton, Tristan, And Kassidy Babula, Bethany Brown, Johnathon Elkin, Hailey Borzumati, Natalie Brown, Tyler Brewer, and Dawson and Tyler Mallard, two step children, seven brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at C.C Hodges Funeral Home in Asheboro, N.C. from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Thursday Memorials can be in care of his wife of the home.

ASHEBORO – Richard “Dean” Rocchi, 48, died March 7, 2010. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, Asheboro.

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ASHEBORO â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mrs. Helen Carter Wray, 85, formerly of Carter Lumber Plant Road, departed this life on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Carolina House of Asheboro. She was born in Thomasville on November 4, 1924, daughter of the late William A Carter and Jennie Bryant Carter. In addition to her parents, her husband, Floyd D. Wray, Sr. and six siblings preceded her in death. She was employed with Wal-Mart, North Main Street in High Point for many years before her health declined. Surviving to cherish precious memories are three daughters, Bonnie (James) Garner of Denton, Dianne (Gilbert) Paganini of Olympia, WA and Kimberly (Joe) Cranford of High Point; two sons, Floyd D. (Lynne) Wray, Jr. of Lexington and Robert (Sherri) Wray of North Adams, MA; eight grandsons; fifteen great grandchildren; brother, Thomas (Virginia) Carter of Thomasville and a host of other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date. On line condolences may be sent to the family at www. peoplesfuneralservice. net. Peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Funeral Service, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mrs. Peggy Potts Osborne, 80, of NC Highway 150 South died March 8, 2010, at High Point Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Tyro United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Piedmont Funeral Home, Lexington.

PITTSBORO (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A judge said Tuesday he is considering whether to send a former John Edwards aide to jail for contempt over his handling of a purported sex tape showing the former presidential candidate. Superior Court Judge Abraham Penn Jones said he was â&#x20AC;&#x153;troubledâ&#x20AC;? by discrepancies in Andrew Youngâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s statements. He said he would place Young and his wife in jail for up to 75 days for failing to turn over a DVD of pictures but allowed them time to explain themselves on the stand Tuesday afternoon. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to lock them up, but the pattern is really painful to me,â&#x20AC;? Jones said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get my gut to rest right now.â&#x20AC;? Lawyers for Edwardsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; mistress, Rielle Hunter, accused Andrew Young of â&#x20AC;&#x153;dozens of lies.â&#x20AC;? They took issue with Youngâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s handling of materials that Hunter is seeking, including the tape. Young described in written affidavits a limited number of people who have seen parts of the tape. But Hunterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorneys produced an affidavit Tuesday of another man, freelance journalist Robert Draper, who said in a written statement to

Robert McCandies Sr. LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Robert Alexander â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pepperâ&#x20AC;? McCandies, Sr., 57, of Osprey Trail died March 6, 2010, at Kindred Hospital, Greensboro. Funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Files Chapel Baptist Church. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Service.

Thelma Leonard LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thelma Biesecker Leonard, 85, of James Street died March 8, 2010, at Carolina House in Lexington. Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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Andrew Young, former aide to former Sen. John Edwards, and his wife Cheri Young, listen to the prosecutionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s arguments during a hearing at the Chatham County Superior Court House in Pittsboro on Tuesday. the court that Young also showed the tape to him in March 2009. Young said in testimony Tuesday afternoon that he and Draper had been drinking one night at their home and does not recall showing Draper the video. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the wine, the time or the stress, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know,â&#x20AC;? Young said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But I have no recollection.â&#x20AC;? After the testimony,

Jones called for a brief break without making a decision on their fate. Cheri Young sobbed on a bench behind their attorneys. Hunterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorneys have also accused Young of lying when he initially claimed that the only copies of the tape had been sealed for more than a year in an Atlanta safety deposit box. Young has since said he recently showed the video to ABC

News as he prepared to promote his tell-all book with the program. An attorney for Young chalked up the discrepancies to â&#x20AC;&#x153;memory lapsesâ&#x20AC;? and said Young had done everything he could to turn over the materials to the court. The sex tape, along with photos and documents, have been placed under seal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve turned over everything,â&#x20AC;? said lawyer Robert Elliot.

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be a matter of preference. About groundnuts, I am ignorant. In some parts of the country, peanuts are called groundnuts. But there is another kind of nut that sprouts from the roots of a plant called Apios americana and is called a groundnut. I don’t know if this qualifies as a real nut with the same benefits of those I mentioned. Dear Dr. Donohue: Please address musical ear syndrome and its causes and remedies. I have a 93-year-old friend who hears music playing, but no one else hears it. His doctors haven’t heard of this syndrome. My friend is afraid to tell others out of fear of being institutionalized. – J.T.

Musical hallucinations – hearing a song or a series of songs or music almost without stop – afflicts more people than you might think. Many of them have poor hearing. Dulled hearing puts Dear Dr. Donohue: I am 75 and in good health. a person in a soundproof environment. Background I love nuts, groundnuts noise that assaults our being my favorite. For ears constantly suppressyears I have eaten my oatmeal with flaxseed, oat es sounds that the brain generates on its own. bran, six or eight prunes That’s one explanation for and a small handful of musical hallucinations. A walnuts. I hear almonds hearing aid might do away are better for you than with the music. Having walnuts, and now they a radio playing, day and say pistachios are the best. Please set the record night, is another way to drown out the inner mustraight. It’s about to sic. Medicines that reduce drive me nuts. – B.W. anxiety can help afflicted people get to sleep. Most nutty experts put walnuts in first place. When this topic comes They’ve been shown to up, readers write about reduce heart disease. loose dental fillings capturOther nuts are just about ing radio waves and broadas good – almonds, maca- casting them to the brain. damias, pistachios and Repairing those fillings, peanuts. It seems to me to they say, stops the music.

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IGH POINT – Lindy Clark has a word for the majority of gluten-free food that’s out there – nasty. “I’ve never had anybody else’s gluten-free food but my own, but everybody who has had it tells me it’s nasty,” says Clark, who champions her own recipes in her cookbook, “Lindy’s Gluten-Free Goodies and More!” She’s biased, of course, but the High Point woman clearly knows her way around the kitchen. And if you’re looking for a more objective opinion, check out some of the reviews of Clark’s book on Amazon.com. “It’s obvious homework was done prior to gathering these recipes to find ones that may be gluten-free, but don’t taste gluten-free,” wrote one reviewer. “Thank goodness. Honestly, I made several and would never have guessed any difference.” Clark’s journey into the world of glutenfree cooking and baking began in earnest in February 2008, when she was diagnosed with a wheat allergy. Soon after, Clark’s husband, Don, was also found to have a wheat allergy, so together they embarked on their glutenfree diet. “I’ve always done a lot of baking and cooking from scratch,” Clark says. “I started experimenting with different flours, glutenfree, and I found an all-purpose flour that I really like, and I’ve been getting great results from it. Friends have told me for years that I should write a cookbook, so I started thinking, ‘Hmmm, maybe I’ll write a glutenfree cookbook.’” The result is “Lindy’s Gluten-Free Goodies,” a collection of more than a hundred gluten-free recipes. Clark’s specialty appears to be desserts, but the book also includes plenty of entrees, soups and sandwiches, breakfast foods, and breads and muffins. According to Clark, the recipes are simple, easy to follow and, perhaps most impor-

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“Lindy’s Gluten-Free Goodies and More!” is available for $28.95 on Amazon.com or at www.glutenfreebylindy.com. Lindy Clark’s next gluten-free cooking class, which will focus on baking gluten-free sandwich breads, will be held April 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $97, which includes a loaf pan, rising cloth, a package of glutenfree bread mix, three hours of instruction and a copy of Clark’s cookbook. Class size is limited to 15 people. To sign up or for more information, call (336) 430-8088 or visit www.glutenfreebylindy.com.

tantly, tasty. Each of the recipes has been taste-tested by individuals who aren’t even required to eat gluten-free foods, and they still like them, she says. The taste-testers’ comments are printed in the cookbook. Being able to fix gluten-free foods at home is important, Clark explains, because such foods are difficult to find when you eat out.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease four small loaf pans, 5 3/4 inches by 3 inches. In a large bowl, whisk together first seven ingredients. In a medium bowl, whisk together the next six ingredients; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the cranberries. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yields four small loaves.

“Eating out is almost impossible,” she says, “but eating at home does not have to be difficult at all.” Eating gluten-free is important for people with wheat allergies, but even more so for people with Celiac disease, a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with the absorption of nutrients. Unchecked, the disease results in malnutrition, which can lead to further complications and, in a small percentage of cases, can even be fatal. The only treatment is a gluten-free diet. “A person with Celiac has to stay away from wheat,” Clark says. “It can be a very dangerous disease if you don’t know what it is.” In addition to her cookbook, Clark offers gluten-free cooking classes out of her home. Her March class is already full, but her next available class will be April 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. That class will focus on baking glutenfree sandwich breads. For more information, visit Clark’s Web site at www.glutenfreebylindy.com.

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ow often have you made a choice, in which you knew that you were right, yet it turned out wrong? If we, as adults and parents, can do this, what can we expect from our children, especially our teens? I still canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get over the fact that human brains donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fully develop until their early 20s. I learned this from a lecture by Dr. Bruce Powell, dean of a local private school, and expert on raising teenagers. So, for teens, their judgments, empathy and other functions, such as knowing when to keep their mouths shut, just arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t present. Yet, we often expect them to behave as if they were fully adult. Knowing our teenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s limitations is the first step in knowing how to be the best parent you can be. Knowing my own failings and character flaws is further awareness for being that good parent that Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m always trying to be and advocate. In this regard, speaking from experience, letting go of my ego is often the biggest challenge. I remember a painful situation when a close male friend disappointed me. A group of us had a big trip planned to Thailand, and I allowed my â&#x20AC;&#x153;hurt feelingsâ&#x20AC;? to motivate me to come up with a lame excuse to bail out on the trip. Who did I end up hurting, regardless of

all been apart during the Christmas season, when we had our first meal together we continued a Friday-night tradition that our family has of sharing the best and worst things that occurred in the previous week. In this case, we all had many things to share, as weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been apart for several weeks. My wife and younger son began by sharing the many terrific experiences theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d just enjoyed on their trip to Japan and Hong Kong. It was joyful to hear, and I was so glad it turned out well for them. In their absence, I had the chance to have some really longneglected alone time with my 16-yearold who, for the most part, has been consumed by his self-involved life and his girlfriend. That time was indeed special to both of us. So, when it came his turn to â&#x20AC;&#x153;share,â&#x20AC;? he tactlessly expressed that he was glad that his step-mom and brother were gone, since it gave him some great alone time with his dad. I know what he meant, he knew what he meant, but the words were clearly indelicate and hurt my wifeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s feelings. He tried to cover it up, as he saw the look of hurt on her face, but the damage had already been done. I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really recognize the mistake he made until much later, as being his parent since

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ture scale. Transfers are conducted in a sealed, zero-oxygen chamber, similar to a semiconductor â&#x20AC;&#x153;clean room,â&#x20AC;? and the goal is to come up with something that duplicates the tasting room experience. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For us it was never

â&#x20AC;&#x2122;Wow, my tasting rooms are gold. I asked myself how could I scale my tasting rooms intergalactically.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Tim Bucher TastingRoom Inc. about taking wine from a barrel and just putting it into a smaller vessel. That would not capture the real product that wineries are selling,â&#x20AC;? Bucher says. While itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard to say for certain this hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t

been done, sample-size wine bottles appear to be new, says Robert Smiley, director of wine industry programs in the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s too early to say whether the kits will be successful, but they sound like a good idea, he says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m all for innovation.â&#x20AC;? For Bucher, the power of try-and-buy wine grew out of his experiences at his own winery. Going over the books, he realized, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wow, my tasting rooms are gold. I asked myself how could I scale my tasting rooms intergalactically.â&#x20AC;? Another player in the small-is-big trend is San Francisco-based Crushpad, the do-it-yourself winery where individuals can select fruit and supervise the making of small batches of wine to get the vintner experience without the farming headaches (and sizable capital investment). Crushpadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tiny Bottles,â&#x20AC;? also 50 milliliter, use an oxygen-free transfer system and are being used in conjunc-

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birth, I knew him better, and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t at first even see a problem. I later realized it was a classic example of the teen brain speaking before thinking. Sadly, my wife took it too much to heart and really allowed his poor choice of words to create an ongoing awkwardness between all of us. And, sadly, I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t â&#x20AC;&#x153;get itâ&#x20AC;? soon enough to assuage her feelings and â&#x20AC;&#x153;fixâ&#x20AC;? the situation. Remember, we men always have to â&#x20AC;&#x153;fixâ&#x20AC;? it, if possible. Who was right and who was wrong was irrelevant, but it became a lesson for my son in learning to think a little bit, before he speaks, and it became a lesson for me in recognizing when my wife might be hurt quicker than I did. I think the ultimate lesson, for all of us, is not to hold onto being right but be more concerned about being kind, thoughtful and aware of those close to us and how things we do may affect them. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m still learning. BRUCE SALLAN gave up his showbiz career a decade ago to raise his two boys, now 12 and 16. His nationally syndicated column, A Dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Point-ofView, is his take on the challenges of parenthood and male/female issues, both as a single dad and now, newly remarried, in a blended family. Presently, his column is available in more than 75 newspapers and Web sites. Visit www.brucesallan.com.

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t first glance, this column may seem like the famous Yogi Berra quote, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deja vu all over again.â&#x20AC;? That is because every time you think that Jim Morgan has done it all and won it all â&#x20AC;&#x201C; he does it again. This time, Jim partnered with his wife Ann for the newest contribution to our community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; their donation to the High Point Library Foundation. With ABOUT family, TOWN friends and Mary community Bogest leaders on hand, the dedication of the Ann and Jim Morgan Community Room was held recently at the High Point Public Library followed by a celebratory buffet at the High Point Country Club. Please donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t tell me that you havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been to the High Point Public Library lately. Although the expansive transformation still is a work in progress, it is already very impressive and another jewel in our community. I remember when the architectural plans were first unveiled along with the High Point Library Foundation at a dinner over two years ago. It was then that the Foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chairman of the Board Charles Alt explained the reason for the need of the Library Foundation. He told community leaders that the approved bond issues provided just enough funding for the brick and mortar as construction costs had skyrocketed. He compared the situation to the newlywed couple â&#x20AC;&#x153;who buys the big house and then doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have any money to buy furniture.â&#x20AC;? Jim and Ann Morgan were at that dinner, and Jim wasted no time in exclaiming, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ann and I want dibs on the community room.â&#x20AC;? The evening of the dedication was the culmination in the creation of the community room but only the beginning of what the Ann and Jim Morgan Community Room will mean to our community. Located on the first floor, the room seats 45 as a classroom setting or 75 in theatre style. It also includes state of the art electronic equipment including a LCD projector and stereo speakers. Over 200 invited guests arrived at the Library for the dedication and the unveiling of the portrait of Jim and Ann created by Studio 104. Jim took the opportunity to pose the question that perâ&#x2013; â&#x2013; â&#x2013; 

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is the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bring it Home High Point Campaignâ&#x20AC;? back in full swing, so is Jim Morgan as chairman of the Board of Directors for HPCVB. This happened recently after reigning chairman Chris Adams had to resign to accept a new job that required a transfer. As vice chairman, Morgan once again stepped up to the plate. And that is what â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bring it Home High Pointâ&#x20AC;? is asking us to do for our hometown. Each person who â&#x20AC;&#x153;steps up to the plateâ&#x20AC;? can make a difference. When speaking at the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bring it Home High Pointâ&#x20AC;? press conference, Jim quoted his oft-quoted friend, HPU President Nido Qubein. to describe exactly what each of us can do, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just think outside of the box. Throw the box away.â&#x20AC;? We can all â&#x20AC;&#x153;bragâ&#x20AC;? about our hometown. We have the NC Shakespeare Festival, HPU, NC Marathon, Furniture Capital of the World and on and on. What we say about our hometown will come back to us. We all have an interest in bringing groups to High Point for meetings, conventions, for fun. The HPCVB is challenging our entire community to â&#x20AC;&#x153;BRING IT.â&#x20AC;? Be creative. Think about what you can do for High Point. Just multiply that â&#x20AC;&#x153;one person can make a differenceâ&#x20AC;? and see what happens.

