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Rockingham County’s New Judicial Center Named 1st LEED Gold Justice Facility in Eastern U.S. Moseley Architects, a leader in the design of justice facilities, is proud to announce that the new Judicial Center in Rockingham County has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. Located in Wentworth, North Carolina, the facility is the first LEED Gold justice facility in the Eastern United States. The Honorable W. Keith Mabe, Chairman of Rockingham County Board of Commissioners says of the certification, “It’s fantastic that we are leading in the green energy environment … it’s a good model for other counties to follow.” The 175,400-square-foot facility offers state-of-the-art court facilities as well as new accommodations for the county’s law enforcement departments. The facility also features a 300-bed detention facility, which houses both minimum and maximum security detainees. Sheriff Sam Page, said, “This is a proud accomplishment that Rockingham County Government can talk about for a long time. With this certification we have saved tax dollars, and reduced waste in the construction and operational process. Thanks again to Moseley Architects for this memorable experience in building design,” and added “This has been a great experience in my law enforcement career working with the Rockingham County Judicial Center advisory team. I appreciate the support of all participants during the planning, design and construction phases, and especially working with our partners, Moseley Architects who helped us reach our goal of LEED Gold certification. Rockingham County was eager to integrate high performance design prin-
ciples to create a more energy-and water-efficient facility, which will positively impact the facility’s operational costs. Fred B. Wilkins, Chief District Court Judge said of the new facility, “They had talked about needing a new courthouse for many years because I’ve been practicing 37 years and it’s been in the works. This is outstanding. I never thought I’d see this during my career, and then the LEED Gold certification. I’m really pleased.” L a n c e M e t z l e r , Rockingham’s C o u n t y M a n a g e r, expressed his enthusiasm with the project and the county’s leaders. “I’ve worked on a LEED Silver project before, so I understand how hard this team worked to successfully target LEED Gold for our center. Not only will this facility save the county operational costs in the long run, but we are leading by example.” Dan Mace, a vice president with Moseley Architects and the managing principal on the project indicated that Rockingham County’s leadership viewed LEED certification as a measured risk worth taking for one of the county’s largest capital projects. “I think the further along we got the more we could see how the project would benefit from the high performance design strategies we were considering and how pursuing certification was a good use of taxpayer dollars.” Moseley Architects incorporated green building strategies in the design in order to earn LEED Gold certification. Working closely with the project’s general contractor, Branch & Associates, Inc. the team included the following noteworthy features: energy-
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Morehead Foundation to Host Second Annual “Eden’s Got Talent” Show EDEN—The Morehead Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Second Annual “Eden’s Got Talent” Show will be held on Saturday, February 25, at 3 p.m. in the R. Duane Best Auditorium located at Morehead High School in Eden.
Auditions Saturday, February 18, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Best Auditorium. Last year 33 contestants in 29 acts competed for cash prizes in the Foundation’s inaugural event which raised $7,500 for patient assistance and the Best Auditorium seat replacement project. Audition forms are available online at www.morehead.org under “News & Events,” and at the following Eden locations: - The Front Porch, 702 Washington Street ; - Party Plus, 349 W. Kings Highway; - The Small Pleasures Gift Shop at Morehead Memorial Hospital;
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Dear friends, The N C Dental Society’s Missions of Mercy Free Adult Dental Clinic will return to Rockingham County on Friday, March 23 – Saturday, March 24, 2012 starting at 6am each day. It will be held at Reidsville Christian Church, 2020 South Park Drive, Reidsville. It is anticipated that 500 – 600 adults will receive free dental care during those two days. In order to make all of this possible, the entire county is responsible for raising $30,000 to help offset the cost of this free adult dental clinic. To date a total of $5,550 in contributions has been received from the following: Ron & Lucy Price Calvary Baptist Church, Reidsville Town of Wentworth Little Bethlehem Christian Church, Eden Glenn and Jane Martin Ball Corporation First Baptist Church, Main Street, Reidsville Bill & Carol Duke • An addition $7,500 has been pledged by the following: Holy Infant Catholic Church Annie Penn Hospital Reidsville Christian Church Reidsville Area Foundation Your help is needed! Please make a donation. If you’d like to make a donation, please make your check payable to “NC Dental Fund.” In the memo please write “NCMOM.” Please mail your check to: First Baptist Church, 409 South Main Street, Reidsville, NC 27320. If you have questions please call Bill Duke at 342-4227 or Dr. Scott Vines at 3421581. Thank you for your support, Bill Duke, Shannon Newsome, Scott Vines, Janet Rakestraw, Stokes Ann Hunt, Patricia Settle, Melodie Watt, Leslie Deaton, John Grogan, Kelly Stulz, Jeff Lynch, and Kevin Bedard
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efficient HVAC systems, lighting, and building envelope strategies to reduce energy expenditures by 28 percent ($94,000/year); rainwater cisterns to annually save 600,000 gallons of water; Energy Star® compliant roof membrane to lessen local heat island effects and keep the building cooler; and local and regionally manufactured building materials to support the state economy and reduce transportation impacts on the environment. Rebecca B. Cipriani, Rockingham County Register of Deeds said, “We are in the center of the County and serve as a hub of county services so I commend the Commissioners for their vision in guarding our environment and natural resources and at the same time, providing us a facility to utilize technology to
better serve our citizens. From a 1907 courthouse using manual processes, typewriters and microfilm; to today's high-tech "green
Mark Pegram, Clerk of Superior Court said, “I would like to commend the Commissioners’ leadership who decided to fulfill this project and had the forethought of being on the environmental cutting-edge.” John Nichols, Moseley Architects’ Sustainability Coordinator on the project, summed up the facility’s accomplishment. “Our approach to LEED certification relied upon a wide array of team members in order to improve the design, construction, and operations of the facility in a cost-effective manner. The whole team should be proud of the collaboration, which carried the project from an initial goal of LEED Certified to the actual achievement of LEED Gold.”
“It’s so impressive to now have one of the premier facilities in the state and country. This extra effort will save so much money in the long run.” Edwin G. Wilson Jr., Senior Resident Superior Court Judge
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¶ PAGE 4 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, FEBRUARY 2012 Letter of Appreciation The Salvation Army of Rockingham County would like to express sincere and heartfelt appreciation to the many individuals, civic organizations, churches, businesses and anonymous donors who gave generously during the 2011 Christmas season. Your donations helped us provide gifts for over 3,688 individuals and more than 1,400 children, representing 670 families. This includes Christmas angels, food, nursing home and prison ministries in Rockingham and Caswell Counties and exceeds the number of people served at Christmas in 2010 by over 500. We appreciate the time, talent and resources of each person and organization that helped The Salvation Army of Rockingham County achieve this outcome. With your support, we will continue providing for those in need throughout the coming year. We thank all of you for all you do. God bless you! Majors Robbie and Sharon Robbins and A/Captain Joanne Case The Salvation Army of Rockingham County
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COUNTY WIDE OBITUARIES Dorothy Crouch Allgood, 87 Margaret Trantham Allen – Reidsville Glynda Vernon Ashworth, 85 - Mayodan Leon W. Blackwell, 69 - Eden Dee “Huckabuck” Brown 85 Doris Burroughs Barefoot, 77 – Reidsville Patricia Brown, 52 Joseph Allen Brumbeloe, 70 James "Herbert" Bullins, 68 Donald Lee Barnes, 62 – Rockingham County William Wallace “Pete” Benton, 76 – Eden Almeria "Susie" DeHart Brooks, 78 – Eden Bobby Lero Bullins, 74 Dr. Carolyn McBryde Cardwell, 89 William Fletcher Carroll, 90 – Reidsville Christine Estes Chrismon, 84 – Eden Howard Allen Carter, 80 – Reidsville Sadie Lillard Carter, 96 – Ruffin Elizabeth “Betty” Brown Crouch, 86 – Rockingham County Linda Bullins Carter, 63 – Madison Gertrude Reszke Cavanaugh, 88 Ruth Elaine Wickham Clifton, 79 – Rockingham County Louise Simpson Crews, 98 Dorothy Mae Chaney Craig, 70 - Madison Edna Pettigrew Denny, 90 – Reidsville William Emerson Dixon, 74 Mary Eunice Evans, 88 Jewell Vernon Ellis, 81 – Madison Viola Freeman, 93 – Madison Janie Marie Coleman Fitzgerald, 73 Roy Charles Funk, 74 Juanita Dry Goodman, 83 - Reidsville Ruth Hall Gunn, 84 – Reidsville Carl Wayne Gallimore, Jr. 25 Ann Oliver Grant, 64 – Madison Dorothy Shirleen Hamlin, 60 - Eden Guan Daryl Hill, 49 Alice Choplin Hudspeth, 68 – Reidsville Russell Hatcher, 67 – Eden George Dillard Hairston, 64 - Reidsville Charles Larry Hamlett, 71 – Eden Ruby Gray Hall, 91 – Madison Edith Lois Tate Hall, 78 Norma Virginia “Jenny” Hankins, 57 - Stoneville Betty Ann Comer Hildebrandt, 69 – Reidsville Elberta C. Johnson, 75 - Eden Vivian Walker Harris Joyce, 78 - Eden Ida Belle Lineberry Joyce, 63 – Madison Marion Thomas Johnson, 80 Ruby Inez Roberts Knight Jimmy Dale Key, 69 Brooksie Lee Higgins Lemons, 82- Rockingham County Georgia Wilhoit Lawson, 78 Ballard Eugene Moxley, Jr., 63 Joan Wren Meeks, 68 – Eden Jerry Wayne Martin, Sr. 63 – Reidsville Benita Jean Duncan McKinney, 65 - Eden Valena Angle Minter, 81- Eden Linda Mabe Martin, 61 – Stoneville Magdalene Gail Joyce Martin, 69 - Madison Eithel Aaron Nance, Jr., 78 – Rockingham CountyBuddy Rodgers Overby, 76 – Eden Doris Saunders Page, 87 - Eden Theorian Felix Phillips, 53 Michael Stephen Phillips, 55 Joseph Richard “Joe“ Perry, Sr., 86 – Reidsville Gertrude "Gertie" Foley Pulliam, 85 Mildred Cile Forbes Price, 83 - Eden Fairie Jones Robertson, 97 Virginia Pauline Martin Richardson, 89 James Walter “Jim” Sands, 65 Millard Fillmore “Junior” Saunders Jr., 67 – Rockingham County Elizabeth Bray “Lib” Sacrinty, 84 - Reidsville James Anthony Stone, 55 – Ruffin Eviline Lawson Sands, 82 – Madison Avis Hicks Short, 88 Nellie "Mema" Saunders, 92 – Rockingham County C. “Tommy” Stone, Sr., 72 – Reidsville Jeanette Alcorn Saunders, 79 Lee Donald Tuttle, 88 – Mayodan Michael Lester Tuggle, 54 – Mayodan James Alger “Jimmy” Taylor, Jr., 75 – Madison Mozelle Frye Williams, 72 – Reidsville Mary Reynolds Wilson, 104 – Madison Sgt. First Class Laura Lowe Williams Ret., 54 - Madison Michael Kim Warren, 47 William "Jerry" Gerald Watkins, 71 – Rockingham County Ruby Marcella Spain Woods, 89 Frank Delano White, 78 Lillie Weatherford Wray, 93 Eva Odell Wade, 75 – Eden William Wilson Watlington, 97 Glenn Marshall Young, 70 – Stoneville Doris Odell Hedrick Yeatts, 90
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Private Investigator opens in near courthouse Most people consider private investigators to be somewhere between Colombo and Magnum. But the reality is, the best of the investigators come from a background in law enforcement, and that is just the case with Stephen Williams, owner and operator of Williams Private Investigations (WPI). After 25 years in law enforcement serving as a patrol officer, Assistant Police Chief in East Dubuque, Ill., Police Chief in Auror, NC and a Sheriff’s Deputy of Rockingham County, Williams chose to retire. He had a long-standing hope to begin his own investigative business, and this was the perfect time to begin. He applied to the Department of Justice, and with all of his previous investigative history, they immediately approved of his application. Mr. Williams has an extensive background in police work and investigations, and in 2006 he was an International Police Advisor in Iraq for two years. In addition to his law enforcement
past, he is a former Navy Diver, a Viet Nam and Gulf War Veteran. Williams Private Investigations handles many types of cases such as: Child custody, civil paper service, background investigations, Workman’s Compensation fraud, tracking, and surveillance. Williams Private Investigations is ready and willing to help with any of your investigation needs,
said Williams. Discrete and professional, Williams is eager to help you with your investigation needs. WPI is located in Wentworth, across the street from the courthouse and shares the Bond-UOut bail bond office. Williams is happy to provide free consultations to potential clients and for more information be sure to call 336-280-1176.
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Attracting and Retaining Young Talent preferred the small town lifestyle. Once we had children, we wanted to raise them around family. We wanted their grandparents/aunts/uncles/cousin s, to come to their little league games and school plays. Having family around and involved in the boys lives daily was important to us. We also value the education system in Rockingham County. The teachers know us, know and share our family val-
enjoy going to Boone and Blowing Rock as we still have friends there . . . Go App! If we are feeling really adventurous and have the time, we head down to Ocean Isle. Q: How can Eden attract other young couples to settle here? A: Focus needs to stay on Economic Development and Job Growth. We should look to the future for the up and coming
Q: Why did you choose to live, work and raise your children in Eden? A: We have lived in Charlotte, Blowing Rock, Cary, Raleigh, and Hickory and have always
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Here’s our February family. Meet the Vincents! George and Casey Vincent Casey graduated from Rockingham County Senior High School, class of 1991. George is from Minnesota, graduating from Plymouth’s Wayzata High School in 1989. Both attended Appalachian State University where they met. Additionally, Casey holds a Masters of Education from North Carolina State University. Casey is a financial services manager with First Citizens Bank and George is a U-verse technician with AT&T.
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Finding ways to entice our “home grown” leaders to return to Rockingham County after college has benefits beyond retaining young talent. In the case of our February family we got “two for one”. While Casey (Gammon) grew up in Rockingham County, her husband George did not; so we are so pleased that as a family they decided to return to our county to raise their family and grow their careers. It’s our job as a community to make George feel welcomed and loved as if he was a native son. It’s important we give our young families the support and guidance they need to be successful.
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The Vincent Family – George, Casey, Cyler and Charles
ues, know our children, my siblings and I even went to school with several teachers in the area. That was also important to us; to have those types of personal connections. My father and sister both teach in Rockingham County. Q: What are some things your family does for recreation? A: George and I enjoy taking the boys on the greenway for walks. Cyler loves to play at Freedom Park (or to us the “twirly” park because of the slides). We also
industries and pursue companies within those industries. To keep those who grew up here coming back and to draw new families, we have to offer the opportunities for prosperity. We need to market ourselves and our area as a wonderful, welcoming, inviting place to be and raise a family as well as offer the financial means to do it. Q: What four words/phrases best describe Eden? A: Proactive, Community Driven, Forward Thinking, Welcoming
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E vents To Your Health MOREHEAD MEM. HOSPITAL Class and Support Group Schedule for February 2012 Preregistration is required for ALL classes unless instructed otherwise. Morehead Hospital, of Eden offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge to anyone. Call the following numbers for details about the listed classes... • Advancement in Cancer Treatment: Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) 12:00 noon, Wednesday, February 8 Morehead Hosp. Downstairs Classroom, Lunch will be provided to those who register by Monday, February 6. To register, call 336-627-8510. • American Red Cross Bloodmobile 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 9 Morehead Memorial Hospital Downstairs Classroom • House Calls - Radio Show - 1490 WLOE AM • WMYN AM 11:30 a.m., 2nd & 4th Wednesday • Chronic Disease Management Programs - Cardiac Rehabilitation & Maintenance Program Morehead Hosp. Diabetes Education Classroom. Call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register - Diabetes Management Program Morehead Hosp.Diabetes Education Classroom Call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register - Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Morehead Memorial Hospital Diabetes Education Classroom Call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register • Parent/Child Education Please call 336-627-6323 to register for the following classes. - Lamaze Class 9:00 - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11 Morehead Hosp. Downstairs Classroom - Infant CPR 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Tues., Feb. 7 Morehead Hosp. Education Classroom • Monthly Support Groups - Alcoholics Anonymous 8 p.m., every Wednesday Morehead Mem. Hosp.l Dining Room Open meeting - for those interested in recovery from alcoholism. For info. call 336-623-9315 or 336-613-2551. - Alzheimer’s Support Group 1:30 p.m., Thursday, February 16 Morehead Nursing Center (call number below for location) MNC Recr. Services Director at 336-623-9712, ext. 2619 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. - Look Good - Feel Better 10 a.m. - noon, Monday, February 20 Smith-McMichael Cancer Center To register, call 336-623-9713. - Parkinson’s Disease Support Group 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 21 Morehead Hosp Main Conf. Room For more information call 336-627-6199. - Special Young Adults, A night for adults ages 18-45 with mild or moderate developmental disabilities 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Tues’s., Feb. 7 & 21 Morehead Hosp Downstairs Classroom Call Brenda Moore at 336-623-1077 or 336-613-5174 after 6 p.m. • ANNIE PENN HOSPITAL Annie Penn Hospital of Reidsville, offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge to anyone. Call the following numbers for details about the listed classes... MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS - Look Good…Feel Better – Annie Penn Hosp. Female cancer patients are invited to a FREE beauty makeover. Each female cancer patient receives a FREE makeup kit worth $200. Classes on First Wednesday of each month. To register, call 951-4584. - Total Joint Education Class 2nd Thursday of each month. Information and demonstrations to patients who are considering, or scheduling total knee or total hip replacements. Call 951-4357. - Alzheimer’s Support Group 2nd Monday of month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in South Day Room of the Penn Nursing Center. For family, friends, and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s. Call 951-4674. •
DIABETIC EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR EVERYDAY LIVING Eden Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 3rd Thursday of every month, 3 pm. No reservations necessary, FREE to the public! Pete Crouch, owner of Eden Drug, speaks on different topics monthly. Please call the store if you have questions: 627-4854. RED CROSS BLOODMOBILES Appointments are strongly recommended for donors to get in and out faster. Call for the nearest bloodmobile 349-3434 WEEKLY WELLNESS HOUR Every Wednesday at 7pm. FREE to Public! Door Prizes! Learn about health and prosperity. 594 Pierce St, Eden, NC (next to library) 627-4325 AL-ANON - Fri’s 8pm - Joint meeting with Alcoholics Anonymous - Rock of Eden Spray Methodist. Wed’s - Morehead Hosp. Dining Room Circle of Love - 8 - 9pm NA (NARCOTICS ANON.) Meets 5 days a week in Reidsville at the REMMSCO Annex, 108 N. Main St. Includes a noon meeting on Monday and 8 PM meetings Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 1 hour meetings, open to all. ≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈
Youth Concerns TEEN PARENT SUPPORT GROUP Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at Leaksville UMC. For information, contact Ashley May at 623-6002. FRIENDSHIP MINISTRY Osborne Baptist Church Children’s Worship Area. A ministry for children and adults with developmental disabilities. 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month 6-7:30pm. Registration Required call Kevin Bedard. 336-623-6064 email@example.com SPECIAL POPULATION DANCE The Arc Of Rockingham County sponsors a special population dance monthly (the 2nd Thurs. of month RCC, Whitcomb Student Center. 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Refreshments. 336-627-7565 FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SUPPORT Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month 6:30pm- 8:00pm, DSS Conf. Room. Jo Wilson 342-1394 CIVIL AIR PATROL The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is seeking volunteer members to help perform emergency services (including search & rescue and disaster relief operations) Aerospace education; and cadet programs for teens. Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Shiloh Airport. Call Charlie Spratt at 336-537-3115 or 336-520-7886.
spouses are invited to attend the monthly meeting: the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the student center at Rockingham Community College. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION OF EDEN Wray Centre, 452 Bridge St., Eden. $10 at the Door. Contact 939-2230 or 342-1524 for res. MOPS - Reidsville MOPS - Contact Kelly at 348-1634 for more info - Rockingham MOPS - Contact Heidi at 427-2712 for more info AMERICAN LEGION POST 254 Meets 3rd Thursday of month. 6:30pm. All Vets Welcome 147 N. Fieldcrest Rd, Eden “JOSHUA’S TROOPS” (Madison) Meet every 2nd Thursday of month 8:30am at the Dan Valley Com. Bldg You Do Not have to be a vet to attend. RC AMATEUR RADIO CLUB Monthly Meetings held 7pm on the 3rd Tuesday of month. Red Cross Bldg 3692 NC Hwy 14, Reidsville. 573-3317 or 548-2027 AMERICAN LEGION POST 79 - Reidsville, Meets the 1st Monday each month at 7pm at the post located behind Auto Zone in Reidsville. For more info: 336-295-2996. MARINE CORPS LEAGUE Meet 2nd Thurs. each month at 6:30pm 8pm, at the Kings Hwy. Christian Church, Eden. Seeking new members, call Harry McKinney at 627-8881 AMVETS- Local group. All Veterans and service men & women welcome. Willard (Woody) Waters at 635-1786 or firstname.lastname@example.org JOB SEEKER CLASSES Goodwill Industries of Central NC Community Resource Center of Reidsville. Call 336-637-1010 to register Employability Skills, GED Classes EDEN GOODWILL RESOURCE CENTER CLASSES There will be GED, Intro to Computers, ESL, Advanced Computer, Employability Skills (HRD) classes held there at the 220 W. Kings Hwy. Suite H (Next to Peebles), Network Room, Resume Assistance. Call 336-637-1010 or 336 623-3007 to reg. APSRC Monthly meeting for the Animal Protection Society of Rockingham County (APSRC) held from 2 to 4 pm the third Sunday of every month at Hospice of Rockingham County, 2150 Hwy 65, Wentworth, in the patient building to the left. For more information, visit www.apsrc.org, email email@example.com or call (336) 791.4606.
WENTWORTH RURITAN CLUB Ruritan Club meets 2nd Tuesday each month at 6:30 at the Wentworth United Methodist Church at 6:30pm. Monnette Rich 336-951-2526 or Mary Jo Boswell 336-342-4346
MEALS WITH FRIENDS! Monday – Thursday at lunch time. Anyone 60 years of age and over Activities, good food & fun Hot Nutritious Lunches, donations are gladly accepted if you are able.
STONEVILLE RURITAN CLUB Meets at the VFW Hut, N. Glenn St. 3rd Tuesday or the month - 7pm Call Dot Ellington 573-2093 or Ricky Craddock 336-453-7005
• HUNTSVILLE NUTRITION 1151 Sardis Church Rd., Madison 427-5206 Site Manager-Donna Fulp
GENEALOGY: The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 NC 14, south of Eden, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. A professional genealogist will be on hand at the Tuesday morning sessions. Information: 336-623-7154. THE DAV Meets 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm MINORITY BUSINESS ASSOC.EDEN Meets 1st Monday of each month at 6:00pm - Eden Chamber of Commerce, Van Buren Rd. Call Butch-627-7600 PFC JERRY L. MCKINNEY GROUP Detachment of the Marine Corps League All Marines, former Marines and their
• LEAKSVILLE NUTRITION Bridge St. Rec. 400 Bridge St. Eden Site Managers- Mildred Cochran Kay Ramsey 623-5343 • MAD. - MAYO. NUTRITION Mad. – May. Rec. 300 S Second Ave., May. - 445-9840 Rita Hunt • REIDSVILLE SENIOR CENTER Reidsville Rec./ RHS Apartment 201 N Washington St., Reidsville Site Manager- Diane Clark 349-9757 SALVATION ARMY Hungry? Come by and have a meal on us! Mon. thru Fri. 12:00-12:30 at 314 Morgan Rd, Eden Sun. 9:30 worship, 11am Sunday School.
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LEAKSVILLE MORAVIAN CHURCH 712 McConnell St 623-9440 February 11—all you can eat spaghetti dinner 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm $7 for adults, $4 for ages 11-17, $2 for 10 and under. All proceeds benefit congregational outreach and mission programs.
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• UMM Supper DRAPER METHODIST CHURCH Feb 11, 2012 130 Main St Chili beans, corn bread, Drink $3.00 Bake potato, salad and drink $3.00 Eat in or carry out. Come and Enjoy • DESSERT THEATRE 2012- February 18 7:00 p.m. Join us at 1st Presbyterian Church,582 Southwood Dr. Eden,NC Comedy From “Andy Griffith Show”, “Laugh-In”,” SNL”, Music and More! We all Need to Laugh a Little More!! $6 per perosn Wonderful Desserts, Even Some Sugar Free! Doors Open at 6:00 p.m. Desserts served at 6:30 p.m. and The Show Begins at 7:00 p.m. Seats must be Reserved! Call : 336-623-3962 Child Care available When Reservations are Made! Any Questions Call Kim Meeks at the Church.
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Entertainment SENIOR DANCE - EDEN Last Monday of every month CB Hut on Boone Rd., Eden $5 entry. Door prizes and 50/50. Sponsored by City of Eden Recreation, Everyone welcome. Band starts at 7pm. Free line dance lessons at 6. Join us! MUSIC AT THE BARN Tuesdays 7pm the doors open at 151 Gant Road, Eden. - Bluegrass music & Jam sessions. Free to public. 2nd & 4th Saturday, 6pm covered dish - 7pm - Heart Strings. CASCADE COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE Doors open 5:30 pm, Concessions available. Music every Friday night: From 7-10 pm by Cascade Express and Friends and the 1st and 3rd Saturday night is BlueGrass Music. DINNER WITH JAZZ SET FOR FEB. 11 Join Morehead Band Director Sean McClure & Friends for dinner and live jazz in the gym of Trinity Wesleyan Church on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Enjoy delicious lasagna (vegetarian option available) with salad, bread, dessert and beverage while listening to live jazz music. The gym is located at 186 E. Aiken Road in Eden. Tickets are $12 per person or $20 per couple and proceeds benefit Morehead’s awardwinning band program. To order tickets, call Lisa at 932-1088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS PANCAKE BRUNCH The Boy Scouts of Troop 553 will be holding a pancake brunch on Sunday the 29th at St Josephs of the HIll Catholic Church. It will start at 830AM until at least 1PM. The cost is 5 dollars all you can eat. Children under 6 eat free. ROCK. CO. HABITAT "YARD SALE" RESTORE 249 The Boulevard/Irving Ave., Eden - Mon.. & Thur- 1 - 3 PM New & Used Household and Remodeling Items, Free Large item /big load pick-up by appointment. Recycling goods to build homes with families! Contact: 627-0160 Messages returned!
FUNDRAISER COOKBOOKS: Pride of Morehead High School Marching Band cookbooks are on sale now - only $10. Books feature favorite recipes of Morehead High teachers, alumni and band members. Proceeds go to Morehead's awardwinning band program. Call Dee at 552-4220 or email email@example.com.
ANNOUNCEMENTS VALENTINE'S DAY LOVE STORY CONTEST Bunnie's Flowers wants to hear your love story! Come by with your written love story for a chance to win a dozen roses delivered on Valentine's Day. The contest closes Thursday, Feburary 9th and the winner will be notified Saturday, Feburary 11th. We are located at 226 N Bridge St in Eden. Call us at 336.623.7500 with any questions. “DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS,” Open house for introducing genealogical research to African/Americans will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Family History Center in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14 just south of Eden. Information: 623-7154 during center hours, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, or 336-280-1725.
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all the brown cattle among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my hire”. The prophet Jeremiah must have seen in his bird watching days, a speckled bird that was hatched among his less colorful comrades. The bright plumage of the speckled bird brought reproach and animosity to his fellow birds. All the other birds of the nest disowned the bird, even its mother. They all pounced upon the nestling from every corner and pecked her to death. God says to the prophet Jeremiah; that’s the way the nation of Israel is. Because of Israel’s disobedience and unwillingness, God has permitted all the nations of the world to come in and peck at her like a speckled bird. Let’s make a personal application to this verse in Jeremiah. The bright plumage of the speckled bird brought jealousy and indifference to the other birds. The same is true when man exalts himself with the bright bragging plumage of a haughty spirit. God is a jealous God, and the intermingling breed of sin’s stains causes our service to Him to be defective. God wants the speckled stains of sin to be washed white as snow in the blood of Christ.
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LION’S CLUB CALENDARS The Eden Evening Lion’s Club is in the process of selling their 2012 Calendars honoring our World War II Vets. This calendar is on sale at Diamonds-N-Dust, Ramsey’s Barber Shop, Jerry’s Restaurant, and Railroad Cafe. You may also call Norma Jean McKinnney at 336-6278881 to purchase your copy. These make spectacular Christmas Gifts for the history lover on your list. Eden Evening Lion’s Club invites you to visit and join! They meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of month at Santana’s, Eden at 6:30am.
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117 E. Kings Highway; and, - The Morehead Memorial Hospital Foundation office, 618 S. Pierce Street (in the Wright Diagnostic Center). Audition forms must be turned in to the Morehead Hospital Foundation by Friday, February 10. Jennifer Boyte, the Foundation’s Annual Fund Chairman, said the event is being held earlier this year to give talent from area dance and drama groups a chance to participate before dance competitions start in the spring. The show will be at an earlier time, a matinee at 3 p.m., so people who do not like to drive at night will be able to get home before dark. “There will be seven (7) cash prizes ranging from $200 to $50, plus the popular People’s Choice Award,” stated Ed Holbrook, Executive Director of the Foundation. “We are looking for different types of acts for the Talent Show. If you can juggle, do magic acts, play various musical instruments, dramatic readings, comedy, ventriloquism, or puppetry—anything that is entertaining and in good taste—then you are who we are looking for to showcase in this year’s Talent Show.” Proceeds from this year’s event will go to Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Pediatric Care Program and to help establish a Healthcare Scholarship that will benefit a graduating senior at Morehead High School. For more information about the “Eden’s Got Talent Show” or the purchase of tickets, please call the Foundation office at (336) 627-6334. Tickets will be on sale the last week of January and will available at The Front Porch, Party Plus and the Morehead Memorial Hospital Foundation office.
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Paying Off Library Fines with Food was a holiday winner! Rockingham County Public Library Director Michael P. Roche had good news to share about the Christmas food drive to help those in need. The annual Food for Fines program which allowed library patrons owing library fines to receive amnesty by donating food was a holiday winner! It was his motion that led to the best year we ever had. From December 1st through the 23rd 2,508 cans of food were collected. “That is wonderful … outstanding …thanks to everyone for donations and everyone involved for their hard work,” said Commissioner Travis. The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to support the library’s Food for Fines project expansion from one week to the first 23 days of December. Roche said the county library has normally done the project for a week for close to 20 years. Rockingham County residents paid off library fines with food and their donations were taken to local agencies. One can of food equaled one dollar in fines at all Rockingham County Public Libraries and the Bookmobile. Library branches are located throughout the county in Eden, Madison, Mayodan, Reidsville, and Stoneville.
DRBA Outing The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) will continue its Tenth Year Celebration with a February 4 hike on trails in Virginia's Fairy Stone State Park. Participants will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Stuart's Knob Trailhead on Union Bridge Road (Virginia State Route 623) on the north side of Fairy Stone Lake (GPS 36.798504,80.116784). This 2-mile hike on Stuart's Knob Trail, Fairystone State Park, VA will meet at State Route 623/Union Bridge Rd, VA (GPS 36.798504,-80.116784) The park's brochure rates the hike as strenuous, but Trip Coordinator Lucas Conkle, chair of DRBA's Outings Task Force, considers the trails moderate. Switchbacks make it easier to climb the slopes, and Conkle plans to set a gentle pace to allow participants to enjoy the forest, the historic sites, and the views. "The Stuart Knob Trail system has a nice mix of views and history," Conkle says. "It is sure to become one of your favorite hikes if you go on the trip." Fairy Stone State Park, founded in 1936 as the largest of Virginia's first six state parks, is named for the cross-shaped staurolite, a rare mineral found in the region. Legend says this area was once home to fairies and other woodland creatures. Word of Jesus' crucifixion so saddened these fairies that they wept tears which crystallized staurolite (silica, iron and aluminum) in the form of Maltese, Roman and St. Andrews crosses. Participants are asked to bring lunch, water and a hiking stick; wear comfortable shoes or hiking boots; dress in layers of watershedding artificial fabric or wool; and be prepared for rain or wind. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver form. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Trip Coordinator Lucas Conkle at firstname.lastname@example.org. For membership information, visit www.danriver.org.
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Mayodan Welcomes New Town Manager & Public Works Director The Town Council is pleased to announce that Michael Brandt as the new Town Manager, replacing Ms. Debra Cardwell who retired at the end of December. Ms. Cardwell has been a trusted public servant working for Mayodan for over 34 years. She has served as Town Clerk, Town Finance Officer, and in 1996 was appointed Town Manager. Her accomplishments are many and she is respected throughout Rockingham County and the state for her public service, which culminated in her being awarded the prestigious “Order of the Long Leaf Pine” by Governor Beverly Perdue. Her breath of knowledge, friendly attitude, and love for her home town can not be replaced. Mr. Brandt has served as the Town Manager/Town Administrator of the Town of Summerfield since 2003. Previously he was a Planner with Guilford County. He holds a bachelor’s
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County Star Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 8 degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans. Mr. Brandt was the first Town Manager hired by Summerfield. In his role as manager he oversaw the acquisition and development of property for public parks and successfully obtained over one million dollars in grant funds. In addition, he oversaw the growth and development of Summerfield as it grew from 7,000 to over 10,000 residents in 10 years. Mr. Brandt started work in early December, allowing time for an orderly transition in the management of the Town, and formally took the position of Town Manager January 1st. In November David Baker, Public Works Director, announced his intention to retire from Mayodan. Mr. Baker was employed by the Town for over 24 years, serving in a variety of positions before being appointed as the Public Works Director in 1997. His service to the citizens of Mayodan has been outstanding and he will be missed by staff and Council for his knowledge of the sewer and water systems that provide critical services to Mayodan’s citizens. The town now wants you to welcome Clifford Ellington, a twenty-year veteran of the public works department, to the position of Public Works Director. Mr. Ellington has served as David’s right-hand man for many years and brings a strong work ethic and knowledge to the position. Mr. Ellington’s promotion was also effective January 1, 2012.
Illegal Burning equals Fines Rockingham County Code Enforcement Officer Tinker Woods warns there are strict rules about open burnings because smoke from outdoor fires can cause serious health problems and pollute the air. You can be fined for illegal open burning in Rockingham County and citations may be issued by the Rockingham County Code Enforcement Officers and the Rockingham County Fire Marshal. He emphasized it is illegal to burn trash for “in the past, we have actually had houses, storage buildings, and vehicles burned due to illegal burnings.” The basic message of Rockingham County’s openburning rule is simple: Only leaves, branches and other plant growth can be burned … nothing else! If it does not grow, do not burn it! That means no trash, lumber, tires or old news-
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Discover Your ROOTS Open House Held “Discover Your ROOTS,” an open house for introducing genealogical research to African/Americans will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Family History Center. The Family History Center is located in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14 just south of Eden. The event is being held in conjunction with Black History Month. “There has been an increased interest in discovering and preserving African American history since Alex Haley first encouraged black Americans to research their roots,” said FHC Director Ruby Asbury. “That growing interest is evident in Rockingham County and surrounding areas.” Over the past several months, African/Americans have taken advantage of the genealogical programs available at the bimonthly events at historic Wright Tavern in Wentworth. Family History consultants have been on hand to assist those individuals, including several from Greensboro, Asbury said. “We believe the open house will make more people aware of the services the Family History Center has available,” said Assistant Director Albertha Anderson. “Our consultants will be on hand to assist people in finding their ancestors.” Anderson said she had been looking for one of her ancestors for
some time but one of the FHC consultants found it. Those attending the open house will learn how to start their family histories and what resources are available for their research. Some of the most valuable resources are the Family Search Forums and Family Search Wiki. Handouts will be available about them and other online and local resources. The center also has several premium websites including Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest which can be accessed without charge at the Family History Center. The Freedman’s bank records are available on CD. This database contains signatures and genealogical information about depositors to the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Bank, most of whom were African-American. Several special guests will be on hand, telling stories about the area and displaying pictures and other information. The Family History Center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. People unable to visit the center at these times can call to set up special appointments. Additional information about “Discover your ROOTS” and the Family History Center can be obtained by calling the center at 623-7154 during center hours or 336-280-1725.
Woodlawn Cemetery Project American Legion Post 254, with assistance from Joyce Monument Company, are working at Woodlawn Cemetery to repair sunken, leaning and overturned stones. We plan to clean up the wooded area beside of the cemetery, and we are asking families with loved ones buried there to please not throw old flowers and holders in the woods. Please discard in trash cans or take home for disposal. Thank you for helping keep Woodlawn Cemetery and woods clean. Donations would be appreciated to help defray this costly project. Please send donations to: American Legion Post 254, PO Box 852, Eden, NC 27288-0852. Please note "Woodlawn Cemetery" on your check. Your donations are tax deductible.
Chocolate & ValenWine Sat., February 4th from 11am-4pm We will be tasting wines, coffees, and chocolates. Eden native Carla Booth will be presenting an array of her handmade chocolates and we will be pairing them with a fabulous selection of wines and gourmet coffees. Drop by for a fun afternoon and let us help you with your Valentine gift ideas!
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Notes from RCC Excellent training is impetus behind RCC program enhancements Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Forsyth Medical Center, among others, use the “Ferrari” of ventilators in their respiratory therapy departments: the Avea. Now Rockingham Community College uses an Avea to train its respiratory therapy students. “It’s important because the Avea is equipped for use with all age groups – infant to adult,” said Daniel Williams,” RCC’s respiratory therapy clinical coordinator,” and our students deal with all age groups at their various clinical sites.” In addition, said Williams, familiarity with the machine they will encounter at clinical sites makes the students more comfortable and prepared. Beyond ventilating systems, respiratory therapy administrators at the college have installed a battery of 30 clinical simulations which were installed on computers used in the respiratory therapy lab and classrooms. “The simulations require a student to think critically about what he or she would do in a certain clinical situation,” said RCC respiratory therapy director, Vickie Chitwood. “They must gather data, order tests, interpret the test results and make decisions about
patient care and treatment based on each of these items. In these simulations, you are the doctor, the nurse, the therapist, everybody. Without the simulator,” she said, “students would not be exposed to certain clinical procedures, such as ordering tests.”
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Because students are given situations within all age groups, the simulation exercises prepare them for their clinical work, the workforce and for their board exam. “Although we have a pass rate higher than the national average, students have struggled with the clinical simulation part of the board exam,” said Chitwood. With the updated equipment and simulations, we expect that to improve a great deal.” To improve their ability to find employment, the college is offering Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the first time to its
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WENTWORTH – Today, as in decades past, cane furniture is a popular decorating choice. If you are interested in the cane look, check for discarded pieces in your family’s attics, basements or other storage. Restoring cane furniture to its former glory requires the right tools and instructions. On Saturdays, from Jan. 21-Feb. 18, Rockingham Community College is providing that instruction with a chair caning class. Students can reclaim old chairs and rockers by using common seat materials such as binder cane, fiber rush, flat reed and pressed cane. Supplies needed are a mop bucket, box cutter, scissors, tack hammer, tape measure, clamps-2, needle nose pliers, stapler, pliers, wooden pegs or golf tees, awl, and clothes pins. The cost of the course is $70. Instructor Valerie Saunders received training in the art of caning at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. She has taught caning and restores cane furniture as a career. For more information or to register for the course, call Helen Pokrzywa at 342-4261, ext. 2177.
Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 9 papers. If local pickup is available, you can’t burn leaves and branches either. Do not burn: • Garbage, paper and cardboard • Tires and other rubber products • Building materials, including lumber and wood scraps • Wire, plastics and synthetic materials • Asphalt shingles and heavy oils • Paints, household and agricultural chemicals Homeowners can burn yard trimmings (excluding logs and stumps over six inches in diameter) if: it is allowed under local ordinances; no public pickup is available; and it does not cause a public nuisance. Homeowners can burn campfires, outdoor barbecues, and bonfires for festive occasions. Landowners and contractors also can burn vegetation to clear land or rights-of-way, provided that: • Prevailing winds are away from built up areas and roads. If winds are blowing toward public roads, fires must be at least 250 feet away. • Fires are at least 1,000 feet away from occupied buildings. Lesser distances may be allowed if all property owners in the area sign written waivers and prior approval is obtained from the Regional Division of Air Quality. • Burning is done between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., and nothing is added outside these hours. • Burning is done on the site of origin. For more information on outdoor burning, contact Rockingham County Code Enforcement Officer Tinker Woods at 336-342-8300 or email@example.com
New Director of Emergency Services for County Announced WENTWORTH, NC (Jan. 20, 2012) - Rockingham County Manager Lance Metzler announced today the appointment of Johnny Bowles as the new Director of Emergency Services for Rockingham County. Bowles’ tenure will begin Saturday, Jan. 21. He is filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Steve Hale a year ago. Bowles comes to this position with vast experience and training including work in fire service, emergency medical services, emergency communications, and emergency Bowles management in Rockingham and Guilford Counties. Assistant County Manager/Human Resources Director Ben Neal said: “we are fortunate to have a person with Mr. Bowles’ background and knowledge of Rockingham County in the director’s position. He will be responsible for Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Services, and 9-1-1 Communications.” As a resident of Rockingham County, Bowles has been active as a volunteer fireman in the Yanceyville Road Volunteer Fire Department and has worked for the Wentworth Fire Department. He has a number of certifications involving a variety of emergency operations.
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Scholarship applications available Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Volunteers Scholarship Applications for 2012 are now available. The purpose of the scholarships is to assist students in obtaining a degree at any North Carolina college, in any field of study, with priority given to Family and Consumer Sciences. Three $500.00 scholarships will be awarded and paid in Fall 2012. Applicants may be adult (an individual who has completed high school and has had a break in her/his education and wishes to further her/his education) or youth (an individual currently in senior year of high school or in college with no
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as high as fifth in the country in the National Junior College Athletic Association. “When looking at Guilford, Rockingham, Alamance and other surrounding counties, this is a basketball rich area,” said McClintock. “I’m looking forward to capitalizing on that talent and building an exciting women’s basketball program at RCC.” McClintock has a good track record to achieve that goal. At Patterson School in Lenior, the number one ranked prep school in the country at the time, McClintock served as assistant men’s basketball coach and head women’s basketball coach. The men’s varsity team took the country’s number one slot for most of the 2008-09 season and four of his players on the women’s team placed in NCAA, Division I schools. As head coach during the 2010-11 season at Oak Ridge Military Academy, he led the boy’s junior varsity team to a 161 record for the season. As assistant to the men’s varsity basketball coach during the same sea-
son, he helped the Oak Ridge team achieve a ranking as high as twelfth nationwide. McClintock McClintock played baseball at NC A&T State University and graduated from Carolina in 2007 with a degree in kinesiology (now called exercise and sports science.) Although he enjoyed playing collegiate baseball, he said that basketball is the sport where coaches can have the most impact. “As a coach, you get involved with the game and the players. That’s what I love about it,” he said. Grateful to have the opportunity to be head coach at the collegiate level, McClintock is starting immediately to look for talent. “I will be talking to all of the Rockingham County High School coaches,” he said. In the meantime, if anyone is interested in playing for the 2012-13 season, he says to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
state and national guidelines on the protection of human test subjects for research. The IRB will review proposed research projects prior to the beginning of any data collection to ensure that standards of privacy and ethics are met. President Helmick explained that community colleges don’t typically conduct research. Reporting on the college budget, Vice President of Administrative Services Steve Woodruff, reported that approximately $120,000 of the college’s 2011-2012 state budget has been reverted as mandated by the North Carolina Community College System. Trustees approved the selection of Clark Patterson Lee as the architect for the proposed renovation to the N. Jerry Owens Human Services Building and the Advanced Technologies building.
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Winter Vegetable Planting Kathryn Holmes, Extension Agent North Carolina Cooperative Extension - Rockingham County Winter is a good time to start planning your vegetable plantings. Think of the planning stage as very important!! Organize vegetables by seed starting dates for the transplants, then transplanting dates or by direct seeding dates. Many cool-season vegetable transplants are ready to plant 6 weeks from seeding. Asparagus crowns are one of the first vegetables to go into the soil. Plant the 1-year-old crowns at the bottom of a 6-9 inch furrow but only cover with 1 to 2 inches of soil at planting. As the asparagus grows continue to slowly add more soil until the trench is filled. Onions can be planted in January and February when the soil conditions are favorable. Onion transplants due best for growing large, sweet dry bulb onions. Green or bunch onions can be grown by planting sets or direct seeding. Head and leaf lettuce transplants can be planted starting in February. Be sure and harden off the lettuce transplants. Once planted lettuce is usually very tolerant of temperatures down to 20-25 F. Direct seeded lettuce needs to be sown very shallow, even leaving some seed uncovered. Garden peas and peas planted for the edible pods can be planted in cool weather and tolerate frost well. Many gardeners like to plant carrots in the winter but be careful as small carrot seedlings cannot handle hard freezes. Carrots are fairly tolerant of frost. Carrots seedlings with less than six leaves and a root less than 1 inch in diameter are more susceptible to cold injury. Optimal soil temperatures should be above 40 F. Get ready to plant many other cool season vegetables starting late February/ March such as horseradish, rhubarb, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, turnips, leeks, collards, cabbage, and potatoes,. Also windbreaks, mulches, row covers, and high tunnels can be used to increase success of early vegetables.
Art unveiled Todd Drake’s newest art exhibit, “Help: Hidden Work, Hidden Lives,” shines a light on marginalized workers. It explores how many sought to bring honor to their work; how work options affected an individual’s life; and how those options sometimes affected families for generations. It is an artistic story using mixed media collections of words, photographs, videos and objects and he is still seeking stories from locals, especially those who worked in area mills. This is the second major body of work by Drake since coming to Rockingham Community College in 2008. As a fine arts instructor, Drake emphasizes to his students that content drives the engine of art. Name any art period or piece and Drake will point out its content: Picasso’s Blue Period – “He was reacting to the death of a dear friend.”
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Morehead Hospital Welcomes Dr. Mark Roy to Morehead NeuroSpine Morehead Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Mark Roy to full-time status in Eden with the opening of Morehead NeuroSpine at 518 S. Van Buren Road, Suite 6. Dr. Roy received his medical training at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington. He interned and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Roy Prior to joining Morehead NeuroSpine he was in practice with Vanguard Brain and Spine Specialists in Greensboro and saw patients in Eden on part-time basis. Dr. Roy specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative and acute cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders using minimally-invasive and traditional approaches. He also treats compressive pathology of peripheral nerves, including carpal tunnel, ulnar and radial neuropathy and non-traumatic brachial plexopathy. Morehead NeuroSpine is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For referral and appointment information, call (336) 635-6806.
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Sweetheart Valentine Benefit Gala 2012 Tuesday, February 14, from 6:30-9:30 P.M. at Cafe 99, 130 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Come enjoy a 4-course gourmet dinner starting at 7pm.Benefiting the Rock.Co.Chapter American Red Cross Food Pantry. Tiger Prawn Shrimp , fresh garden salad with raspberry vinaigrette, Chicken Champagne with red bliss potatoes and fresh vegetable medley, yeast rolls, Hot Lava Brownie with French vanilla ice cream to share, Tea, soft drinks and coffee. $49.00/couple or $25.00 /single - Music by Veronica Jones and Larry Johnson with dancing,Silent Auction—items for that Sweetheart. Casual Attire, Tickets available: Pelham Transportation 349-7113 / Events by Judy 342-4386 or Café 99 616-0100
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EDEN — Morehead Memorial Hospital has been awarded three-year terms of accreditation in Nuclear Medicine and Computed Tomography (CT) imaging as the result of recent reviews of the two programs by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material, ingested by the patient, to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases, including many types of cancers, heart disease, and certain other abnormalities within the body. CT uses a rotating x-ray source and computer processing to create images of thin sections of the body and 3-D views which are used in diagnosing many types of cancers and abnormalities within the body. In addition to its nuclear medicine and CT programs, Morehead Memorial Hospital’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, mammography, and vascular laboratory programs are ACR accredited. “We are proud that Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department has been awarded accreditation by the American College of Radiology for nuclear medicine and CT,” said hospital President
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More than a million Americans have heart attacks each year. Nearly half of them die. Why does this happen? In many cases, it's because people don't take action quickly enough – or at all. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to part of the heart muscle is blocked. If blood flow isn't restored quickly to that part of the heart muscle, it lacks nutrition and dies. That's why it's so important to seek medical help right away. If you or someone you're with may be having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 without delay. This needs to be an ambulance trip to the hospital, not a joy ride. If you get caught driving in traffic, you can lose valuable minutes. To help you visualize the urgency of the situation, think of a heart attack as a gunshot to the heart. If symptoms stop within five minutes or come and go, don't just thank your lucky stars. Call your doctor and describe what happened. A blood vessel could be on its way toward blockage. Cardiologists call the 60 minutes after a heart attack the "golden hour." That's because this is the narrow window of time when treatment can open arteries and prevent permanent heart damage. These heart specialists have two methods for doing this. They can use a clot-dissolving drug. Or, they can perform a procedure to open blocked heart arteries (angioplasty). If treatment is so effective, why don't people get themselves promptly to the hospital where they belong? Maybe it's because many have a Hollywood image of a heart attack: the clutching of the chest, the unbearable pain and the dramatic collapse onto the floor. But a heart attack can have several guises. Symptoms can begin quickly or slowly. They can be severe or mild. They may come and go. They can even vary from one time to the next. Some people may have no clear symptoms at all. These are called "silent heart attacks." They are more common in people with diabetes. Chest discomfort or pain may be a hallmark of heart attack. But it can feel more like pressure than pain. It may be a squeezing or heaviness, making it difficult to catch your breath. Or, you may have a feeling of fullness or indigestion, resembling heartburn. You may have other warning signs of a heart attack, including: Discomfort in one or both arms, or your back, neck, jaw, or stomach, Nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, or fainting , Sweating . So if this happen to you or someone you know, will you take the needed action? Or will you be afraid you're being alarmist and worry that the symptoms were nothing but a case of indigestion? If so, remember this: You can't die of embarrassment. But a heart attack can most definitely kill you. After a heart attack, doctors often prescribe medications to prevent a second one. These work in various ways. For example, they might prevent blood clots, lower cholesterol, or lower blood pressure. Don't stop taking these without your doctor's okay. If you run into any problems or have any questions, I'm here to help guide you. Eden Drug is a full service, family owned pharmacy serving the individual needs of our patients. Join us on Facebook @ Eden Drug Health Mart Pete Crouch, RPh, CPP 103 W. Stadium Drive, Eden, NC 27288 Phone: (336) 627-4854 Hours: Mon-Sat. 9am - 9pm, Sun. 1pm - 6pm FREE DELIVERY • Website: www.EdenDrug.com
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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 12 Abstract art – “After World War II, artists delved into their feelings of war’s banality. It expressed their raw nerves and energy.” “The Last Supper” – DaVinci’s mind was complex. In addition to light, dark, form and subject, he placed the cups so that if looked at from left to right, they create a musical score.” After emphasizing the importance of content, Drake then leads by example. Initially, this resulted in Drake’s exhibit titled, “Esse Quam Videri: Muslim Self-Portraits,” a photographic story that looks at the complexity of the American conscious in the wake of 9/11 and its affect on practicing Muslims (currently exhibiting at Guilford College). The exhibit has been welcomed in galleries around the country and in Bahrain, a Muslim country. Although his newest exhibit debuted at NC A&T State University on Jan. 12, Drake says the full exhibit will not be finished for three to four years. That is because he still seeks stories to be included: stories to flesh out and complete his idea. Therefore, he is asking local citizens to contact him with stories about their work or the work of family members. He is looking for stories of those who were forced into a particular work life and brought honor to it; those who worked a job but dreamed of work they couldn’t attain; those who were exploited in the work they did; those who hid their work due to feelings of shame. To contact him, call 342-4261, ext. 2191 or e-mail to email@example.com. By seeking these stories and creating art from them, Drake is fulfilling his role as a teacher. By focusing his artistic eye on our society’s issues, he is directing the eyes of his students to see the potential power of the art they choose to create.
Peanuts become costly snack The cost of peanuts… well isn’t peanuts any longer. Prices in 2011 nearly tripled for the delicious snack, due to a severe drought and soaring temperatures during the last couple of key growing periods. Here in the US is where the price of peanuts has been felt the most, forcing retailers to increase the price the main product that is usually a staple in food banks and on family shelves, peanut butter. Some brands by Kraft and Smuckers have increased prices over 30%. With the supply over 10% lower than the previous year, and up to 17% in some states, inventories are at their lowest in years. According to specialists, the peanut prices will remain high for the next few months at least, with hopes that a bumper crop in the near future could ease the pain from the shortage. On the local front, peanuts are sold as fundraisers in several areas and the public may have noticed a higher price this year than in years past. Those who sell the self contained snack hope that the public understands the dilemma created by the droughts. Even with all this bad news, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, so to speak. If you price it ounce per ounce, peanut butter remains one of the most inexpensive protein sources around, even with the increase in price. And of course manufacturers will offer coupons to help soften the blow to consumers, so check your papers and internet for coupons on your favorite brands.
The Habitat ReStore at 249 The Boulevard/Irwing Avenue in Eden opened in 2011. The weekly hours are Monday and Thursday 1-3 PM. Recycling items at low prices to benefit buyers and build houses with low income families. Be sure to visit the Rockingham Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 249 The Boulevard/Irwing Avenue, Eden NC is now open Monday & Thursday 1 – 3 pm, to better serve the public, the store will open the 1st Saturday of each month from 8:30am - 12:30pm. Habitat’s office is open 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. For more information call 336-627-0160 Donors can make tax-deductible donations of household and yard items, working appliances and construction materials. Clothes should be given to other helping agencies. Purchasers can also
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Rockingham County Arts Council is accepting grant applications for Grassroots Grant Funds for FY 2011-2012 Rockingham County Arts Council announces a second round of grant applications for Grassroots Funds. Applications are due to the Arts Council Monday, February 20, 2012 by 4pm. NOTE: This is not a postmark deadline; Applications and all attachments must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for funding. Information and forms can be found on the Arts Council website, www.artsinrockingham.org Submit Grants to Rockingham County Arts Council, P.O. Box 83, Wentworth NC 27375 Or in person to Rockingham County Arts Council, 1122 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth NC 27375
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Eden’s Wellness Committee extends a thank you for support
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By Melinda Ward, City of Eden Wellness Committee
The City of Eden’s Wellness Committee is made up of city employees from several departments. Their main goal is to help provide information to all employees that could benefit each one in terms of their physical health as well as their mental health. The committee feels that the more we know, the better we take care of ourselves and the more we take care of ourselves, the better employees we become. Several different issues hit close to home for many of the city family, so it becomes an even more important issue to deal with. Cancer is one that shows no boundaries and has affected most of our employees, either directly or indirectly. We as a group can’t do much to prevent cancer, but what we can do is heighten awareness of the causes and preventable measures. Every year we try to provide information to all of our employees about simple things they can do to try to prevent cancer or with tips on early detection. The last couple of years, we have tried to extend that information further to the community with cancer awareness. One specific way was with a billboard in 2010 and again in 2011. Hopefully, many people traveling Highway 14 saw the billboard many times and paid attention to the message of awareness. Sometimes a visible reminder is enough to get someone thinking about what they can do to learn more about their risks or even remind them to have their annual checkup. These billboards were fully supported by funds raised by the City of Eden employees, but none of this would have been possible without the assistance and support from Tom Poe with Fairway Outdoor Advertising. He provided us with a great location for full visibility as well as a great price so that our limited funds could be enough to cover the cost of the sign with a little left over to make a donation to the local Relay for Life. We wish to thank Mr. Poe for all of his assistance in helping the committee make this dream a reality. While we are extending thanks to those who have helped us over the years, we cannot leave out the different vendors from Eden and the surrounding community that have participated in our health fairs every March. The health fair gives the employees an opportunity to see what is available locally for their benefit such as healthy food options and medical care as well as counselors for their emotional needs. We appreciate you taking the time out of your schedules to share this information with our employees,
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expect to find antiques, books, greeting cards and miscellaneous goods at "yard sale" prices. Proceeds benefit the Rockingham Habitat for Humanity, Inc. housing ministry locally and worldwide. For information call Nancy or Denise at 336-627-0160.
Prevention of vehicle thefts Since November 1, 2012, Rockingham County citizens have reported approximately twenty break-ins to motor vehicles in the Southwestern part of the county in the Madison area near the Guilford County line. ALL of the motor vehicles broken-into were UNLOCKED. Sheriff Page is urging citizen not only in this area, but also throughout Rockingham County, to follow these simple suggestions that may prevent you from becoming a victim of a crime: 1) Secure your motor vehicles and homes by locking doors and windows when you are not in them. NEVER leave valuables, firearms, cash, checks, or prescription medications inside your vehicle unattended. Installing a home alarm system is also a good idea. 2) If you see something that looks suspicious in your neighborhood, REPORT IT! Strange vehicles or people walking in the area may be up to no good. Unfortunately, The Sheriff’s Office doesn’t have the manpower to be everywhere at once, and criminals count on this, so we depend on citizens to help us by reporting suspicious looking activity in their neighborhoods. 3) Look out for your neighbors’ property and ask them to look out for your property. Again, call 911 if you see anything or anyone suspicious! Consider forming a Community Watch Group in your neighborhood. After all, the more sets of eyes that are looking out for each other, the better! Anyone interested in forming a Community Watch group in their neighborhood, should contact Crime Prevention Deputy Kevin Suthard at (336) 634-3232 ext. 4047, or email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org .
2011-2012 United Way Campaign United Way of Rockingham County asks each of you to take a moment to consider the status of our 2011-12 United Way Campaign and what you can do to support our vital programs and services that make our community strong, one person at a time. The growing needs in our county and the downward trend in our annual contributions threaten our community. The 2011-12 goal is $1,000,000. We are currently at $502,000, quite a ways to go. One new approach we have taken this year to make donating an easier process is the addition of a new website http://www.uwrockingham.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=1.
All you have to do is click on this link and by using PayPal, complete your donation from your Visa, MC, American Express or Discover Card. Our purpose with this email is to ask you to please consider a gift to the United Way as you are doing your Holiday shopping. The more people we can help, the better our community will be. Thank you for the support you have given United Way. If you have not made your donation or pledge for 2012. . . it's just a click away!! Thank you for all you can do to help.
SBC joins business loan program Rockingham Community College’s Small Business Center has formed a partnership with the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center to make loans of up to $25,000 available for the startup or expansion of rural businesses. Loans of $500-$25,000 are available through the N.C. Microenterprise Loan Program. The program encourages selfemployment and small business development by combining loans with business planning and technical assistance. It often works with individuals who have sound business ideas but may not qualify for traditional bank loans. Loan terms are one to five years. Interest is charged at prime plus 4 percent. Lower rates are available for loans supporting the use of clean energy sources, energy conservation and waste reduction. Through its service to Rockingham County entrepreneurs, the RCC Small Business Center will assist prospective borrowers in completing Microenterprise loan applications and provide referrals to business resource professionals for additional technical assistance. The college SBC fosters and supports entrepreneurship, small business training and economic development in Rockingham County by providing engaging seminars on topics relevant to today’s businesses; individual business counseling; a how to start a small business course; and partnerships with business organizations in order to
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and we hope to see you and others at our future events. Our next focus is now on heart health. February is American Heart Month and with Valentine’s Day being Feb. 14, it is a good time to think about your heart in many ways. We all need to know how our everyday choices affect how our heart operates, but we also want to make sure that we are around as long as possible to be with the ones that we love. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in this country, and according to the CDC website, someone in America will have some type of coronary event about every 25 seconds and every minute, someone will die from a heart-related problem. Many things can be done to reduce your chances of having a heart attack, even if you have already had one in the past. Most deal with your lifestyle choices, eating habits, or amount of exercise. There are many websites that have information about control, prevention, and recognizing common signs of a heart attack. The City of Eden Wellness Committee would like to encourage everyone reading this article to look into one of these websites to learn more. According to the CDC website, the American Heart Association, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the American Red Cross, and the National Council on Aging have launched a new "Act in
Time" campaign to increase people's awareness of heart attacks and the importance of calling 911 immediately at the onset of heart attack symptoms. If you don’t have access to a computer, talk to your healthcare provider for brochures and other information that could be useful in learning more. Thanks again from the Wellness Committee as we work together for good health.
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Keep winter in mind when designing your landscape By Josh Woodall, Planning Department, City of Eden
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Whether you are planning a new landscape or looking to improve your current landscape design, it is important to choose a variety of plants that will provide interest throughout the year. Many successful landscape designs are planned with all four seasons in mind to provide yearround enjoyment. Remember that a plant does not necessarily need flowers or even leaves to provide winter interest. The plant’s shape, berries, bark and dried leaves all contribute to its splendor. One of the easiest and least expensive ways to enjoy your landscape in winter is through the use of perennials. Plants like Autumn Joy Sedum (Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’) will show their gorgeous color on into November and once their color is gone, the dried stalk and seed head will attract birds and provide beautiful form to your winter garden. An excellent winter shrub species is the colored Dogwood. The Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus abla) and the Yellow Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea) are deciduous plants that shed their leaves and show their
Eden, NC – Although Arbor Ridge at Eden is visible on South Kennedy Avenue in Eden, NC, a sign for the community seems to have disappeared! It wasn’t stolen and it didn’t fly off of a truck on Highway 14, it can be found somewhere in Rockingham County. The size of real estate sign that sits in front of a listed house, it will be placed by an Arbor Ridge supporter possibly in their yard, next to their barn, or outside of their business. It could be anywhere! For the lucky one that finds it and returns is safely to Arbor Ridge at Eden, there will be a special gift. A $25 gift card will await the person that returns the sign from anywhere in the county, to Arbor Ridge at Eden. Starting on January 24rd, the sign may appear anywhere in Rockingham County. There will only be one and the prize is open to anyone that sees it, removes and returns it to Arbor Ridge at Eden, located at 302 S. Kennedy Ave., Eden, N.C. The sign will be placed once a week for four weeks equaling a total of 4 possible winners. Once returned, it will be placed in another location in the county. Director of Community Relations, Kimberly Fisher, is excited for the opportunity to engage the community in a way that is fun for everyone involved. For questions or any additional information regarding the exciting happenings at Arbor Ridge at Eden, please contact Kimberly Fisher at 336-326-7004 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck and keep your eyes peeled!
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Crape Myrtles require little pruning By Josh Woodall, Planning Department, City of Eden One of the most common misnomers in landscape maintenance is to heavily prune Crape Myrtles (Lagerstroemia sp.). Under no circumstance should you pollard or cut your Crape Myrtles back to branch stubs. This causes undue stress, reduces cold hardiness, and creates heavy clusters of flowers that many times result in branches sagging and breaking. Light pruning can be done year round and should be reserved to removing sucker growth at the base and removal of damaged or small twiggy limbs. Heavier selective pruning should be done in cooler weather, up until spring growth. It may be needed if the tree has outgrown its intended space and is interfering with sidewalks or driveways, is touching a roof or house, or has been damaged from wind, ice or other injury. Do your trees a favor and allow them to grow naturally. The American Red Cross
beautifully colored twigs in the winter. They can be used as a specimen or planted in large mass and will add a splash of color to any winter landscape. Trees with exfoliating bark, such as the Paper Bark Maple (Acer griseum), provide spectacular fall color with red, orange and pink leaf tones. After the leaves are gone, the tree’s exfoliating bark provides an attractive winter specimen. Many varieties of Holly, such as Fosters (Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'), Emily Bruner (Ilex x Emily Bruner) and American (Ilex opaca), are evergreen plants with striking red berries. Keep in mind if planting any holly species that only the female produces red berries and a male plant must be present to pollinate the female. A local plant nursery will be glad to assist you in identifying both male and female companion plants to facilitate pollination.
Who: Lee Mills Instructor What: Lifeguarding Class When: Thurs. March 1, 2011 6:00pm Where: Rockingham County High School Swimming Pool All proceeds will go to benefit the American Red Cross. Requirements: Must be at least 15 years old Must be experienced swimmers Cost: $200.00 per student Includes: Free T-shirt and Book Questions? Call American Red Cross 336-349-3434 *Note: There will not be a second round of classes this year, due to the pool is going to be renovated. Spring Session Only Will Be Taught This Year!
County Star Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 16 provide the best service possible to rural entrepreneurs. The N.C. Rural Economic Development Center is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop sound economic strategies that improve the quality of life in rural North Carolina, with a special focus on individuals with low to moderate incomes and communities with limited resources. It operates a multifaceted program that includes research, testing, advocacy, and building the productive capacity of rural leaders, entrepreneurs and community organizations. Through the Microenterprise Loan Program, it has awarded more than 1,400 loans totaling nearly $8 million since the program’s inception in 1989. To receive a microenterprise loan application, contact Cathy Wheeler at 342-4261, Ext. 2316 or email@example.com. To learn more about the Microenterprise Loan Program, contact the Rural Center at (919) 250-4314, or visit the center’s website at www.ncruralcenter.org.
Art Festival Entry Dates Announced The Fine Arts Festival Association is pleased to announce the take-in dates for the 2012 Festival as follows: -- Music & Literature Tuesday, March 27 --All Other Categories Thursday 4/12 As in past years, the entry fee remains at $5.00 per entry. This year our categories are Acrylic, Computer Art, Drawing/Printmaking, Fiber, Glass, Mixed Media (2 Dimensional), Music, Oil, Pastel, Photography-Black and White, Photography-Color, Poetry, Pottery, Prose, Sculpture, and Watercolor. The Fine Arts Festival Association is also proud to announce that this year there are two additional awards - the First Time Entry Award and the People's Choice Award.
Sheriff Seeks Leads in Driveby Shooting On January 15, 2012 just after 5pm Deputies received a report of a shooting on NC Highway 14 near Madison Street in Reidsville. Upon their arrival, they met with Marqus Algrnon Jones, 21, who reported he was travelling in the area when the vehicle in front of him
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The Following Offices are up for Election in 2012 U.S. President & Vice President (1 Seat each) U.S. Congress – 6th (1 Seat) Governor (1 Seat) Lt. Governor (1 Seat) Secretary of State (1 Seat) Attorney General (1 Seat) State Treasurer (1 Seat) State Auditor (1 Seat) Commissioner of Agriculture (1 Seat) Commissioner of Insurance (1 Seat) Commissioner of Labor (1 Seat) Superintendent of Public Instruction (1 Seat) N.C. Senate – 26th (1 Seat) N.C. House – 65th (1 Seat) N.C. House – 91st (1 Seat) County Commissioner (3 Seats) Register of Deeds (1 Seat) District Court Judge – (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 1 (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 2 (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 3 (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 4 (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 5 (1 Seat) Board of Education – District 6 (1 Seat) Soil & Water Supervisor (1 Seat) 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION MAY 8, 2012 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Filing for State & County Offices Begins February 13, 2012 @ noon Ends February 29, 2012 @ noon Registration Ends: April 13, 2012 Absentee by Mail Request Begins March 19, 2012 / Ends May 1, 2012 Voted ballots must be received in the Board of Elections office by 5:00 pm, May 7. One Stop Absentee Voting (Board of Elections Office – 240 Cherokee Camp Rd. in Wentworth) Begins April 19, 2012 / Ends May 5, 2012 @ 2:00 pm Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday, April 28 & Saturday, May 5: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Unless County Board of Elections extends voting until 5:00 pm. Filing for Soil & Water Supervisor Begins June 11, 2012 @ noon / Ends July 6, 2012 @ noon 2012 SECOND PRIMARY ELECTION (IF NECESSARY) JUNE 26, 2012 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Filing for School Board Begins July 6, 2012 @ noon / Ends July 20, 2012 @ noon 2012 GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 6, 2012 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Registration Ends: October 12, 2012 Absentee by Mail Request Begins September 7, 2012 / Ends October 30, 2012 Voted ballots must be received in the CBE office by 5:00 pm, November 5. One Stop Absentee Voting (Board of Elections Office – 240 Cherokee Camp Rd. in Wentworth) Begins October 18, 2012 / Ends November 3, 2012 @ 2:00 pm Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday, October 20, Saturday, October 27 & Saturday, November 3: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Unless County Board of Elections extends voting until 5:00 pm.
Three people recently completed training as volunteer tutors with the Rockingham County Literacy Project. Left to right are executive director Jean Light Kinyon and graduates Capri Burchette, Marilyn Hardison, and Virginia Hall. They will tutor local adults in reading, writing, math, and English as a Second Language. The Rockingham County Literacy Project works with volunteer tutors to provide these skills to adults who need and want them, and provides instructional materials free of charge to the students. For more information, contact Jean Light Kinyon at 627-0007, or visit www.rcliteracyproject.org.
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Regular Screenings Can Catch Cervical Cancer at a Curable Stage If you are a woman between 35 and 55 years of age you’re at the prime time to develop cervical cancer. Once a major cause of death for women in their childbearing years cervical cancer deaths have decreased significant with early diagnosis and treatment. January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, to educate women about early detection and the virus that causes this disease. “About 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually,” says Dr. William McLeod, an Obstetrician/ Gynecologist at Morehead Memorial Hospital. “Although cervical cancer is one of the easiest gynecological cancers to detect, the mortality rate is still high with more than 4,000 deaths each year. Getting regular exams is imperative to protect yourself against this disease.” The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus. It connects the vagina – or birth canal – to the upper part of the uterus – or womb – where a baby grows during pregnancy. Cancer can occur in any of these areas. Abnormal bleeding and discharge is the primary symptom of cervical cancer, which is the 14th most frequent cancer among American women, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. The test used to screen for cervical cancer and suspicious changes in cervical cells is called a Pap smear or Pap test, named for Dr. George Papanicolaou, who first proposed using this simple yet effective screening procedure. Death rate declined significantly The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) credits the test with reducing the death
rate from cervical cancer by 70 percent since the 1940s. The advocacy group calls the Pap test the “single most effective cancer screen in the history of medicine.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that young women begin getting regular Pap tests at 21 or within three years of starting sexual activity, whichever comes first. At age 30, your doctor may recommend waiting up to three years for your next test if your results have been consistently normal. By age 65, if you have had normal Pap tests for several years, your doctor may suggest you can stop getting screened. Pap tests also may be suspended if you’ve had your cervix removed during a hysterectomy. The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a confirmed culprit in causing the majority of all cervical cancers. Your doctor may suggest that you have an HPV test to detect the virus, which can cause precancerous cell changes and cervical cancer. The test also is used to follow up on unclear Pap results. HPV is passed from person to person during genital contact and occurs in 80 percent of women by age 50, the NCCC says. However, it’s reassuring to know that most women infected with HPV will not go on to develop cervical cancer. “The human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the country,” notes Donna Wood, Practice Leader of Clinical Operations at Quorum Health Resources (QHR). “While most women will suffer no ill effects from an HPV virus, it can lead to cervical cancer. Death rates associated with HPV have declined 2.7 percent annually from 1998 to 2007 in the United States but the toll worldwide is still very high. It’s
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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 18 began shooting at him. After further investigation, Sheriff’s Detective Kaleb Vaden learned the vehicles involved came from the Narrow Gauge Road in Reidsville where the first shots were fired at Jones. Jones was involved in a wreck at Narrow Gauge Rd. and US Bus 29 North while trying to flee from these gunshots. Jones then pursued the shooter’s vehicle onto Madison St., turning left on Highway 14, during which time several more shots were fired according to witnesses. At the intersection of Morehead St. and NC Highway 14, Jones’ vehicle and the shooter’s vehicle made contact with each other coming to a stop at this location. Additional shots were fired at Jones before the shooter’s vehicle fled east towards US 158 East. Jones' White 1993 Chevrolet Caviler passenger car was hit multiple times by the gunfire, however; he was not injured. The shooter’s vehicle is described as an older model 4 door Lincoln passenger car, Burgundy in color, with a sunroof. Anyone who may have witnessed this exchange while travelling in the area or that has any information about this incident is asked to call Sheriff’s Detective Kaleb Vaden at (336) 634-3238 ext. 4109 or Rockingham County Crimestoppers. REMINDER—Crimestoppers pays CASH for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of criminal offenders and you need not leave your name when you call. 349-9683.
County Commissioners' Unanimous Vote for Tire Cleanup Contract
Tire Cleanup A tire cleanup of Summers Lane was approved with a unanimous vote by the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners during its Jan. 10th meeting at the Rockingham County Governmental Center in Wentworth. The tire site has been a nuisance, fire hazard and mosquito nesting area, necessitating cleanup by law. Funding will be made available from the Tire Tax for this purpose. Rockingham County will pay for the property to be cleaned up and the State of North Carolina will reimburse the expense of cleanup ($60,000 from Scrap Tire Fund). Woods said Central Carolina Tire (Cameron, NC), who focuses on tire recycling, received the $60,000 cleanup contract for the eightacre site. The cleanup should take between four and six weeks to complete because many of the old tires have been on the site over 30 years. Tires will first be brought above ground to a staging area; then wheels will be removed; and finally the tires will be loaded on trailers and transported to Cameron.
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Cremations become a local option in Eden Mike Cooke
On December 1st, 2011 – Boone & Cooke, Inc - Funeral Home and Crematory officially changed it’s name from Boone – Reynolds and opened it’s on-site cremation center; Legacy Cremations Inc. Daniel Boone along with partners Mike & Judie Cooke fulfilled one of their long-term goals since purchasing the funeral home in 2007 with the building and opening of the Cremation Center. “Our commitment has always been to serve our community with the highest level of service and care. The completion of the cremation center furthers our commitment and solidifies our intent of growing to serve,” Mr..Cooke Legacy Cremations, Inc was built adjacent to the funeral home. It is the only free standing full service Cremation Center within Rockingham County and the only crematory in Eden. Legacy offers a state of art facility complete with arrangement office, full selection area offering a wide array of Urns and other
memorial tributes and family viewing area. Matthews International, the world’s leader in cremation equipment, having been in business over 60 years, manufactured the cremation equipment. Boone & Cooke having a crematory on site allows for them to have total and complete control over the cremation, their certified and trained staff performs all facets of the cremation process from the removal of the deceased to the return of the cremated remains to the family. “Your loved one never leaves our care or is transferred outside of Rockingham County or even out of state in some cases. Offering on-site crematory services gives families another level of confidence that their loved one is being cared for with the up most dignity and respect,” said Mr. Cooke The greatest misunderstanding about cremation is the belief that with cremation there is no need for services. A service with or with out the body present is an important first step in helping a
bereaved family overcome their grief while offering family and friends the opportunity to gather together to celebrate the life that has been lived. Services or ceremonies can precede or follow the actual cremation, these can be tailor made to accommodate the families preferences whether it is simple, elaborate, religious, contemporary or secular. Families often choose to have a visitation and traditional funeral service with cremation following the service. Others choose to have a memorial or celebration of life service with or without the cremated remains present. The options are virtually endless and are completely up to the families’ preference. Boone & Cooke Inc has developed the phrase “Timeless Traditions… Today’s Transitions”. Daniel Boone states: “ We are very much a traditional funeral establishment. Our principles are rooted deep in the traditional facets of the funeral profession, however we also recognize the greater responsibility to our community to provide
options and opportunities that have been not fully offered before. Navigating the passages of life can be a difficult journey and very overwhelming. We are here to walk with our families with honor, dignity and humility during their time of loss and to offer them opportunities along with options to celebrate the life
lived. “ Boone & Cooke Inc will hold a public open house in February to showcase their new Legacy Cremation Center. Be sure to stop by and see what they have to offer at 7671 NC Hwy 770, Eden. For more information call 336-623-3141.
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Cooperative Extension offers community education Brenda Sutton Brenda_sutton@ncsu.edu
Learn about how your church, school, or other community organization can participate ina Community Garden. You are invited to a luncheon meeting on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012, at 11:30 a.m., at the Agriculture Building (old Wentworth School). Learn bestpractices from 2011 Community Gardeners, interact with experienced panelists, meet Community Garden Coordinator Deborah Crumpton, and plan for your 2012 garden- with potential funding contributions made available by the Reidsville Area Foundation. Community Gardens can help build healthy, local economies, fit bodies, and connected communities. The communities that start gardens can vary. They might include faith communities that donate produce to charities, school gardens that teach science and nutrition with hands-on learning, youth gardens that teach teamwork and entrepreneurial skills, or any other organization that is looking for a worthwhile project to promote health and local goodness! To reserve your spot, please call the Cooperative Extension office at 336.342.8230 or e-mail Melissa_lynch@ncsu.edu • Risk Management and Food Safety Training Do you direct market as a farmers market vendor? Do you operate a farm stand? Are you concerned about food safety? This training is for you! Instructor: Brenda Sutton, Rockingham Co. Ext.. Dir. Location: Rock.. Co. Agr. Center 525 Hwy 65, Reidsville Sat., February 11 - 9am – 12pm Cost: $15 Pre-registration and
pre-payment required! Topics include: Food Safety Principles Personnel Health and Hygiene, Food Sampling Workshop participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Bring your scales for annual check at the same time!
• Training on Good Farmer’s Market Practices N.C. Good Farmer’s Market Practices is a new N.C. Cooperative Extension program developed to educate farmer’s market managers, vendors, and other direct food marketers about measures to minimize food safety risks. The training focuses on Good Farmer’s Market Practices (GFMPs). The training will be Sat., Feb. 11, at the Coop. Ext. Office, 525 Hwy 65, Reidsville (Old Wentworth School). Training cost is $15 and pre-registration is required. Farmers may also bring their market scales for annual certification at the same time! Training about implementing the practices that will help minimize risks when it comes to the safety of products sold and practices at farmer’s markets. These efforts are being carried out to protect the farmer’s market sector by increasing good food safety practices and reduce the risk of foodborne illness outbreaks. Market managers and vendors, as well as customers, are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. The training will focus on factors contributing to foodborne illness and developing a good food safety culture; common foodborne pathogens and diseases as well as common factors responsible for foodborne illness
outbreaks; Personnel Health & Hygiene; and proper preparation, storage, cleaning, sanitizing, and transporting of food products and food samples. Knowing food safety risks associated, how to prevent risks, and corrective actions are vital to provide an understanding of risk reduction practices. The development of the N.C. Good Farmer’s Market Practices Curriculum was funded with a grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.
• Blueberry Production Program Mon., Feb. 20, 2012, 6pm at Rock. Co. Agricultural Center 525 Hwy 65, Reidsville Cost: $10 includes refreshments Dr. William Cline – Blueberry Extension Specialist from NCSU will be presenting the program. Come learn how to grow blueberries!!! Program open to people who want to successfully grow blueberries commercially or have a few plants in their gardens! For more information or to register please contact Kathryn Holmes 336-342-8230. Make checks payable to Rockingham County. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Brenda Sutton, County Extension Director, by phone: 336-3428230 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 336-342-8242, or in person at the Rockingham County Extension Office at least 10 days prior to the event. North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation
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TGRC says “Fall in Love with Theatre” "The best of us have a spice of perversity in us, especially when we are young and in love." Louisa May Alcott February is the month most
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Valentine’s Day is focused on women and love. Women everywhere want jewelry, perfume, flowers, chocolate, clothing, and many other things. It is hard to turn on the television after Christmas without men being told what would make their sweetheart happy. TGRC guarantees you will “fall in love” with the cast of Little Women – The Musical. Make a date with your sweetheart now and include tickets to see Little Women – The Musical and experience the March Sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, as they mature from childhood to adulthood. Little Women – The Musical performances will be on March 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and March 4 and 11 at 2:30 p.m. in the Rockingham Community College Auditorium located inside the Advanced Technologies Building. Reserve your tickets now by filling out our on-line reservation form on our website at www.tgrc-nc.com or by calling our ticket line at 336-627-0228. The Children’s Theatre performance of Ramona Quimby is next on the calendar for this sea-
son. Unpredictable! Exasperating! Boisterous and Independent! These words definitely describe Ramona Quimby who is always aggravating her older sister, Beezus, constantly getting into trouble and sometimes "making a big, noisy fuss" when she does not get her way. Along with the discovery that life is not always fair, eventually Ramona and Beezus come to realize that sisters may not always agree, but they can be good to have around. Auditions are scheduled on February 10 at 6:30 p.m. and on February 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Rockingham Community College Auditorium located inside the Advanced Technologies Building. Auditions are open to all children between the ages of 8 and 14. Performance dates for The Children’s Theatre performance of Ramona Quimby will be on April 13, 14, 20, and 21 at 7:30 p.m., and April 15 and 22 at 2:30 p.m. The Fundraising Committee for Willy Wonka has been actively seeking donations from businesses across Rockingham County. Our goal is to raise $25,000 for this show. We are happy to report
we have raised over $5,000 to date. TGRC would like to thank everyone who has contributed so far and encourage others to consider making donations to support our local arts program. We continue to sell Wonka Bars throughout the county and also at our shows. All proceeds from the sale of these Wonka bars will go directly to the show. If you would like to sell Wonka bars for TGRC, please check out our Willy Wonka page on our website. We have additional information available there or you can email our Fundraising Chair at email@example.com. Contributors to date include: • GOLDEN TICKET CLUB ($1,000 or higher) • CANDY MAN CLUB ($500 $999) • OOMPA LOOMPA CLUB ($300 – $499) Wright & Wray, Eden, NC • CHARLIE BUCKETT CLUB ($50 - $299) Rockingham Office Machines, Eden, NC Smith Home Improvement Company, Eden, NC In Memory of Shirley A. Liner
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Students Honored as Part of National Student POWER Award Program Rockingham County Schools is pleased to announce that 32 students have been honored through the national Student POWER Award program. Sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the Student POWER Award program seeks to highlight those students who, through their own efforts and with the support of others in the school community, make an exceptional difference in their own lives by achieving personal goals. In general, a NASP Student POWER Award recipient demonstrates one or more of the following attributes and/or actions: • Progress toward individual goals • Optimism that he or she will succeed • Willing to solve problems • Eager to do his or her best • Reaches out to others Through their hard work, Student POWER Award recipients improve their own well-being and demonstrate a desire to make an ongoing difference in their own lives and the lives of others. School psychologists in the district are participating in the Student POWER Award program as part of National School Psychology Awareness Week. The Student POWER Award program is part of NASP’s ongoing effort to help school psychologists promote children’s success in school and life, to help colleagues and parents redefine student success, and to highlight students’ exceptional efforts and individual achievements. It is grounded in the belief that emphasizing the positive, even in the face of adversity, is essential to achieving one’s best in school and life. The following students are Student POWER Award recipients: Julie McCombs - 6th grade - Western Rockingham Middle School Kaylee Adams - 4th grade- Huntsville Elementary School Greta Pack - 5th grade - Dillard Elementary School Senovia Torres - 5th grade - Dillard Elementary School Laura Haney - 4th grade - Lincoln Elementary School Annie Kate Smith – 10th grade - Morehead High School Ernie’s Coin Cameron Galloway – 6th grade - Reidsville Middle School Shop & Josh Gwynn – 6th grade - Reidsville Middle School Collectables Mike Smith – 12th grade - Reidsville High School Anna Martinez – 12th grade- Reidsville High School 202 W. Main St.,, Mayodan Grayson Edney - 4th grade - South End Elementary School Anthony Brown - 2nd grade - Monroeton Elementary School Tessa Cress - 11th grade - Rockingham County High School Buy, Sell, Trade Tylor Green - 8th grade - SCORE/Day Treatment Knives • Coins • Music Hyllary Bell – 10th grade - Early College Page 2 • Movies & more. Michelle East - 8th grade - Holmes Middle School We clean CD’s Movies DVD’s Kimberly Chatman - 5th grade - Central Elementary School Games removes scratches. Carson Wray - 4th grade - Draper Elementary School Xbox 360 Systems Mason Crowder - 2nd grade - Wentworth Elementary School in Stock. Games for Gameboy, Danielle Roop - 7th grade - Rockingham County Middle School Samuel Rabanales - 1st grade - Williamsburg Elementary School DS, PSP, Playstation II, Wii, X Kadey E. Dunlap - 4th grade - Bethany Elementary School Box. Previously used, newly Avonti Williams -5th grade - Lawsonville Elementary School serviced games ready to play! Tyric Herbin - 4th grade - Moss Street Elementary School Travis O’Dell -5th grade - Douglass Elementary School With This Coupon Jersonne Almond - 3rd grade – Leaksville-Spray Elementary School $3 OFF Xbox 360 Meyia L. Hill - 11th grade - Rockingham County High School & PS games Expires Feb. 29, 2012 Macy Ferguson -12th grade - McMichael High School Courtney Sola - 12th grade - McMichael High School Bryce Taylor - 5th grade - Stoneville Elementary School Alan Hernandez – 3rd grade - Stoneville Elementary School Gabriel Caple - 4th grade - New Vision School Jordan Tuggle - 5th grade - New Vision School Students are selected based on suggested guidelines from NASP that highlight making progress toward individual goals; considering possibilities in themselves, peers, or their school; maintaining an optimistic focus; trying their best; reaching out to others; and striving to meet academic and life challenges. In addition to receiving a certificate from NASP, these students have been added to the national list of Student POWER Award recipients on the NASP website at http://www.nasponline.org/communications/spawareness/index.aspx. For further information contact the school psychologist that serves your child’s school or visit www.nasponline.org
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Shaw Power Group receives thanks from City of Eden
From The Desks Of CITY HALL Training at resource center helps secure jobs By Mike Dougherty, Economic Development Director, City of Eden
The Eden Community Resource Center is an innovative collaboration between four entities - Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, the City of Eden, Rockingham Community College and CenturyLink Communications. The center offers a range of classes to help people upgrade their skills and a place to apply for jobs. Classes include computer training, human resource development, GED and English as a second language. Classes are also offered on Excel, Quickbooks, Power Point and Word computer programs. Many classes at the center are free of charge and scholarships may be available for some students. Between its Oct. 31, 2011 opening and Dec. 31, the center had helped more than 300 people and placed 22 people in jobs with wages ranging from $13 to $23 per hour. “I am happy that the center is seeing immediate results and making the difference in people’s lives,” stated Eden City Councilman Wayne Tuggle, also a former educator in Rockingham and Guilford counties. Councilman Jim Burnette has also been pleased with the initial results. “We were able to spearhead this center through in a remarkably short amount of time and I am sure those people who now are employed as a result of this center appreciate the efforts to open this facility,” he said. Other classes are being considered for the center including an automotive maintenance class and one for medical interpreters. For more information on the center, call 623-3007 or visit www.triadgoodwill.org. The center is located at 220 W. King’s Hwy., Suite H, in Kingsway Plaza Shopping Center (next to Pebble’s department store).
The Shaw Power Group, the company building the new Eden Duke Energy facility, received a special Eden City Council proclamation in recognition for their generosity to the Eden community during the 2011 holiday season. “A little Sacrifice” an organization started by a Shaw employee and highway patrolman donated more then $17,000 to the Eden Salvation Army in 2011. Shaw employee Sherry Cleary and her “elves” assembled, packed and distributed food boxes to Eden families. More that one hundred and twenty volunteer hours were spent to help families in need. Two hundred and seventy seven, representing four hundred and eighty five children in Eden and surrounding areas were served by the salvation Army this year. The Shaw Power Group was invaluable to helping the salvation army achieve its goals. The Shaw Power Group has employed more than four hundred workers to build the gas-powered Eden Duke Energy facility. In Addition to their generosity during the holiday season, Shaw employees have cleared snow for residents along the road of the facility, enforced safe driving habits, and employed traffic officers so their workers do not disrupt local traffic. Eden Mayor John Grogan presented the proclamation to representatives of the Shaw Power Group January 17. “Shaw has done an outstanding job in the responding to our community needs,” Stated Grogan. “They are the epitome of a good corporate citizen and we are pleased to honor them with this proclamation.
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details. In January 2010, he returned home and to his job at Smithfield PD. While working with Smithfield Police, Wyatt was selected with another officer to start a Street Crimes Team. The team worked with the public to identify problem areas and with the community to solve those problems. In 2011, he received his Law Enforcement Intermediate Certificate. Wyatt was with Smithfield PD until January of this year. Wyatt is married to Leslie, a native of Roxboro. He looks forward to working in Eden and hopes to make a positive difference in the community while continuing his education under the GI Bill. The Eden Police Department is proud to have Wyatt join its team.
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House of Health The House of Health is pleased to present the second class in their ongoing series, New Year, New You! Please join them on Saturday, February 11th at 9 AM, for Teas to Please -- Teas for your health, Teas for your palate. During this class they will discuss herbs that are beneficial for your health along with herbs that have great taste appeal. There will be plenty of teas for sampling, and they will demonstrate a variety of techniques in teamaking beyond the typical teabag. The class is free, but space is limited. Please call to reserve your spot of tea today! The House of Health is located at 641 Washington Street in the Old Leaksville downtown. For more information or to reserve your spot, call 623-1002. Ashley Furniture at A+ Rentals A + Rentals, located at 220 W. Kingsway Plaza shopping center, sells and rents Ashley Furniture. They have a large selection of chairs, sofas, tables, bedding, as well as electronics and appliances. Call 336- 623-2999 for more information.
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Rep. Bert Jones would like you to watch in the next Eden’s Own Journal for a continued listing of Rockingham County citizens who have cash or stocks waiting for them with the state. The state does not put forth an extensive effort to find these persons or businesses. The names will be listed with the last known town they were located in. Contact the call center at (919) 508-1000 Unfortunately, there is not a toll free number available. In most cases, individuals have moved, so there would need to be proof of the former address, as well as the social security number. In the case of a death , there would need to be a death certificate and a form from the clerk of court. For stocks, individuals will be sent a form to complete. WADELINGTON EVELYN D 910 A FERN STR MADISON WAGONER HEATHER W 438 DRUM RAPT 8 REIDSVILLE WAGONER ODELL BOX 510 MADISON WAGONER PATSY H 102 OAK DR WILLOW OAK ACRES MPH REIDS. WALKER & MELVIN ROBERT V BARNES P O BOX 528 EDEN WALKER ALEX 2995 WENTWORTH ST REIDSVILLE WALKER APRIL 1151 FIELDCREST RD EDEN WALKER C LEON PO BOX 3146 EDEN WALKER DAVID M 1325 LINVILLE DR REIDSVILLE WALKER ELWOOD 339 WILSHIRE DR EDE WALKER FRANCES M 1341 RHODES RD EDEN WALKER GARY 125 PARKVIEW LN REIDSVILLE WALKER JAMES R 870 BECK RD EDEN WALKER JOYE 216 N OAKLAND AVE APT 11 EDEN WALKER SHELIA 244B MARS TRAIL REIDSVILLE WALKER VICTOR 1002 LYLE ST REIDSVILLE WALL JANIE F 350 HARRISON CROSS LOOP RD REIDSVILLE WALL JEFFREY 298 BETHANY RD REIDSVILLE WALL JOYCE IRA PO BOX 59 1165 W ACADEMY ST MADISON WALL LACY JR 1281 TELLOWEE RD EDEN WALL WILLIAM 323 SUMMIT RD EDEN WALLACE GEORGE L 914 GALLOWAY STREET EDEN WALTERS CLEAT JR 123 MERRIGOLD RD REIDSVILL WALTERS MARY V 1733 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE WALTERS ROBERT 1409 RIDGE AVE EDEN WARD BEVERLY 1013 BARNES ST REIDSVILLE WARD BEVERLY 1724 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE WARD CLAUDE W 154 RIERSON RD MADISON WARD KAREN S 620 EDEN RD STONEVILLE WARE LAOYA 413 GILMER CIRCLE REIDSVILLE WARF BOBBY 907 CONOVER DR EDEN WARF C ELLIS 7782 US 158 REIDSVILLE WARF LYNDA MAE 7782 US 158 REIDSVILLE WARNER JERRY 621 NORTH ST EDEN WARNER KAREN 621 NORTH ST EDEN WASHBURN BOBBY 360 MITCHELL RD REIDSVILLE WASHBURN DEBRA W 3348 NC HWY 87 REIDSVILLE WATERS HARRISON 304 LAWNDALE DR C REIDSVILLE WATKINS ALAN 164 NEVERMORE DR STONEVILLE WATKINS CURTIS W 152 RHODES RD EDEN WATKINS TAMIKA R 107 MADISON ST REIDSVILLE WATKINS VIRIGNIA W 143 SOUTH JOHNSTON ST EDEN WATLINGTON JAMES D 463 NC 87 HWY REIDSVILLE WATLINGTON TORILYNNE 218 LYTLE ST REIDSVILLE WATSON BLAKE 2101 S SCALES ST APT 24B REIDSVILLE WATSON DAVID N 142 GLEN MEADOW DR REIDSVILLE WATSON JAMES A JR 183 SHADY ACRES LN REIDSVILLE WATSON KAY N 142 GLEN MEADOW DR REIDSVILLE WATSON KRISTIN D 127 CACTUS DRIVE REIDSVILLE WATSON STEPHANIE M 108 EASLEY RD EDEN WATSON STEVEN R 108 EASLEY RD EDEN WATSON TOMMIE II 110 CORTNEY LN STONEVILLE WATT ROBERT L III PO BOX 728 REIDSVILLE WATT ROGERS PROPERTIES 1501 NARROW GA.E RD REIDSVILLE WATT W L PO BOX 728 REIDSVILLE WATTERS TONI 886 FRYE RD STONEVILLE WAYBURN MONICA 168 RUNNING CEDAR RD MADISON WEADON COURTNEY L 309 LLOYD ST EDEN WEADON SANDRA C 331 PRIDDY LOOP STONEVILLE WEBSTER ANNIE F ROUTE 1 MADISON WEBSTER ENVIRONMENTA INC PO BOX 286 RUFFIN WEBSTER ENVIRON. 146 OLD RUFFIN SCHOOL RD RUFFIN WEBSTER LULA L 915 FERN ST MADISON WELCH PAUL C W WASHINGTON ST MAYODAN WELCH TRACY 115 GLENN OAK DR REIDSVILLE WHARTON DONALD 199 KIRKWOOD DR EDEN WHEELER CARL V BOX 252 MADISON
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Schools Announces District Science Fair Winners Rockingham County, NC The Rockingham County Schools 2012 District Science Fair award ceremony was held on January 13, 2012, at the Whitcomb Student Center on the campus of Rockingham Community College recognizing students’ achievements in science comprehension and presentation through science project displays. A total of 117 students (project entries: 42 elementary, 18 middle, 30 high) were entered in the fair to compete for the chance to advance to the Region 5 Science Fair to be held at Salem College on February 21,2012. All Elementary winners advance to the Regional Competition. In the exceptional children’s categories the 1st place winners advance to the Regional Competition. In the middle and high school categories, 1st place winners advance to the Regional Competition. The 2012 Science Fair judges were: Janie Robertson, Carol Summerlin, Garland Paschal, Harold Bass, Cathy DeMason, Linda Martin, and Howard Bigelow. All Rockingham County Schools Science Fair award winners are as follows: Elementary (Grades 3-5) 1st Place Sydney Sexton Project – Is There Acid in Your Drink? Stoneville School, 5th Grade 2nd Place Dylan Sossoman Project – Which Object will Grow the Most Bacteria in 4 Weeks? Draper School, 5th Grade 3rd Place Casey Kellogg and Kennedy Martin Project – High Noon or Not New Vision School, 5th Grade Honorable Mentions: Morgan Bailey Project – How Many Surfactants are in Soap? Wentworth School, 5th Grade Chase Lawson Project – Liquids on Plants Stoneville School, 4th Grade General Science (Exceptional Children’s) 1st Place Cameryn Chestnut Project – Is it Possible to make Glowing Water? South End School, 3rd Grade 2nd Place Jonathan Gusler Project – Mount Tambora Volcano New Vision School, 5th Grade Middle Schools (Grades 6-8) Biological A Science 1st Place Brendon Harris Project – Can Music Affect Pulse Rate? Holmes Middle School – 6th Grade 2nd Place Isabelle Duque Project – How Accurate is an Eye Witness Account? Holmes Middle School, 7th Grade Biological B Science 1st Place Marqua Dillard, Jadakiss Jumper, Patrick Barnett Project – Which Hand Soap kills the Most Bacteria? Holmes Middle School, 8th Grade 2nd Place Josh Rorrer, Aiman AbouSamra Project – The Effect of Bleach on Plants Holmes Middle School, 8th Grade 3rd Place Kayla Carters Project – Pumpkin Seeds: Does Size Affect Seed Number? Holmes Middle School, 6th Grade Chemistry 1st Place Cale Davis, Daniel Bates Project – Which will Give you Better Gas Mileage? Holmes Middle School, 8th Grade 2nd Place Annie Ni Project – Temperature’s Affect on Candle Burn Rate Holmes Middle School, 7th Grade Earth Science 1st Place Maggie Robertson Project – Hairs to Science Holmes Middle School, 6th Grade Physical Science 1st Place Cameryn Carelock Project – Osmosis Holmes Middle School, 7th Grade 2nd Place Kyle Corum, Jacob Evans Project – Battery Power Holmes Middle School, 8th Grade
3rd Place Jacob Moore Project – Why Things Fly Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade Honorable Mention Jamara Price Mention Project – Things That Fly Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade Applied Science/Technology 1st Place Kamryn Carroll Project – Flight Distance Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade 2nd Place Rebecca Sutton, Paige Pennebaker, Chirung Desai Project – Oil Spill Cleanup Holmes Middle School, 7th Grade 3rd Place Maritza Hurtdo Project – Which Puts Out Fire the Quickest? Holmes Middle School, 6th Grade Honorable Jennie Evans Mention Project – Flying Contraptions Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade General Science (Exceptional Children’s) 1st Place Gabby Cook Project – How Far Will it Go? Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade 2nd Place Shelby Nelson Project – Things That Fly Rockingham County Middle School, 6th Grade High Schools (Grades 9-12) Biological A Science 1st Place Taylor Phillips, Hayley Smith Project – Food vs. Bacteria Rockingham Early College High School, 9th Grade 2nd Place Caleb Bowers Project – Finding an Organic Ant Repellant Morehead High School, 11th Grade 3rd Place Breanna Welch Project – BackWash McMichael High School, 11th Grade Honorable Mentions: Courtney Shelton, Darius Martin, Jakob Jones Project – Which is Cleaner? Rockingham Early College High School,
9th Grade Clinton Hankins Project – Double Dip Germs McMichael High School, 10th Grade Biological B Science 1st Place Jenna French Project – The Effect of Light on Beta’s Aggression Morehead High School, 11th Grade 2nd Place Makayla Lester Project – How Sweet It Is McMichael High School, 10th Grade Chemistry 1st Place Justin Rogers Project – Cornstarch Monsters Morehead High School, 11th Grade 2nd Place Jessica Baron Project – Fire Retardant Substances Rockingham Early College High School, 11th Grade 3rd Place Anna Waddell Project - Vitamin C McMichael High School, 10th Grade Honorable Mentions: Shawn Bakos, Allison Atkins, Alyssa Curry Project – Name Brand vs. Generic and Homemade Detergents Rockingham Early College High School, 10th Grade John Etringer Project – Carbon Nation McMichael High School, 10th Grade Earth Science 1st Place Antonio Sanchez Project – Water Purification McMichael High School, 11th Grade 2nd Place Sierra Carelock Project – Compost Morehead High School, 11th Grade 3rd Place Hannah Tulloch Project – What’s in Your Water McMichael High School, 11th Grade Honorable Mention: William Pryor Project – Which Garden is Best for Growing Tomatoes Morehead High School, 9th Grade Physical Science 1st Place Laura Winn Project – Temperature Effects on Index of Refraction Morehead High School, 11th Grade 2nd Place Emily Fargis
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Book deals with local tragedy to gain closure Sometimes writing things they were bad and needed to be out can be cathartic. “Kayla punished. McDaniel” felt this would help Kayla remembers, “He stayed give her closure from a night- with me the entire time except mare she lived some 30 years when using the bathroom or getago. In her book she describes ting more alcohol. At that time he her ordeal, which took place in was only feet away. We ate nothRockingham County and Caswell ing and I was so thirsty my throat County some 3 decades ago. was like cotton.” In the summer of 1982 She describes him as a dark Kayla, then 22, didn’t want to go tanned man about 5'8”, medium into the rough looking bar her build, dirty blond long hair, with sister and friend had brought her something like a tattoo on his to, so she decided to walk along right arm. He had yellow tobacco the road until she could find a stained teeth and was wearing a phone to call her parents in stained and dirty white t- shirt, Florida for a ticket home. blue jeans with white paint splatKayla and her sister had come to ters on them, and red ball cap. the area to visit a Over the next two days friend, but Kayla was she was assaulted, and ready to go back home. threatened with a pistol After a short argument and 6-inch knife as the with her sister, around book reveals. When 6pm, Kayla left the she saw a chance, she small nightclub’s parkescaped. A couple in ing lot in Rockingham their 40’s or 50’s in a County near Caswell standard white SUV County and Highway picked her up. They 29, walking. kept asking her if she 1982 Soon a very loud, very was ok. “I felt so old truck came up ashamed, embarrassed, beside her. She rememand mad at myself for bers the back of the putting myself in the truck was a darker blue position and blamed than the front, like the myself. I wanted to just front paint had oxiforget it all and go back dized. There was a silto Florida,” Kayla said. ver toolbox on the She convinced the couback. Kayla could ple to drop her off at a smell the alcohol in the store 10 to 15 minutes Age truck from the side of away from the quarry Progressed the road, and heard him at a gas station store ask her if she needed a where she phoned her ride. Very frightened, sister at the friend’s Kayla said no and started to run, house to come get her. when she realized he was behind, Although she did not report it at chasing her. He grabbed her and that time, she did report it later, if threw her into the truck. She tried only to have closure for herself in vain to get him to drop her off and to let others know what hapat a phone, but he told her to shut pened to her. up. Over the years she has tried He soon pulled up to a very to find the man who abducted her small, secluded one-story brick to no avail. Authorities have no home with white trim, a dirt yard, leads and little else to go by than and two small boys, about 2 to 4 what she talks of in her book My years old. He warned her to not First Walk. There is only the age get out, that he had a gun, and progressed sketch she had done went into the house. When he for Unsolved Mysteries. They returned, he yelled something ask that if anyone has informaover his shoulders to a woman tion to contact the local authoriinside. Now carrying a bag, he ties or email again drove some to a rock quar- firstname.lastname@example.org. ry where they passed a couple in Her book, My First Walk, by their late 20's drinking who new Kayla McDaniel and contributing the abductor. He drove deep into writer, D. E. Collins, is for the quarry parking close to the mature readers and is available water. Cursing and drinking, she on Amazon.com and Barnes & knew the man was planning to Noble. kill her. He hated women saying
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600 A Monroe St., Eden 336-623-0808
Cold Drinks! • Hot Coffee! • Healthy & Not-So-Healthy Snacks & Drinks! • Milk • Eggs • Bread • Ice Cream• Beer • No Drug Stuff!
Hours: Mon. & Tue., 9-6, Wed. 9-12, Thurs. & Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-5
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For The Fun Of It Clothes Line
Little Old Lady
A clothesline was a news forecast To neighbors passing by, There were no secrets you could keep When clothes were hung to dry.
There was a little old lady, who every morning stepped onto her front porch,raised her arms to the sky, and shouted: 'PRAISE THE LORD!' One day an atheist moved into the house next door. He became irritated at the little old lady. Every morning he'd step onto his front porch after her and yell: 'THERE IS NO LORD!' Time passed with the two of them carrying on their way every day. One morning, in the middle of winter, the little old lady stepped onto her front porch and shouted: 'PRAISE THE LORD! Please Lord, I have no food and I am starving, provide for me, oh Lord! The next morning she stepped out onto her porch and there were two huge bags of groceries sitting there. 'PRAISE THE LORD!' she cried out. 'HE HAS PROVIDED GROCERIES FOR ME!' The atheist neighbor jumped out of the hedges and shouted: 'THERE IS NO LORD; I BOUGHT THOSE GROCERIES!!' The little old lady threw her arms into the air and shouted: 'PRAISE THE LORD! HE HAS PROVIDED ME WITH GROCERIES AND MADE THE DEVIL PAY FOR THEM!'
It also was a friendly link For neighbors always knew If company had stopped on by To spend a night or two. For then you'd see the "fancy sheets" And towels upon the line; You'd see the "company table cloths" With intricate designs. The line announced a baby's birth From folks who lived inside As brand new infant clothes were hung, So carefully with pride! The ages of the children could So readily be known By watching how the sizes changed, You'd know how much they'd grown! It also told when illness struck, As extra sheets were hung; Then nightclothes, and a bathrobe, too, Haphazardly were strung. It also said, "Gone on vacation now" When lines hung limp and bare. It told, "We're back!" when full lines sagged With not an inch to spare! New folks in town were scorned upon If wash was dingy and gray, As neighbors carefully raised their brows, And looked the other way .. . .. But clotheslines now are of the past, For dryers make work much less. Now what goes on inside a home Is anybody's guess! I really miss that way of life. It was a friendly sign When neighbors knew each other best By what hung on the line.
Things You Will Never Hear A Redneck Say... PT 1 - "I'll take Shakespeare for 1000, Alex." - "Duct Tape won't fix that." - "Come to think of it, I'll have a Heineken." - "We don't keep firearms in this house." - "You can't feed that to a dog." - "I thought Graceland was tacky" - "No kids in the back of the pickup... it's not safe." - "Professional wrasslin's fake" - "Honey, did you mail that donation to Greenpeace?" - "We're vegetarians" - “Do think my hair is too big?” - “I’ll have grapefruit instead of biscuits and gravy.”
Things You Will Never Hear A Redneck Say… PT 2 - “Honey, these bonsai trees need watering.” - “I don’t understand the appeal of NASCAR.” - “Give me a SMALL bag of pork rinds.” - “Deer heads detract from the décor.” - “Spitting is such a nasty habit.” - “I just couldn’t find a thing in Wal-Mart today.” - “Trim the fat off that steak.” - “Cappuccino tastes better than espresso.” - “The tires on that truck are too big.” - “I’ll have the arugula and radicchio salad.” -“Unsweetened tea tastes better. ” - “Would you like your fish poached of broiled?” - “My fiancé is registered at Tiffany’s.” - “I’ve got two cases of Zima for the Super Bowl.” - “She’s too old to be wearing that bikini.” - “Does the salad bar have bean sprouts?” - “Hey, here’s an episode of “Hee Haw” that we haven’t seen..” - “I don’t have a favorite college football team.” - “Be sure to bring my salad dressing on the side.” - “I believe you cooked those green beans too long.” - “Those shorts ought to be a little longer, Darla.” - “Elvis who?” - “Checkmate.”
Interesting Facts If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth. To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual flowers Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by 'Bayer'. Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult! People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than any other sport. Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined. Astronauts can't belch - there is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs. Ancient Roman, Chinese and German societies often used urine as mouthwash. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them off! The night of January 20 is "Saint Agnes's Eve", which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of her future husband. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times! Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands ofyears Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
Each year 2,000,000 smokers either quit smoking or die of tobacco-related diseases. Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals. Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers. The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year. Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent . Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn't smoke unless it's heated above 450F. The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood. surging through the veins in the ear Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man Airports at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density .. The University of Alaska spans four time zones. The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself. In ancient Greece , tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted. Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. A comet's tail always points away from the sun. The Swine Flu vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent .
Caffeine increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers that is why it is found in some medicines. The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity. If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day. When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight .. In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed. Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth each year. The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust Due to earth's gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters Mickey Mouse is known as "Topolino" in Italy Soldiers do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down Everything weighs one percent less at the equator For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.
At an Optometrist's Office: "If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place."
PUZZLE Locate These Hidden Words In Eden’s Own Find A Word LOVE JEWELRY PINK CANDLES KISS MUCH
HAPPY PRESENTS FOREVER VALENTINES HUG HEART
HOPE PERFUME DATES DAY DANCE
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Habitat for Humanity creates new home
Rockingham Habitat for Humanity nears its 20th anniversary as it builds a house with a family on Greenwood St., Eden.
Cash & Carry Thrift Store & More
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New in 2012: The Board of Directors has reserved a position on the Board for each church wanting to have a voice in the decision making for this Christian home mission ministry. Help recommend and select the next homeowner! The next monthly lunch meeting is Thursday, February 9 at 12:30 PM at the Whistle Jacket Grille, 441 Mebane Bridge Rd., Eden. Contact Nancy Tate by Monday, February 6 to reserve a seat. Habitat ReStore and Office: 249 The Boulevard, Eden 627-0160].
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MHS STUDENT WINS AL ORATORY CONTEST - Pictured from L-R are judges Mrs. Peggy Burton and Mrs. Fern Ragan, chairman Mrs. Ann Clark, contest winner Jeremiah Moreadith, and timekeeper and MHS JROTC instructor, Sgt. "Shrap". Not shown are 1st Sgt. David Bray, the senior JROTC instructor at MHS, and a third judge, Eden attorney Doug Hux. Photo courtesy of Jim Clark, second vice commander of AL Post 79. Mr. Moreadith was also be presented with certificates, medals, and cash awards. His next competition will be at the Division contest near Durham in February.
Morehead Memorial Hospital celebrates firstborn of 2012 EDEN—A Reidsville woman was the recipient of a basket full of gifts from Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Small Pleasures gift shop for having the first baby born at Morehead Memorial Hospital in 2011. Ashley Bailey gave birth to a 7 lb., 4.1 oz. boy, Skylar Douglas Lawrence, at 4:26 a.m. January 1. He was delivered by Dr. William “Bill” McLeod. For having the first baby born at Morehead in the New Year, Ms. Bailey and Skylar received a gift basket loaded with baby products and toys, courtesy of the Morehead Memorial
Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, which operates the gift shop. Proceeds raised from gift shop sales are used to purchase equipment for the hospital. Morehead Memorial Hospital's Birthing Center averages 660 deliveries a year from Rockingham County and neighboring counties in North Carolina and Virginia. The Birthing Center features fully equipped LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum) rooms which allow mothers to remain in the same room throughout all birthing stages, along with supporting family and friends.
Ashley Bailey of Reidsville is the proud mother of the first baby born in Rockingham County in 2011. Skylar Douglas Lawrence was born at 4:26 a.m. on January 1 and received a gift basket filled with toys and other goodies from Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Small Pleasures gift shop.
DRS Medical Supply 302-A Pierce Street • Eden, NC 27288
Office: 344-2070 • Fax: 627-7003 We would like to Thank our Customers for allowing us the privilege to serve you over the years Patient Care and Satisfaction is Our Goal!
DRS Medical Supply Of Eden Is Accredited By The Accreditation Commission For Health Care, Inc. (ACHC). DRS Is Pleased To Announce We Now Participate With United Health Care. We Now Have The Medcost Contract.
• C-paps • Bi-paps • Oxygen • Nebulizers • Wheelchairs • Incontinent Products • Free Delivery • 24 Hour Coverage
Health Care From The Heart!
• Walkers • Canes • Crutches • Hospital Beds • Diabetic Supplies • Personal Care Items • We Carry Most Major Insurances Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m.
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CLASSIFIED LISTINGS APARTMENTS / HOMES FOR RENT OR SALE Gorgeous 1 & 2 Bdr Starting at $380/Mth No Application Fee Washer/Dryer Hook-up Section 8 Approved Woodwind Apartments 336-349-9544 Owner Financing Stoneville Area Singles & doublewide Sales $10,000 - $26,000 $1000 - $2000 down $1000 p year + T&l + lot rent 0% interest Includes water, garbage, etc. Apl fee $20, cnt fee $40 Betty 623-8749 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom
For Rent 2 BR Townhouse All Appliances, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Heat pump. $475 month. 336-627-5031 MOUNTAIN VILLA APTS. 1 bedroom vacancies Located in Mayodan, with handicap accessible units available. Section 8 assistance available. Call 427-5047. Office hours: 8 am-2 pm. Mon.- Thurs. TDD Relay 1-800-735-2962. Equal Housing Opportunity
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Apartments / Homes for Rent in Eden area. Reasonable Rates! W/D Hookups, Some include appliances. Daytime 336-623-6948 night 336-635-1717 Apartments Available - 2BR, 1.5 ba $475 per month. Deposit & References Required. No Pets. Call Fleming Property Management at 336-627-5797 FOR RENT 2 Bedroom House in Eden w/central heat & air, also a Mobile home w/2bedrooms in Eden and a House in Ridgeway w/2 Bedrooms Call 276-226-0576 ROOMS FOR RENT Cable & Utilities Included $295 pm or $395 w bt. $20 appl & $130 Dep non smk, non alchl Carolina Inn, Eden Bobby 623-2997 H E L P WA N T E D PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT CNA needed M-F10-4 to assist elderly female’s independence at home. Duties include personal hygiene, light housekeeping/meal prep, financial record keeping, pet care and errands. Rockingham county resident preferred. Send resume with cover letter including salary requirements to “Personal care attendant” PO Box 38491, GSO, NC 27438 or email to Edenassist@AOL.com. Inquiries with stated hourly salary requirements will be considered first. EXPERIENCED, TRAINED AND QUALIFIED DOG GROOMER NEEDED. Full or Part-Time. 336-623-2257 Serious Inquiries Only
LAND FOR SALE DAN RIVER BOTTOM FARMLAND TOTAL OF 24 ACRES OFF PERKINSON RD, HAPPY HOME COMMUNITY 336-293-6218 S E RV I C E S AVA I L A B L E PROFESSIONAL HOME INSPECTION SERVICE by George Jordan Licensed • Photos 336-349-2550 Advertise in Eden’s Own Journal! BUSINESS PROPERTY Office Spaces Available. $395, $725, and $1000 per month. References and Deposit required. Contact Fleming Property Management at 336-627-5797 Have an office space to rent out? Advertise it in Eden’s Own / Rockingham County Star Classifieds! WA N T E D TO B U Y I AM BUYING DRAPER PARAPHANALIA Any, but especially Draper High & Draper Airport. Look Through Your Attic, Basement and keepsakes... then call me! 336-635-5811 ITEMS FOR SALE Fertilizer Distributor International 140 Tractor Good Condition 336-601-1108 Collection Of Old Bottles For Sale $5.00 Each & Up. Soda, Milk, Medicine, Etc. 336-635-5400 Walnut Bedroom Set Full/Queen 6 p.c. Excellent Condition. $375 336-623-9673
LAND 11+ acres on Hall Rd., Madison, NC $64,900
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Two 1+ acre lots on Comer Rd., Stoneville, NC $14,900 each owner financing 42+ acres in Stuart VA off Hwy 8 $64,900 possible Owner Financing
LOST PETS Austrailian Shepard/Lab Mix. Gray with black spots. 2 ft tall, w leather collar (no tag). She got loose from our home and was saw being picked up on Hwy 14, Dec. 12 around 4:30pm between Herman’s and Town & Country Pet Care, north of Eden. If you have info please call 336-558-3727 or 612-7390. She is a beloved family pet. LOST ITEMS 3 Ladies Rings. Last Seen At Kings Highway Produce, Eden. Very Sentimental. Reward Offered. 336-342-5378 Call Eden’s Own Journal for the best in classified advertising. 3 36- 627- 9234
VEHILCLES FOR SALE 2000 Dodge Durango 4x4 Excellent Condition 112,000 miles, All power, 1-owner, 3rd row seating, Platinum color $6,995 Call (336)552-3447. 1987 Ford Ton & 1/2 Truck, Metal Body, 6 New Tires, Knuckle Boom Crane, Outriggers & Truck both in Good Condition. $5,500 obo. Call 336-939-2709 or 336-613-0465
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201+ acres on Lady Mary Rd Stoneville, NC $1,500 per acre 3.55 acres on Hwy 135 at Lowes Home Improvement store $375,000
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Give True Love
FEBRUARY 2012 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, PAGE 33 ¶ Photo contributed by Roy Sawyers
Divorce Recovery & Support Group Someone You Know Is Hurting Tell him or her about Divorce Care, a special weekly seminar and support group for people who have been touched by separation or divorce.
Call today for more information: 336-558-5947 GriefShare & Divorce Care groups meet every Monday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 533 Greenwood St., Eden Peggy Gammon, Jean Ann Wood, Sarah McGuire, Karen Butcher, Brooke White, Jeremy White, Jill Tate, Karen White, Boyd Higgs, Mike Dougherty, Jane Lloyd, Sandi Adkins, Amelia Dallas, Tim White, Vonda Higgs and Joey White.
WHITE’S RENTAL COMPANY: PARTIES AND EVENTS held their ribbon cutting in January and new owners Joey & Brooke White, welcome the community to come check out their selection of rentable special event equipment and decorations. Both White’s Rental and Smith Landing Gifts and more are located in the former Grogan’s building at 349 w. Kings Hwy., in Eden.
Grief Recovery Support Group Comfort & Care For Those Left Behind. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar/ support group for people grieving the death of someone close.
Call Today For More Information: 336-627-8888
The Lord’s Pantry in Eden recieved a generous donation in January from DRS Medical, owned by Susan Vernon.
Office Space For Rent
She presented Collins, the director of the local food pantry, with a check for $500 and a case of bibles. Andrew “Gyp” Collins said, “This is a true blessing. This $500 will enable us to purchase $2500 worth of food for the local hungry. DRS is a medical supply company located at 302-A N. Pierce St., Eden
Rent one office or more Very Affordable • No Utilities To Pay
EDEN OFFICE CENTER 405 Bridge St., Eden
336-627-1772 The Arc The Arc of Rockingham County, Inc. donated $200 to the Special Young Adult Christmas Party held at Morehead Memorial Hospital on December 20, 2011 and made arrangements for Santa Claus and his elf to visit the group. The Arc of Rockingham County, Inc. works with and for people with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Pictured are members of the Special Young Adults with Santa Claus.
Nadine Cobb Accounting & Tax LLC 110 North 2nd Ave. • P.O. Box 73 • Mayodan Nadine Cobb Accountant/Consultant
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If you break down and leave your car on the side of the road, Law Enforcement can have it towed. This could end up costing you over $300! “Don’t Get Screwed, Get Hooked!”
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Center for Active Retirement
Reidsville Senior Center 201 N. Washington Ave., Reidsville Call 349-1088 for Information on any of the following listings: Our main office is now located in the former Salvation Army Community Building at 708 Barnes Street, Reidsville - Phone # 394-4841 our Fitness Classes are held at The Reidsville Recreation Department Gymnasium and help for Tax Assistance and SHIIP is being done at The Reidsville Teen Center. Following is a list of all happenings and there location along with phone numbers. REIDSVILLE RECREATION DEPARTMENT GYMNASIUM Monday-Wednesday and Fridays 9:00am-10:00am Senior Fitness Class and Monday and Wednesday-10:00am-10:15 am Rusty Hinges exercise Classes SALVATION ARMY COMMUNITY BUILDING #-394-4814 Monday Paint Class from 8:30am-11:30am Paint Group at 1:00pm-3:30pm Bowling League-1:00pm at Reidsville Lanes Tuesday Crochet Classes 9:00am-11:00am Phase-10 Card Players 10:00am-4:00pm Canasta Card Players 1:00pm-4:00pm Thursday Paint Class8:30am-11:30am Canasta Card Players 1:00pm
Located on the RCC Campus and open to ALL SENIORS CALL 342-4261, ext. 2163 for details and directions. Whatever this year brings, you’ll be able to give it your best by putting wellness first. Commit to good nutrition, frequent physical activity, on time health exams, stress management, ample sleep, weight control and not smoking, knowing you can change any unhealthy habit (and you can!) is a powerful key to success. FEBRUARY EVENTS: Black History Month - To celebrate and honor the achievments and contributions of African Americans. American Heart Month. To increase public knowledge of cardiovascular diseases, raise funds for research, and prevent heart disease by encouraging heart healthy habits. Feb 2, Groundhog Day If the groundhog sees his shadow we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Celebrate love in your life
Happenings for The Reidsville Senior Center at Reidsville Teen Center - 506 Sprinkle Street, Reidsville
Feb 20 President’s Day Observation of the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (Feb 12, 1809) and George Washington (Feb 22, 1732)
• Tax Assistance on Tuesdays and Fridays From 9:30-am-3:00pm, Call 349-1088 to make your Appointment • SHIIP Assistance is also available call 349-1088 for more information • Computer Classes on Wednesday (for Seniors Only) 9-00-12:00 Class is Discover The Internet and 1:30-4:30 Class is Windows-7 Please call RCC for more information or just show up at the class time to sign-up. Upcoming: Please call 394-4841 to register or with any questions you may have • Jewelry Making Class Time and days to be determined after sign-up
• Lunch & Learn Celebrating Life: A guide to depression. View this tape to understand what depression is and what you can do about this illness that involves the emotions and can have physical symptoms such as vague aches and pains. February 9 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 PM in room 102 in the owens building. Light refreshments will be served. Call 342-4261, ext. 2163 to register. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
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Cosmetology - Haircuts, shampoos and manicures are available Monday through Thursday from 8:15 am to 11:30 am in room 105 in the science building. No appointment necessary; first come, first served. Call 342-4261, ext. 2163/2192. Gerald B. James Library - The RCC Library houses a wealth of information. Hours are: Monday-Thursday, 7:45 am to 9:00 pm Friday, 7:45 am to 3:00 pm closed weekends. The Rockingham County Bookmobile - The Bookmobile is as the Owens Human Services Building from 9:30 am to 10:00 am in room 110 of the Owens Building. Games - Bingo- Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in room 110 in the Owens Building. Rook- Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 4:30pm in room 102 in the Owens Building. Courses: Senior Aerobics. Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in room 110 in the Owens Building. We use a variety of videos in this free course. Southern Spring Show The Park Expo @ Charlotte March 1 Rhythm in Bloom is the theme for the Belgard gardens showcase. Each garden and designer room will be themed with a musical twist. Get ready for ideas, surprises, nostalgia, tow-tapping and memorable moments. Leave C.A.R. at 8:30 am with a stop in Lexington for breakfast at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant (your expense). Expected return by 6:00 pm. Cost: $30 to be paid by February 24. MS Walk April 14 To create a world free of MS, we want to thank you for walking with us and to those who have helped in the past, we invite you back in 2012. Please call 342-4261, ext. 2163 to participate. Caregiver’s Bowl-A-Thon - February 18 @ Reidsville Lanes This nonprofit volunteer organization provides nonprofessional services to older adults and disabled individuals to help them remain independent for as long as possible. Won’t your help? Won’t you be a part of our team? Call 342-4261, ext. 2163 Bow Making Class - February 9 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in room 102 in the Owens building. Bring a minimum of 2 rolls of wired 2.5 inch or wider ribbon and scissors. Make Stunning bows to adorn your valentine gifts. This is a self-supporting class. Light refreshments will be served. Cost: $10 Instructor: Linda Wilson
Rockingham County Reads “The Pact” by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins & Rameck hunt is the selection for 2012. Read it now and join in the book discussions that will be held at the following locations: Eden Library Mon, Feb 16 @ 6:30pm Reidsville Library Mon, Feb 23 @ 6:30pm Mayodan Library Mon, Feb 27 @ 12:00pm Stoneville Vera Holland Center Tues, Feb 28 @ 12:00 noon RCC-CAR Owens bldg Wed, March 14 @ 12:00 noon
FEBRUARY 2012 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, PAGE 35 ¶ Preparación de Impuesto Gratuita con
Eden Senior Center
Presentación Electrónica (e-file)
508 Orchard Ave, Eden -
300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Inside Madison/Mayodan Recreation Dept. Building. Call 548-2789, 548-9572 for Information on any of the following listings: TAX ASSISTANCE Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department will be providing Free Tax Assistance for Seniors with Nadine Cobb on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Make your appointments now they are 30 mins appointments. For more information please contact the MadisonMayodan Recreation Department at 336-548-9572. PIANO PROGRAM: Piano Lessons are every Thursday, all ages. 20 minute one-on-one lesson with instructor, Dr. James Deere. $40.00 per month, as well as a small fee for books. Contact the Dept. at 548-2789. SENIOR TAP DANCE: Senior Tap Dance Lessons taught by Deana DeHart. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 1:30pm – 2:30pm. $25.00 per month for ages 55 and older. For information 548-2789. ZUMBA FITNESS : Come and try out the exercise craze everyone is talking about – ZUMBA! Zumba combines Classes are held at a variety of times and only cost $3.00 per class! Zumba is taught by certified instructors, Britta Younts, Amy Poe and Benita Lindstrom. For class schedules call 548-2789. YOGA CLASSES: Yoga classes now being offered. The present schedule for these classes is as follows: • Mon. 8:30am – 9:30am • Wed. 6:30pm – 7:30pm • Thurs. 8:30am – 9:30am • Sat. 9:00am – 10:00am $3.00 per class. The program is taught by Tabitha Southard. For more info , call 548-2789. FREE INDOOR TENNIS CLINIC: The Western Rockingham Family YMCA and Madison-Mayodan Rec. Dept. will be hosting a FREE Indoor Tennis Clinic for Middle School and High School Girls. The clinic will be held on Fri., Feb. 17th from 10am – 12pm for Middle School Girls and 1pm - 3pm for High School Girls. At the Western Rockingham Family YMCA. Pre-registration is necessary and there is a maximum of eight participants per division! For information or to preregister call the Madison-Mayodan Rec. Dept. (336) 548-2789.
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Call 627-4711 for information on any of the following NEED HELP FILILNG YOUR TAXES? Free tax assistance is being offered at the Garden of Eden Senior Center, located at 508 Orchard Drive in Eden. You must call 6271611 for an appointment. Appointments are available Mondays 10-2:30, Tuesdays 11:15-2:30 or Wednesdays 10-2:30 and also Saturday, February 11th and 25th from 10-2:30pm. Walkins are accepted, but may have to wait.
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FRIENDS CLUB Meet every Tuesday at 10:00 at the center for our meeting. We meet for lunch at a local restaurant the fourth Tuesday of each month. Anyone is welcome to come join the fun and fellowship.
Gillespie’s Tax Service, LLC
SENIOR DANCE Dance at the CB Hut - February 27th at the CB Hut and will feature the Bullet Band.
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LINE DANCE just for fun and exercise at 10:15 every Monday. Free of charge. LEGAL AID - Feb. 9 10am. 1-800-951-2257 to make appointment
Guitar/Bass, Piano/Keyboard, Drums, Violin/Fiddle, Sax, Flute, Brass
BINGO BASH 9:00 on Monday, Feb. 20th the Garden of Eden Senior Center. (we are closed Monday January 16th for Martin Luther King Holiday)
COME EXERCISE with us on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30-9:00. Sit down or stand up class using resistance bands, balls and hand held weights. ROOK OR HAND & FOOT CARD GAMES – Anyone interested in playing the card game Hand and Foot or Rook please show up before 1:00pm on Wednesdays. NEW!! DOMINOS- Come play dominos on Tuesdays at 1:30 (Mexican train or chicken foot) We will teach you how. COMPUTER CLASSES! FREE Seniors are welcome to come use our computers during times we do not have classes. • Computer Classes starting in January sign up NOW!! Classes are FREE to seniors ages 65 and up • Buying and Selling OnlineThursdays 1:30 -4:30 Garden of Eden Senior Center • Beginning Computer ClassThursdays 9-12 Garden of Eden Senior Center OTHER WORKSHOPS: Needle crafting, Crochet, Quilting, Digital Camera, Scrapbooking, Crafts, Bingo LANDSCAPE/ ONE STROKE PAINT CLASSES- Register now. Classes begin Feb. 16 and are on Thur’s from 9-12. KNIT & CROCHETT - wants to get class together. Call the center if interested WATERCOLOR PAINTING - Register for classes now. On Wed’s or Fri’s from 9:30-12:30. (Class averages $6 per class)
142 Benjamin Road Eden, NC 27288 Phone: 336-627-1420 Fax. 336-627-9148
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WALKING GROUP meets at the track on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00-8:30am. Come walk our track anytime 5 laps=1mile on the Senior Center Track.
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Comenzando el 23 de Enero de 2012, el programa VITA, patrocinado por el IRS, proveerá gratuito la preparación federal y fiscal con presentación electrónica. Este servicio se ofrece en el Garden of Eden Senior Center (Jardín de Eden Centro de Ancianos), 508 Orchard Drive, Eden, NC. El personal del sitio son voluntarios entrenados y certificados por el IRS y este año tenemos personas que hablan ESPAÑOL para asistir a la comunidad Hispana. Comenzando el 23 de Enero de 2012 y cerrando el 11 de Abril de 2012 Horario: lunes (mes de Febrero solamente) 10am - 4pm Martes 11:15am - 3pm Miércoles 10am – 3pm Sábado (Febrero 13 y 27 solamente) 10am – 3pm CIERRAN 12PM – 12:30PM PARA ALMORZAR Para reservar su turno, llame al 336-627-4711 Personas sin sitas son bienvenidas, pero tendrían que esperar para un período disponible. Este servicio se ofrece hasta las 2:30pm
Call Today; Space is Limited 336-482-8668
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CORUM HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC. CARRIER SALES & SERVICE SHEET METAL WORK Ronald T. Corum President
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Police and Court news Morehead High Business Teacher Arrested Soon after a tip was reported to Eden Police Department, Law enforcement notified School administration and district perBuck sonnel and an investigation ensued leading to the arrest of a Morehead High School business teacher on January 18, 2012. Whitney Buck was charged with sexual activity with a student by school personnel (Class G felony). Buck has been employed with Rockingham County Schools (RCS) since August 2010. Buck has resigned and is no longer employed with Rockingham County Schools. Buck was arrested without incident at the Eden Police Department. Ms. Buck was placed under a $15,000 secured bond and ordered to appear in Wentworth District Court on February 8, 2012. As a part of regular procedures, RCS conducts extensive background checks on all employees. The investigation continues
and anyone with additional information concerning this case is asked to contact Lieutenant Clint Simpson or Detective Ben Curtis at the Eden Police Department (336) 623-9755 or (336) 6239240. • Co- Defendants plead guilty to robbery, burglary Katherine Bradley, Kelly Broadnax, Wendy Nieto, and Donald Dillard each pled guilty to robbery with a dangerous weapon and first degree burglary in Rockingham County Superior Court. Bradley, Broadnax, and Nieto were sentenced to 51-71 months in prison for their involvement in the September 30, 2011 incident which occurred in Eden. Dillard pled guilty to an additional charge of Fleeing/ Eluding Arrest in a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to 67-90 months in prison. • Akeem Clark, 22, was ordered to serve 15-27 months in prison upon his plea of guilty to one count of Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Clark was involved in a altercation on March 11, 2011, and during the dispute shot the victim.
• Richard Cruz, 28, of High Point pled guilty to one count of Unlawfully being on certain premises as a sex offender and was sentenced to 9-11 months in prison. Cruz was convicted of attempted second degree rape in 2001 and indecent liberties with a child in 2004. In June, 2011, Cruz
went to a public pool owned by the City of Eden while children were present. Complaints were made to the pool staff and they confirmed Cruz was a sex offender. Cruz admitted to authorities he was not allowed on the premises.
Cody Smith, 20, of Stokesdale, pled guilty to two counts of Second Degree Arson. He was sentenced to 13-16 months in the North Carolina Department of Corrections.
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