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On October 21st at 7am four Rockingham County public officials were just released from an “Overnight Jail Stay for United Way.” These Jailbirds, with the highest United Way donations were: Rockingham County Safety/Risk Manager Mark Holzer, Information Technology Director David Whicker, Board of Commissioners Chairman James Kallam, and Health Director Glenn Martin. The Rockingham County United Way Jailbirds were offi-

cially greeted, booked, fed and provided black & white uniforms by Sheriff Sam Page at 6 p.m. last night. They remained in jail overnight and were released at 6 o’clock the next morning. Thousands of dollars in votes/contributions were donated by Rockingham County Governmental employees and citizens to send four out of 11 public officials to jail. But the campaign still needs additional

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Each year as part of the Senior Games and SilverArts for Rockingham County we have a performing arts competition. There are vocalists, instrumentalists, comedians, dancers and line dancers. The size of the group varies from large groups to small groups or soloists, each competing for one spot to represent Rockingham County at the state level. Because of the various categories it makes it a diffiIrving cult decision which should be Rockingham County's pick. A group could win first place in their particular category but not be chosen as the representative. We have three qualified judges that determine who our winner should be. This year Eddy Irving won the Rockingham County Performing Arts Competition in May and represented our county in the state games in Raleigh on Friday, September 30th. Eddy competed in the vocal solo category and placed 2nd in the competition. There were competitors from Salisbury Rowan, Cherokee, Thomasville Davidson-Lexington, Onslow, Greater Greensboro, Wayne and Johnson and other counties in his category.

“Home For The Holidays” from the American Red Cross INDEX Local Farewells 4 Events of Interest 6, 7 For the Fun of It 30 Candidates List 32 Desks of City Hall 32 Sports Shorts 34 & 35 Classifieds 36

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Letters to the Editor How I learned the importance of "off year" elections!! All of us know the importance of four year elections for national and state elections. We rush to the polls to vote (or we should). We tend to forget that our municipal, township and city elections are just as important. Many of us do not realize the importance of "off year" elections. Personally, I would usually vote during an off season only if I felt strongly that one candidate was a better choice than another. The Cary Citizen editor and publisher put it very well in an article. "Voter turnout is typically low in off year, local elections. But, arguably, local elections are the most meaningful and important choices we get to make at the ballot box. County and town governments deliver many of the services we use every day - water, sewage, waste, zoning, education." They are all on the ballot in the city of Eden on November 8, 20ll. My personal experience of apathy was when I was so sure that my candidate of choice could win over the opponent, it wasn't worth a trip to the polls. Obviously many people felt the same way. No one thought this person could lose so we didn't give our support by voting. Well, it backfired. Simply because we assumed the candidate could win, the opponent got enough votes out to win the election. In the elections coming up in Eden on November 8, 2011, most councilmen are running unopposed. I have to admit this is a bit disturbing as I always enjoy vetting the candidates. But, we can not be fooled that just because they are running unopposed, our vote does not count. We must remember the traditional saying "If I do not vote, I cannot complain." We should know our representatives whether they are opposed or not. How can we contact our precinct council person if we don't even know who they are? How can we gauge their representation if we do not follow their votes on important issues that affect the citizens? So many of us only appear at a city council meeting when we have a "beef" or problem and we are talking to a group of representatives that we know nothing about at all. Voting is a civil right and a civil duty if we expect to have a voice in our own backyard issues. We should not have to wait until the newspaper informs us what our representatives are considering. We should demand transparency and public notices to the citizens so we can be informed. Democracies are, as Lincoln made perfectly clear "governments of, for and by the people" yet we tend to wait for a problem to arise before we get to know the personalities, political beliefs and past voting actions of our representatives. This year, I hope, that citizens of Eden will show the highest number of "off year" voters to send the message that we are paying attention.

Letter to the Editor Before the landfill people can actually operate, they must obtain a contract with Rockingham County. As of this time they have not even asked for one and clearly are trying to get around that legal requirement. Therefore, they have asked that they be allowed to disregard it until later in the permitting process. Clearly, they believe that they will have a better chance of forcing the county to do business with them if they can proceed as they want to. WILL OF THE PEOPLE believe that they should be required to first apply for a contract. If they are denied a contract we will have avoided a great deal of expense and hassling trying to avoid their pushing in on us as they obviously intend to do. Unfortunately at a recent meeting of the county commissioners, three commissioners (Flynt, Bass and Travis) voted in such a way as to allow the landfill to have its own way. This was clearly a vote against the interest of the vast majority of our people, and there is no reasonable explanation for the vote. Commissioners Mabe and Kallam voted for the people. Among other things, Chairman Kallam in support of Commissioner Mabe’s motion forcefully pointed out that as of now the county commissioners do not know who the real applicant is, know nothing about the company and don’t even know who owns it. He strongly questioned the wisdom of going forward under such circumstances. The other three ignored him just as they are ignoring the people. In supporting the wishes of the landfill company, one of the commissioners went against his political party, which had adopted a resolution opposing the landfill; went against WILL OF THE PEOPLE of which he was then a member, and knowingly went against most of the people in Rockingham County. His real reasons are not known, but we have reason to believe that it was primarily jealousy. Any commissioner or county employee who acts favorably towards the landfill is unfit to hold an office or a position in Rockingham County and should resign. Something is beginning to smell bad in Wentworth. Thomas S. Harrington, Chairman Will of the People

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Adopting Pets during the Holidays The holiday season will soon be upon us, and that means that many people will be looking into buying pets for friends and loved ones. However, there are a couple of common problems that need to be brought to the attention of would-be pet owners. Brittany Hughes-Antunez of the Rockingham County Animal

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In addition to “Home for the Holidays,” the shelter takes other steps year Kevin Griffin round to help the Assignment Writer problem of impetuous petowning. It is the policy of the shelter that all the animals be spayed neutered, and the shelter takes care of the first round of vaccinations to the animals. Owners are told of their duty to continue the process of routine vaccination and medical care where the shelter left off. Also, a one week waiting period is required to give potential owners time to consider what they are doing. The Rockingham County Animal Shelter is located at 250 Cherokee Camp Road, off of County Home Road in Wentworth. The shelter may be contacted at (336) 394-0075.

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VOTING REMINDER One Stop (Early) Voting began today for Eden, Madison, Mayodan, Stoneville and Wentworth. Early Voting will take place through November 5th. M-F (8 am to 5 pm) and Saturday, November 5th (9 am to 1 pm). Only voters who live in city limits are eligible to vote. Early Voting will be held at the Board of Elections office at 240 Cherokee Camp Rd. in Wentworth.

LOCAL FAREWELLS... Loved ones who have recently passed away.

COUNTY WIDE OBITUARIES Angie Juriah Amos, 75 – Stoneville Grace Holton Atkins, 87 Marcus Edmond Albert, 52 – Rockingham County James "Gary" Barnes, Sr, 55 – Rockingham County Jenny Lou “Mama” Burton, 96 Mary F. Bullins, 65 – Madison Florence Manring Bohannon, 90 Alice Huskey Bray, 84 - Reidsville Ralph Everette Belton, 62 – Eden John Clyde Borland, 99 – Rockingham County Margaret Tate Brown, 93 – Madison Curtis Jones Bennett, Sr., 81 – Stoneville Betty Wilson Brown, 72 – Reidsville Blannie Sue Taylor Biggs, 80 Michael Thomas Childrey, 54 Francis Theodore Craft ”Ted”, 59 – Reidsville Elwood Penn Carter, 90 – Reidsville Ruth Eva Johnson Comer, 96 – Reidsville Vernell Bibee Craven, 75 – Reidsville Ivadell Scott Crotts, 82 – Eden Vernon Leon Henry Charles, Jr., 54 Mildred Martin Chilton, 85 – Rockingham County Barbara Fuqua Durham, 67 – Ruffin Loretta “Lorrie” Lynn Luther Dunlap, 42 – Mayodan Dovie Jane Dalton, 82 – Stoneville Walter Lee Ellington, Sr., 84 – Eden George Lindsay Evans, 88 – Ruffin Arietta Weiss Fowlkes, 84 – Reidsville Pauline Ellington Doss Francis, 91 William "Wayne" Finney, 58 – Ruffin Barbara Jean Hopper Gammons, 72 – Eden Delores Reynolds Denny Hensley, 70 – Eden James Eules Hundley, 87 – Stoneville Carol Anne Hopper, 42 – Madison Dana "D.J." Jackson Heffinger, Jr., 64 – Eden Clarence "Bud" Malcolm Houchins, Sr. – Eden Louise Carol Huff, 89 – Stoneville Jamey Lee Hopkins, 36 – Rockingham County Clarence “Sonny” Odell Hawkins, Jr., 68 – Mayodan Patsy Ann Dalton Ingram, 77 Allen Wayne Jones, 61 - Ruffin Margaret Pauline Bryant Joyce, 97 – Mayodan Frances Reva Robertson Knight, 97 – Stoneville Thomas Michael “Mike” Kirkpatrick, 71 – Madison Caleb Joseph Land, 90 – Stoneville Jacquline DeHart Bremner Legg, 75 – Eden Walter David Montgomery, 84 – Reidsville Reba Meadows Mitchell, 79 – Rockingham County Patricia Perkins “Grandma Pat” Mitchell, 84 – Rockingham County Lois Gatewood Martin, 98 – Mayodan Beatrice Holt Morgan, 94 – Ruffin Lee Tracy Neugent, 75 – Madison Ethel Laura McAlister, 72 – Reidsville Jacqueline "Jackie" Hunter McBride, 81 – Rockingham County William Berton "Bill" Norman, 70 Memphis Jack Nance, Infant Joseph Edward O'Donnell, 68 – Eden Ronald Jackson Overby, 58 – Reidsville Gordon C. Pruitt, 79 – Eden Doris Dixon Page, 90 Charles Ray Pike, 61 – Mayodan Clifford George Plante, 84 Alfred "Al" Puckett – Stoneville Kyler Dane Ratliff, 18 Roger Wayne Reed, Sr. 68 Virginia Wilson Reynolds Russell Wade Rutledge, 63 Kenneth "Kenny" Wayne Shockley, 55 – Eden William Hansford “Hank” Spangler, 76 – Rockingham County Lucille Ray Talley Simpson – Rockingham County Irene Rose Tolbert Sanders, 72 - Eden James Edward Scoggins, 66

Service of Remembrance Sunday, November 13, 2011 4:00 PM Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Madison The public is cordially invited to join in this tribute to the memory of our loved ones. Thanksgiving and Christmas will ba a painful time for those who have experienced death of family and friends. We have planned this memorial service hoping to help prepare you for the upcoming holidays. Colonial Funeral Home & Chapel, Inc. 127 Ellisboro Road, Madison, NC 27025 336-427-0205


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Goodwill Industries opens new Eden Community Resource Center in partnership with RCC, City of Eden and CenturyLink City of Eden will fund new center and increase job resources Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina (GICNC) is the proud recipient of a generous donation from the City of Eden. The city has awarded GICNC $120,000 towards Goodwill Industries’ Community Resource Center, which opened Monday, Oct. 31 at 220-H Kings Highway in the Kingsway Plaza shopping center. “We are honored to receive such generous support from the City of Eden, furthering our efforts in assisting members of the community seeking employment,” said Rick Gorham, president/CEO of GICNC. “This support will provide our organization the capacity to provide appropriate curriculum and networking opportunities for those in need of employment. Working with corporate partners such as Rockingham Community College and CenturyLink, we can have a greater reach into the community and maximize our dollars to benefit job seekers.” “Many people in the Eden community have lost their jobs due to the downturn in the economy or technological advancements and are seeking new career paths,” said Eden City Councilman Wayne Tuggle who along with fellow Councilman Jim Burnette spearheaded this project. “The creation of the Eden Community Resource Center at Goodwill Industries will provide greater opportunities for people in our community to find employment and to find ful-

fillment in their work.” Burnette echoed Tuggle’s remarks. “We were thrilled to approve the financial support to Goodwill Industries because it will fulfill the hopes and dreams of thousands of people in our community,” he stated. The center is all about opportunity and employment. Weekday classes are held at different times and include Employability Skills, GED/ABE, English as Second Language, Introduction to Computers and Advanced Computers. This center also offers invaluable assistance. Counseling services provide guidance about advancing your education, assistance with college applications and offer information on scholarships and other financial aid options. Visit the center to use a computer to access the Internet and word processing programs; phones to make job contacts; and notebooks with printed job leads. (Computer use is limited to job search and educational activities.) Goodwill will write your resume and print it on quality paper for a professional look. You can also use the center to fax resumes, cover letters and applications; browse newspapers and other publications; and find information about other programs that provide employment services, educational programs and other opportunities to prepare you for gainful employment. Eden industry has been very supportive of this project. Nick Freitag, director of wholesale dis-

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tribution for Gildan Activewear, the largest distributor of T-shirts in the U.S., is a supporter of the Eden Community Resource Center to help his employees advance in their careers. “Gildan is pleased that the City of Eden has taken the initiative to develop this center for the purpose of providing both human and technical resources to assist our citizens in advancing their skills. We intend on utilizing this facility as part of the training and educational programs we offer to our employees. Education has always been one of the key areas of focus with respect to Gildan’s community involvement initiatives,” he stated. “CenturyLink’s vision is about improving lives and connecting communities,” said Lottie Ryans, CenturyLink’s vice president and general manager. “In today’s digital world, technology training and education are essential for competing and succeeding in the job market. We are proud to partner with the City of Eden, Goodwill Industries and Rockingham Community College to help the people of Rockingham County succeed.” For nearly 50 years, Goodwill Industries of Central N.C. has been helping people find and keep jobs by providing job training opportunities, placement services and post-employment support. Last year, GICNC provided job training and assistance to almost 10,000 people in the Piedmont Triad. Almost 87 cents of every dollar earned at its 19 retail stores goes into job training for residents of the Triad. The new Eden center is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. It is closed weekends and holidays. Call the center at 623-3007 or visit www.TriadGoodwill.org for more information.

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Spray Baptist Church Seeking Part-Time Music Director Description: We have an opening for a part-time music director to lead music during services on Sundays and Wednesdays, work with a choir, and be available for any other church events required. Requirement: Candidate must possess a good knowledge of music and individual parts. Must be willing to lead music during services, and prepare choir for weekly services. Candidate must be able to work with pastor and staff. Must possess a good work ethic and want to see God work through them to glorify Him.

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ANNIE PENN HOSPITAL Annie Penn Hospitil of Reidsville, offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge to anyone. Call the following numbers for details about the listed classes... WEEKLY WELLNESS HOUR Every Wednesday evening at 7pm FREE to Public! Door Prizes! Learn about health and prosperity. 594 Pierce St, Eden, NC (next to library) 627-4325 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. GROUP DIABETES CLASSES – Annie Penn Hosp.-FREE Diabetes Group Classes twice a week to County residents. Walk-ins welcome. Classes held in Dining Room C in Annie Penn Cafeteria. The classes will be held each Mon. & Wed. Contact Jennifer Dietz, at 951-4673. TOTAL JOINT EDUCATION CLASS Physical therapists, nurses, and care management professionals provide information and demonstrations to patients who are considering, or scheduling total knee or total hip replacements. Call 951-4357. ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP – Monthly meeting 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, Every 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. 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 GRIEFSHARE & DIVORCE CARE Support groups for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them or needing help healing from pain of separation or divorce. Every Mon. from 6:30- 8:00pm, Growing Oaks Community Church, 2270 Harrington Hwy., Eden. Call 623-1114, 558-5947 or visit www.growingoaks.org 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. FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SUPPORT Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month 6:30pm- 8:00pm, DSS Conf. Room. Jo Wilson 342-1394 RED CROSS BLOODMOBILES Appointments are strongly recommended for donors to get in and out faster. Call for the bloodmobile nearest to you! 349-3434

CLUBS & GROUPS EDEN’S WOMEN’S CLUB 3rd Thurs. of mo. - 7pm. 623-7290 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

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

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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.

