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andolph County Commissioner Darrell Frye said that the 20102011 budget, approved at $110 million, is the hardest one he has faced in years. The budget includes a 3.1 cent property tax increase, a $4.1 million fund balance transfer, a 6 percent cut for departments and a 3 percent cut for schools. BY ROBYN HANKINS The budget, $110,193,510, was approved June 21 in a 3-2 vote. The county’s property tax rate will go from 55.5 cents per $100 valuation to 58.6 cents per $100 beginning July 1. “I don’t like any tax increase and we worked hard to get it down,” said Frye. In addition to a 6 percent cut in depart-

mental budgets, the Commissioners also “That’s when we really started addressing eliminated 401k retirement plan matches the schools.” for employees and three open positions. The Commissioners took another hard Frye, however, remains hopeful. look at school funding this year. The re“We hope the economy will pick up, sult was a 3 percent cut for the Randolph, especially our sales tax revAsheboro and Randolph Comenue,” Frye continued. “But munity College school sysif we hold the line in our bud- Archdale and Trin- tems. “What most people don’t get we’ll (be able to) manage ity approve bud- realize is that if not for funding our money.” Page 4 the schools, our tax rate would gets. The county still has plenty be about 21 cents,” Frye said. of money in its fund balance, “But our schools are importhe county’s savings account, tant, so we fund them. Still, even after the $4.1 million transfer. over the last 10 years we have increased “It’s our rainy day fund,” Frye explained. school funding about 6 percent each year, “It rained.” excluding capital projects. All in all, Frye said it was the hardest “In that respect,” he continued, the budget he’s faced in two decades. “schools were not actually cut.” “I only remember one other budget this However, the schools may get more hard, back in the early 1990s,” he recalled. money because the state is changing the

Commissioners’ vote Aye: Harold Holmes, Darrell Frye and Stan Haywood Nay: Phil Kemp and Arnold Lanier Ayes: ‘It’s our rainy day fund and it rained,’ said Frye. Nays: Budget relies too heavily on borrowing from fund balance (savings account), said Kemp

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Archdale approves law to regulate sweepstake centers


statewide ban on sweepstakes businesses would have little effect on the budgets of Archdale and Trinity. BY ELIZABETH SAUNDERS As the Archdale City Council prepared to consider regulations on electronic gaming, the N.C. Senate approved a ban on video sweepstakes games June 21. The bill moves to the House next for consideration. The Winston-Salem Council passed a budget that included $400,000 of tax revenue from “Internet cafes” and “business centers.” If the bill banning these businesses passes in the House, the city will be forced to find that money elsewhere. Archdale did not factor such revenue in its budget, nor did Trinity. Sweepstakes centers in Archdale may feel the pinch instead. Business license fees of $500 per machine for electronic gaming, including sweepstakes, take effect today (July 1). Sweepstakes centers have popped up at various locations in the city, but future businesses will be restricted. At the June 22 meeting, Council approved a zoning ordinance that limits hours to midnight, limits the number of terminals to 20, adds parking and location requirements for new businesses and prohibits alcohol. No one spoke at the public hearing.

Meet your neighbors .. at Guil-Rand’s fire camp! More than 50 children learned about fire safety, the work of a firefighter and physical training at the annual summer camp held by the Guil-Rand Fire Department. Most campers list physical training as a top activity. In the top left photo, Mashayla Lester goes over the wall with the encouragement of Counselor Aaron Routh. In the photo top right, Camp Director Charles Cardwell chases his son Jesse. In the photo right, Charlotte Blue clears the tunnel. While fun remains a top priority, teaching fire safety is the main goal. The story, and more photos, are on pages 7 and 12. Photos submitted, Graphic by American Graphics

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ocal businesswomen want to gauge interest in the start of a noontime group for the American Business Women’s Association, named WE². The Wet Whistle will host the floating event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. A complimentary tasting of North Carolina wines will be offered. “So many people are busy at night, we felt that there was a need for a lunchtime business group,” said Susan Halo of CommunityOne Bank. Halo appreciates the networking opportunity the ABWA offers. She was selected as the 2010 Most Notable Business Woman of the Year for the Golden Arch Charter Chapter of the ABWA. “Come to the social and get information about what the group has to offer,” she said. For more information, contact Halo at 861-6316 or visit the WE² page on Facebook, or the national ABWA website at The Wet Whistle is on Bonnie Place in Archdale.


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ourth of July fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. at Creekside Park, depending on when it rains, Archdale Parks and Recreation Director Elaine Albertson said. The comment drew some laughs at the June 22 Archdale City Council meeting because rain has been a factor at every Fourth of July in recent memory. Somehow, the rain has never dampened the spirit nor the number of people who attend.

Last year, it was a Fourth of July “madhouse,” Albertson 3 p.m. Amusements said. From observation by rides, vendors NEWS staff members, cars 4 p.m. Deejay music were parked in fields, in the grass and a few even made 7 p.m. Part Time it to the greenway. Not this Party Time Band year. 9:30 p.m. Fireworks When the parking lots are full, the entrance to Creekside Park will be closed. Nine officers will be stationed to direct motorists. Parking enforcement will add up to a speedy exit from the event, Albertson said. In the past, it took about 45 minutes for the parking lot to empty. This year, with DOT tweaking stop lights, it should take about 15 minutes. And by the way, according to the Accuweather link on, sunshine is expected on the Fourth of July with the high set at 84 degrees. Those with mobility issues may contact the rec-

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Mustangs all-stars aim for Texas C

oaches with Archdale Parks and Recreation’s Mustang League voted on the league’s all-star players, who set a goal — get to Texas. BY TOM MCGEE Mustang League volunteer

To select the all-stars, coaches reviewed team statistics, player batting averages, positions, practice work habits and attitudes. The top eight vote getters were elected to the team and the championship winning coach. Reds’ coach Brian Marshall selected the additional four players. Marshall was praised as a dedicated community volunteer who doesn’t even have a kid playing in this age bracket. Marshall’s staff includes veteran assistant coach Eric Krpejs, whose team tied for the regular season championship, Jimmy Blair and Dale Proctor. The team’s first rounds will be played at Creekside Park

the week of July 12. As of Friday, the start date had not been determined. The winning team will advance to Virginia Beach, Va. then to Pittsburgh, Penn., and on to Texas for the national championship. Members of the Mustang League all-stars include Tristan Eppley, Josh Blair, Ryan Johnson and Garrett Allen, members of the Reds; Zach Krpejs, Tyler Swiggett, Cole McCrary and Colyn Grissom, from the Phillies; Landon Smith of the Rockies; Tanner McGee from the Cubs; Monroe Presnell from the Pirates; Chase Nicks from the Braves; and Koty Proctor from the Mets. If you happen to ride by Creekside Park on a weeknight, it’s late and the lights are still on, the team is working hard and trying to do two things — practice at a cooler time of the day and “GET TO TEXAS.” If the warm-up tournament win (23-8) at Level Cross is any indication, the Mustang League all-stars are on their way.

Never leave a child alone in a vehicle S afe Kids Randolph County wants to increase awareness and urges caregivers to never leave children alone in a vehicle, said Shea Cox of Randolph County Health Department. She also serves as coordinator for the health department’s effort — Safe Kids Randolph County.

Safe Kids Randolph County works to prevent unintentional child injury. Their goal is to have no more children die from heat stroke when they are “forgotten” in cars. “Always check for sleeping children before leaving a vehicle,” warns Cox. While a child in Randolph County has not died of hyperthermia in a vehicle, Cox said nationally there have been 19 deaths in 2010, the most recent June 27 in Arizona. Between 1998 and 2010, some 463 children died from heat stroke because they were left unattended in vehicles that became too hot for them to survive. “A child’s core body temperature rises three to five times faster than an adult’s and unattended children have no way of protecting themselves in a hot vehicle,” said Cox. “The overall goal of this campaign is to make sure no more children will die in 2010 because they were unattended in a vehicle. We want parents and caregivers to take precautions so that this tragedy does not happen to them.” More than 50 percent of the children who died from heat stroke were forgotten by a caring adult who became distracted when they left the vehicle. Thirty percent of kids who died from hyperthermia were left unattended by an adult or gained entry into an unlocked vehicle and became trapped and overcome by heat. It takes only minutes for a child to be at risk of death or serious, permanent injury in a hot car. “Drivers must keep car doors locked and keys out of reach from young children,” Cox said. Safe Kids Randolph County urges all adults who trans-

port children to take the following steps: • Call 911 if a child is found unattended in a vehicle. • Never leave children alone in a car, even for one minute. • Set your cell phone or Blackberry reminder to be sure you drop your child off at daycare. • Set your computer e-mail program to ask you, “Did you drop off at daycare today?” • Place a cell phone, PDA, purse, briefcase, gym bag or whatever is to be carried from the car on the floor in front of the child in a back seat. This forces the adult to open the back door and observe the child. • Have a plan with your child care provider to call if your child does not arrive when expected. • Keep keys and remote entry key fobs out of children’s reach. • Always lock vehicles. • If a child goes missing, check cars and trunks first. For more information on preventing hyperthermia deaths, call Safe Kids Randolph County at 819-3198 or visit Safe Kids Randolph County works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability to children ages 1-18. Safe Kids Randolph County is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids Randolph County was founded in 2009 and is led by the Randolph County Health Department.

Partnership for Children offers early childhood workshops


he Randolph County Partnership for Children’s child-care services program will hold four classes of interest to early childhood professionals. To register, call the Partnership’s child-care services program at 6292128, ext. 27. CPR recertification will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, at the Randolph County Health Department. The cost is $8. Making It Happen: Individualized Care and Small Groups will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 19, at the Randleman Public Library.

