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Waxhaw votes no Commissioners nix zoning request for apartment complex, hotel and civic center

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Tommy Cochran Jr. Randy Eudy Jim Helms Wilson Long Ruth Johnson Payne Scott Purser

WHAT’S NEWS BBB updates THR from F to B-plus

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The Better Business Bureau has upgraded THR & Associates to a B plus rating. THR is the parent company of Ohio Valley Gold & Silver Refinery which is coming to Union County Oct. 27-31 to buy precious metals. Ohio Valley has a BBB rating of C-minus, but THR had an F rating on Monday. Ohio Valley representatives will be in Union County this week to buy scrap gold and collectibles. A BBB spokeswoman said THR dealt with some advertising complaints and were subsequently upgraded to the B-plus rating. — by Staff Writer Jason deBruyn

BIRTHDAYS Best wishes are extended to everyone who is celebrating a birthday today, especially Michael Meadows, Candace McClendon, Virginia Edwards, and Logan Hasty, whose birthday was omitted from Wednesday’s list. Call (704) 261-2278 or e-mail birthdays@theej.com to add your names to the list.

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Volunteer Sam Billotto, right, assists Meals On Wheels driver Dean Baskins, who was at the National Guard Armory to pick up food for a disabled recipient on his route.

Former volunteers find themselves in line for the final food distribution of 2009 BY TIFFANY LANE

Staff Writer

MONROE The first person showed up at 3:30 a.m., lawn chairs and blankets in tow. The second person arrived half an hour later. By the time Gloria Haney pulled up to the National Guard Armory at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, a long line had formed down Charles Street. Most of those waiting were on food stamps; all qualified for the Department of Social Services’ commodity distribution program. Haney, volunteer services coordinator for DSS, opened the doors just before 9 a.m. The goal was to serve as many families as possible with the 65,000 pounds of government food delivered Tuesday. Most of it was distributed that day, she said. “People just don’t have the money and stuff to shop like they want to,” said Sophia McNeely, a Monroe resident who volunteered with the program earlier this year. This time, McNeely found herself on the other side

of the line, waiting with dozens of others. “I don’t have the food in my home,” she said, and certainly not enough to support three teenage daughters and a 1-yearold grandson. McNeely was laid off in February and is drawing unemployment. She hopes for good news from the unemployment office today. “I thank God they got this,” she said of the program. McNeely hopes her situation will be different by Thanksgiving when she gathers with family for a holiday meal. DSS hosts the program four times a year — March, May, September and October. Food stamps recipients automatically qualify. Others can apply at the beginning of each year. Clengy Clark used the program last year when he was laid off by his employer of 15 years. With a wife and child to support, he took his place in line to Staff photo by Rick Crider wait for food. Clark now runs his own car cleaning Sophia McNeely, of Monroe, received two boxes of

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Empty houses? State steps in New program gives buyers up to $14,900 to buy foreclosed houses BY JASON deBRUYN

Staff Writer

MONROE Union County has averaged almost seven foreclosures per day in 2009. A new state program hopes to reverse that trend by offering homebuyers incentives to purchase foreclosed properties. According to the Union County clerk of court’s office, more than 1,800 foreclosures have been filed since Jan. 1; some — like

the recent Prescot Estate subdivision foreclosure — reverting to the bank while a developer is still building in a new neighborhood. To help put people back in these houses, the N.C. Housing Finance Agency announced it will provide up to $14,900 to qualified buyers who purchase foreclosure properties. The state agency will use

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food at the Department of Social Services commodity distribution on Wednesday.

WAXHAW After hours of an emotionally tense public hearing, a controversial development in downtown Waxhaw met a relatively quiet end. Town commissioners voted 4-1, with Commissioner Max Walker in opposition, to deny a zoning change for a lot in historic downtown. Without the zoning change, the request for a conditional use permit, for that same lot was invalidated. The development by Historic Ventures LLC, would have included a three-story apartment complex with up to 94 units, a hotel, a mixed-use building, a day care and a civic center. “I don’t feel like it is reasonable or consistent with the area,” said Commissioner Martin Lane. It is not the first time that the town’s board has fended off large developments in the historic downtown. In 2006, the town entered into an exhaustive series of hearings before rejecting efforts to add a Walmart Supercenter to the area. The decision to deny the developers’ requests came swiftly after commissioners spent several minutes in closed session with attorney Chaplain Spencer. It was a calm end to a series of public hearings that had residents’ emotions so high that at one point a verbal disagreement between residents and developer Bransen Patch required police intervention to escort resident Jim Howie from the meeting. Originally scheduled for Oct. 13, the hearing had to be continued Tuesday due to the number of residents who signed up to speak against the project, particularly the apartment complex. Citing everything from the lack of water and sewer to traffic issues that

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In honor of Alex

BY TIFFANY LANE

Staff Writer

MONROE A golf classic to raise college scholarship money will honor former Porter Ridge student Alex Kahle, who died in a car accident in 2007. “Education was very important to Alex and to us as a family,” Alex’s mother, Pat Kahle, said. Money raised in Monday’s tournament will go toward a scholarship for the Union County Christmas Parade Princess. Every year, each high school chooses one senior girl to represent the school in Monroe’s Christmas Parade. Girls are selected based on leadership skills, academic excellence and community

Friends of Alex Kahle’s created a memorial at the site of the car accident that killed her. A Monday golf tournament will raise money for a scholarship in her honor. Staff photo by Rick Crider

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DEATHS

Houses Continued from 1A Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds for down payment and closing-cost help to first-time homebuyers with low to moderate incomes. Local real estate agents say the program should help the housing market rebound. “Anything that gets people into houses that they qualified for is a good thing,” said Ron Sumrow, with Allen Tate Realty. Richard Price, a real estate agent with Keller Wiliams Realty, agreed. Price has been working with foreclosure properties for more than four years and discusses foreclosures during a weekly radio spot on WIXE 1190 AM. “There have been a lot around here,” he said. “A program that helps cut back on that is good.” Price also pointed out a silver lining. “Bank-owned homes are an excellent opportunity for first time buyers,” he said, adding that federal and state tax incentives, plus depressed home prices, mean buyers can buy a house and have instant equity with-

Ruth Irene Johnson Payne

Scott Hiram Purser

MONROE Scott Hiram Purser, 47, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. He was born in Union County, NC on January 23, 1962. He was a 1980 graduate of Piedmont High School where he was all conference in football and baseball and was still active in the sports activities. Scott enjoyed hunting and golf. He was an employee of Acosta Co. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 1:00 PM in Unionville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lakeview Baptist Church Cemetery. He is survived by his father, Hiram Purser, mother, Judy O. Johnson and husband Howard, son, Cody Purser, maternal grandmother, Betty O. Payne, brother, Eric Purser and wife Annette, sister, Tammy Maske and husband Mark all of Monroe, step-daughter, Leslie Sheppard and husband Tucker of Cary, half-sister, Nakoa Holder and husband Will of Springs, Texas, step-brother, Howard Johnson, Jr., step-sister, Dawn Hinkel both of Monroe, nephews, Austin, Hunter, and Justin Purser, Tyler, Matthew, and Kyle Maske and Cayden Holder, nieces, Jessie Purser and Karsyn Holder, also mother of his children, Sondra Purser. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 at Gordon Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Unionville Baptist Church, building fund, 510 Baucom Rd., Monroe, NC 28110 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservivce.com PAID OBITUARY

Randy D. Eudy

MONROE  Randy Dale Eudy, 53, died Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2009) at Carolinas Medical Center-Union. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service of Monroe.

Jim Helms

MONROE Jim Helms, 82, died Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2009) at Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Monroe. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday (Oct. 23,

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INDIAN TRAIL Mr. Tommy Franklin Cochran, Jr., 80, died Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Hospice of Union County. Funeral services will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 22, 2009 at First Baptist Church – Indian Trail. The family will receive friends following the service. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday atCharlotte Memorial Gardens. Mr. Cochran was born March 2, 1929 in Mecklenburg County and retired from Barnhart Manufacturing with over 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, old western movies, seek-n-find books and sharing old stories with others. Mr. Cochran is survived by his wife, Barbara Hartis Cochran, of the home; daughter, Angela Cochran Ziegler and husband, Donny, of Stallings; sisters, Jessie Mae Smith of Charlotte, Mattie Newell of Florida, and Alice Edwards of Concord; and grandchildren, Austin and Hannah Ziegler. The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe,NC 28110. Online condolences may be made at www. goodshepherdfuneralhome.net. Good Shepherd Funeral Home, Indian Trail, is serving the family of Mr. Cochran. PAID OBITUARY

MONROE Mrs. Payne, 89, of Monroe, formerly of Rochester, N.Y. passed away, October 20, 2009. She was born August 29, 1920 in Meadow, Virginia, daughter of Ethelyn and Maurice Johnson. Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband of 52 years, Harry E. Payne. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 23, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Forest Hill Funeral Home, 2440 Whitten Rd., Memphis, TN 38133. Burial will follow in Memphis Memory Gardens. Mrs. Payne is survived by a daughter, Joan Payne of Monroe, NC, a son, Terry W. Payne (wife Cheryl) of Asheville, N.C and 4 grandchildren, Shannon Reese and Sara Payne of Memphis, TN, Christopher Cooper of NC and Zachary Payne of Asheville, NC. Mrs. Payne also has four great grandchildren, all of Memphis, Daniel Reese, Amber Reese, Bailie Payne and Kyle Yarbrough. Joan wishes to thank Martha and Eddie Woods for their love and kindness shown to Ruth through the years. Gordon Funeral Service is in charge of the local arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com

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Iconic feminist artist dies at 83 NEW YORK (AP) — Feminist artist Nancy Spero, whose works have been included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, has died. She was 83. The cause was respiratory complications from an infection.

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Wilson Long

MONROE Wilson Long, 89, died Wednesday (Oct. 21, 2009) in Hospice House in Monroe. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe.

•  UNION WEST ROTARY, 7:30 a.m., civic building behind Indian Trail Town Hall. Call Sean Helms, 704-849-9332. • WAXHAW-WEDDINGTON SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB, 7:30 a.m., Rippington’s Restaurant, 109 W. South Main Street, Waxhaw. Call Jerry, 704-363-2173. • VIOLENCE PREVENTION TASK FORCE, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Details, United Family Services, 704-226-1352. • BABY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Union West Library. Details, 704-821-7475. •  KIWANIS CLUB OF MONROE, noon to 1 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club. Call Fran Dandridge at 704-289-9429. •  SENIOR CITIZENS CANASTA, 12:30 p.m., Ellen Fitzgerald Center. For information, call Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center at 704-282-4657. • FILE MANAGEMENT CLASS, 2 p.m., Union West Library. Free. Registration required; call 704-821-7475. • BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS CLASS, 3:30 p.m., Union West Library. Free. Registration required; call 704-821-7475. • TEEN READ POSTERS AND BOOKMARKS, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Edwards Library, Marshville. Details, 704624-2828. • HOMEWORK HELP NIGHT, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monroe Library. For grades one through eight. Details, Kim, 704283-8184, ext. 238. • THURSDAY TALES, 5 p.m., Monroe Library. For ages 5 and up and their caregivers. Details, 704-283-8184. •  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Low Bottom group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., old Belk building, 200 Stewart St., Monroe.

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Details, 704-332-4387; 704377-0244. •  TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m. weigh-in, 6:20 meeting, Love Baptist Church, 707 Deese Road, Monroe. Details, 704-225-1720. •  WAXHAW TOPS #613 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Waxhaw Bible Church, 6810 Pleasant Grove Road. 704-843-5518 or 704-254-3880. • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Sunset group, 6 p.m., 1010 McManus St., Monroe. Details, 704-219-6245. • UNION COUNTY CRUISERS, 6:30 p.m., Monroe Mall, next to Pizza Hut. Custom and classic cars. Details, 704238-1600. •  PILOT CLUB OF MONROE, 6:30 p.m., David Tucker Construction, 1139-A N. Charlotte Ave. Business and program meeting. Call Vada Tucker, 704-292-1329. •  PRESERVATION SOCIETY, 7 p.m., Waxhaw Town Hall. • GARDEN CLUB OF WAXHAW, 7 p.m., call Pat Kitto at 704-843-5931 for location. • SENIOR DANCE, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Ellen Fitzgerald Center, Line dancing and ballroom dancing. Details, 704282-4657. •  BINGO, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Indian Trail VFW, 100 VFW Lane, Indian Trail; $500 jackpot. For details, call 704-821-9753. • WEDDINGTON OPTIMIST CLUB, 7 p.m., Weddington Optimist Park, N.C. 84. For details, call Aubrey Moore, 704283-1805 or Ron Stamey, 704-846-1754. • BOY SCOUT TROOP 98, 7 p.m., Hemby Bridge Church, 6010 Mill Grove Road. F704-882-3482. •  MOTHER OF TWINS CLUB Monroe, 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hayne Street. For details, call Tawnee Bound, 704-283-7685. • COCAINE ANONYMOUS meeting, 7:30

p.m., at the Friendship Home, 2111 Stafford St. Ext., Monroe. • AL-ANON, 8 p.m., First Step Recovery Center, 1623 Sunset Drive, Monroe. Details, 704-2830944, 704-764-7651.

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Sumrow said. To qualify in Union County, a single mortgagor cannot earn more than $65,000 a year for the program and not more than $37,250 to earn the $8,000 down payment assistance; limits are higher for larger households. Additionally, the purchased house cannot be sold for more than $210,000 for an existing home, or $220,000 for a new home. The NSP funds are offered as five-year, zeropercent-interest, deferred mortgages that may be forgiven at the rate of 20 percent per year for each full year the buyer owns and lives in the home. Homeowners must be current on their mortgage when the five-year period ends. The Monroe-Union County Community Development Corporation offers similar grants and programs, many of which offer down payment assistance and loan forgiveness, as well as matching funds. The non-profit CDC also helps aspiring buyers build or improve their credit, and works with lenders to secure low interest rates. CDC funds and grants are not restricted to foreclosed properties.

