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Mayor Grogan giving an All-America City plaque to Phil Berger Front row: Jacob Toms, Sylvia Grogan, Phil Berger, John Grogan, Mike Dougherty Second row: Jean Ann Wood, Kaysha Lampkins, Wayne Tuggle

Eden honored at the NC General Assembly The City of Eden was recently honored by the NC General Assembly for being selected one of ten 2011 All-America Cities. The award is bestowed annually by the National Civic League to the ten cities who most effectively address their most pressing issues. This year’s event took place from June 15-17th in Kansas City, MO. Fayetteville, NC, another winning city this year, will also be honored. North Carolina was the only state with two winners this year. California had five finalists and

Oregon two finalists in the competition. On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, a delegation of 14 members of the Eden All-America City Award winning team travelled to the state capital to be recognized by the NC Senate. Senate Pro-Tem Phil Berger of Eden introduced a resolution honoring Eden and Fayetteville, NC, both selected as part of the ten, 2011 AllAmerica City Award winners. Eden and Fayetteville received their awards on June 17th in Kansas City, MO

where the competition was held. “We are proud that the General Assembly recognizes our achievement,” stated Mayor John Grogan of Eden and one of the participants in the Eden delegation that won the award. Senate Pro-Tem Phil Berger hails from Eden and was part of the General Assembly celebration. Senator Berger spoke eloquently about each city before the Eden delegation was recognized by the Senate

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LOCAL FAREWELLS...

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COUNTY WIDE OBITUARIES Mary Holley Arnold, 75 Early Sam Adams, Jr, 80 Tonnie Delno Apple, 78 - Reidsville Trena Annette Barker, 69 - Reidsville Margie Walters Brooks, 87 Milburn Irvin “B.J.” Benson, 90 - Reidsville Navura “Navy” Brown, 70 - Rockingham County Gardie Guffey Coats, 80 Patricia “Patsy” Bishop Comer, 70 W. Ashley Chaney, Jr., 69 - Reidsville Laura Jean Belton DeLaCruz, 43 - Eden Carrie Lea Dabbs Draper, 81 - Reidsville James Carl Eggleston, 78 - Eden John Thomas Furr, III, 51 Christopher “Jordan” Fain, 24 - Reidsville John Gilbert Ford, 76 - Reidsville Josephine “Jody” Belton Fontaine, 73 - Rockingham County Julian Henry Gilliam, 86 - Reidsville Alan Ray Horner, 59 James Lee Hodges, 45 - Eden William Monroe "Mutt" Hopper, 95 Margie Robertson Jones, 88 Mildred J. Kellam Dorothy Forgey Martin, 80 - Reidsville Peggy Wilson McKinney, 84 Mildred Forbes Matthews, 87 - Rockingham County William Thomas Mansfield, 77 - Reidsville William Grayson “Billy” Manns, 82 Linda Cheryl Pruitt, 66 - Eden William Henry Pettigrew, Sr., 85 - Reidsville Robert Warren "Bob" Randle, 84 Carroll Baynes Richardson, 65 - Eden Elaine Bowers Rieson, 64 - Rockingham County Beulah Lester Rierson, 86 - Rockingham County Harold Howard Somers, 68 - Reidsville Shannon Fae Smith, 53 - Rockingham County Muriel Norman Strickland, 86 - Reidsville Christina Martineau Smith, 81 Roberta J. Stewart, 82 Lewis Eugene “Gene” Smith, 49 - Rockingham County Stephen "Jack" Woods, 77 - Rockingham County Dallas White, 86 Ruth Dora Lena Elise Wehrmann Walker, 77 Thomas Wingate Wilson, 69 - Reidsville Lisa Lynn Holt Watkins, 57 Beulah M. Ziglar, 81 - Rockingham County

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Hemberg of Carolina Apothecary named Pharmacist of the Year Congratulations are in order for Nathan Hemberg, PharmD, CPP of Carolina Apothecary in Reidsville, NC for winning the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP) Community Care Pharmacist of the Year Award. This award was presented to Hemberg on August 6th, 2011 during Mutual Drug’s 44th Annual Trade Show in Myrtle Beach, SC by another Mutual Drug Store member Melinda Childress, PharmD, MDA of Yadkin Valley Pharmacy. The Pharmacist of the Year Award is awarded to one member annually who has made significant and sustained contributions to pharmacy practice in North Carolina. Candidates must meet the following criteria: - Shall be a professional role model. - Is making or has made significant and sustained contributions to the profession in a contemporary practice setting. - Has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to pharmacy practice in North Carolina. - Demonstrates the highest ethical and professional standards.

Nathan Hemberg received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Campbell University in May 2006. Since graduating he has been employed as a pharmacist at Carolina Apothecary in Reidsville, North Carolina. His passion for patient care motivated him to help create the clinical care programs at Carolina Apothecary, which include a medication-therapy-management program and an immunizations program. Hemberg has his hypertension and immunizations specialty certificate along with training courses from PCCA in compounding and PCCA’s aseptic technique compounding course. He is an adjunct clinical professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and at Campbell University. He precepts introductory and advanced community pharmacy students at his site. He has been the head preceptor since 2008 for Carolina Apothecary’s community pharmacy residency program through UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He recently went through training to become a Roche Accu-Check certified insulin pump trainer. Hemberg received the NCAP Community Care Pharmacist of the Year award in August 2011. Hemberg is also a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP), which means he has a collaborative practice agreement with a physician and can modify medication therapy for certain disease states as needed based on the physician protocol. Hemberg utilizes his CPP license under Dr. Zack Hall one day each week and focuses on managing diabetes, lipids, hypertension, anticoagulation, osteoporosis, and several others. Hemberg is a former board member for the Free Clinic of Rockingham County, where he sat on the clinical services com-

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Letters to the Editor Letter to the Citizens of Rockingham County August 19, 2011, Fellow Citizens, Each of us as members of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners took a solemn vow to represent and responsibly lead our county. We are the official policy making body of Rockingham County and must always stay within the legal confines of the law. This is why we are sharing the following facts regarding the landfill issue in our county: 1. We, as your elected County Commissioners, are authorized and will act in the best interest of Rockingham County, but we must also follow the requirements of the law or that authority may be taken away from us by a court. 2. A State Statute requires the applicant to obtain a franchise from the County Commissioners. This means that a private landfill must have both a local zoning approval and a franchise approval before applying for a state permit. 3. There is a process that must be followed. But remember, Commissioner approval is required for both zoning and a franchise. 4. Rockingham County has a zoning ordinance which requires a special use permit. 5. The special use permit must be first heard by the Planning Board and then by the County Commissioners. 6. The County is not creating a special use permit ordinance for the landfill applicant. 7. The applicant has applied for a special use permit but has not yet asked the County Commissioners for a franchise. 8. By law, a public hearing is required for both a franchise and a special use permit. We hope this information will provide clarity regarding why we must wait until the formal application process before expressing any opinion on this matter. To do otherwise might jeopardize the legal outcome of the final decision. Thank you for your support as we continue to partner with you to promote a safe and caring environment, educational excellence, economic opportunity, and a high quality of life. Thank you and God bless Rockingham County, James E. Kallam, Chairman, Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Commissioners' Response To Landfill Issue As Chairman of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, I welcome ways in which to effectively communicate with our local citizenry. We hope we are building a stronger community where people in Rockingham County understand that we all live in this county together. My family lives in this county, you live in this county, and we have many of the same goals and desires. More than anything else, we as your County Board of Commissioners want to do the right thing, we want to be fair, we want to be equitable, and we want to make a just decision on this issue. Based upon the facts of the case, we will decide what is good and what is best for Rockingham County.” James E. Kallam, Chairman “The only thing at this point that I can say is that I’ll do what is right and what is lawful for the best interests of the citizens and the best interests of Rockingham County.” W. Keith Mabe, Vice-Chairman “We are facing a quasi-judicial issue. My concern is for our citizens to be aware of this. The bottom line is citizen awareness like what you learn from a Citizens Academy … for if you’re better informed, you can better perform. Open and free government allows us to research and study the facts and then discuss and dialogue. This prevents people being uninformed and misinformed.” Harold A. Bass, Sr.

RCC selects new seal After soliciting ideas from anyone and everyone for a new Rockingham Community College seal, a submission by Mary Gomez was chosen by a committee of seven. “The existing RCC college seal was adopted in 1966,” said RCC President, Dr. Michael Helmick. “A seal is used for official college documents and while the original RCC design has served the college well for 45 years, I felt a redesign could carry us forward for the next 45 years.” Forty drawings were submitted for the committee to review.

While under review, the identities of the design creators were not revealed. While the original design incorporated elements reflective of the 1960s, Gomez’ design incorporates the college mascot (an eagle) with clean, modern graphic elements. “I'm honored to have had the opportunity to work on a new design for the college seal,” said Gomez, “and I'm proud that my design will be representative of RCC in the years to come.” A Greensboro resident and employee in the James Library at RCC, Gomez will be awarded $1,000 for her design.

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Church to hold special Screening of The List The List, written by R o b e r t Whitlow is a faith-based movie featuring a long ago established southern secret Whitlow society that haunts a family in modern times. It is a faith based thriller exploring the present day and journeying back to the Civil War, containing both supernatural and spiritual highlights. This special movie will be shown at 1st Baptist Church in Reidsville on September 10th from 2-5pm. Robert Whitlow, thought of as the pioneer of the Southern legal thriller; was a recipient of the Christy Award for Contemporary Fiction, which honors excellence in fiction written with a Christian worldview. This List was made into a feature film in 2007 and was one of many books he has seen made into film. Others include The Trial, The Sacrifice, Life Support, Life Everlasting, Jimmy, and Mountain Top are part of the impressive list. Whitlow received his bachelor’s degree from Furman University and graduated magna cum laude before moving on to the University of Georgia School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and served

on the staff of the Georgia Law Review. Whitlow and his wife, Kathy, have four children. They live in North Carolina. 1st Baptist Church in Reidsville is located at 408 S. Main Street. Tickets to this special Movie Night event are onsale at the Reidsville Bible Book store, by any women’s club mem-

All-America City Continued from Page 1 President, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton. The Senate passed the resolution immediately after Berger’s speech. After the vote, the Eden delegation met with Senator in his office. Four students who were part of the Eden winning team had their photographs taken with Senator Berger and were given the opportunity to tour the Senate Chamber. “We were very pleased that the NC Senate recognized Eden’s achievement and that Phil Berger spoke so warmly about our community,” stated Eden Mayor John Grogan, “Being in Kansas City was a such a rewarding experience and the General Assembly recognition of Eden helps us continue the positive momentum of winning this award.” The projects Eden presented included the Dan River Basin Association, Rockingham Education Foundation and Rockingham Student Health Centers. Several local high school students told the judges

Morehead High School to celebrate Eden’s All-America City Award The first Morehead High School home football game of the season, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 2, will include a celebration of Eden’s All-America City Award. Many members of the Eden delegation that travelled to Kansas City, MO, in June of this year will be on the field at 7 p.m., prior to the start of the game. Morehead High School Lead School Counselor Joy Toms will introduce the students and adults who participated in the AllAmerica City Award process. Eden Mayor John Grogan will address the fans as well. Eden All-America City Award T-shirts and footballs will be launched into the crowd. All-America City T-shirts will also be on sale. “Two of the projects that helped us win the award originat-

ber and at the door, each only $5. The List in book form will be available for purchase at the church during the screening of the movie and at Amazon.com as well as locally at Reidsville Bible & Book Store. The event is sponsored by Reidsville Federated Woman’s Club.

ed in Morehead High School,” stated Toms. “We are very proud that our students did such a great job in Kansas City.” Toms was a member of the Eden delegation joining 33 other participants. Eden Director of Economic Development and All-America City Captain Mike Dougherty echoed the remarks made by Toms. “We were told by the judges in Kansas City that the students made the difference in our presentation,” Dougherty said. “They did an outstanding job and it reflects well on the leadership at Morehead High School.” For more information on the football game, call the Morehead High School office at 627-7731 or Dougherty at 613-4941

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how the Education Foundation and Student Health Centers had helped them gain the resources to enter higher education or receive health care in their time of need. The Student Health Centers had been particularly effective in providing counseling to students in their times of crisis. At the July 2011 Eden City Council meeting, Mayor Grogan honored the sponsors who made the trip to Kansas City possible. He also declared September “Eden All-America City Month.” The award will be part of the annual Eden RiverFest on September 16th and 17th. The city also hopes to celebrate it award at a Morehead High School football home game this month because two of Eden’s projects directly involve the high school. For more information about the General Assembly visit, contact City Manager Brad Corcoran at 336-623-2110 or Director of Economic Development Mike Dougherty at 336-613-4941.

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E vents RECURRING EVENTS CLASSES MOREHEAD HOSPITAL Morehead Hospitil, of Eden offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge to anyone. Call the following numbers for details about the listed classes... CHRONIC DISEASE MANG. Held at Morehead Hospital diabetes Edu. Classroom Please call 627-0409, 8 am-5pm to register for these classes. • Cardiac Rehab & Maint. • Diabetes Management • Pulmonary Rehab Prgm.

A night for adults ages 18-45 with mild or moderate developmental disabilities to meet new friends, play games (Bingo, Uno, Dominoes), make crafts, enjoy snacks and participate in other social activities. For more call Brenda Moore at 623-1077 or 613-5174 after 6 p.m. LOOK GOOD - FEEL BETTER 10 a.m. - Every Third Monday Smith-McMichael Cancer Center This program helps patients learn to disguise physical side effects they sometimes experience while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Open to any patient in Rockingham County regardless of where they receive treatment. Reg. required. 336-623-9713.

!!!!!!!! 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...

HOUSE CALLS - RADIO SHOW 11:30 a.m., 2nd & 4th Wednesday 1490 WLOE AM • WMYN AM HIV/AIDS Meetings Held Monthly. For info: 800-924-3193 Teresa Hart TOTAL JOINT EDUCATION CLASS 7:00 pm.-8:00 pm, the 2nd Thursday of month, For more info , call 951-4357. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Wed. - 8pm - Morehead Hosp. Dining Rm - Tue & Fri - 8-9pm Rock of Eden Spray Methodist

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.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP 2 p.m., Third Tuesday Morehead Memorial Hospital Main Conference Room. A support group providing info and encouragement for individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Refreshments provided. 627-6199. COMMUNITY OF HOPE CANCER SUPPORT PROGRAM 2:00 p.m., Every 2nd Tuesday Smith-McMichael Cancer Center Conf. Room Sesigned to help patients and their families/caregivers/friends cope with cancer. Family, financial and spiritual concerns and needs will be addressed. For more info, call 336-623-9711, Ext. 2482. ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT 1:30 p.m., Every Third Thursday Morehead Nursing Center. A support group designed for caregivers, families and loved ones of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Group is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Assoc. www.alz.org and a 24/7 Helpline available at 1-800-272-3900. For more info , contact the MNC Rec. Services Dir. at 623-9712, ext. 2619 or email ahardy@morehead.org. SPECIAL YOUNG ADULTS 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., 1st and 3rd Tuesday in the Morehead Memorial Hospital Downstairs Classroom

GROUP DIABETES CLASSES – Annie Penn Hospital FREE Diabetes Group Classes twice a week to County residents. Walk-ins welcome. Classes held in Dining Room C in the Annie Penn Cafeteria. The classes will be held each Mon. & Wed. Contact Jennifer Dietz, at 951-4673. TOTAL JOINT EDUCATION CLASS – This educational session meets September 8 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the 2nd Thursday of each month in the physical therapy area on Annie Penn’s first floor. Physical therapists, nurses, and care management professionals provide information and demonstrations to patients who are considering, or scheduling total knee or total hip replacements. The September class will meet on Thursday, September 8th. For more

information, call 951-4357. PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING September 27 Annie Penn Hospital will hold a free Prostate Cancer Screening in the Annie Penn Cancer Center on Tuesday, September 27, from 5:45-7:15 pm. The screening is open to the public. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, call Health Connect @832-8000

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ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP – September 12 - monthly meeting on Monday, September 12th, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the South Day Room of the Penn Nursing Center. Family, friends, and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s are invited to attend. This group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month. Call 951-4674. !!!!!!!! DIABETIC EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR EVERYDAY LIVING Eden Chamber of Commerce Board Room, Every 3rd Thursday of every month, 3 pm. There are no reservations necessary and it is 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 The Arc of Rockingham County, Inc. will meet on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at Rouse's Group Homes, 5949 NC 135, Stoneville, NC. 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.

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

CHRISTIAN WOMEN OF EDEN Entertainment and Brunch Wray Centre, 452 Bridge St., Eden $10 at the Door. Contact 939-2230 or 3421524 for Dates and Times MOPS - Eden MOPS - Contact Virginia at 6233400 for more info - 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 more information, individuals can 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.

RED CROSS BLOODMOBILES Appointments are strongly recommended for donors to get in and out faster. Call for the nearest bloodmobile near you! 349-3434

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 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

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

JOB SEEKER CLASSES Goodwill Industries of Central NC Community Resource Center of Reidsville. Call 336-637-1010 to register Employability Skills, GED Classes

AMVETS- Newly formed local group. All Veterans and service men and women welcome. Willard (Woody) Waters at 635-1786 or woodyeee@embarqmail.com MAYODAN MERCH. ASSOC. Business and property owners interested in working to improve the Downtown area. Meetings will be held monthly on the 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm, at Mayodan Town Hall. WILL OF THE PEOPLE Sept 22, 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 The monthly meeting for the Animal Protection Society of Rockingham County (APSRC) is held from 2 to 4 pm the third Sunday of every month at Hospice of Rockingham County, 2150 Hwy 65, Wentworth. There are two Hospice buildings and the meeting room is in the patient building to the left. For more information, visit www.apsrc.org, email info@apsrc.org or call (336) 791.4606.

FREE MEALS MEALS WITH FRIENDS! Monday – Thursday at lunch time. Anyone 60 years of age and over Why: activities, good food & fun • HUNTSVILLE NUTRITION 1151 Sardis Church Rd., Madison 427-5206 Site Manager-Joann Williams-Tucker • 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 Managers- Sara Dominick & 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.

THE DAV Now meets 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm

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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.

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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.

FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SUPPORT Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month 6:30pm- 8:00pm, DSS Conf. Room. Jo Wilson 342-1394

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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 • TRINITY WESLEYAN REVIVAL 186 E. Aiken Road, Eden October 16-19th - Sunday Night 6pm, Mon., Tues, Wed : 7PM Featuring Pastor/Missionary Ronnie Jones Special Music Nightly Childrens Ministry & Childcare Nightly For Information 336-623-9626


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Entertainment EDEN CRUISE: Every 2nd Saturday through October 4pm - Until Sept 10 - 4pm September 10 Troublesome Hwy. 8pm Sonic Drive-In, 104 E. Harris Place and Van Buren Rd., Eden All cars, trucks and motorcycles, no year restrictions 50/50, door prizes DJ (Ronnie Overby) from 4 to 7:45 p.m., live band at 8 p.m. Sponsored by Tri-City Automotive proceeds benefit local charities. DOWNTOWN JAMBOREE Tue Sep 13 7pm – 9:30pm Reidsville Exhibit Center, 223 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Bluegrass and country mix. $5 REIDSVILLE DOWNTOWN CRUISE-IN - LAST THIS YEAR! Second Friday of Each Month Thru September. Streets close at 5:30 PM and the fun & Music begins at 6:00PM. The EZ Street Cruiser’s Car Club, Reidsville Downtown Corporation and the City of Reidsville host the event. Merchants, and restaurants will be open for your shopping and dinning pleasure! Door prizes at Mural Park in the center of downtown. Please bring canned food items for the local food bank, goal is 1 ton of food...only 375 cans per Cruise In. Music at Mural Park. For more info please RDC (336)347-2307. REIDSVILLE DOWNTOWN FALL FESTIVAL 10am - 6pm - Downtown Reidsvillle Arts, crafts, antiques and collectables; food and fun fill the streets of Dowtntown Redisville while music from the stages fills the air. MADISON’S CRUISEFEST Held the 1st Friday of each month. 4:30pm-8:30pm Downtwon Madison Classic and antique cars and trucks and street rods, music, contests and more. Restaurants and downtown business open extended hours. Janet Silver 280-5118 or call Western Rockingham Chamber of Commerce 548-6248. MOVIE AT MARKET SQUARE 1st Thursday In September Reidsville - Free to community! Starts at dusk - usually 8:30pm Bring your lawn chair! 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! Dan River Basin Association's FIRST SATURDAY OUTING 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3 10.5-mile float on scenic Mayo River from Anglin Mill to US 220 Business Access Meet at Old Anglin Mill Road (GPS 36.52976, -79.98952). Wear hat and close-toed shoes, be prepared to get wet, and bring boat, paddles, life jackets, lunch and water. Free and open to the public. Trip coordinator: Kirby Wilkins,

336-349-5948. www.danriver.org CONCERT IN THE PARK AT FREEDOM PARK Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6:30-8:30 at Freedom Park Kiwanis Amphitheatre and will feature music by Veronica Jones. FREE to the public and sponsored by the City of Eden Recreation Department. Come out and enjoy the music in the park. Bring a lawn chair! CITY OF REIDSVILLE MARKET SQUARE IN SEPTEMBER September 1 - Movie September 5 - Labor Day September 9 - Cruise In Downtown September 10 - Arts On The Square September 17 - Friends Of Downtown (TBA) September 24 - New Orleans Brass Band Concert September 25 - Evening At The Park Barry L. Joyce KICKING CANCER CHALLENGE Monday, September 26, 2011 Additional Infomation http://www.bljcancerfund.com/kcc_d etails.html http://www.bljcancerfund.com/ EDEN RIVERFEST 5pm - 10pm on Fri., Sept. 16 10am- 10pm on Saturday, Sept. 17 Olde Leaksville Shopping District, Washington St., Eden. Great Music on Friday from 7pm - 9pm and Saturday 7:30pm - 9pm. Kids Zone, food vendors, artisans, demonstrations and much more. MAYODAN HOMECOMING Sept. 10, Event hours will be from 10 am - 10pm in Dowtown Mayodan. For general festival info call 336548-2241. REIDSVILLE LANES IS HOSTING STRIKE OUT BREAST CANCER Saturday, October 29, 2011 Shifts at 9:30, 12:30 and 3:30 SEPTEMBER COURTYARD CONCERT SERIES - 2011 Chinqua-Penn Plantation 6pm - 8:30pm FREE Join us for our Free Courtyard Concerts series every Thursday evening in September. The concerts will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Come enjoy the latest Chinqua Penn wines by the bottle or the glass; soft drinks and grilled items will be available for purchase at the concerts or bring a picnic. Please no outside beverages. FEATURING ARTISTS: September 1 Think -N- Thin September 8 The Hungry Hash House Ramblers September 15 Michael Ken September 22 Andrea Reese September 29 Brandon Adams Concerts are Rain or Shine. In the event of rain, concerts will be in the historic Lutton Greenhouse. Bring Friend, Bring a Chair, Bring a picnic. Reserve tables also available. Call for details. 336-349-4576 or email cppinfo@chinquapenn.com

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS PETSEN$E VET CLINIC Sat., Sept. 17 12pm – 4pm Vet Clinic Sept. 17th Low cost shots including Rabies for $10.00 124pm Petsen$e (316) located at 1547 Freeway Drive, Reidsville Phone (336) 349-9610 “WORLD’S LARGEST ‘LIL YARD SALE”

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Will of the People October 1st -7:00am - 3:00pm Yard & rummage Sale at the Old KMart parking lot at Eden Mall. Benefits to fund grass roots organization. Raffle tickets sold for chance to win new 6’x9’ Karastan Rug. $1 each or 6 for $5. Live music and fun for all. Call Dot Bush for details 336627-3408 or pick up tickets at Harrington’s Law office on Washington St., Eden. BAKE SALE FOR UNITED WAY September 29 - - Annie Penn Volunteers will be conducting a Bake Sale to benefit Annie Penn Hospital’s 2011 United Way Campaign on Thursday, September 29th, in the Annie Penn cafeteria. The sale will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue until all items are sold. Public is invited. SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES September 6, 8, 13, 15 - Annie Penn Hospital will hold the next series of free smoking cessation classes on September 6, 8, 13, and 15 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Sessions will be held at Annie Penn Hospital in the Cardiac Rehabilitation classroom on second floor. Participants should attend all four sessions. To register, please call 951-4509. FREE DIABETES CLASSES September 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 Classes will be held on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Dining Room A on Annie Penn Hospital’s Ground Floor, and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the same location. Each class will cover the following topics: Portion size, food labels, carbohydrate sources, carbohydrate counting, and weight management. No appt is necessary. For more info, please call Jenifer Kayan, RD, LDN at 951-4673. FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Sat., Sept. 17 Morehead Memorial Hospital Day Hospital. Free PSA blood test and clinical exam are available to men age 45 and above. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. Call 336-627-8510 to schedule appt. $5 MASQUERADE JEWELRY & ACCESSORY SALE 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 30 Morehead Memorial Hospital Downstairs Classroom One of our more popular annual auxiliary fundraisers. Open to the public. Everything $5!! Cash, check or credit/debit cards accepted. Hospice of Rock. County, Inc. VOLUNTEER

TRAINING CLASSES Sept. 27, 29, Oct. 4, 6, 11, 13 (18 hours of training) 6pm to 9 pm Hospice Home Community Room at 2150 NC 65 Wentworth NC. Call Barbara Moore at 427-9022. We need male & female volunteers who are available during the day If you want to help others become a hospice volunteer!

Sep 10 8am – 1pm Wed Sep 14 3pm – 6pm Sat Sep 17 8am – 1pm Wed Sep 21 3pm – 6pm Wed Sep 28 3pm – 6pm ZUMBATON CHARITY EVENT Get Your Pink On! Benefits Susan B Komen for the Cure®

Trinity Wesleyan Church Gym 186 E. Aiken Rd., Eden Saturday Sept 24th 10am - 1pm. Reg. 10am - 10:30 Party begins at 10:30. Break & light refreshments provided. Cost $5 donation. Door prizes, Best Pik Outfit Award. For Info call Bridget Buckner 336-623-9626

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! NEW BEGINNINGS This shop’s proceeds supports the Rockingham County Women’s Shelter. Please donate your unneeded items. They especially need Children’s clothing need. 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: 336-627-5003 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKET Rockingham County Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Chinqua Penn stables, Wentworth Street, Reidsville. Produce, herbs, plants, specialty foods, art and more. Food stamps welcome. 349-5512. www.co.rockingham.nc.us/farmark.htm.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR... SOUTHERN NIGHTS, SWEET TEA, AND SPIRITS WINE FESTIVAL October 1st, 2011 Fundraiser for Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp scholarships and Rockingham County Fine Arts Festival. Be sure to mark your calendar for this night of food, fun, music and spirits. REIDSVILLE DOWNTOWN HOMEGROWN FESTIVAL 3 DAYS of ENTERTAINMENT Friday, Oct 7 5:30 - 9:00pm Blowout Concert To Get Things Started. Saturday, Oct 8 10am - 9 pm and Sunday, Oct 9 Noon - 5 pm FREE Admission www.reidsvilledowntownnc.com rdc@ci.reidsville.nc.us Sponsors, Vendors & Festival Info: 336-347-2307

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It’s that time again! Register your children for the Eden Family YMCA Before and After School Program. Currently located at Douglass, Central, and Leaksville-Spray Elementary, your child can participate in a healthy, safe environment while you are at work. Our program and counselors encourage respect for others, trust, honesty, and self-confidence. The Before School program begins at 6:00am at the Eden Family YMCA, where a staff member will transport your child to their school site by 7:30am. The After School program takes place at the various school sites, where a well-rounded counselor will meet your child once the bell rings, and help them with their homework, as well as provide them with games and tools to engage learning and growth through various walks of life. The program provides snacks for each child, and children must be picked up at the school site by 6:00pm. Fees for the program are as follows:

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Operation - North State NC CARES SATURDAY, SEPT.17TH -10AM -3PM IRON HORSE MOTORCYCLES IN MONROE Help give a soldier a special Christmas this year by participating in Operation North State - NC Cares. Operation North State will begin accepting names for the recipients of the Christmas gift boxes on September 1, 20011. There is no charge for submitting the name of a North Carolina deployed troop. Submit multiple recipients if you would like. All Christmas gift boxes will be shipped to the deployed troops by December 10. Special Treat For The Deployed Troops: North Carolina's great ambassador and "The King", Richard Petty, has provided ONS with the message "Thank You Troops! Richard Petty # 43 to be printed on the Hanes Brands T-shirts. We don't want any requests for a Christmas gift box to go unfulfilled! The world famous cookie master and all-round great cook, Mrs. Evva Hanes, the owner of Mrs. Hanes' Moravian Cookies in Winston-Salem is donating a voucher for "Dinner for Four" at Mrs Hanes' Supper Table.

Goodwill Now Offering Military Discount Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc. (Triad Goodwill) announces a new discount for all active and retired military personnel, the 10 percent discount will be available every Wednesday throughout the year at the 18 retail stores Triad Goodwill operates in Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Rockingham and Randolph Counties. The discount is available to military personnel and their families with valid military ID and can be used in conjunction with a Triad Goodwill Preferred Customer card. “We’re proud of the service and sacrifice that our active and retired military neighbors provide for the country, “said Celeste MacMurdo, vice president of retail operations, “So with this discount we want to acknowledge and thank them for their service.” New Goodwill Store opens in Stoneville The new Stoneville Goodwill store located at 129 N. Henry St., downtown Stoneville will offer 5000 square feet of clothing, electronics and housewares. In addition, donors can drop-off gently used items at the donation center. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.– 7 p.m. and Sunday, 1-6 p.m.

Rockingham County Selected for 2011 Cycle North Carolina Fall Ride This is the county's third time hosting cyclists making the Mountains to Coast trek The Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development and the Rockingham County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) are pleased to announce that Autumn Creek Vineyards in Mayodan has been selected as an overnight stop on the 2011 Cycle North Carolina "Mountains to Coast" Fall Ride (www.ncsports.org) The date for this year's 13th Annual Cycle NC Fall Ride are October 1st to 8th. Mayodan will be the second stop on the route on October 2nd when more than 1,000 cyclists will arrive at Autumn Creek Vineyards, the official Rockingham County host location for this year. The complete eight-day route includes stops in Elkin, Mayodan, Mebane, Henderson, Rocky Mount, Plymouth, Manteo and Corolla. Participants will spend the night camping at Autumn Creek Vineyards or being shuffled to hotels in Eden and Reidsville. The TDA will provide shuffles, host a welcome tent at Autumn Creek Vineyards, and promote other local attractions such as river trips and tours of Chinqua-Penn Plantation." We are really excited to host Cycle NC again in Rockingham County," said Robin Yount, vice president of Tourism. "This is such a great event to showcase our community and a beautiful venue like Autumn Creek Vineyards. We really want to thank Autumn Creek for working with us to secure the Cycle NC stop in Rockingham County. I know the participants are really going to enjoy visiting and camping at the vineyard." Autumn Creek Vineyards is honored to have been chosen to represent Rockingham County and host the Cycle NC Fall Ride,: said Kelly Dickerson, marketing director for Autumn Creek Vineyards. "We have an exciting day planned for the cyclists and look forward to sharing the vineyard wit so many people that may not be familiar with this area of the state." Rockingham County has hosted Cycle NC twice: in 2001 at the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center in Reidsville and 2004 at the YMCA in Eden. "This event is such a good fit for us because it lies in perfectly with or marketing brand of

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Grants Available for Women’s Fund The North Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for projects funded from its statewide Women’s Fund. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that sponsor programming that supports women and/or families, with particular emphasis on women’s health and leadership issues. Programs must serve areas within the NCCF’s 66county service area. Applications will only be accepted online and are due on or before Friday, Sept. 16, at 5 p.m. Applications and more information about submissions are available at nccommunityfoundation.org; or by writing to The Women’s Fund, North Carolina Community Foundation, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609. This year the fund will award a total of $9,000. Grant amounts typically range from $1,000 to $2,000. Grant recipients will be informed of the grants committee's decisions in early November, 2011. The grants committee of the Statewide Women’s Fund is comprised of representatives of the NCCF’s local women’s giving circles and other female community leaders from across North Carolina. Check Facebook or visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

Appointments in County School System Rockingham County Schools is excited to name Shamica Long-Lane as the new Reidsville High assistant principal for the 2011-2012 school year. Ms. Long-Lane was an eighth grade English teacher at Jackson Middle School in Guilford County. Ms. Long-Lane's appointment was officially approved by the Rockingham County Board of Education on July 25, 2011. Other School Board of Education Appointments made: Assistant Principal – Morehead High School Dr. Laurie McCollum, former English teacher at Rockingham Early College High School, will be the new assistant principal at Morehead High.

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The City of Eden recently completed the revamping of its web site to make it easier to navigate for its current and prospective citizens, and to provide improved information about our community. The City employed E-Gov Link to facilitate the upgrade, an organization that had provided other city services for several years. In 2006, the City began using E-Gov Basics tool as a way to allow the public access to information as well as giving citizens a way to request help or

matically be used for new pages. This makes it easy for editors to create new pages and assures consistency throughout the site. It also benefits the public. “The new website will be easier for citizens to navigate and also contains a search feature to allow the public to easily find what they are looking for on the website,” stated Thompson. The Community Link Portal gives citizens the most up to date information all in one location. It contains breaking news, upcom-

Once again our volunteers have agreed to work on the Freedom Park “Haunted Trail”. This year the dates will be Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7th & 8, 14 & 15, 21 & 22 and 28 & 29. Admission is $5.00 pp except on the 28th and 29th when all children aged 12 & under will be allowed in for $2. Expect to wait in line as only so many are allowed in at a time. All proceeds from the “Trail” go to help fund the youth programs for the Eden Parks & Recreation Department. Anyone wishing to donate can contact the Parks & Rec office at 623-7789 Ext. 3026. NEW HOURS: Wed. - Sat. 11-5 • Closed Lat Sat. Of Every Month

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336-623-9912 Call Today For An Appointment provide input online at any time. The City began with the Citizen Request Management feature through which citizens can ask questions, make suggestions, request information, make a complaint or request a service at their own convenience after hours. If citizens make a request after hours, the staff will have the request on their desks the next morning. The City also began with a community calendar and a centralized document repository in Microsoft folder style with content search feature to make it easy to find the desired document. Another feature added in 2006 was the ability for citizens to pay their utility bill online. Recently, the City began considering a way to upgrade its existing website and found that E-Gov Link also provided that feature. After choosing a template, City Clerk Sheralene Thompson began placing all information into the newly designed website. The templates allow standard features to auto-

ing events, new documents, and a feature called Rumor Mill where you can get special attention to City positions or controversial issues by posting the questions (and answers) in a special place. The web site upgrade is also in response to the recent Competitiveness Process conducted in Rockingham County by the UNC School of Government. One of the findings of the process was the need for updated information on municipal, county and tourism web sites. So much information gathered by prospective businesses and residents is completed on line that it is critical for web sites to be attractive, interactive, and as accurate as possible. In the digital age, web sites are a community’s welcome center. It is critical to make a positive first impression for a community to get a second look. For more information on the revamped web site, contact Sheralene Thompson at 336-6232110.

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RCC surgical technology students pose before the pinning ceremony held July 25. L-R : Front row, Stacy Downing, Brittany Fulmer, Ann Marie Wilson, Martika Patterson, Emily Watkins; second row, Levette Hampton, David Medlin, Travis Surles, Tonya Plummer; third row, Zack Tomerlin, Shelia Farmer, Rendi Bowden, James Spencer.

Surgical technology students pinned during ceremony WENTWORTH – Thirteen Rockingham Community College surgical technology students – Rendi Bowden, Stacy Downing (class treasurer), Sheila Farmer, Brittany Fulmer (class secretary), Levette Hampton, David Medlin (class president), Martika Patterson, Tonya Plummer, James Spencer, Travis Surles, Zack Tomerlin, Emily Watkins, Ann Marie Wilson (class vice president) – received their surgical technology pins during a July 25 evening ceremony. The students will graduate July 29. Singled out for special awards were Brittany Fulmer, Surgical Technology Faculty Award; Travis Surles, Surgical Technology Peer Award; and Ann

Marie Wilson, RCC Health Sciences Student Award. Wilson received a 100 on her final exam. RCC Division of Health Sciences Dean, Tom Harding, noted that there is a severe shortage of practitioners in all healthcare fields, including surgical technology. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2018 the country will need 24,000 more surgical technologists than there are today; a 25 percent increase. Guest speaker, Joyce Jones, director of surgical services at Alamance Regional Hospital, hires individuals in the surgical services field. Joyce said, “We look for people who are dedicated to what they are doing and see their field as a calling.”

