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RAYBON HONOR: Officials approve naming gym for retired coach. 1B HEALTH CARE SUMMIT: Lawmakers fail to reach compromise. 5D

THOMASVILLE – For the second year, the Archdale City Council focused on promoting its city Thursday night during its retreat at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville. At last year’s retreat, the City Council established a vision statement that is currently posted on the city’s Web site. This year, the City Council used the opening session to share ideas and brainstorm toward creating ways for Archdale to market itself and the vision statement. Jeff Wells, the city’s planning director, started the discussion by telling the City Council that the city could use Facebook or Twitter to get the word out about the city. Archdale also could partner with local colleges and universities to find ways

‘If we don’t do anything to promote ourselves, we are going to be a city of gas stations on the interstate.’ Tim Williams City council member to better market the city, Wells said. As part of the Thursday night session, the City Council organized into three groups to complete an exercise that identified the city’s top strengths and ways the city can turn those strengths into marketing strategies for Archdale. Strengths indentified by City Council members included the city’s competitive tax rate, transportation, the affordability of Randolph Community College and Creekside Park’s new disc golf course. City Council members said Archdale could better market itself by partnering with the Randolph County Economic Development Commission, the Piedmont Triad Partnership and the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce. In addition to using Facebook and Twitter, members also agreed the city should improve its Web site, which Councilman Tim Williams said was a “big priority.” “I think it needs to be professionally done,” Williams said. Councilman Eddie Causey suggested that the city could promote its businesses by posting a list of them on the Web site. Other City Council members suggested the city come up with a logo to market Archdale. Councilman Trey Gray said it was important to develop a logo that was marketable for the city, which many members



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Kayla Renne Hollingsworth recently was crowned Thomasville Outstanding Teen 2010. She is a junior at Randleman High School.



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Michael Westerfield, corporate director of recycling programs at Dart Container Corp., puts a bag of foam cups into machine, which will compress them into a foam block.

Officials herald opening of recycling site BY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

RANDLEMAN – Dart Container of North Carolina on Thursday opened what is believed to be one of the state’s first foam recycling centers during a ceremony at its facility in Randleman. “Anywhere we have a footprint in the country, we wanted to make sure we opened up a collection site,” said Michael Westerfield, Dart Container corporate director of recycling programs. Tillman “Once we start a program like this, it really takes a life of its own.” The free drop-off site, Dart Container’s 13th recycling site in the country, allows residents, businesses and organizations to recycle foam with a No. 6 on it. Items that can be dropped off at the site include foam cups, plates, takeout containers, egg cartons, and shaped and molded foam often


The block in front of the bag is what 30 pounds of foam cups looks like after compression. used to package electronics. The new site, located at Dart Container’s 3219 Wesleyan Road facility in Randleman, will divert foam from area landfills and allow it to be recycled into new products, such as picture frames and moldings. “The idea is tremendous when

you can take your throwaway stuff, your foam and all of that, and they recycle it and make products with it,” said state Sen. Jerry Tillman, R-Randolph, who was among several elected officials to attend the ceremony Thursday. Westerfield said the opening of foam recycling center is significant because the site will extend the life of landfills and also could bring more jobs to Dart Container’s facility in Randleman, which currently employs 282. The recycling center will be open to the public 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. “We are going to need people to process this foam,” Westerfield said. “Hopefully, it motivates others just to get involved in the program, too. Every new job collecting material, when it comes to recycling, generates 26 other jobs down the line.” According to its Web site, Dart Container has 13 facilities across the nation. | 888-3657

Change in store for ACES Officials consolidate two local after-school programs ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

GUILFORD COUNTY – The AfterSchool Care Enrichment Services program at Union Hill Elementary School will be combined with the program at Triangle Lake Montessori on March 22 to save money. School district officials also decided this week to combine the Bessemer Elementary program with the one at Falkener Elementary. The Bessemer and Union Hill programs will continue to operate through March 19. The Guilford County Board of Education approved the changes last April to ACES programs with low enrollment to save money. Last month, The ACES programs


Deficit: Last year ACES ran a deficit and the school district had to cover $198,120 in operating costs.

at Kirkman Park Elementary, Montlieu Math and Science Academy, and Parkview Elementary closed because of low enrollments in hard times. Enrollment at Parkview dropped to eight students when the program was closed. Staff members reviewed ACES enrollment trends, available bus transportation to a nearby elementary school, after-school care alternatives near the schools and the


anticipated slow recovery of lost jobs in the Piedmont Triad, said Jean Reece, ACES director. “The global economic downturn and rising unemployment in our community have resulted in fewer families needing, or being able to afford, after-school care for their children,” Reece said. “The consolidations allow us to use our limited program funds more effectively and are necessary to ensure the success of ACES.” Parents have been grateful that their children can continue in the program with more students of their own age, Reece said. “Falkener and Triangle Lake are excited to welcome these new ACES students, and we know the transition will be smooth,” Reece said.

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912 – Cyrus Gray, owner – rear Maggie Andrews 914 – James Millis, owner – rear Emma Charles 921 – William Walker, owner – Richard Powe 1121 – Kenneth Geddie, owner – rear Florence Boykin

lived in the rear of the home of William Lindsay 209 – Jack Bethea lived in the rear of the home of Frank Hunsucker 308 – Fannie Smith lived in the rear of the home of Gurney Kearns Palatka Street intersects 403 – Mary Crawford – lived in the rear of the home of Ethel Tomlinson 407 – Geneva Young lived in the rear of the home of Frances Amos 411 – Hilda Kellan lived in the rear of the home of Walter Tice 425 – Lucy Harris lived in the rear of the home of Hugh Webster 426 – Mildred Kellan in the rear of the home of George Campbell 514 – Arthur Dunlap lived in the rear of the home of Seaborn Perry 604 – Pauline Watkins lived in the rear of the home of Stanley Davis Johnson Street 901 – Josephine Winn in rear of 901 (home of William Hall) Rockford Road 705 – Cecil Coke, owner – rear Guy McFall 900 – Elizabeth Covington, owner - rear Almeda McLamb 907 – Charles Kearns, owner– rear Bertha James 1026 – Leola Garrett, owner - rear Marion Whitlock 1035 – Rogers Edwards, owner - rear Julius Williams Rotary Drive 906 – Louis Heilig, owner – rear Ira Belo

Price Street From 632 E. High Street south ½ block beyond Leonard Street, 1 block east of Beamon Street 101 – Henry Staton 103 – Jeanette Moore 105 – Mary Dockery 106 – Edward Burkett 106 ½ - George Jackson 107 – Wade Robinson 108 – Cynthia Rudd 110 – Oscar Rudd Hoover Street intersects 202 – Arthur Haley 204 – Joseph Charles 205 – Rev. Alex Speight (phone) 206 – William Spears 207 – St. Stephens AME Zion Church 208 – Mabel Weatherspoon 210 – Matthew Edwards Beamon Alley ends 211 – Joseph Crawford (owned home), (phone) 212 – Minnie Taylor 213 – James Dunn 214 – Rev. Benjamin Siler 217 – Lucinda Barnett 218 – First Emmanuel Baptist Church Leonard Street intersects 302 – Bertha Cousar 304 – Elizabeth Ingram 306 – O.Z. Tucker 308 – Henry Rainey 310 – James Atkins

Davidson Democrats get into election game BY PAUL B. JOHNSON ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

TRIAD – Davidson County Democrats have taken steps this week to ensure several key elections won’t go uncontested this fall. Up until Wednesday, only one Democratic candidate had filed in Davidson County – state Rep. Hugh Holliman, D-Davidson and House majority leader. But this week six Democrats

This week six Democrats filed, with the candidate filing period for this year’s elections closing out at noon today. filed, with the candidate filing period for this year’s elections closing out at noon today. On Thursday, Tommy Evans Jr., a retired law enforcement officer with more than 30 years of experience in criminal justice, filed for sheriff.

sembly in 1968, Soles is the state’s longest continuously serving lawmaker. Joe Cheshire, an attorney representing Soles, said his client will serve the remainder of his term. Cheshire has said his client was acting in self-defense when he shot Thomas Kyle Blackburn. “He did feel like his house was under attack and he was under attack,” Cheshire said. The felony charge would have carried up to two years and seven months in prison if Soles, with a previously clean criminal record, had been convicted at trial. | 888-3528


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Senator pleads guilty to misdemeanor WHITEVILLE (AP) – North Carolina’s longest-serving lawmaker won’t serve jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to misdemeanor assault for shooting a former client in a case that earlier had been deemed a felony. Columbus County Superior Court Judge D. Jack Hooks accepted the guilty plea from Sen. R.C. Soles, DColumbus, and fined Soles $1,000. Soles had been indicted last month on a felony assault charge. The state constitution would have disqualified Soles from public office had he been convicted of a felony. First elected to the General As-

Four Republicans, including incumbent David Grice and former sheriff Gerald Hege, have filed as well. Jeff Switzer, Jason Hedrick and Ronald Swicegood filed Thursday as Democrats for the Board of Commissioners, while Democrat Phil Olshinski filed Wednesday. Ten Republicans have filed to run for the four commissioner seats on the ballot in the fall general election. Gary James Bowers filed as a Democratic candidate for Davidson County Register of Deeds on Thursday. Incumbent Republican David Rickard filed earlier this month. In Guilford County, attorney Joseph D. “Joe” Floyd filed Thursday for the Superior Court seat in Judicial District 18D. Floyd has practiced law for the last 15 years with his father, Joe D. Floyd Sr., and his sister, Kimberly H. Floyd, in Guilford and surrounding counties. The party primaries are May 4, with the general election Nov. 2.


“It will not affect his political career in the state Senate in any way or his license as a lawyer in any way,” Cheshire said. Authorities said Soles shot Blackburn, 22, after two intruders kicked in the front door of the lawmaker’s secluded Tabor City home last August. Blackburn wasn’t badly hurt. After the incident, Blackburn filed an affidavit asking prosecutors not to charge Soles with a crime. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office handled Soles’ prosecution after the local district attorney stepped aside because of his long ties to the powerful lawmaker.

also said needed to be professionally created. “It’s got to be something unique, something that separates you from the other cities out there,” said Lori Nurse, the city’s finance director said. “If we don’t do anything to promote ourselves, we are going to be a city of gas stations on the interstate,” Wil-

liams said. At the end of the discussion, the City Council agreed to look into creating a professionally done logo for the city first and potentially hiring a “communications” employee, as well as getting more involved with the three economic development agencies. | 888-3657




Lawmaker apologizes for remarks in speech RALEIGH (AP) – A Republican state senator apologized on Thursday after a newspaper reported that he made comments about gay and black influence in Raleigh. The controversy started when the Statesville Record & Landmark reported that Sen. Jim

Forrester told a GOP gathering on Tuesday that “slick city lawyers and homosexual lobbies and African-American lobbies are running Raleigh,” a reference to state government. On Thursday, the Gaston Gazette reported on Forrester’s apology. “I wasn’t trying to be

leigh is liberal,” he said. Forrester said he didn’t intend to offend AfricanAmericans or gays and hopes those who were hurt by the remark will accept his apology. “I didn’t mean to be mean-spirited, he said. “I’m really a mild-mannered person, and I didn’t mean to offend anybody.”





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ugly or anything like that, and if it came out that way, I apologize,” Forrester said. “I was just expressing my opinion about the leadership in the General Assembly and the bills that are being passed. “North Carolina is a conservative state. Most people are conservatives, and the leadership in Ra-

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80-year-old burglar gets 3 years in prison TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – An 80-year-old woman with a criminal record stretching back to 1955 has been sentenced to three years in state prison for ransacking and stealing cash from a Southern California medical office. Doris Thompson thanked a judge Wednes-

day for not sending her to Los Angeles County jail, which she doesn’t like, and said she deserved a longer sentence. She also told the judge, “God bless you.” State records show Thompson, who has used 27 aliases, has repeatedly been arrested during the past 55 years, mainly for

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Georgia Beck in death by a daughter, Priscilla Beck Francin and by a sister, Virginia Harrington. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville by the Rev. Kelly Barefoot. Burial will be in Calvary United Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 1 p.m. until the hour of service and other times at the home of the son. Memorials may be directed to the Carolina Piedmont Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or to Calvary United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 1410 Lexington Avenue, Thomasville, NC 27360. Online condolences may be made to the Beck family at The family of Mrs. Beck would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and administrative staff of Britthaven of Davidson for their loving and total care.

THOMASVILLE – Mrs. Georgia Louise Robbins Beck, 90, a resident of Britthaven of Davidson Nursing Home and formerly of Beck Road died Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at the nursing home. She was born in Iredell County, June 17, 1919 a daughter of Samuel Aldeen Robbins and Cora Wright Robbins and had been a resident of Davidson County most of her life. She had retired from Carolina Underwear Company. She was a member of Calvary United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class and a member of the Circle of Faith Women’s Group. She was married to Cletus W. Beck who died in 1993. Surviving is a son, Robert (Bob) Beck and his wife Jeanette of High Point; a brother, S. Aldeen Robbins and his wife Anne of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Shannon Beck Moore and her husband Brannon and Ryan Christopher Cecil. She was preceded

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SPECIAL INTEREST Archdale United Methodist Church, 11543 N. Main St., is accepting orders for Brunswick stew ($6 a quart). Pick-up times are noon-4:30 p.m. March 5 and 9 a.m.-noon March 6 at the church. Call 4317111 to place an order.


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A food give-away will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of Liberty Grove United Methodist Church, 5581 Liberty Church Road, Trinity.

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FUNDRAISER A spaghetti supper, bake sale and gospel singing will be held 3-6 p.m. Saturday at New Heights Baptist Church, 5082 Meadowbrook Road, Trinity. Proceeds will be used for pews for a new sanctuary. 434-3975 Chocolate-covered Easter eggs filled with either peanut butter or coconut are for sale for $7.50 a dozen by First Presbyterian Church in Kernersville. They are made by church members. Money raised goes to community projects. They are available in High Point at Hairmasters and Cheveux beauty salons. A complete list of sale sites is online at


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or for information, call Jan MEETINGS Hitch at 884-5097. The Guilford County Democratic Party will hold Ragsdale High School’s cluster precinct organizaClass of 1989 holds a 20- tional meetings March 1 year reunion 7 p.m.-mid- and 2 to elect delegates night April 10 at the High and introduce resoluPoint Elks Club. Deadline tions to be presented at to register is April 1. Reg- the county convention istration or more informa- April 10. For a schedule tion is online at http://rags- of meetings, visit the Web dale89classreunion.webs. site www.guilforddems. com, call 298-4584 or visit org, call 275-0601 or send the Facebook page for e-mail to info@guilfordRagsdale Class of ’89.

Davidson County Relay for Life meetings will be held Tuesday at Rich Fork Baptist Church, 3993 Old Hope of Seeing Everyone N.C. 29, Thomasville. Team Again meets 7:15-9 p.m. captains meet at 6 p.m.; Wednesdays for six weeks, committee members meet High Point High School at 7 p.m. beginning next week, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Class of 1953 meets at 11 Church, 4145 Johnson St. a.m. Tuesday at Pioneer The National Association Meetings are for people Family Restaurant, 10914 for the Advancement of who have been away from N. Main St., Archdale. Joel Colored People, High Point the church. Clergy will an- Paul at 434-6284, Clint Da- branch, meets at 7 p.m. swer questions. To register vis at 434-1524 Tuesday at Washington

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US economic strategy now is to hope for a miracle In this time of economic distress and uncertainty, the best investment you can make is the most basic – food. Recently, President Obama has been reassuring America that the worst of the recession is over and a second Great Depression is no longer a concern. His positive spin is reminiscent of Enron executives assuring their employees that Enron was a solid investment right up to the day the company went bust. President Obama’s company, the United States, is bankrupt and is borrowing and printing money to pay its bills. Our leaders may be oblivious to reality or they may simply be blowing smoke and hoping for a miracle. What they are not doing is acting responsibly, cutting spending and demonstrating to the world that America is getting its fiscal house in order. Creditors have caught on to the fraud. China sold $34 billion of U.S. Treasury securities in December and Japan sold $11 billion. Clearly our largest creditors no longer find America a good credit risk. The result of the Federal Reserve putting trillions more dollars into circulation will be the collapse of the dollar’s value. It could be a relatively gradual process through accelerating in-

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and cultures at a relatively consistent rate since recorded history. Additionally, same-sex behavior and pairing exist in all branches of life from insects to mammals. It is part of the infinite diversity of creation that makes life so wonderful and exciting. Each of us is unique. Being different is not a sickness or a sin. Gay people should be treated with dignity and respect and as equal members of society. CRIS F. ELKINS Greensboro



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Is Hagan not wanting to hear what her constituents say? flation, or it could happen almost overnight accompanied by some degree of civil disorder and disruption of basic services. Either way, there will come a time next week or next month or next year when a can of beans will be more valuable than pictures of dead presidents. DON DAVIS Archdale

Writers misuse Bible to condemn gay people Dave Cecil (“There’s a bigger issue than gays in the service,” Your View, Feb. 19) and James Kestler (“Christians must fight to keep ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy,” Your View, Feb. 22) misuse the Bible to condemn gay people. Both commit spiritual violence and are themselves victims – victims of fear, ignorance and legalistic, judgmental religion. The Bible is a history of people who have sought to walk with







udos to the Archdale City Council. Its members are in session today at City Council’s annual retreat – this year at Trinity’s Colonial Country Club. For several years, the Archdale City Council held its retreat in Southern Pines instead of somewhere closer to home.



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I have frequently tried to contact Sen. Kay Hagan, with no success. I’ve been unable to contact her at the Washington number and any of her numbers here in North Carolina. This woman is avoiding contact with the people who elected her to serve them. Is she afraid of finding out what they do and do not want from their elected representative to the Senate? BILLY R. HUGHES Lexington



Robert Healy (column, Feb. 20) says America has lost all morality. If so, what can be done to regain it? In 30 words or less (no name, address required), e-mail us your thoughts to letterbox@ hpe. com. Here is one response: • If you miss the purpose of life, the plan of salvation, you miss the moral building blocks of a proper character.

Perhaps it’s time for a DAV office in High Point

John Wesley College begins T new era erving as president of a college with an enrollment of less than 150 that is struggling financially is one of the toughest jobs in High Point. Just ask Brian Donley, who retired after serving two decades as president in 2008. Ask Joel Key, the retired Methodist minister and former chairman of the board of trustees at JWC, who served the last 18 months as interim president. That’s why Larry D. McCullough, who becomes the college’s ninth president March 1, is going to need all the support the board, the JWC faculty, staff, students and alumni and the greater High Point community can muster. The charter reads “1932,” but John Wesley College’s roots can be traced to May 1903 and Greensboro Bible and Literary College. Among the college’s names were The Apostolic Holiness University (1913), People’s Bible School (after the college closed in 1931 and was reborn in 1932), People’s Bible College (1949) before it became John Wesley College (1956) and moved to its present campus in 1980. McCullough vowed Feb. 22 “to achieve the best possible results by doing the right things at the right time” at the college that offers associates degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and a five-year Bachelor of Theology concentration through its Bible/theology, general education and professional education divisions. We wish McCullough and all the John Wesley College folks the best as this new journey begins.

God and a record of their theological insights and reflections. The Bible has challenging passages that reflect the theology of the authors more than the nature and character of God. We must study Scripture critically, analyzing the historical context and the complex ways the biblical texts came together. The Bible should not be worshiped or mindlessly followed. God gave us the capacity to reason and expects us to engage our minds, hearts, conscience and personal experience in the discernment of Scripture and the pursuit of faith. We should always be open to new revelation and understanding. We should recognize that science is an instrument of God’s truth. Forty years of science have led to a consensus that same-gender attraction is not a disorder but rather a naturally occurring and, for the most part, unchangeable variation of sexuality and does no harm to individuals or society. It has existed in all races

he Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization has an office located in Greensboro at the railway depot on E. Washington Street. This office is staffed by all volunteers, and they are there to help veterans with claims and other benefits veterans might be entitled to receive. We would like very much to open a DAV office in High Point soon because the Greensboro office has reached the point of “work overload.” We will need volunteers to work here. I hope people in High Point will give some thought to volunteering some of their extra time toward helping veterans. The DAV is a nonprofit organization made up of more than 1.3 million U.S. American veterans who suffered some degree of disability while serving in time of war or armed conflict. The DAV was founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress. It is dedicated to a single purpose of building betters lives for disabled veterans and their families. Thanks to The High Point Enterprise for a wonderful evening of great music presented by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band. There was a full house at the High Point Theatre to enjoy the wide selection of music. I like John Philip Sousa’s music, and the band did play “Stars and Stripes Forever.” The band also played music written by Gershwin, Hammerstein/Rodgers and Berlin. Staff Sgt. Lacey Stokes played Artie Shaw’s Clarinet Concerto. All seniors remember this music and she played so well. Stokes earned a bachelor of music degree at Ohio University. Lt. Rafael Toro-Quinones is the conductor, and the band’s home base is Langley Air Force Base, Va. We enjoyed this so much. Maybe in the near future, the United States Marine Corps Band and the United States Army Band will come to High Point or the Triad. It would be a great opportunity for our area to enjoy the music of military bands. All military band members are great musicians, and they play a wide variety of music.

If you need transportation to Veterans Affairs medical clinics, call (336) 510-7508. DAV Chapter No. 20 has vans that go to Durham, Salisbury and WinstonSalem clinics. This is free service for veterans. The VETERAN’S trips are paid for from the funds of the DAV organizaVIEWS tion. Veterans needing the service should try to give Stan the DAV a few days notice Spangle Sr. before your appointment ■■■ time. This should not be a problem since the VA notifies you in plenty of time prior to your appointment time. I want to mention that the VA’s pension program is targeted at veterans who served this country during wartime but have “fallen into” poverty. The same program is there for widows of veterans. The VA program is called “disability pension,” but this is a bit misleading because the person does not have to be disabled to receive a pension. The program provides a monthly check to veterans or widows of veterans age 65 or older to bring their income up to a certain level. A veteran can have an income of $10,579 per year and qualify. Widows of veterans can have an income of $7,094 per year. If these people are homebound or in need of extra assistance, they can qualify for more benefit funds. Gordon Croft, a veteran of the Korean War, had his income jump from $6,816 a year to $12,564 when he qualified for this program. He suffers from arthritis, emphysema, osteoporosis and other conditions. Remember there are certain requirements, and if you are a veteran or a widow of a veteran, you will want to check this out. The VA toll-free number is (800) 827-1000. God bless America and all other nations. Semper Fi. STAN SPANGLE SR. is a 21-year veteran of the Marine Corps, serving in Korea and Vietnam. He’s a member of numerous veterans organizations.




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Afghan army improving, but not enough



Missile kills Pakistani Taliban leader ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani Taliban commander wanted in the deadly 2006 bombing of the U.S. consulate in Karachi was killed in a suspected CIA missile strike in northwest Pakistan, officials said Thursday – the latest blow in a crackdown on militants in the region. Mohammed Qari Zafar was among at least 13 people killed Wednesday when three missiles slammed into a compound and a vehicle in the Dargah Mandi area of the North Waziristan tribal region on the border with Afghanistan, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.

Sunni party will contest Iraq vote BAGHDAD – A prominent Sunni lawmaker announced Thursday that his party would participate in parliamentary elections, less than a week after pulling it from the race. The decision effectively lifts the lingering threat that minority Sunnis would boycott the vote, which the U.S. hopes will bolster national reconciliation efforts and pave the way for American combat forces to go home.

Small plane crashes in Peru, killling seven LIMA, Peru – Peruvian officials say a small plane has crashed near the famed ancient geoglyphs known as the Nazca Lines, killing all seven on board. Local airport chief Enrique Gamboa says the Cessna 206 was carrying three Chileans and four Peruvians. The plane went down Thursday inside the tourism zone in Peru’s dry coastal desert, where indigenous groups etched mysterious figures in the sand centuries ago.

MARJAH, Afghanistan (AP) – When U.S. Marines find suspicious powder that could be made into a bomb, they probe it with sophisticated tests. Afghan soldiers have their own method – they taste it. The operation against the Taliban in Marjah has been a major trial for the Afghan military, showing the army is still far from capable of operating on its own. But its soldiers appear to be improving – even if they don’t always do things by the book. When soldiers taste the white powder, for example, they are testing to see if it is salty, an attribute of ammonium nitrate, a main ingredient in roadside bombs. And they do it even though they have access to the U.S. testing methods.


A U.S. Marine and Afghan soldier help cover for a U.S. Army Task Force Pegasus helicopter performing a medevac mission recently in Marjah. Afghans make up about 2,000 of the 6,000 troops fighting in the southern town, with thousands more operating in the surrounding Nad Ali district – the biggest Afghan contribution to an offensive of the eight-year war. They’ve searched houses, identified suspected Taliban, helped detect bombs.

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Italian oil slick reaches key farm center ROME – Sludge from an oil spill snaked down the Po River on Thursday to reach the province of Parma, raising fears that the home of Italy’s famed prosciutto, parmesan cheese and other agricultural staples might be at risk of water contamination. Italian farm lobby Coldiretti insisted Italy’s food chain was safe since the Po is not being used for irrigation these days. But another group of farm owners, Confagricultura, warned that the spring planting season – particularly for water-intensive rice crops – might be at risk unless clean water is ensured.

Fire kills 21 in Bangladesh factory DHAKA, Bangladesh – A fire raced through a sweater factory near the Bangladeshi capital late Thursday, killing at least 21 people and injuring dozens more, officials and television reports said. Fire fighter official Abdur Rashid told The Associated Press by phone from the scene that rescuers recovered dozens of victims from the six-story building, which was engulfed in flames. Twentytwo of them were either “critically injured” or dead, he said.

India, Pakistan officials hold first talks NEW DELHI – India and Pakistan held their first official talks Thursday since the 2008 Mumbai siege, with both sides saying they wanted to rebuild trust shattered in that attack but acknowledging that the meeting was just a first step toward a renewed peace process. The four-hour meeting between the nucleararmed rivals ranged from shared water resources to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. But terrorism was the focus of the discussions – an emphasis Pakistan quickly made clear would only slow further talks.

Court frees ex-Navy, Air Force chiefs ANKARA, Turkey – Prosecutors released the former chiefs of the navy and air force and another top general late Thursday without immediately charging them with being involved in an alleged coup plot to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government, saying they were unlikely to flee. Twenty current and former senior officers, including five admirals and three generals, have been formally charged with plotting several years ago to topple Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government, and ordered held in jail. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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Italian environment protection workers are seen on the banks of the Lambro river as boons lay across the river in an effort to contain a major oil spill.




‘MARDI GRAS’: Castle Carnevale promises to be colorful, fiery. 1C KIDS NEWS: Solve a crossword puzzle about cornbread. 5B

Friday February 26, 2010 City Editor: Joe Feeney (336) 888-3537

DR. DONOHUE: Steroid inhalers decrease asthma attacks. 7B

Night City Editor: Chris McGaughey (336) 888-3540

Employers of refugees honored



Dr. Jason D. Huff joined Emerywood Hematology/Oncology. Huff is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. Before joining Cornerstone, he served as an oncologist at Penrose Cancer Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

World Relief of High Point holds appreciation dinner BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT – One of the largest hurdles for refugees who relocate to the states from countries filled with war and oppression is to find employment when they arrive. World Relief of High Point held an employer appreciation dinner Thursday night for companies in the Triad that employ refugees who have come to the U.S. through the organization. “The employers are so important to us, and we couldn’t do what we do without a place to send our refugees to work,” said Jenny Carson, employment specialist for the organization. “So we wanted to have a time to show appreciation for them.” Aramark Food Services at High Point University received World Relief’s 2009 Employer of the Year at the event. Aramark has 36 refugees employed through the campus’ food services. Blaire Areaux, retail operations manager for the university’s food services,

said she would encourage other employers to hire refugees as well. “We’ve found them to be extremely hard working and reliable,” she said. “I think refugees are often overlooked and equated with illegal aliens even though their immigration status is completely different. I think it’s important to give them a chance to get their feet on the ground.” Other employers invited to the event were Perdue, Swatchcraft, and High Point Regional Hospital. The children of several refugee families sang songs from their native country, Burma, at the event. The children represented two different ethnic groups in Burma - Karenn and Karenni. Burmese, Iraqi and other ethnic foods also were served. Mark Kadel, director for the organization said finding employment was a crucial aspect for refugees who had been through devastating situations. Often, refugees hold established careers such as a doctor or a lawyer in their native countries but


Sisters So Meh, 9, and Shar Mar, 11, whose families came to the U.S. through World Relief from Burma, sing songs from their native country for employers and guests at World Relief’s employer appreciation dinner. must take a modest job in the U.S. because their credentials don’t transfer, he said. “It’s hugely important that these refugees, who have suffered from war and persecution, have a place to start their lives,” he said. “They want to work and pay their taxes PAM HAYNES | HPE and be a part of the com- Jonathan Tyson (from left), Pete Mandala, Tisha Shaffer munity.” and Blaire Areaux, directors of food services for Aramark | 888-3617

at High Point University, accept the 2009 Employer of the Year Award from World Relief.

Officials approve naming gym for Raybon BY DAVID NIVENS ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

GUILFORD COUNTY – School district officials gave first round approval Thursday to naming the auxiliary gymnasium at Ragsdale High School for the man who spent the better part of 40 years there. After no one offered an alternative name, the Board of Education voted 10-0 to post for public comment for 30 days naming the gym for retired veteran coach and ath-

letic director Mike Raybon. Raybon, 68, spent 43 years with Guilford County Schools, 34 of them at Ragsdale where he became one of the state’s most influential figures in high school wrestling. School officials and Tiger fans surprised Raybon, who was organizing a wrestling tournament Thursday in Greensboro, with the nomination earlier in the school year during a celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary. Raybon was one of the leaders who consolidated the State Wrestling Tournament

to one site with competitions in each classification, making the tournament one of the largest in the Southeast. The nomination letter from the school booster club credits Raybon with “walking the extra mile, be it for school, community or state needs.” A member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Raybon’s teams won three state championshíps in wrestling. He has directed numerous 3A state wrestling tournaments as well as approximately

300 local, sectional, regional, and invitational wrestling tournaments. During his career, Raybon was physical education and special education teacher. He also taught social studies. As a coach, he instructed students in several team and individual sports. Raybon also helped plan and organize the Jamestown Youth League and also coached numerous teams. | 888-3626

Judge denies request to postpone murder trial Inside...


Mental competency still an issue. 3B


HIGH POINT – A judge has denied a South Carolina man’s request to delay his first-degree murder trial in a case that originated with a fatal shooting at a southeast High Point house more than five years ago. In an order filed Wednesday, Superior Court Judge

Ronald E. Spivey of Forsyth County declined to continue the March 22 trial date for RobWilliams ert Demetrius Williams, one of six people from Bennettsville, S.C., charged and the first to stand trial in the Oct. 22, 2004, death of Anthony Briggman Jr. at 707 Hines St. in an apparent drug-related robbery that went bad. In motions argued last week, Williams’ court-appointed attorney, Barry Snyder of Greensboro,

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also asked for state funds to hire a psychological expert to evaluate his client’s competency, claiming that he had exhibited signs of mental illness. Spivey declined the request, noting that Williams, 21, underwent a court-appointed examination at a state hospital in December 2009 in which he was found competent to stand trial. Experts there determined Williams had the ability to work with his lawyer in preparing a defense and that his purported symptoms of mental illness were “contrived

or knowingly fabricated,” the order stated. Williams’ trial has been delayed several times since his 2006 arrest at the request of the defense, most recently in October 2009 when a judge ordered him evaluated after he appeared in court the day his trial was scheduled to begin and said he was “hearing voices.” Spivey granted another motion from Snyder for additional state money to hire an investigator, approving up to $1,000 despite the fact that another judge granted $2,500 for the same purpose in July


2008. The order noted that Snyder apparently was seeking an investigator to examine the same issue he did two years ago: a possible alibi defense for Williams. Spivey issued another order requiring the defendant to give notice of a defense of “alibi, duress, entrapment, insanity, mental infirmity, diminished capacity, self-defense, accident, automatism, involuntary intoxication or voluntary intoxication” and to disclose the identity of any potential alibi witnesses to the state. | 888-3531



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John Allen....................Kernersville Georgia Beck..............Thomasville Isaac Bosier............Pinewood, S.C. Waver Covington.........Asheboro Minnie Gilmore............High Point Edna Guest.....................High Point Speedy Lohr....................Lexington Vance Mullis..................High Point Colon Neighbors..........High Point Lucy Newsome.............Lexington Peter Pullen....................High Point Dallis Stanley.....................Linwood Irene Smith....................High Point Dwayne Smith...................Denton The High Point Enterprise publishes death notices without charge. Additional information is published for a fee. Obituary information should be submitted through a funeral home.

Edna Guest HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Edna Earl Williams Guest was one of eleven children born to the union of the late Dewey Essex Johnson Williams and Dorothy Leach Williams on January 19, 1933. Her earthly pilgrimage from life to eternity was accomplished in the span of 77 years. Thus this pilgrimage came to a close, as she transitioned to the loving arms of our Father, early on the morning of February 22, 2010 at Evergreens Senior Health Care. A lifetime resident of Guilford County, Edna was a graduate of William Penn High School, and received further training at Maco Beauty School, to follow her passion in the field of cosmetology. Edna was preceded in death by her husband of many years, William Guest, one son, Keith; seven brothers, Joseph Paul Williams, Walter Bell Williams, Hubert Leander Williams, James Weldon Williams, Clarence Williams, Auther Alexander Williams, and Bobby Ray Williams; her loving, and adoring sister, Willie Pearl Hutton. EDNA leaves an endearing, and lasting legacy. Family and friends will always be reminded of her unwavering faith in God, her strong sense of family, and her loving example of beauty and inner strength. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Denise Goode (James), and her precious grandchildren; two brothers who will cherish her memories: Tucker E. Williams and wife, Brenda, of High Point and Jerry L. Williams and wife, Ava, of Jamestown; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will embrace their memories forever. Memorial service will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the Haizlip Chapel, 206 Fourth St., with the Rev. Roger Hutton, officiating. Family visitation will begin at 11:00. Online condolences may be made at

Dallis B. Stanley LINWOOD â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dallas â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dallisâ&#x20AC;? Byron Stanley, 63, died February 24, 2010. Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Grace Baptist Church. Arrangements by Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington.

Deacon Isaac J. Bosier PINEWOOD, S.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Deacon Isaac â&#x20AC;&#x153;Babeâ&#x20AC;? Bosier was born on Sunday August 7, 1927 in Clarendon County. He was the son of the late Deacon Willie Bosier and Anna Liza Jackson Bosier He was the widower of Mary â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yeaâ&#x20AC;? Dow Bosier. Deacon Bosier attended the public schools of Clarendon County. He was employed as a heavy machine operator for over thirty years . He retired from the South Carolina Department of Public Transportation. Deacon Bosier was a lifelong member of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;Silver Communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? Pinewood, SC, where he served faithfully in many capacities. He served as Chairman of the Deaconâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ministry , member of both the Senior Choir and Male Chorus. Also as Former Sunday School Teacher and Former Chairman of the Trustee Ministry. He was a member of the Black River Missionary Baptist Association. Deacon Bosier entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 21, 2010 at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation Center, Sumter, South Carolina. He was preceded in death by a son, Frank Bosier, Jr. Deacon Bosier leaves to cherish his memories; a daughter, Mary (Reverend Johnus) Matthews of High Point, NC; six sons, John (Minister Wilhelmina) Bosier and Floyd (Sylvia) Bosier, both of High Point, NC; Isaac (Thelma) Bosier, James (Susie) Bosier and Reverend Thomas (Elizabeth) Bosier, all of Thomasville, NC and Leroy Bosier of the home, three adopted children, Mattie (John ) Dyson , Rena Blair and Moses (Jackie) Jones, all of Summerton, SC; 27 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, one great-greatgrandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and close friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, Summerton, SC. with the Reverend Dr. W.T.Johnson-Host Pastor, Reverend J. H. Pringle- Eulogist, and Reverend W. J. Chandler- Pastor Presiding. Final resting place will be at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Pinewood, SC. Deacon Bosier will lie in state at Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church one hour prior to the service (10:00 a.m.). Visitation for Deacon Isaac J. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Babeâ&#x20AC;? Bosier will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2010 in the Chapel of Dysonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Funerals. The family is receiving friends at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, John and Minister Wilhemina Bosier, 1630 Stoneybrook Drive, High Point, NC and at other times at the home, 2735 Frank Rhames Road, Pinewood, SC. Online condolences may be sent to: Professional Services Entrusted to Dysonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Funerals, 237 Main Street, Summerton, South Carolina 803-485-4280.

Minnie Gilmore

Irene Younts Smith

HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mrs. Minnie Bell Taylor Gilmore, 84, of 308 Guilford Ave., died Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at Westwood Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Gilmore was born on January 27, 1926, to the late Lila Scott Taylor and John Henry Taylor, Sr. in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coming from Columbia, South Carolina, she attended William Penn High School where she played basketball and was a cheerleader. She was employed with Royals, Inc., as a seamstress and became a faithful member of Memorial United Methodist Church where she sang with the choir and a member of the Alice P. McCloud Sunday School Class. Minnie was a member of the Pointerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Club, Rose Garden Club and Pollyanna Club. She loved to sew, she loved flowers, to cook, was a songbird, enjoyed life and loved family and church. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and siblings. Surviving relatives include one son, Roscoe Arthur Gilmore, Jr. (Sandra) of High Point; three daughters, Patricia Townsend, Alicia Gilmore Gathings, and Rosalind Gilmore all of High Point; three grandchildren, Alisa Gipson of High Point, Reneeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Robinson of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Louis Robert Gilmore of Charlotte, NC; three great grandchildren, Ashley Little, Gerald Gipson, and Nicholas Gipson all of High Point; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was fondly called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bobbiâ&#x20AC;? by close friends. Funeral service will be 12:30 p.m., Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Memorial United Methodist Church, 1327 Cedrow Drive with the Rev. Jessie Keaton officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Gardens Cemetery. Family visitation will be Sunday at the church 12:00 to 12:30 and other times at the residence. Haizlip Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mrs. Irene Younts Smith, 88, a resident of High Point died February 22, 2010. She was born August 4, 1921 in Davidson Co., a daughter of Irvin and Molly Hedrick Younts. Mrs. Smith was employed with Rice Hosiery Co. retiring in 1992. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, the Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wesley/Character Builders, the Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Society and the Young at Heart Club. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband Elburn Woodrow Smith and a son, James â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jimâ&#x20AC;? P. Shackelford, Jr. Surviving are her daughter, Carlene Robbins and husband Eugene of Archdale; two sons, Jerry Smith and wife Ann of Durham, Steven D. Shackelford of Ellijay, GA; sisterin-law, Helen D. Younts of High Point; four grandchildren, Rhonda Auman and husband Melvin, Donovan Shackelford and wife Kim, Cindi Smith Grassi, Randy Smith and wife Dawne and seven great grandchildren, Kristen White and husband Tim, Tracy Auman, Molly Shackelford, Matthew Shackelford, Ashlyn Smith, Brooke Smith and Chase Smith. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church conducted by the Reverend Dr. Perry Miller. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Mrs. Smith will remain at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 East Lexington Ave. until placed into the church thirty minutes before the service. The family will receive friends at Sechrest Funeral Service on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family request that any memorials be directed to Christ United Methodist Church, 1300 N. College Dr., High Point, NC 27262 or to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oakbranch Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407. Online condolences can be made at

Dwayne Smith

Speedy Lohr

DENTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Grady Dwayne Smith, 49, died February 25, 2010, at Lexington Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Summerville Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sherman Paul â&#x20AC;&#x153;Speedyâ&#x20AC;? Lohr, 77, of S.P. Lohr Drive died February 24, 2010, at his home. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

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KERNERSVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mr. John Allen, 96, of Kernersville passed away on February 24, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Allen was born December 2, 1913, in Columbia, South Carolina. He was a United States Army veteran of World War ll and had worked as a railroad engineer. He was a member of Abbottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Creek Missionary Baptist Church and was a Mason. Mr. Allen was a friend to many and had accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Mr. Allen was a loving â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pop-Popâ&#x20AC;? to his grandchildren. On June 7, 1975, Mr. Allen was married to the former Aggi Hanson, who survives of the residence. Also surviving are two daughters, Susan Hernandez of High Point and Lynn Conners of New Jersey, six step-daughters, three grandchildren, Nicole Pifer, Rachel Hernandez and Christopher Hernandez and two great-grandchildren, T.J. Pifer and Danielle Pifer. A Memorial Service will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Lucy Owens Newsome, 86, died February 24, 2010, at Lexington Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


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Peter M. Pullen HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Peter M. Pullen of High Point passed away February 25, 2010, at the Hospice Home at High Point, after a six year fight with COPD. Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wishes were that no public service be held, which the family is honoring. He was born July 20, 1935, in Stamford, CT to the late E. Markey Pullen, M.D. and Joan Travers Pullen. He was preceded in death by sisters, May McKee and Joan Orteig. Peter was a member of the New Canaan, CT, Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Westport, CT, Striped Bass Club. He served in the US Army and was a graduate of Dartmouth College. He enjoyed golf and was a member at Pine Knolls Golf Club and worked out at Goldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gym. Surviving are his wife Susan and children, Laura (John) Anderson, Leisa Kelly, Sheila (Bryan) Kaligan, Peter, Jr. (Alison) Pullen, Sarah Pullen (Andy Rodriguez) and Brad Veley. Brother, E. Markey (Pat) Pullen and Paul Pullen, M.D. and sister, Markey Burke. Twenty Grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, The family wishes to thank Dr. Wayne Beauford and Staff as well as Hospice of the Piedmont. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice Home at High Point, 1803 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences can be made at Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

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Colon Neighbors HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mr. Colon Ransom Neighbors, 86, resident of 3230 Pine Needles Dr. died early Thursday morning in the High Point Regional Hospital following a short illness. Mr. Neighbors was born Sept. l7, l923 in Guilford County a son of Obert and Brady Weavil Neighbors. He had been a resident of High Point most of his life and was a retired concrete contractor. Mr. Neighbors was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Mr. Neighbors was a member of the Westchester Baptist church where he was a former Deacon and served on various committees. On June l0, l941 he was married to Clara Vaughn who survives of the home. Also surviving are l son: Odell Neighbors and wife Carol of Watkinsville, Ga. and l daughter: Mrs. Sherry Moffitt and husband Jim of Thomasville; l Sister: Mrs. Ruth Gibson and husband James Roger Gibson of Hickory; 3 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren. Mr. Neighbors was preceded in death by 2 Brothers: Doug and O.R. Neighbors Jr. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday at ll:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Dr. by the Rev. Eric N. Peacock. Entombment will follow in the Oakwood Mausoleum with military rites by the Randolph County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Westchester Baptist Church, P.O. Box 5l88, High Point, N.C. 27262. Please share condolences with the family at www.

HIGH POINT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mr. Vance Leroy Mullis, 78, of High Point, died Thursday, February 25, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. Born May 14, 1931, in Guilford County, he was the son of the late Roy Herman Mullis and Frances Connell Mullis. He enjoyed reading, watching television and NASCAR. Mr. Mullis was a US Army Veteran. He was also preceded in death by two sons Vance Leroy Mullis, Jr. and Michael Dale Mullis. Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Grubb and husband, Tommy, Mary Alice Bidwell, and Hilda Ream all of Archdale; two brothers Richard Mullis

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otary Club of the Triad selected Eileen Douglas to receive the 2009 Bobbi Martin Community Service Award, primarily due to her many years as a volunteer (often behind the scenes) in the High Point community. In the 1980s, she served the homeless at Open Door shelter (then in the former YMCA on S. Main Street), then she and her husband recognized a need and provided the first ThanksgivHERE & ing breakfast THERE at the shelter – something Tom they have Blount been doing ■■■ on holidays ever since, reported Blair Rankin, Triad Rotary past president. Other projects in which she has been involved include mission trips to West Virginia, Crop Walk, Chicken Feed for Habitat for Humanity, Mobile Meals, Ward Street Mission, Mission Committee at First Presbyterian Church, Pennies for Hunger, Angel Tree camping, Interfaith Hospitality Network, church elder and Sunday school teacher.

Past recipients of the award first presented in 1986: Bobbi Martin, David Maas, Nido Qubein, A.J. Simeon, Max Meeks, Jerry Culler, David S. Miller, A. Laurin Welborn, Tom Blount, Jim Hoyng, Bud Hill, Richard Payne, Alice Smith, Jim Armstrong, Becky Yates, Gart Evans, James Burris, Bea and Bob Rule, John Womack, Bob Duncan, Judy Mendenhall, Nancy Laney and Dr. Mike Hussey.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR StellarCon 34, North Carolina’s oldest fan-run science-fiction convention, is expected to draw some 500 participants to Best Western High Point Hotel March 5-7. John Davis, StellarCon convention manager, says this year’s special guests include New York Times best-sellling “Star Wars” authors Timothy Zahn, Michael Stackpole and Aaron Allston, artist Doug Chaffe and local game designer Steven Long of Hero Games. Convention hours are 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. March 5; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. March 6; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7. Prices range from $5 (children 6-12 on March 6) to $38 (adult on March 5). Details: (336) 965-0255. Sports Exhibited exhibit, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, March 1-April 8, Theatre Art Galleries – illustrations from N.C. Society of Illustrators, works by Ross Holt. Free. Details: 887-2137. ... Nancy Bowman of High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau reminds us that Premarket dates are March 15-16; the UHC North Carolina Marathon (expected to draw 3,000 participants) is scheduled for March 18-21; and the Live Healthy Expo, held in conjunction with the UHC NC Marathon and open to the public, is scheduled for noon to 10 p.m. March 19 and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 20 at Showplace. Details: 834-9919. | 888-3543


Women don costumes at last year’s Castle Carnevale at Castle McCulloch.

‘Mardi Gras of the Carolinas’ Castle Carnevale promises a colorful, spirited and fiery affair BY JIMMY TOMLIN ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER


AMESTOWN – When you consider the lineup of entertainment for Castle Carnevale, the festival’s nickname – “The Mardi Gras of the Carolinas” – sounds about right. From fire dancers and bawdy pirates to a jazz band, daring aerialists and burlesque dancers – surrounded by a multitude of costumed revelers – the sixth annual Castle Carnevale will give the grounds of Jamestown’s Castle McCulloch a distinctive Mardi Gras flavor. “It took a little while for people to understand what the concept was,” says Patika Starr, who serves as Castle Carnevale director and lines up entertainment for the festival. “But when we came up with ‘Mardi Gras of the Carolinas’ and started using that catch phrase, we got a lot more people because they understood what it was about.” In addition to music from the Firecracker Jazz Band, the festival will include a number of what might be considered “fringe acts” – acts you’re not likely to find at your run-of-themill street festival. Among those acts are: • The Carolina Black Flaggers, a spirited group of pirate re-enactors who perform and lead revelers in a series of bawdy drinking games. • Unifire Theatre, an Ashevillebased troupe that blends theater with fire arts such as spinning, juggling, breathing fire and eating fire. Among other things, the troupe will perform a firethemed version of “Cinderella.” • Zany Umbrella Circus, a twowoman team of aerialists who will perform aerial silks, aerial trapeze and aerial hoops. • The Three Graces Entertainment, a female dance troupe that will present a Charleston cabaret show representative of


Castle Carnevale performers will include Unifire Theatre of Asheville.



The sixth annual Castle Carnevale will be held Saturday, from 8:30 p.m. until 2 a.m., at Castle McCulloch in Jamestown. Attendees must be 21 or older to enter. Tickets are $25 at the gate, $10 for college students (with college ID). Attendees are encouraged to wear a costume, and a free mask will be provided with all general admission tickets. For more information and/or to view a gallery of photos from previous Castle Carnevales, visit the “Roaring Twenties.” • Foxy Moxy, a burlesque dancer and cabaret singer. • Body-paint artist Scott Fray,


whose “Living Brush” body paintings have been a popular attraction at the annual Burning Man Festival in Nevada. • Tasuma, a drum troupe that plays traditional and original instrumental West African music. • Musician Rob Reiser, who will serenade audience members with his acoustic guitar and original, very naughty medieval ballads. In keeping with the Mardi Gras theme, those who attend Castle Carnevale are strongly encouraged to wear costumes – and they do. “People dress up to the hilt – they really go all out with their costumes,” Starr says. “The costumes are what some people come to see as much as the entertainment. It’s always a lot of fun.” | 888-3579

The Junior League of High Point will sponsor its annual Kids in the Kitchen program – part of a nationwide education initiative on childhood obesity and nutrition – on March 6. The event will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at the Millis Regional Health Education Center, 600 N. Elm St. The event targets children in kindergarten through fifth grade, and admission is free. Registration is required by today, and space is limited. To register, contact the Junior League at 889-5479 or via e-mail at info@ The program is designed to raise awareness and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. “Our goal is to encourage children to make healthy decisions through proper nutrition, exercise and good hygiene in their everyday lives,” says Donna Braswell-Bray, chairwoman of Kids in the Kitchen. “The event is a combination of hands-on, fun activities that make a lifelong impact on children’s lives.” There will be three stations: • Reading, dancing and singing with Roosevelt Pitt and Mshindo Kuumba, creators of “Food Adventures with Charles the Chef,” a book created to help children develop good eating habits. • Food safety and hygiene tips, as well as preparation of nutritious snacks by Geissler Baker of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Agency. • Exercise and health-related activities in the Millis Center’s activity room. For more information about Kids in the Kitchen, visit http://kidsinthe







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The publisher of High Point Enterprise, Thomasville Times, and Archdale-Trinity News is not liable for slight typographical errors or other minor mistakes that do not lessen the value of the advertisement. The publisherʼs liability for other errors is limited to the publication of the advertisement or the refund of money paid for the advertisement. Please check your advertisement on the first day of publication. The High Point Enterprise, Thomasville Times, or Archdale-Trinity News will not give credit after the first insertion. The High Point Enterprise, Thomasville Times, or Archdale-Trinity News will not be held libel for the omission of an advertisement. All claims for adjustments must be made within 7 business days of insertion of advertisement.


Raintree Apartments Carefree living Convenient location No Security Deposit. (336) 869-6011 STUDIO Apt. for rent. All utilities incl. Pilot School area. $350/mo. + dep. 472-9132 Ambassador Court Apts. Up to 2 Months FREE! 336-884-8040 T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080.


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Superior Seating A high end cushion mfg. co. is accepting applications for an experienced foam fabricator in cushion assembly. Only exp. need apply 322 Fraley Rd. High Point, NC 27263



CDL driver needed that can sell and run truck. NO drugs or alcohol. Carolina Furniture, Butch English, 336-324-7666



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City of Archdale Recruiting for a Seasonal Park Maintenance position. Must be 18, NC Driver’s License with a clean driving record, work flexible hours, pass all background checks. $8 - $10 per hour. Apply by 3/12/10 at 4 : 3 0 p . m .

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Apartments Furnished

3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483


Apartments Unfurnished

1br Archdale $395 1br Lassiter $375 Daycare $3200 L&J Prop 434-2736 2BR. Applis, W/D conn. Clean, Good Loc. $460. 431-9478

APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info. Archdale – 506-A Playground. Nice 1 BR, 1 BA apt. Water, stove, refrig. furn. Hardwood floors. No smoking, no pets. $350/mo + sec dep. Call 434-3371


Rece ptionis t needed for Insurance Office, 8-5, variety of tasks, Office exp. with computer, excel skills req’d. PNC License a plus. Benefits. Fax resume to 889-7033.



Hair Stylist and Nail Tech needed at Stylemasters to take Walk-Ins & Call -Ins. Kim 442-8616

Commercial Property

5000 sq. ft. former daycare with a 5000 sq. ft. fenced in yard. Well located in High Point. Call day or night 336-625-6076 600 SF Wrhs $200 400 SF Office $250 T-ville 336-561-6631 70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076 Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076 Medi cal Off/ Retail/ Showroom/Manufac. 1200-5000 sqft. $450/mo. 431-7716

OFFICE SPACES Looking to increase or decrease your office size. Large & Small Office spaces. N High Point. All amenities included & Conference Room, Convenient to the Airport.



across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Retail Off/Warehouse 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $1600 T-ville 336-362-2119 Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics



1711-B Welborn St., HP. 2BR duplex w/stove, refrig., dishwasher, like new, W/D conn. $515/mo 248-6942

Homes Unfurnished

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2BR Apt unfurnished, C ent Air, No Pets. Near Pilot School on Harmon Dr, T-ville. $400 mo & $400 dep. 476-4756



1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019



WOW Winter Special! 2br $395 remodeled $200dep-sect. 8 no dep E. Commerce 988-9589


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WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.

Duplex in Archdale 2 BR, 1BA 301-A Kersey Rd. $440/mo. Call 336-215-5870

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★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Quality 1 & 2 BR Apts for Rent Starting @ $395 Southgate Garden & Piedmont Trace Apartments (336) 476-5900 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ L i k e n e w 2 b r Townhouse, $550. mo, Call 336-2678585 Now Leasing Apts Newly Remodeled, 1st Month Free Upon Approved Application, Reduced Rents, Call 336-889-5099

Stylist, Full/Part Time positions available, great pay & benefits, Call 336312-1885

Carriers Needed Need to earn extra money? Are you interested in running your own business? This is the opportunity for you. The High Point Enterprise is looking for carriers to deliver the newspaper as independent contractors. You must be able to work early morning hours. Routes must be delivered by 6am. This is seven days a week, 365 days per year. We have routes available in the following areas: ● N. Hamilton St to Carolina Area, Approx 1 hours, $600 mo.



If you are interested in any of the above routes, please come by the office at 210 Church Avenue between 8:30am-4:30pm.

Place your ad in the classifieds! Buy * Save * Sell 212 Edgeworth-1br 1116 Wayside-3br 883-9602 2BR, 1BA, House or Duplex Move in Specials. Call 803-1314 2BR Cathedral Ceiling, Applis, Wooded Lot. $595 472-0224 2BR Central Air, carpet, blinds, appls., No pets. 883-4611 LM


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4 BEDROOMS 112 White Oak.........$1195 3700 Innwood ........$1195 622 Dogwood ........ $895 3 BEDROOMS 1108 English............ $895 1312 Granada ......... $895 306 Northridge........$875 509 Langdale ..........$750 2705 Ingleside Dr ....$725 1728-B N. Hamilton . $695 1700-F N.hamilton ... $625

813 Magnolia .......... $595 2415 Williams ..........$575 726 Bridges.............$575 1135 Tabor...............$575 1604 W. Ward ........ $550 1020 South ............. $550 2208-A Gable way .. $550

601 Willoubar.......... $550 1605 Staley............. $525 324 Louise ............. $525 1016 Grant .............. $525 919 Old Winston ..... $525 2209-A Gable Way .. $500 127 Pinecrest.......... $495 2219 N. Centennial.. $495

1019 Montlieu ..........$475 912 Putnam .............$475 1606 Larkin............. $450 114 Greenview ........ $450 502 Everett ............ $450 322 Walker............. $425 2 BEDROOM 2640 2D Ingleside $780

1048 Oakview......... $650 213 W. State........... $600 101 #6 Oxford Pl ..... $535 1540 Beaucrest ...... $525 215 Friendly ............ $500 204 Prospect ......... $500 1420 Madison......... $500 16 Leonard ............. $495 419 Peace ...............$475 1198 Day................. $450 1707 W. Rotary ....... $450 1100 Wayside ......... $450 111 Chestnut ........... $450 1101 Blain ................ $450 700-B Chandler...... $425 12 June................... $425 205-A Tyson Ct...... $425 204 Hoskins ........... $425 1501-B Carolina ...... $425 321 Greer ............... $400 324 Walker............. $400 713-B Chandler ...... $399 2903-A Esco .......... $395 305 Allred............... $395 1043-B Pegram ...... $395 908 E. Kearns ........ $395 1704 Whitehall ........ $385 601-B Everett ..........$375 2306-A Little ...........$375 501 Richardson .......$375 1206 Adams ........... $350 1227 Redding ......... $350 305 Barker ............. $350 406 Kennedy.......... $350 311-B Chestnut....... $350 1705-A Rotary ........ $350 1516-B Oneka......... $350 3006 Oakcrest ....... $325 4703 Alford ............ $325 1633-B Rotary ........ $300 313-B Barker .......... $300 314-B W. Kearns .... $295 1116-B Grace .......... $295 1711-B Leonard ....... $285 1517 Olivia............... $280 1515 Olivia............... $280 1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams ........ $495 1107-B Robin Hood........ $425 1107-C Robin Hood . $425

620-A Scientific .......$375 508 Jeanette...........$375 1119-A English......... $350 910 Proctor............. $325 309-B Chestnut ......$275 502-B Coltrane .......$270 1228 Tank............... $250 1317-A Tipton.......... $235 608-A Lake ............ $225 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 901-A Thissell 1br 415 Cable 2br 804 Forrest 2br 904 Proctor 1br 313 Windley 2br 2508 Kivett 2br

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A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970. A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210. AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 491-2997 LOW Weekly Rates a/c, phone, HBO, eff. Travel Inn Express, HP 883-6101 no sec. dep.

Private extra nice. Quiet. No alochol/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 Rooms, $100- up. No Alcohol or Drugs. Incld Util.. 887-2033 Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.



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Mobile Homes/Spaces

1 BEDROOMS 311 E. Kendall ................. $350 313 B Kersey .................. $340 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 1007 A Park .................... $250 911-A Park ...................... $250 Storage Bldgs. Avail. COMMERCIAL SPACE 11246NMain 1200s.......... $850

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Red Nosed Pitt Bull Puppies 3 Females. $100 each. Call 336434-3620

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Smith Mtn. Lake, furn., 4bdr, house, 200 ft. from lake, pwrd water to ys, gate d comm., $60,000. 861-5342

Cemetery Plots/Crypts

2 Cemetery Plots. Floral Garden, section S. Price $2000. each. 431-8753 2 Plots in Holly Hill Memorial Cemetery. Quick Sale. Call 336812-1614

4 grave plots Section S Lot 43 Floral Garden Park C.V. $12,800. Sell $9,500 . Call 434-2485 from 4 to 9pm


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Computer Repair

SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042


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Commercial Property

1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111 30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076

5416 Meadowbrook Dr, Trinity. Exc Loc. Sm Trailer #3. Restrictions. 431-5672



8 Homes Available Furnished, Ready for immediate occupancy Call Tim 336301-4997


908 Meadowlands owlands - A must see see. A stately home with a w wonderful floorplan, huge master suite on the main, glass shower with body jets. Sound system throughout the entire main level, tv’s in almost every room even the garage. Too many upgrades to list, come and see for yourself. $489,900

146 Twin Creeks C k - NEW PRICE!!! What Wh t a deal!!! d l!!! Great G t split foyer with a layout perfect for a family. 3BR/2BA. Huge yard to play in, cul de sac lot, quiet neighborhood. Lower level makes a great family room/ office. Basement. Come see this one. $157,900

1381 Old Thomasville What a deal! 44.36 36 acres acres.2200 2200 sq sq. ft. living area on main level, 2200 sq. ft. unfinished basement. Large rooms throughout the house, permanent stairs to the attic. 2 car attached garage on main level, one car garage on the lower level, and 2 car detached garage. 20’ x 50’ storage building on the back of the property with water and electricity. $305,900

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Mobile: 336-848-2566 519235

USED APPLIANCES Sales & Services $50 Service Call 336-870-4380

Fuel Wood/ Stoves

FIREWOOD Seasoned & delivered. 1/2 cord $60; full cord $110. Call 442-4439 Firewood. Split, Seasoned & Delivered, $85 3/4 Cord. Call 817-2787/848-8147



Dinnette Set 45“ Glass table, with 4 chairs, $110.00 Call 336-289-5740


Household Goods

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

Manufactured Houses

2 & 3 BR homes Sophia, Randleman & Elon plus Handyman Homes Fix it and it’s yours! Sophie & Randleman 336-495-1907 Elon 336-449-3090

Samsung 42 inch. rear projection TV, excellent cond. cost $2000. selling for $500. 687-1172

7180 CKC Shih Tzu Puppies 2 Males, 1st shots & dewormed. $400. Call 336-906-5876

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3 BEDROOMS 603 Denny...................... $750 601 E. Lexington............. $725 216 Kersey ..................... $600 281 Dorothy.................... $550 1511 Long........................ $525 1414 Madison ................. $525 205 Guilford ................... $495 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 920 Forest ..................... $450 707 Marlboro.................. $400 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 1005 Park ....................... $350 2 BEDROOMS 2847 Mossy Mdow ........ $900 1100 Westbrook.............. $750 902-1A Belmont ............. $600 208 Liberty ..................... $550 8798 US 311 #2............... $495 1806 Welborn ................. $495 906 Beaumont ............... $475 3612 Eastward ............... $465 320 Player...................... $425 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 283 Dorthy ..................... $400 4846 Pike ....................... $400 1035 B Pegram .............. $395 304-A Kersey................. $395 913 Howard.................... $375 502 Lake ........................ $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1429 E Commerce ......... $375 901-C Gaines ................. $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 3602-A Luck .................. $350 415 A Whiteoak.............. $325 286 Dorthoy................... $300 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300

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Maytag 14.8 cubic ft. Deep Freezer. 3 years old. Like New. $185. Call 336-307-2921 for more information

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2 Houses for Rent. All $525 month, $500 deposit. (1) 3BR/1BA, (1) 2BR/1BA. 1316 Boundary, 913 Richlan d. Call 2 09-6054223 3BR, 1BA, Stove, Refridge, Central Heat and Air, $600 mo + $600 dep. Fresh Paint and Carpet. Call 336-259-6849 3BR/2BA, Fenced in yard. Carpeted. Nice $950mo, 454-1478 4 BEDROOMS 103 Roelee ..................... $950


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1BR MH. Stove & refrig. ele. heat. Must show employment proof. 431-5560

Clean 2br, 2ba, , water incl, NO Pets $200 dep. $95. wkly, 4728275


$99.00 Down 3 & 4 bedroom homes available w/no credit call Crystal 336301-1448

1.3 ac. 2400 sf. house $89,900. David. Cty. brokr-ownr 4752600


Nice 2br hrdwood flrs, gas heat/air, $500. mo 431-8865


MATTRESSES Don’t be mislead! Dbl. pillowtop sets. F. $160, Q. $195, K. $250. 688-3108



Almost New, White GE/Hotpoint Refrigerator, Ice Maker. Freezer on top. $275 obo. 336-689-1529



SCA Wolf System Series 4 Tanning Bed, VGC, $500. Firm. Call 336-431-2965 or 880-9292

FOR RENT 620 N. HAMILTON William & Mary Apts. Close to Senior Center & Cloverleaf Supermarket on bus line. Apt. 11A. 3 rooms, stove, refrig., heat, air conditioning unit, water, hot water, laundromat.............................................................. $375 APT. 12-A 1 room ....................................................$298 APT. 17-A 2 rooms .................................................. $310 215-G DOROTHY Westwood Heights Apts. 4 rooms & 1 1/2 baths. Electric heat & air, carpet, stove, refrig. w/d conn MOVE IN SPECIAL. .......................................................................$360 1003 N. MAIN. Rowella Apartments. Efficiency unit Apt. #2, stove, refrig., heat, water, hot water.......................................................................$298 APT #6. 3 rooms ..................................................... $379 824-H OLD WINSTON RD. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, central air, stove, refrig., D/W, disposal, hardwood floors, W/D conn., covered patio........................................................................$550 1705-D E. LEXINGTON. Village Square Apts. 4 rooms & bath, stove, refrig., electric heat/air, water, laundromat on grounds................................ $375 320-G RICHARDSON. Downtown apts. 3 rooms & bath. Stove, refrig., water, elec. heat & air, carpet ............................................................$335 106-D THOMAS. Fairfield Village Apts. (off E. Fairfield Rd.) 4 rooms & bath, electric heat, stove, refrig., A/C unit, carpet, RENT SPECIAL ................................................................................$395 916 WESTBROOK (Archdale), 4 rooms & 2 bath condo, stove, refrig., microwave, dishwasher, disposal, W/D conn., carpet, electric heat & air ................................................................$590 401 A CHESTNUT. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................ $375 612 A CHANDLER. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, central air, stove, refrig., brick, W/D connect, paved drive .............................................................$335 920 GRACE. 6 rooms & bath (3BR), gas heat, central air, carpet, W/D conn .................................. $375 604 PARKWOOD. 5 rooms & bath, electric heat, W/D conn.......................................................$450 1605 PERSHING. 5 rooms & bath, electric heat, W/D conn.......................................................$450 1805 WHITEHALL. 5 rooms & bath, electric heat, W/D conn.......................................................$450 1705 WORTH. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, central air, carpet, W/D conn ........................................$598 224-C STRATFORD ROAD. (Archdale) 4 rooms & bath, electric heat, A/C unit, stove, refrig., carpet, W/D conn ........................................$365 706-C RAILROAD, THOMASVILLE. 4 rooms & bath, stove, refrig., electric heat .............................$345 1415 JOHNSON. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................$398 804 WINSLOW. 5 rooms & bath (2BR), hardwood floors, gas heat, W/D conn ...........................$335 2709 E. KIVETT. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, cental air, W/D conn., carpet, large paved drive in rear .............................................................$398 1502-A LEONARD. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, carpet .....................................................................$250 2618 WOODRUFF. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn., hardwood floors ...................................$460 1301 & 1305 BENCINI. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn., brick ............................................$325 916-B AMOS. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat to each, W/D conn. ..................................................... $198 231 CRESTWOOD CIRCLE. (off Greensboro Rd.) 4 rooms & bath, elec. heat & air, W/D conn........................................................................$425 1922 CEDROW. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, paved drive, W/D conn., brick.................................$425 221-A CHESTNUT. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................$398 1202 CLOVERDALE. 3 rooms & bath, gas heat to each room ..........................................................$225 1108 HICKORY CHAPEL RD. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, carpet, W/D conn .................................... $375 1502 LARKIN. 5 rooms & bath (2BR), gas heat, central A/C, large lot, covered front porch ........................................MOVE IN SPECIAL $325 1444N. HAMILTON. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn.,..............................................................$385 305-A PHILLIPS. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat ................................................................................$300 3228 WELLINGFORD. (Oakview). 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, A/C.................................................$450 1609 PERSHING. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, air, W/D conn ..........................................................$500 1423 COOK. 5 rooms & bath (2 bedrooms), gas heat to each room, stove, refrig., W/D conn........................................................................$420 313 HOBSON ST. 5 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................$335 705-B CHESTNUT. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................$390 605 & 613 FOWLER. 4 rooms & bath, oil heat ................................................................................$400 1407-A E. COMMERCE. (Colonial Court Apts.) 4 rooms & bath, gas heat to each room, brick, washer conn., hardwood floors.....................$325 110 BRIGGS. 2 room house & bath, gas heat, new carpet, W/D conn ............................................$225 706 E. COMMERCE. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat 702 E. COMMERCE. 4 rooms, gas heat..................$250 201 KELLY. 4rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D connection .............................................................$350. 1316 B. VERNON. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, paneled walls, W/D conn ........................................$250 100 LAWNDALE. 5 rooms & bath, electric heat, W/D conn.......................................................$450 1009 TRUE LANE. 5 rooms & bath. Electric heat & AC unit. Hardwood floors, w/d conn ................................................................................$450 1015 TRUE LANE. 5 rooms & bath, electric heat, W/D conn.......................................................$425 1101 CARTER. 4 rooms and bath, gas heat, W/D conn................................................................$350 304-B PHILLIPS. 4 rms., bath, gas ht., W/D conn........................................................................$300 900 MEREDITH. 4 rooms & bath. Gas heat, new flooring, w/d conn ............................Sec. 8 or $298 1500-B HOBART. 4 rooms & bath, electric heat, washer conn., brick....................... Sect. 8 or $298 614 EVERETTE LANE. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, carpet, clean ................................. Sect. 8 or $498 2823 CRAIG POINT. 5 rooms & 1 1 ⁄ 2 baths, gas heat, central air W/D conn ..................... Sect. 8 or $500 1506 GRAVES. 5 rooms & 1 1 ⁄ 2 bath, gas heat, carpet, W/D conn................................... Sect. 8 or $398 1106 GRACE. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat ............................................................Section 8 or $425 406 GREER. 4 rooms & bath, gas heat, W/D conn....................................................Section 8 or $325 2600 HOLLEMAN. 4 rooms & bath, gas & electric heat, just renovated, some carpet, W/D conn............................................Section 8 or $498

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The High Point Enterprise is accepting applications in the advertising department for the following position:

97 Dodge Avenger $800 dn 02 Saturn L200 $900 dn 98 Dodge Ram $900 dn 04 Chevrolet Malibu $1000 dn Plus Many More!

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Auto Centre, Inc.

BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910 BUYING ANTIQUES. Old Furn, Glass, Old Toys & Old Stuff. 1pc or all. Buy estates big/small. W/S 817-1247/ 788-2428

Advertising Consultant. A highly motivated marketing consultant who understands the difference in selling advertising versus delivering solutions. The right candidate is goal oriented, understands the requirements of achieving goals and meets that expectation through prospecting, finding and delivering solutions for the customer and providing exceptional customer service after the sale. Position is full-time with an opportunity to grow with a highly successful media company. On-the-job training provided, excellent benefits including 401K and major medical. If you thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, take your responsibilities seriously and delight in helping others this could be just what you are looking for. Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Wagner, Advertising Director High Point Enterprise, 210 Church Ave., High Point, NC 27262 or email to Only serious candidates looking for a longterm career need apply. Paxton Media Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability.


Wanted to Swap

Cash paid for Diabetic test strips wanted, any type any brand, will pay up to $10. a box, 704-348-1704 Corner of Lexington & Pineywood in Thomasville


All Terain Vehicles

2002 Honda 300 EX 4 wheeler, w /reverse. Good Cond. $2500 Call 362-4026

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Autos for Sale

05 Malibu Classic, Full Power. 70k. Exc. Cond. $3,700. Call 431-6020/847-4635

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Moving Sale, TV’s Furn., Freezer, Tools, Stereo’s, 5735 Election Oak Dr. HP. Sat. 2/27, 7am-12pm West End Ministries Thrift Store, large selection of furn, clothing, home furnishings, Fri . 3-6, Sa t. 8-12. New Items Added Weekly. 903 English Rd., donations always w elcome. For more information Please call 336-884-1105


Classic Antique Cars

FORD ’69. SELL OR TRADE. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. 431-8611

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04 Dodge Stratus full power, 53k, extra clean, $4200. 336847-4635, 431-6020

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Autos for Sale

07 Chevy Malibu, 35k mi, auto, 4 cylinder, new Michelins, $9,950. 510-8794 Place your ad today & do not forget to ask about our attention getters!! 93 Nissan Maxima V6, 4 dr., new tires, clean dependable car $1900. 689-2165 96 Saturn SC2, 2dr, auto,a/c, clean dependable car, $2500. 689-2165 98 Lincoln Continental Mark VIII, 171k miles, VGC. Blk EXT & INT, loaded, $3995, obo. 336-906-3770 AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338

PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. Sale or TradeNeeds restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611



’90 Winnebago Chiefton 29’ motor home. 73,500 miles, runs





Sport Utility

98’ Jeep Wrangler 4WD auto, a/c, cruise, ps/ brakes, ex. cond. , $9000. 215-1892 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds


Trucks/ Trailers

96’ Freightliner Hood Single Axle. 96’ Electronics, 53ft, 102 Dock Lift Trailer. $14,500. Call 4316276



Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3000 neg

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Miscellaneous Transportation

2008 Leonard Trailer 7x16 dual axle, ramp back door & side door, only used 6 times Yamaha Timberwolf 4-wheeler-rack mount front & back. Call 336-689-6624

Recreation Vehicles

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Top cash paid for any junk vehicle. T&S Auto 882-7989

1995 HD Road King. Less than 18K. Lots of Chrome. Blk & Silver w/hardbags. $10,500. 336-345-4221



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Recreation Vehicles Damon

motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $52,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891

94’ Camper, new tires, water heater, & hookup. Good cond., sleeps 7, $6,400. Call 301-2789

Cash 4 riding mower needing repair or free removal if unwanted & scrap metal 882-4354


Fast $$$ For Complete Junk Cars & Trucks Call 475-5795

Showcase of Real Estate Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools. Approximately 1 acre $15,000. More wooded lots available.

EXISTING HOME OWNER CREDIT $6500. 1ST TIME BUYER CREDIT $8000. NEW HOMES DAVIDSON COUNTY Lots starting at $34,900 Homes starting at $225,000 Special Financing at 4.75%

Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker

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H I G H 294-4949

398 NORTHBRIDGE DR. 3BR, 2BA, Home, 2 car garage, Nice Paved Patio Like new $169,900 OWNER 883-9031 OPEN HOUSE MOST SAT. & SUN. 2-4



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7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P. New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00

CALL CALL CALL 336-362-4313 or 336-685-4940

19 Forest Dr Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville New Year New Price. $1,000. cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 Ac. landscaped. 3br. 2baths, kitchen, dining room, livingroom, den & office. 2 Fireplaces with gas logs, crown molding, attached over sized garage and a 50 x 20 unattached 3 bay garage. 2400 sq. ft. $250,000. 336-475-6839

*PRICE REDUCTION-POSSIBLE SELLER FINANCING! Quality built custom home on 40+ acres of beautiful woodlands & pastures. Many out buildings including a double hangar & official/recorded landing strip for your private airplane. Home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sunroom, brick landscaped patio, hardwired sound system, 4 car carport, covered breezeway. You must see to fully appreciate this peaceful, private country estate -- Priced to sell at $579,000


HOME FOR SALE 1014 Hickory Chapel Road, 2br, Florida room, dining room, fireplace, garage, new heatpump, completely remodeled. Great for starter home or rental investment. Priced Reduced $59,900


LEDFORD SOUTH OPEN TUES-SAT 11AM-5PM OPEN SUNDAY 1PM-5PM Directions: Eastchester to West Lexington, south on Hwy. 109, Community is on the left just past Ledford Middle School.

406 Sterling Ridge Dr Lamb’s Realty 442-5589

3930 Johnson St.

A Must See! Beautiful home set on 3 acres, New cabinets, corian countertops, hardwood, carpet, appliances, deck, roof. Home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, formal living room, dining room, great room. $248,900.

Quality construction beginning at $169,900! Eight Flexible floorplans! - Three to seven bedrooms - 1939 square feet to 3571 square feet - Friendship/Ledford Schools - Low Davidson County Taxes - Basement lots Available MORE INFO @ Marketed Exclusively by Patterson Daniel Real Estate, Inc.

Debra Murrow, Realtor New Home Consultant 336-499-0789

Builders personal home with many upgrades: hardwood floors, jetted tub, separate shower, beautiful granite counters, fabulous kitchen, 2 story family room AND DRAMATIC VIEWS!! Plus much, much more….

Wendy Hill Realty

Contact us at Lamb’s Realty- 442-5589.

Call 475-6800

6 Bedrooms, Plus 3 Home Offices Or 8 Bedrooms


- 1.1 Acre – Near Wesley Memorial Methodist – - Emerywood area “Tell your friends” $249,900. Priced below Tax & appraisal values. Owner Financing

Call 336-886-4602



Beautiful home in the Trinity school district. 3br/2.5 bath, walk in closet, garden tub/w separate shower, hardwoods, gas logs and more. $177,500.

3152 WINDCHASE COURT 3 BR 2 BA 1164 SF, New carpet & paint, New HVAC, GE Appliances. End Unit $96,900

LAND FOR SALE 5.9 Acres of privacy and seclusion with its own creek. Ready for your dream home, or you can renovate an existing home on the property. The property is located at 829 Hasty Hill Rd. between High Point and Thomasville. Davidson County Ledford Schools $59,000.

336-869-0398 Call for appointment

273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville

GET OUT OF TOWN! Immaculate brick home 3br/2ba/bsmt/carport tucked away on a deadend st. w/ room to roam on 11.56 acres. Spring-fed creek along back of property, fruit trees, grapevines, several garden spots, greenhouse, workshop, Updates include HW heater, windows, hi-eff heat pump, whole house generator, vinyl flooring & freshly painted rooms. Full bsmt w/workshop, fireplace, one bay garage. MH site on property may be leased for additional income. Horses welcome! Priced to sell @ $199,500-call today.


FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 bedroom/2 bath house for sale, Fairgrove Area, Thomasville. Half basement, 2 stall garage, also detached garage. Call 472-4611 for more information. $175,000. For Sale By Owner 515 Evergreen Trail Thomasville, NC 27360




189 Game Trail, Thomasville

725-B West Main St., Jamestown Office Condo For Sale – Main St., Jamestown, 1400 Sq. Ft. 1st Floor, 3 Offices, Break Area, Storage, Plus 1/2 Bath, 2nd Floor 2 Offices, Another 1/2 Bath, Good Traffice Exposure, Divided so that you may rent Part of Offices.

Call: Donn Setliff (336) 669-0478 or Kim Setliff (336) 669-5108 (Owner is Realtor)


Enjoy living in a quiet, distinctive neighborhood with no through traffic. 3 BR 2.5 BA, 2300 sq’, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings & lg. windows, Oak floors & carpeted BRs, marble tiled bathrooms, lg. large master bath with separate shower, double fire place in master BR & LR w. gas logs, kitchen w. granite counter tops, double oven, stereo system. 2 car garage, large patio overlooking a beautiful back yard. Low taxes. $329,000 $321,000 Visit or call 336.687.3959


NEAR GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, WINSTON-SALEM Price $205,500-SF1930 1036 Braemar Ct. (St. Andrews Pl.) High Point, NC 27265 • Phone: 336-869-0386 3bdrm, 2½ ba, 2 car gar, LR, DR, Sunroom, lg kit., Breakfast rm, wood flrs, tile in ba. & utility. All appl. stay. Patio & fenced rear. Many other extras.

164 Emily Ann Drive, N. Davidson County-FSBO Desirable Davidson County Schools, gorgeous, custom brick home built in 2005, 2,864 SF, quiet cul-de-sac,3BR,2.5BA,possible 4th BR in unfinished space, spacious modern open floor plan on one level, HW floors, bonus room over garage, custom kitchen w/granite countertops, maple cabinets, SS appliances, and beautiful tile floor, wonderful master suite with HUGE walk-in closet, tons of storage, too many extras to list here. See our ad at for more details or call 336-201-3943. Shown by appointment only. $389,900.00

1812 Brunswick Ct.

Over 4,000 Sq. Ft. Brick home with 4 Bedrooms & 4 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, 2 master suites, fenced yard. Grand dining room – Priced at $319,900!! Directions: Bus. 85 to Hwy. 109 exit, turn left off ramp, then left on Unity St., left on Huntsford, right on Valley, turn onto Willow.

Chestnut Oaks High Point, NC TOWNHOUSE One Level w/front porch 1760 SQ Ft, 2 BR w/ walk-in closets 2 BA, Laundry RM, All Appliances, Eat-In Kitchen w/ lots of cabinets, Large Dining & Family RM w/ Fireplace & Built-In Storage & Bookcases, Private 2 Car Garage w/storage RM, Large Deck $162,000.

Wendy Hill 475-6800




Located at 1002 Barbee St, High Point 4 Bedroom,2 Bath Fireplace, New Vinyl, Completely Remodeled. Garage & Storage. $89.900. Have other homes to finance. Will trade for land.

2 Bedroom/ 2 Bath Condo $82,000 Excellent High Point location convenient to Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Apprx. 950 square feet. Spacious bedrooms and closets. Garden tub in the master bath. Vaulted ceilings and crown molding in the living room. Private balcony overlooking a wooded area. Includes: Refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave and washer/dryer connection MOTIVATED SELLER. **Will rent for $650 per month.

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GOLDEN MOMENT: America’s Demong takes Nordic title. 4D

Friday February 26, 2010

COME TOGETHER: Democrats, Republicans meet to discuss health care. 5D Sports Editor: Mark McKinney (336) 888-3556

UNEXPECTED JUMP: Jobless claims rose last week. 6D

Victory snatches win from Wildcats BY DANIEL KENNEDY SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

HIGH POINT – Westchester Country Day School and Victory Center Christian staged a thriller with a stunning conclusion Thursday evening, but all anyone could talk about afterward were the missed free throws. Victory’s Lloyd Simmons hit a running layup as time expired in overtime to give the Kings a 66-64 win in the quarterfinals of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A championship. His basket followed a bizarre turn of events that saw host Westchester – the No. 1 seed – blow a 10-point lead with four minutes to go. The Wildcats (27-2) combined to miss 12 of 18 free throws in the final eight minutes of the game, allowing the ninth-seeded Kings (18-18) to close the 54-44 deficit, tie it at 58 and force overtime.

“There’s nothing we could have done any differently,” Westchester coach Pat Kahny said. “We sat on it, they fouled us. We just didn’t hit the free throws.” The Kings followed two empty trips to the charity stripe from the Wildcats with a pair of 3-pointers to tighten the score to 54-50 with 1:31 left on the clock. Ike Nwamu answered with two clutch free throws to push the lead to six, but Simmons – who had a game-high 19 – nailed yet another 3 with 1:20 to play. “Give them credit,” Kahny said. “They buzzed three 3s in our face there at the end, but we just didn’t hit our free throws. That’s all there is to it. I thought we played well enough to win.” Deuce Bello missed two more from the line with 1:10 remaining and the Wildcats leading 5653, giving the Kings a chance to tie. Instead, Victory elected to attack the basket and Montarius Hall was fouled in the process of knocking home

a floater. He stroked the and-one to tie it at 56. Victory was given yet another reprieve when Bello and Nwamu both missed 1 of 2 free throws on consecutive trips. Hall hit a running layup to tie the contest at 58. After a Westchester timeout with 15 seconds to play, the Wildcats held for the last shot. C.J. Plummer began his drive with five seconds on the clock and was stripped in the lane as the Kings secured the ball at the buzzer. The climactic event during the back-andforth overtime came with 21 seconds remaining. Trailing 64-62, Bello was fouled on his way to the basket. He coolly stepped to the line and made both free throws, setting the stage for Simmons’ buzzer-beater. “The shots were falling in the second half (as opposed to the first),” said Bello, who had 18 points, one behind Nwamu for the team high. “We just couldn’t hit the free throws. It was one of those days.”


HIGH POINT – Eugene Harris endured the spotlight at the free-throw line on “Blackout” night. Harris connected on five of seven attempts at the line in the final 25 seconds to help High Point University turn back Winthrop 71-66 at the Millis Center on Thursday. “It was all about finishing, getting the rebounds and making the free throws,” said Harris, who made one trip to the line after grabbing a crucial rebound after an Eagle miss. HPU improved to 1414 overall and 9-8 in the Big South to stay in contention for a home game in the first round of the league tournament next Tuesday. HPU will land the spot if it ties UNC Asheville and Liberty for fourth place because it owns the tiebreaker. For that to happen, Asheville must lose to GardnerWebb, while HPU and Liberty win on Saturday. HPU will host Presbyterian in the regular-season finale. Harris started converting after Winthrop (16-12, 12-5) pulled within 66-64 on Mantoris Robinson’s free throws with 17.8 sec-

onds to play. Harris made two after he was fouled on the inbounds play. After the Eagles made two foul shots, Harris was hacked again on the inbound and hit one of two to put HPU up 69-66. Winthrop had a chance to send the game into overtime with a 3-pointer. Reggie Middleton of the Eagles chose to drive to the bucket instead of shoot a 3 and missed. Harris grabbed the rebound and sank the final two points of the game. “As an athlete, that’s what you live for, to do well in moments like that,” Harris said. “But it wasn’t all that. It was what we did in the previous 39 minutes.” What the Panthers did was overcome a six-point Winthrop lead in the first half to lead 33-31 at the break and then overcame one of their season-long weaknesses by getting off to a strong start in the second half. After the Eagles’ Robbie Dreher hit a 3-pointer to open the final 20 minutes, HPU scored nine of the next 11 points, sparked by a layup and 3-pointer from Nick Barbour to go up 4436 with 16:31 to play. The closest Winthrop came to taking the lead was at 5857 with 6:02 to play.


High Point University freshman Jairus Simms (left) dishes off through Winthop’s Gideon Gamble during the first half of Thursday night’s Big South battle at the Millis Center. Barbour, who drove into the lane to score eight points during the Panthers’ late first-half surge, led HPU with 20 points. Corey Law had 14 and Harris 12.

“I just started being more aggressive,” Barbour said. “The coaches told me to keep going when I tried to turn the corner. I just kept taking it to the rack.”

Matt Morgan led Winthrop with 15 points. Robinson and Dreher each had 13, and Middleton added 12. | 888-3519

Blue Devils break away from Tulsa DURHAM (AP) – Nolan Smith had 18 points, Kyle Singler added 17 and No. 5 Duke pulled away to beat Tulsa 70-52 on Thursday night.

Jon Scheyer finished with 15 points for the Blue Devils (24-4). They used an big run early in the second half to break open a surprisingly tight game and extend

their decade-long nonconference winning streak at Cameron Indoor Stadium to 77. Jerome Jordan had 12 points to lead the Golden Hurricane (19-9).

In losing their fourth straight, they finished with a season-low point total and were denied the first victory against a top-five team since 1996.




hen I was a kid, I cringed when someone older began a sentence with the words “Back in my day...” A tale of something that happened in the 1930s or ‘40s almost always followed. Now, I’m much older and, alas, I’ve become the one starting sentences that way. So bear with me as I speak my mind. I grimaced the other night when shorttrack speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno was proclaimed as the most decorated U.S. athlete in Winter Olympics history.

Granted, his seven medals – two gold, two silver and three bronze – are the most won by any American in the Winter Games. I salute him for his skill, talent and work ethic. He’s a great champion. But I still point to a pair of long-track speedskaters as the greatest U.S. Winter Olympic multi-medalists. Bonnie Blair captured six medals – five golds and a bronze – in three Olympic appearances. She won gold in the 500 meters at Calgary in 1988, Albertville in ‘92 and Lille-

hammer in ‘94 as well as golds in the 1,000 in ‘92 and ‘94. Blair also earned bronze in the 1,000 in ‘88. On the men’s side, Eric Heiden completed an amazing five-for-five golden performance at Lake Placid in 1980. He won gold in the 500, 1,000, 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 meters. Ohno clearly belongs in the conversation with those two legends. I just think we should start with Blair and Heiden.






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ACC standings All Times EDT

Conf. W L Duke 11 2 Maryland 10 3 Va. Tech 8 5 Florida St. 8 5 Wake Forest 8 5 Clemson 7 6 Ga. Tech 6 7 Virginia 5 8 Boston Coll. 5 8 Miami 4 9 N.C. State 3 10 N. Carolina 3 10

Pct. .846 .769 .615 .615 .615 .538 .462 .385 .385 .308 .231 .231

Overall W L 24 4 20 7 21 6 20 7 18 7 19 8 18 9 14 12 14 13 18 9 15 13 14 14

Pct. .857 .741 .778 .741 .720 .704 .667 .538 .519 .667 .536 .500

Saturday’s results Boston College 71, North Carolina 67 Maryland 76, Georgia Tech 74 N.C. State 68, Wake Forest 54 Clemson 72, Virginia 49

Sunday’s result Duke 67, Virginia Tech 55

Tuesday’s result Miami 74, Virginia 62

Wednesday’s results Florida State 77, North Carolina 67 Boston College 80, Virginia Tech 60 Maryland 88, Clemson 79

Thursday’s result Duke 70, Tulsa 52

Saturday’s games Boston College at Georgia Tech, 12 p.m. North Carolina at Wake Forest, 2 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) Maryland at Virginia Tech, 4 p.m. N.C. State at Miami, 4 p.m.

Sunday’s games Clemson at Florida State, 5:30 p.m. (FSN) Duke at Virginia, 7:45 p.m. (FSN)

Tuesday’s games (March 2) Georgia Tech at Clemson, 8 p.m. Miami at North Carolina, 8 p.m.

Wednesday’s games (March 3) N.C. State at Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. Wake Forest at Florida State, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Duke at Maryland, 9 p.m. (ESPN) Virginia at Boston College, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday’s games (March 6) Florida State at Miami, 12 p.m. (ESPN2) Maryland at Virginia, 1:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech, 4 p.m. North Carolina at Duke, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday’s games (March 7) Boston College at N.C. State, 2 p.m. Clemson at Wake Forest, 6 p.m. (FSN)

57th annual ACC Tournament At the Greensboro Coliseum Thursday, March 11 No. 8 vs. No. 9, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM) No. 5 vs. No. 12, 2 p.m. (RAYCOM) No. 7 vs. No. 10, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) No. 6 vs. No. 11, 9 p.m. (RAYCOM)

Friday, March 12

Saturday, March 13 First semifinal (Friday afternoon winners), 1:30 p.m. Second semifinal (Friday night winners), 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 14 Championship, 1 p.m.

(5) Duke 70, Tulsa 52 TULSA (19-9) Wheatley 1-5 1-2 3, Richard 2-5 0-0 4, Jordan 5-9 2-2 12, Uzoh 3-15 2-3 8, Hurtt 3-8 4-4 11, Pope 1-4 0-1 2, Heirman 0-1 0-0 0, Hunter 0-0 0-0 0, Idlet 3-8 4-5 10, Medder 1-3 0-1 2, Sanger 0-0 0-0 0, Morgan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-58 13-18 52. DUKE (24-4) Singler 4-12 9-11 17, Thomas 1-2 0-0 2, Zoubek 4-5 2-5 10, Smith 6-18 5-5 18, Scheyer 5-16 2-2 15, Ma.Plumlee 0-3 1-1 1, Dawkins 0-3 0-0 0, Mi.Plumlee 2-3 2-2 6, Kelly 0-1 0-0 0, Davidson 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 22-63 22-28 70. Halftime—Duke 34-30. 3-Point Goals— Tulsa 1-10 (Hurtt 1-4, Medder 0-1, Pope 0-1, Uzoh 0-4), Duke 4-12 (Scheyer 3-5, Smith 1-3, Dawkins 0-1, Singler 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Tulsa 37 (Jordan 8), Duke 47 (Zoubek 11). Assists—Tulsa 8 (Richard, Uzoh 3), Duke 9 (Scheyer 3). Total Fouls—Tulsa 21, Duke 14. Technical—Tulsa Bench. A—9,314.

Wednesday’s late game Maryland 88, Clemson 79 CLEMSON (19-8) Potter 5-11 0-0 13, T.Booker 5-13 3-4 13, Grant 0-2 0-0 0, Stitt 6-12 2-2 15, Smith 2-4 0-0 5, Johnson 3-5 0-0 8, Young 5-11 0-0 13, Jennings 2-7 2-2 7, D.Booker 2-4 1-2 5. Totals 30-69 8-10 79. MARYLAND (20-7) Milbourne 2-5 3-4 8, Williams 8-12 2-5 18, Hayes 6-9 0-2 15, Mosley 6-8 6-7 20, Vasquez 5-13 4-4 15, Bowie 1-2 0-0 2, Tucker 3-6 1-2 8, Gregory 0-3 0-0 0, Padgett 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 32-59 16-24 88. Halftime—Clemson 48-39. 3-Point Goals—Clemson 11-30 (Potter 3-7, Young 3-9, Johnson 2-3, Stitt 1-2, Smith 1-2, Jennings 1-4, T.Booker 0-3), Maryland 8-13 (Hayes 3-3, Mosley 2-3, Tucker 1-1, Milbourne 1-2, Vasquez 1-4). Fouled Out—Grant. Rebounds—Clemson 39 (T.Booker 13), Maryland 32 (Gregory, Williams 5). Assists—Clemson 14 (T.Booker 4), Maryland 20 (Vasquez 13). Total Fouls—Clemson 20, Maryland 15. A—17,514.

Big South men All Times EDT Pct. .824 .706 .706 .588 .529 .529 .412 .294 .294 .118

Overall W L 25 5 17 11 16 12 12 15 14 14 14 15 13 15 10 17 8 20 5 25

Pct. .833 .607 .571 .444 .500 .483 .464 .370 .286 .167

Saturday’s results Liberty 76, High Point 67 Coastal Carolina 47, Charleston So. 37 Eastern Kentucky 77, Winthrop 57 Radford 76, UNC Wilmington 68 Elon 84, Gardner-Webb 79 Presbyterian 59, Jacksonville State 55

Tuesday’s results Gardner-Webb 77, Presbyterian 76 (OT) Winthrop 68, UNC Asheville 65 (OT)

Thursday’s results High Point 71, Winthrop 66 Radford 75, Presbyterian 58 Coastal Carolina 71, Liberty 48 Charleston Southern 95, VMI 85

Saturday’s games VMI at Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m. Winthrop at Radford, 4 p.m. (MASN) Gardner-Webb at UNC Asheville, 4:30 p.m. Presbyterian at High Point, 7 p.m. Liberty at Charleston So., 7:30 p.m.

BIG SOUTH TOURNAMENT Quarterfinals, at higher seed Tuesday, March 2 At top-four seeds, 7 p.m. Coastal, Winthrop and Radford have clinched first-round home games. Seeding and No. 4 spot to be determined.

Semifinals, at No. 1 seed Thursday, March 4 6 and 8 p.m. (ESPNU)

Championship, at highest remaining seed Saturday, March 6 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Big South women All Times EDT Conf. W L Gard.-Webb 13 1 Liberty 10 2 High Point 9 5 Charleston S. 7 6 Coastal Caro. 6 7 Winthrop 4 8 Radford 4 9 Presbyterian 3 9 UNC-Ashe. 2 11

Pct. .929 .833 .643 .538 .462 .333 .308 .250 .154

Overall W L 24 3 20 5 16 11 15 11 15 10 10 16 5 19 5 21 7 19

Pct. .889 .800 .593 .577 .600 .385 .208 .192 .269

Saturday’s results High Point 78, UNC Asheville 49 Charleston So. 84, Radford 78 Gardner-Webb 53, Presbyterian 50 (OT) Liberty 57, Coastal Carolina 55

Monday’s results High Point 72, Presbyterian 61 Gardner-Webb 57, Winthrop 39 Liberty 66, Charleston Southern 56 Coastal Carolina 62, Radford 50

Saturday’s games Liberty at UNC Asheville, 2 p.m. Charleston So. at Gardner-Webb, 3 p.m. High Point at Winthrop, 4 p.m. Radford at Presbyterian, 5 p.m.

Monday’s games Coastal Carolina at Winthrop, 7 p.m. Liberty at Presbyterian, 7 p.m. Radford at UNC Asheville, 7 p.m.

Friday’s games (March 5) Winthrop at UNC Asheville, 7 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m. Radford at Liberty, 7 p.m. Presbyterian at Charleston So., 7 p.m.

Monday’s games (March 8) Winthrop at Charleston So., 7 p.m. High Point at Liberty, 7 p.m. Presbyterian at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m.

BIG SOUTH TOURNAMENT At High Point Friday, March 12 TBA

High Point 71, Winthrop 66 WINTHROP (16-12) Morgan 7-9 1-2 15, Buechert 2-6 1-2 5, Gamble 1-7 2-2 4, Middleton 4-12 3-5 12, Dreher 5-11 2-4 13, Burton 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, DeWitt 0-1 0-0 0, Malcolm 0-0 0-0 0, Robinson 3-5 6-7 13, Corbin 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 24-58 15-22 66. HIGH POINT (14-14) Law 3-4 8-14 14, Daniels 4-7 0-0 8, Barbour 5-12 9-9 20, Cox 2-8 1-3 5, Harris 3-7 5-7 12, Singleton 2-4 4-4 8, Campbell 1-2 0-0 2, Simms 1-2 0-0 2, Bridges 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-



WHAT: National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Region X Tournament

Radford 75, Presbyterian 58 PRESBYTERIAN (5-25) Smith 1-6 2-2 5, Allen 2-6 0-0 6, Mutakabbir 2-8 3-11 9, Troyli 5-7 0-0 10, Reynolds 2-7 0-0 4, Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Hargrave 4-5 1-2 11, Holmes 3-7 7-7 13. Totals 19-46 13-22 58. RADFORD (17-11) Johnson 4-7 0-0 9, Trifunovic 5-15 0-0 10, Smith 2-5 0-0 6, Lynch-Flohr 4-9 2-2 10, Parakhouski 9-15 6-7 24, Mitchell 0-0 0-2 0, Robinson 0-1 1-2 1, Faulkner 1-4 0-0 3, Sonmez 3-6 1-2 10, Wilder 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 29-63 10-15 75. Halftime—Radford 42-25. 3-Point Goals— Presbyterian 7-16 (Hargrave 2-3, Mutakabbir 2-3, Allen 2-4, Smith 1-4, Holmes 0-1, Troyli 0-1), Radford 7-15 (Sonmez 3-5, Smith 2-3, Faulkner 1-3, Johnson 1-4). Fouled Out— Smith. Rebounds—Presbyterian 26 (Holmes 7), Radford 43 (Parakhouski 11). Assists— Presbyterian 11 (Mutakabbir 3), Radford 20 (Johnson, Smith 5). Total Fouls—Presbyterian 18, Radford 16. A—1,756.

WHERE: Brinkley Gym, Davidson County Community College TICKETS: Free, available on a first-come, firstserved basis THE STAKES: Winner advances and plays host to one-game district playoff next weekend with a berth in the NJCAA Elite Eight championships at Delhi, N.Y., on the line.

Coastal Carolina 71, Liberty 48 LIBERTY (14-15) Ohman 5-14 2-7 13, Burrus 2-5 1-3 5, Gordon 3-9 0-0 7, Anderson 1-4 0-0 3, Sanders 1-7 1-2 4, Perez 2-2 2-2 6, Stephene 0-1 1-2 1, Spencer 0-1 0-0 0, Minaya 2-4 0-0 4, Konan 2-7 1-4 5, Weaver 0-0 0-0 0, McMasters 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-55 8-20 48. COASTAL CAROLINA (25-5) Harris 4-7 3-4 11, McLaurin 1-3 3-6 5, Johnson 3-9 1-2 9, Edwards 5-8 2-2 13, Greenwood 4-7 3-4 12, Macellari 0-1 0-0 0, Nieman 1-5 1-3 4, Moore 0-2 0-0 0, Evans 2-4 1-2 5, Lee 0-2 0-0 0, Gray 5-11 2-2 12, Griffin 0-2 0-0 0, Pack 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-61 16-25 71. Halftime—Coastal Carolina 34-15. 3-Point Goals—Liberty 4-19 (Sanders 1-3, Anderson 1-4, Gordon 1-5, Ohman 1-5, Konan 0-1, Spencer 0-1), Coastal Carolina 5-21 (Johnson 2-5, Edwards 1-3, Nieman 1-4, Greenwood 1-4, Griffin 0-1, Evans 0-1, Gray 0-1, Moore 0-2). Fouled Out—Johnson, Ohman. Rebounds—Liberty 44 (Konan 9), Coastal Carolina 41 (McLaurin 8). Assists—Liberty 6 (Sanders 3), Coastal Carolina 14 (Nieman 4). Total Fouls—Liberty 21, Coastal Carolina 22. Technical—Ohman. A—1,052.

Charleston Southern 95, VMI 85

No. 1 vs. 8-9 winner, 12 p.m. No. 4 vs. 5-12 winner, 2 p.m. No. 2 vs. 7-10 winner, 7 p.m. No. 3 vs. 6-11 winner, 9 p.m.

Conf. W L Coastal Caro. 14 3 Radford 12 5 Winthrop 12 5 UNC-Ashe. 10 7 High Point 9 8 Liberty 9 8 Charleston S. 7 10 VMI 5 12 Gard.-Webb 5 12 Presbyterian 2 15

47 27-37 71. Halftime—High Point 33-31. 3-Point Goals—Winthrop 3-12 (Robinson 1-1, Dreher 1-3, Middleton 1-3, Morgan 0-1, DeWitt 01, Gamble 0-3), High Point 2-11 (Harris 1-3, Barbour 1-6, Cox 0-1, Campbell 0-1). Fouled Out—Dreher. Rebounds—Winthrop 36 (Dreher 8), High Point 38 (Law 10). Assists—Winthrop 5 (Buechert, Dreher, Gamble, Middleton, Robinson 1), High Point 8 (Cox 3). Total Fouls—Winthrop 24, High Point 20. A—1,612.

VMI (10-17) Burks 0-3 0-2 0, Sargent 1-2 0-0 2, Lonon 0-2 0-0 0, Kenon 10-17 6-7 32, Josey 1-3 0-0 2, Okoye 11-18 2-4 26, Gabriel 5-7 1-3 12, Houston 0-2 0-0 0, Sparks 3-8 4-4 11. Totals 31-62 13-20 85. CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (13-15) Martin 7-13 5-5 19, Mitchell 9-12 3-3 21, Blackmon 2-5 1-2 5, Warren 5-8 5-6 17, Sexton 4-10 4-4 14, Stephens 0-0 0-0 0, Goods 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson 4-9 2-2 12, Lamb 1-6 1-2 3, Nwogbo 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 34-67 21-24 95. Halftime—Charleston Southern 44-39. 3Point Goals—VMI 10-25 (Kenon 6-11, Okoye 2-4, Gabriel 1-3, Sparks 1-4, Houston 0-1, Lonon 0-1, Burks 0-1), Charleston Southern 6-11 (Johnson 2-2, Warren 2-4, Sexton 2-5). Fouled Out—Burks, Mitchell. Rebounds—VMI 28 (Okoye 6), Charleston Southern 42 (Martin 13). Assists—VMI 14 (Burks 6), Charleston Southern 18 (Sexton, Warren 5). Total Fouls— VMI 18, Charleston Southern 17. A—695.

Men’s Top 25 fared Thursday 1. Kansas (27-1) did not play. Next: at Oklahoma State, Saturday. 2. Kentucky (26-1) vs. South Carolina. Next: at No. 19 Tennessee, Saturday. 3. Purdue (24-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 14 Michigan State, Sunday. 4. Syracuse (26-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 7 Villanova, Saturday. 5. Duke (24-4) beat Tulsa 70-52. Next: at Virginia, Sunday. 6. Kansas State (23-4) did not play. Next: vs. Missouri, Saturday. 7. Villanova (23-4) did not play. Next: at No. 4 Syracuse, Saturday. 8. West Virginia (21-6) did not play. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Saturday. 9. Ohio State (22-7) did not play. Next: vs. Michigan, Saturday. 10. New Mexico (26-3) did not play. Next: at No. 13 BYU, Saturday. 11. Georgetown (19-7) did not play. Next: vs. Notre Dame, Saturday. 12. Pittsburgh (21-7) did not play. Next: at St. John’s, Saturday. 13. BYU (26-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 10 New Mexico, Saturday. 14. Michigan State (21-7) did not play. Next: at No. 3 Purdue, Sunday. 15. Butler (25-4) did not play. Next: at Valparaiso, Today. 16. Vanderbilt (21-6) beat Georgia 96-94, OT. Next: at Arkansas, Saturday. 17. Wisconsin (20-7) at Indiana. Next: vs. Iowa, Wednesday. 18. Gonzaga (22-5) vs. Santa Clara. Next: vs. San Francisco, Saturday. 19. Tennessee (20-7) did not play. Next: vs. No. 2 Kentucky, Saturday. 20. Temple (23-5) did not play. Next: at La Salle, Sunday. 21. Texas (22-6) did not play. Next: at No. 22 Texas A&M, Saturday. 22. Texas A&M (19-8) did not play. Next: vs. No. 21 Texas, Saturday. 23. Richmond (22-6) did not play. Next: at Xavier, Sunday. 24. Baylor (21-6) did not play. Next: at Oklahoma, Saturday. 25. Northern Iowa (24-4) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois State, Saturday.

Women’s Top 25 fared Thursday 1. Connecticut (28-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 13 Georgetown, Saturday. 2. Stanford (25-1) at Arizona State. Next: at Arizona, Saturday. 3. Nebraska (26-0) did not play. Next: vs. Missouri, Saturday. 4. Tennessee (26-2) beat No. 16 Kentucky 81-65. Next: vs. Mississippi, Sunday. 5. Xavier (23-3) did not play. Next: at Fordham, Saturday. 6. Duke (23-4) did not play. Next: vs. No. 21 Virginia, Friday. 7. Notre Dame (24-3) did not play. Next: at Seton Hall, Saturday. 8. West Virginia (25-3) did not play. Next: vs. Marquette, Saturday. 9. Florida State (25-4) beat Miami 87-62. Next: at Maryland, Sunday. 10. Ohio State (27-4) beat Northwestern 78-47. Next: Big Ten quarterfinals, Friday, March 6. 11. Oklahoma (19-8) did not play. Next: at No. 14 Texas, Saturday. 12. Texas A&M (19-7) did not play. Next: at Colorado, Saturday. 13. Georgetown (24-4) beat Jacksonville State 70-39. Next: at No. 1 Connecticut, Saturday. 14. Texas (19-8) did not play. Next: vs No. 11 Oklahoma, Saturday. 15. Iowa State (21-5) beat Kansas 57-54. Next: vs. Kansas State, Saturday. 16. Kentucky (23-5) lost to No. 4 Tennessee 81-65. Next: at Auburn, Sunday. 17. Baylor (20-7) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas, Sunday. 18. St. John’s (22-5) did not play. Next: vs. Villanova, Saturday. 19. Gonzaga (23-4) at Santa Clara. Next: at San Francisco, Saturday. 20. LSU (18-8) vs. Arkansas. Next: vs. Mississippi State, Sunday. 21. Virginia (20-7) did not play. Next: at No. 6 Duke, Friday. 22. Georgia Tech (21-7) did not play. Next: vs. North Carolina, Friday. 23. Oklahoma State (19-8) did not play. Next: at Texas Tech, Sunday. 24. Georgia (21-7) beat South Carolina 6549. Next: vs. Arkansas, Sunday. 24. Hartford (24-3) did not play. Next: vs. Vermont, Saturday.

College scores MEN EAST C. Connecticut St. 74, Long Island U. 65 Mt. St. Mary’s, Md. 67, St. Francis, Pa. 51 Quinnipiac 82, Monmouth, N.J. 63 Robert Morris 76, Wagner 55 South Dakota 68, N.J. Tech 58 St. Francis, NY 69, Bryant 60, OT SOUTH Appalachian St. 80, Chattanooga 74 Charleston Southern 95, VMI 85 Coastal Carolina 71, Liberty 48 Duke 70, Tulsa 52 E. Kentucky 84, Tenn.-Martin 60 ETSU 61, North Florida 46 Furman 59, The Citadel 44 Georgia Southern 98, Elon 88 High Point 71, Winthrop 66 Jacksonville 65, Campbell 52 Longwood 83, N.C. Central 69 Radford 75, Presbyterian 58 S.C.-Upstate 59, Florida Gulf Coast 52 Vanderbilt 96, Georgia 94, OT W. Carolina 61, Samford 44 W. Kentucky 78, Florida Atlantic 69, OT Wofford 74, Coll. of Charleston 68

MIDWEST Central St., Ohio 79, Urbana 57 Detroit 65, Cleveland St. 54 Findlay 65, Ashland 51 Northwestern 74, Iowa 57 Wright St. 76, Youngstown St. 73

WOMEN EAST Binghamton 78, New Hampshire 61 Bryant 73, St. Francis, NY 58 Delaware 60, Northeastern 49 Hofstra 47, Towson 41 Long Island U. 73, C. Connecticut St. 61 Massachusetts 75, Saint Joseph’s 62 Quinnipiac 78, Monmouth, N.J. 69 Robert Morris 70, Wagner 67 Sacred Heart 55, Fairleigh Dickinson 33 St. Francis, Pa. 68, Mt St. Mary’s, Md. 53 Wisconsin 71, Penn St. 39

THURSDAY No. 5 Central Carolina 70, No. 4 Sandhills 66 No. 3 Caldwell 76, No. 6 Oxford 66



Q. Canada won every Winter Olympic gold medal in ice hockey from 1920-52 except one. Can you name the country that took gold in 1936? SOUTH Appalachian St. 76, Wofford 62 Belmont 53, Mercer 40 ETSU 68, North Florida 58 George Mason 63, UNC Wilmington 53 Georgia 65, South Carolina 49 Georgia St. 60, Drexel 58 Jacksonville 63, Campbell 57 James Madison 79, Va. Commonwealth 72 Lipscomb 64, Kennesaw St. 56 Mississippi St. 71, Alabama 47 Morehead St. 66, Murray St. 63 Old Dominion 70, William & Mary 52 S.C.-Upstate 86, Florida Gulf Coast 78 Tenn.-Martin 62, E. Kentucky 54 MIDWEST Butler 59, Wis.-Milwaukee 41 Cleveland St. 70, Detroit 60, OT E. Illinois 78, Austin Peay 47 North Dakota 70, Chicago St. 66 Ohio St. 78, Northwestern 47 Tennessee St. 76, SE Missouri 63 Wright St. 57, Youngstown St. 38

NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 36 19 .655 Toronto 31 25 .554 Philadelphia 22 35 .386 New York 19 37 .339 New Jersey 5 52 .088 Southeast Division W L Pct Orlando 39 19 .672 Atlanta 36 20 .643 Miami 29 29 .500 Charlotte 27 29 .482 Washington 20 35 .364 Central Division W L Pct Cleveland 44 14 .759 Chicago 30 27 .526 Milwaukee 29 28 .509 Detroit 21 36 .368 Indiana 19 39 .328 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct Dallas 37 21 .638 San Antonio 32 23 .582 New Orleans 30 28 .517 Memphis 29 28 .509 Houston 28 28 .500 Northwest Division W L Pct Denver 37 19 .661 Utah 37 20 .649 Oklahoma City 33 23 .589 Portland 34 26 .567 Minnesota 14 45 .237 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Lakers 43 15 .741 Phoenix 36 23 .610 L.A. Clippers 24 33 .421 Sacramento 18 39 .316 Golden State 16 40 .286 Wednesday’s Games Atlanta 98, Minnesota 92 Memphis 99, Washington 94 Portland 101, Toronto 87 Chicago 120, Indiana 110 Milwaukee 115, New Orleans 95 Orlando 110, Houston 92 San Antonio 95, Oklahoma City 87 Utah 102, Charlotte 93 Phoenix 106, Philadelphia 95 Dallas 101, L.A. Lakers 96 L.A. Clippers 97, Detroit 91 Thursday’s Games Milwaukee 112, Indiana 110 Cleveland at Boston, late Denver at Golden State, late Today’s Games Dallas at Atlanta, 7 p.m. New York at Washington, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Toronto, 7 p.m. Portland at Chicago, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Memphis, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Detroit at Denver, 9 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Orlando at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m. Utah at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games New Jersey at Boston, 1 p.m. Milwaukee at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Chicago at Indiana, 7 p.m. Memphis at New York, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Houston at Utah, 9 p.m. Detroit at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

GB — 51⁄2 15 171⁄2 32 GB — 2 10 11 171⁄2 GB — 131⁄2 141⁄2 221⁄2 25 GB — 31⁄2 7 71⁄2 8 GB — 1 ⁄2 4 5 241⁄2 GB — 71⁄2 181⁄2 241⁄2 26

Bucks 112, Pacers 110 MILWAUKEE (112) Delfino 3-9 3-4 10, Mbah a Moute 3-7 0-0 6, Bogut 7-9 1-1 15, Jennings 6-18 4-4 18, Salmons 5-12 9-10 20, Ridnour 6-11 0-0 12, Bell 1-1 0-0 3, Ilyasova 7-9 2-2 17, Stackhouse 4-10 1-2 11, Ivey 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 42-86 2025 112. INDIANA (110) Rush 1-4 0-0 3, Granger 7-15 7-8 21, Murphy 5-12 2-4 16, Ford 3-10 11-12 17, Watson 5-7 5-8 15, Dunleavy 1-6 5-6 7, Hibbert 6-7 0-0 12, Head 3-6 2-2 10, D.Jones 2-5 1-2 5, S.Jones 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 34-74 35-44 110. Milwaukee Indiana

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3-Point Goals—Milwaukee 8-18 (Stackhouse 2-4, Jennings 2-4, Bell 1-1, Ilyasova 1-2, Delfino 1-3, Salmons 1-3, Ridnour 0-1), Indiana 716 (Murphy 4-7, Head 2-2, Rush 1-1, Watson 0-1, Dunleavy 0-2, Granger 0-3). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Milwaukee 53 (Bogut 10), Indiana 45 (Watson 8). Assists—Milwaukee 24 (Ridnour 8), Indiana 18 (Watson, Ford 5). Total Fouls—Milwaukee 28, Indiana 20. Flagrant Fouls—S.Jones. A—14,116 (18,165).

Wednesday’s late game Jazz 102, Bobcats 93 CHARLOTTE (93) Wallace 7-15 10-10 27, Diaw 4-10 1-1 10, Ratliff 2-3 2-2 6, Felton 2-8 3-4 8, Jackson 515 4-6 16, Thomas 6-8 8-9 20, Graham 1-2 2-2 4, Augustin 0-5 0-0 0, Brown 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 28-68 30-34 93. UTAH (102) Miles 1-10 1-2 4, Boozer 13-16 7-9 33, Okur 3-10 2-3 9, Williams 8-17 2-3 20, Matthews 26 0-0 4, Korver 6-11 1-3 18, Millsap 3-7 1-2 7, Fesenko 2-2 1-1 5, Price 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 39-82 15-23 102. Charlotte Utah

31 28

22 14

16 31

24 29

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3-Point Goals—Charlotte 7-21 (Wallace 3-3, Jackson 2-6, Felton 1-2, Diaw 1-4, Brown 0-1, Graham 0-1, Augustin 0-4), Utah 9-21 (Korver 5-6, Williams 2-5, Okur 1-3, Miles 1-6, Matthews 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Charlotte 42 (Wallace 8), Utah 53 (Boozer 16). Assists—Charlotte 18 (Felton 5), Utah 25 (Williams 12). Total Fouls—Charlotte 23, Utah 24. Technicals—Charlotte Coach Brown 2, Charlotte defensive three second 2. Ejected—Charlotte Coach Brown. A—19,911 (19,911).




Phoenix Open Thursday at TPC Scottsdale Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6 million Yardage: 7,216; Par 71 (35-36) First Round a-denotes amateur Camilo Villegas 32-30 — Matt Every 31-32 — Justin Rose 33-32 — Mark Wilson 31-34 — Ryuji Imada 34-31 — Rickie Fowler 33-32 — Pat Perez 32-33 — Mathew Goggin 33-33 — Tom Lehman 32-34 — Geoff Ogilvy 31-35 —

Ryan Moore Zach Johnson Brandt Snedeker Joe Durant Kevin Stadler Y.E. Yang Carl Pettersson Sam Saunders Jimmy Walker Jeff Overton Parker McLachlin Anthony Kim Chris Couch Ben Fox Chad Collins Skip Kendall Fred Couples Alvaro Quiros Chad Campbell Mark Calcavecchia David Toms Ben Curtis Matt Kuchar Kenny Perry Greg Chalmers Jason Day Brendon de Jonge Ted Purdy Scott Piercy Ricky Barnes Vaughn Taylor John Mallinger Bryce Molder Briny Baird Hunter Mahan Phil Mickelson Ben Crane Scott McCarron Jeff Maggert Webb Simpson Charles Howell III Andres Romero Robert Allenby James Driscoll Chris DiMarco J.P. Hayes Michael Letzig Kevin Streelman Michael Sim Lee Janzen Heath Slocum Ryan Palmer Martin Laird John Rollins J.B. Holmes Jeev Milkha Singh Bubba Watson Fredrik Jacobson John Merrick Rich Beem Scott Verplank Stuart Appleby Brian Gay Paul Goydos Tom Gillis Martin Flores Jonathan Byrd Kevin Na Jason Bohn

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LPGA HSBC Women’s Champions Thursday at Tanah Merah Country Club Singapore Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,457; Par: 72 (36-36) (a-amateur) First Round Hee Young Park 34-34 — 68 Cristie Kerr 37-31 — 68 Angela Stanford 34-34 — 68 Lorena Ochoa 33-35 — 68 Christina Kim 36-33 — 69 Song-Hee Kim 34-35 — 69 Ai Miyazato 35-34 — 69 Sophie Gustafson 35-34 — 69 Kristy McPherson 34-36 — 70 Juli Inkster 36-34 — 70 Karrie Webb 36-34 — 70 Sun Young Yoo 37-33 — 70 In-Kyung Kim 34-36 — 70 Suzann Pettersen 36-34 — 70 Brittany Lincicome 36-35 — 71 Katherine Hull 36-35 — 71 Jiyai Shin 35-36 — 71 Candie Kung 36-35 — 71 Lindsey Wright 36-36 — 72 Inbee Park 37-35 — 72 Meaghan Francella 36-36 — 72 Eunjung Yi 37-35 — 72 Michelle Wie 35-37 — 72 Teresa Lu 36-36 — 72 Sakura Yokomine 34-39 — 73 Hee-Won Han 36-37 — 73 Maria Hjorth 36-37 — 73 Sandra Gal 37-36 — 73 Kyeong Bae 36-37 — 73 Mika Miyazato 34-39 — 73 Amy Yang 39-34 — 73 Natalie Gulbis 37-36 — 73 Anna Nordqvist 37-36 — 73 Stacy Prammanasudh 38-35 — 73 Catriona Matthew 35-38 — 73 M.J. Hur 34-39 — 73 Jee Young Lee 37-36 — 73 Na Yeon Choi 36-37 — 73 Vicky Hurst 39-34 — 73 Seon Hwa Lee 36-37 — 73 Chie Arimura 37-37 — 74 Michele Redman 39-35 — 74 Morgan Pressel 39-35 — 74 Se Ri Pak 37-37 — 74 Yani Tseng 36-38 — 74 Shinobu Moromizato 36-38 — 74 Ji Young Oh 39-35 — 74 Shanshan Feng 35-39 — 74 Meena Lee 39-36 — 75 Wendy Ward 38-37 — 75 Momoko Ueda 38-37 — 75 Brittany Lang 35-41 — 76 Stacy Lewis 39-37 — 76 Angela Park 39-37 — 76 Jimin Kang 41-36 — 77 Nicole Castrale 37-40 — 77 Eun-Hee Ji 39-38 — 77 Soo-Yun Kang 40-37 — 77 Amanda Blumenherst 40-37 — 77 Helen Alfredsson 39-39 — 78 Pat Hurst 40-38 — 78 Bo Bae Song 42-38 — 80 a-Joey Poh 42-40 — 82



At Dubai, UAE ATP World Tour

Barclays Dubai Championships Thursday at Dubai Tennis Stadium Purse: $2.233 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Marin Cilic (6), Croatia, 7-6 (8), 7-5. Mikhail Youzhny (7), Russia, def. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 6-3, 6-4. Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Ivan Ljubicic, Croatia, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, def. Michael Berrer, Germany, 7-6 (5), 6-1. Doubles Quarterfinals Christopher Kas, Germany, and Dick Norman, Belgium, def. Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak (4), Slovakia, 6-4, 6-2. Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, and Leander Paes (2), India, def. Arnaud Clement, France, and Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, 7-6 (3), 6-1. Feliciano Lopez and Tommy Robredo, Spain, def. Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 6-4.

At Acapulco, Mexico

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Abierto Mexicano Telcel Thursday At The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Purse: ATP, $1,081,500 (WT500); WTA, $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals David Ferrer (3), Spain, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 7-5, 6-4. Women Quarterfinals Carla Suarez Navarro (5), Spain, def. Gisela Dulko (3), Argentina, 6-1, 7-6 (4). Edina Gallovits, Romania, def. Sharon Fichman, Canada, 7-5, 6-2.

TODAY No. 1 Davidson County vs. Central, 5:30 p.m. No. 2 Southwest Virginia vs. Caldwell, 8 p.m.

At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WTA Tour Malaysian Open Thursday At Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Sybille Bammer (6), Austria, def. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 6-0. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, def. Tatjana Malek, Germany, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Magdalena Rybarikova (7), Slovakia, def. Noppawan Lertcheewakarn, Thailand, 6-4, 7-5. Chang Kai-chen, Taiwan, def. Zheng Jie (3), China, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles Quarterfinals Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, and Arina Rodionova, Russia, def. Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, and Yan Zi (1), China, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Galina Voskoboeva (3), Kazakhstan, def. Sarah Borwell, Britain, and Raquel Kops-Jones, United States, 6-2, 6-7 (3), 10-7 tiebreak. Ekaterina Dzehalevich, Belarus, and Tatjana Malek, Germany, def. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, and Darya Kustova (4), Belarus, 7-5, 7-6 (5).



Today’s schedule

All Times EST Subject to change Alpine Skiing At Whistler Creekside Women’s Slalom First Run, 1 p.m. Women’s Slalom Second Run, 4:30 p.m. Biathlon At Whistler Olympic Park Men’s 4X7.5Km Relay, 2:30 p.m. Bobsleigh At The Whistler Sliding Centre Men’s Four-man Run 1, 4 p.m. Men’s Four-man Run 2, 5:30 p.m. Curling At Vancouver Olympic Centre Women Bronze Medal China vs. Switzerland, Noon Gold Medal Sweden vs. Canada, 6 p.m. Ice Hockey At Canada Hockey Place Men Semifinals United States vs. Finland, 3 p.m. Canada vs. Slovakia, 9:30 p.m. Short Track Speedskating At Pacific Coliseum Men’s 500 Quarterfinals, 9 p.m. Women’s 1000 Quarterfinals, 9:14 p.m. Men’s 500 Semifinals, 9:45 p.m. Women’s 1000 Semifinals, 9:53 p.m. Men’s 500 Finals, 10:16 p.m. Women’s 1000 Finals, 10:26 p.m. Men’s 5000 Relay Finals, 10:52 p.m. Snowboard At Cypress Mountain Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Qualification, 1 p.m. Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Elimination Run, 1:34 p.m. Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom First Round, 3:15 p.m. Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Quarterfinals, 3:51 p.m. Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Semifinals, 4:13 p.m. Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, 4:27 p.m. Speedskating At Richmond Olympic Oval Men’s Team Pursuit Quarterfinals, 3:30 p.m. Women’s Team Pursuit Quarterfinals, 4:20 p.m. Men’s Team Pursuit Semifinals, 5:07 p.m.

Winter Olympic medals table At Vancouver, Canada Thursday, Feb. 25 4 of 6 medal events 68 of 90 total medal events Nation G S B Tot United States 8 11 12 31 Germany 8 11 7 26 Norway 7 6 6 19 Canada 8 6 2 16 Russia 3 4 6 13 Austria 4 3 5 12 South Korea 5 4 1 10 France 2 3 5 10 Switzerland 6 0 2 8 China 4 2 2 8 Sweden 4 2 2 8 Netherlands 3 1 2 6 Czech Republic 2 0 3 5 Poland 0 3 1 4 Italy 0 1 3 4 Australia 2 1 0 3 Slovakia 1 1 1 3 Slovenia 0 2 1 3 Finland 0 1 2 3 Japan 0 1 2 3 Latvia 0 2 0 2 Belarus 0 1 1 2 Croatia 0 1 1 2 Britain 1 0 0 1 Estonia 0 1 0 1 Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1

Thursday’s Olympic scores CURLING Women Semifinals Canada 6, Switzerland 5 Sweden 9, China 4 Men Semifinals Canada 6, Sweden 3 Norway 7, Switzerland 5 HOCKEY Women Bronze Medal Finland 3, Sweden 2, OT Gold Medal Canada 2, United States 0

Women’s Olympic Hockey Preliminary Round GROUP A W L OW OL Pts GF GA Canada 3 0 0 0 9 41 2 Sweden 2 1 0 0 6 10 15 Switzerland 1 2 0 0 3 6 15 Slovakia 0 3 0 0 0 4 29 GROUP B W L OW OL Pts GF GA United States 3 0 0 0 9 31 1 Finland 2 1 0 0 6 7 8 Russia 1 2 0 0 3 3 19 China 0 3 0 0 0 3 16 Saturday, Feb. 13 At UBC Thunderbird Arena Sweden 3, Switzerland 0 At Canada Hockey Place Canada 18, Slovakia 0 Sunday, Feb. 14 At UBC Thunderbird Arena United States 12, China 1 Finland 5, Russia 1 Monday, Feb. 15 At UBC Thunderbird Arena Canada 10, Switzerland 1 Sweden 6, Slovakia 2 Tuesday, Feb. 16 At UBC Thunderbird Arena United States 13, Russia 0 Finland 2, China 1 Wednesday, Feb. 17 At UBC Thunderbird Arena Canada 13, Sweden 1 Switzerland 5, Slovakia 2

SATURDAY Championship, 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 At UBC Thunderbird Arena United States 6, Finland 0 Russia 2, China 1 Playoff Round Saturday, Feb. 20 At UBC Thunderbird Arena Classification Switzerland 6, China 0 Russia 4, Slovakia 2 Monday, Feb. 22 At Canada Hockey Place Semifinals United States 9, Sweden 1 Canada 5, Finland 0 At UBC Thunderbird Arena Seventh Place China 3, Slovakia 1 Fifth Place Switzerland 2, Russia 1, SO Thursday, Feb. 25 At Canada Hockey Place Bronze Medal Finland 3, Sweden 2, OT Gold Medal Canada 2, United States 0

Canada 2, United States 0 Women’s Gold Medal Canada 2 0 0 — 2 United States 0 0 0 — 0 First Period—1, Canada, Marie-Philip Poulin (Jennifer Botterill), 13:55. 2, Canada, MariePhilip Poulin (Meghan Agosta), 16:50. Penalties—Jenny Potter, United States (Hooking), 3:49; Lisa Chesson, United States (Hooking), 8:18; Gina Kingsbury, Canada (Body Checking), 10:00; Catherine Ward, Canada (Interference), 11:21; Jayna Hefford, Canada (Slashing), 16:11; Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej, United States (Hooking), 16:47. Second Period—No scoring. Penalties—Jayna Hefford, Canada (Delaying the Game), 2:35; Becky Kellar, Canada (Delaying the Game), 2:58; Caitlin Cahow, United States (Hooking), 10:01; Angela Ruggiero, United States (Interference), 14:49; Jayna Hefford, Canada (Diving), 16:56. Third Period—No scoring. Penalties—No penalties. Shots on Goal—Canada 8-10-11—29. United States 7-14-7—28. Goalies—Canada, Shannon Szabados. United States, Jessie Vetter. Referee—Aina Hove, Norway. Linesmen— Heather Richardson, Canada; Kelli Rolstad, United States.

Wednesday’s medalists BOBSLEIGH Two-Woman GOLD—Canada (Kaillie Humphries, Heather Moyse). SILVER—Canada (Helen Upperton, Shelley-Ann Brown). BRONZE—United States (Erin Pac, Farmington, Conn., Elana Meyers, Douglasville, Ga.). CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Men 4x10km Relay GOLD—Sweden (Daniel Richardsson, Johan Olsson, Anders Soedergren, Marcus Hellner). SILVER—Norway (Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset, Lars Berger, Petter Northug). BRONZE—Czech Republic (Martin Jaks, Lukas Bauer, Jiri Magal, Martin Koukal). FREESTYLE SKIING Women Aerials GOLD—Lydia Lassila, Australia SILVER—Li Nina, China BRONZE—Guo Xinxin, China SPEED SKATING Women 5000 GOLD—Martina Sablikova, Czech Republic SILVER—Stephanie Beckert, Germany BRONZE—Clara Hughes, Canada SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Women 3000 Relay GOLD—China (Sun Linlin, Wang Meng, Zhang Hui, Zhou Yang). SILVER—Canada (Jessica Gregg, Kalyna Roberge, Marianne St-Gelais, Tania Vicent). BRONZE—United States (Allison Baver, Sinking Spring, Pa., Kimberly Derrick, Memphis, Tenn., Alyson Dudek, Hales Corners, Wis., Lana Gehring, Glenview, Ill., Katherine Reutter, Champaign, Ill.).



GP New Jersey 61 Pittsburgh 62 Philadelphia 60 NY Rangers 62 NY Islanders 62

W 37 36 32 28 25

L OT Pts GF GA 21 3 77 162 144 22 4 76 195 179 25 3 67 179 160 27 7 63 161 169 29 8 58 159 194

Northeast Division Ottawa Buffalo Boston Montreal Toronto

GP 63 60 60 63 61

W 36 33 27 29 19

L OT Pts GF GA 23 4 76 178 179 18 9 75 166 152 22 11 65 149 154 28 6 64 164 176 31 11 49 162 208

Southeast Division Washington Tampa Bay Atlanta Florida Carolina

GP 62 61 60 61 61

W 41 26 26 24 24

L 13 24 24 27 30

OT 8 11 10 10 7

Pts 90 63 62 58 55

GF 247 160 182 155 168

GA 177 182 194 177 194

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division Chicago Nashville Detroit St. Louis Columbus

GP 61 61 61 62 63

W 41 33 28 28 25

L OT Pts GF GA 15 5 87 199 146 23 5 71 170 173 21 12 68 159 164 25 9 65 163 172 28 10 60 166 203

Northwest Division Vancouver Colorado Calgary Minnesota Edmonton

GP 61 61 62 61 61

W 37 35 30 30 19

L OT Pts GF GA 22 2 76 194 152 20 6 76 178 158 23 9 69 156 156 27 4 64 171 178 36 6 44 153 211

Pacific Division GP W San Jose 62 40 Phoenix 63 37 Los Angeles 61 37 Dallas 61 28 Anaheim 62 30 NOTE: Two points overtime loss.

L OT Pts GF GA 13 9 89 204 153 21 5 79 167 158 20 4 78 185 166 21 12 68 175 186 25 7 67 177 189 for a win, one point for

Olympic Break Feb. 15 through Feb. 28

Monday, March 1 Detroit at Colorado, 9 p.m.


---A. Great Britain.





The NCHSAA playoffs continue with sectional tournament championships Friday. The four winners in the eight classifications of those contests advance to the West regionals next week. The NCISAA playoffs see semifinal games played today and championship tilts Saturday. The 2A boys championship will be played at 4 p.m. at Forsyth Country Day.

THURSDAY’S RESULTS 2A NCISAA No. 9 Victory Christian boys 66, No. 1 Westchester 64 (OT) No. 12 High Point Christian boys 62, No. 13 Gaston Day 36

3A NCISAA No. 1 Asheville Christ School boys 81, No. 8 Wesleyan 40

NCHSAA 2A West No. 1 Shelby girls 75, No. 2 East Davidson 59

TODAY’S GAMES NCHSAA 1A West No. 2 Bishop McGuinness girls (19-7) at No. 1 Highland Tech (14-9), 7 p.m. No. 2 Bishop McGuinness boys (18-10) at No. 1 Cherryville (24-2), 7 p.m.

NCHSAA 2A West No. 2 Carver boys (15-12) at No. 1 T.W. Andrews (17-7), 7 p.m. No. 3 Thomasville girls (11-9) at No. 1 Shelby (23-3), 7 p.m.

NCHSAA 4A West No. 1 Ragsdale boys (15-13) at No. 1 Dudley (21-6), 7 p.m. DON DAVIS JR. | HPE

Tigers eye more playoff success Butler’s Kris Frost (left) slaps the ball away from Ragsdale’s Devante Fletcher during Wednesday night’s NCHSAA 4A West second-round playoff battle in Jamestown. Fletcher and the Tigers won that game 63-53 to advance to today’s 7 p.m. sectional final at Dudley. That game will pit a pair of No. 1 seeds.

Cougars romp to semifinals ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS

BASKETBALL HPCA BOYS 62, GASTON DAY 36 HIGH POINT – High Point Christian Academy’s boys exploded past Gaston Day School in the quarterfinal round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A playoffs. The 12th-seeded Cougars romped 62-36 over the No. 13 squad in the last of four games Thursday at Westchester Country Day School. After the host squad was upset by No. 9 Victory Christian in Thursday’s opener, it will be HPCA vs. Victory in one semifinal today and No. 2 First Assembly vs. No. 3 Asheville Christian in the other. Today’s semifinals will be played at Wesleyan Christian Academy. HPCA is scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. tip after the first girls semifinal at 4. The second boys semifinal will tip at 8:30. “They’re bigger than we are, more athletic than we are, longer than we are – if you look at us on paper, watch the warmup line, you probably think it’s going to be a blowout,” Cougars coach Brandon Clifford said of meeting Victory for the second time this season. “They’re definitely one of the most talented teams in the state, but anything can happen this time of year.” Today’s boys winners advance to a 4 p.m. championship game Saturday at Forsyth Country Day. HPCA lost by 13 points to Victory in a December meeting, but that came before the Trojans had all their players at full strength. In Thursday’s win, HPCA led 27-16

at halftime and used a 22-11 run in the third quarter to put away Gaston Day. “We did a really good job running our stuff, not settling for 3s, attacking the basket,” Clifford said. “We did a good job of playing as a team.” Mitchell Oates and Jordan Weethee each had 17 points to power the Cougars (14-17), while Joseph McManus scored nine and Ryan Dula eight against Gaston (10-18), another surprise quarterfinalist as a No. 13 seed.

CHRIST SCHOOL BOYS 81, WESLEYAN 40 GREENSBORO – Top-seeded Asheville Christ School’s boys raced past eighthseeded Wesleyan Christian Academy 81-40 in the quarterfinals of the NCISAA 2A playoffs on Thursday afternoon at Greensboro Day School. Christ School improved to 35-1, while the Trojans closed the season at 19-13. After Wesleyan shot the ball well in an opening-round win against Providence Day, missed shots and turnovers added up against Christ School. Senior guard Leek Leek paced the Trojans with 13 points, 10 rebounds and two assists, while junior center Deng Leek tallied nine points, seven boards and two blocks.

SHELBY GIRLS 75, EAST DAVIDSON 59 SHELBY – Top-seeded Shelby’s girls downed second-seeded East Davidson 7559 in the second round of the NCHSAA 2A West playoffs on Thursday night. Shelby improved to 23-3 and will play host to Thomasville (11-9) in the sectional finals tonight at 7. The Golden Eagles finish the season 21-6.

GTCC coach, players take top honors SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

JAMESTOWN – Bobby Allison, who is in his first year as coach of Guilford Technical Community College’s women’s basketball team, has been named coach of the year for Region X of the National Junior College Athletic Association. GTCC’s Amanda Campusano of Bronx, NY, was named player of the year for the region. She and teammate Rhonda Young, also from Bronx, were named to the All-Region X first team. Others on the All-Region team are Kendra Brown of Spartanburg Methodist, Takesha Littlejohn and Constance McKenney, both of Clinton Junior College, and Tiya Johnson of Denmark Tech.

Appalachian State nips Chattanooga, 80-74 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BOONE – Donald Sims scored 22 points as Appalachian State held off Chattanooga 80-74. Also Thursday, Brandon Giles scored 19 as Western Carolina beat Samford, 61-44.

DeAnna Franklin and Sasha Hobson, both players for Clinton Junior College, were named to the Academic All-Region X team. GTCC won the regular season championship with an 11-0 record, and had an overall mark of 27-2. That brings Allison’s record as a head coach to 242-21. He formerly coached at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. GTCC is the top seed in the Region X tournament, meeting Denmark Tech in a 6 p.m. game today at Lifepointe Community Center in Fort Mill, SC. Clinton Junior College will play Spartanburg Methodist in an 8 p.m. game. Winners of the two games will meet at 2 p.m. in the championship contest.

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NCISAA 2A At Wesleyan Christian Girls semifinal, No. 1 Carolina Day (25-0) vs. No. 4 Cary Christian (27-4), 4 p.m. Boys semifinal, No. 9 Victory Christian (18-18) vs. No. 12 High Point Christian (1417), 5:30 p.m. Girls semifinal, No. 2 Victory Christian (27-9) vs. No. 6 Fayetteville Christian (27-3), 7 p.m. Boys semifinal, No. 2 First Assembly (28-1) vs. No. 3 Asheville Christian (21-7), 8:30 p.m.

NCHSAA Western Regional Semifinals at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday 3A boys at UNCG’s Fleming Gym 2A girls at Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center Wednesday 4A boys at Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center 3A girls at UNCG’s Fleming Gym Thursday 1A boys at UNCG’s Fleming Gym 4A girls at Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center Friday 2A boys at Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center 1A girls at UNCG’s Fleming Gym Saturday 2A girls championship, Coliseum Special Events, 12 p.m. 3A girls championship, UNCG, 12 p.m. 1A boys championship, UNCG, 2 p.m. 3A boys championship, Coliseum Special Events, 2 p.m. 1A girls championship, UNCG, 4 p.m. 4A girls championship, Coliseum Special Events, 4 p.m. 4A boys championship, Coliseum Special Events, 6 p.m. 2A boys championship, Coliseum Special Events, 8 p.m.


LOUISBURG – Guilford Technical Community College clinched the Carolinas-Virginia Conference regular season championship with a

67-65 victory over Louisburg College on Thursday night. The Titans improved to 24-3 and 15-1 in the league. Charlon Kloff and Kihary Blure each scored 13 points for GTCC.

Alex Moore added 11, and T.J. Holman has 10. Kloff pulled down six rebounds. The Titans close out their home schedule by hosting Rockingham Community College on Monday.


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yle Busch is looking for a homecoming this weekend similar to the one that he enjoyed a year

ago. Busch capped that weekend in Las Vegas by winning the Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the victory that he says means the most among his 16 major-league triumphs because it came in the city in which he was reared. “It was the biggest so far,” Busch said. “It was awesome, just the feeling of a lifetime. I told everyone that it would be just like another race, but it really meant a lot more than that when I got to victory lane. To have my mom there, and my brother come to victory lane, just made it that much more special. We didn’t have the best car last year, but I feel like I drove a smart race, and did what we needed to do. We worked on it all day and kept making it better.” If he wins this time, he’d rather take a different route. Busch suffered engine failure in practice and even though he rebounded to win the pole, he had to start in the rear of the field because of the engine switch. Usually petulant in dealing with setbacks and mistakes, Busch said he tried to take the engine woes as best he could. “I hate bad days,” Busch said. “I’m still not going to take them as easily as I should. ... But, you know, when the engine blew in practice on that Friday, I could have thrown my helmet down

and stomped away. I told the guys, ‘Great job,’ and look at what we did (after the engine problem in practice). I just went in the hauler and let those guys go to work and do what they do best.” SPORTS Busch said he wound up watching practice on Greer television and it paid off. Smith “I went out there and ■■■ ran a Mark Martin type line and ended up getting the pole there,” Busch said. “That was pretty awesome, to be able to do that and then come from the back, be patient, and win the race, too. I’m trying to learn to keep cool in those situations.” The first victory at Las Vegas for Joe Gibbs Racing was just the second in 12 events there for a car not owned by Jack Roush or Rick Hendrick. “It was cool,” Busch said. “To go out there and to run a smooth race, and to have a shot at winning the race at the end is what it’s all about.” Busch has gotten off to a roaring start in his first full season with Dave Rogers as his crew chief. He finished 18th at Daytona and 14th in California. “We ran well in our first two races and had good cars, but things just didn’t fall our way,” Busch said. “I’m hoping we can find a little more luck this week than we have so far in the Cup Series this year.”



Prism Motorsports, which fields the No. 66 car driven by Dave Blaney, was thrown a curve by NASCAR this weekend. NASCAR confiscated Blaney’s car as the one picked at random for inspection after last weekend’s race at California. Blaney qualified fifth, led by staying out during an early caution and then parked after 43 laps – continuing the team’s routine of staring and parking just to get prize money without having to pay for an engine that would go 500 miles and for tires. The curve ball is the cash-starved team won’t get the car back until Friday at Las Vegas, forcing it to spend the money to get its spare car ready. Some speculated NASCAR was trying to send a message to Phil Parsons because he added another “start-and-park” team this year. Parsons indicated before the season that he was adding the second team as a start-and-park to generate enough cash that would allow Blaney to actually race. Prism did not have a full pit crew for Blaney’s car at Las Vegas. Parsons said he did not think NASCAR was sending a message by taking his car for inspection. “If I am them and they are me and they qualified fifth, I may want a little extra look at that car,” Parsons told “We haven’t been around that much. There aren’t many relatively new teams that are able to do stuff like that. We may be a victim of our own success.”

J.C. (Jake) Elder, one of the top crew chiefs from the 1960s into the 1980s who gained the name Suitcase Jake because he changed teams frequently, died Wednesday at age 73. He had been in poor health since suffering a stroke in 2006. Elder was the top mechanic on the cars that David Pearson drove to championships in 1968 and 1969. He also prepared the cars in which Dale Earnhardt won “rookie of the year” in 1979 and also worked with drivers Darrell Waltrip, Fred Lorenzen and Benny Parsons.

SPARK PLUGS Carl Edwards won’t have to worry any more about missing a race to be present at the birth of his daughter. Edwards’ wife Katie delivered Anne on Thursday afternoon. ... Bristol Motor Speedway is extending the SAFER barriers by 80 feet along the exits of Turns 2 and 4. Track officials said the addition of the cushion along the outside retaining wall should narrow the usable racing room. But, Kevin Harvick said in a Wednesday teleconference that the track was widened so much when it was reconfigured two years ago that the small reduction caused by the width of the SAFER barriers won’t make much difference. ...Bristol officials said David Pearson will be one of the drivers in its legends race scheduled along with a Nationwide race on March 20. |888-3519

Canadian women blank U.S. for hockey gold VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Canada beat its American rival 2-0 to win the women’s hockey gold medal in a third straight Olympics. Marie-Philip Poulin scored two goals and Shannon Szabados made 28 saves Thursday before a raucous Vancouver

crowd ringing cowbells and waving thousands of maple leaf flags. After Poulin’s two first-period scores, the Canadians dominated every aspect of the biggest game in this young sport, earning their 15th straight Olympic victory.

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United States’ gold medalist Bill Demong (right) and silver medalist Johnny Spillane celebrate after the Men’s Nordic Combined Individual event from the large hill at the Vancouver Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia on Thursday.

Americans go 1-2 in Nordic combined THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

race. Demong and Spillane were among those to win the weather “lottery,” as World Cup leader Jason Lamy Chappuis of France called it. The Americans weren’t the only lucky ones, though. And Demong did rise from sixth to first, outlasting Spillane and Bernhard Gruber of Austria after they distanced themselves from everyone else. So don’t put too much of an asterisk on this. “These Olympics are the combination of years of hard work and hard breaks,” Demong said. This pair of medals jumped the U.S. count to eight golds and 30 overall, nudging closer to the record hauls of 10 gold of 34 total, both set at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. Germany had a 1-2 finish in giant slalom to reach eight golds and 26 overall medals. Norway’s Marit Bjoergen became the top medal-winner thus far, becoming the first with three golds and with four overall medals by leading the winning team in the women’s cross-country relay.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Part ski jumping, part cross-country skiing – and almost all Americans on the podium. Billy Demong and Johnny Spillane finished 1-2 in a Nordic combined race Thursday, a surprising medal haul in a sport that’s been part of the Winter Olympics since 1924 but never had an American medalist until these games. Spillane became the first on Sunday – and now he has three, all silver. Demong’s victory is the first gold and his second overall. Both were part of a second-place finish in the team event Tuesday. “I think it has been building over the past five to 10 years,” Demong said. “We knew we had three guys who could medal on any given day.” This race involved ski jumping on the large hill, then a 10-kilometer race. Weather was another obstacle. A driving, wet snow and tail wind late in the ski jumping portion ruined the distances for many of the GIANT SLALOM top competitors, forcing them to Julia Mancuso was third fastest start way back in the cross-country in Thursday’s second run of the gi-

Canada curlers will play for gold at home VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Cheryl Bernard pulled her Canadian curling teammates into a group hug. Bernard’s foursome is right where it hoped to be – playing for gold on Canadian soil. The Canadians moved

into today’s final against defending gold medalist Sweden with a 6-5 victory over Switzerland on Thursday afternoon that was in doubt until the very end. The Swedes cruised past China 9-4 in the other semifinal.

ant slalom, which wasn’t enough to overcome a frustrating performance in the first run a day earlier. “It just wasn’t enough,” said Mancuso, who finishes these Winter Olympics with a pair of silver medals. Viktoria Rebensburg won the race, giving Germany a winner in it for the first time since 1956. She was highly unlikely to be the droughtbuster as she’d never won a major event. Also, Lindsey Vonn plans to ski the slalom today with a hard, plastic brace protecting her right pinkie. She broke it during a tumble in the giant slalom Wednesday that left her “a ball of hurt right now,” according to her husband, Thomas.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Camilo Villegas has tied the Phoenix Open first-round record with a 9-under 62 to take a one-shot lead over former Florida teammate Matt Every. Villegas regrouped with a bogey-free round Thursday after making the semifinals of the Match Play Championship last weekend, but missing a 3-foot putt that would have put him in

the final. The 28-year-old Colombian beat Sergio Garcia in the third-place match. Justin Rose, Mark Wilson, Ryuji Imada, Rickie Fowler and Pat Perez were three strokes back at 65 in perfect conditions at TPC Scottsdale. Phil Mickelson and defending champion Kenny Perry were in a large group at 68. Match Play champion Ian Poulter struggled to a 72.

Four share lead in Singapore SINGAPORE (AP) – Top-ranked Lorena Ochoa birdied two of the final three holes for a 4-under 68 and a share of the firstround lead Thursday on a hot, windy day at the HSBC Champions. Cristie Kerr, Angela Stanford and Hee Young Park also shot 68s. Kerr birdied five of the last six holes on Tanah Merah’s Garden Course, Stanford had a bogeyfree round, and Park

overcame three bogeys with seven birdies. Ai Miyazato, the winner Sunday in the season-opening LPGA Thailand, was a stroke back along with Sophie Gustafson, Christina Kim and Song-Hee Kim. Juli Inkster, Karrie Webb and Suzann Pettersen shot 70s, while defending champion Jiyai Shin opened with a 71, and Michelle Wie had a 72.

BOBSLEDDER DETAINED American bobsledder Bill Schuffenhauer was detained and released by Canadian police after an argument with his fiancee, a person with direct knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press. Schuffenhauer, a silver medalist in 2002, resumed Olympic training Thursday and is expected to compete in today’s four-man bobsled.

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2 plead not guilty in NY terrorism case NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Two men have pleaded not guilty to new charges in a foiled plot to bomb New York City subways with homemade bombs. Charges unsealed Thursday morning in federal court in Brooklyn allege that Zarein Ahmedzay and Adis Medunjanin were involved in the plan to attack the system in mid-September 2009. The two 25-year-olds are accused of conspiring with former high school classmate Najibullah Zazi to use weapons of mass destruction to conduct an attack. Zazi pleaded guilty this week and is cooperating with federal prosecutors.

US, Canadian officials wager bet on hockey WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a friendly wager that could leave White House press secretary Robert Gibbs wearing the colors of Canada. Gibbs and his counterpart to the north, Dimitri Soudas, bet on the results of Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gold medal womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hockey contest. Both teams were unbeaten in the Olympics, being played in Vancouver. White House spokesman Nick Shapiro says that if the United States wins, the prime ministerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s press secretary will don a Team USA jersey when he briefs reporters on March 3. If Canada wins, Gibbs will wear a Team Canada jersey the next time he meets with reporters offcamera in his office.

FDA has concerns with transplant drug WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday an organ transplant drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. improves kidney function, but also appears to carry potentially fatal side effects. Bristol has asked the FDA to approve its drug Belatacept for patients undergoing a kidney transplant. The drug suppresses the bodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s immune system to avoid organ rejection. Similar drugs have been used for decades, but most carry risks of liver toxicity and other adverse effects. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS


Lawmakers (from left) Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., listen during a health care reform meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday at Blair House in Washington.

Obama: Health revamp canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait for long debate WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; After a day of debate and disagreement, President Barack Obama concluded Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unprecedented live talkfest on health care with the bleak assessment that accord between Democrats and Republicans may not be possible. He rejected Republican preferences for seeking a step-by-step solution or simply starting over. Obama strongly suggested that Democrats will try to pass a sweeping overhaul without GOP support, by using controversial Senate budget rules that would disallow filibusters. And then, he said, this fallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s elections would write the verdict on who was right. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We cannot have another yearlong debate about this,â&#x20AC;? Obama said at the end of a 71â &#x201E;2-hour marathon policy session. Neither side gave much ground, sticking mostly to familiar arguments and talking points. The president urged Republicans to â&#x20AC;&#x153;do a little soul searchingâ&#x20AC;? but said majority Democrats would decide quickly how to move forward on a priority that has eluded leaders for half a century. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This will take courage to do,â&#x20AC;? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. said in her own closing speech. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we will get it done.â&#x20AC;? With the conversation veering between mind-numbing detail and flaring tempers, Obama and


President Barack Obama gestures as he renewed his efforts for health care reform while meeting with Republican and Democratic Congressional leaders. his Democratic allies clashed with congressional Republicans over the right prescription for the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s broken health care system. Though there was much talk of agreement, each side held onto long-entrenched positions that left them far apart. Democrats seek a kind of broad remake; Republicans favor much more modest changes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have a very difficult gap to bridge here,â&#x20AC;? said Rep. Eric Cantor, the No. 2 House Republican. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t afford this. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the ultimate problem.â&#x20AC;? With Cantor sitting in front of a giant stack of nearly 2,400 pages

representing the Democratsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Senate-passed bill, Obama said cost is a legitimate question, but he took Cantor and other Republicans to task for using political shorthand and props â&#x20AC;&#x153;that prevent us from having a conversation.â&#x20AC;? And so it went, hour after hour at Blair House, just across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House. It was essentially a condensed, one-day version of the entire past year of debate over the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s health care crisis, with all its heat, complexity and detail, and a crash course in the partisan divide. Obama and other Democrats argued that a broad overhaul is imperative for the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s future economic vitality. The president cast health care as â&#x20AC;&#x153;one of the biggest drags on our economy,â&#x20AC;? tying his top domestic priority to an issue thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s even more pressing to many Americans. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the last chance, as far as Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m concerned,â&#x20AC;? Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y. Obama lamented partisan bickering that has resulted in a stalemate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Politics I think ended up trumping practical common sense,â&#x20AC;? he said. With such hardened positions well staked out before the meeting, the president and his Democratic allies prepared to move on alone â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a gamble with political risks no matter how they do that.

Holder, Gates: Congress should not restrict trials WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Attorney General Eric Holder and Defense Secretary Robert Gates are urging Congress not to restrict the executive branch from prosecuting terrorism defendants in federal courts or in reformed military commissions in the United States. The request Thursday in a joint letter to House leaders ratchets up the debate between the Obama administration and congressional

Republicans on how best to proceed legally against accused terrorists. Congressional restrictions on terrorism prosecutions would be unwise and set a dangerous precedent, Holder and Gates told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In order to protect the American people as effectively as possible, we must be in a position to use every lawful instrument of national power â&#x20AC;&#x201C;

including both courts and military commissions â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to ensure that terrorists are brought to justice and can no longer threaten American lives,â&#x20AC;? Holder and Gates added.


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Patriot Act bill goes to Obama WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Key provisions of the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s primary counterterrorism law would be extended for a year under a bill passed by the House Thursday evening after Democrats retreated from adding new privacy protections. The House voted 315 to 97 to extend the USA Patriot Act, sending the bill to President Barack Obama. Without the bill, the provisions would expire Sunday. The Senate approved the extension Wednesday. The privacy protections were cast aside when Senate Democrats lacked the necessary 60-vote supermajority to pass them. Thrown away were restrictions on the authority to spy on Americans and seize their records.

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WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Associated Press has learned that the House ethics committee has concluded that Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel knowingly accepted Caribbean trips in violation of House rules that forbid hidden financing by corporations. A congressional source familiar with the findings but not authorized to be quoted by name said at least four of members of the Congressional Black Caucus on the trips in 2007 and 2008 have been exonerated. Rangel is one of the most influential members of Congress because the committee he chairs writes laws setting tax rates and oversees Medicare and Social Security benefits. The decision is certain to raise questions whether he can continue that role in an election year in which Congress must deal with several expiring tax laws.

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Former Madoff executive arrested NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A top aide to Bernard Madoff was arrested Thursday and charged with helping the convicted Wall Street swindler cook his books. Daniel Bonventre, the former operations director for Bernard Madoff Investment Securities, was arrested at his Manhattan home, authorities said. He faces conspiracy, securities fraud and tax charges. The 63-year-old was also sued Thursday by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC accused Bonventre of falsifying accounting records both to disguise Madoff â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s multibillion dollar fraud and illegally enrich himself.

Jobless claims rise WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; New claims for unemployment benefits jumped unexpectedly last week, mostly because state agencies processed a backlog of claims caused by snowstorms the previous week. The severe weather also increased temporary layoffs in the weathersensitive construction and transportation industries. Still, the increase in claims underscored concerns that layoffs are no longer slowing as they had in the second half of last year. More layoffs

means consumers will have less money to spend, hindering the economic recovery. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fact that these snowstorms â&#x20AC;&#x201D; as bad as they were â&#x20AC;&#x201D; could have such an impact is more testimony to the fragility of the recovery,â&#x20AC;? Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, wrote in a note to clients. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The recovery is still on thin ice and lost momentum in the first quarter.â&#x20AC;? A separate report Thursday on orders for big-ticket manufactured goods was mixed. The Commerce Department

said durable goods orders shot up in January by 3 percent, the most in six months. But that gain resulted from a surge in orders for aircraft. Excluding transportation, durable goods orders fell by 0.6 percent, a weaker showing than economists had expected. Economists werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t overly alarmed by that drop. They noted that the figures are volatile monthto-month. And they pointed out that the government raised its estimate for orders, excluding transportation, in December to show a 2 percent gain.

In its report on jobless claims, the Labor Department said first-time claims for unemployment insurance rose by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 496,000. Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected a drop to 455,000. Economists closely watch initial claims, which are considered a gauge of the pace of layoffs and an indication of companiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; willingness to hire new workers. The four-week average of claims, which smooths volatility, rose by 6,000 to 473,750. The four-week av-

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Former Kmart head to pay millions DETROIT (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A judge on Thursday ordered a former Kmart CEO to pay more than $10 million for misleading investors before the retail chain filed for bankruptcy protection in 2002. However, the judge denied an SEC request that would have prevented Charles Conaway from serving as an officer or director at another public company. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Conaway failed to tell investors that Kmart was delaying payments to suppliers to save cash, thereby masking the deteriorating financial health of the company.

Oil prices tumble on economy worries NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oil prices tumbled Thursday on new signs that the economy remains weak and that demand for crude is still tepid at best. Benchmark crude for April delivery fell $2.80 to $77.20 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose $1.14 to settle at $80 on Wednesday.

Wal-Mart asks to cut emissions NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest retailer, says it wants its suppliers to reduce 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015. Wal-Mart says it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t force suppliers to make changes but will work with them on projects that will reduce both emissions and costs.


erage has risen by about 30,000 in the past month. The average had fallen sharply over the summer and fall from its peak last spring of about 650,000. But the improvement has stalled since the year began. The four-week figure is now well above the 425,000 level that many economists say would signal net hiring. The higher claims figures in recent weeks mean the unemployment rate likely rose in February and more jobs were lost. The unemployment rate in January was 9.7 percent.


Master Diagnostic Technician Kurt Juergens of Foxborough, Mass., uses a laptop computer to diagnose and repair the brake system on a 2010 Toyota Prius in the repair shop of a Toyota dealership, in Norwood, Mass.

Toyota makes safety pledge WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fresh from a grueling appearance before Congress, Toyotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief executive met with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday and pledged â&#x20AC;&#x153;to advance safety to the next level.â&#x20AC;? Akio Toyoda then headed to the state of Kentucky to visit Toyotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest North American manufacturing plant, which churns out the popular Camry, one of the models

in the 6 million-vehicle U.S. recall. The cost to Toyotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reputation is only now starting to emerge. The worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s biggest automaker is facing legal and public relations problems on several fronts: a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors in New York; a probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission; and anger by U.S. dealerships in line to repair potentially mil-

lions of recalled vehicles. Toyota is offering customers new reimbursements for rental cars and other expenses. Company lawyers are bracing for large numbers of death and injury lawsuits. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee plans a hearing Tuesday and has asked LaHood, federal highway safety chief David Strickland and two Toyota exec-

utives â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Toyotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s North American president, Yoshi Inaba, and quality control official Shinichi Sasaki â&#x20AC;&#x201D; to testify. Transportation officials said Toyodaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s meeting with LaHood lasted about 30 minutes and focused on the importance of safety and protecting consumers. Toyoda â&#x20AC;&#x153;promised to take the initiative to advance safety to the next level,â&#x20AC;? according to a Toyota statement.

Fidelity 2009 profit rises 5 percent BOSTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fidelity Investments said Thursday its operating profit rose 5 percent last year compared with 2008, and the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest mutual fund company also saw fund performance improve. Fidelity is privately held and doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t report quarterly financial numbers.

But the company said in its annual report that its operating income last year was $2.51 billion, excluding interest expenses and taxes. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s up from $2.39 billion in 2008, when sharply declining markets eroded the value of assets that Fidelity and rival fund companies manage and rely on

for fee income. A market turnaround helped lift results last year. In a letter to shareholders, Fidelity CEO and Chairman Edward â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nedâ&#x20AC;? Johnson III said more than half of last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s profit increase came from the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s distribution operations, which offer investment products

to Fidelity clients, including those from other fund companies. Fidelity reported a nearly 11 percent decline in revenue last year, to $11.48 billion. The drop came as Fidelity cut thousands of jobs the past couple years, reducing its work force to about 37,000.

Apple sells 10 billionth song CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Apple Inc. said Thursday that it has sold 10 billion songs from the iTunes Store since it opened in 2003, cementing its position as the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest music retailer. The 10 billionth song was â&#x20AC;&#x153;Guess Things Happen That Wayâ&#x20AC;? by Johnny Cash, bought by Louie Sulcer of

Woodstock, Ga. He will receive a $10,000 gift card. The music store sold around 25 million tracks in 2003. Three years later, it surpassed the 1 billion mark. Separately, Apple was set to hold its annual shareholder meeting Thursday at its headquarters in Cupertino.

WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Republicans are taking aim at the Obama administrationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s struggling mortgage assistance program. They argue the effort is making the economic crisis worse and say many homeowners would be better off as renters. In a report Thursday, Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. and Jim Jordan, ROhio., called the program a misuse of taxpayer money. Though $75 billion has been set aside for the program, so far only $15 million has been spent. They also said it distorts the housing market by keeping people in their homes who would be better off going through foreclosure. Homeowners who enroll in the program but then drop out â&#x20AC;&#x153;would have been better off if they had defaulted earlier and spent the payments on more affordable housing options,â&#x20AC;? the two lawmakers wrote. Obama administration officials, however, reject that argument. They say the program gives a second chance to homeowners who were given shoddy loans during the housing boom. And they defend their track record, even though only 116,000 homeowners have completed the process out of the 1 million enrolled.

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Stocks fall on renewed economic fears NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday but closed well off their lows as investors set aside some of concerns about Greece’s rising debt. The recovery came as the dollar pulled back from an early spike. The dollar is seen as a safe investment. So its retreat signals that by the end of the day, investors had lost some of their fears about Greece’s debt problems hurting other countries. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 53 points after being down 188. Treasury prices rose as investors sought safer investments. The early slide came as the possibility of downgrades of Greece’s debt

fanned worries that financial troubles there will spread to other countries. The euro fell and touched a nine-month low against the dollar. Stocks often get hit when the dollar jumps because commodity prices often fall. A drop in commodity prices hurts energy and materials stocks. An unexpected rise in first-time claims for unemployment insurance added to the sour mood that dominated trading early in the day and raised concerns that the labor market will worsen. The Labor Department said first-time claims for unemployment insurance rose by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted

496,000. Economists polled by Thomson Reuters had forecast a drop in claims. It was the second straight week that claims rose unexpectedly. High unemployment remains one of the biggest obstacles to a sustained economic recovery. The Labor Department’s monthly report on employment will be released next week. Trading in the U.S. has been choppy in recent weeks because of uneasiness about the economy. Global markets retreated earlier this month because traders were worried about Greece’s debt problems. The market’s drop early in the week, a rebound and the latest

slide signal that investors are waiting for clearer information on the direction of the economy. Justin Golden, a strategist at Macro Risk Advisors in New York, said there is an undercurrent of worry about long-term issues like debt in Greece. The presence of the concerns means it doesn’t take much to rattle investors. “It’s a statement of how fragile the markets really are,” Golden said. The Dow fell 53.13, or 0.5 percent, to 10,321.03. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 2.30, or 0.2 percent, to 1,102.94. The Nasdaq composite index fell 1.68, or 0.1 percent, to 2,234.22.



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Workers from the public sector stage a protest on the streets of Dublin, Ireland, in November 2009.

European Union pushes cuts for indebted countries DUBLIN (AP) — To keep its debt crisis from mushrooming out of control, the European Union is imposing harsh cutbacks on millions of ordinary people in debtplagued countries like Greece, Ireland and Portugal. But some economists think cutbacks right now are a mistake that might tip Europe into a dreaded double-dip recession. How, skeptics ask, will Europe’s barely-there recovery withstand the loss of stimulus from sudden, steep austerity measures demanded by the EU? So far the pain includes cutbacks and freezes in teachers’ and nurses’ salaries, higher retirement ages and heavier taxes on everything from incomes to cigarettes and fuel. Europe is barely expanding, with only 0.1

percent growth in the fourth quarter in the 16 countries that use the euro, leaving a renewed slide into recession impossible to rule out. And the recession is still on in several countries facing the cuts such as Greece, Ireland and Spain. “This premature fiscal tightening is the route to the Second Great Depression” — or at the very least, a long period of economic stagnation, warned Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. Yet markets are leaving EU leaders with little room to maneuver. Fears of a possible downgrade of Greek debt by ratings agencies sent European stocks lower Thursday and pushed

the euro down 0.4 percent to $1.3484, not far off its nine-month low of $1.3444 hit earlier this month and well off its most recent peak of $1.51 from November. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Thursday that the central bank is looking into the use by Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms of a sophisticated investment instrument to make bets that Greece will default on its debt. Robbie Cullen can see both sides of the coin. As a tax collector, he’s in the front line of Ireland’s battle to bring its runaway deficit under control. But as a divorced dad working two jobs, his own wallet is already at breaking point. “The debt we’ve run up as a nation is just unbe-

lievable. A tsunami could hit Ireland and cause less damage,” said a red-eyed Cullen, who shifts every day from his civil servant job to moonlighting as a taxi driver in Dublin. It’s a choice he couldn’t have imagined a few years ago — before the government’s emergency budgets cut his overtime, froze his salary, raised his income taxes and boosted his workload as departing colleagues weren’t replaced. “I can’t even keep up with my own debts, never mind the nation’s,” Cullen said, shopping for cut-rate sausage at a discount supermarket he disdained to visit in better times. “I’ve got to spend 30 hours a week taxiing just to break even. Something else has got to give. I can’t give any more.”

Fed to eye contracts on Greek debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Thursday that the central bank is looking into the use by Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms of a sophisticated investment instrument to make bets that Greece will default on its debt. Bernanke said the Fed is looking into companies’ use of credit default swaps, a form of insurance against bond defaults. Bernanke made the comments at the

start of a Senate Banking Committee hearing, the second day where the Fed chief testified on Capitol Hill about the state of the economy. “Obviously, using these instruments in a way that intentionally destabilizes a company or a country is counterproductive, “ Bernanke said, adding that the Securities and Exchange Commission probably will be looking into this matter as well. “We’ll certainly be evaluating what we can learn

from the activities of the holding companies that we supervise here in the U.S,” Bernanke said. The panel’s chairman, Sen. Christopher Dodd, DConn., said he is troubled that this practice could worsen Greece’s debt crisis. “We have a situation in which major financial institutions are amplifying a public crisis for what would appear to be for private gain,” Dodd said. Dodd wondered whether there ought to be lim-

its on the use of credit default swaps to prevent “the intentional creation of runs against governments.” On another topic, Bernanke said that the snowstorms and bad weather that have recently affected the country will likely have a short-term — but not permanent — impact on unemployment and layoffs. He said policymakers will “have to be careful about not overinterpreting” upcoming data.





ATT 26.26 AET 29.97 ALU 2.99 AA 13.31 ALL 31.3 AXP 38.04 AIG 27.51 AMP 40.17 ADI 29.63 AON 40.99 AAPL 202 AVP 30.29 BBT 28.23 BNCN 7.14 BP 52.89 BAC 16.55 BSET 4.49 BBY 36.87 BA 62.87 CBL 11.81 CSX 47.53 CVS 34 COF 37.37 CAT 56.79 CVX 72.11 CSCO 24.33 C 3.39 KO 53.12 CL 83.11 CLP 11.91 CMCSK 15.25 GLW 17.5 CFI 13.73 DAI 41.77 DE 56.96 DELL 13.29 DDS 17.02 DIS 31.36 DUK 16.38 XOM 65.14 FNBN 1.2 FDX 83.18 FBP 2.16 FCNCA 181 F 11.78 FO 43.6 FBN 5.62 GPS 20.39 GD 72.2 GE 15.92 GSK 37.13 GOOG 526.43 HBI 25.04 HOG 24.61 HPQ 50.92 HD 31.36 HOFT 13.5 INTC 20.63 IBM 127.07 JPM 40.64 K 52.31 KMB 60.4 KKD 3.47 LZB 11.97 LH 73.13

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METALS PRICING NEW YORK (AP) — Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday: Aluminum - $0.9425 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.1890 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.2355 N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Lead - $2167.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9779 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1094.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1096.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed. Silver - $15.905 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $15.940 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Platinum -$1518.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1507.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

1939 Batman comic sells for more than $1 million DALLAS (AP) – Heritage Auction Galleries says a 1939 comic book in which Batman makes his debut has sold at auction in Dallas for more than $1 million – setting a record for the amount paid for a comic. The rare copy of Detective Comics No. 27 from 1939 went for $1,075,500

Thursday. A Heritage official says it was sold on behalf of an anonymous consignor and the buyer wished to remain anonymous as well. Barry Sandoval, director of operations of Heritage’s comics division, says that the consignor bought the comic in the late 1960s for $100.


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Local Area Forecast




North Carolina State Forecast

Elizabeth City 47/28

Shown is todayโ€™s weather. Temperatures are todayโ€™s highs and tonightโ€™s lows.

High Point 46/28

Asheville 40/24

Charlotte 49/26

Denton 47/29

Greenville 50/32 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 48/29 47/38


Wilmington 52/31 Today


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ALBEMARLE . . . . . .49/28 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .43/23 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .52/31 EMERALD ISLE . . . .50/35 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .51/30 GRANDFATHER MTN . .27/19 GREENVILLE . . . . . .50/32 HENDERSONVILLE .43/24 JACKSONVILLE . . . .51/32 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .51/32 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .47/39 MOUNT MITCHELL . .35/21 ROANOKE RAPIDS .46/29 SOUTHERN PINES . .50/29 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .50/33 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .47/26 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .48/29

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LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .66/50 LOS ANGELES . . . . .68/51 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .45/29 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .69/49 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .28/10 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .53/31 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .34/31 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .64/41 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . . .71/51 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .28/25 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .35/29 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .41/33 SAN FRANCISCO . . .62/50 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .39/23 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .53/43 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .45/28 WASHINGTON, DC . .39/28 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .40/24

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COPENHAGEN . . . . .36/35 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .45/32 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .78/68 GUATEMALA . . . . . .80/57 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .76/68 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .75/68 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .56/37 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .45/39 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .34/21 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .70/59

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Snowstorm slams Northeast, rain pounds New England PHILADELPHIA (AP) โ€“ A slow-moving winter storm bringing snow again in the Northeast is also dumping a lot of rain in parts of northern New England and threatening to cause flooding. In parts of southern and mid-coastal Maine more than 3 inches of rain has fallen and forecasters say some areas could get more than 7 inches. The river in the flood-prone New Hampshire town of Goffstown is nearing flood stage and residents have been told to prepare for possible evacuation. Back-to-back storms have been blamed for a number deaths, including a man who was hit by a snow-laden tree branch in Central Park. In upstate New York, state police report two deaths in traffic accidents on slick roads, one near Rochester and another southeast of Syracuse. Meanwhile, airlines canceled hundreds of Thurs-


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Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro

UV Index

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UV Index for 3 periods of the day.

8 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Noon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 4 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

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Full 2/28

Last 3/7

First 3/23

New 3/15

0-2: Low The higher the UV 3-5: Moderate index, the higher the 6-7: High need for eye and 8-10: Very High skin protection. 11+: Extreme

Lake Levels & River Stages Lake and river levels are in feet. Change is over the past 24 hrs. Flood Pool Current Level Change High Rock Lake 655.2 654.0 0.0 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 3.23 0.00 Elkin 16.0 3.47 -0.23 Wilkesboro 14.0 3.87 +0.57 High Point 10.0 0.94 -1.01 Ramseur 20.0 2.36 +0.26 Moncure 20.0 18.68 0.00

Pollen Forecast

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ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .87/71 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .42/38 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .69/52 BARCELONA . . . . . .59/44 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .43/25 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .61/54 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .70/47 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .44/38 BUENOS AIRES . . . .77/58 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .68/56

24 hours through 6 p.m. Month to Date . . . . . . . . Normal Month to Date . . Year to Date . . . . . . . . . Normal Year to Date . . . Record Precipitation . . .


Around The World City

High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Last Yearโ€™s High . . . . . . . .54 Last Yearโ€™s Low . . . . . . . . .28 Record High . . . . .81 in 1930 Record Low . . . . . . .6 in 1967

Sunrise . . Sunset . . Moonrise Moonset .

Across The Nation Today

Precipitation (Yesterday)

Sun and Moon

Around Our State City

Temperatures (Yesterday)


Today: Low

Hi/Lo Wx 53/40 61/48 78/67 50/34 94/78 27/20 81/67 55/40 53/45 46/35

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Pollen Rating Scale


Air Quality

Predominant Types: Weeds

100 75

151-200: 201-300: 301-500:

50 25 0

Today: 25 (Good) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:





Good Moderate Unhealthy (sensitive) Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous

6 Weeds

0: Absent, 1-25: Low, 26-50: Moderate, 51-75: High, >75: Very High

Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.

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