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Andrews students take in Obama speech, despite technical glitches AT A GLANCE
President’s plea inspires kids across the nation. 5A BY PAUL B. JOHNSON ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – T. Wingate Andrews High School student D.J. Tucker summed up his thoughts succinctly after hearing President Barack Obama’s national address to students beamed into his classroom Tuesday. “Education makes dreams come true,” Tucker said as he and his fellow students discussed the president’s address among themselves and with their teacher. Civics teacher John Shearin took advantage of the president’s speech – simulcast on the Internet as Obama appeared at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va. – to teach his students about the duties and responsibilities of the nation’s highest office. Shearin used examples from the presidencies of Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton to show how the White House can exercise influence in areas from diplomacy and economic strategy to the pardoning of prisoners and appointment of Cabinet officials. Though Obama’s speech was tinged by controversy, as conservative critics said the president aimed to indoctrinate students with liberal points of view, the
Parents of students in Guilford County Schools were given the option of allowing their children to opt out of President Barack Obama’s national education address Tuesday. The number of students who opted out ranged from a high of 49 at Monticello Brown Summit Elementary School to a low of no students skipping the speech at several schools, a school system public relations representative said. most pressing problem with his noontime speech involved technical glitches. The Internet video reception in the Andrews classroom was spotty at best, meaning that much of the time the 30 students took in the president’s remarks as an audio event only. After Obama’s speech, which focused on the importance of education and determination, the racially mixed class of white, black and Hispanic teenagers discussed what the president wanted to impart to them. With Shearin guiding them through questions, the students expressed what they gleaned from the president’s remarks – work hard and stay in school, finish academic assignments on time, learn from mistakes and don’t make excuses and fail to achieve.
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Following the class, Shearin said he thought the time was productive. “I definitely think it was an extraordinary experi-
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GUILFORD COUNTY – School officials may have finished their budget talks Tuesday with a 9-2 vote on a $590.7 million budget for the 2009-10 school year. Guilford County Schools Superintendent Mo Green offered a list of items to spend $4.9 million the Guil-
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ford County Board of Education left on the table last month. Green wants to reinstate four administrators and to support for low-performing schools and maintenance. All the items were cut in earlier versions of the budget. Board members Darlene Garrett and Garth Hebert of High Point voted against the adjustments. With state cuts alone totaling $22
million, the final budget will drop from the $651 million package Green proposed in May to $590.7 million. For weeks, no final figure had been in sight as officials dealt with state budget cuts. Schools officials had planned for a state funding shortfall of more than
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GUILFORD COUNTY – Although the perception still is that 4-H clubs are farm and agriculture based, only about 5 percent of members in the state lives on farms and are able to rear livestock and raise crops. Most 4-H members live in small towns, cities and
suburbs, said Peggie Lewis, Guilford County extension agent. 4-H The new 4-H focus is Celebrating on personal a century of growth of change m e m b e r s , ■■ ■ ■■ and activities focus on leadership, life skills, community service, citizenship and critical thinking. Clubs no longer are in schools, and Lewis assumes that is responsible
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Students Kenquala Dunlap (front) and Fatisha Douglas (rear), along with teacher John Shearin, watch President Barack Obama’s speech at T. Wingate Andrews High School on Tuesday. Some students took notes on the address.
School board approves budget
AT A GLANCE The school board approved in May a $651 million budget that kept county operational support at $175 million. The district has been operating with an interim budget since June so school officials could pay the bills.
William J. Carpenter joined High Point University as director of the Writing Program. In his new role, Carpenter will work with the English department in designing, implementing and assessing the effectiveness of HPU’s composition courses.
for a drop in membership in the late 1980s. In about the past five years, membership has risen, and last year about 12,000 young people in Guilford County participated in 4-H. The recent increase in members may be due to extension agents collaborating with more outside agencies, Lewis said. Most recently, extension agents noticed an increased interest in gardening. “Maybe with the economy, people are going back to their roots,” Lewis said.
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Grant to help some families pay for day care ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT
GUILFORD COUNTY – The waiting list of families with children who need day care but can’t afford it could be getting shorter. County officials are getting their paperwork in order to take advantage of $2.6 million in federal stimulus funds. The Department of Social Services has mailed letters to parents who may qualify for the assistance. All that remains is for the Guilford County Board of
Guilford County provides day care assistance for about 5,000 children. Commissioners to approve the grant Sept. 17. The money will help parents pay day care bills from September to May, DSS officials said earlier. The new grant could fund day care for as many as 850 children. Families receive
a boost for food stamps from federal stimulus funds. Most families will see a 13.6 percent increase, or about $20 to $24, per person monthly, according to the N.C. Justice Center. In an unrelated matter, DSS has asked commissioners to approve a $118,000 contract with Youth Villages for continuation of the New Day program which provides assistance for older youth with mental health issues in foster care.Youth Villages will match the county grant dollar-for-dollar.
assistance based on their need. Overall, North Carolina will receive $56 million for child care as a part of the American Re- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will covery and Reinvestment Act. provide $4 billion in added Guilford County provides day food stamp benefits nacare assistance for about 5,000 tionally. This year, at least children. Families must meet 1 million more people will income and employments stanreceive food stamps in North dards to qualify. Carolina. State officials divided the award based on the existing formulas, so counties with especially long waiting lists, such with a day-care waiting list for as Guilford, received extra months. Earlier this year, DSS received money. DSS has been dealing
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$34 million, but legislators raised some taxes and cut some programs to balance the budget. State funds make up 60 percent of the district’s budget. Green also wants to keep about $3 million in reserve in case state officials require reversions. Last year, the district returned $2 million to meet Gov. Bev Perdue’s budget goals and $3.8 million before she took office to comply with an order from thenGov. Mike Easley. Amounts are calculated from average daily memberships. “We have had these reversions before, and we also had increased expenses for fuel and energy,” said Sharon Ozment, district financial officer.
“We are dealing with the fallout from that,” said Chairman Alan Duncan. Several board members wanted to move as much money as possible to classrooms to pay for more teachers where needed. “Schools are not being made whole, but they are getting additional money,” Green said. “We have substantially cut administrative personnel and we need to restore some of them to help the schools.” Overall, schools will get 81 percent of the budget and administration 19 percent. That’s up 1 percent for the schools from previous budget versions, Green said. firstname.lastname@example.org | 888-3626
Thomasville man charged in stabbing, shooting ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT
TRINITY – A Thomasville man allegedly shot one man and stabbed another at a Trinity home Monday, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. Dustin Gray Gordon was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and a count of impersonating a law enforcement officer. According to a sheriff’s office press release, depu-
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Business, civic leader Ingram dies
He served as a trustee for High Point Regional Hospital, a board member for the YMCA of Greater HIGH POINT – Longtime High High Point and the High Point SalvaPoint businessman and civic leadtion Army and president of the High er C.T. Ingram Jr. died Monday. Point American Business Club. InHe was 98. gram was a member of Wesley MeIngram was president and chief morial United Methodist Church executive officer of Carolina Conand served on its board of stewards. tainer Co., a business that was co- Arnold Koonce Former High Point Mayor Arfounded by his father, Charles T. Former High Point mayor nold Koonce worked with Ingram Ingram Sr. He was involved nationally in of the association for 16 years. He at Carolina Container for 43 years. “He was not only my boss, but the container package industry, worked more than 60 years with serving as president of the Fibre Carolina Container before retire- my friend. He was one of the most generous people I’ve ever known, Box Association, the national or- ment in the mid-1990s. Ingram was actively involved in very community minded. He was ganization for corrugated box busijust a grand guy,” Koonce said. nesses. Ingram served as a director High Point-area civic affairs.
‘He was one of the most generous people I’ve ever known, very community minded.’
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after he started giving blood. According to a New York Blood Center official, only 83-year-old Maurice Wood has donated more blood than Fischer. Wood is a retired railroad inspector from St. Louis. Fischer, a print shop operator, donates blood
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ties located one man, Toby Randell McDowell, with a gunshot wound and another man, Clayton Trevor Kindley, had been stabbed multiple times. Both were taken to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. As of Tuesday afternoon, McDowell was listed in good condition, and Kindley was listed as serious. Gordon was arrested by the Davie County Sheriff’s Office at his place of employment. He was placed in Randolph County Jail under a $250,000 secured bond.
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High Point police are seeking the following suspects: • Xavier Trouman Martin, 29, 6 feet, 2 inches tall, 190 pounds, wanted for possession with intent to sell or deliver a controlled substance. *Notified by the Violent Crimes Task Force* • Jeremiah Douglas Walker, 25, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, wanted for possession of a firearm by a felon. *May Be Armed* • Cyde Jaye Logan, 26, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 225 pounds, wanted for felony failure to appear. • Rachel Denise Jones, 18, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 135 pounds, wanted for probation violations. • Corey Demetrius Jackson, 30, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 170 pounds, wanted for felony failure to appear. • Natrice Anterious McLean, 26, 6 feet, 2 inches tall, 150 pounds, wanted for felony failure to appear. • Antonio Maurice Gwynn, 18, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, 170 pounds, wanted for felony obtaining property by false pretenses. • Allen Doron Wilfong, 22, 5 feet tall, 125 pounds, wanted for felony breaking and entering.
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HIGH POINT – A High Point man was killed in a singlevehicle traffic accident when the car he was driving ran off a city street Monday night. Joseph Steven Varga, 78, of Ryley Court, died at the scene of the crash at Homestead Avenue and Westchester Drive about 8:30 p.m., according to High Point police. Varga was driving a white 1992 Mazda sedan north on Westchester Drive toward N. Main Street when the car crossed the southbound lanes, left the roadway and struck a utility pole at a high rate of speed, police said. The car, which was traveling an estimated 60 mph, also struck several trees before coming to rest. The speed limit on that part of Westchester Drive is 45 mph. Varga, who was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene by Guilford County EMS units. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. A police accident report said Varga had medical complications that may have contributed to the crash.
High Point man hit, killed by train ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT
THOMASVILLE – A High Point man died early Saturday morning after being hit by a train in Thomasville. At 3:05 a.m., Thomasville police received a call that a man had been hit by a Norfolk Southern train while sitting on the railroad tracks in the 600 block of E. Main Street, according to police. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. On Tuesday, police identified the man as 35-year-old Kenneth Michael Bowman. Police said alcohol was “probably” a factor because they had information that Bowman had left a bar in Thomasville. The investigation is ongoing, police said.
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ceeds benefit the church 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at building fund. $35 for six Ebenezer United Methodclasses ist Church, 2098 Ebenezer Church Road, Archdale. A community yard sale Breakfast items and a hot will be held 7 a.m.-noon dog lunch will be availSept. 19 at Hayworth able. Wesleyan Church, 1696 Westchester Drive. MemAn outdoor brush arbor bers of the community meeting will be held 11:30 may reserve spaces to sell a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at items through Saturday. Father’s House Church of Spaces are $15 each, and the Living God, 208 Fishthat money goes to youth er Ave. Singing groups, programs at the church. including Living Waters, Money made at the sale will perform, and minismay be kept by the ven- ters will speak. Food and dor. To reserve a space, drinks will be available. call Mike Howard Jr. at 413-6175 882-3842. A sedentary lifestyle and how it negatively efSPECIAL INTEREST A Grandparents’ Day fects your body and how picnic will be held noon- you feel is the topic of a 2 p.m. Saturday at The “Medical Matters” proStratford, 1573 Skeet Club gram at noon Friday in Road. Knight Hawks will the Education Room of perform bluegrass music. the Fitness Center, High It is free and open to the Point Regional Hospital, public.
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Bombs kill 4 U.S. soldiers in Iraq
Iran raids raise pressure on opposition leaders
TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian security forces Tuesday cracked down on the opposition’s campaign to highlight torture and abuse of prisoners in the country’s postelection crisis, shutting down offices of pro-reform leaders and arresting five of their aides in a startling series of raids. The raids hiked up the pressure against the top opposition leaders, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi.
Military reports false alarm at U.K. air base
LONDON – A busy British air base was briefly subject to a bomb scare Tuesday, but the Ministry of Defense said it turned out to be a false alarm. The military had reported earlier that it was investigating a suspected improvised explosive device at Royal Air Force Lyneham, about 90 miles west of London. Lyneham is one of Britain’s largest and busiest Royal Air Force hubs.
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Pakistan resumes polio shots halted by Taliban
ISLAMABAD – Authorities in Pakistan’s Swat Valley have resumed vaccinating children for polio, a practice the Taliban had banned as un-Islamic before they were beaten back by an army offensive, an official said Tuesday. The Islamist militants, who began taking over the valley in 2007, had declared a campaign to inoculate against the potentially crippling disease was un-Islamic because it was foreign-funded.
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PARIS – From elevator shoes to step-up boxes behind podiums, and even his own tippy-toes, Nicolas Sarkozy and his handlers have tried to compensate for his height – or lack thereof. Now, a factory worker’s claim that she was chosen to stand near the French president during a photo shoot because she is short is making waves on the Internet – and rankling Sarkozy’s office.
Woman convicted of wearing trousers freed
CAIRO – A woman journalist convicted of public indecency for wearing trousers outdoors was freed Tuesday, despite her own desire to serve a month in prison as protest against Sudan’s draconian morality laws. The judge who convicted Lubna Hussein had imposed a $200 fine as her sentence, avoiding the maximum sentence of 40 lashes in an apparent attempt to put an end to a case that had raised international criticism of Sudan.
8 killed, 3 missing in flash floods in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey – Flash floods triggered by torrential rains killed eight people and left swaths of land in northwestern Turkey awash Tuesday. At least three people were reported missing. Nazmi Coban, the mayor of the town of Saray, said rescue workers there recovered the bodies of a mother and her three daughters, and were still searching for the father who was swept away by floods. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
A wounded policeman is rushed to the hospital in Kirkuk, 290 kilometers north of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday. A roadside bomb struck a police patrol near the town of Daqouq, killing two policemen and wounding three others, Kirkuk police said.
Afghan recount ordered because of fraud charges KABUL (AP) – A U.N.backed commission found “convincing evidence” of fraud Tuesday in Afghanistan’s presidential election and ordered a recount of suspect ballots in at least three provinces, a process that could take months. At the same time, Afghan officials released new returns that give President Hamid Karzai 54 percent of the vote with nearly all ballots tallied, enough to avoid a run-off unless large numbers of tainted ballots are ultimately thrown out. The separate announcements from the complaints commission, which is dominated by U.N.-appointed Westerners, and the election commission, which is filled with Karzai appointees, could set the stage for a showdown. The image of a crooked Afghan president rigging the vote threatens to discredit the entire U.S.-led mission here at a time when NATO casualties are mounting and
Mexico tries to revamp drug war MEXICO CITY (AP) – With a new attorney general, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is trying to get even tougher on drug cartels and those who protect them. But critics say he tapped the wrong man for the job: Arturo Chavez was mired in controversy as attorney general of a border state where corruption ran rampant.
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Four more U.S. troops were killed during what the military labeled a ‘complex attack.’ can expect foreign support,” said Ronald E. Neumann, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. “People will just get disgusted. They’ll say, ‘Why do I sacrifice my son for a leadership that cannot rally the country fairly?’ ” Four more U.S. troops were killed Tuesday during what the military labeled a “complex attack” in eastern Kunar province.
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BAGHDAD (AP) – Four U.S. soldiers were killed by roadside bombs Tuesday, the deadliest day for American forces in Iraq since combat troops pulled back from urban areas more than two months ago. The separate attacks in Baghdad and in northern Iraq showed the dangers still facing U.S. troops as they drastically scale back their presence and prepare for a full withdrawal by the end of 2011. One roadside bomb struck a patrol in southern Baghdad, killing one American soldier. A short time later, another bomb targeting a patrol in northern Iraq killed three U.S. soldiers, the military said. With the deaths, six U.S. troops have been killed this month.
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Gethchine Dhaiti, 9, a fourth-grader at Hope-Centennial Elementary School in West Palm Beach, Fla., cheers as President Barack Obama speaks via television, Tuesday morning in West Palm Beach, Fla.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – On the very first day of the school year, 12-yearold Mileena Rodriguez was reminded by President Barack Obama himself that hard work can take you places. Mileena listened to Obama’s plea to study hard and stay in school Tuesday, watching along with several of her classmates at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School and students across the country. For all the hubbub among adults over the backto-school speech, many
Fines proposed for going without health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans would be fined up to $3,800 for failing to buy health insurance under a plan that circulated in Congress on Tuesday as divisions among Democrats undercut President Barack Obama’s effort to regain traction on his health care overhaul. As Obama talked strategy with Democratic leaders at the White House, the one idea that most appeals to his party’s liberal base lost ground in Congress. Prospects for a government-run plan to compete with private insurers sank as a leading moderate Democrat said he could no longer support the idea. The fast-moving developments put Obama in a box. As a candidate, he opposed fines to force individuals to buy
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SEATTLE (AP) – Eleven people have used prescribed drugs to end their lives during the first six months after a Washington state law took effect allowing assisted suicides for terminally ill patients, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Another five people received life-ending drugs under the law but died without using them, the group Compassion & Choices of Washington said. The deaths amount to less than one-tenth of 1 percent of all deaths statewide in 2008, indicating the law is being used carefully and sparingly, Robb Miller, executive director of the group, said at a Tuesday news conference.
Space shuttle undocks from space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Space shuttle Discovery and its seven astronauts pulled away from the international space station on Tuesday and headed home, leaving tons of fresh supplies behind as well as a new face. The shuttle is due back on Earth on Thursday. “We’re pretty fat with supplies now thanks to you,” called out space station astronaut Michael Barratt. “God speed you on your way home.”
health insurance, and he supported setting up a public insurance plan. On Tuesday, fellow Democrats publicly begged to differ on both ideas. Democratic congresReid sional leaders put on a bold front as they left the White House after their meeting with the president. “We’re re-energized; we’re ready to do health care reform,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., insisted the public plan is still politically viable. “I believe that a public option will be essential to our passing a bill in the House of Representatives,” she said.
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youngsters took the president’s message to heart. “He said that we’re the future, and he’s right,” said Mileena, who wants to be a forensic scientist. In his speech, Obama used examples from his own life to urge students to study hard. He told them to stop chasing dreams of being athletes or reality TV stars. Schools were not required to show the speech, and the White House posted an advance transcript on its Web site on Monday.
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Humans can’t live in harmony like bees
In response to Charles Baker (Your View, Aug. 26, “Will we allow America to become a bee colony?”), it would be nice to live like the bees do. Unfortunately, we don’t know how to live in harmony as they do. They live by instinct. Humans live by greed. Humans are separated from all creatures by only one thing, they have a mind. By instinct, when bees get sick and old, out they go. It appeared that was the intent of some parts of the health care bill. This world will never live in harmony because we won’t live by the Ten Commandments. We need the elderly’s wisdom as much as they need the young’s strength. That is what separates us from all creatures. Someone once said it was the elderly people’s duty to die. Suppose that person’s parents had thought that way when that person was about to be born. About the only good thing we
This world will never live in harmony because we won’t live by the Ten Commandments.
are blessed with is taking care of our elderly and our veterans. They are the real backbone of this nation. CARL TYSINGER Trinity
PTSD is rising among veterans of World War II The Department of Veterans’ Affairs announced in July that one in 20 of the nation’s 2.5 million survivors of World War II are now discovering they have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It most likely stems from fear. PTSD affects persons who have been traumatized in some manner – war, rape, kidnapping, etc. The most common is war. The reason persons in their 80s are now feeling the effects is that their generation was taught to suppress emotions. The results of PTSD can be anger, rage, depression, anxiety attacks, suicide, withdrawal – and the list goes on. It’s only been in the past few years that my 84-year-old dad has taken advantage of services provided by the VA. We’ve learned
they have a world-class school for the blind in Augusta, have access to service dogs for persons with visual and hearing impairments and can provide assistance to keep elderly veterans in their homes, an option for persons who cannot afford expensive assisted living care. So if you know of a World War II vet who is experiencing unexplained crying spells, a feeling of loss with no reason, worthlessness and depression, call the Veterans Affairs office. GRETA ANITA LINT Asheboro
What are my Trinity city taxes getting me? OK! How long have you been paying Trinity city taxes? Nearly 15 years maybe? My wife can’t remember exactly, but it has been close to that long. What do you have to show for it? Trash service? No! Fire protection? No! Police protection? No! Trash only if you pay for it. Fire through Guil-Rand and Fairgrove. I know, I know. They hired a deputy to patrol the city.
If anybody believes that Trinity will ever be anything but a backwater, third-rate city, I have 10 acres of beach front property on Hopewell Church Road that I will sell them. CLAUDE PRUITT Trinity
• Audio/video should be made public when an incident involves law enforcement. We want to know how they react to situations. Arrogance and ego may override common sense and experience. • Audiotapes and videotapes should be withheld from the public until the investigation is completed. News media act like vultures to obtain information. News media should “shut up and butt out.”
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dds are it’s not fast enough for the Elm Towers residents who have been denied the chance to hold worship services for several weeks. But the High Point Housing Authority is making headway in developing a formal policy on allowing meetings in common areas at Elm Towers and other housing authority properties. And over the Labor Day weekend, housing authority officials finally decided to allow residents to resume reserving the facility’s community room for gatherings – such as worship services – in the interim until the formal policy is reviewed and adopted. Late last week, prior to the holiday weekend, authority officials told the Enterprise that previously unscheduled events at Elm Towers were not being allowed while the policy was being developed. We hope – and expect – that it will not be long before the housing authority staff and board complete their work on this formal policy and it goes into effect. It’s unfortunate that the absence of such a formal policy came to light only after this controversy over residents being prohibited from holding Christian religious services. But it has served to clarify that common areas in public housing facilities are there to be of use to residents and guests, whether for religious gatherings or other meetings of interest for residents. This incident also has helped raise discussion again about use of public facilities for religious purposes. And the verdict here is that public areas can be used for religious purposes under rules and guidelines of a formal policy. We say that any religious group, not just mainstream Christian groups, should be allowed the opportunity to worship in the common area if such meetings can be scheduled and rules and regulations followed. And that’s as it should be in a nation that respects freedom of religion.
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What Obama says is not as important as what he does
he most important thing about what anyone says are not the words themselves but the credibility of the person who says them. The words of convicted swindler Bernie Madoff apparently were quite convincing to many people who were regarded as knowledgeable and sophisticated. If you go by words, you can be led into anything. No doubt millions of people will be listening to the words of President Barack Obama tonight when he makes a televised address to a joint session of Congress on his medical care plans. But, if they think that the words he says are what matters, they can be led into something much worse than being swindled out of their money. One plain fact should outweigh all the words of Obama and all the impressive trappings of the setting in which he says them: He tried to rush Congress into passing a massive government takeover of the nation’s medical care before the August recess – for a program that would not take effect until 2013! Whatever President Obama is, he is not stupid. If the urgency to pass the medical care legislation was to deal with a problem immediately, then why postpone the date when the legislation goes into effect for years – more specifically, until the year after the next presidential election? If this is such an urgently needed program, why wait for years to put it into effect? And if the public is going to benefit from this, why not let them experience those benefits before the next presidential election? If it is not urgent that the legislation goes into effect immediately, then why don’t we have time to go through the normal process of holding Congressional hearings on the pros and cons, accompanied by public discussions of its innumerable provisions? If we do not believe that the president is stupid, then what do we believe? The only reasonable alternative seems to be that he wanted to get this massive government takeover of medical care passed into law before the public understood what was in it. Moreover, he wanted to get re-elected in 2012 before the public experienced what its actual consequences would be.
Unfortunately, this way of doing things is all too typical of the way this administration has acted on a wide range of issues. Consider the “stimulus” legislation. Here the administration was successful in rushing a massive spending bill through Congress in OPINION just two days – after which it sat on the president’s desk for three Thomas days, while he was away on vacaSowell tion. But, like the medical care leg■■■ islation, the “stimulus” legislation takes effect slowly. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that it will be September 2010 before even three-quarters of the money will be spent. Some economists expect that it will not all be spent by the end of 2010. What was the rush to pass it, then? It was not to get that money out into the economy as fast as possible. It was to get that money – and the power that goes with it – into the hands of the government. Power is what politics is all about. The worst thing that could happen, from the standpoint of those seeking more government power over the economy, would be for the economy to begin recovering on its own while months were being spent debating the need for a “stimulus” bill. The proliferation of White House “czars” in charge of everything from financial issues to media issues is more of the same circumvention of the public and of the Constitution. Czars don’t have to be confirmed by the Senate, the way Cabinet members must be, even though czars may wield more power, so you may never know what these people are like, until it is too late. What Barack Obama says tonight is not nearly as important as what he has been doing – and how he has been doing it. THOMAS SOWELL, a North Carolina native, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His Web site is www.tsowell.com.