Participants will learn ideas and join in activities that impact the child as a unique individual. Go Green Bubble Blitz will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Randolph Community College in the Health Science Center in Asheboro. This workshop provides a fun, interactive demonstration on how to develop eco-friendly bubble mixtures, loads of wands made from recycled items, and will show participants how to create their own wands out of pipe cleaners and other materials. Integrating the arts with bilingual education will be offered from

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Randolph Community College in the Foundation Center Conference in Asheboro. This workshop will deal with ways to use creative dramatics, familiar tunes and songs, literature and art. Spanish vocabulary is used in an interactive way, building on concepts and music which may be known by the children. Practical ideas of game-oriented experiences in teaching shapes, colors, counting, body parts, family members and more will be included for teachers who are not bilingual.

Sports Announcements Wheatmore Boosters backward draw Aug. 21 The Wheatmore Athletic Boosters Club will hold its second annual backward draw at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Wheatmore High School. Tickets, $100, include a prime rib dinner for two. According to Booster Club President Robbie Walker, the club will sell no more than 125 tickets. Prize money awarded will be between $2,000 and $3,000, depending on the number of tickets sold. For ticket information, contact Walker at 442-0649 or Jeff Lewis at 688-3060.

Boys, Girls Club open for summer The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club is accepting registrations for its summer sessions. The Club is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Aug. 20. The cost is $60 per week and $50 per week for each additional child in the family. Registration is $20. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, Bible study, computers, swimming and field trips. Lunch and a snack are provided. Families are welcome to tour The Salvation Army facility at 121 S.W. Cloverleaf Place in High Point. For more information, call 881-5444 or visit www.

YMCA soccer camp set in July The Grubb Family YMCA of Archdale-Trinity and High Point University will conduct a soccer camp from Saturday to Tuesday, July 12-15, at the YMCA Soccer Complex on Turnpike Road in Trinity. The camp for children ages 4-6 will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $90. The camp for ages 7-13 will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $125. Registration will continue through July 1.

HiToms set baseball camps The HiToms Baseball Camp, held at the historic Finch Field in Thomasville, has slots remaining in the July sessions. The camp accepts boys and girls ages 7-16. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon. A camp for pitchers and catchers is set for July 8-9. The cost is $65. Baseball all-around will be the focus of the camp set from July 12-16 and again July 19-23. The cost is $77. For more information, call 472-8667.

Creekside camp July 12-14 Archdale Parks and Recreation Department will hold a basketball camp with instructor Harry Loeffler from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, July 12-14. Children in first through fourth grades are eligible to attend. The cost is $50. Call 434-7315.

Golf lessons set in Asheboro Asheboro Cultural and Recreation Services will hold golf lessons for ages 8-14 at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course. The lessons will be held Tuesdays, July 20 and 27 and Aug. 3. The cost is $40. For more information or to register, call 626-1240.

YWCA offers swimming lessons The High Point YWCA offers swimming lessons for children ages 6 months and older and for adults. For details, contact Cathy Vernon at cvernon@ywcahp. com or 882-4126. The YWCA is at 112 Gatewood Ave. in High Point.

Fire reports Guil-Rand Fire Department responded to 57 calls during the week of June 20-26. Since July 1, 2009, firefighters have answered 2,535 calls. SUNDAY, June 20 6:00 a.m. 7112 Prospect Church Road, assist Emergency Medical Services. 11:27 a.m. Interstate 85, service call. 1:37 p.m. 116 Lane Drive, assist EMS. 3:37 p.m. 7933 U.S. Hwy. 311, auto accident with injury. 5:01 p.m. 3606 Rocklane Drive, smoke detector activation. 5:59 p.m. 112 Apollo Circle, assist EMS. 6:33 p.m. 201 Interstate Drive, assist EMS. 10:26 p.m. 5496 Uwharrie Road, assist EMS. 11:23 p.m. 101 Craig Drive, assist EMS.

MONDAY, June 21 2:46 p.m. 5094 Jordan Valley Road, unauthorized burning. 3:26 p.m. 4141 Wedgewood Terrace, service call. 6:33 p.m. 109 Alison Lane, assist EMS. 7:01 p.m. 4700 Archdale Road, good intent. 7:12 p.m. 3744 Habitat Drive, assist EMS. 9:08 p.m. 3706 Luck Drive, power line down. TUESDAY, June 22 1:06 a.m. I-85, auto accident with property damage. 9:22 a.m. 102 Carolina Court, false alarm. 9:54 a.m. 10413 N. Main St., assist EMS. 11:35 a.m. 3594 Youth Camp Road, assist EMS. 1:25 p.m. 400 Balfour Drive, smoke detector activation. 6:25 p.m. 5990 Howard Circle, assist EMS. 8:30 p.m. 10411 S. Main

St., assist EMS. 10:15 p.m. 11316 N. Main St., false alarm. WEDNESDAY, June 23 12:37 a.m. 4924 Denise Drive, assist EMS. 7:33 a.m. 7112 Prospect Church Road, assist EMS. 11:22 a.m. 4166 Redding Country Road, assist EMS. 11:35 a.m. 121 Julian Ave., assist EMS. 11:57 a.m. 607 Belmont Drive, assist EMS. 1:41 p.m. 4895 Poplar Ridge Road, smoke detector activation. 4:19 p.m. 5013 Collins St., assist EMS. 6:27 p.m. 116 Lane Drive, service call. 6:34 p.m. 3774 Lynn Oaks Drive, assist EMS. 7:57 p.m. 7262 N.C. Hwy. 62, assist EMS. THURSDAY, June 24 3:37 a.m. 4980 Valley Drive, assist EMS.

10:33 a.m. 5920 Boulder Drive, assist EMS. 11:54 a.m. 2574 Sweetbriar Road, assist EMS. 12:58 p.m. 5675 Old Thomasville Road, assist EMS. 1:45 p.m. 4014 Meadowbrook Drive, assist EMS. 2:05 p.m. 109 Roelee St., assist EMS. 7:30 p.m. 4719 Tallwood Drive, cancelled en route. 10:48 p.m. 6421 Longview Ave., good intent. FRIDAY, June 25 2:59 a.m. 1201 Brookwood Circle, assist EMS. 6:21 a.m. 1742 Jackson Lake Road, assist EMS. 10:09 a.m. 6845 Kennedy Road, assist EMS. 11:14 a.m. 3728 Bethel Drive Extension, assist EMS. 4:11 p.m. 6845 Kennedy Road, assist EMS. 5:00 p.m. 1206 Chesa-

peake Lane, service call. 11:52 p.m. 904 Lunar Drive, assist EMS. SATURDAY, June 26 7:11 a.m. 7189 Davis Country Road, assist EMS. 9:15 a.m. 6845 Kennedy Road, assist EMS. 3:51 p.m. 10413 S. Main St., assist EMS. 4:07 p.m. 5551 Country Dream, assist EMS. 6:21 p.m. 3600 Rock-

lane Drive, fire alarm. 6:36 p.m. 4888 Westhaven Lane, assist EMS. 7:38 p.m. 307 Aldridge Road, assist EMS. 10:07 p.m. 127 Barwood Terrace, assist EMS. 10:46 p.m. 2628 Howard Russell, assist EMS. 10:48 p.m. 8374 Harlow Road, assist EMS. Compiled by Ginger Harmon

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Archdale RCC to beneďŹ t from Duke Energy grant T

he Duke Energy Community College Grant Program provided $248,222 for Randolph Community College’s welding for the workplace program. The money will be used to purchase and install state-of-the-industry welding equipment and a welding simulator at the Archdale Center. The grant was one of four the college has received. Together, they will support two curriculum programs, an internal lighting project and RCC’s library services. The college sought the extra funding in order to supplement state and local funding. Officials with the Duke Energy Community College Grant Program said budgetary constraints present challenges to top-rated community and technical colleges. The funding will provide a financial boost that will enable RCC to extend its expertise, provide rewarding opportunities for students and, ultimately, help revitalize manufacturing in the Carolinas. According to Anne Hockett, vice president for instructional services, the welding program will take over Building B at the Archdale Center and RCC will soon offer a one-year welding diploma program in addition to continuing education welding courses. This will allow current welders to upgrade their skills and become certified in four types of welding. The college is partnering with Superior Mechanical Inc. in Randleman

as part of the program to meet the company’s need for trained welders. RCC also received a $200,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation. It will be used to purchase machining equipment for the machining technology program. The Golden LEAF Foundation supports activities that will improve social and economic conditions in economically affected or tobacco-dependent regions of the state. The two new pieces of machining equipment, a HAAS VF-2 CNC Machining Center and a HAAS ST-20 CNC Turning Center, will be located temporarily in the existing Machining lab in the Administration and Education Center on the Asheboro Campus. “These new machines will allow our students to train in areas of hightech, advanced manufacturing,� said Mitchell Kiser, chair of the Industrial, Engineering and Transportation Division at RCC. The equipment will be relocated to the new Continuing Education and Industrial Center in the old Klaussner Furniture building after renovations are completed. Several local manufacturers had indicated the equipment would be vital in training future employees needed for their workforces. RCC also received $154,410 from the N.C. Department of Commerce’s State Energy Office to install more energy efficient lighting and lighting control panels at the Asheboro Campus. The funds were provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the economic stimulus

package, and are designed to encourage energy conservation. Cindi Goodwin, RCC director of facilities, said the use of T-8 lighting and lighting control technology in a 20,000-square-foot addition to the Archdale Center in 2006 saved the College an estimated $5,780 in energy costs the first year. RCC has worked toward implementing energy conservation projects since 2004, but didn’t have the funds to complete re-lamping and installing occupancy sensors throughout the Asheboro Campus. “With the assistance of the State Energy Office grant, our College can complete this project and save 1,774,937,476 BTUs and an estimated $73,461 in energy costs per year,� she said. In addition, RCC’s library will receive a $23,935 grant from the State Library of North Carolina to improve and increase access to the Internet. Currently, the library on the Asheboro Campus has 17 Internet work stations and availability has been increasingly strained by the school’s growing student population and community use. There are currently 605 community residents registered at the RCC Library, and a three-hour time limit is enforced for county visitors to ensure adequate access for students. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase 26 new computers and monitors for Internet access, an additional pair of computers to replace existing print servers and two flatbed scanners.