Charlotte Young, president & CEO of HPCVB also said that speaking engagements are another aspect of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bring it Home, High Point.â&#x20AC;? The CVB will be happy to talk to your organization. Just call Nancy Bowman at

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this sound? â&#x20AC;&#x153;This digital electronic reader is a real ... what?â&#x20AC;? Our library offers much more than books. It offers CDs, DVDs, books on tape, educational services and online services including live homework help, learning a new language, computer access and on and on. To continue the excellence and deserved reputation our library needs more than the dwindling tax dollars which provides only the basic needs but does not address new demands and higher expectations. That is why the High Point Library Foundation will remain a vital funding force. Donations are needed. They are tax deductible. Just ask Library Director Kem Ellis (kem.ellis@highpointnc. gov or 336-883-3694), how you can help. After the dedication, the Morgans hosted a cocktail buffet at the High Point Country Club. Both Jim and Ann personally welcomed their guests. To each and all they resounded the sentiment â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thank you for being our friend. Thank you for supporting our High Point Library!â&#x20AC;? That isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the only â&#x20AC;&#x153;deja vu all over againâ&#x20AC;? that Jim has pulled off lately. I know that you have read about the resurgence of the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bring it Home High Pointâ&#x20AC;? campaign. Jim was chairman of the board of directors for the High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) back in 1992 when he first introduced the idea. Fast forward to 2010. Not only

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haps many of you may ask, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why are Ann and I involved with the High Point Public Library when it is funded by tax dollars?â&#x20AC;? The answer was immediate, â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is because we believe in education and what better place than the library. Many of us know there are homes that donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even have one book.â&#x20AC;? Hearts melted as Jim and Annâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grandchildren spoke of what books meant to them. The littlest granddaughter, Anna Kathryn, said just one word, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dora,â&#x20AC;? while their grandson said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like to read because it takes me to places I could never have imagined that I could go.â&#x20AC;? Jim expressed pride in the High Point Library, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if there is a library anywhere in the world any nicer or grander than our High Point Public Library. I hope to instill the passion in all of you to continue to make our library one of the nicest libraries anywhere.â&#x20AC;? To that I will add â&#x20AC;&#x153;bravo.â&#x20AC;? Nearly 1,000 people use the library every day. I cringe when I hear people theorize that the book will go the way of the dinosaur. I love the feel of reading a book, curled up and snug with a book in hand and my dog Muffin asleep on my lap. Personally, I want nothing to do with an electronic book reader. I just am not a techie. I want to turn each page. Remember the saying to describe a really good tome, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This book is a real page turner.â&#x20AC;? What would it become? How does

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Anyone interested in these matters is invited to attend the public hearing and present information to the City Council. The City Council may impose more restrictive requirements, as it may deem necessary, in order that the purpose and intent of the Development Ordinance are served or may modify an application, more restrictively, without the necessity of additional notice and public hearing. Additional information concerning these requests is available at the Department of Planning and Development, Municipal Office Building, 211 South Hamilton Street, Room 316, or by telephone at (336) 883-3328, or Fax at (336) 883-3056. The meeting facilities of the City of High Point are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need special accommodations, call (336) 883-3298, or the city’s TDD phone number: (336) 883-8517. This printed material will be provided in an alternative format upon request. Lisa B. Vierling, City Clerk March 3, 10, 2010

American Tower Corporation is proposing to construct a 130-foot monopole telecommunications tower (134-foot total height) near the intersection of Hopewell Church Rd and I-85, in Trinity, North Carolina, Tax Parcel ID 7707 03-0969. This property is zoned RA - Residential Agricultural. The proposed project site will include a 50-foot by 50-foot fenced compound and an additional 30-feet outside of the proposed compound. The telecommunications tower and compound will be accessed by an approximate 783-foot by 30-foot access/utility easement leading from Hopewell Church Road to the subject site. American Tower seeks comments from all interested persons on the impact the telecommunications tower, access/utility easements, and compound may have on any districts, sites, buildings, structures, or objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, or culture, that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Specific information about the projec t, inclu ding the histor ic prese rvation reviews that American Tower has conducted pursuant to the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (47 C.F.R. Section 1.1307(4)) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (36 C.F.R. Part 800) will be made available to interested persons who request the information from the contact below. All questions, comments, and correspondence should be directed to the following contact by April 5, 2010. Jenna Metznik, Compliance Director 10 Presidential Way Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 enviro.services@americantower.com

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Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of LOUISE LYLE HEEB, late of High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at the address below on or before the June 09, 2010 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. of

CHARLES GULDEN HEEB, Executor of Louise Lyle Heeb Elizabeth M. Koonce Roberson Haworth Reese, P.L.L.C. Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Suite 300 High Poi nt Bank Trust Bldg. Post Office Box 1550 High Point, NC 27261

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THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Howard W a y n e C o x , deceased late of Guilford County, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 11th day of June, 2010, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

T H E UN D E R S I G N E D , h a v in g q u a l i f i e d as Executrix of the Estate of Pauline T. Carroll, deceased late of Guilford County, this is to notify all per sons, fi rms, and corporations having cla ims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 9th day of June, 2010, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

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T HE U N D E R S I G N E D , having qualified as Co-Administrator of the Estate of BRENDA ELLINE CHARLES, deceased late of Guilford County, this is to notify all persons, f i r m s , a n d corporations having cla ims agai nst said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 23rd day of May, 2010, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

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KENNETH BREWER, Administrator of Darrell Leon Brewer

NOTICE is hereby given that on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., a public hearing will be held before the City Council on the following request.

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Please check your ad the first day it runs. If you find an error, call DEADLINES the first day so your Call before 3:45 p.m. ad can be corrected. the day prior to The Enterprise will publication. Call give credit for only Friday before 3:45 the first for Saturday, Sunday incorrect publication. or Monday ads. For Sunday Real Estate, PAYMENT call before 2:45 p.m. Pre-payment is Wednesday. Fax required for deadlines are one all individual ads and hour earlier. all business ads. Business accounts may apply for preDISCOUNTS approved credit. For Businesses may earn your convenience, lower rates by we accept Visa, advertising on a Mastercard, cash or regular basis. Call for checks. complete details. Family rates are YARD SALE available for individuals RAIN (non-business) with INSURANCE yard sales, selling When you place a household items or yard sale ad in The selling personal vehicles. Call to see if High Point Enterprise you can insure your you qualify for this sale against the rain! low rate. Ask us for details!

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NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY NOTICE The undersigned, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of DANNY MONROE COURTNEY, deceased, hereby notifies all persons, f i r m s a n d corporations having claims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before May 31, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, f i r m s a n d c o r p o r a t i o n s indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 24th day of February, 2010. JAMES F. MORGAN Executor James F. Morgan, Attorney MORGAN, HERRING, MORGAN, GREEN & ROSENBLUTT, L.L.P. P. O. Box 2756 High Point, NC 27261 February 24, 3, 10 & 17, 2010.

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Parents Wanted Parents needed for Therapeutic Foster Care. Extensive training required. Information meeting on Saturday March 13 at 11:00 a.m. at the Deep River Recreation Center in High Point. Contact Courtney Dabney of Children’s Home Society at 1-800-6321400, x 353. Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

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The High Point Enterprise is currently accepting applications for a District Manager. This is an entry level management position within the Circulation Department. This position is responsible for recruiting and training independent carrier contractors. You would als o be resp onsible for newspaper sales, service and collections in your assigned territory. You must have a valid driver’s license, good communication skills, be able to lift 45 pounds and be a self starter. You must be able to work early mornings, nights and weekends. Applicants may apply at the front counter at 210 Church Avenue, High Point, NC between 9am & 4pm Mon-Fri or Send resumes with salary history to: dpittman@hpe.com No phone calls, please. EOE. Wanted Former IRS Agent to Help with Taxes. Please call 336-882-3616

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Maid Service seeks honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point.

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Part Time Kennel Assistant needed, must be dependable. includes weekdays and every other weekend. Come by 1578 Skeet Club Rd. HP to apply.

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5000 sq. ft. former daycare with a 5000 sq. ft. fenced in yard. Well located in High Point. Call day or night 336-625-6076 600 SF Wrhs $200 400 SF Office $250 T-ville 336-561-6631 70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076 Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076

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BEGINNING at an iron stake in the east line of Hall Street, said stake being located South 86 degrees 55 minutes 35 seconds West 7.07 feet from the northwest corner of property of Annilea O. Hooks (deed book 1960 at page 184); running thence from the beginning point with the east side of Hall Street North 02 degrees 57 minutes 58 seconds East crossing Pegram Avenue for a distance of 516.83 feet to an iron stake, the southwest corner of property of Thomas M. Wiley, Jr. and Julia S. Wiley, Plat Book 74 page 99; running thence along the center line of a creek, with the south boundary of Wiley, South 69 degrees 48 minutes 30 seconds East 48.92 feet to a point; continuing thence with the creek and south line of Wiley the following courses and distances: South 85 degrees 17 minutes 09 seconds East 144.44 feet to a point; South 81 degrees 36 minutes 17 seconds East 135.06 feet to a point; South 67 degrees 21 minutes 04 seconds East 21.84 feet to a point; North 78 degrees 15 minutes 47 seconds East 47.43 feet to a point; South 77 degrees 59 minutes 49 seconds East 53.89 feet to a point, being the southwest corner of Deliverance Tabernacle Ministries (deed book 3479 page 1108); running thence with the south line of Deliverance South 87 degrees 50 minutes 00 seconds East 100 feet to a point, the southeast corner of Deliverance; running thence South 89 degrees 13 minutes 26 seconds East with the south line of Yvette McGlawn (deed book 4728 page 1812) 63.37 feet to an iron stake, a corner with property in Plat Book 44 at page 59; running thence South 20 degrees 18 minutes 39 seconds West with the west line of property in Plat Book 44 at page 59, 66.69 feet to a point; South 20 degrees 18 minutes 39 seconds West 92.11 feet to a point; and South 20 degrees 19 minutes 45 seconds West 178.15 feet to a point, a corner of property in Plat Book 44 at page 59 and property in Plat Book 16 at page 24; running thence with the west line of property in Plat Book 16 at page 24 South 23 degrees 41 minutes 38 seconds West 182.21 feet to an iron stake in Pegram Avenue; running thence South 18 degrees 49 minutes 39 seconds West in part with property in Plat Book 16 at page 24, for 170.47 feet to an iron stake, the northwest corner of Guilford County Board of Education Property Plat Book 105 at Page 111; running thence with the north line of Than Eng (Deed Book 6093 page 2257) and with the north line of property in Plat Book 16 at page 24; North 84 degrees 01 minutes 29 seconds West 224.86 feet to an iron stake, the southeast corner of Annilea O. Hooks (deed book 1960 at page 184); thence North 03 degrees 05 minutes 35 seconds East with the east line of Hooks 177.30 feet to an iron stake, the northeast corner of Hooks; running thence with the north line of Hooks South 86 degrees 55 minutes 35 seconds West 166.68 feet to the northwest corner of Hooks at an iron stake; continuing thence South 86 degrees 55 minutes 35 seconds West 7.07 feet to an iron stake in Hall Street, the point and place of the beginning. All being shown upon a map entitled “Survey for Arnold Powers Property of Alma W. Powers“ prepared by Charles E. Morgan, Jr. Land Surveying Services dated October 28, 2005 and designated as job number 05092702 and containing 4.0 acres more or less north of Pegram Avenue and 2.37acres south of Pegram Avenue, with a total area including that within Pegram Avenue of 6.91 acres more of less. Subject to easements, restrictions and rights-ofway of record or visible upon the ground, and subject to any area within the area of Pegram Avenue. The Trustee is advised that the property is located at 1010 Pegram Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 27263, and is being sold as is SUBJECT to any city-county ad valorem taxes and any special assessments that a lien against the premises, as well as all prior deeds of trust, liens, judgments, encumbrances, restrictions, easements and rights-of-way of record, if any, and THERE IS NO WARRANTY RELATING TO TITLE, POSSESSION, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR THE LIKE IN THIS DISPOSITION. SALE IS AS IS WHERE IS. An order for possession of the above-described property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 4521.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the Notice of Sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The highest bidder at said sale shall be required to make a cash deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of his bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, at the time of sale, with the balance immediately due and payable upon expiration of the time allowed for filing upset bids. This sale is SUBJECT to upset bid which may be made with the Clerk of Superior Court in the manner provided by law. This the 16th day of February, 2010. Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee 10-SP-733 March 3, 10, 2010

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1609 Pershing..............$500

2 BEDROOMS 605 & 613 Fowler ............................... $400 1301 Bencini.................$325 1305 Bencini ................$325 612 A Chandler ...........$335 201 Kelly.......................$350 1415 Johnson ......... $398 804 Winslow .......... $335 1316 B Vernon .............$250 106-D Thomas........ $395 2709 E. Kivett......... $398 224-B Stratford ...........$375 824-H Old Winston Rd ......................................$550 706-C Railroad ............$345 231 Crestwood............$425 1423 Cook ...................$420 1502 Larkin ..................$325 305-A Phillips...............$300 304-B Phillips...............$300 1407-A E. Commerce ......................................$325 1101 Carter St...............$350 1705-D E. Lexington ................................$375 705-B Chestnut...........$390 1110 Bridges.................$440 215-G Dorothy........ $360

1 BEDROOM 211 E. Kendall ......... $345 620-19A N. Hamilton ................................ $310 1202 Cloverdale ..... $225 618-12A N. Hamilton ............................... $298 1003 #2 N. Main ..... $298 Apt. #6 .........................$379 320G Richardson ....... $335

620-20B N. Hamilton ......................................$375

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1711-B Welborn St., HP. 2BR duplex w/stove, refrig., dishwasher, like new, W/D conn. $515/mo 248-6942

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3BR, 2BA at 1709 Edm o n d s o n S t . $480/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111.

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1 Bedroom 1126-B Campbell S ......... $225 500 Henley St................. $300 313Allred Place................$315 120 Lynn Dr .................... $375 2Bedrooms 709-B Chestnut St.......... $350 711-B Chestnut St ........... $375 316 Friendly Ave ............. $375 713-A Scientific St........... $395 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $400 2301 Delaware Pl............ $400 309 Windley St. .............. $425 205 Nighthawk Pl ........... $895 5056 Bartholomew’s... $950

3 Bedrooms 704 E. Kearns St ............ $450 201 Murray St ................. $450 805 Nance Ave .............. $450 500 Woodrow Ave ......... $500 302 Ridgecrest .............. $575 1033 Foust St. ................ $575 352 Wingo St ................. $600 516 Three Oaks Dr ......... $750 1921 Ray Alexander...... $950 3503 Morris Farm Rd . $1150

1200 Wynnewood .........$1400 Call About Rent Specials Fowler & Fowler 883-1333

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3228 Wellingford ....... $450

3BR/2BA Brick Huge Rooms, Applis, 3432 Imperial Dr. $800. 847-0960 after 5pm

212 Edgeworth-1br 1116 Wayside-3br 883-9602

T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080.

221-A Chestnut ...........$398 1108 Hickory Chapel Road .......................$375 1444 N Hamilton $385 313 Hobson.................$335 1506 Graves ................$398 1009 True Lane ...........$450 1015 True Lane............$450 100 Lawndale ..............$450

600 N. Main St. 882-8165

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3 BEDROOMS 406 Summitt................$750 523 Guilford.................$450 1705 Worth............. $598 920 Grace ...............$375 604 Parkwood........ $450 1805 Whitehall ........ $450

2600 Holleman....... $498 1423 Cook St.......... $420 900 Meredith ......... $298 614 Everette ........... $498 1500-B Hobart ....... $298 1106 Grace ............. $425 406 Greer .............. $325

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If you are interested in any of the above routes, please come by the office at 210 Church Avenue between 8:30am-4:30pm.