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Clinging to some of that â€™50s innocence is good
t is no question that over the decades words have found new meaning, standards have been both lowered and heightened and hemlines to dresses have been drastically reduced. The true questions here are just how much has society changed from the white picket fence and stay-at-homemom era of the 1950s, and has it changed for the better or the worse? Instead of classic shows such as â€œI Love Lucyâ€? and â€œThe Brady Bunch,â€? we are watching â€œMTV Cribsâ€? and â€œThe Real World Cancun.â€? It has become harder and harder to produce interesting television because it seems today the world has seen and heard it all. The wholesome family and the ditsy wife TV shows are no longer enough to hold the attention of America. The things that would be found appalling and immediately rejected in the 1950s are the very things that are broadcast on our televisions and replayed constantly for our entertainment. Moreover, the meaning of â€œfunnyâ€? has altered as well. Knock-knock jokes no longer rouse the intended chuckle, and a comedian without profanity in his act is actually labeled a â€œClean Comedian.â€? Jokes with a dirty plot seem to hold the most attention and even produce the hardest laugh. Itâ€™s not so much the media transformation as it is the difference in us, the people themselves. We idolize celebrities that get into drunken brawls and resent the hardworking parents that love us. Today, it is almost accepted that, at some point in a parentâ€™s life, he or she will have to listen to their children proclaiming â€œI
hate you.â€? When times were simpler and teenagers were a tad easier to please, such a thing would have been shocking, TEEN VIEW and unheard of. It hardly Hailey seems fair to Hendrix compare the â– â– â– 1950s to 2009, especially since Iâ€™m a teenager, and have only known of the 1950s through hearsay, but it does appear to me that they are like night and day. While there have been amazing advances that make for opportunities for my generation, especially for women, still, I imagine that back then certain things â€“ such as sex, for example â€“ were more private, more sacred and more highly valued. Finding someone today who openly respects their elders is more difficult, yet finding someone who deals drugs can be as easy as walking a few paces. Finally, no one would dispute the enormous differences between the 1950s and our current world. And why would a teenager long for those days when all seemed pure and innocent? Maybe because I am reacting to the lack of stability around me, maybe because I feel Iâ€™ve idealized the 1950s and yearn for a time of incorruptibility that was present then and maybe because I donâ€™t want this to be lost forever to our society, because I think that some innocence is important for humanity. Teen View columnist HAILEY HENDRIX is a sophomore at High Point Central High School.
Perdue should release report step further and release the recent internal investigation related to how some travel records of her predecessor were lost. State officials cite laws protecting the privacy of personnel records in declining to release the report. When pressed further, Perdue said she didnâ€™t believe she had the legal authority to release the report. The administration has also been told that state
law allows the release of otherwise private information in instances where an agencyâ€™s integrity is in question and it would be in the best interest of the public. Certainly, an investigation about missing travel records of the former government is central to the stateâ€™s integrity. Making that investigation more transparent would go a long way toward restoring that integrity.
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WASHINGTON – A State Department contractor apparently has been electrocuted while showering in Baghdad even as U.S. authorities in Iraq try to remedy wiring problems that have led to the deaths of American troops there. The contractor, Adam Hermanson, 25, died Sept. 1, his wife, Janine, said Tuesday. She added that a military medical examiner told her that preliminary findings indicate her husband died from low voltage electrocution.
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WASHINGTON (AP) – Justice Sonia Sotomayor has taken her seat at the Supreme Court in front of a packed courtroom that included President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. The ceremony Tuesday was just for show. The court will return today for the argument in a key case about campaign finance law. Sotomayor, 55, last month became the first Hispanic and third woman to be a justice. She took the oath again Tuesday in a ceremony by which the court formally welcomes its newest member. Attorney General Eric Holder presented Sotomayor’s ivory-colored commission from Obama.
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Council backs plan for loan pool BY PAT KIMBROUGH ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – The High Point City Council gave its blessing Tuesday to a proposal aimed at steering development to Core City areas. During its regular meeting, the council authorized city staff to submit an application for a federal loan that will be combined with private money to establish a small business loan pool for investors in Core City districts. City officials said the
pool could reach about $9.7 million and would be available for new and existing small business investments. “I know our board is in complete support of this,” said Aaron Clinard, Core City board chairman. “I think it’s a very safe and secure method to ensure that we can attract development in the Core City. ... It’s been a tried-and-true method in other parts of the state.” The city will seek about $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development, and officials hope several banks will contribute the rest of the amount. Officials said the program has been successful in helping revive downtown areas in cities like Greensboro and Fayetteville and that the lenders have a strong track record of getting their money back. “You’re sitting there with a bunch of banks, and they’re pretty risk averse,” said Mike McNair, director of community develop-
ment and housing for High Point. A committee of city officials and lenders would determine eligibility for the loans, which are expected to range from $50,000 to $300,000 each. The plan is for 40 percent of each loan to be composed of HUD funds, with the rest coming from the banks’ portion of the loan pool. The program also would carry job creation and retention requirements for borrowers. At a minimum, one full-time job would have to be created or re-
tained for each $50,000 loaned from the pool. The goal is for a majority of the jobs to be made available to low- and moderate-income city residents. Tuesday’s action also amended the current Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area to encompass the Washington Drive, East Central and West End areas. NRSA designation allows for more flexible use of grant funds to promote revitalization strategies. email@example.com | 888-3531
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Linda Florence Callahan, a professor in the journalism and mass communication department at North Carolina A&T State University, recently became a member of the national board of directors of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Callahan ascended to chairwoman of the Commission on the Status of Minorities at the association’s 92nd annual convention.
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LEXINGTON – Steve Googe made a comment Tuesday that may bring some hope to those who have lost manufacturing jobs in Davidson County. “We are a manufacturing community that, during these types of downturns, ... is hit the hardest and the longest, but when it comes back, it always comes back the fastest,” said Googe, executive director of the Davidson County Economic Development Commission. “We really think that probably not this year, and maybe not until the latter part of the following year, but we expect to see some of these things coming back ... We feel that manufacturing is going to be here for a long time, and our people are skilled in manufacturing. We just need to marry the two up.” Googe spoke to about 50 government, education and business leaders Tuesday during Davidson County’s economic development report for 2008 at the Sapona Country Club. Dale Moorefield, deputy director of the Davidson County Department of Social Services, and Pat Hillard, manager of the Employment Security Commission office in Lexington, also provided remarks at the event. According to Googe, Davidson County announced four new industries and 115 jobs in 2008. Googe said the county also announced the expansion of 71 existing industries that created 1,448 new jobs. Googe said Davidson County was ranked seventh in the state in the number of jobs announced in 2008. “It doesn’t help to be unemployed and see that,” Googe said of the ranking. “... We at least know what we are doing is the right thing.” Moorefield told the crowd a good “indicator” of the economic conditions in the county is the Davidson County Department of Social Services food stamps program. From 2002 to July 2009, there has been an increase of 142 percent in the number of people in Davidson County who are receiving food stamp benefits, according to Moorefield. After saying the unemployment rate in Davidson County is high, Hillard noted that 433 workers have lost their jobs in the county so far in 2009. However, she said Atrium Windows in Welcome has hired 366 workers this year. email@example.com | 888-3657
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Trinity may help fund new sewer study BY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
TRINITY – The Trinity City Council will consider financially supporting a preliminary engineering sewer study that may be conducted with the city of Archdale and Randolph County. At its preagenda meeting Tuesday, the council decided to place the issue on its regular monthly meeting agenda for next week. In 2007, the Archdale and Trinity city councils agreed to participate financially in a similar study in an amount not to exceed $22,000. That study was to be funded jointly by Archdale, Trinity and Randolph County, as well as a $40,000 planning grant from the N.C. Rural Development Center. The grant application
wasn’t approved and the effort was dropped. The Archdale City Council, however, recently allocated $25,000 toward the preliminary engineering study that would explore the idea of providing sewer service to the southeast of Trinity. The funding of the study also will need $25,000 each from the Trinity City Council and Randolph County Board of Commissioners, according to Randy McNeill, city engineer for Trinity. “It encompasses the area south of the city limits where the treatment plant would need to go,” McNeill said of the study. “It includes growth areas for Archdale, Trinity and Randolph County.” Ann Bailie, Trinity’s city manager, previously said a wastewater treatment plant
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WINSTON-SALEM – Iris Ann Stone, age 65 of 530 Inverness Drive, Winston-Salem died peacefully in her home Monday, September 7, 2009. The body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, September 10, 2009, at 3:00 p.m., 108 West Farriss Avenue, High Point, NC, 27260. Dr. Bob Cook will officiate. Family and friends will be received at St. Mary’s in High Point on Wednesday, September 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Stone was born in Randolph County and was predeceased by her parents, Henry Clayton and Frances Amos Dodson. She was a graduate of UNC-Greensboro and received a Masters degree from Appalachian State University. She worked in the public schools for 30 years as a teacher and media specialist. Following her retirement from the public schools, she worked at Randolph Public Library in Asheboro. Mrs. Stone is survived by her husband Jeffrey Kenneth Stone of the home, sister, Lynda Williams of Summerfield, NC sons, Mark Dodson Fetner and wife Justina of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Lt. James Palmer Fetner, DDS and wife Maggie of Chapel Hill, NC, and grandson William Hayes Fetner of Mt. Pleasant, SC. Iris enjoyed spending time with her family and many special friends. She enjoyed bridge, golf, writing poetry, and delighted in crocheting blankets for new babies. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church High Point, American Cancer Fund, or to the Randolph Public Library, 510 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC 27203 One of Iris’ last requests was to thank all her doctors, nurses, friends, and family for their loving care during her illness. She hoped to be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, inspiring teacher, and a helpful friend to all who knew her. Her endearing quote was “Don’t cry because I’m gone, but smile because I was here.”
THOMASVILLE – Sherry Ann Ruble Helmick, 62, of Wright Road, died Sept. 2, 2009, at her residence. Private services will be conducted. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family.
HIGH POINT – Mrs. Ancy Hinshaw Pearsall, 93, died Aug. 21, 2009, at Westchester Manor. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Hill Friends Meeting. Visitation will follow the service. Davis Funerals and Cremations is assisting the family.
Charles ‘C.T.’ Ingram Jr. HIGH POINT – Mr. Charles Thomas “C.T.” Ingram, Jr. age 98 of River Landing at Sandy Ridge died September 7, 2009, at River Landing. Mr. Ingram was born in High Point on May 21, 1911, the son of the late Charles T. and Kathryn Webster Ingram. He graduated from the Lee School for Boys and attended N. C. State University. Mr. Ingram was President, Treasurer and CEO of Carolina Container Company, working there from 1932 until the mid 1990’s. He served as a Trustee of High Point Regional Hospital, a director of the YMCA, Family Service Bureau, High Point Salvation Army and was past President of the American Business Club. Mr. Ingram was a Director for the Fibre Box Assn. (National Organization for the Corrugated Box Industry) for seventeen years, serving as vice-president for one year. He served as a director of the High Point Wachovia Bank and Trust Company. Mr. Ingram was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Stewards for a number of years. He was a member of the High Point Country Club (formerly Emerywood), the String and Splinter Club, and the Furniture City Club. He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Dorothy Branson Ingram, his children, Carter Dalton Ingram and wife Frances of High Point, Kathryn Ingram Lyon and husband Richard of Lexington, Kentucky, Tom Ingram of Mississippi, and a step-son Dr. Steven
Lanier Cox of Little Deer Isle, Maine. Mr. Ingram has four grandchildren: Mary Drew Donati and husband Joe of Wolcott, VT, Chris Lyon and wife Pam of High Point; Tom Lyon and wife Katie of Raleigh; and Dalton Lyon and wife Sally of Oxford, Mississippi. There are seven great grandchildren: Walker and Courtney Lyon, Emma and Margaret Lyon, Lucy Rose Lyon, Sophie Grace Donati, and Ryder Joseph Donati. The family wishes to give heart-felt thanks to all the staff of the St. Andrews Memory Unit and the staff of Pebble Beach Unit at River Landing and the staff of Hospice for all the years of compassionate care they have provided. A Memorial Service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church by the Reverend David P. Howard. The family will receive friends following the service in the Asbury Room of the church. Memorials contributions may be directed to any charity of your choice or to the High Point Regional Health System, P. O. Box HP-5, High Point, NC 27261; Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262, the Salvation Army, 301 W. Green Drive, High Point, NC 27260, or to River Landing at Sandy Ridge, 1575 John Knox Drive, Colfax, NC 27235. Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point is in charge of the arrangements. Please share your condolences with the family www.mem.com.
Herbert Mainor THOMASVILLE – Herbert Ray Mainor, 79, of Thomasville passed away on Tuesday, September 08, 2009, at the Hospice Home in High Point, NC. Mr. Mainor was born November 30, 1929, in Loudon, Tennessee. a son of James Walter Mainor and Josie Marie Akins Mainor, who preceded him in death. Also, preceeding him in death was his first wife, Hazel Imogene Bishop Mainor his son, David Harold Mainor, 4 sisters and 3 brothers. He retired from Thomasville Furniture Industries in 1992 after 35 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are his wife of 10 years, Wanda Kennedy McNeill Mainor; his son and daughter-in-law, Benny and Lana Mainor; granddaughters, Michelle (Steven) Garrett, Jennifer (Shane) Gunter, greatgranddaughters, Hayley Garrett, Courtney Gunter, and Reagan Gunter. Sisters: Annie Ruth (Bil-
ly) Crisco of Thomasville, NC and Thelma (Bobby) McDaniel of Lenoir City, TN. 3 step-children. 8 stepgrandchildren and 9 step great-grandchildren Funeral services will be on Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. Kenneth Evans and Rev. Jeff Dawkins officiating. Visitation will follow services until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be on Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Floral Garden Park Cemetery. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be missed very much. The family would like to thank all the nurses and doctors at Forsyth Medical Center and the Hospice Home in High Point. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.
James Allen Meetze HIGH POINT – James A. Meetze, 76, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at High Point Regional Cancer Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m. at South Elm Street Baptist Church with Dr. Lawrence Clapp and Rev. Ken Barnett officiating. Burial with Military Rites will be held at Guilford Memorial Park. James was born on June 2, 1933, in Fort Benning, GA, the son of Daniel Reuben and Florence A. Turkett Meetze. He served his country in the US Navy. He was employed as a steel worker for over 50 years. James was a member of South Elm Street Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father and his wife, Lois Meetze who passed away in 2007. Surviving are his sons, James “Brent” Edge and wife Janice of Archdale, NC and Ken Edge of Greensboro, NC; daughters; Denna Kennedy and husband David of Thomasville, NC, Jean Goodson of Trinity, NC, Susan McLaughlin of Fall Brook, CA, Vicki Tuttle of Greensboro; mother, Florence T. Meetze of High Point, NC, a brother, Dan Meetze Jr. of Winterville, NC and a sister, Kaye Fasick of Atlanta, GA; eleven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Harish and the staff at High Point Regional Cancer Center for the love and care given to James. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children’s Camp Fund, c/o South Elm Street Baptist Church, 4212 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27406. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.Mem. com.
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LEXINGTON – Mrs. Ruth Hutchins Miller, 92, of Carolina House of Lexington, formerly of Quail Ridge Court, died Sept. 8, 2009, at the nursing facility. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today in Forest Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the home of Nancy and Grodon Wright, Twin Acres Drive, Lexington. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
THOMASVILLE – Gaither “Budd” Winfree, 63,died Sept. 7, 2009, at Thomasville Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Davis Funerals & Cremations.
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LEXINGTON – Dorothy Huck Bates, 89, of East Old N.C. 64 died Sept. 7, 2009, at Lexington Health Care. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness’s. There will not be visitation. Davidson Funeral Home of Lexington is assisting the family.
FUNERAL HAIZLIP FUNERAL HOME 206 FOURTH ST. HIGH POINT 882-4134 WEDNESDAY Mrs. Barbara Marie Burton Duff 2 p.m. Rise America Outreach Ministry Visitation: 1:30-2 p.m. THURSDAY Mr. Anthony Napoleon “Dobbie” Terry 2 p.m. First Emmanuel Baptist Church Visitation: 1:30-2 p.m. FRIDAY Mrs. Lucile Palmer Newlin 1:30 p.m. Memorial United Methodist Church Visitation: 1-1:30 p.m. Ms. Violee Lee Fairley 2 p.m. Friendship Holiness Church Visitation: 1-2 p.m.
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Senior Airman William Cole is reunited with his 14-month-old son Noah at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro shortly after hundreds of airman from the 336th Rocketeers returned home from Afghanistan on Tuesday.
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They say you never forget your first, and I haven’t. The problem is, I still ADVICE feel hurt. I want him to Dear know that, Abby but I don’t ■■■ know what to do. Am I making too much of this? – “Grace” in New York Dear “Grace”: No, I don’t think so. Your relationship with Will ended without closure, so your hurt is understandable. Give Will a call and invite him to join you for lunch. Tell him you were deeply hurt all those years ago, and then ask him to explain why he treated you the way he did and what happened after he left the school. Don’t be surprised if he tells you he loved you, too, and that he tried to be straight but simply could not be who you wanted him to be. Sometimes that happens. Dear Abby: My mother passed away a year and a half ago. My parents were married 50 years. Dad is now 76 and recently started “seeing someone.” While my sisters and I weren’t thrilled about it, we never said anything negative about her to him.
A few weeks ago he found it necessary to include this woman in our weekly visit to our mother’s grave. We told him if he wants to go there with her – fine. But do not drag her there with us. This was our private time with our mother. We didn’t want a stranger there. The end result was they broke up. Now Dad is blaming it all on us. The breakup is a secondary issue. What are your thoughts about his insisting she be a part of the cemetery visits? – Gravely Concerned in Ohio Dear Gravely Concerned: Frankly, I am surprised that the woman would want to be included in the weekly visits to your mother’s grave. However, before she accepted the invitation, she should have made sure that her presence wasn’t an imposition by asking your father if it had been cleared with you. As to the “secondary issue” – I suspect there was more behind the breakup than you have been led to believe. DEAR ABBY is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
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HIGH POINT – Ms. Violee Lee Fairley, 69, of 151 W. Parris Ave., died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at High Point Regional Hospital. Ms. Fairley, daughter of Charlie W. Fairley, Sr., and Viola McLean Fairley, was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Maxton, NC. Coming from Washington, DC, she relocated to High Point in 2001 and joined the membership at Friendship Holiness Church, where she was a member of the senior choir and Women’s Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charlie Jr.; and one sister, Macie. Survivors include two sons, Oscar L. Fairley of Washington, DC, and Matthew Patrick Fairley of High Point; four daughters, Patricia Shade and Jackie Young of Landover, Md., Arlene Marshall and her husband, Kim, of Washington, DC, and Carletta Smith and
her husband, Chris, of High Point; eight grandchildren; one brother, James Willie Fairley and one sister, Evangelist Dorothy Campbell, both of High Point; three aunts; one uncle; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends, among them Quanita Thomasson of High Point, who was like a daughter. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at Friendship Holiness Church, 820 Leonard Ave., with Rev. Robert Fairley officiating. Interment will follow at Piedmont Memorial Gardens. Family visitation will be Friday, 1 to 2 p.m. at the church, and other times at the residence. Public viewing will be Thurs., 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Haizlip Funeral Home, 206 Fourth Street. Online condolences may be made at www.haizlipfuneralhome.com.
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ear Abby: When I started my freshman year of college, I was a loner. I had low self-esteem, the result of a disability I was born with. On the first day of school I noticed “Will,” who was also a freshman. I thought he was cute. He was easy to talk to, and we hit it off instantly. We became inseparable, often visiting each other’s families on weekends and breaks. At the end of the first semester – out of the blue – he called me a “b-tch” and told me to get out of his life. I was crushed! He left school shortly afterward without saying goodbye. Later I was given some shocking news. His roommate told me that Will was gay. I went through the gamut of emotions from disbelief to anger to sadness. And I felt used. Twenty-six years have passed. I answered the phone at work two days ago and was surprised to hear Will’s voice on the other end. He was shocked, too. I asked if he remembered me and he said he did. He came into the store several days later, and we exchanged phone numbers and e-mail addresses. I looked at his Web pages and saw pictures of him holding and kissing men the way he used to hold and kiss me.
riet Newlin of High Point; three granddaughters, MunTaj Newlin, Jamyle Newlin Acevedo, and Alisha Newlin Tatum and her husband, Brian; five great grandchildren, Shomari Slade, Zander Acevedo, Josiah Tatum, Jeremiah Tatum, and Abbagale Acevedo; nieces, Wilhelmina Love of Orlando, Fla., Pamela Love of Glen Burnie, Md., and Toni Palmer Hurley of Bronx, New York; loving friends, Mamie Tate of Marietta, Ga., Theresa Hartman of New York City, and Rev. Joann Stanback of High Point; and other extended family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Jessie C. Keaton presiding. Interment will follow at Oakwood Memorial Park. Family visitation will be at the church Friday, 1:00 to 1:30 p.m., and other times at the residence of Ministers Rufus and Harriet Newlin, 810 Mark St. Public viewing will be held Thursday, 9:00 a.m. ‘til 8:00 p.m. at Haizlip Funeral Home, 206 Fourth St. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www. haizlipfuneralhome.com.
HIGH POINT – Mrs. Lucile Palmer Newlin, 92, of 1216 S. Downing St., died Saturday, September 5, 2009, surrounded by loved ones at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Ministers Rufus and Harriet Newlin. Mrs. Newlin, a daughter of Rufus and Sallie Small Palmer, was born September 17, 1916 in High Point, North Carolina. After graduating from William Penn High School, she relocated to New York, where she attended beauty college and remained for 40 years before returning to her native High Point in 1983. In New York, she was a member of the Calendar Club, and a charter member of the Pointers Club. In High Point, she was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, where she served as a steward and was a member of the United Methodist Women. Civically, she was a member of Burns Hill Sympathy Club and East Side Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Myles Newlin; two brothers, Rufus C. Palmer and Harry Lee Palmer; and a great granddaughter, Camille Tatum. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Ministers Rufus and Har-
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uestion: Help, I am getting a lot of conflicting information regarding aerating my lawn. Should I or shouldn’t I aerate, and if so, when?
PATTY JO SAWVEL is a freelance writer from Kernersville.
Answer: A healthy root system is a must for an attractive lawn. Oxygen in the soil is vital for healthy roots. Root growth is inhibited by clay and compacted soils because of a restricted oxygen supply. Aerating improves rooting and problem soils by allowing air into the soil. An aerator does this job mechanically without destroying the turf. Aeration is beneficial because it loosens compacted soil, breaks up and/or removes thatch, improves water infiltra-
MASTER GARDENERS will answer questions on horticultural topics. Karen C. Neill, an urban horticulture extension agent, can be contacted at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405-7605, telephone (336) 375-5876, e-mail karen_neill@ ncsu.edu, on the Web at www. guilfordgardenanswers.org.
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of charge to Grandfather Mountain. Grandfather Mountain adopted the Girl Scouts in 1971, and the Scouts returned the gesture by adopting Grandfather’s late mascot, Mildred the Bear, as an honorary Girl Scout. Girl Scout Day will include a nature hike and nature programs. For reservations call (828) 733-4326.
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WALLBURG LIONS CLUB meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 167 Shady Grove Church Road.
Yesterday’s Bible question: How did Paul know there would be no loss of lives as he was shipwrecked sailing to Rome?
ARCHDALE – A drive to collect books for children of all ages will be held until Oct. 30, sponsored by the Archdale-Trinity Leadership program. Lists of suggested books are available at Barnes and Noble in High Point or online at www.leadersforliteracy.blogspot.com/. Donations also may be dropped off at designated sites during the Bush Hill Festival Saturday. Checks may be sent to Archdale-Trinity Middle School, 5105 Archdale Road, Archdale, 27263 or Braxton Craven School, 7037 U.S. 62, Trinity, 27360. A goal of the drive is to raise $2,500 and add at least 2,500 books to local schools for student use.
TRIAD ACTION Astronomy Club meets at 7 p.m. Friday at the Archdale Library, 10433 S. Main St. Arthur “Bud” Oates at 431-5062. KIWANIS Club of High Point meets at noon Friday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive.
Answer to yesterday’s question: “For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.” (Acts 27:23-24) Today’s Bible question: What person sought Paul out while he was a prisoner in Rome? BIBLE QUIZ is provided by Hugh B. Brittain of Shelby.
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n Woodsdale, the surname “Hall” has great value. It stands for honest, hardworking, respectable citizens. So when Margaret Hall was born as the fourth and final child to Huel and Marian Hall, they not only gave her their name but also their expectation. Margaret’s training grounds, a 500-acre tobacco farm with 40 head of cattle, prepared her for the task. With no electricity or running water, rugged farm life exacted a strong work ethic and rewarded well-laid plans. “Mother and daddy always expected me to do my best. I worked hard on the farm, made top grades ABOVE at school AND and walked BEYOND the straight and narrow. Patty Jo That was Sawvel expected of ■■■ a Hall,” she said. Leo F. Burks convinced her to take his surname through marriage after she graduated from East Carolina University in 1947, even though she loved her last name and its legacy. The following year, the couple moved to Kernersville. Later, when their children were born, Burks endowed each child, Randy and Barbara, with the middle name “Hall.” Burks cherished traditional motherhood and being a grade-mother and PTA volunteer while simultaneously developing affection for Kernersville and its public affairs. After helping to establish the Kernersville Woman’s Club in 1951, she attended a board of aldermen meeting. Burks was appalled at what she witnessed. The mayor and five aldermen were speaking in hushed tones around a table in the corner of the room so that the audience could not hear the public proceedings. “I stood up and told them that I was from the Woman’s Club and asked them to move the table to the front of the room so we could hear. That was the beginning of good government in Kernersville,” Burks said. Before long, Burks inched her way to the center of town politics. With much planning and perseverance, Burks became the first woman elected to the Kernersville board of aldermen (1959-1963). Burks argued for the need to create a planning and zoning board. Many landowners resisted, not wanting to put the town’s best interests ahead of their own. Burks prevailed, but it cost her re-election. Burks also helped found the YMCA in Kernersville and First Presbyterian Church. From planting trees to donating the big white Miss Margaret’s Gazebo at Harmon Park, this 83-year-old still is looking after the town.
tion, improves nutrient infiltration, increases oxygen supply to roots, releases carbon dioxide and encourages new, deeper root growth. Core aerating for coolseason grasses such as fescue should be done in the fall and again in spring if you can afford it. September would be a good time, as this is when the soil temperatures are ideal for good root development.