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2009) in the McEwen Colonial Chapel, with interment at Lakeland Memorial Park. He was born April 10, 1927 in Union County, son of the late Cullie Clayton and Drucella Hargette Helms. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mae Tarlton, Virginia Helms and Cloma Helms. Survivors include three daughters, Linda Gail Sturgeon, of Waxhaw, Angie Smith, of New Salem, and Alisa Joy Hatley, of Stanfield; six grandchildren; a brother, Leon Wilson Helms, of Monroe; three sisters, Mrs. J.E. Helms, of Charlotte; Geor-

out investing much of their own money. Union was one of only 23 North Carolina counties selected for the program. Statewide, $4.2 million was provided in NSP funds. “These funds will help home buyers get into their first home and help communities stabilize neighborhoods that have experienced foreclosures,” said Bob Kucab, executive director of the N.C. Housing Finance Agency in an e-mail. “Because foreclosures can be detrimental to surrounding property values, these funds will benefit the entire community.” So far, four buyers in Union and seven in Mecklenburg have initiated the process, but N.C. Housing Finance Agency senior communication specialist Connie Helmlinger said she could not release names until the paperwork is finalized. Sumrow said the biggest hurdle to buying a home in this market was getting loan approval. Because banks are hesitant to lend money, it is difficult for people even with good credit to get a loan. Infusing money into the down payment and lending side can help kick start the market,

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Child’s body found; police unsure if it is missing girl, 7 ORANGE PARK, Fla. — Authorities say they have not identified a child’s body they found Wednesday in a landfill while searching for a missing 7-year-old girl. Family members were hopeful the girl is still alive, though neighbors in the girl’s community feared the worst. The partially covered body of the child was found in a Georgia landfill near the Florida state line, after investigators followed garbage trucks leaving from the neighborhood where Somer Thompson disappeared Monday. Sheriff Rick Beseler said investigators searched through 100 tons of garbage before finding the body. He first said the body was female, then corrected himself to say he could not confirm the gender. Few other details about the body, such as a possible cause of death, were released. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation planned an autopsy Thursday. Somer vanished on her mile-long walk home from school Monday in Orange Park. She was squabbling with another child, and her sister told her to stop. The girl got upset, walked ahead of the group and wasn’t seen again. Earlier, the girl’s father, Sam Thompson, who lives in Graham, N.C., pleaded for her safe return. “Somer, your daddy Sam loves you unconditionally. Stay strong and don’t give up the fight or the hope that we’re going to be a family again. I love you,” he said before authorities revealed they had found the body. He nearly had a breakdown not long after, when someone claiming to be part of the search team in Florida told him they had

positively identified the child as his daughter because of a birthmark. The claim was quickly found to be false after a call to the sheriff, his sister said.

BofA to sell part of Merill holdings

CHARLOTTE — Bank of America Corp. said Wednesday it has agreed to sell First Republic Bank, a private bank it inherited from Merrill Lynch & Co., to a group of investors. The buying group is led by private-equity firms General Atlantic LLC and Colony Capital. As part of the deal, the bank’s top management, including founder and chairman James Herbert II, will stay on board. The Charlotte, N.C.based did not disclose terms of the deal. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that the sale would be for more than $1 billion. It cited an unidentified person familiar with the matter. Bank of America shares fell 10 cents to $16.91 in afternoon trading.

Tax collections in line with budget

RALEIGH — North Carolina tax collections continue to fall this fiscal year, but they are nearly in line with what lawmakers expected when they passed the state budget. The General Assembly’s top economist Barry Boardman says tax collections in the state are down by 1 percent, or about $45 million, from projections for the first three months of the year through September. Gov. Beverly Perdue already held back money to state agencies in August in case of a shortfall in the $19 billion budget. Overall revenues are still 4 percent lower compared to the first three months of last year as the recession keeps squeezing sales and income taxes.

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REUNIONS Reunions are published each Thursday in The Enquirer-Journal. To list your reunion, call 704-2612252, fax 704-289-2929 or email news@theej.com.

Ned Richardson, Sam Parker families

MONROE The Ned Richardson and Sam Parker family reunion will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church. Bring a well-filled basket. For information, call Pam Foster at 704-821-7751.

Ransom and Lora Baucom Sr. family

monroe Descendants of Ransom Grover Baucom Sr. and Lora Bell Baucom will have their annual reunion Sunday at 1 p.m. at the home of Gary and Libby Baucom, 904 Stack Road. Bring a well-filled basket and lawn chair. For information, call Gary Baucom at 704-5347858.

Privette family

MONROE The Privette family reunion will be Sunday at 1 p.m. in the New Salem Church fellowship hall on Goldmine Road. For information, call Joann Courtney at 704-221-0268 or 704-291-9123.

ATI Allvac retirees

MONROE ATI Allvac retirees will have their semi-annual lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Quincy’s Family Steakhouse. Spouses and guests are welcome. For information, call Linda Nash at 704-289-4475.

John and Jane Hinson Family

Descendants of the late John and Jane Rummage Hinson will have their annual family reunion at 1 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Antioch Baptist Church fellowship hall, 6223 Love Mill Road. Bring a well-filled basket. For information call Hilton Hinson at 704753-1239

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Forest Hills High School Class of 1999

MARSHVILLE The Forest Hills High School Class of 1999 will have a reunion on Nov. 7, beginning with a family barbecue at the high school from noon to 2 p.m. The barbecue will cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12; checks made out to Trent Thomas must be received at the Forest Hills High School office by Oct. 30. There will be an adult gathering later that evening at a local restaurant. For more information, contact Trent Thomas at 980-328-2435 or trentonpthomas@yahoo. com.

sual dress. Cost is $17 per person. For more information, call Sue Marks at 704-289-2045 or Margaret Batchelor at 704-283-8232.

Monroe High School Class of 1999

MONROE The Monroe High School Class of 1999 is looking for classmates for a tentatively schedule reunion during fall homecoming. Send contact information, including address, phone number and e-mail address to monroehigh99@gmail. com. Once the list is complete, information about the final plans and dates will be sent out.

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MONROE Former employees of Monroe City Schools and their guests will have a reunion Nov. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Union County Agricultural Services Center. Ca-

MONROE Because of a lack of response, the Price family reunion scheduled for the Roanoke Baptist Church fellowhship hall has been canceled. For information, call Wilma Price at 704-289-4791.

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Life should mean life Politicians often like to invoke the term “fuzzy math” when it comes to criticizing their opponents’ tax or spending policies. Perhaps none of the previous references to fuzzy math come close to the state of North Carolina’s decision to release 20 prisoners — all given life sentences — after being in prison for fewer than 40 years. In this instance, government has utterly failed at doing its most basic task enshrined in our nation’s founding document, the Declaration of Independence. That document declares that governments are instituted to secure our rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These 20 prisoners, most of whom violated the “unalienable rights” of Americans by murdering or raping them, deserved their life sentences. Now our courts using fuzzy math apparently precipitated by various state laws are to be set free by month’s end. Back in the 1970s, when these criminals were first put behind bars, a life sentence was defined as 80 years. One could have concluded that if prisoners stayed behind bars for 80 years, they would be in their late 90s or older when released and would not be all that likely to commit another violent crime. But somewhere along the way, that 80 years got halved to 40 years. And under older rules of good time and gain time, which is supposed to reward prisoners who behave themselves, these murders and rapists are now eligible to be put back on the street. Those eligible for release on Oct. 29 include: — Steven C. Wilson, 52, who was sentenced to life in a Lenoir County court in 1978 for the 1970s abduction and rape of a 9-year-old girl. — Alford Jones, 55, convicted of first-degree murder in Lenoir County in 1976 for shooting a man during a robbery attempt. — Bobby Bowden, 60, who according to an Associated Press report has had 17 infractions in prison, including two for weapons possession, one for damaging property and others for disobeying orders. He’s serving two concurrent “life” sentences for the murders of Larry Lovett and Normal Christman Ehrhart in Cumberland County on Aug. 7, 1975. — John M. Montgomery, 58, who raped a 15-year-old girl in Forsyth County back in the 1970s after he escaped from prison. These folks aren’t being released because they’ve been reformed or are model prisoners. In fact, The Associated Press reports that they’ve racked up more than 250 infractions while in prison for fighting, weapons possession and theft. They aren’t old and frail and they’re not being released for compassionate reasons so they can live out their remaining days with their families. Many of these people will be living in neighborhoods across the state. Some will have to register as sex offenders, if that’s any comfort to anyone. Our leaders in Raleigh need to put their best legal minds together and figure out a way to prevent this from happening again. Life sentences should mean life sentences. Meanwhile, those same leaders should understand that this will only increase the cynicism that North Carolinians have about their government. The Free Press of Kinston

YOUR VIEW Sell county building and not the hospital Wow, I was really blown away after reading Clayton Loflin’s article; the Republicans are bringing out their big guns to bad mouth three of their own candidates. But after all who do these Marvin outsiders think they are coming into Union County wanting to vote and even run for office. As if being outsiders isn’t bad enough, they are also honest and don’t owe their election to the developers. Could the Republicans fighting among themselves be the reason that the Democrats control Washington and Raleigh and soon Union County? The only thing I can agree with Mr. Loflin about is that selling our hospital is a bad idea. If they must sell something, how about selling the County Office Building as it does not serve any useful purpose. Darryl Mabe Monroe

Let’s set record straight about Weddington I am a 39 year resident of Weddington N.C., and helped start this town over 25 years ago. I have attended many Weddington Town Council meetings in the last five years, and attended every hearing night on the private sewer plant issue during the summer of 2008. I read the Union County newspapers and one could say “I am informed” on Weddington issues. Recent letters and flyers have not accurately stated the facts. The intent of this letter is to correct

the misinformation which is circulating around the town of Weddington. First, one of the candidates states on their signs,flyers and letters that they are seeking reelection. This is not correct, since this person was appointed to the Weddington Town Council with the departure of Councilman Melvin Threatt. This is the first time this individual is running for election. Second, this individual states that they were instrumental in defeating the private sewer plant in 2008. Well, everybody knows that the Friends of Weddington defeated the sewer plant! When finally voting on the issue, this person was almost apologetic to the developer who was pushing the private sewer plant. Third, this individual states adequate financial support for the Providence Volunteer Fire Department. Actually, at the June, 2009 budget hearing this person did not support this fire department’s request for $100,000 to help purchase much needed equipment. Next, a Weddington citizen activist has been working on the traffic light at Hemby/Weddington-Matthews/Beulah Church roads for the past two years. Finally, this individual claims credit for the ambulance available to Weddington, when actually her opponent worked over one year with the Union County Board of Commissioners lead by Commissioner Hughie Sexton’s initiative for the annual $400,000 ambulance operating expense. Weddington citizens can verify all of this by doing a small amount of research. Walter Staton Former Weddington Planning Board member

Embarrassed by our town council’s actions It makes no sense for a town council to make a public announcement stating that they will support their local schools if requested, only to have Barbara Anne Price, once again, postpone that support by requesting how many children live in Stallings and attend Hemby Bridge Elementary. What difference does that make? That was not a condition placed at the September 14, 2009, Council meeting. To think that this council member is running for mayor is a troubling thought. It is time that the council stands up to the ridiculous comments and stand by their commitment to support the local schools whose parents support the town of Stallings by patronizing the Stallings businesses. I am embarrassed by the council’s behavior, once again. JIM ROMANOW Stallings

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Growth in North Carolina is all gains and pains

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t is like you picked up the entire population of the state of South Carolina and moved them into North Carolina” This is the way Ferrel Guillory, director of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Program on Public Life, begins to talk about the impact of population growth in North Carolina since he moved here in 1972. In 1970 North Carolina had a little more than 5 million people. In 2010, we will have more than 9.5 million, up from about 8 million in 2000. The growth rate for the recent 10-year period is 19 percent. Since 1970, our state has almost doubled its population. Some parts of North Carolina are growing like gangbusters. Here for example are the 23 counties that will have grown over the 10-year period at a rate in excess of North Carolina’s 19 percent average: Union (69.7 percent), Brunswick (50.8 percent), Wake (49.1 percent), Camden (44.1 percent), Johnston (43.5 percent), Cabarrus (40.1 percent), Hoke (39.0 percent),

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Pender (34.3 percent), Iredell (32.6 percent), Mecklenburg (31.0 percent), Chatham (29.8 percent), Harnett (27.8 percent), Currituck (27.4 percent), Franklin (27.1 percent), Lincoln (23.2 percent), New Hanover (23.2 percent), Durham (22.9 percent), Clay (22.7 percent), Pitt (22.0 percent), Davie (21.7 percent), Lee (21.7 percent), Onslow (21.1 percent), and Henderson (20.4 percent). Although some of the growing counties are in mountain or coastal resort and retirement areas, big growth comes around the state’s growing urban regions. By themselves, Wake and Mecklenburg will

have added more than a half million people, accounting for about one-third of the state’s growth. Look at the growth in the counties touching Wake and Mecklenburg, Union and Johnston, for instance, and you see that the state’s urban and suburban areas are filling up with people. In the just released edition of Data-Net, Guillory calls this development the “metropolitanization” of North Carolina. Look again at the above-average growth rate counties. There are only 23, meaning that the other 77 counties are average or below average in growth—19 percent or under. Some 14counties are losing population or not growing: Edgecombe (-7.3 percent), Martin (-7.2 percent), Hyde (-6.5 percent), Northampton (-4.7 percent), Washington (-4.7 percent), Halifax (-4.0 percent), Lenoir (-3.7 percent), Caswell (-1.2 percent), Jones (-1.0 percent), Pamlico (-0.5 percent), Warren (-0.5 percent), Bladen (-0.1 percent), Anson (0.1 percent), and Rockingham (0.2 percent).

The state’s rapid and uneven growth has consequences. Several of them are political. After the 2010 census, the legislature will redistrict itself and the state’s congressional districts. The political party that controls the legislature after next year’s election will do the job—and give it the opportunity to draw district lines that will give it a competitive edge for the next 10 years. As a result, next year’s partisan battles in competitive legislative races will be wild. Another result will come about regardless of partisan politics. It will be a shift of political power to the faster growing areas, especially Wake and Mecklenburg and the nearby counties. Guillory projects that Wake and Mecklenburg together will have about 23 seats in the state House and about 10 Senate seats—or about 20 percent of each house. Add to that total the representation from the surrounding counties and the smaller urban areas in the Triad, Asheville, Fayetteville, Wilmington, and Greenville.