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2600 Holleman.......... $498 702 E Commerce ....... $250

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Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain deed of trust executed by Jeffrey H. Smith and wife, Elizabeth A. Smith, dated the 28th day of June, 2007, and recorded in Book 6752, page 713, in the office of the Register of Deeds of Guilford County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured, and the said deed of trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness and the undersigned Trustee having petitioned the Clerk of Superior Court of Guilford County for an Order Allowing Foreclosure to proceed and such Order having been entered, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door of the Guilford County Courthouse, Greensboro, North Carolina, at 12:00 noon on the 18th day of March, 2010, all of the property conveyed in said deed of trust, including all buildings and permanent improvements affixed thereto, which property as of ten (10) days prior to the posting of this notice was owned by Jeffrey H. Smith and wife, Elizabeth A. Smith, the same lying and being in Guilford County, North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: See Exhibit “A“ hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

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4 BEDROOMS 112 White Oak.........$1195 3700 Innwood ........$1195 622 Dogwood ........ $895

813 Magnolia .......... $595 2415 Williams ..........$575 726 Bridges.............$575 1135 Tabor...............$575 1020 South ............. $550 2208-A Gable way .. $550

601 Willoubar.......... $550 1605 Staley............. $525 324 Louise ............. $525 1016 Grant .............. $525 919 Old Winston ..... $525 2209-A Gable Way .. $500 127 Pinecrest.......... $495 2219 N. Centennial.. $495

1019 Montlieu ..........$475 1606 Larkin............. $450 502 Everett ............ $450 328 Walker............. $425 322 Walker............. $425 2 BEDROOM 2640 2D Ingleside $780

1048 Oakview......... $650 213 W. State........... $600 101 #6 Oxford Pl ..... $535 1540 Beaucrest ...... $525 204 Prospect ......... $500 16 Leonard ............. $495 419 Peace ...............$475 215 Friendly ............ $450 1198 Day................. $450 1707 W. Rotary ....... $450 1100 Wayside ......... $450 111 Chestnut ........... $450 1101 Blain ................ $450 700-B Chandler...... $425 12 June................... $425 205-A Tyson Ct...... $425 204 Hoskins ........... $425 1501-B Carolina ...... $425 321 Greer ............... $400 324 Walker............. $400 713-B Chandler ...... $399 2903-A Esco .......... $395 1043-B Pegram ...... $395 908 E. Kearns ........ $395 1704 Whitehall ........ $385 601-B Everett ..........$375 2306-A Little ...........$375 501 Richardson .......$375

It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds 4 BEDROOMS 103 Roelee ..................... $950 3 BEDROOMS 603 Denny...................... $750 601 E. Lexington............. $725 216 Kersey ..................... $600 281 Dorothy.................... $550 1511 Long........................ $525 1414 Madison ................. $525 205 Guilford ................... $495 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 920 Forest ..................... $450 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 1005 Park ....................... $350 2 BEDROOMS 2847 Mossy Mdow ........ $900 1100 Westbrook.............. $750 902-1A Belmont ............. $600 208 Liberty ..................... $550 3702 Archdale................ $495 8798 US 311 #2............... $495 1806 Welborn ................. $495 906 Beaumont ............... $475 3612 Eastward ............... $465 320 Player...................... $425 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 283 Dorthy ..................... $400 4846 Pike ....................... $400 1035 B Pegram .............. $395 304-A Kersey................. $395 5496 Uwharrie ............... $395 913 Howard.................... $375 502 Lake ........................ $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1429 E Commerce ......... $375 802 Barbee .................... $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 606 Wesley.................... $325 415 A Whiteoak.............. $325 286 Dorthoy................... $300 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300 5496 Uwharrie 1............. $295 1607-A Lincoln................ $275 1 BEDROOMS 311 E. Kendall ................. $350 313 B Kersey .................. $340 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 1007 A Park .................... $250 911-A Park ...................... $250 Storage Bldgs. Avail. COMMERCIAL SPACE 11246NMain 1200s.......... $850

KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146

Mobile Homes/Spaces

Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910

2230

3 BEDROOMS 1108 English............ $895 1312 Granada ......... $895 509 Langdale ..........$750 2705 Ingleside Dr ....$725 1700-F N.hamilton ... $625

Office/Desk Space

COMMERCIALPROFESSIONAL Offering Class A, beautifully decorated space. The best in High Point for this price. Special lease includes water & sewer. 1,000 sq. ft. ground floor, plenty of parking. 622 N. Hamilton St. Only $545/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111

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Rooms

A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970. A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210. AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 491-2997 Furnished Rooms, Women Only. W/D, Cable, Near Hospital area. 336-987-1798

Pets

AK C Boston Terrier Puppies. $300 each. Call 336-899-4973 or 336-474-6402

AKC Golden Retriever Pups. 1 Blonde M. 1st shots Ready to go now $250 669-7810 Bichon Poo, Maltese, Schanuzer, Shih Tzu 498-7721

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Pets - Free

Free to good home only, 8 mo. old spayed, black/white cat. Up to date on shots. 475-3487

Rooms, $100- up. No Alcohol or Drugs. Incld Util.. 887-2033 Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.

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Vacation

N. Myrtle Beach, Shore Dr area. 2 BR, 2 BA. Ocean view condo. Weeks ava. 336-476-8662

1206 Adams ................$350 1227 Redding...............$350 305 Barker...................$350 406 Kennedy...............$350 311-B Chestnut............$350 1516-B Oneka..............$350 309-B Griffin ................$335 3006 Oakcrest ............$325 4703 Alford ..................$325 313-B Barker ...............$300 314-B W. Kearns.........$295 1116-B Grace ...............$295 1711-B Leonard............$285 1517 Olivia.....................$280 1515 Olivia.....................$280

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7130

1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams ........ $450 1107-B Robin Hood........ $425 1107-C Robin Hood . $425

620-A Scientific .......$375 508 Jeanette...........$375 1119-A English......... $350 910 Proctor............. $325 309-B Chestnut ......$275 502-B Coltrane .......$270 1228 Tank............... $250 1317-A Tipton.......... $235 608-A Lake ............ $225 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 901-A Thissell 1br 415 Cable 2br 804 Forrest 2br 904 Proctor 1br 313 Windley 2br 2508 Kivett 2br

200 325 375 295 300 375

HUGHES ENTERPRISES

885-6149 HP, 3BR/1B A, Brick Ranch. $575, New Flooring, Cent Air, Gas Heat, Sec 8 ok. Call 210-4998 N E E D S P A C E ? 3BR/1BA. CENT H/A CALL 336-434-2004 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

Ads that work!! Nice & clean hrdwood flrs, heat/air, 442-7211

2br gas

2br, E. Kearns $490., 5 lg. rms & Utility Rm. Complete remodel, Sec 8 ok 882-2030 RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 1 BEDROOM Chestnut Apts ................ $295 206-B Moon Pl .............. $250 2 BEDROOMS 423 Royal Oak................ $500 311 Avery ........................ $350 1003B Blair ..................... $425 1704 Long St .................. $450 3016 D Sherrill ................ $375

1348 Bailey Cir........... $595 3762 Pineview ........... $500 317-B Greenoak ........ $550 2620 1-B Ingleside ......... $655

607 Hedrick .............. $350 209 Motsinger........... $350 2415A Francis......... $500 310 Ardale .............. $545 $100 Deposit 5363 Darr................$275 1827-B Johnson ............. $550 512 North ....................... $575 706 Kennedy.......... $350 2604 Triangle Lake ........ $350 Scientific................. $395 Woodside Apts.............. $450 1310 C Eaton Pl .............. $450 616 E Lexington.............. $475 1724C N Hamilton .......... $625

Appliances

USED APPLIANCES Sales & Services $50 Service Call 336-870-4380

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Cemetery Plots/Crypts

2 Grave Plots, Lakeview Cemetery. N 29 Greensboro. Call 336-991-3787 Floral Garden 4 plots, Lot # 484 Section T, $5000.00 Call if interested 919-300-1284

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Commercial Property

1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111

Electronic Equipment/ Computers

Like New Computer HP Pavillion. 500GB. Complete Package. $450. Call 336-8611539

7210

Household Goods

A new mattress set T$99 F$109 Q$122 K$191. Can Del. 336-992-0025 MATTRESSES Don’t be mislead! Dbl. pillowtop sets. F. $160, Q. $195, K. $250. 688-3108

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Miscellaneous

30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076

30 Gallon Fish Tank, ligh t, pump, gravel, everything included. $25.00 Call 887-3746 if interested

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Condos/ Townhouses

802 English Ct, 2BR/2BA, Applis & Window Treatments. 1st Floor, End Unit. $65,000. 431-4242

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Houses

INVESTMENT HOME (New Listing) Very good investment home for the price. Good condition for an older home. 3BR. 6 rooms, large front porch, enclosed rear porch, storage garage. Convenient, close to town location. 908 Carter St. Very reasonably priced at $21,000. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111. Foreclosures! Owners only require $99.00 Deposit, they are move in ready Call Crystal 336-301-1448 Furnished Log Home on private lot $99.00 Deposit Call Chris 336-2322093 Motivated Seller 3BR, 2BA seller requires $99.00 deposit Call Ted 336302-9979 1.3 ac. 2400 sf. house $89,900. David. Cty. brokr-ownr 4752600

3 BEDROOMS 3628 Hickswood ............ $995 2106 Arbrook $6502603 Ty Cir ........... $600 511 Blain Ct..................... $575 308 A W. Ward .............. $500 3608 Northfield .............. $825 1013 Adams............. $415

Wanted to Buy

BUYING ANTIQUES. Old Furn, Glass, Old Toys & Old Stuff. 1pc or all. Buy estates big/small. W/S 817-1247/ 788-2428 BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910

8015

Yard/Garage Sale

TAKE TWO Children’s Consignment Sale. Thurs March 11, 7PM-9PM. Fri March 12th 9AM8PM. Sat. March 1 3 t h , 1⁄ 2 p r i c e s a l e 8AM-Noon. We will be selling Gently used Spring & Summer Children’s clothing, swimwear, shoes, bedding, toys & maternity clothing. Archdale UMC, 11543 N. Main St., Archdale.

2915 Central Av ......... $525 650 Wesley ................ $415 3421 Imperial..............$975 1105 Meadowbrk ....... $500 1823 W. Lexington ......... $650

4 BEDROOMS 5505 Haworth Ct ......... $2000 Craven-Johnson Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555 WHEATMORE Schl District. 3BR, 2BA brick, deck, carport, heat pump. Refs. $750/mo. 861-1226

4100

Care Sick Elderly

IN HOME CARE Dependable 12 yrs exp. Exc. References 434-5396

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Computer Repair

SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042

GUARANTEED RESULTS! We will advertise your house until it sells

400

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1635-A W. Rotary ....... $350

The Classifieds 3BR/3BA, Archdale, Work Shop. FP, Deck, Gazebo w/spa. Fnce. $1295. 472-0224

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• 2X2 Display Ad (Value $64.60/day) • Ad will run EVERYDAY • Ad will include photo, description and price of your home • Ad runs up to 365 days. • Certain restrictions apply • This offer valid for a limited time only

Call The High Point Enterprise! 888-3555 or classads@hpe.com For Sale By Owner, Realtors & Builders are Welcome!

4420

Lawn Care

C & C Lawn Care. Mow, trim, aerate, fert., etc. Res & comm. 434-6924

4480

Painting Papering

SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203

4600

Services Misc.

Psychic Reader & Advisor. Can solve all affairs of life. Such as Love, Courtship, Marriage, Business, Court Cases, & Lucky Numbers. Urgent help call today 434-3879

9020

All Terain Vehicles

2002 Honda 300 EX 4 wheeler, w /reverse. Good Cond. $2500 Call 362-4026

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Autos for Sale

01 Mazda 626 113K miles. Runs good, clean. $1,650. Call 336-689-2109 04 Dodge Stratus full power, 53k, extra clean, $4200. 336847-4635, 431-6020 05 Malibu Classic, Full Power. 70k. Exc. Cond. $3,700. Call 431-6020/847-4635 1990 Honda Accord, 5 speed. Good Tires. PW, PS. $1,495. Call 336-475-2613 96 Saturn SC2, 2dr, auto,a/c, clean dependable car, $2200. 689-2165 98 Lincoln Continental Mark VIII, 171k miles, VGC. Blk EXT & INT, loaded, $3995, obo. 336-906-3770 99 Monte Carlo, 69k m i l e s , c l e a n dependable car, V6, $2950. 689-2165 AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338

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Boats/Motors

87 Wellcraft, 175 HP, good condition, 1 owner, $4000. Call 476-0928

9120

Classic Antique Cars

FORD ’69. SELL OR TRADE. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. 431-8611 PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. Sale or TradeNeeds restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611

9170

Motorcycles

95 HD Road King. Less than 18K. Lots of Chrome. Blk & Silver w/hardbags. Reduced $9,500.obo 345-4221

9210

Recreation Vehicles

’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $52,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891 1990 Southwind Motorhome. 33ft, Full Body Paint. 454 C h e v y , J a c k s , Generator, $9250. Call 336-847-3719 ’90 Winnebago Chiefton 29’ motor home. 73,500 miles, runs

good,

9300

Vans

Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3000 neg

9310

Sell the House. Live the Dream.

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CASH FOR JUNK CARS. CALL TODAY 454-2203

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336-887-2033

9240

Sport Utility

98’ Jeep Wrangler 4WD auto, a/c, cruise, ps/ brakes, ex. cond. , $9000. 215-1892 2003 Toyota 4Runner. V8 engine. 115k miles. VGC. $7000. 869-2947

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Trucks/ Trailers

Buy * Save * Sell Place your ad in the classifieds!

99, Dodge Ram 1500, SLT Laramie full size extended cab,V8, short bed, tool box, rhino liner, ex. cond. $5000. 309-2502

Buy * Save * Sell Want... Need.... Can not Live Without?

1993 Chevrolet Blazer S-20 4WD, aluminum wheels, good body, parts only, No title, $500.00, 431-1354

The Classifieds

96’ Freightliner Hood Single Axle. 96’ Electronics, 53ft, 102 Dock Lift Trailer. $14,500. Call 4316276

includes photo

Some Restrictions Apply.

Call 336.888.3555

Cash 4 riding mower needing repair or free removal if unwanted & scrap metal 882-4354

Top cash paid for any junk vehicle. T&S Auto 882-7989

Showcase of Real Estate Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools. Approximately 1 acre $15,000. More wooded lots available.

EXISTING HOME OWNER CREDIT $6500. 1ST TIME BUYER CREDIT $8000. NEW HOMES DAVIDSON COUNTY Lots starting at $34,900 Homes starting at $225,000 Special Financing at 4.75%

Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker

(Certain Restrictions Apply)

475-2446

WENDY HILL REALTY CALL 475-6800

H I G H Greensboro.com 294-4949

398 NORTHBRIDGE DR. 3BR, 2BA, Home, 2 car garage, Nice Paved Patio Like new $169,900 OWNER 883-9031 OPEN HOUSE MOST SAT. & SUN. 2-4

P O I N T

ACREAGE

Water View

7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P. New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00

CALL CALL CALL 336-362-4313 or 336-685-4940

19 Forest Dr Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville New Year New Price. $1,000. cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 Ac. landscaped. 3br. 2baths, kitchen, dining room, livingroom, den & office. 2 Fireplaces with gas logs, crown molding, attached over sized garage and a 50 x 20 unattached 3 bay garage. 2400 sq. ft. $250,000. 336-475-6839

*PRICE REDUCTION-POSSIBLE SELLER FINANCING! Quality built custom home on 40+ acres of beautiful woodlands & pastures. Many out buildings including a double hangar & official/recorded landing strip for your private airplane. Home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sunroom, brick landscaped patio, hardwired sound system, 4 car carport, covered breezeway. You must see to fully appreciate this peaceful, private country estate -- Priced to sell at $579,000

PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com

HOME FOR SALE 1014 Hickory Chapel Road, 2br, Florida room, dining room, fireplace, garage, new heatpump, completely remodeled. Great for starter home or rental investment. Priced Reduced $59,900

CALL

LEDFORD SOUTH OPEN TUES-SAT 11AM-5PM OPEN SUNDAY 1PM-5PM Directions: Westchester to West Lexington, south on Hwy. 109, Community is on the left just past Ledford Middle School.

406 Sterling Ridge Dr Lamb’s Realty 442-5589

3930 Johnson St.

A Must See! Beautiful home set on 3 acres, New cabinets, corian countertops, hardwood, carpet, appliances, deck, roof. Home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, formal living room, dining room, great room. $248,900.

Quality construction beginning at $169,900! Eight Flexible floorplans! - Three to seven bedrooms - 1939 square feet to 3571 square feet - Friendship/Ledford Schools - Low Davidson County Taxes - Basement lots Available MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com Marketed Exclusively by Patterson Daniel Real Estate, Inc.

Debra Murrow, Realtor New Home Consultant 336-499-0789

25% BELOW TAX VALUE

Builders personal home with many upgrades: hardwood floors, jetted tub, separate shower, beautiful granite counters, fabulous kitchen, 2 story family room AND DRAMATIC VIEWS!! Plus much, much more….

Wendy Hill Realty

Contact us at Lamb’s Realty- 442-5589.

Call 475-6800

6 Bedrooms, Plus 3 Home Offices Or 8 Bedrooms

NEW PRICE

- 1.1 Acre – Near Wesley Memorial Methodist – - Emerywood area “Tell your friends” $249,900. Priced below Tax & appraisal values. Owner Financing

Call 336-886-4602

336-870-5260

OPEN HOUSE

Beautiful home in the Trinity school district. 3br/2.5 bath, walk in closet, garden tub/w separate shower, hardwoods, gas logs and more. $177,500.

3152 WINDCHASE COURT 3 BR 2 BA 1164 SF, New carpet & paint, New HVAC, GE Appliances. End Unit $96,900

LAND FOR SALE 5.9 Acres of privacy and seclusion with its own creek. Ready for your dream home, or you can renovate an existing home on the property. The property is located at 829 Hasty Hill Rd. between High Point and Thomasville. Davidson County Ledford Schools $59,000.