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ear Dr. Donohue: What can be done for a very bothersome scar on a teenager’s leg? – L.M.
If you could be a trifle more specific, I could be sure if my answer applies to you. If it doesn’t, write me again. A keloid is a scar that keeps growing when it should have stopped. It spreads far beyond the borders of the original wound. Not only is the scar far too wide, it is raised above the surface of the skin. It might hurt, itch or burn. Scars are made of collagen, the body’s favorite filler material. With a keloid, the body’s collagen production has gotten way out of line. Keloids are approached in a number of ways. Sometimes doctors choose to inject them on a monthly basis with a cortisone drug. It can take up to six injections to shrink the scar. Or the doctor can use a freezing treatment on them. Liquid nitrogen is the usual agent chosen. The application is done in a series of monthly treatments, and the number of treatments is three or more. Keloids also can be cut out. The new wound has to be treated with great care so that another keloid doesn’t form. Cortisone injections are often employed to stop the keloid from coming back. And lasers also
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have found a place in keloid treatment. A hypertrophic scar looks like a HEALTH keloid. It is large and Dr. Paul unsightly, Donohue but it ■■■ doesn’t spread past the original boundaries of the wound. These scars frequently flatten on their own within six months or so. Did I strike out on this question, L.M.? Dear Dr. Donohue: Will you please explain about factor five? I am 87 and found out I have it. I found out when my oldest son discovered he had it. I did have a knee replacement and had a blood clot in my lung after the surgery. My son says it was because of factor five. – H.B. Factor five is written as factor V (Roman numeral five) Leiden (the city in the Netherlands where it was discovered). Most people don’t sit around and mull over how they make blood clots. However, the process is quite amazing and quite important. Involved in clot formation are a group of proteins called clotting factors and another group of proteins that stop clotting factors from overdoing clot-making. Ordinary factor V
aids in clotting. It has a counterpart that stops it from going overboard and keeps matters in balance. People born with factor V Leiden have a mutated form of clotting factor V, and they tend to form clots when they should not. The counterpart that stops the action of normal factor V has no effect on it. Your factor V Leiden might have been responsible for the lung clot you had after knee surgery. This genetic quirk is found in 5 percent of the white population. It’s rarely found in other ethnic groups. People with only one factor V Leiden gene are at a slightly higher-than-normal risk for making unneeded clots. People with two genes are a greater risk. Clots due to the mutant factor V Leiden most often occur later in life. Young women with the mutation should not take birth-control pills. They add to the danger of clotting. A clot like you had is treated with blood thinner. Those with factor V Leiden who have repeated clots might have to stay on blood thinner for life. Those people are few in number.
DR. DONOHUE regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475
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Fan pokes fun at Clooney in Italy
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VENICE, Italy (AP) – A fan of actor George Clooney stripped to his boxer shorts in front of the Hollywood star and asked if he could “kiss him, just once.” “I am gay, George,” the unidentified man said during a news conference at the Venice Film Festival Tuesday. “Take me, choose me George, please. May I kiss you, just once?” Clooney was unflappable in responding with a smile, “It’s hard when you take a big chance and it doesn’t really work.” Clooney was attending the Venice Film Festival to present his new movie “The Men Who Stare at Goats,” directed by Grant Heslov. The film was screened Tuesday out of comAP petition. The actor arrived in Venice George Clooney (from left), Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis, director Grant with Italian actress Elisabetta Heslov and British actor Ewan McGregor arrive for the screening of “The Men Canalis. Who Stare at Goats,” at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Tuesday.
Tolkien estate, New Line settle lawsuit over films
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The heirs of J.R.R. Tolkien and a movie studio that produced the blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy have settled a lawsuit over the films’ profits, it was announced Tuesday. The out-of-court resolution clears the way for a two-film pre-
quel based on Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit” and will benefit charities around the world, according to a joint press release announcing the settlement. The lawsuit had sought to rescind New Line Cinema’s rights to make films based on the book.
Tolkien’s heirs sued New Line Cinema in February 2008, claiming the studio owed it millions in profits from the movies released between 2001 and 2003. The films earned an estimated $6 billion in sales of movie tickets, DVDs and merchandise.
NEW YORK (AP) – Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz risked losing the copyright to her images – and her entire life’s work – if she didn’t pay back a $24 million loan due Tuesday. The lender, Art Capital Group, sued Leibovitz in July claiming she breached an agreement that authorized it to act as the agent in the sale of her photography and real estate.
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ith apples nearing peak season, it’s easy to want more than one a day regardless of any plans to see your doctor. Apples – of which some 2,500 varieties are grown in the United States – are jammed with antioxidants and flavonoids, both considered important parts of a healthy diet. They also are an excellent source of pectin, a natural fiber. This time of year, apples often are best enjoyed unadorned, straight from the tree. But
cooked apples can be a real treat, too. Either way, try not to remove the skin, because that’s the best source of the apple’s pectin and other nutrients. In this recipe, apples are combined with nutritious nuts and the flavors of orange and cinnamon to create warm and comforting baked apples filled with dates and pecans. To toast the chopped pecans, which enhances their nuttiness, place them in a small, dry skillet and cook over mediumlow heat, stirring constantly, until they are lightly browned and fragrant, about 3 to 5 minutes.
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⁄ cup finely chopped toasted pecans 1 ⁄4 cup pitted and finely diced Medjool dates Zest and juice of 1 orange 3 ⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 1 ⁄4 teaspoon salt 4 baking apples, such as Pink Lady, Pippin or McIntosh 1 tablespoon butter, melted (optional) 2 cups unfiltered apple juice 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon cool water Heat the oven to 350. In a small bowl, stir together the pecans, dates, orange zest and juice, 1⁄4 teaspoon of the cinnamon and the salt. Core the apples, leaving 1⁄2 inch at the bottom, and peel the top edges. Stuff the apples with the pecan filling, then brush the tops
with the melted butter, if using. Arrange the apples in an 8-by8-inch baking dish. Add the apple juice to the bottom of the dish, then cover it tightly with foil. Bake until the apples are tender (but not mushy) when pierced with a fork, about 35 to 45 minutes. Transfer the apples to serving plates. If desired, place the plated apples in the oven (with the heat turned off) to keep warm. Transfer the juices in the baking dish to a small saucepan over medium. Simmer for 5 minutes, or until reduced by half. Add the brown sugar and remaining 1⁄2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Simmer, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. In a small glass, mix the cornstarch and water. Add the mixture to the saucepan, then heat until thickened. Serve the apples drizzled with the thickened sauce.
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Spondylus barbatus plus Angaria delphinus with barnacles
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“Ever since God created the world His power and deity, however invisible, have been there for the mind to see in the things He has made.” – Romans 1:21 (JB) Name: Spondylus barbatus Shell family: Spondylidae Describer and date: Reeve, 1856 Harvested: Japan Longest dimension: 4 inches Shell “type”: “Spiny Oyster” Bivalve Points of interest: Shells of this
family are all classified in the same genus and have many dramatic features including amazing and prominent spines and a very wide assortment of lovely colors. Those color variations often appear within the same species and even on a single specimen. Today’s shells vividly exhibit those points. The left photo is of an exceptionally beautiful shell displaying a pallet of red, cream and orange-tan areas. Name: Spondylus barbatus plus Angaria delphinus with barnacles
Shell family: Spondylidae Describer and date: Reeve, 1856 Harvested: Philippines Longest dimension: 2¾ inches Shell “type”: “Spiny Oyster” Bivalve
purple color. As if arranged by an underwater decorator, its co-inhabitants share its basic color and include a (Gastropod) Angaria species as well as a few barnacles for decoration.
Points of interest: The photo at right captures the fascinating and happily not really rare occurrence of several living creatures opting to establish a “marine condominium.” This Spondylus shell is the same species as the one in the left photo but this one is a lovely
Interested readers can view The High Point Enterprise online at www.hpe.com to share thoughts, review basic information about shells (Seashell 101”), and find Internet and library sources for learning more. – Bill Michal Special to the Enterprise
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People with type 2 diabetes are not consuming sufficiently healthy diets and could benefit from ongoing nutritional education and counseling, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues. The study appears in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. “The most important thing about controlling diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, is being able to manage energy in and energy out, and the best way to do that is through the diet,” said Mara Z. Vitolins, associate professor in the department of epidemiology and prevention. The study was done to see what people with type 2 diabetes were eating to make them overweight. The results were surprising, she said. The study of 2,757 people with type 2 diabetes showed that 93 percent of participants exceeded the recommended percentage of daily calories from fat, 85 percent exceeded the saturated fat recommendation, and 92 percent consumed too much sodium in their regular diets. Additionally, less than half of the participants met the minimum recommended daily servings of fruits, vegetables, dairy products and grains. Intake of diets rich in fruits and vegetables have been shown to prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death in people with type 2 diabetes.
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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Michelle Williams, 29; Henry Thomas, 38; Adam Sandler, 43; Hugh Grant, 49 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: If you are unwilling to make a few concessions or sacrifices, you will lose out. This is a time to experience, experiment and exercise your will to make things happen, regardless of the obstacles you face. Your will and determination will bring you success and freedom in the future. Your numbers are 9, 11, 16, 18, 24, 36, 39 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Finances will be an issue that must be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Whether it’s your desire to buy a highticket item or to pay off debts that are causing you stress, a good place to start is with a strict budget. ★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t let someone who doesn’t have your best interests at heart influence you. A problem with a friend, lover or child in your life will escalate if you make the wrong choices. Focus on getting ahead. ★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take a wait-andsee attitude. If you make premature changes, you will have regrets. Put your time and effort into your personal and family life. Please the ones you love. ★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a look around you and decide what you can do to make your home life better. A space for entertaining or meeting with colleagues will help broaden some of your current relationships. Working from home may become an option. ★★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Strike back if someone is putting pressure on you to do things you don’t feel good about doing. You have to live within your means if you want to feel comfortable about your future. An emotional issue is likely to disrupt your work. Stay calm. ★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your eyes and ears open and you will discover important information to help you make a decision about your work situation. A long-distance partnership can bring you greater recognition. Get the facts you need. ★★★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Get what needs to be taken care of out of the way and you will avoid being criticized. Budget wisely. Romance can be yours if you get involved with a group that interests you. ★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your suspicious nature will lead to questioning the people you have to deal with about matters that concern your personal life, home and family. There is no point in moving forward with anyone you don’t feel completely comfortable with. ★★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you don’t mean it, don’t say it. You’ll be requested to follow through and, if you don’t deliver, your reputation will be damaged. Alterations at home will be emotionally tough to deal with if you don’t act calmly and quickly. ★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will get your way if you put a little pressure on a situation involving a contract, payments or changes to your home or property. You mustn’t let someone you love get away with something or disrupt your plans. ★★★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll have to do your best and try your hardest. Someone will complain if you are too emotional or you decide not to maintain the type of connection you have shared in the past. Protect your possessions and your cash. ★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look at an old partnership from a new angle. What might not have worked in the past may work now with a couple of alterations. Discuss the possibilities and you should be able to restructure an old project so it works for everyone. ★★★★
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“I never put on a pair of shoes unless I’ve worn them at least five years.” – movie mogul Sam Goldwyn. A good partner is as comfortable as an old shoe, but it may take time to break him in. Years are needed to build trust; great partnerships such as MeckstrothRodwell spend many hours discussing methods. A practiced partnership beats today’s contract. West leads a diamond, East’s suit, but a careful West leads the KING. He may retain the lead to make a killing shift through dummy.
Sure enough, East follows with the strikingly high queen. This suitpreference signal shows strength in spades, the high-ranking side suit. If East wanted more diamonds led, he could overtake West’s king. West shifts to the jack of spades. East wins the next spade with the queen and judges that unless West had a promotable trump holding, he’d have seen no urgency for a spade shift and would have continued diamonds. So East leads a low spade, and West gets a trump trick. Down one.
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ONE STAR: It’s best to avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes or read a good book. Two stars: You can accomplish but don’t rely on others for help. Three stars: If you focus, you will reach your goals. Four stars: You can pretty much do as you please, a good time to start new projects. Five stars: Nothing can stop you now. Go for the gold.
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Bruce Sallan (left) and son Will sit with Will’s female friends by one of the stages at the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco. their music non-stop. It was definitely overload for this dad, but also an education. For my son and for his two friends, it was probably the first such adventure of this sort in their young lives with only one adult chaperone and an astonishing amount of freedom during the festival itself. For me, it was proof of my theory, which I espoused in one of my first columns, that there is no such thing as quality time, only quantity time. The hours we spent together brought a closeness and, now, shared memories and experiences that are irreplaceable. I saw my son blossom as a man, learning to take care of the two girls in his charge. As one was less than 5 feet tall, she required special care when they were working their way close to the stage or she’d literally get trampled. My 6-foot-2 son rose to the occasion and all three kids were spectacularly happy and riding high, without the
aid of any of the “Eau du Reefer.” Our taxi driver, the first day when we missed the bus to get us to the festival, was an old hippie who had on a ’60s radio channel and offered my son a buck off the fare if he could identify the song that was playing. He did. It was “Tired of Waiting” by The Kinks. It turns out this taxi driver’s name was also Bruce, and he turned around to the three kids in the back, and sounding stoned, said “Do you have any idea how lucky you are to have a dad that takes you to this?” Needless to say, he got a big tip. For me, watching my son interact with his girl peers was a chance to re-live those moments of growing up that are so special. The excitement of going to something that keeps you from sleeping the night before, the fun of being with a cute girl you like and sharing the experience, and maybe the tingle of
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He and the girls were dancing in place and the whole field was alive with joy. I remember the same feeling when I went to see Peter, Paul and Mary in 1967 with my first “love,” Robin, when it took me the length of the entire concert to get the nerve to put my arm around her. Maybe the music has changed, but I don’t think growing up is any different today. The irony that I realized midway through the trip was that I was 15 in 1969, when Woodstock happened on that August weekend 40 years ago. Now, these three 15-year-old kids enjoyed this festival with the open-eyed enthusiasm I suppose all 15-yearolds bring to life. Maybe the difference is parents today choose to experience some of these things with their children. For me, it was a priceless time and memory.
BRUCE SALLAN gave up his showbiz career a decade ago to raise his two boys, now 12 and 15, full-time. His syndicated column is his take on the challenges of parenthood and male/female issues, as a single dad and, now remarried, in a blended family. His column is now available in more than 75 newspapers and Web sites. Visit www.brucesallan.com.
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pleasure that comes from holding her hand for the first time. I got to vicariously live those feelings again and maybe enable them to happen under wonderful and truly magical circumstances. The first day, I watched from afar the big acts while the kids went into the tight mass of humanity crowding the stage. Modern technology, in the form of texting, allowed me to keep in touch. They couldn’t leave their spot to join me and see Tom Jones or they’d lose front standing-room status, so I went alone to marvel at this Dorian Gray phenomenon. It seemed that Mr. Jones and I were the only middle-aged people present as I watched in awe as all these teens and young adults seemed to know every word of every one of his songs. Thousands singing along to “What’s New, Pussycat?” was a complete hoot. The closing act of the second day, turned out to be the highlight of the SP00504746
just returned from one of the best threeday trip of my parenting life. My son, Will, not yet 16, and two of his female friends and I drove to San Francisco to attend the Outside Lands Music Festival. It’s an all-day music festival at Golden Gate Park. There are multiple acts performing simultaneously on several stages. The list of performers included such wellknown acts as Incubus, DAD’S Pearl Jam, POINT Tom Jones OF VIEW (yes, that Tom Jones who has Bruce become Sallan a sort of ■■■ icon to the younger set), The BlackEyed Peas and The Dave Matthews Band. On the more obscure side, especially to this ol’ middleaged dude, were acts I’d never heard of including Gooferman, Zap Mama, Kinky, Q-Tip, Albino, Dirty Rotten, TV on the Radio, Ween, Lenka, Cage the Elephant, and Heartless Bastards. Honestly, I didn’t make up any of these names. There were tens of thousands of festivalgoers, and the grounds at various times were full with excitement, tension and anticipation as well as the ubiquitous smell, to quote Dave Matthews, of “Eau du Reefer.” The first day they ran out of beer as the jostling of the crowd to get to the drinks and food was almost as intense as getting to the front of the stage for the bigger-name performers. During our six-hour drive from Los Angeles to the Bay Area, I was inculcated to the better-known acts by my son and by all three of the teens that played
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A request by the City of High Point Electric Utilities Department for a Special Use Permit to allow a utility service facility use within the Residential Single Family-15 (RS-15) District. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lying along the east side of Penny Road, approximately 560 feet south of East Fork Road and is addressed as 1646 Penny Road. The site is also known as Guilford County Tax Parcel 15-94-7007-0-1020-00016. APPLICANT/OWNER:City of High Point Anyone interested in these matters is invited to attend the public hearing and present information to the City Council. The City Council may impose more restrictive requirements, as it may deem necessary, in order that the purpose and intent of the Development Ordinance are served or may modify an application, more restrictively, without the necessity of additional notice and public hearing. Additional information concerning these requests is available at the Department of Planning and Development, Municipal Office Building, 211 South Hamilton Street, Room 316, or by telephone at (336) 883-3328, or Fax at (336) 883-3056. The meeting facilities of the City of High Point are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need special accommodations, call (336) 883-3298, or the city’s TDD phone number: (336) 883-8517. This printed material will be provided in an alternative format upon request. Lisa B. Vierling, City Clerk September 9, 16, 2009
The undersigned, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Violet M. Craven, Deceased, late of Guilford County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms or corporations having claims against said Estate to present their claims to the undersigned, Executor on or before the 3rd day of December, 2009 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery.
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Annis Virginia Conway, late of 1560 Skeet Club Road, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms or corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at 4116 Saint Johns Street, HighPoint, North Carolina 27265 on or before the 2nd day of December, 2009, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms or corporations indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
All persons, firms or corpo rations indebted to said Estate shall please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 27th August, 2009.
____________________ Alfred M. Payne, Executor of the Estate of Violet M. Craven, Deceased 1610 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC 27262 John C. Riggs, Attorney PO Box 2756 High Point, NC 27261 336-883-6177 September 23, 2009
This the 2nd day September, 2009.
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The Annual Meeting of t h e P i n e c r o f t Sedgefield Fire District, Inc will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2009, 7:00 pm at the Pinecroft Sedgefield Fire Department, Station 24, 2239 B i s h o p R o a d , Greensboro, NC 27406.
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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION HIGH POINT DIVISION 09 CvS 1195 IN RE: HIGH POINT BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. CAROLINA IMPROVEMENTS, INC., L. BARTEE WASHBURN, III, EMILY P. WASHBURN, JAMES M. ADKINS and JOMMI KIM, Defendants. __________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION CAROLINA IMPROVEMENTS, INC., L. BARTEE WASHBURN, III and JOMMI KIM To CAROLINA IMPROVEMENTS, INC., L. BARTEE WASHBURN, III and JOMMIE KIM, the above named defendants: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Judgment in the amount of $664,095.24 on a Note dated September 18, 2007, together with interest, costs, and attorney’s fees. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 19th day of October, 2009, said date being 40 days from the first publication of this notice; and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought.
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NOTICE The North Carolina Department of Transportation offers for sale to the highest bidder the following described area: An approximate 17.78 acre tract owned by the N. C. Department of Transportation located on the north side of Tuttle Road, lying east of and adjacent to the new US 311 Bypass, Archdale, N.C. The Randolph County Tax Department number is 7728969445. The appraised value is $35,600.00. Only sealed bids on bid forms furnished by the Department of Transportation are placed in a sealed envelope with the words “SEALED BID“ and bid opening date written on the front of the envelope will be considered. Bids will be opened on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the office of the Division Right of Way Agent of the Department of Transportation located at 165 Shepherd Trail, Aberdeen, N. C. 28315. Sealed bids shall be delivered to the above address or mailed to Mr. Bradley D. Bass, Division Right of Way Agent, Department of Transportation, P. O. Box 1067, Aberdeen, N. C. 28315. Sealed bids must be received in the office of the Division Right of Way Agent located at 165 Shepherd Trail, Aberdeen, N.C. prior to 5:00 p. m., Tuesday, October 6, 2009 or they will not be considered. The Department of Transportation reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
This the 1st day of September, 2009. ______________________________________ ROBERSON HAWORTH AND REESE, P.L.L.C Alan B. Powell Attorney for High Point Bank & Trust Company NC State Bar No. 17555 Post Office Box 1550 High Point, NC 27261 (336) 889-8733
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Decorative Home Fabric Wholesaler needs an Experienced Customer Service Manager. To manage our inbound and outbound calls to established dealers. Do you have team leadership abilities? Are you a great motivator? We are looking for a manager to coordinate all activities of our call center. Only those who have Management Experience within a call center environment need apply!! Reply in confidence to box 969, C/O High Point Enterprise, PO Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261
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ZONING CASE 09-06 CITY OF HIGH POINT Residential Single Family-15 (RS-15) District A request by the City of High Point Electric Utilities Department to rezone an approximately 2.6 acre parcel from the Residential Single Family-40 (RS-40) District and Agricultural (AG) District, within Guilford County’s zoning jurisdiction, to a Residential Single Family-15 (RS-15) District. Approval of this rezoning request is contingent upon City Council approval of an annexation of city property.
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In accordance with Title VI or the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title 49, code of Federal Regulations, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin. For full particulars and a proper bid form, contact the above mentioned office at the given address or telephone (910) 944-2393. September 9, 10, 2009
Chosen by the Consumers Research Council as one of the top nursing homes in the nation for 2008, Adams Farm Living and Rehabilitation is a premier rehabilitation center and nursing home located in Jamestown. We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our superb nursing team. We are looking for a new team member who desires to make a difference in the long-term care arena and to positively touch lives. If you are looking to be a part of a growing, innovative company that puts service to others as their top priority, then you may be interested in joining our team. We offer competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) match, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short and long-term disability, and paid vacation. This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a resident-centered environment devoted to providing the highest quality healthcare to each and every resident. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of relevant experience in long-term care, be compassionate and caring, handle multiple priorities and can motivate staff. For consideration, please apply in person or email your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to: SDC@adamsfarmliving.com 5100 Mackay Road, Jamestown, NC 27282. Applications accepted 10am-3 Pre-employment background check and drug screening required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
U. S. PROBATION OFFICE Financial & Procurement Specialist One (or more) F-T permanent positions OPEN UNTIL FILLED. (Greensboro, NC)
40 hrs. per week–M-F, 8 hrs. per day. Salary Range -- $45,125 to $73,340 per year. Finance, Accounting, Procurement, & Budgeting experience required. Visit our website @ www.ncmp.uscourts.gov then click Employment Opportunities for a position description, vacancy requirements, and application forms. Questions not answered on the website should be directed to 336-358-4238. Initial closing date = 09/15/2009.
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Showcase of Real Estate LAND - DAVIDSON COUNTY OWNER WILL FINANCE Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools Approximately 1 acre lot $20,000. Private wooded, and creek. More wooded lots available. Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446 for appointment.
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deLong & Assoc. Realty Company (336) 454-5040
CONSTRUCTION FINANCING AVAILABLE AS LOW AS 4.75% East Davidson’s Newest Subdivision: Summer Hills
*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 $599,000
Lots starting at $39,900 • Restricted to Minimum of 2,000 Sq. Ft. • Exclusive all Quality Brick Homes • Convenient location with Low County Taxes!!
PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com
WENDY HILL REALTY 475-6800
7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P.
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www.fsbo-triad.com 3 or 4 br & 2 baths - approx. 2600 sq. ft. under roof. Many improvements: New windows, exterior doors, central heat-air (heat pump), metal roofing, vinyl siding, updated kitchen, floors, 2 fireplaces, front porch, over 1 acre with part ownership of small lake. Owner/Broker. Call Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446
New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00
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DAVIDSON COUNTY HOME 1.329 acres, 3 BR, 2 BA. Complete interior renovations. GREAT RATES! Qualified Financing Available Ledford Middle & HS/Friendship Elementary Tri County Real Estate 336-769-4663
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Ideal townhome This lovely townhome has just been listed at a price for these recession times. 2BR, 2BA, large heated sunroom can be 3rd bedroom, very clean, good north neighborhood. All appliances remain including New Washer and Dryer and Window Dressings. 134-B Old Mill Rd. A really great buy and priced to sell at $118,500.
