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t can be tough to maintain healthy eating habits and a hectic schedule. But one little ingredient can add great flavor and keep you energized for the busy day ahead. With seven grams per serving, peanuts have more protein than any other nut. Protein provides long-lasting energy — just what you need to keep going throughout the day. Peanuts and peanut butter contribute more than 30 nutrients and phytonutrients and can be part of a balanced diet that promotes good health. In addition, foods low on the glycemic index (GI), such as peanuts, are good choices for people trying to watch their blood sugar. Eating foods with a low GI score (peanuts score a 14) may lead to a slow increase in blood sugar levels, causing less insulin to be released all at once, and thus avoiding the sugar “crash.” The National Peanut Board has some tips to show you how to add energy-boosting USA-grown peanuts to your daily diet.

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Good Taste, Page 1C Makes 4 servings (each serving = 3 tablespoons dip and 1 cup fruit/veggies) 1/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon chocolate or colored sprinkles 4 cups fresh fruit and vegetables cut in “dip-able” shapes (carrots sticks, sliced cucumbers, celery sticks, sliced apples and pears.) In a standing mixing bowl, mix yogurt and chocolate syrup on medium speed until well blended. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the peanut butter at 70% power for about 1 minute or until melted; stir half-way through. Pour peanut butter into chocolate yogurt mixture and mix until smooth. For each serving, spoon 3 tablespoons dip into a small serving cup and sprinkle with sprinkles. Serve with one cup of fresh fruit and/or vegetables. Note: This dip may also be served with pretzels or spread on graham crackers. Nutrients per serving: Calories, 194 (38% from fat); Fat, 9g (saturated 2g, monounsaturated 4g, polyunsaturated 2g); Protein, 6g; Carbohydrates, 26g; Fiber, 4g; Cholesterol, 2mg; Calcium, 64mg

Yield: 2 (8-ounce) servings 2 cups low fat vanilla ice cream 1 cup frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons 2% milk 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons whipped cream (optional) Combine all ingredients in blender; puree until very smooth. Transfer to two glasses and serve. Nutrients per serving: Calories, 431 (47% from fat); Fat, 24g (saturated 8g, monounsaturated 8g, polyunsaturated 5g); Protein, 15g; Carbohydrates, 45g; Fiber, 4g; Cholesterol, 61mg; Calcium, 152mg

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Involve your children in meal planning and preparation so they can learn about healthy eating habits and good nutrition. Experiment with kid-friendly recipes, such as Flag-Waving Peanut Butter Cookies and PB&J French “Toastwich,” which can be found at Keep a can of peanuts handy to munch on while working around the house, reading with your children or watching television. Make a batch of Munch ’N’ Go Mix — a quick trail mix with dried fruit, peanuts and chocolate — to keep on hand. Put single servings into resealable plastic bags and you have a great, on-the-go snack ready all the time.

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Ask your place of employment to provide peanuts as a snack option — they’ll keep your energy up to get more accomplished. Keep a jar of peanut butter and a spoon in your desk drawer for midday cravings. For something new and different, try one of the many flavored peanut butters on the market.

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Be on the lookout for the many delicious peanut/peanut butter menu items now available at some of your favorite restaurants in appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. More than 1,000 new products with peanuts or peanut butter have been created during the past five years. Have you found a favorite yet?

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Joyner wins Kittrell mayor; opponent Hubbard doubts him Losing candidate says victor might not stand up to ‘the Sam Watkinses of the world’ By AL WHELESS Daily Dispatch Writer

About an hour after voters elected Jerry Joyner mayor of Kittrell in a 54-20 race Tuesday night, Sandra Hubbard fired a broadside at her opponent. “I think he’s going to be eaten alive by the Sam Watkinses of the world,” she said during a

telephone interview. “I congratulate Jerry on a well-fought battle, but I think he’s too weak,” Hubbard told a Dispatch reporter. She described Joyner as incapable of leading Kittrell in the direction the town needs to go. Told a few minutes later about Hubbard’s statement concerning Sam Watkins, Joyner said “Wow!”

He then chuckled and added: “I have no need to comment on that.” Neither of the two candidates for mayor had run for office before. During their interviews, both Joyner and Hubbard expressed displeasure with the sewer line project proposed by Henderson and Vance County officials like Watkins, who is chairman of the

Economic Development Commission. “On face value, I don’t see the merits of this project for Kittrell,” Joyner said. The mayor-elect mentioned that there is a lack of community support for the sewer line which would run through the town. “Also, I have more questions about the project than were ever

Bullock, D. Currin, Harris to take Commission seats

Sneed loses her seat on Stovall Town Commission

By WILLIAM F. WEST Daily Dispatch Writer

By WILLIAM F. WEST Daily Dispatch Writer

Please see ELECTION, page 3A

Please see KITTRELL, page 4A

Woodlief wins mayor’s race

Day out as mayor in Stem

Stem Mayor Jack Day on Tuesday was narrowly defeated in his re-election bid by three-time challenger Nancy Alford. In unofficial results, Day finished third behind Alford and Nancy Compton, with Town Commissioner Kevin Rumsey finishing fourth. Day in published reports had been quoted as saying he would not seek re-election, but he changed his mind. Day has been Stem’s chief executive since 1991. In Stovall, Mayor Janet Parrott was unopposed, but there was an upset in the contest for two positions on the Town Commission. Incumbent Tonya Sneed finished third behind incumbent Tim Davidson and candidate Marshall Roberts. The Granville County Board of Elections will canvass the results this coming Tuesday. Here are the results for the other municipal contests. In Stem, voters returned Town Commissioners Lonnie Cole and Ellen Wilkins to office and chose candidate Angela Gooch Claiborne for the third commission position up for election. In Creedmoor, Mayor Darryl Moss was unopposed, voters returned City Commissioner Otha Piper to office and voters chose candidate John Stallings to replace City Commissioner Larry Robinson, who had declined to seek re-election. In Butner, which was incorporated in 2007 after being a state-run municipality, Mayor Tom Lane was victorious.

answered by anyone,” Joyner said. He cited the need for people in Kittrell to have “a community interest” in whatever economic development comes their way. “I think there is a lot of feeling out there that we want to keep a small-town feeling,” Joyner added.


First leaves of many to fall Edward Burroughs rakes leaves in front of his Young Street home Monday morning. This was the first attempt for Burroughs at raking the leaves and expects to rake his yard two more times before the leaves finish falling off the trees.


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OXFORD — Voters returned Mayor Al Woodlief to another two-year term in office and chose Ron Bullock, Danny Currin, Calvin “C.J.” Harris Jr. and Jackie Sergent to fill four City Commission positions for four years. With all precincts reporting unofficial results Tuesday evening, Woodlief turned back a third consecutive challenge by Frank Strickland and an additional Woodlief write-in campaign by departing City Commissioner Steve Powell. Woodlief, who watched the returns with citizens and officials in the Granville County Commission

meeting room, declined comment to this reporter when offered the opportunity moments after the results showed him the winner. Strickland, when reached later by phone at his home, said, “That ends my political career.” “I was quite surprised. I thought I was going to do better than that, to be honest with you, but, hey, the people have spoken,” Strickland said. “I’m disappointed, but, hey, what else can I say?” Strickland added, “I just guess it wasn’t in the cards.” Strickland, now retired from his position as chief of police at Meredith College, has repeatedly argued he believes Woodlief lied to cover up for alleged misconduct by Police Chief John Wolford and Please see OXFORD, page 3A

Gardner squeaks by to hang on as Warrenton’s mayor By DAVID IRVINE Daily Dispatch Writer

WARRENTON – Walter Gardner held onto the mayor’s seat in Warrenton in a close race with Marc Steer. Gardner received 121 votes to Steer’s 105. In the race for three Warrenton city commissioner seats, Robert Davie, Mary Lang Hunter and Jules Banzet won over Bill Miller and Ted Malone. The votes by candidate were: Davie, 151; Hunter, 143; Banzet, 130; Miller, 122; and Malone, 80. In Macon, incumbent Rob Evans defeated Carroll Harris 32 to 12 in the

mayoral race. The race for five Macon city commissioner positions was close among six candidates, with only seven votes separating the top and bottom vote getters. Winning seats were: David Harris, with 34 votes; Allen Hobgood and Glenn Riggan, with 33 votes each; and J.W. Beddingfield and Benny Hilliard, with 29 votes each. Wanda Thompson trailed with 27 votes. Dwight Pearce, running unopposed for mayor of Norlina, received 123 votes. There were two write-in votes. Scooter Edwards

finished first among six candidates for five seats on the Norlina city commission, garnering 117 votes. Other candidates winning seats were: Jim Overby, 98 votes; Bill Harris, 94; Herbert Burrows, 93; and Lou Stultz, 82. Sonny Peoples, with 45 votes, did not win a seat. Turnout for the election was 28.27 percent. Of 1,500 registered voters, 424 cast votes in the election. Of those, 297 were cast on election day; 123 were cast early in onestop voting; and four were absentee ballots. Contact the writer at dirvine@

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Mark It Down Today Clean-Up Henderson — The Clean-Up Henderson Committee meets at 8 a.m. at the City Operations Center. The public is invited to attend. Lake Gaston Assoc. — The Lake Gaston Association will hold its monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church on Route 903, one mile north of Eaton Ferry Bridge, near Littleton. Guest speakers will be North Carolina wildlife officer, Sgt. Carl Hatcher, and Virginia Wildlife officer, Sgt. Jon Hart. They will be talking about the boating education laws in each state, enforcement across state lines, and the training requirements that these laws require. The meeting is open to members and nonmembers. For further information, call (252) 586-6577 or toll free at (888) 586-6577. Caregiver support group — meets monthly at Granville Medical Center, 1010 College St., Oxford, in the education classroom from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own bag lunch and soda and cookies will be provided. This group is open to the public and hosted by the Harold Sherman Adult Day Care. For more information, contact Melissa Starr, MSW, at (919) 690-3273. Wednesday Farmer’s market — The Wednesday Farmer’s Market, located near the track behind the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. selling local produce. The market is sponsored by the YMCA, the Vance County Cooperative Extension Service and Maria Parham Medical Center. Venders interested in selling at the market should contact Wayne Rowland at 438-8188. Oxford Farmers’ Market — The Oxford Farmers’ Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Redevelopment Commission — The Redevelopment Commission for the City of Henderson will meet at 10 a.m. in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 134 Rose Ave. Granville Senior Center — “Coffee with Kathy” will be held at 10 a.m. at the Granville County Senior Center, 120 Orange St. Senior Services Director Kathy May will be on hand to talk about services and answer citizens’ questions.


Bring your shopping list and register to win at holiday open house promotion this weekend This year’s Holiday Open House in downtown Oxford begins Friday and continues through Sunday. Stores will have refreshments, special sales, drawings and other special features. The sound of the holidays will be heard throughout downtown as carolers stroll the streets. Shoppers can also win big in this year’s promotional giveaway. Registration bags are in place at participating businesses throughout downtown Oxford. The drawing for a $300 gift basket filled with

prizes from participating downtown stores will take place on Nov. 9 and the winner will be notified the same day. Tanya Weary, assistant to the city manager/downtown development director, stressed that for every $100 spent in independently owned stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll and other expenditures. “If you spend that in a national chain, only $43 stays here. Spend it online and nothing comes home,” said Weary.

There will also be a Walk ‘N Shop for a Cure for Breast Cancer on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., sponsored by the Oxford Parks & Recreation Department. Participants can enjoy a 5K or one-mile walk through the historic downtown. The walk will begin and end in the parking lot on Littlejohn Street next to the Oxford Baptist Church. Registration is $10 with all proceeds going directly to breast cancer research. Participants may register in the Parks and Recreation

Department prior to the event between 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or on the day of the event from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. For more information call (919) 603-1135. RE/MAX Perspective, in conjunction with its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., will have hot air balloon rides available from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday as well. The pilot will be available for questions the entire morning prior to the balloon being inflated. The balloon rides will be held on the Hix Field.

Medical center to host Pinkston Street honors veterans two educational events On Nov. 9, the Maria Parham Oncology Center, along with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society/ Eastern N.C. Chapter, the Duke Endowment, Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., and BristolMeyers Squibb, will host a “Dinner and Discussion” on “Clinical Trials: New Directions in Blood Cancer Therapies.” The event will begin with a free dinner at 5 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6 p.m. in the classroom and auditorium of the hospital. The speaker will be Dr. David Mack, oncologist with Duke Medicine and the Maria Parham Cancer Center. At the end of his presentation, the floor will be opened up for questions. Anyone who has an interest in learning more about clinical trials in this area of research is encouraged

to attend. Please reserve your spot for dinner by calling Lee Anne at (252) 436-1116 by Friday at 2 p.m. On Nov. 13, Four County Primary Care and Maria Parham Medical Center will host a “Lunch and Learn” entitled “Primary Care and Women’s Health Issues.” A free lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in the hospital classroom, and the program by Dr. Prathima Surapaneni of Four County Primary Care will begin at noon in the auditorium. Anyone with an interest in learning more about primary care physicians and the special needs surrounding women’s health is encouraged to attend. Please reserve your spot for lunch by calling Lee Anne at (252) 436-1116 by Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.

In Service Peggy S. Murray United States Army PFC Peggy S. Murray has graduated from basic military training at Fort Jackson, S.C. She is the daughter of Elaine Murray of Henderson and the granddaughter of the late Irvin and Lois Murray. Murray is a 2004 graduate

of Southern Vance High School and earned an associate degree in medical office administration in Murray 2009 from Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson.

The Pinkston Street Elementary School Veteran’s Day Committee will hold its annual Veteran’s Day luncheon Nov. 10 at noon. All veterans are invited to attend free of charge.

The luncheon will be held at the school, located at 855 Adams St. Any veterans planning to attend please contact the school at (252) 438-3441 before Nov. 7.

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Shriners’ meeting — The Henderson Shrine Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Masonic Lodge #229, 401 Brodie Road, Henderson. Dinner will be served, followed by the business meeting. Genealogical society — Bob Williams will speak to the Granville County Genealogical Society 1746 Inc. at 6:30 p.m. in the County Commissioners’ meeting room, 145 Williamsboro St., Oxford. His topic will cover genealogical research in England and Wales. Now retired, Williams’ work involved international travel, with a three-year assignment in Europe for Kodak. During his last assignment with Kodak, he was based in London, England, where he spent weekends on his hobbies of photography and genealogy. He will share some of his experience gained doing genealogical research while in England. Granville Alzheimer’s awareness — “Candles of Care” will be lit at 10:30 a.m. at the Granville County Senior Center, 120 Orange St. in Oxford, for those whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer’s Disease or a related illness. For more information, call Harry Mills at (919) 693-1930. Chess Club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U. S. Chess Federation, meets at the First United Methodist Church from 6 to 9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at 438-4459 (days) or 738-0375 (evenings). Tourism authority — The Granville County Tourism Development Authority will meet at 2 p.m. at the Granville Chamber of Commerce, 124 Hillsboro St. Finance committee — The Oxford City Commission’s Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. in the engineering conference room on the second floor of City Hall, 300 Williamsboro St. The committee will discuss a trash compactor fee for Walmart, convenience accounts, charges for filling swimming pools, adjusting residential deposit rates, charging deposits for each time a person moves and requiring re-establishment of deposit for cutoff of service. Commission committee meetings are open to the public. Warren Alzheimer’s awareness — The Warren County Senior Center, 435 W. Franklin Street, Warrenton, is sponsoring a Candlelight Reflections Program from 6:15-7:15 p.m. to help raise public awareness and to support family caregivers of persons with debilitating conditions, including those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

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has called for Woodlief’s resignation. And Strickland called for the ouster of Tommy Marrow when Marrow was Oxford’s manager. And Strickland last week released copies of his book, “The Rest of the Story,” which has much to say about several persons in connection with Oxford government and politics, but is mainly critical of Woodlief, Wolford and Marrow. Woodlief, a retired broadcaster, has been mayor since 2001 and prior to that had been a city commissioner since 1987. Woodlief, who announced his candidacy in January, at the time said he would seek re-election because he believes there is much to complete that is already underway in terms of recruiting businesses and industries. A Walmart Supercenter at the new Shoppes at Oxford and a new Walgreens are open. And the Triangle North Granville business park has been taking shape. Additionally, Woodlief has said he believes City Manager Mark Donham, whom the commission hired in May 2008, “has some great ideas” and wants to help him. Powell, an educator, said at his home that he believes the good thing is Oxford had an option. “It had an impact in a way because it gave people

an opportunity to at least begin to think a little differently from the status quo,” Powell said. Bullock “It may have not had a great impact this time, but I think it did set a precedent for things that Harris may come up in the future.” Powell added, “I think somebody had to break the mold.” D. Currin Powell, who had decided at the end of July not to seek re-election to a second term on the commission, announced his candidacy for mayor last month. And Powell has said his reason for running for mayor is because he had been contemplating ways of trying to help the entire city get better and of trying to do something that would enhance the lives of people. The four commission positions up for election are being vacated with the departures of Powell, Paul Kiesow, Bob Shope and Chance Wilkinson. Oxford’s seven city commissioners serve staggered four-year terms.

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Thirteen candidates competed for the four commission positions. Currin, who watched the returns in the County Commission meeting room, said, “Just excited and ready to go to work.” At the same time, Currin said that he believes there was a good group of candidates and that he was honored to be one of the winners. Currin is a businessman who has served on the Planning Board since 2004 and who is the husband of Granville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ginnie Currin. Sergent, who also watched the returns in commission meeting room, said, “I am honored and humbled and completely taken aback.” “I can’t believe it,” Sergent said. “I didn’t expect that. I expected Danny and C.J.” Sergent is health promotion coordinator at the Granville-Vance Health District Department. Harris, as he was arriving at the County Board of Elections Office, said, “I’m speechless. Thank the Lord for his blessings, many blessings.” And Harris thanked the voters. Harris is a mental health professional with

the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in Butner. Bullock, when reached later by phone at his home, additionally expressed excitement. “I’m tremendously pleased and had a lot of good people helping me, working with me,” Bullock said. “It’s been a good experience.” Bullock is retired from working two decades for Burlington Industries and is presently a part-time instructor for Vance-Granville Community College. Contact the writer at bwest@

ELECTION, from page one In the contest for the six Town Council positions, incumbents Vickie Cates, Christene Emory, Linda Jordon and Edgar Smoak were victorious, as were candidates Bill McKellar and Terry Turner. The results additionally meant defeat for Town Councilman John Wimbush. Incumbent Spooky Oakley is bowing out from continuing his service to Butner’s government. Contact the writer at bwest@

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F-V-W Offers Regional Homebuyers Education Training Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., will offer a homeownership training session for potential home owners in Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville Counties. The training session will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., at the F-V-W Annex and Training Facility at 155 West Andrews Avenue in Henderson. The homeownership training will be conducted by homeownership counselors certified by the North Carolina Housing Counselors Association and will include presentations by attorneys, contractors, mortgage loan officers, housing specialists, appraisers and other professionals involved in the home buying process. Training areas will include credit report analysis, budgeting, debt ratios, credit management, appraisals, home inspections, the mortgage lending process, post purchase maintenance, and many other related topics. Individuals and families planning to purchase their first home are strongly encouraged to attend this session. Many mortgage lenders are requiring that new home buyers obtain a certificate coafirming their participation in a certified homeownership training program. The training is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Potential home owners that complete the required number of training hours and activities will receive a certificate. To receive a certification, participants must complee this training sessions. Due to the limited number of slots available, registration in encouraged. To register by phone, call 252-492-0161 or 800-682-1163, Monday through Friday, from 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Local News

The Daily Dispatch

KITTRELL, from page one As for Hubbard, she came out swinging against the community “being taken over” by outsiders such as Watkins, and “being run” by the Kittrell Water Authority. The candidate declared: “I will continue to have a problem with that.” Hubbard said she doesn’t have to be the mayor to continue her fight. The people who put together an economic plan for Henderson and Vance County that doesn’t work want to do the same thing in Kittrell, according to Hubbard. “The whole point of putting the sewer line on U.S. 1 was to create businesses,” she said. The way was cleared for either Joyner or Hubbard to become mayor after the incumbent, J. Howard Wynne, announced in May that he would not run for another two-year term because he was resigning after more than two decades in office. Asked why, Wynne replied that “people around here just disagree.” A good part of them don’t want a multi-racial housing subdivision beside the AME Church, Wynne said. He added that “a few people resent Sam Watkins having access to the sewer line (along U.S. 1) if it came to Kittrell.” According to Wynne, the sewer line would bring economic development to the southern part of Vance County. “I support growth in all areas,” he said. “Jobs are what this community needs most.” Wynne said the sewer line project “would be free. The Job Corps was footing the up-front money.” Compared to the JoynerHubbard election contest Tuesday night, the other Kittrell and Middleburg races — which were all unopposed — were extremely dull. As a result, Kittrell’s town commissioners are Jack Ball, Gene Pulley and Betsy Watkins Simpson. Also as a result, Ray A. Bullock is the mayor of Middleburg. Its town council members are Annie Fudge, Ruth Macon Nance and Gary A. Plummer. Contact the writer at

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Deaths Danny A. Herion Jr.