When you do, you will have a legislature that is incrementally, but significantly, more “metropolitanized” than the one that it will replace. Finally, the state’s 10-year growth means that the population of every legislative district will be about 19 percent higher than it was in 2000. For example, the average number people in a house district will have grown from about 67,000 to about 80,000 and a senate district from about 160,000 to about 190,000. All this means an increased workload of constituent service for every legislator. With the increased workload will come more calls for more staff support and for a change from part-time to fulltime legislators. *** D.G. Martin is hosting his final season of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch, which airs Sundays at 5 p.m. For more information or to view prior programs visit the webpage at www.unctv.org/ncbookwatch/


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Bailout CEOs face 90 percent paycut At AIG, executive pay cut to $200,000; bonuses and other compensation also cut that received the most assistance, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced. Smaller companies and those that have repaid the bailout money, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., are not affected. The Treasury is expected to announce the cuts within the next few days.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will order companies that received huge government bailouts last year to slash the salaries of their top executives by an average of 90 percent and cut their total compensation in half, a person familiar with the decision said Wednesday. The cuts apply to the 25 highest paid executives at the seven companies

Walmart ups price-cutting competition prices at its stores and those of its rivals. John Fleming, its chief merchandising officer in the U.S., told investors that Wal-Mart’s audits show its prices for frequently purchased grocery items were recently at least 14 percent lower than at leading national supermarkets on the same items. The difference on those items was about 12 percent a year ago, he said. Wal-Mart CEO and president Mike Duke said the company plans to grow further in the U.S. and abroad and is committed to paring down its expenses by taking still greater advantage of its sheer size and by increasing sales productivity in its stores. Duke told investors that “there is no retail competitor — here in the United States or anywhere in the world — that can deliver the kind of growth that Wal-Mart can over the next several years.”

NEW YORK (AP) — WalMart, which has ridden low prices to dominate the U.S. retail scene, further stepped up its game in price cutting Wednesday. The world’s largest retailer said it will cut prices each week on thousands of items, from bananas to board games, through the holiday season. The first group of cuts hit Wednesday. “We will not be beaten on price,” said Eduardo Castro-Wright, vice chairman of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and leader of its U.S. business. Castro-Wright was addressing analysts at a two-day meeting that began Wednesday in Rogers, Ark., a few miles from the company’s headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The meeting is being broadcast over the Web. Wal-Mart, also the largest U.S. grocery seller and overall retailer, said it hopes shoppers will see a widening gap between

familiar with Feinberg’s plan said. The administration also will warn AIG that it must significantly reduce the $198 million in bonuses promised to employees in its financial services division, the arm of the company whose risky trades caused its downfall. The pay restrictions for all seven companies will require any executive seeking more than

$25,000 in special benefits — things such as country club memberships, private planes and company cars — to get permission for those perks from the government. Until now, these companies were only required to provide guidelines for the use of such luxuries. The inspector general at Treasury who oversees the bailout program found a range of standards.

possible discrepancy in the application process. Historic Ventures original application included a parcel of land owned by the county; opponents argued that the application was unacceptable unless county empowered the company to act on its behalf. One of the developers said Tuesday

that the parcel had been dropped from the plan, but commissioners still registered concerns. “I have a question of the validity of the application,” Walker said. The developer’s team left quietly following the board’s decision and Patch said he had no comment.

Resident Gay Diller, who opposed the project, said she hopes the developers come back with something that is more harmonious with the town. “I think they have an idea now of what we want,” she said. — Elisabeth Arriero can be reached at 704-261-2226.

interview the girls and pick the winner. Tiffany Estep of Marvin Ridge High School wore last year’s crown. Smart Start is a nonprofit organization supporting the health and education of young children. The group helps coordinate parade activities. The first golf classic, held last fall, raised $12,000. A third of that went to Estep; the rest of it into a savings account for future scholarships. Pat Kahle said the goal is to build the fund so that multiple scholarships can be given out each year — one reason she wants “as many golfers as we can get.” Ninety-two golfers participated last year. This year’s event will also

include a silent auction. Gas cards, gift certificates, a wine basket and Stone Table dinner for six prepared at home by chef Matthew Sganga are up for grabs. This year’s parade princess will be crowned Nov. 5. All school representatives are in the parade Nov. 22. Registration for the Alex Kahle Golf Classic on Monday will begin at

10:30 a.m. at Rolling Hills Country Club in Monroe. Tee off is at 12:30 p.m. Donations can be made to the Alex Kahle Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens South Bank, P.O. Box 5044, Monroe, NC 28111. For more information or to register, call 704-2213301 or write to alexkahlememorial@gmail.com. The cost is $100 per golfer, with a $400 top prize.

It was unclear exactly how much the executives would be allowed to make, or how that would be determined. However, at the financial products division of AIG, the giant insurance company which has received taxpayer assistance valued at more than $180 billion, no top executive will receive more than $200,000 in total compensation, the person

Kenneth Feinberg, the special master at Treasury appointed to handle compensation issues as part of the government’s $700 billion financial bailout package, is making the pay decisions. The seven companies are Bank of America Corp., American International Group Inc., Citigroup Inc., General Motors, GMAC, Chrysler and Chrysler Financial.

Waxhaw Continued from 1A the development would cause, 25 residents spoke against the project. Seven spoke in favor of the plan. One resident concern that appeared to weight on commissioners was a

Kahle Continued from 1A service. “All of those are attributes that our Alex had,” Pat Kahle said. Alex Kahle, 17, was chosen to represent her school in 2007, but was killed a week before the parade. Pat Kahle said her daughter was a straightA student with a heart for giving back to the community. She also had the “affection and ability to connect with young children,” she said, calling the partnership with Union Smart Start “meant to be.” Once high school representatives are chosen, Smart Start organizes a committee of local business and civic leaders to

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Children’s Thanksgiving Workshop, Nov. 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn the history and customs of Thanksgiving through crafts, games and holiday experts. For children 5 and older. Cost is $15 per child. To register, call 704-8431832 or e-mail mwaxhaw@museumofthewaxhaws.com.

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Jon Reep, Nov. 27-28 at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. Jeff Dunham, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets are $49.50 and are available at the Arena box office, at www.TimeWarnerCableArena.com or through Ticketmaster. Louis Ramey, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theater of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 704-233-8316 or online at www.wingate.edu/culture. Bill Cosby, April 25 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $24 and go on sale Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-3721000 or online at www.CarolinaTix. org.

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Dance Charlotte, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets are $10 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Innovative Works, presented by North Carolina Dance Theatre, Nov. 5-7, Nov. 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Booth Playhouse at the Blumethal Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $20 to $74 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Feb. 9-11 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 12 at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. Tickets start at $34 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. The Parsons Dance Company, March 25 at 7:30 p.m., March 26-27 at 8 p.m., March 28 at 3 p.m. at the Knight Theater. Tickets start at $24 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org.

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Bob Trotman: Business as Usual, through Nov. 14 at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www. mintmuseum.org. Passionate Journey: The Grice Collection of Native American Art, through Nov. 17 at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www. mintmuseum.org. Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China, through Jan. 30, at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www. mintmuseum.org. American Quilt Classics, 1800-1980: The Bresler Collection, through Feb. 6 at the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Art on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www.mintmuseum.org. The Art of Affluence: Haute Couture and Luxury Fashions 1947-2007, through spring 2010, at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www. mintmuseum.org. The Height of Fashion: Platform Shoes Then and Now,

Jewel will perform Wednesday at the Knight Theater. through spring 2011 at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission, which includes entry to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design on the same day, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for members and children 4 and younger. For information, call 704-337-2000 or go online to www. mintmuseum.org. Sculpture of Robin Salmon, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the C. Douglas Helms Gallery of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. Time Line of the Soldier, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Museum of the Waxhaws.

Film

“Under the Sea,” at the Imax Dome Theatre at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Admission to the theater is $8 for ages 14 to 59, $7 for those 60 or older or 2 to 13, free for those under 2. Combo passes including Discovery Place are $14 and $10.50. For information or show times, call 704-372-6261, ext. 300, or (800) 935-0553, or go online to www.discoveryplace.org. “Adventures in Wild California,” at the Imax Dome Theatre at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Admission to the theater is $8 for ages 14 to 59, $7 for those 60 or older or 2 to 13, free for those under 2. Combo passes including Discovery Place are $14 and $10.50. For information or show times, call 704-372-6261, ext. 300, or (800) 935-0553, or go online to www.discoveryplace.org.

Music

Marty DeJarnette, 7 p.m. Friday at Blu Moon Cafe, 232 E. Franklin Street, Monroe. Maple Wood, Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Mineral Springs Music Barn, 5920 Eubanks St., Mineral Springs. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 and younger, and are available online at www. MineralSpringsMusicBarn.com. For information, call 704-668-1689. Delbert McClinton, Friday at 8 p.m. at The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. Tickets are $35 and are available at www.CarolinaTix.org. Little Big Town, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Bundy Auditorium at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster. Tickets are $95 and are available by calling 803-286-1145 or by email at plittle@lancastercitysc.com. David Nail, Saturday at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets are $12 and

are available at www.coyote-joes. com. AC/DC, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets are $45, $65 and $89.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. Bryan Adams, acoustic performance, Sunday at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets range from $45 to $65 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. Jewel, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Knight Theater. Tickets are $19.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Flat Out Bluegrass, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mineral Springs Music Barn, 5920 Eubanks St., Mineral Springs. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 and younger, and are available online at www.MineralSpringsMusicBarn.com. For information, call 704-668-1689. The Farewell Drifters, Blue Highway, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets start at $22.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. Bernadette Peters with the Charlotte Symphony Pops, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $35 to $75 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-3721000 or online at www.CarolinaTix. org. Charlotte Symphony Lollipops: The Magic Orchestra, Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $12 to $25 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Peforming Arts Center. Tickets start at $21 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or CarolinaTix.org. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets range from $30 to $100 and are available at the Arena box office, at www.TimeWarnerCableArena.com or through Ticketmaster. Die Fledermaus, presented by the Union Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theater of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 704-233-8316 or online at www.wingate.edu/culture. Star Wars in Concert, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Tickets range from $35 to $75 and are available at the Arena box office, at www.TimeWarnerCableArena.com or through Ticketmaster. James Otto, Nov. 7 at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets are $15 and are available at www.coyote-joes.com. The Flatlanders, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets range from $22.50 to $27.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Jackson Browne, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Asheville Civic Center. Tickets range from $38.50 to $58.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. Jake Owen, Gloriana and Blaine Larson, Nov. 13 at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.coyote-joes.com. Leo Kottke, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets range from $22.50 to $27.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. George Jones, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets range from $35 to $55 and are available through Ticketmaster. Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $39.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Doc Watson, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. at The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. Tickets are $32 and at www.CarolinaTix.org. R. Kelly, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. at Ovens Auditorium. Tickets range from $45 to $95 and are available at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office and through Ticketmaster. Michelle Shocked, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets range from $17.50 to $21.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or CarolinaTix.org. Billy Currington, Nov. 21 at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.coyote-joes. com. John McCutcheon, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets start at $17.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-3721000 or online at www.CarolinaTix. org. Miley Cyrus, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets range from $39.50 to $79.50 and are available at the Arena box office and through Ticketmaster.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. at Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets range from $25 to $60 and are available at the Arena box office and through Ticketmaster. Luke Bryan, Nov. 28 at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets sale date TBA at www.coyote-joes.com. University Wind Ensemble, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. “With Instrument and Voice,” university choral concert, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. Jimmy Wayne, Dec. 5 at 11 p.m. at Coyote Joe’s, 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets are $15 and are available atcoyote-joes.com. Martina McBride, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets range from $29.75 to $59.75 and go on sale Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. A Rockapella Holiday, Dec. 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. in Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets start at $34 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. Band of the Irish Guards/ Royal Regiment of Scotland, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $19 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-3721000 or online at www.CarolinaTix. org. Boston Brass, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theater of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 704-233-8316 or online at www.wingate.edu/culture. Turtle Island String Quartet, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theater of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 704-233-8316 or online at www.wingate.edu/culture. Kathy Mattea and the Charlotte Symphony, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. at Ovens Auditorium. Tickets range from $20 to $50 and are available at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office and through Ticketmaster. Wingate University Choral 2010 Tour home concert, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. The 5 Browns, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Tickets start at $39 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. Get the Led Out, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $19.50 and go on sale Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704372-1000 or CarolinaTix.org. University Wind Ensemble, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. University Men’s and Women’s Choirs, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m at the Knight Theater. Tickets start at $39 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. African Children’s Choir, March 15-16 at 7 p.m. at the Knight Theater. Tickets start at $24 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org. The Irish Tenors with the Charlotte Symphony, March 19 at 8 p.m. at Ovens Auditorium. Tickets range from $25 to $65 and are available at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office and through Ticketmaster. Celtic Crossroads, March 20 at 8 p.m. at Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theatre. Tickets start at $33.50 and go on sale Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or CarolinaTix. org. Tao, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knight Theater. Tickets start at $23 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. University Wind Ensemble, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission. “Songs of the People,” university choral concert, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theatre of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Free admission.

Theater

“To Kill A Mockingbird,” presented by Matthews Playhouse, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Matthews Playhouse. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, and are available at www.CarolinaTix.org. Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Tuesday through Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 30-31 at 8 p.m., Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. in the Booth Playhouse of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $24.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org.

“The Crucible,” presented by UNC Charlotte Performing Arts, Oct. 28-31 at 8 p.m., Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. at UNC Charlotte’s Robinson Hall. Tickets range from $6 to $14 and are available at www.CarolinaTix.org. “The Woman in Black,” presented by Theatre Charlotte, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 1 at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 4-5 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 6-7 at 8 p.m., Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the theater, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. Recommended for 13 and older. Tickets range from $7 to $24 and are available at www.CarolinaTix.org. “South Pacific,” Nov. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13 at 8 p.m., Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $25 to $74.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. It’s A Wonderful Life, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGee Theater of Wingate University’s Batte Center. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 704-233-8316 or online at www.wingate.edu/culture. “Grease,” featuring Taylor Hicks as Teen Angel, Dec. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4 at 8 p.m., Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Ovens Auditorium. Tickets range from $25 to $80 and are available at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office, at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www.CarolinaTix.org. “Sister’s Christmas Catechism,” Dec. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4-5 at 8 p.m., Dec. 6 at 3 p.m., Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 11-12 at 8 p.m., Dec. 13 at 3 p.m., Dec. 15-17 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 18-19 at 8 p.m., Dec. 20 at 3 p.m., in the Booth Playhouse of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $24.50 and are available at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-3721000 or online at www.CarolinaTix. org. “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Theatre Charlotte, Dec. 3-5 at 7 p.m., Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m., Dec. 9-12 at 7 p.m., Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the theater, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. Tickets range from $7 to $20 and are available at www.CarolinaTix.org.

Miscellaneous

Aw Shucks Corn Maze, Thursdays through Sundays through Nov. 22. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Open to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays on haunted trail nights. Cost, $9 general admission. 30th annual Waxhaw Scottish Games and Festival, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museum of the Waxhaws. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $4 for children 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger. For information, call Marietta Morrison at 803-818-5272. Haunted Night at the Museum, Oct. 29-30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Museum of the Waxhaws. Activities for all ages. Cost is $5 for 6 and older, free for 5 and younger. For information, call 704843-1832. Carolina Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, Nov. 7-8, Nov. 14-15, Nov. 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the festival grounds on Poplar Tent Road off N.C. Highway 73 between Concord and Huntersville. Tickets are $18 for adults, $7 for children 5 to 12 if purchased at Harris Teeter or online at RenFestInfo.com; tickets at the gate are $1 more. Senior discount tickets for 60 and older are $17 at the gate. For information, go to the Web site or call 704-896-5544 or 877-896-5544. Southern Christmas Show, Nov. 11-14 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 15-17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 18-21 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Park (formerly the Merchandise Mart) in Charlotte. Adult tickets are $7.50 with a VIC card at participating Harris Teeter stores, $8 online by phone or mail in advance, $9 at the door. Youth (ages 6 to 12) tickets are $3; under 6 free with paying adult. Preview night Nov. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $15 in advance, $17 at the door. For information, call 704-376-6594 or go online to www. SouthernChristmasShow.com. Elmo’s Green Thumb, Nov. 1213 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Nov. 14 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Nov. at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Tickets are $14, $18, $23 and $30 and are available at the Coliseum box office and through Ticketmaster. Garrison Keillor, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $24.50 and go on sale Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. at the PAC box office in Founders Hall, by calling 704-372-1000 or online at www. CarolinaTix.org.


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In-Depth Forecast Today we will see mostly sunny skies in the morning and afternoon with partly cloudy skies in the evening, high temperature of 76º, humidity of 68% and an overnight low of 56º. The record high temperature for today is 86º set in 1947.

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and detailing business, although business is up and down with the weather, he said. He still receives boxes of food, but also joins about 50 other volunteers in distributing it. “We needed help down here,” he said. “Plus, I get my food faster.” Haney said that is often the way it works — former or current clients turn into volunteers. “Some of these people I’ve known for a long time and know that they have worked,” volunteer Cecilia Mills said, but with the economy, a lot of them are out of work. “It’s a blessing to everybody out here. We try our best to help everybody who comes through the line.” Mills does not receive

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what they give us and ask for additional just because our lines are growing so much,” Haney said. Each family up to three members gets a box worth $35 to $40. Families of four or more receive a box worth $60 to $65, she said, adding that the food should last at least two weeks. Food can include deli ham, peanuts, peanut butter, beef stew, noodles, tomato sauce, green beans, pears, oatmeal, orange juice, rice and milk, along with other items. Haney said it is the same food used in schools and similar government programs. Haney expected some families to be turned away by the end of the day. A few were turned away in September, and the last 100 families in line got only a few items. “We’ll have that problem again today,” she said. Applications will be available in January.

How many can DSS programs feed?

Prior to the economic downturn, the Department of Social Services typically fed fewer than 500 families through its food distribution program. The program runs four times a year. Last October, the program fed 800 families. By September, that number ballooned to 1,680. DSS volunteer services coordinator Gloria Haney said only the first 500 people receive numbers. Both this time and last, all 500 were handed out by 7:30 a.m., more than an hour before doors opened. Those who do not get a number stand in line in hopes of claiming leftovers.


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WORTH A LOOK College football Florida State at N. Carolina 8 p.m., ESPN

WHO’S NEWS Charlotte wants to host ACC title game

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference wants to find a city that will embrace and support its struggling football championship game. Charlotte thinks it’s the spot, and the heavy hitters from the city’s business community lined up Wednesday to woo commissioner John Swofford. Former Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl, Quail Hollow Championship chief Johnny Harris and others vowed that Charlotte will impress the ACC enough through ticket sales and auxiliary events for the 2010 and ’11 title games that the league won’t need to return to Florida, where the game has struggled to draw fans. “It ought to be here in Charlotte,” Harris said in a news conference at Bank of America Stadium. “Our pledge is to make this not only a game, but make it an event.” The game instead has been mostly a flop since it’s creation in 2005, and Swofford said he had no problems with creating a permanent home. The key will be if Charlotte can do what Jacksonville and Tampa have not: sell tickets and generate buzz. “We’re looking for that consistency of local support that basically gives a base so that the game from an attendance standpoint is going to be successful regardless of the location of the two teams that play in it,” Swofford said. The ACC began its football title game in Jacksonville after expanding to 12 schools. It drew 72,749 in 2005, then had announced crowds of 62,850 and 53,212. The ACC then pulled the game out of Jacksonville, giving it to Tampa in 2008 and ’09 and Charlotte for two years after that. The crowd last year was announced at 53,927, but the turnstile count was about half that.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers ran interference for Michael Crabtree on Wednesday. Crabtree grabbed the playbook from his locker and took off before San Francisco’s afternoon practice. The team wants its rookie wide receiver and top draft pick to get all his football work in he can before his highly anticipated NFL debut Sunday at Houston in his home state. Crabtree will play a lot against the Texans — and will probably even start. Crabtree, the 10th overall draft pick in 2009, finally signed a six-year deal with $17 million guaranteed on Oct. 7.

Brees remembers Dolphins’ courtship

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The quarterback who got away is finally coming to Miami to play Sunday. Drew Brees will play the Dolphins for the first time since they courted him as a free agent in 2006. He has since thrown for 15,310 yards and 101 BREES touchdowns for the New Orleans Saints, while the Dolphins are on their seventh starting QB and third head coach in the past four seasons. The Saints outbid the Dolphins, then coached by Nick Saban. New Orleans offered Brees $10 million guaranteed even though he was recovering from a serious shoulder injury. “All due respect to the Miami organization and coach Saban,” Brees said Wednesday, “but I didn’t feel like they believed in me and my ability to come back from that injury like the Saints did.”

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Hamlin out of contention for Cup championship 3B Thursday, October 22, 2009

Section B

Doster’s two goals lead Panthers past Cardinals By Eric Rape

E-J Correspondent

Monroe The Piedmont High boys soccer team extended its winning streak to eight games Wednesday night with a very physical 2-0 road win over Union Academy. The Panthers (11-6-1, 11-3 Rocky River Conference) came out slow as the Cardinals (5-6-1) controlled the first half and put four shots on goal compared to just one for the Panthers.

But Piedmont owned the second half, controlling the ball on UA’s side of the field and not allowing a single shot to get to their goalie, Mason DOSTER M o n t g o m e r y, who finished with four saves. With leading scorer Jonas Nader out with a knee injury,

Boys Soccer senior TJ Doster continued to supply the goals for the Panthers. With 31 minutes left in the game, Doster found the back of the net off a pass from Tony Tarango to put Piedmont up 1-0. The Panthers were not able to get many shots in the second half, but the last one broke

Tourney champs

the Cardinals as Tarango once again found Doster for the second and final goal of the game with 13 minutes left. Cardinals goalkeeper, Hayden Bader, finished with three saves on just five shots. “It was a rough first half,” said Panthers coach Bryan Patrick, “The second half we were in control and we were able to possess the ball pretty well so Mason was not in a whole lot of danger back there.

See PANTHERS / Page 3B

Cornejo, Estevez shine for Monroe from staff reports

E-J staff photo by Ed Cottingham

Weddington High senior Allison Rickher, right, attempts a spike against the defense of Marvin Ridge’s Jacqui Spurgeon during Wednesday’s championship match.

WHS tops Marvin Ridge for third time to capture first-ever SCC tournament title By David Sentendrey

Crabtree could start in first NFL game

Frustrated

E-J Correspondent weddington The Weddington High volleyball team defeated Marvin Ridge for the Southern Carolina 3A/4A Conference Tournament Championship at WHS on Wednesday. The Warriors are 3-0 against Marvin Ridge this season and have not lost a single set to any team in the SCC. The Mavericks came out stagnant, trailing 17-5 early and dropping the first set to the Warriors 25-17. Set two showed what the Mavericks could accomplish when in rhythm, but also showed their inexperience with only one

Volleyball senior, compared to Weddington’s four. Marvin Ridge opened the set leading 7-0, returning a number of potential Weddington kills and playing their most aggressive, yet sound defense of the season, according to MR coach Brook Hammers. “The thing is, I know we can do it and the girls know we can do it and I think that we proved to ourselves that we can do it, but that was definitely the best I’ve seen us play,” Hammers said. “We were digging balls and

Spartans, Rebels hope to avoid 0-3 start in league play

just relentless – and it’s fun to play like that.” Although the Mavs were up early, the Warriors fired back with a 7-0 run of their own with consistent serving from sophomore Jordan Davis – who had eight aces through the match, along with 16 digs. Neither team established a comfortable lead after 7-all, but as Weddington led 17-16, they set up a 7-2 run, taking the set 25-18. WHS coach Carrie Powell admits that she was concerned with her team trailing the set early, but says she never lost confidence in her team’s abilities.

See CHAMPS / Page 3B

See SOCCER / Page 2B

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Monroe (8-0) Redhawks can’t find any competition in league play thus far. Last week: MHS 64, UA 0; Friday: at W. Stanly

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E-J Sports Writer

See FOOTBALL / Page 3B

Cavs dominate Berry In Charlotte, Cuthbertson (14-3, 12-1 RRC) continued its quest for the Rocky River Conference championship Wednesday with an easy 7-0 win over Berry Academy.

UC’s Fab 5 Football Poll

BY JUSTIN MURDOCK

MONROE It’s desperation time for the football teams at Parkwood and Sun Valley High. Both squads enter Friday’s matchup with an 0-2 record in the Southern Carolina Conference, meaning one team will find itself at the bottom of the league following the outcome. The Spartans (5-3 overall) are coming off a heartbreaking 44-41 loss to Marvin Ridge and have lost two league games by a combined five points. They also dropped a 30-28 decision to Anson County on Oct. 9. Despite the disappointing losses, Sun Valley sophomore quarterback Ryan Smith has been on a roll of late, throwing for 11 touchdowns and no interceptions in his last four games. Smith leads Union County with an average of 184.0 passing yards per game. Sophomore tailback Jadarrius Williams rushed for a career-high 232 yards on 18 carries last Friday. He also had two TD runs that covered 80 and 73 yards.

NORWOOD The Monroe High boys soccer team cruised to an easy 4-0 road win over North Stanly on Wednesday. Jesus Cornejo scored twice for Monroe (11-3, 10-2 RRC), including the first off an assist form Ranalfo Marban and the second coming from a pass from Daniel Cornejo. Fer nando Estevez scored two unassisted goals and Rafael Martinez had two saves ESTEVEZ in goal for the Redhawks. Monroe plays at league-leading Cuthbertson High today starting at 6 p.m. “We’ve got everybody playing now after some early season injuries and we fell good going into (today),” said Monroe coach Rick Kukor, “The team is finally starting to come together and we’ve stated scoring goals and have been keeping our opponents’ goals limited.” The Redhawks are ranked 13 in the 1A poll, according to eurosportscoreboard.com, and are only 1.5 games behind Cuthbertson in the league standings. A win tonight would give each team two losses in the conference. Monroe has locked up the top 1A seed for the state tournament and is hoping at least for a share of the conference title.

Forest Hills (6-2) Like MHS, Jackets have met little resistance within the conference. Last week: FH 47, N. Stanly 0; Friday: at CATA

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Porter Ridge (6-2)

Pirates have won five straight and continue marching up in the county poll. Last week: PR 28, Parkwood 14; Friday: vs. WHS

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Marvin Ridge (7-1) Mavs are coming off one of their biggest wins in school history. Last week: MR 44, SV 41; Friday: vs. Anson Co.

E-J staff photo by Ed Cottingham

Marvin Ridge junior KJ Brent, right, is leading Union County in receptions (36) and receiving yards (631), helping his team to a 7-1 record. The Mavs, who moved up to fourth in this week’s poll, have a big home game on Friday against Anson County.

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Sun Valley (5-3) SV will try to get some momentum back against the struggling Rebels. Last week: MR 44, SV 41; Friday: vs. Parkwood Toughest to leave out: Weddington (4-4)


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The Enquirer-Journal

Smith frustrated with production the Panthers’ 28-21 win over Tampa Bay, when told two reporters that “I’m no longer an asset to this team.” Smith didn’t back down from the comments on Wednesday, but appeared ready to move on. “Am I going to apologize or go back on what I said? No, that’s at the moment and that’s how I felt,” Smith said. “I don’t think I was disrespectful. I don’t think I disrespected anybody. I actually don’t believe that I singled out any one particular person. That’s how I was received by the individuals that I had conversations with, an open dialogue.” Delhomme said he talked to Smith and stressed there’s nothing he’d like to do more than get the ball to his playmaker. Trouble is, the double teams that Smith normally

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Steve Smith first used humor when asked if he saw a difference this season in his struggling quarterback, Jake Delhomme. “He has a little growth on his chest, but nothing (else),” Smith said, smiling. When a reporter followed up Wednesday by telling the Carolina receiver that Delhomme, with 10 interceptions, has never been through a stretch like this in his career, Smith jumped in. “I haven’t either, I don’t think,” Smith said. “It’s new territory, unforeseen territory.” Indeed. There are 50 receivers in the NFL with more yards than the four-time Pro Bowl pick’s 259. His measly 21 catches rank 49th, and he still hasn’t caught a touchdown pass through five games. Smith’s frustrations boiled over Sunday after catching just on pass for four yards in

Soccer Continued from Page 1B John Lewthwaite scored twice for the Cavs while Jason Drain, Matt Cureton,

faces have been become nearly constant. “This is a competitive guy, who has a drive and a fire like no other,” Delhomme said of Smith. “I’m sure he was frustrated. I get frustrated, too, because I’m trying to get him the ball. I know what he can do with it in his hands.” Smith led the NFL in receptions, yards receiving and touchdown catches in 2005, and has been doubleteamed ever since. But Carolina was still able to get him the ball. He caught 78 passes for 1,421 yards and six touchdowns last year and made the Pro Bowl despite being suspended for two games. This year, though, Smith has been a virtual nonfactor. Part of the problem is that Delhomme has been throwing it to the other team so

Alex Herring, Trent Johnson and Riley Sloop each found the back of the net once. Cureton and Sloop also had two assists apiece while Dannon Fields and Brandon Reid each had one. The Cardinals did not put a shot on

much. Another is that the bracketing coverage Smith faces is even more intense. That’s happening because fellow receivers Muhsin Muhammad and Dwayne Jarrett have done little to create attention and — until Sunday — the running game had been a disappointment. The Panthers hope they can get Smith free, which will in turn get Delhomme out of his funk. He completed just 9 of 17 passes for 65 yards Sunday. He’s tied with New York Jets rookie Mark Sanchez for the most interceptions and his 56.8 passer rating is fourth-worst among NFL starters. “I wouldn’t believe anybody in the passing game, me or Moose or Jake would say, ’It’s pretty darn good,”’ Smith said. “I think you always need improvement. The year we had last year statistically there were opportunities that we missed.”

goal during the game. Cuthbertson can lock up the No. 1 seed for 2A with two more wins, and can lock up the outright conference championship with a win against Monroe today and a win against either West Stanly or North Stanly next week.

Local Events Today High School Boys Soccer Anson at Porter Ridge, 6 p.m. Monroe at Cuthbertson, 6 p.m. Parkwood at Marvin Ridge, 6:30 p.m. Weddington at Sun Valley, 6:30 p.m.

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Today COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Florida St. at North Carolina GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Castello Masters, first round, at Castellon, Spain 2 p.m. TGC — Nationwide Tour Championship, first round, at Charleston, S.C. 5 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Frys.com Open, first round, at Scottsdale, Ariz. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:30 p.m. FOX — Playoffs, American League Championship Series, game 5, N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels (if necessary) NBA 10 p.m. TNT — Preseason, Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, at Anaheim, Calif. SOCCER 8 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, CD Chivas USA at Chicago UNITED FOOTBALL LEAGUE 7 p.m. VERSUS — California at Florida

Glover outlasts Cink to win PGA Grand Slam in Bermuda SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) — U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover brought a new set of irons to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf to start getting ready for next year, and it worked out beautifully in Bermuda at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Glover briefly gave up the lead to British Open champion Stew-

art Cink until running off three straight birdies around the turn at Port Royal Golf Course and closing with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory. Masters champion Angel Cabrera also had a 66 and finished second after Cink bogeyed the last hole for a 70. PGA champion Y.E. Yang, still struggling with

jet lag after a flight full of delays from South Korea, shot 70 to finish last among the four major champions. “I brought out new irons this week with the new grooves just to try and see how they work, because I wanted a couple of rounds under my belt with this new model,” Glover said. “So

Nike made a good set, and I think I like them.” A new rule changing the dimensions of grooves in irons starts next year, although it is expected to affect wedges the most, and Glover kept his old wedges in the bag this week because he didn’t want to give up too much of an advantage.

Ultimately, he won with his putter, especially the birdie putts on the ninth, 10th and 11th holes to pull away. Cink made bogey on the 12th and 13th, eliminating any drama in Bermuda. Glover finished at 11-under 131 and earned $600,000, pushing his total for the year over $4 million.

Scoreboard Call scores in at (704) 261-2253 National Football League AMERICAN CONFERENCE East

New England N.Y. Jets Miami Buffalo

W 4 3 2 2

L 2 3 3 4

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .667 .500 .400 .333

Indianapolis Jacksonville Houston Tennessee

W 5 3 3 0

L 0 3 3 6

T 0 0 0 0

Pct 1.000 .500 .500 .000

Cincinnati Pittsburgh Baltimore Cleveland

W 4 4 3 1

L 2 2 3 5

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .667 .667 .500 .167

Denver San Diego Oakland Kansas City

W 6 2 2 1

L 0 3 4 5

T 0 0 0 0

Pct 1.000 .400 .333 .167

PF 163 114 112 93

PA 91 104 106 129

AFC 3-2-0 3-2-0 2-2-0 1-3-0

NFC 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 1-1-0

Div 1-1-0 1-2-0 2-0-0 1-2-0

PA 71 147 137 198

AFC 3-0-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 0-6-0

NFC 2-0-0 1-2-0 0-1-0 0-0-0

Div 2-0-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 0-3-0

PF 118 140 169 69

PA 118 112 130 148

AFC 3-2-0 3-1-0 3-2-0 1-4-0

NFC 1-0-0 1-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0

Div 3-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-3-0

PF 133 124 62 98

PA 66 136 139 144

AFC 5-0-0 2-3-0 1-3-0 0-2-0

NFC 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-3-0

Div 2-0-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 0-1-0

South

PF 137 120 143 84

North

West

NATIONAL CONFERENCE East

N.Y. Giants Dallas Philadelphia Washington

W 5 3 3 2

L 1 2 2 4

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .833 .600 .600 .333

New Orleans Atlanta Carolina Tampa Bay

W 5 4 2 0

L 0 1 3 6

T 0 0 0 0

Pct 1.000 .800 .400 .000

PF 178 122 136 79

PA 119 98 99 96

NFC 3-1-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 2-3-0

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Div 2-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

PA 93 77 125 168

NFC 3-0-0 3-0-0 2-3-0 0-5-0

AFC 2-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

Div 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-1-0 0-1-0

PF 189 130 119 103

PA 121 93 99 188

NFC 4-0-0 3-1-0 2-2-0 1-4-0

AFC 2-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0

Div 2-0-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 0-3-0

PF 112 112 118 54

PA 98 92 109 169

NFC 3-2-0 1-1-0 1-3-0 0-5-0

AFC 0-0-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 0-1-0

Div 3-0-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 0-2-0

South

PF 192 123 85 89

North

Minnesota Green Bay Chicago Detroit

W 6 3 3 1

L 0 2 2 5

T 0 0 0 0

Pct 1.000 .600 .600 .167

W San Francisco 3 Arizona 3 Seattle 2 St. Louis 0

L 2 2 4 6

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .600 .600 .333 .000

May 24 — Coca-Cola 600, Concord, N.C. (David Reutimann) May 31 — Dover 400, Dover, Del. (Jimmie Johnson) June 7 — Pocono 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Tony Stewart) June 14 — LifeLock 400, Brooklyn, Mich. (Mark Martin) June 21 — Toyota/Savemart 350, Sonoma, Calif. (Kasey Kahne) June 28 — LENOX Industrial Tools 301, Loudon, N.H. (Joey Logano) July 4 — Coke Zero 400, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tony Stewart) July 11 — LifeLock.com 400, Joliet, Ill. (Mark Martin) July 26 — Allstate 400, Indianapolis. (Jimmie Johnson) Aug. 2 — Pennsylvania 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Denny Hamlin) Aug. 9 — Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips At The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. (Tony Stewart) Aug. 16 — Carfax 400, Brooklyn, Mich. (Brian Vickers) Aug. 22 — Sharpie 500, Bristol, Tenn. (Kyle Busch) Sept. 6 — Pep Boys Auto 500, Hampton, Ga. (Kasey Kahne) Sept. 12 — Chevy Rock & Roll 400, Richmond, Va. (Denny Hamlin) Sept. 20 — Sylvania 300, Loudon, N.H. (Mark Martin) Sept. 27 — AAA 400, Dover, Del. (Jimmie Johnson) Oct. 4 — Price Chopper 400, Kansas City, Kan. (Tony Stewart) Oct. 11 — Pepsi 500, Fontana, Calif. (Jimmie Johnson) Oct. 17 — NASCAR Banking 500, Concord, N.C. (Jimmie Johnson) Oct. 25 — Tums Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va. Nov. 1 — Amp Energy 500, Talladega, Ala. Nov. 8 — Dickies 500, Fort Worth, Texas. Nov. 15 — Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 22 — Ford 400, Homestead, Fla. x-non-points race Driver Standings 1. Jimmie Johnson, 5,923. 2. Mark Martin, 5,833. 3. Jeff Gordon, 5,788. 4. Tony Stewart, 5,768. 5. Kurt Busch, 5,746. 6. Juan Pablo Montoya, 5,728. 7. Greg Biffle, 5,655. 8. Ryan Newman, 5,635. 9. Kasey Kahne, 5,592. 10. Carl Edwards, 5,582. 11. Denny Hamlin, 5,551. 12. Brian Vickers, 5,438. 13. Matt Kenseth, 3,774. 14. Kyle Busch, 3,755. 15. Clint Bowyer, 3,699. 16. David Reutimann, 3,644. 17. Marcos Ambrose, 3,371. 18. Casey Mears, 3,269. 19. Jeff Burton, 3,256. 20. Joey Logano, 3,197.

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Sunday’s Games New England vs. Tampa Bay at London, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at St. Louis, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Carolina, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Dallas, 4:15 p.m. Chicago at Cincinnati, 4:15 p.m. New Orleans at Miami, 4:15 p.m. Arizona at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Open: Denver, Seattle, Detroit, Jacksonville, Baltimore, Tennessee Monday’s Game Philadelphia at Washington, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 St. Louis at Detroit, 1 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Seattle at Dallas, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago, 1 p.m. Denver at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Houston at Buffalo, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Minnesota at Green Bay, 4:15 p.m. Carolina at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Open: New England, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Washington, Tampa Bay Monday, Nov. 2 Atlanta at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

Auto racing 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule and standings

Feb. 7 — x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Kevin Harvick) Feb. 15 — Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Matt Kenseth) Feb. 22 — Auto Club 500, Fontana, Calif. (Matt Kenseth) March 1 — Shelby 427, Las Vegas. (Kyle Busch) March 8 — Kobalt Tools 500, Hampton, Ga. (Kurt Busch) March 22 — Food City 500, Bristol, Tenn. (Kyle Busch) March 29 — Goody’s Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va. (Jimmie Johnson) April 5 — Samsung 500, Fort Worth, Texas (Jeff Gordon) April 18 — Subway Fresh Fit 500, Avondale, Ariz. (Mark Martin) April 26 — Aaron’s 499, Talladega, Ala. (Brad Keselowski) May 2 — Crown Royal Presents the Russell Friedman 400, Richmond, Va. (Kyle Busch) May 9 — Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. (Mark Martin) May 16 — x-NASCAR All-Star Challenge, Concord, N.C. (Tony Stewart)

NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule, standings

Feb. 14 — Camping World 300, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tony Stewart) Feb. 21 — Stater Bros. 300, Fontana, Calif. (Kyle Busch) Feb. 28 — Sam’s Town 300, Las Vegas (Greg Biffle) March 21 — Scotts Turf Builder 300, Bristol, Tenn. (Kevin Harvick) April 4 — O’Reilly 300, Fort Worth, Texas (Kyle Busch) April 11 — Pepsi 300, Lebanon, Tenn. (Joey Logano) April 17 — Bashas’ Supermarkets 200, Avondale, Ariz. (Greg Biffle) April 25 — Aaron’s 312, Talladega, Ala. (David Ragan) May 1 — Lipton Tea 250, Richmond, Va. (Kyle Busch) May 8 — Diamond Hill Plywood 200, Darlington, S.C. (Matt Kenseth) May 23 — CARQUEST Auto Parts 300, Concord, N.C. (Mike Bliss) May 30 — Heluva Good! 200 Dover, Del. (Brad Keselowski) June 6 — Federated Auto Parts 300, Lebanon, Tenn. (Kyle Busch) June 13 — Meijer 300, Sparta, Ky. (Joey Logano) June 20 — NorthernTool.com 250, West Allis, Wis. (Carl Edwards) June 27 — Camping World RV Sales 200, Loudon, N.H. (Kyle Busch) July 3 — Subway Jalapeno 250, Daytona Beach, Calif. (Clint Bowyer) July 10 — Dollar General 300, Joliet, Ill. (Joey Logano) July 18 — Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250, Madison, Ill. (Kyle Busch) July 25 — Kroger 200, Indianapolis

(Carl Edwards) Aug. 1 — U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa (Brad Keselowski) Aug. 8 — Zippo 200 at The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. (Marcos Ambrose) Aug. 15 — Carfax 250, Brooklyn, Mich. (Brad Keselowski) Aug. 21 — Food City 250, Bristol, Tenn. (David Ragan) Aug. 30 — NAPA Auto Parts 200, Montreal (Carl Edwards) Sept. 5 — Degree V12 300, Hampton, Ga. (Kevin Harvick) Sept. 11 — Virginia 529 College Savings 250, Richmond, Va. (Carl Edwards) Sept. 26 — Dover 200, Dover, Del. (Clint Bowyer) Oct. 3 — Kansas Lottery 300, Kansas City, Kan. (Joey Logano) Oct. 10 — Copart 300, Fontana, Calif. (Joey Logano) Oct. 16 — Dollar General 300, Concord, N.C. (Kyle Busch) Oct. 24 — Kroger On Track for the Cure 250, Memphis, Tenn. Nov. 7 — O’Reilly Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 14 — Arizona 200, Avondale Nov. 21 — Ford 300, Homestead, Fla. Driver Standings 1. Kyle Busch, 5,004. 2. Carl Edwards, 4,809. 3. Brad Keselowski, 4,732. 4. Jason Leffler, 4,019. 5. Justin Allgaier, 3,632. 6. Steve Wallace, 3,523. 7. Mike Bliss, 3,514. 8. Jason Keller, 3,495. 9. Brendan Gaughan, 3,403. 10. Michael McDowell, 3,185. 11. Michael Annett, 3,178. 12. Tony Raines, 3,127. 13. Joey Logano, 3,115. 14. Kenny Wallace, 3,104. 15. Kevin Harvick, 2,923. 16. Scott Wimmer, 2,686. 17. Eric McClure, 2,625. 18. David Ragan, 2,340. 19. Brian Vickers, 2,257. 20. Scott Lagasse Jr., 2,194.

NASCAR Camping World schedule and standings

Feb. 13 — NextEra Energy Resources 250, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Todd Bodine) Feb. 21 — San Bernardino County 200, Fontana, Calif. (Kyle Busch) March 7 — American Commercial Lines 200, Hampton, Ga. (Kyle Busch) March 28 — Kroger 250, Martinsville, Va. (Kevin Harvick) April 25 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, Kansas City, Kan. (Mike Skinner) May 15 — N.C. Education Lottery 200, Concord, N.C. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) May 29 — AAA Insurance 200, Dover, Del. (Brian Scott) June 5 — Winstar World Casino 400K, Fort Worth, Texas (Todd Bodine) June 13 — Michigan 200, Brooklyn (Colin Braun) June 19 — Copart 200, West Allis, Wis. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) June 27 — MemphisTravel.com 200, Memphis, Tenn. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) July 18 — Built Ford Tough 225, Sparta, Ky. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) July 24 — Camping World Truck Series 200, Indianapolis. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) Aug. 1 — Toyota Tundra 200, Lebanon, Tenn. (Ron Hornaday Jr.) Aug. 19 — O’Reilly 200, Bristol, Tenn. (Kyle Busch) Aug. 28 — EnjoyIllinois.com 225, Joliet, Ill. (Kyle Busch) Sept. 5 — Lucas Oil 200, Newton, Iowa. (Mike Skinner) Sept. 12 — Copart 200, Madison, Ill. (Mike Skinner) Sept. 19 — Heluva Good! 200, Loudon, N.H. (Kyle Busch) Sept. 26 — Las Vegas 350 (Johnny Sauter) Oct. 24 — Kroger 200, Martinsville, Va. Oct. 31 — Mountain Dew 350, Talladega, Ala. Nov. 6 — Lone Star 350, Fort Worth, Texas. Nov. 13 — TBA, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 20 — Ford 200, Homestead, Fla. Driver Standings 1. Ron Hornaday Jr., 3,210. 2. Matt Crafton, 3,013. 3. Mike Skinner, 2,955. 4. Brian Scott, 2,714. 5. Johnny Sauter, 2,647. 6. Todd Bodine, 2,645. 7. Colin Braun, 2,632. 8. Rick Crawford, 2,576.

9. Timothy Peters, 2,573. 10. David Starr, 2,552. 11. Tayler Malsam, 2,526. 11. Stacy Compton, 2,526. 13. Terry Cook, 2,445. 14. James Buescher, 2,321. 15. T.J. Bell, 2,266. 16. Jason White, 2,233. 17. Dennis Setzer, 2,195. 18. Chad McCumbee, 1,963. 19. Kyle Busch, 1,894. 20. Norm Benning, 1,660.

Prep football N.C. Prep Football Poll

RALEIGH — The Associated Press state high school football poll for North Carolina for the week of Oct. 20, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers: CLASS 4-A 1. Butler (7) (7-0) 2. Independence (4) (9-0) 3. Fay. Britt (8-0) 4. Ragsdale (9-0) 5. West Forsyth (8-0) 6. Richm. County (7-1) 7. Rolesville (8-0) 8. W-S Reynolds (8-0) 9. Mallard Creek (7-1) 10. Dudley (7-1)

105 1 103 2 87 3 72 4 50 6 48 5 44 7 31 9 28 8 27 10

Others receiving votes: Southeast Raleigh 5, Asheville Reynolds 2, Raleigh Leesville Road 1, Alexander Central 1, Harnett Central 1. CLASS 3-A 1. West Rowan (11) (9-0) 2. Hibriten (8-0) 3. Hert. County (9-0) 4. Asheville (6-0-1) 5. E. Alamance (7-1) 6. Forestview (7-1) 7. N. Guilford (7-1) 8. Tuscola (6-1-1) 9. Havelock (7-1) 10. South Point (7-2)

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Others receiving votes: Fayetteville Westover 11, Southern Nash 6, West Craven 5, Franklin 3, R-S Central 3, Pikeville Aycock 1, Kannapolis Brown 1. CLASS 2-A 1. Reidsville (9) (8-0) 2. Tarboro (8-0) 3. SW Edge. (2) (9-0) 4. East Duplin (8-0) 5. Northwood (9-0) 6. Newton-Conover (7-1) 7. East Bladen (8-0) 8. Shelby (7-1) 9. Catawba Bandys (7-1) 10. Kinston (7-2)

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Others receiving votes: East Lincoln 10, Louisburg 3, Burnsville Mountain Heritage 2, Kill Devil Hills First Flight 1. CLASS 1-A 1. Mt. Airy (10) (8-0) 2. Albemarle (1) (8-0) 3. SW Onslow (8-0) 3. Hendersonville (8-0) 5. East Surry (8-0) 6. Monroe (8-0) 7. Manteo (8-0) 8. Ker. McGuin. (7-1) 9. Murphy (6-3) 10. Pender County (6-1)

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Others receiving votes: WallaceRose Hill 12, Robbinsville 4, Creswell 3, Elkin 2, North Edgecombe 1.

Transactions Wednesday’s Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Claimed OF Alejandro De Aza off waivers from Florida. MINNESOTA TWINS—Named Tom Nieto manager and Floyd Rayford coach of Rochester (IL); Jeff Smith manager and Rudy Hernandez coach of New Britain (EL); Riccardo Ingram Triple-A and Double-A hitting instructor; Jake Mauer manager of Fort Myers (FSL); Tommy Watkins coach of Beloit (MWL); and Chris Heintz manager and Ramon Borrego coach of the Twins (GCL). TAMPA BAY RAYS—Named Derek Shelton hitting coach.

TEXAS RANGERS—Assigned RHP Jason Grilli and C Kevin Richardson outright to Oklahoma City (PCL). National League CHICAGO CUBS—Named Rudy Jaramillo hitting coach. Can-Am League WORCESTER TORNADOES— Released RHP Matt Weagle and C Yohanny Valera. SUSSEX SKYHAWKS—Exercised the 2010 contract option on RHP Justin Knoff. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKS—Waived G Mario West, C Garret Siler and C Courtney Sims. DETROIT PISTONS—Waived F Maceo Baston. HOUSTON ROCKETS—Waived G Romel Beck and G Garrett Temple. LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Waived G Thomas Kelati. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES— Waived C Jared Reiner. OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER— Waived G Tre Kelley. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Waived F Brandon Bowman and G Dionte Christmas. PHOENIX SUNS—Waived G Dan Dickau and F Carlos Powell. SACRAMENTO KINGS—Waived C-F Melvin Ely and G Lanny Smith. UTAH JAZZ—Waived F-C Goran Suton, F Spencer Nelson and F Alexander Johnson. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed LB Brandon Renkart to the practice squad. Released LB Lee Robinson from the practice squad. ATLANTA FALCONS—Released QB D.J. Shockley from the practice squad. Signed RB Antone Smith to the practice squad. CAROLINA PANTHERS—Signed S Keith Lewis. Placed CB Dante Wesley on the reserve-suspended list. CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed TE Michael Gaines. Signed TE Colin Cloherty to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed RB Ahman Green. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed DT Kenny Smith. Signed DT Marlon Favorite to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTS—Placed DT Anthony Bryant on practice squadinjured list. Signed DT Dwayne Hendricks to the practice squad. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed RB Keon Lattimore to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed G Mike Gibson. Signed T Kyle Williams to the practice squad. ST. LOUIS RAMS—Signed OT Phil Trautwein. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS—Recalled G Justin Pogge from Bakersfield (ECHL). BOSTON BRUINS—Recalled F Trent Whitfield from Providence (AHL). DALLAS STARS—Activated C Steve Ott from injured reserve. MONTREAL CANADIENS— Suspended F Sergei Kostitsyn for leaving Hamilton (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Assigned C Michael Nylander to Grand Rapids (AHL) for a two-week conditioning assignment. American Hockey League AHL—Suspended Portland C Cody McCormick five games for his actions in a game at Providence on Sunday. ABBOTSFORD HEAT—Recalled F J.D. Watt from Utah (ECHL). CHICAGO WOLVES—Named Don Lever coach and Ron Wilson assistant coach. HARTFORD WOLF PACK—Signed RW Mathieu Dandenault. SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE—Assigned C Justin Bernhardt to Las Vegas (ECHL). SYRACUSE CRUNCH—Returned F Kevin Roeder to Cincinnati (ECHL). COLLEGE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE— Suspended the officiating crew from Saturday’s Florida-Arkansas football game until Nov. 14 after it was involved in a second controversial call this season. FURMAN—Named Erin Dickerson women’s assistant basketball coach. MICHIGAN—Announced the retirement of athletic director Bill Martin, effective Sept. 4, 2010.


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Hamlin hoping to salvage season CHARLOTTE (AP) — Forgive Denny Hamlin if he’s a bit frustrated these days. He thought he had a chance this year to win his first NASCAR championship. Instead, he’s facing five final weeks of simply trying to salvage his season. Back-to-back bad weeks have taken Hamlin out of contention in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. He’s currently 11th in the standings, 372 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson, and his ranking hardly reflects how well he’s been running. “If they gave points for us running up front, we’d maybe have a shot at this championship,” Hamlin said. “But, unfor-

tunately, they don’t. It’s only on finishing position. That’s bitten us right at the very end.” Through the first five Chase races, Hamlin only had one bad run, a 22nd at Dover. But he rebounded the next week at Kansas to close the gap on the points leaders and head into California with a chance to climb back into title contention. Instead, driver error while leading late led to a race-ending crash and a 37th-place finish. If his championship hopes didn’t end that day, they certainly did Saturday night at Charlotte when his engine failed after leading 54 laps. He finished 42nd. “It is disappointing because

you look at the stat sheet — it looks terrible when you finish 11th or 12th, when you’ve been the second-, third-, fourth-best car pretty much all year long,” Hamlin said. He’s not been the best, but Hamlin has been very good this season and thought he had a real chance at the Sprint Cup title after a long overdue win at HAMLIN Richmond in the final race before the Chase. The momentum and confidence was enough to convince the Joe Gibbs Rac-

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ing team that they could keep pace with Johnson and the rest of Hendrick Motorsports this season. For it to be over at the midpoint of the Chase is something Hamlin is going to carry with him long into the offseason. “I’m going to look back on it, and obviously be very disappointed,” he said. “We came into the Chase with so much momentum, and have performed extremely well on the race track. Just a couple of mistakes take you out of it. That’s what’s going to be disappointing to me.” Particularly since Hamlin has made significant strides this season in making the per-

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The Rebels (3-5 overall) have not only lost two straight, but have dropped four of their last five. Parkwood’s only win during the stretch was against 1A Central Academy, which is just 1-7 on the year. Turnovers have been a big issue for Parkwood, especially in conference play. The Rebels had four turnovers in a loss to Weddington and followed with three turnovers in last Friday’s loss to Porter Ridge. A bright spot offensively for Parkwood has been the production of senior tailback Kemp Lotharp. A 6-foot-1, 190-pounder, Lotharp ranks fourth in the county in rushing with an average of 113.5 yards per game. In six games this season, he has 96 carries for 681 yards and six touchdowns.

“I knew we had the capability of coming back and I have a lot of confidence in my passers and my hitters,” Powell said. “I know we were a little bit off I think in our passes, but Taylor (Linton) handled it, she got to the balls when she could... Kaitlyn Duckworth had a lot of sets tonight on passes or where Taylor was playing defense. “Kaitlyn Duckworth did a great job at coming in coming in and getting some of those assists too.” Set three was tight once again, tied up at 12-all, but too many errors caused Marvin Ridge to fall 25-19, allowing Weddington to claim the tournament championship. “[Marvin Ridge] had us fighting every point,” Powell said.

Panthers Continued from Page 1B The transition from the first half to the second half was real big. I think in the first half we let some things get to us, some calls didn’t go our way and we let them get

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Weddington senior Kaitlyn Duckworth helped the Warriors to their third win over Marvin Ridge this season.

to us. The second half we played our game.” Doster is happy with the way his team is playing right now. “We’re feeling pretty confident and we feel like we’re going to close the season out pretty good,” said Doster. We hope Cuthbertson gets a few losses. Our whole team has picked up the slack

(since Nader went down) and we our doing pretty good right now.” Piedmont will need some help to obtain the No. 1 2A seed for the conference. Cuthbertson currently has two less losses in the league. The Cavaliers have three games remaining, so the Panthers need Monroe and either West

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or North Stanly to pull off an upset to have a shot at first place. The Panthers play Central Academy on Monday at home starting at 6 p.m. and will finish out the regular season next Wednesday at home against West Stanly. The Cardinals play at Forest Hills on Monday starting at 6 p.m.

sonal adjustments needed to become a title contender. He vowed in January to be more of a team leader and fill the void left by two-time champion Tony Stewart, and he succeeded in some respects, becoming the only JGR driver to make the Chase. He knocked his home track of Richmond, which had tormented him since his 2006 rookie season, off his to-do list and he’s done a decent job of handling adversity. Previously regarded as moody and a bit reserved, Hamlin has also opened up this year and given outsiders a chance to see a different side of him — namely, his personality.

“Even when we got up ,we knew they had the abilities to come back, and they did.” “I think they played with a lot of intensity, more than they did last time we saw them. I think they felt like they were putting it on the line and I think they did a great job doing it.” Amy Schwartz led the Warriors with 14 kills and four blocks with Allison Rickher right behind her with 12 kills and six blocks. Julia Moreira earned 12 kills, Linton set up 36 assists and Alex Kachulis provided 32 digs. For the Mavericks, Ashlyn Sunseri led in scoring with eight kills and four assists, while Jacqui Spurgeon had eight kills and three assists. Weddington will host Statesville High on Saturday, the fourth seed in the North Piedmont Conference, as they begin the 3A state playoffs. Marvin Ridge will host an opponent that is TBA the same day.

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Sun Valley junior linebacker Austin Smith (15) makes a tackle during the Spartans’ 2721 win at Olympic during Week 3 while teammate Michael Stein (4), a senior safety, assists. The Spartans have been one of the most exciting football teams in the county, with five of their eight games being decided by seven points or less.

UNC, FSU searching for win CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Entering the season, this seemed like the perfect setup for North Carolina and Florida State: a nationally televised game, the first Thursday night home date in Tar Heels’ history and a matchup of contenders in the Atlantic Coast Conference division races. Reality has turned out much differently. These are teams that have gone from nationally ranked to a combined 0-5 in the ACC heading into late October. One boasts the league’s best offense and its worst defense, the other

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Bowden’s Seminoles (2-4, 0-3) were ranked 18th to start the year, but they’ve lost three straight games — all by 10 or fewer points — and have had to work through the growing distraction of Bowden’s uncertain future at the program he built into a national power. No one has to tell the Seminoles what they need to do more to quiet all the chatter. “Knowing the potential we have and the talent we have on this team, I really think we shouldn’t be 2-4,” receiver Bert Reed said. “But it is what it is. We have to learn from everything we’ve done and not let it happen again.”

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AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 623 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by John G. Westmoreland and Melony D. Westmoreland (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): John G. Westmoreland) to First American Title Insurance Company, Trustee(s), dated the 29th day of July, 2005, and recorded in Book 3861, Page 713, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of

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Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 31, Section 1, of Hillsdale Subdivision as per plat and survey of Ralph W. Elliott, RLS, dated 03/25/68 and recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 171, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Union County, North Carolina to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 517 Hillsdale Drive, Monroe, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October,

2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1008320 October 15, 22, 2009

Farmer, Jr., Trustee(s), dated the 24th day of January, 2003, and recorded in Book 2050, Page 177, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 182, in the Subdivision known as Colonial Village, Phase III, as same is shown on map thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet G, File 175, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Union County, North Carolina. Together with improvements located thereon; said property located at 1409 Williamsburg Lane, Monroe, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU

PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 370.128993 October 15, 22, 2009

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 09 E 536 EXECUTRIX NOTICE HAVING qualified before the Honorable J. R, Rowell, Clerk of Superior Court of Union County, North Carolina, as executrix of the Estate of Martha Stewart Ewart, deceased, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of December, 2009, or the same shall be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This the 1st and 8th, 15th and 22nd days of October, 2009. Jeanette E. Shaw Executrix of the Estate of Martha Stewart Ewart 119 Horseshoe Lane Horsham, PA 19044 Harry B. Crow, Jr. Attorney for the Estate 315-B North Main Street Monroe, NC 28112 Telephone: (704)283-1175 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2009 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 9E0551 ADMINISTRATOR EXECUTOR NOTICE Having duly qualified before the Honorable J. R. Rowell, Clerk of Superior Court of Union County, as personal representative of the Estate of Betty G. Brantley, deceased. This is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 3rd day of January 2010, or the same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 29th day of September, 2009. Janet Jenkins Co-executrix and

Judy Treadaway PO Box 71 Peachland, NC 28133 Co-executrix October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2009 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION ADMINSTRATOR’S EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified before the Honorable J. R. Rowell, Clerk of Superior Court to Union County, as Administrator/Executor of the Estate of Windord Steve Helms, deceased, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 20th day of January, 2010, or the same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons inndebted to said Estate please make immediate payment. This 14th day of October, 2009. Angela H. Henderson and Ira Michael Helms Co-Administrators CTA c/o Larry E. Harrington Post Office Box 1003 Monroe, NC 28111 October 22, 29, 2009 November 5, 12, 2009 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 08 SP 223 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Mindy A. Brown and George M. Brown IV (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Homeowners Association for Colonial Village, Inc. aka Colonial Village Neighborhood Association, Inc) to Woodard E.

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION ADMINISTRATOR’S EXECUTOR NOTICE Having qualified before the Honorable J. R. Rowell, Clerk of Superior Court of Union County, as Administrator/Executor of the Estate of Audie M. Ferguson, deceased, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 20th day of January, 2010 or the same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate please make immediate payment. This 14th day of October, 2009. Brooks Reid Mullis Executor c/o Larry E. Harrington Post Office Box 1003 Monroe, NC 28111 October 22, 29, 2009 November 5, 12, 2009 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION ADMINISTRATOR’S EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified before the Honorable J. R. Rowell, Clerk of Superior Court of Union County, as Administrator/Executor of the Estate of Martha Carter Phillips, deceased, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 29th day of December, 2009, or the same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate please make immediate payment. This 21st day of September, 2009. William T. Phillips Executor c/o Larry E. Harrington Post Office Box 1003 Monroe, NC 28111 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2009 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 626 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Zuni A. Kutcher and Daniel Kutcher to Davies and Grist, Trustee(s), dated the 29th day of May, 2007, and recorded in Book 04577, Page 0039, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 12:30 PM on November 5, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of that certain Lot or parcel of land situated in City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina and being more particular de-


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scribed as follows: BEGINNING at an iron found in the western right of way line of Westover Drive, a corner of Jonas R. Helms (now or formerly) property (Book 247, Page 272); thence with a line of the said Helms property North 85-30-00 West 232.74 feet to an iron, a corner of the Charles W. Brock (now or formerly) property (Book 195, Page 101); thence with a line of the said Brock property North 32-46-13 West 59.22 feet to an iron , a corner of the James W. Richardson (now or formerly) property (Book 287, Page 781); thence with a line of said property North 87-41-40 East 42.83 feet to an iron, a corner of other property of James W. Richardson (now or formerly) (Book 122, Page 366); thence with a line of said other Richardson property North 88-28-12 East 220.25 feet to an iron in the western right of way line of Westover Drive; thence with said right of way line South 00-50-18 East 75.67 feet to the point of BEGINNING, containing .356 acre, more or less, as shown on a plat by Walter Gordon and Associates dated February 19, 1998. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being 116 South Westover Drive, Monroe, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 15th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1007747 October 22, 29, 2009

Trust executed by JEREMY DAVID NANCE and JENNIFER L. NANCE to Jay B. Green, Trustee, dated February 9, 2005 and recorded in Book 3702, Page 443 in the Union County Registry of North Carolina. RECORD OWNERS OF THE REAL PROPERTY: The record owners of the subject real property as reflected on the records of the Union County Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to the posting of this Notice are Jeremy David Nance and Jennifer L. Nance. DATE, TIME AND PLACE OF SALE: The sale will be held on October 29, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the door of the Union County Courthouse, Monroe, North Carolina. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD: The following real property to be sold "sight unseen" is located in Union County, North Carolina: See "Exhibit A" attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. Because the legal description is too voluminous to publish in the newspaper, reference is made to the subject legal description recorded as part of the subject Deed of Trust as described in the case caption of this proceeding. Included is a 2005 Clayton Colony Bay manufactured home bearing serial no. CLF006969NCAB. TERMS OF SALE: Pursuant to the provisions of N.C.G.S. §45-21.10(b) and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee or Clerk of Superior Court immediately upon the conclusion of the sale a cash deposit to be determined by the greater of 5% of the bid or $750.00. Unless the Substitute Trustee agrees otherwise, the successful bidder will be required to tender the "full purchase price" so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a Deed to the property or attempts to tender such Deed, and should the successful bidder fail to pay the full amount, then the successful bidder shall remain liable as provided for in N.C.G.S. §45-21.30. By submitting your bid, you agree that the "full purchase price" shall be defined as the amount of bid plus the Trustee's commission as defined in the subject Deed of Trust plus the costs of the action, unless the Trustee agrees otherwise. For example, if the amount of bid is $20,000.00 and the trustee's commission is defined in the subject Deed of Trust as 5% of the gross proceeds of the sale, then the "full purchase price" shall equal $21,000.00 plus the costs of the action. A tender of Deed shall be defined as a letter from the Trustee to the successful bidder offering to record the Deed upon receipt of full purchase price as described herein and listed in said letter. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason such as a bankruptcy filing, the sole remedy of the successful bidder is the return of the deposit. As to any manufactured home, the following shall apply: Any not considered real property is being foreclosed pursuant to N.C.G.S. §25-9604, if necessary; there is no warranty that any is actually located on the subject tract; and there is no warranty given by the Substitute Trustee as to whether said home is real property or personal property. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record, if any. ADDITIONAL NOTICE: Take notice that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Take further notice that any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 10th day of September, 2009. Jay B. Green Attorney for Deidre D. DeFlorentis, Substitute Trustee 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 October 15, 22, 2009

dicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 127 of Worthwood Subdivision, as the same is shown on a plat thereof recorded in Map Book 4, Page 106, Union County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 2123 Center Street, Monroe, North Carolina. Parcel ID Number: 09125048 Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1014596 October 15, 22, 2009

follows: BEING all of Lot 25 of the Trellis as shown on plat of Phase 1, recorded in Plat Cabinet F, File 725, Union County Registry, to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 2014 Forget Me Not Lane, Wingate, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1016499 October 15, 22, 2009

edge of said road South 32-49 East 150 feet to an iron pipe stake located in the northern edge of said road; thence South 18-45 West 516.1 feet to a stake in R. B. Blanchard's property line; thence with Blanchard's line North 81-15 West 100 feet to a stake, R. L. Hartis property corner; thence with R. L. Hartis' property line North 1430 East 584 feet to the beginning and containing 1.51 acres, more or less, as surveyed by Doglas F. Moore, RLS April 4, 1961. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 4302 Hartis Grove Church Road, Indian Trail, North Carolina. Parcel ID Number: 07117020 Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1013378 October 15, 22, 2009

Being all of Lot 449 of Crismark, Phase 8, Map 1, as same is shown on a map thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet J, File No. 692, in the Union County Public Registry. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 5001 Lazy Day Lane, Indian Trail, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1012632 October 15, 22, 2009

on; said property being located at 15704 Fairfield Drive, Matthews, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1016383 October 15, 22, 2009

The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 8th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1016104 October 15, 22, 2009

NORTH CAROLINA UNION COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JEREMY DAVID NANCE and JENNIFER L. NANCE, Recorded in Book 3702, Page 443, Union County Registry IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 09-SP-1340 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED: The Deed of Trust being foreclosed is that Deed of

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1493 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Mary A. Hailey to PRLAP, Inc., Trustee(s), dated the 30th day of November, 2006, and recorded in Book 4386, Page 702, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Ju-

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1484 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Reginald L. Green, Sr. and wife, Elizabeth S. Green to Tripp Helms, Trustee(s), dated the 26th day of May, 2004, and recorded in Book 3454, Page 047, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1499 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Michele Staples to Paul H. Swan, Trustee(s), dated the 28th day of March, 2008, and recorded in Book 4864, Page 85, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: That certain lot or parcel of land situated in City of Indian Trail, n/a Township, Union County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe stake located on the northern edge of the Indian Trail-Waxhaw Road in a line of the R. L. Hartis Property and running thence with the northern

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1492 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Bruce Ehrens and Jeanette Ehrens to Raymond L. Lancaster, Trustee(s), dated the 28th day of December, 2007, and recorded in Book 04777, Page 0112, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1489 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Melanie C. Norris and Robert A. Norris to Russell Z. Asti, Trustee(s), dated the 27th day of April, 2001, and recorded in Book 1549, Page 457, and Modification in Book 4695, Page 522, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 7 in Block 3 of the subdivision known as Fairfield Plantation, Section I, as same is shown on map thereof recorded in the Union Public Registry, in Map Book 6, Page 142, Union County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for a more particularly metes and bounds description. Together with improvements located there-

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1494 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Waylon Long to PRLAP, Inc., Trustee(s), dated the 23rd day of October, 2007, and recorded in Book 04732, Page 0618, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on October 29, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 98, Phase IV of Stratford on Providence, as same is sown on plat thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet I at File 839, Union County, North Carolina Public Registry. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 2011 Belle Forest Court, Waxhaw, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1).

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1572 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Sara E. McMahan by Ron A. McMahan, Attorney in Fact (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): First Connor Corporation) to Andrew Valentine, Esq., Trustee(s), dated the 13th day of July, 2006, and recorded in Book 4228, Page 874, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on November 5, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of Lot 5, Block D, of the Vann V. Secrets Development as shown on map recorded in Plat Book 3, at Page 63, Union County Registry to which plat reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 300 Jones Street, Monroe, North Carolina. Together with all right, title and interest in those portions of Union and Confederate Streets between Jones and Alexander Streets being approximately 30 feet by 150 feet each, which portions were duly closed by action of the City Council of Monroe by resolution adopted June 6, 1972, and recorded in Deed Book 384, Page 815 Union County Registry, on November 30, 1984. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party,


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that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 15th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1017758 October 22, 29, 2009

the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 15th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1017759 October 22, 29, 2009

ter L. Gordon NCRLS, and being known as Lot 10 of the Ted Hinson property. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 2521 Doster Road, Monroe, North Carolina. Tax Parcel #: 09357033 Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 15th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1012680 October 22, 29, 2009

gether with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 8417 Potters Road, Weddington, North Carolina. Parcel ID: 06042083 Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS §4521.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS §7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This 15th day of October, 2009. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 http://sales.hsbfirm.com Case No: 1015038 October 22, 29, 2009

Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Demetrius Bush and Tamara W. Bush. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 221.0817165NC /R October 22, 29, 2009

terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.0927132NC October 15, 22, 2009

ing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on October 29, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 14 of Hamilton Place, Phase 3, as same is shown on map thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet G at Files 1-4 in the Union County Public Registry. Said property is commonly known as 2919 Cripple Creek, Monroe, NC 28110. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Anthony K Carr and Cynthia D. Carr. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.0928677NC October 15, 22, 2009

the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Sandra Clarke. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.0930243NC / LMS October 22, 29, 2009

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1571 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Sara E. McMahan by Ron A. McMahan, her Attorney-in-Fact (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): First Connor Corporation) to Andrew Valentine, Esq., Trustee(s), dated the 13th day of July, 2006, and recorded in Book 4228, Page 895, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on November 5, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of Lot 9, Block C, of the Vann V. Secrest Development a shown on map recorded in Plat Book 3, at Page 63, Union County Registry to which plat reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 303 Jones Street, Monroe, North Carolina. Together with all right, title and interest in those portions of Union and Confederate Streets between Jones and Alexander Streets being approximately 30 feet by 150 feet each, which portions were duly closed by action of the City of Council of Monroe by resolution adopted June 6, 1972, and recorded in Deed Book 384, Page 815, Union County Registry, on November 30, 1984. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1520 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Adam Lanning to Joan H. Anderson, Trustee(s), dated the 21st day of March, 2007, and recorded in Book 4496, Page 0528, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on November 5, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the center line of State Road #1149 (Doster Road), a common corner with Charles D. Sell (Deed Book 278, Page 113) and running thence with the common boundary line of said Sell property S. 23 degrees, 50 min. E. 359.67 ft. to a stake; thence a new line S. 88 degrees 30 minutes 40 seconds W. 108.12 ft. to an old iron, a common corner with the Barbara C. Clontoz property (Deed Bk 372, Pg. 156); thence with the property line of Barbara C. Clontoz N. 23 degrees 50 minutes W. 318.57 ft. to the center line of Doster Road; thence along and with the centerline of Doster Road N. 86 degrees 10 minutes E. 100 ft. to the point of beginning and containing 0.78 acres more or less as surveyed on January 7,1987 by Wal-

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 09 SP 1542 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Rigoberto Rivas and wife, Lucia Rivas to Davies and Grist, LLP, Trustee(s), dated the 6th day of August, 2007, and recorded in Book 04652, Page 0001, in Union County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Judicial Center in the City of Monroe, Union County, North Carolina at 1:00 PM on November 5, 2009 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Union, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of that certain lot or parcel of land situated in City of Weddington, Union County, North Carolina and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of Lot 2 in WEDDINGTON PLACE, Section I, as shown on a map thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet B at File 189-B in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Union County, NC, to which map reference is made for a more particular description. To-

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 362 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Demetrius Bush and Tamara W. Bush to Jackie Miller, Trustee(s), dated February 28, 2007, and recorded in Book 04474, Page 0075, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on November 05, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 227 of Providence Downs South, Map 1, as shown on plat thereof in Plat Cabinet I at File 458 revised in Plat Cabinet K, File 239 (filed: 9/27/07) Union County Public Registry, reference to which plat is hereby made for a more particular metes and bounds description. Said property is commonly known as 1923 Smarty Jones Drive, Waxhaw, NC 28173. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 1436 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Tanya Moore and Tommy Moore to Russell Z. Asti, Trustee(s), dated July 02, 2004, and recorded in Book 3491, Page 202, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on October 29, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 7, Block K, Beacon Hills, Section I and III, as shown on plat recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 8, to which plat reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Said property is commonly known as 8207 Beacon Hills Road, Indian Trails, NC 28079. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Tanya Moore and Tommy Moore. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale,

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 1473 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Crisanto Martinez Mancilla and Elizabeth Cordoba Dominiguez to Terri L. Powell, Trustee(s), dated June 01, 2007, and recorded in Book 04576, Page 0473, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on October 29, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 1 of the R. Duane Pressley and Elaine Pressley Property as shown on plat recorded in Plat Cabinet E, File 854, Union County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for a more particular description. The manufactured home: 1999 Fleetwood Model 34832 is attached to said real property and secured as a part of this real property. Said property is commonly known as 3914 Belk Mill Road, Wingate, NC 28174. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Crisanto Martinez Mancilla and Elizabeth Cordoba Dominiguez. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 221.0928582NC October 15, 22, 2009 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 1439 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Anthony K Carr and Cynthia D Carr to Foodman, Hunter and Karres/Catherine C Hunter, Trustee(s), dated July 29, 2004, and recorded in Book 3518, Page 274, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidenc-

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 1472 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Sandra Clarke to Gurley & Cookson, PLLC, Trustee(s), dated September 28, 2006, and recorded in Book 04317, Page 0557, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on November 05, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 446 of St. John's Forest Subdivision, Phase 3, Map 1, as same is shown on map thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet I at File 859, Union County, North Carolina Public Registry. Said property is commonly known as 300 Nanny Point Drive, Monroe, NC 28110. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, UNION COUNTY 09 SP 1440 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Arturo P. Estrada and Laura R. Gonzales to Thomas F. Ireton and John W. Renner, Trustee(s), dated August 19, 1998, and recorded in Book 1134, Page 490, Union County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Union County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Union County, North Carolina, at 10:30AM on November 05, 2009, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Beginning at an iron on the east line of Secrest Avenue, the southwest corner of Lot No. 27 as shown on map of Hinson Circle Subdivision recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 211, Union County Registry, and running thence with the East line of Secrest Avenue North 12 degrees 15 minutes West 100.40 feet to an iron; thence North 76 degrees 44 minutes East 150.00 feet to an iron, a new corner; thence a new line South 12 degrees 15 minutes 85.43 feet to an iron on the subdivision line, another new corner; thence with the two lines of said subdivision line and adjoining property: (1) North 84 degrees 15 minutes West 48.99 feet to an iron, and (2) South 60 degrees 25 minutes West 108.30 feet to the point of beginning and containing 12438.04 square feet and being a portion of Lot No. 27 of the Hinson Circle Subdivision, said subdivision map being recorded in the Union County Registry in Plat Book 4, Page 211. Reference is made to map dated August 10, 1983 by James Richard Harrington, RLS, and map of survey dated May 6, 1987 by William J. Alexander, NCRLS. Said property is commonly known as 406 North Secrest Avenue, Monroe, NC 28110. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Arturo P. Estrada and Laura R. Gonzales. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court


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of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.0928591NC / LMS October 22, 29, 2009

the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by nonwarranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid (ad valorem) taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 26th day of August, 2009. SPRUILLCO, LTD. Deborah Sperati Vice President 130 S. Franklin Street P.O. Box 353 Rocky Mount, NC 27802 (252) 972-7116 FCB001-00000496 October 22, 29, 2009

for record on June 30, 2006, securing indebtedness in the original principal amount of $137,450.81 as recorded in Deed of Trust Book 4216 at Page 407, Union County Registry (hereinafter, the "Deed of Trust"), and because of the default of in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the failure of to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained and pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust, and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Union County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Richard J. Kania, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on October 29, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. at the usual place of sale as designated by the Clerk of Court for foreclosure sales at the Union County Courthouse, Monroe, North Carolina, the real property in Waxhaw Township, Union County, North Carolina (including any improvements thereon), with the address of 4002 D Christine Lane, Waxhaw, NC 28173, and as described in the attached Exhibit A hereto. EXHIBIT A BEING all of Lot 9-D of Alma Village Subdivision, Map 3, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Cabinet G, File No. 22, Union County Registry, to which reference is made for a more perfect description. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, restrictions and easements of record and assessments, if any. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is: William P. Mehaffey An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the County Clerk of Superior Court. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving this notice of the sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 45--21.10(b), and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five per cent (5%) percent of the amount bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at the time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C. Gen. Stat. § 4521.30 (d) and (e). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. This the 6th day of August, 2009. Richard J. Kania Substitute Trustee 600-A Centrepark Drive Asheville, North Carolina 28805 (828) 252-8010 October 15, 22, 2009

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF UNION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 09 SP 1131 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM JENNIFER L. ARANT AND TOMMY N. ARANT, TO NEUSE, INCORPORATED, TRUSTEE, DATED NOVEMBER 11, 2003 RECORDED IN BOOK 3282, PAGE 405, UNION COUNTY REGISTRY AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Pursuant to an order entered August 26, 2009, in the Superior Court for Union County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN MONROE, UNION COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON OCTOBER 30, 2009 1:00 PM the real estate and the improvements thereon encumbered by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Union County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an existing railroad spike in the centerline of the Ansonville Road (S. R. 1002), a corner of the Jenkins property described in Deed Book 424 at page 148 of the Union County Registry, and running thence North 46-14-07 West 1418.20 feet to an existing iron pipe, a corner with the Newsome property, said line passing an existing iron pipe 21.11 feet; thence with the line of the Newsome property North 82-14-20 East 284.72 feet to an existing square iron bar, a corner with the Mullis property; thence with the line of the Mullis property North 82-20-50 East 171.68 feet to an existing flat rock, a corner with the Tarleton property; thence South 43-12-30 East 656.21 feet; thence South 43-29-30 East 510.87 feet to a railroad spike in the centerline of the Ansonville Road; said line passing and existing rebar at 480.85 feet; thence with the centerline of the Ansonville Road two calls as follows: (1) South 49-45-20 West 200 feet; and (2) South 49-55-54 West 99.67 feet to the point and place of BEGINNING and containing 9.80 acres, more or less, as shown on a plat and survey prepared by James R. Harrington NCRLS, dated August 18, 1993. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owners of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof are Jennifer L. Arant and Tommy N. Arant. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA UNION COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 09 SP 1298 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST OF WILLIAM P. MEHAFFEY, Grantor(s), To: TRSTE, INC., TRUSTEE, AND WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, BENEFICIARY, As recorded in Deed of Trust Book 4216, Page 407, Union County Registry. See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Deed Book 5169, Page 332, Union County Registry, appointing Richard J. Kania as Substitute Trustee. NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE BY SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE TO: William P. Mehaffey 1640 Browns Avenue Charlotte, NC 28208 Occupant 4002 D Christine Lane Waxhaw, NC 28173 Unknown Spouse of William P. Mehaffey 1640 Browns Avenue Charlotte, NC 28208 Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain deed of trust executed and delivered by the above-named Grantors to Wachovia Bank, National Association, dated June 13, 2006, filed

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Rod & Reel, 9 ft. Starfire rod w/Mitchell reel, incl 4 quick change spools. $135. 704-242-1644

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5 miles out New Town Rd. 2br 1ba $500mo. +dep 704-289-4017 or 980-7216214

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3br 2ba MH in Indian Trail $300 dep $480mo. cent AC, (704)502-1402

$8,000 Tax Credit to buy your first home Call to Land Owners Wanted 111 Commercial - Rent Zero Down see if you may qualify New Homes Available call for details Warehouse/office, 2400 sf from $129,900 Leon 704in Indian Trail, conv to (704)225-8850 607-2602 I485. $1300/mo. 1st mo free. Dep req. (704)624TRANSPORTATION 3 Bd 2 ba only $24,900! 6780 or 704-361-4028 Priced to Sell! 148 Autos For Sale For Listings 112 Apartments 800-749-8106 x B002 93 Honda Civic 2 dr, standCamelot Apt free power for ard trans, 170k miles, 1yr no dep. $125wk, FSBO Lets Make A Deal! good cond 38 mpg $2000 $50mo. water no pets, new home Unionville firm (704)233-0464 $175 to move in weekly. 3400sf dropped price 3605 Evans Mill Rd. 50K, 704-507-0492 Pageland SC 843-672-5616 92 Ford Festiva. (843)672-7445 For information call MOBILE HOMES (704)292-8292

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881 Clonmel Drive • Desired Shannamara Golf Community Breathtaking brick home w/open floor plan. Master on main. Gourmet kitchen w/extras. Oversize bedrooms & Loft. Beautiful landscape w/deck, & in-ground pool. Fenced yard w/ mature trees behind for privacy. For more information and virtual tour visit http://www.MyRealtorMichael.com/ Offered at $399,900

Michael Calabrese 704-231-7750

REDU Hamilton Place • 2808 Arrowhead Ct. $172,500 3 Bed/2 1/2 Bath/+Bonus Room, 1760 sq. ft. / .39 acre premium lot, 2 Car Garage, Gas FP, New Paint, Carpet, ceramic tile, counter tops & gutters. Master suite w/trey ceiling. Contact Perkins Properties, 704-579-1364 MLS 717444

Lot $30,000

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5930 Timbertop Lane Charlotte, NC 28215

.87 ac cul-de-sac lot. Gated Community with full amenities; Swim,Tennis, Club House. $189,000. MLS#850338.

Jeff Hall - Realtor/Broker 980-722-6702-cell jeffhall@kw.com

Call Remax Executive: 704.602.8295, Lara Taylor

3BR 2B home on 1.23 acres Pageland SC. home has sheetrock walls, new laminate floors, berber carpet, front and rear decks, septic tank, Pela storm doors, counter tops, whirlpool tub with jets. heat pump is 2 yrs old. Refri, stove and dishwasher and gas logs to remain. This home is top of the line. Home can be seen on my web site : terripurser.remax-carolina.com list price $79,500.

Call 704-488-5869 Terri Purser Re/Max Steeplechase Monroe

$500,000 Call day 704-291-1061 or night 704-289-1734

Jeff Hall - Realtor/Broker 980-722-6702-cell jeffhall@kw.com

Attention Golfers FOR SALE BY OWNER 2731 Rolling Hills Drive 704-283-6519 or 704-242-1303 Brick home w/approx. 3200 sq. ft. w/4 large BDs, 3 Full BAs, 2 half BAs, GR room w/rock fireplace w/gas logs. Formal dining room, Bkfst room & kitchen w/pantry. Rear deck overlooking large yard w/garden spot. Oversized garage. Porter Ridge School District.

REDUCED New 2007, 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, rec room, s/s appliances, ceramic tile, 1 ac lot, lots of extras. Must see! $167,400 CALL 704-243-4656

FOR SALE BY OWNER, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH HOUSE $725,000 5 BD, 4 BTH, ON CHANNEL, TWO BLOCKS FROM BEACH WWW.NORTHMYRTLEBEACHTRAVEL.COM, RENTAL HOUSE NAME, AQUAVIEW, 704-975-5996,WCMMCLEOD@CS.COM

NEW SALEM/POLK MTN.

2200 HSF, cedar ext. w/ALL NEW paint, roofing, windows, air. 2-1/2 BA, 3 BR + bonus room over dbl. gar. Custom oak cabinets. Covered back porch overlooking nice 24’x40’ shop/office. 5 acs. in great location.

MLS 810187 $348,000 FSBO 704-694-8271 704-385-9294

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For Sale by Owner, 50 acres Piedmont schools, well installed perk permitted. Mostly wooded, some grass.

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath. Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops/ hardwoods and ceramic tile/jacuzzi jet master bath.

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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Ranch home with all new tile flooring/all new neutral carpet thru out/Master bath has dual sinks/garden tubshower. Kitchen has new installed oven. Jeff Hall - Realtor/Broker 980-722-6702-cell jeffhall@kw.com

Enjoy entertaining in this wonderful Marshville home: over 3500 sq. ft. on 2 acres. Holiday dinners a breeze to prepare in the spacious kitchen. Grand living and dining rooms. 5 bedrooms; 5 fireplaces; den; screeened porch. Call Elsie: 704-363-8815 PRUDENTIAL CAROLINAS REALTY

For Sale 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2 car garage. Over 2000 square feet. Near Waxhaw. 704-621-7799

$169,000

LEASE TO OWN!! 2322 Lexington Ave. (Near New Walter Bickett Elem.) 2224 heated sq. ft. Built in 2004. Like new inside and out 3-4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, stone and vinyl exterior, new appliances.

$169,900 to buy or lease to purchase. Call 704-488-7722

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