Darren Clark, Realtor 803-0821
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19 Forest Dr Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville $1000. Cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 ac Landscaped, 3BR, 2Baths, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room with Fireplace, Den with Fireplace, Office. Carpet over Hardwood. Crown Molding thru out. Attached over sized double garage. Unattached 3 bay garage with storage attic. 2400sqft. $260,000.
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. $64,900
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For Sale By Owner Totally Renovated Bungallow at 1420 Valley Ridge Dr. HP, 2BR, 1BA, Kitchen, Living Room, Remodeled Kitchen & Bath. New Electrical, New Windows, New Carpet and Vinyl on Floors. New Gas Heat & C/A, New Washer & Dryer, New Elec. Stove, Fenced Back Yard with Storage Building, Adjoins Blair Park Golf Course. Help me find a Buyer & will Give you $1000. at closing or if you are the buyer, will help with Closing Cost. $1,000. Price Reduced to $59,500. For More Information 336-442-0555 or 336-431-1704
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1367 Blair Street, Thomasville Large 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Fairgrove Schools, gas logs, large living room, large kitchen, large 2-car garage, large deck in back, and etc. Why rent when you can own this home for payments as low as $799 a mo. or $143K, just call today 336-442-8407.
Rick Robertson 336-905-9150
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503 Paul Kennedy Road DOWNTOWN HIGH POINT In UNIQUE MARKET SQUARE building. * Penthouse* 4 BR, 51⁄2 BA, 3 balconies, 4,100 sq. ft. 2 BR, 2 BA furnished with washer & dryer. Onsite security 24/7, parking space, rec room w/lap pool, walk to restaurants. Incredible views. A beautiful and fun place to live or work. Will trade for other properties. Call Gina (336) 918-1482.
712 W. Parris Ave. High Point Avalon Subdivision This house shows like new! Built in 2005, 1660 sqft., 3bed 2.5 bath, like-new appliances,Living Room w/ Gas fireplace, 1 car garage spacious Loft area upstairs, Great Location. We’ll work with your situation! $165,000 Price Reduced! Will will match your down payment. Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764
821 Nance Avenue
3 bedroom, living room, kitchen, 2 full baths, central heating & air. Updated. BE ABLE TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $529.00 a month $95K. Call for details!
DESIRABLE HASTY/LEDFORD AREA Very well kept, 3BR/2BA, 1300 sf., Open floor plan, cath. ceiling, berber carpet, custom blinds, Kit w/ island, Kit appl. remain, huge Mstr Ba w/ garden tub and sep. shower, huge WIC, back deck, storage bld. $127,900
Agents Welcome. Bring Offer! 882-3254
505 Willow Drive, Thomasville
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273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville
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1210 N. Centennial
4 BR/3 BA 3 level Newly remodeled; walking distance to HPU, app 3100 sq ft; FP; New vinyl siding, new gas heat w/central air, roof, windows, kitchen cabinets, appliances, hardwood floors, carpet & plumbing Fenced in yard. No selller help with closing cost. Owner will pay closing cost.
MUST SEE! $114,900 Contact 336-802-0922
$195,000 Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764
FOR SALE BY OWNER 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.
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 @ $219,500-call today.
678 Merry Hills Dr.-Davidson County 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Garage. This beautiful 1900 sqft. home is well lacated in a well established neighborhood. It has a finished basement, Large Kitchen outlooking beautiful wooded area. Large deck with Jacuzzi. Gas or woodburning fireplace in the basement. We’ll work with your situation!
25% BELOW TAX VALUE
Recently updated brick home is nothing short of magnificent. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances. Huge master suite with 2 walk-in closets & private deck. Elegant foyer & formal dining room. Marble, Tile and Hardwood floors. Crown moldings & two fireplaces. Spacious closets & lots of storage. Over 4000 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms & 4 full baths, over sized garage and beautiful yard!! Priced at $339,900.
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725-B West Main St., Jamestown Call: Donn Setliff (336) 669-0478 or Kim Setliff (336) 669-5108
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
Totally Renovated Bungalow at 1607 N. Hamilton St, High Point. 2 BR, 1 BA, den, dining room, kitchen, and laundry room. New gas heat & C/A, new electrical, new windows, interior & exterior paint, refinished hardwood floors throughout. New deck overlooking fenced back yard. Maintenance free living on a quiet dead end street. Seller will pay up to $3,000. in closing cost. Ask if you qualify for a $7,000 cash rebate.
PRICE REDUCED to $72,900! For more information: 336-880-1919
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
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711 Field St., Thomasville Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1160 sq. ft. Popular floor plan with breakfast nook, eat-in bar area that overlooks an open dining and family room with vaulted ceiling. Includes stove, microwave oven, dishwater, and washer/dryer combo, laminate floors. “Special” interest rate offered by Bank of North Carolina 4.75%. Priced to move at $105, 000.00 Byrd Construction 336-689-9925 Brian Byrd
For Sale or lease - Gracious 3 bed/3 bath Willow Creek CC condo overlooking golf course in desirable Davidson County. Sophisticated décor, 2 fireplaces, front/ rear decks, privacy, 2600 sq. ft of living space featuring elegant crown molding, built-ins, wet-bar, hardwood, granite, tile. Offered at $289,900. Available 10/10/09. Inquire 336-870-4849.
203 Dogwood Circle 3 Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, 2 Full Baths w/Showers, Central Heat and Air, Sun Room, Half Basement. 1 car Garage. Large Corner Lot, Garden Space, Gazebo, Utility Barn. $139,900 Coldwell Banker Agent: Karen D. Weidt - 336-312-6748
3BR, 11⁄2 Bath, gas heat, central air. Utility building, French doors to cement patio. $89,900. Will pay $500 closing cost.
703 Belmont Dr., High Point
Builder’s personal home! Quality details: Low maintenance Brick home with 4 bedrooms, bonus room, & 2 ½ baths, Oak hardwood floors, granite counter tops, lots of closets & storage area, 9’ ceilings, 2 story great room and entry. Master bath has Jacuzzi tub & separate shower, granite counters and tile floors. Master suite has vaulted ceiling with Palladuim window. Enjoy the panoramic views from the screened porch and huge patio!! 1.2 acres of Land in Davidson County. Full unfinished basement has many possibilities. Call Wendy Hill for more details 475-6800!!
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1108 Elmwood – 1900+ sqft newly renovated home, 3 BR 2 BA, stove, ref. DW, W/D furn. Dbl garage. No smoking, no pets. $1100 mo. 4343371. 1900sf 3br No Credit Check $475 574-0500
3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483
1br Archdale $395 2br Chestnut $425 2br Archdale $485 3br Chestnut $495 L&J Prop 434-2736 1BR, Special Free R e n t , S e n i o r D i s c o u n t , Southgate Garden Apts. 476-5900
2BR, 1 1 ⁄2 B A Apt. T’ville Cab. Tv $450 mo. 336-561-6631
2BR, 1BA, brick apt. fully remodeled, end unit, very nice. $550. mo, 848-9906 2B R Apt in T -ville, Appls. furn. Cent H/A. No Pets $425/mo + dep 472-7009 APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info. Archdale – 109 Clov erdale D r – newly renovated 2 BR, 1 BA apt. Stove, refrigerator furn. WD hookup. No smoking, no pets. $395 per mo. + sec. dep. Call 434-3371 Cloisters/Foxfire Apt.Community, Move in Special. $1000 in free rent, Open Sunday, 1-4p m336-885-5556
★★★★★★★★★★★★★ THOMASVILLE’S BEST!! Southgate Garden & Piedmont Trace Apartments 1BR/1BA 2BR/1BA 2BR/2BA Townhomes Luxurious Apartments! Check us out... You will be impressed! Move In Specials! ★ Senior Citizen’s encouraged with Special Discount ★ From $395/mo. Convenient to Interstate 85, Shopping & New Wal-Mart.
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Inexpensive Apt Living $99 Move In Special 2BR/2BA, $545 mo Close to GTCC, HP Calll 336-669-0613 Jamestown – 3024-F Sherrill (Woodbrook apts) nice 2 BR 1 BA apt. Central heat/AC. Stove, refrigerator furn. No smoking, no pets. $435 mo. + sec. dep. Call 434-3371 AMBASSADOR MUST LEASE IMMEDIATELY 1, 2, 3 BDRMS AMBASSADOR COURT FREE RENT $99 DEPOSIT/ NO APP FEE 336-884-8040 (MOVE IN TODAY)
1 Bedroom 500 Henley St................. $300 313Allred Place............... $325 118 Lynn Dr..................... $325 227 Grand St .................. $375 Greenbriar Apts ............. $400 2Bedrooms 835 Putnam St ............... $350 316 Friendly Ave ............. $400 318 Monroe Place .......... $400 713-C Scientific St........... $425 709-B Chestnut St.......... $450 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $450 1217 D McCain Pl ............ $475 201 Brinkley Pl ........... $525 303 W. State St ......... $550 1105 F Robinhood........... $650 4305 Timberbrook ......... $700
3 Bedrooms 704 E. Kearns St ............ $500 711 Oakview Rd .............. $750 3798 Vanhoe Ln ............. $975 3895 Tarrant Trce ......... $1100 1200 Wynnewood .........$1400 4 Bedrooms 305 Fourth St ................. $675 1715 Chatfield Dr............$1250 Call About Rent Specials Fowler & Fowler 883-1333 www.fowler-fowler.com
2BR/1BA, 1326 Oak ST, Davidson Co. Le dford Ar ea. $550 mo. 3BR/2 BA, 1508 Whitehall St, $795 mo Call 869-2781 Ads that work!! 2BR/1BA house. 219 Oaklawn St. $495/mo plus deposit. Call 336-883-8703 2BR Central Air, carpet, blinds, appls., No pets. 883-4611 LM
2 story house for rent on Hwy. 62 in Trinity. 3BDR, 1 1/2 Bath, LR, DR, Den, Kitchen. Garage & Carport. $1000 a month. Call for appointment 336431-9679. It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds 3 BEDROOMS 317 Washboard .............. $900 221 Linda........................ $850 4380 Eugene ................. $850 1015 Montlieu ................. $625 216 Kersey ..................... $600 205 Jay .......................... $600 320 Pickett..................... $600 800 Carr......................... $575 1414 Madison ................. $525 1115 Montlieu .................. $500 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 3613 Eastward#3 ........... $475 920 Forest ..................... $450 1217 Cecil #1 ................... $425 707 Marlboro.................. $400 1005 Park ....................... $395 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 1020A Asheboro............. $275 2 BEDROOMS 1102 Westbrook...............$615 902-1A Belmont ............. $600 3911B Archdale............... $600 1037 Old T-ville ............... $550 500 Forrest .................... 4550 314 Terrace Trace .......... $500 8798 US 311.................... $495 404 Lake ........................ $475 906 Beaumont ............... $475 3613 Eastward #6 .......... $450 815 E. Guilford ................ $450 5653 Albertson .............. $450 320 Player...................... $425 304-A Kersey ................ $420 283 Dorthy ..................... $400 402 Lake........................$400 330-A N. Hall ................. $400 1033 A Pegram............... $395 106 Cloverdale Ct........... $395 5496 Uwharrie ............... $385 3623 Eastward............... $375 1031-B Pegram............... $375 606 Manley.................... $375 502 Lake ........................ $375 608 Wesley .................... $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 802 Hines ...................... $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 1018 Asheboro................ $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 210 Kenilworth................ $350 800 Barbee .................... $350 10828 N. Main................ $325 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300 3602-A Luck .................. $295 1223 A Franklin............... $270 300 Park ........................$265 1 BEDROOMS 1307-A Furlough ............. $350 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 529 A Flint ...................... $250 Storage Bldgs. Avail. COMMERCIAL SPACE 212 E Kivett 850sf .......... $650 11246NMain 1200s.......... $850
KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146
3 BEDROOMS T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080. WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.
25,000 sqft Ware house. Excellent condition. 10¢/ sqft. Call 336-669-2700
33,100 SQ. FT. Excellent industrial building. Good parking & loading, lots of offices. 2226 Shore Drive. Very reasonab l e l e a s e a t $3900/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet
The Classifieds 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 1800 SF Retail $800T-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 Daycare in Archdaleup to 70 $3250. rent. Call 434-2736
Industrial 641 McWay Dr, 2500 sf. Fowler & Fowler 883-1333 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 1100 sqft $700 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $2150 T-ville 336-362-2119
2BR townhouse in rough cond. $250/mo No dep. Call day or night 625-0052
711 Hendrix............. $625 234 Willow Wood ................................$475 1108 Hickory Chapel Rd ...........................$375 1444 N. Hamilton ............................... $385 313 Hobson............ $335 1506 Graves ........... $485 1804 E. Commerce ............................... $425 1009 True Lane ...... $450 1615 Pershing ......... $450 1015 True Lane ....... $450 100 Lawndale ......... $450 3228 Wellingford ............................... $450 807 Eastchester ..... $450 1609 Pershing ........ $500 1024 Montlieu.......... $515 816 W. Lexington ............................... $645
2 BEDROOMS 2503 E Lexington ............................... $450 1506-B Leonard ..... $245 1712-N E. Livett ...... $298 224-C Stratford ...... $365 824-H Old Winston Rd ............................... $550 706-C Railroad ....... $345 2618 Woodruff........ $460 1003 B Stanton....... $298 231 Crestwood Cir ............................... $425 916 Westbrook ........ $615 1303 Vernon ............$275 1607 Larkin ............. $598 1423 Cook .............. $420 1402 Cook .............. $350 1502 Larkin............. $325 305-A Phillips ......... $300 519-A Cross St ........ $215 706 E. Commerce ............................... $250 304-B Phillips ......... $300 1407-A E. Commerce ............................... $325 1101 Carter St ......... $350 205-H Dorothy ....... $360 1709-J E. Lexington ................................$375 705-B Chestnut...... $390 515-A E. Fairfield ..... $410 1110 Bridges ........... $440 824-E Old Winston Rd ............................... $550
SECTION 8 811-B Granby.......... $402 1423 Cook St.......... $420 900 Meredith ......... $298 614 Everette ........... $498 1500-B Hobart ....... $398 1761 Lamb .............. $498 414 Gatewood........ $498 1106 Grace ............. $325 406 Greer .............. $325
3 BEDROOMS 501 Mendenhall .............$1250 217-B N. Rotary.............. $895 1418 Chatham ................ $750 1006 Terrell .................... $750 1818 Albertson................ $650 2415 Williams ................. $595 1020 South ..................... $550 101 Chase....................... $550 1010 Pegram .................. $550 2208-A Gable way ......... $550
601 Willoubar.................. $550 208 Hedgecock ............. $525 1016 Grant ...................... $525 919 Old Winston ............. $525 423 Habersham ............. $500 2209-A Gable Way......... $500 12 Forsyth ...................... $495 2219 N. Centennial ......... $495 912 Putnam .................... $475 409 N. Centennial .......... $465 1207 Day ........................ $450 836 Cummins................. $450 1606 Larkin..................... $450 114 Greenview ................ $450 502 Everett .................... $450 914 Putnam .................... $399 1725 Lamb...................... $395 2 BEDROOM 4911 Country Court......... $795 1112 Trinity #203 ............. $550 224-F Northpoint ........... $525 101 #12 Oxford................ $525 1420 Madison................. $500 16 Leonard ..................... $495 419 Peace ...................... $475 1708 Ward ...................... $450 505 Scientific.................. $450 1100 Wayside ................. $450 111 Chestnut ................... $450 219 Spencer ................... $445 910 Newell...................... $430 205-A Tyson Ct.............. $425 700-A Chandler.............. $425 322 Walker..................... $425 204 Hoskins ................... $425 1501-B Carolina .............. $425 321 Greer ....................... $400 1206 Adams ................... $400 324 Walker..................... $400 606 Martha .................... $395 2905-A Esco .................. $395 613-B Hendrix ................ $395 1705-A Rotary ................ $350 1043-B Pegram .............. $395 2306 Palmer .................. $395 1711-A W. Rotary ............ $350 2909-A Esco .................. $395 908 E. Kearns ................ $395 1704 Whitehall ................ $385 1100 Adams.................... $375 2306-A Little .................. $375 501 Richardson .............. $375 914 E. Kearns ................. $375 315-B Chestnut .............. $350 511-B Everett.................. $350 1516-B Oneka................. $350 309-B Griffith.................. $335 909-A Old Tville.............. $325 4703 Alford..................... $325 308-A Allred ................... $325 1214-B Adams ................ $320 313-B Barker .................. $300 1758 Lamb...................... $300 111 Robbins..................... $295 1711-B Leonard ............... $285 1319-B Tipton ................. $285 1515 Olivia....................... $280 1 BEDROOM 1514 Homewood ............ $495 1123-c Adams ................ $495 1107-F Robin Hood ......... $425 1107-C Robin Hood......... $425 508 Jeanette.................. $375 1119-B English.................$295 1106 Textile..................... $325 1315-A Potts ................... $250 309-B Chestnut ............. $275 1103-A S. Elm ................. $250 1317-A Tipton .................$235 172-B Sunset .................$220 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 502 Grand-3br, 1ba, 2426 Williams-3br, 316 Charles-2br, 1ba 912 Ferndale-2br, 1ba 883-9602 901-A Thissell 1br 408 Cable 2br 1407 Bridges 2br 804 Forrest 2br 904 Proctor 1br 209 Murray 2br 313 Windley 2br 2508 Kivett 2br
200 300 425 375 295 300 300 375
885-6149 Adale! 3br 1 1 ⁄ 2 ba, applis. pets ok $475. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com(fee)
Hasty/Ledford, 3br, 2ba, 1200 sq ft., great cond., $725 + dep. No pets. 336-317-1247 Brick Ranch w/3br, 1 1⁄ 2 b a , c e n t r a l h / a , fenced rear yd., alarm system, $500.down, $500. mo, good ref. must be provided, 336-882-2533 or 336-382-4357 House 3br, 1ba, All ap pl. incl . 1218 RC Baldwin Ave. Thruwall A/C unit, w. conn. $495. mo + $250. 336-698-9088 CLEAN 6 room home. 1 bath, gas heat, centr al A/C, b ig deck, large lot. 906 Charlotte Ave. $585/mo. Okay for Section 8. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111 Davidson! 3br2ba rent/own $475 574-0500
For Lease Clean 2BR Home near Ferndale Middle Schl. Range & Refrig. 1315 Tipton St. $325/mo. 883-2656 Hasty schl! 3br 2ba A/C applis $640 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
Buy * Save * Sell Place your ad in the classifieds! Buy * Save * Sell HOMES FOR RENT 503 Newton, HP 3BR/2BA. $600/mo 1508 Hidden Creek 3BR/2BA $750 280 Dorothy 3BR/2BA $725 Call 336-442-6789 Need space in your garage?
3BR, 1BA, 512 Clover. 882-8367
gas heat. $550/mo.
3BR/2BA , Home on Fairview St, $550/mo, Good Condition. Call 336-625-1200 3BR/2BA, large kitch. Cent A/C, applis. $695. 472-0224 3BR quiet area, Cent H/A. 313 Worrell, Tville . $500/mo or $130/wk 472-4435
SPECIAL 1ST & LAST MONTHS RENT GET A 1/2 MONTH RENT FREE! IN THOMASVILLE 2 BEDROOMS 506 Carroll St ......... $395 600 Bassinger........ $495 703 Fairway Ave..... $395 308-C Wood St ...... $395 117 Griffith Apt D ......$375
1112 Trinity #103 ......... $550
3 BEDROOMS 301-A Guilford St ....... $395 817 Tennessee ...........$475 511 Dillon St ............... $595 301-B Guilford St ....... $299
1113 Lambeth.......... $695 412 Fife St .............. $495 407-E Holly Hill ....... $900 DAVIDSON CO. 3 BEDROOMS 1603 Garner Rd ...... $695
Ilderton Conversion Co., a transit vehicle manufacturer, is seeking to do business with ready, willing, and able Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE). DOT DBE regulations can be found in 49 C FR 26.49 subsections (a) (b) (c) and (d) . Please contact Br ian Johnson, Operations Manager @ bjohnson@ ilderton.com for potential business opportunities.
513 Hickory Chpl ........ $475
509 Everett Ln ............$425 816 Scientific ................$395 911 Burton St................$495 627 Paramount ...........$495 3 BEDROOMS 404 Player Dr ..............$495 IN ARCHDALE 2 BEDROOMS 6979-E Prospect Ch............ $430
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Nice 2BR home in HP. 2BR home in Tville. No Pets. 472-0966 1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019 Trinity! 4br 2 1 ⁄ 2 ba, 2 car garg, $750. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
Trinity Schools, Like New. 3BR, 2BA. $550 per month. Call 336431-7716 T-ville 3br, 2ba no credit check $375. 574-0500 Help-U-0Rent.com (fee)
RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 1 BEDROOM Chestnut Apts ................ $295 1213-C N. Main St........... $375 914 Proctor Dr ................ $325 2 BEDROOMS 1740G N Hamilton .......... $495
2501 Delaware .......... $495 310 1-B Ardale ........... $545
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319-A Lake ............. $425 525 Guilford ........... $400 2415A Francis......... $425 1500 Carolina ......... $500 1001-C Robinhd ......... $495 306 Model Farm........ $400 310-2-E Adale ........... $595 410-A Meredith ..........$250
5363 Darr................$275 4971 Brookdale .........$1100
504-B Barker ......... $350 706 Kennedy.......... $350 206-A Moon Pl .......... $350
1025A Pegram ....... $350 2604 Triangle Lake ........ $350 Scientific................. $395 Woodside Apts.............. $450 213 Friendly.............$350 1308 Johnson ................ $395 1310 C Eaton Pl .............. $450 1011 Grant ...................... $400 1724C N Hamilton .......... $575
13 acre, 14 mi S. of T-ville, mixed pasture, land & woods. $ 7 0 K . 1 0 a c r e w/100yr old Home. Several Out Bldgs. 7 Stall Barn 12 mi S of High Point. $265K Boggs Realty 8594994.
Looking to purchase 1 acre $7000. Sophia, Trinity area, Call 336861-1731
2 & 3 bdrs available, Silver Valley/Tville area, Sm. Pets only. $325-$385/mo. No Dep. with proof of income. Police Report Req’d., Call 239-3657 2br/2ba, Nice MH, Cent. H/AC, A’dale area, No Pets $125.wkly, Private lot, 883-8650
CKC Cocker Spaniel Pups, 7 wks, 1st shots, $300. Call 336-210-0508 Golden Retriever Puppies, Registered, $250. Cash. Call 8841105 or 769-2755 Maltese Female AKC Pup, Soo Beautiful! Cash $600.00 Call 336-431-9848 Puppy 1 lit tle male Peek-a-Poo, ready for his new home (beautiful), $300. Call 336824-2540 Ads that work!! Special Sale $100. off on Schnauzers, ShihPoo, Malshi 336-4987721 Yorkshire Terrier Pup. Male, ready to give & receive love. $550 cash. 336-431-9848
Pets - Free
Adorable 6 week old Kittens free to good homes only. If interested Please call 336-889-0012
SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042
Boston Terrier Puppies, Reduced, Reg. Females. Shots, Warranty. 336-434-5654
Call 336-495-1907. Handyman SpecialFix It & It’s Yours We Also Have Low Price Double Wide Homes, Sold As Is 336-495-1907
Border Collie Puppies, $200., 6wks old, dewormed, 1st shots, Call 434-1404
Sophia & Randleman
2915 Central Av ......... $525 3410 Central ...............$700 1324 Cedrow............. $650 2454 Shadow V..........$795 2312 Friends .................. $650 5610 Wellsey ............ $1450
Craven-Johnson Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555
Beagle Puppies AKC, 4M 2F, born June 21, 1st shots & dewormed, $100, call (336) 847-9597, leave message.
2 & 3 BR Homes Your job is Your credit.
3 BEDROOMS 922 Norwood Ave.......... $575 1310 Forrest.................... $550 922 Norwood................. $550 604 Parkwood................ $485 804 Brentwood .............. $400 808 Brentwood .............. $400 929 Marlboro ................. $400 1605 Pershing ................ $450 2209-B Chambers ......... $475 2212 Ridgecrest ............. $475 502 Denny...................... $395 909 Willoubar ................. $500 910 Forrest..................... $450 535 Flint ................. $400 609 Bridges ................... $400 1013 Adams............. $415
4 BEDROOMS 5505 Haworth Ct ......... $2000 309N Scientific............... $900
AKC Weimaraner puppies, Silver 1M & 1F. Both sets of shots, dewormed. Indoor, Crate Trained. $425 Call Nicole 336-8705069
Ads that work!!
