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rinity City Council may reconsider asking the Randolph County Commissioners for an extraterritorial jurisdiction south of the city after the wastewater treatment plant feasibility study has been completed. If so, they will likely request the same area for which they were denied ETJ authority in 2007. BY ROBYN HANKINS

Guil-Rand goes pink Guil-Rand firefighters prove that tough guys wear pink, at least those pictured above can — from left, Steve Barr, Carl Marano, Jake Mills, Matt Robertson, Shane Sample and Scott Spencer. High Point and Guil-Rand firefighters will don pink shirts for cancer awareness as part of the Pink Heals Tour coming through High Point on Saturday, Sept. 11. While some Guil-Rand firefighters will aid High Point in the event, others will show support by wearing the pink shirts at the Bush Hill Heritage Festival, set for the same day. The Pink Heals Tour includes a ride through High Point complete with a pink fire truck. The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. on N. Main Street, between Montlieu Avenue and High Street in High Point. A 9/11 tribute to fallen heroes will be at 11 a.m. at the Showplace parking lot, 211 E. Commerce Ave. in High Point. A ride to the South Carolina border will begin at 3:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per bike or $20 per bike with two riders. A similar event will be held in Laurinburg. For Photo by Betsy Feldman more information, visit pinkhealsnc.com .

An extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, is an area directly outside of a city’s limits. N.C. General Statutes allow a municipality with a population under 10,000 to claim up to one mile of unincorporated area adjacent to the city limits in an ETJ. Residents in the ETJ are subject to the city’s zoning laws and fee schedules, but do not pay city taxes. City Manager Ann Bailie said the Council would likely wait to discuss the matter further. “If the Council chooses to discuss ETJ in connection with the wastewater treatment plant, it will be after the feasibility study is completed and presented,” Bailie said. “That will probably be around the end of this year or first of the next.” The feasibility study for a wastewater treatment plant is a joint endeavor funded by Trinity, Archdale and Randolph County. When complete, it will outline the various costs associated with construction of a wastewater treatment plant south of the Archdale-Trinity area. The cities collaborated with the county to determine whether or not the construction of a treatment plant would be less expensive than continuing to pay High Point and Thomasville to treat wastewater. SEE ETJ ON PAGE 3

Chamber Education Committee sets aggressive agenda T

he Education Committee of the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce in partnership with local schools has identified an aggressive agenda of involvement with students. STAFF REPORTS

“Our goals are to address student needs as they make career choices and assist them in preparing for the world of work,” says Committee Chairman Sandi Norman. “Staff and faculty at Archdale-Trinity

Middle School and Trinity and Wheatmore high schools have helped us identify needs and develop programs which we hope will prepare students for life.” Those programs include Reality Store, Job Shadowing Day and Career Day. Reality Store will take place at Wheatmore High School on Oct. 12. The financial literacy program is co-sponsored by Communities In Schools of Randolph County and offers freshman students a good dose of reality. Each student is given a profile which

includes marital status, number of children, job and income. Then they are given a check book register to use when recording their “expenses.” Students visit booths manned by local business representatives, where they purchase the essentials of life such as housing, food, clothing, transportation, insurance and child care. “They learn very quickly that there is little left for entertainment,” said Norman. High Point Regional Health System and First Bank are co-sponsoring this event. A Reality Store will be held in the spring at

Trinity High School. Job Shadowing Day will be held Oct. 26 for eighth grade students at Archdale-Trinity Middle School. Selected students will spend approximately three hours shadowing local businesses so that they will be better prepared to make career choices. Because this event has been so successful, the education committee will host this program twice at ATMS during the 20102011 school year with the second event to be held in the spring. Co-sponsoring this SEE AGENDA ON PAGE 3

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he 25th annual Bush Hill Heritage Festival, presented by the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce and set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11, offers festivalgoers lots of free entertainment. egas Nash V

BY ROBYN HANKINS Friday night is the Bush Hill Bash with a stage set on Bonnie Place. Entertainment continues Saturday with three stages — the Main Stage on W. White Drive, the Gospel Stage at North State Communications on N.C. 62 and the children’s stage on Hillcrest Street at Archdale Elementary School. The Bush Hill Bash — sponsored by the Archdale-Trinity Merchants Alliance, Heart of NC Visitor’s Bureau, Allred & Co. Realtors and Crumley Roberts LLP — starts at 6 p.m. Nash Vegas will perform at 7 p.m. “We are a country rock band, with a smidgen of blues,” said lead vocalist Amanda Daugherty. “We are extremely excited about performing at Bush Hill.”

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There’s plenty of entertainment for the kids too — the Big Wheel race, CastingKids and a bike rodeo. Domino’s Pizza will be sold during the event with the booth manned by Wheatmore Athletic Boosters Club. Bluff Mountain will also provide food. Drinks will be sold by the Archdale-Trinity Merchants

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Alliance. For Saturday, the Part Time Party Time Band will headline the Main Stage at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The group, whose signature style is beach music, has performed throughout the southeastern United States and opened for stars such as The Four Tops, The Temptations and The Beach Boys. Some band members have strong ties to ArchdaleTrinity. Trinity High School graduate David Spell teaches at Archdale-Trinity Middle School. Brian Barfield teaches band at THS. The Main Stage also includes music by The Farlows, Easy Rhythm and Bad Situation, as well as Pride of Carolina Cloggers, Magic Feet Cloggers and the Archdale Boot Scooters Linedancing Group. The Gospel Stage, in the grassy area of North State Communications, is a longtime favorite of Phyllis East, a part-timer at the NEWS and moreSEE ENTERTAINMENT ON PAGE 10

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andleman High School’s varsity volleyball team took two wins and a 4-0 record with them to play in the YMCA tournament in Asheboro Saturday. STAFF REPORTS

The Wheatmore student section was rocking with school spirit — they still supported the team even though they were losing. Photo by Connor Harris

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he Wheatmore Warriors hope to play better offense at home this Friday against West Davidson High School. After winning their first game in school history, the Warriors had a different outcome against the Providence Grove Patriots last week. BY CONNOR HARRIS WHS correspondent

At the beginning of the game Providence Grove’s quarterback, AJ Lawrence, handed the ball off to Ernie Patterson for a touchdown to bring the score to 7-0. A little while later Wheatmore’s Garrett Rains threw a pass, but it was intercepted by Providence Grove’s John Hodges, which led to another touchdown by the Patriots. The Warriors tried to come back in the

second half when Chris Clubb recovered the ball and Josh Rickert ran in for the touchdown. The Patirots won with a final score of 17-7. Both schools now have a 1-1 record. Rickert led the Warriors with 104 yards. “We played very well defensively against Providence Grove. Dalton Albertson had an outstanding performance,� said Coach Eugene Everhart. “Providence Grove also played very well defensively. We need to play more physically next week.� The varsity game starts at 7:30 p.m. “West Davidson has a very explosive football team. Their quarterback, tailback and wide receivers are all very athletic and fast,� Everhart said. “We need another great effort from our team to have an opportunity to win. We need to have more balance on offense. We hope to play as well offensively as we did against South Davidson.�

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rinity’s football team will try for their first win of the season at West Stokes Friday night, after a disappointing battle against East Davidson last week. STAFF REPORTS

The Bulldogs and the Golden Eagles both scored for a 12-12 tie at halftime. Each team poured on the defense and

nobody scored in the second half. An outstanding tackle by Bulldog Daulton Rogers stopped the Eagle advance within 5 yards of the end zone. East Davidson attempted the field goal and missed. But the Bulldogs couldn’t make headway on their possession as they were pushed back into Eagle territory and then missed their own kick. East Davidson scored in the second overtime, for the win at 18-12.

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egistration is open for fall sports at the Grubb Family YMCA of Archdale-Trinity. Youth baseball Registration for baseball is open through Sept. 5. This program is open to children ages 3-8. The cost for 3-year-olds is $25 for YMCA members and $40 for nonmembers. The cost for 4- to 8-year-olds is $35 for members and $50 for nonmembers. All practices and games will be played at Aldridge Field in Archdale.

Girls volleyball Girls in grades 6-8 are eligible. Registration is open through Sept. 30. The cost is $30 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Matches will be played at the Grubb Family YMCA. Flag football Registration for flag football is open through Oct. 9. The cost for ages 4 to 6 is $30 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Registration for ages 7 to 9 is $35 for members and $55 for nonmembers.The season will begin Oct. 16. All games and practices will be at Aldridge Park in Archdale.

YWCA offers yoga, swimming classes The YWCA at 112 Gatewood Ave. in High Point offers yoga classes from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The instructor is Kevin Little, a beginner level instructor and a licensed massage therapist. The High Point YWCA also offers

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

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The Tigers traveled Aug. 23 to Central Davidson for a non-conference match and came away with a 3-0 victory. The scores were 25-15, 25-12 and 25-18. The Tigers were led by Brittany Rich, with 12 kills and 2 aces, along with Julie Dennis with 6 kills, 2 aces and 3 blocks. Raven Hayes had 8 kills and 2 aces; Meka Hoover had 1 kill, 1 block, 28 assists, 9 aces and 11 service points; while Logan Douglas led the team in passing and had 16 service points with 4 aces. Randleman faced their rival, Providence Grove, Thursday and came away with a victory. Scores were 25-14, 25-19 and 25-13. Leading the Tigers were Rich with 11

kills and 6 aces; Rebecca Oakes with 7 kills and 3 blocks; Hayes with 6 kills, 2 aces and 5 digs; Taylor Hussey with 3 kills, 1 ace, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 10 digs; Douglas with 1 ace and 9 digs; and Hoover with 3 kills, 3 aces, 28 assists and 2 blocks. The junior varsity Tigers also went into the YMCA tournament with a 4-0 record. The games were held at Southwestern Randolph. The JV players won against Central Davidson 2-1, with the scores of 25-12, 21-25, 25-20. The leaders were Cicely Broach with 6 kills, 9 aces and 1 block; Amanda Hyatt with 4 kills and 4 aces; Amber Burford with 8 service points and 5 aces; and Macie Steen with 10 assists and 7 aces. The JV team also gained a victory against Providence Grove, with scores of 24-26, 25-17 and 25-22. Notable players were Hyatt with 9 kills and 1 ace, Broach with 14 kills and 3 aces, Brandy Rich with 3 kills and Steen with 4 aces and 27 assists.