336-869-0398 Call for appointment

273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville

GET OUT OF TOWN! Immaculate brick home 3br/2ba/bsmt/carport tucked away on a deadend st. w/ room to roam on 11.56 acres. Spring-fed creek along back of property, fruit trees, grapevines, several garden spots, greenhouse, workshop, Updates include HW heater, windows, hi-eff heat pump, whole house generator, vinyl flooring & freshly painted rooms. Full bsmt w/workshop, fireplace, one bay garage. MH site on property may be leased for additional income. Horses welcome! Priced to sell @ $199,500-call today.

PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE - 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com

FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 bedroom/2 bath house for sale, Fairgrove Area, Thomasville. Half basement, 2 stall garage, also detached garage. Call 472-4611 for more information. $175,000. For Sale By Owner 515 Evergreen Trail Thomasville, NC 27360

DON’T MISS TAX CREDIT

189 Game Trail, Thomasville

725-B West Main St., Jamestown Office Condo For Sale – Main St., Jamestown, 1400 Sq. Ft. 1st Floor, 3 Offices, Break Area, Storage, Plus 1/2 Bath, 2nd Floor 2 Offices, Another 1/2 Bath, Good Traffice Exposure, Divided so that you may rent Part of Offices.

Call: Donn Setliff (336) 669-0478 or Kim Setliff (336) 669-5108 (Owner is Realtor)

Enjoy living in a quiet, distinctive neighborhood with no through traffic. 3 BR 2.5 BA, 2300 sq’, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings & lg. windows, Oak floors & carpeted BRs, marble tiled bathrooms, lg. large master bath with separate shower, double fire place in master BR & LR w. gas logs, kitchen w. granite counter tops, double oven, stereo system. 2 car garage, large patio overlooking a beautiful back yard. Low taxes. $329,000 $321,000 Visit www.forsalebyowner.com/22124271 or call 336.687.3959

NEW LISTING

164 Emily Ann Drive, N. Davidson County-FSBO SPACIOUS TOWNHOME FOR SALE BY OWNER NEAR GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, WINSTON-SALEM Price $205,500-SF1930 1036 Braemar Ct. (St. Andrews Pl.) High Point, NC 27265 • Phone: 336-869-0386 3bdrm, 2½ ba, 2 car gar, LR, DR, Sunroom, lg kit., Breakfast rm, wood flrs, tile in ba. & utility. All appl. stay. Patio & fenced rear. Many other extras.

Desirable Davidson County Schools, gorgeous, custom brick home built in 2005, 2,864 SF, quiet cul-de-sac,3BR,2.5BA,possible 4th BR in unfinished space, spacious modern open floor plan on one level, HW floors, bonus room over garage, custom kitchen w/granite countertops, maple cabinets, SS appliances, and beautiful tile floor, wonderful master suite with HUGE walk-in closet, tons of storage, too many extras to list here. See our ad at http://www.InfoTube.net/236019 for more details or call 336-201-3943. Shown by appointment only. $389,900.00

1812 Brunswick Ct.

Over 4,000 Sq. Ft. Brick home with 4 Bedrooms & 4 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, 2 master suites, fenced yard. Grand dining room – Priced at $319,900!! Directions: Bus. 85 to Hwy. 109 exit, turn left off ramp, then left on Unity St., left on Huntsford, right on Valley, turn onto Willow.

Chestnut Oaks High Point, NC TOWNHOUSE One Level w/front porch 1760 SQ Ft, 2 BR w/ walk-in closets 2 BA, Laundry RM, All Appliances, Eat-In Kitchen w/ lots of cabinets, Large Dining & Family RM w/ Fireplace & Built-In Storage & Bookcases, Private 2 Car Garage w/storage RM, Large Deck $162,000.

Wendy Hill 475-6800

336-475-6279

OWNER FINANCING

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Located at 1002 Barbee St, High Point 4 Bedroom,2 Bath Fireplace, New Vinyl, Completely Remodeled. Garage & Storage. $89.900. Have other homes to finance. Will trade for land.

2 Bedroom/ 2 Bath Condo $82,000 Excellent High Point location convenient to Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Apprx. 950 square feet. Spacious bedrooms and closets. Garden tub in the master bath. Vaulted ceilings and crown molding in the living room. Private balcony overlooking a wooded area. Includes: Refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave and washer/dryer connection MOTIVATED SELLER. **Will rent for $650 per month.

505 Willow Drive, Thomasville

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Walden exits T.W. Andrews girls bench BY STEVE HANF ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER

HIGH POINT – After 10 years of long days with the T. Wingate Andrews girls basketball players, Weaver Walden has decided to shift his focus to some other kids. His own. Walden recently informed Red Raiders athletic director Ben Robinson of his intention to resign after 10 years at the school. Walden spent the last four years as head coach of the varsity girls squad after leading the JV girls the previous six seasons. “The grind and the late nights, the bus trips, practices every day – it got to a point in my life where I need to be at home more to see my own kids grow and develop and mature,” Walden said. “That was the main impetus.” Walden and his wife Gerita celebrated the birth of a son four months ago, and Walden also has 6-year-old twin daughters. The demands of coaching basketball often had Walden leaving straight from his fourth-grade teaching job at Fairview Elementary to hit the Andrews gym, which weighed on the coach over the course of the season. As for Robinson’s re-

action to the news? “I felt bad at first. He’s a great man, a great coach, he’s great for our girls,” said the athletic director. “I’m a little sad about it, but at the same time, I completely understand. Family does come first, and I respect him even more for it.” The Andrews girls made the playoffs all four of Walden’s seasons and finished second in the PAC-6 this most recent campaign with a 9-13 record. More than wins and losses, though, Walden was proud to have watched five Raiders during his tenure go on to play in college. “I really enjoyed all my years at Andrews,” Walden said. “The parents I’ve had, the players, the administrators, they’ve been great to me over the years. Andrews will always have a special place in my heart.” Robinson plans to post the coaching vacancy later this week and take applications for about a month. He hopes to have a new hire in place by May – someone capable of filling Walden’s big shoes. “He put a lot of time and effort into Andrews High School and we appreciate everything he has done,” Robinson said. shanf@hpe.com | 888-3526

Duke in familiar territory at ACC Tournament DURHAM (AP) – Duke always has a target on its back, and the fourth-ranked Blue Devils figure it’s gotten bigger lately. That’s because they’ll make the cross-state trip to Greensboro for the ACC Tournament this week as the defending champion and its No. 1 seed – the first time that’s happened since 2006, when J.J. Redick was the star and the leaders of the present-day Blue Devils were still in high school. The Blue Devils (26-5, 13-3) shared the league’s regular-season crown with Maryland and won the tiebreaker to claim the top seed. They begin tournament play Friday against the Virginia-Boston College winner. For Duke’s seniors, it’s a chance to take the next step forward in careers marked by steady progress in the postseason tournaments. They arrived in Durham shortly after the Redickled group had polished off the proud program’s run of seven league tournament titles in eight years and wound up taking their lumps while the rest of the frustrated ACC took turns paying them back for the series of past beatings, going one-and-done in both the ACC and NCAA tournaments. The following season, they matured enough to win one game in each tournament. Last year, they had No. 2 seeds in both events, winning the ACC event before advancing to the NCAA’s second weekend for the first time since ’06.

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Maryland’s Greivis Vasquez shoots over Duke’s Jon Scheyer (30) late in the second half of their game on March 3 in College Park, Md. The Terrapins won 79-72. Vasquez earned the ACC player of the year award on Tuesday, receiving 39 of 53 votes from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Scheyer finished second with 12 votes.

ACC names Vasquez player of the year RALEIGH (AP) – Greivis Vasquez accepted the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top individual honor the same way he plays the game: with boundless emotion. The Maryland star was named the ACC’s player of the year on Tuesday following a season in which he proved himself as one of the league’s top all-around players and most interesting personalities. “Four years of working so hard, just getting the award – unbelievable,” Vasquez said while thanking his coaches, teammates, family and his entire native country, Venezuela. “It means the world to me.” Vasquez, a unanimous all-ACC selection who averaged 19.6 points and led Maryland to a share of the regular-season title, was an overwhelming choice by 53 voting members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. He received 39 votes to 12 for Duke’s Jon Scheyer and two for Virginia Tech’s Malcolm Delaney, the only other two unanimous all-conference picks.

“He’s a four-year player that’s gotten better every year and has had a great senior year,” coach Gary Williams said. “He’s been involved in all the big situations coming through the last month. In a year where there are other deserving players in the league, I’m happy for Greivis that he won the award.” Vasquez, the sixth Maryland player to win the award and first since Juan Dixon in 2002, will end his career as the only player in ACC history with 2,000 points, 700 assists and 600 rebounds. He reached double figures in the Terrapins’ final 26 games, played a key role in his team’s current seven-game winning streak and saved some of his best performances for the biggest stages. He had a career-high 41 points in a double-overtime win at Virginia Tech, scored 26 in a satisfying rout of North Carolina and had 20 points – plus a key basket in the final minute – in a 79-72 win against Duke in his final game at home.

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he Greensboro Coliseum ranks as the most frequent stop for the men’s ACC Tournament. The Gate City has hosted 21 previous tourneys. This season will mark No. 22. Trying to pick your favorite ACC Tournament in Greensboro is like trying to name your favorite Elvis song or your favorite color for an M&M. They’re all good. But for me, the 1975 ACC Tournament stands out for several reasons. I wouldn’t call it my favorite ACC Tournament, just my most memorable. It’s the first tournament I recall watching from start to finish. I was nine years old at

the time and really hooked on ACC roundball. That tourney had it all. None of the six games was decided by more than six points. Two of the games went into overtime and every game remained in doubt until the final minute. The first round saw UNC outlast Wake Forest 101-100 in overtime, Clemson nip Duke 78-76 and N.C. State oust Virginia 91-85. In the semifinals, the Wolfpack edged the Terps 87-85 and the Tar Heels tamed the Tigers 76-71 in OT. Carolina slipped past State 70-66 in the final. Besides all of the close games, we witnessed one of the most amazing displays of ACC star power ever gathered in one setting.

Defending national champion N.C. State showcased David Thompson, Monte Towe, Mo Rivers, Phil Spence, Tim Stoddard and Kenny Carr. North Carolina countered with a deep team led by Phil Ford, Mitch Kupchak, Walter Davis and Tommy LaGarde. Wake Forest featured hotshot guard Skip Brown, while Clemson had the inside-outside tandem of Tree Rollins and Skip Wise. For Virginia, Wally Walker led the way, while Maryland’s lineup included John Lucas and Mo Howard. It all came together 35 years ago to create an unforgettable tournament mix.

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Maryland’s Gary Williams is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s coach of the year. The ACC on Tuesday named Williams as its top coach as determined by a vote of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Williams was an overwhelming choice to win the award for the second time and first since 2002 – when he won the national championship. He received 42 of 53 votes. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski was second with eight votes. Williams’ Terrapins enter this week’s ACC tournament in Greensboro as the league’s hottest team. They have won seven straight, hold the No. 2 seed and earned a share of the regular-season title with a 13-3 league record – their best since going 15-1 during the national title season in 200102. Maryland faces the Georgia Tech-North Carolina winner in Friday’s 7 p.m. quarterfinal at the Greensboro Coliseum.

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ACC standings Pct. .813 .813 .625 .625 .563 .563 .438 .375 .313 .313 .313 .250

Overall W L 26 5 23 7 23 7 22 8 21 9 19 9 19 11 15 15 17 14 16 15 14 15 18 12

Pct. .839 .767 .767 .733 .700 .679 .633 .500 .548 .516 .483 .600

Saturday’s results

Sunday’s results

Semifinals Friday, March 12

FRIDAY’S GAMES

Memphis—Houston-East Carolina winner vs. UAB—Southern Mississippi-Tulane winner, 4 p.m. Marshall—Tulsa-Rice winner vs. UTEP— SMU-UCF winner, 6:30 p.m.

No. 1 Gardner-Webb vs. No. 8 UNC Asheville, Noon No. 4 Charleston Southern vs. No. 5 Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m. No. 2 Liberty vs. No. 7 Radford, 5:30 p.m. No. 3 High Point vs. No. 6 Winthrop, 7:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13

Cleveland State 80, Loyola of Chicago 66 Wis.-Green Bay 81, Youngstown State 67 Detroit 89, Valparaiso 82 Wis.-Milwaukee 73, Illinois-Chicago 67

ACC awards voting RALEIGH (AP) – The voting for the 200910 Atlantic Coast Conference individual men’s basketball awards, as cast by 53 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.

Player of the year

At Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis Second Round Friday, March 5 Detroit 62, Wisconsin-Green Bay 53 Wis.-Milwaukee 82, Cleveland State 75

Semifinals Saturday, March 6

Wright State at Butler, late

Mid-American Conference First Round Sunday, March 7

Rookie of the year Derrick Favors, Georgia Tech (45) Jordan Williams, Maryland (6) Durand Scott, Miami (1) Glen Rice Jr., Georgia Tech (1)

Buffalo 72, Toledo 54 Eastern Michigan 65, Northern Illinois 59 Western Michigan 75, Bowling Green 73 Ohio 85, Ball State 77

At Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Quarterfinals Thursday, March 11

Big South women All Times EDT Pct. .897 .828 .586 .552 .571 .433 .222 .167 .250

Friday’s results Winthrop 73, UNC Asheville 66 Liberty 66, Radford 33 Gardner-Webb 74, Coastal Carolina 68 Charleston So. 53, Presbyterian 41

Monday’s results Charleston Southern 66, Winthrop 62 Liberty 73, High Point 48 Coastal Carolina 47, Presbyterian 46

Men’s conference tournaments All Times EST America East Conference First Round Saturday, March 6 Stony Brook 68, Albany, N.Y. 59 Boston University 87, Hartford 46 Vermont 76, UMBC 59 New Hampshire 68, Maine 57

Semifinals Sunday, March 7 Boston University 70, Stony Brook 63 Vermont 57, New Hampshire 38

Championship Saturday, March 13 Boston University at Vermont, Noon

Atlantic 10 Conference First Round Tuesday, March 9 Rhode Island 87, Saint Joseph’s 76 Massachusetts 59, Charlotte 56 Dayton 70, George Washington 60 St. Bonaventure 83, Duquesne 71

At Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. Quarterfinals Friday, March 12 Temple vs. St. Bonaventure, Noon Saint Louis vs. Rhode Island, 2:30 p.m. Xavier vs. Dayton, 6:30 p.m. Richmond vs. Massachusetts, 9 p.m.

Semifinals Saturday, March 13 Temple-St. Bonaventure winner vs. Saint Louis-Rhode Island winner, 1 p.m. Xavier-Dayton winner vs. Richmond-Massachusetts winner, 3:30 p.m.

Championship Sunday, March 14 Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

Big East Conference At Madison Square Garden, New York First Round Tuesday, March 9 South Florida 58, DePaul 49 St. John’s 73, Connecticut 51 Seton Hall 109, Providence 106 Cincinnati vs. Rutgers, late

Second Round Wednesday, March 10 Georgetown vs. South Florida, Noon Marquette vs. St. John’s, 2:30 p.m. Notre Dame vs. Seton Hall, 7 p.m. Louisville vs. Cincinnati-Rutgers winner, 9:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, March 11 Syracuse vs. Georgetown-South Florida winner, Noon Villanova vs. Marquette-St. John’s winner, 2:30 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame-Seton Hall winner, 7 p.m. West Virginia vs. Louisville-Cincinnati-Rutgers winner, 9:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Syracuse—Georgetown-South Florida winner vs. Villanova—Marquette-St. John’s winner, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh—Notre Dame—Seton Hall winner vs. West Virginia—Louisville—Cincinnati14 winner, 9:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

Big Sky Conference First Round Saturday, March 6 Portland State 68, Montana State 65 Montana 81, Northern Arizona 60

At The Dee Events Center, Ogden, Utah Semifinals Tuesday, March 9 Montana 68, Northern Colorado 63 Weber State vs. Portland State, 9 p.m.

Championship Wednesday, March 10 Montana vs. Weber St.-Portland St. winner, 9 p.m.

Central Michigan vs. W. Michigan, Noon Akron vs. Eastern Michigan, 2:30 p.m. Kent State vs. Ohio, 7 p.m. Miami (Ohio) vs. Buffalo, 9:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Central Michigan-Western Michigan winner vs. Akron-Eastern Michigan winner, 7 p.m. Kent State-Ohio winner vs. Miami (Ohio)Buffalo winner, 9:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference At Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem First Round Tuesday, March 9 Bethune-Cookman 64, Florida A&M 53 Howard vs. North Carolina A&T, late

Wednesday, March 10 Maryland-Eastern Shore vs. Coppin State, 3 p.m.