Joyce said the students from Rockingham Community College are well trained and well prepared which makes them valuable in the workforce. Class president and spokesperson, David Medlin thanked the faculty, staff, administration and trustees for their support and to his classmates said, “We can look forward to the future with great expectation and anticipation.”

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Assistant Principal – Western Rockingham Middle School Ms. Christy Bailey, former 4th grade teacher at Broadwater Academy in Exmore Virginia, will be the new WRMS assistant principal. Assistant Principal – Rock. Co. Middle School Mr. Louis Galiotti, a former NC Principal Fellow at T. Wingate Andrews High School in Guilford County, will be the new RCMS assistant principal. Assistant Principal – Huntsville Elementary School Ms. Jennifer Hardin, a 7th grade math teacher at Guilford Middle School for Guilford County Schools, will be the new assistant principal at Huntsville Elementary. Assistant Principal – Leaksville-Spray Elementary Ms. Elicia Limer, a former NC Principal Fellow at Eastlawn Elementary in Alamance County, will be the new assistant principal at Leaksville-Spray Elementary. Principal – McMichael High School Ms. Leigh Jones, current principal at Asheboro Middle School – Asheboro City Schools, will be the new DMHS principal. Principal – Rock. Early College High Ms. Diane Hill, current principal at Woodlawn Middle School – Alamance-Burl. School System, will be new RECHS principal. Principal – Rockingham County Middle School Mr. James Barham, current assistant principal at Western Rockingham Middle School, will be the new RCMS principal. Principal - Draper Elementary School Mr. Russell Vernon, current assistant principal at Leaksville-Spray Elementary, will be the new Draper Elementary School principal. Principal - Huntsville Elem. Mr. Brian Muller, former assistant principal at Northern Middle School – Guilford County Schools, will be the new Huntsville Elementary School principal. Director of Elementary Programs Cindy Corcoran, former principal at Rockingham County Middle School, has been named the Director of Elementary Programs. Director of Federal Programs Ms. Tiffany Perkins, current principal at Huntsville Elementary School, has been named the Director of Federal Programs. Principal - Stoneville Elem. Mr. Jason Hyler, current assistant principal at Rockingham County Middle School, will be the new Stoneville Elementary School principal.

Professional Nurse Recongized by Sheriff’s Department (Wentworth ) - On July 27th at about 10:00 am, Jenny Thomas RNMTA was recognized by Southern Health Partners for professional accomplishments relating to her duties at the Rockingham County Jail Facility. Southern Health Partners provides on-site nurse staffing for inmates and jail personnel while at the Rockingham County Jail. Nurse Thomas is the point of accountability for Southern Health Partners and was commended for her timely reports, site management, budget control and overall professionalism in her duties. Pat Geiger is regional administrator, and presented the Jeff Reasons Jennifer Wine, SHP Regional Administrator Pat Award (presi- Geiger and Nurse Jenny Thomas. dent of SHP) to Nurse Thomas. Captain Daryl Crowder (jail administrator), and Lt. Jennifer Wine were present as well. Captain Crowder congratulated Nurse Thomas and said “She serves our jail well and in a most professional manner. She is a positive reflection on her employer”.

Morehead Hospital Cashier’s Office Relocates The Cashier’s Office at the Main Entrance to Morehead Memorial Hospital has relocated to the Wright Diagnostic Center, 618 S. Pierce Street, in Eden.

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Rockingham County 4-Hers Attend NC 4-H Congress Eight Rockingham County 4-H youth attended NC 4-H Congress in Raleigh at NCSU on July 18-21, 2011. Approximately 500 youth, staff and volunteers from around the state attended Congress. Congress is a four day conference focused on leadership and community service in our youth. 4-Hers heard from a variety of speakers including 4-H alumni, a Holocaust survivor and many more. They youth completed a community service project that will help many people in NC; they bagged thousands of pounds of rice to be given to the hungry. Youth also had a lot of social, fun time with their new friends from other counties across NC. From Rockingham County there were eight youth attending representing three 4-H clubs. The youth were Lorrie Norwood, Lydia Ryan, Sam Boone, Ricky Abbott, Caleb Graves, Jose Jaramillo, Damien Percell and Robert King. Among Congress activities are contests designed to test 4-Hers’ knowledge of a range of subjects. Rockingham County had a 4-Her win gold in her presentation category. Lorrie Norwood won gold with her presentation on Electromagnets in the 14-18 year old category of Electricity. Our Rockingham County 4-H youth represented the county proudly and had a wonderful time! For more information on Rockingham County 4-H contact the 4-H Agent, Morgan Maness at 336-342-8230 or morgan_maness@ncsu.edu.

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Five people recently completed training as volunteer tutors with the Rockingham County Literacy Project. Left to right are executive director Jean Light Kinyon, graduates Maggie Lester, Penny Holliman, Sharon Weber, and Cindy DuLany, and tutor trainer Joyce Burgart. Not pictured is Fran Duffy. They will tutor local adults in reading, writing, and math. The Rockingham County Literacy Project works with volunteer tutors to provide these skills to adults who need and want them, and provides instructional materials free of charge to the students. For more information, contact Jean Light Kinyon at 627-0007, or visit www.rcliteracyproject.org.

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Distinguished Young Women contest returns to Eden Distinguished Young Women of Rockingham County (former Rockingham County Junior Miss) will hold an orientation meeting on September 18, 2011, at 3pm in Morehead Hospital’s main conference room. This program is open to all young women in the county that are currently registered as a high school junior. The anticipated program date is February 25, 2012, with participants competing in the areas of scholastics, interview, talent, fitness and self-expression. Last year, $8,000 was awarded in scholarships to county participants. Please contact Tina at 627-5977 or contact your high school guidance office for further information.v

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Hale Named 2011 Eden Rotarian of the Year EDEN—Kathy Hale, a financial President-Elect Martha Hopkins, advisor with Edward Jones, was Secretary Jane Lloyd, Treasurer named Rotarian of the Year at the Jill Tate, Public Relations Chair Eden Rotary Club annual instal- Kerry Faunce, Membership Chair lation banquet. Kathy Hale, Sergeant-at-Arms Mrs. Hale, who serves as Reece Pyrtle, Program Co-Chairs membership chair, was cited for Jean Ann Wood and Rosie going “above and beyond” the Moreno, Vocational Service call of duty by increasing net Chair Barry Mabe, Immediate membership by 10 persons, play- Past President Rick Hurley, ing an instrumental role in two of Youth Services Co-Chairs Scott the club’s major fundraising Flanagan and Vonda Higgs, and events, and outstanding service Rotary International Foundation as a member of the club’s Board Co-Chairs Ed Holbrook and of Directors. She was introduced Sonia Toney. by last year’s Rotarian of the Year Mr. Holbrook was also recEden Rotary Club President award recipient Marvin Cash. ognized as being selected to Rick Hurley presents Also honored were 2011 serve as Rotary District 7690 plaque to Rotarian of the recipients of Eden Rotary Club Area 2 assistant governor this Year Kathy Hale scholarships. They included year under District Governor Morehead High School graduates Terry Titus. Tyler Jeffries, Thomas Knight Jr., The Eden Rotary Club meets and Leah Amick. Leah was also every Tuesday at Noon at the recognized for her work in help- Whistle Jacket Grille. Rotary is a ethical standards in all vocations, ing organize an Interact club at worldwide organization of more and help build goodwill and MHS last year. Interact is Rotary than 1.2 million business, profes- peace in the world. There are 33,000 Rotary International’s service club for sional, and community leaders. young people 12 to 18. Interact Members of Rotary clubs, known clubs in more than 200 countries clubs are sponsored by individual as Rotarians, provide humanitari- and geographical areas. Rotary clubs, which provide sup- an service, encourage high port and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. The MMH Interact Club was sponsored by the Eden Rotary Club. W. Carl Martin, president and CEO of Morehead Memorial Hospital, was installed as Scholarship Scholarship President for the club’s Scholarship Incoming recipient recipient 2011-12 year. Other offirecipient President Tyler Jeffries Thomas cers installed were Leah Amick Carl Martin Knight

New officers for Eden Rotary Club’s 2011-12 year include, left to right, Past President Rick Hurley, President W. Carl Martin, Membership Chair Kathy Hale, International Foundation Co-Chair Ed Holbrook, Youth Services Co-Chair Vonda Higgs, Sergeant-at-Arms Reece Pyrtle, President-Elect Martha Hopkins, Treasurer Jill Tate, Youth Services Co-Chair Scott Flanagan, Secretary Jane Lloyd, and Public Relations Chair Kerry Faunce. Not pictured are Program Co-Chair Rosie Moreno, and Rotary International Foundation Co-Chair Sonia Toney.

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JC Mallard, Frank Meador, Lorrie Norwood, Nancy Norwood, Gordon Drews, Wayne Huddleston (business relations manager, agricultural market, Duke Energy), Leola Meador, Emily Holmes, Katy Drews.

Rockingham County 4-H’ers win Duke Energy Territorial Award at Electric Congress A delegation from Rockingham County attended the annual 4-H Electric Congress July 11-13 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4-H’ers, adult leaders and Cooperative Extension agents from 54 counties attended the three-day event. Since 1947, Progress Energy, Duke Energy and Dominion North Carolina Power have sponsored the annual congress to emphasize energy conservation and safe electricity use. The 4-H electric energy program is one of the most popular activities among Tar Heel 4H’ers. The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. More than 218,000 young people between the ages of 5 and 19 participate in North Carolina 4H activities each year with the help of 21,400 adult and youth volunteers. The county delegation from Rockingham County was named the top county group in the Duke Energy Territory. The delegation of volunteers and 4-H youth included Frank Meador, Leola, Meador, JC Mallard, Emily Holmes, Nancy Norwood, Lorrie Norwood, Katy Drews and Gordon Drews. For more information on Rockingham County 4-H contact the 4H Agent, Morgan Maness at 336-342-8230 or morgan_maness@ncsu.edu.

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Peggy Gammon, Ted Haapala, and Richard Rakestraw. WENTWORTH – The Rockingham Community College Foundation has added three individuals to its board: Peggy Gammon of Ruffin, a vice president at Home Savings Bank in Eden; Theodore Haapala of Eden, retired from MillerCoors Brewing; and Richard Rakestraw of Madison, owner/partner of Rakestraw Investment Co. “We are thrilled with the broad experience and years of community service these individuals bring to our board,” said Gaye Clifton, foundation director. Gammon is director of Eden Kiwanis Club, treasurer of the Twin Rivers Downtown Development Corporation Board, and service on the United Way of Rockingham County Board and the Salvation Army Advisory Board. Haapala is president of the Eden United Way, trustee of the Rockingham County Library System, past president of the NC Community Foundation of Rockingham County, and member of the Eden Chamber of Commerce Board and First Citizens Board in Eden. Rakestraw is team captain of Rockingham County’s Relay for Life, a national fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.

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Pillowcases made with love There is no scene more heart wrenching than a child lying sick in the hospital. And Judy Wood of Eden made note of that when a friend recently lost her child. Seeing how Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem took such loving care of this child and others, Judy wanted to help in whatever way she could. Judy Wood of Eden, came up with a small idea that grew into a monumental undertaking, and all in wanting to help children feel more comfortable during these trying times. Wood herself has been confined to a wheel chair since 2000 due to an inoperable blood clot on her spine. She knows that a stay in the hospital can be depressing at best. She thought if the children had the beautiful pillowcases that the carry back home with them when the leave the hospital, it could brighten their outlook. She began with an idea, a few pieces of beautiful material, and a phone call to Brenner for the ok. She began to sew beautifully colored and uplifting pillowcases for the children who had to be hospitalized. She sewed with love and determination, and told a few friends what she was doing, who decided they wanted to contribute. And they told a few friends and so on. Someone got her in touch with Ann Fish who featured her in a newspaper article locally. After hearing of her project through this newspaper article, people who cared came out of the woodwork to help on the project, with donations of time, materials, thread, talents, and even money. “I was simply overwhelmed by the local support for this project,” Wood said. By mid August over 70 pillowcases had been delivered to Brenner and over 150 sit in her dining room waiting to be delivered. With some 4500 children going through the Brenner Children’s Hospital each year, the project will never run out of need. When Wendy Turner at Brenner mentioned another pro-

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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) James Belcher, Jr. * Evelyn L. Conner* Dennis Paschal* Dennis Paschal, III William (Ernie) Smith CITY OF REIDSVILLE Councilman District A (2 Seats) Harry L. Brown Donald Gorham William Hairston John H. Henderson* George O. Rucker Councilman District B (2 seats) Richard Junior Ratliff W. Clark Turner* Sherri Walker Joan Marie Zdanski*

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, Suite C 325.

Edward Jones Branch Ranks No. 1 in Client Service Excellence Edward Jones Financial Advisor Mike Avina and Branch Office Administrators Marie Bryan & Farrah Darnell in Eden recently were ranked within the top 25 percent of the country for excellence in client service at Edward Jones. "We are particularly honored by this award as it is one bestowed upon us by our clients," Avina said. This honor was bestowed based upon the results of a survey in which random clients were asked to rank the service they received from the staffs of their local Edward Jones branch offices. The survey identified Avina, Bryan and Darnell as providing some of the most exemplary client service within the firm. Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals -- from college savings to retirement -- and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 11 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2011, is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

Making Medicine Workshop: Teas, Tinctures and Salves Come learn to create botanical medicine using plants we can grow in our own gardens. This workshop is for the beginner wishing to start stocking their own herbal apothecary with safe, effective, natural medicine. Gain hands-on experience and learn the fundamentals of making teas, tinctures, and salves. Class will be Friday September 16, 2011 from 5 - 8 pm at Rockingham County Agricultural Center, 525 Hwy 65, Reidsville. Instructor Chip Hope from the Sustainable Agriculture and Horticulture programs at Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, NC as well as the Department Head of Engineering. Contact Kathryn Holmes, Horticulture Agent 336-342-8230 for more information or to register. Participants will take home tincture, salve, and handouts! Pre-registration required. Space limited to 30 participants. Cost $25. Make checks payable to Rockingham County and mail or bring to Rockingham County Agricultural Center.

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Courageous: Honor Begins at Home It isn’t often the churches come together to encourage you to go see a movie. But there are exceptions. Courageous: Honor Begins at Home, is one of them. A movie that really hits home, according to corageousthemovie.com: Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson, and Shane Fuller are confident and focused. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. While they consistently give their best on the job, good enough seems to be all they can muster as dads. But they're quickly discovering that their standard is miss-

ing the mark. When tragedy hits home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God ... and to their children? Filled with action-packed police drama, COURAGEOUS is the fourth film from Sherwood Pictures, the moviemaking ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Riveted moviegoers will once again find themselves laughing, crying, and cheering as they are challenged and inspired by everyday heroes who long to be the kinds of dads that make a lifelong impact on their children. Protecting the

streets is second nature to these men. Raising their children in a God-honoring way? That's courageous. From the creators of Fireproof, Courageous will be in theaters September 30th across the nation. Writer Jim McBride has many other books, including one of the better known named Right of Passage. When you have enjoyed the movie, or even before, be sure to stop by Mitchell’s Drug on Morgan Road in Eden to see their wide selection of Courageous movie items. And be sure to visit courageousthemovie.com to learn more about this movie and the author’s other work , which is

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State Spending by Visitors Increases in 98 out 100 NC Counties The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development announced that visitors to Rockingham County spent $57.08 million in 2010, an increase of 7.1 percent from 2009. “We are thrilled with these results,” said Robin Yount, vice president of tourism for the Rockingham County Partnership

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The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development announced Visitor Spending Rises in Rockingham County in 2010 property tax revenue from travelgenerated and travel-supported businesses. Gov. Perdue announced that domestic visitors to and within North Carolina spent a record $17 billion in 2010, an increase of 9 percent from 2009. Visitor expenditures directly generated 183,880 jobs and nearly $4 billion in payroll income within North Carolina in 2010. Visitor spending in the state also directly generated close to $1.5 billion in tax revenue for state and local governments in 2010, up 11 percent from 2009. State tax revenue totaled $946 million through state sales and excise taxes, and taxes on personal and corporate income. Some $544 million in local taxes were generated from sales and property tax revenue from travel-generated and travel-supported businesses. These statistics are from the “2010 Economic Impact Of Travel On North Carolina Counties.” The study was prepared for the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development by the U.S. Travel Association.

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Sheriff Page Appointed Chairman, NCSA at 89th Annual Traning Conference Sheriff Sam Page of Rockingham County recently attended the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association’s 89th Annual Training Conference held in Craven County, with other sheriffs and law enforcement professionals from across the State. Sheriff Page was appointed by his fellow Sheriffs as Chairman of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association for the upcoming 2011-2012 year. Sheriff Page said, "Our Annual Training Conference allows North Carolina's sheriffs to discuss their experiences and learn from each other, as well as bring ourselves up-to-date on important law enforcement developments. North Carolina sheriffs have a complex role as constitutional officers leading law enforcement within their respective counties. Our duties often require that we be available to personnel and to the public continuously. My staff and I will use this knowledge to further serve and protect Rockingham County's citizens." "Sheriffs in every county of North Carolina are facing tremendous challenges in carrying out their responsibilities for law enforcement and the safety of our citizens; maintenance and operation of local jails; recruiting, training and maintaining talented personnel; working with domestic situations, child abuse cases, serving civil papers, tracking sex offenders in the state, issuing weapons permits, providing court security, and in many other areas," said Sheriff Page. Also in attendance were Governor Bev Perdue, Attorney General Roy Cooper, Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, State Auditor Beth Wood, Chief Justice Sarah Parker, Supreme Court of NC, Justice Paul Newby, Supreme Court of NC, Justice Bob Edmunds, Supreme Court of NC, Secretary Reuben Young, Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, Secretary Al Keller, Department of Correction, Scott Thomas, Chair, Governor’s Crime Commission Greg McLeod, Director, State Bureau of Investigation. At the Annual Training Conference, sheriffs discussed issues of interest to the Office of Sheriff, including updates on new changes to the law and procedures, as well as an update on the newly enacted State Budget by the 2011 General Assembly. Chris Fuller, an international leadership speaker and author of Iditarod Leadership Unleashing the Power of the Team, spoke on leadership development, effective team work and how to be and develop master leaders within a Sheriff’s Office. Al Walker taught a session on “Gateway to Excellence” detailing the small characteristics that make the BIG differences in anyone’s quest for excellence. Sheriff Jerry Monette of Craven County and his staff were hosts for the Sheriffs’ Association’s Annual Training Conference. The Association Headquarters is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Edmond W. Caldwell, Jr. serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

UDC owns Confederate Soldier City officials have determined that the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) owns the statue of the Confederate Soldier that stood in the downtown area for 101 years, but the land underneath it belongs to the City of Reidsville. State UDC President Aileen Ezell has indicated to the City that her organization will not ask that the statue be put back up at the intersection of Scales and Morehead Streets. Ezell attended the Reidsville City Council meeting on June 8th when several people stood up and spoke on whether or not the statue should be returned to the original location. She informed City Manager Michael Pearce by letter dated July 21 that “While we much prefer the monument to remain in the location it has occupied for the past 100 years, we do not wish to be a factor in any unpleasantness that may occur if the statue is allowed to remain in its present location.” Mrs. Ezell is currently working with Travelers Insurance on replacement costs as curators the UDC hired have determined that the statue can not be repaired. The other question for the UDC is where the statue should be placed when and if it is replaced. Ezell and Pearce have discussed the possibility of placing a statue in an alternate location, such as the Confederate area of the City-owned Greenview Cemetery or a museum. Pearce has offered the services of City workers to help move the base of the statue, which still remains in the intersection. However, no firm decisions have been made by the UDC as they are still working with the insurance company. The placement of the statue as well as its ownership has been in question since a motorist hit the monument in the early morning hours of May 23. The UDC had raised the funds to erect the statue in 1910, but present-day City leaders assumed the statue had been gifted to the City. However, a review of public records by City Attorney William F. McLeod Jr. did not show any evidence that the

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 18 statue had ever been donated to the City of Reidsville. Council minutes dated April 5, 1910 do reflect that a request was made by the UDC to place the soldier in the intersection, but they did not indicate the statue was a donation to the City. The September 2 1924 minutes showed that City officials requested instructions from the UDC when planning to replace the fence around the monument with a wall, which also indicates the UDC may have been the owner. Mayor James K. Festerman said the Council is currently researching other alternatives for the intersection. “We anticipate putting in the roundabout something that will be a source of identification for the City’s downtown area for future generations,” he said. “We will be asking for community input to erect a landmark for all of our citizens and visitors to enjoy.”