Bush Hill Festival seeks volunteers Volunteers are needed for the Bush Hill Heritage Festival. The Festival is organized by the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce. Held the second Saturday of each September, the festival is one of the highlights of the year in the community, said organizers. This year’s event, set for Sept. 11, marks the festival’s 25th anniversary. Vendor applications are posted online

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he North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is seeking original entries of fiction, nonfiction or poetry for the 2010 Linda Flowers Literary Award. The postmark deadline for submissions is Aug. 15. The Linda Flowers Literary Award is given annually for unpublished writing that portrays North Carolina, its people and cultures. While authors do not have to be North Carolinians, entries are expected to draw on state connections or memories. The author of the winning entry will receive a $500 cash prize, publication in the Humanities Council’s biannual magazine North Carolina Conversations and support towards a writer’s residency at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities. There is no entry fee. Entries should be no longer than 2,500 words and five copies of an entry should be submitted. For a complete description and full submission guidelines, visit For more information, contact Dr. Shelley Crisp at or 334-5383. Mail entries to the North Carolina Humanities Council, Attn: Dr. Shelley Crisp, Executive Director, 122 N. Elm St., Suite 601, Greensboro, NC, 27401. The North Carolina Humanities Council is a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Humanities Council supports through grants and public programs vital conversations that nurture the cultures and heritage of North Carolina. In addition to grants and publications, the Council offers the Teachers Institute, a free professional education development program for N.C.’s K-12 public school teachers; Road Scholars, a speakers bureau bringing scholars and communities together to explore issues in the public humanities; Let’s Talk About It, a library discussion series of literature and film in partnership with the North Carolina Center for the Book; and Museum on Main Street (MoMS), a traveling exhibition in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution.

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romises of easy money can be tempting, especially in a tough job market. Who wouldn’t be happy to get a check for thousands of dollars in the mail? But, if the check comes with instructions to cash it and then wire money somewhere, don’t bank on it.

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Counterfeit check scams can start with an official-looking letter, a call from a telemarketer, a job offer or a response to something people have posted online, like a resume or an item for sale. In all of these scenarios, people are asked to deposit the check and then wire the money elsewhere. But the check turns out to be fake, and any money they’ve wired comes out of their own pocket. There are three main types of counterfeit check scams:

to evaluate the wire service company. A related scheme claims to offer work as a payment processor for an overseas company. Consumers who respond are sent money orders or checks to deposit and then asked to wire the funds back to the company. In exchange, they’re promised a cut of the money. One North Carolina consumer recently told our office that she got caught up in this scam after responding to a job posted on Craigslist. She interviewed for the job by online chat and then received an e-mail telling her to expect a check for $2,700. She was told to cash the check, keep $200 as a bonus, purchase software with $400 and wire the remaining $1,100 to someone in San Francisco. Fortunately, her bank spotted the check as a fake and she didn’t lose any money. Overpayment Scams

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The classic counterfeit check scam starts with the news that the recipient has just won an unexpected prize of as much as $1 million. Along with the announcement comes a very legitimate-looking check that’s supposed to cover taxes and fees on the prize. Instructions say to deposit the check and then wire the money back to the sweepstakes in order to claim the winnings. After the person sends the money, the check turns out to be phony — but the scammer already has the money. Secret Shopper and Payment Processor Scams

Another kind of counterfeit check scam starts with an advertisement, a telemarketing call or an e-mail promising well-paid work as a secret or mystery shopper. People who respond get a check to deposit and instructions to wire the money back as a way

In yet another type of counterfeit check scam, scammers respond to people who’ve posted items for sale on websites such as eBay and Craigslist. They claim to be interested in buying the item, then send a certified check for more than the purchase price and ask the seller to wire back the overage. Once again, the checks used in these scams look real but turn out to be fake. While scams like these have been popular with international fraud rings for years, advances in printing technology mean that crooks can now make very convincing counterfeit checks. Sometimes, the scammers include fraud warnings and consumer protection brochures to make their phony checks more believable. Even banks can have a hard time spotting the checks as fakes because they often use the name and account number of

Roy Cooper North Carolina Attorney General a legitimate company. The Attorney General’s office hears from hundreds of North Carolinians each year about counterfeit checks. We’ve helped negotiate agreements with Western Union and MoneyGram to make it harder for con artists to use wire services to steal money. We’re working with law enforcement across the country and around the world to investigate fraud rings, and making bankers, wire companies and consumers more aware of these scams. Sometimes our office can help consumers before they become victims. For example, a woman in western North Carolina almost wired $30,000 to scammers in Holland who had sent her counterfeit checks. Fortunately, her bank caught onto the scam and persuaded her to call our office instead. Not all consumers are so lucky. Scam artists’ fake checks sometimes find real victims in North Carolina who lose thousands of dollars. If you receive a possible counterfeit check or gets a call or letter that looks like one of these scams should not respond. Instead, report the scam to my office by calling 1-877-5-NO-SCAM, toll-free within North Carolina.

Trinity budget sufficient to include salary increases


rinity’s 2010-2011 budget, as approved, includes the possibility of a merit increase for each employee. The reason the city is in a position to offer this, said Councilman Tommy Johnson, is because of its financial stability. BY ROBYN HANKINS Trinity City Council approved the $4.4 million 20102011 budget at their June 15 meeting. The only change involved proposed salary increases. Under the proposed budget, city employees would have

received a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), Christmas bonus and merit increase. The approved budget combines all three categories into one — merit increases. “The main reason for all of that is the people we have managing it and looking after it,” Johnson said. “We are in a very stable position. I think it is deserving.” COLA is a salary adjustment based on changes in the cost-of-living as determined by the U.S. Consumer Price Index. City Manager Ann Bailie said this change does not affect the proposed budget because it does not contain line items for the specific types of salary increases. “Changes in compensation are simply budgeted in the

$10.5 million budget approved with no tax increase


rchdale City Council passed its 20102011 budget of more than $10.5 million dollars with no increase in property tax.

BY ELIZABETH SAUNDERS As cities and states throughout the nation continued to anticipate reduced revenue from sales tax, Archdale cut its budget from last year’s approved total of $11.35 million. Ad valorem tax will remain at 29 cents per $100 of property value. Recycling and stormwater fees also remain the same, but water and sewer rates will rise about 7 percent. Archdale passed the budget despite eleventhhour complaints from a resident. During the open comments portion of the June 22 council meeting, Archdale resident William Gay spoke about the proposed increase in water and sewer fees. “We just got hit with Randolph County property tax, and now water and sewer,” he said. He later said that in 14 years, his water and sewer rate has tripled. City Manager Jerry Yarborough explained that the increases were needed to cover rising costs from providers, the City of High Point and Davidson Water Inc., as well as pay off capital investments like the water tank. The city passes the cost on to its customers, just like a business. Gay asked if city employees were going to get a cost of living raise. Yarborough replied no, but that merit raises up to 3 percent were budgeted. Gay mentioned the new park ranger position that was added for 2011. He said the city should cut its budget in other areas to keep from raising fees. “Why is the recreation at Creekside so important?” he asked, adding that he visits the park maybe twice a year.

Councilman Eddie Causey answered that Creekside provides recreation for children and citizens of Archdale and added that people can walk on the greenway for free. “Unfortunately, recreation will never break even.” Causey pointed out that some park fees have been raised for the coming year. Yarborough added that rising vandalism requires more security at the park, and that a part-time ranger was in last year’s budget; only part of the full-time salary has been added for this year. Mayor Bert Lance-Stone and Councilman Lewis Dorsett explained that the city has to have a balanced budget, and that water and sewer is a separate fund that has to pay for that system. It cannot rely on money from other areas. A woman who lives outside the city also spoke about high sewer rates. No one spoke at the May 25 public hearing.

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In other business, Council approved a plan to “write off” delinquent utility accounts and keep them in a separate reporting system. “We are not dismissing the accounts, we’re moving them [to a different database],” said Finance Director Lori Nurse. She added that a state system helps collect from delinquent customers who move away by garnishing their state tax refund or any lottery winnings. Council also approved a resolution to allow Allendale residents who are behind on their special tax assessment to continue making payments with interest. When Archdale installed water and sewer in that neighborhood, the agreement said that missed payments would result in an immediate balance due, leading to liens and possible foreclosure. Council’s waiver allows Nurse to continue working with nine people who are behind, but still making payments.

Senior center to coordinate fan giveaway


ome senior citizens and disabled adults may be eligible for free fans to be distributed by Archdale Senior Center.

The Randolph County Senior Adults Association has received a limited number of free 20-inch box fans that will be given on a first come, first served basis. Due to the limited amount of fans, those who received one last year will be put on a waiting list.

The fans are provided with funds donated by Progress Energy and Duke Energy. The Operation Fan/ Heat Relief Program is administered regionally by the Piedmont Triad Council of Government’s Area Agency on Aging. Dart Container Corp. also donated fans. Fans are available to Randolph County residents age 60 and over, and the disabled who have an existing home situation that presents a threat to the per-

son’s health and well-being. Seniors and the disabled must provide their name, date of birth, phone number and address. Disabled people under 60 must also provide proof of Social Security income or Medicare card. Fans may be picked up at a senior adult center. Archdale Senior Center is at 108 Park Drive. Call 431-1938. Randleman’s senior center is at 144 W. Academy St. Call 498-4332.

‘salaries’ line item within each department,” she said. The change does affect the budget message because it explains significant parts of the budget. Bailie said she will write a letter that references the policy change and include it with all copies of the budget. Trinity’s property tax rate will remain at 10 cents per $100 valuation, but residents will see a 2.5 percent increase in municipal sewer fees. The sewer rate translates into an extra 84 cents per month for the average customer. Bailie said the increase was necessary because Archdale and Thomasville, the cities that handle Trinity’s wastewater, were raising their sewer rates again. Trinity did not raise sewer rates in 2009-2010.