Quarterfinals Wednesday, March 10 Morgan State vs. Howard-North Carolina A&T winner, 7 p.m. Delaware State vs. Bethune-Cookman, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 11 South Carolina State vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore-Coppin State winner, 6 p.m. Norfolk State vs. Hampton, 8 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Morgan State—Howard-North Carolina A&T winner vs. Norfolk State-Hampton winner, 6 p.m. Delaware State-Bethune-Cookman winner vs. South Carolina State—Maryland-Eastern Shore-Coppin State winner, 8 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.

Mountain West Conference At Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas First Round Wednesday, March 10 Wyoming vs. Air Force, 5 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, March 11 New Mexico vs. Wyoming-Air Force winner, 3 p.m. San Diego St. vs. Colorado St., 5:30 p.m. BYU vs. TCU, 9 p.m. UNLV vs. Utah, 11:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 New Mexico—Wyoming-Air Force winner vs. San Diego State-Colorado State winner, 9 p.m. BYU-TCU winner vs. UNLV-Utah winner, 11:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Northeast Conference First Round Thursday, March 4 Quinnipiac 84, Monmouth, N.J. 75 Robert Morris 71, Central Conn. State 63 Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 65, St. Francis 50 Long Island 63, Fairleigh Dickinson 61

Semifinals Sunday, March 7 Quinnipiac 83, Long Island University 78 Robert Morris 80, Mount St. Mary’s 62

Championship Wednesday, March 10 Robert Morris at Quinnipiac, 7 p.m.

Pacific-10 Conference At The Staples Center, Los Angeles First Round Wednesday, March 10 Oregon vs. Washington State, 11 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, March 11 Arizona vs. UCLA, 3 p.m. California vs. Oregon-Washington State winner, 5:30 p.m. Arizona State vs. Stanford, 9 p.m. Washington vs. Oregon State, 11:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Arizona-UCLA winner vs. California—Oregon-Washington State winner, 9 p.m. Washington-Oregon State winner vs. Arizona State-Stanford winner, 11:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.

Patriot League First Round Wednesday, March 3 Lehigh 64, Army 45 Holy Cross 67, Bucknell 64 Lafayette 73, Colgate 65 American 62, Navy 60

Semifinals Sunday, March 7 Lafayette 66, Holy Cross 63 Lehigh 79, American 57

Championship Friday, March 12 Lafayette at Lehigh, 4:45 p.m.

Big Ten Conference At Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis First Round Thursday, March 11 Michigan vs. Iowa, 2:30 p.m. Northwestern vs. Indiana, 5 p.m. Minnesota vs. Penn State, 7:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals Friday, March 12 Ohio State vs. Michigan-Iowa winner, Noon Wisconsin vs. Illinois, 2:30 p.m. Purdue vs. Northwestern-Indiana winner, 6:30 p.m. Michigan State vs. Minnesota-Penn State winner, 9 p.m.

Semifinals Saturday, March 13 Ohio State—Michigan-Iowa winner vs. Wisconsin-Illinois winner, 1:40 p.m. Purdue—Northwestern-Indiana winner vs. Michigan State—Minnesota-Penn State winner, 4 p.m.

Championship Sunday, March 14 Semifinal winners, 3:30 p.m.

Big 12 Conference At The Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. First Round Wednesday, March 10 Colorado vs. Texas Tech, 12:30 p.m. Missouri vs. Nebraska, 3 p.m. Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Texas vs. Iowa State, 9:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, March 11 Kansas vs. Colorado-Texas Tech winner, 12:30 p.m. Texas A&M vs. Missouri-Nebraska winner, 3 p.m. Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State-Oklahoma winner, 7 p.m. Baylor vs. Texas-Iowa State winner, 9:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Kansas—Colorado-Texas Tech winner vs. Texas A&M—Missouri-Nebraska winner, 7 p.m. Kansas State—Oklahoma State-Oklahoma winner vs. Baylor—Texas-Iowa State winner, 9:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13

Southeastern Conference At The Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. First Round Thursday, March 11 South Carolina vs. Alabama, 1 p.m. Tennessee vs. LSU, 3:15 p.m. Florida vs. Auburn, 7:30 p.m. Arkansas vs. Georgia, 9:45 p.m.

Quarterfinals Friday, March 12 Kentucky vs. South Carolina-Alabama winner, 1 p.m. Mississippi vs. Tennessee-LSU winner, 3:15 p.m. Mississippi State vs. Florida-Auburn winner, 7:30 p.m. Vanderbilt vs. Arkansas-Georgia winner, 9:45 p.m.

Semifinals Saturday, March 13 Kentucky—South Carolina-Alabama winner vs. Mississippi—Tennessee-LSU winner, 1 p.m. Mississippi State—Florida-Auburn winner vs. Vanderbilt—Arkansas-Georgia winner, 3:15 p.m.

Championship Sunday, March 14 Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

Southland Conference At The Merrell Center, Katy, Texas First Round Wednesday, March 10 Stephen F. Austin vs. Texas-Arlington, 1 p.m. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. Texas-San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. Sam Houston State vs. Nicholls State, 7 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana vs. Texas State, 9:30 p.m.

Semifinals Thursday, March 11 Stephen F. Austin-Texas-Arlington winner vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi-Texas-San Antonio winner, 7 p.m. Sam Houston State-Nicholls State winner vs. Southeastern Louisiana-Texas State winner, 9:30 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 4 p.m.

Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.

Big West Conference At Anaheim Convention Center Arena First Round Wednesday, March 10 Cal State Fullerton vs. Cal State Northridge, 9 p.m. Cal Poly vs. UC Irvine, 11:30 p.m.

Second Round Thursday, March 11 Long Beach State vs. lower-remaining firstround winner, 9 p.m. UC Davis vs. higher-remaining first-round winner, 11:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 UC Santa Barbara vs. lower-remaining second-round winner, 9:30 p.m. Pacific vs. higher-remaining second-round winner, Mid

Championship Saturday, March 13 Conference USA At BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla.

1-8 winner vs. 4-5 winner, 1 p.m. 2-7 winner vs. 3-6 winner, 3:30 p.m.

Championship Tuesday, March 9

Coach of the year Gary Williams, Maryland (42) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke (8) Seth Greenberg, Virginia Tech (2) Leonard Hamilton, Florida State (1)

Semifinal winners, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY’S GAMES

Wright State 69, Detroit 50 Butler 68, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 59

Greivis Vasquez, Maryland (39) Jon Scheyer, Duke (12) Malcolm Delaney, Virginia Tech (2)

Overall W L 26 3 24 5 17 12 16 13 16 12 13 17 6 21 5 25 7 21

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Horizon League First Round Tuesday, March 2

N.C. State 66, Boston College 54 Wake Forest 70, Clemson 65

Pct. .938 .875 .563 .563 .438 .438 .313 .188 .125

Memphis vs. Houston-East Carolina winner, 1 p.m. UAB vs. Southern Mississippi-Tulane winner, 3:30 p.m. Marshall vs. Tulsa-Rice winner, 7:30 p.m. UTEP vs. SMU-UCF winner, 10 p.m.

Semifinal winners, 11:30 a.m.

Florida State 61, Miami 60 Maryland 74, Virginia 68 Virginia Tech 88, Georgia Tech 82 Duke 82, North Carolina 50

Conf. W L Gard.-Webb 15 1 Liberty 14 2 Charleston S. 9 7 High Point 9 7 Coastal Caro. 7 9 Winthrop 7 9 Radford 5 11 Presbyterian 3 13 UNC-Ashe. 2 14

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All Times EDT Conf. W L Duke 13 3 Maryland 13 3 Va. Tech 10 6 Florida St. 10 6 Clemson 9 7 Wake Forest 9 7 Ga. Tech 7 9 Boston Coll. 6 10 N.C. State 5 11 N. Carolina 5 11 Virginia 5 11 Miami 4 12

BIG SOUTH WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT

Houston vs. East Carolina, 1 p.m. Southern Mississippi vs. Tulane, 3:30 p.m. Tulsa vs. Rice, 7 p.m. SMU vs. UCF, 9:30 p.m.

Southwestern Athletic Conference At Fair Park Arena, Birmingham, Ala. First Round Wednesday, March 10 Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. MVSU, 3:30 p.m. Jackson State vs. Grambling State, 9 p.m.

Thursday, March 11 Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M, 3:30 p.m. Prairie View vs. Texas Southern, 9 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12 Arkansas-Pine Bluff-MVSU winner vs. Alabama State-Alabama A&M winner, 3:30 p.m. Jackson State-Grambling State winner vs. Prairie View-Texas Southern winner, 9 p.m.

Championship Saturday, March 13 Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m.

Summit League At Sioux Falls Arena, S.D. First Round Saturday, March 6 Oakland, Mich. 85, UMKC 70 IUPUI 77, Western Illinois 68

TRIVIA QUESTION

SUNDAY’S GAME

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Championship, 2 p.m.

Q. How many times did Jack Nicklaus win the PGA Championship? Sunday, March 7 IPFW 71, South Dakota State 66 Oral Roberts 65, North Dakota St. 64, OT

Semifinals Monday, March 8 Oakland, Mich. 71, IPFW 58 IUPUI 69, Oral Roberts 65

At Union, N.J. At Bloomington, Ill. Hope vs. Marymount winner, 6 p.m. Illinois Wesleyan vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 8 p.m.

Finals Saturday, March 13 At Amherst, Mass.

Championship Tuesday, March 9 Oakland, Mich. vs. IUPUI, 9 p.m.

Western Athletic Conference At The Lawlor Center, Reno, Nev. First Round Thursday, March 11 Utah State vs. Boise State, 3 p.m. Louisiana Tech vs. Fresno State, 5:30 p.m. Nevada vs. Idaho, 9 p.m. New Mexico State vs. San Jose State, 11:30 p.m.

Semifinals Friday, March 12

Amherst-Williams winner vs. GettysburgBabson winner, 6 p.m.

All Times Eastern Regional First Round Friday, March 12 West Region At Bellingham, Wash. Seattle Pacific vs. BYU-Hawaii, 3 p.m. Humboldt State vs. CS San Bernardino, 5:30 p.m. Cal Poly Pomona vs. Dixie St., 8:30 p.m. Central Washington at Western Washington, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 13 Central Region At Mankato. Minn. Augustana, S.D. vs. New Mexico Highlands, 1 p.m. Mesa State vs. Winona State, 3:30 p.m. Colorado Mines at Minnesota State Mankato, 7 p.m. St. Cloud State vs. Metro State, 9:30 p.m.

South Central Region At Wichita Falls, Texas C. Missouri vs. Missouri Western, 1 p.m. C. Oklahoma vs. Fort Hays St., 3:30 p.m. Incarnate Word at Midwestern St., 7 p.m. Tarleton State vs. Neb.-Omaha, 9:30 p.m.

Alantic Region At Indiana, Pa. Fairmont State at Indiana, Pa., 7 p.m. West Virginia St. vs. E. Stroudsburg, 5 p.m.

At Union, N.J. Kean-Bowdoin winner vs. Christopher Newport-Rochester winner, 7 p.m.

At Bloomington, Ill. Illinois Wesleyan-Wisconsin-Stevens Point winner vs. Hope-Marymount winner, 7 p.m.

South Region At Russellville, Ark. Alabama-Huntsville vs. Rollins, 2 p.m. Barry vs. Florida Southern, 4:30 p.m. Tuskegee at Arkansas Tech, 7 p.m. Clark Atlanta vs. Valdosta State, 9:30 p.m.

Midwest Region At Owensboro, Ky. St. Joseph’s, Ind. at Kentucky Wesleyan, 7 p.m. Grand Valley State vs. Findlay, 9:30 p.m. Drury vs. Quincy, 1 p.m. Central State (Oh) vs. Bellarmine, 3:30 p.m.

East Region At Easton, Mass. Merrimack vs. Mass.-Lowell, Noon Bridgeport vs. Bentley, 2:30 p.m. Felician at Stonehill, 6 p.m. Philadelphia U. vs. St. Anselm, 8:30 p.m.

Southeast Region At Augusta, Ga. Georgia College vs. S.C. Aiken, Noon Mount Olive vs. Montevallo, 2:30 p.m. Brevard at Augusta State, 6 p.m. Catawba vs. Anderson, S.C., 8:30 p.m.

Women’s D-II tourney All Times Eastern Regional First Round Friday, March 12 Atlantic Region At Erie, Pa. Fairmont St. at Gannon, 6 p.m. Seton Hill vs. Fayetteville St., 8:30 p.m.

At California, Pa. Virginia St. at California, Pa., 6 p.m. West Liberty vs. Millersville, 8 p.m.

Southeast Region At Greenwood, S.C. Francis Marion vs. Newberry, Noon Tusculum vs. Clayton St., 2:30 p.m. Anderson, S.C. at Lander, 6 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Carson-Newman, 8:30 p.m.

South Central Region At Canyon, Texas Northeastern St. vs. C. Oklahoma, 1 p.m. Central Missouri vs. Washburn, 3:30 p.m. Emporia St. vs. Tarleton St., 7 p.m. St. Mary’s (Tx) at W. Texas A&M, 9:30 p.m.

Midwest Region At Houghton, Mich. Drury vs. Southern Indiana, Noon No. Michigan vs. Indianapolis, 2:30 p.m. No. Kentucky at Michigan Tech, 6 p.m. Wisconsin-Parkside vs. Findlay, 8:30 p.m.

South Region At Russellville, Ark. Lynn vs. Delta St., 2:30 p.m. Fort Valley St. vs. Valdosta St., 5 p.m. Benedict at Arkansas Tech, 7:30 p.m. Tampa vs. Barry, 10 p.m.

East Region At Rindge, N.H. Bridgeport vs. Holy Family, Noon Stonehill vs. Bentley, 2:30 p.m. Nyack at Franklin Pierce, 6 p.m. Pace vs. Molloy, 8:30 p.m.

Central Region At Durango, Colo. Colorado St.-Pueblo vs. Wayne, Neb., 3 p.m. Concordia-St. Paul vs. Adams St., 5 p.m. Colorado Mines at Fort Lewis, 8 p.m. Augustine, S.D. vs. Minnesota-Duluth, 10 p.m.

West Region At Seattle W. Washington vs. CS Chico, 3:30 p.m. Humboldt St. vs. UC San Diego, 5:30 p.m. Alaska Anchorage vs. Cal Poly Pomona, 8:30 p.m. Hawaii Pacific at Seattle Pacific, 10:30 p.m.

Men’s D-III tourney All Times EST Semifinals Friday, March 12 At Williamstown, Mass. Rhode Island College vs. Brandeis, 6 p.m. Williams vs. Utica Tech, 8 p.m.

At Greensboro Eastern Mennonite vs. Whitworth, 6 p.m. Guilford vs. Wooster, 8 p.m.

At Stevens Point, Wis. Illinois Wesleyan vs. Carthage, 6:30 p.m. Texas-Dallas vs. Wis.-Stevens Point, 9 p.m.

At St. Mary’s City, Md. Randolph Macon vs. DeSales, 6 p.m. St. Mary’s Md. vs. Franklin & Marshall, 8 p.m.

Finals Saturday, March 13 At Williamstown, Mass. Williams-Utica Tech winner vs. Rhode Island College-Brandeis winner, 7 p.m.

At Greensboro Guilford-Wooster winner vs. Eastern Mennonite-Whitworth winner, 7 p.m.

At Stevens Point, Wis. Texas-Dallas-Wis.-Stevens Point winner vs. Illinois Wesleyan-Carthage winner, 8 p.m.

At St. Mary’s City, Md. St. Mary’s Md.-Franklin & Marshall winner vs. Randolph Macon-Magnus-DeSales winner, 7 p.m.

Women’s D-III tourney All Times EST Semifinals Friday, March 12 At Amherst, Mass. Gettysburg vs. Babson, 5 p.m. Amherst vs. Williams, 7 p.m.