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The Rockingham County Business & Technology Center today announces it has received a $70,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to support its general operations. With these funds, the Center will continue to help local entrepreneurs learn how to plan, start and grow businesses, while also supporting its renewable energy, broadband and local food projects aimed at helping transition Rockingham County’s economy. To foster local business success, the Business & Technology Center provides reliable information and effective services to its clients regardless of the business type or phase of development. Businesses served by the Center fall in a wide range of sectors including commercial construction, light industrial, renewable energy, catering, farming, retail and more. While each business is different, sound business principles and effective use of technology cut across them all. The counseling, training and support services provided by the Business & Technology Center cover a variety of areas including business plan preparation, budget development, technology mentoring, marketing strategy, financial analysis and e-commerce. In addition, staff has developed economic development projects that aim to push broadband into rural areas not already served, utilize trash as a renewable energy source and help farmers develop markets for high value food

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Rockingham County Schools Achieve Strong Results on State ABCs of Public Education Test Results The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has released information on school performance, for the 2010-2011 school year, as measured by the state’s ABCs of Public Education. A school’s ABCs growth status is determined by its growth calculation and its change ratio (a measure of the percent of students meeting their individual growth targets). Growth formulas give school districts the ability to provide teachers with individual student growth information. With 24 out of 26 (92.3%) schools making expected growth, Rockingham County Schools has reason to celebrate. In Rockingham County, fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools, five high schools, the alternative school and the district as a whole met expected growth. Schools that exceeded the growth expectations set by the state are considered to have met high growth. Eight Rockingham County schools met high growth. The schools that met the expectations of growth set by the state are: Bethany Elem., Central Elem., Dillard Elem., Douglass Elem., Draper Elem., Huntsville Elem., Leaksville-Spray Elem.,

Lincoln Elem., Monroeton Elem., Moss Street Elem., New Vision School, South End Elem., Stoneville Elem., Wentworth Elem., Williamsburg Elem., Reidsville Middle, Rockingham County Middle, Western Rockingham Middle, McMichael High, Morehead High, Reidsville High, Rockingham County High, Rockingham Early College High and The SCORE Center. Schools that met high growth are as follows: Leaksville-Spray Elem., Lincoln Elem., South End Elem., Williamsburg Elem., Rockingham County Middle, Reidsville High, Rockingham County High and The SCORE Center. In the recognitions category, Rockingham County Early College High School was named an Honor School of Excellence. Less than 10 percent of NC public schools received this award, the highest category of recognition. Honor Schools of Excellence have at least 90 percent of their test scores at or above Level III, and show at least expected growth. Five Rockingham County Schools were recognized as Schools of Distinction – Bethany Elem., Leaksville-Spray Elem., New Vision School, Wentworth

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Elem. and Rockingham County High. To qualify as a School of Distinction, 80 to 89 percent of students must test at or above Level III and the school must make expected or high growth. Furthermore, fifteen schools in Rockingham County Schools earned the designation of Schools of Progress – Central Elem., Dillard Elem., Douglass Elem., Huntsville Elem., Lincoln Elem., Monroeton Elem., South End Elem., Stoneville Elem., Williamsburg Elem., Reidsville Middle, Rockingham County Middle, Western Rockingham Middle, McMichael High, Morehead High, and Reidsville High. In order to meet the requirements to be a School of Progress, 60 to 79 percent of students must test at or above Level III and the school must make expected or high growth. This is the second consecutive year 92% of Rockingham County schools made expected growth. In commenting on the district’s results, Superintendent Dr. Rodney Shotwell stated, “We are extremely pleased that our district is experiencing steady academic gains and more importantly, our students are learning and growing. We set high expectations and goals for academic achievement and these results are another indication that our students are receiving a quality education. We could not have achieved such outstanding performance without hard work dedication and teamwork from our students, parents, teachers, support staff, administrators and community. We will use these results to identify strengths and areas for improvement and will work together to ensure each student reaches their potential. This moment of celebration for all our hard work will not diminish, but energize our efforts to keep moving towards greater levels of academic achievement." Tables summarizing state test results for the Rockingham County Schools are available at www.rock.k12.nc.us/testresults. For more information on ABCs visit the NCDPI website at abcs.ncpublicschools.org/abcs/.

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 19 to help replace tobacco income. “This is the fourth investment the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has made in the Rockingham County Business & Technology Center since 2007, with total investment now equaling $270,000. They see value in what we are doing because of the broad range of services we are providing and the innovative projects we are leading,” said Mark Wells, Executive Director at the RCBTC. “Without their support, we would not be able to offer the level of services Rockingham County businesses need to help them through the existing economic transition from tobacco and textiles, coupled with the lengthy lagging economy,” added Wells. About the Rockingham County Business & Technology Center: The RCBTC is an e-NC Authority Business and Technology Center designed to create an entrepreneur-friendly, technology-enabled environment in Rockingham County. The Center helps entrepreneurs learn how to plan, start and grow businesses, while making sure they understand how to use technology to be competitive in today's global marketplace. For more information call (336) 342-7853 or visit their web site at www.rockinghambusiness.org. About the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation: With offices in Winston-Salem, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is one of North Carolina's largest and most influential private foundations. The Foundation is funded by two trusts, with assets of more than $470 million. It was established in 1936 as a memorial to the youngest child of R.J. Reynolds and Katharine Smith Reynolds. During its history, it has made grants of more than $400 million to projects in all 100 counties. Although it makes grants to a wide range of projects, it now gives special attention to five focus areas - community economic development, the environment, democracy and civic engagement, pre-collegiate education, and social justice and equity. For more information, please visit www.zsr.org.

Investing in the Arts with Rockingham County Arts Council The Arts Council has so many events coming up - and we'd be even more successful with your support! This local group is now celebrating 42 years of Arts in Rockingham. Consider volunteering, joining with a membership, a business sponsorship, a partnering, a collaboration! Call us at 336.349.4039. The Rockingham County Arts Council (RCAC) was founded in August of 1969 as a non-profit arts organization. The RCAC is the Designated County Partner of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency. We offer grants to community arts organizations and schools for quality arts projects and events throughout the county. For the past 40 years, the Rockingham County Arts Council has influenced the cultural life of our county through the many life-enriching arts programs we have helped sponsor - for local schools as well as the larger community. RCAC is governed by a volunteer board of directors and employs an executive director. Funding for the Council is provided by individual and business memberships, contributions, annual fundraising events and grants. The RCAC is the focal point/umbrella organization for the arts and information about the arts in Rockingham County. Rockingham Co. Arts Council, P.O. Box 83, Wentworth, NC 27375

Wentworth Parade In Planning Stages 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 as well as cash prizes. Professional and non-professional entries are welcome. 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 nonprofessional 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 ROAD) www.townofwentworth.com 336-342-6288(phone) 336-342-0322(fax)

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“Race Your Way to a Weekend Getaway” Promotion September presenting blood donors will be entered into a drawing for two domestic roundtrip tickets on Delta Air Lines and a $500 gift card The American Red Cross and Delta Air Lines are partnering during the month of September for the “Race Your Way to a Weekend Getaway” promotion. All presenting volunteer donors in the month of September will be entered into a regional drawing for a pair of domestic roundtrip tickets courtesy of Delta Air Lines and a $500 gift card. “Delta is one of our most avid corporate supporters, and we appreciate the token of appreciation they have extended to our donors,” stated Joyce Brendel, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross Carolinas Blood Services Region. “While we know our donors give because they want to help someone in need, it’s always a pleasure to provide such a great incentive to those who give so selflessly of their time and resources.” The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make or keep appointments to give blood this September to help maintain a stable blood supply for ongoing or emergency needs. Though the summer is over, the need for blood and blood products still exists. It is important that the blood supply is maintained regardless of the season because the need is constant. Donors must be at 17 years of age or older, 16 with parental

consent, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors 18 years of age and under must meet specific height and weight requirements. To find an American Red Cross blood drive near you, please call The Rockingham

Give Blood • Give Life County Chapter at 349-3434; online at www.redcrossnet.org and make an appointment to give blood. Appointments are strongly recommended or 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org today. • Thursday, September 1st, 2:00 – 6:30 pm, Eden YMCA, 301 Kennedy Street, Eden, (Sponsored by Rockingham Chiropractic Center); call the American Red Cross at 349-3434 for an appointment • Wednesday, September 7th, 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Reidsville YMCA, 504 S. Main Street, Reidsville, (sponsored by Avante at Reidsville); call the American Red Cross at 349-3434 for an appointment • Friday, September 9th, 10 am – 2:30 pm, NC DOT, 191 Hwy 65, Wentworth, call Brenda at 6345642 for an appointment • Saturday, September 10th, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm, Yanceyville Road VFD, 3361 US Hwy 158, Reidsville, Call Jerri at 951-9630 for an appointment • Monday, September 12th, 3:30 – 8:00 pm, New Vision Fellowship, 1135 West Academy Street, Madison call Faye at 406-

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Pinning ceremony for practical nursing 2011 class WENTWORTH –During a July 27 evening ceremony, 23 Rockingham Community College practical nursing students received their caps and pins. The students will graduate July 29. Dean of Health Sciences Tom Harding welcomed guests and explained that our country continues to need more health care professionals at every level. By 2018, approximately 156,000 more licensed practical nurses will be needed to meet the needs of our aging population. That

number represents a 21 percent increase. “Thank you for choosing RCC as the place to begin your professional journey. I am sure you will succeed as medical professionals,” concluded Harding. Special awards were given to the following: Carolyn Boyd who received a Peer Award; and Alice Shelton who received a Faculty Award. The candidates for graduation were: Qiana Dillard, Linda Long, Jennifer Pettigrew, Lukisha Pinnix, Harley Rodgers,

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Dustin and Daniel McCall, Tamara Nunes, standing, and Stephen Pegram with controler, demontrate the newly created accounting program.

Students create, sell computer games Dustin and Daniel McCall, Tamara Nunes, and Stephen Pegram are all doing it. Prior to graduating from Rockingham Community College, the four are already using their computer programming knowledge to make money. An accountant, Nunes designed a program to increase efficiency in her business operation. “It took three weeks to create it” said Nunes, explaining that her creation gives her staff the capability to perform certain accounting functions when working with clients. Prior to creating the program, staff members had to ask Nunes to perform those functions. Twin brothers Dustin and Daniel McCall, as well as fellow classmate Stephen Pegram, have created computer games. Sold on Xbox Live Marketplace and its subsection Indie Games Marketplace, the McCall’s have earned over $1,500 and Pegram has earned over $200. Individuals who go to the Internet site can try games and if they like them, can purchase for one dollar each. “This is the place for people who make simple games,” said Pegram. Pegram thinks it’s “cool” that while more than 200 people have purchased Zombie Poker Defense, Pirate Texas Hold ‘Em Defense or Ballochet, all games he’s created while in Rick Leinecker’s programming class, over 1,500 have tried the games. Even so, Pegram is admittedly not a strong programmer. He is, however, adept at game graphics and has become the class “go to” person for the artistic aspect of gaming. The McCall brothers, on the other hand, are strong programmers. Their first game, a 25 level puzzle called Boom Kikker, was followed by Super Sequence, Super Sequence 2 and 3, iCandy, and Off Balance. The graphics are bright and the games require memory to knowledge of physics. An estimated 30,000-40,000 have tried

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Students named to academic lists WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College announces those named to the summer semester 2011 President’s List and Dean’s List. To qualify for the President's List, students must be enrolled fulltime (12 or more credit hours) and maintain a 4.0 grade-point average. Named to the President’s List were (listed by city of residence): Danbury – Brittany Elizabeth Fulmer; Reidsville – Travis O’Neal Surles, Emily Nichole Watkins; Ruffin – Ann Marie Wilson; Sandy Ridge – Maggie Elaine Hassan; Stoneville – David William Medlin; Walnut Cove – Rendi Dunlap Bowden. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must be full-time and maintain a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher. Named to the Dean's List were (listed by city of residence): Eden – Christie Massey Moricle, Tracy Lavonne Moton, Brandon Alexander Nichols, Evelyn Danielle Norris, James A.L. Spencer, Emma Lou Yepez; Greensboro – Stacy Gayle Downing; Mayodan – Adline Bowling; Reidsville – Callie Briann Haskins, Shannon Leanne James, Richard Seth Terrell, Betty Joann Toler; Ruffin – Steven Tyler Pegram; Stokesdale – Lori Ball Fendley; Stoneville – Shelia Cardwell Farmer, Amber Nicole Fulcher; Summerfield – Zachary Ryan Tomerlin; Yanceyville – Jeff Alan Mercer.


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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 22 their games at Xbox Live. Is programming easy? No. Leinecker echoes students’ sentiments when he says, “You have to put in time outside of class to study and understand the material.” Nunes said she typically puts in two hours per night writing programs. To further aid understanding, Leinecker, as well as many programming students, have made YouTube videos explaining various programming processes. Programming, of course, cannot be mastered without a fundamental understanding of computers and the way they work. Combine that with programming knowledge, though, and the money can start rolling in – even before graduation day.

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Dr. Jan G. Overman of Winston Salem has been appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs at RCC. Overman will be responsible for all instructional staff, educational programs, and learning resources. She will begin her duties Overman on Thursday, September 1, 2011. Overman brings a strong background in the health sciences area and in college administration. Since June 2004, she has served as Dean of Health Technologies at Forsyth Technical Community College, where she also served for an interim period as Dean of Arts and Sciences. In addition, Overman served as Associate Dean of Health Science and as Director of Nursing at Caldwell Community College. Overman began her career in the classroom, serving as Lead Instructor of Nursing at Coastal Carolina Community College and Forsyth Technical Community College for a total of 14 years. “I accepted this position because of the reputation and evidence that RCC is committed to student success, values access to learning for all citizens and is supported by the community it serves,” said Overman. Noting the college’s strong leadership supported by faculty and staff who care about the mission of the college, Overman said, “I look forward to building partnerships within and among our key stakeholders and serving our students, faculty and community.” Overman received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing education from of East Carolina University. She earned a doctorate in Education Leadership from Appalachian State University. Honors include Sigma Theta Tau Research Award, Research Award and Teaching Excellence Award from East Carolina University, NC Great 100 Recipient from NC Nurses Association, Health Care Hero from the Triad Business Journal, National Collegiate Education Award from Appalachian State University, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Forsyth Technical Community College, and Who’s Who Cambridge Professional. Overman is a member of many professional organizations including Central Area Instructional Administrators, NC Instructional Administrators, NC ADN Council, and NC Community College Deans of Health Science. RCC President Dr. Michael Helmick said, “I look forward to having Dr. Overman join the College in this important capacity.”

RCC welcomes new dean On Aug. 8, Laura Coffee began her role as Rockingham Community College’s dean of continuing education. Most recently, Coffee served as director of adult education at Alamance Community College in Burlington. “Rockingham County is rich with Coffee resources,” said Coffee, saying that those resources could translate into the rise of twenty-first century businesses, industries and jobs for citizens. “The college is positioned in an area with so much potential.” A graduate of Wittenberg University in Ohio and the University of Michigan, Coffee has taught English as a second language, provided literacy programs for the homeless and their families, provided workplace training in the textile and automotive industry, developed customized training for various industries, and developed occupational extension classes. A particularly proud accomplishment for Coffee was developing a pottery program at Central Carolina Community College. Begun out of strong community interest, the program launched so many successful pottery businesses that it became an occupational program and then a two-year degree program at the college. After more than a decade, the program continues to graduate many students. At the same time that pottery became a curriculum program,

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WENTWORTH – Dr. Michael S. Helmick, president of Rockingham Community College, conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates to over 100 individuals during the July 29 summer graduation exercises held at 7 p.m. in the Keys gymnasium. Graduates are listed below by city of residence; degree, diploma or certificate earned; and name. A notation of PTK indicates membership in the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa. A notation of SKD indicates membership in the English honor society, Sigma Kappa Delta.