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“That means Randolph will get more lottery money,” Frye said. Randolph County government departments and Randolph County Schools had prepared for the cuts approved by the Commissioners. Matthew Lambeth, chairman of the Randolph County Board of Education, told the High Point Enterprise that the school board may consider furloughs for all employees and the elimination of staff development — anything to avoid classroom cuts. However, Donald Andrews, superintendant of Randolph County Schools, said any additional cuts would inevitably affect the classroom. “With all the cuts we’re facing, there’s no way not to have classroom cuts,” Andrews said. “One way or another all cuts will impact the classroom, probably negatively, either directly or indirectly. “We were anticipating more cuts,” he explained. “We have planned for more cuts, but have not shown them to the Board ... but we do have a Plan B.” No date has been set for that Board of Education meeting, Andrews continued, because they are waiting on the state budget to be finalized. He anticipates holding that meeting by July 15.

Frye said the Commissioners did consider a cut to the county library system, but decided not to because there were “no excess hours and limited personnel.” County departments are prepared for the 6 percent cuts. Departments had prepared two budgets, one with a 3 percent cut and the other with a 6 percent cut. The Commissioners also cut their allocation to Communities In Schools of Randolph County. For the past few years, CISRC has received $85,000 annually from the Randolph County Commissioners. The request this year was for $90,000 to help CISRC expand the number of comprehensive sites. Commissioners approved $60,000, a $25,000 cut from last year’s budget. CISRC Executive Director Sandi Norman said, “While we are grateful for all support, especially from the Randolph County Commissioners, this reduction will mean cuts in staff and/or cuts in services. Either way, it looks like it will be difficult, if not impossible, to serve the same number of students as in 2009-2010. “The need, on the other hand, continues to grow. We hope the community — individuals, businesses, churches and others — will be generous, on their own, in support of our students.”


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According to a June 23 article in the High Point Enterprise, some state lawmakers want to tax electronic gaming. Others want to continue the state’s attempts to stop general gambling, including a 2006 ban on video poker. Sweepstakes and business centers have been operating in a loophole of that law because customers pay for Internet time instead of putting money direct-

ly into the machines. Councilman Eddie Causey said that an all-out ban would not affect Archdale’s bottom line. “We don’t know what Raleigh’s going to do,” he said. “We didn’t count on anything in the budget from it.” Trinity does not have a privilege license system, so the city would not lose any revenue. So far, no sweepstakes centers have located in Trinity.

Correction In the June 24 edition, Anthony Bouldin was incorrectly named as the landscaper aiding Betty Brown, Archdale’s Green Thumb Award winner for June. The landscaper’s correct name is Jordan Bouldin. The City of Archdale and the NEWS apologize for the error.

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Church news Revival begins July 18 Liberty Grove United Methodist Church will hold revival services Sunday through Wednesday, July 18-21. Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Speakers include the following: Sunday: Pastor Sandra McNiel at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Terry Harris of St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s United Methodist Church in Walnut Cove at 3 p.m. Monday: Tammy Ingram of St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Tuesday: The Rev. Timothy Fitzgerald of McCrary Chapel United Methodist Church Wednesday: The Rev. Tina Mosby of Triad United Methodist Campus Ministry Lunch will be held following the 11 a.m. service Sunday. For more information, call 431-1481. The church is at 5581 Liberty Church Road in Trinity.

Ushersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; anniversary July 18 First Baptist Church of Trinity will hold its annual ushersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; anniversary program at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 18. The Rev. James Harris of Dothan Praise and Worship Ministries in Jamestown will be the speaker. For more information, call 431-5733. The church is at 12504 Trinity Road in Trinity.

Register now for Upward sports

Dylan Brewer, left, and Colby Short make bricks out of mud during vacation Bible school.

Registration is open for Upward flag football and cheerleading at Crossover Community Church. The league is designed for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The cost is $50 per child. After Aug. 2, the cost increases to $55. Spaces are limited. Registration forms are available at Crossover Community Church, 711 Knightdale Ave. in High Point. Forms may be downloaded at For more information or to volunteer, contact the league director at 431-7113, ext. 104.

VBS teaches students about the ancient world


hildren at Archdale Friends Meetingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vacation Bible school took a step back in time to explore the Holy Land.

Free supper on Wednesdays

Volunteers decorated the meeting with tents, palm trees and plastic camels for the Egypt theme. Children heard stories about Josephâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s journey from prison to palace. As part of their journey, children made decorative collars, made stuffed snakes out of menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ties, wove baskets and even got to play in the mud to learn how mud bricks are made.

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will serve free community suppers from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the church hut. The menu varies from week to week. Organizers said the community is invited to attend. For more information, contact the church office at 431-7217 or The hut is on Archdale Road in Trinity.

Photos by Elizabeth Saunders

Margaret Riddle, left, Christian education director, dressed up as part of the festivities. Here she leads the children during a group session.

Submit Bible school photos! The NEWS welcomes photos from vacation Bible schools. Attach the JPEG files to an e-mail and send to In the body of the e-mail, include the names of children and information about the Bible school. Put the name of the church in the subject line.

BIBLE QUIZ Question: David and his followers fled from King Saul to Achish, King of Gath. What town did Achish give David and his men to live in? Last Weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Question: Which month did King Solomon, the priests and the Levites bring the ark out of the city of David, which was Zion, and place it in the temple at Jerusalem when it was finished? Answer: The seventh month, Ethanim (I Kings 8).

Vacation Bible schools Archdale United Methodist Church will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;High Seas Expeditionâ&#x20AC;? from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 12-15. For details, contact Tim Kennedy at 431-7111. The church is on the corner of Main and Petty streets in Archdale. Fairfield United Methodist Church will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Saddle Ridge Ranchâ&#x20AC;? Sunday through Friday, July 11-16. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For details, call the church at 431-5743. The church is at 1505 N.C. Hwy. 62 West in High Point. Gospel Baptist Church will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Saddle Ridge Ranchâ&#x20AC;? Sunday through Wednesday, July 11-14. Classes will be held from 10:45 a.m. to noon Sunday, and from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For more infor-

mation, call 431-6584. The church is located at 9042 U.S. Hwy. 311 in Archdale. Old Union United Methodist Church will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Son Harvest County Fairâ&#x20AC;? from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, July 18-20. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. A closing program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. Classes are for youth ages 2-18. For details, call 498-7102. The church is at 5077 Walker Mill Road in Sophia. Springfield Friends Meeting will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Passport to the Holy Landâ&#x20AC;? from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Friday, July 25-30. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. For details, contact Emily Albert, Ray Luther or Kerry Jean Friend at 889-4911. The meeting is at 555 E. Springfield Road in High Point.



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NEIGHBORS At Guil-Rand Fire Department’s fire camp Making a fun difference in the safety of children

Campers look up at the training tower. Left, Halle White shows the escape route she drew in the classPhotos by Betsy Feldman room instruction.

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adison Sykes is considering a career as a firefighter. So are her teammates Culley Johnson and Chase Rutledge. But training future firefighters isn’t the main purpose for GuilRand Fire Department’s fire camp for kids age 6-12.

Counselors helped campers complete workbooks, which were taken home at the conclusion of the camp. The workbooks reinforce the daily lessons. “He doesn’t mind the homework,” said Joy Hill, whose grandson Chet Sikes attends the camp. “He came home last night and drew up his home fire escape plan.” The camp not only included classroom instruction, but a physical training course to reinforce safety skills and encourage BY DEBBIE HIGHTOWER teamwork. Campers dashed through an obstacle The message is safety — how to prevent course, set up on a grassy knoll at the rear fires and what to do if they happen. of the station. After completing the course “What should you do if your clothes in the 97-degree heat, campers refreshed catch fire?” asked Steve Barr, fire inspector under a mister tent. The fine mist of water for Guil-Rand. came from a nozzle Two adult firefighter The 20 camp counselors, some designed to put out counselors demonstrated. chimney fires. The room of 50 camp- of them paid firefighters, doAnother popuers roared with laughter nated their time while other fire- lar training station when firefighters Brian fighters were available for calls. was tug-of-war. Lones and Zach Trivette The Guil-Rand Ladies Auxiliary Campers competed screamed, held their donated their time and served by teams, girls vs. hands up and ran around snacks donated by Domino’s boys and campers the room. The campers Pizza in Hillsville and Costco. against firefightgiggled when they realers. Cheers erupted ized this was the “what each time one team not to do” demonstrapulled the opposing tion. team across a spray-painted line. “Help ’em out guys,” said Inspector “It’s fun,” said Anna McDuffie, 11, who Barr. “What should they do?” was chief of her engine for the day. “I like Some of the campers were veterans who PT best because you have to work together attended the fire camp last year, but even to get a good time.” the rookies knew what to do. Camp volunteer Ashton Roberts said “Stop, drop, cover your face and roll,” she enjoyed everything about fire camp. campers yelled. The kids practiced the cor“I think this is the best fire camp ever,” rect technique. she said. Campers are divided into battalions, each wearing a different color T-shirt.

Owen Stanley takes the hose from firefighter Zach Trivette as camper Connor Cox looks on. Lt. Grady Starnes stands in the background.