At St. Louis, Mo. George Fox vs. Carthage, 6 p.m. Washington, Mo. vs. Mount Union, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY AT THE SMITH CENTER, CHAPEL HILL

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NBA W 40 32 23 22 7

Boston Toronto Philadelphia New York New Jersey

L 21 29 40 41 56

Pct .656 .525 .365 .349 .111

Junior varsity Baseball

High Point Christian Academy 12, Burlington Christian 0 (4)

All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GB — 8 18 19 34

Winning pitcher: Tyler Britton Leading hitters: HPCA – Will Robbins, Dylan Gibson, Collin Stout, Joseph Cope Records: HPCA 3-0 Next game: HPCA plays Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Forsyth Country Day

Southeast Division W 45 40 32 31 21

Orlando Atlanta Miami Charlotte Washington

L 20 23 32 31 40

Pct .692 .635 .500 .500 .344

GB — 4 1 121⁄2 12 ⁄2 22

Pct .769 .532 .500 .349 .328

GB —1 151⁄2 17 ⁄2 271 28 ⁄2

Central Division W 50 33 31 22 21

Cleveland Milwaukee Chicago Detroit Indiana

L 15 29 31 41 43

Golf River Mill 175, Wesleyan Christian 179, Burlington Christian 188 Course: Southwick, par 36 Leading scorers: Wesleyan – Chase Cranford 41, Cecily Overbey 44, Wesley Sutton 50 Next match: WCA vs. Calvary and Summitt, Thursday

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W 44 36 33 32 32

Dallas San Antonio Memphis Houston New Orleans

L 21 25 31 31 32

Pct .677 .590 .516 .508 .500

GB — 6 1 10 ⁄2 111 11 ⁄2

Northwest Division W 42 40 38 37 14

Denver Utah Oklahoma City Portland Minnesota

L 21 22 24 28 50

Pct .667 .645 .613 .569 .219

GB —1 11⁄2 3 ⁄2 6 1 28 ⁄2

Pct .719 .615 .391 .333 .270

GB — 61⁄2 21 2411⁄2 28 ⁄2

Pacific Division

At West Liberty, W.Va. St. Augustine’s vs. Kutztown, 5 p.m. Alderson-Broaddus vs. West Liberty, 7:30 p.m.

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Championship Saturday, March 13

Men’s D-II tourney

Thursday’s Games Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7 p.m. St. Louis at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Columbus, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Montreal, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Florida at Colorado, 9 p.m. Ottawa at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

George Fox-Carthage winner vs. Washington, Mo.-Mount Union winner, 8 p.m.

Utah State-Boise State winner vs. Louisiana Tech-Fresno State winner, 9 p.m. Nevada-Idaho winner vs. New Mexico State-San Jose State winner, Mid Semifinal winners, 10 p.m.

NCHSAA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Vancouver at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Christopher Newport vs. Rochester, 6 p.m. Kean vs. Bowdoin, 8 p.m.

W 46 40 25 21 17

L.A. Lakers Phoenix L.A. Clippers Sacramento Golden State

L 18 25 39 42 46

Monday’s Games

South Davie 9, Westchester 5

Charlotte 83, Miami 78 Indiana 107, Philadelphia 96 Houston 96, Washington 88 Orlando 113, L.A. Clippers 87 Utah at Chicago, late Boston at Milwaukee, late Sacramento at Portland, late Toronto at L.A. Lakers, late

Soccer Greensboro Day 4, HP Christian 0

Today’s Games Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Memphis at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Denver at Minnesota, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. New Jersey at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. New York at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Toronto at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Next game: HPCA plays host to Greensboro Academy on Thursday

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Thursday’s Games Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Orlando, 8 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

MIAMI (78) Richardson 2-8 1-2 7, Beasley 4-8 3-4 11, O’Neal 7-11 5-6 19, Arroyo 1-4 0-0 2, Wade 11-26 4-4 27, Anthony 0-0 0-0 0, Chalmers 2-4 0-0 4, Wright 0-4 0-0 0, Magloire 0-1 0-0 0, Haslem 4-9 0-0 8, Jones 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 31-77 13-16 78. CHARLOTTE (83) Wallace 3-11 2-3 8, Diaw 4-11 3-3 11, Ratliff 3-3 2-2 8, Felton 5-12 3-4 15, Jackson 6-17 3-4 17, Chandler 2-2 1-2 5, Thomas 2-7 2-4 6, Augustin 2-5 5-6 10, Henderson 0-2 0-0 0, Graham 1-2 1-2 3. Totals 28-72 22-30 83. 18 23

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3-Point Goals—Miami 3-18 (Richardson 27, Wade 1-5, Arroyo 0-1, Jones 0-1, Chalmers 0-2, Wright 0-2), Charlotte 5-15 (Felton 2-4, Jackson 2-6, Augustin 1-1, Henderson 0-1, Diaw 0-1, Wallace 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Miami 48 (Haslem 11), Charlotte 53 (Wallace 17). Assists—Miami 12 (Arroyo 5), Charlotte 22 (Felton 11). Total Fouls—Miami 24, Charlotte 13. Technicals—Miami defensive three second. A—18,646 (19,077).

HOCKEY NHL All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP Pittsburgh 66 New Jersey 64 Philadelphia 64 NY Rangers 66 NY Islanders 65

W 40 38 34 29 26

L OT Pts GF GA 22 4 84 211 189 23 3 79 169 154 26 4 72 195 173 28 9 67 170 179 31 8 60 169 206

Northeast Division GP 64 66 65 67 66

W 35 36 29 32 21

L OT Pts GF GA 20 9 79 174 161 25 5 77 181 189 24 12 70 160 168 29 6 70 178 185 33 12 54 172 223

Southeast Division GP 66 65 64 64 65

Washington Atlanta Tampa Bay Florida Carolina

W 44 28 27 26 27

L 13 27 26 28 31

OT Pts GF GA 9 97 260 186 10 66 195 211 11 65 172 196 10 62 168 186 7 61 182 200

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP 65 66 66 65 66

Chicago Nashville Detroit St. Louis Columbus

W 43 36 31 30 25

L OT Pts GF GA 17 5 91 217 161 25 5 77 184 188 23 12 74 177 182 26 9 69 177 182 30 11 61 170 215

Northwest Division GP Vancouver 65 Colorado 65 Calgary 66 Minnesota 64 Edmonton 65

W 40 37 33 31 21

L OT Pts GF GA 23 2 82 211 166 22 6 80 192 170 24 9 75 170 167 28 5 67 178 185 38 6 48 162 221

Pacific Division San Jose Phoenix Los Angeles Dallas Anaheim

W 4 6 5 5 3 4 4 2 3 2 2 3 1 1

Cleveland Tampa Bay Toronto Boston Kansas City Detroit Minnesota Los Angeles Seattle Chicago Oakland New York Texas Baltimore

L 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 4 3 3 5 3 6

Pct 1.000 .857 .833 .714 .600 .571 .571 .500 .429 .400 .400 .375 .250 .143

NATIONAL LEAGUE W 6 6 6 5 3 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0

San Francisco Colorado New York Atlanta Chicago Florida Houston Milwaukee Pittsburgh Philadelphia Arizona Cincinnati Los Angeles San Diego St. Louis Washington

L 1 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 4 3 5 3 3 4 5 7

Pct .857 .750 .667 .625 .600 .571 .500 .500 .429 .400 .286 .250 .250 .200 .167 .000

Tuesday’s Games

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Buffalo Ottawa Boston Montreal Toronto

Spring Training All Times EST AMERICAN LEAGUE

Bobcats 83, Heat 78

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Winning pitcher: Nathan Blakeney, 3 IP, 7 Ks Leading hitters: WCA – Hunter White 2-4, 2 RBIs; Blakeney 2-3 Records: WCA 2-0 Next game: WCA at Calvary, 4:30 p.m., Thursday

Leading hitters: WCDS – Messiah Henderson 2B, RBI Records: WCDS 0-1 Next game: WCDS vs. High Point Christian, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

30 20

Ledford 4, West Davidson 1 Winning pitcher: Troy Holloway complete game, 7 Ks, 5 hits Leading hitters: Ledford – Chas Shields 2-4 Records: Ledford 1-0 Next game: Ledford plays at Central Davidson on Monday at 5 p.m.

Wesleyan Christian 7, Forsyth Home 1

Cleveland 97, San Antonio 95 New York 99, Atlanta 98 Memphis 107, New Jersey 101 Dallas 125, Minnesota 112 New Orleans 135, Golden State 131

Miami Charlotte

Middle school Baseball

GP 65 66 65 65 65

W 42 39 39 29 30

L OT Pts GF GA 14 9 93 212 160 22 5 83 176 164 22 4 82 200 175 24 12 70 184 206 27 8 68 183 201

Monday’s Games Dallas 4, Washington 3, SO Los Angeles 6, Columbus 0

Tuesday’s Games Toronto 4, Boston 3, OT Nashville 2, Atlanta 1 Calgary 4, Detroit 2 N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, late Tampa Bay at Montreal, late Florida at Minnesota, late Vancouver at Colorado, late Ottawa at Edmonton, late Columbus at Anaheim, late

Today’s Games Dallas at Buffalo, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Boston 9, Florida 0 Minnesota 7, St. Louis 6 Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 3 Detroit 9, Washington 4 Pittsburgh 12, N.Y. Yankees 7 Houston 5, N.Y. Mets 4 Oakland (ss) 8, Texas 8, tie L.A. Angels 6, San Diego 5 Cleveland 6, Seattle 4 San Francisco 6, Chicago White Sox 2 Colorado 12, L.A. Dodgers 0 Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 3 Kansas City 11, Oakland (ss) 10 Arizona 10, Cincinnati 4 Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 4

Today’s Games N.Y. Yankees vs Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Washington vs St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Florida vs Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs San Diego (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs Oakland at Phoenix, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Francisco vs Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Arizona vs L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Seattle vs Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Diego (ss) vs Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Kansas City vs Colorado at Tucson, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Baltimore vs Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

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1A girls: Williamston (29-0) vs. Bishop McGuinness (22-7), 12 p.m. 1A boys: Goldsboro (23-7) vs. Monroe (31-1), 2:30 p.m. 3A girls: South Central (27-4) vs. Gastonia Forestview (26-2), 5 p.m. 3A boys: Rocky Mount (23-3) vs. Concord (25-6), 7:30 p.m.

AT REYNOLDS COLISEUM, RALEIGH 2A girls: East Bladen (29-0) vs. Salisbury (280), 12 p.m. 2A boys: Kinston (27-4) vs. West Caldwell (27-2), 2:30 p.m. 4A girls: Morrisville Green Hope (31-0) vs. Matthews David Butler (24-4), 5 p.m. 4A boys: Fayetteville Terry Sanford (31-0) vs. Lake Norman (25-3), 7:30 p.m.

NJCAA D-III BASKETBALL MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP

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AT DELHI, N.Y. THURSDAY’S GAMES

Game 1: Mountain View, Texas (22-11) vs. Bergen, N.J. (32-0), 1 p.m. Game 2: Rochester, Minn. (23-5) vs. Sullivan, N.Y. (31-1), 3 p.m. Game 3: Davidson County (29-4) vs. Roxbury, Mass. (23-3), 6 p.m. Game 4: Joliet, Ill. (25-5) vs. Herkimer, N.Y. (31-2), 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 12 Game 5: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 1 p.m. Game 6: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 3 p.m. Game 7: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m. Game 8: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, MARCH 13 Game 9: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6 (seventh place), 1 p.m. Game 10: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 (fourth place), 3 p.m. Game 11: Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8 (third place), 6 p.m. Game 12: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 (Championship), 8 p.m. OChvez 2b 1 Halladay p 1 Madson p 0 Ransom ph 3

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Gunn’s blast powers HPCA past Cary ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS

BASEBALL HP CHRISTIAN 13, CARY CHRISTIAN 0 (5) HIGH POINT – Logan Gunn slugged a two-run homer in the first inning and High Point Christian Academy never looked back, blanking Cary Christian 13-0 in five innings on Tuesday. Gunn finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs for the Cougars (4-1). Luke Zente went 3-for-4 with a triple, three runs and two RBIs. Jared Gesell was 2for-3 with a triple and two runs. Joseph Powell (1-0) got the win with two strong innings in relief. HPCA plays host to Greensboro Day on Friday at 4 p.m.

NORTH DAVIDSON 5, WESLEYAN 3 WELCOME – North Davidson slipped past Wesleyan Christian Academy for a 5-3 victory on Tuesday. Jordan Ramsey got the win for the Black Knights. Nick Blackwood took the loss. Chris Ferrante went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Trojans (1-3). Cameron Hendrix finished 1-for-2 with a run and David Anderson was 1-for-3. WCA returns to action with a home game against High Point Christian on Friday, March 19.

SW GUILFORD 11, TRINITY 2 HIGH POINT – Davis Inman slugged a three-run homer in the sixth inning to cap Southwest Guilford’s 11-2 win over Trinity on Tuesday. Andrew Madden finished 2-for-4 with a double, homer and two RBIs for the Cowboys (3-0). Winning pitcher Matt Orth was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Cal Sutphin went 3-for-4. Brock Hudgens was 2-for-4 and Inman finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Orth (2-0) pitched six innings with 10 strikeouts and one earned run. Will Albertson was 1-for-3 with a double for Trinity (1-1). Southwest visits East Davidson today at 4:30 p.m.

EAST FORSYTH 13, HP CENTRAL 3 (5) KERNERSVILLE – Evan Walker hit a two-run homer for High Point Central in Tuesday’s 13-3 loss to East Forsyth. Corey Steiss added a pinch-hit single and came around to score for the Bison, now 1-3 overall and 0-1 in the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference entering today’s game at Southern Guilford.

SOFTBALL SW GUILFORD 14, NE GUILFORD 8 HIGH POINT – Meghan Sampson and Sarah Warnock each drove in four runs to lead Southwest Guilford to a 14-8 win over Northeast Guilford in Tuesday’s season opener for the Cowgirls. Southwest scored seven runs in the second and five in the sixth to make a winner out of Jessica Becher, who struck out 14 and allowed just four earned runs. Sampson had a pair of doubles and a single in four trips to the plate, while Warnock tripled twice and scored both times. Whitney Tobin was 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored, Meredith Davenport went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI, and Charity Douglas added two hits and an RBI while scoring twice. Southwest visits Eastern Randolph today.

TRINITY 5, ASHEBORO 3

Country Day School on Tuesday. to a 0-0 tie on Tuesday evening. The Tigers stand 3-0-1. The Pirates are Clayton Brewer and Chris Staton won 0-1-1. Ragsdale plays host to Mount Ta- in singles for the Wildcats (0-1). bor today at 6 p.m. Brewer-Luke Vandeplancke prevailed in doubles for Westchester, which visits Elon School on Thursday at 4 p.m. ASHEBORO 7, HP CENTRAL 0 ASHEBORO – Asheboro downed High Point Central 7-0 in nonconference ac- HPCA 5, BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN 4 tion on Tuesday. BURLINGTON – High Point ChrisSparking the Bison (1-2) against the tian Academy pulled out three singles talented Blue Comets were Lacy Mc- matches in tie-breakers and got the Neill, Molly Shank, Kat Andrews and singles point it needed Tuesday for a 5-4 Maja Salcin. Central visits Southern win over Burlington Christian. Guilford on Thursday at 6 p.m. After Taylor Light’s straight-set win at No. 1 singles, the Cougars got tight victories from Matt Amos at No. 2, Sam GREENSBORO DAY 1, BISHOP 0 KERNERSVILLE – Greensboro Day Parlier at No. 3 and Bobby Little at No. 4. School edged Bishop McGuinness 1-0 on Light and Parlier then picked up a quick Tuesday night. Kathleen Molen made win at No. 1 doubles to clinch the match for the Cougars, who improved to 1-1 six saves in goal for the Villains (0-2-1). for the year entering Friday’s match at HP CENTRAL 10, GRIMSLEY 0 (5) Greensboro Day. HIGH POINT – Taylor Hamrick finished LACROSSE 3-for-3 with three RBIs and a run scored, BISHOP 9, EAST SURRY 0 while Nikki McPherson went 2-for- RAGSDALE 13, SOUTHWEST GUILFORD 6 HIGH POINT – Ashley Kiser scored five KERNERSVILLE – Joseph Riazzi led a 3 with two runs and two RBIs as High Point Central defeated Grimsley 10-0 in goals and added two assists as Rags- parade of singles winners as Bishop Mcdale’s girls recorded a 13-6 win over ri- Guinness rolled past East Surry 9-0 on five innings on Tuesday. Tuesday. Caitlin Kennedy (2-0) threw a three- val Southwest Guilford on Tuesday. Kathryn Carter also had two goals and Christian Immel, Kevin Weckworth, hitter with four strikeouts and one walk two assists for the Tigers. Abby Hall, Lane Kiser, Conor Wilson and John for the Bison (2-1). Emma Sonricker, Stephanie McDonald, Abram also won in singles for the VilAna Saravia, Kathleen Harrington and lains (1-1, 1-0 Northwest 1A/2A). RiazziNORTH DAVIDSON 3, GLENN 0 WELCOME – State 4A power North Da- Emily Byerly scored once for Ragsdale, Weckworth, Immel-Kiser and Michael vidson opened the year Tuesday with a with Harrington and Katie Tuskey pick- Domabyl-Wilson prevailed in doubles. 3-0 win over Glenn in a nonconference ing up assists. Kristen Eguren made Bishop plays Thursday at Mount Airy. eight saves for the win in goal. matchup. Southwest got a pair of goals from Don- GOLF North pitcher Hannah Alexnder allowed two hits – both singles to Sar- na Jones. Leslie Wiscombe, Courtney ah Reichart – and struck out 14. The Shield, Allison Klein and Carly Misen- AT WILLOW CREEK HIGH POINT – Westchester Country Knights struck for a pair of first-inning heimer also scored for the Cowgirls. Ragsdale, now 2-0, plays host to West- Day School edged Wesleyan Christian runs against Kat Zimmer, who finished Academy by two strokes at High Point with six Ks while allowing just two hits ern Guilford on Friday. Country Club’s Willow Creek course on and a single earned run. Tuesday. The Bobcats (1-1) play host to North- WESTERN ALAMANCE 9, BISHOP 3 The Wildcats carded 158 to the TroELON – Western Alamance knocked off west Guilford next Tuesday. Bishop McGuinness’ boys 9-3 on Tues- jans’ 160. Westchester’s Jonathan DiIanni and day night. S. GUILFORD 14, E. GUILFORD 2 The Villains got a pair of goals from Wesleyan’s Jamie Canaday shared medSUMNER – Brittany Kallam finished 2for-3 with a triple, homer and five RBIs Cameron Bradford, while Stephen Mar- alist honors at 1-over 37. Also for the Wildcats, Will DiIanni as Southern Guilford cruised past East- rujo added one. Thomas Lawler and Kevin Ferretti added assists, and An- shot 38, Thomas Walsh carded 39 and ern Guilford 14-2 on Tuesday night. Grey York recorded a 44. For the TroLaura Daly went 2-for-2 with two tri- drew Shortt had 10 saves in goal. Bishop (1-1) visits Southwest Guilford jans, Davis Womble shot 38, Michael ples for the Storm (5-0). Lindsay Inman Hunter registered a 41 and Andrew Welwas 2-for-2 with a double and four RBIs, on Thursday. born carded 44. while Morgan Hendricks, Amanda HolWestchester and Wesleyan travel to liday and Amber Stanley each went 2- TENNIS Raleigh to play Ravenscroft on Tuesday. for-3. Robin Stoner got the win. Southern plays host to Southwestern RAGSDALE 8, WESLEYAN 1 JAMESTOWN – Ragsdale stayed unde- AT PINEBROOK Randolph on Friday at 7 p.m. feated on the season with an 8-1 victory WINSTON-SALEM – Reagan took team over Wesleyan Christian Academy on honors and Glenn’s Christian Hawley SOCCER Tuesday at Cedarwood. finished as medalist with a 2-under-par Justin Koenig, Stephen Miller, John 34 Tuesday during a four-team match at WESTCHESTER 2, AMERICAN HEBREW 0 GREENSBORO – Second-half goals from Ritter, Emmanuel Obi-Rapu and Steven Pinebrook Country Club. The host Raiders carded a 153 to beat Avery Keefe and Robyn Terrell helped Walsh won in singles for the Tigers (3Westchester Country Day School to a 0). Miller-Koenig, Ritter-Obi-Rapu and Northwest Guilford by three shots. 2-0 win over American Hebrew in Tues- Walsh-Christopher Wood prevailed in Glenn was third at 174, two shots ahead doubles. of Southwest Guilford. day’s Triad Athletic Conference game. Will Coble won at No. 6 singles for the Counting scores for the Cowboys came Meghan Ingram had an assist for the from Davis Hoke (37), Garrett Wydysh Wildcats, with Abbey Pfister playing Trojans (0-1). (46), Christian Maultsby (46) and Colin a strong game in the midfield. Keeper Burnett (47). Mary Ragan made three saves for the LEDFORD 9, TRINITY 0 Southwest plays host to Northern WALLBURG – Ledford ran its record shutout, helped by solid defensive play from Courtney Shannon in front of her. to 3-0 for the season with Tuesday’s 9-0 Guilford this afternoon at Jamestown Westchester (2-0, 1-0 TAC) plays host sweep of nonconference neighbor Trin- Park. ity. to Salem on Thursday. Landon Rogers, Rick Ydrovo, Josh Ed- AT ASHEBORO wards, Thomas Edwards, Jay Buchanan ASHEBORO – Asheboro downed TrinCALVARY 4, HPCA 0 WINSTON-SALEM – Calvary Baptist de- and Jackson Somers got singles wins for ity 161-173 in a nonconference match at feated High Point Christian Academy the Panthers. The doubles points went Asheboro Municipal on Tuesday. to Rogers-Thomas Edwards, YdrovoThe Blue Comets’ David Brantley and 4-0 on Tuesday. Kirby Moffitt shared medalist honors at Rebekah Severs made 23 saves in goal Josh Edwards and Buchanan-Somers. Ledford plays host to East Davidson 2-over 37. For the Bulldogs, Christian for the Cougars (0-1), who play host to St. today. Steffen and Greg Mauldin carded 41s, David’s on Thursday. while Dillon Shoe shot 45 and Andrew Kersey had a 46. AMERICAN HEBREW 6, WESTCHESTER 3 RAGSDALE 0, PAGE 0 Trinity battles Providence Grove at GREENSBORO – American Hebrew AcadJAMESTOWN – Alex Kubrick made 10 saves in goal as Ragsdale battled Page emy netted a 6-3 victory over Westchester Holly Ridge next Wednesday. ASHEBORO – Strong relief pitching from Tori Butler and timely hitting powered Trinity to a 5-3 win over Asheboro in Tuesday’s nonconference game. Brittany Donathan started and got the win, scattering four hits in four innings to go with three strikeouts. Butler entered with two on and one out in the fifth, ending that threat and going on to record the final eight outs – five of them via the K – for a save. Hannah Johnson went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Scout Albertson was 2-for-4 with a double and two driven in to lead the Bulldogs at the plate. Susan Yates also was 3-for-4, while Butler went 2for-5 for Trinity (2-1). The Bulldogs visit East Davidson on Friday.

Bobcats rally, beat Heat in key Eastern Conference showdown THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

quarter comeback to beat the Miami Heat 83-78 on Tuesday night in CHARLOTTE – Stephen Jackson a key game for playoff positioning scored 17 points, Raymond Felton in the Eastern Conference. added 15 points and 11 assists, and The Bobcats (31-31) reached .500 at the Charlotte Bobcats used a fourth- the latest point in their six-year his-

tory and moved into a tie with Miami (32-32) as they tangle with Chicago for the last two playoff spots. Charlotte moved to 3-0 against Miami and clinched the tiebreaker by rallying from nine down with 9 minutes left.

HiToms release 2010 baseball schedule SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

THOMASVILLE – The HiToms Baseball Club released its 2010 schedule on Tuesday. On the heels of their seventh consecutive Coastal Plain League playoff appearance, the HiToms will host 31 home games at Finch Field. Managed by first-year head coach Tom Dorzweiler, the HiToms will host 28 games against Coastal Plain League foes and three contests against Carolina-Virginia Conference teams. The HiToms will launch their 12th Coastal Plain League season in 2010 with a road contest Wednesday, May 26, against fel-

low Western Division foe Martinsville. The HiToms return home the following night to start their home schedule when the Forest City Owls pay their first of six visits to Finch Field. The slate of home games continues over the Memorial Day weekend when the HiToms host the Martinsville Mustangs on Saturday, May 29, and the Gastonia Grizzlies on Memorial Day Monday. The matchup against the Grizzlies will also serve as the first home contest the HiToms have hosted on Memorial Day since their return in 1999. Thomasville Medical Center will also help celebrate the city

of Thomasville’s annual Memorial Day Celebration by sponsoring a Fireworks Show after the 6 p.m. Monday start. For the sixth consecutive year, the HiToms will be hosting a Fourth of July Fireworks Show. Sponsored by Comfort

Tech Heating & Air Conditioning, the Independence Day Celebration will be followed by 13 more home games in July and August and the second consecutive year of divisional playoff rounds in the CPL Petitt Cup Championship.

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Massachusetts beats Charlotte in A10 opener CHARLOTTE (AP) – Ricky Harris scored 24 points and Massachusetts pulled ahead late for a 59-56 victory over Charlotte on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.

Harris hit three from 3-point range and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line to send the 11th-seeded Minutemen (12-19) on to face third-seeded Richmond in a quarterfinal game Thursday night in Atlantic City, N.J.

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Panthers bag seventh straight win SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

HIGH POINT – High Point continued its best start in the Division I era, improving to 8-2 on the season with a 5-4 win over Richmond on Tuesday at Williard Stadium. Four HPU pitchers combined to give up four runs on eight hits while striking out 12 Richmond batters, with Kyle Starnes picking up his first win of the season. Murray White IV went 2-3 with two RBIs and a run scored to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. Mikel Rodenberg earned his third save of the season with a perfect ninth inning. Richmond fell to 6-5. The teams will play again today at 4 p.m. at Williard Stadium. Freshman Zach Haile will get his first start for HPU, while junior Anthony Cafagna will start for Richmond.

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Appalachian State coach Buzz Peterson embraces former T.W. Andrews star Kellen Brand (23) after the Mountaineers’ 56-51 loss to Wofford in the Southern Conference Tournament championship game in Charlotte late Monday night.

Wofford beats Appalachian State, earns first NCAA Tournament berth CHARLOTTE (AP) – Cameron Rundles scored 20 points and Wofford used stifling defense to overcome a long secondhalf scoring drought and beat Appalachian State 56-51 on Monday night for the Southern Conference title and its first NCAA Tournament berth. The school perhaps best known in sports circles as being the training camp home of the Carolina Panthers won its 13th straight game despite going nearly 10 minutes without a point. The Terriers (26-8), who

moved up to Division I in the mid-1990s, also got 13 rebounds from Tim Johnson to overcome 35 percent shooting. It led to a dancing and singing celebration on the floor as Wofford set a team record for victories in a season, a year after going 16-14. Appalachian State (2212) shot just 29 percent as coach Buzz Peterson came up short in his bid to return the Mountaineers to the NCAA Tournament in the first year of his second stint at the school. Andrew Williamson

scored 12 points and Ryann Abraham added 11 for Appalachian. But its top two scorers – Donald Sims and Kellen Brand – combined to shoot 2 of 23. Wofford, which beat Georgia and South Carolina early in the season before winning the league regular-season title, appeared in control when Junior Salters drained a 3 on the first possession of the second half to make it 36-18. The Mountaineers did get within 48-44 on Abraham’s four-point play with 2:24 left.

Georgia Tech’s Favors named ACC rookie of year THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Derrick Favors walked onto Georgia Tech’s campus followed by plenty of high expectations as one of the program’s most touted recruits in recent years. He’ll enter this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament as the league’s top newcomer. Favors was named ACC rookie of the year for the 2009-10 season after earning 45 of 53 votes from members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association in results released Tuesday. Maryland’s Jordan Williams was second with six votes after helping the Terrapins earn a share of the league’s regular-season title. Favors is the 11th Georgia Tech player to win the award and first since Chris Bosh in 2003. No other school has won more than eight times. Big things were expected right away from Favors, a McDonald’s All-American who was the preseason choice for rookie of the year after a stellar prep career in Atlanta. “I just worked hard,” Favors said. “I worked on all my weaknesses and got stronger. I just didn’t pay any attention to the pressure.” The 6-foot-10 Favors averaged 11.9 points and 8.4 rebounds this season to lead all league freshmen in scoring, rebounding, double-doubles, blocked shots and shooting percentage. He was named rookie of the week four times this season.

FSU’S SINGLETON VOTED ACC’S TOP DEFENDER

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GREENSBORO (AP) – Florida State’s Chris Singleton is the defensive player of the year in the ACC. He led the league in steals at 2.3 per game. He also averaged 1.5 blocks per game.

57TH ANNUAL ACC TOURNAMENT

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AT THE GREENSBORO COLISEUM TODAY’S PRACTICES (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; ADMISSION, PARKING ARE FREE)

Virginia 10-10:55 a.m.; Boston College 11-11:55 a.m.; Miami 12-12:55 p.m.; Georgia Tech 1-1:55 p.m.; Wake Forest 2-2:55 p.m.; Clemson 3-3:55 p.m.; N.C. State 4-4:55 p.m.; Virginia Tech 5-5:55 p.m.; Florida State 6-6:55 p.m.; Maryland 7-7:55 p.m. (Duke and North Carolina will not participate)

THURSDAY’S GAMES No. 8 Boston College vs. No. 9 Virginia, Noon (WFMY, Ch. 2) No. 5 Wake Forest vs. No. 12 Miami, 2:20 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) No. 7 Georgia Tech vs. No. 10 North Carolina, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) No. 6 Clemson vs. No. 11 N.C. State, 9:20 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2)

FRIDAY’S GAMES No. 1 Duke vs. 8-9 winner, Noon (WFMY, Ch. 2) No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. 5-12 winner, 2 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) No. 2 Maryland vs. 7-10 winner, 7 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) No. 3 Florida State vs. 6-11 winner, 9 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2)

SATURDAY’S GAMES First semifinal (Friday afternoon winners), 1:30 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) Second semifinal (Friday night winners), 4 p.m., (WFMY, Ch. 2)

SUNDAY’S GAME Championship, 1 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2)

White takes OHLGA playday ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

The format was Metoo (three free lifts on each HIGH POINT – Kitty White side). scored 80 to win Tuesday’s Rita Winston placed secOak Hollow Ladies Golf ond at 82.5. Association playday. White’s 89 was low gross

round and Millie Henderson’s 67 was low net. Chip-ins were carded by Barbara Gesse at No. 4, Henderson at No. 11 and Karen Murtha at No. 13.

POOLER, Ga. – The High Point University men’s golf team finished in fourth place out of eight teams at the 2010 Lonnie Barton Invitational with a tworound score of 639. HPU junior DJ Dougherty shot a final-round 74 for a two-round total of 152 to finish in third place, two strokes off medalist honors. High Point’s Chase Wilson and Curtis Brotherton also claimed top-20 finishes on the par-72 layout. Wilson finished tied for 14th with a 160 (79-81). Brotherton totaled 162 with rounds of 79 and 83

to finish 20th. Junior Evan LaRocque fired a second-round 84 to finish tied for 27th with a 166 (82-84). Junior Nick Goins was 33rd at 171 (88-83). Longwood claimed the team title with a second-round score of 302 to finish nine shots ahead of Laval. Bryant’s Jason Thresher claimed the individual title, carding a secondround 73 for a two-day total of 150 (7773). First-round leader Logan Blondell of Georgia Southern finished one-shot back competing as an individual (7477).

HPU WOMEN FINISH 17TH ORANGE PARK, Fla. – The High Point University women’s golf team shot 343 in the third and final round of the JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational on Tuesday to finish in 17th place with a three-day score of 1003. HPU freshmen Audra McShane shot a team-best 84 in the final round to finish tied for 74th with a three-day total of 244 (79-81-84). HPU’s Jessica Neese, Kristina Wagner and Danielle Lamy finished in a tie for 87th at 253. South Florida shot 299 in the final day to pass Central Arkansas for the team championship. The Bulls finished the event with a three-day score of 898. Illinois finished in second place with a total score of 904, while Central Arkansas fell to third with a score of 906. The Illini’s Hailey Koschmann led from wire-to-wire, shooting 75 on the final day to finish the event at 214.

NASCAR puts Edwards on probation for three races CHARLOTTE (AP) – Sticking with its “boys, have at it” attitude, NASCAR placed Carl Edwards on probation for three races Tuesday for deliberately wrecking Brad Keselowski’s car last weekend in Atlanta. Edwards will be monitored by NASCAR through the April 10 race at Phoenix, but may drive in the

Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series. NASCAR president Mike Helton said Edwards acted unacceptably Sunday but did not cross the line in what the sanctioning body will allow this season. NASCAR promised in January to give the drivers more leeway in policing themselves and settling scores in an effort to energize the sport.

Five-run rally in ninth lifts GTCC ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

GREENSBORO – Abe Fernandez delivered a two-out, two-run walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Guilford Technical Community College to an 8-7 win over Wilkes Community College on Tuesday afternoon. GTCC staged a five-run rally in the

ninth to pick up its ninth victory of the season. Matt Dillon went 3-for-5 with an RBI and picked up the win in relief. Patrick Koontz finished 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Kevin Sanders was 1-for-4 with two RBIs for the Titans. GTCC travels to Cary today to play Wake Technical Community College.

Wednesday March 10, 2010

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Lawsuits could cost Toyota more than $3 billion MIAMI (AP) – Toyota owners claiming that massive safety recalls are causing the value of their vehicles to plummet have filed at least 89 class-action lawsuits that could cost the Japanese auto giant $3 billion or more, according to an Associated Press review of cases, legal precedent and interviews with experts. Those estimates do not include potential payouts for wrongful death and injury lawsuits, which could reach in the tens of millions each. Still, the sheer volume of cases involving U.S. Toyota owners claiming lost value

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Burger King sales hurt by winter storms CHICAGO – Winter storms hurt Burger King’s results in January and February, the fastfood chain said Tuesday. In the U.S. and Canada, Burger King’s sales in locations open at least a year fell 8.2 percent over the two-month period. More than 75 percent of Burger King stores are in the central and eastern U.S. – the two regions hit hardest by the storms. The company, like many of its competitors, has been in a heated fight for customers in recent months as diners skip eating meals out.

Grain prices fall ahead of key report NEW YORK – Grain prices fell Tuesday, a day before a Department of Agriculture report that will revise production estimates for both U.S. and foreign farmers. “It’s pre-crop report jitters,” said Richard Feltes, senior vice president and director of commodity research at MF Global. Feltes predicted the USDA will say that more soybeans and corn were produced in the Southern Hemisphere than previously forecast. Additional supply hurts prices in the futures market. The report will also give an update on U.S. production from 2009 plantings.

JetBlue scales back growth plans NEW YORK – JetBlue says it is slowing down deliveries of new aircraft to steady its growth and control costs. The airline, based in Forest Hills, N.Y., will now take delivery of 4 Airbus A320s next year instead of the 8 previously planned, and 4 Embraer 190s this year instead of 5, CEO Dave Barger said speaking at an investor conference on Tuesday. JetBlue has also pushed back two A320 deliveries and seven Embraer deliveries in 2012. As recently as 2006, the company was taking delivery of a new plane every 10 days. Since Barger took the helm in 2007, the company has focused on scaling back its growth to avoid the hefty losses commonly seen at bigger airlines. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

– 6 million or more – could prove far more costly, adding up to losses in the billions for the automaker. Such class-action lawsuits “are more scary for Toyota than the cases where people actually got injured,” said Tom Baker, a University of Pennsylvania law professor. “A super-big injury case would be $20 million. But you could have millions of individual car owners who could (each) be owed $1,000. If I were Toyota, I’d be more worried about those cases.” As Toyota continues to deal with the recalls and

wavering public confidence in its vehicle safety, its biggest financial fight may be in the courtroom. A key decision could come at a March 25 hearing in San Diego, where a panel of federal judges will consider whether to consolidate the mushrooming cases into a single jurisdiction. After that, a judge will decide whether all claims filed by Toyota owners nationwide can be combined in a single legal action – known as “certifying a class” – and whether the claims have enough merit to move toward either trial or settlement.

Chevron to shed 2,000 jobs THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chevron Corp. said Tuesday it will cut 2,000 jobs this year and sell some overseas operations as it revamps its struggling refinery, marketing and transportation operations. The job cuts represent almost 12 percent of its 17,000 workers in the so-called downstream part of its business and just over 3 percent of its overall work force. Executives of the secondlargest U.S. oil producer are still deciding where and when they will eliminate

the jobs as they try to complete the restructuring by the third quarter, company spokesman Lloyd Avram said. Additional cuts are expected next year. Chevron said it will also seek bids for the Pembroke refinery in southwest Wales, and fuels marketing, aviation and lubricants businesses in the Caribbean and some markets in Central America. Oil refineries, which turn crude into gasoline, diesel and other fuels, struggled amid rising oil prices and falling demand last year.

EU urges US to join crackdown on speculators BRUSSELS (AP) – European officials urged the U.S. to join in a crackdown on speculators who bet against Europe’s currency union, warning they might ban some credit default swaps – opaque financial instruments blamed for worsening the world financial crisis. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that “quick action is needed,” calling on the U.S. to “make a gesture” and curb the trades. Greek Prime Minister George Papan-

dreou, in Washington, DC to meet with President Barack Obama, is also calling for curbs on speculation which he blames for making his country’s debt crisis worse. The European Commission threatened to ban “purely speculative naked sales on credit default swaps of sovereign debt” and said it would ask for a similar move globally at the Group of 20 summit of leading and emerging economies in June.

Oil settles lower, ending brief rally NEW YORK (AP) – Oil prices trimmed some early losses, but still ended lower Tuesday, after rising steadily since the end of last week. Benchmark crude for April delivery lost 38 cents to settle at $81.49 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Earlier, oil dropped as low as $80.16. Tradition Energy analyst Addison Armstrong said the dollar strengthened against the euro ahead of talks between President Barack Obama and the Prime Minister of Greece, which has

been reeling from financial turmoil. Phil Flynn of PFGBest said reports that China may stop tying its currency to the dollar gave a boost to the greenback as well, “helping to bring inflated oil back down to earth.” A stronger dollar makes crude more expensive for investors holding foreign currencies. The Energy Information Administration’s monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday continued to offer a relatively stable outlook for oil and gasoline prices this year.

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Investors get antsy for action NEW YORK (AP) – A year after the stock market began its comeback from 12-year lows, investors are looking for the next big thing. Stocks have lost some of the momentum that propelled the Dow Jones industrial average up 4,017 points, or 61.4 percent, from its close of 6,547 on March 9, 2009. And so investors are waiting for signs that the economy is ready to put up some solid, sustainable growth numbers. The most likely trigger: job growth. But that doesn’t mean the market isn’t going to have its fitful moments. On Tuesday, the financial companies that led stocks higher in the past year again drove trading. Analysts said financial shares rallied as investors reacted to rumors that the government might prohibit the trades known as short sales in stocks of companies it owns. The government has large stakes in Citigroup Inc., American International Group Inc. and mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after bailing them out during the 2008 financial crisis. “A lot of the gains we already enjoyed have been in anticipation of economic progress which has not yet occurred,” said Lawrence Creatura, portfolio manager at Federated Clover Investment Advisors.

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Legg Mason LM 28.97 Leggett & Platt LEG 21.04 Lincoln National LNC 27.18 Lowe’s LOW 24.01 McDonald’s MCD 65.1 Merck MRK 37.04 MetLife MET 40.81 Microsoft MSFT 28.8 Mohawk Industries MHK 54.55 Morgan Stanley MS 29.05 Motorola MOT 6.97 NCR Corp. NCR 12.96 New York Times Co. NYT 11.7 NewBridge Bancorp NBBC 3.66 Norfolk Southern NSC 53.74 Novartis AG NVS 54.64 Nucor NUE 44.93 Old Dominion ODFL 33.32 Office Depot ODP 7.96 PPG Industries PPG 62.93 Panera Bread PNRA 76.81 The Pantry PTRY 13.74 J.C. Penney JCP 30.12 Pfizer PFE 17.23 Pepsico PEP 64.36 Piedmont Nat.Gas PNY 26.83 Polo Ralph Lauren RL 82.93 Procter & Gamble PG 63.3 Progress Energy PGN 38.67 Qualcomm QCOM 38.68 Quest Capital QCC 1.24 RF Micro Devices RFMD 4.87 Red Hat RHT 30.21 Reynolds American RAI 52.63 RBC RY 56.52 Ruddick Corp. RDK 29.65 SCM Micro INVE 1.74 Sara Lee SLE 13.86 Sealy ZZ 3.62 Sears SHLD 101.01 Sherwin-Williams SHW 65.5 Southern Company SO 32.31 Spectra Energy SE 22 Sprint Nextel S 3.62 Standard Micro SMSC 21.13 Starbucks SBUX 23.62 Steelcase Inc. SCS 7.03 SunTrust Banks STI 25.83 Syngenta AG SYT 55.48 Tanger SKT 43.3 Targacept Inc. TRGT 19.24 Target TGT 52.86 3M Co. MMM 81.99 Time Warner TWX 30.6 US Airways LCC 7.71 Unifi Inc. UFI 3.88 UPS Inc. UPS 60.29 VF Corp. VFC 79.75 Valspar VAL 28.93 Verizon VZ 29.91 Vodafone VOD 22.47 Vulcan Materials VMC 45.69 Wal-Mart WMT 54.06 Wells Fargo WFC 28.98 Yahoo Inc. YHOO 16.53

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METALS PRICING NEW YORK (AP) — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday. Aluminum - $1.0085 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.4201 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.3980 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2240.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.0654 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1115.75 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1122.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $17.375 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $17.318 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum -$1582.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1596.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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WEATHER, BUSINESS, NOTABLES 6D www.hpe.com WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

High Point Enterprise Weather Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Saturday

Mostly Cloudy

Showers Likely

Scat'd T-storms

Few Showers

Partly Cloudy

68º 51º

59º 54º

68º 49º

64º 44º

61º 40º

Local Area Forecast Kernersville Winston-Salem 67/50 68/49 Jamestown 68/51 High Point 68/51 Archdale Thomasville 68/51 68/51 Trinity Lexington 68/51 Randleman 67/51 69/51

North Carolina State Forecast

Elizabeth City 67/50

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Asheville 61/45

High Point 68/51 Charlotte 67/50

Denton 68/52

Greenville 71/51 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 71/51 62/53

Almanac

Wilmington 67/54 Today

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ALBEMARLE . . . . . .68/51 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .58/44 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .67/54 EMERALD ISLE . . . .65/53 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .68/53 GRANDFATHER MTN . .52/41 GREENVILLE . . . . . .71/51 HENDERSONVILLE .59/44 JACKSONVILLE . . . .72/50 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .71/51 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .59/51 MOUNT MITCHELL . .59/42 ROANOKE RAPIDS .71/49 SOUTHERN PINES . .68/52 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .71/50 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .72/49 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .71/51

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ALBUQUERQUE . . . .52/30 ATLANTA . . . . . . . . .56/51 BOISE . . . . . . . . . . . .44/27 BOSTON . . . . . . . . . .47/36 CHARLESTON, SC . .68/54 CHARLESTON, WV . .62/46 CINCINNATI . . . . . . .62/48 CHICAGO . . . . . . . . .51/45 CLEVELAND . . . . . . .56/44 DALLAS . . . . . . . . . .72/46 DETROIT . . . . . . . . . .51/41 DENVER . . . . . . . . . .39/23 GREENSBORO . . . . .68/50 GRAND RAPIDS . . . .53/41 HOUSTON . . . . . . . . .73/54 HONOLULU . . . . . . . .82/69 KANSAS CITY . . . . . .62/43 NEW ORLEANS . . . .67/60

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51/27 67/53 50/33 48/39 68/57 59/47 61/47 51/39 58/42 69/44 52/44 39/22 59/54 51/36 71/47 81/69 52/37 73/52

LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .54/44 LOS ANGELES . . . . .64/43 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .75/60 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .77/71 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .43/37 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .68/53 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .52/38 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .77/62 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . . .59/46 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .58/43 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .57/40 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .51/33 SAN FRANCISCO . . .57/47 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .70/51 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .51/38 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .71/41 WASHINGTON, DC . .62/46 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .58/42

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85/70 42/34 90/64 45/28 53/27 86/65 70/48 42/27 83/61 94/64

COPENHAGEN . . . . .36/32 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .37/27 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .57/44 GUATEMALA . . . . . .81/54 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .67/54 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .57/49 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .65/39 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .43/37 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .28/25 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .77/67

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37/33 39/27 68/46 85/58 74/56 69/49 64/42 45/35 34/20 79/69

PARIS . . . . . . . . . . . .44/30 ROME . . . . . . . . . . . .52/39 SAO PAULO . . . . . . .82/65 SEOUL . . . . . . . . . . .39/30 SINGAPORE . . . . . . .90/77 STOCKHOLM . . . . . . .32/21 SYDNEY . . . . . . . . . .70/65 TEHRAN . . . . . . . . . .75/57 TOKYO . . . . . . . . . . .50/42 ZURICH . . . . . . . . . . .33/27

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UV Index for 3 periods of the day.

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New 3/15

Last 4/6

Full 3/29

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0-2: Low The higher the UV 3-5: Moderate index, the higher the 6-7: High need for eye and 8-10: Very High skin protection. 11+: Extreme

Lake Levels & River Stages Lake and river levels are in feet. Change is over the past 24 hrs. Flood Pool Current Level Change High Rock Lake 655.2 654.1 +0.1 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 2.89 -0.12 Elkin 16.0 2.53 -1.29 Wilkesboro 14.0 3.20 +0.50 High Point 10.0 0.80 -0.01 Ramseur 20.0 1.65 +0.61 Moncure 20.0 18.67 0.00

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Predominant Types: Trees

Today: 65 (Moderate) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:

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0: Absent, 1-25: Low, 26-50: Moderate, 51-75: High, >75: Very High

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Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.

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Continental to cancel flights to avoid fines for delays

Funeral service held for Osmond’s son PROVO, Utah – Marie Osmond’s 18-year-old son was remembered at a funeral service Monday with fond words, laughter and music from his famous singing family. Michael Bryan’s uncle, Donny Osmond, also appealed to God in an opening prayer. “Bless my sister,” he said, breaking into tears. “Bless my sister and her family.”

Smith colonoscopy to air on show

FILE | AP

A Continental Airlines jet lands at George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport in Houston. delays, even if the delays go past three hours. Smisek said many passengers on delayed flights “really want to go to LA or Mumbai, but the government by God says, ’We’re going to fine you $27,500.’ Here’s what

we’re going to do: We’re going to cancel the flight.” Because airlines have cut flights, passengers will have fewer chances to rebook on another flight. Passengers, he said, won’t get to their destinations “for maybe days.”

Job openings up sharply in January WASHINGTON (AP) – Job openings rose sharply earlier this year, evidence that employers are slowly ramping up hiring. The number of openings in January rose about 7.6 percent, to 2.7 million, compared with December, the Labor Department said. That’s the highest total since February 2009. Hiring is critical to sustaining the economic recovery because job growth

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DALLAS (AP) – Continental Airlines plans to cancel flights rather than risk stiff fines under new federal rules designed to punish carriers for delaying passengers. CEO Jeff Smisek said Tuesday the result will be that passengers will have more trouble getting to their destinations. A spokesman for the U.S. Transportation Department said airlines can avoid fines by doing a better job of scheduling flights and crews. Under a Transportation Department rule taking effect next month, airlines can be fined up to $27,500 per passenger if planes are delayed three hours and passengers can’t get off. Smisek said at an investor conference in New York that long delays are rare, and mostly caused by an outdated air traffic control system that the government has failed to upgrade. Airline industry officials say they should decide whether to wait out

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Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro

Pollen Forecast

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Across The Nation

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ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .85/70 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .42/32 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .89/64 BARCELONA . . . . . .42/27 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .47/25 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .78/65 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .70/47 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .42/26 BUENOS AIRES . . . .82/63 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .90/74

High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Last Year’s High . . . . . . . .80 Last Year’s Low . . . . . . . . .57 Record High . . . . .81 in 1974 Record Low . . . . . .12 in 1996

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boosts incomes and helps restore the confidence needed to drive consumer spending. There are now about 5.5 unemployed people, on average, competing for each opening. That’s still far more than the 1.7 people who were competing for each opening when the recession began. But it’s down from just over 6 people per opening in December 2009.

Economists were encouraged by the report but cautioned that hiring will likely increase only gradually this year. “It’s getting better, though not as quickly as you’d like,” said Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak. The economy has lost 8.4 million jobs since the recession began, the largest drop since the 1930s.

NEW YORK – “The Early Show” co-anchor Harry Smith is scheduled to have a colonoscopy today, with live reports planned Smith as he undergoes the procedure at a New York hospital. CBS says it will be the first time an anchor has had a colonoscopy live on network television.

Fawcett’s Oscar omission no accident LOS ANGELES – The executive director of the film academy says Farrah Fawcett wasn’t included in the Academy Awards In Memoriam segment because the actress was better known as a TV star. Bruce Davis says it was a difficult decision for the committee to omit Fawcett and that he’s not surprised that some fans and family members are upset. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

FILE | AP

In this photo taken Oct. 22, 2006, model Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaya Gerber attend the “Paddle Out Protest” at the Malibu Pier in Malibu, Calif.

Germany: Man jailed for Crawford extortion BERLIN (AP) – A German man who tried to blackmail supermodel Cindy Crawford with a photo of her bound and gagged 7-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years in jail Tuesday. Edis Kayalar, 26, was found guilty after confessing that he tried to extort euro100,000 ($135,888)

from Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber last year using the photo, the court in the southern German town of Kirchheim unter Tech said. The picture, which showed the child gagged and tied to a chair, was reportedly taken by a former nanny during a “cops and robbers” game.

Producer admits to attempted Letterman shakedown NEW YORK (AP) – A television producer admitted Tuesday to trying to shake down David Letterman in a case that bared the late-night icon’s affairs with staffers, avoiding a long prison sentence by pleading guilty in exchange for six months in jail and community service. Robert “Joe” Halder-

man, 52, entered the plea in a Manhattan court to attempted grand Halderman l a r c e n y after being accused of demanding $2 million to keep quiet about the late-night comic’s workplace love life.


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