AKC & CKC Pekingese pups, Champion line 4 Males, shots $275. 476-9591
Owner Financing available 4br, 2ba, TRanch Style Home Call 336-629-1115
2620 1-B Ingleside ......... $685
140D Kenilworth ........ $385 1700 Edmonson ........ $350 206 Hedgecock ........ $350 1910 King St............... $425
Home Loan by phone15minute response. Guaranteed Call 336629-5472
SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203
Schools & Instructions
Whirlpool Gas Dryer, $100 Call 882-6032
White baby crib; converts to toddler bed Like new $75. Call 336-848-6017
Camping/ Outdoor Equipment
Fuel Wood/ Stoves
Dining Table w/2 Leafs, 6 Chairs, China Cabinet & Hutch. $600 Call 886-1193
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Moving, Furn., Access., Clothes, Tables, Lamps, Pictures, Misc. Wed-Sat. 8a-3p 885-0924 2314 Addison Blvd. HP
TAKE TWO Children’s Consignment Sale. Thurs September 10, 7PM-9PM. Fri September 11th 9AM-8PM. Sat. Sep1 tember 12th, ⁄2 price sale 8AMNoon. We will be selling Gently used Fall & Winter Children’s clothing, costumes, shoes, bedding, toys & maternity clothing. Archdale UMC, 11543 N. Main St., Archdale.
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A new mattress set Full $89 Queen $99 King $175. Layaway avail 336-292-7999 Bed-Mattress Sets, All New, in Plastic!! “Wholesale To Public“ Dble P-top, Fl $95, Qn $125, Kg, $225. 336-993-2724
Hot Tub 5 seater w/19 jets, Mahogany Cabinet, $1400. Call 336442-3455
Taylor Made R-9 ADJ, 10.5 regular Burner Irons 4-S calloway FT-I Call 882-6032
All Terain Vehicles
02 Polaris Sportsman 500, 99 hrs, $3500. Excellent condition, Call 471-2057
Autos for Sale
02’ Chrysler Concord. 1 owner. $3,950 or best cash offer. Fin. avail. 476-0203. It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds
1981 Ford Box Truck. Runs good, needs some work. $500 as is. Call 336-442-1478
New Utility Bldg Special! 10X20 $1699. 8x12 $1050.10x16 $1499. Also Rent To Own. Carolina Utility Bldgs, Trinity 1-800351-5667.
’96 Geo Prism, 80k orig mi., AC, PS, New Tires, $3200. Call 336-906-3621
Wanted to Buy
Cat Needs good Home. Owner in Nursing Home. all shots, spayed, healthy. 434-4234
BUYING ANTIQUES Furniture, Pottery, glass, coins, old stuff, Estates, 1 item or all, Top $ paid. 239-7487 or 472-6910
FREE Kittens to good homes only. Litter trained. Ask for Ken 475-8075
We buy Old Toy Pedal Tractors, any condition. 336-337-7795 or 336-294-8899
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Firewood Pick up $55, Dumptruck $110, Delivered. $40 you haul. 475-3112
5/2, remod., brick house 2500 sq ft, new everything, 512 Twin Oak Ct. HP 4% comp. 988-9589
Whirlpool Dryer, Extra Large Capacity, Very Good Condition. Whi te, $100 .00 Call 336-687-1172
1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111
Sears Car top Cargo Carrier, XCargo Sport 20 SV, Excellent Condition, $100 .00 Call 336-687-1172
30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076
2 Cemetery Plots in Holly Hill, in the Woodland Section. $2,000 each/neg. Call 336-812-1614
1387 Emanual Ch ....... $625
2 BEDROOMS 378A Evergreen ..... $495 538 Sink Lake......... $395 IN HIGH POINT 2 BEDROOMS
98’ Ford Contour, GC, Runs Great. Manual. $2000. 431-7733/847-6499
AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338
Cars $600-$2000. SUV’s & Vans. Larry’s Auto Sales. Trinity. Call 336-682-8154 Chrysler Lebaron 94’ for sale, needs work $500. OBO Call 336887-2068 after 6pm
Free Mixed Puppies, . 7 weeks old, if interested leave message at 336-847-4262
Round Hay 4x5 bales Fescue/Orchard 1517% moisture $28.00 per bale. Square Hay–Fescue/Orchard Grass mix. 16% moisture $4.50 per bale. Call 336-302-0353
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers, Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 866858-2121, www.CenturaOnline.com
2BR private lot, central h/a, Trinity Schools, NO PETS, 431-9665 / 689-1401 5496 Uwharrie Rd #3, 2BR Mobile Home. All Electric. Randolph Schools. Water & Sewer Included. $385. Call Kinley Realty at 434-4146
NexGrill 3 burner, Stainless Steele Gas Grill with Rotisserie, excellent condition, $150. 336-687-1172
Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet
BOB’S APPLIANCES Like new appliances 1427 Old Thomasville Rd. 861-8941
Lakeview MHP-Unit Available 2 rent. Call Walter at 1-910-6177136
Sales & Service, $50 service call includes labor. 1 yr warranty. 442-3595
Grill for sale, Thomasville, $20,000. Serious Inquires only. Call 474-1802
Side by Side Refrigerator, excellent condition, White, $165. Call 336-674-5222
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The Classifieds House for rent. 3BR/1BA Kitchen, LR. porch, carport. 1116 Meadowlawn Dr. $550 mo & $550 dep. Call 299-3103
Very appealing modern 1,000 sq. ft. beautifully decorated, ground floor, front door parking. Great location at 622 N. Hamilton St. Across from CVS. Very low price at $635/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111.
N E E D S P A C E ? 3BR/1BA. CENT H/A CALL 336-434-2004
Wendover and NC 68 2376 Hickswood Rd. 800 sq. ft., Exc. Location w/parking. Call 336-454-4635. 10-6 Mon-Fri. 9-4 Sat.
Newer Home, Hasty Schl Area, 3BR/2BA, $700/mo & $700 dep. 476-6991
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No Credit check. applis Pets ok $510 574-0500
Help-U-Rent.com (fee) Oakview area! 3br, 2ba pets ok $550. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
600 N. Main St. 882-8165
4 BEDROOMS 3700 Innwood ............... $1195 507 Prospect.................. $550 2208 Kivett..................... $525
1 BEDROOM 1202 Cloverdale ..... $225 1602-C Long .......... $300 1602 J Long............ $325 618-12A N. Hamilton ............................... $298 1003 #8 N. Main ..... $298 320G Richardson ............................... $335 620-20B N. Hamilton ................................$375
Possible lease option 3br, 2ba on 2 acres, $500 down, and move in Call 336629-8258 Rand Co! 3br No credit check $550 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee) Rent/own! 3br, workshop $550 574-0500
Rent to own 3br, 2ba Ranch Style home w/$500 down Call 336-629-5289 Spacious 1 level, all elec. sect. 8 ok. Call 336-454-1478.
A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970.
We will advertise your house until it sells
A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210.
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AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 882-5898 or 491-2997 Nice room for rent. Util., cable, laundry. 336-887-2033 Private exceptionally nice. No drinking/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.
20,000 sq ft perfect for warehousing. 3 docks, beams painte d w h i t e & skylights in an industrial park. Short or long term leases. Ready & avail now Call day or night 1866-625-0196
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Datsun 280-Z, 1978 . Runs Good. 4 spd. $2,500. Good Car! Call 336-475-4385
Lexus, ES 300, 2000. Silver w/black interior. Good Cond. Clean. $5,900. 803-0825
Ads that work!!
Mustang Coupe ’92. Wh ite, nee ds work, body good condition. Best offer. 307-6704
Oldsmobile Cutlass 1987, 1 owner, 70K miles. $1,500. Call 476-7323/887-6387
FORD ’69. EX-POLICE Car. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. Call 431-8611
For Sale 2004 Seinna Toyota Van LE, 91K miles, GC. $9,500. Call 336-848-4820
PRICED REDUCED 88’ Classic Corvette, good cond., Call for info., 472-5560
02 Pontiac Montana $800 dn 00 Ford Explorer $800 dn 05 Dodge Neon $900 dn 97 Chevrolet Malibu $700 dn Plus Many More!
Toyota Prius, 07. 55k miles, Sage Green. Great Gas Mileage.. $17,000. 688-2005
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14 ft. Lund V Hull with 25HP Evinrude, Carolina Trailer, new tires, depth finder, trolling motor, $1300. Call 889-2298
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Mayfield sues stepmother over father’s death
SALISBURY (AP) — Suspended NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his estranged stepmother over the 2007 death of his father. The suit, filed Sept. 4 in North Carolina Superior Court, does not allege how Lisa Mayfield was involved in her husband’s death. It only claims her “intentional actions” played a direct role in Terry Mayfield’s death. A police investigation determined Terry Mayfield died from a suicidal gunshot wound to the chest. Mayfield is the first driver suspended under NASCAR’s toughened drug policy. His stepmother testified on behalf of NASCAR about seeing him use methamphetamines at least 30 times over the years. He denied ever using the drug and accused Lisa Mayfield of accepting payment from
N A S CAR to lie under oath. S h e in turn filed a d e f a Mayfield mation lawsuit against Mayfield last month, denying his public comments that she killed Terry Mayfield. Lisa Mayfield was arrested last month and charged with four misdemeanor counts of simple assault and one misdemeanor count of second-degree trespassing for an incident at Mayfield’s Catawba County home. Mayfield and his wife, Shana, said an intoxicated Lisa Mayfield showed up at their home while the couple was away. Shana Mayfield said a caretaker and his wife approached Lisa Mayfield, who allegedly began hitting the caretaker and then pushed their pregnant daughter.
BYU jumps 11 spots; UNC 19th in AP poll
NEW YORK (AP) — BYU barged into the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll, making the biggest jump of any team from the preseason rankings after scoring the biggest upset of the opening weekend of the regular season. The Cougars jumped 11 spots to No. 9 in the Top 25 released Tuesday, three days after they stunned Oklahoma 14-13 as three-touchdown underdogs. Cougars quarterback Max Hall said the victory has energized Provo, Utah, and the BYU campus. Florida was still an overwhelming No. 1, receiving 56 of 60 firstplace votes, two less than last week. Texas held steady at No. 2, with two first-place votes. USC will be No. 3 when it visits No. 8 Ohio State on Saturday in one of the biggest nonconference games of the season. The Trojans moved up a spot this week and the Buckeyes fell after narrowly escaping with a 31-27 victory against Navy. No. 4 Alabama moved
up one spot after its 3424 victory against Virginia Tech and persuaded two voters to pick them as the top-ranked team in the country. No. 5 Oklahoma State moved up four spots after an impressive 24-10 victory against Georgia. The Cowboys have their best ranking since October 1985. The loss dropped the Bulldogs eight spots to No. 21. No. 6 Mississippi, No. 7 Penn State and No. 10 California round out the top 10. Oklahoma dropped 10 spots to No. 13 after losing.. BYU is no stranger to the top 10. The Cougars were ranked as high as eighth last season. reporters. BYU travels to New Orleans to face Tulane on Saturday before playing their first home game on Sept. 19 against Florida State, one of three teams to fall out of the rankings this week. Oregon and Iowa also fell out. Moving into the Top 25 were Miami, Cincinnati and Missouri. LSU was No. 11 and No. 12 Boise State moved up two spots after beating Oregon 19-8 on Thursday.
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Wake Forest cornerback Michael Williams (right) breaks up a pass intended for Baylor wide receiver Willie Jefferson in the first quarter of last Saturday’s game at BB&T Field. Wake’s secondary was burned for three touchdowns as the Bears won 24-21, marking one area where coach Jim Grobe wants the Deacons to improve this Saturday against Stanford.
Deacons seek better play against Stanford M
istakes continued to be on the mind of Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe on Tuesday. Grobe was still concerned about the three interceptions thrown by Riley Skinner and one lost fumble that bit the Deacons in Saturday’s spotty 24-21 loss to Baylor. But mental errors were on the minds of both linebacker Matt Woodlief and wide receiver Devon Brown as attention started to turn toward taking on Stanford at BB&T Field. “We made good reads and made some mistakes: Some came from mental errors and some from missed tackles,” Woodlief said. “We’ve got to have more energy and enthusiasm on defense. “Some of us just left our feet too early and were out of position, playing too fast or too slow. Sometimes we lined up wrong. We’ve got to get back to the basics.” In an effort to eliminate the defense lining up out of position, Grobe said that better communication will be a priority. “Baylor is one of those teams that changes their offensive set once they see your defense, and then we changed our defense,” Grobe said. “Some of our guys would get the first message about our defensive set but wouldn’t get the second one.” Grobe rated the play of both the linebackers and
secondary, with a total of six new starters, as satisfactory. He also indicated that SPORTS he wasn’t totally Greer displeased Smith about giv■■■ ing up 24 points to a high-powered Baylor offense. “If you had told me before the game that we would give up 24 points with seven new starters against that offense, I wouldn’t have been doing jumping jacks, but I would have said that wouldn’t be too bad,” Grobe said. “I expected more production offensively, but when you turn it over four times, you’re not going to have production.” Grobe said Skinner tried to force the ball into coverage on one interception and blames a poorly run route for another. The third was the result of a ball bouncing out of the receiver’s hand and into the hands of the Baylor defender. “They made a couple plays and then we did some things we shouldn’t have done,” Brown said. “It was just mental mistakes. We make the plays in practice all the time. So maybe it was nerves and the atmosphere.” Starting this week, the
Deacons’ playbook will likely be a little thinner. “You can what-if yourself to death, thinking about what happens if the other team is in this coverage or comes with this blitz,” Grobe said. “We’ll keep the good stuff and take out some things that we were wasting our time on.” Even though Wake gained just 126 yards on the ground, Grobe was pleased with more power from the offensive line. “We were much more physical,” Grobe said. “When we needed a gain in short yardage, we got them. That was a problem last year and we wound up throwing all the time. We had some pass protection breakdowns and that spooked Riley, but we came off the ball better. But we’ve got to protect better if we want to balance the offense out.” Grobe indicated that Kevin Harris will remain the starter at running back, but that Josh Adams and Brandon Pendergrass will get plenty of playing time. Harris led the trio with 23 yards against the Bears. “Kevin is the man right now,” Grobe said. “But, we evaluate on things other than yard per carry and he needs to improve on his pass protection and blocking. Josh did a real nice job protecting Riley a couple of times.” email@example.com | 888-3519
HIT AND RUN
he Pittsburgh Pirates sank to a new bigleague low with Monday’s 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. The Pirates clinched their 17th consecutive losing season, a Major League record. The previous mark was 16. The Pirates shared that dubious distinction with the Philadelphia Phillies (1933-48). During their “run,” the Pirates have finished at least four games under .500 every season since 1992. That got me to wondering about some
other records for most consecutive professional losing seasons. The Vancouver Canucks put the NHL record on ice, posting 15 consecutive losing campaigns from 1976-91. The NBA “crown” goes to the Kansas City/ Sacramento Kings, who suffered 15 straight losing seasons from 1983-98. In the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the mark with 14 straight losing campaigns from 1983-96. Interestingly, the Detroit Lions, who
infamously went 0-16 last year, sport an eight-year active streak of consecutive losing seasons. It seems longer than that, somehow. As for college football, Oregon State owns the Division I record for most consecutive losing seasons with 28 from 1971-98. Northwestern endured 23 straight losing seasons from the 1970s to the ‘90s. I suppose I could look at other sports, but this is too depressing.
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Michael Jordan has chosen David Thompson, another high flyer from North Carolina, to present him, while Charles Barkley and Isiah Thomas also will be presenters at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Jordan highlights a class that includes David Robinson, John Stockton, and coaches Jerry Sloan of the Utah Jazz and C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers. Jordan went with a surprise by asking Thompson, the athletic swingman who led North Carolina State to the national championship in 1974 — eight years before Jordan won one for the rival Tar Heels. Stockton, the career leader in assists, requested Thomas, like himself one of the best point guards in NBA history. Sloan, Stockton’s coach in Utah, asked Barkley to give his presenting speech. Robinson went with Larry Brown, his first NBA coach, and fellow San Antonio Spurs Hall of Famer George Gervin. Stringer’s choice of longtime friend John Chaney was perhaps the least surprising.
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THIS WEEK IN HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY SPORTS
All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division
New York Boston Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore
W 90 80 72 62 56
L 50 58 67 76 82
Pct .643 .580 .518 .449 .406
GB — 9 171⁄2 27 33
Detroit Minnesota Chicago Cleveland Kansas City
W 75 69 69 60 52
L 61 69 70 77 85
Pct .551 .500 .496 .438 .380
GB — 7 71⁄2 1511⁄2 23 ⁄2
Los Angeles Texas Seattle Oakland
W 81 77 72 61
L 55 60 66 76
Pct .596 .562 .522 .445
GB —1 4 ⁄2 101 20 ⁄2
Philadelphia Florida Atlanta New York Washington
W 78 73 70 62 47
L 58 65 67 76 91
Pct .574 .529 .511 .449 .341
St. Louis Chicago Houston Milwaukee Cincinnati Pittsburgh
W 82 70 67 66 63 54
L 57 67 70 71 74 83
Pct .590 .511 .489 .482 .460 .394
GB — 11 14 15 18 27
Los Angeles Colorado San Francisco Arizona San Diego
W 82 78 76 61 61
L 57 60 62 78 78
Pct .590 .565 .551 .439 .439
GB —1 3 ⁄2 51⁄2 21 21
WCGB — — 81⁄2 18 24
L10 8-2 6-4 2-8 4-6 4-6
Str W-3 W-1 L-7 W-1 L-1
Home 48-20 46-21 43-26 37-35 34-37
Away 42-30 34-37 29-41 25-41 22-45
L10 8-2 5-5 5-5 3-7 3-7
Str W-6 L-1 W-1 L-1 W-1
Home 45-22 39-30 39-31 30-37 27-44
Away 30-39 30-39 30-39 30-40 25-41
L10 6-4 6-4 6-4 5-5
Str L-1 W-1 L-2 W-2
Home 39-26 44-25 39-30 34-36
Away 42-29 33-35 33-36 27-40
L10 4-6 6-4 3-7 4-6 1-9
Str W-1 W-1 L-5 L-1 L-1
Home 36-31 39-33 35-33 36-34 28-42
Away 42-27 34-32 35-34 26-42 19-49
L10 8-2 5-5 5-5 5-5 7-3 1-9
Str W-1 W-2 W-4 L-1 L-1 L-2
Home 43-26 40-27 39-30 34-35 31-37 36-33
Away 39-31 30-40 28-40 32-36 32-37 18-50
L10 6-4 6-4 7-3 4-6 7-3
Str W-1 W-4 W-1 L-5 L-1
Home 43-29 42-27 45-21 31-36 36-34
Away 39-28 36-33 31-41 30-42 25-44
Central Division WCGB — 11 111⁄2 1911⁄2 27 ⁄2
Volleyball vs. Central Florida (at UNC-Greensboro), 1 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Akron (at Cincinnati Bearcats adidas Classic), 5 p.m. Women’s Soccer at Wofford, 7 p.m.
West Division WCGB —1 2 ⁄2 8 1 18 ⁄2
NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division GB — 6 81⁄2 17 32
WCGB — 5 71⁄2 16 31
Central Division WCGB —1 7 ⁄2 1011⁄2 11 1⁄2 14 ⁄2 231⁄2
Women’s soccer vs. Davidson, 2 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Western Illinois (at Bearcats Classic), 5 p.m.
West Division WCGB — — 2 171⁄2 171⁄2
AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 1, 1st game Minnesota 6, Toronto 3 Chicago White Sox 5, Boston 1 Kansas City 6, L.A. Angels 3 Texas at Cleveland, ppd., rain N.Y. Yankees 11, Tampa Bay 1, 2nd game
Texas (Feldman 15-4) at Cleveland (Carmona 3-9), 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 12-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Chamberlain 8-5), 7:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pavano 11-11) at Toronto (Halladay 14-8), 7:07 p.m. Baltimore (Berken 4-11) at Boston (P.Byrd 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 16-7) at Kansas City (Tejeda 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 8-12) at Chicago White Sox (Garcia 1-2), 8:11 p.m. Seattle (Snell 4-1) at L.A. Angels (Jer. Weaver 14-5), 10:05 p.m.
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Texas 011 210 303 — 11 Cleveland 000 122 112 — 9 E—Andrus (18). LOB—Texas 6, Cleveland 9. 2B—Andrus (13), Kinsler (25), N.Cruz (19), I.Rodriguez 2 (7), Brantley (1), A.Cabrera (36), Jh.Peralta (32), LaPorta (9), Marson (1). HR—Borbon 2 (3), M.Byrd (16), Dav.Murphy (14), Hafner (15), LaPorta (4). SB—Borbon (13), Andrus 2 (26), Choo (19). CS—Kinsler (5), M.Byrd (4). SF—Valbuena. IP H R ER BB SO Texas Tom.Hunter 512⁄3 8 5 5 1 2 NFeliz W,1-0 BS 1 ⁄3 3 1 1 1 1 C.Wilson H,15 1 3 1 1 0 2 F.Francisco 1 2 2 2 0 0 Cleveland C.Carrasco 5 8 5 5 3 4 J.Lewis L,2-4 112⁄3 0 1 1 1 1 C.Perez ⁄3 1 2 2 1 2 Todd 121⁄3 4 3 3 1 1 Gosling ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 WP—C.Perez. T—3:01. A—0 (45,199).
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h 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
bi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
ab Jeter dh 4 Damon lf 3 Teixeir 1b 4 ARdrgz 3b 4 Swisher rf 3 Posada c 3 Cano 2b 3 MeCarr cf 3 HrstnJr ss 2 HMatsu ph 1 R.Pena ss 0 Totals
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Tampa Bay 000 000 110 — 2 New York 010 001 001 — 3 One out when winning run scored. DP—New York 3. LOB—Tampa Bay 5, New York 4. 3B—Crawford (7). HR—Bartlett (13), Longoria (30), Swisher 2 (26). CS—Zobrist (4). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price 6 3 2 2 2 6 2 Cormier ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Choate 111⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Wheeler L,4-4 ⁄3 1 1 1 0 0 New York Gaudin 6 6 1 1 2 6 1 D.Marte H,3 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 1 Bruney H,12 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 1 Coke H,18 ⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 P.Hughes BS,1-4 1 2 1 1 0 0 Ma.Rivera W,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Gaudin pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. WP—Price. T—2:54. A—45,350 (52,325).
Washington ab WHarrs cf 3 CGzmn ss 4 Zmrmn 3b 4 A.Dunn 1b 5 Wlngh lf 4 Dukes rf 4 Orr 2b 3 Clipprd p 0 SBurntt p 0 Brgmn p 0 J.Bard ph 1 Villone p 0 SRiver p 0 Nieves c 4 Lannan p 2 AlGnzlz 2b 2 33 5 7 5 Totals 36 r 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
h 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
bi 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
r 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
h bi 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9 3
Cubs 9, Pirates 4 ab Theriot ss 5 Bradly rf 2 MHffpr rf 3 D.Lee 1b 5 ArRmr 3b 5 JeBakr 2b 4 Soto c 3 Fukdm cf 4 Scales lf 5 Fuld lf 0 Dmpstr p 3 Grzlny p 0 AGzmn p 0 Grabow p 0 J.Fox ph 1 Caridd p 0 Totals 40 Chicago Pittsburgh
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h 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14
bi 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
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ab 5 4 4 4 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 3
33 4 9 4
700 100 100 011 000 200
r 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
1 2 1 0
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Carolina League playoffs All Times EDT First Round (Best-of-5) Winston-Salem vs. Salem Wednesday, Sep. 9: Salem at Winston-Salem, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 10: Salem at Winston-Salem, 7 p.m. Friday, Sep. 11: Winston-Salem at Salem, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, Sep. 12: Winston-Salem at Salem, 6:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Sep. 13: Salem at Winston-Salem, 7 p.m.
Wilmington vs. Lynchburg Wednesday, Sep. 9: Wilmington at Lynchburg, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 10: Wilmington at Lynchburg, 7:05 p.m. Friday, Sep. 11: Lynchburg at Wilmington, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, Sep. 12: Lynchburg at Wilmington, 7:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Sep. 13: Wilmington at Lynchburg, 6:05 p.m.
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E—An.LaRoche (14). DP—Chicago 1, Pittsburgh 1. LOB—Chicago 9, Pittsburgh 8. 2B—Soto (16), Fukudome (31), Pearce (12). HR—M.Hoffpauir (9), G.Jones (19). S—Dempster, Duke. SF—G.Jones. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago 8 4 4 2 4 Dempster W,9-8 611⁄3 Gorzelanny ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 A.Guzman 2.3 0 0 0 2 0
18. Nebraska 1-0 360 22 19. North Carolina 1-0 358 20 20. Notre Dame 1-0 335 23 21. Georgia 0-1 304 13 22. Miami (Fla.) 1-0 276 — 23. Cincinnati 1-0 187 — 24. Oregon State 1-0 169 25 25. Kansas 1-0 139 — Others receiving votes: Michigan State 133; Missouri 97; Iowa 70; Florida State 62; Texas Tech 53; Oregon 50; Pittsburgh 26; Clemson 24; South Carolina 23; Tennessee 21; Auburn 13; West Virginia 13; South Florida 12; Kentucky 8; Arizona 5; Michigan 4; Northwestern 4; Boston College 3; Arkansas 2; Baylor 2; UCLA 2; Colorado State 1; Minnesota 1; Tulsa 1.