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ceived requests from across the nation for the curriculum. The department has worked on the 2010 camp since the first session ended last July. “We did an evaluation after the last one to see what worked and what didn’t,” said Steve Barr, inspector for the department and instructor for the camp. “We based our BY DEBBIE HIGHTOWER plan on the evaluation and also incorporatShe described the fire camp offered by ed new resources such as a tour of our new the Guil-Rand Fire Department as “phe- training tower and the hazard house.” The training tower, completed in late nomenal.” Teague had come to observe how Guil- 2009, features a smoke machine. Firefighters use it to train for multi-story building Rand organizes the camp. “They will learn things this week that fires. The hazard house is a virtual reality they will take with them through their entire lives,” she said. “You can get the kids dollhouse that sparks, arcs and smokes. The camp also allows children out here all day long, but this curto understand how a firefighter can riculum gets the parents involved. help in an emergency. “It gets them thinking, when is “Any time there is an emergency the last time I checked my smoke at a home, kids are already upset,” alarm? Have we ever done a family said Chief Brian Cox. “When a firefire drill? Do we have the ladders we fighter comes with all their gear on, need for our second-story rooms?” we’ve got that mask on, they may The curriculum was designed Capt. Charles be scared. We give campers the opby Capt. Charles Cardwell. Cardwell portunity to touch the turnout gear, “On Monday, we did station feel it and hear what it sounds like. tours and showed them all the “We hope that these campers will unequipment and the trucks,” Cardwell said. “On Tuesday, we did the home escape derstand that the firefighter in all that gear plans. Today (June 23), we are touring the is a real person who has come to help.” Parents Brandon and Krystal Keener training tower. Tomorrow we will have the pool out here and cover water safety, and said they appreciate such an opportunity Friday we will teach them to recognize the for their son, Tate. “He loves Mr. Jason,” said Brandon signs of medical emergency and basic first Keener. “He gets in the car every day and aid.” While fun has been a sideline of the says, this is the coolest camp, and this is camp, its overall message has been taken the coolest fire department.” Although the Keeners feel that they seriously across the state. The Guil-Rand Fire Department on Feb. 10 received a re- are proactive about safety, the fire camp gional award from the N.C. Fire and Life encouraged them to be even more safetySafety Education Conference. They re- conscious in their home.

ay Teague of the N.C. Jaycees Burn Center at Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill has witnessed firsthand the devastating injuries that can result when families aren’t proactive about fire safety.

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Obituaries Grace Collins ...... High Point Hazel Crowson ...... Archdale Belva Brower Cook .... Trinity Verna P. Douglas ... Archdale Larry Embler ..... Thomasville Michael Goodell .......... Trinity Athel Harrington .... Archdale

Sam Linthicum .......... Sophia Martha McMahan .. Jamestown John Newsom Jr. ...... Trinity Carrie Sparks ...... Mount Airy Donald Walton .... High Point Inge Auman Way ....... Trinity Barbara Wilson .. Thomasville

Martha Dunlap McMahan Martha Dunlap McMahan, 78, of 6604 Bronze Road, Jamestown, died Monday, June 21, 2010, at her residence. She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Union County, a daughter to Ward and Mary Ardelle Sims Dunlap. She was owner and operator of Martha’s Touch and a member of Springfield Baptist Church for more than 30 years. On Nov. 3, 1950, she married Manuel McMahan, who survives of the residence. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Whitney Dunlap of Charlotte. Also surviving are a daughter, Kathy Kiser and husband David of Archdale; a son, Sammy McMahan and wife Melinda of Denton; six sisters, Janie Rea Baldwin and husband Julius, Mildred Mobley and husband Roland, Ethelene Price and husband Ben, Daviese Hill and husband Gerald, Kathryn Darnell and husband Walter and Ellen McGinnis and husband Larry; and five grandchildren, Curtis Kiser and wife Cara, Craig Kiser, Nora Kiser, Amy Lawing and husband John and Alicia Southern and husband Ben. The funeral service was held Friday, June 25, at Springfield Baptist Church. Interment followed at Farmer Baptist Church Cemetery. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale assisted the family. Memorials may be directed to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summitt Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.

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High Point Regional ranks among elite

Verna Irene Peele Douglas, of Archdale, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010. She was born Nov. 18, l933, in Surry County, the eldest daughter of Chester Byrd Peele and Allie Mae Whitaker Peele. She was raised in the Cedar Square community and was an active member of Cedar Square Friends Meeting. She was employed by the Englander Mattress Company and retired from the Serta Mattress Company in 2003. She was a member of the Furniture Capital Chapter of American Business Women’s Association for 31 years, including terms as president, vice president, treasurer and recording secretary. She was awarded Woman of the Year 1984, Merit Award 1982, Outstanding Woman of the Year 1995 and Perfect Attendance for 28 years. She was a founding member for the Piedmont Trial Area Council in 1984 and served terms as chairman, vice chairman and secretary. She is survived by two sons, R. Allen Douglas and wife Linda of Thomasville and John C. Douglas Jr. and wife Amparo of Graham; three grandchildren, Christopher Allan Douglas, Laura Douglas Bartle and husband Thomas and Allison Leigh Douglas; three sisters, Maxine Peele Cox and husband Howard of Raleigh, Mildred Peele Byrd and husband Ellis of Ramseur and Faye Peele Coltrane and husband Gene of Archdale; and two brothers, Harold Wayne Peele and wife Marie of Archdale and James “Jimmy” Chester Peele and wife Judy of Trinity. The funeral service was held Saturday, June 26, at Cedar Square Friends Meeting. Interment followed in the meeting cemetery. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale assisted the family. Memorials may be made to the Special Olympics Equestrian of Davidson County, P.O. Box 1067, Lexington, NC 27295; The Verna P. Douglas Scholastic Fund, Furniture Capital ABWA, 1045 N.C. Hwy. 62 W., High Point, NC 27263; or Hospice of the Piedmont, 1803 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC, 27262.

The world’s largest and most prestigious nurse credentialing organization has re-designated High Point Regional Health System as a Magnet facility for the third time, making it part of an elite group of facilities. There are only 29 facilities in the nation and two in the state to earn this honor three times. “The Magnet program recognizes health-care organizations that provide nursing excellence in quality patient care and innovations in professional nursing practice,” said Tammi Erving-Mengel, vice president and chief nursing officer at High Point Regional. “Magnet Designation is the gold standard for nursing practice and our patients can feel confident they will receive the best care at our facility.” The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet designation is widely accepted as the gold standard of patient care. Applicants undergo an extensive evaluation and members who are awarded Magnet status must continue to maintain rigorous standards as part of their four-year designation. Research shows that Magnet hospitals are more effective at attracting and keeping quality nurses. To reapply for and receive Magnet status for an additional four years is confirmation of the hospital’s resolve to deliver the highest level of care in nursing today.

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Donald Thomas Walton

Barbara A. Wilson

Donald Thomas Walton, 78, of 616 Paramount St., High Point, died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Guilford County, a son of John Willie and Ethel Irvin Walton. He retired from J.I. Yarborough Construction Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the National Guard. He was a member of Bales Wesleyan Church. On Sept. 26, 1952, he was married to Peggy Beck, who survives of the home. He was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Walton; four brothers; and two sisters. Also surviving are two daughters, Barbara Lucas of High Point and Mrs. Curtis (Brenda) Hoover of Trinity; four sons, Danny and Brian Walton, both of High Point, David Walton of Trinity and Joseph Walton and wife Jeanette of Thomasville; a sister; Mrs. Glenn (Annie) Johnson of High Point; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Saturday, June 26, at Guilford Memorial Park, officiated by Bob Searcy. Military honors were provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale assisted the family. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Barbara Anne Lambeth Wilson, 53, of U.S. 64 W., Thomasville, died Monday, June 21, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. She was born May 22, 1957, in Davidson County, a daughter of Arthur Lambeth and Geraldine Cranford Lambeth. She was a homemaker, earned a degree in nursing from Davidson County Community College and was a real estate agent. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and had served as a Sunday school teacher and leader with the Girl Scout troop. On Nov. 21, 1982, she was married to Billy Wilson, who survives of the home. Also surviving are a daughter, Andrea Rosemary Wilson of the home; her parents of Thomasville; sisters, Janie Adams and husband Bob and April Lambeth, all of Thomasville; and brothers, Greg Lambeth and wife Laura of Baton Rouge, La., Jay Lambeth and wife Sue of Trinity, Mark Lambeth and wife Cynthia of Powell, Ohio and Scott Lambeth of Thomasville. The funeral service was held Friday, June 25, at First United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Holly Hill Memorial Park. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home assisted the family. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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Athel Lee McManus Harrington Athel Lee McManus Harrington, 96, of Archdale, died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at Westwood Health Care. She was born April 15, 1914, in Marlboro County, S.C., daughter of Robert McManus and Leoner Robinson McManus. She was the last of eight children. She was a member of Church of God of Prophecy in High Point. In addition to her parents, a son, Theodore H. Harrington, three sisters and four brothers preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Rufus Harrington of High Point; daughter, Bobbie Jean (Lorenzo) Williams of Bennettsville, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; special granddaughter and caregiver, Barbara (Robert) Turner of High Point; special niece, Gloria Baskin of High Point; and daughter-inlaw, Shirley Harrington of High Point. The funeral service was held Monday, June 28, at Church of God of Prophecy. Burial followed at Carolina Biblical Gardens in Jamestown. People’s Funeral Service Inc. was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be made at

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Belva Brower Cook Belva Brower Cook, 66, of Trinity, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. A native of Randolph County, she was born Jan. 12, 1944, a daughter of Lacy and Ruby Wall Brower. She attended Marlboro Friends Meeting and was a dedicated homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Brower. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Tim Cook of the home; two daughters, Anissa Lewis and husband Jeff and their children Cory and Kendall of Trinity, and Brandy Cook and husband Mark Schindelholz of Salisbury; and two brothers, Jerry Brower and wife Becky and Roy Brower, all of Trinity. A funeral service was held Sunday, June 27, at Marlboro Friends meeting house, with the Rev. John Sides officiating. Burial followed in Marlboro Friends Meeting Cemetery. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale made the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to The American Cancer Society, 4A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407. Condolences may be made at

Inge Auman Way

Samuel Lee Linthicum Samuel Lee “Sam” Linthicum, 82, of 3951 Old Courthouse Road, Sophia, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Randolph Hospital in Asheboro. He was a native of Randolph County and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He owned and operated L&L Grocery and Equipment in Sophia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ross and Clara Linthicum; sister, Ethel L. Pugh; and brothers, Jesse Ross “J.R” Linthicum, Jack Linthicum, Warren Linthicum and Charles Linthicum. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Tucker Linthicum of the home; daughters, Sherron Linthicum Speaks of High Point and Phyllis L. Sechrest and husband David of Archdale; sons, Bill Linthicum of Sophia and Lee Linthicum and wife Ellen of Sophia; grandchildren, Tabby Parker, Vonn Tucker and Regina Sechrest; great-grandchildren, Melissa Parker, Joshua Tucker, Brayden and Brooklyn Bowman; and a sister, Beatrice Trotter of Sophia. The funeral was held Thursday, June 24, at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel in Randleman. Burial followed in Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009. Condolences may be made at

Larry Embler Larry Roscoe Embler, 73, of 110 Bell Drive, Thomasville, died Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. He was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Guilford County, a son of McCoy Lee Embler and Marilla Leonard Embler. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired truck driver. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great-grandson and sisters, Edna Allred and Aileen Saunders. On May 21, 1959, he was married to Judy Yokley, who survives of the home. Also surviving are daughters, Lynn Wishon and husband David of Kernersville and Kathy Burgess of High Point; a son, Lee Embler of Archdale; brothers, Roland “Bo” Embler and wife Jean of WinstonSalem and Mel Holland Embler and wife Inez of High Point; six grandchildren, Sherry Daniel, David Wishon II, Brooke Tucker, Christopher Burgess, Jonathan McMahan and Cory Embler; and eight great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held Monday, June 28, at J.C. Green and Sons Chapel. Burial followed in Floral Garden Memorial Park in High Point. Condolences may be made at

Carrie Sparks Carrie Lou Brock Sparks, 67, of Mount Airy, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, after a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Cheraw, S.C. to Elmer Brock Sr. and Eva Teal Brock. She was a retired bookkeeper for various supermarkets, was the pastor’s wife of Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a member of the High Point Pentecostal Holiness Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Jefferson, and a brother, Elmer Manning “Junior” Brock Jr. Surviving are her husband, Dr. David J. Sparks of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Darrell Tipton of Mount Airy; a son, Chris Sparks of the home and fiancée Autumn Cheek of Mount Airy; two grandchildren, Timothy Tipton and Tiffany Tipton, both of Mount Airy; a sister, Miriam “Mickey” Burton of Thomasville; and a sister-in-law, Diane Brock of Archdale. The funeral service was held Wednesday, June 23, at Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial followed in the Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville, Va., with Dr. Dan Woods officiating. Memorials may be made to Home Away From Home, c/o St. Vincent Hospital, 2213 Cherry St., Toledo, OH 43608.

Hazel Woodlief Crowson, 91, formerly of 610 Trindale Road, Archdale, died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at Westchester Manor. She was born Aug. 9, 1918, in Vance County, a daughter to John P. and Annie Hight Woodlief. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She retired with more than 40 years of service from Adams Millis. She was married to Roscoe B. Crowson, who preceded her in death Aug. 16, 1979. Surviving are 11 nieces and nephews; two special greatnieces; and special friends, Keith and Sara Charles. The funeral service was held Monday, June 28, at the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Interment followed in Trinity Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1110 N.C. Hwy. 62 W., High Point, NC 27263.

Inge Auman Way, 52, of Trinity, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She was born Jan. 13, 1958, in High Point. She was a graduate of Trinity Senior High, class of 1976. On Oct. 1, 1978, she married Buddy Way Jr. She attended Thomasville Friends Meeting. She was a teacher at Tabernacle Elementary School, where she taught kindergarten and first grade. She was preceded in death by her father, Jacob Auman III; her stepfather, Donald Van Loan; and stepmother Maxine Auman. Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Buddy Way Jr. of Trinity; daughter, Jessica Way of Trinity; mother, Inge Van Loan of High Point; two sisters, Adrienne Wolfe and husband Matt of Randleman and Kimberly Lambert and husband Glenn of Archdale; and brother, Jacob Auman IV of Archdale. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 26, at Cumby Family Funeral Chapel in Archdale.

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Grace Collins

Michael Edward Goodell

John Newsom Jr.

Michael Edward Goodell, 42, of Trinity, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at his residence. He was born July 4, 1967, in Auburn, N.Y., a son of the late Robert and Esther Swarthout Goodell. He attended Archdale Church of the Nazarene and worked as an automobile technician, the past five years at Auman Motor Company in Archdale. Surviving are his wife, Angela Morgan Goodell, and children, Brandon, Katherine and Michael, all of the home; two brothers, Robert L. Goodell and wife Amy of Salisbury and David Goodell of Syracuse, N.Y.; motherin-law, Carolyn Hyder of Archdale; and special friends, Wayne Ruth and Todd Hargan. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 26, at the residence of Carolyn Hyder, 3338 Hilltop Drive in Archdale, with Randy Baugus officiating.

John Arvil Newsom Jr., 62, of 2547 Old Mountain Road, Trinity, died Saturday, June 26, 2010, at his residence. He was born October 3, 1947, in Guilford County, a son to John Arvil Newsom Sr. and Helen Sexton Newsom. He was a member of Pilot View Baptist Church. He had worked in car sales and also for the Greensboro and Statesville Auto Auction for 10 years. During the last few years, he had looked after his mother. Surviving are his mother of Trinity; and two brothers, Larry Newsom and wife Brenda and Keith Newsom and Sandra Raleigh, all of Trinity. A memorial service was held Monday, June 28, at Pilot View Baptist Church. Memorials may be directed to the church at 7173 Prospect Church Road, Thomasville, NC 27360.

Grace McLeod Samuel Collins, of High Point, died Thursday, June 17, 2010, at her home. She was born July 14, 1911, in Montgomery County, to D.A. and Nancy McLeod. She was educated in the Montgomery County school system and the High Point School of Nursing. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Richard G. Samuel in 1967 and Will Collins in 1983; and a granddaughter, Faye Collette. She is survived by daughters, Nancy Everhart and husband C.L. of Thomasville and Martha S. Odell of High Point; grandchildren, Sam Everhart and wife Debbie of Thomasville, Elizabeth Evans, Susan Hutto and Christy Odell of High Point and George Odell and wife Jennifer of Archdale; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 26, at Lebanon United Methodist Church in High Point. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont or Lebanon United Methodist Church of High Point.

Hazel Crowson

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Electronics stolen from local business Laptops and other electronics valued at more than $7,000 were reported stolen June 23 from a software sales business. An employee of PC Tex, 10102-K S. Main St., reported to Archdale police that sometime between 5:30 p.m. June 22 and 9:38 a.m. June 23 someone pried open the back door to the business and stole 14 laptop computers, valued at $4,829; three game systems, $580; three DVD players, $2,179; and iPod, $299. Police are investigating

evidence left at the scene. ASSAULT Archdale police answered a call at 5:57 p.m. June 21 in reference to an assault on Ashland Street. An Archdale man told officers that while he was riding his bicycle toward Main Street on Ashland Street near Julian Avenue, a silver passenger car with occupants known to him swerved left of center into the westbound lane and sideswiped his bicycle. The cyclist crashed in the front yard at 221 Ashland St.

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When the cyclist got up and ran toward Main Street, the driver turned around and drove by him. A man in the right front passenger seat threw an object which struck the cyclist on the back. The car and occupants fled the scene. A witness observed the incident. VEHICLES DAMAGED A resident of the 300 block of Daniel Paul Drive reported June 19 that someone used a blunt object to shatter a rear window in his 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. Damage was set at $400. A resident of the 200 block of Wedgewood Street reported June 24 that someone used a blunt object to

scratch the left side of his 2004 Ford Focus. Damage was set at $500. PROPERTY DAMAGED A representative of Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation in Greensboro reported June 24 that someone damaged 10 fence rail brackets at the PART lot on S. Main Street, Archdale. Damages were set at $250. Garbage cans were overturned. BUILDINGS ENTERED A resident of the 100 block of W. White Drive reported June 22 the theft from her locked storage building of a 2001 dirt bike, valued at $1,000. A resident of the 800

block of Lake Drive reported June 20 the theft from his unlocked outbuilding of a riding mower, valued at $2,000; leaf blower, $130; blower/bagger, $130; weed eater, $230; and chainsaw, $200. TAG STOLEN A High Point resident reported June 23 that someone stole the license plate from her boyfriendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2003 Dodge Stratus while it was parked at Hubbell Inc., 4301 Cheyenne Drive. LIGHTS STOLEN Eleven solar yard lights, valued at $330, were reported stolen June 25 from a yard in the 400 block of Crescent Drive.

CHARGES FILED Justin Wade Parham, 23, of 4708 Alford St., Trinity, was charged June 22 with driving while impaired, driving while license revoked and reckless driving. Thomas Brandon Sims, 20, of 3383 Roy Farlow Road, Sophia, was charged June 21 with larceny, obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen property. Jennifer Hope Freeman, 35, of 306 Baker Road, was charged June 21 with failure to appear. Justin Glenn Kinder, 21, was charged by citation June 23 with driving while license revoked.

the theft from his outbuilding of two weed eaters, valued at $200; two leaf blowers, $150; Craftsman tools, $150; and fishing pole, $40. Damage to a door hasp was set at $50. An employee of LV Enterprise LLC Bowan reported June 19 the theft from a building in the 5500 block of Old Cedar Square Road, Archdale, of assorted walnut lumber, valued at $4,000; trailer, $500; two farm implements, $2,000; and three wagon wheels, $1,000. Damages were set at $250. An air compressor, valued at $500, and riding mower, no value listed, were reported stolen June 18 from a building in the 6900 block of Wright Road, Thomasville. The items were recovered. HOMES DAMAGED A resident of the 2400 block of Wildwood Road, Trinity, reported June 17 that someone caused $200 worth of damages to the vinyl siding on his residence. A resident of the 6300 block of Sugar Cane Lane, Thomasville, reported June 23 that someone damaged the siding on his residence. Damage was set at $250. VEHICLE DAMAGED A resident of the 1200 block of Dixie Place, High Point, reported June 22 that someone damaged the doors, fenders and hood on his Kia Avanti. MAILBOX DAMAGED A resident of the 5400

block of Finch Farm Road, Trinity, reported June 17 that someone damaged her mailbox, valued at $200. VEHICLES ENTERED A resident of the 5400 block of Uwharrie Road, Archdale, reported June 22 that someone entered a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu and 1997 Pontiac Sunfire parked at her residence and stole an MP3 player, valued at $95; iPod, $220; and two global positioning systems, $450. GARAGE ENTERED A resident of the 6200 block of N.C. 62, Trinity, reported June 21 the theft from his garage of a push mower, valued at $350; weed eater, $400; and chainsaw, $140. BLOWER STOLEN A resident of the 4100 block of Dawnwood Drive, Trinity, reported June 18 the theft from his yard of a leaf blower, valued at $150, and weed eater, $239. MOWER STOLEN A resident of the 4600 block of Old Hopewell Church Road, Trinity, reported June 19 the theft from his yard of a Honda mower, valued at $600; grill, $18; knife, $12; and freon, $200. FRAUD A Trinity resident reported June 17 that someone gained access to her bank card and is using it in Florida. FIGHT Deputies responded June 22 to a family fight in the 4900 block of Lake Darr Road, Trinity. Damage to a

fan was set at $20. CHARGES FILED William Vance Ammons, 39, of Greensboro, was charged June 21 with driving while license revoked. Donna Benfield Asbelle, 51, of 4775 Alpine Drive, Trinity, was charged June 22 with writing a worthless check. Christopher Joseph Barnes, 31, of 3383 Roy Farlow Road, Sophia, was charged June 21 with making a harassing phone call and misdemeanor stalking. Robert Phillip Coones II, 30, of 6908-10 Gilbreth Lane, Archdale, was charged June 21 with driving while license revoked. Adam Wayne Fournier, 22, of 8348 Harlow Road, Archdale, was charged June 22 with failure to appear on a charge alleging communicating threats, possession of stolen property and misdemeanor larceny. Elizabeth Michelle Harrison, 40, of 5675 Old Thomasville Road, Lot 19, Archdale, was charged June 18 with failure to appear on a charge alleging misdemeanor larceny and failure to appear on a charge alleging a felony probation violation out of county. Christopher Howard Hartland, 37, of 1354 Oakmont View Road, High Point, was charged June 24 with resisting a public officer. Jose Manuel Juarez, 24, of 717 Douglas Drive, Thomasville, was charged

June 18 with driving while license revoked. Jonathan Eugene Kennedy, 28, of 744 Frazier View Road, Randleman, was charged June 20 with assault with deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury and common law conspiracy. Lori Ann Kinley, 28, of Greensboro, was charged June 24 with assault and battery. Elizabeth Daniell Kiss, 35, of 4166 Redding Country Road, Trinity, was charged June 21 with giving false report to police, malicious conduct and assault with deadly weapon with intent to kill. Jeffrey Wayne Lewis, 33, of 110 Maplewood Ave., Thomasville, was charged June 21 with driving while license revoked. Donald Aaron Morton, 20, of 210 Liberty St., Asheboro, was charged June 21 with possession of stolen property and misdemeanor larceny. Leslie Dawn Powers, 33, of 2762 Bronzie Lawson Road, Archdale, was charged June 20 with reckless or wanton driving and common law conspiracy. William Ryan Skipper, 22, of 132 Melody Lane, Randleman, was charged June 22 with making a harassing phone call. James Straiter, 19, of 6942 Gilbreth Lane, Archdale, was charged June 24 with simple assault.

Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s report HOMES ENTERED A resident of the 7000 block of Regalwood Court, Thomasville, reported June 18 the theft from her residence of 27 pairs of earrings, valued at $1,500; 60 assorted necklaces, $1,000; 29 assorted necklaces, $1,650; two pairs of denim jeans, $47; five purses, $200; DVD player, $160; CD player, $200; T-shirt, $20; and perfume, $50. Damage to a window was set at $20. A resident of the 6100 block of Anne Street, Archdale, reported June 17 the theft of a Sylvania television, valued at $600. A resident of the 4900 block of Fairview Church Road, Trinity, reported June 23 that someone entered his residence. A resident of the 7000 block of Wright Road, Thomasville, reported June 23 the theft of debit and credit cards. VEHICLES STOLEN A resident of the 4000 block of Meadowbrook Drive, Trinity, reported June 22 the theft of her 1987 Buick Electra, valued at $2,500; a medication; and two debit cards. The vehicle and debit cards were recovered. A resident of the 4700 block of Caraway Mountain Road, Sophia, reported June 17 the theft of his 1997 Dodge 1500 truck, valued at $2,500, and pistol, $300. Both items were recovered. Damage to the truck was

set at $700. BUSINESSES ENTERED An employee of J&S Wholesale, 5689 Gallimore Town Road, Trinity, reported June 21 the theft of scrap metal, 50 electric motors, work light, window air conditioner and two central air conditioner units, no values listed. A representative of Dixie Transmission, 11055 Randleman Road, Randleman, reported June 22 the theft of a generator, valued at $1,000, and Craftsman toolbox and tools, $2,000. COPPER STOLEN A Staley resident reported June 21 the theft of $300 worth of copper tubing from a residence in the 7200 block of N.C. 62, Trinity. THEFT A hydraulic lift, valued at $1,000, was reported stolen from a 1983 flexible bus in the 2800 block of Beckerdite Road, Sophia. BUILDINGS ENTERED A resident of the 4000 block of Valley Forge Drive, Trinity, reported June 20 the theft from his outbuilding of a push mower, valued at $300. A 1950s Ford tractor, valued at $3,000, was reported stolen June 17 from an outbuilding in the 8800 block of U.S. 311, Archdale. The tractor was recovered June 18. A resident of the 4100 block of Dawnwood Drive, Trinity, reported June 18

Lowes Foods and Sprite give back to Habitat Randolph Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Habitat for Humanity chapter received a boost thanks to an $800 donation as part of the Lowes Foods/Sprite Tabs for Habitat promotion. Lowes Foods and Sprite joined together to promote Habitat for Humanity throughout North Carolina and portions of South Carolina and Virginia. For each specially marked package of Sprite and Sprite Zero purchased during April, Coca-Cola North

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Golf tourney seeks sponsors The Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce seeks players and sponsors for the golf tournament set for Friday, July 30. The tournament will be held at Holly Ridge Golf Links. Goodie bag items are also needed. For more information about sponsorship, call the Chamber 431-2073.

Zumba at YWCA The YWCA offers Zumba, an exercise routine, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call 882-4126. The YWCA is at 112 Gatewood Ave. in High Point.

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Teachers wanna have summer fun, too S

chool’s out and students look forward to summertime fun. So do teachers. The NEWS polled a few teachers at John Lawrence Elementary School and asked for their thoughts and plans.

art Leslie Lockh e Fourth grad ’t believe ‘I just can ut,’ said o school is he looks S . rt a h k Loc spending forward to own chilr time with he the sumg n ri u d n dre mer break. Lauren Wilkins First grade

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She already misses her last class, but adds, ‘I am anxious to meet my next group.’

Whitney Aiken Fifth grade

Brad Broos Fourth grade

‘You think about [the students] as your own,’ she said. ‘I am excited that it is summertime. I am ready to relax and visit the beach.’

‘I had a really good bunch of kids this year and I will miss them,’ he said. ‘There is a sense of accomplishment and relief.’

Wheatmore High School honor roll A HONOR ROLL Juniors Amanda Nichole Bacon Courtney Renee Coltrane Patrick Ryan Ferguson Kasey Lee Foley John Michael Gillum Derrick Stephen Greene Eric Gordon Lagueruela Jeremia Joshua Meadows Staci Nicole Myers Michael Ashton Pelata Courtney Elizabeth Rains Justin Tyler Resor Courtney Blair Smith Bianca Faye Thomas Taylor Nicole Turnas Wesley Martin Wright Sarah Ellen Yow

Sophomores Abby McKenzie Allison Graham Vernon Brown Thomas John Carota Jennifer Nicole Davis Katy Lynn Davis Reba Elizabeth Dean Jesse Ryan Doyle Shasta Lane Flannery Emily Grace Grantham Heather Brooke Griffin Paige Elizabeth Hudson Kellie Denise Johnson Alexandra Nicole King Megan Nichole Lambeth Rebekah Elisabeth Lambeth Megan Lee Mashburn Haleigh Ragan Moore Lyndsay Brooke Moore Caytlyn Nicole Morgan Brandie Mae Owen Emily Elizabeth Rhew Hannah Parris Ryan Benjamin Neal Slaydon Aaron Joshua Stafford Holden Allen Sumner Carly Marie Vanlandingham Jessica Morgan Vanleuvan Andrew Jake Wideman Shane William Wise Freshmen Benjamin James Bailiff Adam Harrison Barnes Jordan Ann Beasley

Kelly Michelle Becker Austin Tyler Bowman Anna Nicole Bundy Emily Lauren Bunton Jessi Lee Burton Cody Ryan Campbell Abbey Kathleen Cates Andrea Lynn Fields Stephanie Taylor Haire Christopher Keith Hatfield Bradley Ryan Hunt Laurel Elaine Idol Katherine Makayla Jarrett Kaitlyn Danielle Johnson Ta’rah Shadai Kindle Morgan Maria Latham Tiffany Dawn Lockhart Tanner Justin McCroskey Madison Jean Myers Janna Yvonne Owens Jason Ray Ozment Philip Garrett Perez Courtney Nicole Perrott Hayley Alexandra Robertson Taylor Leigh Rogers Kendra Leigh Smith Paula Michelle Walker Claire Davie Webb Austin Powell Wiley Casey Lynn Woodruff Leah Vivian Wright

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Blood drive July 15 The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15, at the Grubb Family YMCA of Archdale-Trinity on Trindale Road. Call 314-0211 for an appointment.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as Executor of the Es tate of B illy Joe Line berry, d eceased late of Randolph County, this is to notify all persons, f i r m s , a n d corporations having cla ims agai nst said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 17th day of September, 2010, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

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NORTH CAROLINA RANDOLPH COUNTY NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Rachel T. Dobbins, late of Randolph County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms or corporations having cla ims agai nst said estate to present them to the undersigned at Post Office Box 5945, High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945 on or before the 1st day of October, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms or corporations indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the July, 2010.




Everette Earl Tyner, Executor of the Estate of Rachel T. Dobbins Post Office Box 5945 High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945 Kevin L. Rochford, Attorney Post Office Box 5945 High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Herbert Lindsay Clodfelter, late of Randolph County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms or corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned at Post Office Box 5945, High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945 on or before the 1st day of October, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms or corporations indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the July, 2010.




Richard M. Clodfelter, Executor of the Estate of Herbert Lindsay Clodfelter Post Office Box 5945 High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945 Kevin L. Rochford, Attorney Post Office Box 5945 High Point, North Carolina 27262-5945 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2010

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Take Notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Absolute Divorce You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than August 3rd, 2010 and upon your failure to do so the party seeking against you will apply to the court for the relief sought.

Machinists - Knowledge of CNC machining processes through experience or schooling, minimal welding skills, strong math skills, and ability to read precision measuring devices with good oral & written communication skills.

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Assemblers- Basic knowledge of parts installation, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, blue print reading, knowledgeable of pneumatic and hand operated tools and torque equipment, and good oral & written communication skills.

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Thomas Avery Ball 4829 Roseway Rd Trinity, NC 27370

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Judy A. Chestnut Executor of the Estate of Myrtle Yates Jones 702 Teague Drive Jamestown, NC 27282

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2010

Pattie Sue McAdams Weber Executor of the Estate of Billy Joe Lineberry 3403 Timberwolf Ave High Point, NC 27265 June 17, 24, July 1 & 8 , 2010

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Fiber Dynamics a non woven textile plant, looking for Machine Operators, Maintenance Tech, Electronics Tech, PT Custodian, PT Converting. Apply in person daily 8am-10am 200 Southwest Point Ave. HP


THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Myrtle Yates Jones, deceased late of Randolph County, this is to notify all per sons, fi rms, and corporations having cla ims agai nst said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 1st day of October, 2010, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.




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High end furniture company needs the following positions: Cutters, Upholsters, Sewers, Trimmers, and Brass Nailers. Please mail your resume to PO Box 1001, High Point, NC 27261 or call Stafford at 336-883-3974. Sewer and Upholsterer High-end mfg. of traditional & contemporary furniture needs experienced high-end upholstery sewer. Must be experienced in sewing skirts, bodie s, and cu shions. Also need experienced upholsterer for production line: Immediate openings with benefits including health, dental, vision & 401k. Apply in person to Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth Inc., 201 East Holly Hill Rd., Thomasville, NC. Experienced sewing machine operators needed. Full time. Must be able to run single needle as well as serger. Apply in person 8-12. 6223 NC Hwy 62, Trinity.

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DA II/Front Desk needed. Must be a Friendly & Caring Person interested in j o i n i n g o u r progressive, caring & high tech team. DAII/CDA Certification a MUST! Must be experienced. Will pay top dollar for an experienced person. Fax resume to:336887-3312


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The Shannon Gray MDS Coordinator, experienced RN and long term care preferred, serious inquires only. No phone calls, Please come to pick up application. The Shannon Grey 2005 Shannon Grey Court, Jamestown



Britthaven Of Davidson has the following positions available: 1st Shift RN or LPN/Treatment Nurse 3rd Shift RN or LPN Please apply in person at Britthaven of Davidson 706 Pineywood Rd. Thomasville AAE/EOE/Drugfree Workplace. Britthaven Of Davidson has the following positions available: Housekeeping / Laundry Supervisor Must be dependable, good work ethics with staff, residents, families and vendors. Have the ability to budget staff and supplies, be willing to have a flexible schedule. Please apply in person at Britthaven of Davidson 706 Pineywood Rd. Thomasville AAE/EOE/Drugfree Workplace.

Growing Again Experienced Flexo-Tag & Label Pressman need only apply. Propheteer & Webtron 2, 5, or 6 Color Benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Holiday & Vacation pay. Will consider Part Time hours. Apply in person @ 506 Townsend Ave. High Point

We offer competitive pay and benefits in an excellent, drug-free working environment. Qualified applicants should apply in person to: Davis Furniture Industries 2401 S. College Drive High Point, NC 27261 An EEO/AA Employer

Apartments Unfurnished

Must Lease Immediately! 1, 2, & 3 Br Apts. Starting @ $475 *Offer Ending Soon* Ambassador Court 336-884-8040


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For Rent 6 Bay Body Shop, w/Down Draft Paint Booth. Exc Cond. Central Loc. Call 336-472-5650


Homes Unfurnished

1BR House N. High Poi nt David son Cty. $450 mo. Reference Checks. 869-6396

Adorable Toy Poodles. 7 wks. CKC Reg. 1st Shot & wormed. $225. 336-883-4581

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505 Chestnut, 2-5BR, $365-$650. 314 Charles, 2BR, $485. Call 889-7599, Klemme Investments 617 Goodman, A’dale, Spacious 3BR, 2BA , Cent. H/A, Stove, Fridge, DW, EC., $795. mo + dep. 4740058 NO PETS 6BR/2BA, New Paint Inside & Out. Located near HPU. Serious Inquires Please 8820363. Lease/Sale Opt Archdale 3BR/2BA, Cent H/A. Garage. No Pets. Ref’s. Sec Dep. $750/mo 431-5383 House for Rent. $550 month, $400 deposit. (2) 2BR/1BA. 827 E Lexington, 1316 Boundary, $525 month, $400 deposit. (1) 1BR/1BA, 522A Roy, $300 mo, $250 dep. Call 1-209-605-4223

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2 bdrs available, Silver Valley/Tville area, Sm. Pets only. $325$385/mo. No Dep. with proof of income. Police Report Req’d., Call 239-3657

SECURITY 2nd SHIFT Now accepting applications for 2nd shift security. CLEAN CRIMINAL RECORD AND DRUG SCREEN REQUIRED. CLEAN DRIVING RECORD AND VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED. Apply Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons Human Resources Office M-F 9:00am-4:00pm.


2B R/1BA, Apt, Cent H/A, Stove, Refrig, DW, $475/mo. 4900 Archdale Rd. Call Patty 201-0961 Baldwin Property Management



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N. Myrtle Beach Condo 2BR, 1st row, pool, weeks avail. $600. wk. 665-1689


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A new mattress set T$99 F$109 Q$122 K$191. Can Del. 336-992-0025

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Cemetery Plots/Crypts

2 Cemetery Plots Holly Hill Memorial Park must sale moved out of state. 336-4919564 or 472-0310 Guilford Memorial Park, 2 plots, lot 27C, sec. 22, space 1&2, $1200 for both, 602395-6423



714-A Verta Ave. Archdale 1BR/1BA Stove, refrig., w/d conn. $350/mo. + dep. Call 474-0058

3BR/2BA, 1556sqft. Union Cross Area. Many upgrades. $161,900. 996-4772

Adale nice 2BR, 1BA Apt., Stove & Refridg. $450. mo., + $450. dep. 431-2346

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Archdale – 502-B Playground. Nice 1 BR, 1 BA apt. Water, stove, refrig. furn. Hardwood floors. No smoking, no pets. $350/mo + sec dep. Call 434-3371

Thomasville 3BR. Just renovated. Will finance for the right Buyer. $74,900. Call 704-807-4717

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Battalion 5 checks out the gear room.

Guil-Rand Fire camp June 21-25

Andrew Hamilton experiences the force of a firefighter’s hose as Maggie Anthony watches and Guil-Rand recruit Jonathan Stone supervises.

Photos by Guil-Rand Fire Department

Sparky the fire dog

Battalion 4 Engine 8 cools off in the misting tent. Pictured are Halle White, Jesse Cardwell, Jonah Dobbins, Mashayla Lester, Chet Sikes and Camp Counselor Aaron Routh.

Camp Counselor Shane Allred works with Evan Tucker on a workbook about fire safety.

Battalion 3 Engine 5, front row from left, are Destiny Grimes, Connor Cox, Owen Stanley and Richard Johnson. Top row from left are Camp Director Steve Barr, Maggie Monroe, Camp Counselor Zach Trivette and Kay Teague, special guest from the University of North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center.

Battalion 2, Engine 4 Camp Counselor Luke Richardson gives instructions to campers, from bottom to top, Hannah Austin, Jeremiah Johnson, Gabe Williams and Daylen Collins.

Guil-Rand says thank you to community fire camp sponsors — Costco, Archdale Office Supply, Domino’s Pizza in Hillsville, Lowes Foods, FD Threads and American Graphics.

Photos below by NEWS staff member Betsy Feldman

In the photo above, Anna McDuffie aims for the ‘burning house.’ Left, campers complete workbooks about fire safety. In the photo below, Halle White shows the home escape route she plotted.

Battalion 5 Engine 10, pictured above, takes a break. Pictured from left are Ryan Skeen, Maggie Anthony, Madison Sykes, Luke Michael, Andrew Hamiliton and Camp Counselor Scott Ford. In the photo left, Inspector Steve Barr instructs a camper how to crawl underneath smoke. Below, Chief Brian Cox talks with campers.