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Obstacle course leads to lessons in life Archdalehe Mysterium Compass, mysteLatin for mystery, is a T Seth Trinity News courseriumthatbeing teaches life lessons through Founded in 1978 Kathy Stuart Editor Phyllis East Reporter Betsy Feldman Reporter Robyn Hankins Reporter Debbie Hightower Reporter Elizabeth Saunders Reporter Lynn Wagner Advertising Director 888-3545 Elizabeth Hyde Advertising Manager 888-3567 Donna Prawel Ad Sales 888-3596 dprawel@hpe.com 3407B Archdale Road Archdale, NC 27263 Phone: 434-2716 E-mail: atn@hpe.com www.archdaletrinitynews.net Submit letters to the editor at the above address. Please include a local address and telephone number.

the use of certain courses. It is named ‘The Mysterium Compass’ because life itself is a mystery in its own way. This course was sponsored by the Order of the Arrow, a service organization within the Boy Scouts of America. The course teaches teamwork by using experience and examples that most if not all of the boys in the groups will be familiar with by turning them into both mental as well as physical exercises. The exercises make Scouts think about how all of the teams can win instead of just one, as well as how to handle situations in life that may be thrown at a young man throughout his adult life and obstacles that may stand in one’s way. In the beginning, we were taken through an orientation and placed in four groups in order to complete the course. Afterwards, we were placed in four smaller groups and taken through an orientation of the first obstacle that gave a hint of what would happen.

Our first obstacle was like a puzzle. We had to find a way to acquire all of the other groups’ items as well as our own and to put them into our ring. After soon realizing that the task was impossible and the time is over, we were told by the guide that we could have placed all of the groups’ rings on top of each other and placed all of the items in one place, making us all winners. Next, we were led into another room, in which we were thrown into a surprise dodge-ball game and had to find a way to prevent the enemy from bombarding us. After time was up, we were told to look at the dodge-balls and read the messages. On the balls are written phrases such as “play,” “work” and “school.” We were also told to look at the ground around them and to read that as well. On the floor were the same words along with others. This was to teach us that instead of throwing responsibilities back, we should just take them as they come and, eventually, they will be completed. Next, we were led to a “dream world” where costumed people were free from all responsibilities. This may sound like a

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dream come true, but the person who was trapped wanted to be free and was being held there by his own thoughts and fears. He tried to leave, but every time he tried, the thoughts convinced him to stay longer. We left that room and went outside, where we were asked to complete an inflatable obstacle course. The course was to teach Scouts that any obstacle can be overcome. After we had completed the compass course we were released with many new ideas about life itself. Seth Allred, of Boy Scout Troop 25 at Archdale Friends Meeting, volunteered to serve as news correspondent on behalf of the 2010 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia.

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oday’s child has lots of things — a lot of toys, a lot of homework and a lot of extracurricular activities. Yet one thing that many children today don’t have is chores. When most of us were young, chores were a normal (albeit dreaded) part of our childhood. We made our beds, cleaned up our toys and, as we got older, helped wash dishes and mow the lawn. Many children today would laugh at the thought of having to do such things in their own home. Some parents feel that children don’t need to do chores when their days are already so busy with school and activities. Other parents resented doing chores as children and want their own children to have an easier life. And still others hire a cleaning service, make peace with the dust-bunnies or help to do many of the day-to-day chores that, in the past, often fell to children and the parent. What many parents do not realize is that chores are an important learning experience for children. Sure, you may have to hear your child complain a time or two about how they’d rather play ball with

Jimmy or talk to Jane on the phone than do their chores first, but it will pay off in the long run. Chores teach responsibility and respect, and they allow your child to see themselves as both an individual and part of a family. Young children feel a sense of pride when they help out and chores, even simple ones, let them contribute to the family on a regular basis. Something as easy as placing the napkins on the dinner table helps a small child participate in meal preparations. It also shows him that everyone needs to help get dinner ready, rather than teaching him the idea that, when he is hungry, a meal is simply prepared for him. One of the questions parents often have concerning chores is whether children should receive an allowance or money for performing these household tasks. Each parent has his or her own opinion or preference when it comes to this subject. Some parents feel that an allowance gives the child a reward or benefit for doing her chores. The weekly allowance (often 50 cents to $1 for every year of age) may be given when the chores are successfully completed. A child can also earn additional

money by doing extra chores. Other parents do not believe in tying the chores to any sort of allowance or reward. They may give their children a weekly allowance, but it is not a benefit of doing chores. Their idea is that the child should do regular chores simply because he is a part of the family, not because he is being paid to do so. One of the risks of connecting the chores to an allowance is having the child decide that she doesn’t want the money, so she doesn’t need to do the chores. Whether or not you reward your child for doing chores, the most important thing is to assign weekly, age-appropriate responsibilities. Young children can help sort laundry or put it away, help set the table, pick up their toys and help keep their rooms clean. Elementary age children can help wash the dishes, vacuum, dust and make their beds. Start when your children are young, and chores will soon be a normal part of life for your family. I bet if you were to ask anyone you know who is a successful adult, they will tell you they did chores as a child. By assigning chores to your child now, you can help to shape a responsible, confident and respect-

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ful adult that future roommates, spouses and employers will surely appreciate. Do you have a concern as a parent or a topic you would like to see addressed? Email your ideas, concerns and questions to pmckee@randolphkids.org to see them featured in this weekly column. Pauline A. McKee is executive director of the Randolph County Partnership for Children, a nonprofit organization which is the community’s lead organization for young children and their families.

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reetings all you seniors! Just sit back in your recliner and let’s reminisce about some of the places we have been or dreamed of going.

Yep, seniors like to travel. The decision on the mode of travel is a toss-up. Some men love to drive, and drive and ... well you get the picture. If you drive, it’s true that you have more freedom to choose when and where to stop and how long to stay. However, many folks choose to go by motorcoach. The itinerary is planned and everything is taken care of by the driver and hostess. If you step in a tour bus that is filled and ready to go, don’t be surprised when you look down that long row of seats to find lots of beautifully coiffed, white hairs and a few bald heads. My late husband Charles and I did not wait until we retired to go on bus tours. He didn’t like to drive long distances and he

had stood in enough lines in the Navy to do him a lifetime. So, we tried to take a couple of trips each year at vacation time and many after retirement. The photos and memories are worth all the tired bodies and aching muscles. The memories from the breath-takingly beautiful Niagara Falls to Hawaii and the “Passion Play” near Branson, Mo., will remain vivid. Expect to laugh, a lot, on those motorcoach tours. We were tooling along the highway when the hostess announced she would play a tape. We had a newer model bus that had little bitty TVs. Have you ever heard of Carl Hurley, the comedian? We had not, but we were in for a treat. The laughter was so boisterous, some wiped tears and held their sides ... all but one. She never cracked a smile the whole 30 minutes. On a tour to Renfro Valley, we saw this

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Individuals who do not own adequate housing, including first time home buyers, may apply to USDA Rural Development for single family home ownership through the 502 Direct Loan Program. The interest rate has been reduced and eligible applicants may be able to receive a subsidy on the loan. Homeowners whose loan is in default and are in risk of foreclosure may be eligible to refinance if the property is in an eligible rural area. Loans cannot be made on an existing mobile home. The funds will be available through Sept. 30. For more information, contact the USDA Rural Development Office at 1-910-997-6281, ext. 4, or visit the local office at 847 Curry Drive, Suite 104 in Asheboro. www.rurdev.usda.gov/nc

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comedian and bought our own tape. Another way to pass the time on the long stretches on a trip is to play bingo. I would bet a wooden nickel it’s the best loved game of all older seniors. Last month when the Widows Club from my church met, we had all the makings for sub sandwiches and then we played bingo. It was lots of fun and fellowship. We are very blessed to have all the senior centers in the Piedmont area. They offer so many activities for us all and we can choose whatever appeals to our individual tastes. My brother, John Key from Pilot Mountain, entered the senior games from 1998 until 2009. He entered in Winston-Salem, and all but four years, he went on to the state games in Raleigh. He entered many different categories and has won 100 medals — 65 gold, 26 silver and nine bronze. This is a widely announced yearly event and for ladies there are sporting events as well as arts and crafts.

Betty Linthicum Senior Moments So seniors, let’s get cracking. Time’s a’wasting, and there is much to do. Even the oldest, whose health has failed, can read, write, do crafts, send cards, do some traveling and pray that God will use our lives to be a blessing to others. It’s never too late to live, even for the “all but one” kind of folks. To those who are alone, everything is a little different. I might touch on this next time. Stay tuned.

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According to Randolph County Planning Director Hal Johnson, cities must obtain approval from the Randolph County Commissioners to develop an ETJ. The Commissioners are not required to hold a public hearing, although they can do so if they wish, and the decision of whether or not to grant ETJ authority is entirely within their discretion. Trinity requested an ETJ to the south in 2007, but was denied by the Commissioners after the public expressed concerns about municipal control and annexation. The Commissioners later granted Trinity ETJ authority in the northern area. Trinity finalized the northern ETJ,

which extends from the city’s northern limits to U.S. 29/70 (Business 85), in April 2008. The agenda for the Aug. 17 Council meeting had included discussion of a possible resolution seeking authority in the southern area. However, Mayor Carlton Boyles and Bailie decided to remove that discussion from the agenda. “It would be in our best interest to wait and take this as a package plan,” Boyles said, adding that ETJ expansion should be considered after completion of the wastewater treatment plant study. Boyles said that the city will not seek ETJ for growth and expansion, but to protect its borders from unde-

sirable land uses. Also, should the wastewater treatment plant become a reality, it would be that much easier to extend sewer service to residents in that area. If Trinity does ask for an ETJ to the south and if the county grants the ETJ, residents would go to the city rather than the county for zoning issues and follow the city’s regulations and fee schedule. A representative would be appointed to the Planning And Zoning Board from the ETJ area. Current county zoning for the area is residential agricultural; the future land use plan shows this area as rural residential and rural. Property in use as a bona fide farm would not be regulated by the city’s zoning ordinance.