Degree: Associate in Arts – Indiana Carela-Hernandez, Britany LeAnn Evans, Misty Hoback (PTK); Associate in Fine Arts – Ronnell Wilson, Jr.; Accounting – Tracy Moton (also Management Applications and Principles certificate; PTK, SKD); Business Administration – Stephen Dunn (PTK, SKD); Computer Information Technology – Ryan Matthew Ore, James Walker Thomasson; Criminal Justice Technology – Kristina Anne Barker, Gigi Marie Hensley Corum (PTK); General Occupational Technology (also Welding certificate) – Charles Lauris Bowling, Mike David Dunn, Jonni Jeanne Herrera; Medical Office Administration – Keisha Day Brown, Tammy Michelle Clifton. Diploma: Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Steven Christopher Hawkins; Machining Technology – Timothy Wayne Bailey, John Fulton, Catrell Raymond Graham, Christopher Pratt, Johnny Jerome Price; Practical Nursing – Qiana Monet Dillard, Linda Gonzalez Long, Jennifer Nicole Wray Pettigrew, Lukisha Pinnix, Harley Marie Rodgers, Alice Harden Shelton (PTK); Surgical Technology – Jane Hampton, Martika Shadae Patterson, James Spencer. Certificate: Industrial Automation – Darrell Lamont Austin (also Residential, Commercial & Industrial Wiring cert); Phlebotomy – Brittney Nicole Bowers; Receptionist – Esther Barker Hedgepeth. MADISON Degree: Associate in Science – Joseph Michael Strandberg; Medical Office Administration – Betty Thornton Gatewood (PTK). Diploma: Horticulture Technology – David Michael Knight; Practical Nursing – Latoya Jeanette Foote, Kelly Fulp Shank; Surgical Technology – Tonya Lemons Plummer. MAYODAN Diploma: Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Alexander Allen. REIDSVILLE Degree: Associate in Arts – Erica Renea Clark (PTK), Callie Briann Haskins, Adrianne Marquita Hensley, Amanda Louise Mabe (SKD), Cheyenne Moore, Rerseus Roach, Jennifer Lynn Stanfield; Associate in Science – Ethan Gray Chapmon; Computer Information Technology – Kimberly Dalton (PTK/SKD); Criminal Justice Technology – Susan Leonard Dominick, Marcus Earl Tinsley; Early Childhood Education – Maria Annette Villalpando; Electrical/Electronics Technology – Donnie Keith McDow (SKD); Medical Office Administration – Kelia Carter. Diploma: Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Tech. – Charlie Anthony Hall, Roy Wilson Wall, Jr.; Industrial Systems Technology – Brandi Nicole Neal; Machining Technology – William Cole Apple, Stephen Donald Hennis, Luke Randolph Jones (also Welding certificate), Kyle Anderson Tilley; Practical Nursing – Jodi French Butler, Julia Davis-Cloud, Latonya Michelle Dodd, Cherry Alada Enoch, Crystal Leigh Laughlin, Allison Anna Petty, Renee Gwynn Toney (SKD), Zenett Jantae Totten; Surgical Technology – Travis O’Neal Surles, Emily Nichole Watkins. Certificate: Industrial Automation – Jonathan William Avery Boles (PTK); 336-623-9605 Medical Office Clerical – Phyllis Miles Slade; Phlebotomy – Karen Stephens, Melinda Long Tinsley. Free NC Hunters STONEVILLE Education Course Degree: Assoc. in Arts – Kathryn Elizabeth Church (SKD), Daniel Steven Webb. Sept. 9 & 10 Diploma: Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Benjamin Lee Peters, Jr.; The Deatails Are Cosmetology – Ashley Nicole Bailey; 9/9/11 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Horticulture Technology – Timothy Lamont Hairston; Machining Technology – Christopher Whitsett; 9/10/11 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Practical Nursing – Carolyn Walker Boyd; You Must Attend Both Days Surgical Technology – Sheila Cardwell Farmer, David William Medlin. Jason Wright www.jrsarchery.com Certificate: Managerial/Small Business Accounting – Sherri Linville Doss (& email jrsarchery@earthlink.net Entrep. certificate and Management Applications & Principles certificate); 615 Henry St., Eden Phlebotomy – Mark Anthony Hill. (Old Nat. Guard Armory) RUFFIN Degree: Associate in Arts – Helen Chestnut Gladden (SKD); Criminal Justice Technology – FALL IS NEAR! Tommy Gary Oestreich (PTK); Early Childhood Education – Heather Michelle Pruitt; Electronics Engineering Technology – John Richard Norwood. Diploma: Practical Nursing – April Cheryl Roberts, Brianna Dawn Strader; Surgical Technology – Ann Marie Wilson.

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25th Annual Mayodan Homcoming Festival Downtown Mayodan will be tranformed into a festival atmospher on September 10th when the Mayodan Preservation League will sponsor the Mayodan Homecoming Festival from 10am -10pm. Entertainment Lineup: 10:00am - Opening ceremonies with the McMichael High School Marching Band and ROTC Unit 10:45 God's Garage Band

(Contemporary Christian) 12:00 A Foot in the Grave (Rock & Roll) 1:00 Dance Students of Corky Cotter Mayodan also welcomes Rockingham County's own Radio Flyer at 4:00 with their variety of rock, country and classics show. RF plays almost anything to get you on your feet and moving. A Foot in the Grave takes

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Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 23 Coffee was a founding member of the Siler City Arts Incubator. Coffee says she plans to work closely with curriculum instructors and with representatives from area business and industry. She also says she looks forward to leading the continuing education division as it continues to create opportunities for local citizens.

LUMC Announces New Child Development Center Director The Leaksville United Methodist Church Child Development Center welcomes Jan Joyce as its new Director. Joyce has worked as a Lead Teacher at the CDC for the past four years. She previously worked in the Rockingham County Public Schools for eight years. “We are delighted to have Jan with us as Director,” said Liz Ferguson, Chairperson of the CDC Board of Directors. “Jan has a Joyce strong love for the preschool. I know she will bring tremendous energy and enthusiasm to the program.” In addition to serving as Director, Joyce will continue to teach a 4-year-old class. “I am so excited to be a part of such an important ministry,” Joyce said. “As director, I look forward to continuing to make this preschool a Christian-influenced learning environment where each child feels as individual and special as God intended.” Founded in 1970, the CDC serves as a vital ministry of Leaksville United Methodist Church. Students participate in church outreach activities such as collecting food for the Leaksville-Spray Backpack ministry, sponsoring children at Christmas through the Salvation Army, and providing shoe boxes for Samaritan’s Purse. Joyce plans to maintain this spirit of service. She also wants the CDC to continue its tradition of supporting the families of its students. “I believe we are a treasure to this community,” she said. “We make a relationship that not only touches the lives of our students, but reaches out to their families as well.” Students also participate in field trips throughout the year. They travel to see a concert by Mr. Al each year, visit a pumpkin farm in the fall, and experience strawberry picking first-hand at Tuttle’s Farm in the spring. This year the CDC will offer a Breakfast Bunch option for parents who would like to drop their children off earlier than the regular 9 a.m. start time. The CDC is now accepting applications for the fall. Information can be obtained by calling 336-612-2722 or by visiting the CDC’s website at www.lumccdc.weebly.com.

Belews Lake "CLEAN SWEEP" Come help clean the Lake!! On September 3rd, 2011 at Humphrey’s Ridge Family Campground there will be a group community cleanup, and they need you! Owner Sylvia Middleton Provides dumpster, tables, drinks, snacks, publicity and enthusiastic support while Steve olburn coordinates cleanup on the lake. Steve and his team also provide refreshments and door prizes; mans the sign-up tables; distribute data cards, trash bags and gloves; help participants locate and clean up areas of the lake and shore. Steve Colburn and crew will be at Humphrey's Marine to coordinate the clean-up. They just need Volunteers!! Come alone or with a group. No boat needed. We'll have people with boats to take the volunteers. You can bring your own boat and help transport volunteers or go solo to the designated clean-up areas. Either way your help will be greatly appreciated. We will provide trash bags, gloves, buckets and etc. to help collect the trash. Please be sure to dress comfortable and wear appropriate footwear. There will be Door Prizes, refreshments and snacks available for all volunteers!!! Rockingham County Coordinator: Kelly Howell Email: khowell@co.rockingham.nc.us, or (336) 342-8300, ext. 2 Solid Waste Enforcement Officer: Tinker Woods. (336) 342-8180 Ext. 3656. Thanks for making the Lake a cleaner place!!

Older Dogs Need Love Too The Rockingham County Humane Society needs 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!

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All-America City Celebration at RiverFest! The City of Eden will celebrate its All-America City Award win on Saturday, September 17th at 3:00pm on stage #1 (Patrick at Washington Streets). The Eden All-America City delegation will be on stage and Mayor John Grogan will address the crowd. T-shirts and other memorabilia will be launched into the crowd. The first 100 people in front of the stage will receive a free frozen treat. For more information on RiverFest, visit www.ExploreEdenNC.com or the Explore Eden Facebook page.

DRBA Dan River Basin Association will have an interactive display on hand abour the rivers and trails in our area. There will alsobe demonstrations, give-aways and door prizes.

High-Flying Purina Incredible Dog Team To Perform The high-flying Purina® Incredible Dog Team, a collection of some of the world’s most athletic canines, will entertain fans at venues across the country throughout 2011. On September 17, 2011 the Purina® Incredible Dog Team will be performing extraordinary acrobatic tricks right in your area at the Annual Eden RiverFest in the historic Olde Leaksville Shopping District with four performances that day. Laura Moretz will be performing with her incredible team of dogs, representing the Purina Incredible Dog Team. The Team is comprised of four trainers with more than 15 outstanding dogs. The Purina Incredible Dog Team demonstrates Purina’s passion for pets by delighting crowds across the country with amazing freestyle flying disc routines. These dogs are not only incredible, but also in excellent physical condition, whether they’re puppies, adults or seniors. Utilizing a high-energy performance set to music, the trainers and their dogs entertain while also educating people about responsible pet care and how proper nutrition and good training can bring out the best in any dog, at any life stage. The Team stresses the “incredible” potential in every dog, which is reflected in a number of canine team members who were adopted at animal shelters and rescue groups around the country. The athletic feats performed by the team include rolling back catches, twolegged balancing acts on the trainer’s feet and vaulting off of their trainer’s body to snare a flying disc. For more information about the Annual Eden RiverFest visit www.ExploreEdenNC.com or to learn more about the Purina Incredible Dog Team, go to www.purina.com. MUSIC AT THE MURAL EDEN From 4pm-6pm every Wednesday (Weather Permiting) at the corner of Henry and Washington Streets in Eden, Music rings out at the Mural. This is a FREE community event. Every Wednesday more people show up than the week before. We're happy that this small city park can have an on-going, shady, free, and fun family music event every week during the summer, and hope to continue doing this in summers to come. Ending at 6PM, there's time to grab a bite to eat before evening church.

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The Ultimate Water Balloon Game Water Wars is a game or competition--here is how you play: Opponents go to opposing battle stations with buckets of water balloons. Each battle station has a water balloon launcher. Place a balloon in the launcher, pull down on the handle, aim, and fire! Your balloon soars high through the air and comes crashing down on your opponent's battle station. There are strategically placed slots and holes in the structure that allows the water to come through. You might get sprinkled, sprayed, or saturated, but watch out, retaliation comes quickly! Water Wars will be part of the 2011 Eden RiverFest, located next to the Bette-R-Look Salon and Spa on Saturday, September 17, 2011. Come join us in having lots of fun!

Available NOW 1919 Model TT Draper Volunteer Fire Department Mug. (Established in 1948) This is the 2011 Edition, other will follow each year with their own unique artwork. Get yours today. This is a fundraiser for the Rural Fire Department. This 1st in the series of mugs is $15 each. This is a very limited edition, less that 100 will be made. You can get yours at the following locations: Jerry’s Restaurant, Draper Lumber, Diamonds-N-Dust, and Eden’s Own Journal. Call 635-2233 for more details.


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Little Miss RiverFest Contest On Saturday, September 17th, 2011, the Annual Little Miss RiverFest Contest will take place. The contest is open to girls 4-8 years of age. A special prize will be awarded and the opportunity to appear in the Olde Leaksville Nighttime Christmas Parade. Entry fee is $50.00. Please call 336-627-1332 for more information.

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Forest Management Program On Monday, September 12, at 6:30 P.M., Rockingham County Agriculture Center located at 525 Hwy. 65 Reidsville,N.C.27320,Dr. Robert Bardon from NCSU will be presenting on practicing forestry, while keeping in mind fiscal considerations. This is a good presentation for those already practicing forestry and for those who may be interested in forestry in the future but are not sure about the different fiscal aspects !!!! Call Kathryn Holmes, Rockingham County Extension Agent At 342-8230 for more information.

Two Men Plead Guilty To Robbery Charge Two Reidsville men pled guilty to an August, 2010, robbery and other charges in Rockingham county Superior Court this morning. Judge Allen Baddour, Jr., presided over the hearing. Steven Antwan Malloy, 20, pled guilty to one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count of felony possession of marijuana, and was sentenced to 40-57 months in prison. Carlton O'brien Roberts, 20, pled guilty to one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon, sale/deliver marijuana, and possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana. He was sentenced to 44-62 months in the Department of Corrections. Jonathan Herbin,24, previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon arising out ot the same August, 2010 incident. Herbin was sentenced this morning to 20-33 months in prison.

Jury Convicts Brim Of Harboring Wanted Man A jury found Ronnie Junior Brim, Jr., 26,guilty today in Rockingham County Superior Court of one count of harboring a wanted man. Brim appealed the conviction and an appeal bond was ordered by the court. In March, 2010, Detective D.H. Muhammad with the Reidsville Police Department obtained a warrant for arrest for Wayne Anthony Lee,Jr. concerning a 2008 homicide. Fliers were posted and media releases were issued by the police department stating that Lee was wanted. Detective Muhammad received numerous phone calls from citizens stating that Lee was being housed in Brim's residence. Brim was informed by Detective Muhammed that there was an order for Lee's arrest and that he should contact the police if he saw Lee. Brim was further informed that he should not assist Lee in avoiding arrest. On April 12, Detective Muhammad received information that Lee was in Brim's vehicle and later observed at Brim's address, where he was taken into custody; Brim was later indicted for his role in assisting Lee.

Community college education touted as vital Albaad CEO, William Thomas, U.S. Representative Brad Miller, Governor Beverly Perdue and acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Dr. Rebecca Blank all said the same thing on Aug. 18 following a tour of the expanding Albaad company in Reidsville: the trained workforce provided by community colleges is one of the major reasons companies like Albaad choose a particular area in which to locate. The tour and speeches were a chance to explain SelectUSA, a federal initiative to attract foreign investors, like Israeli-owned Albaad, to America. But one of the keys to attracting these companies, they said, is a trained and skilled workforce. “We are fortunate to have the best community college system in the country,” said Miller. “We are recognized as the pioneer of that system. It is part of the reason Albaad is here.” In the area since 2004, Albaad began as AFG Wipes but eventually changed to the name of the parent company. Since 2006, it has nearly doubled its workforce. “The first questions the leaders of this industry asked was, ‘What kind of workers can we find in Rockingham County?’” said Perdue. “The reason the state is moving forward is because we believe every citizen deserves a shot at the American dream and that is only possible through tax dollars spent in the North Carolina educational system.” Blank, an economist and expert statistician, said job growth in the 2000 decade was the slowest since the 1940s. “At the same time, costs were rising and wages were stagnant. No country did less to help itself financially than America did in the 2000s.”

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Building Douglass Eagle’s Nest Egg Douglas Elementary is holding a fundraiser: “Building the Eagle’s Nest Egg / Playground.” 100% of any donation goes towards purchasing playground equipment for the New Douglass Elementary School. This is not your traditional fundraiser. We are asking for donations, such as family members, community members, area business and friends willing to make a donation to Douglass Elementary School. We keep 100% of the donations. Every dollar donated goes directly to building a new playground. Douglass Elementary is a nonprofit organization therefore 100% of the donation is tax deductible. If you need a receipt for tax purposes, please call the school to obtain one. Let’s start building the Eagle Playground! You can send your donation in a sealed envelope with your name and amount. Any donation is greatly appreciated. A plaque will be provided in the new Douglass Elementary School with the names of those contributing $100 or more.

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It’s a Green Thing... In the line at the store, the young cashier told an older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment. The woman apologized to him and explained, "We didn't have the green thing back in my day." The clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment." He was right -- our generation didn't have the green thing in its day. Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refill ed, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled. But we didn't have the green thing back in our day. We walked up stairs, because we didn't have an escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocery store and didn't climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time we had to go two blocks. But she was right. We didn't have the green thing in our day. Back then, we washed the baby's diapers because we didn't have the throw-away kind. We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy gobbling machine burning up 220 volts -- wind and solar power really did dry the clothes. Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brandnew clothing. But that old lady is right; we didn't have the green thing back in our day. Back then, we had one TV, or radio, in the house -- not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of the state of Montana . In the kitchen, we blended and stirred by hand because we didn't have electric machines to do everything for us. When we packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, we used a wadded up old newspaper to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap. Back then, we didn't fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. We used a push mower that ran on human power. We exercised by working so we didn't need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity. But she's right; we didn't have the green thing back then. We drank from a fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time we had a drink of water. We refilled writing pens with ink instead of buying a new pen, and we replaced the razor blades in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull. But we didn't have the green thing back then. Back then, people took the streetcar or a bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service. We had one electrical outlet in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn't need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 22,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest pizza joint. But isn't it sad the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn't have the green thing back then? Contributed


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Star Trek Fan Club works to better the community USS Edan NFC 1187-A Commissioning Date: March 1 2011 “Trekkies”. Just the word brings images of folks dressed up in alien garb and enjoying the fun of conventions. But this club means a so much more to the community. The USS Edan is active in humanitarian relief efforts such as giving blood, donation of food and money to the Red Cross, and working closely with such organization such as the Children's Miracle Network, The National Cancer Society, Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Commander Billy R. Williams, Commissioned Federation Officer February 2011, is Chapter President and founder of the USS Edan NFC 1187-A, School of Engineering Director (IFT Academy), Assistant IFT Academy Director. William’s says, “We are looking to work more closely with “home front” organizations such as Rockingham County Help for the Homeless, Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill Industries, and we can't forget our fury friends at the Humane Society. We have worked in the past with some of these organizations and we are looking forward to helping some of them.” The USS Edan is Eden's first active Star Trek fan club was started in March of 2011 by it's commanding officer Commander Billy Williams. The Chapter is a non-profit organization along the lines as the Moose Lodge. It's mission is as follows: • To promote the humanitarian philosophies and ideals portrayed in the Star Trek mythos in a realistic fashion, conducive to the

continued existence and responsible advancement of human kind. • To provide and support education in the areas of human rights, racial and sexual equality, environmental causes, and space exploration. • To promote a more positive impression of Star Trek enthusiasts as intelligent, socially conscious, active individuals who are aware of and concerned about the real world today. • To promote a positive outlook of the future by partaking in public service and charitable campaigns around the world, helping

those in need in the hopes of making the world a better place. To support those who enjoy Star Trek through networking, organization of events, news services and fan representation After almost a year of construction, the birth of IFT happened on June 1, 1984, the same date as the opening of Star Trek III: Search for Spock. At the time, this small group of rebels were known as the "Ohio Federation of Trekkers." IFT's first chapter, the USS Conquest, was based in Cleveland, Ohio. The organization's principal newsletter, the "Federation Log," contained information about the club, events, and editorial comments. What started off rather small grew beyond the boundaries of the state of Ohio and into other states and countries. This growth was instrumental in legally changing the organization's name to what is now known as the "International Federation of

Trekkers." In the late 1980s, IFT defined its position and changed its newsletter from the "Federation Log" to the "IFT Newsletter." This new publication featured articles on the environment, space programs from around the world, and education. The club also changed and improved its logos and graphics, knowing that they would lead the way to a greater awareness of the organization and its purpose. IFT's founding chapter was renamed as well, changing the name from the USS Conquest to the USS T'hy'la (a Vulcan word meaning "more than friends"). A fictional history was created to better define the role of IFT chapters as they relate to the fictional vessels of Starfleet in this Star Trek Universe that has grown so much in the past 30 years. Since IFT beginnings, the organization has proven that change is a good thing and that only through change can any organization meet the needs of its membership. On April 23, 1992, the IFT incorporated itself to reflect the organization's real-world stance. The IFT newsletter was again changed to a publication called "Voyages," allowing a broader perspective on Trek-related events, club information, and articles ranging from environmental issues to public awareness and space programs. Other areas were affected by the incorporation process as well, such as the complete restructuring of IFT's command level and legal aspects of IFT's position in the real world. We believe in the dream that Gene Rodenberry had when he created The StarTrek Saga. We are under the much larger “Parent” Organization “International Federation of Trekkers”, Which is THE largest and oldest Star Trek Fan club.” So The USS Edan is Sanctioned and Endorsed by IFT. Also it is important to note that

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Richard’s Meats & Things Represents Eden as a community and the Rich history that we find here in our own back yard. The Star Ship you see is that of a Galaxy Class Star Ship (much like the one commanded by Captain Pickard in the Next Generation Series). This vessel is flying high above a factory. Eden was built and known as a “Mill Town”, or a town which grows because of the contributions of a Factory. The factory not only represtents all current Factories but also that of Spray Cotton Mill and Fieldcrest Cannon (the original and most renown mill here in Eden). We also see in the Logo the two rivers, as Eden is now coined “The Land of Two Rivers.” Both Rivers are to symbolize both the Smith and the Dan River that run thru Eden.

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From The Desks Of CITY HALL City Hall set to install automated meter readers By Tammie McMichael, Director of Finance The city will begin installing automated meter reading later this year. The new automated meters will be able to continuously collect and process meter reading data, replacing the traditional meters that have to be manually checked monthly. This timely information, coupled with analysis, will help both the city and our customers better control the use and production of water consumption. For you, this project offers a number of immediate benefits: · Automated readings are 100 percent reliable and accurate; · Meter readings will be obtained without a meter reader coming to your property except for rare circumstances; · Additional data is gathered to help with early detection of pos-

sible leaks, which if undetected end up costing you money on your water and sewer bill; · Reduction in recurring annual personnel and operational costs equaling approximately $1 million every 10 years; and, · Data profiling capabilities which allow city staff to address customer service issues. Indeed, all residents will benefit. This technology will save money in manpower and cus-

Although Angie Thomas is the new face in the police department’s records division, she’s not new to City Hall. Since 2004, she has been a valued employee working in payroll and purchas-

ing and most recently in billing and collections. She’s excited about filling the position she took over after Louise Hammock retired. “I have the utmost respect for the Eden Police,” Thomas said. “I’m thrilled to join the department and be part of the team that protects and serves Eden.” Thomas has taken on a busy role which includes among many other duties answering calls, processing citations and reports, and supporting the department’s administrative staff. She also has the important task of assisting people who come to the department for help, often under difficult circumstances. Being able to calm and comfort these citizens in need is one of the many things about her new job Thomas enjoys. “Like all of the staff here in the PD, I strive to make a positive difference,” she said. Thomas and her husband Terry are the proud of parents of daughter Amari, an eighth-grader at Reidsville Middle School. The family lives in Reidsville.

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tomer service resources currently dedicated to meter reading by reducing the number of full-time meter readers and trucks on the road from three to one. And by using water more wisely, we will be able to preserve our natural resources for now and the future. If you have questions or would like more information, please call our department at 623-2110, option 1.

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You may have seen Wes Shelton on patrol in Eden in the past year. He has served with the force for nearly a year and in June joined the department as a full-time patrol officer. His goal is to make a difference every day in the lives of those he meets. He likes being able to help people in need. Shelton is a Rockingham County native who enjoys the area’s small-town atmosphere. He would like to see more job opportunities available for people in Eden. Shelton is married to Michelle and the couple has two children, Hunter, 14, and Chesney, 8. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He likes being outdoors – especially hunting, fishing and camping.

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L-R, Reidsville Mayor Pro Tem Tom Balsley, Rockingham County Partnership President Graham Pervier, Governor Beverly Perdue, Reidsville Chamber President Diane Sawyer and Rockingham Community College President Dr. Michael Helmick chat after speeches were made yesterday at Albaad in Reidsville. But, she pointed to a 17 percent rise in American exports and the creation of over 200,000 jobs to show, though slow, the economy is recovering. She added, though, that the rate of attracting foreign investors has declined sharply. That, she said, is the reason for the SelectUSA initiative. To attract those investors and continue the recovery, said Blank, “We need to ensure that employers have highly educated workers, that we have a sound infrastructure, and that we foster innovation.”

Sex Offender Sentenced To 36-45 Years In Prison Robert Lewis Terrell, Jr., 31, of Summerfield pled guilty to four counts of First Degree Sex Offense with a Child, one Count of First Degree Rape of a Child, and four counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child in Rockingham County Superior Court on August 15, 2011. He was sentenced to 36-45 years in prison by Judge Stuart Albright. Detectives with Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department investigations of sexual assault between Terrell and the female child victim. Terrell made incriminating statements regarding the sex acts which occurred between August, 2008 and January, 2009. In addition to the prison sentence, Terrell was ordered to undergo mental health treatment, register as a sex offender and enroll in Satellite Based Monitoring for the remainder of his life once he is released from prison.

6th Annual Madison Heritage Festival The planning of the 6th Annual Madison Heritage Festival for October 1st is still underway. This fun event will feature two stages with Eric & the Chiltone’s, the Impacts, Bullet Band, Misdemeanors, Bluecreek, God’s Garage Band, Bryce Street and many more. There will be a kids’ area with a rock wall for the braver of the children and over 100 vendors. Vendors are needed for crafts and food. Call while there is still space. The fesitval will run from 10am - 8pm. Call Danny Smith at 548-2305 or Bobby Pleasants at 427-2112 for info on the festival. You mayu also visit madisonhearitagefestival.com.

Tour of the Collectibles Museum at Fairview Farm (Burton Home Place) A fundraiser for the Eden Historical Museum and the Rockingham County Historical Society Museum and Archives will take place on Sunday, September 25, 2011, 2:00-5:00 pm Tour this beautiful 1895 home, the quaint country store and the outbuildings loaded with everything under the sun! You will be amazed at the collection of antiques: clocks, mechanical musical instruments, hats, quilts, horse-drawn vehicles, music boxes, automobiles, farm equipment, Coca Cola memorabilia, and more! For information, call: (336) 623-0773 (leave a message if no one answers). Presented by: Eden Preservation Society www.edenpreservation.org, Rockingham County Historical Society Museum and Archives www.rockinghamcountyhistory.com Location: 1891 Harrison Crossroad Loop Rd. (Turn across from the American Red Cross on Hwy 14). Open to the public. Admission charge: $8.00 per person.


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Sports Shorts

1st an 2nd Place Drivers an Cars (Heather Pruitt, Teddy Burris)

Racers who enjoyed the Model Car Slot Races in August vowed to come back for more soon. Be sure to join in the fun.

Thunder In The Mall Shootout On August the 7th the 1st Semi Anunel THUNDER IN THE MALL SHOOTOUT was held at the Model Car Race Center in the Eden Mall, with over 40 participants. Starting with 42 entry's, 1st Place went to Heather Pruitt and 2nd went to Teddy Burris. A record at the Track was broken also By Sonya Mckinney in the Scale 1/4 Quarter Mile with Edge

Headsup car at a 1.0273 sec @ 48.70 MPH! Total Prize Purse was $250 in cash and $250 in Prizes including two dinners, gas card, hats, shirts, and Models. Sponsors of this Drag Race included John's Kart Bodies, Denver Smith Engineering, Burris Peformance Products, Model Car Race Center, Carolina Fuels, Cohen's Tearoom, Rio

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Sports Shorts Prowlers Hold First Practice A new era in youth football started today in Eden. The Eden Youth Football Prowlers began their inaugural season with a two hour work out from 6-8pm. More than 35 players from 7-12 years of age showed up for the rigorous workout. “This is an exciting time for young football players in Eden,” said Keith Dallas, who helped start the organization. “The competition level, coaching experience, and commitment to player development really sets this league apart.” The Prowlers will be competing in the Rockingham County Youth Football League, which has been in existence for 10 years. This is the first year a team from Eden will compete in the league, which includes teams from Rockingham and Guilford Counties. The players are being outfitted in brand new UnderArmour uniforms, Schutt helmets, and quality football pads. In addition, coaches have nearly 30 years of experience coaching at the high school level, and they are committed to helping kids reach their full potential, both on and off the field. Children in Eden interested in becoming better football players should contact edenyouthfootball@gmail.com about practice times and dates.

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Community Sports Announcements • Eden Parks & Rec will hold football tryouts feb 3, 2048. Ages 2-98 • The Eden Parks & Rec.Dept. will begin back playing it’s Senior Citizen Bingo on Tuesday Sept. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at the Bridge Street Center. All participants must bring a $1.00 prize to participate. For more info , call Tank at 623-5559 • Eden YMCA Purple Penguins Swim Team Offering three pre-season two week clinics: September: 12 -23 September 26- October 7 October: 10-21 Monday-Thursday, 4pm -5pm $15 per swimmer per clinic Regular Swim Team Practice begins on October 24th. Come swim with us! For more information, contact Patrick Kellam at the Eden YMCA (336)623-8496 or email at swimpenguinspat@gmail.com

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Sports Shorts NewBridge Bank Cheerleading Competition attracts thousands

The Rams from Reidsville High School won the Spirit Award for the third year in a row. In August 2,958 fans visited NewBridge Bank Park and watched the Panthers from Ledford High School defend their 2010 title to win the NewBridge Bank Jamboree Cheerleading Competition for the second year in a row. The spirited event, presented by Solis Women’s Health, featured 23

local high schools from Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties. Ragsdale High School came in second place followed by Northwest Guilford High School in third. Five former and current University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill cheerleaders judged the competition. “All the teams

brought spirit for their schools, passion for their sport, and overall excellence to the field,” said Amanda Long, head judge. “We had an incredibly tough decision. Ledford High School’s superior execution of their routine placed them on top but all the teams deserve recognition for their tremendous performances.”

Tyson Hammer, Events and Community Relations Manager for NewBridge Bank, commented on the overall success of the evening. “Last night’s event was the largest Jamboree Cheerleading Competition to date. Coming into the event we had already raised over $46,000 through the generous donations of 271 area businesses and fans. The support of these sponsors, combined with last night’s record-breaking attendance, positions us to meet our total fundraising goal of $120,000.” The NewBridge Bank Invitational Football and Cheerleading Jamboree is the largest fund-raising effort led by NewBridge Bank each year. The Bank underwrites all the events so that one hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the athletic programs of the participating high schools. Since the Jamboree’s inception in 1999, NewBridge Bank has awarded over $470,000 to local high schools.

For the first time, NewBridge Bank has expanded the Jamboree into Forsyth County, adding four schools and Forsyth Football Scrimmages presented by Champion at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem. The four new high schools are Carver, Glenn, Mount Tabor and Reagan, competed this year. A list of participating schools a For more information, please visit www.newbridgebankjamboree.com or contact Tyson Hammer at (336) 369-0966.

Smith Road (SR 1360) and turn west. Go four miles to a T-intersection with Anglin Mill Road (SR 1358). Turn left on Anglin Mill Road and travel about a halfmile to within less than a mile of the Anglin Mill Bridge over the Mayo. Turn left onto unpaved Old Anglin Mill Road (SR 1385). Go one-half mile to a T-intersection with Mayo Beach Road (SR

1359). For more information about the outing, contact Trip Coordinator Kirby Wilkins, 336349-5948. Outings and meetings of the Dan River Basin Association are open to the public without charge. For more information, see www.danriver.org.

About NewBridge Bank NewBridge Bank is a full-service, state-chartered community bank headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. NewBridge Bank is the largest community bank in the 12-county Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina and one of the largest community banks in the state. NewBridge Bank serves small to midsize businesses, professionals and consumers with a comprehensive array of financial services, including retail and commercial banking, private banking, wealth management, and mortgage banking. NewBridge Bank has assets of approximately $1.7 billion with 39 locations throughout North Carolina. The stock of NewBridge Bancorp, the Bank’s parent company, trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “NBBC.”

DRBA September 3 Outing Floats Mayo River Favorite Trip Through Mayo River State Park The Mayo River between Mayo Beach and the US 220 Business Access is a fairly easy section of Class 1 and Class 2 rapids. There is one tricky rapid just below the put-in which can be avoided by putting in downstream from it. Those with a yen for a little more excitement will have the

turies, until dams stopped the fish migrations, people who lived near the river made huge catches Labor Day holiday close to that fed their communities or prohome, in a beautiful setting with vided a living. friendly companions? Nowadays, the fish weirs Come to the Mayo River in provide routes through shallow Rockingham County, NC for the water, enhancing the interest of Dan River Basin Association's the float. First Saturday Outing on Portions of the land along September 3. this section of the river Meeting at 10:00 a. are part of North m. at Old Anglin Mill Carolina's Mayo River Road (GPS 36.52976, State Park. "The Mayo 79.98952), downstream River is one of the from Anglin Mill Bridge, region's great treasures," the group will float nine adds Butler, one of and a half miles to US DRBA's founders who 220 Business Access, helped secure the Mayo near the towns of River State Park desigStoneville and Mayodan. nation. "The unspoiled Trip coordinator is beauty of the river, with experienced paddler forested banks, wildlife, Kirby Wilkins, known birds, and few signs of for his musical talents Boaters navigate through a Native civilization make it a and scientific acumen. American fish weir on the Mayo River, a perfect get-away within "If we're lucky," mused structure participants will see on the Dan easy reach of Piedmont one of his frequent padRiver Basin Association's September 3 North Carolina and dling companions, First Saturday Outing, which is open to Virginia." "Kirby will bring along the public without charge. Participants in the outhis .penny whistle and ing are asked to bring fill the valley with music as we option of running the famous boat, life jacket, lunch and water, float." Kirby sometimes even "Boiling Hole" and the "S-turn" to dress in artificial (quick-drybrings his guitar on the river. (alias "Blender") before proceed- ing) fabric and to sign a waiver. Wilkins, a guitarist with his ing with the rest of the trip. To reach the put-in, from US own band, also repairs guitars Otherwise the most excite- 220 north of Stoneville, exit onto and gives guitar lessons. He often ment comes from navigating sets up his telescope away from mostly Class 1 rapids through city lights and sometimes teaches several 1000-year-old fish weirs about stars at Rockingham created in the river by Native Community College. Americans and used until about Many of his fellow 1900. "The vee-shaped stone fish Reidsville residents think of him weirs concentrated migrating fish as 'Mr. Solar,' but to his river pals, at the point of the vee, where they he's the intrepid canoer with the were collected in nets or basbumper sticker "Half the paddles, kets," says North Carolina histotwice the paddler," his gentle rian Lindley Butler, who has expression of his preference of studied the history of the region. the canoe over the kayak. Great spawning runs came "But I've recently embraced from the Atlantic, up the kayaking and even have my own Roanoke and Dan, into the Mayo sea kayak now," says Wilkins, River and its tributaries, where who knows that more kayaks the fish laid their eggs and headExpires September 30, than canoes ply the rivers nowaed back downstream. For cendays.

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Sports Shorts Teeing Up For the Kicking Cancer Challenge We are teeing it up once again for the annual Barry L. Joyce Kicking Cancer Challenge, September 26, 2011. Join us in raising money and having a good time to support friends and neighbors in Rockingham County who are fighting cancer. This year is an even greater challenge than years past. Many have lost their health insurance due to losing their jobs, making the financial burden of suffering from cancer an even greater one. Join us - host a team, make a corporate donation, sponsor a hole or just make a donation - to help us help friends in Rockingham County who need assistance. Donations Donating to the Barry L. Joyce Local Cancer Support Fund can make a big difference in the lives of Rockingham County residents. Each year, the fund distributes money to individuals who are battling cancer. The donations are meant for everyday expenses to ease the financial burden cancer can create. By donating, you may be helping to pay an electric bill, an overdue rent, even a month’s worth of groceries to a neighbor

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Mohawk Supports Athletics at Eden Y Recreation and team sports foster an incredibly beneficial environment for growing minds and bodies, helping kids stay active and healthy while learning valuable social skills. That’s why Karastan and the Mohawk Carpet Foundation have donated $2,500 to support the ongoing efforts at the Eden Family Y.M.C.A. The Eden Family Y.M.C.A. has offered athletic programs to young people in the Eden area for over 100 years. From youth basketball, baseball and soccer camps to community fitness facilities, the Y.M.C.A. provides a variety of programs and classes for every member of the community. “Karastan and the Mohawk Foundation have always been there for us ever since the Y.M.C.A. has been in existence in Eden,” said Barry Mabe, C.E.O. of the Eden Family Y.M.C.A. “We have a great partnership, and they are a great bunch of people. They really care about us.” Mabe shared that the donated funds would help to provide scholarships to area youth and families in need. He also mentioned that the organization already provides scholarships for about 600 people in the community, but that the number continues to grow thanks to support from Karastan and the Mohawk Carpet Foundation. “The Eden family Y.M.C.A. is one of those organizations that always positively impacts the community in such great ways,” said Megan Arrington, Human Resources Manager at Karastan. “We really appreciate all that they do, and we know that many of our people and their families benefit from the various pro-

grams and services offered there.” The Eden Family Y.M.C.A. is always looking for volunteers to coach and referee games, and to provide support in any way they can. To find out more about the Eden Family Y.M.C.A., visit their website online at www.edenYMCA.org. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about available classes, please e-mail Barry Mabe at bmabe@edenymca.org or call (336) 623-8496. Mohawk is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of 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, Durkan, Lees, Bigelow, Dal-Tile, American Olean, Unilin, Columbia Flooring, Century Flooring and Quick-Step.

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Rep. Bert Jones would like you to watch in the next Eden’s Own Journal for a continued listing of Rockingham County citizens who have cash or stocks waiting for them with the state. The state does not put forth an extensive effort to find these persons or businesses. The names will be listed with the last known town they were located in. Contact the call center at (919) 508-1000 Unfortunately, there is not a toll free number available. In most cases, individuals have moved, so there would need to be proof of the former address, as well as the social security number. In the case of a death , there would need to be a death certificate and a form from the clerk of court. For stocks, individuals will be sent a form to complete. More names will follow monthly. HARRIS NANCY P 107 W STADIUM DR EDEN HARRIS ROBERT 420 GREENWAY DR EDEN HARRIS SUSAN B 605 ROBERTS ST EDEN HARRIS THOMAS G 107 W STADIUM DR EDEN HARRIS MARCUS L 1509 CASWELL ST REIDSVILLE HARRIS WILLIAM F 1728 AMOS ST REIDSVILLE HARRISON CAROLYN J 1733 AMOS ST REIDSVILLE HARRISON CAROLYN J P O BOX 42 REIDSVILLE HARRISON EARLEEN123 E STADIUM DR EDEN HARRISON EDDIE 419 N E MARKET ST REIDSVILLE HARRISON JAMES W JR 1733 AMOS ST REIDSVILLE HARRISON NOREDA R 1735 AMOS ST REIDSVILLE HARRISON RUBY M 124 LUTHER DR REIDSVILLE HART LOWE ROMONA L 818 RIDGE ST MADISON HART MICHELLE 605 MARCELLUS STAPT 2 REIDSVILLE HART REATHY M BOX 1173 REIDSVILLE HARVEY JUDITH H 345 ANDERSON RD EDEN HASELDEN FREIDA 235 RHINEWOOD LN REIDSVILLE HAWKINS GERTRUDE M BOX 4 MAYODAN HAWKINS JOHN DAVID PO BOX 24 STONEVILLE HAWKINS VIRGINIA ANN PO BOX 24 STONEVILLE HAYES ELBERT JR 124 ALENE LOOP MADISON HAYES M L 1503 W ACADEMY ST MADISON HAYES RONNIE PO BOX 289 MADISON HAYES RYAN C 523 N TIPTON CIRCLE REIDSVILLE HAZEL POST 910 COURTLAND AVE REIDSVILLE HEARN GENE 1404 BARNES STREET REIDSVILLE HEARST WILLIAM Z 531 NARROW GAUGE RD REIDSVILLE HEATH BENJAMIN 1464 RHODES LOOP RD MADISON HEATH KALEN 918 HAMPTON ST EDEN HEATH SARA BETH 101 AYERSVILLE RD MAYODAN HEFFNER ADAM R 201 BLUEJAY RD REIDSVILLE HEFFNER HEATHER 201 BLUEJAY RD REIDSVILLE HELMS DANIEL H 147 BEECH TREE CT EDEN HEMINGWAY LAURA W 2073 STONEY CREEK SCH REIDSVILLE HENDERSON ARTHUR L 11283 PARK SPRINGS RD RUFFIN HENDERSON DEBRA J 1600 SHERWOOD DR APT 2G REIDSVILLE HENDERSON JULIAN W 2717 QUICK RD RUFFIN HENDERSON MCDONALD HELEN 552 MAPLE AVE REIDSVILLE HENDERSON WILLIAM F 1600 SHERWOOD DR APT 2GREIDSVILLE HENDRIX BRIAN 618 THOMAS ST REIDSVILLE HENDRY DAVID III 804 FOREST ST REIDSVILLE HENSLEY LARRY M 169 PINE VIEW RD EDEN HERBIN NAOMI 124 RENEE CT REIDSVILLE HERMAN MARK 144 KENDALLWOOD D EDEN HERNANDEZ ANTONIA A PO BOX 431 MAYODAN HERNANDEZ BENJAMIN GARCIA 130 N BYRD ST EDEN HERNANDEZ DANIEL 1146 US HWY 29 BUS REIDSVILLE

HERNANDEZ GUADALUPE G 113 WOODY LANE RUFFIN HERNANDEZ JOEL E 707 JEFFERSON ST EDEN HERNANDEZ MYRNA Y 1821 W JOHNSTON ST APT 2 MADISON HERNANDEZ ROXANA L 1204 E STADIUM DR EDEN HERNANDEZ RUBEN 105 DAHL ST APT 4 STONEVILLE HERNANDEZ ROD. MARTIN 952 W WASHINGTON ST EDEN HERNDON VICKI A 835 DAIRY RD REIDSVILLE HERRERA ALFREDO H PO BOX 4103 EDEN HESS GLENN C 3601 SETTLE BRIDGE ROAD STONEVILLE HESTER HOME DR WM S 802 S MAIN ST REIDSVILLE HIATT BERNARD 211 NEAL ST REIDSVILLE HICKMAN ROBERT M 2042 VICTORY HILL CH RD MAYODAN HICKS BRENDA J 8242 BENAJA ROAD REIDSVILLE HICKS HUGH T 8242 BENAJA ROAD REIDSVILLE HIGGINS SAUNDRA 108 UNION STREET EDEN HIGH GREG H 102 GAYLEWAY COURT REIDSVILLE HIGHFILL CARSBY GENERAL DELIVERY MAYODAN NC HIGLEY KATHLENE B 8575 NC HIGHWAY 87 REIDSVILLE HIGLEY KEVIN 8575 NC HIGHWAY 87 REIDSVILLE HILL BARBARA 303 VICTOR ST EDEN HILL DAVID 306 SHADOWOOD DR REIDSVILLE HILL HELDRY 92 WEST AVE EDEN HILL JOHN DENNIS 916 S VAN BUREN RD EDEN HILL JOSEPH C 208 N 4TH AVE MAYODAN HILL JOSHUA R 606 LYNROCK ST APT F EDEN HILL MARK S 300 PONDEROSA ROAD STONEVILLE HILL MINDY 908 HARRIS ST EDEN HILL RITA F 212 RAY ST EDEN HILL RUBY 226 N OAKLAND AVENUE EDEN HINKLEY RICHARD DEAN JR 1304 E MEADOW RD EDEN HINSON BRYANT JODAWNELIA 172 SUNFLOWER RD REIDSVILLE HOAG NANCY W 410 S WASHINGTON AVE REIDSVILLE HODGE HESSIE B 303 N 9TH AVE MAYODAN HODGES KENNETH D 2226 QUICK RD RUFFIN HOGAN JAMES 117 BOB TRL STONEVILLE HOLCOMB JASON 2508 REID SCHOOL RD REIDSVILLE HOLLAND JOHNNY L 590 C N SMITH MILL RD STONEVILLE HOLLOWAY GERALDINE M 320 FRIENDLY ROAD REIDSVILLE HOLMAN WANDA S 313 N 1ST AVE MAYODAN NC HOLMES SAMUEL 105 S HAIRSTON ST EDEN HOLT & WATT FOR GBORO INVES.P O BOX 728 REIDSVILLE HOLT LISA LAND 631 EDEN RD STONEVILLE HOOKER CRYSTAL 11516 CHERRY GROVE RD REIDSVILLE HOOKER JHAUNDRELL 412 MARTIN ST REIDSVILLE HOOPER PHYLLIS 1512 SHERWOOD DR APT 7 REIDSVILLE HOOPER VIRGINIA H PO BOX 1176 REIDSVILLE HOOVER SCOTT R 300 PLANTATION RD EDEN HOPKINS ABE M 338 BARNES RD EDEN

HOPKINS ROBERT 218 MADISON ST EDEN HOPKINS TOMMY RAY 2825 NC 772 HWY MADISON HOPPER ANGELA G 409 LINDSEY ST REIDSVILLE HOPPER CARNA M 202 MOSS ST REIDSVILLE HOPPER CRYSTAL S 125 SHELLY DR REIDSVILLE HOPPER DAVID R 631 FAGG DR APT 9C EDEN HOPPER GINGER 199 B SATTERFIELD RD MADISON HOPPER HERBERT G 407 S VAN BUREN RD STE C DEDEN HOPPER VIRGINIA 1636 BALD HILL LOOP MADISON HORAK TIMOTHY J 150 SALEM PLACE MADISON HORNE WILLIAM D 195 LINK RD REIDSVILLE HORTELANO JOSE R 1234 FIELDCREST RD EDEN HOWARD JEFFREY S810 LAWNDALE DR APT E 107 REIDSVILLE HOWELL H D PO BOX 453 EDEN HUFF CHARLIE SR 114 LAWSONVILLE AVE REIDSVILLE HUFF LOUISE C 262 CORNTASSEL TRAIL STONEVILLE HUFF MINNIE L 114 LAWSONVILLE AVE REIDSVILLE HUFFMAN KEVIN S 905 OAK RIDGE DR EDEN HULST WIEGER 111 N HAMILTON ST EDEN HUNTER EDNA 182 MONTICELLO DR REIDSVILLE HUNTER MARY J 3766 RT 220 MADISON HUNTER SHERRY 1304 E MEADOW RD EDEN HURLEY OWEN W 161 GOLDHILL RD MADISON HURTADO EUSTORGEO 149 LORRAINE DR REIDSVILLE HUTCHENS JEREMY D 360 STONE RD REIDSVILLE HUTCHENS RANDALL PO BOX 131 STONEVILLE HUTCHERSON JAMES R 5508 US 29 BUS REIDSVILLE HUTSON ROBERT 7570 NC HIGHWAY 700 RUFFIN HUX ADAM DOUGLAS 703 WASHINGTON ST EDEN HYLTON DONNA 542 ROCKINGHAM STOKES DR. MADISON HYLTON IDA S VIRGINIA ST EDEN HYLTON JAMES 542 ROCKINGHAM STOKES DRIVE MADISON HYLTON SHIRLEY S 730 MILES ST EDEN IBPOEW INC DISTRICT 6 138 MCCOY RD REIDSVILLE IDOL DAVID BOX 236 MADISON IDOL HENRY A SPRINKLE ST REIDSVILLE IMPROVEMENT DAVIDS HOME 101 SIMS RD REIDSVILLE INDIAN HILLS DEVELOPMENT 405 BRIDGE ST. EDEN INGE PATRICIA DAINE 801 WYATT ST APT B REIDSVILLE INGOLD AMANDA L 153 COX ST REIDSVILLE INGRAM BRENDA 698 LINDEN DR EDEN INTERSTATE BATTERY OF NC 161 GOLD HILL RD MADISON IRBY LOUIS L 131 S HAIRSTON ST EDEN IRIZARRY ELSA 1115 LILLARD RD RUFFIN IS LABS INC 209A EAST MURPHY ST. MADISON ISLAND REHAB & SPORTS MED PC PO BOX 3525 EDEN ISLEY ELIZABETH 1263 FLAT ROCK RD REIDSVILLE ISLEY JAMES A 238 KOGER RD REIDSVILLE

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SEPTEMBER 2011 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, PAGE 39 ¶ Names continued ISLEY JOHN T 2523 IRON WORKS ROAD REIDSVILLE JACKSON AUBREY 137 RHODES DRIVE REIDSVILLE JACKSON BRIAN E 810 LAWNDALE DR APT #A304 REIDSVILLE JACKSON DARLENE 137 RHODES DRIVE REIDSVILLE JACKSON EVELYN P 901 DILLON ST REIDSVILLE JACKSON PATRICIA 9412 NC HIGHWAY 87 # 2 REIDSVILLE JACKSON R E 125 BEDDINGFIELD RD EDEN JACKSON RUBEN 213 N 6TH AVE MAYODAN JACOBS ELIZABETH 105 GOLDDUST TRL REIDSVILLE JAD BUILDERS 1161 GRAVEL HILL RD RUFFIN JAMES MCCAIN M & Z TRANS. PO BOX 753 REIDSVILLE JAMES ODELL F 412 GARDNER ST REIDSVILLE JAMOULIS LUCY LIANE 1621 COUNTRY CLUB RD REIDSVILLE JAMOULIS NICHOLAS DEAN 1621 COUNTRY CLUB RDREIDSVILLE JANNEY KELLY W PO BOX 502 STONEVILLE JANUZYS PETER V 1052 DEER CHASE RD MADISON JARRELL BRIAN K 297 VIKING DRIVE EDEN JARRELL STACEY A PO BOX 583 REIDSVILLE JARRETT FRED L 718 HWY 65 REIDSVILLE JAYCEES EDEN PO BOX 65 EDEN JEFFREY GARDNER 142 SEASHELL CT STONEVILLE JEFFREYS LINDA 505 BOSWELL ST MAYODAN NC JESS FLO COMPANY 236 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE JEVEPUD GAME 229 BUGANT ST EDEN JIMENEZ JOSE CABALLERO 2101 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE JIMENEZ LETICIA R 2131 ESTES RD RUFFIN JIMENEZ LOERA JORGE L 108 RENEE CT REIDSVILLE JIMENEZ RICARDO 1924 NC HWY 772 MADISON JIMENEZLOPEZ PEDRO 631 FAGG DR APT 10A EDEN JOHNSON ANGELA H 311 ELLISBORO GARDEN LANE MADISON JOHNSON BARBARA 2508 LEMAR DRIVE REIDSVILLE JOHNSON CALLIE 911 DILLON ST REIDSVILLE JOHNSON EMMITT 218 LENOIR DR EDEN JOHNSON GLORIA B 186 WILLOW ST REIDSVILLE JOHNSON JAMES ODELL 185 SPARROW RD EDEN JOHNSON JENNIFER 332 STRATFORD RD EDEN JOHNSON JULIE 821 BROOKS RD REIDSVILLE JOHNSON LAURIE R 965 HWY 65 REIDASVILLE JOHNSON MARION DPO BOX 731 REIDSVILLE JOHNSON MARY T 173 AVALON LOOP STONEVILLE JOHNSON MELODY JERE 1294 RHODES LOOP MADISON JOHNSON MICHAEL D 129 N RICKMAN ST EDEN JOHNSON ODESSA 713 WESTWOOD DRIVE EDEN JOHNSON RAY L 186 WILLOW ST REIDSVILLE JOHNSON RICHARD 161 LICK FORK CREEK RD REIDSVILLE JOHNSON RONALD E 331 SOUTH BRANCH ST REIDSVILLE JOHNSON ROOSEVELT A 120 WILD FERN LN REIDSVILLE JOHNSON SHANNON813 RIDGE ST MADISON JOHNSON WILLIAM 1969 STONEY CREEK SCH. RD REIDSVILLE JOHNSON WOODS BRENDA 1014 LICK FORK CRk RD REIDSVILLE JOHNSTON HUGH D 1400 PENNROSE DR REIDSVILLE JOHNSTON LAURA D 1400 PENNROSE DR REIDSVILLE JOHNSTON TASHA ANN1105 S PARK DR REIDSVILLE JONES ELIZABETH B 9877 PARK SPRINGS RD RUFFIN JONES HARRY W RT 6 BOX 457C REIDSVILLE JONES HEATHER K 405 AYERSVL RD MAYODAN JONES LILLIAN 841 FLATROCK RD REIDSBVILLE JONES LINDA A 5860 NC HIGHWAY 135 STONEVILLE JONES LISA I 309 WILSON ST EDEN JONES PHILIP 7555 US 158 REIDSVILLE JONES TINA M 2372 WENTWORTH ST REIDSVILLE JONES VERIL G 1324 FIELDCREST RD EDEN JORDAN FRANK E 5905 HWY 772 MADISON JORDAN MAGGIE 121 LIVEOAK RD REIDSVILLE JOYCE CHRISTINE G GENERAL DELIVERY MADYODAN JOYCE EVERETT W 245 VALLEY LEVEL RD REIDSVILLE JOYCE GEORGIA 301 BELLVILLE DRIVE STOKESDALE JOYCE HAZEL S BOX 63 MADISON JOYCE JAMES A JR BOX 903 EDEN JOYCE JANET 1677 BRIM RD MADISON JOYCE JIMMY SR P O BOX 393 MAYODAN JOYCE LAVITA S 320 CARTER ST APT 25 MAYODAN JOYCE MICHAEL R C/O PIEDMONT PODIATRY 519 VAN BUREN RD EDEN JOYCE MYRTLE 148 VAN BUREN RD STONEVILLE JOYCE RUBY N 3RD AVE MAYODAN JOYCE SAMUEL D 170-NC 770 MAYODAN JOYCE THOMAS 301 BELLVILLE DRIVE STOKESDALE JS MART 142 MURPHY STREET MADISON JUAREZ BAUTISTA MARIA 204 CARMEN DRIVE STONEVILLE JUAREZ CARLOS 1049 FLAT ROCK RD REIDSVILLE JUAREZ ESPARZA ALMA I PO BOX 176 EDEN JUMPER HUGH JR MR160 CARTER ST REIDSVILLE JUSTICE STEVE 406 STONE RD REIDSVILLE KALLAM DICKIE PO BOX 253 MAYODAN KALLAM WENDY PO BOX 253 MAYODAN KANSAS ARTHUR 804 MONTGOMERY ST REIDSVILLE KARLIK MARTIN 1275 BALD HILL LOOP MADISON KEARNS EUGENE W JR 150 WAYNOR DR REIDSVILLE KEATON RANDY 2091 SNEAD RD STONEVILLE KEELING J WAYNE 2310 BELMONT DR REIDSVILLE KEELING MEREDITH E 2310 BELMONT DR REIDSVILLE KEELING SANDRA D 2310 BELMONT DR REIDSVILLE KELLAM CAROL 610 LOFTUS ST EDEN KELLAM COURTLAND 626 OAK ST EDEN KELLAM TANEAKA N 207 KELLAM ST REIDSVILLE KELLUM MAHALA 302 CARTER ST MADISON KELLY RANDY 120 DECK CIR MAYODAN KENNON BILL 1825 DELAWARE AVE EDEN KENNON GEORGE 1023 WEST AVE EDEN KENNON JANE 400 BARNES ROAD EDEN KENNON JERRY MICHAEL 3708 GROOMS RD REIDSVILLE KERNODLE BARBARA A 1019 GEORGIA AVE APT 6 EDEN KERSEY FAITH PO BOX 2501 REIDSVILLE KILPATRICK V 1234 ROBIN RD EDEN KIMBER CLYDE R 1360 STONEY CREEK SCHL RD REIDSVILLE KIMBERLY SUZANNE C BIRD MD518VAN BUREN RD STE 1 EDEN KIMBRO CARLTON EUGENE 234 WEAVER ST EDEN KINCAID ANTHONY W 723 GARDNER RD REIDSVILLE KING BILLY L 314 GRAVES ST REIDSVILLE KING CALEB 203 HILLCREST DR MADISON KING DENNIS E 471 MOORE RD REIDSVILLE KING DURWOOD F JR 310 N OAKLAND AVE EDEN KING GWEN 512 CARTER RIDGE DR REIDSVILLE KING JANE 130 STERLING DR STONEVILLE KING JASON V 127 WOODBERRY DR. REIDSVILLE KINNEY LARRY 312 HENRY ST EDEN KIRBY EUNICE 610 FONTAINE ST REIDSVILLE KIRKMAN KENNY 319 HOWE ST EDEN KIRKPATRICK ALBERTA PO BOX 89 MADISON KIVETT MARY 1780 K-FORK RD MADISON KLAROS ALFONSO 1105 DURWICH RD REIDSVILLE KNIGHT AVIS R BOX 108 REIDSVILLE KNIGHT CHARLES 4920 HWY 770 STONEVILLE KNIGHT EVAN L 501 ROBERTS FARM RD REIDSVILLE KNIGHT MARTHA LAUTEN 419 RIVER RD STONEVILLE KNIGHT TANA J 324 E MEADOW RD EDEN KNOWLES HEATHER 810 LAWNDALE DR APT A305 REIDSVILLE KNOWLTON PETER B 320 STOKES RD REIDSVILLE KONECNY VICTOR S 1601 VANCE ST REIDSVILLE KORN BRIAN 3401 VANCE STREET EXT REIDSVILLE KRETCHUN MELISSA222 MCCOY RD REIDSVILLE KRITES DOROTHY L 1882 PENNROSE DR REIDSVILLE KUBOTA PIERCE 109 HOLLY HILL DR REIDSVILLE LAPCARE SERVICES INC FOSTER RICHARDSON PO BOX 1169 REIDSVILLE

LA HAUSER 3061 HIGHWAY 14 REIDSVILLE LAGUNASADOLFOASADMINISTRATOROFTHEE580 PRIDDYLOOPSTONEVILLE LAMBERT CHARLES PO BOX 2545 REIDSVILLE LAMBERT LARRAMIE W 1213 B WASHINGTON ST EDEN LAMBERT MICHELLE MS 641 FISHER ST EDEN LAMBETH JACQUELINE PO BOX 2244 REIDSVILLE LAND THOMAS POB 2314 REIDSVILLE LANDRETH D W 561 CROWDER RD MADISON LANDRETH LETTIE C/O KENNETH D KNIGHTPOAPOBOX 329 MADISON LANDRETH TIMOTHY WAYNE 3860 NC HWY 704 MADISON LANE PRESTON 709 FRAZIER LN REIDSVILLE LANFORD GERALD V 706 W BLOSSOM LN MADISON LANGLEY CHRISTINA 112 POPPY RD MADISON LANGLEY WILLIAM LEE RTE 1 BOX 502 REIDSVILLE LARA ABELINO PO BOX 3373 EDEN LARA CHAVEZ EDUARDO F 436 MAIN ST EDEN LARES JUANA I 157 CHICKEN FARM RD REIDSVILLE LAWRENCE FRANK G 417 GLENN ST EDEN LAWRENCE IVEY MAY 417 GLENN STREET EDEN LAWRENCE LANDIS S 1974 DUNLAP RD MADISON LAWSON CHRISTOPHER 1109 BASS ST MADISON LAWSON JESSICA Y 125 ABRA DR REIDSVILLE LAWSON JOHN 609 NE MARKET ST REIDSVILLE LAWSON JONATHAN 106 BEGONIA LN REIDSVILLE LAWSON MICHELENE M 1850 US HWY 29 REIDSVILLE LAWSON PARKS D 1850 US HWY 29 REIDSVILLE LAWSON ROBERT G 504 CARROLL ST REIDSVILLE LAWSON TIFFANY J 620 MOREHEAD ST EDEN LAWW INC1304 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE LE HUNG 1723 S SCALES ST REIDSVILLE LEAL HEVERARDO J 451 COMER RD STONEVILLE LEDESMA J NABOR MATA PO BOX 942 REIDSVILLE LEDFORD TONY 218 WILLIAMS ST REIDSVILLE LEE JAMES C PO BOX 294 REIDSVILLE LEE KENNETH W 130 LONDON RD EDEN LEE WAYNE A 323 N WASHINGTON AVE REIDSVILLE LEISURE LAND & TIMBER PO BOX 368 STONEVILLE LEMONS BOBBY F 501 N AYERSVILLE RD MAYODAN LEROY C SMITH M D 409 W HARRISON ST PO BOX 1349 REIDSVILLE LEWIS ALLEN 2115 RICHARDSON DR REIDSVILLE LEWIS CRYSTAL 133 STERLING DR STONEVILLE LEWIS DEAN 141 STAR DR MADISON LEWIS HOPE 203 RIERSON RD MADISON LEWIS J ALLAN 2115 RICHARDSON DR REIDSVILLE

LEWIS JOSEPH C 203 RIERSON RD LEWIS TOM 810F LAWNDALE DR LEWIS WILLIAM H JR P O BOX 312 LEWTON LOWELL PO BOX 1984 LIBBYHILLSEAFOOD 5 C/O 3364272222112 BE SHAFFER DRIVE LIGON BLONDIE 485 CEDAR LANE LILLY ELIZABETH G 3125 NC HIGHWAY 65 LIN SHAN EN 5200 HWY 29 LINDSAY LAKISHA 1312 CAROLINA AVE LINDSEY GRACE MS 601 N SCALES LINDSEY MICKEY 312 LEARY CIRCLE LINK FRANCIS 1082 LOBLOLLY RD LINKOUS DOUGLAS 120 NORTHFORK DR LISS CYNTHIA A 442 BERRYMORE RD LITTLE DAWN 877 LAWSONVILLE AVE LOCKLEAR STEPHANIE 134 STERLING DR UNIT #79 LOFTIN ROBERT MICHAEL 1180 COMER RD LOFTIS ADOLPHUS 200 LOFTIS RD LOFTIS ANDREW 2138 WENTWORTH ST LOFTIS AUDREY P 200 LOFTIS RD LOFTIS BOYD 200 LOFTIS RD LONG JO ANN 11230 NC 87 SOUTH LOPEZ CANDIDO Z 156 STEPHANIE LN LOPEZ ELIOVARDO B 105 ALORA DR LOPEZ ESVIN 1701 BARNES ST LOPEZ MAXIMO O PO BOX 4157 LOTITO ANTONIO PO BOX 51 LOWDERMILK STEVEN D 7472 NC HWY 700 LOWE BRENDA PO BOX 841 LOWE GOIL 809 S BRIDGE ST LOWE JAMES BOX 800 LOWE JAMES W 2381 GOLD HILL RD LOWE MAURICE 809 S BRIDGE ST LOWE ROBERT E 1061 LONESOME RD LOWNE CHARLES 618 S MAIN ST LUCAS COURTNEY E380 STONEY CREEK SCHL RD LUCAS PAGEANT 1500 CANDY CREEK RD LUMMUS JIMMY PO BOX 323 LUMPKINS JOHN 200 GUERRANT RD. LUTHER GARY BOX 866 LY DIEP 1723 S SCALES ST LYNN GARY L 104 NORRHFORK LYNN OTIS L 205 MONTICELLO DRIVE LYNN OTIS L JR PO BOX 544

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Eden Senior Center

Reidsville Senior Center

Call 627-4711 for Information on any of the following listings:

201 N. Washington Ave.,

508 Orchard Ave, Eden

FRIENDS CLUB Every Tuesday at 10:00 at the center. We meet for lunch at a local restaurant 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 Sept. 26th 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 Sept. 8th at 10:00am call 1-800-951-2257 to make an appointment BINGO BASH at 9:00 on Mon., Sept. 19th 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. 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 SHATLEY SPRINGS - Tue., Oct. 18th. Come join us for lunch at Shatley Springs Restaurant visit the spring, the Ashe County Cheese Factory and a look at the fresco paintings at nearby churches. Transportation on charter bus $37.50 (lunch on your own) Call 627-4711 to register by Sept. 29th.

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Reidsville Call 349-1088 for Information on any of the following listings: ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR MEDICARE PART D Call SHIIP @ 1-800-443-9354 to process and application or Cindy Baynes/Paula Perguson at 349-1088 SENIOR CITIZENS MONTH & FALL PREVENTION MONTH Sept. 1st at 11 am a program featuring Energy Saving Tips and other services offered by Duke Energy. GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRAND-CHILDREN LUNCHEON -Sept. 15th from 10 am-12 noon Free-Must call to sign up. Also on the 15th at 11:00am Speaker from Liberty Home Care and Hospice Services to talk on Fall Prevention. Sat., Sept. 24 - LIVING & AGING WELL EXPO Wentworth Armory beginning at 8:00am-12noon. Many local business and non-profit organizations come together to give something back to the community. Such as Resources, Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Educational Sessions, Bingo, Entertainment, Caregiver Recognition, (Pancake breakfast will begin at 7:30am and the Expo at 8 am and end with the Lunch at 12 noon) ONGOING EVENTS Call 349-1088 for dates and times Fitness Rusty Hinges Exercise Crochet Class Dance Class Phase-10 Card Games Canasta Card Games Men’s Shuffleboard Windows-7 Computer Class Internet & E-Mail Class Discover the Computer ClassDance Group Meets-1:00pm Blind Support Group Blood Pressure Checks

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. The program begins on Sept. 8th. 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.

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New tanning products including lotions, after tan moisturizers, body scrubs and bath products. Tan Land offers monthly, 3month, 6-month or yearly packages.They are open MondaySaturday, 12:00-8:00pm in the summer and 10:00am-8:00pm in the fall. Call 336-612-2305 for more information or visit their Facebook page—Tan Land. Barbour Studio & Gallery Tom Barbour offers the areas highest quality yet affordable photo restoration service. If you have an old photograph that has been torn, faded, scratched or otherwise deteriorated from its original quality, they can restore it like new. A restored photo is a very personal gift to share with family, relatives and friends. Restoration of photographs can take time depending on the complexity of the work necessary to bring it back to its original quality, so they are offering a free estimate along with 20% off of any photo restoration order submitted prior to Oct 31st, 2011. This will allow ample time for completion

of the restoration in time for Christmas. The 20% discount must be mentioned at the time you place your restoration order. In addition to restoring old photographs, Barbour Studio & Gallery can alter existing photographs by adding or deleting individuals, colorizing black and white photos, changing backgrounds etc. You can trust Barbour Studio & Gallery to give you the quality work you expect. They are located at 714 Washington St., Eden in the Historic Downtown Leaksville area. Their phone number is 336-623-7007. Rockingham Literacy Project Yard and Bake Sale On Sat., Oct. 1, 2011 from 7:00-11:00 a.m. a yard and bake sale will take place in the parking lot between Bette-r-Look Salon and Macy J's (former Bank of America parking lot) on Washington St. in Eden. This is just west of the Literacy Project office. For questions call 336627-0007 or visit our website at www.rcliteracyproject.org. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held inside the RCLP office, 705-A Washington Street, Eden. Monroe Mini Mart Now Open Monroe Mini Mart located at 600A Monroe St is now open! From groceries, dairy products, snacks(healthy and not so), soft drinks, cigarettes, and adult beverages to much more! We're here for your convenience and want to serve you. We are also a bill pay center for utilities, phone service(landline and cellular), and many others. Come check us out!! 336-623-0808 Bellaggios Ice Cream & Deli 660 Pierce Street (strip shopping center next to Wal-Mart) They have delicious flavors of regular and fat free Hershey’s Ice Cream. Bellaggios is open MondaySunday: 10:00am-8:00pm Stop by and get some relief from the heat! Call 623-3005 or check them out on Facebook Pace-Stone Special Event: Carpet Ride for a Cure Mark your calendars for a special event that will take place from October 3rd-8th this year at Pace-Stone, Inc, located at 663 Washington St. They are launching a new line of beautiful and affordable rugs, unveiling a new Vera Bradley display, and bringing their special discount items into the main store. Proceeds from a 6’ x 9’ Karastan Rug raffle and a percentage of their weekly sales will go to McMichael Cancer Center. A ribbon cutting and coffee will take place on Monday, Oct. 3rd at 9:00am and a wine tasting by The Front Porch Wine & Dress Shop from 5:00pm-7:00pm on Thur., Oct. 6th. in Pace-Stone. Employees of Morehead Hospital will also participate in the event. Raffle tickets are on sale now for just $10.00. “Our family has been touched by cancer, as have some of our employees,” stated owner Ty Pace. “We wanted to support the fine work done by the McMichael Cancer.” For more information, contact PaceStone at 336-623-2158, visit www.pacestone.com or the PaceStone Facebook page.


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Rockingham County Veterans' Coalition Hazel Keith, manager of the Eden Walmart presented a $1000 check to David Turner, member of the Rockingham County Veterans' Coalition. The coalition is better known as a Veterans Stand Down that is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of homeless veterans through outreach, emergency, and community-based assistance. The coalition consists of members from the American Legion, VFW, DAV, county and state agencies. The Veterans Stand Down is planned for November 10, 2011 at the National Guard Armory in Wentworth.

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CONGRATULATIONS! You GOT ‘ER DONE!

GOT ‘ER DONE! The Morehead High School Duane Best Auditorium new seats were ordered August 10, 2011! The school website notes this accomplishment. For a computer search to see this story and more, type in Morehead High School Eden NC. Of course, all installment donations and recently pledged seats helped complete the 21month campaign. The Duane Best Scholarship Fund humbly salutes with joy the hundreds of donors. The August edition of the EDEN’S OWN JOURNAL reported the progress made by the donors from May 14 through July 19. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011 at 7:30 PM.: The Auditorium’s Golden Anniversary Dedication Choral Reunion is scheduled. This is exactly two years to the date of the project KICK OFF! More details will be provided about the program and performance plans. Who can help throw the party? At the 50th Reunion on August 20, the MHS Class of 1961 donated 12 seats with the help of an anonymous donor! The event was held at the Willow Oaks Event Center, the former home of Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Smith, Jr. Ironically, Mr. Smith was on the Leaksville School Board (1959) that approved construction of the auditorium. The WASHINGTON STREET SALONS BENEFIT concluded the formal fundraising

“The only ideas that will work for you are the ones you put to work,” is true for Jo Petty, the hundreds of donors and those unnamed seat replacement donors.

with four seats as well as cash and food donations for the American Red Cross, Rockingham County Chapter. Clients and friends donated at Bette-R-Look Salon and Day Spa, Capelli Salon, Head2Toe, Jennifer & Co., and Totally Clips. Who will donate on behalf of the Classes of 1992 and 1997? There’s a continuum of donors for classes 1947 – 2014 except for those two years. Even students in the Class of 2016 and 2018 have been honored! Together for MHS and Eden NC, ALL-AMERICA CITY 2011!

MABE TRUCKING CO. (2) Monfread and Lori Manns Yvonne Matlosz Danny and Van Meeks MHS Class of 2001 MHS Class of 2002 Joyce Priddy Minniear 1976 Bernie and Joan Moore Brenda Joan Wright Moore 1962 Rose Mary Nolen Sheila M. Fetner, Ellen M. Orchard-Hays Katherine Knott Pappa 1985 (3) Randy and Debbie Poplin Lynda Purcell 1963 Mitzie Purdy Philip Raeburn Fern Ragan “The Last Seat” Larry and Lib Roberson 1958 Bill and Martha Roberts (3) Marie Robertson Ronald and Jean Robertson Charles Saunders Linda A. Saylor 1969 (2) Vergie C. Shively Dale Rorrer Smith, Robert Rorrer, Amy Rorrer Stegall Harriet Hough (1967) and John W. Smith (7) Spare Change for Seat Change

Spencer Kathryn “Kay “ Spencer Spirit of '76" 1976 MHS Alumni Otis and Addie Stultz Jim and Brenda, Tony and Trish Stutts Andrew Talbert Angeline Talbott Sandra Teague

TOTALLY CLIPS Joan and Bob Troy (2) David Tucker (6) Malcolm Washburn WASHINGTON ST. SALON BENEFIT Elizabeth Sweeny and Alan Wolf 1966 Homer E. Wright, Jr. (10)

Thank you, Seat Donors, whose donations were recorded July 20 – August 23 (Both DONOR and TRIBUTE NAMES to be listed on the lobby Wall of Honor):

Anonymity 1961 (10) AREA SOFTBALL PLAYERS Stephen C. Bailey Thomas and Maryann Barbour Sam and Ginger Best BETTE-R-LOOK SALON & DAY SPA Mike Burchell Gary L. (1958) & Carolyn Hale Burnett 1960 CAPELLI SALON Charles and Chris Carter Byron H. Chandler Karen Pulliam Daniels 1974 Loyd and Brenda T. Dillon Jill Dineen Barry and Robbin Dodson (2) EDEN’S OWN JOURNAL Family and Friends of Linda C. Pruitt Melissa “Missy” Perry Golding 1983 Sally Groseclose (1975) and Norman Gordon (3) John and Sylvia Grogan (3) R. S. Gwynn Brenda Purdy Hearne HEAD2TOE HEAT & AIR CONTR. EMPLOYEES Lula Hill (2) Debbie Thompson Horton 1974 Michael (1957) and Nancy Hough (2) Jennifer Buckner Hurd (1969), Michael Cary Hurd 1967 JENNIFER & CO. Tim & Cheryl Jenkins, Ed & Ginny Jones Margaret and Bill Kiser (2) Sallie B. Kiser Sallie K. Kirven, Bill, Jim Kiser Chuck & Martha Groseclose Kolling 1973 Donna Agee Koon Bryan and Donna H. LaPrade 1977 W. Guy Lucas (2)

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