FCS Coaches poll SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The top 25 teams in the preseason Coaches Football Championship Subdivision poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 6 and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Richmond (24) 1-0 696 2 2. Appalachian St. (3) 0-1 636 1 3. Villanova 1-0 619 5 4. Montana 1-0 602 3 5. Northern Iowa 0-1 595 4 6. James Madison 0-0 555 6 7. William & Mary (1) 1-0 506 14 8. Southern Illinois 0-1 493 7 9. New Hampshire 1-0 481 8 10. Weber State 0-1 447 9 11. Elon 1-0 413 11 12. Central Arkansas 0-1 356 12 13. Cal Poly 0-0 355 13 14. Wofford 0-1 313 10 15. S.C. State 1-0 270 16 16. McNeese State 1-0 253 15 17. East. Washington 1-0 235 17 18. Massachusetts 0-1 234 18 19. Texas State 1-0 189 21 20. Maine 1-0 164 t19 21. Jacksonville State 0-1 100 t19 22. Harvard 0-0 71 22 23. Eastern Kentucky 0-1 65 — 24. Liberty 0-1 57 — 25. S. Dakota State 0-0 52 23 Others receiving votes: Holy Cross (48), Hofstra (46), Florida A&M (29), Georgia Southern (29), UT Martin (28), South Dakota (26), Northern Arizona (20), Western Illinois (20), Delaware (16) Grambling State (16), Furman (13), Colgate (12), Montana State (12), Prairie View A&M (11), Jacksonville (5), North Dakota State (4), Eastern Illinois (3), Alabama A&M (2), San Diego (2), Stephen F. Austin (1).
AP Top 25 schedule All Times EDT Thursday, Sept. 10 No. 15 Ga. Tech vs. Clemson, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12
FOOTBALL NFL All Times EDT Thursday’s Games Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday’s Games Miami at Atlanta, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Houston, 1 p.m. Detroit at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Denver at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Dallas at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Carolina, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Seattle, 4:15 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 4:15 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.
Monday’s Game Buffalo at New England, 7 p.m. San Diego at Oakland, 10:15 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20 Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 1 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Green Bay, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Arizona at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 4:05 p.m. Seattle at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Baltimore at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. Cleveland at Denver, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:20 p.m. Indianapolis at Miami, 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia 000 010 310 — 5 Washington 100 100 100 — 3 E—Utley (11), Howard (11). DP—Washington 1. LOB—Philadelphia 4, Washington 10. 2B—W.Harris (16). HR—Utley (30), Werth (32), Ibanez 2 (30), C.Ruiz (9), W.Harris (7). SB—Utley (18), Dukes (3). IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia PMartinez W,4-0 62⁄3 7 3 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 Myers H,2 111⁄3 Lidge H,1 ⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 2 Madson S,5-10 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Washington 2 Lannan L,8-11 62⁄3 6 4 4 2 1 Clippard ⁄3 1 1 1 0 0 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 S.Burnett 1 Bergmann ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 1 Villone ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 S.Rivera HBP—by P.Martinez (W.Harris), by Lidge (W.Harris). WP—Lidge. T—2:53. A—17,153 (41,888).
Monday, Sept. 21
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Q. Who quarterbacked the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV?
Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 7-6) at Pittsburgh (K.Hart 4-5), 12:35 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 17-7) at Milwaukee (Suppan 6-8), 2:05 p.m. San Diego (LeBlanc 1-1) at San Francisco (Zito 9-11), 3:45 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 5-2) at Washington (Mock 3-7), 7:05 p.m. Florida (Nolasco 10-8) at N.Y. Mets (Misch 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 9-3) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 13-9), 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 12-12) at Colorado (Hammel 8-7), 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Garland 9-11) at Arizona (Haren 13-8), 10:10 p.m.
2 ⁄3 0 0 0 Grabow Caridad 1 1 0 0 Pittsburgh Duke L,10-14 4 12 8 8 V.Vasquez 3 2 1 1 Dumatrait 1 0 0 0 Veal 1 0 0 0 T—2:51. A—17,862 (38,362).
WHERE: Oak Hollow
Cincinnati at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 8:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Toronto, 12:37 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.
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Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2 Houston 4, Philadelphia 3 St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 0 Colorado 4, Cincinnati 3 L.A. Dodgers 7, Arizona 2 San Francisco 9, San Diego 4 Chicago Cubs 9, Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 5, Washington 3 Florida 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Atlanta at Houston, late St. Louis at Milwaukee, late Cincinnati at Colorado, late L.A. Dodgers at Arizona, late San Diego at San Francisco, late
Tuesday’s Games Texas 11, Cleveland 9, 1st game N.Y. Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2 Toronto 6, Minnesota 3 Boston 10, Baltimore 0 Detroit at Kansas City, late Oakland at Chicago White Sox, late Texas at Cleveland, 2nd game, late Seattle at L.A. Angels, late
OAK HOLLOW LADIES
NATIONAL LEAGUE Monday’s Games
NFL injury report TENNESSEE TITANS at PITTSBURGH STEELERS — TITANS: DNP: TE Jared Cook (ankle). LIMITED: WR Nate Washington (hamstring). FULL: P Craig Hentrich (back), CB Ryan Mouton (ankle). STEELERS: DNP: LB Lawrence Timmons (ankle). FULL: QB Dennis Dixon (right shoulder).
No. 1 Florida vs. Troy, 12:21 p.m. No. 2 Texas at Wyoming, 3:30 p.m. No. 3 So. Cal at No. 8 Ohio State, 8 p.m. No. 4 Alabama vs. Florida Int’l, 7 p.m. No. 5 Okla. State vs. Houston, 3:30 p.m. No. 7 Penn State vs. Syracuse, Noon No. 9 BYU at Tulane, 3:30 p.m. No. 10 Cal vs. E. Washington, 5:35 p.m. No. 11 LSU vs. Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. No. 12 Boise State vs. Miami (Ohio), 8 p.m. No. 13 Oklahoma vs. Idaho State, 7 p.m. No. 14 Virginia Tech vs. Marshall, 1:30 p.m. No. 16 TCU at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. No. 17 Utah at San Jose State, 10:30 p.m. No. 18 Notre Dame at Michigan, 3:30 p.m. No. 19 North Carolina at Connecticut, Noon No. 21 Georgia vs. South Carolina, 7 p.m. No. 22 Nebraska vs. Arkansas State, 2 p.m. No. 23 Cincinnati vs. SE Missouri, 7:30 p.m. No. 24 Kansas at UTEP, 7:30 p.m. No. 25 Missouri vs. Bowling Green, 7 p.m.
College schedule (Subject to change) Thursday, Sept. 10 EAST Wagner at N.Y. Maritime, 7 p.m.
SOUTH Clemson at Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m. Florida A&M at Winston-Salem, 7:30 p.m. Union, Ky. at SE Louisiana, 8 p.m. Pikeville at Tennessee Tech, 8 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 11 MIDWEST Colorado at Toledo, 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12 EAST Duke at Army, Noon Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Noon North Carolina at Connecticut, Noon Syracuse at Penn St., Noon Hofstra at Bryant, 1 p.m. Sacred Heart at Holy Cross, 1 p.m. Drake at Marist, 1 p.m. Maine at Northeastern, 1 p.m. Morehead St. at St. Francis, Pa., 1 p.m. Kent St. at Boston College, 2 p.m. Richmond at Delaware, 3:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech at Navy, 3:30 p.m. Howard at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. East Carolina at West Virginia, 3:30 p.m. Robert Morris at Bucknell, 6 p.m. Stony Brook at Colgate, 6 p.m. Lafayette at Georgetown, D.C., 6 p.m. Albany, N.Y. at Massachusetts, 6 p.m. Lehigh at Villanova, 7 p.m.
AP Top 25 poll The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 7, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Florida (56) 1-0 1,493 1 2. Texas (2) 1-0 1,424 2 3. Southern Cal 1-0 1,355 4 4. Alabama (2) 1-0 1,331 5 5. Oklahoma St. 1-0 1,201 9 6. Mississippi 1-0 1,095 8 7. Penn St. 1-0 1,082 9 8. Ohio St. 1-0 985 6 9. BYU 1-0 984 20 10. California 1-0 971 12 11. LSU 1-0 890 11 12. Boise St. 1-0 882 14 13. Oklahoma 0-1 782 3 14. Virginia Tech 0-1 652 7 15. Georgia Tech 1-0 630 15 16. TCU 0-0 523 17 17. Utah 1-0 404 19 18. Notre Dame 1-0 383 23 19. North Carolina 1-0 338 21 20. Miami 1-0 315 — 21. Georgia 0-1 294 13 22. Nebraska 1-0 266 24 23. Cincinnati 1-0 248 — 24. Kansas 1-0 196 25 25. Missouri 1-0 126 — Others receiving votes: Oregon St. 113, Michigan St. 83, Pittsburgh 82, Texas Tech 53, Oregon 47, Clemson 40, Florida St. 39, West Virginia 32, Tennessee 30, Iowa 24, Michigan 18, UCLA 18, Baylor 17, Boston College 14, Arizona 12, East Carolina 6, Air Force 4, Auburn 4, Colorado St. 4, Arkansas 3, South Carolina 3, Houston 1, South Florida 1, Southern Miss. 1, Tulsa 1.
USA Today Top 25 poll The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 7, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th and previous ranking: Record Pts Rk 1. Florida (56) 1-0 1,472 1 2. Texas (2) 1-0 1,407 2 3. Southern Cal (1) 1-0 1,352 4 4. Alabama 1-0 1,299 5 5. Penn State 1-0 1,145 8 6. Oklahoma State 1-0 1,114 11 7. Ohio State 1-0 1,106 6 8. Mississippi 1-0 1,006 10 9. LSU 1-0 977 9 10. California 1-0 935 12 11. Boise State 1-0 803 16 12. Brigham Young 1-0 755 24 13. Georgia Tech 1-0 685 15 14. Oklahoma 0-1 682 3 15. Virginia Tech 0-1 633 7 16. TCU 0-0 543 17 17. Utah 1-0 503 18
Volleyball vs. Elon, 7 p.m.
Stanford at Wake Forest, Noon Troy at Florida, 12:21 p.m. Campbell at Birmingham-Southern, 1 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne at Davidson, 1 p.m. Elon at Presbyterian, 1:30 p.m. Marshall at Virginia Tech, 1:30 p.m. Duquesne at Nicholls St., 2 p.m. McNeese St. at Appalachian St., 3:30 p.m. BYU at Tulane, 3:30 p.m. TCU at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. S.C. State at Bethune-Cookman, 4 p.m. UCLA at Tennessee, 4 p.m. SMU at UAB, 4 p.m. Alabama St. at Savannah St., 5 p.m. Furman at Chattanooga, 6 p.m. Jacksonville St. at Florida St., 6 p.m. James Madison at Maryland, 6 p.m. Norfolk St. at N. Carolina A&T, 6 p.m. Murray St. at N.C. State, 6 p.m. Virginia Union at Old Dominion, 6 p.m. Gardner-Webb at W. Carolina, 6 p.m. Fla. International at Alabama, 7 p.m. Hampton at Alabama A&M, 7 p.m. Mississippi St. at Auburn, 7 p.m. Monmouth, N.J. at Coastal Car., 7 p.m. South Carolina at Georgia, 7 p.m. Northwestern St. at Grambling St., 7 p.m. Tenn. St. vs. Jack. St. at Memphis, 7 p.m. Vanderbilt at LSU, 7 p.m. N.C. Central at Liberty, 7 p.m. Kansas St. at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m. Texas Southern at La-Monroe, 7 p.m. Memphis at Middle Tennessee, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at Samford, 7 p.m. UCF at Southern Miss., 7 p.m. Central St., Ohio at Southern U., 7 p.m. Cent. Conn. St. at William & Mary, 7 p.m. Charleston Southern at Wofford, 7 p.m. South Florida at W. Kentucky, 7:30 p.m.
MIDWEST W. Michigan at Indiana, Noon Iowa at Iowa St., Noon Cent. Michigan at Michigan St., Noon E. Michigan at Northwestern, Noon Fresno St. at Wisconsin, Noon E. Illinois at Indiana St., 12:05 p.m. Urbana at Dayton, 1 p.m. Butler at Franklin, 1:30 p.m. Morgan St. at Akron, 2 p.m. Valparaiso at Concordia, Wis., 2 p.m. Arkansas St. at Nebraska, 2 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan, 3:30 p.m. Tenn.-Martin at Missouri St., 4 p.m. Austin Peay at Youngstown St., 4 p.m. South Dakota at N. Iowa, 5:05 p.m. New Hampshire at Ball St., 7 p.m. Illinois St. at Illinois, 7 p.m. Air Force at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at Missouri, 7 p.m. Georgia Southern at S. Dakota St., 7 p.m. SE Missouri at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. W. Illinois at N. Illinois, 7:30 p.m. Southern Cal at Ohio St., 8 p.m.
SOUTHWEST Houston at Oklahoma St., 3:30 p.m. Langston at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 5 p.m. Ohio at North Texas, 7 p.m. Idaho St. at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. N. Dakota St. at Sam Houston St., 7 p.m. Texas College at Stephen F. Austin, 7 p.m.
Rice at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Kansas at UTEP, 7:30 p.m.
Dixie St. at Montana St., 3:05 p.m. Idaho at Washington, 3:30 p.m. Texas at Wyoming, 3:30 p.m. San Diego at N. Colorado, 3:35 p.m. S. Oregon at Portland St., 4:05 p.m. Weber St. at Colorado St., 5 p.m. E. Washington at California, 5:35 p.m. Hawaii vs. Wash. St. at Seattle, 7 p.m. Sacramento St. at Cal Poly, 7:05 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Boise St., 8 p.m. Tulsa at New Mexico, 8 p.m. Prairie View at New Mexico St., 8 p.m. S. Utah at San Diego St., 8:30 p.m. N. Arizona at Arizona, 10 p.m. Montana at UC Davis, 10 p.m. Purdue at Oregon, 10:15 p.m. Utah at San Jose St., 10:30 p.m. Oregon St. at UNLV, 11 p.m.
Ledford def. Trinity, 25-11, 25-19
All Times EDT Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF PA 0 0 0 1 0 54 0 0 0 0 1 0 37 14 0 0 0 0 1 13 52 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 21 24 1 34 38 0 1 34 38
COASTAL DIVISION Miami Ga. Tech N. Carolina Duke Virginia Va. Tech
W 1 0 0 0 0 0
Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF PA 0 38 34 1 0 38 34 0 0 0 1 0 37 17 0 0 0 1 0 40 6 0 0 0 0 1 16 24 0 0 0 0 1 14 26 0 0 0 0 1 24 34
Leaders: Ledford – Molly Holbert 10 points, 2 aces, 2 kills; Haylee Leonard 12 points, 7 aces, 2 kills Records: Ledford 6-0 Next game: Ledford vs. East Davidson, today, 4:30 p.m.
Soccer Wesleyan 0, Providence Grove 0 Goalies: WCA – Alex Cook Records: WCA 3-0-1 Next game: WCA vs. Charlotte Country Day, Thursday, 4 p.m.
Middle school Volleyball HP Christian def. Burlington Day, 25-10, 25-21
Thursday’s result South Carolina 7, N.C. State 3
Saturday’s results Georgia Tech 37, Jacksonville State 17 Boston College 54, Northeastern 0 Baylor 24, Wake Forest 21 Clemson 37, Middle Tennessee 14 North Carolina 40, The Citadel 6 William & Mary 26, Virginia 14 Richmond 24, Duke 16 Alabama 34, Virginia Tech 24 Cal 52, Maryland 13
Leaders: HPCA – Kylie Welborn (20 assists), Cayla Cecil (6 aces), Marley Rush (4 aces) and Hannah Haybrock (4 aces) Records: HPCA 3-0 Next game: HPCA hosts Westchester on Friday at 4 p.m.
Softball Ledford def. Central Davidson 13-3, 9-0
Monday’s result Miami 38, Florida State 34
Thursday’s game Clemson at Ga. Tech, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday’s games (Sept. 12) Duke at Army, 12 p.m. (ESPN Classic) North Carolina at UConn, 12 p.m. (ESPNU) Stanford at Wake Forest, 12 p.m. (ABC) Marshall at Virginia Tech, 1:30 p.m. Kent State at Boston College, 2 p.m. TCU at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Jacksonville State at Florida State, 6 p.m. James Madison at Maryland, 6 p.m. Murray State at N.C. State, 6 p.m.
Winning pitchers: Julie Searcy, Madelyn Walker Leading hitters: LMS – Searcy, Jessie Hayworth and Hannah Richey, 2 hits each in first game; Mackenzie Cranford two-run triple; In the second game, Richey and Walker had two hits each and Searcy doubled. Destiny DeBerry had three stolen bases. Records: LMS 4-0, Central 2-2 Next game: Ledford vs. South Davidson, Tuesday, 4 p.m.
Thursday’s game (Sept. 17)
Georgia Tech at Miami, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday’s games (Sept. 19) Duke at Kansas, 12 p.m. (Versus) East Carolina at North Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN/2) Middle Tennessee at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. Nebraska at Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ ESPN2) Virginia at Southern Miss, 3:30 p.m. (CBSCS) Gardner-Webb at N.C. State, 6 p.m. Elon at Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m. Florida State at BYU, 7 p.m. (Versus)
Monday’s late game Miami 38, Florida St. 34 Miami Florida St.
First Quarter Mia—Benjamin 39 pass from J.Harris (Bosher kick), 12:02. FSU—Piurowski 10 pass from Ponder (Hopkins kick), 4:55.
Second Quarter FSU—FG Hopkins 52, 2:50. Mia—J.James 6 run (Bosher kick), :42.
Third Quarter FSU—Ponder 9 run (kick failed), 12:01. FSU—Easterling 21 pass from Ponder (Hopkins kick), 4:57. Mia—FG Bosher 18, 3:12.
Fourth Quarter Mia—J.Harris 1 run (Bosher kick), 13:43. FSU—White 31 interception return (Goodman pass from Ponder), 11:45. Mia—Cooper 24 pass from J.Harris (Bosher kick), 7:14. FSU—FG Hopkins 45, 4:11. Mia—Cooper 3 run (Bosher kick), 1:53. A—81,077. Mia FSU First downs 22 21 Rushes-yards 30-90 30-110 Passing 386 294 Comp-Att-Int 21-34-2 24-41-1 Return Yards 7 31 Punts-Avg. 4-41.3 4-39.5 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 9-74 5-35 Time of Possession 28:35 31:25
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Miami, J.James 11-36, Cooper 7-31, Collier 2-13, Chambers 5-10, Benjamin 1-5, Team 1-(minus 2), J.Harris 3-(minus 3). Florida St., T.Jones 14-59, Ponder 8-28, Givens 1-13, Thomas 7-10. PASSING—Miami, J.Harris 21-34-2-386. Florida St., Ponder 24-41-1-294. RECEIVING—Miami, Benjamin 4-128, Hankerson 4-72, A.Johnson 3-48, J.James 3-35, Epps 2-46, Collier 2-28, Cooper 2-24, M.James 1-5. Florida St., Goodman 5-82, Reed 5-63, Fortson 3-53, Piurowski 3-33, Owens 3-31, Easterling 2-21, Thomas 2-7, Reliford 1-4.
OF NOTE: Low gross – Judy Gatewood (85); low net – Millie Sechrest (69); fewest putts – July Gatewood (29); Birdies – Hilda McKnight (Nos. 2 and 14), Kathleen Koch (No. 13); Judy Gregory (No. 13); Kathy DeVore (No. 17); Chip-ins – Nancy Kiers (No. 12), Judy Schild (No. 17) and Betty Neely (No. 10).
Leaders: HPCA – Caroline Harding (4 aces), Brennen Moore (3 aces), Tara Moseley (2 kills), Macy Scarborough (2 kills) Records: HPCA 8-0 Next game: HPCA at Grimsley on Thursday at 5 p.m.
ATLANTIC DIVISION W 0 0 0 0 0 0
Junior varsity Volleyball HP Christian def. Cary Christian, 25-4, 25-21
Boston Coll. Clemson Maryland NC State Wake Florida St.
WINNERS: Rita Wilson (50); 2nd – Millie Henderson and Nancy Kiers (54).
Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York Purse: $21.6 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men, Fourth Round Juan Martin del Potro (6), Argentina, def. Juan Carlos Ferrero (24), Spain, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Marin Cilic (16), Croatia, def. Andy Murray (2), Britain, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. Fernando Gonzalez (11), Chile, def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (7), France, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3), 6-4.
Women Quarterfinals Kim Clijsters, Belgium, def. Li Na (18), China, 6-2, 6-4. Serena Williams (2), United States, def. Flavia Pennetta (10), Italy, 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles Men, Quarterfinals Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Carsten Ball and Chris Guccione, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2). Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, and Leander Paes (4), India, def. Wesley Moodie, South Africa, and Dick Norman (7), Belgium, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Mahesh Bhupathi, India, and Mark Knowles (3), Bahamas, def. Ivan Ljubicic, Croatia, and Michael Llodra, France, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4). Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Andy Ram (5), Israel, def. Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Nenad Zimonjic (2), Serbia, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0.
Women Quarterfinals Alisa Kleybanova and Ekaterina Makarova (13), Russia, def. Maria Kirilenko and Elena Vesnina (10), Russia, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4. Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs (3), Australia, def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and Nadia Petrova (8), Russia, 6-2, 6-3.
HP Christian 1, Burlington Day 0 Goals: HP Christian – Matthew Amos Assist: Westchester – Shep Boyles Goalie: Damon Jenkins Records: HP Christian, 2-2, 1-1 TMAC Next game: HP Christian hosts Westchester, Friday at 4 p.m.
Greensboro Academy 6, Westchester 3 Goals: Westchester – Phillip Young (2), Baxter Bruggeworth (1) Records: Westchester, 1-1 Next game: Westcheter at HP Christian, Friday.
54. Bo Van Pelt 920 $1,583,285 55. Sergio Garcia 904 $951,897 56. F. Jacobson 899 $997,242 57. J. Mallinger 887 $1,658,590 58. Ben Crane 874 $1,447,110 59. B. Watson 865 $1,302,744 60. Jon Byrd 846 $1,134,346 61. Jeff Overton 837 $1,073,821 62. J.B. Holmes 828 $1,204,234 63. S. Ames 827 $1,114,788 64. Bob Estes 824 $1,079,929 65. Nathan Green 822 $1,369,107 66. Bryce Molder 822 $1,190,436 67. M. Leishman 820 $959,993 68. Woody Austin 820 $1,120,306 69. Jason Bohn 818 $1,002,671 70. C. Campbell 816 $1,264,346 Failed to Advance to Third Playoff Event 71. Brett Quigley 812 $1,367,103 72. D.A. Points 808 $1,030,156 73. Boo Weekley 802 $1,107,448 74. M. Goggin 782 $1,108,057 75. John Merrick 762 $1,420,392 76. K. Streelman 758 $902,617 77. Greg Owen 756 $666,839 78. Troy Matteson 754 $524,614 79. Lee Janzen 738 $871,187 80. Briny Baird 733 $1,168,784 81. Vijay Singh 719 $1,276,815 82. S. McCarron 719 $962,319 83. J.J. Henry 709 $1,122,205 84. Fred Couples 709 $1,187,671 85. Justin Rose 704 $816,718 86. M. Letzig 697 $896,478 87. G. Chalmers 696 $960,661 88. Scott Piercy 683 $835,316 89. Tim Petrovic 655 $1,012,066 90. Jeff Klauk 645 $1,036,038
BASEBALL Major League Baseball
MLB—Suspended Detroit RHP Fernando Rodney for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a ball toward the stands following a Sept. 4 game against Tampa Bay.
NASCAR Cup leaders
Through Sept. 6 Points 1. Tony Stewart, 3,694. 2. Jeff Gordon, 3,457. 3. Jimmie Johnson, 3,404. 4. Denny Hamlin, 3,296. 5. Carl Edwards, 3,162. 6. Kasey Kahne, 3,153. 7. Kurt Busch, 3,152. 8. Juan Pablo Montoya, 3,145. 9. Ryan Newman, 3,138. 10. Mark Martin, 3,126. 11. Greg Biffle, 3,125. 12. Matt Kenseth, 3,077. 13. Brian Vickers, 3,057. 14. Kyle Busch, 3,040. 15. David Reutimann, 2,945. 16. Clint Bowyer, 2,909. 17. Marcos Ambrose, 2,733. 18. Jeff Burton, 2,629. 19. Joey Logano, 2,584. 20. Casey Mears, 2,566. Money 1. Matt Kenseth, $5,408,617 2. Tony Stewart, $5,403,068 3. Jimmie Johnson, $5,042,098 4. Jeff Gordon, $4,742,399 5. Kyle Busch, $4,657,974 6. Kevin Harvick, $4,568,337 7. Kasey Kahne, $4,221,383 8. Carl Edwards, $4,130,038 9. Joey Logano, $3,883,773 10. Mark Martin, $3,801,803 11. Jeff Burton, $3,781,018 12. Juan Pablo Montoya, $3,716,342 13. Ryan Newman, $3,709,088 14. David Reutimann, $3,676,667 15. Greg Biffle, $3,532,509 16. Brian Vickers, $3,522,042 17. Denny Hamlin, $3,470,664 18. Martin Truex Jr., $3,396,392 19. Reed Sorenson, $3,373,667 20. Kurt Busch, $3,347,459.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Recalled RHP Bob McCrory, RHP Chris Lambert and LHP Chris Waters from Norfolk (IL). Purchased the contracts of INF Justin Turner and C Guillermo Rodriguez from Norfolk. Placed OF Adam Jones on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 2. Transferred OF Lou Montanez and RHP Brad Bergesen to the 60-day DL. BOSTON RED SOX—Activated SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day DL. Recalled C Dusty Brown from Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS—Purchased the contract of INF Niuman Romero from Columbus (IL). Agreed on a four-year extension to their player development contract with Lake County (SAL) through the 2014 season. DETROIT TIGERS—Promoted Tom Osowski to central regional crosschecker. KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Recalled 3B Alex Gordon from Omaha (PCL). Purchased the contract of LHP Lenny DiNardo from Omaha. Placed RHP Doug Waechter on the 60-day DL. MINNESOTA TWINS—Activated 3B Joe Crede from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Armando Gabino from Rochester (IL). Purchased the contract of 1B Justin Huber from Rochester. TEXAS RANGERS—Activated OF Andruw Jones from the 15-day DL. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Purchased the contract of C-1B Kyle Phillips from Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Jeremy Accardo and LHP David Purcey from Las Vegas.