Continued from front program with the Chamber is Commu- an information session on their career nities In Schools of Randolph County, or industry sector. Students will seArchdale-Trinity Rotary Club and the lect three choices and participate in a Pioneer Family Restaurant. “class” on these career choices. Career Day will be hosted at Trin“Our businesses are the best reity and Wheatmore high schools on source that we have for helping stuNov. 16 for sophomore students. Lo- dents understand what work is really cal businesses will be invited to host like in a particular career field, and

our businesses are committed to helping our students make good choices,” said Norman. The Education Committee evaluates and assesses the needs of the students in the community. Any Chamber member may serve on this committee. Call 434-2073 for details

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The home of Ken and Geni Carico abounds with phlox, roses, zinnias, begonias, salvia, marigolds, lantana and other flowers.

Caricos win Trinity yard of the month

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en and Geni Carico have lived at their home on Forest Manor Drive for 33 years, but the beautiful gardens have evolved primarily over the last 10 to 15 years, said members of Friends of Trinity, who selected the property as the August yard of the month. STAFF REPORTS

With her count of more than 100 varieties of plants, Geni has cultivated a four season landscape with something always visually appealing. Phlox punctuates other perennials such as black-eyed Susan, roses, joe-pye weed and crape myrtles. More color is added with annuals such as impatiens, zinnias, marigolds, begonias, salvia, lantana and vinca. Ken has contributed much of the structural framework with a traditional picket fence, greenhouse and a multilevel deck that surrounds a third of the home. According to Friends of Trinity, the Caricos have created an oasis through an organic and holistic approach to gardening to stimulate the senses and welcome butterflies, fish, frogs or honeybees. “I feel like it is heaven on Earth,” says Geni. To nominate a citizen, or for more information about Friends of Trinity, contact Kristen Varner at 434-7097 or visit www.friendsoftrinity.com.

The Benfield family is all smiles after winning their second Green Thumb award. From left are, Denise, India, Tim, Reagan and Trevor.

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wo children and a decade later, the Benfields have won their second yard of the month award.

“When we moved here, the yard was mostly sandrock,” said Denise. The installation of an irrigation system helped the grass and the family’s hard work resulted in several features — well established trees, gardens bordered with slate and landscaping stones and a goldfish pond with its own fountain. The Benfields’ hard work is commendable and the Community Appearance Commission congratulates them on an award well deserved. To nominate someone for yard of the month, call 434-7333 or e-mail zholden@archdale-nc.gov.

Tim and Denise Benfield won the award way back in 2000 after the birth of their first child. It was also at their previous home off of Archdale Road. This time the award comes at their current home on Autumn Hill Court and with the distinction of being Archdale’s Green Thumb Award Winner for August. The Benfields bought their house in 2007 and have been working since then to improve their yard.

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axter and Mae Coltrane of have been selected as Friends of Trinity’s July yard of the month. Baxter and Mae Coltrane of Morgan Street in Trinity have lovingly cared for their property for 52 years. Nominated by a neighbor, their home was selected by Friends of Trinity as the July yard of the month. Baxter maintains the lawn and the bumper crop of tomatoes that are freely shared. Mae is the flower gardener and has created numerous beds overflowing with color. Plantings along fences include knockout roses, peonies and day lilies, islands of purple, white and red vinca, a birdhouse draped with clematis and surrounded by red begonias. One of Mae’s favorite flowers are her irises that are stunning in the springtime. They are incorporated in a courtyard partially shaded by red bud trees and alongside a row of purple portulaca. According to Friends of Trinity member Kristen

Clematis climbs a bird house at the Coltrane home on Morgan Street in Trinity. Varner, it is the organization’s honor to recognize the Coltranes for their hard work and dedication which adds to the city’s beautification efforts. To nominate someone for yard of the month, call 434-7097 or visit www.friendsoftrinity.com .

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

Church News Methodist golf tourney Sept. 18 The United Methodist Men of Trinity Memorial United Methodist Church will hold the Ronald Bundy Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Holly Ridge Golf Links. Registration and lunch are at noon. The game will have a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $200 per team or $50 per person. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to preregister, contact Bill Johnson at 906-2042, Albert King at 434-1759, or Chris Bundy at 688-0523. Holly Ridge is at 7953 U.S. Hwy. 311 in Archdale.

Friends golf tourney Sept. 16 The Archdale Quaker Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fifth annual memorial golf tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, at Oak Hollow Golf Course. The tournament will honor three members who died within the past year â&#x20AC;&#x201D; George Clements, Fred Lambeth and Robert Giles. Lunch is at noon and tee time is 1 p.m. Registration is $50 per golfer or $200 per team. Hole sponsorships are $100. Corporate sponsorships are available. To register to play, or to sponsor, send a check payable to Archdale Friends Meeting, c/o Archdale Quaker Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Memorial, 114 Trindale Road, Archdale, NC 27263. For more information, contact Mike Lohr at 434-2161.

Cloverdale homecoming Sept. 12 Cloverdale Church of the Living God will hold its homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, with special singing and ministering by Victoria Huggins. A covered-dish lunch will follow the service. For more information, contact the church office at 886-4963. The church is at 1919 S. Elm St. in High Point.

Old Union homecoming Sept. 12 Old Union United Methodist Church will celebrate its 224th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 12, with a homecoming and memory day. Sunday school will be held at 9:45 p.m. Worship service will be at 11 a.m. followed by a covered-dish meal in the fellowship hall. The New Grace Quartet will perform at 1:30 p.m. The 11 a.m. service will include a memory service. Organizers seek pictures or sketches of former members or attendees, events and benefits from 1786 through today. The deadline to submit pictures or sketches is Sept. 5. For more information, contact Jeffrey Smith at 498-7102 or jws13@hotmail.com, or the Rev. Keith Auman at 434-2605 or kauman@triad.rr.com. The church is at 5077 Walker Mill Road in Sophia.

Cedar Square golf tourney Sept. 11 Cedar Square Friends Meeting will hold the Friends Helping Friends Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 11, at Holly Ridge Golf Links. The captainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choice tournament will kick off at 8 a.m. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Entry includes 18 holes, lunch and door prizes. Hole sponsorships are $150, which includes a printed sign at the event. Proceeds will be used for mission work around the world and in the community. For more information or to register, contact Bob Bailey at 685-4901 or Mark McCain at 848-4763. Holly Ridge is at 7953 U.S. Hwy. 311 in Archdale.

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Friends show appreciation for teachers The teacher appreciation breakfast held by Archdale Friends Meeting was a tremendous success, said Karen Allred of Allred & Co. Realtors, a sponsor for the event. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Our volunteers were outstanding,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Allred said. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Volunteers came from Allred & Co., Thomasville Medical Center and Archdale Friends Meeting.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Approximately 250 teachers and administrators attended the breakfast, including Randolph County Schools Superintendent Donald Andrews. Pictured kneeling from left are Penny Townsend, Cathi Zichi, Karen Allred, Jane Wilder and Kim Conley; standing from left are Mike Crabb, Staci Auman, Diane Auman, Prince Kendall, Laura Kennedy, Nancy Hollis, Trudy Smith, Brian Biggs, Don Bowers, Dave Mercadante and Linda Hunt. Photo submitted

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Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold a free community supper from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10. The menu includes baked spaghetti, homemade desserts and a drink. The meal is free, but donations will be accepted. For details, call 431-9507. The church is at 4540 Hopewell Church Road in Trinity.

Archdale United Methodist Church will hold its fall Take Two Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Consignment Sale Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 9-11. Times are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. All items are half-price on Saturday. For details, call the church at 431-7111. The church is at the corner of Main and Petty streets.

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Maranatha Fellowship in High Point will hold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Women in Worship,â&#x20AC;? part of its 2010 Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day activities, Friday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 12. Friday will feature a late night musical and ladies garden party at 9 p.m. Sunday will feature Victoria Rice of Mount Calvary Holy Church and guest psalmist Demetra Oliver of Evangel Fellowship. Both events are free. For more information, write to info@maranathaword.com. The church is at 1756 Lamb Ave. in High Point.

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church offers â&#x20AC;&#x153;Food for Friends,â&#x20AC;? a free supper, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the hut. Everyone is welcome. For details, call 431-7217. The hut is at 9429 Archdale Road in Trinity.

Angel Food orders due Sept. 10 Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting is accepting September orders for Angel Food boxes. Orders are due by noon Friday, Sept. 10. Food stamps are accepted by the program. For menu and list of price, visit www.prfriends.org. To order, call Joy Sparks at 431-0159. The meeting is at 3673 Hoover Hill Road in Trinity.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

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New arrival Todd and Emmalee Eide of Sophia announce the birth of their daughter, Averi Lei. She was born Aug. 12, 2010, at 6 pounds and 10 ounces. Grandparents are Craig and Gwyn Liner of Sophia and Lynn and Cathy Williams of Randleman. Great-grandparents are Mable and Melvin Phillips, Nancy and Frank Liner and Merri Cavalier.

Camp Speed Zone kids aid animal shelter In honor of National Homeless Animals Day, Camp Speed Zone kids at the Carl and Linda Grubb Family YMCA of Archdale-Trinity collected dry and canned cat and dog food for the Randolph County animal shelter. Monetary donations were accepted throughout August. The food and money collected were delivered Aug. 20 to the shelter. According to YMCA staff member Jessica Jansen, this is just one organization helping another while sharing a valuable lesson with the children. For more information about YMCA programs, call 861-7788. Photo submitted

Rives Run/Walk Sept. 18 The 24th annual Warren Rives 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 18. The Fun Run starts at 8 a.m. and the 5K follows at 8:30 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $25 through the day of the event. The fee for the Fun Run is $5. Race day festivities include heart healthy food, music and prizes. T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 350 5K entries. Register online at www.highpointregional.com/giving/rives.asp or call Julie Samuels at 878-6292. For additional information, visit www.facebook. com/RivesRace.