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 spouses are invited to attend the monthly meeting: the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the student center at Rockingham Community College. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION OF EDEN Entertainment and Brunch Wray Centre, 452 Bridge St., Eden $10 at the Door. Contact 939-2230 or 3421524 for reservations. MOPS - Reidsville MOPS - Contact Kelly at 348-1634 for more info - Rockingham MOPS - Contact Heidi at 427-2712 for more info 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 kbedard@osbornebaptist.com 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. AMERICAN LEGION POST 254 Normally Meets 3rd Thursday of month. 6:30pm. All Vets Welcome 147 N. Fieldcrest Rd, Eden 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. “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

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE Meet 2nd Thurs. each month at 6:30pm 8pm, at the Kings Hwy. Christain 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 woodyeee@embarqmail.com WILL OF THE PEOPLE Oct 20, Nov 17 each at 7:30pm Whitcomb Center, RCC. Members and Guests are encouraged to attend. Call Thomas Harrington, if there are any questions, 623-8437. 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 info@apsrc.org or call (336) 791.4606.

MEALS MEALS WITH FRIENDS! Monday – Thursday at lunch time. Anyone 60 years of age and over Why: activities, good food & fun Hot Nutritious Lunches, donations are gladly accepted if you are able. • HUNTSVILLE NUTRITION 1151 Sardis Church Rd., Madison 427-5206 Site Manager-Donna Fulp • 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.

Church Events A New feature of Eden’s Own / Rockingham County Star Church Events is for Special Occasions that Churches in the county offer the public such as Revivals, Music, Guest Speakers, Programs, Vacation Bible Schools and more. For 10 Lines or less the fee is $10 The listing will be in the public’s hands for a full month, so be sure to tell the public what your place of worship has to offer them. Call 336-627-9234 and ask for Elizabeth or Lisa.

GRIEFSHARE & DIVORCE CARE (Grief Recovery Support Group) meet every Monday 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm GROWING OAKS COMMUNITY CHURCH 2270 Harrington Hwy, Eden, NC Call 336-623-1114 for more information www.growingoaks.org • WOMEN’S MINISTRY FALL BAZAAR DRAPER PENTICOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH 1609 Delaware Ave., Eden •Breakfast 8am - 10:30am • Lunch 11am - 3pm Bake Sale • Crafts • Door Prize (Turkey)


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Entertainment THE AFTERSHOCK TOUR is coming to Rockingham Co High School Auditorium November 1-3, 7pm-9pm Doors open at 6PM, Admission is free. A Love Offering will be received. Speakers include Dean Forrest with the Big God Conference and Daniel Dye & Nate Garrett with Bonfire Ministries. Jeremiah’s Passion will be performing in concert & leading in passionate Praise & Worship. ANNUAL OPEN DOOR ART STUDIO TOUR Tour Working Artist’s Studios/Interact With The Artists • Holiday Shopping & Dining • Wine & Cheese Reception Fri. Nov. 11th 1-5pm & Sat. Nov. 12th 10am-4pm Closing Reception and Raffle Drawing - Sat. Nov. 12th 5-7pm Need not be present to win S UPPORT ART & SHOP! www.ArtsInRockingham.org 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. SENIOR DANCE Last Monday of every month CB Hut on Boone Rd., Eden $5 entry. Door prizes and 50/50. Sponosred by City of Eden Recreation, Everyone welcome. City Limits Band starts at 7pm. Free line dance lessons at 6. Join us!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 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! CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Bunnie's Flowers Sunday Nov 13, 1- 4pm 226 Bridge St, Eden Enjoy our beautiful display of decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces. Sample our Rothschild Gourment Foods and enjoy other seasonal refreshments. Register for door prizes. There will be a 10% discount on select Christmas merchandise the day of the event only. 336.623.7485 NEW BEGINNINGS This shop’s proceeds supports the Rockingham County Women’s Shelter. Please donate your unneeded items. They especially need Children’s Infant -Toddlers plus women’s Plus Sizes. They are also in need of Jewelry (even if broken), Purses, Children’s Clothing, and any fall items. Please drop by the store during business hours.653 Washington St., Eden Phone: 336627-5003

NEW GOODWILL RESOURCE CENTER 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 sign up. SMALL FARM DAY Saturday, November 5, 2011 At the Rockingham County Agriculture Center located at 525 Hwy. 65, Reidsville, NC 27320. Sponsored by Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Come learn about alternate crops to grow, important production decisions, and marketing techniques for small farms. You can make a profit on small amounts of well managed farm land. For more information contact Kathryn Homles at 336-3428230. ALLERGIES?? 12:00 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 22 Morehead Memorial Hospital Downstairs Classroom At lease one out of every five Americans suffers from allergies. Common causes of allergy symptoms include food allergies such as peanut allergy or milk allergy, and seasonal allergies resulting from grass, weed, tree pollen, or various molds. Join otolaryngologist Dr. Ewain Wilson as he discusses the various causes of allergies, and current treatment options. This presentation is free and open to the public. A free lunch will be provided to those registered. To register call 336-627-8510 by Friday, Nov. 18. SMALL PLEASURES GIFT SHOP CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE - MOREHEAD HOSP. 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 4 Our shop will be closed all day Thursday in preparation of our Christmas Open House on Friday. Come by before going to work or stop by on your way home. We will have refreshments in the morning and again from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. We will be giving away door prizes and will be raffling off a beautiful Holy Family figurine. We have a LOT of beautiful items for your Christmas entertaining and gift giving needs. TREE OF HOPE The Annie Penn Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor is 27th annual “Tree of Hope” fundraiser during the holiday season. Individuals or groups may purchase lights in memory or honor of a loved one or friend. The name of those honored will be written on the windows in the hospital lobby. The cost of the lights is $5.00 and $25.00 for a “twinkling light”. Acknowledgements will be sent to the recipients or family. Forms will be available beginning November 8th at Annie Penn Hospital information desks, as well as area churches. This year’s Lighting Ceremony will be held on Sunday, December 4, at 4:00 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. For more information, please call 951-4595.All profits will be used to fund equipment for Annie Penn Hospital. 3RD ANNUAL TISH EVANS ROBERSON CANCER FUNDRAISER Moose Lodge, 626 Forbes St., Eden, Nov. 12, 2011 6 pm -midnight. Family hour 6-7 Special tribute entitled "The Many Faces of Cancer" honoring loved ones we've lost to the dreaded disease. The tribute will include the "Faces of Hope" - photos of many Cancer survivors that live on and inspires us all.

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Admission: Children under 12 get in free. Tickets are $8.00 in advance and $10.00 day of event. Ticket price includes admission and hot dogs with fixin's and sides. (Please feel free to bring a side dish or dessert.) All admission tickets purchased are eligible for door prizes. TROUBLESOME HIGHWAY to perform! Matthew Panthersforlife Turman will be guesting with the band on banjo throughout the night! Selling advance tickets and 50/50 raffle tickets. Honor/Tree, 50/50, Silent Auctions, and door prizes. Come out! Join in the fun! Have some good food and listen to an awesome band... and most importantly.... JOIN US IN OUR FIGHT AGAINST CANCER! DAN RIVER BASIN ASSOCIATION'S FIRST SATURDAY OUTING 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 5 3.5-mile paddle on Smith River from Marrowbone Creek Access to Mitchell Bridge Access, Henry County, VA. Meet at Gravely Nature Preserve, 2525 Eggleston Falls Rd, Ridgeway, VA (36.611067, 79.817712). Dress in layers of synthetic fabric, and bring boat, paddles, life jackets, lunch and water. Free and open to the public. Contact: Wayne Kirkpatrick at 276-694-4449, email: wynbtyk@embarqmail.com More information: www.danriver.org

MARK YOUR CALENDAR... Dan River Basin Association's FIRST SATURDAY OUTING 10:00 a.m., Sat., December 3 2.5-mile hike beside Mayo River from Anglin Mill Bridge to NC/VA line.Meet at Mayo Beach Upper Access on Old Anglin Mill Road, under Anglin Mill Bridge (GPS 36.53454, -79.99010) Dress in layers of synthetic fabric, wear hiking boots, and bring walking stick, lunch and water. Free and open to the public. Contact: Will Truslow, 336-5471903, willtruslow@hotmail.com More information: www.danriver.org

Everbody Loves A Parade... And Other Holiday Celebrations It’s Parade Season Again, as well as various holiday based celebrations in the community. Here are a few for your calendars!

NOVEMBER EDEN PARKS & REC. DEPT. POKER RUN FOR THE KIDS CHRISTMAS at Freedom Park on Saturday Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at the amphitheater all proceeds from this will go towards the kids Christmas For more information Call Tank at 6235559 or 6237789 ext 3030. REIDSVILLE’S NIGHTIME CHRISTMAS PARADE November 19th - 6:30 pm Sponsored by Star News Starts at Pennrose Mall and continues downtown. Come enjoy the lights, floats, bands, and more! EDEN - MERCHANTS OPEN HOUSE - Nov. 13th, 2011 2pm - 5pm Historic Olde Leaksville Shopping District EDEN PRESERVATION SOCIETY BAKE SALE Annual Bake Sale fundraiser - Sunday, November 13th 2pm - 5pm at Pace-Stone, Washington Street, Eden Committee Co-Chairs Jean Harrington at 623-2225 or Pam Archer at 623-2348. OLDE LEAKSVILLE NIGHTTIME CHRISTMAS PARADE Nov. 25th - 6:30pm Sharp free entry, contact 336-627-1332. Line up Hwy. 87, Washington Street and Kings Highway - Eden. DRAPER TREE LIGHTING Nov. 29 - 6pm - refreshments and music Corner of Fieldcrest and Stadium.

DECEMBER MADISON DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS STROLL Friday, December 2, 2011 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. There will be maps with names of participating businesses to have checked and there will be a section for to vote for the business they feel has the best decorations (A trophy will be awarded to the winner). Many businesses will have extra discounts and surprises for customers visiting their shops. Drawings drawing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at the Century Link stage THE 45TH DRAPER CHILDREN’S PARADE. Sponsored by the Draper Rural Volunteer Fire Department. December 3rd, 11am, Line-up begins at 9:30am. No entry fee. Deadline to register your entry is Dec. 2nd. Email draperparade@yahoo.com or call the Fire Department at 336-635-2233. 2011 HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Join the Rockingham County Arts Council in the holiday spirit at the 2011 Holiday Open House held at the Dan River Art Market & Gallary Saturday, December 3, 10-4, Sunday, December 4, 1-4pm. CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES - EDEN Sunday, December 4th The locations are still being finalized, but as usual, there will be a great variety of homes to see! Tickets will be for sale in November at the Eden Historical Museum and from EPS members. Call 623-0773 or email us to reserve your tickets! WENTWORTH CHRISTMAS PARADE December 10th, 11am Free Entry, Parade begins at NC Hwy Patrol Office on 87 and ends at old Wentworth School on Hwy. 65. Visit www.townofwentworth.com CANDLELIGHT DOWNTOWN Olde Leaksville Histiric District (EDEN) Dec. 13th 6pm -8pm - music, refreshements, holiday shopping.

RAIN A child was thoroughly bored after being stuck inside the house all day because of rain. “Mom,” she whined, “why does God send the rain, anyway?” “To nourish the earth,” her mother said. “That’s how the crops and the flowers and the trees grow.” “But why does He make it rain in the parking lot where I like to go skating?”

THE SANTA HOTLINE - EDEN Tuesday Dec. 20 and Wednesday Dec. 21 for Santa to call your children or child. The hotline will open on Dec. 1 to take reservations for Santa to call you must call the office at 623-7789 ext. 3030 and for Santa to make these calls are free. RENT-A-SANTA - EDEN Dec. 1-22. The cost for Santa to visit your house, church, schools and parties will be $30.00 per visit. For more information call the Eden Parks & Rec. Dept. at 623-7789 ext. 3030. ––––––––––––––– For more information on these and other events, visit www.ExploreEdenNC.com and click on our Facebook page or call Cindy Adams at 623-7789, ext. 3021.


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conserved by the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the NC Archives and is coming back to Eden this month! It will be on display at the Eden Historical Museum soon afterwards. • The Museum supplied Wells Fargo with historic photos of Eden for a mural that has been installed at the Wachovia bank on Van Buren Rd. (which will soon become a Wells Fargo branch). • Museum Outreach Programs have included taking the Francis Photo Albums to Arbor Ridge for the residents to browse through and reminisce! Also the Governor Morehead Park in Spray, a historic and picturesque par, is our hidden jewel! It’s available for your enjoyment at any time of year. You may also reserve the site for your special event for a small fee. For more information, contact the Park Committee CoChairs: Vivian Phillips @ 6270816 bvphillips71@gmail.com or Louise Price @ 623-1043 lwprice@embarqmail.com Eden Preservation Society, P.O. Box 2201, Eden, NC 272892201 Website: www.edenpreservation.org Email: edenpreservationsociety@yahoo.com

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Wright Tavern holds Celebration Wright Tavern’s Restoration Celebration is being held November 5th from 10 am to 3pm. In the 1960s and ‘70s, Wright Tavern (c 1816) was restored. In the ‘80s, antebellum outbuildings were acquired. This year those buildings were restored and additional authentic elements have been added inside the Tavern, thanks to a generous donation from the Marion S. Covington Foundation. Come join us to celebrate this achievement. Get a glimpse of the past. Activities include games, live animals, exhibitors, food, and history. Come trace your family’s history with the genealogy folks from Family Search. Learn to make candles with the Mayodan Moravian Church. Let Frank Bray show you how our ancestors smoked meat and sample some, win homemade desserts in the cake walk, watch quilting, pottery, and hearth cooking demonstrations, pan for gems with the Rockingham County Mineral Club, and much more. Admission is free; donations are greatly appreciated.

Wentworth parade seeking paritcipants The town of Wentworth would like to invite participants to register for their upcoming Christmas Parade which will take place on Saturday, December 10th at 11am. This parade features no entry fee, cash prizes. Professional and non-professional entries. All Entries are subject to approval by the parade committee. Deadline is November 30, 2011. Entries are judged on the following: Appearance, Christmas Theme, Creativity/Uniqueness, Special Effects, and Presentation. Only non-professional entries will be judged. The Following Prizes will be awarded: Floats • 1st Prize - $400 • 2nd Prize - $ 300 • 3rd Prize - $ 200 • Best Marching Group – $200 Select a theme that incorporates/reflects the Christmas season. Since there will be a special float for Santa Claus at the end of the parade, we ask that you not include Santa as part of your entry. All vehicular entries (cars, trucks, etc.) must be in good working order (no excessively loud mufflers, etc.) The parade will begin at the intersection of Sandy Cross Rd. and NC 87. It will continue along NC87 to the NC 87/NC 65 split, and will proceed down NC 65 to the old Wentworth School. Star News will broadcast the Parade. Wentworth Christmas Parade entry forms are available at the Town Hall in Wentworth or on line at our website www.townofwentworth.com. Town of Wentworth, P.O. Box 159 Wentworth, NC 27375 (124 Peach Tree Rd.) 336-342-6288(phone) 336-342-0322(fax)

City of Reidsville honors Dattero Elizabeth (Liza) Doss will be taking over the Reidsville beat for our paper for news and advertisements. I hope you will welcome her to your community business and keep her informed as to what is going on in the area. 336-613-3025

The City Council of the City of Reidsville recently recognized and honored Lieutenant Dattero on the occasion of his retirement, as they publicly expressed heartfelt appreciation for his outstanding and distinguished career with the City of Reidsville and further wishes him and his family much happiness and prosperity in the years to come. Lieutenant Guilio Dattero began his employment with the City of Reidsville on August 10, 1982, as a Police Officer and officially retired from the Police Department as of May 1, 2011. Guilio has served in several capacities within the Police Department over the years, including Administration as well as the Patrol and Detectives divisions, and even took the role of Interim Police Chief whenever the City called him to fill that important position. He has served the City of Reidsville and the Reidsville Police Department with dedication, compassion and enthusiasm as he investigated crimes and brought untold numbers of criminals to justice; and during his 30 years of faithful and loyal service, Guilio Dattero not only served the City and Police Department well but was also able to take the knowledge he had learned on the job to become a successful crime novelist;

Students should start application process now at RCC WENTWORTH – Registration for spring semester at Rockingham Community College begins in November, but for those enrolling for the first time or after an absence of more than a semester, now is the to start the application process. This process includes submitting an application for admission, meeting with an admissions counselor,

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 8 submitting official transcripts, and taking placement tests if required. A student must complete the application process by Nov. 4 in order to register for classes during the Nov. 15-17 priority registration period (10 a.m.-7 p.m. each day). Tuition and fees for those students will be due Dec. 8. For those who miss the priority registration deadline, a second registration period will be held Jan. 4-5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. with tuition and fees due by 7 p.m., Jan. 5. Spring classes begin Jan. 9. For more information, call 3424261.

Humane Society Some really loving dogs and the Rockingham County Humane Society need your help. The Humane Society has acquired (over a period of time) quite a few older dogs that need a good loving home. It is not fair for these senior animals to live out their lives in a cage. All of our seniors are on the small side, some a little too heavy, but still small breed dogs. Please consider taking one of these dogs into your home. They just want someone to love them. Please Help! Call 336-623-4428 if you can do anything to help our seniors! (11am - 4pm Mon, Tues, Thur., Fri. and Sat. Closed on Wed. & Sun.) We Need Volunteers!

Stop Illegal Dumping Rockingham County Code Enforcement received over 60 calls from citizens in 2001 about illegal dumping of deer carcasses along roadsides and creeks. Last year, 12 calls were received by Code Enforcement where the majority involved deer that had been harvested by hunters who used the meat as a source of food. In some cases, the deer were illegally killed and antlers removed and thrown out on roadsides throughout the county. In the past few years, Rockingham County Code Enforcement and the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office have worked with local Wildlife Officers to catch violators who had improperly disposed of deer carcasses along dirt roads and less traveled highways. The county will continue to monitor the situation during this hunting season. Increased patrolling of these areas, with the help of surveillance cameras, has reduced the amount of calls received in the past few years.

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We need volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in Rockingham County. You will be working with a child that is in foster care and in the custody of the Rockingham County Department of Social Services due to abuse and/or neglect. These children need someone to speak on their behalf in Court and you can be that someone! All that is required to become a Guardian ad Litem Volunteer is to be at least 18 years old, pass criminal & sexual offender background checks, provide three references (such as friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc.), and complete a training session at our Rockingham County office. Once your training is complete, you will be Sworn-In by a District Court Judge and assigned a case. Your casework will consist of visiting with your child at least once a month along with preparing a basic court report for the Judge every few months. In this court report, you will provide information such as the child’s wishes, what you feel is in the best interest of the child, how the child is adjusting to foster care and doing in school, and how the child’s visitations are going with the parents, etc. You will only need to devote about three hours a month to your casework plus one day in court every few months. I will work closely with you and provide you with as much support as needed. If you are interested in becoming a Guardian ad Litem Volunteer please contact Amanda Benavides at (336) 634-6106. Please note that the Rockingham County Guardian ad Litem Office is now located inside the new Court House at 170 NC Hwy 65, Reidsville, NC 27320. We are on the 3rd floor,

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In October The American Legion Honor Guard demonstrated to the Boys Scouts of Troop 553 how to fold the flag and what the Honor Guard does during a funeral of a veteran. They talked about the honor and respect given to the flag and how to fold it and what the stars and stripes mean on the flag.

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On November 9, 2011 the Draper Merchant’s Association will conduct the 8th Annual Veterans Day Parade in the Draper Village of Eden. The Draper Elementary School has a program called “Adopt A Veteran.” Each year the school hosts a parade, which includes the Draper Elementary School students and ALL Veterans. Each child will create a poster with a particular veteran’s information. These children will then carry their poster in the parade. On Wednesday, November 9, ALL VETERANS and children will leave the school at 8:45 a.m. and walk downtown to Draper Village, cross at the light at the former bank and proceed to the Ve t e r a n ’ s Park for a very special ceremony that will begin at 9:15 a.m. Anyone who is unable to walk is encouraged to meet us at the park or you may ride the DAV Van from the school. The public is invited to join in the festivities. Please put this on your calendar and let’s make this the best parade yet!! This program is to honor all Veterans and to let the children gain an appreciation for the sacrifices you all made for our country.

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 9 As usual, the Rockingham County Landfill will receive deer carcasses without a fee from hunters with a valid hunting license. There is a limit of two deer carcasses per day per hunter. All carcasses received from meat processing businesses will be charged at the normal fee. The Rockingham County Landfill’s operating hours are: Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. If you witness the illegal dumping of deer remains, please write down identifying information about the vehicle and person involved and call 911, Crimestoppers at 336.349.9683, or Code Enforcement at 336.342.8300. Please report any wildlife violations to NC Wildlife at 1.800.662.7137. For more information, contact Code Enforcement Officer Tinker Woods at 336.342.8300, ext. 1, or twoods@co.rockingham.nc.us Seated: Mark Davis, CES Advisory Chair, and Brenda Sutton, CES Director; Standing: Sharon Rowland, Executive Director of Development for NCSU CES Foundation, and Dr. Joseph Zublena, NCSU Dean and CES Director

Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Endowment Established On September 28, 2011, Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Director Brenda Sutton and Advisory Council Chair Mark Davis attended Endowment Signing event at North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension’s Advisory Council and staff have established a fundraising plan for their programs that led to the establishment of a CES Endowment with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Foundation. This endowment will be utilized to support programmatic and staff efforts for the citizens of Rockingham County. The endowment was begun with $1,000 profit from the first annual golf tournament held in July, 2011. Community members may make contributions to the Endowment Fund at any time. The fund is intended to help

Maureen Rickards, District Campaign for Counties Director; Dr. Joseph Zublena, NCSU Dean and CES Director; Brenda Sutton, Rockingham Co. CES Director; Mark Davis, Rockingham Co. CES Advisory Chair; Dr. Johnny Wynne, Dean, CALS, NCSU; and Sheri L. Schwab, Associate Director NC CES & Director of County Operations

Cooperative Extension be supportive of county citizens, and responsive to county needs--in perpetuity. Rockingham County Cooperative Extension provides research based education to citizens in non-formal settings and one-on-one consultations. For more information, contact Brenda Sutton, 342-8230 brenda_sutton@ncsu.edu

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Rockingham County Small Farm Day If you or a family member are thinking about starting or expanding a small-scale farm Operation or would simply like to learn about agricultural enterprises that can help you meet your personal or business goals, then there is an event you won’t want to miss. If you would like the chance to network and ask questions of successful producers and North Carolina agriculture personnel you are invited to attend the Rockingham County Small Farm Day program. Come learn about alternative crops to grow, important production decisions, and arketing techniques for small farms. You can successfully make a profit on small amounts of well-managed farmland. “Essential Components for Successful Strawberry Production in North Carolina”, will be presented by Jeremy Pattison, Assistant Professor, Strawberry Breeding and Genetics, NCSU This session will highlight the equipment needs, land preparation, and cultural specifics from planting to harvesting strawberries in NC. Numerous topics will be covered from plant types, cultivars, fertility, irrigation, frost and freeze protection, pest management, harvest, and marketing considerations. “Strategies for Insect Management and New Pest Update”, will be presented by Hannah Burrack, Entomology Extension Specialist, NCSU. This class will explain the importance of monitoring, managing, and controlling insects on the small farm. Insects of many fruits and vegetables can be trapped, identified and observed to determine the correct life stages that may be causing potential economic loss to yields. “Weed Management to Increase Crop Yields”, will be presented by Wayne Mitchem, Horticulture Extension Specialist in North, Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Fruit and vegetable yields are drastically reduced when there are major weed problems in the growing area. Weeds compete with planted crops for light, soil, nutrients and water. There are critical weed-free periods for most crops that directly relate to yield and profits. Come learn about important pre-emergence and post-emergence weed management techniques. “Growing Customers”, will be presented by Greta Lint, President of Greta’s Promotions & Strategies, Inc. Now that you’ve spent your time and money growing products to sell, how do you do it? How do you reach new customers? How do you build a repeat customer base and loyalty? Greta Lint will give a lively, interactive session to help you increase your bottom line. Rockingham County Small Farm Day has been approved for 2 hours credit in NC Pesticide Recertification Subclass N, O, D, and X. Please be sure to sign the pesticide credit roster in Sessions II and III if interested in receiving credit. PROGRAM SPONSORS include: Big Apple Farm Supply, Carolina Farm Credit, Reidsville Service Center, Dyer’s Inc., Heavenly Seed, Piedmont Local Food, Riverbirch Vineyards, Rockingham County Farm Bureau, Running Pine Herb Farm, Southern States Coop., Inc.-Reidsville Store, Tractor Supply – Eden, Triad Fruit Growers, and Y & W Farm Center Inc. Thank you for all our sponsors support! Cost to attendees is a $25 program registration fee and includes workshop materials and lunch. Registration is required by November 3 at the Rockingham County Extension office in person or by mail. _ Make Checks payable to: Rockingham County _ Mail to: Rockingham County Cooperative Extension 525 Hwy 65 Suite 200 Reidsville, NC 27320 Kathryn Holmes, Horticultural Agent, Rockingham County Cooperative Extension (336) 342-8230 kathryn_holmes@ncsu.edu Please visit many of them in the Trade Show!

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Mr. Theodore Haapala of Eden, 2011 Friend of RCC Award recipient; Dr. Michael S. Helmick, RCC president; and Pressley Ridgill, NewBridge Bank president and CEO who accepted thethe 2011 Corporate Benefactor Award on behalf of the bank.

A Magic Carpet Ride for Donors WENTWORTH – This year, the Evening of Recognition gala, sponsored by the Rockingham Community College Foundation, took guests on a “Magic Carpet Ride.” Guests had an opportunity to purchase magic carpets, some of which revealed prizes when unfurled. The fundraising event was held Oct. 6 at Pennrose Country Club in Reidsville. Now in its fourteenth year, the Evening of Recognition is a time to honor those individuals, organizations, groups or corporate entities who have made outstanding contributions to the college or the college foundation. This year, the foundation chose NewBridge Bank as the 2011 Corporate Benefactor Award recipient and Theodore Haapala of Eden as the recipient of the 2011 Friend of RCC Award. Pressley Ridgill, NewBridge Bank president and CEO, accepted the corporate award on behalf of the bank. Others recognized during the evening included the following event sponsors: Talon Club Members (includes Gold Sponsorship of the gala) – BB&T Rockingham County, Carolina Apothecary, Kevin and Kelley Carroll, Duke Energy Corporation, First Citizens Bank, Dr. Michael S. Helmick and Dr. Melinda M. Davis, Home Savings Bank, Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Keys, Dr. Robert Lowdermilk and Ms. Kathy Cheek, NewBridge Bank, Wells Fargo/Wachovia, and Kenan and Molly Wright. Platinum sponsors – Annie Penn Hospital, Mr. Ted Haapala, Roy E. Truslow, MD. Gold Sponsors – Dud and Pat Apple, Mike and Maxine Fargis, Mr. and Mrs. Joe King, Mrs. Dorothy Love, Miss Trudy Mason, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Moore, Morehead Hospital, Daniel and Beth Mosca, Mr. and Mrs. W. Eugene Russell, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Smith, Dr. and Mrs. James Thompson, Dr. and Mrs. William Truslow, and Mrs. Frances B. Tucker. Silver Sponsors – Mrs. Vicky Alston, Mrs. Toni Burchell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burton, Citty’s Plumbing and Pools, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Cole, Doctors Vision Center, Dr. and Mrs. Jay Donecker, Mrs. Laura Lively Felts, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Foster, Mrs. Faye P. Gantt, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Hux, Mrs. Mary B. Hux, Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Johnson, Market Street Wealth Management Group, LLC, Dr. Jan Overman, Mrs. Lib Pace, Ray Funeral Home, Dr. and mrs. G. Irvin Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Rothrock, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Stanley, Mrs. Donna Van Ness, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Wharton, Mrs. Judith J. Wilkins, Mr. Homer Wright, Jr.. MillerCoors, RCC Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Reidsville Building Supply and the RCC staff volunteers were thanked for their special contributions. Proceeds from the gala benefit RCC programs and projects not funded by tax and tuition dollars including student work-study jobs, peer-tutor programs, child care tuition scholarships, and student aid grants. For more information on the RCC Foundation or how to be a part of next year's gala, call Gaye Clifton, foundation director, at 342-4261, Ext. 2201.

Extension Volunteer Fall Fair Rockingham County Extension Volunteer Fall Fair will be on Saturday, November 19th, in the Agricultural Building in Wentworth. Every year this annual event provides holiday shoppers with a variety of quality hand crafted gifts and delicious baked goods.

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TGRC says It’s A Sweet Season! The Theatre Guild of Rockingham County is a nonprofit organization and has been bringing a wide variety of plays and musicals to the stage for twenty-two years. We have just released the shows for our twenty-third season entitled It’s a Sweet Season. We are excited about every show of this season and would like to encourage everyone to come out and support our local performing arts. TGRC will bring to the stage this season, four productions to entertain, and thrill audiences of all ages. In November, Dearly Departed, a hilarious comedy set in the Bible Belt that will leave you laughing out loud, in March, the much loved by all ages, Little Women, the musical, in April, Ramona Quimby and will be the second production for the talented TGRC Storybook Theatre. The grand finale of the season will be Willy Wonka, Roald Dahl's timeless story of the famous Candyman and his new found friend and heir, Charlie Buckett. Mark your calendars now for Dearly Departed which will

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Bring home a locally grown Christmas Tree this year Bill Mike of Eden loves trees, especially Christmas Trees; specifically, White Pine Christmas trees that he grows on a farm just outside Eden. This year’s crop of White Pines includes full-bodied green trees that would make any home proud during the holidays. “These trees take about 7 years to reach approximately 6 foot height”, Mike says. That is a long time invested for your holiday pleasure. He also specializes in handmade wreathes from the farm which he sells as well as the trees. His farm will open on November 26th and continue to sell through December 23rd.; open Monday through Saturday 9am to dark, and Sundays 1pm to dark. His Choose’n Cut Christmas Trees can be the center of your living room holiday attention when you come by and cut your own or he can cut one for you. Make it a family tradition to come out and choose the tree this year.

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WENTWORTH, NC (Oct. 10, 2011) – Rockingham County has received a $7.8 million grant for a 9-1-1 consolidated communications system. The $7,826,000 grant will provide a consolidated communications system in Rockingham County with one, single answering point. This will improve overall efficiency and quality of the Rockingham County Emergency Communications process to further the efforts of all emergency responding agencies to access information. The agreement involves the Rockingham County Sheriff; Police Chiefs, 9-1-1 Director, Fire Chief Council, EMS Director, the Rescue Squad Representative, and the Rockingham County IT Director. “A lot of hard work was put into this effort and we’re very appreciative of the cooperation between all the local governments to make this a successful endeavor,” said Lt. Bill Roland of the Reidsville Police Department. Eden Deputy Police Chief Greg Light said, “Our main goal for this grant is to help with safety for the citizens of this county. Now the 91-1 immediate response time will be faster and Roland could be the difference in life and death.” Director of Rockingham County 9-1-1 Susan J. Hall explained how key players came together and worked together (city and county) to form a common bond to serve the citizens of the entire county with the best emergency serLight vices (9-1-1 system) available. “We will now be able to purchase state-ofthe-art/Next Generation (NG-9-1-1) equipment. The committee worked diligently, effectively, in a short amount of time to meet the North Carolina 9-1-1 Board’s requirements,” Hall said. Emergency services will become onestop-shopping because there will not be a need for one-button transfers to cities. Instead, any emergency service a citizen needs will be hanHall dled by simply dialing 9-1-1, once the new 91-1 Center is in operation, including EMS, Fire, Rescue, Law Enforcement, Sheriff, and Animal Control. Hall was one of the first employees/telecommunicators that Rockingham County hired and has seen technology evolve from rotary dial telephones to digital service. Hall, Roland, and Light collectively thanked all the City Managers, County Manager, and the North Carolina 9-1-1 Board. The North Carolina 9-1-1 Grant Committee stated that the Rockingham County grant was well put together, very detailed, and very specific. The North Carolina 9-1-1 Board offered the Consolidation Grant encouraging Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP’s) to consider consolidation. Presently, there are 128 PSAP's in the State of North Carolina. The Rockingham County Consolidation of three PSAP's (Reidsville, Eden, and Rockingham County) will allow citizens of Rockingham County one, single answering point. Reidsville and Eden cities will no longer have to transfer EMS/Rescue calls to the county for dispatch. All services will be dispatched out of one loca-

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Eden Man Sentenced To 26 - 32 Years For Assualt, Kidnapping Wentworth - Joe Wesley Carter, 45, of Eden was found quilty of Assualt with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, First Degree Kidnapping, and Breaking/Entering, by a jury on October 5, 2011 in Rockingham County Superior Court. Judge Stuart Albright sentenced Carter to 312 394 months in the North Carolina Department of Corrections. In January, 2011, Carter broke into the female-victims' home on Hawkins Street in Reidsville. While inside, Carter threatened to kill the victim while he had a knife in his hand. An altercation took place during which the defendant assaulted the victim with the knife. Carter continued assaulting and threatening to kill the victim after forcing her to go with him to a different location and not permitting her to leave. The victim suffered severe lacerations to her head, injuries to her hand, a broken nose, severe facial fractures, and damage to her eye. Officers and detectives with the Reidsville Police Department began investigating the case after family members noticed the victim did not attend her regular church service.

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volunteers are welcome. The” Eden Saturday Church School,” a non-profit all volunteer organization, was established in the 1980’s by the late Horace and Betty Penn family, who had a beautiful daughter named Ruthie. The church school has had several homes, but it is now conducted at Leaksville United Methodist Church on Henry Street in Eden. We meet from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each Saturday, with exception of weather cancelations and holidays. We are totally funded by contributions from local churches and individual donations are also welcome. The main purpose is to support the emotionally, physically and mentally handicapped adults in our area. By emphasizing Christian principles through a curriculum based Sunday school lesson derived from the King James Holy Bible. We teach the importance of God’s love, healing, and through obedience, live more abundant and purposeful life. Most of our students live in a group home, and really look forward to coming to our class for a different setting with fun and crafts involved. We also minister to several adults who live in family environments as well as some who live in their own apartment. Local churched are scheduled to provide transportation and refreshments on a monthly basis. We also celebrate at the end of our school year by having on elaborate fun and games outing with a cook-out sponsored by the Men’s Group of Leaksville Moravian Church usually at Freedom Park. “I have been involved with the Church school for over six years through my home church (First Christian Disciples of Christ),: says Mike Brame, “where I serve as world outreach chairperson. I decided years ago, world outreach was to start locally! Now, for the past two years I have served as Eden Saturday Church School Chairperson or coordinator and also teacher. I could not function properly without a wonderful staff who support this mission 110%.” These special individuals include but are not limited to: Judy Knight – Curriculum Coordinator; Tonie Spann – Secretary; Vicky Martin – Treasurer; Betty Cruise – Transportation & Refreshment Coordinator; Faye Neal – Teacher & Advisor/ also Cofounder; Jocelyn Gordon – Teacher & Advisor/ Former Missionary; Mary Collins – Helper & Advisor/ also Cofounder, Elaine Craddock – Helper & Advisor; and Mike Hurd – Social Events Coordinator. We are always looking for young people who would like the experience of helping with this unique program. The invitation is challenging but very rewarding. If you would like to get onboard just contact the office at LUMC at 336-623-3418, or Mike Brame at 336-612-2434.

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RCC wins partnership award WENTWORTH – For years, Rockingham Community College has partnered with Goodwill Industries of Central NC, Inc. in order to help individuals in our community. Through the Goodwill Resource Center in Reidsville, RCC has been providing human resources classes (including resume writing, interviewing tips and techniques, and more) GED classes, courses in computer training, certified nursing assistant, and more. Collaboration between the two entities began in 2004, a time when Rockingham County began experiencing high unemployment rates. In 2010, Goodwill expanded the Resource Center in Reidsville by 3,000 square feet. RCC furnished each classroom in the expanded area with furniture and equipment. Debbie Mitchell, vice president of career development at Goodwill in Reidsville, describes the continuing relationship as, “the flagship model program for what we do best in Workforce Development.” Margo Lindsey, basic skills coordinator, and Tommiann Hill, human resources coordinator, accepted the award on behalf of the college. In addition, former RCC student, Dot Dunlap, current receptionist at the Goodwill Resource Center received the Employee of the Year award. At 60, Dunlap completed many of the RCC courses currently offered at Goodwill. As such, she serves as an example of how the two agencies help individuals learn skills which enable them to return to the workforce. It is why Dunlap is so passionate about the programs offered at the Resource Center. Her understanding and knowledge of those programs led Susan Steinberger, Goodwill’s senior director of business development, to say, “Dot is phenomenal. She is able to talk with our students and help them understand what they can achieve at Goodwill.” Dunlap, she added, serves as a personal inspiration to others. RCC and Goodwill plan to continue their partnership in Eden when a newly created Resource Center will be opened at Kingsway Plaza located at 220 W. Kings Highway.

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NOVEMBER 2011 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, PAGE 17 ¶ Jailbirds continued from page 1 dollars. Please mail your taxdeductible donations to the Rockingham County Governmental Center, P.O. Box 101, Wentworth, NC, 27375. Make checks payable to the United Way of Rockingham County. Other Jailbird candidates included: Rockingham County Commissioner Craig Travis, Sheriff Sam Page, Interim

County Manager Ben Neal, Animal Shelter Director Kevin Baughn, Director of Administration Adam Lindsay, Public Information Officer Mable Scott, and Business Technology Center Director Mark Wells. The United Way of Rockingham County has a million dollar goal to prevent having to cut any of its 19 agencies.

Over 30,000 of the 92,000 people in Rockingham County receive crucial services from a United Way agency. This year’s Rockingham County Government United Way Campaign is being chaired by Business & Technology Center Director Mark Wells and Public Information Officer Mable Scott.

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being housed in unsanitary and inhumane conditions and appear to lack proper medical care. This case began after the Sheriff’s Office, HSUS and local rescue groups received complaints from citizens concerned for the welfare of the animals. The groups collaborated to provide animal handling and assistance with transportation, logistics, and financial needs for the rescue of the animals. When Deputies arrived on scene they found many of the animals appeared to be in poor health and in need of immediate medical care. The ammonia levels were so high in some areas that investigators had to wear special masks. Many of the animals looked underweight, infested with parasites and suffering from upper respiratory infections. Once safely removed, they will also be thoroughly examined by a team of veterinarians and provided medical treatment. The animals will be taken to the Rockingham County Animal Shelter initially and those animals that can be adopted out after receiving treatment will be. This case is still under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and no charges have yet been filed against the property owner.

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DRBA Plans Smith River Float On November 5 the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) will celebrate autumn with a float on the most popular section of the Smith River—Marrowbone Creek Access to Mitchell Bridge Access in Henry County, Virginia. Meeting at 10:00 a. m. at the Richard P. Gravely, Jr. Nature Preserve, 2525 Eggleston Falls Road in Ridgeway, Virginia (36.611067, -79.817712), the group will launch canoes and kayaks at the nearby access point. The 3.5-mile "blueway" Smith River Trails section, rated Class 1, is suitable for novice paddlers. For boat rentals and shuttle, contact Smith River Adventure Outfitters, 276-252-0701, www.smithriveradventureoutfitters.com or Three Rivers Outfitters, 336-627-6215, 276340-3983, www.3-r-o.com. Trip coordinator is Wayne Kirkpatrick, President of DRBA, aided by other DRBA members

who frequent this section of the river. For the first half mile of the trip, the river flows alongside the Gravely Nature Preserve's high bluffs where paddlers can glimpse the Rhododendron Trail. As the name implies, the path

The river flows alongside the Gravely Nature Preserve's high bluffs where paddlers can glimpse the Rhododendron Trail. winds through a rhododendron thicket as it hugs the river's edge. About a mile farther on, Leatherwood Creek enters from river left. Paddlers may choose to enter the wide mouth of the creek and take a leisurely side trip upstream to observe fall foliage and birdlife. Early American patriot Patrick Henry, for whom

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both Patrick and Henry counties are named, lived on a large plantation near the headwaters of Leatherwood Creek from 1779 - 86. Just below the mouth of Leatherwood Creek is a broad rounded boulder in the middle of the river. Known locally as "Lunch Rock," it makes "a perfect spot to stop for a break," according to "An Insider's Guide to the Smith River," DRBA's detailed river guide available at www.danriver.org. Henry County, in partnership with DRBA, has made the Smith River accessible to the public over the past four years by building public access points at eight new sites along the river, including the Marrowbone Creek Access, which opened in 2007, and Mitchell Bridge Access, built in 2009. Participants are invited to linger after the outing to enjoy the Gravely Nature Preserve, part of the county's "greenway" Smith River Trail system, which was dedicated in April, 2008. Developed by DRBA and Henry County, with funding from The Harvest Foundation, the 75-acre preserve features two miles of interpretive trails. Historic features include early twentieth-century tobacco barns and the Burgess Family cemetery, reminders of former owners of the property. Industrialist, civic leader, and archaeologist Richard P. Gravely, Jr. owned the property in the late twentieth century and left instructions for its preservation as a wildlife and nature conservancy. The preserve now hosts educational and recreational events for all ages, including day camps, fitness walks, historic presentations, workshops, afterschool programs, and geocaching. Participants in the outing are asked to bring boat and paddles, life jackets, lunch and water, to dress in layers of artificial (quick-drying) fabric and to sign a waiver. To reach the Gravely Nature Preserve from US 220 south of Martinsville, turn east at a traffic light onto Old Sand Road. Cross the US 58 overpass and immediately turn left onto Eggleston Falls Road. Travel about two miles to the preserve, which is on the left, across from the foot of Old Mill Road. Outings and meetings of the Dan River Basin Association are open to the public without charge. For information about the outing, contact Wayne Kirkpatrick, 276-694-4449 or wynbtyk@embarqmail.com For membership information, visit www.danriver.org.

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Roanoke River Basin Association Fall 2011 Board Meeting Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Institute for Advanced Learning & Research 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, Virginia 24540 Register online at www.rrba.org A $10 registeration fee includes lunch. 9:00 - 09:30 Registration & continental breakfast 09:30 - 10:00 Greeting and introductions by RRBA President and Executive Director 10:00 - 11:30 Uranium Mining in Our Watershed 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 RRBA Board Meeting Dr. Robert Moran has more than thirty-nine years of domestic and international experience in conducting and managing water quality, geochemical and hydrogeologic work for private investors, industrial clients, tribal and citizens groups, NGO’s, law firms, and governmental agencies at all levels. Much of Dr. Moran’s technical expertise involves the quality and geochemistry of natural and contaminated waters and sediments as related to mining, nuclear fuel cycle sites, industrial development, geothermal resources, hazardous wastes, and water supply development. Dr. Moran received his PhD in geological sciences from the University of Texas, Austin in 1974. In early 1980s, Dr. Moran was part of the team involved in exploration and development of the Coles Hill deposit. Countries worked in include: Australia, Greece, Bulgaria, Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, South Africa, Iraqi Kurdistan, Oman, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Romania, Russia (Buryatia), Papua New Guinea, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, United States. William “Paul” Robinson, a native of Harrisonburg, VA, is employed as Research Director at Southwest Research and Information Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, an organization working to promote the health of people and communities, protect natural resources, ensure citizen participation, and secure environmental and social justice now and for future generations. Robinson has prepared peer reviewed technical papers, contract publications, and educational materials and provided expert technical testimony related to uranium mines, mills and uranium policy throughout his 35- year career. He has a Masters in Community and Regional Planning with an emphasis on Natural Resource Management from University of New Mexico and a BA from the Technology Assessment Program at Washington University. He has served as a technical expert in regulatory proceedings periodically since 1979 including proceedings for uranium facilities such as” White Mesa uranium mill in UT; Crow Butte in situ uranium mine in NE; Pitch Project in CO; Gulf-Mt. Taylor uranium mills in NM, and Vane Minerals Exploration Plan in Arizona in the US, the Elliot Lake uranium mill tailings and mine waste decommissioning in Canada. His expertise also includes the adoption of regulations concerning mine operations and mine reclamation.

Renovating Stoneville Elementary School’s Butterfly Garden WENTWORTH, NC The Rockingham County Soil & Water Conservation District is helping Stoneville Elementary School renovate a butterfly garden with a weather station, hummingbird area, groundwater monitoring station, and wildflower planting. Volunteers from Stoneville Garden Club, RCC Science Club, Rockingham County High School Environmental Club, PTA, Kevin Knight, Keith French, and other interested citizens worked on the butterfly garden project in October while second and fifth graders at the school planted seeds and lay a rock border. The butterfly garden project’s goal is to enhance the already existing area so that the children and community will enjoy a broader perspective of our natural ecosystems and how they function together. Rockingham County Soil & Water Conservation District received in April a $2,500 grant with an in-kind match from the North Carolina Foundation for Soil & Water Conservation. The financial support for this grant was obtained from the Walmart Foundation. The butterfly garden was started by the Stoneville Garden Club and club member, Leota Deaton, still visits the school to impart gardening wisdom.

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Burton Appointed Interim Finance Director WENTWORTH, NC - At the September meeting of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Kelly P. Burton, was appointed Interim Finance Director, which became effective October 1st. Burton will serve interim replacing Michael W. Apple who will retire soon after 28 years. According to Interim County Manager Ben Neal, a search committee has launched a national search to permanently fill the post by the end of 2011. The Interim Finance Director is responsible for maintaining the accounting system, controlling expenditures, managing cash and other assets, and preparing the financial reports. Neal said: “We are very fortunate to have Kelly who brings 21 years of experience, in the Finance Department in Rockingham County, to be willing to fulfill this important responsibility. We look forward to working with her during our transition.” Burton lives in Stoneville and presently serves as Deputy Finance Officer for Rockingham County Government. Originally from Denver, NC, she earned a degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G) in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

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Mowhawk partners with Cooperative Christian Ministries As people across the country struggle to put food on the table, for many, the need for hope has never been greater. Last month employees at Mohawk Industries' Karastan Rug facility in Eden, North Carolina, helped to provide relief and restore a bit of hope to local families in need. Partnering with Eden-based Cooperative Christian Ministries (CCM), people from Karastan participated in a weeklong food drive. "We were so fortunate to be involved with this initiative, especially partnering with a great organization like CCM," stated Megan Arrington, H u m a n Resources Manager at the Karastan facility. "The men and women at Karastan are true servants in the community. All of us care deeply for those less fortunate, and I am so proud of our participation in this important project." Employees donated hundreds of different items, including breakfast cereal, pasta, sugar and flour, canned goods, peanut butter, beans, vegetables, cookies and snacks; all of which will be packaged into food bags for area families in need. Dick and Dale Hallett, volunteers from CCM, picked up the food on September 29. "Currently, we serve over 120 families in the area," said Hallett, "but the demand is increasing as

Eden 2011 Citizen of the Year Award – Accepting Nominations Do you know someone who exhibits traits worthy of being named “Citizen of the Year” for 2011? It might be someone who works behind the scenes and quietly takes care of logistical operations. Or it could be someone who works as an advocate to promote and support Eden to its residents, businesses and the rest of the state. It may be someone who graciously gives time and resources to support civic and non-profit organizations. Take time to nominate that person for the 2011 award. Submit your nomination letter, complete with background information and examples to support your nominee, to president@edenchamber.com or mail it to Eden Chamber of Commerce, 678 S. Van Buren Rd., Eden, NC 27288. Deadline for submitting a nomination is November 4, 2011. The Eden Chamber of Commerce 2011 “Citizen of the Year” will be honored at our annual dinner in January 2012.

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unemployment continues to rise. We truly appreciate the dedication and support we receive from Karastan and its employees." Cooperative Christian Ministries is a local food pantry that serves the residents of Eden, North Carolina. It is located in the basement of Leaksville Moravian Church, and is open from Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 AM until noon. "CCM and our people at Karastan are to be commended," concluded Arrington. "This good is truly inspiring, and I hope other organizations will be moved to help, as well." "We definitely look forward to working with Karastan in the future," said Hallett. Mohawk is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of flooring products. The selections include carpet, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which include Mohawk, Karastan, Lees, Durkan, Bigelow, Daltile, American Olean, Unilin and Quick Step.

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Salvation Army asks for participation this holiday season VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Kettle Kick-Off begins Thursday, November 17, 2011 Sign up early to get the time slots you want. Please call 349-4923, ext. 107. Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to reserve a time and location for your group. We do not ring bells on Sundays or on Thanksgiving Day. ANGEL TREE DONORS NEEDED The Salvation Army Christmas Angel Tree program helps families provide gifts for children ages birth to 12 years. Expecting to serve more than 1,400 children during the program again this year, The Salvation Army of Rockingham County is dependent on our community’s generosity. Please call 349-4923, ext. 108 to learn how you can participate!

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 19 Place a hedge apple in a small bowl, plant tray or on a piece of foil. They do not need to be completely contained. However, as they may seep juice that could stain flooring or other materials, put them into or onto a receptacle of some sort. Deposit hedge apples in closets, under the sink or around the perimeter of your home. One hedge apple in each closet or area is sufficient. Hedge apples are also interesting and appealing to look at, so you might opt to pile several of them in an attractive bowl and use them as a centerpiece or fall decoration. Discard the hedge apples once they have turned brown, which is typically within a month or two.

Fall Classes at Running Pine Herb Farm December 1, 2011 or December 3, 2011: “Herbs & the Holidays” is back with more ways to spice up your holidays with herbs. You will learn to decorate your home from items found in your own yard. We will make a simple herbal gift tag for presents, and then head to the kitchen for lessons on holiday baking with herbs. Samples, recipes and more for each participant. Time: 10 am -1 pm Cost: $25.00 per person. (For those who attended before, we have added many new things this year) December 10, 2011: “Holiday Open House at Running Pine Herb Farm” 9am – 4pm. If you are needing those last minute or hard to find Christmas presents come out to the farm for some of our signature herb blends, dried herbs, jams, jellies and other goodies. We will have many herbal gifts such as dream pillows, sachets, potpourri and much more. Small gift baskets will be available as well. Sample many herbal treats that will be prepared and pick up recipes for them. Herbally, Deborah Crumpton Check needed at least 7 days before the class to the address above. If classes do not have a minimum of 5 participants they will not be held and you will get a refund. If you cancel you will be given a class credit for another class, no monetary refunds. An email confirmation will be sent. Running Pine Herb Farm 325 Richardson Road, Reidsville, NC 27320 runningpineherbfarm@yahoo.com or call 336-349-5512.

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REIDSVILLE - ReDirections of Rockingham County, a nonprofit agency located at 1311 Freeway Drive in Reidsville, was the recipient recently of a grant administered by the Governor’s Crime Commission for the United States Attorney’s Office. The one year grant provides funding for a part-time program manager to assist local law enforcement in their efforts to fight gun crimes, gangs and violent criminals. The manager will serve as a liaison to all six local law enforcement agencies: Eden Police, Madison Police, Mayodan Police, Reidsville Police, Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, and Stoneville Police. The grant application was a collaboration between ReDirections Director Alexey Ferrell and the Board of Directors for the 17-A Gang Prevention and Crime Scene Unit Project, a county-wide board consisting of area law enforcement executives and political leaders. The grant was an effort to continue the work of this project’s initiative, begun two years ago under District Attorney Philip Berger. In July, the 17-A Board, now referred to as the Project SAFE Rockingham County Advisory Board, received generous financial backing from the Reidsville Area Foundation for supplemental support, and Guilio Dattero, a retired Reidsville Police officer, was hired as the part-time program manager. The Board of Directors saw the recent grant proposal as an opportunity for law enforcement in the county to continue under the banner of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a United States Department of Justice initiative aimed at reducing gun and gang-related violence. Project SAFE Rockingham County (PSRC), the title under which the program now operates, joins about ten similar organizations in the United States Middle District of North Carolina. One of the primary duties of the Program Manager at ReDirections is to work closely by communicating and networking with officers from all the local police and sheriff’s departments, particularly the Rockingham County Gang Task Force Unit which is composed of officers from every city and the sheriff’s office, to reduce violent crime. One of the publicized strategies employed by PSN is to conduct offender notifications, or call-ins. Call-ins are structured meetings in which chronic and gang-involved violent offenders are called in to a single meeting and presented with a stern warning by a large

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Robertson & Shepherd Exchange Vows Dr. A.J. Robertson and Mr. Michael Sheperd were united in marriage on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 5 p.m. at The Arbors in Cleveland, North Carolina. The Rev. Arlene Campbell, aunt of the bride, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Lorna Robertson of Eden. A.J. is a 2000 graduate of Morehead High School; 2004 graduate of Guilford College, and 2008 graduate of Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She is a resident physician in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of North Carolina Health Care in Chapel Hill. The groom is the son of Sammy and Ann Shepherd and the grandson of Manie Richardson all of Salisbury. He is a 2000 graduate of East Rowan High School; 2005 graduate of North Carolina State University, and a 2008 graduate of Auburn University. He is a marine biologist for NC Division of Marine Fisheriesin Raleigh.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Mrs. Mindy Harmon of Eden, N.C., cousin of the bride was Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Diane Shelton of Eden, N.C., cousin of the bride, Mrs. Jennifer Martin of Knight dale, N.C., cousin of the bride, Mrs. Jennifer Alderman of Winston Salem, N.C., friend of the bride. Mr. Sammy Sheperd, father of the groom was Best Man. Groomsmen were Eric Shepherd of Salisbury, N.C. brother of the groom, Ron Bradford, of Greensboro, N.C. cousin of the bride, Mr. Jeremy Alderman, Mr. Andrew Barrier and Mr. Josh Alderman all of Salisbury, N.C., friends of the groom. Program attendants were Jennifer Campbell of Hanhan, S.C. cousin of the bride and Courtney Alderman of Salisbury, N.C., friend of the groom. The couple will reside in Durham, N.C. after a honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

County Employees Get Dirty with DRBA WENTWORTH Some Rockingham County employees got down and dirty with the Dan River Basin Association’s TrailBuilding Team on Oct. 22 The group helped to build a much-needed, wooded, walking trail between the newRockingham County Animal Shelter and the Rockingham County Governmental Center Rain and ground conditions prevented the project from being done earlier in September. Volunteer trail builders clear ed brush, removed branches, and clipped vegetation. Wentworth. The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) is partnering with REI to build a trail at the Rockingham County Governmental Center in celebration of National Lands Day. This new trail will allow office workers to get outside during lunch; it will provide a place for the public to enjoy surrounding woodland; and it will offer a place for volunteers to take shelter dogs for walks. October’s activity launched DRBA's efforts to connect exist-

ing trails and create a network of trails linking educational, historic, governmental, and commercial facilities in Wentworth. Such a trail system can help attract residents and visitors, improve public health, and make the community more attractive for economic investment. For more information, contact Jenny Edwards, program manager, Dan River Basin Association, (336) 339-6169, or Kevin Moore, director, Rockingham County Soil & Water Conservation District, 336-342-0460, ext. 3. Golden Anniversary Celebration R. Duane Best Auditorium On Saturday, November 19th at 7:00pm, a dedication will take place at the auditorium for the new seats and curtains. There will also be the Wall of Honor Recognition. From 8:00pm-9:00pm a reception will take place in the Morehead High School Cafeteria and from 9:00pm-11:00pm an after party be held at the Whistle Jacket Grille on Mebane Bridge Road. The very popular Troublesome Highway band will donate the music. For information call 336-623-2932 or email bestauditorium@triad.rr.com

Join us for the 2011 Artists Open Studio Tour and see for the first time where area artists find inspiration and create their work. Fine art, pottery, painting, stained glass, metal furniture, hand-spun yarn, woodturned bowls, quilting, jewelry, niche crafts and much more will all be showcased in this special countywide adventure. The self-guided tour includes over 17 professional artists’ studios with additional artists displaying their work at area shops and restaurants. These businesses will offer great valuepacked shopping, discounts, and special treats for tour ticket holders. Tour dates are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11th - 12th, culminating in a reception at the Dan River Art Market on Saturday November 12. Join us for coffee, tea, cider, cookies, music, art, and good company as we celebrate 42 years of the arts in Rockingham County! Ticket pricing, maps, and information available at www.artsinrockingham.org or by calling 336-3494039. The RCAC is the focal point/umbrella organization for the arts and information about the arts in Rockingham County. The Rockingham County Arts Council (RCAC) was founded in August of 1969 as a non-profit arts organization. For over 40 years, the RCAC has influenced the cultural life of Rockingham County through the many lifeenriching arts programs we have helped sponsor - for local schools as well as the larger community. Celebrating 42 years of Arts in Rockingham.

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 20 law enforcement panel, and told that their criminality will no longer be tolerated. Part of the national success with PSN is the strong partnership between the community and law enforcement. This is evidenced in the final segment of the call-in session where PSRC Partners, consisting of area service providers under the direction of Rebecca Sauter of Project Re-entry, will present opportunities to the offenders for assistance. A wide array of social services, such as education, housing, and counseling, are offered to help ensure success for those who want to make positive changes in their lives. PSRC is now underway in Rockingham County, and the local departments will work with a number of area criminal justice partners: Division of Community Corrections, the District Attorney’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office, UNC-Greensboro, Youth Involvement, Juvenile Services, and several other state and federal agencies. The first call-in for PSRC will be held in early November at the Agricultural Center in Wentworth. Program Manager Guilio Dattero is optimistic about the project, stating, “Officers from around the county have been working diligently to identify the gang-involved violent felons who will be called in. We’ve received incredible support in the early stages of PSRC by committed professionals, from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and UNC-Greensboro, Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships.” For more information on PSRC, visit www.redirections.org or contact Dattero at ReDirections at 336.342.5238 ext. 12.

Sheriffs attend Washington discussion about Illegal Aliens [WASHINGTON]— Last month Sheriff Sam Page, Sheriff Terry Johnson, and other North Carolina Sheriffs attended a discussion with I.C.E. Immigration Asst. director responsible for 287-G and "Secure Communities" program, along with other Immigration officials in Washington, D.C. The topics discussed were the 287-G program and Secure Communities Program, and their effects on public safety and removal of criminal illegal aliens identified within the local jail system. Current concerns with the Mexican Drug Cartel were discussed with Sheriffs present, and included drug and illegal weapons trafficking into North Carolina and our local community. All Sheriffs present had the opportunity to discuss issues and concerns affecting their local jurisdictions utilizing current Immigration programs. Wednesday morning, October 12th on Capitol Hill, Sheriff Sam Page and panel of Sheriffs met with Congressional Caucus on Immigration Reform to continue discussion on Border Security, Immigration laws and effects of Mexican Drug Cartel on local jurisdictions in America including Rockingham County. Following the panel discussion these Sheriffs met with Congressional Representatives to address additional concerns. The panel discussion was provided covering illegal aliens coming into America, and effecting the interior and border states; and our concerns regarding Mexican Drug Cartels and Drug trafficking Organizations and the concerns of current and future violence. Recommendations regarding ways to involve the U.S. Military support and technology to improve border security and stem the flow of individuals aiming to harm American citizens that cross our porous borders, and spill over violence in our country. Those present were asked to commit to continue to build upon this National Security effort with local Sheriffs to work with U.S. Congress in a non- partisan process to seek solutions to these problems that we face. Sheriff Sam Page, NC, Past-President North Carolina Sheriffs Association, and Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, Maryland: are members of the National Sheriffs Association Immigration and Border Security Committee. This committee will convene in Washington D.C. in Jan. 2011.

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4-H members; Emily Holmes, Alice Holmes and Lorrie Norwood spoke to the Commissioners about 4-H in Rockingham County Norwood spoke to the Commissioners about 4-H in Rockingham County. The youth talked about the history of 4-H and what they do in the program. Some of the projects they have worked in are electric, horses, sewing, cooking and much more. The 4-Hers did an excellent job showing off their presentation skills. This year during National 4-H Week we want everyone to understand the importance of 4-H and “Join the Revolution of Responsiblity.” “Join the Revolution of Responsiblity” is the new theme for 4-H that we are focusing on. All the projects that our 4Hers do improve their responsiblity skills. You too can join the “Revolution of Responsiblity” by contacting Rockingham County 4-H to volunteer or join 4-H. For more information contact Morgan Maness, 4-H Agent at morgan_maness@ncsu.edu or 336-342-8230.

L-R: Rockingham County Day Resource Case Manager Alicia Ross, Pre-Trial Release Case, Manager Ashley Hickman, and Day Resource Director Raina Holliday.

$640,000 Savings Due to Day Resource Center WENTWORTH, NC The Rockingham County Day Resource Center (DRC) provides a structured supervision program for offenders to complete intensive rehabilitation and educational programs. It represents success and savings for Rockingham County because state estimates say the program saved county taxpayers $640,000 last year. While some may have different opinions about these types of initiatives, one cannot argue with success and cost savings. The DRC is solely funded by the Criminal Justice Partnership Program which pays a portion of the director’s salary. During last fiscal year, the DRC maintained an average caseload of 45 offenders with a 56% rate of successful program completions. “It is my goal to increase county savings by using evidencebased-practices for our programs to enable the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners and county administrators the ability to apply these savings to other needed areas,” DRC Director Raina Holliday said. “First and foremost, we want to ensure our citizens’ safety.” she added. The goals of the DRC are to reduce offender arrest; to assist offenders in successful re-entry by providing needed services; and to increase public safety by holding offenders accountable. These goals are achieved by providing skillbased learning opportunities, educational and vocational training, and intensive community supervisions.

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First Eden Jazz Fest A Success First, Bruce Mallatratt, professional drummer, came to Rockingham County. Then with the backing of the Rockingham County Arts Council, the City of Eden Tourism and Special Events and others, Mallatratt organized the first Eden Jazz Fest! In October, regional musicians, jazz fans and vendors heated up the day at Freedom Park on the first bone-chilling day of 2011. Curtis Fuller, the only trombone player to ever record with John Coltrane, thrilled the crowd. He'd recorded albums on four labels and played with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Jazz fans knew that he also played with Dizzy Gillespie and Count Basie bands. What a legendary artist playing and instructing in our midst! The show ran from noon until 8:30pm inspite of the cold. Headliners included the Bob Sanger Trio with Veronica Jones as soloist. Kevin Lewis directed the 16-piece Martinsville High School Jazz Band. Rockingham County sweetheart, Andrea Templon & Friends added variety. Rob Towers, regional outstanding trombonist, directed his alumni North Carolina Central University Jazz Group. Greensboro's Roberto Orihuela and soloist changed the tempo with vibes and the Latin touch. Bruce Mallatratt's Real Jazz spotlighted the jazz renown trombonist, Curtis Fuller. The sides included Andres Shalito, guitar; Steve Haines, bass; Chris Hankins, sax and Mallatratt on drums. Then the music continued at Santana's Restaurant. Raffles prizes from Belk's of Eden and AC Furniture and donations help support the FEST'S effort to raise scholarship funds for students could not afford private music instruction. Sponsorship support came from Barbour Studio & Gallery, Carolina Fuel, Carolina Theatre of Durham, Draper Christian Church, Eden Chamber of Commerce, Gildan Knitwear, Innofa, KDH Defense System, Kim's Pottery, National College of Danville, Pellham Transport, Rockingham Chiropractic Center, Sheetz of Eden, The AC Phoenix, Tracy's Deli, Tri-City Ford, Walmart, WGSR TV, WLOE/WMYN AM Radio.

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The Road My name is Ken White and this is my column. In it I want to get you to get off your couch and on the road to a healthier you. The first thing I want you to do is remove the words diet and exercise from your vocabulary. The food that you eat and some kind of daily movement have to be part of our lifestyle, they cannot be something that are added to what you already do they have to be something that happens without thought. Bake your chicken don’t fry it, balsamic vinegar as a

dressing not Ranch, park at the far end of the parking lot not the front door. These everyday habits can give you a great start to a healthy you. Think of your life as a Merry-Go- Round. It goes round and round with lots of pretty lights, lots of TV ads selling you 10 minutes abs and don’t forget the carnival food. The problem with the Merry -Go-Round is it doesn’t take you anyplace except back around to where you started, more pretty lights, more ads

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 23 Rockingham’s DRC is located at the new Wentworth Courthouse within the Rockingham County Justice Center Complex at 170 NC 65. The other two members of the DRC team are Case Manager Alicia Ross and newly appointed Pre-Trial Release Case Manager Ashley Hickman. Ross has over 20 years of experience in outreach programs and exemplifies the meaning of a social service ambassador. Holliday gave high accolades by saying, “Alicia has the ability to establish a rapport with anyone and balances discipline and benevolence when managing her clientele.” Housed under the DRC is the Pre-Trial Release program which offers an alternative to incarceration by reducing the overcrowded jail population. The Pre-Trial Release program also creates a significant cost reduction for the state and local government, as well as reserving jail and prison space for repeat and violent offenders. The program’s goals are to ensure the defendants’ appearance at set court dates, follow release protocols, and not commit any crimes or engage in illegal activity. These goals are achieved through the use of an electronic house arrest monitoring system, daily call in’s, and unannounced home visits. Hickman was selected due to experience and training as a correctional officer according to Holliday: “Ashley treats defendants without prejudice and shows compassion while they are awaiting disposition of their cases, yet also ensures they follow the rules to a tee.” Holliday was recently promoted from her last position as PreTrial Case Manager. She previously served 10 years with the St. Cloud Police Department in St. Cloud, Florida where she retired as a Patrol Captain. She was a Community Outreach Officer; School Resource Officer; Training Coordinator; Professional Standards Officer; and supervised the Patrol, K-9, Hostage Negotiations, Mounted Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Evidence Units. In addition to her law enforcement career, Holliday was an instructor at the Osceola County Criminal Justice Center. Holliday acknowledged her love of influencing positive change for others convinced her to apply for the director’s position: “The criminal justice system as an operation is well defined and executed, however sometimes in the course of ‘doing business,’ enough time is not allocated to understand a defendants’ life history and needs. If we do not do a good job of determining what created defendants’ situations, how will we be able to properly and effectively change their future outcomes? Our approach is to support offenders and defendants in this judicial process while ensuring their compliance and supervision is strictly monitored.” Rockingham County Director of Administration Adam Lindsay oversees the program and explained: "Both programs rely on the input and support of the local criminal justice community. An advisory board with leadership from local attorneys, a judge, the District Attorney's Office, the Sheriff's Office, and other agencies meet regularly to discuss the direction and successes of the programs. Rockingham County proactively measures impact and success with specific focus on compliance to the restrictions established by judges before an inmate is allowed to go on house arrest." For more information all 336.342.2563 or email them at rholliday@co.rockingham.nc.us

County student art makes it to NC Museum of Art WENTWORTH – Forty-two United States art students were selected by jury to have their self-portraits exhibited in the North Carolina Museum of Art in tandem with an October-January exhibition of works by Rembrandt, a fifteenth century Dutch master whose self-portraits have made his face one of the most recognizable in the art world. Alex Sharp is among the 42 students accepted into the exhibit. It was the first time his art had been proSelf Portrait fessionally critiqued. Sharp Sharp is a fine arts student at Rockingham Community College. His self-portrait is a photograph. In his work, he has looked to the old masters; studying their use of light, expressions, style. He has an affinity for light and dark, shadows and depth, expressions and feelings. Sharp says in his artist’s statement, “This Self Portrait is a re-visitation of my inner connection with Christ and my Faith, an internal battle for what is good and what is evil, in the end, all I can know for sure is that no matter what happens in my life “Jesus Loves Me” Always drawn to the human form, Sharp endeavored to replicate on canvas the exact image in his head but usually failed. A photogra-

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Yes, The Shelter Will Open No one will be left out in the cold this Christmas. Home of Refuge Outreach, Inc. is a nonprofit organization under the leadership of Elder Melissa Galloway, currently operating as a subsidiary of Cooperative Christian Ministry (CCM). We will house the homeless at the Fire Department in Draper, located at 1431 W. Fieldcrest Rd., Eden, NC. The program will have target dates of December 21, 2011, through March 31, 2012, dependent on the weather. Galloway said, “We are so thankful for the commitment and support of the homeless program given by the Mayor of the City of Eden, John Grogan, as well as Johnny Farmer and Kelly Stultc of Eden. Our hand of thanks is also extended to Bill Smith and Betty Walton of the Cooperative Christian Ministry. These individuals have gone above and beyond the call of duty for the homeless.” The homeless will be picked up at the Salvation Army on Morgan Rd, Eden NC between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. Additional pick up locations may be determined and provided in Reidsville and Madison. The individuals will be screened for basic information to ensure sobriety. They a very committed to the issue of homelessness within our community, and we recognize the integral part the “Ministry of Helps” plays in the operation of the shelter to aid the homeless. We are seeking the following volunteers from churches, civic groups, organizations, businesses, rotary clubs, men and women’s groups, missions groups, etc. to participate in preparing food, overnight host, van / drop-off pick-up drivers, and coordinators. There is also a need for sup-

plies, such as bed pillows with plastic covers, paper products, toiletries, socks, under garments, hats, gloves, and cleaning supplies. Also, your support is vital in regards to expenses including utility, phone, rent, pay, van use and maintenance, insurance, and unforeseen expenses that may arise. We are a non-profit organization, and 100 percent of all expenses will be paid for through donations and gifts. As you can imagine, this is a huge undertaking and your prayers and help are greatly needed. Please join us in our efforts to make a difference in the lives of those to make a difference in the lives of those who are homeless and their families. In this current economy, job and home loss is rampant and continuing to be an issue, impacting not one specific class of people, but impacting all of us. Some of whom are possibly one to three pay checks away from being homeless as well. If you choose to give donations, please make checks payable to Home of Refuge Outreach, Inc. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 4370, Eden, NC 27289-4330. We are currently serving as a subsidiary of Cooperative Christian Ministry (CCM), a 501(c)(3) non –profit organization. Your contributions will be tax deductible. All of those who desire to volunteer need to contact Elder Melissa Galloway at (336) 7913053 or via email mgallowayhoro@gmail.com . There is an immediate urgency to all donors, supporters and volunteers, in order for the program to begin providing nightly stay by December 2011. There will be a training session at the Leaksville Unitied Methodist Church, 603 Henry St,

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 24 phy class offered in spring 2010 opened the door, allowing him to create art the way he had always envisioned. It gave him more control and through modern technology, opened up the possibility to emulate and then manipulate artistic techniques. His current interest is bringing the old world style of art with its use of Christian themes into the modern world of photography. In his self-portrait, Sharp used a relatively inexpensive digital SLR camera mounted on a tripod and a remote shutter release. He stood in his home, draped, with natural light from an open doorway hitting his face. His portraits, he says, are not just photos but a representation of how the individual sees the world. In his own, he sees vulnerability. “I am honored to have been chosen; blessed,” said Sharp. “I’ve struggled with how to get my art out and now it’s coming out in a bigger way than I ever imagined.”

Rockingham County Announces New Director of Financial Services WENTWORTH, NC (Oct. 22, 2011) – Rockingham County Government has a new Director of Financial Services, Patricia Galloway. Effective Monday, Nov. 28, Galloway will permanently replace Assistant County Manager/Director of Financial Services Michael W. Apple, who retired in September with 28 years of service. The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners appointed Galloway Kelly P. Burton to lead this area on an interim basis following Apple’s retirement. Burton will return to her previous role as Deputy Finance Officer upon Galloway’s arrival as the county’s chief financial officer. Galloway will be responsible for leading and supervising Financial Services, maintaining the accounting system, controlling expenditures, managing cash and other assets, and preparing financial reports. Interim County Manager Ben Neal earlier explained a national search had been launched to hopefully fill this post permanently before or by the end of the calendar year. Neal looks forward to Galloway joining Rockingham County Government because, “She has a degree in business, she’s a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and she brings years of experience in local government and financial services.” Galloway is also looking forward to her new role with Rockingham County Government. “I am originally from Belews Creek, NC,” she said, “and I am very excited to have the opportunity to get closer to family, and to be able to continue working in governmental finance, a field of work that I have truly enjoyed for over 20 years.” For the past five years, Galloway has held the position of Finance Director for the Town of Oak Island, NC, where she assisted in issuing its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and submitting it for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) award program. In addition to financial reporting, she has worked with management on multiple capital projects that utilized a variety of financing methods. She worked for 12 years at Brunswick County, NC, beginning as the Grants Manager and then moving up to Assistant Finance Director, and finally Interim Finance Director. She spent six years with a CPA firm in Southport, NC, and while employed there obtained her CPA license. Being assigned to municipal, county, and non-profit audits during those years allowed her to develop the knowledge and skills to move into local government finance and to concentrate her career in this field of accounting. Galloway has a Business Administration degree from Wingate University with an emphasis in Accounting. She is married and has three children, an 11-year-old son and twin 8-year-old daughters.

County Encourages Women to Protect Their Health with Regular Breast Screenings WENTWORTH, NC – This year more than 1,350 women will die of breast cancer in North Carolina and another 8,507 will be diagnosed, according to the N.C. State Center for Health Statistics. Spreading the message that early detection and prompt treatment of breast cancer saves lives is a message that everyone needs to hear.

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Rolling Ridge receives grant for Services Rolling Ridge Riding Stables, a special place for special children in Rockingham County, recently received financial assistance from the Rockingham County Farm Bureau program. Rolling Ridge Riding Stables provides riding for children ages three through twelve who may have physical or emotional disabilities. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing FREE therapy based horseback riding and educational tutoring/instruction to physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged children in and around Rockingham County. Approximately eighty-two children receive special attention in math skills, color recognition, and safety along with motor skill exercises during riding sessions at the facility. Some of the older children participate in the 4-H riding which allows them to participate in different categories at the district shows and the state 4H Horse Shows in Raleigh. Receiving no tax dollars, Rolling Ridge, is operated on donated funds and volunteer workers. The volunteer "staff" is

comprised of licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, educators, and many others. With the volunteers' help, children are able to reach for their full potential and develop meaningful social interaction, & friendships.

Special needs riders access free therapy and achieve amazing accomplishments. Many riders improve: head/trunk control; posture; learn to walk/talk; sit up; use their hands functionally; balance/coordination; stretch tight muscles; reduce high muscle tone. Children on the Rolling Ridge Equestrian Team learn to ride horses and go on to compete in adaptive classes in horse shows. Rockingham County Farm Bureau recently made a donation of $3500 to Rolling Ridge Riding to provide vet fees for animal upkeep so that they can continue their good work in the community. Frank Meador of the

Rockingham County Farm Bureau made the presentation at the Rolling Ridge Awards and Fundraising Program held at the Agriculture Center in Wentworth. Rolling Ridges' goal is to try to maximize the potential of all the children it serves in a fun, safe environment. For information on Rolling Ridge please check the Rolling Ridge website at www.rollingridgeriding.org, or get in touch with the executive director Kathryn Davis, Physical Therapist, at 349-4702 or by email at PT4kids@wildblue.net. Rolling Ridge is located at 2426 Narrow Gauge Rd., Reidsville, and the phone is 336-349-4702.

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¶ PAGE 28 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, NOVEMBER 2011 Poem for Amanda In your blog you shared your life lessons, and the wisdom you gained as well, How you faced each hurdle you met with, Even though some were hard for you to tell. You shared with us your happiness, Your love in being a Mother, And the memories you made with Lydia Can never be replaced by another.

We'll see your smile in the twinkle of the stars, Feel your warmth by the rays of the sun, Your eyes will shine by the glow of the moon, And feel your touch by the breeze as we run.

We promise to keep you life more than a memory, We'll spread all the things that you taught, And we'll always be thankful we knew you And shared all the joy that you brought For all who love you dearly We will suffer, oh the most, And for those who had a hand in it Will pay daily their own cost. Your precious smile so warming, And your face that always glowed, The special bond of friendship And you heart as pure as gold, Are just only a few of your blessings we'll miss As your journey travels onward, While we remain here on this earth And struggle to go forward.

Do as I say, not as I do, Never ever settle for less, Solve each problem one at a time, Always strive to be your best. Stick to your goals, Press toward your dreams, Look for the bright side in all. Smile often Think of those you love and know they love you too Yes that's what you'd say to us And we'd say back to you, Always remember we love you And we are proud of you And yes, our Dear Amanda we will always remember you So for now: So long our dear Angel, May you now rest in peace, Until we meet again Your memories we'll keep. Sincerely Your Friends Paid submission

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“Can anyone name the Roman emperor who was most notorious for persecuting early Christians?” the Sunday school teacher asked. “Nero,” promptly responded the youth. “That’s right. What were some of the things he did?” “He tortured the prisoners in Rome.” “And do you know how he tortured them?” “He played the fiddle at ‘em.”

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Maybe this would be a start Of just what you would say, To each of us who love you And have gathered here today.

Your family loves you dearly, You've taken a piece of their heart, And we pray for God's comfort and guidance In each new day they must start

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And as we prepare to say so long, We all can't help but wonder, Just what would you tell us today If you could write one more letter

Your baby girl she'll always be A bond that can't be broken, Just as you are your daddy's That's a fact that goes unspoken.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer, celebrating the lives of the many women who survived, and remembering those lost. Rockingham County Department of Public Health will be putting the spotlight on breast cancer throughout the month. Several outreach efforts have been made to heighten awareness of the importance of early detection and general breast health, in addition to promoting services available through the health department for eligible participants. Breast cancer remains the most frequently occurring cancer in women and is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths of women in North Carolina, but early diagnosis can make a difference. Ninety-six percent of women who find and treat breast cancer early will be cancer-free after five years. Rockingham County Department of Public Health encourages all women to take charge of their health by going for regular breast screenings. Breast screenings check a woman’s breasts for cancer before noticeable signs or symptoms are present. There are three main tests used to screen for breast cancer. • Breast self-exam is when you check your own breasts for lumps, swelling, changes in size or shape of the breast, and any other changes in the breast or underarm. • Clinical breast exam is a breast exam by a doctor or nurse, who uses his or her hands to carefully feel for lumps or other changes in the entire breast area. • Mammogram is an X-ray of the breast. Mammograms are the best method to detect breast cancer early when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause other symptoms. We urge every woman to talk with her healthcare provider about which screening is right for you. Rockingham County Department of Public Health offers free breast screenings, education and referral services to eligible women through the NC Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). Funding provided by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®Triad Affiliate through Morehead Memorial Hospital Foundation, on behalf of the Rockingham County Healthcare Alliance has allowed even more individuals to receive needed services. To learn more about the NC BCCCP, visit www.bcccp.ncdhhs.gov or call 919-7075300. You can also contact Mrs. Anne Rodgers at Rockingham County Department of Public Health at 336-342-8141 for more information.

Berger, Pyrtle Selected To Project Safe Rockingham Posts Project SAFE Rockingham County (PSRC), a collaboration between local, state and federal law enforcement, probation, prosecutors and community leaders, recently held the first meeting of their Advisory Board. Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger, Jr. was elected Chair and Eden Police Chief Reece Pyrtle was elected Vice-Chair. “Project SAFE Rockingham County gives us another tool to combat gangs, violent crime, and gun-violence in Rockingham County.” Berger said. “Ultimately, offenders are given a choice: change you behavior or face stiff consequences.” PSRC uses notifications, or call ins, to inform offenders, face to face, that there are alternatives to violence, and that there are members of the community who will assist them in staying crime free. “This focused deterrence model has been successful across the country,” Pyrtle said. “While results will not be seen overnight, this strategy will change lives. We are concentrating our combined efforts in prevention, intervention, and suppression on the small percentage of the population that is driving violence in our country. The group has several meetings set over the coming weeks, with the first call in slated for November.

Library Events for the entire family Join the fun at your local library for fun family events featuring Patti Cake & Her Friends 7:00-7:45 p.m. Monday, November 14 at the Eden Library Tuesday, November 15 at the Reidsville Library Thursday, November 17 at the Stoneville Library Wear your jammies. Don’t forget your library card! Kick off your holidays at Rockingham County Public Library. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries


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Got’Er Done... Seats Have Arrived!Gloria T. Best, Project Coordinator Morehead High School Best Auditorium project donors have demonstrated Albert Schweitzer’s practice of reverence for all of life. That is especially a compassion for all of life that is in need of help. The 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner encouraged people to “do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.” Hundreds gave to benefit students and others for now and for tomorrow! On Saturday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. the public is invited to dedicate and celebrate the replacement of seats and curtains in the auditorium. The hall of excellence for performances, meetings and graduations awaits your approval. Dedication Ceremony: Your gifts of new seats and new stage curtains will be officially given to the Rockingham County Schools officials and Board of Education. As you’re arriving, expect to see photos arranged by Events by Judy of the 2-year campaign. The program will include: Choral Ensembles and Jazz Bands from Morehead and Holmes Middle School; Dale Smith, ventriloquist, and Duane Best’s final Choral Alumni Choir. The MHS art student’s winning artwork of the Best Auditorium will be displayed on the printed program. Also, Eden area elementary school students will hand you your program for this historic event. Reception: The Duane Best

Scholarship Fund Board of Directors will share an hour of appreciation and celebration on behalf of the donors. The public is invited as the guests of local event sponsors. Tom Barbour, Out with the old... Barbour Studio & Gallery, will take event photos. Reception donors include: Thank you, Seat Donors, whose were recorded Elree’s Sweet Shoppe, Events by donations September 24October 18. Both Judy, Food Lion, Grand Rental DONOR and TRIBUTE NAMES Station Party Plus of Eden, will be listed on the lobby Wall of Johnson’s Florist & Antiques, Honor: LaRayan Spring Water Products, Mom’s Kitchen, Purlina’s Gift Cullin Hall Baskets, Subway of Eden, Terri’s Jimmy and Gloria Hall 1960 Catering and Bakery and Daneel and Betty Moore Walmart. le Roux 1957 After Party: The Pat and Butch Lovell (2) Troublesome Highway Band, Richard Leffew and including MHS alumni, will welJane L. Paschall 1975 come everyone to the Whistle Spare Change for Seat Change Jacket Grille. No charge to Donors attend. Food and beverages are Rachel Wright on the menu. Model Seat Silent Auction: The model double seats on display at the Eden Public Library will go home with the highest bidder. Bid online at besteden@triad.rr.com or in the lobby on November 19. John Motley Morehead III might be humbled, too! These Golden Anniversary gifts of over $250.000 donated to the school in 2011 honor his name and his conThe new chairs arrive tributions to others.

Volunteering their time for Annie Penn Hospital's "Breakfast with Mickey & Friends"; a fundraiser for Rockingham County’s United Way the above pictured enjoyed their chance to help for the cause. The Saturday breakfast, held on October 15, had over 100 participants and raised more than a $1,000 for Annie Penn’s United Way Campaign. ( L-R)Blue Cinderella- Merry Kate Willis; Pink left - Sleeping Beauty - Hannah Turner; Snow White -Teri Gagilo ; Buzz Lightyear - Shane Ellis, Annie Penn Radiology; Emma Blaylock - The Little Mermaid; Mickey Foster- Mickey Mouse; in the center- Fairy Godmother pink - Emily Sizemore; Belle- yellow right floor - Katie Sizemore .

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For the Fun of It... MY FAVORITE ANIMAL: Our teacher asked us what our favorite animal was, and I said, "Fried chicken.." She said I wasn't funny, but she couldn't have been right, because everyone else in the class laughed. My parents told me to always be truthful and honest, and I am. Fried chicken is my favorite animal. I told my dad what happened, and he said my teacher was probably a member of PETA. He said they love animals very much. I do, too. Especially chicken, pork and beef. Anyway, my teacher sent me to the principal's office.I told him what happened, and he laughed, too. Then he told me not to do it again. The next day in class my teacher asked me what my favorite live animal was. I told her it was chicken. She asked me why, just like she'd asked the other children. So I told her it was because you could make them into fried chicken. She sent me back to the principal's office again. He laughed, and told me not to do it again. I don't understand. My parents taught me to be honest, but my teacher doesn't like it. Today, my teacher asked us to tell her what famous person we admire most. I told her, "Colonel Sanders." Guess where I am now...

Creating While creating women, God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the world. And then He made the earth round. Light Bulb Q: How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? A: Only one, but the light bulb has to WANT to change. Be Careful A mother was trying to impress upon her children the need for safety while playing. “You remember our neighbor Barry,” she said somberly. “He was riding his roller skates and wasn’t paying attention where he was going. He hit a tree and ended up in the hospital, and now his right leg’s paralyzed. He’ll never skate again.” Little Jeannie was suddenly quite interested. “So what became of his skates?” Arguing Two children were shouting at each other and were at the point of blows when Mom entered the playroom. “You two are always arguing,” she scolded. “You need to learn to agree on things.” “We do agree,” said one. “Yeah,” snarled the other. “We both agree we want the box of crayons right now!”

While conducting some business at the Court House, I overheard a lady, who had been arrested for assaulting a Mammogram Technician, say, "Your Honor, I'm guilty but.....there were extenuating circumstances." The female Judge said, sarcastically, "I'd certainly like to hear those extenuating circumstances." I did too so, I listened as the lady told her story. "Your Honor, I had a mammogram appointment, which I actually kept. I was met by this perky little clipboard carrier smiling from Ear to ear and she tilted her head to one side and crooned, "Hi! I'm Belinda! All I need you to do is step into this room right here, strip to the waist, then slip on this gown. Everything clear?" I'm thinking, "Belinda, try decaf. This ain't rocket science." Belinda then skipped away to prepare the chamber of horrors. With the right side finished, Belinda flipped me (literally) to the left and said, "Hmmmm. Can you stand on your tippy toes and lean in a tad so we can get everything?" Fine, I answered. I was freezing, bruised, and out of air, so why not use the remaining circulation in my legs and neck to finish me off? My body was in a holding pattern that defied gravity (with a paticular tender part of my anatomy between those two 4 inch pieces of square glass) when I heard and felt a zap! Complete darkness, the power was off! Belinda said, "Uh-oh, maintenance is working, bet they hit a snag." Then she headed for the door. "Excuse me! You're not leaving me in this vise alone are you?" I shouted. Belinda kept going and said, "Oh, you fussy puppy...the door's wide open so you'll have the emergency hall lights. I'll be right back." Before I could shout NOOOO! She disappeared. And that's exactly how Bubba and Earl, "maintenance men Extraordinaire" found me...half-naked with part of me dangling from the Jaws of Life and the other part smashed between glass! After exchanging a polite Hi, how's it going type greeting, Bubba (or possibly Earl) asked, to my utter disbelief, if I knew the power was off. Trying to disguise my hysteria, I replied with as much calmness as possible, "Uh, yes, I did but thanks anyway." "OK, you take care now" Bubba replied and waved good-bye as though I'd been standing in the line at the grocery store. Two hours later, Belinda breezes in wearing a sheepish grin. Making no attempt to suppress her amusement, she said, "Oh I am sooo sorry! The power came back on and I totally forgot about you! And silly me, I went to lunch. Are we upset?" And that, Your Honor, is exactly how her head ended up between the clamps...." The judge could hardly contain her laughter as she said "Case Dismissed!

Ways to Maintain A Healthy Level Of Insanity. 1. At Lunch Time, Sit In Your Parked Car With Sunglasses on and point a Hair Dryer At Passing Cars. See If They Slow Down. 2. Page Yourself Over The Intercom. Don't Disguise Your Voice. 3. Every Time Someone Asks You To Do Something, Ask If They Want Fries with that. 4. Put Your Garbage Can On Your Desk And Label It, 'In.' 5. Put Decaf In The Coffee Maker For 3 Weeks. Once Everyone has Gotten Over Their Caffeine Addictions, Switch to Espresso. 6. In The Memo Field Of All Your Checks, Write ' For Smuggling Diamonds.' 7. Finish All Your sentences with 'In Accordance With The Prophecy.' 8. Don't use any punctuation 9. As Often As Possible, Skip, Rather Than Walk. 10. Order a Diet Water whenever you go out to eat, with a serious face. 11. Specify That Your Drivethrough Order Is, 'To Go.' COMPLETE CAR SERVICE! 12. Sing Along At The Opera. 13. Go To A Poetry Recital And Ask Why The Poems Don't Rhyme? 14. Put Mosquito Netting Around Your Work Area And Old Ralph Barrow Building Play tropical Sounds All Day. in the Historic Olde Leaksville Shopping District 15. Five Days In Advance, Tell Your Friends You Can't Attend Their Party Because You're Not In The Mood. 16. Have Your Co-workers Address You By Your Wrestling Name, Rock Bottom. 17. When The Money Comes Out The ATM, Scream 'I Won!, I Won!' 18. When Leaving The Zoo, Start Running Towards The Parking lot, Yelling,'Run For Your Lives, They're Loose!!' 19. Tell Your Children Over Dinner. 'Due To The Economy, We Are Going To Have To Let One Of You Go.'

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From The Desks Of CITY HALL Eden part of grant received to combine county’s 911 service Rockingham County grant was Rockingham County has well put together, very detailed received a $7.8 million grant and very specific. “A lot of hard from the North Carolina 911 work was put into this effort and Board to consolidate the county’s we’re very appreciative of the 911 communications system. The cooperation between all the local consolidated system will provide governments to make this a sucRockingham County 911 callers cessful endeavor,” said Lt. Bill with a single answering point, Roland of the Reidsville Police improving the overall efficiency Department. and quality of our emergency Susan Hall, Rockingham communications. Reidsville and County 911 director, explained Eden cities will no longer have to how key players worked together transfer 911 EMS/rescue calls to to form a common bond to serve the county for dispatch. Madison, the citizens of the entire county Mayodan and with the best 911 sys“We will now tem available. “We will Stoneville were already included be able to now be able to purwithin Rockingham chase state-of-the-art purchase County. state-of-the-art equipment. The comThe future consolimittee worked diligentequipment. dation comes at a ly, effectively, in a good time for Eden. With the short amount of time to meet the adoption of new 911 standards, North Carolina 911 Board’s Eden could no longer meet requirements,” Hall said. requirements that centers have to The consolidated 911 center be continually manned by two will be located in Wentworth. telecommunicators. Both Plans are for the center to be Reidsville and Eden currently completed within 3 years. The only employ one per shift. “Our next steps of the process include main goal for this grant is to help reviewing grant stipulations, with safety for the citizens of this receiving approval from governcounty,” Eden Deputy Police ing bodies and implementing a Chief Greg Light said. “Now the new governing board to oversee 911 immediate response time will design, construction and coordibe faster and could be the differ- nated oversight. ence in life and death.” For more information, contact The North Carolina 911 Grant Hall 634-3309 or shall@co.rockCommittee stated that the ingham.nc.us.

Leaf season has begun By Darren Gatewood, Street Superintendent

The City of Eden’s leaf collection will continue through March 2. Loose-leaf collection is just as the name implies – only unbagged leaves will be collected. There are several things you must do to make sure your leaves get picked up: Do not bag your leaves. Have them at the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day. Do not place leaves in the traveled portion of the roadway where traffic would be impeded. Pile them away from any objects such as parked cars, low-hanging

City’s automated water meter installation begins this month By Tammie McMichael, Director of Finance

The City of Eden will install Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology on existing water meters throughout the city starting this month. We are doing this to enhance service to our customers. It will allow far greater efficiency in collecting

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tree limbs, catch basins and drainpipes. Do not put leaves in the actual ditch, which could cause flooding. Sticks, rocks, bricks and other such objects should be kept out of the leaves for pickup as they delay the collection process and can cause severe damage to the collection equipment. For more information regarding leaf collection, call my office at 627-7783, ext. 102 or the Department of Environmental Services, at 623-2110, option 4.

readings, will reduce personnel and operational costs, and will promote conservation. A transmitter will be placed inside the meter box and connected to the meter by a thin wire. The readings from the transmitter will be collected by a mobile reader driving by in a vehicle. The City will contract with a licensed general contractor for the water meter installation. Unless there are special circumstances, you do not have to be at the property when service work is done. Water will be shut off for a brief period of time if a new water meter must be installed. The contractor’s personnel will knock at your door prior to cutting the water off. You may notice a slight discoloration in the water or noise as air in the line passes through plumbing fixtures. This is normal and will clear up after water is run for a few minutes. The installers will run an outside faucet for a few minutes if they see one to help eliminate this problem for customers. Also, if you have any plants, bushes, landscaping or obstacles blocking the water meter box, please remove them as soon as possible. If you experience any problems please call the City at 6232110, option 1. In addition, for any billing problems or requests for other services provided by the City, please call our Customer Service office at 623-2110, option 1.

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Candidates Filed For Office CITY OF EDEN Councilman Ward 1 (1 seat) Donna Lawson Turner Councilman Ward 2 (1 seat) Jim Burnette Councilman Ward 6 (1 seat) Tom Fulton Wayne R. Tuggle, Sr. Councilman Ward 7 (1 seat) Gerald (Jerry) Ellis T OWN OF MADISON Mayor (1 seat)Kenneth Hawkins Christopher E. Phillips Alderman (3 seats) Justin Terrell Leon W. Wall* J.Lee Mills Tom Rogers* T OWN OF MAYODAN MAYODAN Mayor (1 seat) James (Bud) Cardwell Councilman (3 seats) Glenn Chatman Darrell Allred Lewis Bottoms David Holland T OWN OF STONEVILLE STONEVILLE Mayor (1 seat) Rickey Craddock Councilman (5 seats) Merea King Bridges Eugene DeMoss Billy Farris Chuck Hundley Jerry W. Odell* James (Gen) Scales Glynda Shelton Jerry L. Smith* T OWN OF WENTWORTH WENTWORTH Councilman (3 seats) Evelyn L. Conner* Dennis Paschal* Dennis Paschal, III William (Ernie) Smith • James Belcher, Jr. * James Belcher, Jr. has withdrawn from the Town of Wentworth Council Race. Absentee by Mail has already begun so ballots can't be reprinted. Mr. Belcher's name will remain on the ballot but he will not be eligible to win since he has withdrawn. If Mr. Belcher were to be one of the three highest vote getters, the seat would go to the candidate with the next largest number of votes.

CITY OF REIDSVILLE Election Resules Councilman District A (2 Seats) Donald Gorham William Hairston Councilman District B (2 seats) W. Clark Turner* Sherri Walker * Incumbents The Referendumon the ballot as to moving the Reidsville election to be moved to November in the future passed with a 1,159 to 184 margin.


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Forever Homes for 24 Dogs & Five Cats in Rockingham County There are many more happy families with new members in Rockingham County thanks to the Rockingham County Animal Shelter, PetSence, Deb Sterling, Joan Stembridge and the Animal Protection Society. Miss Deb Sterling of the Rockingham County Pet Shelter said, “I can not tell you how thrilled I am over the success of the PetSense event! We had a total of 29 for our shelter. GM Cathie Basil did a fantastic job putting the event together for her PetSense location. There were even lizards and snakes adopted! One of the pups placed into loving hands by my team had been at the shelter for four months!” This was the first annual event for PetSense and by far the biggest adoption event that the shelter has been involved in and the high total the Reidsville store achieved of 46 adoptions made the Reidsville location number one in the USA for their company. In addition, PetSense will give every group who participated in this event a $100 donation, which will be used for sponsoring other adoptions. Out of the 46 adopted, 24 dogs and 5 cats were from the Rockingham County shelter itself, each finding new loving homes during the early October adoption fair, with special thanks going to the Animal Protection Society who sponsored animals so that their adoption price would be lower for this event. “I would like to thank the people who volunteered their time to help find these Rockingham County animals forever homes. The Reidsville PetSense was number one in the nation for PetSense in adoptions during this weekend event,” said Kevin Baughn, Director of the Rockingham County Animal Shelter located at 250 Cherokee Camp Rd., Reidsville, NC, in the Wentworth community. “People worked hard to find forever homes for Rockingham County animals … we had 24 dogs and five cats adopted during the Oct. 1-2 adoption fair,” Baughn explained. “I would like to thank Deb Sterling, Joan Stembridge, Cathie Basil with Petsense, and the Animal Protection Society for working with the Rockingham

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EDEN PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT GIRLS VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE - SPIKERS Kneeling L to R - Makayla Jumper, Zemira Johnson and Janae Elliott. Standing L to R - Kaitlyn Carter, Leiannah Minter, Coach Vernonica Gauldin, Kennedy Cohen and Rayann Holt

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EDEN PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT PEE WEE LEAGUE HURRICANES Kneeling L to R - Blake Byrd, Jordan Sharpe, Rion Martin, Stefan McLaughlin, D'Ante Richardson, Mark Pettie and Devin Woody. Standing L to R - Elijah Eaves, Tyler Horton, Bob Hauserman, Chance Menifee, Tristen Smith, Ben Hauserman, D'Andre Richardson and Blake Evans. At rear - Coaches - Mark Pettie, Todd Byrd, Tracy McLaughlin, Gary Sharpe and Larry Hauserman. Not pictured - Coach Brent Menifee, Tevon Gibbs and Marcus Gunter

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GEARHART’S Paint & Body Shop Harold Gearhart, owner/operator of Gearhart’s Paint & Body Shop, has over 31 years of automobile collision and refinishing experience. The full service paint & collision shop does anything from small touch up to complete all over refinishing and can repair anything from small dings and adjustments to major collision & frame repairs. • The modern climate controlled facility offers year round repairs, avoiding temperature & humidity related problems. • The Dupont computerized paint mixing and color matching to your specific vehicle. Our computerized frame dimensions assures correct body & frame analysis & realignment after a collision. • Mitchell computerized estimating It’s Deer Season! and pricing gives fair and accurate estimates, no surprise hidden costs. Be careful, • Equipped with specialized welding slow down! equipment • Fully licensed and insured and work with all major insurance companies to return your vehicle to pre-accident condition. So come and see Harold or Josh Gearhart for a free estimate.

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EDEN PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT FLAG TAG COWBOYS Kneeling L to R - Ethan Horton, Kaito Woods, Seth Sharpe, Daniel Bruins and Michael Sayles. Standind L to R - E. J. Fountain, Jordan Chandler, Aaron Bruins, Malachi, Hairston and Keimari Chaplain. At rear - Coach Scott Bruins and Coach Raymond Bruins. Not pictured - Tyrese Galloway, Titus Woods, Kemarius Breedlove, Brendon Fuller and Austin Creasy.

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For Rent 2 BR Townhouse 1.5 Bath All Appl. Water Incl. $475 mon. 336-627-5031 FOR RENT 2 Bedroom House in Leaksville Area (Eden) Central Heat & Air $100 a week, $200 deposit Call 276-226-0576 2&3 br houses / Eden Area. W/D hookups, some appliances. $450 - $500 /plus Deposit Call 336.589.7901 Beach Condo - Cherry Grove (Boyte's Condos) Across Street From Ocean Fully Furnished, New Stove, Fridge, Microwave Flat Screen TV & Much More. 1 Queen & 1 Full Bed Rocking Chair Front Porch. $135,000 Call 336-623-5354 3 Bedroom Brick home in Eden City limits. Just remodled, large LR, DR, Laundry Room, Car Port, Large Fenced in Backyard. No Pets. $550 month. 623-7796 or 434-685-7108 ROOMS FOR RENT Rooms For Rent Utilities included $295 per mon or $395 w pvt bath $20 appl $ $130 Dep non smk & alchl Carolina Inn, Eden Bobby 623-2997

3 Bedroom Mobile Home For Rent. NO PETS. Appliances Included. Call 336-627-7721. S E RV I C E S AVA I L A B L E CLARKS PAVING Free Estimates Asphalt • Patchwork • Seal Coating Driveways & Parking Lots 276-226-0576 PROFESSIONAL HOME INSPECTION SERVICE by George Jordan Licensed • Photos 336-349-2550 PRESSURE WASHING & GUTTER CLEANING Houses, Decks, Fences for Mildew as well as Home repair and Plumbing Repair Call Dick at 336-635-1601 BUSINESS PROPERTY Office Spaces Available. $395, $725, and $1000 per month. References and Deposit required. Contact Fleming Property Management at 336-627-5797 HELP WANTED BELL RINGERS Needed Locations: Eden, Madison, Mayodan & Reidsville. Apply in Person: Salvation Army 704 Barnes St., Reidsville, Oct. 10-14, 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Essential functions of job: Ring The Salvation Army bell at kettle,Be consistently friendly, Be on time, Have your own transportation to kettle site

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Eden Senior Center 508 Orchard Ave, Eden Call 627-4711 for Information on any of the following listings: FRIENDS CLUB Every Tuesday at 10:00 at the center. Meets for lunch at local restaurants the fourth Tuesday of each month. Anyone is welcome to come join the fun. SENIOR DANCE at the CB Hut featuring the City Limits Band. This dance is held the last Monday of each month from 7:00pm - 9:30pm. Adm.$5.00 at the door. Come at 6 for line dance! LINE DANCE just for fun and exercise at 10:15 every Monday. Class is free of charge. GENEALOGY CLASSLearn to explore your family history. Classes will be held Fridays at 1:30. FREE LEGAL AID - Nov. 10th. 1-800-951-2257 to make an appointment BINGO BASH at 9:00 on Mon., Oct. 17 at the Garden of Eden Senior Center. WALKING GROUP meets at the track on Mon., Wed. and Fri. 8:00-8:30am. Come walk our track anytime! 5 laps=1mile on our Track. COME EXERCISE with us on Mon., Wed. and Fri. 8:309:00. Sit down or stand up class using resistance bands, balls and hand held weights. ROOK OR HAND & FOOT CARD GAMES – Anyone interested please come to the Garden of Eden Senior Center before 1:00pm on Wednesdays. Rook Tournament- November 9th and November 16th Call 627-4711 for details. COMPUTER CLASSES! FREE Seniors are welcome to come use our computers during times we do not have classes. CALL ABOUT OUR OTHER WORKSHOPS: Needle crafting, Crochet, Quilting, Digital Camera, Scrapbooking, Crafts, Watercolor, Painting, Bingo • TRIP TO THE FRUITCAKE FACTORY (Bear Creek) November 10th.

Madison / Mayodan Senior Center 300 S. Second Avenue Mayodan. Inside Madison/Mayodan Recreation Dept. Building Call 548-2789, 548-9572 for Information on any of the following listings: DANCE PROGRAM: The Madison-Mayodan Rec. Dept. is now holding registration for Dance for ages 2 Teens. Classes: Mondays – Thursdays and will begin on September 6th. Class schedules and monthly fees vary with age and which class. Taught by experienced instructors, Deana DeHart and Elizabeth Carter. For more information, call 548-2789. PIANO PROGRAM: Piano Lessons are every Thursday, all ages, begins Sept. 8th. 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 Registration is now open for 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 more 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.

Resource Center Opens in Eden

TANLAND “Endless Summer”

Goodwill Industries Community Resource Center opened its doors for classes and a ribbon cutting on October 31, 2011. Located at 220 West Kings Highway, Suite H, Eden, North Carolina, the Goodwill Industries Community Resource Center Eden Campus will hold its remaining Fall 2011 Schedule as follows: Introduction to Computers November 28-December 14 M-F 12:30pm-3:30pm

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JONES

ANNOUNCES

COUNTY

CITIZENS HAVE CASH OR STOCKS OWED TO THEM

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. More names will follow monthly. MORALES ENRIQUE C 438 PONDEROSA RD STONEVILLE MORALES MARCO ANTONIO 803 NORMAN ST REIDSVILLE MORALES MARIO 2431 E STADIUM DR EDEN MORALES MOISES 621 TYLOR ST EDEN MORALESS SAMUEL E P O BOX 841 STONEVILLE MOREHEAD MEM. 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COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR OF PO BOX 107 WENTWORTH ROCKINGHAM UNDERWRITERS227 TURNER DR REIDSVILLE ROCKINGHAM UNDERWRITERSPO BOX 608 REIDSVILLE RODGERS JAMES 191 BUTLER DAIRY ROAD REIDSVILLE RODGERS JEFFREY 536 MONROE ST A EDEN RODRIGUEZ DAVID JIMENEZ PO BOX 200 EDEN RODRIGUEZ MIGUEL G 1439 STADIUM DR EDEN RODRIGUEZ MINGO JORGE A 289 PONDVIEW DRIVE REIDSVILLE RODRIGUEZ RAMON 1802 E STADIUM DR EDEN RODRIGUEZ RAYMUNDO 309 S BYRD ST EDEN RODRIGUEZ REYNALDO 5564 OSIOLA OCITI RD REIDSVILLE RODRIGUEZ SALVADOR 147 JOSH LANE MADISON RODRIGUEZAGUILAR EVODIO 200 MADISON ST APT 7 EDEN RODRIGUEZBARAHONA SAULO 114 SEASHELL CT STONEVILLE RODRIQUEZ JOSE L PO BOX 235 MADISON


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VOTING DAY IS NOVEMBER 8TH Be sure to cast your vote for your candidates

LAND FOR SALE After speaking Guilford County, Presisdent Obama took a trip through Reidsville, stopping at Reid’s House for a bite to eat before moving on into Virginia for another engagement. Photo by Elizabeth Doss

HOMES!

FUTURES!

HOPES!

Work in progress! Smell the fresh lumber. Enjoy doing your part. Help complete the house at 503 Greenwood St. near !st Baptist Church, Eden NC Skilled and other volunteers are needed. Hurry! Winter's on the way. Contact Rockingham Habitat for Humanity, Inc. at 249 The Boulevard on Monday or Thursday (6270160) to see the Saturday work schedule. Ask for Denise Tuggle, Director of Volunteers. Also, shop or donate to the Habitat ReStore, Monday and Thursday, 1 -3 PM. ROCKINGHAM HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC. Office & Habitat ReStore 249 The Boulevard, Post Office Box 393 Eden North Carolina 27289 • 336-627-0160 Rockinghamhfh@gmail.com Nancy L. Tate, Executive Director Denise B. Tuggle, Director of Volunteers/Family Services

• 52 ACRES ON MORGAN FORD RD - $71,523 • 270 AC. NORTHWEST OF STONEVILLE $465,000 • 1.06 AC. LOT-COMER RD $14,900 • 1.24 AC. LOT-COMER RD $14,900 • 4.01 AC. - GARRETT RD $6,500 • 6.19 AC. - GARRETT RD $10,500 • 15.779 AC. - HALL RD $75,000 • 11.269 AC. - HALL RD $65,000 • 1.74 AC. - SETTLEMENT LP RD $17,900 • 2.42 AC. - FAGGE RD - $23.500 • 2.64 AC. - SETTLEMENT LP RD $20,000 CALL EDDIE PRICE AT PRICE & ASSOCIATES REALTY 336-627-5466 • 336-613-7720

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Third - Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me; I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way, and some of the roads weren't paved. Fourth - When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra. Fifth - You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks. Sixth - I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top. Seventh - One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it's such a nice change from being young. Eighth - One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been. Ninth - Being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable. Tenth - Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today it's called golf. And, finally - If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.

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Tax Preparation Volunteers Needed

Wachovia is no more. Wells Fargo in Eden held it’s official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in October to welcome in the new identity. Mayor John Grogan cut the ribbon at the event which was attended by Chamber of Commerce members and City of Eden Officials.

Students learn of Potential Through Vocational Rehabilitation A special program and luncheon was held in October for students in all four county high schools’ Occupational Course of Study programs. Approximately 30 students joined the Vocational Rehab staff to enjoy a program in honor of October being “National Disability Employment

Awareness Month.” Debbie Ellis, is the Business Relations Representative of the local Vocational Rehabilitation Services which is located in Wentworth near the new courthouse (116 NC 65, Reidsville). They offer Employment services, services for business, indepen-

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Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24, 2011 Candles Are Lit At Dusk On Christmas Eve And Memorials Will Be Listed In A Booklet That Is Available At The Lighting (Your loved one does not have to be buried at Danview)

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dent living services, assistive technology, client assistance programs and disability determination services. Ellis said that Vocational Rehab helps with the transition from school to work for these students. Angela Davis, of Kerr-Tar Regulatory Council of Governments, was guest speaker and became a voice of motivation for the students as she “pushed them to be better than they were before”. “Knowledge is power,” she noted and told the students that there were many famous people in history that were labeled unteachable yet went on to become some of the most intelligent inventors and personalities of history; one example being Thomas Edison. In school the young Edison's

Volunteers are needed to assist us at the free tax preparation site at the Gardenof Eden Senior Center in Eden. We are part of the VITA program sponsored by the IRS, preparing taxes free for low incomes and senior citizens including e-filing them. We do everything except pay any tax they may owe. Volunteers will be trained with a course supplied by the IRS. Bilingual preparers are expecially needed. We will be doing taxes two days a week starting the end of January through April 15th. Actual days and times have not been determined yet but will depend on the available volunteers. We can save clients a lot of money over what they would have to pay a paid preparer. Call Jim Barko at 623-7651 or e-mail at ljbarko1967@yahoo.com if interested

mind often wandered, and his teacher, called him "addled". This ended Edison's three months of official schooling, from then on his mother home schooled him. Edison also developed hearing problems at an early age. He later sold vegetables to supplement his income. This began Edison's long streak of entrepreneurial ventures as he discovered his talents as a businessman. These talents eventually led him to found 14 companies, including General Electric. Edison eventually became an unrivaled American inventor, scientist, and businessman, developing many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric

light bulb. He is credited with creating the world’s first industrial research laboratory, and was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production. Edison is the fourth most prolific inventor in history, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. He is credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications. Not so bad for a student called “addled” by his teacher. If you would like to learn more about Vocational Rehabilitation 336-634-5611 and ask for Debbie Ellis.

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Winter is around the corner, Get your Driveway Graveled!

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Deadline To Order Candles Is Tuesday, Dec. 20th Please Contact: Bev. Coleman At Diamonds-N-Dust - 627-0447 In Memory Of_________________________________________ Name of Deceased

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