PGA FedExCup leaders
Through Sept. 7 Rank Name Points 1. Steve Stricker 5,605 2. Tiger Woods 4,696 3. Heath Slocum 2,855 4. Zach Johnson 2,481 5. Scott Verplank 2,266 6. Kenny Perry 2,195 7. P. Harrington 2,158 8. Geoff Ogilvy 2,053 9. Jason Dufner 2,037 10. Dustin Jhnsn 2,025 11. Nick Watney 1,983 12. Phil Mickelson 1,922 13. Brian Gay 1,916 14. Lucas Glover 1,894 15. Y.E. Yang 1,889 16. Sean O’Hair 1,874 17. Retief Goosen 1,864 18. Jim Furyk 1,858 19. David Toms 1,724 20. Ernie Els 1,683 21. Hunter Mahan 1,682 22. Angel Cabrera 1,568 23. Kevin Na 1,563 24. Jerry Kelly 1,466 25. Stewart Cink 1,435 26. Steve Marino 1,418 27. Mike Weir 1,381 28. C. Hoffman 1,351 29. John Senden 1,282 30. Ian Poulter 1,282 31. J. Leonard 1,268 32. Luke Donald 1,243 33. Tim Clark 1,208 34. Anthony Kim 1,192 35. R. Sabbatini 1,163 36. Paul Casey 1,161 37. Jason Day 1,155 38. Pat Perez 1,130 39. John Rollins 1,116 40. R. Allenby 1,116 41. Mark Wilson 1,111 42. B. Snedeker 1,108 43. Paul Goydos 1,100 44. Davis Love III 1,064 45. K. Sutherland 1,048 46. Matt Kuchar 1,037 47. Bill Haas 1,035 48. Ryan Moore 1,028 49. Ch. Howell III 1,015 50. Charlie Wi 951 51. W. Simpson 944 52. C. Villegas 923 53. Brian Davis 923
Money $6,045,086 $8,348,163 $1,885,815 $4,127,213 $1,923,364 $4,092,987 $2,037,752 $3,693,245 $2,003,199 $2,771,657 $3,003,827 $3,939,161 $3,013,170 $3,474,480 $3,323,766 $3,438,993 $3,032,775 $2,854,215 $2,770,178 $1,891,407 $2,707,199 $2,428,897 $2,379,825 $2,331,817 $2,612,155 $1,805,289 $1,987,672 $1,727,600 $1,784,492 $2,340,501 $1,721,965 $1,874,947 $1,945,280 $1,907,280 $2,499,041 $2,582,181 $1,234,644 $1,623,548 $2,198,658 $1,837,696 $1,623,589 $1,235,570 $1,592,408 $1,501,689 $1,153,730 $1,122,993 $1,128,518 $1,930,577 $1,643,768 $1,332,286 $980,849 $1,579,981 $1,689,168
CHICAGO CUBS—Recalled RHP Jeff Samardzija from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS—Recalled RHP Matt Maloney from Carolina (SL). FLORIDA MARLINS—Activated RHP Brendan Donnelly from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Volstad and INF Gaby Sanchez from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Activated RF Corey Hart from the 15-day DL. Recalled 3B Mat Gamel from Nashville (PCL). NEW YORK METS—Activated OF Carlos Beltran from the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of RHP Tobi Stoner from Buffalo (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Recalled RHP Eric Hacker, SS Brian Bixler and C Robinzon Diaz from Indianapolis (IL). Activated LHP Donnie Veal from the 15-day DL. SAN DIEGO PADRES—Named Laura Broderick senior vice president, brand development. Recalled LHP Aaron Poreda and LHP Cesar Ramos from Portland (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Recalled INF Ian Desmond, LHP Ross Detwiler and RHP Marco Estrada from Syracuse (IL). Purchased the contracts of RHP Logan Kensing and RHP Zack Segovia from Syracuse. Designated RHP Jorge Sosa for assignment. Transferred LHP Scott Olsen to the 60-day DL.
FOOTBALL National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released OL Elton Brown. Signed OL Jeremy Bridges to a one-year contract. Signed CB Rashad Barksdale, LB Chris Harrington, LB Lee Robinson and FB Fui Vakapuna to the practice squad. ATLANTA FALCONS—Waived S Jamaal Fudge. BUFFALO BILLS—Re-signed OL Kirk Chambers. Released LT Langston Walker. NEW YORK JETS—Signed LB Ryan Fowler. Waived FB Jason Davis. PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed C Justin Hartwig to a four-year contract.
HOCKEY National Hockey League
NHL—Named Terry Gregson senior vice president and director of officiating. ST. LOUIS BLUES—Agreed to terms with F Derek Armstrong.
GEORGIA TECH—Named Darryl LaBarrie men’s assistant basketball coach. JOHN JAY—Named Dan Palumbo director of athletics.
A. Len Dawson.
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Bison soccer cruises past Red Raiders ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS
PROVIDENCE DAY 2, WESLEYAN 0
CHARLOTTE – Providence Day SOCCER scored a pair of first-half goals Tuesday night in a 2-0 victory over HP CENTRAL 9, TW ANDREWS 0 Wesleyan Christian Academy. HIGH POINT – Scott Fatyol fashThe Trojans, now 6-4-2, play host ioned a hat trick as High Point Cen- to Charlotte Country Day on Thurstral handled T.W. Andrews 9-0 at day. the High Point Athletic Complex on Tuesday. VOLLEYBALL Austin Miller and Kevin Permenter each added two goals for the WESLEYAN DEF. CHARLOTTE CHRISBison (2-3). Richard Segal and Max TIAN Law had one each. CHARLOTTE – Charlotte Christian Permenter, Law, Trevor Haines, stopped Wesleyan 26-24, 26-24, 25-14 Brian Griffin, Nathan Cheek and in nonconference play on Tuesday, Chris Boyarizo were credited with Bernetta Moore slammed 15 kills assists. Joel Chambers grabbed 10 for the Trojans (7-6), who travel to saves in goal. Kannapolis Cannon on Thursday. Central plays its first Piedmont Triad 4A match on Tuesday at East CALVARY DEF. WESTCHESTER Forsyth. HIGH POINT – Calvary outlasted host Westchester 17-25, 25-16, 25-17, EAST DAVIDSON 3, RANDLEMAN 2 25-12 in a Triad Athletic Conference RANDLEMAN – East Davidson came match on Tuesday. from a goal down to top Randleman Leaders for the Wildcats included 3-2 on Tuesday. Whitley Glosson (eight kills, three Nick Lopez drilled a penalty blocks), Sara Couch (eight digs), kick into the net to put the Golden Mary Bryan Smith (four kills, six Eagles ahead for good at 2-1 with digs) and Molly Harris (19 assists), 11:28 left in the second half. Bryan Westchester (2-5, 1-2 TAC) travels Payne added what proved to be the to High Point Christian on Friday. deciding goal on a free kick with 7:22 left. LEDFORD DEF. TRINITY Zach Scott scored in the first half WALLBURG – Ledford bounced for East to force a 1-1 ties. Edgar back from a first-game loss to defeat Castrellon assisted on Scott’s goal. Trinity on Tuesday by scores of 24Cody Wike started the game and 26, 25-19, 25-9 and 25-19. Zak Sheppard finished it in goal for Brittany Wiggins paced the Panthe Golden Eagles (5-1), who play thers with 10 points and seven ashost to North Davidson today. sists, while Cady Ray notched 19 points, six aces and 15 assists. CarRAGSDALE 5, SW RANDOLPH 1 man Pericozzi also had 14 kills and JAMESTOWN – Briggs Kennington four blocks, while Stevi Williams and Arne Unterhalt each scored collected seven kills and eight digs. two goals and had two assists as Also strong for Ledford were TayRagsdale tripped Southwestern lor Ballard (six kills, five digs) and Randolph 5-1 on Tuesday. Taylor Parks (11 digs). Stenson Croom furnished the othLedford, now 7-1 plays host to er goal for the Tigers. Brad Davis East Davidson today. snared eight saves in goal for the winners. HP CHRISTIAN DEF. CARY CHRISRagsdale (3-3-1) welcomes Mount TIAN Tabor today. Southwestern faces CARY – A five-game marathon Wheatmore today at Trinity High. went High Point Christian Academy’s way on Tuesday, as the CouHIGH POINT CHRISTIAN 2, CALVARY gars pulled out a 25-17, 25-20, 22-25, 1 19-25, 15-13 victory over Cary ChrisHIGH POINT – Thomas Suits scored tian. the game winner from 15 yards out Bethany Gesell picked up 32 kills, in the 75th minute as High Point 15 digs, four aces and a block for Christian Academy outlasted Cal- HPCA, while Megan Fary tallied 55 vary Baptist 2-1 in Triad Athletic assists, four aces and five digs. MerConference play Tuesday. edith Morris added eight kills and HPCA scored first on Reid Ash- 17 digs, and Ellen Fay also had 14 by’s unassisted goal in the first half. digs and two aces. Calvary pulled even three minutes HPCA (12-1) visits Grimsley on into the second half. Thursday. HPCA travels to Burlington Christian on Friday. RAGSDALE DEF. SOUTHWEST GUIL-
LEDFORD 2, WHEATMORE 0
JAMESTOWN – Ragsdale rolled past Piedmont Triad 4A Conference foe Southwest Guilford on Tuesday for a 25-21, 25-22, 25-18 victory. Amy Bumgarner and Morgan Hooks each had 10 kills to pace the Tigers, who improved to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in the PTC entering ThursSOUTHWEST GUILFORD 2, SE GUILday’s home match against NorthFORD 0 west Guilford. The Ragsdale JV HIGH POINT – A pair of first-half also swept to improve to 7-1, 3-0. goals paved the way for Southwest Guilford’s 2-0 win Tuesday over NW GUILFORD DEF. HIGH POINT Southeast Guilford. CENTRAL Justin Jones and Bart Toe scored GREENSBORO – State power Northfor the Cowboys, with Max Wang west Guilford swept High Point picking up an assist. Danny Gil- Central 25-13, 25-11, 25-13 on Tueslespie recorded eight saves in goal day night. for the shutout as Southwest imThe Bison, now 2-7 overall and 0-2 proved to 5-0-3 entering Thursday’s in the Piedmont Triad 4A, play host game at R.J. Reynolds. to Southern Guilford tonight.
TRINITY – Ledford blanked Wheatmore 2-0 on Tuesday at Trinity High School. Wheatmore drops to 1-6-1 and hosts Southwestern Randolph today at Trinity High.
WESTCHESTER 3, BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN 0
HIGH POINT – Westchester Country Day School improved to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the Triad Athletic Conference with Tuesday’s 3-0 victory against Burlington Christian. Adam Goho opened scoring for the Wildcats off a corner kick by Tyler Thompson. Ben Bruggeworth then scored off a feed from Sloan Tucker, while Trigg Fariss and Logan Icenhour each had assists on the third goal, scored by Matt Crooker. Dylan Gaffney was in goal for the shutout. The Wildcats next play state power Asheville Christian on the road Friday.
HIGH POINT CENTRAL 5, GLENN 4 WINSTON-SALEM – The Bison split their singles matches with Glenn and then pulled out two of three doubles points for a 5-4 win over the Bobcats on Tuesday. High Point Central opened with victories from Claire Cain, Andrea Parrish and Hannah Howell. In doubles, the No. 1 team of CainLacy McNeill won, as did the No. 2 duo of Parrish and Howell. Central, now 4-3 overall, 3-1 in the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference, plays host to Southwest Guilford today before welcoming Andrews on Thursday.
EAST FORSYTH 7, SW GUILFORD 2 KERNERSVILLE – Southwest Guilford dropped to 1-6 overall and 13 in the Piedmont Triad 4A with Tuesday’s 7-2 loss at East Forsyth. Morgan Jackson cruised to a 60, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles, while Heather Min breezed 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3 for the Cowgirls’ points. Southwest visits High Point Central today.
WESTCHESTER 9, CAROLINA FRIENDS 0 DURHAM – Westchester Country Day School rolled to its seventh win in eight matches with Tuesday’s 9-0 sweep of Carolina Friends. Singles points for the Wildcats came from Katie Rice, Elizabeth Coughlin, Kristen McDowell, Caroline Owings, Olivia Greeson and Alex Simpson. The sweep was finished off with doubles wins by McDowell-Owings, Greeson-Kristine Chukwuma and Caroline and Julia Muir. Westchester plays host to Caldwell on Thursday.
WESLEYAN 9, CHARLOTTE CHRISTIAN 0 HIGH POINT – Wesleyan Christian Academy won five out of six singles matches in straight sets on the way to a 9-0 victory Tuesday against Charlotte Christian. The Trojans’ singles points came from Ginnie Brodd, Christina Drake, Morgan Speight, Jesse Millis, Kathryn Shaw and Hannah Oglesby. In doubles, Brodd and Drake won 8-1, Speight and Millis prevailed 8-3 and Shaw and Oglesby captured an 8-6 decision.
HP CHRISTIAN 7, CARY CHRISTIAN 2 CARY – High Point Christian swept all three doubles matches to turn back Cary Christian 7-2 on Tuesday. Doubles winners for the Cougars included Caroline Brewer and Sarah Bridger, Mary Chandler Cohen and Carty Beaston, and Carly Black and Mary Kathryn Field. Singles winners for HPCA were Brewer, Cohen, Bridger and Sydney Curry.
RANDLEMAN 6, TRINITY 3 TRINITY – Randleman won four singles matches and went on to stop Trinity 6-3 in a PAC 6 2A match on Tuesday. Tori Ryan, Kathryn Massey, Ann Beasely and Katherine Kallam were singles winners for the visiting Tigers. Ryan-Massey and Farmer-B. Molina clinched the victory with two doubles points. Winners for Trinity were Kate Ackerman and Rachel Eller in singles, and Jena Phillips-Kayla Reece in doubles.
TENNIS WHEATMORE 5, RANDLEMAN 4 CLIMAX – Wheatmore took a pair of singles wins and then swept doubles on Tuesday for a 5-4 victory over Providence Grove, the firstever team win in school history. The Warriors got singles points from Ashton Allen and Jessica Vanleuvan. In doubles, the teams of Vanleuvan and Heather Griffin, Allen and Lane Vecellio and Laurel Idol and Nicole Prince wrapped up the triumph. Wheatmore visits East Montgomery today.
AT ASHEBORO CITY COURSE ASHEBORO – Ledford finished third in a five-team match at the Asheboro municipal course. Providence Grove took team honors with a 152, a shot ahead of Southwestern Randolph. Ledford was next at 157, a stroke ahead of Asheboro and Eastern Randolph. Andrea Robbins of Providence Grove carded a 4-over 39 to take the individual title. Counting scorers for the Panthers were Morgan Brock (50), Carissa Davis (50) and Bethany Deal (57).
Kim Clijsters returns a shot to Li Na during a quarterfinal victory in the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Clijsters, Williams head for showdown NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointed. That was the word Andy Murray used over and over to describe how he felt about his exit from the U.S. Open. After all, Murray arrived at Flushing Meadows ranked No. 2, owner of a tour-leading 37 wins on hard courts this season — and quite sure he was prepared to win his first Grand Slam title a year after reaching the U.S. Open final. Instead, he heads home after the fourth round, a 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 loser to No. 16 Marin Cilic of Croatia on Tuesday. Ahead 5-4, he wasted two set points. By the second set, Murray was grimacing while flexing his left wrist, which he acknowledged afterward had been bothering him for about a week. By the third, Murray was moping about the court. “Regardless of my wrist, I lost the match,” Murray said. “I returned poorly. He served well — and that was really the difference.” Murray’s loss, at least for one evening, turned
into the talk of a tournament that had been generating very little buzz about the men’s field. Instead, the focus has been on the women’s event, thanks to the surprising emergence of 17-yearold American Melanie Oudin and the quick comeback of former No. 1 Kim Clijsters. Oudin plays in the first major quarterfinal of her nascent career Wednesday — she obliged autograph-seekers after practicing Tuesday — and Clijsters already is into the semifinals, where she will face a Williams for the second time this tournament. Clijsters beat Venus Williams in the fourth round; now she will take on defending champion Serena Williams, who improved to 23-1 in Grand Slam singles matches this season by beating No. 10 Flavia Pennetta of Italy 6-4, 6-3 Tuesday night. Looking ahead to facing Clijsters, the younger Williams said: “She’s such a great person and I, like, only wish the best for her. But not in the next match.”
Rangers down Indians in slugfest, 11-9 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CLEVELAND — Rookie Julio Borbon homered twice and Marlon Byrd went 4 for 4, including a three-run homer in the seventh inning, to help Texas beat Cleveland 119 on Wednesday in front of a sparse crowd in the first game of a doubleheader. The teams combined for six homers and 29 hits and scored half of the 20 runs after the sixth inning. David Murphy homered for Texas, while Matt LaPorta and Travis Hafner homered for Cleveland.
ORTIZ TIED DH MARK BOSTON — Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has tied Frank Thomas for the most home runs by a designated hitter.
Ortiz hit his 269th homer as a DH against Baltimore right-hander Bob McCrory in the seventh inning on Tuesday night. Ortiz has 312 homers total. Thomas hit 521 in his career, counting games when he played first base.
PHILLIES JOIN 30-HOMER CLUB WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Phillies are the 12th team in major league history to have four players to hit 30 home runs in a season. Raul Ibanez went long for the 29th and 30th times this season and Chase Utley hit No. 30 in Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. They joined Ryan Howard and Jayson Werth in Philadelphia’s 30-homer club.
Miami curse continues to haunt Bowden, FSU
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Not much has changed over the years in the Florida State-Miami series. It’s usually a tightly contested game and most of the time Miami wins. It happened again just before midnight Monday when the Hurricanes
stopped Florida State on Miami’s 2-yard line the last three plays to claim a 38-34 victory in a game coach Bobby Bowden called one of the three greatest he’s been involved with in six decades of coaching — all losses. “It was a typical Miami-Florida State football
game,” Bowden said Tuesday. “They don’t come easy. That’s the way we’ve always played Miami.” Miami’s victory in the season opener for both schools propelled them from unranked to No. 20 in The Associated Press’ weekly Top 25 poll while the Seminoles, who came
into the game at No. 18, fell out. Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder played the game of his career in a losing effort, his final throw an knee-high bullet that sophomore Jarmon Fortson couldn’t safely scoop as he knelt to the ground.
“It was a poor throw,” said Ponder, who passed for a career-best 294 yards and a pair of touchdowns and ran for another score. “It was low.” Miami has been Bowden’s tormentor. No opponent has given him more grief during his celebrated 34-year run at
Florida State. He has said on occasion that a mention of the rivalry could make its way to his tombstone someday. Bowden is 14-21 against Miami and 368-101 against the rest of the world. Three of the losses to the Hurricanes were by a single point.
SPORTS 4D www.hpe.com WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE
High school football rewind Teams set for ‘Thursday Night Lights’
Piedmont Triad 4A
NW Guilford Ragsdale SW Guilford East Forsyth Glenn HP Central Parkland
Conf. Over. 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 0-0 0-3
Friday’s results Southwest Guilford 28, Ledford 13 High Point Central 31, Lexington 7 Ragsdale 34, Western Guilford 7 Glenn 25, Carver 18 Northwest Guilford 15, Smith 14 Mount Tabor 21, East Forsyth 14 R.J. Reynolds 41, Parkland 20 Friday’s games Smith at HP Central (Thurs.) Southwest Guilford at TW Andrews Page at Ragsdale Glenn at Mount Tabor Atkins at Parkland Northwest Guilford at N. Guilford East Forsyth at West Forsyth
Mid-Piedmont 3A NE Guilford SW Randolph Asheboro S. Guilford Ledford N. Forsyth
Conf. Over. 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-3
Friday’s results Southwest Guilford 28, Ledford 13 Southern Guilford 37, SE Guilford 15 SW Randolph 34, North Moore 22 NE Guilford 40, Eastern Guilford 17 West Forsyth 38, North Forsyth 21 Asheboro 21, Randleman 14 Friday’s games East Davidson at SW Randolph Asheboro at Eastern Randolph Northeast Guilford at Reidsville Reagan at North Forsyth
PAC 6 2A Trinity Carver T.W. Andrews Atkins Randleman Wheatmore
Conf. Over. 0-0 2-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-3
Friday’s results T.W. Andrews 14, Grimsley 6 West Stokes 7, Trinity 6 (OT) West Davidson 40, Wheatmore 0 Reagan 28, Atkins 6 Glenn 25, Carver 18 Asheboro 21, Randleman 14 Friday’s games Randleman at Providence Grove (Thursday) Southwest Guilford at T.W. Andrews Trinity at Surry Central East Montgomery vs. Wheatmore (at Trinity) Atkins at Parkland R.J. Reynolds at Carver
Central Carolina 2A Central Davidson Lexington Salisbury West Davidson East Davidson Thomasville
Conf. Over. 0-0 3-0 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2
Friday’s results A.L. Brown 34, Thomasville 28 North Davidson 35, East Davidson 0 Central Davidson 34, S. Davidson 7 High Point Central 31, Lexington 7 Salisbury 50, Carson 6 West Davidson 40, Wheatmore 0 Friday’s games Albemarle at Thomasville E. Davidson at SW Randolph W. Rowan at Salisbury N. Davidson at C. Davidson N. Rowan at Lexington W. Davidson at Carson
Northwest 1A/2A East Surry Mount Airy West Stokes B. McGuinness North Stokes North Surry South Stokes Surry Central
Conf. Over. 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-1 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-3
Friday’s results Bishop 41, Highland Tech 0 West Stokes 7, Trinity 6 (OT) Mount Airy 52, Ashe County 7 East Surry 27, North Lincoln 20 North Stokes 36, East Wilkes 34 Starmount 36, North Surry 7 Rockingham 55, South Stokes 7 Wilkes Central 48, Surry Central 22 Friday’s games South Davidson at Bishop Mount Airy at Parkwood North Surry at Ashe County Trinity at Surry Central
Yadkin Valley 1A Albemarle South Stanly W. Montgomery E. Montgomery South Davidson North Moore North Rowan Chatham Central
Conf. Over. 0-0 3-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-1 0-0 1-1-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-3
Friday’s results Central Davidson 34, S. Davidson 7 Albemarle 56, N. Stanly 0 Providence Grove 56, East Montgomery 0 Southwestern Randolph 34, North Moore 22 W. Montgomery 40, Red Springs 6 Union Pines 51, Chatham Central 7 Friday’s games South Davidson at Bishop McGuinness Albemarle at Thomasville East Montgomery vs. Wheatmore (at Trinity) Union Pines at N. Moore Jordan-Matthews at West Montgomery
BY STEVE HANF ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK:
HIGH POINT – The regular Friday night football schedule seems to get shaken up once or twice a year now due to inclement weather – both for local monsoons created by tropical systems and some teams seemingly waving the white flag whenever a few rain drops appear. A few teams already have played on Saturday and Monday this year. And for the first time for area fans, this week will see a scheduled interruption of the norm when High Point Central plays host to Smith on Thursday. It happens just about every year for local teams since Central and T. Wingate Andrews share space at Simeon Stadium. Some seasons there aren’t any conflicts until the playoffs, while some campaigns call for each team to shift to a Thursday night. Andrews will play host to Carver on Thursday, Oct. 29. Similarly, Southwest Guilford will visit Parkland – which shares Deaton-Thompson Stadium in Winston-Salem with Reynolds – on Thursday, Nov. 5. “We’ll try to get in and get a film session, get in what we can those two days,” said Bison coach Wayne Jones, who had the added “bonus” of a Labor Day holiday that his players and coaches weren’t able to enjoy. “Tuesday will probably be the only day we hit.” A short week against Smith might not have been a big deal in the past, but the moribund program boasts added life this season. The Golden Eagles are 2-1 for coach Rodney Brewington, with big wins over Atkins and Northcross (Va.) to open the season before last week’s 15-14 loss against Northwest Guilford. Eric Ebron – a big tight end who already has committed to North Carolina – has helped Smith put the brakes on that 32-game losing streak the team had entering this year. “Smith is an improved team,” Jones said. “They’ve always had the potential to do well. Just one year is all it takes to give the kids a little more confidence.”