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he Randolph County Partnership for Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s child-care services program will hold seven classes in September for early childhood professionals. To register, call the Partnershipâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s child-care services program at 6292128, ext. 27. Two additional classes in a threepart creative curriculum for infant and toddlers will be offered at the Partnership office in Asheboro. Part 2 will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, and the third class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. This is the continuing series that began Aug. 24. Class participants should bring a copy of â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos, Second Edition,â&#x20AC;? and a threering binder. CPR recertification will be offered

from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at the Randolph County Health Department. The $8 fee must be paid in cash. A series of classes will target the promotion of childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s success in preschool. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environmentsâ&#x20AC;? will be offered at Archdale Friends Meeting, 114 Trindale Road. Part 1 will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16. Part 2 will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Engaging children with music, movement and danceâ&#x20AC;? will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Randleman Public Library. Participants will learn how music, movement and dance can and should play a part in the classroom life of developing children. Learn about reporting tools in a class from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday,

Sept. 22, at the Partnershipâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office in Asheboro. The class offers an overview of the creative curriculum and how to measure success. Suspicions of child abuse and neglect will be covered in a class from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at The Exchange, 204 Fayetteville St. in Asheboro. Participants will learn about the types of child abuse and neglect, how to recognize indicators, reporting laws, how and where to report, barriers to reporting and how to overcome them, and how the Department of Social Services can help families. The deadline to register is Sept. 10. Rating scales will be covered in a class from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Randolph Community College in Asheboro. The class will cover licensing categories for schoolage children.

High Point Regional employees raise more than $106,000 Despite a challenging economy, the employees at High Point Regional Health System raised more than $106,000 to complete the first-ever annual employee giving campaign. The theme was â&#x20AC;&#x153;Give Strong! Change Lives.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our employees truly gave from their hearts,â&#x20AC;? said Denise Potter, executive director of development. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They joined hands with the community in support of this hospital showing that together, we can make a difference!â&#x20AC;?

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

Wheatmore adds agricultural classes W

hen Wheatmore students registered for fall 2010 courses, 146 of them signed up for agriculture courses as their first choice. Another 257 selected agriculture as an alternate. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s when the administration realized that Wheatmore needed its own agriculture classes. BY DEBBIE HIGHTOWER When Wheatmore High School opened during the 2009-2010 year, no agriculture classes were offered there. Students who signed up for agriculture classes, 33 of them, were transported to Trinity High School to take agriscience applications and ag mechanics I & II. Implementation of the program required budget planning. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We budgeted for the position as soon as we knew that student registration indicated a need,â&#x20AC;? said Ann Callicutt, career technical education director at Randolph County Schools. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The agriculture education position is being funded through state career technical education funds.â&#x20AC;? The equipment was budgeted out of state and federal dollars. With the addition of Wheatmoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s agri-

culture program, all of the traditional high schools in Randolph County have agriculture programs. New for this year are entry-level biotechnology courses such as horticulture and animal science. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our entry-level biotechnology course 1 goes â &#x201E;2-inch deep and 100 miles long,â&#x20AC;? said Kevin Curry, WHS agriculture instructor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It covers everything involved in agriculture from animal science to agricultural mechanics, knowing the importance of agriculture, aquaculture to horticulture, natural resources and forestry. The point is to give students a taste of all the career opportunities available to them.â&#x20AC;? WHS does not have a greenhouse or barn, but Curry believes the subject can be adequately addressed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to have an animal facility on site,â&#x20AC;? he explained. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You can learn how to give injections on an orange and you can learn how to apply ear-tags on a model. Plus there is always the potential for field trips.â&#x20AC;? WHS agriculture students will be required to do supervised agriculture experience projects. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We like to think of that as the application arm of our curriculum,â&#x20AC;? Curry said. Students will do in-depth studies, or internships, in their areas of interest. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They can pursue other avenues of agriculture,â&#x20AC;? said Curry. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If a student were interested in forestry and natural resources, they could intern with a forest ranger.â&#x20AC;?

Kevin Curry Age: 24 Residence: Asheboro

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wide spokesperson for the Smartest Card campaign, is the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sixth poet laureate, a position from which she serves as an ambassador of North Carolina literature and seeks to raise the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s consciousness to a greater appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry. The Tryon resident encourages all North Carolinians to take time from their busy lives to explore the rich literature and many wonderful resources available at their libraries. The Asheboro library is at 201 Worth St.

The reading by Bowers and an â&#x20AC;&#x153;open mikeâ&#x20AC;? organized by the Randolph Writers Group will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s free and the public is invited. The kickoff also will include a press conference hosted by the State Library of North Carolina to promote the library card campaign in September. During the campaign, libraries across the state spread the message that a library card is the â&#x20AC;&#x153;smartest cardâ&#x20AC;? and encourage state residents to visit their libraries and sign up for a card. Along with Bowers and the other poets, the reading will feature a poetic tribute to the library card effort by Philip Shore III. Bowers, this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s state-

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Dog obedience class set by RCC The following educational programs are scheduled to begin Sept. 5-11 at the Archdale Center of Randolph Community College. Call 862-7980. Dog obedience, beginning: from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 8 through Oct. 20. Fees total $55.25. Real estate broker relationships and responsibilities: from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Nov. 16. The fee is $120. Enrollment is open to anyone 18 years of age or older. Students do not have to be Randolph County residents.

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Obituaries Harvey L. Lane .. Thomasville ‘Becky’ Leonard .. Thomasville Hazel C. Lowe .... Jamestown Raymond Pierce .. Thomasville Barbara Shives ... High Point Daron L. Skeen ...... Archdale Martha Wood ......... Archdale

Daron Linwood Skeen Daron Linwood Skeen, lifelong resident of Randolph County, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. He was born Feb. 5, 1971, in High Point, to Murray M. Skeen and Ellen Jois Murchison Roach. He graduated from Trinity High School in 1989. He was a printer and farmer. He was a member of Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting. He fought cancer, two heart transplants and renal failure, all starting at age 5. He never gave up. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Troy and Annie Leigh Skeen and Devoe and Rachel Murchison. Other special family members included great-aunt, Dessie Coggins; great-uncles J.C. Coggins and H.C. “Pid” Kennedy; and fatherin-law, Robert Hatfield. On May 13, 1995, he married Nancy Hatfield, who survives of the home. Also surviving are their triplets, Troy, Leigh and Trent; his mother, Jois Murchison Roach and husband Wayne of Trinity; father, Murray M. Skeen and wife Faye of Jamestown; brother, Brian M. Skeen and wife Shannon; twin brother, Faron R. Skeen and wife Joi; motherin-law, Dessie Hatfield, and sister-in-law, Robin Austin, all of Trinity; and greataunt, Radie Skeen Kennedy of High Point. The funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 30, at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting. Interment followed in the meeting cemetery. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale assisted the family. The family asks friends to consider becoming organ donors. Memorial donations may be made to Carolina Donor Services, carolinadonorservices.org; or to Skeen Triplets Fund, c/o Bank of North Carolina, 113 Trindale Road, Archdale, NC 27263.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

Hazel Cashatt Lowe

Barbara Johnson Shives

Hazel Cashatt Lowe, 85, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. She was born April 29, 1925, in Randolph County, a daughter of James Madison Cashatt and Etta Cashatt. She was a lifelong resident of Randolph and Guilford counties. She was a graduate of Trinity High School and the High Point Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at the Polio Hospital in Greensboro during the polio epidemic of the 1950s. She was also a nurse for many years at Wesley Long Hospital. She was a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Austin Fortney Sunday School class and worked for almost 20 years as a volunteer at the Outreach Center at the church. She was also a volunteer for Mobile Meals. On Oct. 25, 1947, she married Oscar Knight Lowe, who died Feb. 22, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Magalene Bailey; and brothers, Arvil, Sidney, Glenn and Percy. She is survived by three children, Susan Johnson and husband Butch of High Point, Ronnie Lowe and wife Sue of Cary and Eric Lowe and wife Lisa of Summerfield; grandchildren, Katie Lowe Garcia and husband Steve, Jeffrey Knight Lowe and wife Lyndsey, Jennifer Johnson, Jordan Lowe and Corey Lowe; great-grandchildren, Lucy Lowe and Dima Garcia; sisters, Rosie Austin of Lexington, Pearl Hunt of Denton and Christine Tucker of Trinity; brothers, Elmer Cashatt and Clinton Cashatt; and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 28, at Jamestown United Methodist Church. Interment followed in Guilford Memorial Park. Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point assisted the family. Memorials may be made to Jamestown United Methodist Church, 403 E. Main St., Jamestown, NC 27282.

Barbara Johnson Shives, 71, of High Point, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Forsyth Medical Center. Born June 25, 1939, in Trinity, she was the daughter of David Addison and Mattie Lula Collins Johnson. She was a member of Abbott’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from Harris Teeter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Phonsa Darnell and Hilda Kennedy; and three brothers, David Johnson Jr., William “Bill” Johnson and Robert “Bob” Johnson. On May 31, 1957, she was married to Roby Junior Shives, who survives of the home. Also surviving are five children, Donna Shives of Thomasville, Timothy Shives of High Point, John D. Shives and wife Tracy of Kernersville, Sherri Tallant of High Point and Kimberly Whitaker of WinstonSalem; seven grandsons, Roby Tussey, Michael George, David Shives, Rob Tallant, Adam Tallant, Aaron Whitaker and Jacob Whitaker; three greatgranddaughters, Ariel and Haley Tussey and Makayla George; three sisters, Wanda Hill of Trinity, Delcie Bisher and husband Don of Denton and Susie McCoin and husband Otis of Midway; and a brother, Donald Johnson and wife Louise of Swansboro. The funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 28, at Abbott’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Interment followed in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point assisted the family. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Labor of Love Food Pantry at Abbott’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 2817 Abbott’s Creek Church Road, High Point, NC 27265. Condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Sarah ‘Becky’ Leonard

Raymond Lee Pierce, 82, of 1745 Blackberry Road, Thomasville, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. He was born July 6, 1928, in Randolph County, a son of Gurney B. Pierce and Nettie Hill Pierce. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired employee of the City of Thomasville. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Glenola. He was an excellent carpenter. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dolly Ridge Pierce; and by a daughter, Joanie Pierce. Surviving are his wife, Mary Gilman Pierce of the home; a son, David Pierce and wife Manuela of Thomasville; a stepson, Homer Allen Meadows of the home; a brother, Austin Pierce and wife Beatrice of Thomasville; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral service was conducted Monday, Aug. 30, at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville. Burial was in Community Baptist Church Cemetery.

Martha Ann Hoover Wood, 76, of Archdale, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 7, 1933, in High Point, a daughter of the late Joseph Clyde and Audrey Blackwelder Hoover. For 30 years she was associated with Electric Supply Company and was a member of Welch Memorial United Methodist Church. On Jan. 19, 1952, she married Max R. Wood, who survives of the home. Also surviving are daughters, Susan Williard and husband Coy of High Point and Marian Workman and husband Mark of Thomasville; sons, David Wood and fiancée Phyllis Mills of High Point and William Wood and wife Kimberly of Archdale; sister, Nancy McDowell of Archdale; brothers, James R. Hoover of Pigeon Forge, Tenn. and Robert L. Hoover of High Point; six grandchildren, Chad Pierce, Natalie and Amber Cummings, Lindsay and Lauren Workman and Austin Wood; and two great-grandchildren, Branson and Braydon Pierce. The funeral was held Friday, Aug. 27, at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Burial followed in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Welch Memorial United Methodist Church, 2405 Bellemeade St., High Point, NC 27263.

Sarah Rebecca “Becky” Hill Leonard, 83, of Thomasville, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. She was born July 29, 1927, in Thomasville, a daughter of late Cletus “Cleveland” Hill and Elizabeth Brinkley Hill. She was a graduate of King’s Business College in Greensboro. She served as president of Hill Hosiery Mill, Inc. and vice-president of Celand Yarn Dyers, Inc. She was a lifelong member of West End United Methodist Church. On June 28, 1952, she was married to Joseph Harold Leonard, who survives of the home. Also surviving are three sons, Bruce Neal Leonard and wife Deborah of Thomasville, Mark Harold Leonard and wife Jane of Trinity and Jeffrey Lee Leonard of Thomasville; five grandchildren, Rachel Elizabeth Leonard of Alexandria, Va., Sarah Virginia Leonard of Thomasville, Nicholas Brian Leonard of Trinity, Anne Laurel Leonard of Thomasville and Blythe McCormick Leonard of Trinity; and two sisters, Joan Hester of Winston-Salem and Margaret Norton of Thomasville. The funeral service was held Thursday, Aug. 26, at West End United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Pilgrim Reformed Church Cemetery in Lexington. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home assisted the family. Memorials may be directed to West End United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Brenda Pennington, 1230 Stemp-Everhart Road, Thomasville, NC 27360.

Condolences may be made at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

Condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Condolences may be made at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

Condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Raymond Pierce

Condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Martha Wood

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A taste for helping Stan Reid, left, and Patrick Farlow of Archdale Bakery hand out sweet samples at Taste of the Town Aug. 17. Archdale Bakery was one of 63 vendors, the highest number ever, who donated their food and their time to raise funds for Hospice of the Piedmont. Hospice of the Piedmont is a nonprofit agency that cares for patients with life-limiting illnesses throughout the Triad, including the Archdale-Trinity area. They also sponsor grief support programs. www.hospice-careconnection.org

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new study released by the New England Journal of Medicine found that among patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer, those who received palliative care lived, on average, almost two months longer than those who received standard care, said Hospice of Randolph County. Hospice of Randolph County offers such care. Researchers also found that the patients who receive palliative care reported a higher quality of life through the final course of their illness. The goals of palliative care are to improve the quality of a seriously ill person’s life and to support that person and their family during and after treatment. Sharing the same philosophy of hospice care which is usually provided in the final months of life, palliative care may be provided at any stage during a serious or life-limiting illness. Researchers also found that when pa-

tients received palliative care services, they were also more likely to elect hospice services. “With earlier referral to a hospice program, patients may receive care that results in better management of symptoms, leading to stabilization of their condition and prolonged survival,” wrote the authors of the study. This study adds to the evidence that many patients live longer with hospice and palliative care. Other studies substantiate the recent finding. Hospice and palliative care focus on helping a person with a serious or life-limiting illness by addressing issues causing physical or emotional pain, or suffering. Hospice of Randolph County offers a staff with more than 250 years of combined experience in specialized care. For more information about hospice and palliative care, contact Hospice of Randolph County at (336) 672-9300 or visit their website at www.hospiceofrandolph.org.

Lunch project to raise health awareness Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency will offer a series of lunch and learn to events. The goal is to raise awareness about health disparities among low to moderateincome and minority populations. Sessions will be held at Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency, 401 Taylor Ave. in High Point from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Thursdays. Light refreshments will be served and participants will be asked to complete questionnaires before and evaluations after each session. Free health screenings will be offered immediately following each session.

Harvey Lee Lane Harvey Lee Lane, 62, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in WinstonSalem. Born Oct. 29, 1947, in High Point, he was a son of the late Everett E. Lane and Myrtle Gordon Lane. He was an engineer’s aide with Davis-Martin-Powell & Associates before his disability. He is survived by three siblings, Audrey L. Garner of Trinity, William C. Lane of Yorba Linda, Calif. and Virginia “Jenny” Lane Royal of High Point. A graveside service was held Sunday, Aug. 29, at Floral Garden Memorial Park. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale assisted the family. Condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Register at info@piedmonthealthservices.org, or call Yongkesha McCollum at 886-2437. Here’s a schedule of upcoming events: • Sept. 16 — prostate cancer. • Oct. 21 — lupus. • Nov. 18 — diabetes and cholesterol. • Jan. 20 — domestic and intimate violence. • Feb. 17 — cancer. • March 17 — debt reduction and homeowners. • April 21 — stress. • May 19 — stroke hypertension. • June 16 — migraine headaches.

Short story contest deadline Sept. 4 The Randolph Writers, sponsored by the Randolph Arts Guild, is accepting submissions for their yearly contest. Works of fiction 1,000 words or less are eligible. The deadline is Sept. 4. The contest is open to residents of North Carolina with the exception of Randolph Writers members and winners of last year’s contest. Winners will be awarded in two categories — adults age 17 and up and youth ages 12-16. Cash prizes will be awarded in each category: first place, $75; second place, $50; and third place, $25. Current members of the Randolph Writers will serve as final judges. Mail entries to Randolph Writers c/o Randolph Arts Guild, P.O. Box 1033, Asheboro, NC 27204-1033. The entry fee for each submission is $15, non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to Randolph Writers. The author’s name must not appear on the manuscript. Entries must be original and unpublished. Submit two copies of each entry double-spaced, with 1 inch margins in 12 point Times New Roman font. The title and word count must appear in the upper left on the first page of manuscript. Enclose a 3-inch by 5-inch card with the story title, author’s name, address, phone number, e-mail address and age category, and a self-addressed, self-sealing envelope with postage for a list of the winners. Winners will be notified the week of Sept. 12. For more information, contact Robin Emerson at 736-3496 or at RandolphWriters@aol.com.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

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10K quest honors those who have served D

ebbi Smith is not an athlete, but she’s training like one. She will run her first marathon — the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon & 10K (or 6.2 miles) — on Oct. 31 in Arlington, Va. She’s doing this for her husband, Joey.

tremely limiting for Joey, who mostly relies on a wheelchair. He has difficulty navigating his wheelchair through the doorways and requires assistance from family members to get into the bathtub, use the toilet or go outside. The Smiths put in a request with Homes For Our Troops, a national nonprofit organization founded in 2004, which builds houses for severely injured veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The nonprofit has completed more BY DEBBIE HIGHTOWER than 50 houses since the agency’s founding and have about Her efforts will benefit a nonprofit organization, Homes 40 more going on across the country. For Our Troops, and honor her husband who suffered inJoey will be the seventh North Carolina veteran to rejuries when a pair of Afghan locals — angry at Joey for ceive a home from the organization. confiscating their camera when they were taking unauthorDebbi and Joey requested that the house be built near ized photos — retaliated by dropping a 450-pound storage Debbi’s family in Trinity. The Randolph County site is on locker on top of him. The assault warped his spinal cord, Jade’s Way in Thomasville. crushed his left leg, caused a traumatic brain injury and They have received a Veterans Affair’s Specially nearly killed him. Adapted Housing Grant up to the maximum amount of The locker stayed on top of him for 45 minutes until he $63,780. was rescued. He spent the next four years in hospitals and Homes For Our Troops supplements the grant with rehab centers. Even with paralysis, the spirit of the couple donations of money, building materials and professional remains strong — Marine strong and Army strong. Joey labor. The organization works closely with the Veterans served in both branches. Affairs to make sure that, after all the resources are comThey’ve needed that strength. Joey and Debbi (Old- bined, the home is provided at no cost to the recipient. augh), who married in August 2009 at Archdale United That’s where Scott Beane of Beane Construction comes Methodist Church, where she had served as church secre- in. He not only helped find the site, which has been purtary until they moved to Shelby, now live in a 1,300 square chased by Homes For Our Troops, he will lead a volunteer foot home. This home, while fine for most people, is ex- group of tradespeople to build the home. “My father served in the armed services from 1966 to 1975,” said Scott. “I just wanted to give back to the men and women who are providing our freedom.” Debbi’s reason to help the organization is visible everyday — to honor the man she loves. Others have seen why she loves him so much. Just after they were married, the couple visited Archdale United Methodist Church. The pastor at the time, the Rev. Dana McKim, reintroduced him to the congregation, who stood and applauded the man who had shown such extraordinary courage while serving his country. Debbi wants to show that same extraordinary tenacity in the 10K portion of the marathon. Training has become a way of life for her. “I’m working hard at it,” she said. “I’ve been watching what I eat, keeping my diet as healthy as possible. I’m either at the YMCA or at the local park running and working out every day.” Debbi has a lot to live up to as an athlete. Joey is involved in many paralympic sports. He participates in handcycling, archery, air rifle, swimming and biathlon. In March, Joey and his team of other talented wounded Marines won the Warrior Games at the Olypmic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Col. Joey won Debbi Smith trains every day at the YMCA or a lo- a bronze medal for archery in the New Mexico Games in cal park for the Marine Corps Marathon 10K. May. He completed the 2009 Marine Corps Marathon 10K using a handcycle. He designated his marathon proceeds to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. He hopes to make the 2012 paralympic archery team, but also hopes to be able to navigate through his own home. “This gift from Homes For Our Troops will give me greater independence and allow me to do things for myself, where before I had to depend on my family,” Joey said. Joey Smith served in the Marines and the Army for a total of 15 years.

Debbi has the same determination as Joey. “I’ve said all along, I may not run the whole 10K, but I will finish it.” She has surpassed her $1,000 goal amount, but she is determined to continue fundraising. “Our wounded warriors deserve every dime I can raise for them, and doing it for Homes For Our Troops is a way that I can give back,” she said.

Want to help? To donate to the marathon fundraiser, write a check payable to Team Homes For Our Troops. In the memo line put “Debbi Smith.” Checks may be mailed to Homes For Our Troops, 6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780 or to Debbi Smith at 3421 Polkville Road, Shelby, NC 28150. Donations may be made online at www. homesforourtroops.org/goto/DebbiSmith. To help in the construction of the home, e-mail scottbeane@triad.rr.com or call 687-0831. For more information, call Homes For Our Troops at 1-866-787-6677 or visit www.homesforourtrops.org. Donations may be made at any Bank of America location. Donations should be deposited into the account “Homes For Our Troops — Thomasville, N.C.”

The Smith family includes Joey, second from left, Debbi and three children from a previous marriage. Clockwise from bottom center are Mackenzie, 10; Koty, 6; and Joe, 19.


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

Blood and marrow drive set during Bush Hill A 2 0 1 0 S p o n s o rs

blood and bone marrow drive will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, during the Bush Hill Heritage Festival in honor of Tony Cox, an Archdale resident who is in need of a marrow transplant. Cox was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in March. STAFF REPORTS

The drives will be held in the gym of Archdale Friends Meeting. The event is sponsored by the American Red Cross and the Be The Match Registry. The drives provide two opportunities to help save the life of someone in need, said organizer Perri Coltrane, senior donor recruitment representative of biomedical services for the Red Cross. Individuals will have the opportunity to become part of the Be The Match Registry, a national network of people willing to donate their healthy bone marrow to someone whose only chance for life may be a marrow transplant. Becoming part of the registry involves a mouth swab and the completion of a consent form. Donors must be between the ages of 18 and 60 and be in good general health. There is no fee, but tax-deductibe donations may be made to cover the cost of typing.

Some 70 percent of patients searching the registry will find an identical donor, with the percentage of minority patient matches being significantly lower. Because marrow types are inherited in the same way as skin, eye and hair color, a patient’s best chance of finding a matched donor is with someone from the same racial or ethnic background. Minority donors are underrepresented in the Be The Match Registry. “This is why it is of vital importance for minority volunteer donors to participate in the marrow program,” Coltrane said. Blood donors should be at least 17 years of age or 16 with parenTony Cox tal permission, meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on the height for 16- to 18-year-olds) and be in general good health. Donors must present identification. For more information about the Bush Hill blood drive and bone marrow typing, contact Coltrane at 403-4301. Appointments are recommended for blood donations but are not needed for the marrow typing.

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Wanna have some fun at Bush Hill? 5K offers running start to Bush Hill Festival

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he annual Bush Hill 5K Run, Walk & Talk, sponsored by the Carl & Linda Grubb Family YMCA of Archdale-Trinity, will be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 11, just prior to the 9 a.m. start of the Festival. Runners will leave from the parking lot at Archdale Executive Center on N.C. 62, near Archdale Road. The fundraiser will offer competitive and noncompeti-

tive events. Registration prior to race date is $15 for the 5K and $10 for the Walk & Talk. On race day, prices increase by $5. Ten age divisions span from 14 to 60 and over. Awards are given to the top man and woman and to the top three men and women in each age group. For more information or an entry form, visit www.bushhillfestival.com or www.grubbfamilyymca.org, or call the Y at 861-7788.

Big Wheel zooms to popularity The fanfare rivaled that of Richard Petty at the 2009 Bush Hill Heritage Festival Big Wheel race, sponsored by Allred & Co. Realtors. Parents and supporters cheered as the aspiring athletes rounded the curves. Every racer stands a chance of win-

ning in this event, set for Friday, Sept. 10. Following the races, 10 Big Wheels will be given away as prizes. Registration is available online at www.bushhillfestival.com. Registration will be accepted the day of the event if racing slots are open.

Bike rodeo gears up for Friday SafeKids Randolph County will hold a bike rodeo at Bush Hill Bash on Friday, Sept. 10, the evening before the Bush Hill Heritage Festival. The rodeo will be held along Bonnie Place, just off of N.C. 62. A bike rodeo is an opportunity for kids to learn the basics about bike

safety in addition to bike maintenance, helmet safety and biking laws. Prizes such as bike helmets and blinking safety lights will be awarded. No advanced registration is required, but kids should bring their own bikes and helmets. The rodeo begins at 6 p.m.

CastingKids new for Bush Hill Bash Archdale Bass Club for the first year will offer CastingKids, a free fishing game that teaches young, aspiring anglers one of the most important things — how to cast that line. The game will be held in conjunction with Bush Hill Bash, Friday, Sept. 10, on Bonnie Place in Archdale. According to Bill Frazier of Archdale Bass Club, the challenge of the game is to flip, pitch and cast a line with accuracy. Mastering these three techniques will give any

angler the skills they need to present lures and catch bass. “The kids will be casting at targets,” Frazier said. “We’ll have two lanes going and all they need to do is show up.” Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in each age group. A fishing rod will be presented to the top angler in each category. “We just want to get kids interested in fishing,” Frazier added.

Quilt Show deadline extended to Sept. 9 There is still time to enter a quilt in the Bush Hill Heritage Festival’s quilt contest. Applications must be turned into the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of

Commerce by noon Thursday, Sept. 9. The Festival will be held Sept. 10-11. The cost to enter is $5 per quilt. The limit is two quilts per person.

No commercial quilts will be allowed. To download an application, visit www.bushhillfestival.com and click on the Saturday tab.

2009 Bush Hill Photos by Marsha Ellison

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Car show seeks entries A

pplications to participate in the Bush Hill Heritage Festival Classic Car, Tractor & Truck Show are available online. The car show will be held in conjunction with the Festival, set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. The show will be held at Sechrest Funeral Service, 120 Trindale Road, Archdale. The show is open to classic cars and trucks. Prizes will be awarded for the top 10 (voted on by peers), Mayors’ Choice and Best of Show. This year two categories were added — antique tractors and import cars. Antique tractors must be pre-1976. Prizes will be awarded for Best Restored, Most Unique and Most Votes by Peers. Prizes will be awarded for top three imports. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 to register. Pre-registration is $12 per vehicle or $15 per vehicle the day of the event. Sponsors include Wilson Insurance and Sechrest Funeral Service. Jerry and Connie Culler chair the car show. www.bushhillfestival.com

ENTERTAINMENT Continued from front than-full-timer at the Chamber. She handles most of the Festval’s logistics and believes that the Gospel Stage rounds out the family atmosphere. New to the Gospel Stage is the Stills Family Band. The band includes 6-year-old Kaylie and 3-year-old Noah — both of whom sing and play the fiddle. They will perform at noon. The line-up also features two longtime local favorites, Dalton Harmon and Zach & Rodney (formerly Blood Kin), as well as Heaven’s Touch, the Cornerstone Church Worship Group and 4 Heart Harmony. The Gospel Stage is sponsored by Drs. Macdonald & Whaley, general and cosmetic dentistry; Caraway Baptist Church; CommunityOne Bank; Cornerstone Baptist Church; Crossover Community Church; First Baptist Church of Archdale; and Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting. www.bushhillfestival.com


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010

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Two men charged after fleeing accident Archdale and High Point police have charged two Raleigh men after they fled the scene of an accident Aug. 24 on E. Fairfield Road. According to the report, John JamesAnthony Blain, 22, was attempting to elude police when he lost control of the 2010 Honda he was driving. The Honda crossed the left side of the road and collided with a house in the 1500 block of E. Fairfield Road. Blain and his passenger, identified as Omar Shireff Anderson, 24, fled the scene on foot. Officers apprehended both men a short distance from the crash. Blain was clocked at

60 mph in a 45 mph zone when the wreck occurred. He was charged with hit and run by Archdale police and possession of schedule VI controlled substance by High Point police. Anderson was cited for being a passenger to flee an accident by Archdale police and possession of schedule VI controlled substance by High Point police. The Honda was registered to Ean Trust in Randor, Pa. Damage to the vehicle was set at $500. Damage to the house was not listed in the report. SHOPLIFTING An employee of Rite Aid, 11316 N. Main St., re-

Archdale police

ported Aug. 23 that a white woman entered the store, placed an Oral B Sonicare Toothbrush, valued at $170, in her pocketbook and left without paying. MOWER STOLEN A Polan riding mower, valued at $1,200, was reported stolen Aug. 23 from a yard in the 5000 block of Archdale Road. HOMES ENTERED A resident of the 600 block of Goodman Street reported Aug. 22 that someone used a rock to break a window, enter and remov a Samsung television, valued at $2,631; laptop computer, $600; Olevia television, $499; PlayStation 3 game system and controller, $649; five games, $300; and diamond earrings, $1,000. A gold wedding band,

valued at $700, was reported stolen Aug. 19 from a resident in the 4900 block of Archdale Road. CHARGES FILED Kurt Eugene Seifert, 69, of 403 Liberty Road, was charged Aug. 25 with driving while impaired, having an open container of alcohol in vehicle and driving while license revoked. Steven Laston Hawkins, 21, of 6125-3 Poole Road, was charged Aug. 22 with larceny, assault on a female and possession of stolen property. Wendy Michelle Bridgman, 25, of 10828 N. Main St., was charged Aug. 22 with larceny and possession of stolen property. Ernesto Casarez, 45, homeless, was charged Aug. 22 with simple possession of schedule II con-

trolled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear on a charge alleging driving while license revoked. Kevin Daniel Breese, 19, of 306 Lane Drive, Trinity, was charged Aug. 20 with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Christian Enzo Spencer, 16, of 5130 Country Lane, was charged Aug. 20 with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Joseph Clifton Garrick III, 38, of 1109 Dogwood Lane, was charged Aug. 20 with driving while impaired. Shannon Mae Mills, 37, of 1170 Thayer Road, Trinity, was charged Aug. 20 with shoplifting concealment. Richard David Warren, 26, of 220 Terrace Trace

Court, was charged Aug. 19 with larceny and possession of stolen property. James Michael Phillips, 38, was charged by citation Aug. 20 with driving left of center. Andrea Marie Gaddy, 30, was charged by citation Aug. 21 with driving while license revoked. Douglas Wayne Carter, 23, was charged by citation Aug. 22 with driving while license revoked. Jeffrey Dwight Bondurant, 43, was charged Aug. 25 with driving while license revoked. Jerry Omambo Lufudo, 34, was charged Aug. 25 with driving while license revoked. Jessica Rena Poole, 29, was charged by citation Aug. 25 with driving while license revoked.

Cooper offers tips for back-to-school safety A

ttorney General Roy Cooper offered tips to help parents get their children back to school safely and ready to learn. STAFF REPORTS

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Giving our children a safe and successful school year means more than buying the right pencils and backpacks,â&#x20AC;? Cooper said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A few simple steps can give parents some peace of mind so they can focus on helping their kids learn.â&#x20AC;? Cooper offers the following safety tips: â&#x20AC;˘ Sign up to get e-mail alerts when a registered sex offender moves near your home or your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school, daycare or after-school center. Visit the sex offender website, www.ncdoj.gov, to sign up for the alerts, and encourage your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school to sign up for alerts as well. Use the site to search for registered offenders and view maps and aerial photographs that pinpoint where they live. â&#x20AC;˘ Make sure your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school has a current safety plan. Ask if theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve put together their critical incident response kit, which should contain everything a school needs to respond to a crisis, like blueprints, keys, rosters and emergency plans. Cooperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office helped distribute the kits to all North Carolina schools. Ask if teach-

ers have been trained and what you should do as a parent if a crisis occurs at school. Check out the list of schools that have put together their kit and provided training for teachers. â&#x20AC;˘ Make sure your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school, daycare and after-school center screen their employees including background checks. Visit and get to know the people who spend time with your children. â&#x20AC;˘ Consider carefully the questions a school asks about student privacy, for example, whether you are OK with having a photo of your child used on the school website or taken by a news organization. If the school doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t ask, inquire about its policy. â&#x20AC;˘ Update your list of emergency contacts and give a current copy to your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school and any after-school programs. Make sure that everyone on your contact list knows key information, such as how to get to your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school, your pediatricianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name and number, alarm codes for your house, etc. â&#x20AC;˘ Ask the school to notify you if your child doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t arrive at school and let the school know who is authorized to pick up your child. Make sure your children know who would pick them up in case of an emergency or if you arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t able to. â&#x20AC;˘ Make sure young children know their

full name, parentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name, address and phone number. You may also want to consider getting an ID card from the NC Division of Motor Vehicles for your child to carry. â&#x20AC;˘ Protect your childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s identifying information, like Social Security numbers. Identity thieves will use an unsuspecting childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s information to open credit lines without parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; knowledge. Only give identifying information when necessary, and when you do, ask how it will be used and how the organization plans to protect the information. â&#x20AC;˘ Talk to your kids about how to stay safe from strangers, even on the Internet. Set ground rules for Internet use, agree on websites that are OK to visit and explain what is appropriate or not to do or view online. Easy-to-use tools that can help you protect your children online, including a video and resource guide, are available free from Cooperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office at www.ncdoj. gov. â&#x20AC;˘ Consider carefully the age and maturity of your children before deciding to let them use social networking sites. If you allow it, read the siteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s safety tips, utilize its privacy settings and provide extra supervision. Talk to teens about how social networking sites can cause problems

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Cause of truck fire undetermined A pickup truck is a total loss following an Aug. 28 fire. Guil-Rand firefighters arrived at Dixie Place in High Point at 1:27 p.m. to find a 1986 Ford Ranger with a working fire in the engine and passenger compartments. Seven Guil-Rand firefighters worked for an hour and a half to extinguish the blaze. Owner Christopher Wolf of 5118 Jordan Valley Road estimates the value at $700. The cause of the fire is undetermined. Guil-Rand Fire Department responded to 40 calls during the week of Aug. 22-28. Since July 1, firefighters have answered 433 alarms. SUNDAY, Aug. 22 12:32 a.m. 405 Janice Drive, unauthorized burning. 5:16 a.m. 1007 Brookwood Circle, assist Emergency Medical Services. 8:51 a.m. 410 Paul St., assist EMS. 12:17 p.m. 4873 Old Edgar Road, assist EMS. 12:19 p.m. 6155 Mendenhall Place, assist EMS. 9:12 p.m. Interstate 85, cancelled en route. MONDAY, Aug. 23 9:56 a.m. 1884 Hoover Hill Road, smoke investigation. 10:14 a.m. 222 Kinview Drive, assist EMS. 12:39 p.m. 1265 Dixie Place, assist EMS. 5:27 p.m. 6459 Mendenhall Road, cancelled en route. 6:00 p.m. Trinity Road at School Road, auto accident with injury. 9:24 p.m. 117 Plummer Drive, assist EMS. 9:47 p.m. 4901 Fairview

Drive Extension, assist EMS. 10:14 p.m. E. Fairfield Road at Sechrest Circle, smoke investigation. 11:10 p.m. 10002 S. Main St., assist EMS. TUESDAY, Aug. 24 9:34 a.m. 5731 Old Mendenhall Road, assist EMS. 12:41 p.m. 10004 S. Main St., good intent. 1:35 p.m. 5675 Old Thomasville Road, assist EMS. 6:06 p.m. 202 Brookdale Drive, rubbish fire. 10:31 p.m. 400 Gene St., assist EMS. WEDNESDAY, Aug. 25 7:55 a.m. 107 Lonita St., assist EMS.

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Randleman youth face felony charges A Randleman woman was shot in the leg, two teens were arrested and a 68-year-old man hospitalized following a theft in the early hours of Friday, Aug. 27. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office, deputies responded to a burglary at 345 Colonial Loop Road in Randleman. The homeowner told officers that he been lured outside of his home and attacked by several suspects, who then entered his home and stole two firearms. He shot one of the attackers during the burglary. The homeowner was transported by Randolph County Emergency Medical Services to the hospital with injuries sustained during the attack. On the way to the call, deputies found two suspects, Jordan Tyler Adams and Laura Ann Smrzlick, at the end of Colonial Loop Road. Smrzlick, who had been shot in the leg, was taken to Randolph Hospital where she was treated and released. During the investigation, officers identified an additional suspect in the burglary as Jeremy Darren Hinson. He was arrested with the assistance of Guilford County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office. According to the press release, investigators believe that Hinson, Adams and Smrzlick conspired to lure Short outside his home, assault him and steal firearms. Jeremy Darren Hinson, 17, of 6223 Davis Mill Road, Jordan Tyler Adams, 18, of 109 Russell Walker Ave. and Laura Ann Smrzlick, 20, of Moore Avenue, Lot 14, were charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury or intent to kill, felony breaking and entering, two counts of larceny of a firearm and two counts of possession of stolen firearm.

was set at $250. A purse and registration card were reported stolen Aug. 22 from a 1998 Ford Explorer parked in the 4500 block of Colonial Circle, Trinity. MOWER STOLEN Adams Hinson Smrzlick A John Deere mower, valued at $2,000, was reported stolen Aug. They were each placed in the 20 from a yard in the 6600 block Randolph County Jail under a of Flint Hill Road, Sophia. $150,000 secured bond. The in- BUILDING ENTERED vestigation is ongoing and addiAn Archdale resident reported tional charges may follow. Aug. 23 the theft from an outHOMES ENTERED building in the 5400 block of A resident of the 1300 block of Lancer Drive of a tile saw, valTower View Lane, Sophia, report- ued at $150; grill and accessoed Aug. 25 the theft ries, $274; hedge trimmers, $170; from her residence weed eater, $100; leaf blower, of a credit card. $70; seed spreader, $29; swing, A resident of the $100; electric grill, $50; three 6000 block of Poole boogie boards, $30; two knee Road, Archdale, re- boards, $30; sled, $30; shovel, ported Aug. 24 the $50; pruners, $10; three power theft of a credit card; cords, $30; ladder, $299; toolbox two bottles of laundry detergent, and assorted tools, $50; paint and valued at $16; pocketbook and brushes, $100; and antique grass wallet, $70; medication; and per- sling, $100. fume, $3. All the items were re- PROPERTY DAMAGED covered except the credit card. A Trinity resident reported VEHICLES DAMAGED Aug. 20 that a fire destroyed half A resident of the 1900 block of her outbuilding in the 2900 of Groom Road, Sophia, report- block of Stanley Road, Archdale. ed Aug. 22 that someone damDeputies responded Aug. 21 to aged the paint of both sides of a a fight in the 300 block of Circle 1998 Dodge. Damage was set at Drive, Archdale. Aluminum sid$2,500. ing and the front fender on a 1996 A resident of the 4200 block Jeep Cherokee were reported of Fuller Mill Road, Thomasville, damaged. reported Aug. 25 that someone A representative of Verity broke the driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s side window in Polymers, 4326 U.S. Hwy. 311, a 2004 Ford van. Damage was set Randleman, reported Aug. 23 that at $250. someone damaged two vending VEHICLES ENTERED machines and a desk drawer at A resident of the 4600 block of the business. Hopewell Church Road, Trinity, A resident of the 900 block reported Aug.25 the theft from his of Harris Road, Trinity, reported vehicle of $160; tennis shoes, val- Aug. 25 that someone damaged ued at $160; and clothing, $45. her yard. Damage was set at $200. An employee of Johnson Con- MAILBOXES DAMAGED trols reported Aug. 20 that someFive mailboxes in the 6100 one broke the passenger window block of Kennedy Road, Trinity, in the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2008 Ford van were reported damaged Aug. 20. and removed a computer, valued Damage was set at $50. at $1,800; global positioning sys- FRAUD tem, $179; and key, $10. Damage A Sophia resident reported

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Aug. 23 that someone forged a $50 check. An employee of Sheetz Inc., 5905 Finch Farm Road, Trinity, reported Aug. 20 that someone paid with a counterfeit $20 bill. A Sophia resident reported Aug. 24 that someone fraudulently took $1,088.25 from his bank account. CHARGES FILED John Richard Anderson Jr., 35, of Seagrove, was charged Aug. 26 with reckless and wanton driving and driving while license revoked. Apolinar Vazquez Arriaga, 30, of 2001-28 Lakeview Road, Asheboro, was charged Aug. 24 with financial identity fraud. Timothy Boyd Clark, 24, of Summerfield, was charged Aug. 26 with assault and battery. James Lee Coble, 19, of 393 Shuler Road, Thomasville, was charged Aug. 23 with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and three counts of assault and battery. Michael Lee Cumby, 29, of 11021 Randleman Road, Randleman, was charged Aug. 23 with obtaining property by false pretense, possession of stolen property and misdemeanor larceny. Adam Scott Ferguson, 31, of

1819 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, was charged Aug. 26 with obtaining property by false pretense, breaking and entering, possession of stolen property and larceny after breaking and entering. Anthony Jewel Hammond II, 18, of 3667 Old Mountain Road, Trinity, was charged Aug. 26 with injury to personal property and misdemeanor larceny. Jordan Theon Harris, 18, of 6137 Meadowbrook Drive, Trinity, was charged Aug. 26 with misdemeanor larceny. Brandon Dewayne Hicks, 17, of 102 5th Ave., Thomasville, was charged Aug. 21 with injury to real property, second degree trespassing, two counts of injury to personal property, resisting an officer and communicating threats. Richard Lee Hunt, 54, of 4027 Old Lexington Road, Asheboro, was charged Aug. 21 with possession of drug paraphernalia and felony possession of controlled substance. James Richard Tysinger, 63, of 3399 Stutts Road, Asheboro, was charged Aug. 20 with injury to personal property and assault on a female.

Fugitive Watch List The Randolph County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office has added the following two people to its fugitive watch list. Pamela Lynn Nance, 29, of 240 Donna Road, Asheboro, is wanted for two counts of breaking and entering a place of worship and two counts of driving while Wilson Nance license revoked. She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. Stevie Lynn Wilson, 49, of 2142 Warren Drive, Staley, is wanted for possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver marijuana and felony possession of marijuana. He is 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 270 pounds. Anyone with information on these or other fugitives should call CrimeStoppers at 672-7463. Information is taken confidentially and anonymity is protected. Names are not required. Instead, the tipster is given a code number. After a few weeks, call CrimeStoppers again and give them the code to receive an update. Tips that lead to the arrest of suspects or recovery of stolen goods or drugs may be eligible for cash rewards.

Health fair Sept. 15 in Asheboro Hospice of Randolph County will hold a health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at New Hope United Methodist Church in Asheboro, 215 New Hope Church Road in Asheboro. The event, designed for senior adults, will provide free health screenings and educational presentations. Featured activities include oral screenings, blood pressure checks, blood sugar readings, exercise tips, nutrition education, disaster preparedness education, vision screenings and the latest flu information. Flu vaccinations will be available at the event for $29.99. Seniors may bring a health card or Medicare card for billing. Some medical practices and businesses

will provide the various screenings and presentations. Participants include the American Red Cross, Deep River Rehabilitation, CVS Pharmacy, NEW-R Bodies Fitness Center, Randolph Cancer Center, Randolph County Health Department, Walker Eye Care and Drs. Brandon & Amy Williams. Dr. Sandra Mitchell, a radiation oncologist at Randolph Cancer Center in Asheboro, will speak at 1 p.m. about cancer and treatments. A free lunch will be provided. To attend, call 672-9300. Although not required, preregistration is greatly appreciated. For more information about Hospice of Randolph County, visit www.hospiceofrandolph.org.

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10 SP 421 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE By authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by George Stan Byrd, Jr. and Deana L. Byrd as recorded in Book 2102, Page 428, of the Randolph County Public Registry (see Appointment of Substitute Trustee as recorded in Book 2178, Page 982, of the Randolph County Public Registry); the record owner of the property described in the said Deed of Trust being George Stan Byrd, Jr. and Deana L. Byrd, default having been made in payment of the Promissory Note secured by said Deed of Trust; the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure; the present owner and holder of the Note having demanded foreclosure for the purpose of satisfying said debt; and by authority contained in the Order Allowing Foreclosure of Deed of Trust signed on the 19th day of August, 2010, as the result of a hearing in the foreclosure before the Clerk of Superior Court (10 SP 421); and at the request of the owner and holder of the Note secured by the aforementioned Deed of Trust, Durant M. Glover, Substitute Trustee, will offer for sale to the highest bidder at public auction at the courthouse door of the Randolph County Courthouse, 176 East Salisbury Street, Suite 201, Asheboro, North Carolina, on September 9, 2010, at 12:00 noon, the real estate located in the County of Randolph, being more particularly described as follows:

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RCC students create hellbender costume for Zoo

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Working with the N.C. Zoo, the studentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; efforts will promote education about the species, which is in decline and listed as a Species of Concern. David Gaines feels passionate about the effort. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m helping to save a

species that cleans waterways and streams,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will help our grandchildren with cleaner water.â&#x20AC;? His sister Kelly also worked on the project and feels equally passionate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We developed it from beginning to end,â&#x20AC;? she said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;by trial and error.â&#x20AC;? She views the effort as an educational tool that will make folks a little more curious about the Hellbenderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ecologial role. The Hellbender is a giant salamander, native to North America, which inhabits large, swiftly flowing streams with rocky bottoms. The students worked with John Groves, N.C.

Zoo curator of reptiles and amphibians, who studies the Hellbender, and Jayne Owen Parker, director of conservation education for the N.C. Zoological Society. Groves is pleased with the final product. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You all did a wonderful job,â&#x20AC;? he told the students. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I really appreciate this and I think it will make people take note of (the Hellbender).â&#x20AC;? Other RCC students who worked on the project are Benjamin Stanley, Kaleb Duggan, Brittney King, Rachel Ramirez, Murialice Klatte, Cheryl Thurston and Josh McCrary, all of Asheboro; Audrianna Funkhous-

RCC advertising and graphic design student Brittney King of Asheboro, in the Hellbender costume, greets John Groves, curator at the N.C. Zoo, at the Design Center on the Asheboro campus, while student David Gaines of Archdale looks on. Photo submitted er of Franklinville; Whitney Richardson of Jackson Springs; Brandon Canter of

Lexington; Jamie Hiatt and Paige Purcell of Liberty; Laquita Worley of Mount

Gilead; Patrick McQueen of Randleman; and Regan Smith of Salisbury.

Trindale School area to get sidewalks

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tudents in neighborhoods around Trindale Elementary School may be able to walk to school by the 2011-2012 school year. A Safe Routes to School grant will speed up Archdaleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plans to build a sidewalk on Balfour Drive.

BY ELIZABETH SAUNDERS Archdale City Council authorized a joint agreement with N.C. Department of Transportation at their Aug. 24 meeting. The standard DOT contract spells out federal requirements to receive the grant money. The sidewalk will run along the school side of Balfour Drive, from Brookhollow Lane to Barrett Drive, and continue along both sides of Trindale School Road, for a total of about 2,037 feet. The project is estimated to cost $120,000. The Safe Routes to School grant will provide $100,000. The remaining amount was already included in the city budget. Planning Director Jeff Wells said that construction would begin next summer, after school is out. In the meantime, they will acquire rights of way and complete any preparation that needs to be done. The agreement with DOT sets a deadline of two years from now for completion. In other business, a contract was awarded to All Seasons Landscape Management for the next phase of work at the entrance of Creekside Park. Their bid of $104,609 for irrigation, landscaping, sign and lighting was the lowest bid. Carole McMahan and Jeffrey Little were appointed to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. One seat on the Board remains vacant. Wells gave Council members a summary of Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s future plans, which may include a U.S. 311 Express between High Point and Asheboro. Mayor Bert Lance-Stone said the U.S. 311 Bypass (Interstate 73/74) portion to Spencer Road is 91.7 percent complete, with a scheduled opening date of Dec. 1. The remaining portion, to U.S. 220, is scheduled to open in 2013. Randolph County Commissioner Darrell Frye updated the Council about a potential merger of the Piedmont Triad Council of Governments and the Northwest Piedmont Council of Governments. The agreement with Davidson Water Inc. was amended to delete references to service fees. In light of the City Clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s retirement, Archdaleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s human resources officer was authorized to use the mayorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s signature stamp to co-sign checks. Council approved a proclamation that designates Sept. 10-11 as Bush Hill Heritage Festival days in celebration of the 25th annual Festival.

  

    

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Fresh fruit and milk are available daily. Choose one entree and two vegetables/fruits. MONDAY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Labor Day holiday. TUESDAY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Hot dog with chili, fish nuggets, tater tots, cole slaw, celery and carrot cup with ranch, fruit crunch. WEDNESDAY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Country style steak with brown rice or wheat roll, chicken a la king with brown rice, meatloaf with wheat roll, steamed cabbage, green beans, sliced peaches. THURSDAY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Pizza, chef salad with crackers, loaded baked potato with wheat roll, salad, black-eyed peas, applesauce. FRIDAY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chicken nuggets with wheat roll, macaroni and cheese, parsley potatoes, steamed broccoli, sliced pears.

     

  

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