Marvell Hilton

KITTRELL — Danny Andrew Herion Jr., 23, of 785 S. Chavis Road, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Frank Sossamon. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church. At other times they will be at the home of his parents, Danny and Wanda Herion at 785 S. Chavis Road, Kittrell. Other arrangements will be announced by J.M. White Funeral Home.

OXFORD — Marvell Hilton, age 86, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. Mrs. Hilton was a native of Granville County, N.C. She was born May 31, 1923, to the late Claudia Kinton Currin and John David Currin of Northern Granville County. She is survived by a beloved daughter, Martha Hilton-Willett, and cherished granddaughter, Claudia McCullough Willett. Mrs. Hilton was preceded in death by her devotional husband for 66 years, Ernest McCullough Hilton, and also a beloved daughter Claudette Hilton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hester Baptist Church by the Dr. Lavelle Waters and Dr. Randy Bridges. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Survivors include a brother, Chandler T. Currin and wife Mae Love Currin of Oxford; and a sister, Candace Slaughter of Roxboro, N.C. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Selma Lee Currin, Ella Mae Knott, Jewell Williams, Helen Elliott Elliott, and Joe Be Stanfield, all of Oxford; a brother, John Lou Currin of Elon College. Marvell, known to her beloved nieces and nephews as “Aunt Bell,” was a faithful and active member of Hester Baptist Church. She was a faithful member of the choir for 57 years and the

Virginia L. Jeffress PITTSBORO — Virginia Lassiter Jeffress, 86, daughter of the late Joseph and Jemmie Lassiter, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, in Pittsboro. She was a native of Vance County, graduated from Henderson High School and attended Elon College. As a young woman, she served in the USO and became a U.S. Army wife. Upon her husband’s retirement, they moved to Finchley, Va., and she later moved to Boydton where she worked at the Boydton Library. As her health declined, she moved to North Carolina to be near her daughter. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at Liberty Baptist Church of which she was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery. She is survived by her daughters, Victoria Hutchins of Gambrills, Md., and Jane Wrenn of Siler City; a sister, Evelyn Woodie of Henderson; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by a son, William Jethro Jeffress Jr. Arrangements were by Watkins-Cooper-Lyon Funeral Home of Clarksville, Va.

Gloria C. Richardson CAMDEN, N.J. — Gloria C. Richardson, 83, of Camden, N.J., died on Oct. 20, 2009. She was the wife of the late John J. Richardson and the mother of J.R. Richardson of Henderson, N.C., and Patrick M.

Richardson of USMA at West Point and the late Charles W. Richardson. Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at Saint James Catholic Church in Henderson, N.C., beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. J.R. has requested in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Saint James Catholic Church in Gloria’s name.

Katie N. Thornton OXFORD — Katie Nelson Thornton, 76, of 207 Fourth St., died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Duke Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Willie B. Nelson and Betty Downey Nelson. She is survived by a husband, Robert Thornton; four daughters, Kaye T. Lewis of Henderson, Demetrius Thornton of

Hester Trio, as well as a Sunday school teacher during those years. She graduated from Oak Hill High School in Northern Granville. Mrs. Hilton was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, friend and neighbor to all that knew her. She was known in Granville County for her cooking, sharing recipes, singing and playing the piano, assisting in the community with functions and volunteering. She took pride in her yard and flowers. She took the time to share her kindness and to make others’ path in life easier in which she always spread her sunshine wherever she went with love, generosity and a smile. She will be missed by all that knew her. All of her family and friends will always remember the memories and joy that she brought to each one. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church and at other times they will be at the home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Hester Baptist Church, Highway 96, Oxford, N.C. 27565. Gentry-Newell and Vaughan Funeral Home is in charge of assisting the Hilton family. For online condolences go to, select obituaries. Paid Obituary

Oxford, Michelle Blue of Durham and Connie T. Brown of Dumfries, Va.; three sons, Ricky Thornton of Peekskill, N.Y., and Robin Thornton and Wallace Thornton, both of Oxford; four sisters, Jean Oakley of Newark, N.J., Lois Thorpe of Pottstown, Pa., and Mary Moore and Betty Hawley, both of Oxford; a brother, Pervis Downey of Roxboro; and 13 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors at the residence. Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home.

Karen M. King CLAYTON — Karen M. King, 44, passed away on November 1, 2009. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel. Beloved wife of Eric King, and loving mother of twins: Garrick Michael and Graydon James both of the home, daughter of Michael “ Mack “ Wayne Ayscue and the late Kathleen Hilton-Ayscue, and stepdaughter of Joanne Ayscue. Karen is survived by many loving family members, and an enormous community of loving friends, all of whom will miss her dearly. She was also well respected in her professional life. Her devotion to her twin boys

Timothy A. Robinson February 21, 1962 – November 3, 2009 LOUISBURG — Timothy Alan “Timmy” Robinson, 47, of Louisburg, died Tuesday morning at his home. Timmy was a son of the late Robert Lewis and Helen Quinn Robinson. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with Dr. Reggie Rushing officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Timmy is survived by his fiancé, Ann Kennedy;

was unsurpassed. Karen fought breast cancer with strength, unparalled courage, magnanimous strength and everlasting dignity, until her final breath, surrounded by all of whom she loved. Karen lived each day filled with passion and respect. Her ability to organize, communicate, and be direct was respected by all. She will forever be in our hearts and minds. Family will receive friends and relatives Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made in her memory to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Condolences may be made to the family at Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals & Cremations, Clayton. Paid Obituary

sister and brother in-law, Brenda and Alberto Sotelo of Manson; brothers and sisters in-law, Danny and Anita Robinson of Huntington, Md.; Tommy and Julia Robinson of Manson; Wayne Robinson of Norlina; and two nieces. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to Strickland Funeral Home, 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, N.C. 27549. Funeral arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home of Louisburg. Paid Obituary

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Whether or not elderly drivers are required to take eye exams by state agencies, they owe it to themselves, their passengers, other drivers, and pedestrians to visit an ophthalmologist at least every two years. Not only are older drivers at increased risk for suffering from age-related eye disease that can compromise their vision, their ability to see objects in motion declines more precipitously than their facility to see static ones. By diagnosing and treating vision-compromising conditions, updating lens prescriptions, and outfitting driving glasses with glare-reduction coatings and tints, the ophthalmologist may help seniors improve their driving ability. They can also help older drivers better cope with a falloff in contrast sensitivity that is a common part of the aging process. Good vision is critical for safe driving performance. Because vision declines with age and the percentage of older adults in the population is increasing, it has become more important to consider the vision screening needs of older adults when designing evidencebased traffic safety policy. At FOUR COUNTY EYE ASSOCIATES, we care about you and your family and the quality of your eyesight. Good vision is your greatest asset throughout your life. Call 492-8021 to schedule an appointment. We’re located at 451 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson Professional Plaza, Suite 204. P.S. Because the pupils in our eyes become smaller and do not dilate as quickly as we age, only about one-third of ambient light reaches our retinas at age 60 versus ages 20-30.

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Business & Farm

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Report: Factory orders rise 0.9 percent in September By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories rebounded in September, helped by strength in autos, heavy machinery and military aircraft. The fifth increase in six months bolstered hopes that a revival in manufacturing will help support an overall economic recovery. The worry is that if consumer spending falters in coming months, orders will slump again. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that orders rose 0.9 percent in September, slightly better than the 0.8 percent gain economists had expected. Demand increased for both durable goods, and nondurable goods such as chemicals and energy products. New orders for durable goods, items expected to last at least three years, advanced 1.4 percent, better than the 1 percent estimate the government made last week. Demand for heavy machinery jumped 7.9 percent, the biggest gain in 18 months. There also was strong demand for military aircraft, which helped offset

a second straight drop in orders for commercial airplanes. Orders for nondurable goods rose 0.6 percent following a 0.9 percent increase in August, led by petroleum, chemicals and food products. Joshua Shapiro, chief U.S. economist at MFR Inc. in New York, noted that orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft — a good proxy for business investment plans — posted a solid 1.8 percent rise in September after two straight declines. The better-than-expected reading for factory orders followed a report Monday from the Institute for Supply Management that its gauge of manufacturing activity grew in October at the fastest pace in more than three years. The ISM index rose to 55.7 in October, the third straight reading above 50, which signals growth in the sector. Businesses replenishing stockpiles, higher demand for American exports and support from the government’s $787 billion stimulus program led the advance. But with jobs scarce, lending tight and consum-

Eventually, the NCDA&CS would like to notify all clients via e-mail when their reports are available online. Clients who provide a valid e-mail address on their sample information form, or who register an e-mail address with the Agronomic Division online, can receive electronic notification. In the interim, all other clients will receive a postcard with instructions on how to find their reports. Clients who visit the Agronomic Division home

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Board President Larry Andrews said in the audit response the board is taking action to ensure the minutes are completed.

REVIVAL Rev. Mick Snider

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FALL BAZAAR Saturday, November 7, 2009

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 8:30 am, 11:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday Thru Tuesday November 9-10 7:00 pm Wednesday, November 11 10:00 am and 7:00 pm South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church 905 American Road, Henderson • 438-3322

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The Maria Parham Healthcare Foundation would like to thank all of the people & companies who supported us and participated in the following Foundation events.

11th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament Charles Boyd Chevrolet of Henderson Dianne B. Dookhan, MD & Ameripath Duke Univ. Health System - Duke Oncology Glen Raven, Inc. H.G. Reynolds Co. Inc. McCulloch England Architects Owens & Minor Distribution, Inc. Pat & Cheryl Kayes Phoenix Physicians RBC Bank Variety Wholesalers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Bob & Jan Richardson Bob & Lisa Singletary Wake Radiology Brady Trane CEI - The Digital Office Cross+Associates Dr. Linga Vijaya BE & K Building Group Datascope Patient Monitoring Duke Orthopaedics of Vance County Eagle Hospital Physicians First Citizens Bank McNeary Modern Biomedical & Imaging NCHA Strategic Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Durham

Harris Incorporated of Henderson Charles Boyd Chevrolet of Henderson The Peanut Roaster Maria Parham Volunteer Services Bear Pond Fresh Market Chris Lutes - Phoenix Physicians Colonial Life - Curtis Epps Credential America Duke Orthopaedics of Vance County First Citizens Bank Four County Primary Care Henderson Country Club Henderson Family YMCA Hendrick Motorsports Kerr Lake Orthopaedics Maria Parham Nephrology & Hypertension Maria Parham Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic Medcost Mickey & Tammy Foster NC Surgical Associates Scana Energy Marketing, Inc. Sportrax (Vance Athletic Supply) TAC Americas The Burnette Financial Group - Phillip Burnette Triangle North Realty Wells Fargo Wester Insurance Agency - David Carver Woody & Kathy Caudle

2009 Foundation 5K, Heart Healthy Mile & Kid’s Dash Henderson Family YMCA North Carolina orthotics & Prosthetics Premier Women’s Health Professionals, PA Carolina GI Associates Chick-fil-A Toyota of Henderson Advanced Seating & Mobility Alex Drake, DDS Character Antics & BOHO the Clown Charades Entertainment Community Care Partners Family Foot & Ankle Center Four County Health Network

52.57 25.36 49.25 14.80 24.87 53.12 35.43 15.72 71.74 7.44 14.32 0.56 25.00 121.16 58.93 23.64 3.35 5.26 19.45 3.69 60.06 18.46 58.58 36.99 3.97 51.11 48.17 10.79 2.94 19.66 42.08 29.07 45.06 49.90 27.74 4.00 68.17

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Listed below are representative interdealer quotations at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday from the National Association of Securities Dealers. Prices do not include retail mark-up, mark-down or commission.

Audit: N.C. funeral board didn’t keep some minutes

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ers wary of spending, it’s Pct. change from previous: -0.18% High 9,787.47 Low 9,703.89 unclear whether the gains 2,400 Nov. 3, 2009 can be sustained as govern2,200 Nasdaq ment stimulus programs 2,000 composite wind down. 1,800 1,600 Factory orders were val+8.12 1,400 ued at a seasonally adjusted J A S O N 2,057.32 $356.1 billion in September. High 2,057.32 Low 2,031.25 Pct. change from previous: +0.4% But through the first nine 1,200 months of the year, orders Nov. 3, 2009 1,100 are 21.7 percent below the Standard & 1,000 pace of 2008, underscoring 900 Poor’s 500 800 the severity of the recession. 700 +2.53 The government reported 600 J A S O N 1,045.41 last week that the overall High 1,046.35 Pct. change from previous: +0.24% Low 1,033.94 economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, SOURCE: SunGard AP grew at an annual rate of MARKET ROUNDUP 110309: Market charts show Dow,M S&P 500, and 3.5 percent in the JulyCurrencies & etals Nasdaq; stand-alone; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; September quarter, the first 96 mm x 114 mm; staff growth after a record four Aluminum - $.8475 per lb., London Metal NEW YORK (AP) — Key currency exEditors: All figures as of: 5:25:03 PM EST Exch. change rates Tuesday: straight declines. EconoNOTE: Figures reflect market fluctuations after not match other AP content close; Coppermay -$2.9357 Cathode full plate, LME. mists said that was the Dollar vs: ExchgRate PvsDay Copper $2.9480 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. strongest signal to date that Yen Lead - $2259.00 metric ton, London Metal 90.32 90.35 Exch. $1.4702 $1.4753 the recession, which began Euro Zinc - $0.9725 per lb., London Metal Exch. Pound $1.6402 $1.6383 in December 2007, was Gold - $1061.00 Handy & Harman (only Swiss franc 1.0274 1.0236 ending. daily quote). Canadian dollar 1.0677 1.0791 Gold - $1084.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mexican peso 13.3180 13.1010 Still, unemployment Tue. likely will keep rising amid Silver - $16.970 Handy & Harman (only Metal Price PvsDay a sluggish recovery. The NY Merc Gold $1084.30 $1053.40 daily quote). Silver - $17.171 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot NY HSBC Bank US $1085.00 $1054.00 jobless rate hit a 26-year NY Merc Silver $17.171 $16.431 Tue. high of 9.8 percent in Sep Platinum -$1329.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). tember and is expected to Platinum -$1356.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Nonferrous rise to 9.9 percent when the NEW YORK (AP) — Spot nonferrous metal Tue n.q.-not quoted, n.a.-not available r-revised prices Tuesday: October report is released Friday. Many analysts believe the jobless rate will top 10 percent by the end of this RALEIGH (AP) — An notes from those meetings. year and will not peak until audit says the state board North Carolina law next summer. that licenses North Carorequires a public body to lina funeral home direckeep a “general account” of tors and embalmers failed a closed session. to maintain properly the minutes from the board’s page should select the “Find closed sessions. Your Report” link from the State Auditor Beth left-column navigation bar. Wood’s office said Tuesday This link takes visitors into the state Board of Funeral the division’s laboratoryService acknowledged to information site, known auditors that formal minas PALS. For most people, utes of the closed sessions using the “Quick Report had not been created in Search” link is the most recent years. convenient way to access Board staff members reports. also couldn’t locate the

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Soil, other agronomic tests available online RALEIGH — Beginning Nov. 1, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will no longer routinely mail out paper copies of agronomic reports. This policy will apply to reports for soil tests and nematode assays, as well as plant tissue, waste, solution and soilless media analyses. All these reports are readily available through the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division’s Web site, www.


Wednesday, November 4, 2009

JM White Funeral Services John R. Van VenRooy, DMD KARTS Kerr Lake Orthopaedics Maria Parham Nephrology & Hypertension Maria Parham Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic Medical Arts Pharmacy & Medical Supplies Northern Carolina Surgical Associates Pino’s Italian Restaurant Richard J. Noel, DDS SporTrax The Peanut Roaster

2009 Twilight on the Veranda 220 Seafood About Face Skin Care Spa Adventure Island Allen’s Frameworks & Gallery Becky Janssen Betsy Williams Betty Goodwin Billie & Clay Frazier Bob and Alex Stamper Bodyworx Fitness Center/Oxford Books Are Fun Brian Faucette (Masseuse) Bullock’s of Henderson C. Swanson Dodd Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Panthers Caroline Burnette CEI - Vernon Hunter Changes-A-Head: Alice Sandarelli Character Antics Chick-fil-A Cindy & Jeff Faulkner Dabney Drive Restaurant Danny W. Wright CPA, PLLC Dockside Seafood Dot’s Hallmark Shop Dr. Bob Allen Dr. Brad Johnson Dr. Chris Jaeger Dr. Glenn Charlton Dr. Jim Goodwin Dr. Morris Pickens Dr. T. M. Roberson, II DDS Duke University East Carolina University Franklin Brothers Nursery Fred & Leslie Carswell Hampton Inn Hasentree - Damon Johncour Henderson Family YMCA Hill’s Music Shoppe Howard High Ichibar Japanese Restaurant Interiors & Gifts Too Interiors by Decorating Den Jack & Debra Ferguson

Jamie and Wanda Clay Jeanette & Carlyle Morris Journigan’s Tire and Battery Kathy Caudle King’s Carpet Care Lakeland Theatre Company Lelia Brigham Leslie Ann Mills Photography Liberty Kennels Lifetime Sports Lighthouse Entertainment Lin Kapus Lowe’s Home Improvement Marshall Cooper Matzalan Mexican Restaurant Middleburg Steak House MPMC Volunteer Services Nails and More Nan’s Young Fashions/Oxford NC State University Owens and Minor Parham’s Westernwear Pat & Cheryl Kayes Pino’s Italian Restaurant Postal Plus Bob Fleming Rose Gin/Ace Hardware Rose Oil Company Ruby Tuesday Rumors Restaurant/Oxford Satterwhite Cleaning Sears Silpada - Betty Goodwin Silpada - Elizabeth Faulkner Smithfield’s Supply Line Country Market Ted Wheeler Catering The Cabin at Hillside Farms The Peanut Roaster Thomas Anderson Tonya Jones Tracey Dreibelbis UNC Wake Forest University Whitco Termite and Pest Control


Public Records

The Daily Dispatch

VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arrests • Daniel Martinez, 31, of 492 Merriam St. was served with an order for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond was set at $500. Court date Dec. 3. • Derrick Williams, 33, of 20 Grain Lane was arrested Nov. 2. Assault on a female. Court date Nov. 17. • Dylan Williams, 16, of 2953 Faulkner Town Road was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor communicating threats. Bond was set at $300. Court date Dec. 1. • Michael Michelle Johnson, 22, of 1348 Nicholas St. was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor assault on a female. No bond. Court date was Nov. 2. • Keylan Douglas Johnson, 17, of 5543 Raleigh Road Lot 4 was served with an order for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor trespassing. Misdemeanor carrying a weapon. Bond was set at $1,000. Court date Dec. 3. • Dustin Stevenson, 17, of 558 Finch Road was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon. Misdemeanor assault on a female. Misdemeanor communicating threats. Bond was set at $600. Court date Dec. 1. • Christopher Henderson, 40, of 1015 N. Pine St. was served with an order for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor driving while license revoked. Misdemeanor possession of a stolen vehicle. Misdemeanor maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance. Manufacture of marijuana. Possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana. Possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $20,500. Court date not listed. • Brandon Ray Moorefield, 21, of 517 Hillard St. was served with a criminal summons on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor simple physical assault. Misdemeanor communicating threats. Misdemeanor criminal damage to

property. Court date Nov. 18. • Timothy Nicholson, 20, of 116 Knightengale Lane was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor larceny. Bond was set at $500. Court date Nov. 9. In another report, subject was arrested and charged with felony burglary, felony larceny and felony possession/concealing stolen property. Bond was set at $20,000. Court date Nov. 9. • Susan W. Driver, 41, of 3172 Gillburg Road was served with a criminal summons on Nov. 1. Misdemeanor worthless checks. Bond was set at $230. Court date Nov. 30. • Lonzy Barker Jr., 47, of 913 Vanco Mil Road was arrested Nov. 1. Misdemeanor assault on a female. No bond. • Pierre Bornaee Hunter, 44, of 179 Lynnbank Estates Road was served with an order for arrest on Oct. 30. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000. Court date Nov. 16. • Howard Harris Jr., 37, of 141 Village Drive was served with two orders for arrest on Oct. 30. Nonsupport in Franklin County. Bond was set at $7,500. Court date Nov. 12. • Charles Proffitt, 34, of 1235 Topleman St. was served with an order for arrest on Oct. 31. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond was set at $2,000. Court date Nov. 17. • Ervin Lorenzo Terry, 20, of 700 Keeton Road was arrested Oct. 31. Misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury. Court date Nov. 16. • Linwood A. Currin Jr., 25, of 785 Daniel Harris Road was served with an order for arrest on Oct. 31. Misdemeanor assault on a female. Misdemeanor injury to personal property. Bond was set at $3,000. Court date Nov. 30. • Erica C. Smith, 26, of 199 Mallard Lane was served with a criminal summons on Oct. 31. Misdemeanor criminal damage to property. Court date Dec. 7. • Donna Edwards, 49, of 3838 U.S. 1 South, Kittrell, was

served with a criminal summons on Oct. 31. Misdemeanor worthless checks. Court date Nov. 16. • Wade Thomas Coleman, 33, of 227 Little Mill Road was served with a criminal summons on Oct. 31. Misdemeanor worthless checks. Bond was set at $60. Court date Nov. 30. • Fisher Toby, 37, of 475 Evans was served with an order for arrest on Oct. 30. Failure to appear on a charge of driving while license revoked. Bond was set at $200. Court date Nov. 19. • Charlie Edward Dunston, 44, of 612 S. College St. was served with an order for arrest on Oct. 30. Misdemeanor failure to appear on a charge of driving while license revoked. Bond was set at $1,000. Court date Nov. 30.

Larceny • Tammy Langston, 47, of 24 Magnolia Court, Manson, reported Nov. 1 the theft of a golf cart valued at $1,800 and two metal ramps, no value listed. • William Newman, 65, of 3356 Egypt Mountain Road, Kittrell, reported Oct. 30 the theft from the residence of a Sony 52-inch flat panel TV valued at $2,200 and a Fuji digital camera valued at $300. • Tony C. Wallace, 26, of 3090 Satterwhite Point Road reported Oct. 30 the theft of a Buddy deer stand valued at $250. • Virginia King Vaughan, 71, of 380 Flanagan Road reported Nov. 1 the theft from the residence of 3 pistols valued at $700 and 85 silver dollars. • Morris Lawrence, 51, of 2340 Tungsten Mine Road reported Oct. 29 the theft of a push mower valued at $150, tool box with assorted tools valued at $300 and a string trimmer valued at $150. • Joshua Towne, 31, of 327 Somerset Plantation reported Oct. 30 the theft from a storage shed of 4 aluminum rims valued

HENDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT Arrests • Raymond Harold Griffin, 69, of 90 Hamilton Lane was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor simple assault. Misdemeanor assault on a female. No bond. Court date Dec. 28. • Frankie Hawks, 35, of 377 Beaver Dam Road was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor simple assault (domestic). No bond. Court date Dec. 28. • Keylan Johnson, 17, of 5532 Raleigh Road Lot 4, Kittrell, was served with an order for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor failure to appear on a charge of simple assault. Bond was set at $600. Court date Dec. 1. • Bobby Hicks Jr., 28, of 1817 Willow Lane was served with an order for arrest on Nov. 2. Failure to appear on charges of operating a vehicle with no insurance, fictitious/altered title/ registration card/tag, and driving while license revoked. Bond was set at $1,000. Court date Dec. 1. • Quentin M. Brame, 23, of 128 Center St. was served with

two orders for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,300. Court date Nov. 24. • John Russell, 57, of 1120 Beacon Ave. was served with two orders for arrest on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond was set at $500. Court date Nov. 24. • Michael Michelle Johnson, 22, of 1248 Nicholas St. was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor second degree trespassing. Misdemeanor injury to real property. Bond as set at $300. Court date Dec. 1. • Kevin Dewayne Perry, 25, of 253 F Beckford Drive was served with a citation on Nov. 2. Misdemeanor driving while license revoked. Bond was set at $400. • Daniel Martinez, 31, of 492 Merriman St. was arrested Nov. 2. Misdemeanor no operator’s license. Bond was set at $400. Court date Dec. 15. In another report, subject was arrested Nov. 2 for misdemeanor possession of stolen property. Bond

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Assault on elderly woman, break-in Crimes of the Month for November From STAFF REPORTS

The Vance Sheriff’s Office and the Henderson Police Department need the public’s help solving its Crimes of the Month for November: On Oct. 29, officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to a residence on Oakdale Circle in Henderson in reference to a burglary that occurred sometime during the night. Upon arrival officers found that a 91-year-old female had been assaulted. The assailant entered the residence during the night, assaulted the female, and

took several items from the residence. The Criminal Investigations Section is continuing the investigation. On Oct. 9 about 8:30 a.m., the Vance County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cooks Chapel Methodist Church at 200 Center St. in reference to a breaking and entering and larceny. Suspects took a copy machine, sound system, microphones and other items from the church. Entry was gained by taking an air conditioner out of a window. Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers at 492-

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Foundation sponsors reverse raffle Nov. 13 extra chance at the prizes. What could be better The chances of winning than having a great time something are good — only enjoying wonderful food 99 tickets will be sold and and refreshing beverages the 100th ticket will be with your friends? What if raffled at the event. There you added a chance to win will also be several side $5,000? How about doing raffles as well. all of the above and helpThe Reverse Raffle 5000 ing to raise money for your tickets can be purchased at community? That is exactly what you Fidelity Bank on Dabney will be doing if you join the Drive or by calling (252) Vance County Community 432-4082. Ticket sales are limited and the foundaFoundation for its first tion expect to sell out, so ever reverse raffle – The interested individuals and Reverse Raffle 5000 – on Friday, Nov. 13. The event, couples are encouraged to get their tickets immediwhich will be held at the ately. Henderson Country Club, Students on VGCC’s main campus read and shared essays as part of North Carolina Literacy Awareness Month. Seated, from The Vance County will begin at 6:30 p.m. and left, are Angela Obery, Michelle Johnson, Brian Johnson, Clarissa Dawson and Helen Russell, all of Henderson; standing, Community Foundation continue until the $5,000 from left, are Sommer Kempson, Steven Tippett and Curtis Terry, all of Henderson, and Kruti Patel of Oxford. is an affiliate of the North is given away. Carolina Community The grand prize for the Foundation and provides reverse raffle is $5,000, and there will be nine $100 a simple, powerful and Science Department at were waiting to take GED Warren County Campus Vance-Granville Comhighly personal approach prizes given away as well. UNC-Chapel Hill. “I think Raffle tickets are $150 and to giving. The foundation examinations, started to joined their counterparts munity College observed the students were very tell her their often-draby composing “Look What Literacy Awareness strengthens the communiinclude a raffle chance, as matic life stories. Happened to Me…” essays creative, and this is a won- well as dinner and beverMonth by emphasizing ty by providing services to derful way to help others “I thought, every GED for the first time. “They the importance of reading donors who wish to estabages for two. too are full of enlightening with their literacy needs,” and writing for basic skills student has a great story lish charitable endowment There are also raffle Barham said. to tell,” Grissom recalled. student stories of hardstudents. funds, making grants to tickets available for those At South Campus in ships and difficulties, enStudents at the college’s Since then, students in local non-profit organizawho do not wish to attend Granville County, stuthe program have written lightenments and revelamain campus shared with tions and working as a the event but who want a dents worked on “brain such essays every semestions, failures, and at last, classmates the five-paracatalyst for community chance to win the $5,000 teasers” which they used ter. emerging success stories,” graph essays they had improvement, convening and other prizes. The “No to learn how to think “out- Attendance” tickets are All the stories are then Grissom said. written, with titles such groups and coordinating side of the box,” developcompiled into books, which VGCC’s Franklin as “Look What Happened resources. For more infor$100, and they can also ing critical thinking and are often displayed in the County Campus also obto Me, In My Life, on my mation, visit nccommunibe purchased by those in lobby of Building 1 on the served Literacy Awareness writing skills. They also Way to Getting my GED!” attendance who want an main campus. Month, according to Cathy turned poetry “inside out” “Look What Happened by studying poetic rhyme, Grissom said that writBarham, coordinator/into Me, In My Life, on my ing is not only therapeutic structor for the basic skills meter and verse and Way to Getting my Adult then setting the poems to for the students, but it also lab at that campus. GED High School Diploma!” or music. helps prepare them for the students there conceived, “Look What Happened to According to the N.C. wrote and illustrated short Me, In My Life, on my way essay required of them to Community College Sysonline books, which were earn the GED. She added to Getting into Curricuposted on a web site for tem, 20 percent of adults that students in VGCC’s lum!” (referring to comin the state demonstrate beginning readers of all English as a Second Lanmunity college degree and The Henderson-Vance variety of beverages, and low literacy skills. ages. guage program complete diploma programs). Downtown Development crafts and goods for sale. For more information on The web site, tarheela similar project as part of VGCC Director of Basic Commission will stage The Little German Band VGCC programs that help, is a collaboSkills Sue W. Grissom their classes. the first Oktoberfest in and Dancers, who have adults improve literacy ration of the Center for Students at the Basic explained that the concept performed at Oktoberfest skills, call Sue Grissom at downtown Henderson Literacy and Disability Skills Adult Learning originated several years events around the world, Studies and the Computer (252) 492-2061, ext. 3315. along Breckenridge Street ago when two women, who Center at the college’s this Saturday from 11 a.m. will perform. Plus there to 3 p.m. will be activities for chilNearly 20 vendors will dren. be featuring a variety of Harris Inc. and Ahner gene D. Day, M.D., chief of foods, including tradianyone who may be sick or standing hand sanitizing Granville Health SysSecurity are the primary staff for Granville Health tem (GHS) has announced who has flu-like symptoms stations located near each tional German dishes, a sponsors of the event. entrance. 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Carolina Briefs Court upholds conviction of former lawmaker RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina appellate judges have upheld the conviction of former state Rep. Thomas Wright on three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Wright was found guilty in April 2008 and sent to prison on charges he mishandled charity contributions and fraudulently obtained a $150,000 loan. A three-judge panel on the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Tuesday Wright received a fair trial. Wright is serving six to eight years for the crime. The Wilmington Democrat was the first sitting member of the General Assembly to be expelled from office in 128 years. A jury in August 2008 also found Wright guilty of felony obstruction of justice for preventing election officials from enforcing campaign finance laws by failing to report campaign contributions.

N.C. Rep. Warren won’t run in 2010 HIDDENITE (AP) — A North Carolina House member and former Alexander County sheriff won’t seek re-election next year because he wants to spend more time at home. Democratic Rep. Ray Warren told The Hickory Daily Record he’s ready to leave politics after 12 years as sheriff and two terms in the House. The 67-year-old Warren said he wanted to spend more vacation time with his wife. Warren represents the 88th House District, which covers all of Alexander County and part of Catawba County. He will

serve out his two-year term through the end of 2010. Warren said he was pleased during his time in Raleigh to get a prison built in Alexander County and money appropriated for an engineering education center in Hickory.

Mayor pays DMV $338,000 after worker’s theft WILMINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina mayor has been stuck with the bill of more than $300,000 after an employee embezzled the money from a state license plate agency run by the mayor. The Star-News of Wilmington reported Tuesday that Oak Island Mayor Johnie Vereen agreed to pay to settle a three-yearold lawsuit by the state Division of Motor Vehicles. Vereen was not charged and denied having any role in the theft by former employee Annie Daphine Ross Prince. The 63-yearold pleaded guilty last year to stealing from the Brunswick County license plate agency that Vereen operated. Prince is serving at least five years in prison. The DMV shut down Vereen’s plate office after auditors found vehicle sales documents were changed to show less money due to the state than was taken in.

Need a home? Affordable housing leaders meet RALEIGH (AP) Affordable housing leaders are trying to help North Carolina families keep a roof over their heads at a time many are losing their homes to foreclosure.

The North Carolina Housing Coalition is one of those sponsoring a statewide Affordable Housing Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday. The gathering is designed for developers, builders, lenders, and housing advocacy groups interested in developing affordable housing. They’ll be discussing the resources available to help the homeless, how communities can use stimulus funds and other topics. Sponsors of the event include Bank of America, BB&T and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.


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Lawmakers return to capital to talk overhaul of sales tax By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer

“It’s a useful exercise for everybody to go through,” said Sen. Dan Clodfelter, D-Mecklenburg, one of the Senate’s key proponents of an overhaul. Senate Democrats negotiated aggressively this year to lower the 6.75 percent overall sales tax rate most consumers pay and top individual income tax rate of 7.75 percent. Their plan also would have subjected building repairs, warranties and other services to the sales tax. But Luebke and other House Democrats didn’t feel comfortable with the changes as revenues plummeted nearly 11 percent last fiscal year during the recession. Instead, the two chambers and Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue agreed to raise an additional $1 billion this year to narrow a budget gap largely by raising temporarily the overall sales tax rate to 7.75 percent and placing an income tax surcharge on the highest wage earners. Raising rates is a common response by North Carolina and others states during a recession, said Bill Fox, director of the University of Tennessee Center for Economic

Research, who spoke to the committee. “Keep your bases really broad and your rates really low and you’ll have the best policy,” Fox told lawmakers. “It’s high tax rates that cause most of the mischief in taxation and change our behavior.” Senate Democrats would prefer to approve changes when the General Assembly reconvenes in May with a new plan, but it could get pushed back until 2011, after the November 2010 legislative elections. “I don’t know what the timeline will be but I think it’s imperative that we start working toward an ultimate tax reform process in North Carolina,” Perdue told reporters after a Council of State meeting. Republicans, the minority party in both chambers, sound suspicious about supporting an overhaul three months after they opposed a new state budget that raised taxes. “Tax reform cannot be just another public relations strategy to justify a tax hike,” said Senate Republican Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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On water: No, no, a thousand times no






Editorial Board: James Edwards, Publisher Glenn Craven, Editor

To the editor:

Don Dulin, News Editor

304 S. Chestnut St./P.O. Box 908 Henderson, N.C. 27536 PHONE: 436-2700/FAX: 430-0125

Daily Meditation For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another. Galatians 5:13-15

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Watch out for tax system changes Keep a watchful eye on Raleigh. A group of North Carolina lawmakers have returned to take up meetings on possibly changing our state’s tax system. A joint House-Senate finance committee will hold at least four meetings. The Associated Press reports that the group is considering changes to the tax system that have been mulled in Raleigh since the 1950s. At least three state panels have spent time on the issues just in the last nine years, usually focusing their attention on a plan to lower tax rates in exchange for applying sales tax to many items and services never before subject to taxation. “Keep your (tax) bases really broad and your rates really low and you’ll have the best policy,” said Bill Fox, director of the University of Tennessee Center for Business & Economic Research, who addressed the joint committee. “It’s high tax rates that cause most of the mischief in taxation and change our behavior.” What Fox is saying is that a little bit of tax on a lot of items is easier to pay than huge taxes on fewer items, which might actually discourage the purchase of those heavily taxed goods and services. On the surface, from a state-revenues standpoint, that makes sense. We encourage taxpayers to remain vigilant, however, because the tax rate is much more prone to change than the tax code itself. By that, we mean that in one session, lawmakers might finally make the big changes in state tax code that allow other previously untaxed items to be levied — such as building repairs, extended warranties and other services — while also reducing the sales tax rate of 6.75 percent (which is also “temporarily” up to 7.75 percent to cover state budget shortfalls). And then, a couple of years later when the state budget could really use another jolt, that tax rate might go right back up — temporarily or otherwise — and now it’s applied to almost everything you buy, really hitting shoppers in their wallets.

Quotable “This ship is actually a physical representation of that spirit with steel from the World Trade Center built into its bow so every friend that sets foot on it and every foe that dares challenge it will feel its power and know that it is literally made from the heart and soul of the city that has sacrificed so much.” — Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in a statement during a short ceremony after the new Navy assault ship USS New York arrived in its namesake city with a rifle volley salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attack. “The current recession is likely to generate for children in the United States the greatest level of material deprivation that we will see in our professional lifetimes.” — Stanford pediatrician Dr. Paul Wise, in a medical journal editorial after researchers, using analysis of 30 years of national data, said that nearly half of all U.S. children and 90 percent of black youngsters will be on food stamps at some point during childhood.

With all due respect, Commissioners, what part of NO do you not understand? For over two years, county residents have told you that a water system is not prudent, not wanted, and not needed. Fact after fact has been presented to show that we don’t need, nor can we afford, county water. Now comes your negotiation with the city of Henderson for water. Things are not exactly going swimmingly. The city, armed with a mask and a gun, is attempting to hold up county residents. Reportedly, Henderson is demanding an astronomical amount for water, much higher than is reasonable. Why? Three reasons come to mind. First, they have no choice. They are broke and have no prospects. Desperate people, more specifically desperate sweat has germs! We are politicians, do desperate, locked in a stare down over outlandish, even stupid that white plastic spout. If he makes a move, I’ll move faster. things. Second, they have someIf he dives, I’ll pounce. It’s me thing you want. There is a or him, survival of the fittest, solution. If the price is too slime or be slimed. high, or if they are demandOr maybe it’s my imaginaing something unreasontion. But this isn’t. Hand sanitizer able, don’t pay it. Walk away! is the new bottled water. It’s Third, they can. They can the new, expensive version of ask for the moon for their something we used to get for water. You don’t have to free, namely, soap and water, buy it. or a good wipe on the seat of Commissioners, you don’t your pants. have a speech impediment. Now, nothing counts unless it reads “kills 99.9 percent of We’re behind you. Just say germs.” Sales of Purell are NO! three times as great as they were last year at this time. Thurston Wayne Dickerson, I see dispensers in airports. Henderson I see dispensers in hotels. It’s like the new ATM machine. Spritz, spritz. Squirt, squirt. Soon they will hit you up for a “service charge” for every hit on the bottle. Soon soap will be passe. We will shower in Purell. The Daily Dispatch welUse Purell instead of cologne. comes letters to the editor. Shampoo with Purell. CondiLetters must be signed, tion with it, too. include the author’s city of “Well great seeing you,” the residence, and should be anchor says. limited to 300 words. Please Nice seeing you, I say. include a telephone number I rise. I turn. My hand for verification. twitches. His hand twitches. We reserve the right to edit For a moment, that old urge to comments for length, clarity, shake, to make contact, flickers libelous material, personal inside us. But the new world attacks and poor taste. We takes over. The old ways are do not publish anonymous gone. letters, form letters, letters We nod at each other. with names withheld or letters And I wonder, as I walk where we cannot verify the away, if a nod requires a hit on writer’s identity. that Purell bottle. …

Hand sanitizer: The new bottled water The news anchor shakes my hand. “So glad you could make it,” he says. Then he turns, still talking, and presses the nozzle on the hand sanitizer. This is the new American greeting. Howdy, neighbor — let me wipe you off. The current hysteria over the H1N1 flu virus has people so spooked, they don’t even wait until you leave the room. They touch you, then untouch you. Connectdisconnect. “So, have you done many cities?” the news anchor says, vigorously rubbing his hands. I have done many cities. I am traveling the country on a book tour. And I’ve been astounded to learn that the thing that most unifies America is not patriotism, faith, or even Jon and Kate. It’s Purell. If I could have bought stock in this stuff a year ago, I would have emptied the bank account. Everywhere I go, there is a jar or a bottle. A plastic spout. A little squirt. Hands wringing back and forth. Suddenly, everyone is a surgeon. Scrub up. When did we get so paranoid? There have been flus before. There have been viruses before. We didn’t turn into a nation of palm rubbers. But we sure have now. We see germs the way that kid from “The Sixth Sense” saw dead people. People disinfect in banks. At the office. Remember when

Mom used to tell us to “wash our hands.” Now we do it even BEFORE we eat. Heck, we’re stealing the Purell out of Mom’s protective hands. What’s worse, all this worrying has got me worried. I used to shake hands without hesitation. Hundreds a night sometimes, if I was giving a talk somewhere. Now, sudMitch denly, I see Albom every hand Tribune Media as a glowing Services green wad of kryptonite. Every sink handle is a germ repository. I see a door and try to open it with my feet. And let’s not even talk about the toilet handle. I never trusted that BEFORE the flu. In St. Louis, I go to a radio station for an interview. The host sits across from me. Between us are two microphones, two cups of water, and a pumptop bottle of sanitizer. Suddenly, I can’t stop looking at it. The interviewer and I had shaken hands and now I can feel those germs seeping into my bloodstream. I stare at that Purell bottle wondering if he’s thinking what I’m thinking: “I better get it first, or he’ll have his pumping-finger germs all over the spout.” I begin to sweat. My sweat makes him suspicious. And

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True conservatives just want a turn If there’s one thing liberal pundits are experts on these days it’s the sorry state of conservatism. The airwaves and op-ed pages brim with more-insorrow-than-in-anger lamentations on the GOP’s failure to get with President Obama’s program, the party’s inevitable demographic demise and its thralldom to the demonic deities of the right — Limbaugh, Beck, Palin. Such sages as the New York Times’ Sam Tanenhaus and Frank Rich insist that the right is out of ideas. After all, the religious dogmatism and “market fundamentalism” of the Bush administration were entirely discredited, leaving the GOP with its intellectual cupboard bare. “During the two terms of George W. Bush,” Tanenhaus declares in his latest book, “conservative ideas were not merely tested but also pursued with dogmatic fixity.” Even worse than being brain-dead, the right is blackhearted, hating good-and-fair Obama for his skin color and obvious do-goodery. Predictably, Republican Dede Scozzafava’s withdrawal from the congressional race in New York’s 23rd District is not only proof the experts are right, but also conveniently a more important story than the Democrats’ parlous standing with voters. Don’t look at the imploding Democrats. No, let’s all titter at the cannibalistic “civil war” on the right.

Frank Rich, gifted psephologist, finds the perfect parallel to the GOP’s squabbles in Stalin’s murderous purges. “Though they constantly liken the president to various totalitarian dictators,” Rich writes, “it is they who are Jonah re-enacting Goldberg Stalinism in full purge Tribune Media mode.” Services Stalin’s “full purge mode” involved the systematized exile and slaughter of hundreds of thousands (not counting his genocide of millions). The GOP’s purge has so far caused one very liberal Republican to halt her bid for Congress. Let me offer a counter-theory, admittedly lacking in such color but making up for it with evidence and consideration of what conservatives actually believe. After 15 or 20 years of steady moderation, many conservatives think it might be time to give their ideas a try. Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” was promoted as an alternative to traditional conservatism. Bush promised to be a “different kind of Republican,” and he kept that promise. He advocated govern-

ment activism, and he put our money where his mouth was. He federalized education with No Child Left Behind — cosponsored by Teddy Kennedy — and oversaw the biggest increase in education spending in history (58 percent faster than inflation), according to the Heritage Foundation, while doing next to nothing to advance the conservative idea known as school choice. With the prescription drug benefit, he created the biggest new entitlement since the Great Society (Obama is poised to topple that record). Bush increased spending on the National Institutes of Health by 36 percent and international aid by 74 percent, according to Heritage. He oversaw the largest, most porktacular farm bills ever. He signed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a massive new regulation of Wall Street. His administration defended affirmative action before the Supreme Court. He pushed amnesty for immigrants, imposed steel tariffs, supported Title IX and signed the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform legislation. Oh, and he, not Obama, initiated the first bailouts and TARP. Not all of these positions were wrong or indefensible. But the notion that Bush pursued conservative ideas with “dogmatic fixity” is dogmatic nonsense. Most Democrats were

blinded to all of this because of their anger over the Iraq war and an often irrational hatred of Bush. Republicans, meanwhile, defended Bush far more than they would have had it not been for 9/11 and the hysteria of his enemies. In 2008, the primaries lacked a Bush proxy who could have siphoned off much of the discontent on the right. Moreover, the party made the political calculation that John McCain — another unorthodox and inconsistent conservative — was the best candidate to beat Obama. In short, conservatives have had to not only put up with a lot of moderation and ideological flexibility, we’ve had to endure nearly a decade of taunting from gargoyles insisting that the GOP is run by crazed radicals. The rank and file might be wrong to want to get back to basics, but I don’t think so. With Obama racing to transform America into a European welfare state fueled by terrifying deficit spending, this seems like a good moment to argue for limited government. Oh, and a little forgiveness, please, for not trusting the judgment of the experts who insist they know what’s happening on the racist, paranoid, market-fundamentalist, Stalinist right. You can write to Jonah Goldberg by e-mail at JonahsColumn@aol. com.

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One year ago: California voters approved Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage, overturning a state Supreme Court decision that gave gay couples the right to wed just months earlier. Today’s Birthdays: Actress Doris Roberts is 79. Actress Loretta Swit is 72. R&B singer Harry Elston (Friends of Distinction) is 71. Blues singer Delbert McClinton is 69. Former First Lady Laura Bush is 63. Actress Markie Post is 59. Rock singer-musician Chris Difford (Squeeze) is 55. Country singer Kim Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 49. Actress-comedian Kathy Griffin is 49. Actor Ralph Macchio is 48. “Survivor” host Jeff Probst is 48. Rock singer-musician Wayne Static (Static-X) is 44. Actor Matthew McConaughey is 40. Rapper-producer Sean “Diddy” Combs is 40. R&B singer Shawn Rivera (Az Yet) is 38.

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Five years ago: It was announced that Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former Democratic vicepresidential candidate John Edwards, had been diagnosed with breast cancer the same day her husband and Sen. John Kerry conceded the presidential race.


On this date: In 1924, Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected the nation’s first female governor to serve out the remaining term of her late husband, William B. Ross. In 1939, the United States modified its neutrality stance in World War II, allowing “cash and carry” purchases of arms by belligerents, a policy favoring Britain and France. In 1942, during World War II, Axis forces retreated from El Alamein in North Africa in a major victory for British forces commanded by Lt. Gen. Bernard Montgomery. In 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president, defeating Democrat Adlai Stevenson. In 1979, the Iran hostage crisis began as militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran, seizing its occupants; for some, it was the start of 444 days of captivity. In 1980, Ronald Reagan won the White House as he defeated President Jimmy Carter by a strong margin. In 1991, Ronald Reagan opened his presidential library in Simi Valley, Calif., with a dedication attended by President George H.W. Bush and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford and Richard Nixon —

Ten years ago: Aaron McKinney, who beat gay college student Matthew Shepard and left him to die on the Wyoming prairie, avoided the death penalty by agreeing to serve life in prison without parole and promising never to appeal his conviction.


Today’s Highlight: One year ago, on Nov. 4, 2008, Democrat Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States, defeating Republican John McCain; Democrats gained seats in the Senate and House.

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— for two years. Nobody DEAR ABBY: My wife knows why. We grew up a and I were visiting our chilclose-knit family with lots of dren and grandson, “Rhett,” age 24. Rhett is a college stu- love and affection. About six years ago, Jeff dent who lives at home. He moved with his wife and had his girlfriend, “Peggy,” who lives in another town, at children to a different state. During the first few years, the house for the weekend. Rhett and Peggy retired to he stayed in touch via phone his room early in the evening. calls and e-mails, but sudWhen we saw them at break- denly all communication fast, they were, basically, un- ceased. We know where he communicative. Shortly after, lives and have tried contacting him through letters, they went to the backyard phone calls and e-mails, but and immediately climbed he will not respond. Our parinto the hammock, where ents are devastated and none they lay like tightly wound of us knows what to do. dishrags We have so many quesfor the tions: Is Jeff hiding somenext two thing? Is he ill? How are the hours children? What do we do, until it Abby? Please help. — FAMwas time ILY IN PAIN for us to DEAR IN PAIN: Because leave. Our you have tried everything son and else, only one thing is left. If his wife at all possible, your parents did not Dear and the sibling who was closawaken est to Jeff should schedule a Abby them to say visit to the city in which he goodbye, Universal Press now resides and pay him a so we conSyndicate call. cluded that they had been exhausted by DEAR ABBY: I married the previous night’s activities. a man who owns a duplex Is this normal behavior with his mother. When the in today’s world? We realize taxes come due there are that we may be “old fogeys” two sets — one for each side. by current standards, but The house is not habitable. isn’t there any line drawn It needs a lot of work to get anymore? My son and his it ready. wife acted like this was all My mother-in-law thinks perfectly fine. — INVISIBLE her son should pay the taxes GRANDPA IN ARKANSAS on both sides, and also pay to DEAR GRANDPA: fix up the place. Now that he Whether Rhett’s behavior — has a wife, his mother thinks and his parents’ tolerance of I should help him pay for the it — is “fine” in today’s world house and the taxes. But the depends upon the standards deed is “survivorship” with in that household. However, him and his mother. Why there are “family manners” should I pay to get it fixed up and “company manners.” when his mom makes it clear From your description of that if something happens to the goings-on during your her son, the house is hers and visit, and that no effort was hers alone? — TAKEN FOR made to spend any quality GRANTED IN PENNSYLtime with you, I’d say your grandson’s behavior was just VANIA DEAR TAKEN FOR plain rude. GRANTED: Beats me! I That said, Rhett was not entirely to blame. Some fault wouldn’t do it, and neither should you. lies with your son and his wife for tolerating your being Dear Abby is written by Abigail ignored and not insisting that Van Buren, also known as you be treated with more Jeanne Phillips, and was courtesy and respect. client founded will fillby her mother, Pau line Phillips. Write Dear Abby DEAR ABBY: My at or P.O. brother, “Jeff,” has not communicated with any of the Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA family — parents or siblings 90069.


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N.D. college students found dead in pond By BLAKE NICHOLSON Associated Press Writer

DICKINSON, N.D. — Three missing North Dakota college softball players were found dead Tuesday in a Jeep that was pulled from a pond two days after the women disappeared. Police Lt. Rod Banyai Williamson said police are “still investigating” the cause AP Photo/Bedford County District Attorney’s Office of the deaths and autopsies are planned. BanIn this photo provided by the Bedford County, Pa., District Atyai said he believes the torney’s Office, Evelyn Border is seen holding a sign Tuesday women were in the vehicle in front of the Bedford County courthouse. when they made two cell phone calls to friends for help, but he didn’t know whether it already was under water when those calls were made. Authorities had been girl set on a shelf while a BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) Walmart employee helped searching since Sunday — In exchange for no her. jail time, a woman and night for Kyrstin Gemar, The girl’s mother her adult daughter have 22, of San Diego; Afton planned to drive by the agreed to stand outside a Williamson, 20, of Lake courthouse to teach her Pennsylvania courthouse Elsinore, Calif.; and Ashdaughter the importance holding signs saying they ley Neufeld, 21, of Branof obeying the law. stole a gift card from a don, Manitoba. 9-year-old girl on her birthday. Fifty-six-year-old Evelyn Border and 35-year-old Everything MUST Go! Tina Griekspoor stood outside the court for 4 1/2 DaviD vick Racing & Sports hours Tuesday. They held Monday-Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm signs that read: “I stole Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm from a 9-year-old girl on Crossroads Shopping Center her birthday! Don’t steal or Corner of I-85 & NC 39 • Exit 214 Henderson, N.C. this could happen to you!” (252) 492-7223 • Because the women WWW.DAVIDVICKSPORTS.COM agreed to hold the signs, Bedford County District Attorney Bill Higgins says he’ll ask for probation instead of jail when they plead guilty to the theft. Higgins says they swiped a gift card that the

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The Dickinson State University students were believed to be in the white 1997 Jeep Gemar Cherokee with California plates when they were last heard from in the calls made to two friends on cell phones before lines went dead. Police described the first

as a “very scratchy” call for help in which one of the women said they were near a lake and Neufeld water. Banyai said the pond is about 12 feet deep on a farm northwest of Dickinson. He said searchers found vehicle tracks leading into the pond Tuesday

afternoon, and searchers in an airplane flying over the site saw oil on top of the water. The submerged vehicle was pulled from the pond about two hours later, police said. Banyai said the vehicle will be checked for defects. He said authorities don’t know how it got into the pond. A prayer service was scheduled Tuesday night on campus.

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Stunner in Syracuse No. 25 Orange upset by D-II Le Moyne in exhibition

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FSU’s Andrews announces retirement By BRENT KALLESTAD Associated Press Writer

AP Photo/Phil Coale

In this Oct. 8, 2005 file photo, Florida State defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews yells at his players during a game against Wake Forest in Tallahassee, Fla. Andrews is retiring after four decades of coaching and 26 years as one of Bobby Bowden's assistants, Andrews announced Tuesday.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Veteran Florida State defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews is hanging up his whistle after 47 years coaching, including 26 years with the Seminoles. The architect of some of the nation’s best defenses that helped Florida State win a pair of national titles in the 1990s, Andrews announced his decision

Tuesday in a handwritten statement. “Because of a lot of speculation and questioning from friends, family and media, we decided to go ahead and do it now,” Andrews said. Bowden “It’s time to be about us my family.” A football star at Alabama under the

coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, Andrews developed 18 first round NFL draft picks during 26 seasons at Florida State beginning with cornerback Deion Sanders in 1989. “Not a single day goes by when I am coaching, mentoring or teaching somebody that I don’t use things coach Andrews taught me,” Sanders said Tuesday. Since 1985, NFL teams have picked 73 defensive players developed by

Andrews at Florida State. That list includes Peter Boulware, Derrick Brooks, Terrell Buckley, LeRoy Butler, Sam Cowart and Marvin Jones, who like Sanders all went on to star in the NFL. But this year there were no players of the caliber Andrews had coached for so many years and a young Seminole defense has struggled all season. Andrews will direct the Please see ANDREWS, page 3B

Delonte West faces more charges in Md.

Ga. Tech has made rapid rise under Johnson

By SARAH KARUSH Associated Press Writer


WASHINGTON — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Delonte West was indicted Tuesday on additional weapons and traffic charges stemming from his Sept. 17 arrest for speeding on a motorcycle and carrying multiple weapons. The eight-count indictment sheds no new light on why West, 26, was riding a motorcycle on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, Md., at 10 p.m. with two loaded handguns and a loaded shot- West gun. Prosecutors on Wednesday added an 8 1/2-inch Bowie knife to the list of concealed weapons West was carrying. It’s illegal in Maryland to carry concealed weapons and to transport loaded handguns. West was indicted on two counts of carrying a dangerous weapon, two counts of carrying a handgun, two counts of transporting a handgun, and one count each of reckless driving and negligent driving. The charges are all misdemeanors. Each weapons count carries a penalty of up to three years in prison. West was initially charged with just two counts of carrying a handgun and with driving in excess of reasonable and prudent speed. Court records don’t list a lawyer for West. His agent,

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech is probably a little too far back to become a factor in the national championship race. That doesn’t diminish what the program has accomplished in less than two years under coach Paul Johnson. “I have all the confidence in the world that this team could go out there and play with anybody on a given Saturday,” defensive end Derrick Morgan said. “We have that confidence about ourselves.” With good reason. The No. 10 Yellow Jackets (8-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) are on a six-game winning streak and haven’t been ranked this high since 2001. They are two victories away from clinching a Johnson spot in the league championship game, where they likely would be playing for a spot in the Orange Bowl. “I haven’t mentioned it to the players,” Johnson said Tuesday. “I’m sure they’re aware of it, but we’ve still got to finish out. We haven’t done anything yet. We’re getting close, but we’ve got to finish.” Georgia Tech is also No. 10 in the BCS standings and would need a major shakeup to climb into contention for a spot in the national championship game. None of its last three regular-season opponents — Wake Forest on Saturday, followed by Duke and Georgia — is ranked, so even winning out isn’t likely to provide much of a ratings boost. Johnson isn’t totally giving up on the idea of making a run for the top two spots in the BCS, though he knows the odds are against his team.

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AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Philadelphia’s Chase Utley watches his home run against New York’s Phil Coke during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the World Series Monday in Philadelphia. Utley and the Phillies return to action in Game 6 tonight, when the series shifts back to Yankee Stadium.

Philly’s ‘Mr. October?’

Utley tied with Reggie Jackson for most homers in a Series By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer

PHILADELPHIA — Chase Utley is too old-school to flip his bat, pause at the plate, jog slowly or do any flashy handshakes after he hits home runs. It’s not like he doesn’t have enough opportunities. Utley connected twice Monday night to tie Reggie Jackson’s record for homers in a World Series, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 8-6 in Game 5 to avoid elimination. Utley is batting .333 (6 for 18) with five homers and eight RBIs against the Yankees. His

success means more cameras follow him around. Utley — no surprise — prefers to avoid the microphones. “It’s not my favorite part,” Utley said. “My favorite part is playing the game. But it obviously comes with the territory. You kind of learn how to deal with it as you grow. I’m getting a little bit more used to it. But I’d rather just go out and play.” Utley got the Phillies started with a big swing, and the rest of the slumping big boppers broke out of their hitting funk. Utley hit a three-run shot off A.J. Burnett in the first inning and a solo homer off Phil Coke in the seventh, becoming the

second player to have two multihomer games in a World Series. Willie Aikens did it for Kansas City against the Phillies in 1980. Jackson hit five homers for the Yankees in the 1977 Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He earned the nickname “Mr. October” with three in New York’s clinching victory in Game 6. “Obviously, it’s great company,” Utley said. “At some point, not right now, maybe I’ll look back on it and see what kind of special moment it is. But right now our goal is to win two more games.” Please see UTLEY, page 3B

Blue Devils find a defense to go with pass attack By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer

DURHAM — Adam Banks doesn’t mind that Duke fans only want to talk about Thad Lewis and the Blue Devils’ passing attack these days. “I wouldn’t blame them,” the junior linebacker said Tuesday. “It’s probably more exciting to watch (than defense), to tell you the truth.” Maybe, but the defensive improvement going on Durham these days can’t be ignored when looking at the Blue Devils’ push for bowl eligibility. After repeatedly ranking as the worst defense in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Duke has improved to anywhere from the middle to upper third of the league in several key categories. And while Lewis is throwing the ball all over the field, the defense has just as much to do with the Blue Devils’ three-game winning streak heading into Saturday’s game at rival North Carolina. “It definitely helps them out,” Banks said of the offense. “If I

AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Andrew Shurtleff

Duke defensive tackle Vince Oghobaase sacks Virginia quarterback Jameel Sewell during Saturday’s game in Charlottesville, Va. Duke won 28-17. was an offensive guy, I’d like to know we don’t have to score every single drive.” The Blue Devils (5-3, 3-1 ACC) rank fourth in the league in total defense (324.8 yards per game), fifth against the pass and sixth against the run. Duke is eighth in scoring defense at 24

points per game. Those numbers aren’t all that eye-popping, but compare them to the three years before David Cutcliffe’s arrival at Duke. From 2005-07, Duke ranked last in the league in both scoring defense — allowing at least 33 points in all three seasons — and in total

defense at nearly 400 yards each year. In the past two games, the defense held Maryland to 13 points, then came up big in the Blue Devils’ 28-17 win at Virginia. In that game, Duke even got a defensive touchdown as it protected a one-point lead in the final 3 1/2 minutes — the kind of play the Blue Devils have never seemed to make during their long run of futility. “When you’re watching the tape, from the point Virginia went ahead 17-12, our defense became by far the dominant unit on the field,” Cutcliffe said. “They were better than Virginia’s defense, they were better than Duke’s offense and they were better than Virginia’s offense. That helps you win games in the fourth quarter. Their speed of play, their intensity level, I loved it, because it got turned up a notch at the right time.” It’s especially good timing considering Lewis, a four-year starter at quarterback, has Please see DUKE, page 3B

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Georgia Tech offensive lineman Sean Bedford celebrates with teammates after defeating Vanderbilt 56-31 Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.



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Two-minute drill Local Sports Football tickets to be sold at SVHS before game In an effort to avoid long lines at the Northern Vance-Southern Vance football game Friday night at SVHS, tickets will also be sold in advance. Tickets may be purchased Friday at SVHS from 7 until 8 a.m., and from 11:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the school lobby. The stadium gates will open at 5 p.m.

Register soon for baseball, softball classes Registration for the second session of classes at Henderson’s Next Level Baseball will take place soon. Those interested in baseball and/or softball classes need to register at the facility on Red Oak Road off of Highway 158 on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. A hitting class will be offered in addition to the skills classes. Classes will start on Nov. 30 and last until Jan. 18. The facility will also hold afternoon sessions beginning Nov. 16 and lasting until Jan. 8. The program will be three days a week, from 3:30 until 5 p.m. Registration for the afternoon sessions will be Monday, Nov. 9 and Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. For any questions, contact Jeff Tate at (252) 2132766.

Youth b-ball sign-ups soon at Rec Dept. The Henderson/Vance Recreation and Parks Department is holding youth basketball sign-ups during the week ov Nov. 2-7. The hours during the weekdays will be 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and hours for Saturday, Nov. 7 will be 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The registration fee is $30 for players who have not participated in a sport with the recreation department this year, or $20 for players who have participated this year. All new players must bring a birth certificate when they sign up. For more information, call Steve Osborne at (252) 438-2670 or Gene King at (252) 438-3948.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Le Moyne stuns Syracuse, 82-79 By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Christopher Johnson and Laurence Ekperigin hooted and hollered as they skipped off Jim Boeheim Court, huge smiles creasing their faces and seemingly as stunned as the Syracuse Orange at what had just transpired. Johnson scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half, including a 3-pointer with 8.3 seconds remaining, and Division II Le Moyne stunned Syracuse 82-79 in an exhibition game Tuesday night. “We’ve got an experienced group,” Le Moyne head coach Steve Evans said. “Did we ever think that a day like this would happen? Probably not. But we put together a game plan. We didn’t want to play Syracuse’s way. We wanted to play our way. It was just one of those days for Le Moyne basketball. The kids will remember this forever.” Wes Johnson, who led Syracuse with 34 points, hit a 3 from the left corner to put Syracuse ahead 79-78 with 22 seconds left. Then Christopher Johnson responded with his sixth 3-pointer of the game, which

AP Photo/The Post-Standard, Dennis Nett

The Le Moyne bench celebrates in the final seconds during their win in an exhibition game against Syracuse Tuesday. came from the left side after Syracuse’s Kris Joseph backed off defensively. “We were sort of out of whack a little bit,” Christopher Johnson said. “Everyone was rushing. But as soon as I caught the ball, I saw an opening and I just let it fly. Luckily, it went in.” After Wes Johnson missed a 3, Can Ozkaner added a free throw with 1.3 seconds left for Le Moyne and Syracuse had its first preseason exhibition loss since a setback against the Harlem Globetrotters six years ago. “Le Moyne really outplayed us from the beginning of the game to the end,” Syracuse coach Jim

Bowling Green beats Buffalo on last-minute TD AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Sheehan threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Barnes with 39 seconds left to give Bowling Green a 30-29 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night. The Falcons (4-5, 3-2 Mid-American Conference) rallied from a 13-point deficit as Sheehan threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter. He was 22

NHL Canes assign D Harrison to AHL affiliate RALEIGH (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have assigned defenseman Jay Harrison to their American Hockey League affiliate in Albany. The 27-year-old Harrison had played in 10 of the team’s 13 games this year, tallying a goal and two assists. The Hurricanes signed Harrison as a free agent in July.

College Hoops Duke’s Smith given two-game suspension DURHAM (AP) — Duke guard Nolan Smith will sit out two games because he played in an unsanctioned summer league. Smith said Tuesday night after the Blue Devils’ 84-48 exhibition victory over Findlay that he was suspended because he played a game with overseas players and professionals over the summer near his hometown of Washington, D.C. The junior will miss the opener against North Carolina-Greensboro on Nov. 13 and a game three nights later against Coastal Carolina. He didn’t play in the first half against Findlay so his teammates could adjust to playing without him. The Blue Devils already have a thin backcourt — Smith and senior Jon Scheyer are the only returning guards with significant experience. Smith averaged 8.4 points last season.

NFL Seattle cut ties with Edgerrin James RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The struggling Seattle Seahawks have released running back Edgerrin James. The Seahawks made the move Tuesday, two days after a lackluster 38-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. James signed with Seattle in late August hoping to revitalize a career that fell flat after moving from Indianapolis to Arizona. In seven games as the backup to Julius Jones, James had just 46 carries for 125 yards and no scores. He averaged just 2.7 yards per carry.

Local Preps Wednesday, Nov. 4 Soccer n NCHSAA first round J.F. Webb (7-12) at Southern Lee (21-0) 6 p.m.

Sports on TV Wednesday, Nov. 4 BOXING 8 p.m. n ESPN2 — Junior lightweights, Jason Litzau (25-2-0) vs. Johnnie Edwards (15-4-1), at Jacksonville GOLF 11 p.m. n TGC — European PGA Tour/ WGC, HSBC Champions, first round, at Shanghai, China MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:30 p.m.

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Boeheim said. “They (the Orange) are very, very young mentally. They really have got to grow up. We couldn’t stop them on the dribble. That’s something we’ve been looking at in practice.” Ekperigin had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Damani Corbin had 11 points and five assists, and Kevin Roth added 10 points for Le Moyne, which outscored Syracuse 42-30 in the paint. Andy Rautins had 13 points and Rick Jackson finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for the Orange, who led 47-37 early in the second half. But the Dolphins, who play across town, never let

down. Three 3s by Christopher Johnson helped narrow the gap and a threepoint play by Ekperigin gave Le Moyne a 56-55 lead with 8:41 remaining. The Dolphins, who repeatedly took advantage of Syracuse’s man-to-man defense with drives and backdoor cuts, went up 76-71 after Ekperigin converted a lob from Corbin with 57.9 seconds left and held on. “It’s very disappointing,” said Wes Johnson, in his first season after transferring from Iowa State. “Hopefully, we can learn from this and move in the right direction.” “It’s just embarrassing the way we played,” said Rautins, born and raised in Syracuse. “It’s embarrassing to ourselves and our fans. It wasn’t luck that they won. They came out and beat us fair and square.” Evans said he wasn’t really looking forward to reading and watching the news on Wednesday. “I feel bad that the story tomorrow will be, ’What’s wrong with Syracuse basketball?’ I don’t think there’s anything wrong,” he said. “They’ve got tremendous players. It’s an exhibition game. They’re young. They’re going to be terrific.”

AP Photo/Gerry Broome

Duke’s Kyle Singler drives to the basket as Findlay's Michael Agunga defends during the first half of an exhibition basketball game in Durham Tuesday. Duke won 84-48.

No. 9 Duke claims 84-48 exhibition rout of Findlay DURHAM (AP) — Kyle Singler scored 20 points and No. 9 Duke wrapped up its preseason by routing Findlay 84-48 on Tuesday night. Jon Scheyer added 19 points for the Blue Devils. They shot 41.2 percent, held the defending Division II national champions to 25.3 percent shooting and outscored them 24-4 to open the second half.

Brian Zoubek capped that overwhelming burst with a free throw to make it 60-27 with about 12 1/2 minutes to play. Miles Plumlee had 10 rebounds and Singler was 8 for 12 from the field for Duke. The Blue Devils open the regular season Nov. 13 against North Carolina-Greensboro. Marcus Parker scored 14 points to lead the Oilers.

for 40 for 313 yards and an interception. Willie Geter scored on a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs in the first half for Bowling Green. Jeffvon Gill ran for 172 yards and a touchdown for Buffalo (3-6, 1-4 MAC). Gill, a true freshman, was pressed into his first extensive action after ankle injuries sidelined both Ike Nduka and Mario Henry.

Tampa trades 2B Iwamura to Pirates ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The budget-conscious Tampa Bay Rays saved some money and added some promising bullpen help Tuesday night when they traded infielder Akinori Iwamura to the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Jesse Chavez. The Rays held a $4.85 million option on Iwamura for next season, but did not intend to pick it up because of the depth they have at second base. Iwamura hit .290 with one homer and 22 RBIs in 69 games during the final season of a $7.7 million, three-year contract he signed after playing for the

Yakalt Swallows in Japan. He signed with the Rays as a free agent in December 2006. The 30-year-old missed 81 games this season after sustaining partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee. Once the Rays determined they were not going to pick up his option for 2010, Friedman listened to offers for a trade. Chavez led Pittsburgh and all major league rookies with 73 appearances in 2009, going 1-4 with a 4.01 ERA in 67 1-3 innings. He was taken in the 42nd round in 2002 by Texas, and made his major league debut with the Pirates with 15 appearances in 2008.

who’s the champion.” Assuming Georgia Tech doesn’t make a dramatic leap in the last month of the regular season, the Orange Bowl would be quite a consolation prize. The Yellow Jackets haven’t played in a major postseason game — not even 1990, when they claimed

a share of the national title — since traveling to Miami at the end of the 1966 season, the last for coach Bobby Dodd. Forty-three years and nine coaches later, Georgia Tech has again positioned itself to play in one of college football’s biggest postseason games.

By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer

JACKETS, from page 1B There are some chances to make up ground, such as No. 3 Alabama hosting No. 9 LSU this weekend. “If we can beat Wake Forest, that will keep us in the mix one more week,” the coach said. “If you’re in the mix, you’ve got a chance, because there are going to be people who fall out of the mix every week.” The players are moving around with a little extra bounce in their step, which isn’t that easy considering they’ve played nine straight games without an off week. “We’ve put Georgia Tech on the map,” star running back Jonathan Dwyer said. “Now people want to see what we can do next. We know we can go even higher in the polls. As long as we keep doing our job, things will work out for

us.” Johnson, who made his first big splash as a coach leading Georgia Southern to what was then known as the Division I-AA championship, said he has no idea if his team is good enough to be considered among the best teams in the country. He doesn’t put much stock in the poll voters, either. The only fair way to decide the national champion is a playoff, he said, just like the one they have in every other division of the NCAA. “Whoever is picked first to start with, unless they lose, they’re going to play in the (BCS championship) game. They pick that before we ever play a game,” Johnson said, adding that a playoff “is the best way I know to do it. You find out

Winning Tickets RALEIGH — These numbers were drawn Tuesday by the North Carolina Lottery: Early Pick 3: 5-1-2 Late Pick 3: 6-7-6 Pick 4: 7-2-4-9 Cash 5: 25-11-21-6-17

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Zenyatta made early 5-2 favorite in BC Classic By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer

ARCADIA, Calif. — Zenyatta was made the early 5-2 favorite Tuesday in a field of 13 for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, where she’ll put her 13-0 record on the line against the boys for the first time. Zenyatta will break from the No. 4 post in Saturday’s 1 1/4-mile race at Santa Anita. She had also been preentered in Friday’s $2 million Ladies’ Classic, which she won last year. But owners Jerry and Ann Moss, along with trainer John Shirreffs, had a bigger goal in mind for the 5-year-old mare, who has won all four of her starts this year. “There’s an opportunity to make history in the Classic, that’s why we chose the Classic,� Shirreffs said, referring to the fact that no female horse has ever won in the race’s 25-year history. Zenyatta will be just the fourth female to run in the Classic. Jolypha had the best result, finishing third in 1992. Azeri was fourth in 2004 and Triptych was sixth in 1986. “I believe she deserves this chance,� said Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, who rides Zenyatta. “If she gets her opportunity to run her race and she runs it like I know she can, we might see something pretty incredible.� With a victory, Zenyatta would better Personal Ensign’s career mark of 13-0 set from 1986-88. That filly retired as the first undefeated champion in American racing in

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Jockey Mike Smith aboard Zenyatta reacts after winning the Ladies’ Classic horse race at the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. on Oct. 24. Zenyatta will compete in this weekend’s $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday. more than 80 years. “I hope it gets more people interested,� Jerry Moss said. “I hope it gets more people watching. I hope they get to appreciate Zenyatta for what she is — a great, unique, special equine athlete.� Missing from America’s richest race is Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra, the 3-year-old filly who won all eight of her races this year, including three victories over male competition. Her owner, Jess Jackson, shut her down for the year because he doesn’t like Santa Anita’s synthetic surface, where his two-time Horse of the Year Curlin faded to fourth in last year’s Classic. Zenyatta has won 11 races on synthetic surfaces, including three on Santa Anita’s Pro-Ride. Her lone win on traditional dirt came at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas. She will take on a loaded field that includes 12 Grade 1 winners, including Ireland-bred Rip Van Winkle, the 7-2 early

second choice, and Summer Bird, the 9-2 third choice who swept the Belmont, Travers and Jockey Club Gold Cup but will test himself on synthetics for the first time. “He’s handled this from day one when we first brought him out over the racetrack,� said Tim Ice, who trains Summer Bird. “He’s feeling out-of-thisworld. He’s coming into this race as good as he’s come into any race.� Rip Van Winkle will try to give Europe a second straight win in the Classic, where Raven’s Pass triumphed last year and European horse Henrythenavigator finished second. Mine That Bird, winless in four races since his stunning upset in the Kentucky Derby, was listed at 12-1, along with six other horses. Trainer Chip Woolley Jr. shrugged off his colt’s long shot status, saying, “He won the Derby at 50-1.� Trainer Bob Baffert, who will saddle Pacific Classic winner Richard’s Kid, saluted the Mosses

for giving Zenyatta a shot at the boys. “That’s pretty gutsy,� he said. “That’s what our sport needs. We need a big boost right now and she’s going to be our boost. Rachel (Alexandra) carried us to a certain point and this mare is going to the rest of the way.� The 14 races to be run Friday and Saturday for the second consecutive year at Santa Anita are worth $25.5 million. A total of 149 horses were entered, including 30 from Europe. Without Zenyatta, the Ladies’ Classic attracted a field of eight, led by early 9-5 favorite Music Note. Baffert will try to repeat in the $2 million Juvenile, where his colt Lookin at Lucky was installed as the 8-5 early favorite. He won a year ago with Midshipman. The Hall of Fame trainer also has the morning line favorite in the $2 million Sprint with Zensational, who drew the No. 1 post and is listed at 7-5. Baffert is going for his third consecutive win in the six-furlong race. Ireland-bred Goldikova is back to defend her title in the Mile on the turf as the early 8-5 favorite. Two other Ireland-breds are favorites in their races. Mastercraftsman is the 6-5 choice in the Dirt Mile, while Conduit is listed at 7-5 in the Turf. Ventura is the defending champion and 8-5 early favorite in the Filly & Mare Sprint for ailing Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, who has been away from his stable most of the year because of an undisclosed illness.

ANDREWS, from page 1B defense through the remainder of this season and remain on the payroll until Feb. 10, 2010, the anniversary date of his hiring by coach Bobby Bowden,

who like Andrews is an Alabama native. “He’s a guy that has never slowed down,� said Bowden, who had hoped he could persaude An-

drews to stay for one more season. “He’s just as enthusiastic now as he was when he came here.� Andrews, 68, and his wife Diane will remain in

Tallahassee where they are helping raise three grandchildren after the sudden, unexpected death of their son Ronnie two years ago.

swered in their half. Rollins led off with a single and Victorino took a fastball off his hand after squaring to bunt. Victorino went down in pain, but got up and stayed in until the eighth. X-rays on his finger were negative and Victorino said he was OK. Utley hit Burnett’s next pitch — a 94 mph fastball — over the right-field fence to give the Phillies a 3-1 lead. He circled the bases so quickly that he rounded third before Rollins and Victorino had even crossed the plate. “He don’t like for you to say a whole lot of things about him,� Manuel said. “But he’s one of the most prepared, one of the most dedicated, he has the most desire and passion to play the game that I’ve ever been around. I used to say Kirby Puckett was my favorite player. The only thing Kirby might have

on Chase is he’s more flamboyant because he smiles a lot, and Chase is a little bit different. He’s quiet and he goes about his business in a real good way.� Utley got things going in the third with a leadoff walk. Werth lined an RBI single and Ibanez singled in another run, chasing Burnett. Burnett pitched a gem against the Phillies in Game 2, allowing one run and four hits in seven innings of a 3-1 victory. He frustrated Philadelphia with a biting curveball and many hitters took first-pitch strikes. The Phillies came out swinging this time.

UTLEY, from page 1B Coming in, Utley didn’t have a hit in the Series off any pitcher except CC Sabathia. He had an RBI double and three solo homers off the big lefty, including two in the opener. Trying to become the seventh team to ever rally from a 3-1 deficit in the World Series, the Phillies forced the first Game 6 since the Florida Marlins beat the Yankees in six in 2003. The Series resumes in New York on Wednesday night. The defending champs weren’t going to let the Yankees celebrate in their house. With Cliff Lee on the mound, it didn’t seem the Phillies would need many runs. Lee had been dominant in the postseason, coming in with a dazzling 0.54 ERA in four starts. Pitching on regular rest, Lee didn’t have his

best stuff. He allowed five runs in seven-plus innings, but the offense bailed him out and the left-hander improved to 4-0 in the playoffs. If the Phillies force a seventh game, Lee could be out there again on just two days’ rest Thursday. It would be his turn to throw a side session, and Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said he’ll consider using him for a few innings. “I’m available,� Lee said. Raul Ibanez, who was just 3 for 16 in the Series, hit a solo homer and RBI single. Jimmy Rollins had two hits and Jayson Werth had a key RBI single and was robbed of extra bases by center fielder Brett Gardner. After New York jumped to a 1-0 lead on a RBI double by Alex Rodriguez in the first, the Phils an-

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Duke’s Danny Parker (88) watches as teammate Duke cornerback Leon Wright misses a pass while defended by Virginia wide receiver Kris Burd during Saturday’s game in Charlottesville, Va.

DUKE, from page 1B Duke’s offense humming along as the league’s top passing attack. But the offense can’t always be great, such as when it failed to score a touchdown against Virginia until the final 4 minutes. Yet Duke still was in position to win thanks to a defense that didn’t let Virginia get too far

ahead. “That’s the sign of a good football team, that you’re clicking on all cylinders,� Lewis said. “You have faith in each and every unit. Good football teams obviously have to do everything well. You can’t be one-dimensional and have a shootout every game.�

WEST, from page 1B Noah Croom, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. West has been treated in the past for bipolar disorder, and last week his wife filed a domestic violence report against him in Ohio. No charges have been filed. West, who could still face a league suspension over the charges in Maryland, made his season debut during Saturday night’s 90-79 win against Charlotte, scoring 13 points in 24 minutes. He was expected to play in Tuesday night’s game against Washington. Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry, who along with team doctors has been handling West’s delicate state on a daily basis, issued a statement following the release of the new charges against West. “It is our understanding that today’s developments are part of the legal process that continues to take place with Delonte and he and his legal counsel will handle that,� Ferry said. “We will continue to take this matter very seriously and monitor and respect the legal process as it proceeds, but not speculate or comment about it.� Cavs coach Mike Brown didn’t want to speculate on the possibility of West doing jail time. “I believe in the process, I’m going to let it unfold and go from there,� Brown said. After the arrest, West

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Cleveland’s Delonte West (shoots over Charlotte’s Raymond Felton in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game. reported to training camp on time but missed the team’s first four practices without an excuse. He returned, but then left the team for a week to deal with personal matters. He missed all eight preseason games and Cleveland’s first three regular-season games. West, who lives in Brandywine, Md., was riding a three-wheel motorcycle when he cut off a police officer on the beltway in Upper Marlboro, authorities said. The officer pulled him over, and the weapons were discovered. Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey said West will likely be arraigned by the end of the week, and the case could go to trial early next year. ——— AP Sports Writer Tom Withers in Cleveland contributed to this report.



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PREP FOOTBALL Carolina 3A Standings

Team Conf. Overall PF PA yz-Cardinal Gibbons 4-0 9-1 257 84 y-Chapel Hill 3-1 5-5 157 215 Orange 2-2 5-5 271 198 J.F. Webb 2-2 4-6 217 257 Southern Vance 1-3 4-6 191 182 Northern Vance 0-4 1-9 141 269 z-clinched share of conference championship y-clinched playoff berth Friday, October 30 J.F. Webb 22, Northern Vance 21 Chapel Hill 17, Southern Vance 8 Cardinal Gibbons 20, Orange 7 Friday, November 6 Northern Vance at Southern Vance Cardinal Gibbons at J.F. Webb Chapel Hill at Orange END OF REGULAR SEASON

Northern Carolina 2A

Team Conf. Overall PF PA yz-Roanoke Rapids 5-0 7-3 320 164 y-Bunn 4-1 6-3 301 152 y-Louisburg 3-2 8-2 232 128 NW Halifax 2-3 5-5 214 185 Franklinton 2-3 4-6 224 201 N. Johnston 1-4 3-7 212 302 Warren Co. 1-5 2-8 94 255 z-clinched share of conference championship y-clinched playoff berth Friday, October 30 Roanoke Rapids 52, North Johnston 14 Bunn 34, Warren County 8 Louisburg 28, Northwest Halifax 16 Franklinton open Friday, November 6 Northwest Halifax at Roanoke Rapids Franklinton at North Johnston Louisburg at Bunn Warren County at open END OF REGULAR SEASON

AP North Carolina Poll

By The Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The Associated Press state high school football poll for North Carolina for the week of Nov. 3, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

Class 4A

1. Matthews Butler (9) 2. Charlotte Independence (3) 3. Fayetteville Britt 4. Jamestown Ragsdale 5. Richmond County 5. Wake Forest-Rolesville 5. Winston-Salem Reynolds 8. Mallard Creek 9. West Forsyth 10. Greensboro Dudley

(9-0) (10-0) (10-0) (10-0) (9-1) (10-0) (10-0) (9-1) (9-1) (9-1)

117 111 93 79 54 54 54 30 27 26

1 2 3 5 7 6 8 9 4 10

Others receiving votes: Harnett Central 8, Alexander Central 4, Asheville Reynolds 2, Greensboro Page 1.

Class 3A

1. West Rowan (12) 2. Lenoir Hibriten 3. Hertford County 4. Asheville 5. Eastern Alamance 6. Northern Guilford 7. Waynesville Tuscola 8. Havelock 9. Belmont South Point 10. Kannapolis Brown

(10-0) (10-0) (10-0) (8-0-1) (9-1) (9-1) (8-1-1) (9-1) (8-2) (9-1)

120 99 90 74 66 55 50 37 24 14

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Others receiving votes: Hope Mills Gray’s Creek 10, Northeast Guilford 6, West Craven 6, Franklin 3, South Johnston 2, Gastonia Forestview 2, South Rowan 1, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 1.

Class 2A

1. Reidsville (10) (10-0) 2. SouthWest Edgecombe (2) (11-0) 3. East Duplin (10-0) 4. Tarboro (9-1) 5. Newton-Conover (9-1) 6. East Bladen (10-0) 7. Shelby (9-1) 8. Catawba Bandys (9-1) 9. Kinston (8-2) 10. East Lincoln (8-2)

118 110 88 74 70 63 42 37 27 13

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Others receiving votes: Pittsboro Northwood 11, Thomasville 4, Burnsville Mountain Heritage 2, Polk County 1.

Class 1A

1. Mt. Airy (10) (10-0) 2. Southwest Onslow (10-0) 3. Albemarle (2) (10-0) 4. Monroe (10-0) 5. East Surry (10-0) 6. Manteo (10-0) 7. Hendersonville (9-1) 8. Pender County (8-1) 9. Wallace-Rose Hill (8-2) 10. Kernersville McGuinness (9-2)

118 97 92 77 74 58 42 39 30 14

1 3 2 5 4 6 7 8 9 9

Others receiving votes: Murphy 8, Robbinsville 6, Creswell 4, Weldon 1.

LOCAL REC Henderson/Vance Recreation and Parks Standings Youth Soccer

Jr. Bantam Soccer W L T Pts. Hornets 12 0 0 24 Burger King 6 6 0 12 Screen Master 5 7 0 10 M.R. Williams 0 12 0 0 Fury RBC Bank SporTrax

Bantam Soccer W L T Pts. 6 2 0 12 6 2 0 12 0 8 0 0

Youth Volleyball

Junior Volleyball W L Kennametal 11 0 RBC Bank 9 2 Mast Drug 6 6 Screen Master 1 10 Jackson’s Strikers 0 11

Senior Volleyball W L Pirates 7 4 Mast Drug 7 5 Advantage Care 5 7 Stearn’s Spikers 4 7


Tri-County Midget Football W L Pct. H/V Bulldogs 8 0 1.000 H/V Cougars 2 4 .333 Oxford Titans 0 6 .000 ---------------------------


Youth FOOTBALL Thursday, Oct. 29 1 2 3 4 H/V Bulldogs 15 19 0 0 H/V Cougars 0 0 6 0

F 34 6

Game Notes — Bulldogs: Sheldon Smith (89 yards rushing, 2 TDs), Alkibar Williams (57 yards rushing, 1 TD), Kris Haywood (30 yards rushing, 1 TD), Alayna Gallagher (rushing TD), Eryk Davis (rushing TD), defensive line recorded a safety. Cougars: Ladarrious Hargrove (65 yards rushing), Tyler Judkins (34 yards rushing)


PA 98 134 177 169

W 7 5 3 1

South L T 0 0 3 0 4 0 6 0

Cincinnati Pittsburgh Baltimore Cleveland

W 5 5 4 1

North L T 2 0 2 0 3 0 7 0

Pct .714 .714 .571 .125

PF 163 167 199 78

PA 128 129 137 209

Denver San Diego Oakland Kansas City

W 6 4 2 1

West L T 1 0 3 0 6 0 6 0

Pct .857 .571 .250 .143

PF 140 185 78 105

PA 96 159 201 181

NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Philadelphia 5 2 0 .714 203 Dallas 5 2 0 .714 197 N.Y. Giants 5 3 0 .625 212 Washington 2 5 0 .286 96

PA 133 136 183 123

PF 197 198 133 114

PA 91 168 177 211

New Orleans Atlanta Carolina Tampa Bay

W 7 4 3 0

South L T 0 0 3 0 4 0 7 0

Pct 1.000 .571 .429 .000

PF 273 171 128 96

PA 154 149 166 203

Minnesota Green Bay Chicago Detroit

W 7 4 4 1

North L T 1 0 3 0 3 0 6 0

Pct .875 .571 .571 .143

PF 244 187 159 113

PA 174 134 150 205

W 4 3 2 1

West L T 3 0 4 0 5 0 7 0

Pct .571 .429 .286 .125

PF 157 147 135 77

PA 143 140 147 221

Sunday’s Games St. Louis 17, Detroit 10 Miami 30, N.Y. Jets 25 Dallas 38, Seattle 17 Chicago 30, Cleveland 6 Baltimore 30, Denver 7 Houston 31, Buffalo 10 Indianapolis 18, San Francisco 14 Philadelphia 40, N.Y. Giants 17 San Diego 24, Oakland 16 Tennessee 30, Jacksonville 13 Minnesota 38, Green Bay 26 Carolina 34, Arizona 21 Open: New England, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Washington, Tampa Bay Monday’s Game New Orleans 35, Atlanta 27 Sunday, Nov. 8 Arizona at Chicago, 1 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Miami at New England, 1 p.m. Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Yds 1989 2006 1925 1008 1908 978 1855 1481 645 1649

TD 14 16 16 9 12 9 13 8 3 12

Int 2 6 3 1 4 3 8 7 2 9

Rushers Att Yds S. Jackson, STL 165 784 A. Peterson, MIN 163 784 DeA. Williams, CAR 128 619 M. Turner, ATL 138 554 Jacobs, NYG 140 550 R. Grant, GBY 128 525 Portis, WAS 120 490 Bradshaw, NYG 89 476 Forte, CHI 118 408 P. Thomas, NOR 70 405

Avg 4.75 4.81 4.84 4.01 3.93 4.10 4.08 5.35 3.46 5.79

LG 58 64t 77 37 31 37 78 38 61 34t

TD 1 9 5 8 2 3 1 4 3 4

Receivers No Yds St. Smith, NYG 53 662 Fitzgerald, ARI 47 509 Hightower, ARI 39 296 Burleson, SEA 38 487 S. Rice, MIN 37 585 R. White, ATL 37 543 Celek, PHL 37 447 Witten, DAL 37 348 Colston, NOR 36 551 D. Hester, CHI 35 454

Avg 12.5 10.8 7.6 12.8 15.8 14.7 12.1 9.4 15.3 13.0

LG 43 27 23 44t 63 90t 42 22 40 36t

TD 4 5 0 3 2 6 3 1 6 3

Punters No Yds 36 1739 40 1929 48 2304 30 1404 30 1393 43 1978 27 1214 24 1061 37 1605 20 867

LG 70 64 64 61 63 62 58 60 60 58

Avg 48.3 48.2 48.0 46.8 46.4 46.0 45.0 44.2 43.4 43.4

Punt Returners No Yds Crayton, DAL 17 283 De. Jackson, PHL 14 219 D. Hester, CHI 13 163 Munnerlyn, CAR 16 153 Northcutt, DET 11 100 C. Smith, TAM 13 115 Amendola, STL 11 93 Jay. Johnson, MIN 16 134 Breaston, ARI 13 107 Weems, ATL 11 87

Avg 16.6 15.6 12.5 9.6 9.1 8.8 8.5 8.4 8.2 7.9

LG 82t 85t 33 34 43 20 14 24 36 20

TD 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Kickoff Returners No Yds Avg LG TD Harvin, MIN 28 860 30.7 101t 2 Knox, CHI 19 535 28.2 102t 1 C. Smith, TAM 17 475 27.9 38 0 Weems, ATL 21 582 27.7 62 0 Roby, NOR 18 478 26.6 87 0 Hixon, NYG 17 450 26.5 68 0 E. Hobbs, PHL 17 427 25.1 63 0 Amendola, STL 31 745 24.0 58 0 Cartwright, WAS 22 521 23.7 42 0 Blackmon, GBY 10 233 23.3 28 0


AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF New England 5 2 0 .714 198 N.Y. Jets 4 4 0 .500 177 Miami 3 4 0 .429 176 Buffalo 3 5 0 .375 123

Week 8 Quarterbacks Att Com Rodgers, GBY 225 147 Brees, NOR 230 157 Favre, MIN 256 174 McNabb, PHL 133 80 Romo, DAL 230 138 Hasselbeck, SEA 152 85 E. Manning, NYG 242 140 J. Campbell, WAS 206 136 S. Wallace, SEA 112 74 M. Ryan, ATL 233 139

J. Ryan, SEA B. Graham, ARI A. Lee, SNF J. Baker, CAR McBriar, DAL Do. Jones, STL Kapinos, GBY Morstead, NOR Kluwe, MIN H. Smith, WAS


Arizona San Francisco Seattle St. Louis

Six-year-old gets first buck

NFC Individual Leaders

Through Nov. 1 1. Tiger Woods USA 15.60 2. Phil Mickelson USA 7.87 3. Steve Stricker USA 7.47 4. Paul Casey Eng 6.12 5. Lee Westwood Eng 6.00 6. Padraig Harrington Irl 5.73 7. Henrik Stenson Swe 5.69 8. Kenny Perry USA 5.45 9. Sergio Garcia Esp 5.33 10. Jim Furyk USA 5.31 11. Martin Kaymer Ger 5.04 12. Stewart Cink USA 4.78 13. Sean O’Hair USA 4.76 14. Geoff Ogilvy Aus 4.76 15. Ian Poulter Eng 4.74 16. Lucas Glover USA 4.25 17. Ross Fisher Eng 4.18 18. Rory McIlroy NIr 4.14 19. Camilo Villegas Col 4.08 20. Vijay Singh Fji 4.08 21. Retief Goosen SAf 4.03 22. Anthony Kim USA 4.02 23. Zach Johnson USA 3.97 24. Ernie Els SAf 3.80 25. Angel Cabrera Arg 3.56 26. Hunter Mahan USA 3.48 27. Robert Karlsson Swe 3.43 28. Luke Donald Eng 3.41 29. Robert Allenby Aus 3.30 30. Yang Yong-Eun Kor 3.18 31. Mike Weir Can 3.01 32. Nick Watney USA 2.99 33. Soren Kjeldsen Den 2.95 34. David Toms USA 2.94 35. Yuta Ikeda Jpn 2.90 36. Ryo Ishikawa Jpn 2.85 37. Oliver Wilson Eng 2.85 38. Tim Clark SAf 2.77 39. Ben Curtis USA 2.75 40. Brian Gay USA 2.75 41. Justin Leonard USA 2.68 42. Soren Hansen Den 2.63 43. Miguel Angel Jimenez Esp 2.58 44. Dustin Johnson USA 2.49 45. Francesco Molinari Ita 2.46 46. Anders Hansen Den 2.41 47. Simon Dyson Eng 2.40 48. Graeme McDowell NIr 2.39 49. Chad Campbell USA 2.39 50. Scott Verplank USA 2.33 51. Alvaro Quiros Esp 2.32 52. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano Esp 2.27 53. Peter Hanson Swe 2.25 54. Jeev Milkha Singh Ind 2.25 55. Shingo Katayama Jpn 2.25 56. Matt Kuchar USA 2.25 57. Michael Sim Aus 2.24 58. Rory Sabbatini SAf 2.23 59. Kevin Na USA 2.22 60. Thongchai Jaidee Tha 2.20 61. Adam Scott Aus 2.16 62. Hiroyuki Fujita Jpn 2.14 63. Justin Rose Eng 2.13 64. Heath Slocum USA 2.12 65. Alexander Noren Swe 2.05 66. Mathew Goggin Aus 2.04 67. Davis Love III USA 2.04 68. Jason Dufner USA 2.03 69. Chris Wood Eng 1.99 70. Stephen Ames Can 1.99 71. Jerry Kelly USA 1.97 72. Stephen Marino USA 1.96 73. Kevin Sutherland USA 1.94 74. Charl Schwartzel SAf 1.93 75. Ryan Moore USA 1.92

Pct 1.000 .625 .429 .143

Kansas City at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 4:05 p.m. San Diego at N.Y. Giants, 4:15 p.m. Tennessee at San Francisco, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. Open: Buffalo, N.Y. Jets, Oakland, Minnesota, St. Louis, Cleveland Monday, Nov. 9 Pittsburgh at Denver, 8:30 p.m.

World Golf Ranking

Indianapolis Houston Jacksonville Tennessee

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Scoring Touchdowns TD Rush Rec Ret Pts A. Peterson, MIN 9 9 0 0 54 M. Turner, ATL 8 8 0 0 48 Ve. Davis, SNF 7 0 7 0 42 Austin, DAL 6 0 6 0 36 Colston, NOR 6 0 6 0 36 De. Jackson, PHL 6 1 4 1 36 Shiancoe, MIN 6 0 6 0 36 R. White, ATL 6 0 6 0 36 Fitzgerald, ARI 5 0 5 0 30 Gore, SNF 5 4 1 0 30 Kicking PAT FG 23-23 17-21 29-29 13-14 22-23 13-16 17-18 14-18 33-35 8-11 21-21 12-15 17-17 10-11 15-15 10-12 19-19 8-9 21-22 6-10

Tynes, NYG Longwell, MIN Akers, PHL Crosby, GBY Carney, NOR Folk, DAL Gould, CHI Mare, SEA Rackers, ARI J. Elam, ATL

LG 49 52 49 52 46 51 52 47 45 50

Pts 74 68 61 59 57 57 47 45 43 39

AFC Individual Leaders

Week 8 Quarterbacks Att Com P. Manning, IND 263 187 Roethlisberger, PIT 233 164 Schaub, HOU 283 188 Brady, NWE 273 179 P. Rivers, SND 238 142 Flacco, BAL 250 165 Orton, DEN 231 147 C. Palmer, CIN 227 140 Garrard, JAC 239 144 Henne, MIA 124 74

Yds 2227 2062 2342 2032 2036 1849 1617 1608 1603 771

TD 15 11 16 15 11 12 9 13 5 4

Int 4 6 7 4 4 5 1 7 5 3

Rushers Att Yds 119 824 164 720 149 704 116 640 96 525 120 518 112 445 78 423 109 420 78 418

Avg 6.92 4.39 4.72 5.52 5.47 4.32 3.97 5.42 3.85 5.36

LG 91t 28t 71t 80t 50 38 43 68t 17 39

TD 4 5 7 10 4 7 0 5 2 4

Receivers No Yds Wayne, IND 51 689 Dal. Clark, IND 46 584 Welker, NWE 46 484 And. Johnson, HOU 44 697 R. Moss, NWE 43 565 H. Ward, PIT 42 602 O. Daniels, HOU 40 519 H. Miller, PIT 40 353 Ochocinco, CIN 39 573 R. Rice, BAL 38 349

Avg 13.5 12.7 10.5 15.8 13.1 14.3 13.0 8.8 14.7 9.2

LG 39 80t 48 72t 40t 52t 44 25 50 63

TD 6 3 4 4 4 2 5 4 5 1

Punters No Yds 46 2407 25 1188 50 2335 32 1487 27 1245 30 1359 26 1170 26 1164 49 2188 46 2046

LG 70 65 66 66 64 60 60 58 60 64

Avg 52.3 47.5 46.7 46.5 46.1 45.3 45.0 44.8 44.7 44.5

Punt Returners No Yds 18 295 17 223 11 137 15 177

Avg 16.4 13.1 12.5 11.8

LG 67t 60 77t 71t

Chr. Johnson, TEN Benson, CIN T. Jones, NYJ Jones-Drew, JAC R. Rice, BAL Ro. Brown, MIA F. Jackson, BUF Ri. Williams, MIA Moreno, DEN Mendenhall, PIT

Lechler, OAK Scifres, SND Moorman, BUF B. Fields, MIA Kern, DEN Koch, BAL McAfee, IND Sepulveda, PIT Zastudil, CLE Colquitt, KAN Cribbs, CLE Cosby, CIN Sproles, SND E. Royal, DEN

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Peyton Welborn, 6, shot his first buck —a five-pointer — while hunting with his uncle, Calvin Gooch, on Oct. 24. Peyton is the son of Mark and Renee Welborn. CAROLINA LANES League #101 KINGPIN LEAGUE Jac. Jones, HOU B. Wade, KAN Leonhard, NYJ Bess, MIA Logan, PIT Rushing, IND

29 16 21 14 14 9

333 136 173 113 105 57

11.5 8.5 8.2 8.1 7.5 6.3

0 0 0 0 0 0

Kickoff Returners No Yds Avg LG TD Ginn Jr., MIA 14 489 34.9 101t 2 Webb, BAL 13 394 30.3 95t 1 Jac. Jones, HOU 15 437 29.1 95t 1 B. Witherspoon, JAC 9 259 28.8 42 0 Cribbs, CLE 31 860 27.7 98t 1 F. Jackson, BUF 11 301 27.4 71 0 Logan, PIT 24 636 26.5 56 0 Mi. Thomas, JAC 13 334 25.7 42 0 Sproles, SND 30 763 25.4 66 0 C. Carr, BAL 13 315 24.2 41 0 Scoring Touchdowns TD Rush Rec Ret Pts Jones-Drew, JAC 10 10 0 0 60 Ro. Brown, MIA 7 7 0 0 42 T. Jones, NYJ 7 7 0 0 42 McGahee, BAL 7 5 2 0 42 Wayne, IND 6 0 6 0 36 Ri. Williams, MIA 6 5 1 0 36 Chr. Johnson, TEN 5 4 1 0 32 Addai, IND 5 4 1 0 30 Benson, CIN 5 5 0 0 30 O. Daniels, HOU 5 0 5 0 30 Kicking PAT FG Kaeding, SND 20-20 15-18 Gostkowski, NWE 21-21 13-16 Feely, NYJ 18-18 13-15 Lindell, BUF 12-12 13-15 K. Brown, HOU 23-23 9-12 D. Carpenter, MIA 20-20 10-11 Prater, DEN 14-14 12-16 Hauschka, BAL 25-25 8-10 Je. Reed, PIT 20-20 9-12 Janikowski, OAK 6-6 12-12

LG 50 53 55 47 50 48 50 44 46 54

Pts 65 60 57 51 50 50 50 49 47 42


Meeting: 10 11/09/2009 6:30:00 PM Seg Seg Seg Seg Seg Team Standings On Pts Pts Win Hcp ScrTeamSsn Ssn Ssn Ssn Standings Seg Seg Standings Seg Place Tm Team Name Lane SegTeam Won Lost SegPct Total Total HGS HSS HGH HSH Seg Ssn Seg Seg Seg On Pts Pts Win Hcp Scr Ssn Seg Ssn Ssn Seg10 Seg 22.0 Seg Seg Seg 61% On HGS Pts Pts Win Scr 1112 Ssn Ssn 11 4Name BOWLERS & JOE 14.0Total 25980 1000Hcp 2744 3080Ssn Ssn Place 1Tm Team Lane Won Lost Pct Total HSS 23160 HGH HSH On Place Pts Tm Pts Win Hcp Scr Lane Ssn Ssn Team Name Won Ssn Lost SsnPct Total Total HGS HSS HGH HSH 3BOWLERS HARRIS OF HENDERSON 14.0Total 61% 25811 23231 977 2714 1047 3011 1 2 11 10 22.0 14.0 22.0 61% Total 25980 23160 1000 2744 HGH 1112 HSH 3080 Place Tm 4 Team Name& JOE Lane Won1 Lost Pct HGS HSS 1 11 4 BOWLERS & JOE 10 22.0 14.0 61% 25980 23160 1000 2744 1112 3080 2 3 3 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 1 22.0 9 14.0 22.0 61% 25811 23231 977 2714 21786 1047 3011 AUDIO TV 14.0 23160 61% 25809 898 2604 1042 2982 1 11 45BOWLERS & JOE 10 22.0 61% 25980 2744 1112 2 3 14.0 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 11000 22.0 14.0 3080 61% 25811 23231 977 2714 1047 3011 3 4 5 AUDIO TV 9 22.0 6 14.0 22.0 61% 25809 21786 898 2604 21016 1042 2982 1 NEWMAN ELECTRIC. 14.0 23231 61% 2552 2 3 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 1 22.0 2714 1047 3 5 14.0 AUDIO61% TV 25811 9 97725348 22.0 14.0 3011 61%881 25809 217861072 898 3125 2604 1042 2982 4 1 NEWMAN ELECTRIC. 6 22.0 14.0 61% 25348 21016 881 2552 1072 3125 3 5 AUDIO TV 9 22.0 61%ELECTRIC. 25809 2604 1042 4 1 14.0 NEWMAN 6 89826024 22.0 14.0 2982 61% 210161132 881 3182 2552 1072 3125 4 CAROLINA 15.0 21786 58% 1030253482876 5 5 4 CAROLINA LANES LANES5 21.0 5 15.0 21.0 58% 26024 22808 1030 2876 22808 1132 3182 4 1 NEWMAN ELECTRIC. 6 22.0 14.0 61% LANES 25348 21016 5 881 21.0 2552 1072 3125 5 4 CAROLINA 15.0 58% 26024 22808 1030 2876 1132 3182 7 FIRST 15.0 19941 58% 80825089 808 2278 1003 2893 6 6 7 FIRST CALL CALL 8 21.0 8 15.0 21.0 58% 25089 2278 19941 1003 2893 5 4 CAROLINA LANES 5 21.0 2876 1132 6 7 15.0 FIRST 58% CALL 26024 22808 81030 21.0 15.0 3182 58% 25089 19941 808 2278 1003 2893 7 7 12 PO BOYS PHILLYPHILLY STEAKS 11 17.0 11 19.0 17.0 47% 25714 22159 929 2581 22159 1069 3001 POCALL BOYS STEAKS 19.0STEAKS 47% 25714 929 2581 1069 3001 6 7 12 FIRST 8 21.0 58%PHILLY 25089 19941 2278 1003 7 12 15.0 PO BOYS 11808 17.0 19.0 2893 47% 25714 22159 929 2581 1069 3001 8 8 2 AMERICAN LEGIONLEGION 7 17.0 7 19.0 17.0 47% 25539 20865 888 2507 20865 1075 3068 2 AMERICAN 19.0 22159 47% 2507 7 12 PO BOYS PHILLY STEAKS 11 17.0 47% LEGION 25714 2581 1069 8 2 19.0 AMERICAN 7 92925539 17.0 19.0 3001 47%888 25539 208651075 888 3068 2507 1075 3068 9 9 CLAYTON VACUUM 4 15.0 21.0 42% 25542 18252 816 2163 1076 2943 8 2 AMERICAN LEGION 7 17.0 47%VACUUM 25539 2507 1075 9 9 19.0 CLAYTON 4 88825542 15.0 21.0 3068 42%816 25542 182521076 816 2943 2163 1076 2943 9 CLAYTON 21.0 20865 42% 2163 10 9 10 LEWIS ELECTRIC VACUUM 2 15.0 4 21.0 15.0 42% 25311 17310 732 2093 18252 1027 2978 9 9 CLAYTON VACUUM 4 15.0 42% 25542 18252 2 816 15.0 2163 1076 10 2 10 21.0 LEWIS ELECTRIC 21.0 2943 42%732 25311 173101027 732 2978 2093 1027 2978 10 10 LEWIS ELECTRIC 15.0 21.0 42% 25311 17310 2093 11 6 MASTERS OF MUSIC 12 14.0 22.0 39% 25192 19945 848 2312 1053 2960 10 10 LEWIS ELECTRIC 2 15.0 42% OF25311 2093 1027 11 6 21.0 MASTERS MUSIC1731012 732 14.0 22.0 2978 39% 25192 19945 848 2312 1053 2960 12 11 8 GHOST TEAM 1 OF MUSIC 3 0.012 36.0 14.00% 22.0 0 0 0 0 19945 0 0 6 MASTERS 39% 25192 848 2312 10530 2960 11 6 MASTERS OF MUSIC 12 14.0 25192 12 8 22.0 GHOST39% TEAM 1 19945 3 848 2312 0.0 1053 36.0 29600% 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 GHOST 8 GHOST 1 3 0 0 0 12 TEAMTEAM 1 0.03 36.0 0.00% 36.0 0 00% 0 00 0 0 0 0

Weekly Individual Achievements Weekly Individual Achievements

HIGH GAME SCRATCH 235 Walter Waverly HIGH GAME SCRATCH 219 Brooks Brame 235 Walter Waverly HIGH GAME SCRATCH 214 Dexter Stephens 219 Brooks Brame Walter Waverly 213235Melvyn Owens 214 Dexter Stephens 219 Brooks Brame 212 Williams 213 Bob Melvyn Owens

214 BobDexter 212 WilliamsStephens 213 Melvyn Owens 212 Bob Williams



Weekly Individual HIGH Achievements HIGH SERIES SCRATCH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP HIGH Strickland GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERI 569 Wilson 267 Walter WaverlySCRATCH 645 HIGH Walter Waverly HIGH SERIES 235 SCRATCH Walter Waverly HIGH GAME 569HANDICAP Wilson Strickland HIGH SERIES 267 HANDICAP Walter Waverly 645 Wa 566 Shane Farrar 250 Dexter Stephens 635 Shane Farrar 569 Wilson Strickland 267 Walter Walter HIGH SERIES HIGH HANDICAP HIGH SERIES 219 Brooks BrameSCRATCH 566 Waverly Shane FarrarGAME 645 250 Waverly Dexter Stephens 635 HAN Sha 555 Willie Adams 237 Chad Ivey 624 Cliff Allen 566 Shane Farrar 250 Dexter Stephens 635 Shane Farrar 214569 Dexter Stephens 555 Willie Adams 237 Chad Ivey 624 Wav Clif Wilson Strickland Waverly 645 Walter 555 Melvyn Owens 232 Bob Williams 267 Walter 622 Chad Ivey 555 Willie Adams 624 Cliff232 AllenBob Williams 213566 Melvyn OwensFarrar237 Chad 555IveyMelvyn250 Owens Dexter 622 Farra Ch Shane Stephens 635 Shane 549 Waverly 232 Bob Randy Broughton 617 Chad Wilson Strickland 555 Walter Melvyn 232 622 212 Owens Bob Williams 549Williams Walter Waverly 232IveyRandy Broughton 617 Wil 232 Brooks Brame237 Chad Ivey 555 Willie Adams 232 624 Cliff Allen 549 Walter Waverly Randy Broughton 617 Wilson 232 Strickland Brooks Brame 555 Melvyn Owens232 Brooks Brame 232 Bob Williams 622 Chad Ivey

Weekly Individual Achievements

Weekly Team AchievementsWeekly Team Achievements 549 Walter Waverly

232 Randy Broughton

617 Wilson Stric


Weekly Team Achievements

2694 LANES Achievements 1042 AUDIO TV 2958 CAROLINA L Season To CAROLINA Date Individual Season1024 To Date Individual Achievements 2517 BOWLERS & JOEAchievements CAROLINA LANES 2903 AUDIO TV Season To 4Date Individual

HIGH AVERAGE HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH AVERAGE HIGH Brame GAME 996 SCRATCH HIGH Phillips SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAM 865Michael 4 BOWLERS & JOE 267 Craig 2468 HARRIS OF HENDERSON PO BOYS297PHILLY 2859 4 BOWLERS 188 Evans Phillips 661 Brooks Craig HIGH AVERAGE GAME SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP 188SCRATCH Michael EvansTV HIGH Craig Phillips 661Owens BrooksINC. Brame 2856 FIRST297 Crai 187 Tommy 259 Michael Evans 642 Ed 267 Shuttleworth 282ELECTRIC. Jeff 855 PO Bryant BOYS PHILLY HIGH 2465 AUDIO 987 NEWMAN CALL 188 Michael Evans 267 Craig187 Phillips 661 Brooks Brame 297 Craig642 Phillips Tommy Bryant 259 Michael Evans Ed Shuttleworth 282 Jeff 182 Brooks Brame 257 Brooks Brame 639 Wilson Strickland 271 Gus Williams 187 Tommy Bryant 259 Michael Evans 642 Ed Shuttleworth 282 Jeff 639 Owens 182 Bryant Brooks Brame 257 Brooks Brame Wilson Strickland 271 Gus 181 Wilson Strickland 246 Tommy 629 Michael A. Dover 271 Mark Brame 182 Brooks Brame 257 Brooks Brame 639 Wilson 271 Gus629 Williams A. Dover Wilson Strickland 246Strickland Tommy 271 Mark 178 Willie Adams 244 Gus 181 Williams 628 Tommy Bryant Bryant 270 MickeyMichael Hester 181 Wilson Strickland 246 Tommy 629 Michael Dover 271 Mark628 Brame 178 Bryant Willie Adams 244 A.Gus Williams 270 Mick 178 Michael A. Dover 628 Michael Evans 270 BrooksTommy Brame Bryant 178 Willie Adams 244 Gus178 Williams 628 Tommy Bryant 270 Mickey Michael A. Dover 628Hester Michael 270 Broo 267 Walter WaverlyEvans 178 Michael A. Dover 628 Michael Evans HIGH SERIES 270SCRATCH Brooks Brame HIGH AVERAGE HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH GAME267HAND Wal HIGH188 SERIES HANDICAP Walter Waverly Michael Evans 267 Craig Phillips 661 Brooks267 Brame 297 Craig Phillips HIGH SERIES HANDICAP 714 Ed Shuttleworth HIGH SERIES HANDICAP 714259 Ed Shuttleworth Tommy Bryant Michael Evans 642 Ed Shuttleworth 282 Jeff Owens 701187 Randy Broughton 714 EdBrooks Shuttleworth 701257 Randy Broughton Brooks Brame 639 Wilson Strickland 271 Gus Williams 700182 Brooks BrameBrame 701 Randy Broughton 700 Brooks Brame 697181 Jeff Wilson Owens Strickland 246 Tommy Bryant 629 Michael A. Dover 271 Mark Brame 700 Brooks Brame 697 Jeff Owens 692178 Joe Willie WhelessAdams Williams 628 Tommy Bryant 270 Mickey Heste 697 Jeff Owens 692244 Joe Gus Wheless 692 Joe Wheless 178 Michael A. Dover 628 Michael Evans 270 Brooks Bram Season To Date Team Achievements HIGH GAME SCRATCH


Season To Date Team Achievements267 Walter Wave


692 Joe Wheless

Season To Date Team Achievements

NHL Standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF Pittsburgh 14 11 3 0 22 48 N.Y. Rangers 15 9 5 1 19 50 New Jersey 12 8 4 0 16 31 Philadelphia 12 7 4 1 15 45 N.Y. Islanders 14 5 4 5 15 37

GA 31 39 28 34 42

Buffalo Ottawa Montreal Boston Toronto

Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts 11 8 2 1 17 12 6 4 2 14 15 7 8 0 14 14 6 7 1 13 13 1 7 5 7

GF 33 37 42 33 31

GA 24 37 50 37 52

Washington Tampa Bay Atlanta Florida Carolina

Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts 14 8 2 4 20 13 5 4 4 14 11 6 4 1 13 12 4 7 1 9 13 2 8 3 7

GF 52 34 39 32 28

GA 44 43 33 44 50

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF Chicago 13 8 4 1 17 39 Columbus 13 7 5 1 15 42 Detroit 13 6 4 3 15 40 Nashville 13 6 6 1 13 28 St. Louis 12 5 6 1 11 29

GA 31 46 42 38 33

Colorado Vancouver Calgary Edmonton Minnesota

Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts 15 10 3 2 22 15 8 7 0 16 12 7 4 1 15 15 7 7 1 15 14 5 9 0 10

GF 45 42 44 45 31

GA 34 41 39 46 42

San Jose Los Angeles Phoenix Dallas Anaheim

Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts 15 10 4 1 21 15 9 4 2 20 14 9 5 0 18 14 6 3 5 17 12 4 6 2 10

GF 52 51 38 48 34

GA 38 45 30 45 42

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Monday’s Games Philadelphia 6, Tampa Bay 2 N.Y. Islanders 3, Edmonton 1 Los Angeles 5, Phoenix 3 Tuesday’s Games Detroit 2, Boston 0 Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 1, OT Atlanta 5, Montreal 4 Pittsburgh at Anaheim, 10 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Washington at New Jersey, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo, 7 p.m. San Jose at Columbus, 7 p.m. Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Colorado, 9 p.m.


Meeting: 10 11/09/2009 6:30:00 PM CAROLINA LANES CAROLINA LANES LeagueCAROLINA #101 KINGPIN LEAGUE LANES League #101 KINGPIN LEAGUE Team Standings Meeting:#101 10 11/09/2009 6:30:00 PM League KINGPIN LEAGUE Meeting: 10 11/09/2009 6:30:00 PM

Season To Date Individual Achievements


TD 1 0 1 1

62 18 37 14 20 22

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 5 0 1.000 — Philadelphia 2 2 .500 2 1/2 Toronto 1 2 .333 3 New York 1 3 .250 3 1/2 New Jersey 0 4 .000 4 1/2

n National League Southeast Division WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Named HIGH GAME SCRATCH W L Pct HIGH GB SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP Ron HIGH SERIES HAN Schueler special to theLANES general manager. Miami 3 LANES 1 .750 2876 — CAROLINA LANES 1030 CAROLINA 1132advisor CAROLINA 3182 CAROLINA L Bill 1112 Singer4 BOWLERS to director&ofJOE professional3125 NEWMAN E Orlando 3 & JOE 1 .750 2744 — 4 BOWLERS &Promoted 1000 4 BOWLERS JOE scouting. 1076 CLAYTON VACUUM Atlanta 2 HENDERSON 1 .667 2714 1/2 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 977 HARRIS OF 3080 4 BOWLERS 929 PO BOYS2 PHILLY 1075 AMERICAN LEGION POST 793068 AMERICAN Charlotte 2 STEAKS .500 2604 1 AUDIO TV FOOTBALL Washington 2 2 .500 1 n National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS—Placed DT Keilen Dykes Central Division on the practice squad-injured reserve list. Signed W L Pct GB DT Antoine Holmes to the practice squad. Cleveland 3 2 .600 — CINCINNATI BENGALS—Released OG Scott Chicago 2 2 .500 1/2 Kooistra. Signing OT Gerald Cadogan to the Detroit 2 2 .500 1/2 practice squad. Milwaukee 1 2 .333 1 CLEVELAND BROWNS—Fired general manager Indiana 0 3 .000 2 George Kokinis. Waived PK Billy Cundiff and DB Anthony Madison. WESTERN CONFERENCE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Claimed WR Chris Southwest Division Chambers off waivers from San Diego. W L Pct GB SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Signed LB James Dallas 3 1 .750 — Holt from the practice squad. Signed LB Jeremy Houston 3 1 .750 — Leman to the practice squad. San Antonio 2 1 .667 1/2 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed CB Keith Memphis 1 3 .250 2 Smith to a one-year contract. Released WR New Orleans 1 3 .250 2 Micheal Spurlock. Released TE Carson Butler from the practice squad. Northwest Division SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Released RB Edgerrin W L Pct GB James, S C.J. Wallace and CB Travis Fisher. Denver 4 0 1.000 — Signed WR Mike Hass, S Jamar Adams and CB Oklahoma City 2 2 .500 2 Roy Lewis from the practice squad. Signed RB Portland 2 2 .500 2 Devin Moore, CB Trae Williams and CB DeAngelo Minnesota 1 3 .250 3 Willingham to the practice squad. Utah 1 3 .250 3 TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed PK Connor Barth. Signed CB Mike Mickens from Dallas’ Pacific Division practice squad. Released PK Shane Andrus and W L Pct GB CB Marcus McCauley. Phoenix 4 0 1.000 — L.A. Lakers 3 1 .750 1 HOCKEY Sacramento 1 3 .250 3 n National Hockey League L.A. Clippers 1 4 .200 3 1/2 CAROLINA HURRICANES—Assigned D Jay Golden State 0 2 .000 3 Harrison to Albany (AHL). DETROIT RED WINGS—Recalled D Doug Janik Monday’s Games from Grand Rapids (AHL). Charlotte 79, New Jersey 68 MINNESOTA WILD—Reassigned G Anton New York 117, New Orleans 111 Khudobin to Houston (AHL). Houston 113, Utah 96 MONTREAL CANADIENS—Called up D Mathieu Sacramento 127, Memphis 116, OT Carle from Hamilton (AHL). L.A. Clippers 93, Minnesota 90 PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled F Mikkel Boedker from San Antonio (AHL). Tuesday’s Games WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Recalled C Mathieu Denver 111, Indiana 93 Perreault from Hershey (AHL). Assigned C Keith Boston 105, Philadelphia 74 Aucoin to Hershey. Cleveland 102, Washington 90 Phoenix 104, Miami 96 HORSE RACING Detroit 85, Orlando 80 GULFSTREAM PARK—Named Ken Dunn interim Chicago 83, Milwaukee 81 president and general manager. L.A. Lakers 101, Oklahoma City 98, OT Dallas 96, Utah 85 LACROSSE Atlanta at Portland, 10 p.m. n National Lacrosse League CALGARY ROUGHNECKS—Signed F Ranger to Wednesday’s Games a three-year contract. Phoenix at Orlando, 7 p.m. Miami at Washington, 7 p.m. SOCCER Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m. n Major Indoor Soccer League Denver at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. BALTIMORE BLAST—Signed F Lucio Gonzaga, Indiana at New York, 7:30 p.m. F Rod Dyachenko, D Michael Dello-Russo, F Max Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Ferdinand, F Adriano Dos Santos and D Logan L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Alexander. Dallas at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m. Atlanta at Sacramento, 10 p.m. COLLEGE Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. ARKANSAS—Suspended G Stefan Welsh from the first men’s basketball exhibition game. Thursday’s Games CANISIUS—Named Beth O’Boyle women’s Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m. associate head basketball coach. San Antonio at Utah, 10:30 p.m. COLORADO—Announced sophomore RB Darrell Scott is transferring at the end of the semester. DUKE—Suspended G Nolan Smith for the first two regular season basketball games for playing in an unsanctioned summer league. FLORIDA STATE—Announced the retirement of Tuesday’s Sports Transactions defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews at the end By The Associated Press of the season. MINNESOTA—Suspended F Royce White and BASEBALL G Devron Bostick indefinitely from the men’s basketball team for breaking team rules. n American League PRESBYTERIAN—Announced the resignation MINNESOTA TWINS—Assigned 3B Brian of athletic director Bee Carlton, effective Feb. 1, Buscher to Rochester (IL). 2010. Named associate athletic director Mike TAMPA BAY RAYS—Traded 2B Akinori Iwamura Smith interim athletic director, effective Feb. to Pittsburgh for RHP Jesse Chavez. 1, 2010. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed 2B Jarrett SAINT MICHAEL’S—Named Ethan Fenn women’s Hoffpauir off waivers from St. Louis. Designated ice hockey coach. LHP Bill Murphy for assignment.



Section C Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Good Taste



t can be tough to maintain healthy eating habits and a hectic schedule. But one little ingredient can add great flavor and keep you energized for the busy day ahead. With seven grams per serving, peanuts have more protein than any other nut. Protein provides long-lasting energy — just what you need to keep going throughout the day. Peanuts and peanut butter contribute more than 30 nutrients and phytonutrients and can be part of a balanced diet that promotes good health. In addition, foods low on the glycemic index (GI), such as peanuts, are good choices for people trying to watch their blood sugar. Eating foods with a low GI score (peanuts score a 14) may lead to a slow increase in blood sugar levels, causing less insulin to be released all at once, and thus avoiding the sugar “crash.” The National Peanut Board has some tips to show you how to add energy-boosting USA-grown peanuts to your daily diet.

At home �

Involve your children in meal planning and preparation so they can learn about healthy eating habits and good nutrition. Experiment with kid-friendly recipes, such as Flag-Waving Peanut Butter Cookies and PB&J French “Toastwich,” which can be found at Keep a can of peanuts handy to munch on while working around the house, reading with your children or watching television. Make a batch of Munch ’N’ Go Mix — a quick trail mix with dried fruit, peanuts and chocolate — to keep on hand. Put single servings into resealable plastic bags and you have a great, on-the-go snack ready all the time.

At work �

Ask your place of employment to provide peanuts as a snack option — they’ll keep your energy up to get more accomplished. Keep a jar of peanut butter and a spoon in your desk drawer for midday cravings. For something new and different, try one of the many flavored peanut butters on the market.

Eating out �

Be on the lookout for the many delicious peanut/peanut butter menu items now available at some of your favorite restaurants in appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. More than 1,000 new products with peanuts or peanut butter have been created during the past five years. Have you found a favorite yet?

On the road � �

Store a pack of peanuts and a jar of peanut butter in the glove box for a crunchy and satisfying treat. Stop by a roadside stand or produce market and buy some homemade roasted or boiled peanuts — you can even make them at home. Two-ounce peanut butter travel packs from companies such as Sunland and Jif are easy-to-pack, portion-controlled snacks for travel. Try pairing them with freshly sliced fruit and vegetables.

For more delicious ways to get energized, visit

Dazzling Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip

Makes 4 servings (each serving = 3 tablespoons dip and 1 cup fruit/veggies) 1/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon chocolate or colored sprinkles 4 cups fresh fruit and vegetables cut in “dip-able” shapes (carrots sticks, sliced cucumbers, celery sticks, sliced apples and pears.) In a standing mixing bowl, mix yogurt and chocolate syrup on medium speed until well blended. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the peanut butter at 70% power for about 1 minute or until melted; stir half-way through. Pour peanut butter into chocolate yogurt mixture and mix until smooth. For each serving, spoon 3 tablespoons dip into a small serving cup and sprinkle with sprinkles. Serve with one cup of fresh fruit and/or vegetables. Note: This dip may also be served with pretzels or spread on graham crackers. Nutrients per serving: Calories, 194 (38% from fat); Fat, 9g (saturated 2g, monounsaturated 4g, polyunsaturated 2g); Protein, 6g; Carbohydrates, 26g; Fiber, 4g; Cholesterol, 2mg; Calcium, 64mg

Munch ’N’ Go Mix

Makes: 14 servings (1/2 cup per serving) 2 cups roasted peanuts 2 cups banana chips 1 cup chopped mixed dried fruit (apricots, apples, pineapple, papaya) 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces Toss all ingredients together. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 months. Nutrients per serving: Calories, 383 (55% from fat); Carbohydrates, 39g; Protein, 7g; Fat, 25g; Cholesterol, 2mg; Fiber, 5g; Sodium, 24mg

Peanut Berry Smoothie

Yield: 2 (8-ounce) servings 2 cups low fat vanilla ice cream 1 cup frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons 2% milk 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons whipped cream (optional) Combine all ingredients in blender; puree until very smooth. Transfer to two glasses and serve. Nutrients per serving: Calories, 431 (47% from fat); Fat, 24g (saturated 8g, monounsaturated 8g, polyunsaturated 5g); Protein, 15g; Carbohydrates, 45g; Fiber, 4g; Cholesterol, 61mg; Calcium, 152mg


















THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.





KIALLA RUZZEB Answer: Yesterday’s



Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

AND (Answers tomorrow) EMPTY PUDDLE BEACON Jumbles: LATCH Answer: What the second base umpire got after the game — HOME “PLATE”


Today’s answer

HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Few will agree with your ideas today, but that doesn’t matter. It’s not the number of votes but the weight of those votes that will make a difference. One devoted partner will be enough. Together you’ll change the world. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’re trying to do something that requires a great deal of power. Remember that you don’t have to make it happen in a single burst. Use time as a tool. Even something as soft as water can crumble a mountain. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Forgiving means forgetting. There is no forgiveness where there is still memory of the wrong done to you, because as long as you recall, a piece of you is still holding out. When you pardon someone, do it all the way. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your stars align to create powerful momentum. Now that you’ve got the ball rolling, make sure it keeps going the right way. Keep your eye on the goal. A coach (ideally a Taurus) will help you stay on track. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). In life, you can either act or react. Today, be an actor — you’ll have consistently better results. Think about what you want to happen, and align your efforts accordingly. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Jane Austen said, “We all love to instruct, though we can teach only what is not worth knowing.” That’s why you wisely choose to teach by example. And more people are watching than you think.





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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Go out and you’ll have a blast. Social gatherings are a stage on which you can show off your exquisite taste. Be bold, for your place at the table of the aesthetically inclined is assured. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). A friend relates curious news. There may be an opportunity for you in this juicy nugget. Don’t jump to conclusions, but take a moment to think about where you’d like this to go. The situation is malleable. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Taking a chance on love doesn’t have to mean buying flowers for a co-worker or saying yes to a blind date. It could be something as simple as returning a smile. Tonight brings communication from afar. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You will be tempted to feel jealous of a friend’s success. Resist it. Instead, take your friend’s good fortune as a sign that your turn is coming up. And keep getting ready to embrace your destiny. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Read the omens. If someone is difficult to get ahold of now, he or she will be difficult to get ahold of later, too. Leave a situation that has no sense of flow to find a better match. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The past isn’t over. You’ll get the chance to right a past wrong. You’ll either be forgiving someone or asking to be forgiven. Completing this cycle puts you in touch with divine energy.









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Vance-Granville Community College is seeking an Instructor for Business Administration. This is a 9 month position. Specific duties include teaching assigned classes; assisting with all instructional activities such as maintaining class records, syllabi, objectives, tests and lesson plans; maintaining posted office hours; attending meetings; serving as a faculty advisor for students; experimenting with innovative teaching techniques; and other duties as assigned. Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field required; Master’s degree in Business Administration and 18 graduate hours in accounting and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources office at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin November 10, 2009 Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-time Bookstore/ Clerical Assistant South Campus Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a Part-time Bookstore/Clerical Assistant to work 27 hours per week at the south Campus in Creedmoor. Duties include providing clerical support; assisting with student admissions and registration; bookstore sales; inputing data, collecting money and issuing receipts; and other duties as assigned. Associate degree in office systems technology business or related field required. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources office at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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ADMISSIONS AND RECORD ASSISTANT Vance-Granville Community College is seeking an Admissions and Record Assistant. Duties include processing admissions applications, assisting with registration, maintaining student records through digital imaging, entering student data, processing transcripts, and assisting with placement testing and graduation activities. Associate Degree and two years of ofďŹ ce related experience required; community college experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 4922061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin October 21, 2009. AfďŹ rmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Part-time Instructor for Commercial Cleaning Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a part-time instructor for Commercial Cleaning to teach at C.A. Dillon Youth Development Center. Duties include teaching assigned classes; maintaining accurate class records; and maintaining course documents such as syllabi, class, objectives, tests and lesson plans. High school diploma and knowledge of ďŹ&#x201A;oor maintenance/cleaning required; teaching experience preferred. Applicants may apply online at www. or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately. AfďŹ rmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

College Liaison for Franklin Early College High School Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a College Liaison for Franklin Early College High School. This position will require facilitating collaboration between the early college high school and the community college. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a Part-time Instructor for NFPT Personal Trainer to teach at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner. Duties include teaching assigned classes; maintaining accurate class records; maintaining course documents such as syllabi, class objectives, and lesson plans; and other duties assigned. High school diploma and certiďŹ cation as a NFPT CertiďŹ ed Personal Trainer required; personal training experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at www.vgcc. edu or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately.

sDEVELOPINGANDMAINTAININGPOLICIES and procedures relative to the Early College High School Program; sASSISTINGWITHTHEREGISTRATIONPROCESS and advising students; sPROVIDINGLEADERSHIPINSTUDENT recruitment activites; sRESEARCHINGTHENEEDFORAND proposing necessary waivers from the State Board of Community Colleges and the State Board of Education; sSERVINGASPUBLICRELATIONS coordinator between the school and the community college; sANDPROVIDINGSUPPORTTOTHEPRINCIPAL in the development, implementation, and assessment of an academic program that promotes student success. Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree and relevant work experience in the public school or community college setting required; Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at www. or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately.

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Part-time Instructor for Culinary Technology

Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a part-time Clinical Nursing Instructor for Pediatrics. Duties include but are not limited to the following: instructing/ supervising student performance in the clinical setting; performing competency based clinical evaluations; scheduling student clinical assignments; providing input relating to student clinical education to the program director/ course coordinator; counseling students while in the clinical setting, as needed; and providing staff with current and relevant information regarding student education. Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in nursing, a current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, and two years of prior employment in direct patient care as a registered nurse required; Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in nursing and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 4922061 to request applications. Opened until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately.

Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a Part-time Instructor for the Culinary Technology program. Duties include teaching assigned classes; assisting the Program Head with all instructional activities such as developing, maintaining, and evaluating educational materials, maintaining class records, syllabi, objectives, tests, and lesson plans; and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have the ability to conduct labs and maintain a clean and safe environment. Must have an AOS or AAS degree in Culinary Arts or related ďŹ eld and two years of experience in the ďŹ eld; Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree, ACF certiďŹ cation, baking, pastry, confection experience, and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 4922061 to request applications Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Franklin County Campus Vance-Granville Community College is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Franklin County Campus. Duties include providing administrative support; serving as a receptionist; preparing instructional material for teaching staff as needed; assisting with registration, bookstore sales, purchase requisitions, and student testing; and other duties as assigned. Associate Degree in ofďŹ ce systems technology, business, or related ďŹ eld, two years of relevant experience, and strong MicroSoft OfďŹ ce skills required. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin November 10, 2009.

INSTRUCTOR FOR MEDICAL CODING Vance-Granville Community College is seeking an Instructor for Medical Coding. SpeciďŹ c duties include teaching assigned classes; performing all instructional activities such as maintaining class records, syllabi, objectives, tests, and lesson plans; maintaining posted ofďŹ ce hours; and other duties as assigned. Associates degree in nursing or health related ďŹ eld required; medical coding and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately. AfďŹ rmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Instructor for Business/ Occupational Extension Vance-Granville Community College is seeking an Instructor for Business/ Occupational Extension to work at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner. This is a 9 month position. SpeciďŹ c duties include teaching assigned classes; assisting with all instructional activities such as maintaining class records, syllabi, objectives, tests, and lesson plans; maintaining posted ofďŹ ce hours; attending meetings; serving as a faculty advisor for students; experimenting with innovative teaching techniques; and other duties as assigned. Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in business or related ďŹ eld required; teaching experience and distance education teaching experience using Moodle or Blackboard preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin November 10, 2009. AfďŹ irmative Action/Equal Opportunity

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is seeking an Instructor for Criminal Justice. This is a 9 month position and may require teaching criminal justice courses in the high schools within our four county service area. SpeciďŹ c duties include teaching assigned classes; assisting with all instructional activities such as maintaining class records, syllabi, objectives, tests, and lesson plans; maintaining posted ofďŹ ce hours; attending meetings; serving as a faculty advisor for student; experimenting with innovative teaching techniques; and other duties as assigned. Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related ďŹ eld and three years experience in law enforcement, corrections, or related ďŹ eld required; Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in Criminal Justice or related ďŹ eld and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin November 10, 2009. AfďŹ rmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Boyd Automotive Part-time Instructor for NRAEF Manage First Program Vance-Granville Community College is seeking a Part-time Instructor for the NRAEF Manage First Program to teach at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner. Duties include teaching assigned classes; maintaining accurate class records, such as syllabi, class objectives, and lesson plans; and other duties as assigned. High school diploma and instructor certiďŹ cation by the NRAEF Manage First Program or the ability to obtain the instructor certiďŹ cation required; Serv Safe instructor certiďŹ cation and teaching experience preferred. Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants may apply online at or call the Human Resources ofďŹ ce at (252) 492-2061 to request applications. Position is open until ďŹ lled; review of applications will begin immediately.

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Merchandise For Sale (2) 24 in. x 20 ft. twosided pipe for driveway/ ditches. $250 each. 252433-8798. Leave message.

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SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $2,990.00. Convert your Logs To Valuable Lumber with your own Norwood portable band sawmill. Log skidders also available. 00n. Free information: 1800-578-1363, ext300N. Side-by-side refrigerators $300 OBO. Washing machines $125 OBO. Treadmill $35 OBO. Like new pine bunk beds w/mattresses $299 OBO. Broyhill sofa & chair $225 OBO. Metal barrels w/locked cap $15 each firm. 4 & 5 drawer chests $35 & up. Single, full or king size beds w/mattresses $100 & up. Much, Much More! 252-438-8828 or 252432-2230 anytime

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Auction Sales 5,328+\- sf, 3BR, 6.5BA. 1.35 acres, dock & 500' fronting. Smith Mountain Lake, 1419 Nicholas Lane, Moneta, VA. Auction: November 20, Online Bidding, <http://www.countsaucti> . 800-7802991. (VAAF93) ABSOLUTE AUCTION Brent Masey (deceased) estate Classic Mopar Parts, November 14, 2009, 9:55am, 159 Bunch Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516. Thousands of parts plus boat and household items. Coastal Carolina Auction, Gary Smith NCAL 8138, < m> . 252-342-7325 or CAGAappraiser@ec.rr.c om ABSOLUTE AUCTIONSaturday, November 7 at 10 a.m. near Dobson, NC. 416 B Caterpiller Loader, 1969 Pontiac GTO, 763 Bobcat, Backhoe Trailer, Kenworth Dump Truck and more. <http://www.hallauctionc> . Troy Hall, NCAL-4703. AUCTIONMajor Support Equipment Liquidation, Internet Only, Bids Close November 12 beginning at 4 p.m., 50+ Fork Trucks, 30+ Fork Truck Attachments, 40+ Electric Pallet Jacks, 30+ Manlifts, 25+ Material Tugs, 20+ Personnel Carts, 20+ Floor Scrubbers & Sweepers, 25+ Material Stackers! Items Located: Concord, NC, < m> Motley's Auction & Realty Group, 804-2323300, NCAL#5914 BIG BOYS TOYS AUCTION. Saturday, November 14, 9:30 am. Come & buy your dream equipment, trucks, trailers, etc. 7250 NC 210 N, Angier. Johnson Properties. 919-6392231. www.johnsonproperties. com <http://www.johnsonprop> NCAL7340. GUN AUCTION- Over 300 Firearms. November 15 at 2 p.m. Rare shotguns, pistols & rifles. Colt, Parker, Smith & Wesson, L.C. Smith, Fox, Browning. Leinbach Auction. NCAFL6856. 336-764-5146. www.LeinbachAuction.c om <http://www.LeinbachAu>


Apartments,Townhouses, and Corporate Townhouses For Rent Call 252-738-9771

November 14, at 10 a.m. 201 S. Central Avenue, Locust, NC. 1962 Fender Jazz Bass, Bronze Entrepreneur by Dean Kermit Allison, Collection of Radios & Cameras, Baby Grand, 505 oz. Silver Eagle Sculpture, Tons of Furniture & Collectibles. m <http://www.ClassicAucti> . 704-8881647. NCAF5479.

Farmers Corner FOR SALE Fresh Vegetables For Sale. Collards Large $3.00 Med. $4.00 Cabbages $2.00 The More you Buy the More you Save Call 252-433-5103 Straw Bales $2.00 A Square Bale Call Anytime 252-432-0963 or 252-492-3724

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Pets & Supplies 2 6 mo. old black kittens. Male & female. Need to go together. Spayed & neutered. Shots. Need a good home. $35 ea. or $40 for both. Must bring cat carrier. Cat lovers only. 252-492-3607. AKC German Shepherd puppies. 1st shots, wormed. Black & tan. 1 solid white. $200 ea. 252-492-7977. English Setter pups. Old Hemlock. Tri-colored. Have papers. Shots & wormed. $200 ea. 252204-0998. German Shepherd. 15 wks. old. Up to date on shots. Female.AKC Reg. $300. 919-693-3686.

Lop eared rabbits 3 tortoise shell females 1 gray male

252-572-2464 Pit Bull puppies. 6 weeks old. 1st shots & wormed. Parents on site. $60 each. 252-4382318. Pom pups. Male wolf sable parti $350. Female parti black/white. Male & female tuxedo. Ready to go. Shots & wormed. 919-528-1952. Poodle puppies. 2 males, 1 female. Regisered & 1st shots. 252-430-6180.

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Dreamhome in Hills 136 acs, 6300 sf home. Unbelievable Mtn Views Ponds, Granville County Owner: 919-624-7905 Call for pics: $999,900 Friends & Family Special - up to $100 Free Rent 1-3BR houses & apts.

The Rogers Group 252-492-9385 EQUAL HOUSING

OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. State laws forbid discrimination in the sale, rental or advertising of real estate based on factors in addition to those protected under federal law. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

Apartment For Rent * Apartments/Homes * 1 to 3BR. $325 to $995/mo. 252-492-8777. W W Properties


Lake condo w/dock. 2BR, 2BA. FP. Washer, dryer, dish washer, garbage disposal, full deck. No pets. Ref. & dep. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. $850/mo. 252-430-4019. Lease w/option. 160 Mallard Lane. Key Estates. 3BR, 2BA. 252-432-4089. New listing! 1202 N. Garnett St. 3BR, 2BA brick. Electric heat/air. Garage & storage. Ref. & dep. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. $775/mo. 252-492-0743. Rent-to-own. 3BR, 2BA Fenced back yard. Heat pump. $1000 down. $595/mo 252-430-3777 Two 2BR, 1BA. Zeb Vance area. No pets. $375 or $350/mo. + dep. 252-438-6578. Watkins Community. Secluded 2BR brick, all appliances, garage, laundry room. 1 YR. LEASE. Serious inquiries only. $800/mo. + sec dep. 252-4322974

Manufactured Homes For Rent 2 BR Mobile Home on Pvt. Lot. Weldons Mill Rd. No Pets. $400 + deposit. 252-492-2902

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2BR, 1BA SW. 804B S. Carolina Ave. Central heat & air. $385/mo. 252-430-3777.

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3BR 2BA in Epsom Community Appliances incl. 252-767-7214


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252-492-9385 1-800-834-9487 2BR, 2BA apt. $550/ mo. 1BR apt. $375/mo. 2BR MH $300/mo. Ref. & dep. 252-438-3738 317 & 327 Whitten Ave. 2BR. Central air/heat. Stove & fridge. Ref. & dep. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. $485/mo. 252-492-0743.

Yorkies 2 males $550 ea. Maltese 1 male, 1 female. Toy female Poodle. Taking deposits. 919-528-1952

Buying Cars Paying up to $125 Same Day Pick-up 919-482-0169

LP gas cabinet stove $275. The Brass Shoppe 252-438-3776

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Business Property For Rent Beauty salon, offices, retail, whse/dist $300 & up. Call us for a deal! 252-492-8777 Office or retail space 600 sq.ft., 800 sq.ft., 1500 sq.ft., 1600 sq.ft. 2500 sq.ft. 3750 sq.ft & 5000 sq.ft. CROSSROADS SHOPPING CENTER Call 252-492-0185

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406 Roosevelt. 1BR. Central air/heat. Stove & fridge. Ref. & dep. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. $415/mo. 252-492-0743.

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Farm Equipment 2004 Case 580M backhoe. 4WD. 4-way front bucket. 1430 hrs. Good condition. $29,500. 252-492-7387.

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Manufactured Homes For Sale 14x70 & like new SW 14x76. Cash only! I also buy SWs. Bobby Faulkner 252-438-8758 or 252-432-2035 Beautiful country setting. Ready to move in! 3BR, 2BA singlewide on 1 acre of land. 336-597-5539.

Wanted to Buy Used Farm Equipment & Tractors 919-603-7211

Campers & Recreational Equip FREE CAMPING for first time visitors. Come enjoy our beautiful resort for FREE in North Carolina. Amazing Amenities and Family Fun! Call 800-795-2199 to Discover More!

Boats For Sale 24ft. Smokercraft fish & cruise. 50HP engine. Trailer. Changing room w/port-a-potty. Too many extras to list! $6500 firm. Well below value for quick sale! 252-431-0772.

1974 Chevrolet welding truck w/pipe Lincoln welder. 350 engine w/ chrome wheels. $2800. 252-456-5123 or 252-767-3788

Autos For Sale $500! Police Impounds! Hondas, Toyotas & more! For listings 800749-8104, Ext. K276. 1999 Dodge Saturn Fair condition, 1988 Chevy Pick Full Size

919-219-5022 1999 Lexas LS400 Asking $3,900 Good Condition 252-425-5619 DONATE YOUR VEHICLEReceive $1000 Grocery Coupon. United Breast Cancer Foundation. Free Mammograms, Breast Cancer info: <> . Free Towing, Tax Deductible, NonRunners Accepted, 1888-468-5964. Honda Accord 1999. Only $800. Priced to Sell! For Listings 800749-8104, Ext. 7042.

Vans 1988 Chevy Work Van Ladder Rack, Cargo Cage, Less than 100K Miles, $800 252-257-3007

Vision Vitality Variety The County of Vance has the following immediate opening: Vance County Dept. of Social Services

Economic Services Caseworker II Currently seeking individual to be responsible for taking & processing applications for several Family & Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Programs & for the North Carolina Health Choice Program. Must possess good interviewing, mathematical & reasoning skills, as well as ability to gather information timely & efďŹ ciently. Must be adaptable to change in responsibilities & duties when beneďŹ cial to unit structure. Education/Experience: One year of exp. as an Economic Services Caseworker I or an equivalent combination of education & exp. which would include a 2 year degree in a speciďŹ c curriculum, or high school plus 2 years paraprofessional/clerical public contact exp. (one of which must have been in an Economic Services Program); or high school plus 3 years paraprofessional/clerical public contact exp. Bilingual capabilities preferred. Valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license required. Applicant also subject to a criminal history background check & a drug/alcohol screen.

Salary: $27,168 DOQ Close Date: November 9, 2009 Submit college transcript and a Vance County application to Vance County Human Resources as directed on application. A county application is available at Vance County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Vision Vitality Variety The County of Vance has the following immediate opening: Vance County Dept. of Social Services

Social Work Supervisor II Currently seeking individual to be responsible for managing several programs including the Work First Program, the Reception Desk, the Electronic Records Program, and overseeing scanning of agency records. Responsible for supervising at least 10 employees. Education/Experience: Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree from an accredited school of social work & one year of social work or counseling exp.; or a bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree from an accredited school of social work & two years of social work or counseling exp.; or a masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in a counseling field & two years of social work or counseling exp.; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling & three years of social work or counseling; or graduation from a four year college or university & four years of exp. In rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing exp. in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training & exp.

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The Daily Dispatch - Wednesday, November 4, 2009  

Newspaper covering Vance, Granville and Warren Counties in North Carolina

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