SMELLS LIKE TURNOVERS
AP PREP POLL
Trinity at Surry Central
RALEIGH (AP) – The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of Sept. 8, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers. Final poll ranking for 2008 included.
East Montgomery vs. Wheatmore (at Trinity)
1. Clt. Independence (7) 3-0 105 1
Smith at High Point Central
Friday Southwest Guilford at T. Wingate Andrews
Page at Ragsdale Albemarle at Thomasville East Davidson at Southwestern Randolph South Davidson at Bishop McGuinness Glenn at Mount Tabor All kickoffs set for 7:30 p.m. to Duke over the summer, has done everything but drive the bus so far for the Red Raiders. “It’s from a necessity,” coach Rodney McKoy said. “He’s a good football player. In high school, some people have got the depth and you don’t have to play people both ways. We’ve got kids who could do it, but he can just do it better. It’s one of those things where you’ve got to play your best players. He’s the Tony Washington of last year.” Washington, of course, was the celebrated defensive back/ backfield threat/kick returner/kicker now at Appalachian State. Stevenson so far has been in the backfield, caught passes, played DB, returned kicks and also kicked and punted. “You’ve got to get the ball to the people who make plays,” McKoy said. “Wherever we need somebody good, we put him there.”
MORE THAN ONE PENALTY Ledford’s inconsistent offense in Friday’s loss at Southwest Guilford got not one boost, but two, from Cowboys crashing into punter Grady Gilmore. There’s always a risk involved when rushing the punter, of course. Those 15-yard penalties led to first downs for Ledford, and on one occasion, a touchdown later in the drive. But running into Ledford’s punter carries additional risk. Gilmore, you see, is a 6-foot, 180-pound linebacker who also just happens to punt. “He’s not worried about the contact,” Panthers coach Chuck Henderson said. Gilmore, who also punted last year for the varsity, had a huge game Friday. In addition to surviving those two hits, he landed one punt at the 7-yard line, dropped another at the 10 and had a third downed by De Greene at the 3-yard line after the ball hit near the goal line and bounced straight up. “If we can protect, he’s got a strong leg,” Henderson praised. And if the Panthers can’t protect, the rest of him is strong enough to survive a couple of roughing-the-kicker calls.
Jones described Bison senior Evan Aguilar as being a player who has “a nose for the ball” after Friday’s impressive performance. The three-year starter in the secondary grabbed two interceptions and also had a fumble recovery in Central’s win over Lexington. He even chipped in with two receptions for 20 yards. “He does a good job getting around the football,” Jones said. “He’s been a good player for us the last three years.” As a sophomore, Aguilar nabbed five interceptions, and last year he had six. With three already this season in three games, he’s well on his way to setting a new personal best. “Being a veteran, he’s going to do what you ask him to do, and he pays attention to detail in practice,” Jones said. “He makes it hard to throw the foot- BY THE NUMBERS The folks at NCPreps.com alball back there.” ways offer entertaining looks inside the numbers. DOES HE HAVE HIS CDL? Reidsville, for instance, owns Quan Stevenson scored both touchdowns for Andrews on the longest winning streak in Friday and also spearheaded a the state at 34 games. Dudley defense that kept Grimsley out had been second at 23 prior to of the end zone until the final last week’s loss to Ragsdale. And Thomasville had been tied minutes of a 14-6 victory. The senior defensive back, for third at 17 straight before who gave a verbal commitment falling to Mount Airy.
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Class 4A 2. Richmond Co. (1) 3. Matt. Butler (3) 4. Fayetteville Britt 5. Ragsdale 6. Wake Rolesville T7. West Forsyth T7. Greensboro Page 9. Clt. Mallard Creek 10. G’boro Dudley
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Others receiving votes: East Mecklenburg 21, New Hanover County 19, Southeast Raleigh 18, R.J. Reynolds 12, Fayetteville Seventy-First 7, Raleigh Leesville Road 5, Southern Durham 4, Southern Pines Pinecrest 4, Asheville Reynolds 4, Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor 4, Lake Norman 2, Northwest Guilford 2, Wilmington Hoggard 1, Glenn 1.
Class 3A 1. West Rowan (10) 2. Eastern Alamance 3. Rocky Mount 4. Shelby Crest (1) 5. Charlotte Catholic 6. Havelock 7. Fayetteville Byrd 8. Lenoir Hibriten 9. Belmont So. Point 10. Wilson Hunt
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Class 2A 1. Reidsville (8) 2. Newt-Conover (2) 3. Tarboro (1) 4. Canton Pisgah 5. SW Edgecombe 6. Shelby 7. Kinston 8. East Duplin 9. Win-Salem Carver 10. Jax Northside
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Others receiving votes: Catawba Bandys 17, Lincolnton 16, East Lincoln 15, East Bladen 15, West Stokes 14, Thomasville 12, Burnsville Mountain Heritage 12, East Burke 10, Pittsboro Northwood 10, Polk County 7, Louisburg 7, Starmount 7, Brevard 7, Graham 6, Marshville Forest Hills 5, South Granville 4, Black Mountain Owen 2, Yancey 2, Burlington Cummings 2, Central Davidson 1, Lexington 1, Clinton 1.
Class 1A 1. Albemarle (4) 3-0 2. Mount Airy (5) 3-0 3. Williamston 3-0 T4. Elkin 2-0 T4. Hendersonville 2-0 6. SW Onslow (1) 3-0 7. Robbinsville (1) 2-0 8. Warsaw Kenan 2-1 9. East Surry 3-0 T10. Wallace-Rose Hill 2-0 T10. Manteo 3-0
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The Bulldogs, despite two straight defeats, still own one nice streak: 73 straight games scoring in double figures, good for third overall behind Independence (149) and Reidsville (112). In the futility department, feel bad for the folks from Spring Creek – in the Goldsboro/Kinston neck of the woods – and their state-high 29-game losing streak. Andrews High – in the mountains, not High Point – sits second at 19 along with East Chapel Hill. firstname.lastname@example.org | 888-3526
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OFFENSE (points scored) Team G PTS Bishop McGuinness 2 82 Ragsdale 3 91 Thomasville 3 80 High Point Central 3 66 South Davidson 3 63 Southwest Guilford 3 55 Southern Guilford 3 54 T.W. Andrews 3 53 Glenn 3 50 Trinity 3 45 East Davidson 3 28
PPG 41.0 30.3 26.7 22.0 21.0 18.3 18.0 17.7 16.7 15.0 9.3
DEFENSE (points allowed) Team G PTS Bishop McGuinness 2 0 Trinity 3 20 Ragsdale 3 22 High Point Central 3 27 Southwest Guilford 3 29 Glenn 3 49 Thomasville 3 62 T.W. Andrews 3 63 Southern Guilford 3 67 South Davidson 3 68 East Davidson 3 72
PPG 0.0 6.7 7.3 9.0 9.7 16.3 20.7 21.0 22.3 22.7 24.0
Area individual stats RUSHING Player, Sch. W. Scott, S.Guil. A. Willis, SWG X. Quick, TWA D. Gallimore, ED A. Dunn, Trin. D. Smith, Rags. A. Teasley, HPC J. Pluciniczak, BM K. Sutton, Glenn J. Hawkins, Glenn R. Kivett, Trin. J. Rathburn, BM M. DeFrancesco, BM M. Wimmer, ED J. Garrison, SWG K. Frazier, Trin. K. Williams, Glenn M. McInnis, Trin.
ATT 76 52 48 70 48 52 68 16 54 48 36 12 7 40 26 17 10 9
YD 434 344 323 320 281 271 266 155 230 221 216 114 111 160 110 80 77 72
TD 3 5 2 2 1 2 4 4 3 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
YPG 144.7 114.7 107.7 106.7 93.7 90.3 88.7 77.5 76.7 73.7 72.0 57.0 55.5 53.3 36.7 26.7 25.7 24.0
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YPG 165.7 153.0 140.3 70.3 65.3 61.0 58.7 23.7 14.5
TD 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
YPG 83.3 56.3 50.0 38.3 27.5 24.3 23.7 20.3 19.7
PASSING Player, Sch. M. Swinton, TWA L. Heavner, Rags. S. Fuquay, Led. R. Kivett, Trin. D. Inman, SWG D. Adams, HPC T. Walker, Glenn T. Warren, ED J. Rathburn, BM
C-A-I 32-55-6 28-44-2 42-79-5 16-47-0 11-23-4 17-39-3 9-17-1 7-18-0 2-3-0
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RECEIVING Player, Sch. REC YDS D. Anderson, Rags. 13 250 L. Sonricker, Rags. 7 169 R. Spencer, Trin. 14 150 D. Steelman, Glenn 6 115 M. DeFrancesco, BM 3 55 T. Lee, Glenn 3 73 A. Willis, SWG 5 71 M. McInnis, Trin. 2 61 J. Surgeon, SWG 2 59
SCORING Player, Sch. TD PAT FG PTS R. Kivett, Trin. 5 2* 0 34 L. Heavner, Rags. 5 0 0 30 A. Willis, SWG 5 0 0 30 J. Pluciniczak, BM 4 0 0 24 W. Scott, S.Guil. 4 0 0 24 A. Teasley, HPC 4 0 0 24 T. Walker, Glenn 4 0 0 24 S. Fuquay, Led. 3 2 0 20 D. Adams, HPC 3 0 0 18 D. Anderson, Rags. 3 0 0 18 M. DeFrancesco, BM 3 0 0 18 J. Hawkins, Glenn 3 0 0 18 J. McDuffie, S.Guil. 3 0 0 18 L. Sonricker, Rags. 3 0 0 18 M. Swinton, TWA 3 0 0 18 K. Saxon, BM 1 11 0 17 Q. Stevenson, TWA 2 2 0 14 D. Gallimore, ED 2 0 0 12 D. Grant, HPC 2 0 0 12 M. Johnson, TWA 2 0 0 12 M. Mattocks, S.Guil. 0 6 2 12 A. Miller, HPC 0 9 1 12 X. Quick, TWA 2 0 0 12 K. Redfern, Rags. 0 6 2 12 J. Reid, Led. 2 0 0 12 Do. Smith, Rags. 2 0 0 12 M. Wimmer, ED 2 0 0 12 T. Warren, ED 1 1 1 10 T. Butler, SWG 0 7 0 7 C. Armwood, Rags. 1 0 0 6 G. Bridges, SWG 1 0 0 6 C. Campbell, Glenn 1 0 0 6 J. Cunningham, S.Guil. 1 0 0 6 A. Dunn, Trin. 1 0 0 6 G. Guilyard, BM 1 0 0 6 G. Herndon, Rags. 1 0 0 6 D. Inman, SWG 1 0 0 6 T. Lawler, BM 1 0 0 6 M. Ledesma, BM 1 0 0 6 T. Lee, Glenn 1 0 0 6 W. McCauley, HPC 1 0 0 6 L. Monk, HPC 1 0 0 6 J. Rickert, Wheat. 1 0 0 6 A. Robinson, SWG 1 0 0 6 J. Shelton, Led. 1 0 0 6 Dy. Smith, Led. 1 0 0 6 W. Sparks, Rags. 1 0 0 6 D. Steelman, Glenn 1 0 0 6 J. Surgeon, SWG 1 0 0 6 M. Tilley, BM 1 0 0 6 T. Woods, BM 1 0 0 6 *– two-point conversion; ^– safety on defense INTERCEPTIONS Player, Sch. G E. Aguilar, HPC 3 C. Armwood, Rags. 3 G. Bridges, SWG 3 R. Bridges, SWG 3 J. Davis, TWA 3 R. Greene, HPC 3 D. Sipes, ED 3 A. Willis, SWG 3 M. DeFrancesco, BM 2 X. Freeman, S.Guil. 3 J. Johnson, Trin. 3 D. McQueen, Rags. 3 J. Nazal, SWG 3 J. Reid, Led. 3 C. Ross, Led. 3 W. Sparks, Rags. 3
NO. 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
QUARTERBACK SACKS Player, Sch. G R. Sadler, BM 2 D. McNeil, Rags. 3 A. Leach, HPC 3 J. Wright, TWA 3 V. McCollum, HPC 3 J. White, HPC 3
NO. 4 4 3 2 1.5 1.5
FUMBLES Player, Sch. G T. Anderson, Led. 3 N. Fleming, SWG 3 J. Hinesley, Wheat. 3 B. Corsig, BM 2 D. Howell, BM 2 M. Lum, BM 2 C. Bailey-Burke, Rags. 3 G. Bridges, SWG 3 B. Chatman, S.Guil. 3 C. Ellison, Rags. 3 B. Daye, SWG 3 P. Graven, Led. 3 R. Griffin, Trin. 3 T. Grimes, Rags. 3 J. Johnson, Trin. 3 A. Leach, HPC 3 M. Lecompte, Rags. 3 B. Manning, TWA 3 T. Marshall, S.Guil. 3 J. McDuffie, S.Guil. 3 D. Miller, Led. 3 S. Myers, HPC 3 J. Nazal, SWG 3 C. Ross, Led. 3 B. Stone, Rags. 3 A. Suarez, SWG 3 J. White, HPC 3 Q. Woodberry, Rags. 3
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hardly surprising that there has been a weakening of the assessment of its financial market sophistication,” the survey said. “The country’s greatest weakness continues to be related to its macroeconomic stability.” The United States’ high budget deficit, a very low savings rate and a public debt that has been rising over the past years have
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GENEVA (AP) – The United States has lost its place as the world’s most competitive economy, according to a survey released today, falling behind Switzerland mainly because of the financial crisis and accumulated fiscal deficits. The survey, which combines opinions of over 13,000 business executives with economic statistics
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weakened macroeconomic stability, said Margareta Drzeniek Hanouz, a senior economist who worked on the survey. Switzerland has overtaken the U.S. because its economic performance has been “relatively stable,” the survey said. Swiss financial markets have “weakened somewhat,” it said, citing difficulties for banks.
Smithfield posts larger loss on big charges MILWAUKEE – The nation’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods Inc. said Tuesday it posted a bigger first-quarter loss as one-time charges and lower domestic hog prices hurt results, despite curtailed production. But the fresh pork losses were offset by significant improvements in the company’s packaged-meat business and were in line with analyst estimates. The company has been shifting focus to packaged meats products like ham and bacon, which make more money and appeal to consumers eating more at home.
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Gold prices go over $1,000 mark
LONDON (AP) – Gold prices rose above $1,000 per ounce on Tuesday to its highest since March 2008 — suggesting investors are wary of the U.S. dollar’s weakness and expect international interest rates to re-
main low for some time. The gold contract for December delivery traded up $6.50, or 0.7 percent, at $1,003.20 per troy ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It had gone as high as $1,009.70; that is the highest
since it hit a record of $1,033.90 on March 17 last year. Gold is typically bought as an alternative to the dollar among safe-haven assets favored by investors seeking to preserve capital. So its rise often correlates
to a drop in the value of the American currency. Gold last went over $1,000 in February. “It is mainly the reflection of the weakness of the dollar,” said Julian Jessop, economist at Capital Economics.
FRANKFURT – General Motors Co.’s board began a two-day meeting in Detroit on Tuesday with labor organizations pressing for a decision on the fate of its European unit Opel, where thousands of German jobs are on the line. A person familiar with the meeting said GM’s board won’t make any decision about the automaker, whose brands also include Britain’s Vauxhall, until Wednesday. The person spoke anonymously because of the ongoing discussions. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
BUSINESS, WEATHER 6D www.hpe.com WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE
High Point Enterprise Weather Thursday
Local Area Forecast Kernersville Winston-Salem 80/59 81/59 Jamestown 81/60 High Point 81/60 Archdale Thomasville 81/60 81/60 Trinity Lexington 81/60 Randleman 81/60 81/60
North Carolina State Forecast
Elizabeth City 77/66
Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
High Point 81/60 Charlotte 83/61
Greenville 82/63 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 80/62 79/68
Wilmington 83/65 City
ALBEMARLE . . . . . .83/61 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .76/55 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .83/65 EMERALD ISLE . . . .81/66 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .83/63 GRANDFATHER MTN . .67/53 GREENVILLE . . . . . .82/63 HENDERSONVILLE .77/56 JACKSONVILLE . . . .82/64 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .83/63 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .76/70 MOUNT MITCHELL . .75/53 ROANOKE RAPIDS .79/62 SOUTHERN PINES . .83/62 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .81/64 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .82/63 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .80/62
mc t s pc pc t mc t pc pc mc t mc mc mc mc mc
81/63 76/57 83/67 80/68 82/65 68/55 80/66 76/58 81/65 81/65 79/71 75/57 81/63 82/64 80/65 81/61 81/64
mc t pc mc mc t mc t mc mc sh t mc mc mc mc mc
Weather (Wx): cl/cloudy; fl/flurries; pc/partly cloudy; ra/rain; rs/rain & snow; s/sunny; sh/showers; sn/snow; t/thunderstorms; w/windy
Across The Nation Today
ALBUQUERQUE . . . .86/61 ATLANTA . . . . . . . . .86/66 BOISE . . . . . . . . . . . .88/55 BOSTON . . . . . . . . . .65/57 CHARLESTON, SC . .86/70 CHARLESTON, WV . .74/62 CINCINNATI . . . . . . .79/58 CHICAGO . . . . . . . . .75/65 CLEVELAND . . . . . . .77/61 DALLAS . . . . . . . . . .95/74 DETROIT . . . . . . . . . .80/63 DENVER . . . . . . . . . .78/53 GREENSBORO . . . . .81/60 GRAND RAPIDS . . . .79/60 HOUSTON . . . . . . . . .92/74 HONOLULU . . . . . . . .89/75 KANSAS CITY . . . . . .84/66 NEW ORLEANS . . . .88/75
mc s s pc s sh t mc t s t mc mc t t s t t
86/56 85/64 88/55 64/57 83/70 75/63 80/61 77/63 76/59 96/73 78/63 84/52 79/62 79/57 90/73 88/74 82/67 89/75
LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .98/79 LOS ANGELES . . . . .82/67 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .90/67 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .88/77 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .77/61 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .84/67 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .73/60 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .90/74 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . .102/82 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .75/57 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .74/63 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .70/57 SAN FRANCISCO . . .78/57 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .86/63 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .68/58 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .92/68 WASHINGTON, DC . .74/62 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .84/65
mc s s cl pc sh t mc t s t pc mc sh t s s t
t ra s s pc s cl pc s s
a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m.
UV Index for 3 periods of the day.
8 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Noon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 4 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
s 101/78 s s 89/67 s s 88/71 pc t 88/76 t t 80/60 mc s 82/68 s ra 68/62 ra t 88/74 t pc 104/80 pc mc 72/56 sh ra 70/60 ra mc 65/58 cl s 78/58 s s 84/64 s ra 73/57 s t 92/68 t sh 75/63 sh t 84/64 t
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 655.2 653.3 0.0 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 0.64 -0.06 Elkin 16.0 1.10 -0.02 Wilkesboro 14.0 2.03 -0.01 High Point 10.0 0.64 0.00 Ramseur 20.0 1.08 +0.67 Moncure 20.0 8.90 0.00
ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .90/77 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .70/56 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .107/83 BARCELONA . . . . . .84/64 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .79/63 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .90/75 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .68/50 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .81/57 BUENOS AIRES . . . .61/41 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .93/74
Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro
Sunrise . . . . . . . . . . . .6:59 Sunset . . . . . . . . . . . .7:36 Moonrise . . . . . . . . .10:05 Moonset . . . . . . . . . .12:00
Around The World City
Precipitation (Yesterday) 24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . .Trace Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trace Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .1.11" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.26" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .30.66" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .4.73"
Sun and Moon
Around Our State Today
Temperatures (Yesterday) High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Last Year’s High . . . . . . . .88 Last Year’s Low . . . . . . . . .70 Record High . . . . .96 in 1939 Record Low . . . . . .46 in 1984
90/78 68/55 103/75 84/63 74/58 89/75 70/49 72/54 65/41 91/73
t pc s s pc s cl pc s s
COPENHAGEN . . . . .73/56 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .79/53 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .94/80 GUATEMALA . . . . . .78/61 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .97/78 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .90/82 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .82/54 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .68/50 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .71/51 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .89/79
pc s t t pc t s pc mc t
67/53 77/54 95/79 79/62 95/79 88/72 84/56 69/52 71/52 88/81
PARIS . . . . . . . . . . . .80/60 ROME . . . . . . . . . . . .83/63 SAO PAULO . . . . . . .79/63 SEOUL . . . . . . . . . . .80/64 SINGAPORE . . . . . . .92/77 STOCKHOLM . . . . . . .71/52 SYDNEY . . . . . . . . . .66/53 TEHRAN . . . . . . . . . .87/70 TOKYO . . . . . . . . . . .77/68 ZURICH . . . . . . . . . . .73/52
pc pc t t t t s s mc sh
Hi/Lo Wx mc s t s t s s s s s
Hi/Lo Wx 72/53 81/64 74/60 80/62 89/77 66/49 69/52 89/70 82/68 73/53
pc pc sh s t pc s s s s
Pollen Rating Scale
Predominant Types: Weeds
151-200: 201-300: 301-500:
Today: 40 (Good) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:
0: Absent, 1-25: Low, 26-50: Moderate, 51-75: High, >75: Very High
Good Moderate Unhealthy (sensitive) Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous
Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.
Gold producer sells silver stake
DENVER (AP) – Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s biggest gold producer, said Tuesday it has agreed to sell an interest in silver production from four of its mines for $625 million to Canada’s Silver Wheaton Corp. The transaction will provide Toronto-based Barrick with a source of financing for Pascua-Lama, a gold and silver mine under construction in South America, and will extend Silver Wheaton’s growth cycle. Under the terms, Silver Wheaton will pay $625 mil-
lion in cash over three years. It will also make ongoing production payments in cash for each ounce of delivered silver. Those payments will be either the prevailing market price or $3.90 per ounce, whichever is the lesser amount. Vancouver, British Columbia-based Silver Wheaton said it will use $70 million in cash and money borrowed under a revolving credit facility or proceeds of offerings in securities or private equity markets or both to finance the initial $212.5 million payment.
Regulators require faster food reporting
WASHINGTON (AP) – Food makers will be required to alert U.S. government officials of potentially contaminated products within 24 hours under a new rule designed to help federal regulators spot food safety issues quicker. The Food and Drug Administration have displayed a new electronic database where manufacturers must notify the government if a product is likely to cause sickness or death in people or animals. Regulators say the database will help the FDA prevent widespread illness and
Regulators say the database will help the FDA prevent widespread illness. direct inspectors to plants that pose safety problems. The law creating the database was passed in 2007, after Congress criticized the FDA for its handling of safety problems involving a variety of food and drugs.
Oil shoots above $70 a barrel
Laptop computers are displayed in a retail shop in Tokyo.
Japan trade index drops TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s current account surplus in July fell 19.4 percent from a year earlier as exports tumbled amid a slow recovery in the global economy, the finance ministry said Tuesday. The current account surplus, Japan’s broadest measure of trade with the rest of the world, was 1.27 trillion yen ($13.6 billion), the first year-on-year fall in two months, the ministry said. Exports in July dropped 37.6 percent to 4.55 trillion yen, marking the 10th consecutive year-on-year decline.
“Sluggish exports dragged down the surplus. Exports were weak in every key region, underlining that a recovery in the global economy has yet to become solid,” said Hideki Matsumura, senior economist at think tank Japan Research Institute. Japan’s exports to the United States dropped 39.5 percent, while Asiabound shipments fell 29.9 percent. Exports to the European Union nosedived 45.8 percent in the month. Matsumura said ex-
ports, a key driver for Japan’s economy, will remain stagnant throughout the year due to sustained concern over a recovery in the U.S. economy. “Unless the U.S. economy fully recovers, we will not see a turnaround in exports,” he said. Among key products, auto exports were down by a staggering 52.3 percent. Steel exports also plunged 42.1 percent. Exports of semiconductor products fell 28.0 percent. Imports plunged 41.2 percent to 4.11 trillion yen in the month.
NEW YORK – Crude prices shot above $70 a barrel Tuesday as a falling dollar pushed investors to commodities such as oil and gold. Benchmark crude for October delivery gained $3.15 to $71.17 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract settled at $68.02 on Friday after rising 6 cents. The dollar fell to a low for the year Tuesday against the euro and several other currencies as gold prices surpassed $1,000 an ounce for the first time since February.
Farm futures, livestock mostly up
CHICAGO – Agriculture futures mostly gained Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery climbed 1.25 cents to $4.73 a bushel, while December corn added 3.25 cents to $3.095 a bushel and November soybeans jumped 17 cents to $9.39 a bushel. Oats for December delivery fell 3.75 cents to $2.04 a bushel. Meanwhile, beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle added 0.75 cent to 87.40 cents a pound; October feeder cattle gained 0.35 cent to 98.90 cents a pound; October lean hogs traded 0.95 cent higher to 51.45 cents a pound. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS